Budget 12 Day Explore Turkey - Armenia - Georgia Combined Tour

Starts from €889.00

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Highlights

Istanbul Tour, Bosphorus and Two Continents Yerevan, Garni - Geghard, Khor Virap - Noravank - Areni - Selim – Sevan - Dilijan - Haghatsin – Alaverdi - Haghpat - Sanahin - Sadakhlo border – Tbilisi - Mtskheta – Gudauri – Kutaissi - Kutaisi and Gori

Departure San Francisco International Airport
Departure Time Please arrive by 10:20 AM for a prompt departure at 10:50 AM
Maximum travellers 23
Languages English, Thai, Malayt
Includes
  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Professional Guide
Excludes
  • Departure Taxes
  • Entry Fees
  • Insurance
Popular Places
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Eiffel Tower

Tour Timeline

  • 1

    Meet at the Istanbul International Airport and transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

  • 2

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    Guided Istanbul old city tour on foot, visiting Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays) Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Aya Sophia Museum (closed on Mondays), Underground Cistern, Covered Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays). Overnight in Istanbul.

  • 3

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    Pick up at 08:30 from the hotel for the tour of Bosphorus and Shopping Tour. During the tour, we will enjoy a Bosphorus Cruise and visit of Grand Spice Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul

  • 4

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, check out from the hotel and depart for Istanbul International Airport. Arrive to Yerevan and you will be transferred from Airport to your hotel by one of official guides with Murti’s Tours. Check into the hotel where your accommodation has been reserved for the night. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to enjoy and explore Yerevan. Dinner and Overnight in Yerevan

  • 5

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, you will depart for a guided City tour of Garni and Geghard. During this excursion, first we visit to museum of Erebuni and Genocide Memorial for the victims of 1915. Drive to the Pagan Temple of Garni, which is the only non - Christian temple currently standing in Armenia and cave monastery in Geghard. The structures of the fortress of Garni are in perfect harmony with the surrounding nature. Lunch at a local house in Garni where you will have opportunity to watch Armenian national bread lavash baking and barbeque making process in the underground stove called tonir.Northeast of Garni, higher up the gorge of the Azat River, there is a magnificent monument of medieval Armenian architecture - Geghard monastery inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list (inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list). Geghard is another incredible ancient Armenian monastery, partly carved out of a mountain. Dinner at the National restaurant Our Village where you can taste Armenian National food and listen Folk music. Dinner and Overnight in Yerevan.

  • 6

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    You will be picked up from your hotel after breakfast, we visit to Khor Virap Monastery, from here one can enjoy the majestic view of Mount Ararat not too far from the Arax river. Khor Virap is the closest point to Mount Ararat from the territory of Armenia, the most convenient place for observing and taking pictures of the biblical mountain. Noravank set in a canyon rich with rare flora. It is a 13th century Armenian Apostolic Church monastery, located 122 km from Yerevan in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, nearby the city of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia.We will have our lunch in the cave of Noravank. Afterwards, we can continue our tour to Areni wine factory. We will have an opportunity to taste Armenia’s finest wine in a village. Then our tour continue by Selim pass to Sevan Lake. Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and one of the largest high - altitude lakes in the world. Lake Sevan is situated in the central part of the Republic of Armenia, inside the Gegharkunik Province, at the altitude of 1, 900 m above sea level. Visit to Sevanavank. Sevanavank is a monastic complex located on a peninsula at the North-western shore of Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. Dinner and overnight in Sevan.

  • 7

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    You will be picked up from your hotel, after breakfast. First we visit to Dilijan town. Dilijan is a lush, green city located in the northern Armenian province of Tavush. It is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated in Dilijan National Park. Hiking, mountain biking, and picnicking are popular recreational activities. Walking tour to the Haghartsin Monastery. In the upper reaches of the Aghstev River, there is Haghartzin monastery ensemble of the Tavush district. Lunch in a family house. After lunch, driving to Alaverdi Alaverdi Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery located 20 km from Telavi, in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia. Parts of the monastery date back to 6th century. Overnight in Dilijan.

  • 8

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    You will be picked up from your hotelafter breakfast for a visit to Sanahin Monastery that is an Armenian monastery founded in the 10th century in the Lori Province of Armenia. The name Sanahin literally translates from Armenian as this one is older than that one, presumably representing a claim to having an older monastery than the neighbouring Haghpat Monastery. We visit Haghpat Monastery (10 - 13cc). The construction of this monastery is associated with the glory of the Bagratuni Royal Family. The oldest structure of the monastery, the holy Cross Church was built in 977 - 911. We will have our lunch in this area. We drive to Sadakhlo border. 15:00 Meet at the border, coach and guide change and drive to Tbilisi. Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Mtkvari (Kura) River. Overnight in Tbilisi.

  • 9

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, we departe from Tbilisi Pass through Mtskheta one of the oldest cities of the country of Georgia, is located approximately 20 kilometers North of Tbilisi at the confluence of the Aragvi and Kura rivers. On the way, visit two UNESCO world heritage sites: Jvari Monastery is a Georgian Orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta (World Heritage site), Mtskheta - Mtianeti region, eastern Georgia. The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. For another, Jerusalem - located Georgian monastery with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross. and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox cathedral located in the historical town of Mtskheta, Georgia, 20 km (12. 5 miles) Northwest of the nation’s capital of Tbilisi.Then, continue to Gudauri which is a ski resort located on the southern slopes of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort offers high quality skiing opportunities. The ski season lasts from December to April. Heli-skiing is also available throughout the season. Overnight in Gudauri.

  • 10

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, drive to second largest city of Georgia, founded about 40 centuries ago, former capital of the west Georgian Kingdom Colkhics to which is related the myth of Golden Fleece and Argonauts. Visiting to Bagrati Temple Bagrati Cathedral is an 11th century cathedral church perched atop the Ukimerioni Hill. The cathedral is now in ruins, but is still considered a masterpiece of Georgian medieval architecture. The Bagrati Cathedral, combined with the Gelati Monastery are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. After here visiting to Gelati Monastery is a monastic complex near Kutaisi, Imereti and western Georgia. It contains the Church of the Virgin founded by the King of Georgia David the Builder in 1106, and the 13th - century churches of St George and St Nicholas. Overnight in Kutaisi.

  • 11

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast you will be picked up and drive to Gori. Visiting Joseph Stalins House Museum. The Joseph Stalin Museum is a museum in Gori, Georgia dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The museum has three sections, all located in the town’s central square. It was officially dedicated to Stalin in 1957. With the downfall of the Soviet Union and independence movement of Georgia, the museum closed in 1989, but has since been reopened, and is a popular tourist attraction. Return to Tbilisi. Dinner and overnight in Tbilisi.

  • 12

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    Check out from your hotel before 11:00 am. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another our tour. We provide your return Airport transfer service. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing us.