Georgia & Azerbaijan 6 Nights and 7 Days

Package Based on 3 star hotel - Rates mentioned per person - Double sharing bases

 

 

Day 1: 

Arrival to Tbilisi

After arriving at Tbilisi International Airport, once you collect all your luggage and go to the "Arrivals" section of the Airport, our "Meeter" will meet you at the Airport with your Company Logo and your Name written on it. She or He will escort you to the vehicle and take you to your hotel to check into your room and rest for a day to get on the jetlag and gather strength until the beginning of your adventure.

Day 2: 

Ananuri and Kazbegi

After having a Breakfast at your hotel, you will meet the Driver and Guide in your hotel lobby, the route will take you across the Georgian Military Highway up North towards the border with Russia. Your first stop will be the Jhinvali Water Reservoir created during the Soviet era, promptly continuing to the Ananuri complex, a former residence of Argveti Dukes. The complex features churches and towers dating back to the 16th-17th centuries, beautifully overlooking the Jhinvali reservoir. Continue your drive to see the conjunction of two small mountain rivers famous for the fact that being different in color they still retain their own colors even after merge. Continuing on your way you will have a chance to taste the mineral springs in Mleta after which you will drive over the Cross Pass to Gudauri Ski Resort, where you can enjoy Winter Sports during the winter or be more adventurous and experience Paragliding every season with local professionals. Afterwards, we will then drive over the Cross Pass and make a short stop at the Soviet-era "People's Friendship" mountain view overlooking a deep gorge of the Caucasus mountain range and on our way to the Town of Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) we will pass by the beautiful Travertine in Kazbegi National Park. After arriving in Kazbegi, we will change our vehicle to a four-wheel drive to reach Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 meters, and enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Kazbegi before heading back to your hotel in Tbilisi. We will then drive over the Cross Pass and make a short stop at the Soviet-era “People's Friendship” mountain view overlooking a deep gorge of the Caucasus mountain range and on our way to the Town of Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) we will pass by the beautiful Travertine in Kazbegi National Park. After arriving in Kazbegi, we will change our vehicle to a four-wheel drive to reach Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 meters, and enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Kazbegi before heading back to your hotel in Tbilisi. We will then drive over the Cross Pass and make a short stop at the Soviet-era “People's Friendship” mountain view overlooking a deep gorge of the Caucasus mountain range and on our way to the Town of Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) we will pass by the beautiful Travertine in Kazbegi National Park. After arriving in Kazbegi, we will change our vehicle to a four-wheel drive to reach Gergeti Holy Trinity Church located at an altitude of 2170 meters, and enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Kazbegi before heading back to your hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 3:

Bodbe and Sighnaghi

After Having a Breakfast in your hotel, you will meet the Driver and Guide in your hotel lobby, and depart towards the Kakheti region of Georgia, the cradle of Georgian winemaking.

Our first stop will be in Bodbe monastery complex functioning as a nunnery since 1889, which according to the legend is a burial place of St. Nino, who converted Georgia to Christianity in the 4th century. Continue to Sighnaghi, the city of love and the Royal Town, one of the crossroads of the Great Silk Road surrounded by defensive walls with 23 towers. After that, you will head to Kvareli - Khareba winery: Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in Alazani Valley, this is the center of the Kakhetian wine producing region and is home to the unique “Winery Khareba” wine cellar, used for ageing wine. Special facilities were created around the wine tunnel, a big recreational park, which includes the river and old Qvevries, as well as a Georgian water mill, traditional Georgian bakery “Tone”, a Chacha (grappa) distilling facility, a traditional Georgian Marani (wine cellar) with the Satsnakheli (Georgian traditional wooden grape press) and other cultural sites. Here you can take part in any kind of activities and also taste more than 30 varieties of the best wine produced locally, before departing back to your hotel in Tbilisi.

Day 4: 

Tbilisi and Mtskheta

After Having a Breakfast in your hotel you will check-out from your hotel and meet the Driver and Guide in your hotel lobby, The tour starts with Jvari Monastery (6th - 7th cc), the most important religious center and an architectural masterpiece of mediaeval Georgia. Enjoy breathtaking view from the church that stands proud over the city of Mtskheta overseeing the merging of two of the biggest rivers in Georgia, Mtkvari (Kura) and Aragvi. Passing through the famous souvenir market, Continue tour to the old Capital town of Georgia, - towards Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Tour continues to Tbilisi with Metekhi church and the monument to King VakhtangGorgasali, the legendary founder of Tbilisi. Walk down to the Rike Park and Cross the Peace Bridge. Take cable car from Rike Park to Narikala Fortress to enjoy breathtaking panoramic view of the city and statue of Mother Georgia standing above the old Tbilisi. Walk down to the district of Sulphur baths passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi. Stroll through the Meidan Square area full of narrow streets with cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breathe in the living past.

