Wander to Georgia and Armenia – ITINERARY

Dates: August 6th – 21st, 2021

A small group adventure to a region of ancient tradition and unbeatable hospitality, a region so unfamiliar, even to the experienced traveler.

Yerevan – Areni – Goris – Dilijan – Mtshketa – Tbilisi – Gori – Kutaisi – Tbilisi


The Wandering Earl Tour Experience

All of our unique tours focus on local interaction, local activities and education and we keep our itineraries flexible so that you always get the absolute most out of your trip! We also see the main stuff too, but these are not standard, cookie-cutter group experiences. Always small groups, always laid-back, always diving straight into the heart of every destination we visit!


ITINERARY

Tour to Georgia

August 6th: YEREVAN – ARRIVAL DAY
– Arrival in Yerevan with airport pick up and private transfer to our hotel (based on your arrival time)

August 7th: YEREVAN
– City walking tour through various neighborhoods of the fascinating Armenian capital
– Free evening
Included meals: L

August 8th: YEREVAN
– Full day trip
– Zvartnots cathedral
– City of Echmiadzin (also known as Vagharshapat)
– Arinj village (home to Levon’s cave)
Included meals: B L

August 9th: ARENI / GORIS
– Drive to the village of Areni for local wine tasting
– Khor Virap monastery
Included meals: B L

August 10th: GORIS
– Explore the Tatev Monestary
– Free time in the afternoon
Included meals: B L

Tour to Armenia

August 11th: DILIJAN
– Orbelian’s Caravanseri
– Khachkar Cemetary
– Sevanavank Monestary
– Arrival in Dilijan
(Total driving time about 8 hours including stops.)
Included meals: B L D

August 12th: DILIJAN
– Free day for hiking and exploring
– Evening cooking lesson and meal with homestay family
Included meals: B  D

August 13th: TBILISI
– Border crossing into Georgia
– Arrival in Tbilisi
– Orientation wander through the Georgian capital
Included meals: B D

August 14th: MTSHKETA / TBILISI
– Ancient capital of Mtskheta
– Tour of the historical monuments
– Return to Tbilisi
– Experience Tbilisi’s evening culture
Included meals: B L

Tour to Georgia

August 15th: GORI
– Arrival in Gori
– Visit to all of the sights dedicated to Stalin
Included meals: B D

August 16th: KUTAISI
– Travel day to Kutaisi via Borjomi
– Stops along the way
Included meals: B L D

August 17th: KUTAISI
– City tour including stops at local markets, churches, museums and more!
Included meals: B D

August 18th: KUTAISI
– Free day to explore
– Optional activities and sights outside of Kutaisi depending on weather
Included meals: B

August 19th: TBILISI
– Return to Tbilisi
– Stop at Uplistsikhe caves
Included meals: B L

August 20th: TBILISI
– Free day for exploring and option activities
– Final group dinner and evening out
Included meals: B D

August 21st: TBILISI – DEPARTURE DAY
– Airport transfers will be arranged based on your departure flight time
Included meals: B

Tour to Armenia


INCLUDED
– Small group (max 10 participants)
– Wandering Earl Tours guide throughout
– All accommodation (14 nights – 3* hotels, guesthouses and homestays)
– All transportation in Armenia and Georgia
– All activities mentioned
– All entrance fees for sights visited
– Local guides
– Breakfast every day, 5 lunches and 7 dinners
– Bottled water throughout the trip
– All airport transfers

NOT INCLUDED
– Flights to/from Armenia and Georgia
– Meals and activities not mentioned
– Passport/visa fees
– Travel insurance
– Gratuities


TOUR COST

$2995 USD per person, single room (there are 5 single rooms available on this trip)

$2445 USD per person, twin-share room (solo travelers will be paired together in a room with two beds)

*BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: To reserve your spot on a tour, a $500 deposit will be required. However, you can book with complete peace of mind as this deposit will be 100% refundable until 3 months prior to the trip start date.


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