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EXGA - Best of Georgia & Armenia

Georgia and Armenia may sound like unconventional destinations, but trust us, they ought to top your list of places to visit. Our eight-day trip is a wonderful showcase of the cultural and natural highlights the Caucasus Region has to offer, with a huge helping of beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine to boot. Stroll the narrow streets of Tbilisi, tour ancient monasteries, stare down massive mountain ranges, visit with friendly locals, and soak up all the exotic culture of this underexplored region.

Inclusions

Hands-on: Local Lunch and Traditional Cooking Demonstration, Geghard Hands-on: Local Lunch and Wine Tasting, Kakheti
Echmiadzin visit
Khor Virap visit
Garni Roman temple and gorge visit
Lake Sevan stop with visit to monasteries
Sanahin visit
City tour of Tbilisi
Georgian Military Road drive
Mtskheta's UNESCO-listed churches visit
Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral visit
Hike to Uplistsikhe Cave
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
8
Price From
AUD $1,699
Start Location
Yerevan, Armenia
End Location
Tbilisi, Armenia
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
03 May 201910 May 201912AUD $1,784
17 May 201924 May 201915AUD $1,784
07 Jun 201914 Jun 201915AUD $1,784
21 Jun 201928 Jun 201912AUD $1,784
23 Jun 201930 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
05 Jul 201912 Jul 201913AUD $1,699
19 Jul 201926 Jul 201916AUD $1,699
02 Aug 201909 Aug 201916AUD $1,999
16 Aug 201923 Aug 201916AUD $1,999
06 Sep 201913 Sep 201916AUD $2,099
20 Sep 201927 Sep 201916AUD $2,099
04 Oct 201911 Oct 201916AUD $2,099
11 Oct 201918 Oct 201916AUD $2,099
01 May 202008 May 202016AUD $2,099
15 May 202022 May 202016AUD $2,099
05 Jun 202012 Jun 202016AUD $2,099
19 Jun 202026 Jun 202016AUD $2,099
21 Jun 202028 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $1,699 
03 Jul 202010 Jul 202016AUD $1,999
17 Jul 202024 Jul 202016AUD $1,999
31 Jul 202007 Aug 202016AUD $1,999
14 Aug 202021 Aug 202016AUD $1,999
04 Sep 202011 Sep 202016AUD $2,099
18 Sep 202025 Sep 202016AUD $2,099
02 Oct 202009 Oct 202016AUD $2,099
09 Oct 202016 Oct 202016AUD $2,099
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Yerevan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Yerevan/Echmiadzin
Drive to Echmiadzin to visit its famous cathedral. Later, enjoy a city tour of Yerevan, followed by a visit to the Genocide Memorial. Take some free time to explore the city of Yerevan.
Day 3 - Yerevan/Khor Virap/Garni
Explore Khor Virap and visit its monastery with fantastic views of Mt Ararat. Continue to the Roman temple of Garni. Enjoy lunch in a local home and watch how traditional lavash bread is made. Return to Yerevan with time to visit the main market or stroll the cafe-lined streets of the city.
Day 4 - Yerevan/Haghpat
Drive to the largest lake in the Caucasus region, Lake Sevan, and stop into charming monasteries along the way. Continue to Haghpat via Molokan-minority villages stopping to enjoy a local lunch in a Molokan village. Overnight in Haghpat surrounded by breathtaking views of the Debet canyon.
Day 5 - Haghpat/Telavi
Visit Haghpat Monestary and UNESCO-listed monastic complex of Sanahin. Cross into Georgia to be welcomed and greeted by your Georgian CEO before transferring to the and transfer to Telavi, located on the foothills of the Tsiv-Gombori Range.
Day 6 - Telavi/Kakheti Province/Tblisi
Experience a full day in the Kakheti Province, dotted with churches and vineyards. Enjoy breathaking views of the Kizikhi area and Sighnaghi. Stop for lunch at a local village house to taste the delicious lunch and wine and local drinks tasting. Head to Tbilisi and enjoy a guided tour of the city.
Day 7 - Tblisi/Uplistsikhe
Drive the famous Georgian Military Road to Mtskheta, ancient capital of Georgia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Continue to Uplistsikhe cave town and on through the dramatic Aragvi River Valley. Return to Tbilisi in the evening.
Day 8 - Tbilisi
Depart at any time.