Batumi, Georgia

Discover eastern Europe’s hidden summer getaway gem! Immerse yourself in Batumi’s urban beauty and breathtaking panaromic views.
Location:
Batumi, Georgia
Dates:
01 July - 31 August 2022
Price:
$1,600 per person

Batumi, Georgia

Discover Batumi, Georgia - eastern Europe’s hidden summer getaway gem. Nicknamed “the pearl of the Caucasus,” you will immerse yourself in Batumi’s urban beauty, exploring the Botanical Gardens and the Shekvetili Dendrological Park, featuring their famous flamingoes and exotic bamboo grove. Revel in a relaxing sunset boat cruise, experience a spectacular dolphin show, and take in a breathtaking cable car ride providing panoramic seaside views. During day trips to the countryside, savor local wine at Georgia’s only Kosher vineyard and visit the Gonio Fortress, Mirveti Village, Makhuntseti waterfalls, Mtirala National Reserve, and Machakhela Valley. Tour a 120-year-old synagogue and learn the intricacies of Jewish life in Georgia from a local rabbi. This Black Sea resort town is a hidden treasure ripe for discovery.

With Kosher Travelers it's not just a vacation - it's a lifelong experience

At Kosher Travelers, we’re passionate about travel. Like you, we believe in opening yourself up to new experiences and breathtaking vistas that will forever expand who you are and how you see the world.

Discover… That’s why we put so much care into giving our customers not just a vacation but a life-changing experience. On a Kosher Travelers tour, you can be confident that every detail will be taken care of, from A to Z. No worries, no stress – just sheer delight and the freedom to fully enjoy every moment.

Enrich... We know what’s important to you. You want not just memorable, but meaningful. A pampering, deluxe, full-sensory experience that also has depth and spirituality. That’s why we bring the Jewish dimension to our tours, wherever in the world they are and provide the highest level of kashrut and all the amenities required for the kosher traveler.

Connect... Most importantly, when you travel with Kosher Tours, you travel with family. We take pride in creating a family dynamic among our group members. Lifelong friendships have been formed on our tours!

Come experience for yourself the magic of a Kosher Travelers Tour!

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Departure / Arrival Time 
Wednesday
June 14
Riga
Thursday
June 15
Bauska / Panevezys / Kaunas
Friday
June 16
Kaunas / Zezmariai / Vilnius
Saturday
June 17
Shabbat: Vilnius
Sunday
June 18
Vilnius / Paneriai / Trakai / Vilnius
Monday
June 19
Vilnius / Radin / Volozhyn / Minsk
Tuesday
June 20
Mir / Novogrudok / Slonim / Minsk
Wednesday
June 21
Minsk
Itinerary

Day 1- Monday: Flight [2hrs from Tel Aviv, Israel] to Batumi

Arrive in  Batumi Airport & 20min Transfer to hotel for check-in

In the evening we head out for an evening boat cruise and sail along the length of the City to see the vibrant and beautiful panoramic view of the bright and colorful Batumi shoreline and after a stroll on the waterfront, we head back to the hotel for dinner.

Day 2- Tuesday: Batumi Panoramic City Tour "Pearl of the Caucasus"

We will start at Europa Square on the promenade along the shores of Batumi, continue up to the Alphabet Tower, from there to the Ali and Nino exhibit, Seaside Park, walking tour the streets of the Old City, and then a magnificent 2.5km Argo cable car ride up the mountain and enjoy panoramic city views. We complete the day with Batumi's spectacular dolphin show at Batumi’s newest Dolphinarium

Day 3-Wednesday:  Botanical Gardens, Shekvetili Dendrological Park, Musical Park

Today is Stunning Gardens and Appreciate Nature Day

Visit the Green cape and Batumi's beautiful Botanical Gardens, where unique flowers and plant species grow from around the world.
Shekvetili Dendrological Park is a rare park with significant aesthetic, ecological and scientific importance, it lures even more visitors to this touristic Black Sea region with its unique collection of plants from around the world that serve as a habitat for endangered flocks of birds. In the center of the park is an artificial lake which is home to pink and red flamingos, cranes, storks, ducks, parrots, peacocks and swans

The Musicians’ Park offers cognitive entertainment that will make the experience most memorable. Woodcarvings, Water fountains, Japanese Gardens and more

Day 4- Thursday:   Jeep tour to the Mtirala National  Reserve & Machakhela Valley

We will set out for a nature reserve that is spectacular in its beauty, rich in vegetation and water.

We will enter the reserve in SUVs, walk in the green rainforest and enjoy this extraordinary experience of wild nature and views

Enjoy a range of activities on offer that suits your adventure level: horse riding, ziplines, 3km hike to the waterfall, ATV or simply relax in the lush rain forest.

