New Year 2018 in hospitable Georgia!

7 days / 6 nights

Start the tour Dec. 31 (anyone can come December 30 or earlier)

Christmas and New Year in a fabulous Georgia – that being charming and interesting! Ancient fortresses, temples, majestic mountains of the Greater Caucasus and of course the sea of ​​wine and the most the most hospitable people in the world – that is Georgia! And what is happening in the New Year and Christmas, you just can not imagine! Fireworks, glittering garlands street – the wine flows like water, the townspeople fry barbecue and beckoning guests to all passing by – everywhere is a fun atmosphere and the absolute friendliness! You will plunge into this holiday with your head and you will see: the marvelous beauty of landscapes, snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus, winding mountain river, take a walk visiting winemakers with real Georgian toast-master, meet the New Year in Old Tbilisi, and Christmas among forests and mountains in a cozy, snow-covered Borjomi .

Travel Route

Tbilisi – Kakheti – Mtskheta – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Borjomi – Rabat – Vardzia – Tbilisi

Tour program

December 31 . Day 1. Meeting at the airport of Kutaisi or Tbilisi, settlement in hotel, New Year’s tour of the capital.

Big tour of the New Year Tbilisi churches, Tbilisi courtyards, sulfur baths, riding a cable car leading to the Narikala Fortress, the oldest bakery, Tbilisi wine cellar with a tasting of the sommelier, ascent and descent by cable car, walk through the entertainment complex on Mount Mtatsminda – view on New Year’s Eve evening city. New Year’s Eve dinner in one of the best restaurants in the capital of Georgian dances and songs. Overnight in Tbilisi.

January 1 – Day 2. Free time. Walking through New Year Tbilisi. Visit sulfur baths.

As AS wrote Pushkin: “… he has never met, I neither in Russia, nor in Turkey is nothing more luxurious than Tiflis baths” and the famous Georgian poet, Joseph Grishashvili, seconded by Alexander Sergeyevich: “Do not visit them (the baths) – is like to come to Paris and do not climb the Eiffel tower. “

This unique construction of 16-18 century in itself is an architectural monument and bear recreational and restorative function. Water flows by gravity into them heated to 37-40 * C, and are very rich in sulfur and other minerals. In almost every room there are hot and cold mineral water swimming pool, and a sauna. Here you will make the Georgian exfoliation and massage specially trained bathhouse – Kitties.

After dinner, baths with Georgian domestic beer and wine by the Georgian live music. Overnight in Tbilisi.

January 2. Day 3. Kakheti – wine tour. Overnight in Kakheti.

We will visit the most abundant grape and wine region – Kakheti, with its famous fertile region, ideal for wine – Alazani Valley. We will visit the city of love Sighnaghi, Bodbe monastery, take a dip in the holy spring of St. Nino, have lunch in Kakheti family with a barbecue, where the owner will show his estate, and the woman hold for those who want a master class in cooking the national dishes of the region, we are waiting for wine tasting and a tour of the winery in Kindzmarauli, Tsinandali manor house with wine cellars. Overnight at the guesthouse in the Georgian families in Kakheti, on the feast of the owner of the house.

January 3. Day 4. Kakheti – the continuation of a wine tour. Overnight in Tbilisi.

We continue our tour along the Alazan valley and get acquainted with the life of the monastery novices Nekresi, visit one of the most famous castles of Georgia – Grammy, founded in the XVI century, see the picturesque lake of Elijah – a favorite place of the Georgian president, dine in the restaurant Kakheti. visit the Alaverdi – the center of Alaverdi Diocese, try the world famous Kakhetian wine, winery in Telavi Vaziani, where the wine is made according to the traditional Georgian technology in clay pots – kvevri. Return to Tbilisi. Dinner and overnight in Tbilisi

January 4. Day 5. Free day, buying souvenirs and wine.

Visiting Georgian theaters, museums and other places of interest in Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.

January 5. Day 6. Ancient capital of Georgia – Mtskheta, Jvari Church, and the princely estate of elite winery Chateau Mukhrani.

The first stop we will do in Mtskheta, the main city Kartvelian kingdom, Georgia heart. Kartli gave the name of the country (in Georgian Georgia called Sakartvelo), becoming the center of unification of the Georgian lands. You will not be able to fully understand Georgia, if you do not visit in Mtskheta. Having lost the status of the state capital, the city has retained its status as the spiritual capital. Here is the main Georgian Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, a few ancient monasteries. In one of them, according to legend, lived educator Georgia St. Nina Cappadocia. And the other – Jvari – was described in the famous poem by Mikhail Lermontov “Mtsyri”. The town is woven from the early medieval antiquities, are each building a monument of culture, that’s why Mtskheta is under UNESCO protection.

