# 1 Tsinandali-Gremi-Bodbe-Signaghi

# 1 Tsinandali-Gremi-Bodbe-Signaghi

1 day Departure

(The fee starts 30 minutes before the bus leaves)

21:00 from Kislovodsk (the Stadium);

21:40 from Yessentuki (from the entrance to the spa park, opposite the railway station);

22:30 from Pyatigorsk (stop Bus station (on the other side)

2 day

Arrival in the capital of Georgia. Accommodation in hotel. Rest.

A sightseeing bus tour with sightseeing of new and old Tbilisi. Walking tour of the streets of old Tbilisi. Visit the restaurant, (at the request of guests) where the guests of the capital can taste fine Georgian dishes, as well as see national dances performed by professionals. Late at night return to the hotel.

3 day

Breakfast. Trip to Kakheti, the most ancient region of Georgia. Excursion program: Spectacular panorama of the main Caucasian ridge from the Gombor pass (photo-stop);

Telavi is the ancient capital of Kakheti. Walk in the center of the city. It was here that many episodes of the cult film "Mimino" were filmed.

Visiting the old plane tree (plane tree), which is more than 900 years old. There, guests always make a wish. Excursion to the family estate of the Georgian princes Chavchavadze in Tsinandali.

Alexander Chavchavadze was not only a military general, a famous winemaker, but also a poet, translator ... His estate was the center of the cultural life of Georgia of the XIX century: Pushkin and Lermontov, Odoyevsky and Alexander Dumas came to stay. A Griboyedov was married here, in the chapel, preserved to this day with Princess Nina Chavchavadze.

Gremi (Ancient capital of Kakheti). (Review). Moving to Kvareli. Visit to the Winery "Hareba".

Afterwards, we will drive to the small village of Velesikhe, where we will visit the cellar museum "Numisi". We are met by the hostess Nunu with a delicious lunch. Visit the nunnery in Bodba, where St. Nino is baptized, baptized Georgia. Walk on Sighnaghi, the city of love.

Sighnaghi, an old, unusually picturesque town, is located on terraces, connected by winding steep streets. The city, as it were, is enclosed in a triangle of a well-preserved fortress wall with towers and gates. A huge multicolor mosaic of the Alazani Valley opens from the fortress walls.

Visit the exhibition of paintings by the legendary Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani.

Dinner - in the house of one of the local residents, Sergo, where the film "Love with an accent." Returned to Tbilisi. Night in Tbilisi

4 day

Breakfast at the hotel. Release of rooms. 1st half of the day:

Free time, a walk through old Tbilisi, an independent visit to shopping centers, shops, bazaars (buying souvenirs, mineral water, wine, cabbage, etc.)

Mtskheta is a religious center and a unique city-museum, ranked among UNESCO's cultural heritage. On the way to the city you will meet with the monastery of Jvari. This is a temple, which is a masterpiece of early Georgian architecture. Then you will visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. It is in it is the mantle of Jesus Christ.

2nd half of the day:

 The road from Tbilisi to Russia, the military-Georgian road - A source of inspiration for the great Russian writers and the well-being of the Caucasus region. Visit the ancient fortress of Ananuri. Lunch with dishes of Georgian cuisine. Zhinval water reservoir-Gudauri-Kazbegi.

Departure to Pyatigorsk.