Azerbaijan & Georgia | 10 days |
| Best Season: Mid April – Late October | Private guided tour |
In Azerbaijan we discover ancient monuments and colourful fine arts. There we can view some of the world’s most famous carpets and ancient Zoroastrian fire temples. Explore Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku and its medieval walled city on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Then we travel to the north-west of Azerbaijan and visit medieval city of Sheki.
From Azerbaijan we arrive in Georgia and start our tour by visiting Kakheti, Georgia’s famous wine district dotted with fine old churches and vineyard after vineyard. Here we explore hill-town of Sighnaghi and head to Tbilisi. After exploring Tbilisi we visit some of the major highlights of Georgia as Mtskheta, Uplistsikhe and Vardzia cave-monastery. Then we journey to the heart of the Caucasus Mountains where we do not miss the chance to take easy walks in great nature.
Outline Itinerary: Day 1: Arrival in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. Day 2: City tour of Baku. Visit also Absheron Peninsula with the Temple of Fire Worshippers’ – “Ateshgah”. Day 3: Transfer to Sheki in the north-west of Azerbaijan. On the way visit “Diri Baba” mausoleum of Seven Domes – “Yeddi Gumbez” in Shamakha town. Visit the historical mosque of Juma and mausoleum in Maraza village. Arrive in Sheki. Day 4: Sheki sightseeing tour. Visit to the local medieval fortress and Sheki Khans’ Palace. Arrive at the border with Georgia. Cross the border and start tour in Kakheti province by visiting to Sighnaghi hill-town. Visit to the winery. Arrive in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. Day 5: Full day city tour of Tbilisi. Day 6: Excursion to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia. Trip to Gori. Excursion to Uplistsikhe cave-town. Drive to Bakuriani, nestled in the Mountains of the Lesser Caucasus. Day 7: Excursion to Vardzia cave-monastery. On the way stop at Khertvisi fortress. Overnight in Bakuriani. Day 8: Trip along the Georgian Military Highway. On the road stop at Ananuri Fortress. Overnight in Gudauri. Day 9: Explore Kazbegi and enjoy wonderful views of the Caucasus Mountains, including Mt. Kazbek, 5047m. Hiking to Gergeti Sameba Church. Return to Tbilisi. Day 10: Departure.
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You can modify the itineraries or ask for the alternative holidays with various combinations of these countries. You can also combine Azeri part with any tour in Georgia given on our website.