Kakheti #2.
 
Program:

In the morning our driver-guide will meet you at the hotel.

  • The first point of the route will be the Monastery of Shuamta (XVI c). This monastery is still active. The complex of the monastery includes a large temple, bell tower, fence. According to the legend this monastery was built by the Kakhetian queen Tina.

  • Next we will go to Alaverdi village. 20 km from Telavi there is the Shrine of Kakheti, one of the most famous medieval temples in Georgia - the Alaverdi Cathedral. It was built at the beginning of the XI century and this is one of the tallest buildings of its time (50m).

  • Then we will go to the Telavi city. At 20 km, at an altitude of 480 m. above the sea level, there is the medieval fortress Gremi - the residence of the Kakhetian kings (1466-1614). Gremi was not only a political, but also an economic and cultural center of Kakheti. Here were carried out educational activities. A caravan route passed through Gremi.

  • After you will visit the most interesting place of Kakheti - the monastery complex Nekresi (IVc). Many centuries ago here  was the city Nekresi. The ruins of this city can be seen from the height of the monastery.

  • At the end of the trip - return to Tbilisi.

Duration: 6-8 hours

 

Cost includes:

1. Transportation service;

2. Excursion service according to the program with the driver-guide;

3. Mineral water (0.5 liters per person).
 

Cost: 135$ (for 2-7 pax)

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