ARMENIA GUARANTEED DEPARTURES 2017
Every Friday starting from 10 April till 06 November 2016 Minimum Participant 2 pax – Maximum Participant 15 pax Step back in time to explore the secrets of the oldest Christian nation in the world.
ARMENIA-GEORGIA GUARANTEED DEPARTURES 2017
Minimum participants 2 pax Experience the unique spirit of Caucasus from breathtaking nature scenarios to magnificent medieval architecture and ancient culture.
WINE & DINE TOUR
These 8 day gourmet discovery combines fine wines and authentic local cuisine with unspoiled sceneries and centuries-old cultural treasures.
Treat yourself to this once in a lifetime hiking vacation seeking out off the beaten, pristine trails and discovering the best of this little known part of the world.
Drive your way through the roads of colorful Armenia with our unique fly-drive tours.
SILK ROUTE TOUR
Journey along this historic Silk Route to explore the modern culture and ancient civilization in one tour.
Armenia - Georgia Guaranteed Departures 2017
From Yerevan to Tbilisi
This tour to Armenia and Georgia includes the city tours of two caucasian countries and a visit to the sights. It's a great opportunity to get acquainted with the cultures of two ancient countries in South Caucasus.
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Minimum participants: 2 pax
Dates for Combined Guaranteed Departures 2017:
|March 10||March 19|
|March 31||April 09|
|April 14||April 23|
|April 28||May 07|
|May 12||May 21|
|May 26||June 04|
|June 09||June 18|
|June 23||July 02|
|July 07||July 16|
|July 21||July 30|
|August 04||August 13|
|August 18||August 27|
|September 22||October 01|
|October 13||October 22|
|November 03||November 12|
|November 17||November 26|
Day 1: Arrival
Day 2:Yerevan City tour
In the morning meet your tour guide and start city tour from the Republic Square, the masterpiece of the architect Alexander Tamanian. Continue to Cascade, Victory Park, Opera House, Freedom Square and Swam Lake. Visit Tsitsernakaberd. Walking through Memorial park and museum of the victims of Genocide. Drive to Echmiadzin – the place where the only Begotten descended. Holy Echmiadzin is the whole Armenians’ spiritual center and one of the centers of Christianity all over the world. Return to Yerevan with a stop at the ruins of Zvartnots temple - the pearl of the 7th century architecture which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. Oernight at the hotel inYerevan.
Day 3:Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Sevan
Duration ~ 6-7hours/ Breakfast Only. Drive to Geghard monastery inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list. Geghard monastery is the unsurpassable masterpiece of the 13th century Armenian architecture. Some of the churches 0 of the complex are masterfully hewn in a huge rock. The complex is rich in subtle sculptural 0 embellishments and many striking khachkars (cross-stones). Departure to Garni Temple. Garni temple which towers over a triangular cape, is the unique survived example of heathen culture in Armenia. After adopting Christianity in 301 the pagan temple lost its significance and the fortress of Garni became the summer residence of the kings. Lunch time.Departure to Lake Sevan, one of the largest freshwater alpine mountain lakes in the world. The beautiful landscape and the crystal water serve nice preconditions for excellent rest. Visit Sevanavank Monastery. Return to Yerevan. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 4:Yerevan - Khor Virap - Echmiadzin - Zvartnots
Duration: ~5-6 hours. Breakfast only. Sightseeing tour to Khor-Virap monastery the importance of which is connected with Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia. It is a wonderful masterpiece situated on top of a hill. The monastery looks like a castle where everybody has the hint to sit and dream while admiring the beauty of the church. The highlight is the stunning view to the biblical Mt. Ararat. Drive to Echmiadzin – the place where the only Begotten descended. Holy Echmiadzin is the whole Armenians’ spiritual center and one of the centers of Christianity all over the world. Lunch time.Return to Yerevan with a stop at the ruins of Zvartnots temple - the pearl of the 7th century architecture which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 5:Yerevan free day. Additional optional tours
Free Day. No Guide, no driver. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 6:Tbilisi city tour
Early morning transfer to Sadakhlo border. Meet Georgian guide. Transfer to Tbilisi. Lunch time. This day we will explore the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. Wonder in the old districts of the city which are structured like terraces, as well as take a walk in the narrow streets to enjoy colorful houses, patterned balconies and wonderful samples of modern architecture. We will start the tour from Metekhi church (13th century) facing the magnificent views over old Tbilisi. A stroll along winding little streets takes us to the main sights of the city. Afterwards we enjoy the panoramic views of the whole town and through the ancient Narikala fortress (4th century), find ourselves in the historical domed sulphur bath area- connected with the name of our city. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 7:Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Gelati - Kutaisi
Duration: ~9 hours. Breakfast & Dinner. We drive to visit the ancient capital and religious centre of Georgia – Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari church (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century) where the Robe of Christ is buried. Both Jvari and Svetitskhoveli are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Lunch time. Drive to Imereti province (West Georgia), which is very different from Kartli province (East Georgia) with its cool springs, green fields and beautiful gardens. Visit the pretty town of Kutaisi, the second largest in the country (antique town more than 3000 years old) and its historical places: Gelati Cathedral (12th century, UNESCO) – one of the earliest academies in Europe, and the splendid Bagrati Cathedral (11th century). Dinner and overnight at a guesthouse in Kutaisi with private facilities.
Day 8:Kutaisi - Gori - Uplistsikhe - Tbilisi
Duration ~9 hours Breakfast & Dinner. In the morning we will drive to visit the town of Gori and its historical place: Uplistsikhe Cave Town (1st millennium BC). Uplistsikhe is the place where the Great Silk Road used to pass. This is an old and interesting complex with dwelling quarters, wine-cellars, bakeries, a three-nave basilica church hewn out in rock and even an antic theatre. Photo Stop at Iosiph Stalin`s house. Lunch time. Afterwards drive back to Tbilisi. Overnight at a hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 9:Tbilisi free day. Additional optional tours
Free Day. No Guide, no driver. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi.
Transfer to the airport. Departure home!