Exclusive tour in Armenia - Georgia + sea tour in Batumi (10 days)

Exclusive tour in Armenia - Georgia + sea tour in Batumi (10 days)

Travel dates

You may choose any travel date, convenient for you. The tour runs from late May to late October.

Payment

We do not require for 100% advance payment. Full payment is possible just before the start of the tour.

Duration

Tour itinerary duration and places to be visited may be adjusted to your preferences.

Low prices

We have much cheaper prices, since we offer our own services,we do not recell tours.

If you like to travel and prefer to combine your vacation at sea with excursions, then the tour operator "ExploreArmenia" has developed exclusive tour Armenia - Georgia especially for you with a vacation on the shore of Lake Sevan and the Black Sea coast of Adjara. The travel program includes visits to popular cultural and historical sites of two Transcaucasian countries with a rich history, which will be told to you by experienced guides, as well as tasting traditional dishes, interesting entertainment and adventures. You can also find yourself on the sunny beaches of Batumi, swim in warm water and enjoy the gentle sun!

Exclusive  tour Armenia - Georgia with rest at sea (10 days / 9 nights, Yerevan - Tbilisi - Batumi) is perfect for both families with children and friendly companies.

Sightseeing tour program with rest at sea (10 days / 9 nights)

Day 1 - Airport - City Tour in Yerevan

City Tour in Yerevan
Tour in Yerevan
Sightseeing tour in Yerevan

Arrival and meeting in Zvartnots airport

Transfer to the hotel / Check-in

A little rest

The tour starts with a walking trip through the city. Architecture of capital is original and distinctive. Today, Yerevan is a city where there are a variety of architectural styles, with green alleys, numerous fountains. You will be able to see the sights in Yerevan: the square of France, the Opera and Ballet House, Northern Avenue, the Republic Square.

We shall then proceed to the Grand Cascade (open-air museum). It is a 500-meter high staircase (522 steps) with fountains and flower beds, as well as an open air museum, which presents about 30 sculptures by famous masters. Inside the complex Cafesjian Center of Arts is located on 5 tiers.

Day 2 - Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran - temple of Garni - Geghard monastery - Yerevan

Institute of Ancient Manuscripts - Matenadaran named after St. Mesrop Mashtots
pagan temple of Garni
Geghard monastery complex

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast we visit the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts - Matenadaran named after St. Mesrop Mashtots. The most ancient manuscripts are dated back to the 5th century AD and are associated with Mesrop Mashtots, who invented the Armenian alphabet.

Next is the pagan temple of Garni. Garni Temple built in the 1st century by the Armenian King Tiridates I and dedicated to the God of the Sun Areg (Mihr). The temple is at the edge of a triangular cliff, which overlooks the ravine of the Azat River and the Gegham mountains.

Next stop is Geghard monastery complex (IV century), which is included in the list of World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO. Its full name is Geghardavank, literally it is translated as "Monastery of the spear". The name of the monastery complex comes from Christ Spear (Spear of Longinus), which the Roman soldier Longinus thrust in Jesus Christ. The spear is now kept in the treasury of Echmiadzin Cathedral.

Back to Yerevan

Day 3 - Yerevan - St. Hripsime Church - St. Ecmiadzin - Zvartnots temple - Yerevan - Tsitsernakaberd

Church of St. Hripsime
Cathedral - St. Echmiadzin
Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex - Armenian Genocide Museum

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast, we visit the St. Ecmiadzin - the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church, where the residence of the Catholicos is located. We will visit Echmiadzin Cathedral (301-483 AD), which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

We visit the ruins of Zvartnots temple, which was destroyed in the earthquake. In 2000, the ruins of the temple and the archaeological area around it are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Back to Yerevan

We will visit the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex, dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, and the Genocide Museum.

