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THE CAUCASUS WORLD HERITAGE SITES

When you visit the Caucasus, occasionally stop and listen to your inner rhythm. Match its pace and let the flow of the life of its countries embrace you.

Travel Style

Cultural

Start

Baku

Finish

Yerevan

Trip Code

TCWHS95

Countries

3

Number of countries visited

Days

15

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

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Itinerary

THE CAUCASUS WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Trip Code: TCWHS95

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 15 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • Visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Discover Azerbijan's rock art and millenary history
    • Explore isolated churches and monastaries in Armenia and Georgia
  • Baku

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Baku, Azerbaijan, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • Baku

    Day 2

    Explore the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape* and the Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower* and the Carpet and Applied Arts Museum.

  • Baku

    Day 3

    Travel around the Absheron Peninsula, visiting the Ateshgyah Zoroastrian Temple of Fire, the Mardakan Temple and Yanardag Flaming Mountain. Afternoon free to explore Baku.

  • Sheki

    Day 4

    Drive to Sheki to visit the Museum of Applied Arts, "Shebeke" manufacturing workshops and view Sheki Khan's Palace. Free evening.

  • Lagodekhi • Telavi

    Day 5

    Drive to Telavi in Georgia, along the way visiting the Tsinandali Winery and Park, Alaverdi Cathedral and Shuamta Monastery in Kakheti province.

  • Telavi • Tbilisi

    Day 6

    Visit the David Gareji Monastery and the Udabno Cave Monastery before arriving in Tbilisi.

  • Tbilisi

    Day 7

    Explore Georgia's capital, visiting the State Museum of Georgia, the old Caravansary, the Metechi Church, areas of the Royal Residential Complex, the Sulfur Bathhouses, the Carpet Collection, Siony Cathedral and Rustaveli Avenue.

  • Tbilisi • Bakuriani

    Day 8

    Visit the Historical Monuments of Mtskheta* and continue to the cave town of Uplistsikhe near Gori before arriving in Bakuriani.

  • Bakuriani • Kutaisi

    Day 9

    Explore Samtskhe-Javakheti Province to visit the Khertvisi Fortress and the cave town of Vardzia before arriving in Kutaisi.

  • Kutaisi • Tbilisi

    Day 10

    On your return to Tbilisi, visit Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery*.

  • Yerevan

    Day 11

    Head for Sadakhlo and cross the border to Armenia, where you will visit the Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin* before arriving in Yerevan.

  • Yerevan

    Day 12

    Explore Armenia's capital by visiting the National Museum of Armenian History, the Matenadaran, the Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots*. Evening free.

  • Yerevan

    Day 13

    Visit the Monastery of Geghard* and explore the Upper Azat Valley* and Lake Sevan.

  • Yerevan

    Day 14

    Take an excursion to Khor Virap Monastery with views of the twin peaks of Mount Ararat and Noravank Canyon.

  • Yerevan

    Day 15

    After an incredible journey of marvelling at the cultural natural heritage sites of the Caucasus, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.


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