8 day tour Armenia Georgia

Trip details

  • Arrival in Yerevan, meeting at the airport, transfer from the airport to the hotel, check in at the hotel.
  • 9:00 – Departure from the hotel
  • Your day will start with a sightseeing tour around Yerevan: general information about the capital city of Armenia, including visits to the Victory Park, on the territory of which the monument of Mother Armenia is located, Tsitsernakaberd – a monumental complex dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, and Cascade – an open-air museum. From Cascade starts 1-hour walking tour of the city center.
  • After that you will visit the only pagan temple of Garni (1st century) preserved on the territory of Armenia, dedicated to the Sun God Mithra.
  • Your trip will continue to Geghard cave monastery (XIII century). The monastery is named after the spear by which Jesus Christ was pierced during his crucifixion (Armenian word “geghard” literally means “spear”), which was kept here for many years.
  • Next stop will be the Symphony of Stones – a unique natural wonder consisting of hexagonal basalt cylinders at an altitude of approximately 50 meters. This non-man made phenomenon, formed as a result of the rapid freezing of magma, resembles organ pipes, which is why it received its second name “Basalt Organ”.
  • Return to Yerevan.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Distance: 120km
  • 9:00 – Departure from the hotel
  • – This day will start with a visit to Khor Virap Monastery, on the territory of which, according to legend, there was a deep dungeon for mortal prisoners (“khor virap” translated from Armenian means “deep pit/dungeon”), where our first Catholicos (Patriarch) Gregory the Illuminator was thrown and where he spent 13 years. The sight also offers the best view of the biblical Mount Ararat.
  • – Afterwards, you will travel to Noravank Monastery. The road to Noravank goes through a beautiful canyon, the rocks of which abound with caves. In these caves, traces of human settlement of the 6th-5th millennia BC were found. Noravank, surrounded by bizarre red rocks, is considered to be one of the most beautiful monasteries in the world.
  • – On the way back to Yerevan you will visit Areni winery.
  • Return to Yerevan
Duration: 6-7 hours
Distance: 250km
  • 9:00 – Departure from the hotel
  • After 1-hour drive from Yerevan you will get to Lake Sevan and visit Sevan Peninsula. Sevan is the largest high-mountainous lake in the Caucasus and one of the larges high-mountainous freshwater lakes in the world. On the peninsula, after climbing more than 100 steps, you will find yourself on the top of a hill, where Sevan monastery complex (IX century) is located. From here you will also enjoy an amazing view of the pearl of Armenia.
  • Afterwards, you will visit Dilijan city, where, according to Rubik jan (a beloved hero from the famous Soviet film “Mimino”, played by popular Armenian actor Frunzik Mkrtchyan), “you open a simple tap in the kitchen, water flows, which occupies the second place in the world.” You will feel the flavor of old Dilijan while walking through the old part of the city.
  • In the heart of Dilijan National Park you will visit Haghartsin Monastery. This monastery is surrounded by mountain ranges covered with virgin forests. No less picturesque is the road leading to the monastery.
  • This tour will end in Tbilisi.
Duration: 8-9 hours
Distance: 350km
  • – 10:00 – Departure from the hotel.
  • – Your day will start with a sightseeing tour around Tbilisi: acquaintance with the capital of Georgia, a walk in Rike Park and over the glass-covered The Bridge of Peace connecting modern Tbilisi with the Old City. Acquaintance with the famous sulfur baths, a walk along Shardeni Street in the old part of the city, visiting the monument of Mother Georgia, afterwards ascent to the ancient fortress of Narikala, a walk around the Freedom Square.
  • – Later, you will have a trip to Mtskheta – the ancient capital of Georgia. You will visit one of the main Orthodox churches in Georgia – Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.  You will end the tour in this part with a walk along the old and picturesque streets of the city.
  • – Next, you will visit Jvari Monastery, which is located on the top of a mountain at the confluence of the Kura and Aragvi rivers above the city of Mtskheta. According to a legend, the monastery was founded on the site where St. Nino erected the cross. From here you will admire the picturesque view of Mtskheta.
  • – Return to Tbilisi.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Distance: 60km
  • – 9:00 – Departure from the hotel
  • – This day you will travel to the Georgian-Russian border. The first stop is scheduled at the Zhinvali water reservoir, famous for its cool, clear water and, of course, picturesque landscapes. The reservoir is one of the largest in Georgia, turquoise waters of which merge with the horizon.
  • – Afterwards, you will visit Ananuri Fortress, a well -preserved monument of early feudalism.
  • – Next stop will be in Pasanauri vilage, famous for the fact that the White and the Black Aragvi merge here, forming the Aragvi River.
  • – A trip along the picturesque Georgian Military Road will take you to the observation deck Arch of Friendship of Peoples. The steep cliff over which the Arch stands and the surrounding mountains will give you the opportunity to create real photo masterpieces.
  • – The last stop of this day will be Gergeti Monastery, located at the foot of Mount Kazbek, the highest mountain in the Caucasus.
  • Return to Tbilisi
Duration: 1 hours
Distance: 10km
  • – 10:00 – Departure from the hotel.
  • – The first trip will be to Kakheti – the wine region of Georgia, where besides learning how the famous Kakhetian wine is made, you can also taste it.
  • – Afterwards, you will visit the famous Convent of Bodbe, where the relics of St. Nino are buried. In the monastery you can walk along the beautiful alleys, as well as admire the beautiful view of the Alazani Valley.
  • – Next, you will have a trip to a small town called Sighnaghi, located in a very picturesque place. The town is also famous for the fact that here Niko Pirosmani, an artist in love, covered the square of the hotel where his beloved woman lived with flowers. That is why Sighnaghi is called the City of Love.
  • – Return to Tbilisi.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Distance: 250km
  • Check-out from the hotel at 12:00. Transfer to the airport. Departure.

Included

  • Accommodation in a 3* hotel with double occupancy (for extra payment it is possible to change hotel to 4*or 5*)
  • Meeting in the airport and transfer to the hotel
  • Comfortable transport with a driver for your entire route
  • English speaking guide
  • Tickets for all destinations, museums, cultural centers
  • Tour to Armenian and Georgian winery with degustation (tasting)
  • Breakfasts in hotel
  • Six lunches
  • Welcomed dinner

Not Included

  • Flight tickets to Armenia and back from Georgia
  • The rest of dinners 
  • Medical insurance — recommended!
  • Personal expenses

Price List

for up to 3 persons

1500 $/per person

from 4 to 7 persons

1120 $/per person

from 8 to 16 persons

on request $

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