Classical Tour In Armenia And Georgia
Classical Tour in Armenia and Georgia
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Day 2. Khor Virap Monastery whith magnificent view on biblical Mount Ararat. Wine making regions of Areni. Trchuneri (Bird’s) cave, where we also can find 6000 years old winery. Visiting of Noravank Monastery of XIII century. Lunch at the house of a local wine maker.
Day 3. Souvenir market Vernissage and Tashir – the market of local sweets and dried fruits. Tour to Saint Echmiadzin – the spiritual center of Armenia, 4th century Echmiadzin Cathedral, Echmiadzin Treasury Museum. Lunch. Zvartnots Cathedral, a masterpiece of early medieval Armenian architecture UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ararat Cognac Factory for a tour and tasting.
Day 4. Charents Arch for the wonderful view of Mount Ararat. Monastery Geghard a UNESCO site. Garni temple, the only reconstructed monument in Armenia, dating back to the period of paganism and Hellenism. Lunch in an authentic guest house Tsaghkunq with master class on cooking. Lake Sevan, the largest lake in Caucasus. Sevanavank monastery on North-Eastern coast. Haghpat village with a breathtaking view of the Lori Gorge. Dinner and overnight․
Day 5. Haghpat Monastery, a significant urban planning monument of medieval Armenia; UNESCO World Heritage site. Akhtala monastery and fortress of the 10th century. Crossing of Armenian-Georgian border at Bagratashen checkpoint. Arrival in Tbilisi, capital city of Georgia․ Lunch. City Tour: Rustaveli Avenue, Sioni Cathedral; Metekhi Monastery. Narikala Fortress, Old Tbilisi and sulfur baths. Welcome dinner with national show.
Day 6. Jvari temple. A wonderful landscape is opening from the temple: Mtskheta city, The Kura River gorge as well as Aragvi Valley are very well seen. Uplistsikhe Cave town, which was founded in 1000 BC and was a sacred temple spot during Pre-Christian period. Gori the birthplace of Joseph Stalin. A museum dedicated to the Soviet leader. Lunch in Gori. Mtskheta, the very first capital of Georgia - the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, built in the 9th century.
Day 7․ Kakhetia, Georgian main wine-making region. Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino - Ninotsminda. Walk through the city of Sighnaghi the City of Love. Georgian National Museum, where the original works of the Niko Pirosmani are exhibited. Lunch. Tsinandali, the house museum of Alexander Chavchavadze. Tour and tasting in one of the Khareba wineriy.
Day 8․ Shopping for Georgian products, souvenirs, wine, chacha, churchkhela and so on. Ethnographic museum under the open sky. Transfer to the airport of Tbilisi.