5 days / 4 nights
Continuance
Armenia, Georgia
Place
Armenia tour, Georgia tour
Activities

Two countries – one trip – Armenia + Georgia.

Departure from airport Mineralnye Vody at daytime to Yerevan.

It is possible to purchase a tour with an independent arrival in Yerevan with an additional charge for a meeting and transfer from airport.

Detailed program

Description

1

Day 1

Departure from MinVody airport, but it is possible to purchase a tour with independent arrival in Yerevan.

Arrival in Yerevan. Accommodation at the hotel in the center of Yerevan.

Free time.

2

Day 2

Breakfast

Khor Virap

Departure for an excursion to the monastery Khor Virap (Deep Pit)

The monastery is located at the very border of Armenia with Turkey, on a hill, in the vicinity of the village of Pokr Vedi. In ancient times, the city of Artashat, the ancient capital of Armenia, was located on this territory. This fortress monastery is a place of pilgrimage, one of the most revered places in Armenia, sacred to the Armenian Apostolic Church. The monastery was erected in the period from the 6th to the 17th centuries, above the dungeon where the baptist of Armenia, St. Gregory, languished.

Transfer to the city Etchmiadzin – the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Inspection of the Cathedral in Etchmiadzin – the main church in Armenia, which is called the Mother Church.

Lunch (not included)

Yerevan city tour

Visit to the Mother Armenia monument. A complex dedicated to the victory in the Great Patriotic War. On the territory of the complex there is a statue of Mother Armenia, a symbol of the country.

Cascade Complex is an impressive staircase complex that connects 2 districts of Yerevan. Now on the territory of the complex there is an open-air museum, where the works of contemporary artists and sculptors are presented.

The building of the Opera and Ballet Theatre is a unique building built of gray tuff and includes elements of traditional architecture.

Abovyan Street is a very colorful street where historical buildings built in the early 20th century are located.

Republic Square – The heart of Yerevan.

The complex Tsitsernakaberd is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

3

Day 3

Breakfast

Departure for the Tour Garni – Geghard – Symphony of Stones – Lake Sevan

A trip to the Garni temple – the only pagan temple in Armenia, the building of which has been completely restored.

It is located in a picturesque mountainous area, offering a fantastic view of the picturesque surroundings. The building was built in honor of the sun god (entrance tickets for an additional fee of 750 drams).

Transfer to the monastery complex Geghard, where the Spear of Destiny was kept for several centuries. Geghard Temple is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Symphony of Stone is located in the Garni Gorge.

An amazingly beautiful natural landmark of this place is named “Symphony of Stones” or “Basalt Organ”. Unusual rocks located at a height of about 50 meters above the ground look like stone pillars, absolutely regular hexagonal section. Stretching upward stone “pipes” resemble a huge and majestic church organ.

Lunch (not included).

Lake Sevan — a lake in Armenia; the largest and one of the most beautiful lakes in the Caucasus. This miracle of nature, adjacent to the sky, is located in a huge thicket of mountains at an altitude of 1916 meters above sea level. Its water is transparent and pure, because, according to legend, only stars and gods drank from it. In addition to cultural value, the reservoir is of great value for another reason: if it disappears, the main source of fresh water will also disappear.

Transfer to Tbilisi, check-in at the hotel.

4

Day 4

Breakfast, departure for an excursion.

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Visit to the monument “Chronicles of Georgia” and the Tbilisi Sea.

The “Chronicle of Georgia” monument is a monument made of stone columns, which is located in Tbilisi. On the monument there are scenes depicting various historical and religious events and the history of Georgian literary works.

Kakheti – a region of ancient traditions and the most delicious wines of Georgia. Kakheti is once an independent kingdom, now part of Georgia. The realm of endless vineyards and picturesque Tushino mountains, ancient traditions and mysterious dead cities. The kingdom of the most delicious Georgian wines and the calm sadness of ancient monasteries.

Bodbe. Not far from Sighnaghi, in a picturesque area overlooking the Alazani Valley and, if we’re lucky, the snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus Range, the Bodbe Monastery is located. Saint Equal-to-the-Apostles Nina of Georgia, one of the most revered in Georgia, found her last refuge here. It contains the relics of the Enlightener of Georgia, Saint Equal-to-the-Apostles Nina, who died there in 347, at the age of 67, after 35 years of apostolic asceticism.

