Pilgrimage tour to the New Year and Christmas from January 5 to January 12
Meeting at the airport with the Georgian Santa Claus - Tovlis Babu, the traditional greeting, presentation sweet New Year "gozinaki", symbolizing the sweet life. The road to the hotel. Overview, sparkling lights, panorama, Tbilisi - city of light. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner at a restaurant.
Breakfast is 9.00. Sightseeing Georgian capital Tbilisi --- founded in V century AD by Vakhtang Gorgasali, king of Iberia. Nestled at the base of Mt St. David, Tbilisi is the most important industrial, social and cultural center of Georgia. Central Rustaveli Avenue, theaters, museums, philharmonic society, churches of various religious confessions, the most ancient Christian churches. The guide takes you through the narrow streets of old town, after a visit that you leave on a picturesque bank of the river Mtkvari for the residence of the Catholicos of All Georgia Ilia II. Visit the exhibition souvenir.
Lunch time. Otdyh.Gruzinskoe current category dish - khachapuri different kinds - Ajarian, Imereti, Megrelian, Achma, water Lagidze. Inspection of the oldest Christian pamyatnikrv architecture. Anchiskhati (VIB) Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, where he kept Anchiskhati icon. Metekhi (XII century) (first martyr of the Georgian burial - Queen Ranskoy Shushanik (V a).) Narikala-fortress complex of different ages on the Mount in the Old Tbilisi Vake. Built in the IV century, in the VII century called Shuris-Tsikhe.
Zion is the so-called in honor of Mount Zion Temple main Tbilisi, consecrated in the name of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Stands on the banks of the Kura River in the historic city center. The Holy Mountain Mtatsminda. Dawit's mother-church (the place where the VI in the cell and chapel stood Garedzhiyskogo David - one of the thirteen Syrian Fathers who came to Georgia to spread Christianity. Kvashveti Church Church of St. George - the Orthodox church in the center of Tbilisi, located in front of the Parliament of Georgia on Rustaveli Avenue. Visit the Russian Orthodox Church of Alexander Nevsky, famous for its patronage of the church ministers in the communist period of persecution. Glinski elder father's grave shimitropolita Seraphim. Tsminda Sameba-Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi - the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church, located in Tbilisi, on the hill of St. . Elijah (the left bank of the Kura). 13 The Cathedral sees lower church - the honor of the Annunciation, stands apart zvonnitsa.Vysota upper church is 105.5 meters Free time - optional shop tour, a visit to Tbilisi sulfur baths. Return to hotel. Preparing for the New Year in a restaurant.
Delivery of pre-booked guests to the restaurant. Return to the hotel itself.
On the way to Mtskheta - ancient capital of Georgia, Georgia, the cradle of Christianity, the historical site of St outreach Nina is a monastery Jvari, which is a continuation of the form sheer cliffs. The extraordinary beauty of the place, inspired by the great Russian writer Lermontov. Action of the poem "IDRC" develops here, "the confluence of rustling, embraced like two sisters, jet Aragvi and Hens, was a monastery ...». The current monastery Jvari / cross / - gem of Georgian Christian architecture, the image is built many temples of Georgia, built in the VI century on the site erected St. Nina Cross. The central position in Mtskheta is Svetistshoveli church (Living column) Patriarchal Cathedral church of the Georgian Orthodox Church, the former residence of the Catholicos of All Georgia-partriarha. At the site of the temple was built the first church in Georgia, the king on the advice of St. Miriani. Equal to the Apostles Niny.Tserkov was a wooden structure with support from the "life-giving pillar". The present church building XI century, in the name of the Twelve Apostles, is a great place to store holy Christian Heaton Lord. With this second Mtskheta called Jerusalem. Samtavro monastery is run by the Catholicos and Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi Ilia II. Monastery of St.. Nina was built in the IV century king Miriani in place, "ezhevichnika" holy dwelling place and outreach St. Nina "Ezhevichnik" repeatedly felled by the barbarians, and the newly emerging vnogv is miraculous. The church kept many relics: a part of the life-giving pillar, the miraculous icon of Our Lady of Iberia, the miraculous icon of St.. Nina, the tombs of the kings of the saints Mirian and Nana, the relics of Saint Shio Mgvimskogo, the tomb of his father Gabriel, exuding miraculous Miron, a place of numerous palomnichestva.V 2011 assumed his father's canonization of Saint Gabriel. Monastyri and churches of Mtskheta are among the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Leisure and traditional lunch at a restaurant with Toastmasters on the picturesque banks r.Kury. Visit Shio Mgvimskogo Monastery, located a few kilometers. Mtskheta from a narrow gorge on the north shore r.Kury. According to the historical tradition of the first monastic community was founded by a monk Shio in the VI century one of the 13 Assyrian Fathers who came to Georgia as missionaries of Christianity. The very first construction of the monastery church of St.. John the Baptist VI century. to the same period the monks dug a cave. Return to Tbilisi. The traditional dinner under the guidance of Toastmasters cuisine.
