Musical tour in Georgia: Imereti, Svaneti, Guria Aug 10 - Aug 24 - Georgian Polyphony

Musical tour in Georgia: Imereti, Svaneti, Guria Aug 10 – Aug 24

$120.00$1,680.00

During the tour you will:

Have a unique opportunity to explore Georgian ancient polyphonic treasure, master traditional songs, and enrich your musical ear as well as musical taste and experience;

-Taste Georgian distinguished wine which has 8000 years of history and tradition;

-Discover Georgia’s astonishing, diverse landscapes, authentic rural areas and hospitable local people.

-Have time to relax and enjoy the tranquility of Georgian rural life

 

 

SKU: N/A Category:

Musical part of the tour includes:

  • Workshops and masterclasses every day for 4-5 hours
  • Learning Georgian folk and sacred songs
  • Dancing folk dances
  • Practice playing Georgian folk instruments
  • Meeting local masters
  • small final performance in guesthouse yard

Instructor – folk music expert Malkhaz Erkvanidze

Learning method –  by ear

Cultural part of the tour includes:

  • Excursions to historical sites, churches (Dadiani Castle, Ushguli – Europe’s highest village, Shemokmedi Monastery)
  • Exploring mountainous villages and picnics in the nature
  • Cooking and tasting amazing local wine
  • Georgian vodka (Chacha) distilling
  • Georgian style feasts – “Supra”

Visiting points:

Kutaisi

Svaneti mountainous region:

Samegrelo region on our way:

Guria region:

The tour cost includes all local transportations, three meals of local healthy food daily, musical masterclasses and all the other activities.

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrival

Getting to know with each other

musical feast in the evening

Day 2

Visiting touristic points in Kutaisi

Gelati Monastery

Prometheus Cave

Singing workshop

Day 3

Svaneti mountainous region

Singing workshop

Day 4

Singing and dancing workshops

Visiting Hatsvali mountain point

Day 5

Visiting Ushguli – highest village in Europe

Visiting Ushguli mueseum

Singing workshop

Dinner feast

Day 6 

Visiting Mestia municipal museum and local Margiani Tower

Singing workshop

Meeting local singins masters

Day 7

Departing from Mestia

Lunch in Zugdidi

Arrival in Guria

Day 8 – Day 15

Daily singing and dancing workshops

Picnics in the nature

Distilling vodka

Making local dishes and snacks together

Fishing

Swimming in the river

Final feast and concert

 

*Please note that this is a cultural, rural tour, thus all the accommodations are provided either in local guesthouses or family homes. At some locations there are shared bathrooms.

Additional information

Deposit

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