Dates: guaranteed departure each week all year round*.
How to join the group: your arrival airport should be Tbilisi or Yerevan and flights should be with arrival on Friday or Saturday. Departure airport can be Baku, Tbilisi or Yerevan**.
Tour duration: 14 days / 12 nights at hotels and 1 night in the night train.
Price in shared triple room: 1385 USD per person.
Price in shared double/twin room: 1595 USD per person.
Price in single room: 2795USD per person.
Friday - Arrival day
Meeting at Tbilisi or Yerevan airport and transfer to a hotel in Yerevan;
Saturday - Yerevan tour
12:00 - Visit Mother Armenia monument and get a spectacular view of Mt. Ararat with panorama of central Yerevan. Visit the Matenadaran Institute of Ancient Manuscripts. Take a tour of Cascade complex, Opera House, Northern Avenue and Republic Square. Visit Armenian Genocide Memorial. Overnight in Yerevan;
Sunday - Echmiadzin and Zvartnots
09:00 - Drive to Echmiadzin, the spiritual and administrative center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Visit the churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane. Visit the Main Cathedral of Echmiadzin and attend the Holy Liturgy (Sundays). En route visit ruins of the 7th century Zvartnots Temple. Continue to Yerevan. Take a tour of “Vernissage” and fruit market “Shouka” to buy souvenirs and gifts. Overnight in Yerevan;
Monday - KhorVirap and Noravank
09:00 - Drive to KhorVirap monastery, where the Mt. Ararat reveals its breathtaking size and splendor. Drive to the masterpiece of medieval Armenian architecture, the 14th century Noravank monastery. Stopover for wine tasting at the local wine factory in Areni. Return to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan;
Tuesday - Garni, Geghard and Sevan
08:00 - Check out from hotel. Drive to the oldest surviving building on the territory of Armenia, the 1st century Garni Pagan Temple. Visit the 13th century cave monastery of Geghard. continue to Lake Sevan and visit monastery of Sevanavank. Continue to Dilijan, a resort town renowned for its charming nature and extraordinary architecture. Visit the historical district of Old Dilijan. Drive to Alaverdi. Visit Haghpat monastery. Drive to Tbilisi and check into a hotel;
Wednesday - Military Georgian Road across the Caucasus
09:00 - Visit Ananuri fortress, alpine ski resort Gudauri and via Cross Pass arrival in Stephantsminda, drive up to Gergeti Trinity Church with the beautiful views of Kazbegi mountain peak and the village. Return to Tbilisi;
Thursday - Mtskheta and Gori
09:00 - City of Mtskheta: historical and architectural complex of Jvari, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Samtavro Convent. Continue visiting Uplistsikhe, Stalins birth place and Museum in Gori. Return to Tbilisi;
Friday - Kutaisi tour
09:00 - Check out from Tbilisi hotel and drive to Georgias second large city Kutaisi; excursion in the old Town, visit Bagrati Temple, historic and architectural complex of Gelati and Motsameta monastery. Check in to Kutaisi hotel for a night;
Saturday - Okatse Canyons
09:00 - Drive to Okatse Canyons natural monument in Village Gordi, which is deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. Along the canyon could be found several waterfalls. Depart to Tbilisi and accommodation;
Sunday - Sighnaghi – Lagodekhi – Border with Azerbaijan – Sheki, Azerbaijan
Check out from the hotel and drive to Sighnaghi old town and Bodbe nunnery, continue to Lagodekhi. Cross the border to Azerbaijan. Transfer to Sheki. Overnight in Sheki;
Monday - Sheki – Shamakha – Baku
Sheki sightseeing tour. Visit to the local medieval fortress, Sheki Khans palace, local museum of history, local handicrafts workshop, panoramic view of the town. Transfer to Baku viaMuganly passing. Photo stops on the most beautiful places on the mountains. On the way visit to Dri Baba mausoleum in Maraza village, historical mosque Juma and mausoleum of Seven Domes – Yeddi Gumbez in Shamakha town. Arrival in Baku;
Tuesday - Baku & Absheron Peninsula
Baku sightseeing tour. Visit to Memory Alley – Shehidler Khiyabany, panoramic view of Baku city from the park. Visit to medieval fortress of Old Baku - Icheri Sheher 15-17 c.c., Maiden Tower– 9 c., the Complex of Shirvan Shahs’ Palace - 15 c. medieval Caravansary - 15 c., medieval Market square, handmade carpets workshop art studio. Continue visiting of Yanardag, Temple of Fire Worshippers’ – Ateshgah;
Wednesday – Gobustan, mud volcanoes
Check out from hotel. Visit to Gobustan, mud volcanoes. After excursion transfer to Baku airport. In case of departure from Tbilisi airport transfer to railway station for a night train to Georgia. Train departures at 20:30;
Thursday – Departure
Meet with Georgian representativeat Tbilisi train station at 09:45 (not fixed) and transfer directly to Tbilisi airport for departure.
Tour price includes:
- Airport picks up & drops off**
- All excursions
- 12 nights at tourist class hotels with breakfasts
- Entrance fees and museum tickets
- cable car tickets
- jeep tour in Kazbegi
- Wine tasting in Kakheti and Areni
- Guide service (English or Russian)
Tour price does not include:
- Visa support for Azerbaijan: 25 USD per person. We’ll need passport copy in JPG format not exceed than 1 MB, 2 photos 3*4+ flight ticket & visa inquiry form in filled that I’ll send you. In 15 working days you’ll have your visas in e-form. On arrival stamp in your passport.
- Baku – Tbilisi night train ticket:
Place in common wagon - 25 USD per person
Place in Standard 4-personcabin - 45 USD per person
Place in 2 person SV cabin - 65 USD per person
* Guaranteed departure each week - except 01 and 02 January.
** Yerevan airport departure - additional fee for guests leaving at the airport in Yerevan is $50 p.p. for return transfer.
It is maximum of 14 persons limit per group. All listed departure dates are guaranteed if available seats are left. To join the group please write us.