Experience exquisite rural life!
DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR
DAY 1 – TBILISI
Arrive at Tbilisi International Airport (Airport designation TBS) Meeting with the local Tourist Guide and have a toast with Georgian wine – Gaumarjos! Transfer to the hotel Signature Tour in Tbilisi Visit Georgian National Museum Overnight in Tbilisi SIGNATURE TOUR – TBILISI Gamarjoba! Perfect imperfection – this is Tbilisi. The city of diversity where old meets new and Europe co-exists Asia harmoniously. Explore Old Town with its narrow streets, old houses with colorful ornamented wooden balconies, enjoy the water for in Leghvtakhevi (I know it’s tough to pronounce), find yourself right in the heart of Old Tbilisi Abanotubani – the famous quarter of sulfur bath, touch the history and secrets of the inhabitants of the ancient city, observe the colorful personality of it, enjoy panoramic views over the city and taste the best of what the city offers. So, welcome! We are excited to lead you on this wonderful adventure!
DAY 2 – TBILISI-BATUMI
Departure for Batumi, Adjara. On the way from Tbilisi to Batumi, we will take advantage of stopping over in the city of Mtskheta, which is Georgia’s spiritual heart since Christianity was established in the IV century AD. Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – a beautiful example of the Golden Age of Georgian church architecture (XI century). Jvari Church – a rare case of the Early Medieval Georgian church that survived to the present days almost unchanged with spectacular views over Mtskheta and the confluence of two rivers. The second city advantage is Kutaisi – the world’s oldest continuously inhabited city, the cradle of ancient civilization, walking petit tour of this charming city. Gelati Monastery – a medieval monastic complex that served as an educational center for centuries. Overnight in Batumi.
DAY 3 – BATUMI-MERISI
A charismatic city with a charming “Belle Epoque” architecture and modern Structural Expressionism which fronts by the calm waters of the Black Sea and subtropical climate. Georgian wine tasting – taste 8000-year-old vintage. On the way to Merisi village. Overnight in Merisi village.
DAY 3-6 – MERISI
Experience Slow Tourism in Merisi village with the family of Turmanudze. Georgian family is welcoming our guests (and we are treating our guests like family) in their own house. Mr. and Mrs. Turmanudze are waiting for you to be a part of their family.
A beautiful example of Georgian hospitality – this is what we can tell about them, Manana’s food and masterclasses are just a thing to do in Merisi village. She’s great to cook special meals which you can find only in the Adjara region.
So be ready to put your apron on and get ready for the big adventure of Georgian gastronomy.
You will cook, drink, enjoy, play ancient games, hike, talk with locals, ask, listen, smile, eat, pray, love…
DAY 7 – BATUMI
Batumi, dazzling city! Ancient history, dynamic architecture, pastel colored seaside, beautiful boulevard, rich flora of the Botanical Garden and delicious Adjarian cuisine make this city incredible.
Explore the Piazza Square and Europe Square; Learn about the monument of the Colchian Princess; See the Ali & Nino moving statue, inspired by a tragic tail of eternal love; Stroll down the Batumi Boulevard which lines the Black Sea and many more to enjoy with!
DAY 8-12 – LAKHUSHDI
Blue Tour is rich with Slow Tourism, which gives a real travel touch to our trip. Breathtaking wild and mysterious, Svaneti is an ancient landlocked in the Caucasus: The landscape of high snow-peaks, awarded by the highest peak of Georgia – Skhara (5,193 meters/17,037 feet) forested hills, spectacular villages, and medieval watchtowers (Koshki). There is something about the region that makes you feel as if time has stood still. The people of Svaneti are having their own language and traditions, architectural style, customs apart from every people of Georgia. Local folk singer Sister’s house is always open for you! Taste traditional cuisine, sing Svanetian folk songs performed by the traditional musical instrument Chuniri, listen to folk song “Lile” live, participate in the singing workshop, visit the museum of the region, hike easy, listen and tell legends and tales around the campfire, feel four elements deeply: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire!
DAY 13 – BACK TO TBILISI
“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation” -Leo Tolstoy.
Overnight in Tbilisi
Transfer to Airport
Fees: EUR 2,500 Per Person (2% of profits to charity – helping desable senior members of the community of our villages)
-10 nights accommodation
-Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (with Georgian wine/beer). In case of special meals please let us know in advance
-Air-conditioned primary transportation with a professional driver
-English speaking, certified Peace Ambassador AKA Tourist Guide service (language choices: Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian – please inform us of mentioned language need ahead)
-Bottle of water and snacks
What’s not included: