Private 9-day Armenia And Georgia Tour From Yerevan To Tbilisi

Private 9-Day Armenia and Georgia Tour from Yerevan to Tbilisi

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Armenia

Pass By: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
Meet our clients at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Pass By: Yerevan, Yerevan
Check-in Marriott Hotel Yerevan or similar.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Yerevan Marriott Hotel 5 star or similar.


Day 2: City tour in Yerevan

Stop At: Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia, Azatutyan Avenue Kaneker-Zeytun District, Yerevan Armenia
After breakfast at the hotel start city tour in Yerevan. Your introduction to the capital begins with a guided tour of the city, one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited metropolises. Day is starting with the visit of Mother of Armenia statue. It is 22 meters high statue. It is a female personification of Armenia. Her most public visual rendering is a monumental statue in Victory Park overlooking the capital city of Yerevan, Armenia.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Continue with panoramic tour which will include the beautiful Government buildings, the Central Post Office, Opera house, Parliament, the National Assembly building. Visit the Republic square. Its shape resembles a simplified combination of oval and trapeze.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Tamanyan str. 10 Cascade Complex, Yerevan 0009 Armenia
Visit to the Cascade Complex and Cafesjian Museum of Art. It is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan. At the base of the Cascade is a garden courtyard with statues by contemporary sculptures such as Botero.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yerevan Brandy Factory, Admirala Isakova ave 2, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Visit Yerevan Brandy Company for touring and degustation of famous ArArAt Brandy. It was founded in 1887, during the period of the Russian Empire. In 1999, the government of independent Armenia sold the factory to the French Pernod Ricard company for distilled beverages.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: In the evening you will have a welcome dinner at a local restaurant with Armenian folk music and dances performance.

Accommodation included: Yerevan Marriott Hotel 5 star or similar.


Day 3: Khor Virap Monastery-Echmiatsin Cathedral- Zvartnots Cathedral-Genocide Memorial

Stop At: Ararat, Ararat, Ararat Province
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Ararat Region to visit Khor Virap monastery, where Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia, was imprisioned for 13 years.
Khor Virap is located at the foot of Mount Ararat, and it provides, probably, the best view of the biblical mountain.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, Manushyan St, Vagharshapat Armenia
Continue to Armavir Region to visit the Unesco world heritage-listed sites of Echmiatsin Cathedral and Zvartnots Temple.
The Cathedral of Echmiatsin is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, founded in 303AD.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Zvartnots Temple, Yerevan-Vagharshapat Highway Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
Continue to Zvartnots temple, built in the seventh century by Nerses III the Builder. The cathedral was called Zvartnots, which is translated from the ancient Armenian as “the Temple of Vigilant Angels.” Due to its impressive size and unique design, the temple became an architectural miracle, and many legends were told about it.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Armenian Genocide Museum, 8/8 Tsitsernakaberd Highway Kentron District, Yerevan 0028 Armenia
Drive back to Yerevan and visit the Armenian Genocide memorial and the Museum (except Monday) in Tsitsernakaberd. The memorial consists of three main monuments: the Memorial Wall, the Sanctuary of Eternity (Memorial Hall and Eternal Flame) and the Memorial Column “The Reborn Armenia.” In the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, which is located here, you can learn about the events of 1915. Every year, on April 24 – Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day – thousands of people climb the hill to the memorial complex and lay flowers to the eternal flame.
Drive back to the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at Machanents Tourism and Art Center in Echmiatsin.
Accommodation included: Yerevan Marriott Hotel 5 star or similar.


Day 4: Geghard Cave Monastery-Garni Temple-Parajanov Museum-Yerevan

Stop At: Garni, Garni, Kotayk Province
After the breakfast drive to Geghard Monastery, dating from the fourth century and carved into the mountainside. The monastery complex was founded in the 4th century by Gregory the Illuminator at the site of a sacred spring inside a cave. Geghard is included in UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
Enjoy an Armenian Spiritual Vocal Performance just in the magical acustic hall of the Monastery.
Continue to Garni village and visit Garni Pagan Temple dating from the first century AD and the only temple of its kind in the region. It is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. During the tour at Garni Temple, the guests will enjoy Armenian Duduk performance.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Garni, Garni, Kotayk Province
Visit a local rustic house where you will have a chance to participate in the making of Armenian Bread, called Lavash, a soft, unleavened flatbread cooked in a ground oven known as a Tonir.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Drive back to Yerevan. Visit Sergey Parajanov Museum, which is a tribute to Soviet Armenian director and artist Sergey Parajanov and is one of the most popular museums in Yerevan. The museum was founded in 1988, when Parajanov moved to Yerevan. Parajanov himself chose the place and construction project of museum. Due to the 1988 Armenian earthquake and socio-economic problems, the museum was opened only in June 1991, one year after Parajanov's death. The collection consists of more than 600 of Maestro’s art works. Paradjanov’s work has no direct analogies in world of art and amazes with its fantasy, wit and artistry.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant in Garni.
Accommodation included: Yerevan Marriott Hotel 5 star or similar.



