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  • 20 days / 19 nights
  • Small Group: max 13 p.
  • Physical rating - Easy

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USA, The UK, Australia, UAE, and EU member countries citizens are exempt from visas to Armenia and Georgia, while for Azerbaijan e-visa is needed. Visa support and fees are included in the tour price.

Why you'll love this trip
  • Enjoy three different countries of Caucasus, diverse cultures and even religions in small piece of land. Visit the best-kept secrets of countries. Travel like local visit the highlights and the less touristic sites.
  • We carefully curated the itinerary to showcase the best of each country. Our selection includes a diverse range of sights, from mesmerizing mud volcanoes to breathtaking mountain lakes and tranquil villages.
  • Ushguly village, located at an elevation of 2100 m, offers a serene and peaceful environment. Here, you can marvel at the snow-covered peaks and slopes of Mount Shkara. Immerse yourself in nature by exploring the azure waters of Martvili Canyon on a boat ride. Additionally, you can delve into the fascinating Prometheus Cave, which stretches for 1.4 km.
  • Travel comfortably with a local tour operator. You will love hustle-free travel, easy, personal communication with your tour manager, and 24/7 customer support during the tour. Avoid any surcharges and international agent commissions, and get the privilege of a very small refundable deposit of 100 euros.
Is this trip right for you?
  • Please note that we carefully plan the itinerary to drive short distances of up to 200 km per day. However, some unique sights adding important value to this tour, such as Sheki, and Mestia require longer drives of up to 300 kilometers, resulting in a few days where you will spend 5-6 hours in the car.
  • When visiting sights with altitudes higher than 2400 meters, it is important to be aware of the potential effects on individuals with high blood pressure. It is advised to consult with a doctor and ensure that necessary medications are carried along.
  • Please note that this tour does not require any hiking. Our vehicle will conveniently transport you to the various sightseeing locations. You can relax and enjoy this leisure trip without any worries.
Day by day itinerary

Day 1Arrival Baku and Evening City Tour

After arrival at Baku International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Baku. Check-in at the hotel, enjoy your time, and be ready to meet your guide and other group members at the hotel lobby to start your evening city tour.  We will visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and the main market square, with lots of artisans’ shops, where you can buy souvenirs. We continue the tour to New Baku, where we explore Nizami Street and Fountain Square. We will take a walk through Istiglaliyaat Street, where many grand buildings are located like The UN office building, Museum of Literature, City Hall, President House, etc. Here excellent view opens on the famous Flame Towers with evening lights. 

Included Activities:

  • Evening walking tour

 Hotel in Baku

Day 2 Gobustan Mad Volcanoes and Petroglyphs

This day we will explore the Greater Baku Area and will start from the Petroglyps Museum of Gobustan,  where you can observe petroglyphs dating back to the 11th century BC. Weather permitting we will visit Gobustan Reserve holding almost half of the mud volcanoes in the world.  The car can be changed depending on weather conditions, to 4WD. After we return to Baku to continue the sightseeing tour. We will visit Martyrs Lane, which provides a beautiful view overlooking Baku’s coastline. We will finish the tour in the iconic Heydar Aliyev center.

Included Activities:

  • Gobustan Petroglyph Museum visit 
  • Gobustan Mud Volcanoes visit (weather permitting)
  • Baku sightseeing tour

 Hotel in Baku
 Breakfast

 

Day 3 Juma Mosque and Sheki

This morning we leave Baku for the north of the country. En route, we will make some notable stops. The first one is the Diri Baba Mausoleum in Maraza Village. We continue our trip to Shamakha to visit the famous Juma Mosque being restored in 2013. Here we visit Yeddi Gumbez Mausoleum and a family graveyard. The next stop is the first Albanian church in the Caucasus of the first century AD in Kish Village. After we continue driving to Sheki medieval town surrounded by lush forests and hills. Enjoy your free time in Sheki.

Included Activities:

  • Diri Baba Mausoleum visit 
  • Juma Mosque visit 
  • Kish Village church visit 

 Hotel in Sheki
 Breakfast

Day 4 Sheki Tour and Transfer to Georgia

This is the last day of the Azerbaijan tour, we start it with visiting Sheki Bazaar to buy souvenirs or sweets and flavors you like best. We continue our trip to Khan’s Palace located by the medieval fortress’s mighty walls. We visit the handicrafts workshop and the Caravanserai. After we depart Sheki and drive towards the Georgian border. After the border pass, we will drive to Sighnaghi in Georgia’s wine region, where every family makes their wine. Enjoy your free evening in this red-roofed town overlooking the Alazani Valley and Caucasus mountains. 