Day 4 - Yerevan - Khor Virap - Areni - Cave of the birds - Noravank - Sevan

Khor Virap monastery
Noravank monastery
Lake Sevan

Breakfast in the hotel

This day trip begins with a visit to the monastery of Khor Virap - one of the symbols of Armenia. The Monastery is a fortress located just 40 kilometers far from Yerevan, and less than a kilometer from the republic's border with Turkey. Khor Virap is a place of pilgrimage, which is associated with the legend of Gregory the Illuminator (Grigor the Illuminator). According to church tradition, Gregory was imprisoned on the order of King Trdat III for preaching Christianity, and spent there 13 years. Those interested can go down to the prison, which has a depth of 6 m and a diameter of 4.4 m. Right in front of you, very, very close and in all its beauty you will see the symbol of Armenia - Mount Ararat.

Then we continue our way to the village of Areni in Vayots Dzor region of Armenia. We visit the "Cave of the birds", where the oldest winery in the world and the world's oldest shoe, which was more than 5500 years old, were found. Village of Areni is famous for its wines till now. Every year in October the annual festival of wines takes place there.

We will visit "Areni" wine factory and taste Armenian wine in the tasting room of the factory. The wines of this producer differ in their unique tastes. The bouquet of the fragrance is revealed gradually leaving a pleasant aftertaste.

Then we continue the journey to the Tatev monastery (IX-XIII centuries), which is located on the edge of a gigantic canyon. Tatev was one of the most famous spiritual and educational centers of the Middle Ages. The complex can be called one of the most noteworthy places on earth. The ropeway "Wings of Tatev" (the longest ropeway in the world - 5752 m, ranked in the Guinness Book of Records) will carry us over the beautiful Vorotan gorge directly to Tatev monastery.

A trip to Lake Sevan

Free evening at the lake

Day 5 - Lake Sevan - Dilijan - Haghartsin - Goshavank - Tbilisi

Lake Sevan, Sevanavank monastery
Haghartsin monastery
Goshavank monastery

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast we will visit the Sevanavanq - a monastery in the north-west coast of Lake Sevan. The monastery is located on a peninsula, which was once a small island.

We continue our tour to Tavush region of Armenia – to a small town of Dilijan, located on the picturesque banks of the river Aghstev.

The next stop will be Haghartsin Monastery, which was built in the X-XIII centuries, mostly under the auspices of the Bagratuni Dynasty. We will also visit Goshavank - monastery complex, built in XII-XIII centuries in the village of Gosh in Armenia. Goshavank is the cultural, educational and religious center of medieval Armenia. The sources referred to it as a seminary, university, and so on.

Trip to Tbilisi. Arrival and Meeting in Georgian border.

Hotel accommodation in the hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 6 - Tbilisi city tour - Mtskheta - Svetitskhoveli - Jvari - Tbilisi

Sightseeing tour in Tbilisi
Sightseeing tour in Tbilisi
Jvari monastery

Breakfast in the hotel

Starting Tbilisi city tour. Tbilisi is the capital and largest city of Georgia, located on the banks of the Kura River with a population of about 1.5 million. The city was founded in the 5th century. Walking through narrows old Tbilisi streets, visit the fortress Narikala complex IV century in Old Tbilisi, the Metekhi temple with panoramic views of the old city; The Sioni Cathedral is the main temple of Tbilisi; The Anchiskhati church is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi; let’s see the Meidan Square, Shardeni Street, Freedom Square, Shota Rustaveli Avenue.

Than we will move to Mtskheta. This city was the first capital of Georgia (3rd century BC to 5th century AD). We will start the excursion with a visit to the 11th century cathedral - Svetitskhoveli, which has been the main cathedral of Georgia for many centuries.

Sightseeing tour in Mtskheta and acquaintance with the city.

Stop on the top of mountain, at confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari, where is one of magnificent Georgian architecture monument – Jvari Monastery (translated as a cross)

Way back to Tbilisi.

Day 7 - Tbilisi – Ananuri fortress - People's Friendship Arch - Trinity Church (Gergeti)

Ananuri fortress
Zhinvali reservoir
Trinity Church

Breakfast in the hotel

Trip along the Georgian military road to Holy Trinity Church. During the excursion we will visit:

Majestic ancient fortress of Ananuri. The fortress lost its strategic importance, and the castle came to desolation.