Breakfast. Departure in East Georgia. Kakheti - "country wine". Sagarejo, where the cathedral Ninotsminda, 575 g, which is the summit early architectural monument of Christian architecture. Currently working female monastery. Gurjaani. Visit the winery gurdzhanskogo Agun. Marani. Wine tasting. Dinner, a traditional Georgian cuisine. Next Sighnaghi. City - the fortress. Signagi region, a visit to a functioning convent Bodbe building which belongs to the IV-IX century. Church over the grave of St. Nino ravnoapostolskoy, prosvetitednitsy rasprostranitelnitsy and Christianity in Georgia, built the first Christian king of Georgia Miriani. According to the legend in a place where prayers of St. Nina appeared out of the ground a spring whose waters are therapeutic. To the convent is to wash bath. Near the south-east of the Monastery of Hirsi, based Assyrian Father Stephen Hirseli in the VI century after Christ, pohoronnenom the monastery. Hotel accommodation in Gurjaani. Farewell dinner at a restaurant in Kakheti Gurjaani.
Breakfast at 9.00. 10.00 departure for a tour. Visiting the Cathedral Kvelatsminda, unique dvuhkupolnaya church. Further inland in Kakheti. Tsinandali. Chavchavadze House Museum, which was visited by Pushkin, Griboyedov. The old winery, which works to this day, a visit to the cellar with wine collection, a unique collection of wines, the oldest of which «Polish Honey» dating from the 1814 year. The city of Telavi, along the river valley Alazani. Cathedral of the XVI century monastery Akhali Shuamta and V - VII centuries Dzveli Shuamta on the walls of which inscriptions on ancient Georgian alphabet Asomtavruli. A few kilometers south of the monastery and the academy Ikalto Monastery, founded by Zeno of Assyria, father, turned to the academy in Arsene Iqaltoeli XI - XII centuries. According to the history of the tomb of Zeno and Arsene are located in the monastery. Inspection of the Cathedral Alaverdi, built the monastery, founded in the first half of VI century Assyria Father Joseph of Alaverdi, whose tomb is located in the Cathedral. Lunch, free time. Visit the Grammy, the capital of Kakheti in the Middle Ages, a masterpiece of medieval architecture - the Church of St.. Archangel.
Nekresi. One of the oldest Christian churches in Georgia, a unique basilica of IV century, the monastery founded by Assyrian Father Abydos in the VI century, who was the Bishop's chair. The only temple in which sacrifice is a pig. The reason you open our experienced guide. Farewell dinner at a restaurant in Kakheti Gurdzhani. Return to Tbilisi.
Breakfast is 9.00. Departure 10.00. south of Tbilisi.Nizhnyaya Kartli known settlement here the eastern Georgian tribes still in Hellinistichesky period.Odna of the first areas in Georgia have adopted Christianity. It is known neobychaynyi abundance of monuments of Christian architecture, the summer residence of Georgian kings. Oldest Georgian church Sioni Bolnisi V century three-nave basilica. Remarkable interior, ornamental jewelry, ancient inscriptions, a special form of the cross, located in a circle, known as Bolnisi cross. Obed.Otdyh. Further inland Dmanisi - National Museum of Architecture, the largest city-fortress of Lower Kartli. The summer residence of Queen Tamar.