Day 5- Friday: Free day for Shopping and Preparation for Shabbat

Free time today to visit the shopping malls and local markets in Batumi: 'Batumi Mall' and 'Metro City'. Enjoy a realx day at the hotel Spa, Pool, Sauna, Massage treatments

Day 6-Shabbat 

We walk and visit The Great Synagogue built in 1904. After Mincha, Rabbi Zeev Mendelzon will speak to our group about the Jewish community in Georgia. Bus pick up after Ma’ariv and Havdala

Day 7-Sunday: Gonio Fortress, Mirveti Village, Makhuntseti Falls, Ajarian Winery Kosher Tasting

We start the day with a drive to the ancient Gonio Fortress, the largest remnant of Roman-Byzantine military architecture

One of the must-visit attractions is Makhuntseti waterfall. This is one of the highest waterfalls 36meters in Ajara and attracts many visitors with its marvelous beauty. While visiting the waterfall make sure to take a look at Queen Tamara’s arch bridge

Keda municipality is considered to be a hotbed of Adjarian wine-making and we make a final stop for Georgia’s only Kosher winery.

Day 8- Monday: Check Out, Breakfast and Departure home to TLV

Airport Transfer to Batumi airport

The Kosher Travelers Difference - A Lifelong Experience!

What's included?
  • 7 nights accommodation at Best Western Premier Hotel
  • Kosher Mehadrin, Chalav Yisrael, half board fresh meals & a packed picnic lunch daily
  • Breakfast is served as a rich buffet, including both sweet and savory dishes, which can also be used to prepare a packed lunch.
  • Full Shabbat meals, plus afternoon tea and cake
  • On-site Beit Knesset and Sefer Torah
  • Complete touring itinerary with local English-speaking guide
  • Daily Tours 10am -4pm on a luxurious air-conditioned bus
  • Kosher Traveler’s exclusive program and a complete Shabbat program (see itinerary for details)
  • All entrance fees for sites on the tour itinerary

What's not included?

  • Covid PCR tests if required
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra attractions such as horse riding, zipline, ATV in Mtirala Nature Reserve
  • International flights - please be in contact with Ronnie Abramson of Ambassador Tours regarding special pricing for international flights to get to the tour's meeting point. Ronnie can be reached at +972505314500 roni@ambassadortours.co.il
  • Travel insurance - comprehensive travel & health insurance is compulsory
  • Tips for local guides and service providers, $10 per person/per day 
  • Entry visa if required 
Kashrut information

Glatt Mehadrin Kashrut under Rabbi Nachshoni supervised by Rabbi Yisrael Weiss and an on-site team of Mashgichim throughout your stay.

 


Flight information & insurance
  • Kosher Travelers recommends Egert & Cohen Insurance for your Travel, Health, Luggage & COVID-19 insurance needs. You may contact Tali +972-2-622-7999 ext. 125 or 052-769-9406 or tali@egertcohen.co.il. You may also sign up for insurance online at https://www.egertcohen.co.il/travel/signup-kosher-travel.asp.
  • Comprehensive travel insurance covering trip cancellation and medical emergencies is mandatory at the time of reservation.
  • The arrangements and cost of International flights to get to the tour are not included with your reservation. Please be in contact with Ronnie Abramson of Ambassador Tours regarding special pricing for international flights to get to the tour's meeting point. Ronnie can be reached at +972-50-531-4500 or roni@ambassadortours.co.il.
  • If the tour is canceled because a minimum number of participants was not reached, you will receive a FULL refund.

 


What kind of crowd should I expect?

The common denominator of our clients is that they cherish Shabbat and Kashrut observance without compromises.

We attract a diverse group of Jewish and English-speaking guests from across the globe and encourage an accepting atmosphere among all our guests.

Programme

AMAZING DAILY TOURS

The largest park in Italy awaits you for a day of unbridled fun. Combine a visit to beautiful Sirmione, a romantic and very characteristic resort on the shores of Lake Garda.

GREAT FREINDSHIPS

ADVENTURE FOR ALL AGES

Pricing

Accommodations

Adult $1,600 double occupancy Kids over 12-16 sharing in Parents Room $1,550 Kids age 2-12 sharing in Parents Room $1,500 Single supplement- $500
Pricing

Deposit, Cancellation Fees & Policy:

There is a $500 per person deposit required to confirm your reservation. If the tour is canceled because a minimum number of participants was not reached, you will receive a FULL refund. Please see our full terms & conditions page for more details.

Reservation Details

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