A bit Earlier, before your Departure Flight the Driver will take you to the Airport for your Departure to Baku with a Night Train.

Day 5: 

Baku City Tour

After Having a Breakfast in your hotel you will meet the Driver and Guide in your hotel lobby, and the tour will start with “IcheriSheher” [Old Town]. Firstly, you will visit Shirvanshah’s Palace, continuing to Maiden Tower, often referred to as GizGalasi; and Juma Mosque. Later you will continue your way to Heydar Aliyev Center, which is a unique architectural complex, also containing the Museum of Heydar Aliyev. Shortly after, you will continue your way to Baku’s Seaside Boulevard seeing famous “Little Venice” along the way.

After a short walk at a boulevard and a lunch break, you will continue your tour to Neftchilar Avenue reaching the Museum of Azebaijan Carpet and Applied Art, displaying Azerbaijani carpets and rug items of various weaving techniques and materials from various periods. It is named after Latif Karimov and has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Later you will continue your way to National Flag Square, where the worlds biggest mounted flag in the world is flying proudly in the center.

You will finish this busy tour day with a Highland Park of Baku, which offers the incredible panoramic views of the whole city and the Caspian Sea, where you can see Baku with the Bird’s Eye view. Before heading back to your hotel, where you will rest before the following day.

Day 6: 

Absheron Tour

After Having a Breakfast in your hotel you will meet the Driver and Guide in your hotel lobby, and you will start your tour with Interactive, open-air “Qala” Museum, founded in 2008 at an archaeological site located in the same-name village, is dedicated to the history of the Absheron Peninsula, where you can see how the Azerbaijani lived, what they ate and drank and how they managed a household over the period from the XVI to XIX centuries. After, you will continue your tour to the Zoroastrian Temple named “Ateshgakh”, translated as “The House/Place of Fire”. The area, surrounding the temple is known to the world due to its unique natural phenomenon - the burning of natural gas, which, once breaking onto the surface, lights up after contacting oxygen.

Afterwards, you will continue your way to Mardakan, where you can visit castles, watchtowers and keeps. These towers are parts of the general chain of towers and other fortresses over the Absheron peninsula. When enemies invaded, the tops of these towers were lit up to warn the population of the approaching danger.

Shortly after, you will have a lunch break in a local restaurant, and continue your tour to 12th Century Ramana Tower built during the Shirvanshahs’ reign, located in a village close to Baku. Shortly after, you will continue your way to one of the most famous and popular tourist places of the Azerbaijan - "eternal flame”, a mountain named “Yanardag”, with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times.

After the day of excitement and history, you will be taken back to your Hotel.

Day 7:

Departure from Baku

Depending on your flight schedule you will have breakfast at your hotel and Check-out from your hotel room, by 12:00 PM at Afternoon at the latest. You can leave your Luggage in your Hotel Lobby and roam around the city, buy souvenirs or spend your free time as you will. 3 Hours Early Before Your Departure Flight The driver will arrive at your hotel lobby, collect your luggage and take you to the Airport for your Departure Flight.

Arrival / Transfer from Airport to Hotel / Night Stay: Tbilisi

Ananuri-Gudauri-Kazbegi Tour / Night Stay: Tbilisi

Bodbe - Sighnaghi - Kakheti Tour / Night Stay: Tbilisi 

Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour / Tbilisi - Baku Night Train

Transfer from Baku Railway / Early Check-in / Baku Tour / NS: Baku

Absheron Tour / Night Stay: Baku

Transfer from Hotel to Baku Airport / Departure

tour inclusions

Accommodation

Daily Breakfast

Private Vehicle Tours

English Speaking Guide

Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers

Pick-up from hotel Before Tours

Drop-off to Hotel After Tours

Train Tbilisi-Baku- Tickets 

Exclusions:

Airfare

Lunch / dinner

Visa fee

Entry fees

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