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17 Days Group Tour Armenia And Georgia Start From Tbilisi And Yerevan

17 Days Group Tour Armenia and Georgia Start From Tbilisi and Yerevan

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Day 1: Day trip around Yerevan also monastery Echmiatsin museum zwartnoc

Stop At: Yerevan Brandy Factory, Admirala Isakova ave 2, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Stop At: Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan

The Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts commonly referred to as the Matenadaran, is a repository of ancient manuscripts, research institute and museum in Yerevan, Armenia. It holds one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books which span a broad range of subjects, including theology, philosophy, history, medicine, literature, art history, and cosmography in Armenian and many other languages.

stop at :Echmiadzin MonasteryJesus Christ descended from heaven and indicated the spot for a church to be built. Echmiadzin is the residence of the Supreme Catholicos of all Armenians and the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. the magnificent Zvartnots Temple was constructed in the 7th century. All these churches and the temple are listed on the UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritage Sites

Duration: 4 hours

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Day 2: Garni Gegard Lake Sevan Monastery Sevanawank Noratus

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
stop at: The pagan temple Garni was built in the 1st century AD by the armenian king Trdat. The temple Garni is the only monument connecting with the era of paganism and Hellenism, dedicated to the sun god Mithra. stop at: is first mentioned as a settlement in the Middle Ages, when it was a much larger settlement. The bronze-age megalithic fort near the village points to the notion that Noratus is one of the most ancient continuously inhabited settlements in Armenia

stop at : According to an inscription in one of the churches, the monastery of Sevanavank was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I[1] (who became a king a decade later). At the time, Armenia was still struggling to free itself from Arab rule.

stop at : lake sewan

Duration: 6 hours

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Day 3: Dilijan , Monastery Goshawank Hagarcin Lori castle lori Waterfall to Gyumri

Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
The change of the status of Dilijan State Reserve to Dilijan National Park was conditioned by several objective reasons, such as inevitability of commercial activity in the area, presence of numerous settlements, including Dilijan town with its mineral water resorts, Yerevan-Ijevan railway line passing through its whole territory and others. Currently, the general plan of the national park is under development, including the clarification of the borders and mapping of economic, recreational and buffer zones of the national park.

STOP AT: monastery goshawank hagarcin lori castle lori waterfall to gyumri St. Astvatsatsin Church in Haghartsin (1281) is the largest building and the dominant artistic feature. The sixteen-faced dome is decorated with arches, the bases of whose columns are connected by triangular ledges and spheres, with a band around the drum’s bottom. stop at : Goshavank was erected in the place of an older monastery once known as Nor Getik, which had been destroyed by an earthquake in 1188. Mkhitar Gosh, a statesman, scientist and author of numerous fables and parables as well as the first criminal code, took part in the rebuilding of the monastery. stop at

Lori Fortress is an 11th-century Armenian fortress located near the Lori Berd village in Lori Province, Armenia. The fortress was built by David Anhoghin to become the capital of Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065.

Duration: 6 hours

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Day 4: starting from Gyumri to Dedropark Stepanavan monastery ere uk Monastery black castle Tbilisi

Stop At: Gyumri's Central Park, Gayi Str, Gyumri Armenia
starting from dilijan to dedropark stepanavan monastery ereyuk Yererouk dates back to the 4th and 5th centuries. It is located in the Shirak canton of the Ayrarat province of Ancient Armenia. Not much is known about the founders of the basilica. However, the church was renovated during the 11th century by the efforts of King Hovhannes-Smbat's wife.

stop at :The fortress was built on top of a hill, and the full fortification took a decade after the first stones were laid in 1834. The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone, from which it gets its name. After Russia's loss in the Crimean War, Sev Berd was upgraded and designated a "first-class" fortress. It never underwent a siege, but was of strategic importance in victories over the Turks in subsequent wars that lasted through 1878. The fortress was downgraded to "second-class" status in 1887, after the final Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that saw Russia gain strongholds in Kars and Batumi
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 5: starting from Tbilisi trip around Jvari Mtskheta Ananuri Gudauri

Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
Tbilisi St. Trinity Cathedral Holy Trinity cathedral, one of the largest orthodox cathedrals in the world

