Best of Georgia & Armenia

3N Yerevan , 1N Haghpat , 1N Telavi and 2N null
8 days

From

US$ 1,217

per person

Operated by G Adventures

About the tour

Standard hotels (7 nts). with Breakfast Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Local Lunch and Traditional Cooking Demonstration, Geghard Your Foodie Moment: Georgian Wine Tasting, Telavi Your Foodie Moment: Lunch With A Local Family, Kakheti. Echmiadzin visit. Khor Virap visit. Garni Roman temple and gorge visit. Lake Sevan stop with visit to monasteries. Sanahin Monastery Complex visit. City tour of Tbilisi. Georgian Military Road drive. Mtskheta's UNESCO-listed churches visit. Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral visit. Hike to Uplistsikhe Cave. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.Standard hotels (7 nts). with BreakfastStandard hotels (7 nts). with BreakfastStandard hotels (7 nts). with Breakfast

Meals
7 breakfasts, 3 lunches
Max. Group Size
16
Guide Languages
English

Highlights

  • Set eyes on the stunning Caucasus Mountains, tour ancient monasteries, stroll narrow streets in Tbilisi, savour under-the-radar delicious food and wine in Georgia

Meals

7 breakfasts, 3 lunches

Accommodation

Standard hotels (7 nts).

Included in the price

Yerevan

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Local Lunch and Traditional Cooking Demonstration, Geghard
  • Your Foodie Moment: Georgian Wine Tasting, Telavi
  • Your Foodie Moment: Lunch With A Local Family, Kakheti. Echmiadzin visit. Khor Virap visit. Garni Roman temple and gorge visit. Lake Sevan stop with visit to monasteries. Sanahin Monastery Complex visit. City tour of Tbilisi. Georgian Military Road drive. Mtskheta's UNESCO-listed churches visit. Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral visit. Hike to Uplistsikhe Cave. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Yerevan

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2: Yerevan/echmiadzin

Drive to Echmiadzin to visit its famous cathedral. Later, enjoy a city tour of Yerevan, followed by a visit to the Genocide Memorial. Take some free time to explore the city of Yerevan.

Day 3: Yerevan/khor Virap/garni

During your free time in Yerevan opt to visit the Yerevan Brandy Factory or Megerian Carpet factory for some insight into staples of Armenian culture.

Day 4: Yerevan/haghpat

The Molokan are a minority population in Armenia derived from settlers exiled from Russia for their religious beliefs. Their name derives from "Milk" due to the great amount of milk they would consume, especially during the fasting period determined by the Orthodox Clergy. Stop in a Molokan village en route to Haghpat to get a glimpse into daily life, and enjoy afternoon tea.

Day 5: Haghpat/telavi

Visit Haghpat Monestary and UNESCO-listed monastic complex of Sanahin. Cross into Georgia to be welcomed and greeted by your Georgian CEO before transferring to Telavi, located on the foothills of the Tsiv-Gombori Range. This afternoon, sample traditional Georgian wines.

Day 6: Telavi/kakheti Province/tbilisi

Travel through Kakheti Province, dotted with churches and vineyards. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Kizikhi area and Sighnaghi. Stop for lunch at a local village house. Head to Tbilisi and enjoy a guided tour of the city.

Day 7: Tbilisi/uplistsikhe

Drive the famous Georgian Military Road to Mtskheta, ancient capital of Georgia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Continue to Uplistsikhe cave town and on through the dramatic Aragvi River Valley. Return to Tbilisi in the evening.

Day 8: Tbilisi

Depart at any time.

Starting from

US$ 1,217

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