DAY 1. YEREVAN
Arrival to Zvartnots International Airport Meet your representative. Transfer to the hotel.
Check in. Free evening. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 2. YEREVAN
Breakfast. Start exploring Yerevan, the Armenia’s capital city and one of the oldest cities in the world. Stop at the Victory Park and Mother Armenia monument to get a spectacular view of the Biblical Mt. Ararat with a panorama of central Yerevan.
Take a walking tour of Cascade Complex, with its Sculpture Park and Cafesjian Center for the Arts. See Fernando Botero’s sculpture of "The Black Cat" and other renowned artist's works decorating the Park. The Cascade is an Art Deco version of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, a massive white stairway up a hillside of central Yerevan, decorated with green stretches, fountains and waterfalls, that run uphill and crowned with the obelisk of the Revived Armenia.
Visit the magnificent building of the Opera House, the postmodern Northern Avenue and the city's main Republic Square, the centerpiece of the architect Alexander Tamanian's master plan for Yerevan. The Republic Square is ringed by the National Gallery, National History Museum and several government buildings. Be sure to return to Republic Square after dark to see the "Dancing Fountains", a choreographed water show synched with lights and music.
Continue to the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex on the hills of Tsitsernakaberd. The Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex houses both the Armenian Genocide Museum, and the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial. The museum offers an account of the 1915 genocide in which as many as 1.5 million Armenians perished while Armenia was part of the Ottoman Empire. End of the city tour. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 3. YEREVAN
Breakfast. Free day. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 4. YEREVAN - TSAKHKADZOR – SEVAN - DILIJAN - TBILISI
Breakfast. Check out from hotel. Drive to Tsakhkadzor resort (“Gorge of Flowers” in Armenian), which is situated along the southeast side of Mt. Teghenis (2,819m), and approximately 60 km from Armenia’s capital Yerevan. Take a ride on the Leitner ropeway to the top.
Continue to Lake Sevan. Lake Sevan is one of the highlights of a visit to Armenia. The lakeshore is lined with sandy beaches, some teeming with activity and resorts, offering water sports such as sailing, jet skiing and windsurfing, and some quiet and secluded. Lake Sevan’s proximity to Yerevan, coupled with its cooler summer temperatures, outstretched blue waters and historic sights make it one of Armenia’s key places to visit.
Continue to Armenia-Georgia border. On the way pass through Dilijan, a resort town renowned for its charming nature and some traditional Armenian architecture. Visit the Dilijan’s Historic Center, the cobbled Sharambeyan Street with its collection of stone and wooden traditional buildings, shops, restaurants, souvenir stalls and workshops. Arrive to the border. After border formalities, change the car, corss the border and start the Georgian part of the tour. Drive to Tbilisi hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 5. TBILISI
Breakfast. Start exploring Tbilisi, the capital and the largest city of Georgia. Stop by the Abanotubani district, renowned for its sulfur baths. In the heart of Tbilisi’s old town, the district of Abanotubani is perhaps one of the city’s iconic spots. The blue tiles of the Orbeliani bathhouse recall the grandeur of the Silk Road cities such as Samarkand and the domes from the numerous bath houses dot the square, whose purpose is reinforced by the sulfurous scented air in the neighborhood.
Visit the 4th century Narikala Fortress and get a superb panoramic view of Tbilisi, with its hanging houses, the historic Metekhi Church and the gold-topped Sameba Cathedral. Views also sweep down to the glass Peace Bridge and the rest of the city.
Continue tour to Mtskheta, which was the capital of Georgia before establishment of Tbilisi. Mtskheta is approximately 2,500 years-old and because of the abundance of ancient monuments - which are included in the UNESCO Heritage List. Here you will see one of the masterpieces of world architecture - Jvari Church built in the end of VI century and majestic cathedral of XI century - Svetitskhoveli. Return to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi .
DAY 6. TBILISI – ANANURI – GUDAURI – JVARI PASS – KAZBEGI – GERGETI – TBILISI
Breakfast. Take the Georgian Military Road across the Caucasus Mountains. Built by the Russians in the 19th century, the Georgian Military Road was a major route through the Caucasus from Georgia to Russia, and it passes through the narrow gorges, squeezed between colossal mountains, which makes for some awe-inspiring views.
Visit the 17th century Ananuri Castle. This fortress with its churches, was the seat of power of medieval Georgian dukes of Aragvi, and presently, it is one of the most scenic fortresses of Georgia. It's lovely to walk around it as well as on the walls of the castle. You may even climb up to the tallest of the fortress towers for fine views.
Continue to the ski resort of Gudauri, whose bare hillsides make for Georgia’s best downhill ski runs, and stop at the Jvari Pass. The Jvari Pass starts about 4 km after Gudauri, at 2,379m above sea level, and takes its name from a cross placed here by King David the Builder.
Continue to Kazbegi. Kazbegi is a valley town at about 1,750m above sea level, just a few miles short of the Russian border, with the famous hilltop silhouette of Gergeti Trinity Church and the snowy peak of Mt. Kazbek towering to the west. Mount Kazbek is associated in Georgian folklore with Amirani, the Georgian version of Prometheus, who was chained to the mountain in punishment for having stolen fire from the gods and having given it to mortals.
Visit the 14th century Gergeti Trinity Church, near the village of Gergeti by local jeeps. Return to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 7. TBILISI
Breakfast. Check out from hotel. Transfer to Tbilisi International Airport. Departure.
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What is included in the tour
* All transfers and excursions by a comfortable car or minibus with A/C.
* 6 nights accommodation in a DBL category rooms with breakfast.
* English speaking driver/guide service.
* Tickets to Tsakhkadzor rope way.
* Jeep service in Kazbegi .
What is NOT included in the tour
- Air tickets,visas & Mandatory Travel insurance.
- Entrance fees not specified above.
- Any other meals other than specified above.
- Any other sightseeing other than mentioned above.
- Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc
- Items which are not mentioned under ‘’INCLUSIONS’’ column