“DAILY TOUR KAKHETI”
Kakheti is the main center of wine production in Georgia. First of all, we will visit the wine cellar, where you will see the wine put in the kvevri and learn about the winemaking technology. “which is included in the list of intangible heritage of UNESCO” and then, of course, you will taste 5-6 types of traditional Kakhri wine, as well as cognac and chacha. After that, we stop on the way in the village of Badiauri, where you can participate in the process of baking traditional Kakhuri bread in a clay oven.
Our next stop will be at Bodbe Monastery, this monastery is currently functioning as a nunnery. According to the legend it is built on the burial place of Saint Nino. Georgian kings were paying great attention to the Bodbe Monastery. It has been repaired and restored many times. In XVII-XVIII centuries, there were scribes: Zakaria Bodbeli (XVII c.), Onofre Bodbeli (XVIII century), Ioane Jorjadze (XVIII century), David Bodbeli (XVIII), Ioane Makashvili (1743-1837) and others.
From 1837 Bodbe Monastery was abolished and became a church for believers. In 1889 the Bodbe Mother’s Monastery was opened. There was a teaching school with an artistic department. In the complex there is a monument of Georgian architecture- three-nave basilica( with three apsides). With the initial architectural shapes it belongs to the earlier feudal age. Nowadays, it significantly changed. Plastered from the inside and outside. The footprints of the XVII and XIX centuries restoration are apparent. According to the inscription, in the 20s of the XIX century, the church was thoroughly repaired and painted under the direction of Metropolitan Sighnaghi and Kiziki Ioane Makashvili.
As part of the tour, you will also visit the beautiful historical city of “Sighnaghi” which is known as the “City of Love”. The wedding venue is open 24 hours a day. Here you can enjoy the views of the Great Caucasus, and you can also walk on the Great Wall of Sighnaghi, which is about 5 kilometers long, and enjoy the fascinating view of the Alazni Valley.
Group Tour duration: at 9:00 until 19:00 .
Locations you will visit
- Wine cellare
- Village Badiauri
- Bodbe Monastery
- City Telavi
- professional two language speaker guide (eng/rus)
- comfortable mini bus ( a\c)
- pick up and back in Tbilisi
Organize details :Group members are gather, our meeting point area is central street : Tbilisi. Shota Rustaveli ave. 36 (near Opera)* during tour bus stop in restaurant, but price is not inlcude*