Georgia and Armenia Uncovered
Embark on an adventurous journey through Georgia and Armenia, venturing well beyond the usual tourist path. Delight in wine tasting, visit the sacred spring, and experience the soul-stirring chants of Geghard Monastery. Immerse yourself in the daily existence of the communities nestled in the Caucasus Mountains’ foothills and acquire the art of crafting lavash as you join a local family in Garni.
DAY 1 Welcome to Tbilisi
DAY 2 Explore Colourful Tbilisi
DAY 3 Onwards to Mtskheta and on to Akhasheni
DAY 4 Off to Sighnaghi and return to Tbilisi
DAY 5 A Day in Uplistsikhe and Gori
DAY 6 Continue to Monastic Haghpat and Dilijan
DAY 7 Admire Stunning Lake Sevan and Goris
DAY 8 Journey to the Tatev Complex, Ararat Valley and on to Yerevan
DAY 9 Discover Historic Yerevan
DAY 10 A Day Exploring Geghard Monastery
DAY 11 Farewell Yerevan
About this trip
See 15 cities and 2 countries
April to September
10 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners
All transport shown
Explore Tbilisi and Yerevan with a Local Specialist
Visit Bodbe Monastery in Sighnaghi, Uplistsikhe Cave Town, Stalin’s Museum in Gori, Yerevan’s Genocide Memorial and a local brandy distillery
View Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage sites including the Jvari Monastery, the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and the monastic complex of Haghpat, Lake Sevan, the Wings of Tatev cableway, Khor Virap Monastery, Mount Ararat, the Cascade Complex in Yerevan and the UNESCO-listed Geghard Monastery
The Bressenden difference
BE MY GUEST
Enjoy a master class in Georgian bread making and churchkhela sweets at a Be My Guest lunch and wine tasting in Kakabeti village.
BE MY GUEST
Visit Iago’s wine cellar in Chardakhi and sample local wines as Iago and his wife Marina regale you with tales of their lives as wine producers.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER EXPERIENCE
In Verishen village, your visit helps to fund the local community who make their living through the crafting of traditional wool carpets.
BE MY GUEST
Meet a local family in Garni who will teach you how to make lavash, paired with cheese and greens.
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
Low deposits – Booking protected.
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