Discover Armenia and Georgia - Yerevan, Tbilisi and architectural monuments of two countries
Discover Armenia and Georgia

Yerevan, Tbilisi and architectural monuments of two countries

Discover Armenia and Georgia
(Yerevan, Tbilisi and architectural monuments of two countries)

How would you like to spend your coming vacation? And why not discover another amazing corner of our wonderful big planet? Even if you have only one week, this will be enough to visit Armenia and Georgia. You will be delighted with the nature and history of these two countries, you will enjoy your trip and spend an unforgettable vacation unlike any of your previous ones.

Your tour will begin in the capital of Armenia - the city of Yerevan which according to tourists claims to be the cleanest city in the entire post-Soviet space. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and surprisingly it is 29 years older than Rome. Yerevan is a million-plus city with a European atmosphere, wide boulevards and street cafes. It's welcoming, safe and affordable – with all its museums, hotels, generous portions of food and wine.

As soon as you are finished with Yerevan architectural discoveries will be waiting for you. You will get acquainted with the monasteries, churches and temples of Amenia. You can also visit the small villages and caves of Mendz Yer on the way to Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.

Tbilisi is the ancient capital of Georgia which is currently home to about one and a half million people. The city was founded in the 5th century AD by the Georgian king Vakhtang Gorgasali. Today it captivates tourists with its rich history, thriving culture and modern lifestyle that will surely brighten up your holiday.

You will be able to visit the most significant places in the city and its environs. You will visit the old city with its cozy little courtyards; visit the Narikala Fortress, drive along the Bridge of Peace, walk along Rustaveli Street and see Chardin Square; visit the area of sulfur baths and even see a bath that Pushkin and Dumas liked to visit.

On the second day of your stay in Georgia, you will go to its religious center - the City of Mtskheta, which stood at the crossroads of cultures, connecting east and west. The Jvari Monastery standing on the top of a rocky mountain, and the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral which literally translates as a life-giving pillar and where the clothes of Christ were buried will complement your journey with their unique atmosphere of eternity.

Available Dates

  • 2023| 10 places Book
  • Individual dates are available. Please contact the program manager.

Trip details

Intensity Level 1
Season Summer, Autumn, Spring
Begins in Bishkek
Ends in Bishkek

Price:

Great for Couples Families Individuals

Amazing discoveries, breathtaking landscapes, magnificent architectural buildings, unique culture, delicious cuisine and the modern look of the capitals of two states - Armenia and Georgia are waiting for you. You will get acquainted with the hospitable inhabitants of the two countries, you will be able to catch yourself all the similarities and differences in the culture of these centuries-old peoples, in their history, their rhythm of life, their habits, traditions and tastes.

What's Included:

  • Accommodation in 3* hotels in Yerevan (3 nights) and Tbilisi (2 nights)
  • Transport services, including transfer from and to the airport
  • Meals - breakfasts
  • Excursions according to the program
  • Services of a professional guide
  • Bottled water and buns during excursions
  • Entrance fees to cultural and historical centers
  • Wi-Fi in transport
  • Master classes and tastings

What's not included:

  • Air tickets
  • Meals (lunches and dinners)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Single occupancy
  • Additional services and excursions
  • Personal expenses


  • The price may change depending on the exchange rate at the time of booking
Day
1

Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to the hotel - City tour in Yerevan. We will start our tour from the very heart of Yerevan – the Republic Square. Here you will understand why Yerevan is called the pink city. All the most significant government buildings are scattered around the square. Singing fountains will complement the overall beauty with a unique atmosphere. Walking along the old streets of Yerevan, we will get to the Northern Avenue. At any time of the day cafes, restaurants and shops are crowded with people here. Next, we will reach the Opera and Ballet building, and then we will get to the Cascade, from the height of which a gorgeous view of the whole city is opened. We will visit the Armenian Genocide Museum, included in the list of 9 memorial museums everyone should visit. Free time and overnight at the hotel.

The duration of the tour is 3-4 hours.

Day
2

Yerevan - Geghard Monastery - Garni Temple - Yerevan. We don’t have to hurry today and will start our tour at 10 am. Our first stop will be at the Arch of Charents, from where there is a stunning view of the symbol of Armenia - the snow-capped Biblical Mount Ararat. Next, we will visit the monastery of Geghard proudly standing over the abyss. Geghard is a spear with which Longinus cut into the hypochondrium of Jesus Christ crucified on the Cross. This monastery was built in the 4th century; it is carved directly into the rock and is listed by UNESCO.

We also have to visit a pagan temple of Greek style, the two meters long stones of which are fastened together with one-of-a-kind brackets and pins. After a day full of history, we will have the most exciting and delicious journey for fragrant Armenian bread. We will take part in the tasting and baking of lavash, which will definitely pamper your taste buds. By evening we will return to Yerevan.

Day
3

Haghpat Monastery - Sanahin Monastery - Mendz Er Cave - Tbilisi. The Lori region is rich in history and many of its sights are located in the most obscure places. Odzun is the largest village in Lori, located almost on the edge of the Debed gorge. The pearl of the village is the Odzun Church - one of the earliest Christian churches in Armenia. Sanahin Monastery and Haghpat Monastery are attractions not only in the Lori region but throughout Armenia due to their architectural and spiritual values ​​and heritage.

They are both located on a plateau and are about 15 km apart. The monasteries are a mixture of Byzantine ecclesiastical and Caucasian traditional architecture from the 10th-13th centuries. Both monasteries are charming and are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. After that, we will reach the Mendz Er cave which was once the habitat of a prehistoric man, and later turned into a shelter. Now goats live in it. After that we will go to Tbilisi, where we will spend the night.

The duration of the tour is 8-9 hours.

Day
4

City tour in Tbilisi. Today we have a sightseeing day, and we will start from the old city. Here, in small cozy courtyards you will feel the real flavor of Georgia. During the tour we will visit the Narikala Fortress built in the 4th century. Its ruins are considered to be one of the main attractions of Georgia from where one of the best views opens. We will visit the area of ​​sulfur baths - one of the first three districts of ancient Tbilisi. Here we will see the bathhouse which Pushkin and Dumas liked to visit.

We will walk along the Peace Bridge, walk along Rustaveli Street and Chardin Square, where there are always a lot of young people and life is in full swing. We will definitely taste Georgian cuisine and lovers of night cities will be able to ride a cable car (optional) during which the whole city with lit lights will open in front of them in all its glory.

The duration of the tour is 5-6 hours.

Day
5

Tbilisi - Mtskheta - Jvari Monastery - Svetitskhoveli - Yerevan. On the second day of our stay in Georgia we will head to its religious center. This region was the home of the gods and their earthly incarnations - priests, leaders and kings. Each layer of the earth keeps the memory of ancient eras. The region stood at the crossroads of cultures. The significance of this highway was to connect east and west. This rocky road still retains clear traces of wheeled vehicles that have been moving here for centuries.

The city of Mtskheta is located on the banks of the Aragvi and Kura rivers, the confluence of which is clearly visible due to the difference in the water color. We will definitely visit the Jvari Monastery which stands on top of a rocky mountain at the confluence of these rivers and is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The name of this monastery is translated as "Monastery of the Cross". We will also visit the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral which literally translates as a life-giving pillar. It is currently the second largest church in Georgia (after the Holy Trinity Cathedral). It is also known as the burial place of Christ's clothes. Svetitskhoveli was one of the main Georgian Orthodox churches and is one of the most revered places of worship in the region. After the tour we will return back to Yerevan. Overnight at the hotel.

The duration of the tour is 10-11 hours.

Day
6

Departure. Today the car will take you to the airport for your flight home.

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