Metekhi Cathedral, Tbilisi Continue to Metekhi church and monument to Vakhtang Gorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi We will take cable car to Narikala Fortress to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view of the stop at :Jvari Church, Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

Mtskheta was founded by the ancient Meschian tribes in the 5th century BC.[4] It was capital of the early Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. It was a site of early Christian activity resulting in Christianization of Iberia, where Christianity was proclaimed the state religion in 337. It remains the headquarters of the Georgian Orthodox Church.

stop at:Jvari Monasteryis a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers . According to traditional accounts, on this location in the early 4th century Saint Nino, a female evangelist credited with converting King Mirian III of Iberia to Christianity, erected a large wooden cross on the site of a pagan temple. The cross was reportedly able to work miracles and therefore drew pilgrims from all over the Caucasus. A small church was erected over the remnants of the wooden cross in c.545 named the "Small Church of ,,Jvari"

stop at:at:Ananuriis a castle complex on the Aragvi River in Georgia, about 45 miles (72 kilometres) from Tbilisi. A feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles. Within the complex, amongst other buildings, are two churches. The older Church of the Virgin, which abuts a tall square tower, has the graves of some of the Dukes of Aragvi. It dates from the first half of the 17th century, and was built of brick

stop at:Ananuri A feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles. Within the complex, amongst other buildings, are two churches. The older Church of the Virgin, which abuts a tall square tower, has the graves of some of the Dukes of Aragvi. It dates from the first half of the 17th century, and was built of brick

stop at :Gudauri is a ski resort located on the south-facing plateau of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda District, along the Georgian Military Highway near the Jvari Pass, at an elevation of 2,200 meters (7,200 ft.) above sea level with skiable area enjoying maximum exposure to the sun .

author Vakhushti Batonishvili
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 6: start from gudauri kazbek stepansminda gergety

Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Kazbegi, Oni, Georgia
stop: gergety Gergeti Trinity Church is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chkheri (the left tributary of the river Terek), at an elevation of 2170 meters (7120 feet), under Mount Kazbegi.

The Gergeti Trinity Church was built in the 14th century, and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province. The separate belltower dates from the same period as the church itself. Its isolated location on top of a steep mountain surrounded by the vastness of nature has made it a symbol for Georgia. The 18th century Georgian author Vakhushti Batonishvili
Duration: 6 hours

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Day 7: start from stepansminda to doline truso gori Uplisciche

Stop At: Gori Fortress, Gori Georgia
The Georgian Truso Valley, the source of the Tegri River (Terek), is a spectacular place. It is famous for lush green logs, mineral springs, white-yellow-red travertines and a mineral lake with bubbles. You will also find medieval towers, especially those in the Zakagori fortress or picturesque villages such as Resi (2350 m). The Truso was inhabited by Ossetians. At the beginning of the 1990s, as part of mutual Georgian-Ossetian repressions, they were deported to Russia. The conflict between the feared nations and the closing of the border meant that the beautiful valley of Truso was forgotten.STOP AT ;

With the Christianization of Kartli early in the 4th century, Uplistsikhe seems to have declined in its importance and lost its position to the new centers of Christian culture – Mtskheta and, later Tbilisi. However, Uplistsikhe reemerged as a principal Georgian stronghold during the Muslim conquest of Tbilisi in the 8th and 9th century. The Mongol raids in the 14th century marked the ultimate eclipse of the town; it was virtually abandoned, and only occasionally used as a temporary shelter in times of foreign intrusions.[1]

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Duration: 5 hours

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Day 8: borjomi kutaisi canyon okatse martvilI CANYON Kinchkha waterfall

Stop At: Kutaisi Market, Phallashvili Street, Kutaisi 4600 Georgia
stop at :Borjomi (Georgian: ბორჯომი) is a resort town in south-central Georgia with a population of 10,546.[1] It is one of the districts of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region and is situated in the northwestern part of the region in the picturesque Borjomi Gorge on the eastern edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. The town is noted for its mineral water industry (which is the number one export of Georgia), the Romanov summer palace in Likani, and the World Wide Fund for Nature-site Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park. Borjomi mineral water is particularly well known in those countries which were part of the former Soviet Union; the bottling of mineral water is a major source of income for the area STOP AT;The Okatse Canyon has already attracted and amazed large number of tourists with its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views. . One of the tallest waterfall of Georgia – Kinchkha together with another water abundant waterfall nearby, Okatse Canyon natural monument
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 9: prometey CAVE Gelati ang Bagrati monastery.mestia

