Kakheti

Week long trip to Kakheti in Georgia (Lopota Lake, Kvareli)

August 01, 2020
This is a round-up post from quite an easy, about a week-long, trip to the region of Kakheti in Georgia. We did this trip at the start of June 2020, traveling by car. We booked a stay at the famous Lopota lake resort and spa, departed in the afternoon from Tbilisi, picking up our baby girl from the preschool...

Akhasheni Wine Resort

April 17, 2020
Akhasheni Wine Resort is located near the town of Gurjaani, Georgia. This 4-star resort offers a 24-hour front desk. Guests can chill out in the outdoor swimming pool.  We booked this hotel at the start of September and paid about $95 for a one night stay.   Top Gurjaani Hotels & Guest...

Top Gurjaani Hotels & Guest Houses

September 06, 2019
If there is a good reason to visit Gurjaani in Georgia's region of Kakheti, then tranquility, family-friendly trips, and clean air are the top 3 reasons according to Booking.com Gurjaani is situated in the fertile Alazani Plain, at 415 m above sea level, and 110 km east of Georgia's capital of ...

Easy Weekend trip to Kakehti in Georgia

June 02, 2019
This is a short recap of our travels to the region of Kakheti in September 2017. I've got many times asked this question - what's the best time to visit Georgia? In short - it depends. Among the many reasons to visit Georgia, I would recommend it during the rtveli time (grape harvesting) around...

Day trip to Sighnaghi and Back

March 24, 2019
Day trips to Sighnaghi (or any other destination in the region of Kakheti, Georgia) are quite possible, in the past, I have already covered few routes to consider, like Day Trip to Kakheti in Georgia or Day trip to David Gareji monastery complex and Sighnaghi In today's article, I'll share our...

Ninotsminda Cathedral

March 17, 2019
Ninotsminda Cathedral is located in the Ninotsminda village near Sagarejo, in the Kakheti region, Georgia. Ninotsminda Cathedral is highly significant to the development of Georgian architecture as constructed in AD 575 it predates Jvari Monastery in Mtskheta, and served as a...

Chailuri Fortress

March 10, 2019
Chailuri fortress is located between Manavi and Kakabeti villages in the region of Kakheti (or about one hour drive from Tbilisi towards Sighnaghi) on a hill right next to the Kakheti highway. Fortress is a small pentagonal citadel with towers. The history of this fortress is shrouded in mystery....

Affordable 5 Day Tour in Georgia (Tbilisi, Gudauri, Kazbegi & Sighnaghi)

March 27, 2018
Book an individual tour in Georgia now! Day 1 After flight you might be exhausted so it is better not to go far from Tbilisi. Summers in Georgia may be unpredictable but even warm drizzling rain is pleasant so there is nothing to be afraid of. Right after you arrive at hotel and have some rest we can go outside...

October - Perfect Time for Rtveli in Kakheti (Grape Gathering in Georgia)

October 04, 2017
Grape harvest gathering is a big occasion in Georgia when the whole nation comes together to honor ancient traditions of winemaking. See: Grape Harvest Rtveli in Georgia (Region of Kakheti) Regions like Kakheti, Racha and Imereti are famous for grape-gathering. In Georgian the process is called ‘rtveli’...

Matsoni House

September 20, 2017
Matsoni is a Georgian fermented milk product, kind of similar to yogurt. Made from cow’s milk. Now, there is even a Matsoni House, where some (probably you) can try this product served with honey or nuts and so on. There is even an ice cream made from Matsoni.  Matsoni house is located just opposite...

Kvareli Lake Resort

September 17, 2017
Kvareli lake resort is located in the heart of Kakheti, one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia and to the east of the small city Kvareli, beneath the southern slope of Great Caucasus mountains. The unique and beautiful Kvareli Lake Resort spreads over 300 hectares of beautiful natural landscape. There is...

Alaverdi Monastery in Georgia

September 16, 2017
Alaverdi Monastery is a Georgian Eastern Orthodox monastery located 25 km from Akhmeta, in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. While parts of the monastery date back to 6th century, the present-day cathedral was built in the 11th century by Kvirike III of Kakheti,...

Weekend trip to Telavi (Georgia) and Vicinty

June 09, 2017
This is a short recap article about our latest trip to the region of Kakheti in Western Georgia, during a weekend trip we stayed in a lovely Chataeu Mere hotel near Telavi and explored nearby vicinity. We did this trip as indie travelers, first booked hotel room, then contacted hotel and asked transfer service from...

Lopota lake Resort & Spa

May 30, 2017
Lopota Lake Resort & Spa is ideal for those seeking a peaceful place to rest. Your personal piece of paradise is located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, surrounded by the famous Caucasus mountains, just 2 hours drive from Tbilisi, the nation's capital. We first discovered Lopota lake in early Spring...

Hotel Chateau Mere near Telavi

May 30, 2017
We booked hotel Chateau Mere Telavi at the start of April and were hoping to enjoy early spring in Kakheti. Unfortunately weather was not on our side and instead we enjoyed a couple of rainy days in a stylish hotel complex. For getting forth and back from our Tbilisi apartment to Chateau Mere in Tbilisi we pre-...