1 Day De-tour to Armenia

Tbilisi, Sanahin, Haghbat, Akhtala, Tbilisi

Take a detour from Georgia and spend a day visiting the gems of northern Armenia! If you are time strapped but would love to get a chance to visit Armenia, this tour is especially designed for you!

Start the tour from Tbilisi, crossing the border to Armenia. Visit two UNESCO Heritage listed sights along the Debed Canyon. Enjoy the tranquility of the serene surrounds of Sanahin monastery before you marvel at the Haghbat monastery, positioned among lush green fields. Enjoy a memorable family-hosted traditional Armenian BBQ lunchDelight in the ancient frescoes of the church at the Akhtala fortress-monastery before returning to Tbilisi.

Duration: 8 Hours
Price: 185 GEL pp (stay at Envoy Hostel Tbilisi pay 175 GEL)
Operates: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
Includes: English-speaking guide service, BBQ lunch
Excludes: Visa costs (if applicable)
Requires: Comfortable walking shoes
Departs: 9:00 am at Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Returns: 6:00 pm (5:00 pm in winter) to Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Bookings are essential.

Note: This tour is also offered as a private tour on non-scheduled days throughout the year. Please enquire for price of private tour.

Tour Schedule

An approximate schedule for the tour is provided below. The hours are indicative only and may vary dependent on individual tour circumstances.
9:00 am – departure from envoy Hostel
10:10 – 10:40 – border crossing
11:30 – 12:15 – Sanahin
12:35 – 13:30 – Haghbat
13:45 – 14:45 – BBQ lunch
15:00 – 15:30 – Akhtala
17:00 – arrival in Tbilisi