Included Activities:

  • Sheki Bazaar visit 
  • Sheki Khan’s Palace visit 
  • Azerbaijan – Georgia border pass 

 Hotel in Sighnaghi  
 Breakfast

 

Day 5 Sighnaghi - City of Love

After breakfast and refreshing coffee, we start our trip in Sighnaghi so-called City of Love. The city got this name as they made it possible to register a marriage in a day. We will visit Bodbe Convent the burial place of Saint Nino, spreading Christianity in Georgia in the 4th century. We will take a walk in the cobbled streets of Signaghi with red brick houses and red roofs. Evening we’ll drive to Tbilisi, Georgia’s colourful capital for rest and overnight. 

Included Activities:   

  • Bodbe Convent visit
  • Sighnaghi city walk

 Hotel in Tbilisi
  Breakfast
6-7 hours

Day 6Uplistsikhe Cave Town and Stalin’s House Museum

We will start our way to the West of Georgia. The first stop is Jvari Monastery located on the hilltop overlooking Mtskheta Town and the junction of Kura and Aragvi rivers. Not to be missed is the Stalin House Museum in Gori Town. The museum represents Stali’s life fragments as well as the room he was born, in and the train he used to travel. Uplistsikhe Cave Town is the next stop dating back to the Hellenistic Period. Lots of natural and man-made cave dwellings and a couple of Christian Churches are well-preserved to represent the history of this region. After the Uplistsike visit, we continue to Kutaisi town for rest and overnight. 

Included Activities:   

  • Jvari Church visit
  • Stalin Museum visit & guided tour
  • Uplistsikhe Cave Town visit 

 Hotel in Kutaisi
  Breakfast
8-9 hours

Day 7Prometheus Cave and Mestia land of towers

This day is dedicated to one of the natural wonders of Georgia, Prometheus Cave. We will visit the cave of  1.5 km in length and 6 halls. Enjoy the walk in a wonderful underground world, with 14 degrees C the whole year and full of stalactites and stalagmites. We will continue our trip to Zugdidi Town, to visit the Dadiani Royal Palace. Dadiani princes are known for their relative relationships with Napoleon Bonapart. Some relics are preserved and represented in Daidani Palace. Further on we continue to the most picturesque region of Georgia, Svaneti, the land of towers. Mestia town amazes with its stunning nature, snow-covered peaks, and many Svan towers. These towers are both defensive structures and houses characteristic of this part of Georgia. We will visit a traditional Svan Tower to see this unique structure inside.

Included Activities:   

  • Prometheus Cave visit
  • Dadiani Palace visit
  • Svan tower visit

 Hotel in Mestia
  Breakfast, dinner
8-9 hours

Day 8Ushguli, the highest village in Europe

After rural breakfast and refreshing coffee or herbal tea we take a 4-wheel ride to Zemo Svaneti (upper Svaneti) to Ushguli village perhaps the highest inhabited rural settlement in Europe at 2200 m above sea level. Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and tranquility of this small village surrounded by mountains. If we are lucky enough we will observe the snow-covered peak of Mount Shkara 5163m.  We will visit the Ushguli Architectural Complex listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a stroll in the pebbled narrow streets of Ushguly, and enjoy the fresh air. Evening we will take a ride back to Mestia, In The first months of summer the 4-wheel ride takes us through rivers and snowmelt springs. 

Included Activities:   

  • 4×4 drive to Ushaguli
  • Ushguli Architectural Complex visit
  • Lamaria Church visit

 Hotel in Mestia
  Breakfast, dinner
6-7 hours

Day 9Martvili Canyon Boat Ride

This day we will leave the mountainous region and drive to Martvili Canyon. Here we will have a boat ride in crystal clear waters in the deep canyon where the sun reaches hardly. The leisurely ride goes through high cliffs and small waterfalls, providing an excellent experience. We will stop at a small bridge to observe fish in the crystal clear waters and take some nice photos and selfies. After we will drive to Kutaisi for another calm evening. Evening free time for your own explorations. 

Included Activities:   

  • Martvili Canyon boat trip
  • Martvili Canyon photo stop

 Hotel in Kutaisi
  Breakfast
7-8 hours 

Day 10Mtskheta-Georgian Holy City

Check out from the hotel, we will drive back to Tbilisi. First, we will visit the Gelati Academy of the 11th century. Like many monasteries in medieval times that were involved in the education process, Gelati was amongst the first institutions providing higher education. Nowadays it is a functioning monastery with impressive architecture, mosaics, and frescos. After we will visit Merabishvili family winery for lunch and wine tasting. We will continue our trip to Mtskheta to visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, the main cathedral of Georgia. After we will drive back to Tbilisi to enjoy the last evening in this bustling city before our Armenia trip.

