Kakheti Region is located at the far east of Georgia and consists of eight municipalities. The population in the region is about 314,000, which is the fourth largest in the country.
The landscape in Kakheti is extremely diverse, from semi-deserts to ice-covered mountains. Kakheti is famous for its four protected territories, which were created to preserve the unique flora and fauna of the region.
The region is famous for its cultural heritage. The remains of ancient human settlements have been discovered here, while many old cultural landmarks are still well-preserved. Among them are castles, Christian orthodox churches and monasteries, cave cities and old towns.
Kakheti has its own unique traditions and old customs, some of which are still practiced in rural areas. Kakhetian wine and food is an important part of these traditions, as are various types of handmade crafts produced and sold throughout the region.