- Feb 29, 2016
Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Mukhrani – Tbilisi ( 100 km )
After a breakfast at the hotel, we drive to the mountanous Region of Georgia - Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region. We arrive in Mtskheta, one of Georgia’s ancient cities (3000 years old) and see its historical place Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th cen.) Where the Robe of Christ is buried. This monument is under a UNESCO protection. From here we continue our way towards Jvari, to a hill, near ancient capital and religious center of Georgia – Mtskheta, where the Jvari ( cross) Monastery is located.
One of the masterpieces of Georgian architecture was built in the 6th century. Jvari also represents the one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. From the Jvari Monastery’s yard a breathtaking views of Aragvi and Mtkvari Rivers estuary can be seen. Afterward we drive to Mukhrani Vineyard 24 kilometers distanced from Mtskheta.
We’ll have a lunch at this amazing place, where you will enjoy a gorgeous gardens, vineyards and an old cellars of Ivane Mukhranbatoni. The territory is twisted along the beautiful fields , vineyards and breathtaking panoramic views. You are able to see the patrimonial palace, wine cellar and a wine collection studio apart, where you can taste a different sorts of premium class Georgian wine made from the grapes grown in the vineyards walkable by you. You have an opportunity to make Georgian traditional sweet- Churchkhela , bake a Georgian bread in a clay oven or distillate Chacha ( Georgian “vodka” ) on your own.
You are also able to take master class in winetasting ( for additional payment). Here are a dozens of things to do in this magnificent, place of Shato Mukhrani Winery. After a long, full of impressions day we arrive in Tbilisi. Enter the hotel and overnight there .
Enjoy Your time in Georgia !