Included Activities:   

  • Gelati Academi visit
  • Merabishvili Winery lunch & wine tasting
  • Mtskheta visit 
  • Svetitskhoveli Cathedral visit

 Hotel in Tbilisi
  Breakfast, lunch
7-8 hours

Day 11Armenia tour start

Check out from the hotel in Tbilisi, after an hour’s drive we reach the Georgia – Armenia border. Here we change the vehicle and guide and pass the border (100 m by foot). After an hour more drive, we reach Akhtala medieval fortress and monastery.  Traces of the fortress go back to 8-5 centuries BC, and many clay artifacts found in the fortress territory prove it. We continue to Haghpat village, to our hotel, terrace which provides a stunning view over the plateau on the opposite bank of Debed River Canyon. We will enjoy our lunch here, check in at the hotel, and take a walk to Hagpat Monastery Complex a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its unique bell tower.

Included Activities:   

  • Akhtala Fortress & Monastery visit
  • Haghpat Monastery visit

 Hotel in Haghpat Village
  Breakfast 
6-7 hours

Day 12Gyumri, the city of black houses

This day we will drive toward Gyumri, the second largest and the cultural city of Armenia. Gyumri is known for its citizens’ humor. En route, we will visit Mikoyan House Museum, the designer of the Russian fighter jet MIG. We will have a city tour in Gyumri, and take a walk in Rustaveli Street, which consists of old 1-2 story traditional houses of local black stone. A huge earthquake destroyed the city but old buildings stood strong without any damage. In the old town, we will visit Aslamazyan’s sister’s gallery. Then we will continue to the 19th century Black Fortress on the hill on the border with Turkey. Free evening in Gyumri to enjoy the local atmosphere in numerous restaurants, cafes, and bars, and take a chance to taste local beer. 

Included Activities:   

  • Mikoyan museum visit
  • Gyumri sightseeing tour
  • Aslamazyan sisters’ gallery visit
  • Black Fortress visit

 Hotel in Gyumri
  Breakfast
8 hours

Day 13Armenian letters

The 10th-century Marmashen Monastery is our first stop, located on the bank of the Akhuryan River.  We continue the trip to Yerevan with a couple of various stops. One of them is Gntunik Supermarket, where you will have time to choose a light snack and see how bread bakes in the clay oven. The next stop is the Armenian Alphabet Monument, here you have a chance to take a photo of your name letterhead.  We continue to the medieval Amberd Fortress on the slopes of Mount Aragats at an elevation of 2300 m. above the sea, which provides excellent views of the surroundings. Evening we will reach Yerevan, check in at the hotel, and enjoy free time in the capital city.

Included Activities:   

  • Marmashen Monastery visit
  • Armenian Alphabet Monument visit
  • Amberd Fortress visit 

 Hotel in Yerevan
  Breakfast
8-9 hours

Day 14Yerevan and Holy Echmiadzin

Welcome to Yerevan, we will have a city tour, and start from the Mother Armenia statue, where the best view opens over the city. The next stop is Matenadaran Museum, one of the world’s three biggest depositories of ancient manuscripts. We will continue the walking tour in the city center, will visit Cascade Complex, Stare Opera, and Ballet Theatre, and walk through Abovian Street and Northern Avenue to Republic Square. We continue our trip to Echmiadzin town, to the Machanents Cultural Center for lunch and a traditional Armenian sweets participatory master class. After we will continue to Echmaidzin Cathedral and Museum, which holds important relics of Christianity. In the evening we will be back in Yerevan.

Included Activities:   

  • Yerevan sightseeing tour
  • Matenadaran Museum visit
  • Lunch and cooking class
  • Echmiadzin Cathedral and Museum visit
  • Saint Hripsime Church visit

 Hotel in Yerevan
  Breakfast, lunch
8-9 hours

Day 15 Free day in Yerevan

This day is a rest day from tours and excursions to have your own experience in the city. Several museums, and art galleries are open for visitors, your guide will advise some according to your interests.  Visit a bazaar or Vernissage a flea market open every day, here lots of hand-made souvenirs are being sold. Do not miss Saryan Street, the wine hotspot of Yerevan. There are numerous open-air wine bars and restaurants with excellent local charm. Give a try a local craft beer in the breweries, or check out some nice jazz clubs. Despite being forbidden in Soviet times Armenia was popular with excellent jazz musicians.  Check concert halls and opera, preliminary ask your tour agent to get tickets. 

