Our Georgia and Armenia Tour welcomes you to monasteries and cathedrals which shaped the course of nations, cavernous dwellings brimming with secrets and truly unique museums which unlock doors to the past. Revel in local dishes, wine tasting sessions and souvenir hunting amid intoxicating mountain landscapes on this well-paced weeklong expedition.
Georgia’s lively atmosphere and powerful religious heritage are made tangible in the relics of Jvari Monastery, Uplistsikhe Cave Town, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Shumi Winery and Tbilisi’s historical core. Neighboring Armenia, no less ancient, exudes a dignified elegance among its well-treasured monasteries, Garni Temple, Lake Sevan and invaluable collection of scripts in Yerevan’s Matenadaran.
In the morning, take a private, guided tour of Tbilisi to the following:
In the morning, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for a drive to the small town of Mtskheta (25km, 30min), ancient capital of Iberia and a holy pilgrimage site for most Georgians. Explore its three UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
In the morning, drive from Tbilisi to Georgia’s wine country, Kakheti Region, via Gombori Pass (95km, 1hr 30min).
After breakfast, depart Tbilisi and drive to the Georgian-Armenian border crossing of Sadakhlo-Bagratashen (80km, 1hr 30min). Cross the border, where your Armenian guide and driver will be waiting for you.
Start your Armenia journey with a drive to Lori Region for a tour of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
In the morning, drive to Lake Sevan, known as the Blue Eye of Armenia and famous for its Ishkhan (Prince of Fish) Trout, which was formerly served to Armenian and foreign kings. Unwind amid its rocky coastline, charming churches and snow-capped mountains.
Continue to Garni in Kotayk Province (75km, 1hr 20min), where you’ll tour the following:
Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel to begin your Yerevan city tour to the following: