8 DAY – KAKHETI BIKE TOUR – 485 $
8-day cycling tour of the wine country in the region. Moderately easy ways to be able to travel east of this beautiful region. Visit the picturesque villages and ancient historical sites. Georgian wine and taste delicious kerdzebi tiring journey within. During the tour, if necessary, can help a company vehicle.
Total distances with braces: 350 km
Total Riding distance: 200 km
Vehicle Support: Yes
Recommended equipment: a helmet, goggles, rain, sunscreen lotion, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, backpack
Please note! Riding carrying general experience is recommended. If necessary, will be traveling by car. This route can be changed by weather conditions in agreement with you.
Best period for this trip: from MAY till OCTOBER.
PER PERSON PRICE – from 485 $
Additional price for Single room accommodation is – 170 $
0-4 years – Free
5-6 years – 50 % deduction
7-9 years – 30 % deduction
10 years and over – Adult price
- 2 x transfers from/to airport on days 1 and 8
- Vehicle assistance on days 2-7
- English speaking biker guide
- 2 x overnight(s) in Tbilisi hotel on days 1, 7
- 1 x overnight(s) Telavi guesthouse on day 2
- 1 x overnight(s) Lower Alvani Guesthouse on day 3
- 1 x overnight(s) Kvareli guesthouse on day 4
- 1 x overnight(s) Lagodekhi guesthouse on day 5
- 1 x overnight(s) Sighnaghi guesthouse on day 6
- 7 breakfasts on days 2-8
- 6 dinners on days 2-7
- 2 liters of mineral water per person per day
Entertainment and other:
- Excursions per program
- Entrance fees in Gremi Royal Citadel
- 1 x wine-tasting in Kvareli tunnels on day 5EXCLUDES
- Bicycles – rental fee: 18 USD per day per bike
- Cycling gear and clothing: helmets, suits etc.
- Air tickets
- Travel insurance
- Accommodation in Single room
- Alcohol beverages unless mentioned in the itinerary
- Wine-tasting in Sighnaghi winery – 7 USD per person
- Wine-tasting in Napareuli wine house and museum – 7 USD per person
- Entrance fees which are not part of the itinerary
SIGHTS TO VISIT
Kakheti region: Ujarma fortress, Shuamta monasteries, Telavi town, Ikalto academy, Alaverdi Monastery, Gremi fortress, Kvareli town, Kvareli Lake, Kvareli tunnels, Lagodekhi national park, Sighnaghi town, Bodbe monastery, David Gareja Monastery Complex
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Riding distance: 30 km
We’ll go to the hotel to transport the Gombori (1630 m. Above sea level), and then Ujarma Castle. The bicycle tour will start in the mountain villages and grape vineyards environment. In time, we will visit the new and old monasteries Shuamta (V century), which is surrounded by forests. Getting down in Telavi where we will see the city and King Irakli prison. Overnight in Telavi
Riding distance: 30 km
In the first part of the walk we will reach the small slope before setting Academy (XI century). After Alaverdi cathedral church (XII century). Near 4 km to visit the mountain village of Alvani nations, where we can buy traditional handmade carpets, clothes, accessories, local vodka “Chacha” and more. Overnight in the village Alvani.
Riding distance: 50 km
Morning drive Alazan River valley Napareuli village, where we can see the wine cellar and the museum, tasted the local wine. On the way to visit the Municipal Grammy fortress (XVI century). We can see the Grammy prison. At the end of the day we will leave the city in the countryside. We will see at the lake.
Optional: full wine tasting in the wine cellar and the visit to the museum.
Overnight Kvarelis hotel.
Riding distance: 45 km
Wine tasting tunnels daitsqeva day visit of Georgian wine. Continue the way to the village and melon farm. After passing through the hill where we can come in Lagodekhi Lagodekhi ulamazeis National Park. Overnight Municipal guesthouse.
Riding distance: 45 km
This will be the most difficult day of our trip. Although we will have to go through almost 20 km long slope underway after ascending 500 meters above sea level which leads to town. We can set the location of the City Municipal infrastructure and its natural beauty we can trace. We will visit Monastery where St. Nino is buried (spreader of Christianity in Georgia).
Optional: wine tasting at a winery in Signagi.
Overnight: Hotel town
CYCLING ends. Drive through the beautiful colored desert and visit the cave type Davit Gareji Monastery. We will take walk to complex which gives good opportunity to relax.
Optional: Riding additional route from the Ministry Davit Gareji Complex (complex Walking distance: 50 km)
Overnight: hotel or guest house in Tbilisi.
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