Zhinvali water reservoir – a gigantic water mirror opens up in which the heavens are reflected. Man-made lake is beautiful in any season of the year

Georgian military road or road, better known from ancient times as the Darial Pass. It connects two cities - Vladikavkaz and Tbilisi, and three countries - Russia, Georgia and Armenia. This is a magical road full of many attractions and surrounded by colorful nature.

People's Friendship Arch is a monument symbolizing friendly relations between Russians and Georgians.

Trinity Church (Gergeti Church) - is of particular interest to both historians and tourists. The church seems to soar high in the clouds surrounded by a ring of mountains. An interesting fact from the history of the church is that the church is actually two-story.

The way back to Tbilisi

Day 8 - Tbilisi – moving to Batumi – Batumi city tour

Sightseeing tour in Batumi
Sightseeing tour in Batumi
Night Batumi

Breakfast in the hotel

Transfer to Batumi by a comfortable train.

Arrive to Batumi.

Check in to the hotel

City tour around Adjara. Batumi is a pearl by the sea; it attracts tourists and travelers, giving in return warmth and hospitality. We will visit Piazza Square, Europe Square, Boulevard, Miracle Park and many interesting place.

Free time on the beach

Day 9 - Borjgalo museum - Arch Bridge - Makhuntseti waterfall - wine cellar

Пляж Батуми
Музей Борджгало
Мост Царицы Тамары

Breakfast in the hotel

Relax on the beach 

Trip to mountainous Adjara

Museum Borjgalo – you will hear history from the first source. Visually tells about the life of the inhabitants of the Adjara. In ordinary wooden houses, wax figures dressed in national clothes, show the life and traditions of the Georgian craft. Here you can see carpenters, woodworkers, winemakers, weavers, masons, milkmaids, houses in which live the villagers, as well as a huge number of various exhibits

Arched Bridge – overstretched on unpredictable mountain river Adjaristskali, the bridge of Queen Tamara is raising. The bridge is founded in 12 century AD and delivers to us it’s sad history

Waterfall Makhuntseti – 20 m high pearl of Adjara, slips from top of mountains on large stone bowl. It is hard to force your eyes away of unforgettable view

Visiting wine cellar, you will find out more about traditional methods of wine making.

Free time on the beach.

Day 10 - Free day - Transfer to the airport

Batumi beach - recreation
Boulevard Batumi
Batumi International Airport

Breakfast in the hotel

Free day. Free time on the beach

Transfer to the airport

Armenia is a country to fall in love with!

No proper tour for you?

Our web site offers few part of the wide range of our tours. If you did not find a suitable one for yourself, our managers will plan a special tour for you, according to your preferences of the duration, destinations and the quantity of the group members. Just send your application.

Prices on Sightseeing tour to Armenia and Georgia (price per person)

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Your attention, please: Tour prices include all the items listed in the program. NO OTHER EXTRA CHARGES!

What is included in the tour price?

transfers in Armenia: airport - hotel - border; transfers in Georgia: border - hotel - airport;
Accommodation in a 3* hotel with breakfast
Comfortable transport service
Accompanying guide service throughout the tour
Entrance tickets to the historical and cultural centers
2 bottles of water per day per pax during sightseeing tours
Tourist support service over the phone

What is not included in the tour price?

Airline tickets
An entry visa (if required)
Medical insurance
Alcoholic beverages

Your attention:

You may ask for your own option of hotels (3*, 4*, 5*). Guest houses, appartments and hostels are available.The tour prices will be recalculated.
Children under 5 years old - free
Children from 6 to 10 years - 50% discount when placed on extra bed

The time and the order of the excursions declared in the program are subject to change. The excursion program of the first and the last days will depend on your arrival and departure time, and the days of the week. Please note that Monday is a day off in Armenia's museums.

If you still have questions about the tour organization in Armenia, then it is very easy to contact us! You can order a call on the website, send an email or just SMS. We will get back to you shortly

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E-mail:

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