 Hotel in Yerevan
  BreakfastDay 

Day 16Armenian Paganism

Moring off to Garni Pagan Temple, which is dedicated to Mihr, the Armenian god of the sun. This Rectangular Columnized Hellenistic structure was built in the 1st century AD. Garni Temple is located on an impressive triangle plateau and surrounded by fortress walls.  Here some parts of the Garni fortress are well preserved as well as a Roman-style bath with a mosaic floor. After we will continue to the medieval Geghard Cave Monastery another masterpiece of Armenian architecture and a UNESCO sight. Geghard amazes with its cave churches dug in the single cliff. After Geghard we will drive back to Yerevan for another peaceful evening in Yerevan.

Included Activities:   

  • Garni Pagan Temple visit
  • Geghard Cave Monastery visit

 Hotel in Yerevan
  Breakfast
6-7 hours

Day 17Biblical Mount Ararat

The Southwest of the country awaits us with excellent views of Biblical Mount Ararat. We will visit Khor Virap Monastery and Royal Prison, where Saint Gregory was kept for 13 years for spreading Christianity in Armenia in the third century. We will continue to another jewel of Armenian Spiritual Architecture, Noiravank Monastery amidst the ref cliff valley. We will continue to Yeghegnadzor to check in at the hotel. Dinner will be enjoyed in the local gastro yard, where you will taste Armenian BBQ and local wines. Here it is possible to observe how local fruit vodkas are made. This day we will have a regional overnight in the remote town of Yeghegandzor. 

Included Activities:   

  • Khor Virap Monastery visit
  • Noravank Monastery visit
  • Dinner and wine tasting

 Hotel in Yeghegnadzor
  Breakfast, dinner
7-8 hours

Day 18Great Silk Road Section

This day we will pass a part of the Great Silk Road and see the Selim Caravanserai of the 12th century unchanged like frozen in time. The Vardenyats Pass with the highest point of 2400 m. provides stunning views of the endless mountain chains. After we continue to Noratus cemetery, which holds the biggest amount of cross-stones a unique piece of Armenian architecture. Later we will visit a family cheese farm to taste cheeses aged in wine and brandy. The tour continues along Lake Sevan, one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world 1900 m above the sea.  We continue to the Cozy town of Dilijan and visit the Old Dilijan complex, with traditional houses with wooden decorated balconies, and will visit artisan shops, to see their working process. We will stay overnight in Dilijan. 

Included Activities:   

  • Selim Caravanserai visit
  • Cheese tasting on a family farm
  • Noratus cemetery visit

 Hotel in Dilijan
  Breakfast
7-8 hours

Day 19Cooking class and man-made 21 m deep cave

We will end our tour with a gastronomic experience, a cooking class from one of the most honored chefs in Armenia. After breakfast, we will drive to Tsaghkunq Chef House and enjoy herbal tea with a peach baked in the oven. Later we will prepare Armenian fish from Lake Sevan with the chef’s recipe and enjoy the self-made lunch. We will continue the trip to Levon’s Cave a unique man-made cave of 21 meters in depth a nice artwork with labyrinth stairs, and nice halls. After the cave visit, you will have a free evening in Yerevan. 

Included Activities:   

  • Fish-cooking masterclass
  • Levon’s Cave visit

 Hotel in Yerevan
  Breakfast, lunch
7-8 hours

Day 20Departure day

The morning after breakfast, enjoy your time before your flight. Check-out is at noon, if your flight is in the evening you can leave your luggage at the hotel till airport transfer time. Your private airport transfer will be organized for you according to your flight time.

 Hotel in Yerevan
  Breakfast

 

Price Includes

  • Transportation
  • Private airport transfers
  • Air conditioned private transportation
  • Local Experience
  • 3 Wine tastings
  • Cheese tasting in family farm
  • Cooking classes
  • 4x4 drive cars to Ushguli
  • 4x4 drive cars to mud volcanoes (if needed)
  • Museums
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Museum guide fees
  • Hotels
  • Overnight stays in double / twin rooms for 19 nights
  • Meals
  • 19 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Staff & experts
  • English speaking local guides
  • 24 / 7 customer support service

Price Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Tips
  • Room service fees
  • Any private expenses
  • Visa Fee
  • Single Supplement-€ 674 whole tour
  • 4* upgrade-€ 35 per night
  • Extra night price-€ 120
Hotels

Azerbaijan Georgia Armenia 20-day tour is calculated based on a mix of very good, centrally located 4* and 3* hotels. Though an upgrade is available. 

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Dates & Prices 2024
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18 April- 07 May13 seats left€3,780
02 May - 21 May13 seats left€3,780
16 May - 04 June11 seats left€3,780
06 June - 25 June13 seats left€3,780
20 June - 09 July13 seats left€3,780
04 July- 23 July13 seats left€3,780
01 Aug- 20 Aug13 seats left€3,780
22 Aug - 10 Sep13 seats left€3,780
05 Sep - 24 Sep10 seats left€3,780
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