Day 1 Yerevan There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Yerevan/Echmiadzin (1B) Drive to Echmiadzin to visit its famous cathedral. Later, enjoy a city tour of Yerevan, followed by a visit to the Genocide Memorial. Take some free time to explore the city of Yerevan.
Yerevan City Tour
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.30-0.75 hours)
Day 3 Yerevan/Khor Virap/Garni (1B, 1L) During your free time in Yerevan opt to visit the Yerevan Brandy Factory or Megerian Carpet factory for some insight into staples of Armenian culture.
Khor Virap Visit
Garni Temple and Gorge Visit
Local Lunch and Traditional Cooking Demonstration
Day 4 Yerevan/Haghpat (1B, 1L) The Molokan are a minority population in Armenia derived from settlers exiled from Russia for not obeying the rules of the Church. Their name derives from "Milk" due to the great amount of milk they would consume, especially during the fasting period determined by the Orthodox Clergy. Stop in a Molokan village en route to Haghpat to get a glimpse into daily life, and enjoy a traditional meal.
Lake Sevan Visit
Sevanavank and Haghartsin Monastery Visits
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 66km)
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 131km)
Day 5 Haghpat/Telavi (1B) Visit Haghpat Monestary and UNESCO-listed monastic complex of Sanahin. Cross into Georgia to be welcomed and greeted by your Georgian CEO before transferring to Telavi, located on the foothills of the Tsiv-Gombori Range.
Sanahin Monastery Visit
Border Crossing (Armenia - Georgia)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 36km)
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 165km)
Day 6 Telavi/Kakheti Province/Tblisi (1B, 1L) Experience a full day in the Kakheti Province, dotted with churches and vineyards. Enjoy breathaking views of the Kizikhi area and Sighnaghi. Stop for lunch at a local village house to taste the delicious lunch and wine and local drinks tasting. Head to Tbilisi and enjoy a guided tour of the city.
Local Lunch and Wine Tasting
City Tour Tbilisi
Private Vehicle (100km)
Day 7 Tblisi/Uplistsikhe (1B) Drive the famous Georgian Military Road to Mtskheta, ancient capital of Georgia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Jvari Monastery and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Continue to Uplistsikhe cave town and on through the dramatic Aragvi River Valley. Return to Tbilisi in the evening.
Private Vehicle (0.45 hour(s), 25km)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 25km)
Day 8 Tbilisi (1B) Depart at any time.