Rotate device

Please rotate your device

Ancient Capital Mtskheta

In the morning meet the guide at the hotel lobby. Drive towards Mtskheta, ancient capital of eastern Georgian Kingdom – Kartli. Followed by a short drive we will arrive at Jvari monastery. Founded in early 7th century. The monastery sits on the top of the mountain overlooking beautiful views of the town Mtskheta. Next drive to Svetitskhoveli cathedral- visit the 11th c masterpiece of Georgian religious architecture. The Cathedral is surrounded by defensive walls.  Once we get inside the temple, we will see a beautiful interior decorated with frescoes from the 17th century.  

Visit the monument. Enjoy the walk in the area old town. Continue trip towards village- Chardakhi. Meet the local wine maker, who produces  wine using traditional methodology- fermennting and aging wine in qvevri. Visit the local cellar with the wine maker, who will explain how wine is made in a traditional way.  The visit to the cellar will be followed by wine tasting and lunch with traditional Georgian cuisine..

Hotel Transportation
Guide services
Museum fees as per itinerary
Local taxes
Mineral wateron the bus (0.5 bottle per person)