Wander to Georgia and Armenia – ITINERARY

Dates: September 6th – 20th, 2020

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 – Tbilisi – Mtshketa – Gori – Stepantsminda/Kazbegi – Telavi and Tsinandali – 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

Sept 6th: YEREVAN – ARRIVAL DAY
– Arrival in Yerevan
– Airport pickup and private transfer to our hotel (based on your arrival time)

Sept 7th: YEREVAN
– Tour orientation meeting
– Full city walking tour through various neighborhoods of the fascinating Armenian capital
– Group dinner and evening out in Yerevan
Included meals: B D

Sept 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 D

Sept 9th: ARENI
– Drive to the village of Areni
– Khor Virap monastery
– Wine region
Included meals: B D

Sept 10th: GORIS
– Archaeological site of Zorats Karer
– Walking tour of Goris
Included meals: B L

Tour to Armenia

Sept 11th: GORIS
– Explore the Tatev monastery
– Free time in the afternoon
Included meals: B D

Sept 12th: DILIJAN
– Sevan Lake
– Noratus tombstones
– Sevanavank
– Arrival in Dilijan
(Total driving time about 8 hours including stops.)
Included meals: B L

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

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

Tour to Georgia

Sept 15th: GORI
– Ullistsikhe caves
– Arrival in Gori
– Visit to all of the sights dedicated to Stalin
Included meals: B

Sept 16th: STEPANTSMINDA / KAZBEGI
– Travel day into Georgia’s mountain region
– Stops along the way
– Arrival in Stepantsminda
(Total driving time about 8 hours including stops.)
Included meals: B L D

Sept 17th: STEPANTSMINDA / KAZBEGI
– Unique 4WD tour to the awesome Gergeti Sameba Church
Included meals: B

Sept 18th: TBILISI
– Return to Tbilisi
– Activities depending on arrival time
Included meals: B L

Sept 19th: TBILISI
– Small city of Telavi
– Tsinandali Estate for wine tour and wine tasting
– Final group dinner and evening out
Included meals: B D

Sept 20th: 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

$2235 USD per person

*Based on twin share (2 people to a room; solo travelers will be paired together)

*Single supplement: $425 (for a single room throughout the tour)


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