Stop At: Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, A. Lozeliani st. 7, Mestia 384750 Georgia
stop at : The Gelati Monastery has preserved a great number of murals and manuscripts dating back to the 12th to 17th centuries. The Khakhuli triptych was enshrined at Gelati until being stolen in 1859. Gelati is the burial site of its founder and one of the greatest Georgian kings David IV. Near King David's grave are the gates of Ganja, which were taken as a trophy by King Demetrius I of Georgia in 1138. stop at:Prometheus Cave is one of Georgia’s natural wonders and one of the largest in the world and has many underground rivers. The Okatse Canyon has already attracted and amazed large number of tourists with its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views.

stop at:Prometheus Cave is one of Georgia’s natural wonders and one of the largest in the world and has many underground rivers. The Okatse Canyon has already attracted and amazed large number of tourists with its magnificent wild nature, astonishing waterfalls and breathtaking views.

stop at :Ushguli is located at an altitude of 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) near the foot of Shkhara, one of the highest summits of the Greater Caucasus mountains. About 70 families (about 200 people) live in the area, enough to support a small school. The area is snow-covered for 6 months of the year, and often the road to Mestia is impassable.

Duration: 6 hours

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Day 10: Mountain Lake Koruldi Glacer Chaaladii

Stop At: Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, A. Lozeliani st. 7, Mestia 384750 Georgia
stop at : Twenty kilometers of walking, half on the trail, the other half on the dirt road. In the case of roundtrip, the elevation change is 1400m up and down.

Another popular trail in the proximity of Mestia - this one is exploring the valley of Mestiachala river. Nature in the proximity of the glacier is really nice, but the rest of the trail just follows a dirt road. A few years ago, it didn´t matter since there was very little traffic. But since the start of the building of Mestiachala HPP, the valley turned into one large construction site. Therefore, it´s no more worth it to hike to the glacier all the way from Mestia, there are more exciting ways to get tired in Svaneti.

Duration: 5 hours

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Day 11: tama inguri ureki kobuleti machinajuri Batumi

Stop At: Batumi Boulevard, 2, Ninoshvili Str 1, K. Gamsakhurdia Str, Batumi 6010 Georgia
The Enguri Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Enguri River in Georgia. Currently it is the world's second highest concrete arch dam with a height of 271.5 metres (891 ft).[1][2][3] It is located north of the town Jvari. It is part of the Enguri hydroelectric power station (HES) which is partially located in Abkhazia.

sea nature all day
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 12: Akhaltsikhe Vardzia and Rabati Fortress

Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia
The city is first mentioned in the chronicles in the 12th century. In the 12th–13th centuries it was the seat of the House of Akhaltsikhe, dukes of Samtskhe, whose two most illustrious representatives were Shalva and Ivane Akhaltsikheli. From the 13th up to the 17th century the city and Samtkhe were governed by the House of Jaqeli.

In 1576 the Ottomans took it and from 1628 the city became the centre of the Akhalzik Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire as "Ahıska".

In 1828, during the Russo-Turkish War of 1828–1829, Russian troops under the command of General Paskevich captured the city and, as a consequence of the 1829 Treaty of Adrianople (Edirne), it was ceded to the Russian Empire as part of first Kutais and then Tiflis Governorates.

In the late 1980s the city was host to the Soviet Army's 10th Guards Motor Rifle Division, which became a brigade of the Georgian land forces after the fall of the Soviet Union.

