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Tbilisi culinary walks

Old Market & Beyond: A Walk on Tbilisi’s Culinary Wild Side

Old Market & Beyond: A Walk on Tbilisi’s Culinary Wild Side

$85 US/person
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours

Located between Tbilisi’s central train station and Dynamo Stadium is the Georgian capital’s largest and oldest open-air marketplace – the Deserter’s Bazaar. Named after the soldiers who fled the Czar’s army in the early 19th century and sold their guns and equipment there, the bazaar today is the main food source of most of Tbilisi’s restaurants and many families seeking the best bargains in fresh produce. It is a raw, chaotic warren of unprocessed victuals delivered daily, directly from the countryside, and a site not often featured in travel guides. Yet, no place in the city provides deeper insight into Georgia’s rich food culture than the Deserter’s Bazaar, for this convergence point is where it all begins. Explore this Tbilisi tour

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Giorgoba Party

Giorgoba Party

May 6, 2017
$30/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything  a serving of pork mtsvadi, tsnili pickled assortment, bread and two glass of wine.
  • Group Size: 5-40
  • Start/End: 7pm- midnight
  • Duration: about 5 hours

Tbilisi’s old Sololaki neighborhood is a district of 19th- and early 20th-century European bourgeois architecture with a twist. Behind the entrance of each building is an individual courtyard, a private world wrapped in communal wooden balconies decorated with laundry drying on the lines. Locals call the design an “Italian courtyard,”when in fact the building style is distinctively Tbilisian.

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Hello Moonshine: A Chacha Journey in the Georgian Countryside

Hello Moonshine: A Chacha Journey in the Georgian Countryside

$90 US/person
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  • Fee includes instruction, everything consumed during the activity, transport and a take-home bottle of Chacham
  • Group Size: 4-8
  • Date: NEXT EXCURSION TO BE ANNOUNCED.  If interested, please email walks@culinarybackstreets.com

Spread out under the majestic Caucasus mountain range like an 11,000 square meter grape basket is the Alazani Valley. Located in the Kakheti region in east Georgia, it could very well be the most beautiful wine region in the world. In September and October Kakheti comes to life as virtually every family prepares their own wine, just as their ancestors have done for centuries.  Explore this Tbilisi tour