Azerbaijan - Georgia
During the tour your will be able to visit most popular and important historic-cultural places of Azerbaijan and Georgia. Enjoy beautiful landscapes, cuisine and hospitality. You will have availability to visit capital city of Azerbaijan – Baku with its Medieval monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Drive to the ancient Silk Road town of Shemakha, visit Sheki - a city founded almost 3 millennia ago. After border crossing to Georgia you will visit wine region of Georgia – Kakheti, visit its beautiful places and wine cellar to taste Georgian unique wine. Afterwards you will drive capital city of Georgia – Tbilisi and admire with its beautiful old town. You will also visit oldest city of the world – Mtskheta, with its UNESCO sites. Drive to beautiful Mountain region of Georgia – kazbegi. Visit Holy trinity church on the top of the hill and will have possibility to enjoy beautiful view of mount Kazbegi. We also visit home town of Stalin – Gori and cave town Uplistsikhe.
Price: the price in given for minimum 10 persons. Middle class accommodation (3* hotels and guesthouses). The price is subject to changes due to the request of 4 and 5 star accommodation.
Day 1 - Arrival to the Baku international Airport
Day 2 – City tour of old Baku (UNESCO sites) - Museum of Azerbaijan - Museum of Applied Folk Art.
Day 3 – Baku – Sheki (ancient town) - Diri Baba Mausoleum – Shemakha (Silk Road town) - Yeddi Gumbaz (“Seven Tombs”) – Sheki
Day 4 – Sheki – Lagodekhi (Border cross of Azerbaijan – Georgia) - Gremi Monastery (16th C.) – Tsinandali (estate and winery) – Kvareli
Day 5 – Kvareli – Tbilisi - Old town of Tbilisi – Metekhi church and Metekhi plateau -Bath’s district - Kote Abkhazi street and pedestrian area of the city. Sioni Cathedral and the oldest church of Tbilisi – Anchiskhati - Freedom square and Rustaveli Avenue – State museum – Dinner at the Georgian Traditional restaurant with Georgian dances and folk songs
Day 6 – Tbilisi - Mtskheta (old capital of Georgia), Jvari Monastery (UNESCO sight), Svetitskhoveli (were the robe of Christ is buried, UNESCO sight) - Kazbegi (mountain region of Georgia), Holy trinity church – Gudauri (Ski resort of Georgia)
Day 7 - Gudauri - Ananuri Fortress (XVII C) - Zhinvali lake - Gori (Home town of Stalin) – Uplistsikhe (cave town from the VI C BC) – Tbilisi – Departure
The rates include:
Accommodation according the program
Full transportation as mentioned in the itinerary with a good touristic class Bus/Mini Bus
Professional guide service
1 bottle of water per person/ per day
Breakfasts at the hotels
Dinners at the hotels/restaurants
Entrance fees at the museums
The rates do not include:
Visa to Armenia and Azerbaijan
Tips for drivers & guides
Mini bar at the hotel
Extra transfers not included in the program
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary