Duration: 9 days/ 8 nights
Location: Georgia/Azerbaijan
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Georgia and Azerbaijan Classical Tour

 

Day 1

  • Check in at the hotel

 

Day 2

  • Morning drive to Mtskheta – one of the most ancient towns in Georgia, known as the religious center of the country.
  • Excursion to Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – the first and the main church in Georgia.
  • Here you will go up the hill to the Jvari Monastery – the amazing symbol of the Georgian church architecture. According to the legend, at the site of the monastery St.Nino established one of her three crosses.
  • Drive back to Tbilisi
  • City tour around Tbilisi – the bright and hospitable capital of Georgia
  • Visit to the Armenian Church, Jewish Synagogue, and Turkish Mosque
  • Excursion from the sulfuric baths (famous royal bath complex (XVII-XIX cc.), standing on the warm natural sulfur springs) up to Narikala Fortress

 

Overnight: Hotel in Tbilisi, Meals: Breakfast Duration: 8 hours (80 km)

Day 3

  • Trip to Ananuri Fortress which is a well-preserved castle of the feudal times. Once it was the main seat of Aragvi Eristavi Georgian dynasty. The fortress is located in a beautiful place close to Zhinvali Reservoir.
  • Stop in Gudauri resort town for a rest
  • Trip up the hill to Gergeti Trinity Church situated at an altitude of 2170 m at the foot of Mount Kazbek. The church was built in the XIV-th century and is the only cross-domed church in the historic Georgian province Khevi. From the top of the hill opens the incredibly beautiful scenery.

 

Overnight: Hotel in Tbilisi, Meals: Breakfast Duration: 10 hours (330 km)

Day 4

  • Morning trip to Kakheti – the picturesque region famous for the producing of excellent Georgian wines.
  • Stop in the local town Signagi, it is a small cozy town overlooking Alazani Valley
  • Stroll through tiny and cozy streets of Signagi and enjoy an amazing view of Alazani Valley
  • Visit to the local winery and degustation of Georgian traditional wine
  • Trip to David-Gareja cave monastery complex founded in 6th century by father David

 

Overnight: Hotel in Signagi, Meals: Breakfast Duration: 9 hours (230 km)

Day 5 

  • Transfer to Georgian-Azerbaijan border
  • Departure to Sheki town located in a picturesque mountainous area with narrow gorges and green valleys, clear rivers, waterfalls and mineral springs.
  • Sightseeing tour around Sheki during which you will visit the Upper Town, the magnificent Palace of Sheki Khans and other sites.
  • Visit to the Museum of carpets
  • Visit to Sheki Bazaar for buying gifts and products

 

Overnight: Hotel in Sheki, Meals: Breakfast

Day 6

  • Tour around Qabala town which is an ancient capital of Caucasian Albania
  • Stop in the village of Chukhur Qabala
  • Tour around Gabala Archeology Center
  • Visit to natural sights of Gabala – Tufandag Mountain and Gabala Lake
  • Trip to Baku – the modern capital of Azerbaijan located on the shores of the Caspian Sea

 

Overnight: Hotel in Baku, Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

  • Tour around Baku Old City
  • Visit to the Upland Park of Baku where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the city and then to Kirov Park
  • Tour around the modern district of Baku
  • Stroll along Baku Boulevard – the second longest one in Europe
  • Excursion in the Carpet Museum where you will get acquainted with local carpets and rugs, various weaving techniques and materials used during different historical periods
  • The last tour destination – Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. The center is located in a unique building which was awarded to Design of the Year prize in 2014.

 

Overnight: Hotel in Baku, Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

  • Tour around Gobustan National Park located at a distance of 40 miles from the center of Baku. It is a national and historical sight.
  • Excursion to the open-air museum to explore Rock Paintings
  • Visit to Gobustan Reserve to enjoy the view of the Mud Volcanoes
  • Return to Baku

 

Overnight: Hotel in Baku, Meals: Breakfast

Day 9

  • Transfer to the airport, departure

 

Start Date End Date
May 16, 2019 May 24, 2019
June 18, 2019 June 26, 2019
July 10, 2019 July 18, 2019
Aug 6, 2019 Aug 14, 2019
Sep 17, 2019

Sep 26, 2019

Sep 25, 2019

Oct 4, 2019

Oct 8, 2019 Oct 16, 2019
Nov 6, 2019 Nov 14, 2019

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