Sighnaghi – Sigakhi (Sighnaghi) is a small romantic town located on the slope of a cliff in the eastern part of the country of Georgia. Sighnaghi is translated from Turkish as “impregnable fortress”, which characterizes the location of the city. The population is about 2000 inhabitants.

Lunch with a Georgian family overlooking the Alazani Valley (included in the price).

Return to Tbilisi.

Free time.

5

Day 5

Breakfast

Departure from the hotel with luggage.

Tbilisi sightseeing tour :

We will take the cable car up to the fortress Narikala(IV century AD) – an ancient citadel in the historical part of Tbilisi and one of the sights of the capital of Georgia, rises on one of the spurs of Mount Mtatsminda – Narikala hill, which is part of the Sololak Range. Translated from the Georgian language “Mtatsminda” means “holy mountain”. The mountain rises above Tbilisi on the right bank of the Kura, almost in the center of the city. It dominates the entire urban development and is one of the symbols of Tbilisi.

Waterfall in the Fig Gorge— the picturesque Legvtakhevi Gorge (Fig Gorge) is located in the very center of Tbilisi, in the Abanotubani district. The gorge begins at the Orbelian bath and ends with a waterfall, which forms the Tsavkisistskali river, which flows through the Botanical Garden. This place was equipped, footpaths were made here, and at present the gorge is one of the most visited places in the Georgian capital by tourists. Thousands of people come here every day.

Sulfur Baths— The Sulfur Baths of Tbilisi are one of the most important sights of the capital. In fact, these are ordinary public baths, their only feature is that the water in them comes from underground, from sulfur sources – warm and with a characteristic smell of hydrogen sulfide. By the way, rest and treatment in Georgia go hand in hand, many resorts have some kind of healing springs.

Lunch (included)

Visit to Jvari Monastery — wrote in poems by M.Yu. Lermontov this is one of the most ancient temples in Georgia, which is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Mtskheta — the ancient capital and spiritual center of Georgia, a city that is 2500 years old. The Svetitskhoveli Temple built in 1010-1029, where the Chiton of Christ is kept.

Departure to airport or back to city Nalchik Russia by minibus.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Transfer to the airport Mineralnye Vody;
Meeting at Zvartnots airport Yerevan;
Transport services in Armenia, Georgia and Russia;
Excursion service according to the program;
Accompany guide;
Breakfast according to the program, 2 lunches according to the program;
Accommodation 2 nights in Yerevan (in the city center);
2 nights in Tbilisi (in the center of the Old City).

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

Air ticket Mineralnye Vody – Yerevan
Lunches and dinners
Entrance fees to museums (Garni temple complex)

PRICE 21’000 rubles per person
DURATION 5 days / 4 night
AMOUNT IN THE GROUP from 6 pax
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
travel by minibus tour class in Armenia and Georgia
accommodation in the center of Yerevan 2 nights and Tbilisi 2 nights (in the Old City)
breakfasts at the hotel, one lunch and dinner at the restaurant (organization of a common table with national Georgian cuisine: meat dishes, salads, snacks, Georgian lemonade)
cable car in Tbilisi
excursion service according to the tour program with a qualified guide
ADDITIONALLY PAID
Air tickets to Yerevan Lunches and Dinners
You must have all needed documents – passport and visa on necessity.
Important to know! If weather conditions are unfavorable for the tour, then changes to the planned route are possible, including the day and time of departure.

Booking

    The request is not a tour booking and does not impose any obligations on you. Our specialist will contact you and provide detailed information about the tour.

    SERVICES

    Travel by minibus tour class from Yerevan to Tbilisi and then to Nalchik Accommodation in the center of Tbilisi (in the Old Town) hotel 3* for 2 nights Accommodation in Yerevan in city center in hotel 3* for 2 nights Breakfasts Lunch and dinner Cableway in Tbilisi Excursion service according to the tour program with a qualified guide Tbilisi sightseeing tour COST  21 000 rubles.

    ADDITIONAL EXPENSES:

    • lunches and dinners
    • Air tickets to Yerevan

      The request is not a tour booking and does not impose any obligations on you. Our specialist will contact you and provide detailed information about the tour.