Highlights of Georgia and Armenia

Starting Point : Tiblisi - Ending Point : Yerevan - Days : 7 Two countries in 7 days. This tour covers the highlights of Georgia and Armenia. Not to miss this great oppurtinity get in contact your company right now.   The Itinerary
1 - Day 1. Arrival in Tbilisi

• Arrive in Tbilisi • Transfer to the hotel • Free time (?) • City tour • During the tour you will visit: • In the old town recently has been made cabins, which connects the new park Rike with Narikhala fortress. For a few minutes you will be traveling by cabins and enjoy an unusual view of Old Tbilisi. From the upper ropeway station, you will overlook the old city and the botanical garden. • Narikhala fortress –exists since the mid-4th century. The fortress is built on a hill, therefore there is a splendid view of the old city. • District sulfur baths and Legvtahevi – is in the center of the city. By the legend the foundation of Tbilisi became from hot sulfur springs. There were also conducted archaeological excavations and were found ancient strata of the city. Through the area Passes the rivulet of Legvtahevi. Her beautiful canyon was hidden for decades, and only now has been reconstructed - returned to its historic appearance. • Meydan - central square of the old town, which was formerly a commercial center of the city and nowadays is currently surrounded by cafe bars. • Sharden area full of narrow streets with cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops. • Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater • Free evening • Optional offer: Dinner at Georgian traditional restaurant with folk show program - 25 EUR per person. • Overnight in Tbilisi

2 - Day 2. Naphareuli - Bodbe – Sighnagi – Tbilisi (320 km)

• Breakfast • Departure to Naphareuli wine Museum • Optional offer: Degustation of Georgian wine and masterclass of bread (10 Euro per person) • Visit Numisi wine cellar • Departure to Bodbe monastery • Visit Bodbe Monastery- Bodbe monastery complex of St. George and the grave of St. Nino, who brought Christianity to Georgia. By the wish bathing in the holy waters of the miraculous source, that heals the sick. • Optional offer: Masterclass of making Barbeque, Khachapuri (cheese pie) and Churchkhela (Georgian sweet) - 10 euro per person. • Walking tour in Sighnagi - The Georgian town of Sighnaghi is in the eastern part of Kakheti and is known as the City of Love. Sighnaghi was also one of Georgia’s many stops along the ancient Silk Road. Sighnaghi is just over an hour away from Tbilisi, which makes it a good escape from the busy life of the city. Many day trips and short excursions travel to Sighnaghi. • Drive back to Tbilisi • Overnight in Tbilisi

3 - Day 3. Mtskheta –Uplistikhe - Ananuri –Guduri (250 km)

• Breakfast • Departure to Mtskheta • Mtskheta city tour on the way - Mtskheta founded in the first half of I millennium BC With the IV century BC since the formation of the East Georgian kingdom, city became the capital. • Monuments of Mtskheta included in UNESCO World Heritage. • The monastery Djvari - VI century is on the hilltop, From there opens the beautiful view on the city and you can see the confluence of the Kura and Aragvi • Departure to Uplistikhe • Visit Uplistikhe - Uplistikhe is a rock-hewn city, located on the left bank of the river Mtkvari. One of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus region, Uplistikhe is first mentioned within the pages of history in the VII century. Uplistiskhe and its surrounding archeological and architectural monuments belong to a distinct group, the oldest of which dates back to the early Bronze Age, and are considered to be relics of the Kura-Araxes culture. • Departure to Ananuri • Visit Ananuri fortress.a castle complex on the Aragvi River in Georgia, about 45 miles from Tbilisi. Ananuri was a castle and seat of the eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi, a feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles. • Departure to Gudauri • Accommodation at the hotel • Overnight in Gudauri

4 - Day 4. Gudauri – kazbegi- Gveleti – Dariali – Tbilisi (200 km)

