Dates: guaranteed departure each week all year round.
How to join the group: your arrival/departure airport should be Tbilisi or Yerevan* and flights should be with arrival on Friday or Saturday and departure on Sunday.
Tour duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights.
Friday - Arrival Day
Meeting at Tbilisi or Yerevan airport and transfer to 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 - Khor Virap and Noravank
09:00 - Drive to Khor Virap 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 and have a diner there.
Saturday - Okatse Canyons
09:00 - Depart to Okatse Canyons natural monument in Village Gorgi, which is deep and narrow ravine, in the vicinity of the river Okatse. Along the canyon could be found several waterfalls. Drive to Tbilisi and accommodation;
Sunday - Departure
Check out from hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
Price in shared double/twin/triple room: $880 per person.
Price in single room: $1290 per person.
Tour price includes:
- Airport pick up & drop off*
- All excursions
- 9 nights at tourist class hotels
- Breakfast at the hotels
- entrance fees and museum tickets
- wine tasting
- Jeep tour in Kazbegi
- guide service (English or Russian)
* Yerevan airport departure - additional fee for return transfer: Tbilisi hotel - Yerevan airport is $50 p.p.;
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.