Caucasus Tour: an ultimate chill between Europe and Asia

    Caucasus Calling: 3 countries, 10 days and a lifetime of memories

    • Duration

      10 Days

    • Total Destinations

      5

    • Attractions

      22

    • Pkg Id

      0000205

    Explore the mighty cliffs and cities of the Caucasus Mountains. Embark on the journey from Baku, the capital of the land of fire. Visit the Fire Mountain Yanardag and head deeper into the Caucasus revelling in the natural wonders of the Azeri countryside. Indulge in enthralling winter sports in Georgia and go monastery hopping in Armenia.

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    DAY 1
    Arrival in Baku

    • Arrival at Baku airport.
    • Our escort will host you from outside the airport.
    • Transfer to hotel.
    • Check in to hotel.
    • Half-day old city walking Baku tour.
    • Transfers to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 2
    Full Day Land of Fire Tour with Shopping

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Full-Day Tour: Ateshgah, Yanardag (Burning Mountain) Tour
    • In the evening transfer for shopping in the city centre - 28 Mall, Ganjlik Mall for about 2 hours.
    • Transfers to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight in Baku.

    DAY 3
    Baku - Shamakhi - Gabala Tour

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Transfers to Gabala.
    • Shamaxi tour on the way: visiting Shamakhi Mosque.
    • Arrival to Gabala city, transfer to Gabala Tufandag Summer-Winter Complex Resort cable car.
    • Transfer for Check-in to the hotel in Gabala. 
    • Transfer to Gabala Land, Entertainment center.
    • Transfers to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight in Gabala at hotel.

    DAY 4
    From Gabala to Georgia

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Departure to Red Bridge Border with Georgia.
    • Arrival to Red Bridge & pick up from the border.
    • Our tour escort at Georgia will host you throughout.
    • Transfer to the hotel in Tbilisi.
    • Check in to the hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 5
    Tbilisi City Tour

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Today you will have a city tour in the capital of Georgia - Tbilisi which is considered as one of the most ancient cities in the Caucasus.
    • During Tbilisi city tour you will take cable car Narikala Fortress to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the city.
    • Walk down to the district of Sulphur bath houses passing by the only mosque in Tbilisi.
    • You will stroll through the Shardeni area - full of narrow streets with cozy cafés, wine tasting bars, souvenir shops, and breath in the living past. You are able to visit Anchiskhati Basilica and the clock tower of famous Rezo Gabriadze Theatre.
    • Transfer to hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 6
    Ananuri - Gudauri - Kazbegi Tour

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Morning the escort will take over the Georgian Military Highway up North towards the border with Russia.
    • Your first stop will be at Ananuri fortress which is a sixteenth-century castle complex on the Aragvi River.
    • Next Stop is Gudauri - young and rapid developing winter sports resort located at Kazbegi region of Georgia.
    • After that drive to Gergeti Trinity Church. It is the photographer’s perfect shot.
    • Transfers back to Tbilisi.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Transfer to hotel.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 7
    From Tbilisi to Yerevan

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Departure from Georgia towards Armenia crossing.
    • Arrival to Armenia.
    • Our tour escort will host you for the border.
    • Transfer to hotel in Yerevan.
    • Check in at hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 8
    Lake Sevan - Dilijan City - Haghartsin Monastery Tshaghkadzor

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Tour program starts with a drive to Seven Lake, and the island transformed into a peninsula.
    • Drive to Dilijan City: Dilijan is a spa town and is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated within the Dilijan National Park.
    • Haghartsin Monastery: Haghartsin a 13th-century monastery located near the town of Dilijan in the Tavush Province of Armenia.
    • Drive to Tsaghkadzor. A spa town and urban municipal community, as well as one of the most popular health resorts in Armenia.
    • Transfers to Yerevan City.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Transfer back to the hotel.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 9
    Lake Sevan - Dilijan City - Haghartsin Monastery Tshaghkadzor

    • Breakfast at hotel.
    • Transfers to Geghard Monastery. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Garni Temple: The Temple of Garni is the only standing Greco-Roman collonaded building in Armenia.
    • Transfers back to City Yerevan.
    • Visit Tsitsernakaberd: The Armenian Genocide memorial complex is Armenia's official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide.
    • Vernissaje Market: Yerevan Vernissage is a large open-air market in Yerevan, Armenia.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Transfer to the hotel.
    • Overnight in the hotel.

