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ArmeniaCaucasus discovery of Armenia and Georgia

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If you want to discover the ancient history and culture of Armenia and Georgia, this combined tour is designed for you! This program will give you the opportunity to discover the ancient culture, impressive landscapes and truly friendly people. In the South Caucasus, Armenia is an exceptional Christian cradle. The oldest Christian nation in the world with its tormented history....

If you want to discover the ancient history and culture of Armenia and Georgia, this combined tour is designed for you! This program will give you the opportunity to discover the ancient culture, impressive landscapes and truly friendly people. In the South Caucasus, Armenia is an exceptional Christian cradle. The oldest Christian nation in the world with its tormented history. Despite the economic difficulties and the hostility of its neighbors, at the crossroads of East and West, Armenia continues to believe for better destiny and to prosper. Beyond its ethnological and cultural diversity, the region of Caucasus offers many other interests such as history, biodiversity, architecture, and gastronomy with some foreign influences of the region. Ancestral traditions such as viticulture in Georgia, where winemaking has an important place for the majority of the population, make worthy to experience the Caucasus, to discover and to feel.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Wine tasting
    Wine tasting
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • City
    City
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome on board!

• Transfer from airport to hotel in Yerevan! 

• Check-in at the hotel!

Visited:
Yerevan

Day 2: Yerevan city tour

• Enjoy a morning tour of this fascinating and dignified capital city!

• Sightseeing includes Republic Square, Esplanade, Opera House and more!

Visited:
Yerevan

Day 3: Canyon Kasakh & Saghmosavank

• Drive to Saghmosavank, is a 13th-century Armenian monastic complex located in the village of Saghmosavan!

• Continue to Amberd ("fortress in the clouds"), a 7th-century fortress located 2,300 meters above sea level.

• After, travel to Karmravor, known as the Church of Holy Mother of God. Also, visit the Armenian Genocide Museum, Armenia's official memorial dedicated to 1,500,000 victims of the Armenian Genocide.  

Visited:
Yerevan, Saghmosavank’AmberdKarmravor

Day 4: Cave Monastery UNESCO World Heritage

• Today, we will depart for Geghard.

• Visit the medieval monastery of Geghard. Being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs, it is a center of art and spirituality. Geghard is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

• Visit the temple Garni, a classical Hellenistic pagan temple. 

Visited:
Yerevan, Garni, Geghard

Day 5: Masterpieces of Armenian medieval architecture

• Today we will visit Etchmiatsin. Echmiadzin is one of the holiest cities in Armenia. This former capital is now the home for the Supreme Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox faith.

• The trip continues to the South of the country. Visit the monastery of Khor-Virap. 

Visited:
Yerevan, Etchmiatsin, Zvartnots , Khor VirapEghegnadzor

Day 6: The Silk Road - Selim Caravanserai

• After breakfast, the trip continues to the South of the country.

• Visit the monastery of Noravank, which is one of the rarest churches where you will be able to see the carved visage of God.

• Exploration of Noratus cemetery and its famous Khatchkars (cross-stone). The cemetery has the largest cluster of khachkars in the Republic of Armenia. 

Visited:
Eghegnadzor Noravank’Selim , Noratus, Sevan

Day 7: Gyumri: the city of arts and traditions

• Today, we will drive to Dilijan.

• Explore Dilijan, a lush, green city located in the northern Armenian province of Tavush. It is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated in Dilijan National Park. 

Visited:
Sevan, DilijanMarmashen, Gyumri

Day 8: Troglodyte Cave City in Georgia

• After breakfast, we're going ahead to Vardzia, a cave monastery site in southern Georgia.

• Later, visit Akhaltsikhe, a town in Southern Georgia, founded in the middle ages. Its name means “a new fortress” because the town’s fortress used to be the most important landmark of the region!

Visited:
Bavra, VardziaAkhalts'ikhe

Day 9: UNESCO- Listed Gelati and Bagrati Cathedral

• Today we'll visit Borjomi - a resort town in southcentral Georgia.

• Drive to Kutaisi, the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city.

• Later, visit Gelati - a medieval monastic complex, the masterpiece of the Georgian Golden Age and recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. 

Visited:
Akhalts'ikheBorjomiKutaisiGelati, Bagrati

Day 10: Mtskheta - One of the oldest cities in Georgia

• After breakfast, drive to Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the center of the homonymous administrative district. 

• After lunch, drive to Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities of Georgia lies at the confluence of the rivers Mtkvari and Aragvi. Mtskheta is the most religious city in Georgia. 

Visited:
KutaisiGoriUplistsikheMtskhetaJvari, Tbilisi

Day 11: Winery region and wine tasting

• Drive through the region of Kakheti, famous for its wine and hospitality.

• While the Kakheti region is the birthplace of grapes and wine, it is impossible to leave this region without tasting local wine. One of the most hospitable Winery SHELTI will offer you Georgian wine where you can taste a glass of delicious local wine. 

Visited:
Tbilisi, Kakheti, Gremi

Day 12: Tbilisi folklore city tour

• Today - a guided tour in the capital!

• The silhouette of Tbilisi is immediately recognizable and unique. It is one of the most charming and colorful places in the world! 

• Tbilisi is also revered for its impressive orthodox churches which vary from picturesque marvelous cathedrals such as Sioni and the golden-domed Sameba. 

Visited:
Tbilisi

Day 13: Time to say goodbye

• Transfer from hotel to airport!

​We hope you had a great time with us!

Visited:
Tbilisi

Yerevan Saghmosavank’ Amberd Karmravor Garni Geghard Etchmiatsin Zvartnots Khor Virap Eghegnadzor Noravank’ Selim Noratus Sevan Dilijan Marmashen Gyumri Bavra Vardzia Akhalts'ikhe Borjomi Kutaisi Gelati Bagrati Gori Uplistsikhe Mtskheta Jvari Tbilisi Kakheti Gremi

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $1,690

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • On-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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