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Day trip to Kakheti for tasting the best wines

One day excursion to Kakheti from Tbilisi

Signagi, City of Love

Bodbe Monastery – Signagi

Day trip to Kakheti offers you to spend a day in one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia. Almost three quarters of the country’s grapes are grown in Kakheti. Archaeological finds indicate that wine has been produced here for several thousand years. Each village in Kaketi is famous for its wine varieties, such as Kindzmarauli, Akhasheni, Teliani, Mukuzani. The wines are named after the places and microzones where they are produced.

During an excursion to Kakheti, you will discover the traditions of the Kakheti region, the process of baking Kakhetian bread, visit the city of love Sighnaghi located on the top of a hill and enjoy stunning views of the Alazani Valley.

KTW wine factory
KTW wine factory

You will visit the KTW (Kakheti Traditional Winemaking) winery, where you will taste several varieties of wine.


On the way to Sighnaghi we will stop in the village of Badiauri to see how the Kakhetian “Mother’s Bread” (Dedas Puri) is baked in tone and taste locally produced cheese; At the stop you can buy various spices and Churchkhela – a traditional Georgian national delicacy.

Bodbe monastery

Arrival at the Bodbe Monastery – a convent of the Bodbe diocese of the Georgian Orthodox Church. The Georgian Orthodox monastery complex, originally built in the 9th century, was extensively rebuilt, especially in the 17th century. The monastery now functions as a convent and is one of the main pilgrimage sites in Georgia due to its connection with St. Nino, the 4th-century Georgian evangelist whose relics are kept here. Here is the copy of miraculous icon of Our Lady of Iveron (that was written in 1905 on Mount Athos) and the spring of St. Nino, where at any time of the year you can swim for the purpose of healing.

Sighnaghi fortress wall

Next we will visit Sighnaghi – the City of Love, located on terraces connected by winding steep streets. Despite being one of Georgia’s smallest towns, Sighnaghi is a popular tourist destination thanks to its location in the heart of Georgia’s wine regions, as well as its picturesque landscapes, pastel-colored houses and narrow cobbled streets. In the city there is a Wedding Palace, which works 24 hours. Situated on a steep hill, Sighnaghi overlooks the vast Alazani Valley, with the Caucasus Mountains visible in the distance.

Lunch at your discretion (approximately $15 per person).
In the evening we will return to Tbilisi.

Cost of an individual excursion:

for 2 persons: 190 $ (95 $ per person)
for 4 persons: 260 $ (65 $ per person)
for 6 persons: 300 $ (50 $ per person)
for 8 persons: 400 $ (50 $ per person)
for 10 persons: 450 $ (45 $ per person)

The price includes:
Professional guide services,
Transport service,
Wine degustation,
Tasting of Kakhetian bread and cheese in the village of Badiauri.

A one-day excursion to Kakheti from Tbilisi is an unforgettable experience, excellent mood and a sea of positive emotions.

Alaverdi Monastery, day trip to Kakheti
Alaverdi Monastery, XI c., at a height of over 55 m (180 ft)

Kakheti is a region and historical province in the east of Georgia, in the upper reaches of the Iori and Alazani rivers. Kakheti is a wine-growing region, the birthplace of wine. Here is the Alazani Valley and dozens of wineries. Alazani Valley is an intermountain valley along the southern foot of the Greater Caucasus along the Alazani River. The Alazani Valley is 225 km long, 20 to 40 km wide, and 200-450 m above sea level). Alazani Valley is one of the main regions of viticulture in Georgia. In September, Rtveli (grape harvest) takes place in Kakheti.

Kakheti is a world of ancient temples and monasteries, picturesque rivers and valleys. Kakheti has many natural and cultural attractions. The most interesting of them are Gremi fortress, Alaverdi Cathedral, Ikalto, Nekresi, Old and New Shuamta monasteries, Bodbe monastery complex, Signagi – “City of Love”, Lagodekhi national park with waterfalls, Tusheti (mountainous region), David Gareja monastery (cave monastery complex), Tsinandali, the oldest city of Telavi, located in the heart of Kakheti.

In the vineyards of Kvareli, Kakheti, «Winery Khareba»

Excursion to Kakheti and wine tasting at the winery

Kakheti and wine are inseparable – these words are almost synonymous when you go on a trip to this region of Georgia. A mandatory point of our tour will be a visit to the winery, where you can get acquainted with the production of the famous Kakheti wine. During the inspection of the winery, you will be offered to try 5 varieties of wine. Wines can be purchased at factory prices.

Day trip to Kakheti from Tbilisi with our guide will give you a whole range of positive emotions and sweet memories.