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Fly to Tbilisi and transfer to the Rooms Hotel, a member of the Design Hotels group, for 2 nights. Enjoy a complimentary welcome cocktail. (N)Day 2: Tbilisi
Morning tour of Tbilisi’s Old Town including the 12th-century Metekhi Church and a 19thcentury Jewish synagogue. Private tour of the newly renovated Zakaria Paliashvili Opera and Ballet Theatre. Get acquainted with Georgian cuisine at a cooking class in a traditional restaurant, followed by lunch. Afternoon visit to the Tbilisi Sulfur Bathhouse for a traditional scrub treatment, followed by tea. Free time before dinner at one of the city’s best restaurants. (B, L, D)Day 3: Tbilisi • Sighnaghi • Tsinandali
Explore the Kakheti region, birthplace of viticulture and winemaking in Georgia. Stop at the ninth-century Bodbe Convent before arriving at the pretty fortified town of Sighnaghi, famous for its wine and carpet making. Meander through the narrow streets before lunch with a local family serving traditional dishes from the region. Stay at the Radisson Collection, Tsinandali Estate for 1 night. Tour of the estate with wine tasting, followed by dinner. (B, L, D)Day 4: Alaverdi • Gremi • Shilda • Tbilisi
Morning visit to the 11th-century Alaverdi Cathedral and continue to the 16th-century Gremi complex. Lunch and wine tasting at Shilda Winery in Kvareli. Demonstration of traditional bread making and how to prepare a mtsvadi (pork barbecue). Return to Tbilisi in time for dinner. Overnight at Rooms Hotel. (B, L)Day 5: Mtskheta • Ananuri • Kazbegi
The world heritage site of Mtskheta is the first stop today, Georgia’s cultural and religious centre. Here, visit the early medieval Jvari Church and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Continue to Ananuri fortress complex, with churches and towers dating back to the 16th century. Continue to Kazbegi, staying at the Rooms Hotel Kazbegi for 2 nights. (B, L)Day 6: Kazbegi
Visit the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church, set high on a hill overlooking the town and surrounded by mountains. Get up close by 4WD or, for the more energetic, on foot. Enjoy a coffee break on the top of the hill. Return for a traditional lunch with a local family. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)Day 7: Uplistsikhe • Gori • Tbilisi
Visit the ancient rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe, one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia and an important centre of pagan worship. Continue to Gori, birthplace of Josef Stalin, with optional visit the museum dedicated to his life. Lunch at the 19th-century Château Mukhrani. Return to Tbilisi, staying overnight at Rooms Hotel. (B, L)Day 8: Fly home
Transfer to Tbilisi airport and fly to London. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Luxury tour
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Rooms Hotel Tbilisi is a 4-star design hotel housed in the former industrial building of an old publishing house in the centre of Tbilisi. The contemporary eight-storey hotel has 141 rooms, each with air conditioning, minibar and television. The hotel also has a restaurant and a bar.
The Rooms Hotel Kazbegi is a modern design hotel offering guests a large library and comfortable lobby bar along with a restaurant which offers traditional Georgian cuisine. Its large terrace has views of Mount Kazbegi and the Trinity Church. There are 156 guestrooms, each of which are designed in a modern contemporary style with air conditioning.
Low season from £2795 per person
High season from £2895 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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