Bike tour in Kakheti

Kakheti is a naturally stunning location for bike tours in Georgia. This experience will give you high impressions, whether you are an experienced or beginner cyclist. Unforgettable moments will be guaranteed during the 8 days in the heart of traditional and typical wine-growing Region of Kakheti. In the course of the cycling tour, you will pass through picturesque villages, ancient historic sites, stunning sceneries of mountains and rivers. After a long ride, you will be rewarded by the Georgian delicious cuisine and the famous wine. It is a unique invitation to discover this exceptional territory…

ITINERARY

  

Day 1        Tbilisi
Arrival at Tbilisi Airport, transfer to the hotel, check-in, leisure time.

Day 2       Tbilisi – Gombori – Shuamta – Telavi
On the first day, we will discover the Ujarma Castle, before our rise up to the top of Gombori Mountain (1630 m.). The itinerary begins with a long descent from the mountain, while we will pass through the villages and vineyards. After a short climb, we will head to Shuamta - the monastery complex of the 5th century, which is surrounded by forest. Later, our biking tour will continue to Telavi in order to visit the city and the King Erekle Castle.
In the evening, overnight at a guest house in Telavi.
Biking: 30 km

Day 3        Telavi - Ikalto Academy - Alaverdi Monastery – Alvani
Today, the bike tour will proceed to reach the ancient Ikalto Academy of the 11th century. Afterwards, we will descent to Alaverdi Cathedral of the 12th century, founded by the Assyrian monk Joseph. After crossing almost 4 km, we will arrive at Alvani Village, where we can enjoy some shopping or just admire the traditional “Tusheti” wool carpets and clothes, as well as taste a local wine and Georgian homemade vodka “Chacha”.
Leisure time in the evening and overnight at a guest house in Alvani. Biking: 30 km

Day 4        Alvani – Gremi – Kvareli
The route will continue all along the Alazani River to the Napareuli Village, where we will visit the wine cellar and the museum. Also, we will have an optional chance to taste some wine in Napareuli. We will proceed on with the trip to Kvareli. On the way, we will have a pleasant visit to the Gremi Castle (16th century). Furthermore, before we arrive in Kvareli City, we will discover the Kings' dwellings in the castle and the nearby Lake Ilia.
Leisure time in the evening and overnight at a guest house in Kvareli.
Biking: 50 km

Day 5        Kvareli – Lagodekhi
The day will start with a visit to wine tunnels, where we can taste the famous Georgian wine. Then, we will continue the route within the villages and the Melon Cultures. Afterwards, we will have a short climb on a hill, followed by a descent to reach Lagodekhi City, where we can visit the National Park and have some rest there.
Leisure time in the evening and overnight at a guest house in Lagodekhi.
Biking: 45 km

Day 6        Lagodekhi – Sighnaghi
Today, we will get ready for the most active day of our journey, full of sport! First, we will descend a 20-km road along the Alazani River, before the climb of half a kilometer to the Sighnaghi Town Hill. Later, we will stroll to Sighnaghi, a beautiful ancient city surrounded by outdated walls and mountains. Also, we will stop at Bodbe Monastery Complex from the 9th century. Finally, we will have an optional opportunity to taste some wine in the cellar of Sighnaghi.
In the evening, leisure time and overnight at the hotel in Sighnaghi.
Biking: 45 km

Day 7        Sighnaghi – David Gareja – Tbilisi
Today we will depart to David Gareja by a vehicle, an ancient monastery complex. It comprises of 19 monasteries all along with beautiful caves, which is covered with ancient frescoes. Here, we will hike to the troglodyte caves. Overall, we will return to Tbilisi in order to enjoy a city tour.
In the evening, leisure time and overnight at a hotel or a guest house in Tbilisi.

Day 8        Return flight
Transfer to the airport. End of our services.

PRICES/ SERVICES

Price per person:

920 €

Extra charge for single room:

90 €

Small group:

4-12 people

Included Services

  • Transport
  • • All transfers and transportation to the visiting places during the tour
  • • The bike rental
  • Accompaniment
  • • English-speaking local guide
  • Accommodation, meals and drinks
  • • 7 nights (comfortable hotels in double rooms, guest house)
  • • Full board (breakfast and dinner from the 2nd day of the tour to the 7th day (excluding drinks))
  • • Mineral water
  • • Wine tasting in Kvareli, Sighnaghi, Napareuli
  • Visits
  • • All entrance tickets
  • Travel preparation
  • • Travel documentation
  • Recommended equipment
  • • Cycling helmet
  • • Sunglasses
  • • Sunscreen lotion
  • • Raincoat

Excluded Services

  • Flight tickets
  • • International flight

DATES

STATUSDEPARTRETURNPRICE P/PEXTRA SGLNOTES
Guaranteed departure 05.08.19 12.08.19 € 1800 € 320  
Guaranteed departure 16.06.19 23.06.19 € 1800 € 320  

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