First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience
Kid Friendly: Yes.
The tour is rather friendly for people with disabilities provided the person would agree to have his tea table laid on the ground floor of the tea house
Maximum travelers: 10
German (conversational), Finnish (basic), English (fluent)
Learn about the Caucasian and Russian Cuisine
The cuisine in Sochi is an enticing amalgam of the national dishes of the Caucasian republics as well as of the neighboring countries (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan). Fresh vegetables, greens, homemade cheese, and bread are indispensable components of any Caucasian feast.
You can also try Russian cuisine - you can find luxury delicacies such as caviar or starlet fish soup or help yourself with everyday Russian food like beetroot soup borsch, Russian salad or pelmeni, bliny, yeast cakes, and pies.
- Visiting Tea Plantations and Russian tea drinking ceremony. The history of Russian samovar. Tasting the northernmost tea in the world. Russian traditional handicrafts and applied arts. National songs performed by a local folk group.
- Visiting Retro cars museum (Oldtimers from around the world, located near tea
- Sochi Marketplace (Local spices, Caucasian desserts, homemade cheese, etc)
- A lunch at a local ethnic restaurant with national interior (Armenian, Georgian, Greek)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at your place
End location: Normally I always accompany my guests to the place where they live
Duration: 7 hours
This kind of tour can not be affected by any variables, maybe only traffic at the end of the day
We start our tour in a bus or a car, have a walk in the market place and then continue in a bus.
Transportation (a car or a bus, depending on the number of tourists)
Guide for the whole tour
Tea drinking shall be paid upon arrival to the tea house.
A folk group performance is an option and makes 3 000 rubles for your party.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 Ruble - Tea drinking is 350 Rub./person
Oldtimers museum - 150 Rub./person
Tea and souvenirs at your choice
You may choose a place for lunch or dinner, have any snacks or drinks. Average restaurant lunch (no hot drinks included) will make around 3000-3500 rubles depending on your choice.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.