• Breakfast • Departure to Kazbegi • Visit Gergety Trinity church by Jeep - We can visit Gergeti Trinity Church which is located at an elevation of 2170 meters. Kazbegi is a beautiful place to visit, the nature and the mountains make the view from the church breathtaking. It’s a popular place for proposals also • Visit Dariali - The Darial Gorge is a river gorge on the border between Russia and Georgia. It is at the east base of Mount Kazbek, south of present-day Vladikavkaz. The gorge was carved by the river Terek, and is approximately 13 kilometres long. • Visit Gveleti waterfall. - The waterfall is in the village of Gveleti, 7 km from the town of Stepantsminda. You must first drive through the stunning Dariali Gorge, from which a short, leisurely hike up a narrow footpath leads the way to the Gveleti waterfall. Gveleti means "place of snakes" in Georgian, so keep an eye out for local wildlife! • Optional Offer: Lunch and masterclass of making Khinkali (15 Euro per person) • Drive back to Tbilisi • Overnight in Tbilisi

5 - Day 5. Tbilisi –Haghphat and Sanahin monastery - Sevan lake – Yerevan (320 km)

• Breakfast • Departure to Armenia • Visiting Haghpat and Sanahin Monaster - Haghpat Monastery, also known as Haghpatavank, is a medieval monastery complex in Haghpat, Armenia. The monastery was founded by Queen Hosrovanoysh, wife of the king of the Bagratids, Ashot III, probably in 976. A nearby monastery was built in Sanaahin. • Departure to Sevani Lake • On the way we will Visit Sevani lake - Lake Sevan is a large, high-altitude lake in eastern Armenia. and monastery Sevanavank - Sevanavank is a monastic complex located on a peninsula at the northwestern shore of Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, not far from the town of Sevan. • Optional offer: lunch (10 Euro par person) • Departure to Yerevan • Accommodation at the hotel • Free evening • Overnight in Yerevan

6 - Day 6. Yerevan – Garni – Geghard - Echmiadzin (120 km)

• Breakfast • Departure to Geghard - The monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley contains several churches and tombs, most of them cut into the living rock, which illustrate Armenian medieval architecture at its highest point. The complex of medieval buildings is set into a landscape of great natural beauty, at the entrance to the Azat Valley. High cliffs from the northern side surround the complex while the defensive wall encircles the rest. The monuments included in the property are dated from the 4th to the 13th century. At the early period, the Monastery was called Ayrivank (Monastery in the Cave) because of its rock-cut construction. • Visit the Temple of Garni – this is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. An Ionic pagan temple located in the village of Garni, Armenia, it is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. • Departure to Vagharshapat • Holy Ejmiatsin Cathedral was erected at that site in the 4th century (301-303), at the dawn of the Christian conversion of the country by King Trdat III and Saint Gregory the Illuminator. • Zvartnots, a complex of structures erected in the middle of the 7th century near Ejmiatsin, is of extreme architectural value. The complex consisted of St. George temple or Zvartnots and the palace of Katholikos Nerses Ill, known as «Builder • Drive back to Yerevan • Optional offer: lunch (10 Euro per person) • City tour in Yerevan. • During the tour you will visit: • Armenian mother - Mother Armenia is a female personification of Armenia. Her most public visual rendering is a monumental statue in Victory Park overlooking the capital city of Yerevan, Armenia • Yerevan Cascade - The Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Ketron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. • Opera and ballet theatre - Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan in Yerevan was officially opened on 20 January 1933, with Alexander Spendiaryan's Almast opera performance. • North Avenue - Northern Avenue is a pedestrian avenue in Yerevan, Armenia. It is in the central Kentron district and links Abovyan Street with Freedom Square on Tumanyan street. It is 450 metres long and 27 metres wide • Republic square - Republic Square is the central town square in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia • The Armenian Genocide memorial – Tsitsernakaberd - The Armenian Genocide memorial complex is Armenia's official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan • Overnight in Yerevan

7 - Day 7. End of services. Transfer back to airport.

• Breakfast • Transfer to the airport • Flight

  What's Included • Transfer from/to the airport.
• Comfortable transport during the tour.
• Hotel accommodations BB (for 6 nights).
• English speaking Guide during the tour.
• Entrance tickets.
• 1 bottle fresh water per person per day.
• 24/7 customer support
  What's Not Included • Airplane tickets
• Optional offers
• Visa expenses on the border (if needed).
  Season And Prices Start Date 01/01/2023 Finish Date 31/12/2023 Departure Everyday Adult Price € 478,01 0-12 YO Price € 239,005
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