8days / 7nights
8 days combined tour to Armenia and Georgia. Start your tour in Armenia and finish in Georgia. Discover the culrtural heritage of two ancient countries in Caucasus.
|Guaranteed dates 2019||Aug 17-Aug 24 & Aug 31 – Sep 7|
|May 18 – May 25||Sep 21-Sep 28|
|Jun 1 – Jun 8 & Jun 22 – Jun 29||Oct 12 – Oct 19|
|Jul 6 - Jul 13 & Jul 20 – Jul 27||Nov 2 – Nov 9|
Meet with your driver at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in from 14:00. Free time. There is possibility to choose from optional excursions. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start your day with city tour: Yerevan - the city which is 2800 years old! The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC. City tour starts from Tsitsernakaberd Memorial park and museum. During the city tour you also see: Republic square where National Art gallery, History museum and Government house are located, continue tour to Cascade, Opera and Ballet theatre house. Visit to Vernissage market which is open on weekends only and offers the variety of handmade souvenirs from antique to modern. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Khor Virap - one of the most popular destinations in Armenia. Also this place is the place from where you have best view to the biblical Mt. Ararat. Continue tour to Echmiadzin city - Echmiadzin is considered the spiritual center for Armenians all over the world! Visit to Hripsime church (7th century), one of the finest works of Armenian architecture of the classical period. On the way back to Yerevan visit ruins of Zvartnots cathedral (7th century) – monument which embodies the centuries old traditions of Armenian architects. Hripsime and Zvartnots are listed as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Geghard cave monastery (12th—13th centuries) - another incredible ancient Armenian monastery, partly carved out of a mountain. Continue tour to Garni village where Garni template is located (1st century AD). In Garni village master class of lavash backing with tasting. Geghard is listed as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Back to Yerevan and visit to local fruit and sweets market which is well set out with a beautiful array of dried fruits, nuts, local homemade sweets and etc. perfect for gifts back home. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Emerald of Armenia Lake Sevan – mountainous lake located 2,000 meters above sea level and visit to Sevanavank. Continue tour to picturesque Dilijan – “little Switzerland” in Armenia and take a photo stop in Sharambeyan Street complete with craftsman’s shops, studios and museum. Visit Haghartsin (13th century) and Gohsavank (12-13th century) monasteries. The local terrain and scenery determined the compositional peculiarities of these ensembles. Drive to Bagratashen – Armenian Georgian border, meet with Georgian staff and transfer to the hotel in Tbilisi. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start city tour of Tbilisi – you will visit all major attractions: Holy Trinity Cathedral – the main Christian Orthodox cathedral in Georgia, Metekhi church, Sulfur Bathhouse district, Shardeni street and Meidan square with its outdoor cafes, galleries and souvenir shops, and continue to the Georgian National Museum on the Rustaveli Avenue. In the evening by funicular visit to Mount Mtatsminda (“holy mountain”) and Mtatsminda Park situated on top of it. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Jvari monastery (6th century) at Kartli region - from here you will have wonderful panorama of the confluence of two rivers Aragvi and Mtkvari, Armazi Mountains and the city Mtskheta. Continue tour to Gori with visits to Fortress Tskhra-kara and Stalin museum. Visit to the ancient temple town Uplistsikhe (6th century). Back to Tbilisi and pass through ancient capital Mtskheta, which presents a living museum with UNESCO Site Svetitskhoveli Cathedral 11th c and other architectural landmarks. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
After breakfast meet your driver and transfer to airport.
8days / 7nights
Package price €915