Of particular value to the world's history are archaeological excavations of Dmanisi region. Discovered here the remains of prehistoric man are for the period 1.7 million years BC
Return to Tbilisi. Dinner.
Breakfast 9.00.Otpravlenie at 10.00.
The village is located 770 m Martkopi above sea level, 55 km. From Gardabani, live in the village of 7655 people. The settlement of the territory of today's Martkopi I-II centuries, until the VI century this place was called a stone. Assumes that the name comes from Martkopi one of the thirteen Assyrian fathers - Anton Martkopi. Of the XIII century there was Rustavi-Martkopi Episcopal kafedral. In 1625, at Martkopi field battle was fought between persidiskim and Georgian troops. Since ancient times, was a hotbed of Martkopi literary activity. There were poets and knigopistsy activities. Not far from the village to Ulevskom field due to archaeological sites have been investigated tombs of early Bronze Age. In the village found a treasure - Georgian coins. (I BC - II century AD.). The village has the remains of the ruins of the dome of the church. Including several family residential towers of the XVIII century. In good condition preserved Tushmalishvilskaya Tower - round, four-story building. As a building material used in paving stones, in significant areas constructively and to obtain from the outside - a brick. Steps between floors are built into the wall.
close to the village on a ridge monastic complex of V-VI centuries. Martkopi has a large Christian-provoslavnuyu history. Our pride - Martkopi savannah - "Gvtaeba" holy and majestic place repeatedly experienced the invasion of Arabs, Mongols, Persians, lezgintsev Communists, in spite of this, again and again restored, and very beautiful. This is the place where the king built a church Vahtag Gorgasali in the V century, and in the VI century monastery of St.. Anton Martkopi one of the thirteen Assyrian fathers. The current church Martkopi: archangel, trio, male and female monasteries. XVI-XVIIвв. in the countryside built three kriposti: Tushmalishvili, Shindzhikashvili, Dzamashvili. They were used as a military self-defense. According to Zakaria Parmenas Tushmalishvili fortress, destroyed by half, the most important architectural monument.
Attendance at the morning service at the Cathedral "Sameba."
Visit the tasting room. Vin.Svobodnoe tasting time.
Check out. The airport.
gruppa20-14chelovek: from $ 360 (B 1 November to 1 m aq) $ 480 (May 1 to November 1) from $ 530 -550 $ (category A year-round)
gruppa13-10, from $ 420 (Category B from November 1 to May 1.) $ 520 (from May 1 to November 1) from $ 560 -580 $ (category A year-round) group up to 9 people: from $ 520 (Category B ) $ 560 (from May 1 to November 1) from 590 $ -620 $ (category A year-round)
Category (B) Accommodation in guesthouses and 2 * hotels.
Category (A) room 2 *- 3 * hotels.
The tour lasts 8 days and 7 nights.
Discounts: for anyone organizing a group of 14 people, service is free.
The organization of the tour permamentno, upon receipt zayavok.Vozmozhna spetsturov organization at the request of the pilgrims and companies at special prices, as agreed, as well as discounts for certain categories, depending on the season and prices for transportation costs, gasoline, and hotel prices
-Meeting at the airport,
Services of a guide,
-Transfer during the tour,
And cultural activities, but "at will"
- Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), (in contrast, workers from other companies in our industry, they have only two meals a day diet and without these nuances) with us you guarantee the same positions, spets.pitanie for people with diseases pishevaritelnogo tract and diabetes for children provided by the feed. Throughout the tour for those who need medical supervision is provided by the patronage of physicians of all specialties highly qualified doctors at our clinic
- Guide - interpreter
A representative of the church clerk,
- Participation in the washing,
-Presence in the liturgy,
-Participation in religious services,
Ceremony, wine tasting,
In the service does not include:
flights to Georgia and back.
For an additional fee:
-Accommodation of a higher category;
-Flights (when booking tickets to our firm provides the discount);
-An additional transfer at the request of the tourist surcharge;
-Tours and programs for horses and chaise;
-Participate in our events ensembles "Dance and Song," Philharmonic;
Of the trip accompanied by a photograph of the manufacture