Sneak Peak Georgia & Armenia

Tbilisi City Tour – Kazbegi – Northern Armenia

Here’s a chance to get a sneak peak of two countries, perfect for a short winter break! Explore the charming capital city of Georgia’ Tbilisi. Enjoy the lush green Caucasus Mountain range. Take a short detour into Armenia to see some of the UNESCO heritage listed sights of Northern Armenia. Marvel at the stunning landscape and experience the local hospitality in this perfect winter break.

Daily itinerary and tour details are provided further below.

Duration: 3 days
Price: See price schedule below
Operates: Apr – Nov

DAY 1:

Experience the charm of the Old Town area as we reveal the history and stories behind the landmarks. Enjoy the local anecdotes and humor as we guide you through the beautiful cobbled streets of Tbilisi. Find out about both the old landmarks as well as the new as we visit the major sights of the Old Town area, all delivered in the fun and friendly Envoy way!

Tour starts with a visit to Metekhi cathedral, after which you head to the Rike park, which is full of modern architecture including the famous Peace Bridge. Ride the cable cart to the 13th century Narikala fortress overlooking the whole city. Next stop is the Abanotubani, where the city originates from. Afterwards, check out the beautiful waterfall in the heart of Tbilisi. Pay a visit to the biggest church in Georgia, the Sameba church. Finally, we’ll drop you off at the Funicular going up to the Mtatsminda Park offering stunning panoramic views of the city. Overnight in Tbilisi.

Departs: 9:00 am from Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Concludes: 1:00 pm at Funicular

DAY 2:

Following the spectacular route of the infamous Georgian Military Highway, marvel at the beautiful views of the Zhinvali reservoir. Visit the richly decorated Ananuri castle, set in a strategic yet stunning position offering fantastic views of the surrounding landscape.

Enjoy the lush green Caucasus Mountain range, making stops on the way to take in the view. Pass through the popular ski resorts of Gudauri and the Jvari Cross Path, one of the highest points in the area.

Enjoy a homemade lunch in Stepantsminda before embracing the natural beauty of the Kazbegi mountains with an optional hike from the village to reach the serene Gergeti Sameba.

Departs: 9:00 am from Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Returns: 8:00 pm to Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Includes: Lunch with a local family, Guide
Requires: Supportive (or hiking) shoes and jacket
Note: This tour involves an optional 2 hour hike (from Stepantsminda to see the Gergeti Sameba Church).

DAY 3:

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 in beautiful surrounds. Enjoy a memorable BBQ lunch on the banks of the river in Alaverdi. Delight in the ancient frescoes of the church at the Akhtala fortress-monastery before returning to Tbilisi.

Departs: 9:00 am from Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Returns: 5:00 pm to Envoy Hostel & Tours | Tbilisi
Includes: BBQ Lunch, Guide
Excludes: Visa costs (if applicable)
Requires: Comfortable walking shoes recommended

Price Schedule1

No. PPl Guided Tour 2 Transport 3
1ppl $705 $425
2-3ppl $385 $265
4-6ppl $285 $175
7-10ppl $235 $155
11-15ppl $205 $125
15ppl+ $175 $105
1. Prices quoted above are per person. USD values are indicative only. Due to local laws we only accept payment in GEL.
2. Guided tour costs include all transport and driver related costs, entrance fees, meals mentioned and guide service.
3. Transport option includes transport and driver related costs and entrance fees.

 

Accommodation prices are not included in the tour or transport pricing. A range of accommodation options are provided below:

Accommodation
Envoy Shared p/p $13
Envoy Private single p/p $30
Envoy Private Double p/p $16
3* Hotel Private Single p/p $90
3* Hotel Private Double p/p $60

* 4 & 5 star accommodation can also be arranged at request

 Please inform us of your choices and we will be happy to confirm with a quote.