Beautiful Kakheti – Land of Grapes and Love
Kakheti is a kingdom of endless vineyards and picturesque Tushin mountains, ancient traditions and mysterious dead cities. The kingdom of the most delicious Georgian wines and the serene sadness of ancient monasteries.
Kakheti became super attractive place to travel and explore. Eastern region of Georgia was always visited mainly by tourists who appreciate simplicity, nature and tranquility.
Since 2011, the region began fast touristic developments bringing the services and infrastructure to the European level.
If you have never traveled on some thematic tour, we recommend staying in Kakheti for at least three or four days.
The sights of Kakheti
Kakheti is a historical region.
From tourists’ point of view the most attractive place called Signahi – the city of love. Only two thousand people live here, but the town is a kind of tourist mecca of Georgia. In recent years, it has been significantly restored, cleaned and even gloss.
People from all around the world come here to get married, because there is registry office working 24/7.
Signahi is located on the top of the mountain opens one of the most picturesque views of Georgia – the panorama of the grapes Alazani Valley. At the entrance to the town is one of the iconic places for every Georgian believer – Bodbe monastery.
The small town full of romantic restaurants with breathtaking panoramas.
Telavi is the administrative and economic center of Kakheti region – the population is around 20,000 people.
There was a time, when Telavi was an important hub for caravans’ routes from Asia to Europe. In down town of Telavi tourists can see the most beautiful residence of Kakheti kings, Fortress of Master.
This complex includes two churches, royal palace, tunnel, bathhouse, fortress and 5-meter wall, where residents of the town found refuge during hostile invasions.
Near Telavi is located the Tsinandali Museum- belong to the prominent Georgian poet and public figure, Alexander Chavchavadze.
This beautiful residency was at various times visited by: Alexander Dumas, Mari-Felicite Brosse, Russian poets Alexander Pushkin, Mikheil Lermontov and Alexander Griboedov.
Alexander Dumas called Tsinandali park “the garden of Eden”.
Nowadays, Tsinanadali has gained the function of a contemporary museum, which consists 4 parts: museum, park, hotel, accommodation and wine repository (winery and wine cellar).
Everyone knows, that Georgia is a wine land, and Tsinandali is the most important vineyard and wine-producing flash-point.
David Gareji Monastery Complex
David Gareji Monastery Complex is one of the most popular places in Georgia.
To the southeast of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, within 60-70 km distance, in the semi-desert of historical Kakheti, in the rocky mountains of Gareji lies one of the outstanding monastery centers founded in the VI century by the Holy Father David Garejieli, who came here from Assyria.
At first, he settled in the natural cave and later, it became a noted monastery under the name of David’s Lavra.
Today, the monastery complex consists of more than 20 historical monuments. David Gareji monasteries have created peculiar monastery and construction tradition and their own school of mural painting.
Especially brilliant and impressive masterpiece is the painting of the church of Virgin Mary of the XII-XIII cc.
The Kvareli lake is a freshwater lake located at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. It is 200 metres above the adjacent Alazani Valley, so this is where the lowland view is spectacular.
However, there is plenty to do! The hotel’s administrators will offer you jet skiing, boats or kites. It is also possible to walk through the mountains and forests.
Or just relax on the lake cost.
But there is another magic place near Kareli lake, called Lopota Lake.
Lopota lake small but very cute, surrounded by marvelous deep forest. It is a real paradise to spend your weekend with your family. 5 stars hotel will surprise you with high European quality serves level.
Welcome to Georgia in any time of the year! The beauty of the nature and great warm Georgian soul remain constant!
Plan and go!
Here you will definitely create unforgettable memories, that will keep in your hearts.