    DAY 10
    Departure from Yerevan

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Checkout from the hotel.
    • Transfer to Airport.
    • Departure for your onwards journey.

    Top Attractions of Caucasus Tour: an ultimate chill between Europe and Asia Tour

    Caucasus Calling: 3 countries, 10 days and a lifetime of memories

    Yanar Dag

    Burning Mountains or ‘Yanar Dag’ is located in Baku on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea. It is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea 25 KM northeast of the Baku city. The flames from the Yanardag jet out at least 3 meters into the air from a thin porous sandstone layer. The atmosphere is filled with the smell of gas as the fire never extinguishes. Local people come to take curative baths in these streams. Yanardag is 116 meter hill located on the top of natural gas pocket causing continuous flame eruption. This is the nature of this burning mountain. The reason given for continuous eruption of flames is that hydrocarbon gases are emanating from below the earth’s surface which causes the fire. From the sides Yanardag offers spectacular view for the spectators especially at nights.

    Ateshgah - Fire Temple

    The Baku Ateshgah, often called the "Fire Temple of Baku" is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani, a suburb in Baku. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash" is the Persian word for fire. It was abandoned after 1883 when oil and gas plants were established in the vicinity, ending the flow of natural gas to the temple and extinguishing the holy fire. The complex was turned into a museum in 1975. The Temple of Fire "Ateshgah" was nominated for List of World Heritage Sites, UNESCO in 1998

    Shamakhi

    Shamakhi is the ancient capital of the Shamakhi Rayon of Azerbaijan.The city has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop tomajor political events throughout much of its two millennia ofexistence. The citys estimated population as of 2010 was 31704.

    Tufandag Mountain Resort

    GABALA CABLE CAR (Tufandag) is a highlight of the city. Divided into three parts you can have an enjoyable experience with really nice views of the city. The cable car goes up to 1600-1900 meters. Gabala is 227 km far from Baku it takes 3 hours to reach in this land. Cable car takes you to the top of the mountain and have the chance to see the beautiful Gabala from top. The one at Tufandag just 4 kilometres from Gabala city centre offers 12 kilometres of slopes with a mix of challenging reds and blacks for experts and easy options for beginners. The slopes are kitted out with state-of-the-art snow guns and accessed by a network of cable cars which offer gorgeous views of the Caucasus Mountains. Theres also an a ski school and a range of accommodation options including several luxury and upper-mid level hotels. In summer visitors can enjoy plenty of outdoor adventures from hiking and cycling to paragliding and jeep tours.

    Juma Mosque of Shamakhi

    Juma Mosque of Shamakhi or Juma Mosque of Shamakhi is a mosque in the city of Shamakhi Azerbaijan.

    Narikala Fortress

    Narikala is an ancient fortress overlooking Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and the Kura River. The fortress consists of two walled sections on a steep hill between the sulphur baths and the botanical gardens of Tbilisi. On the lower court there is the recently restored St Nicholas church. Narikala Fortress is one of the most beautiful and important site among visitors. This ancient fortress overlooks the city of Tbilisi. The fortress belongs to 4th century when it was built to protect the city from external attacks. At night when lights are on, this place is mesmerizing and demands a place in your camera. This fortress is also called Mother Fortress of Tbilisi. Today, your Tbilisi tour is not complete at all without you visiting this beautiful and ancient Narikala Fortress

    Rezo Gabriadze Theatre

    But my dream came true. I went back to painting and sculpture and this time forever. I am grateful to my fate to the puppets and my small troupe rustling softly in dark corners of this old building.Rezo Gabriadze Though modest in size The Gabriadze Theater is among the worlds preeminent cultural institutions. Presenting mature puppet performances full of depth and meaning it has gained the respect and recognition of international audiences and critics alike.

