Combined tour Yerevan + Tbilisi (7 days / 6 nights)
You may choose any travel date, convenient for you. The tour is available all year round.
We do not require for 100% advance payment. Full payment is possible just before the start of the tour.
Tour itinerary duration and places to be visited may be adjusted to your preferences.
We have much cheaper prices, since we offer our own services,we do not recell tours.
Dear friends, this is for those who like to travel. You have an amazing opportunity to visit 2 unique Caucasian countries within a week. "Explorearmenia" tour operator offers you combine tour package Armenia & Georgia - 2 Christian capitals: Yerevan + Tbilisi. Each country promises unspoilt travel and adventure.
During the tour of Armenia and Georgia, you will see the uniqueness of nature and landscapes, an abundance of stunning architectural monuments, try national cuisine and get acquainted with the life of local residents.
The tour package of Georgia and Armenia includes everything: UNESCO world heritage sites, monasteries and ancient cities, wine and cognac regions. We have selected the most interesting places and prepared a very interesting program. A tour of Armenia and Georgia will leave a trace of incredible beauty in your heart, which will repeatedly beckon you to return.
The program of the tour to Armenia & Georgia, 2 capitals: Yerevan + Tbilisi (7 day/ 6 night)
Day 1 - Airport - st. Echmiadzin - Zvartnots temple - Sightseeing tour of Yerevan
Arrival and meeting in Zvartnots airport
The tour in Armenia will start with a visit the city of Echmiadzin - the center of the Armenian Gregorian 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, the museum.
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.
If you wish (for extra payment) we will visit Yerevan Brandy Factory, where we have a fascinating tour with tasting of 2 types of brandies (a three-year old "Ararat" and a ten-year old "Akhtamar"). (Extra charge - $ 10 per person).
Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
After little rest - a walking tour through the city. Yerevan architecture 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: Grand Cascade (open air museum), the square of France, the Opera and Ballet House, Northern Avenue, the Republic Square.
Day 2 - Yerevan - Khor Virap - Areni - Cave of the birds - Noravank - Yerevan
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.
Back to Yerevan
Day 3 - Garni - Geghard - Vernissage - Central Market
Breakfast in the hotel
The day starts with a trip to 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 YerevanNext stop is the Vernissage - the market of folk art products. Here you will find hand-made chess and backgammon made of wood, ceramic pots, made in national style, handmade ornaments, traditional musical instruments, silverware, paintings and many more things.
A visit to the central market in Yerevan. Dried fruits - a national treasure and the usual accompaniment to cognac. In Armenia, it seems, they can make them of anything you wish. Including watermelon, cantaloupe and even tomatoes!
Day 4 - Yerevan - Sevan - Dilijan - Haghartsin - Goshavank - Tbilisi
After breakfast, we continue the tour to the pearl of Armenia - blue Sevan. Lake Sevan is a freshwater lake in the Armenian highlands. It is the largest lake in the Caucasus. It is guaranteed to be the largest source of fresh water in the region. We will also 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 5 - Tour in Tbilisi
After breakfast Tbilisi city tour.
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.Free evening.
Day 6 - Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Jvari Monastery- Uplistsikhe cave town – Tbilisi
Breakfast in the hotel. Today we will have a full day of adventure. After all, our program is full of historical sights. We will visit the first capital of Georgia, the world-famous city of Mtskheta – one of the favorite places of the local population.
In Mtskheta acquaintance with the main Orthodox Georgian churches:
- Cathedral Svetitskhoveli built on site where the first Christian church of Twelve Apostle was founded in XI century.
- Samtavro-Church of Transfiguration complex and St. Nino Charm of naturenunnery.
- 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).
After Mtskheta we will visit one of the rarest monuments all over the world – ancient Uplistsikhe cave town, carved into volcanic rocks of Kvernaki edge. First was mentioned in I century BC chronicle and reached its heyday by IX-X centuries. City fascinates with its unusual appearance.
Overnight in the hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 7 - Tbilisi - Airport
Breakfast in the hotel
Free day / Time for shopping
Transfer to airport
Armenia is a country to fall in love with!
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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.
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