Duration: 5 hours

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Day 13: Achtala Sanahin Hagpat Odzun Oromair Monastery, Yerevan

Stop At: Akhtala Monastery, Akhtala, Armenia
stop at :Sanahin Monastery is an Armenian monastery founded in the 10th century in the Lori Province of Armenia. stop at : monastery haghpat complex, the Cathedral of Surb Nishan, probably begun in 976, was completed in 991 by king Smbat. It is a typical example of tenth century Armenian architecture, its central dome rests on the four imposing pillars of the lateral walls.

stop at : monastery Between 1887 and 1889 the French archaeologist Jacques de Morgan discovered 576 rectangular stone sepulchers, along with cultural items made of clay, bronze and iron near Akhtala dating back to the 8th century BC.[3][5] The settlement of modern Akhtala was known as Agarak in the 5th century.[3][4] The fortress was almost certainly built on top of Bronze and Iron Age foundations.[3]
Duration: 5 minutes

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Day 14: Yerevan Chorwirap Areni vine Norawank Jermuk Goris

Stop At: Goris Rock Forest, Goris Armenia
areni vine Visit to the Khor Virap Monastery - from here a beautiful view of Mount Ararat opens stop at:Visit to Areni winery , tour inside the factory and wine tasting stop at:(Bird) Cave, Areni, Vayots Dzor Province ancient cave where 5500 years old shoe has been found stop at :Noravank Monastery Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 15: Goris Khndzoresk Shaki Waterfall Zorac Qarer Karahunj Halidzor

Stop At: Khndzoresk Caves and Swinging Bridge, Khndzoresk 3207, Armenia
In the end of the 19th century Old Khndzoresk was the biggest village of Eastern Armenia. In the beginning of the 20th century the community had 8300 inhabitants (1800 households). In 1913 there were 27 shops, 3 dye-houses, tanneries, 7 schools. The village is famous for taking part in the liberation movement of David Bek

STOP AT:Karahunj (Armenian: Քարահունջ; also Romanized as K’arahunj, Karaundzh, and Karahundj) is a village and rural community (municipality) in Armenia in Syunik province known for archaeological site Zorats Karer, located 4 km south of the city of Goris. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 1,303 in 2010,[2] up from 1,254 at the 2001 census.[3]


Duration: 4 hours

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Day 16: Tatew karabach

Stop At: NKR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 28 Azatamartikneri Ave, Stepanakert
STOP AT: Tatev Monastery The Tatev plateau has been in use since pre-Christian times, hosting a pagan temple. The temple was replaced with a modest church following the Christianization of Armenia in the 4th century stop at : Wings of Tatev is a 5.7 km (3.5 mi) cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery in Armenia. It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car

stop at : The monastery at Gandzasar was first mentioned in the tenth century.[4][5] The construction of Gandzasar's Cathedral of St. John the Baptist began in 1216, under the patronage of the Armenian prince of Khachen, Hasan-Jalal Dawla, and it was completed in 1238 and consecrated on July 22, 1240. STOP AT : SHUSHI CASTLE STOP AT :STEPANAKERT
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 17: Karabach YEREVAN

Stop At: NKR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 28 Azatamartikneri Ave, Stepanakert
stop at :Tigranakert Arts'akhi ) is a ruined Armenian city dating back to the Hellenistic period. It is one of several former cities in the Armenian plateau with the same name, named in honor of the Armenian king Tigranes the Great (r. 95–55 B.C.),[1][2] although some scholars, such as Robert Hewsen and Babken Harutyunyan, have posited that this particular Tigranakert may have been founded by Tigranes the Great's father, Tigranes I (r. ca. 123–95 B.C.).[3] stop at : shushi In Shushi we will visit Surp Amenaprkich Ghazanchetsots Cathedral (St. Savior Ghazanchetsots Cathedral), which was built in 1868-1887. It is considered to be the second most important spiritual center in Artsakh. The church was built by the local residents. The consecration of the church took place on September 20, in 1888

STOP AT:stop at : Amaras Monastery, which is one of the oldest Christian sites in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the 5th-century chronicler Faustus Byuzand, at the start of the 4th century St. Gregory the Illuminator founded a church in what was to become Amaras Monastery. At the beginning of the 5th century Mesrop Mashtots, the inventor of the Armenian Alphabet stop at:dadywank Dadivank Monastery, which is the largest monastic complex in Artsakh-Karabakh and one of the true masterpieces of Armenian medieval architecture. It is located in the northwestern part of Martakert district of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Stop At: Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan The Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts commonly referred to as the Matenadaran, is a repository of ancient manuscripts, research institute and museum in Yerevan, Armenia. It holds one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books which span a broad range of subjects, including theology, philosophy, history, medicine, literature, art history, and cosmography in Armenian and many other languages.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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