Duration: 15 days/ 14 nights
Location: Iran/ Armenia/ Georgia
Price: € 2451
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Tour to Iran, Armenia and Georgia – 15 days

Day 1

  • Arrival at the airport, transfer to the hotel in Tehran

 

Overnight: hotel in Tehran

Day 2

  • City tour around Tehran
  • Visit to Golestan Palace – one of the most ancient architectural sights in Iran. It consists of royal buildings and gardens.
  • Visit to the Museum of National Jewels where you will explore amazing collections of Safavid and other royal dynasties: crowns, diadems, swords and other precious gems.
  • Visit to Milad and Azadi towers
  • Sightseeing tour and walk in the Ab-Va-Atash park
  • Trip to Isfahan town

 

Overnight: hotel in Isfahan

Meals: breakfast

Day 3

  • Visit to the famous Isfahan bridges, among which the most impressive is the Sio Seol bridge, thrown across the Zaanda River
  • The tour will start with a visit to Imam square (Naqsh-e-Jahan belonging to the XVI-th century). It is the second largest square in the world included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
  • The next stop will be at the grand forty-eight meters high Ali Qapu Palace built in the XVII-the cent. by Shah Abbas I.
  • Visit to one of the most famous bazaars in Iran, where you can purchase the arts & crafts for which Isfahan is so well renowned
  • Visit to one of the most famous bazaars in Iran, where you can purchase the arts & crafts for which Isfahan is so well renowned

 

Overnight: hotel in Isfahan

Meals: breakfast

Day 4

  • The second day of sightseeing tour around Isfahan
  • The excursion will begin with a visit to the Jami mosque – the UNESCO object in Iran
  • Visit to the Minare Jonban – the tomb of a Sufi with its shaking minarets and some historical bridges.
  • The tour continues to Chehel Sotoun – an outstanding architectural masterpiece of the XVII-the cent. Once it was used by Iranian shahs for entertainment and receptions of dignitaries and ambassador.
  • Visit to the Armenian Church Vank which is one of the most beautiful Armenian churches in the world, which will undoubtedly attract the attention of every Christian
  • Stroll around Armenian quarter of Julfa
  • The last excursion will be at Hasht Behesht Palace
  • Flight to Tebriz

 

Overnight: hotel in Tebriz

Meals: breakfast

Day 5

  • City-tour in Tabriz – one of the biggest cities in Iran.
  • Visit to the beautiful El-Goli Park named after Shah Golu. It has a square artificial lake and a beautiful building in the middle of the lake with the traditional architecture of Iranian Azerbaijan. Besides the beautiful El Goli Park, there is also a luxurious 17-floor building named Tabriz Pars Hotel with a marvelous view.
  • Visit to the Blue Mosque, the house-museum of Amir-Al- Mulk and big bazaar for buying oriental spices.

 

Overnight: hotel in Tebriz

Meals: breakfast

Day 6

  • Morning trip to Iran-Armenia border which lies between Nordooz and Agarak villages. After passing border we will drive to Goris, Armenia, where we will stay for overnight.

 

Overnight: hotel in Goris

Meals: breakfast

Day 7

  • Tour in the surroundings of Goris – a small cozy town in the south of Armenia
  • Visit to Tatev Monastery – “the pearl of Armenian medieval architecture.” The monastery located above the gorge can be reached by the longest cable car in the world
  • Visit to Noravank Monastery
  • Stop in Areni village for wine degustation
  • Arrival to Yerevan and stop for an overnight

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

Meals: breakfast

Day 8

  • The day will start with a trip to Geghard Cave Monastery – the example of unique rock architecture. It is a UNESCO object of the country.
  • City-tour around Yerevan. You will see famous Cascade Complex, the building of Opera and Ballet Theatre after A. Spendiarian, Republic Square. You will visit the Museum of History of Armenia, Matenadaran – a repository of ancient manuscripts, research institute and museum, the Armenian Genocide memorial complex – Armenia’s official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Those who wish can visit the museum of the memorial.
  • Taste famous Armenian brandy in Ararat brandy factory.

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

Meals: breakfast

Day 9

  • This day you will visit the religious center of all Armenians, Etchmiadzin town. Here was founded the first Christian church in the world, Echmiadzin Cathedral.
  • Next stop will be at the ruins of Zvartnots Temple. Zvartnots is of great value not only for Armenians but also for international society, as it is inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • The tour will continue to Lake Sevan – an amazing azure lake, one of the highest mountain lakes in the world.

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

Meals: breakfast

Day 10

  • Transfer to Tbilisi, check in at the hotel in Tbilisi

 

Overnight: hotel in Tbilisi

Meals: breakfast

Day 11

  • City tour around Tbilisi. Visit to Rike Park, Narikala Fortress, Sulfur Baths and Sion Cathedral.

 

Overnight: hotel in Tbilisi

Meals: breakfast

Day 12

  • Trip to Mtskheta town which is located near Tbilisi. Mtskheta is the first capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom and the religious center of the country.
  • Visit to the cathedral of Svetitskhoveli and the Jvari temple. These religious sites are UNESCO objects in Georgia.
  • Trip to Gori town – the heart of eastern Georgia and the birthplace of Stalin.
  • Tour around the cave town Uplistsikhe – one of the first cities on the territory of Georgia
  • Return to Tbilisi. Free time for a rest

 

Overnight: hotel in Tbilisi

Meals: breakfast

Day 13

  • Trip to Ananuri Fortress
  • Stop in the most popular ski resort of the country, Gudauri, which is beautiful at any time of the year.
  • Continuation of the tour to the urban-type settlement of Stepantsminda, located directly at the foot of the majestic Mount Kazbek.
  • Climb up the hill to the Gergeti temple, located at an altitude of 2170 m

 

Overnight: hotel in Tbilisi

Meals: breakfast

Day 14

  • Trip to the wine-making region of Georgia – a picturesque region of Kakheti. The most popular Georgian wine is produced here
  • Excursion in the center of Kakheti in the city of Telavi
  • Visit to the monastery of Alaverdi. The monks here have been making wine for millennia and keep it in the unique wine cellar of the 11th century.
  • Visit to the estate of Alexandra Chavchavadze – Tsinandali. The estate is famous for its collection of wines and a beautiful garden
  • Walk through the “city of love” – Sighnaghi

 

Overnight: hotel in Tbilisi

Meals: breakfast

Day 15

  • Transfer to the airport, departure

The price of the tour per person – € 2451

Single supplement – € 287

 

The price of the tour includes:

  • Transfer to/from the airport
  • Accommodation in 3/4* hotels
  • English-speaking guide’s services
  • Meals – breakfast
  • Transport
  • Transfers to Iran-Armenia and Armenia-Georgia borders
  • Inner flight to Tabriz
  • Visa reference code for Iran
  • Wine and brandy tasting in Armenia and Georgia
  • Admission fees

 

The price of the tour doesn’t include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Lunches and dinners