Day 5: Lake Sevan-Dilijan-Armenia/Georgia Border

Stop At: Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province
After the breakfast check-out from the hotel. Drive to Lake Sevan, which is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largent freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia. The lake is situated at an altitude of 1,900 m (6,234 ft) above sea level.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
Visit Sevanavank Monastery, a monastic complex located on a peninsula at the northwestern shore of Lake Sevan. Initially the monastery was built at the southern shore of a small island. After the artificial draining of Lake Sevan, the water level fell about 20 meters, and the island transformed into a peninsula. Because of its picturesque location Sevanavank is one of the most visited tourism sights in Armenia.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dilijan, Dilijan, Tavush Province
Continue to Dilijan. Usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals, it is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated within the Dilijan National Park.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tbilisi, Georgia
After the lunch drive to the Armenia-Georgia Border, pass the customer service, change the bus and the guide, contiue to Georgia.
Transfer to hotel in Tbilisi.
Check-in at the hotel in Tbilisi.


Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner: Welcome Dinner at the local restaurant with Georgian Folk Show in Tbilisi

Accommodation included: Tbilisi Biltmore Hotel 5 star or similar.

Day 6: Tbilisi, Georgia

Stop At: Tbilisi, Tbilisi
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast full day city tour in Tbilisi.
Here myth and history, culture and traditions, diverse nature and hospitable people; all intermingle with one another, inspired poetry, polyphonic songs and elegant dancing. A blend of cultures, a smell of spices, different nations meeting on street corners, different faiths sharing the same courtyards.... This is Tbilisi, the city that has been dominated by traders, warriors, tyrants and dictators in turn. Take a walk around the old town and breathe in the living past. Today Tbilisi is a modern city with well-known museums and theatres, art galleries, churches, Sulphur bathhouses and narrow streets with inner courts.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia
Metekhi Church of Assumption (13th c.) built by the king Demetre II. Resting upon the top of the hill, the church is a good example of cross-domed Georgian orthodox churches.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Georgian Synagogue, Didi digomi, 45 Konstantine Leselidze St, T'bilisi, Georgia
Georgian Synagogue - Jewish prayer house built from 1895 to 1903.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sioni Cathedral Church, 3, Sioni Street Old Town, Tbilisi Georgia
The cathedral was the seat of the ruling Catholicos-Patriarchs and is commonly referred to as the “Tbilisi Sioni”, following an old Georgian custom of naming churches after places in the Holy Land.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Anchiskhati Basilica, Loane Shavteli, Tbilisi Georgia
The oldest surviving church in Tbilisi.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia
The main citadel of the city where you can enjoy the wonderful views of Tbilisi.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sulphur Baths
Sulphur Baths - Its high in sulphurs and other minerals, with a constant temperature of 38C to 40C, the waters have long been used as a therapeutic aid for a range of ailments. Then visit the
Rustaveli Avenue, the central avenue in Tbilisi named after the medieval Georgian poet, Shota Rustaveli.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Georgian National Museum, 3, Rustaveli Ave, Tbilisi 0105 Georgia
Where you can enjoy the permanent exhibition ‘The Archaeological Treasury’.
Drive to the hotel. Leisure at evening.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at the local restaurant in Tbilisi
Accommodation included: Tbilisi Biltmore Hotel 5 star or similar.


Day 7: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Jvari-Ananuri – Kazbegi

Stop At: Mtskheta, Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
In the morning we drive to Mtskheta - the ancient capital of Georgia, located at the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jvari, Jvari, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Jvari, the 6th century cross-shaped monastery built on the top of a cliff, overlooking the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers. At this place St. Nino, a female evangelist, erected a large wooden cross on the site of a pagan temple; Svetitskhoveli, the fortified cathedral dating from the 11th century. Svetitskhoveli is a sacred place where the Robe of Christ is buried.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ananuri, Ananuri, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
Drive along Georgian Military Highway and visit Ananuri Architectural complex-former residence of Dukes of Aragvi region. Complex featuring churches and towers dating back to the XVI-XVII cc. is beautifully overlooking Jinvali reservoir.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mkinvartsveri, Georgia
Continue our journey and explore Khevi province, the heart of the country, known for its severe nature and numerous architectural monuments and archaeological sites.
Kazbegi: a small town with the views of Mt. Kazbek - the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Mt. Kazbek is associated with myth of Prometheus, according to the legend he was chained on the mountain in punishment for having stolen fire from the gods and having given it to mortals. 4WD to XIV c.
Gergeti Holy Trinity Church: located at an elevation of 2170 m under Mt. Kazbegi.
Drive to the hotel, check-in at the hotel

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in Kazbegi.
Accommodation included: Selected 4 star hotel in Kazbegi.

Day 8: Kazbegi – Gori – Uplistsikhe – Tbilisi

Stop At: Gori, Gori, Shida Kartli Region
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
Drive to the center of Shida Kartli region - Gori, known as the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Visit Stalin’s Museum in Gori where you can see the house, where Stalin was born and his personal railway carriage.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia
Visit Uplistsikhe (“Fortress of God”) rock-hewn town (2nd Millennium BC). Uplistsikhe is located on the left bank of Mtkvari river and is notable for unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures and the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture. Here you can see ancient wine presses carved in stone.
Drive to Tbilisi, check-in at the hotel.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in Gori.
• Dinner: Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant in Tbilisi.
Accommodation included: Tbilisi Biltmore Hotel 5 star or similar.


Day 9: Hotel check out and transfer from the hotel to the Airport.

Pass By: Georgia, Georgia
Zvartnots International Airport (EVN), Yerevan, Armenia

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.