Georgia is a country emerged as an independent state in 1991 from the collapsing Soviet Union. Situated strategically where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has a unique, rich and ancient cultural heritage. Georgia is also known for its famous traditions of hospitality and cuisine. It is scientifically known as the first human civilization outside of Africa, supposed to be 1.75 million years old. The Tushetian village Bochorna and Svanetian commune Ushguli in Georgia are the highest permanently inhabited settlements in Europe. A good Georgia tour package will cover the Botanical Gardens, Heritage Sights, and Ski Resorts. You should also experience the traditional winemaking of Georgia which has been practiced for over 8000 years.
There are numerous possible activities to make your Georgia holidays memorable. If you’re looking for a place to let go of everything from your busy urban life, Georgia is the place to be. Following are some of the activities that keep tourists busy in their Georgia vacation package.
It is practically impossible to cover all the attractions of Georgia in one go. Some of the must-visit destinations in a typical Georgia trip are;
Though unique to the country, the Georgian cuisine is influenced by other Caucasian, Eastern European and nearby Middle Eastern culinary styles. Georgian cuisine is basically rich with meat dishes. But it also offers a good variety of veganvegetarian dishes. A best way to understand and experience the Georgian traditions of eating and drinking is Supra, the Georgian table. It need not be a festive season, as every day is as festive in Georgia as it can get.
Discoveries over the centuries have led historians to believe that Georgia was the birthplace of wine. Over 500 varieties of grapes grow in Georgia and Georgian wines are famous around the world for their unique characteristics. The Rkatsiteli grapes create a full-bodied white wine of distinct character whereas the famous red Saperavi grapes give powerful and fiery wines with aroma. Some other prominent grape varieties are Rkatsiteli, Mtsvane Kakhuri, Khikhvi among the whites and Saperavi, Tavkveri, Otskhanuri Sapere, and Shavkapito among the reds.
Today, Georgia is becoming even more popular among international tourists not just because one can try exotically delicious food and visit ancient monuments. Tourists are also in awe about the numerous Iconic clubs, archetypal pubs and bars, traditional wine cellars. You may also find time to try out the casinos during your Georgia holiday package.