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15 photos that will make you want to travel to Kakheti

Kakheti is eclectic as no other region in the Caucasus. In the southern part there is a semi-desert, in the center the fertile fields of the Alazani Valley and in the north there are the mountains of the Greater Caucasus. It's a simple life full of privations in this part of Kakheti.

 

Facts about Kakheti

Country

Georgia

Cities and villages

Akhalsopeli, Akhmeta, Dedopliszqaro, Lagodekhi, Gurjaani, Napareuli, Omalo, Qvareli, Sagarejo, Sighnaghi, Telavi, Tsinandali, Tsnori

Other sights

Alazani Valley and its numerous vineyards along the «Wine Route», Alawerdi Monastery, Bodbe Monastery, Dawit Garedscha Cave Monastery, Gremi Fortress, Iqalto Monastery, Lagodekhi National Park, Nekresi Monastery, Schuamta Monastery, Tusheti, Ujarma ruin, Vashlovani National Park

Population

Georgians (i.a. Tushs), Azerbaijanis, Kist people, Ossetians

Languages

The main language is Georgian. A few people speak Tush (dialekt), Batsi, Azeri and Chechen. The most popular foreign languages are Russian (mainly older people) and English (mainly younger people)

Economy

Agriculture, winegrowing, sheep farming, handicraft, tourism, etc.

Borders

Russia in the north (Chechnya and Dagestan), Azerbaijan in the east and south

Group travel in Kakheti

«Kakheti hiking adventure»
«8,000 years of wine culture»
«Grand tour of Georgian wine»
«Georgia's wild north»
«On the traces of USSR»
«Tusheti hiking tour»

Author: MyCaucasus
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