After breakfast, we take a short excursion to Kish – a
village located 5 km from Sheki. The main attraction of the village is the
Church of Kish. The existing church building is estimated to be constructed in
the 12th century and has served Caucasian Albanian, Georgian
and Armenian churches at different times through history.
However, archaeologists found that the church stands on much older, ancient
From Kish, we drive to the eastern border of Georgia.
The tour guide will assist the participants with border formalities. On the
border, we change the vehicles. From now on local Georgian guide will assist you
and continue the tour.
From Georgian-Azerbaijan border we drive to Sighnaghi – a town
in a traditional wine-making Kakheti region in east Georgia.
Surrounded by the medieval city wall, Sighnaghi stands on the hills of the
Gombori range, overlooking Alazani
river valley. We are going to visit the Sighnaghi Museum that has
several important collections and exhibitions, such as the ethnographic and
archaeological exhibitions, and collections of the works of prominent Georgian
painter Niko Pirosmani.
Afterward, we can take a walk in Sighnaghi streets and park.
Overnight in Sighnaghi.