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Duration 8 Nights/9 Days
Price Per Person Starts From 67,491 66,141
Flight Transfers Hotel Meals Sightseeing
Theme: Fun with FriendsGuided Group Tours
Tour starts from Yerevan and finishes at Tbilisi
Places Covered
Yerevan, Echmiadzin, Zvartnots, Genocide Memorial, Khor Virap - Noravank, Geghard - Garni, Sevan - Dilijan - Sanahin - Haghpat, Mtskheta, Aragvi River - Gergeti - Gudauri, Sighnaghi - Kakheti, Tbilisi
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Description

Choose our Armenia & Georgia Tour and travel to the South Caucasus and explore the secrets of these two unique hidden lands. So close but so different at the same time. You will stroll around ancient Yerevan and bright Tbilisi, visit the Silk Road, get acquainted with UNESCO objects and enjoy the view of majestic Caucasus Mountains. With Evergreen Travel you will experience true Caucasian hospitality and meet friendly, open people. Moreover, you will explore wineries, try delicious Armenian and Georgian national dishes and taste famous Kakhetian wine.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour
After your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel in Yerevan and checked in. On your first day you will have a city tour around Yerevan, the ancient capital of Armenia, which was founded in 782 BC. Armenians are proud that Yerevan is 29 years older than Rome. During the city tour, you will walk around the center of the city and visit Cascade, Opera and Ballet theater, Mashtots Avenue, and the Republic Square. The tour also includes a visit to Matenadaran Museum, a repository of one of the richest manuscript collections in the world.
Overnight : hotel in Yerevan.
Duration : 6 hours (40 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 2 - Echmiadzin - Genocide Memorial - Yerevan
A short morning drive will take you to Echmiadzin town - the religious center of all Armenians around the world. Here after the adoption of Christianity in 301 AD - was built one of the first Christian cathedrals in the world - Echmiadzin Cathedral. It is the seat of the Supreme Patriarch of the Catholicos of all Armenians. The cathedral keeps an important religious relic - the Holy Lance spear. In 2000 Echmiadzin Cathedral was listed as a UNESCO site. The trip will continue to the Genocide Memorial - a solemn reminder of the first genocide of the 20th century.
Overnight : hotel in Yerevan.
Duration : 7 hours (65 km).
Meals : Breakfas.

Day 3 - Khor Virap - Noravank - Yerevan
The day will start with a trip to Ararat Province where proudly stands one of the holiest sites in Armenia – Khor Virap Monastery. You will hike up a small hill to discover the monastery and enjoy the breathtaking view of Biblical Mount Ararat. The tour will continue through a narrow canyon to the valley of red rocks, right where Noravank Monastery is located – built in the 13th century it is a masterpiece of Armenian architect Momik. On the territory of the monastery, amazing khachkars are scattered all around – crosstones designed by Momik.
Overnight : hotel in Yerevan.
Duration : 8 hours (260 km).
Meals : Breakfast

Day 4 - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan
This day you will have a 1-hour drive to the canyon of Azat River. Our destination is Geghard Monastery. This unique monastery is carved into nearby rocks and the surrounding cliffs compose a great part of it. In 2000 it became a UNESCO heritage site. The trip leads us to Garni village, well known for its Garni temple – the only surviving example of Hellenistic architecture in the region. Back in Yerevan, you will have an excursion in the History Museum of Armenia – the main historical museum of the country known for its Archaeological, Numismatic, Ethnographic collections.
Overnight : hotel in Yerevan.
Duration : 6 hours (80 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 5 - Sevan - Dilijan - Sanahin - Haghpat - Tbilisi
After breakfast, you will start your day to the North. Gegharkunik Province is best known for its amazing huge Lake Sevan. It is one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at an altitude of 2000 meters above the sea level. We continue our trip further north to Lori Province. Here we have a stopover at the cozy resort town of Dilijan known for its arts and crafts as well as picturesque lush nature and healing air. After an excursion to the medieval monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat both listed as UNESCO objects the tour will continue to the Armenian-Georgian border. Having passed the customs another 3-hour drive to Tbilisi takes us to the capital of Georgia.
Overnight : hotel in Tbilisi.
Duration : 11 hours (320 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 6 - Mtskheta - Svetitskhoveli - Jvari - Tbilisi
After breakfast, you will have a short ride to Mtskheta which was the first capital of Georgia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. The town is considered the religious center of Georgia. Our excursion will start with the visit to the Cathedral of the 11th century – Svetitskhoveli. The next stop – Jvari Temple located at the top of the hill which offers a fascinating view of the confluence of two rivers Kura and Aragvi. After your return to Tbilisi, we'll continue with a city tour including an in-depth exploration of the old town, cable car trip to Narikala Fortress, a visit to the Bridge of Peace and Armenian Church, Jewish Synagogue and Turkish Mosque.
Overnight : hotel in Tbilisi
Duration : 8 hours (80 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 7 - Ananuri - Gudauri - Stepantsminda - Gergeti
The day will start with a trip to Ananuri Fortress. A beautiful castle complex on the Aragvi River. Once it used to be a seat of the Georgian feudal dynasty. Our next stop is the popular ski resort Gudauri which is actually beautiful in any season. After some rest, the trip continues to Stepantsminda village where a 4 wheel vehicle will take you up the high hill to the Gergeti Trinity Church (14th century). The sanctuary is located at an altitude of 2180 m above sea level. From the top opens an unforgettable view to the famous Mount Kazbek.
Overnight : hotel in Tbilisi.
Duration : 10 hours (330 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 8 - Kakheti - Sighnaghi - Telavi - Tsinandali
In the morning you will drive to the east of the country, to Kakheti – the main winemaking region of Georgia. A pleasant time is waiting for you in Sighnaghi - a royal town founded by the king Erekle II in the 18th century. Strolling around the tiny streets you will enjoy the local architecture and atmosphere. The tour will continue to Telavi the center of Kakheti region well-known for its delightful landscapes. There you can see the nine-hundred-year-old tree. You will also visit Tsinandali village – the patrimony of the famous Georgian family – Chavchavadze. The estate is known for its amazing labyrinth planted with exotic trees in it and cellars, where the unique collection of Georgian and European wine is preserved. In the estate, you will have a wine degustation.
Overnight : hotel in Tbilisi.
Duration : 9 hours (310 km).
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 9 - Departure
Transfer to the airport, departure.

Inclusion

Inclusions in tour are as follows:

  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation in hotels 8 nights (3* hotels with free Wi-Fi).
  • Breakfast.
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • English speaking guide service for all days.
  • All admission fees.
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litre) of water per day per person.
  • 4 wheel drive vehicle for Gergeti Trinity Church.
  • Wine tasting in Sighnaghi.

Followings are not included in tour:

  • Flights.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Single supplement166 EUR.
  • 4* supplement.