Caucasus Explorer - Best of Georgia and Armenia

Small Group Holiday

14

CA$

days from

3749

Journey through the Caucasus, home to some of the oldest Christian cultures on Earth. Start in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, and visit the monasteries the country is famous for: Khor Virap, Noravank and Geghard. Drive by Lake Sevan and visit medieval churches en-route to Georgia's capital Tbilisi.
In Georgia, enjoy stupendous views along the Georgian Military Highway and walk up through the village of Gergeti to the Holy Trinity church, set against the backdrop of Mount Kazbek. Visit Gori, the birthplace of Joseph Stalin, walk in some beautiful areas, explore the rock-hewn town of Uplistsikhe and try some of the wine the country is famous for.

Activity

Country

Culture

Armenia, Georgia

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Moderate

Leisurely / Moderate

Transportation

Private minibus

Accommodation

12 nights hotel, one night guesthouse, all en-suite

Months of Operation

May, June, July, August, September, October

Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Yerevan
DAY 2 Explore Yerevan and surrounds
DAY 3 Geghard Monastery, Garni temple, Vernissage market
DAY 4 Khor Virap Monastery; wine tasting, Noravank monastery. To Goris
DAY 5 Lake Sevan via Selim caravanserai and Noraduz
DAY 6 Sevanavank and Haghartsin Monasteries
DAY 7 Haghpat and Sanahin, to Tbilisi
DAY 8 Explore Tbilisi; folk show
DAY 9 Georgian Military Highway, walk to Gergeti Church, to Gudauri
DAY 10 Uplistsikhe cave town, Stalin's birthplace
DAY 11 Sataplia Cave, Gelati Monastery
DAY 12 Borjomi-Kharagauli NP, Mtskheta, to Tbilisi
DAY 13 Sighnaghi & Kakheti wine tasting
DAY 14 End Tbilisi

Inclusions

All breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
All accommodation
Services of tour leader & local guides

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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