Day 1: Arrive in Yerevan
Met on arrival and transfer.
Day 2-4: Yerevan
Excursions to Garni, Geghard, Saghmosavank, Hovanavank and Amberd.
Day 5-6: Khor Virap-Noravank-Carahunge-Goris
Visit the ancient monasteries and enjoy wine tasting. We'll see ancient Carahunge which is similar to Stone Henge in England. Visit the most magnificent monastery in Armenia, Tatev.
Day 6: Sisian
Visit the magnificent Tatev Monastery and the cave village Khndzoresk.
Day 7: Lake Sevan
Drive to Lake Sevan via Selim Pass. We'll pass by Noradous, a history laden Middle Ages cemetery of khachkars (cross stones).
Day 8: Dilijan
Excursion to Goshavank in the upper reaches of Agestev River in dense oak woods. One of the biggest and best known kchachkars in Armenia is here. Lunch with locals in a family home. In Dilijan tour the old city and its most popular site; Haghartsin Monastery. (
Day 9-10: Tbilisi
Drive to Tbilisi, stopping at Sanahin Monastery (UNESCO) and Haghpart Monastery enroute.
Full day tour Tbilisi. Folkshow at national restaurant.
Day 11: Mtskheta-Gori- Borjomi - Akhalshike
We start with a drive to the beautiful small town Mtskheta, the ancient capital, and visit its historical UNESCO sites. Continue to the town Gori and visit the Joseph Stalin Museum. Drive through the mineral water town Borjomi and taste carbonated water from the source.
Day 12: Akhalshike
Excursion to Samtskhe-Javakheiti Province to visit the magnificent 12th c. cave town Vardzia and 10th c. Khertvisi Fortress. (B,L,D)
Day 13: Gudauri
Visit Uplistsikhe, an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia. Afternoon enjoy a scenic drive through the high Caucasus Mountains up the famous Georgia Military Highway (leading to the border with Russia) and Zhinvali Lake, visiting the Ananuri architectural complex en-route.
Day 14-15: Tbilisi
A stunning drive returning to Tbilisi along Tergi River, stopping in Kazbergi town and driving trough beautiful valleys and woodlands to Gergeti Trinity Church.
Morning excursion to Davit Gareja-Sighnaghi
Visit Davit Gareja, Georgia's most remarkable ancient site. Continue to the fortified royal town Sighnaghi with its cobbled streets and multi-colored balconies.
Day 16: Sheiki
A walking tour around Sighaghi; lunch at a family-run guesthouse, then visiting a local farmer's wine-cellar. Cross the border into Azerbaijani town of Sheiki.
Day 17: Sheiki
Very full day touring. Walking tour through old bazaar, Khan's Palace; visit the History Museum and the workshops of shebeke vitrages (stained glass).
Day 18: Baku
Travel the historic route along the Caspian Sea as an epic conclusion to your exploration of the mighty Caucasus. En-route visit Seven Tombs, Djuma Mosque, Dira Baba Mausoleum and see active mud volcanoes along the highway.
Day 19-20: Baku
Old City tour, visit Gobustan National Park. Excursion to Absheron Peninsula and see the Ateshgah Temple of Eternal Fire.
Day 21: Baku-Depart