Then we will go to the famous princely estate of princes Mukhrani – Chateau Mukhrani. You will enjoy lunch in a fairy-tale palace. You will find the estate of Prince Ivan Muhranbatoni, take a tour of the vineyards, Chateau Mukhrani who brought worldwide fame, gardens and ancient cellars, a modern winery Chateau Mukhrani and tasting the most expensive and the best Georgian wines. Return to Tbilisi. Dinner at the restaurant on the banks of the Kura River. Overnight in Tbilisi.

January 6. Day 7. Cave city Uplistsikhe, Stalin’s museum in Gori. Borjomi – accommodation in the famous resort.

We will go to Uplistsikhe – if you believe the legend, the rock city decided to cut down the great-grandson of Noah. We can not say for sure whether this version of reality, but archaeologists vouch – Uplistsikhe about three thousand years.
Houses and churches in the city were carved into the soft rock towering over the left bank of the Kura. The city remained “alive” until the period of the Middle Ages. For some time he has chosen as his residence the famous Queen Tamara. Today, the ancient city preserved some 150 caves and places of worship of different eras. Then we will go to Ateni Sioni – not far from the ancient temple located Uplistsikhe Ateni Sioni (Sion Ateni). This temple was built in the widespread in Georgia in the early Middle Ages centric style. Inside the cathedral are preserved ancient frescoes and the church walls are decorated with traditional local architecture of the temple ornaments, figures and inscriptions.

Lunch in Gori family, where you will try the famous wine of the Gori-Gori winemaker host and hostess of the kitchen, which will give a master class on baking Georgian bread. Everyone will be able to bake a traditional Georgian bread “shoti” with his own hands, and then continue the trip to Gori. Today, a small provincial town of Gori, but once he had capital status. The city nearly a thousand years. On the original grandeur, we resemble the ruins of a fortress, Goristsihe situated on a high hill. From the height of its walls offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and a winding tape Hens.

In the twentieth century, the town became famous without exaggeration, for all the world as the birthplace of the most controversial leader Joseph Stalin. Until recently, there was one of the last of the former USSR leader of the people of monuments. Monument gone, but Stalin’s house-museum gladly hosts.

Arrival to Borjomi. Rozhdetvensky dinner restaurant in Borjomi. For those who want night service in Borjomi Orthodox Church. Overnight in Borjomi

January 7. Day 8. Free Day, New Year Tbilisi walking tours, joint purchase of wine and gifts for those wishing to visit Tbilisi theater, opera or ballet. Transfer to airport for flight.

Package price per person:

• Guesthouse or family hotels – $340
• Hotel 3* – $470
• Hotel 4* – $640
• Hotel 5* – $1200
Children under 6 years – free. Children under 12 years – 50% discount.

Package price per person for a group of 10-15 people

• Guesthouse or family hotels – $240
• Hotel 3* – $370
• Hotel 4* – $530
• Hotel 5* – $1000

Package price per person for a group of 15 people and more:

• Guesthouse or family hotels – $220
• Hotel 3* – $300
• Hotel 4* – $470
• Hotel 5* – $900

Children under 6 years – free. Children under 12 years – 50% discount.

When a group of more than 20 people – 1 person for FREE

The price includes:

Accommodation (DBL or TWN room in hotel)
Breakfast
Tickets to museums
Master classes of Georgian cuisine.
All wine degustation
Transfers
English-speaking guide
Medical Insurance
Printing map of Tbilisi and Georgia
Sim card of local operator with 4G/3G internet;
24 hours informational assistance
Good mood!

The price doesn’t include:

- lunch and dinner. (the average bill in a restaurant: lunch – 20-25 GEL 25-30 GEL dinner);
- New Year’s Eve – $ 100 / person, children under 6 years free, up to 12 years – 50% discount;

Single room supplement per day:

Family Hotel – $20
Hotel 3 * – $25
Hotel 4 * – $45
Hotel 5 * – $100

Additional day of stay per person in double room:

a guesthouse or a family hotel – $20
Hotel 3 * – $25
Hotel 4 * – $45
Hotel 5 * – $100
Note: You can buy extra services or packages on our web site.