Live like local is specially created tour for those ones who wants to see and experience all the authentic life style in Georgia. This tour guarantees close touch to local culture and traditions, cuisine and countryside life, to hidden gems of Georgia and unbelievable historical part of country. Tour offers to be more then close to this life style and live like one of the locals, during tour terms in different northern and southern part of the country. tour is full of masterclasses degustation, hand working and traditional activities, local homestays and family lunches, biographical and historical museums it underlines typical and significant part on every spot of the program. Teaches you how people live in different parts of the country and makes you part of it. From the day first this trip puts you closer to Georgia then you can imagine and gives you inevitable memories about this part of Caucasus.
Tbilisi walking, lunch, national museum, dinner(dances/singing) Sulphur bathes.
After mornings breakfast we will have leisure stroll in old part of capital city exploring and discovering buildings, monuments, history and culture that backgrounds the town and comes from centuries and millenniums ago. We will have local lunch and continue with National Museums golden fund expressing all the treasure of Georgia brought together. Next will be free time for optional Sulphur bathes and finishing lovely day with delicious dinner.
Tbilisi, Badiauri(bread/cheese/pickles), Bodbe, Sighnaghi, lunch and activities, Khareba winery (master classes of churchkhela), Telavi (overnight helping hostess masterclasses of food eggplant, Ojakhuri, and etc.)br After mornings breakfast we will go towards wine region of Georgia stopping for bread baking masterclass (we will taste bread, several type of cheese and pickles). After this authentic village we will see Bodbe nunnery place where we burries St. Nino (lady that christianized georgia). In 5 minutes’ drive from nunnery we will enjoy with walk in town of love,, Sighnaghi”. where we will have master classes of Churchkhela (national sweet) making then we will drive in Telavi and overnight in Guesthouse along with helping out hostess to prepare, “Supra” for us at time of dinner.
Telavi market, Tsinandali, Alaverdi(yogurt and wine tasting), lunch(Zaza Qvevri making), KHEVSURETIAN HANDWORK MASTERCLASS , Telavi (overnight) dinner (Toast competition).
After breakfast we will drive to local farmers market in Telavi and go around the place to see what are the local productions. after which we will see Tsinandali Palace duke Chavchavadze’s home place who brought European way of wine making in Georgia. We will see insight of palace and taste locally made wine. Then we will drive to village Vardisubani and get introduced to technology of making Qvevri (clay vessels for wine fermentation) after excursion inside we will have lunch in local family and drive to see wine yard inside of Alaverdi cathedral enjoy with temple near which we will taste yogurt and try wine made by monks. Finally, we will reach Telavi and have toast competition at time of dinner.
New Shuamta, Jinvali, Ananuri, Pasanauri lunch (Khinkali masterclasses), Gudauri panorama, Kazbegi (overnight and dinner)
From the morning we will go to see Shuamta monastery in beautiful forest then we will reach water reservoir of Jinvali with amazing water color. After reservoir we will see Ananuri castle and continue to mountain village Pasanauri (optionally in local family or small mountain restaurant) where we will have lunch and Khinkali (local mountain dish) master class. After which passing ski resort Gudauri (2200m) we will see friendship monument of Georgia and Russia and overnight in Stephantsminda(1700m) in guesthouse with delicious dinner.
Dariali gorge, Gergety hike, lunch/picnic, “Felt” masterclass with jams, free evening, Kazbegi overnight ( dinner).
From the morning we will drive to Dariali gorge and see Russian border, after which we will start hiking on Gergety Trinity Church locating on 2172m. this beautiful hike we show us amazing sounding of mountains and Mount. Kazbegi which is 5047m. after this hike we will come down and have, “Felt making” masterclass along which we will taste locally made jams. Free evening in Stephantsminda and lovely dinner in Guesthouse.
Jvari, Svetistskhoveli , Lunch , Samtavro , Tbilisi (overnight ) dinner.
We will drive towards religious center of Georgia in former capital city Mtskheta and see U.N.E.S.C.O legacies (Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral) then we will have lunch and see Samtavro temple. Finally, we will reach capital city and overnight in hotel. Dinner in restaurant.
Free Day in Tbilisi
Departure to Bagratashen border - Metting guide
Stop 1. Haghpat (Unesco) monastery Stop 2. Sanahin (Unesco) monastery Stop 3. Pottery and Armenian carpet making masterclass in Pottery house Stop 4. Lunch in Mendz er cave Stop 5. Odzun monastery Stop 5. Odzun BB (BBQ and vodka making master class) Overnight in Odzun BB
Odzun – Dilijan
Stop 1. Dsegh village & lakes in Dsegh Stop 2. Armenian cheese making masterclass & lunch (Wow glamping) Stop 3. Nektaro Tea house-tea drinking and making master class Stop 4. Dilijan old city Stop 5. Dinner, gata and garni yarakh (Armenian dish) making masterclass Stop 6. Transfer to Berkri gastroyard Overnight in Berkri
Yenokavan - Yerevan
Stop 1. Berkri gastro yard tour Stop 2. Horseback riding in Yenokavan Stop 3. Lunch and master class of making Armenian dolma (Berkri gastro yard) and homemade wine tasting Stop 4. Haghartsin monastery Stop 5. Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Stop 6. Armenian fish making master class and dinner Overnight in Yerevan
Stop 1. GUM local food market Stop 2. Garni Pegan temple Stop 3. Symphony of stones Stop 4. Lunch and lavash making master class Stop 5. Geghard (Unesco) monastery Stop 6. Yeganyants gastro yard – wine tasting Stop 7. Ashtarak garden – Sujukh making master class + duduk (Armenian national instrument) music Stop 8. Vernisaj open air market Stop 9. Dinner with dances /folk show/ Overnight in Yerevan
Transfer to the airport