    Anchiskhati Basilica

    The Anchiskhati Basilica of St Mary is the oldest surviving church in Tbilisi Georgia. It belongs to the Georgian Orthodox Church and dates from the sixth century.

    Gudauri

    Gudauri is a ski resort located on the south-facing plateau of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda District along the Georgian Military Highway near the Jvari Pass

    Shardeni Street

    Hotel Sharden Villa is a modern boutique hotel which is located in the historical center of Tbilisi. Hotel is surrounded by sightseeing places of Old Tbilisi such as Narikala Fortress Metekhi church Sioni Temple and many others. There are many c

    Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi

    The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi commonly known as Sameba is the main cathedral of the Georgian Orthodox Church located in Tbilisi the capital of Georgia. Constructed between 1995 and 2004 it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world and one of the largest religious buildings in the world by total area. Sameba is a synthesis of traditional styles dominating t

    Dilijan National Park

    Dilijan National Park is one of the four national parks of Armenia. Occupying an area of 240 km², it is located in the north-eastern Tavush Province of Armenia. Your Armenia stay is incomplete if you don’t relax in Dillijan National Park. Dillijan is a charming resort town in the wooded hilly region of picture perfect north of Armenia. You can walk in the densely forested and mountain area which for its surroundings is called ‘Armenian Switzerland’ by locals here. The weather here is cool to add to your excitemental mineral water springs natural and cultural monuments and extensive network of hiking trails

    Geghard Monastery

    Geghard Monastery or (Airivank) was founded in 4th century. Geghardavank is a holy place, where the spear by which Jesus Christ was pierced on the cross by Roman soldier, is kept. The monastery is designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Geghard is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. The spectacular towering cliffs which surround the monastery are part of the Azat River gorge, and are listed together with the monastery as the world heritage site. Some of the churches in the monastery are cut out of cliff rocks entirely, while are little more than caves and some are elaborate structures which has complex wall sections and rooms deep inside the cliffs

    Vernissage Market

    You can find in Vernissage the best examples of Armenian folk art unique jewelry exclusive handmade masterpieces craftsmanship. Visit Vernissage pavilion in Tashir street shopping gallery and take a piece of Armenia with you.

    Garni Temple

    Garni Temple is in a very strategic location, on a cliff, overlooking a range of the Geghama Mountains and Azat River near the Ararat Plain. Built in mid-1st century CE, the temple survived the destruction of pagan temples and countless invasions until its collapse in 1679 CE. It is best known structure and symbol of pre Christian Armenia. The temple was dedicated to the sun of God called as Mihr. But when Armenia took to Christianity in 4th century this temple was converted into a Royal Summer House. Garni is also an exemplary example of great geometrical design. Garni perfectly follows the Pythagorean and Platonic theories of sacred geometry in its design, a design for civilization carved form the wilderness. So, It is a major tourist attraction in Armenia.

    Haghartsin Monastery

    Haghartsin is a 13th-century monastery located near the town of Dilijan in the Tavush Province of Armenia. It was built between the 10th and 13th centuries much of it under the patronage of the Bagrationi Dynasty.

    Tsitsernakaberd

    The Armenian Genocide memorial complex is Armenias official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan. Every year on 24 April the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day thousands of Armenians gather at the memorial to commemorate the victims of the genocide. The people who gather in Tsiter

    Tsaghkadzor ski resort

    Tsaghkadzor Ski Resort is a sports and tourists facilities located just above the Armenian town of Tsaghkadzor of Kotayk Province approximately 60 km north east of the capital Yerevan and the Zvartnots International Airport. It was opened in 1986 adjacent to the Tsaghkadzor Olympic Sports Complex.

    Lake Sevan

    Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and one of the largest freshwater high-altitude Alpine lakes in Eurasia as well as a popular summer beach destination. It has many resorts, cabanas, fish restaurants and other attractions for visitors. Lake Sevan is at an altitude of 1,900 meters and located 70kms from Yerevan. One can visit Sevanavank Monastery, then head south to Hayravank Monastery and Noratus Cemetary nearby. It is one the most beautiful Attractions in Armenia

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