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11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku

11 days (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

Explore 2 Caucasus countries - Georgia and Azerbaijan during 11 days. Start the journey from Baku, the capital town of Azerbaijan, continue the way to Georgia and visit Sighnaghi, Tbilisi, Gudauri and Akhaltsikhe. Experienced guides will introduce you the most remarkable historical and architectural monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Sights, special highlights, help to choose delicious food and finest wines. Get acquainted with 2 different cultures, see diversity of traditions and visit the most unique and spectacular sights of these countries.
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku
  • What is included/excluded

    10x Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 10 nights
    Accommodation as per itinerary: 2 overnight(s) in Baku 3 * hotel, 1 overnight(s) in Sheki 3 * hotel, 1 overnight(s) in Sighnaghi 3* hotel, 4 overnight(s) in Tbilisi 3 * hotel, 1 overnight(s) in Gudauri 3 * hotel, 2 overnight(s) in Akhaltsikhe 3 * hotel
    Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    1 wine tasting in Shumi winery with light snacks on day 4
    1 glass of wine in Tsinandali museum on day 4
    Bottled water
    Professional guide service all days except day 11*
    Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Transportation service all days except day 11
    Local 4x4 vehicle service in Kazbegi on day 7
    In case of 1-3 people travelling you'll be provided with a service of English-speaking guide-driver (1 person only)
    Entry/Admission - Palace of the Shirvanshahs
    Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
    Entry/Admission - Diri Baba Mausoleum
    Entry/Admission - Juma Mosque
    Entry/Admission - Sheki Khan's Palace
    Entry/Admission - Church of Kish
    Entry/Admission - Museum of History and Ethnography
    Entry/Admission - House Museum of Alexander Chavchavadze
    Entry/Admission - Shumi Winery
    Entry/Admission - Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress
    Entry/Admission - Narikala Fortress
    Entry/Admission - Stalin Museum
    Entry/Admission - Uplistsiche Cave Town
    Entry/Admission - Borjomi Central Park
    Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
    Entry/Admission - Vardzia
    Entry/Admission - Tbilisi International Airport

    Excluded
    Food and drinks, unless specified
    Gratuities
    Tbilisi Airport transfers
    Travel insurance
    Visa fees
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your centrally located hotel in Baku

    10:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary

    Day 1: BAKU TOUR

    Stop At: Highland Park, Baku Azerbaijan
    Baku sightseeing tour starts on day 1 at 10:00 AM. First stop is at the Mountain Park, where we can observe Baku Bay and panoramic views of the city.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
    After a short walk in the alley we drive to the old city to visit the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, which was built in the 15th century and served as a stronghold of Baku in the middle ages.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
    Participants of the Baku old city tour will also explore old caravanserai and bathhouse, medieval mosques, art shops.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
    Finally visit Maiden tower, 12th century monument under the UNESCO World Heritage list.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Baku

    Day 2: BAKU – SHEKI

    Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan
    After breakfast at the hotel, tour departs to the west – to town of Sheki. On our way we will make several stops to see 15th century mausoleum of Sheikh Diri-Baba in Gobustan town
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan
    Next visit 8th century Juma Mosque in Shamakhi town.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki 0055 Azerbaijan
    In the evening, we arrive in Sheki. The evening Sheki tour explores Sheki fortress, Palace of Shaki Khans, old caravanserai and mosque.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Sheki

    Day 3: SHEKI – SIGHNAGHI

    Stop At: Church of Kish, Sheki Azerbaijan
    After breakfast we make a short excursion to Kish – a village located 5 km from Sheki. The main attraction of the village is Church of Kish. The existing church building is estimated to be constructed in the 12th century and has served Caucasian Albanian, Georgian and Armenian churches in different times through history. However, archaeologists found that church stands on much older, ancient cultic site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sighnaghi Wall, Sighnaghi, Georgia
    From Kish we drive to the eastern border of Georgia. Tour guide will assist the participants with border formalities. On the border we change the vehicles. From now on local Georgian guide will assist you and continue the tour. From Georgian-Azerbaijan border we drive to Sighnaghi – a town in a traditional wine-making Kakheti region in the east Georgia. Surrounded by the medieval city wall, Sighnaghi stands on the hills of Gombori range, overlooking Alazani river valley.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museum of History and Ethnography, Rustaveli Tupik 8, Signagi Georgia
    We are going to visit Sighnaghi Museum that has several important collections and exhibitions, such as the ethnographic and archaeological exhibitions, and collections of the works of prominent Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani. Afterwards we can take a walk in Sighnaghi streets and park.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Sighnaghi

    Day 4: SIGHNAGHI – TSINANDALI – SHUMI – TELAVI - TBILISI

    Stop At: House Museum of Alexander Chavchavadze, M-42, Tsinandali, Georgia
    On day 4, after breakfast we depart from Sighnaghi and drive to the village of Tsinandali to visit Aleksandre Chavchavadze House Museum. Aleksandre Chavchavadze was a well-known 18th century Georgian aristocrat, military figure and poet. Nowadays Chavchavadze’s residence, garden and wine-cellar functions as a museum and attracts lots of visitors.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Shumi Winery, Village Tsinandali, Kakheti, Georgia, Tsinandali 2217 Georgia
    From Tsinandali we move to Shumi – where we can take a look on another, Shumi winery and the wine museum “Vazioni”, where visitors can taste local wine and snacks.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Batonis-Tsikhe Fortress, Akhmeta-Telavi-Bakurtsikhe, Telavi 383330 Georgia
    Our next stop is Telavi – major town of Kakheti region. In Telavi we can visit medieval fortress that served as a residence of the Kings of Kakheti – Batonistsikhe.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Gombori Pass, Gombori-Telavi Rd, Telavi Georgia
    We make a short Telavi tour and afterwards depart for Tbilisi through the Gombori pass (1620 m).

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Tbilisi

    Day 5: TBILISI CITY TOUR

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Tbilisi city tour starts from visiting the Holy Trinity Cathedral (Sameba), one of the tallest Orthodox Christian churches in the world.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Metekhi Cathedral, Metekhi St, Tbilisi Georgia
    From Sameba, we move to Metekhi Plateau and Metekhi church built in the 5th century, located on the cliff over river Mtkvari and the old city district.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia
    From Metekhi we move to Narikala fortress – ancient fortification overlooking Tbilisi from the hill, which can be reached by a aerial cable car.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, Tbilisi Georgia
    From Narikala we take a walk through the old city full of various attractions and sites: the National Botanical Garden of Georgia, Jumah Mosque, Legvtakhevi canyon and waterfall, Abanotubani – historical sulfur bathhouse district of Tbilisi, Shardeni and Erekle II streets and the glass Bridge of Peace. Tbilisi city tour finishes at the Meidan Square.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Tbilisi

    Day 6: TBILISI – MTSKHETA – ANANURI – GUDAURI

    Stop At: Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Arsukidze, Mtskheta 3300 Georgia
    After breakfast at the hotel we drive to the north to Mtskheta – historical capital of Georgia, located near Tbilisi at the convergence of the two rivers of Mtkvari and Aragvi.

    Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral - an Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in the historic town of Mtskheta, Georgia, to the northwest of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. A masterpiece of the Early Middle Ages, Svetitskhoveli is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It is currently the second largest church building in Georgia, after the Holy Trinity Cathedral.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Jvari Church, Mtskheta Georgia
    Continue to Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Zhinvali Dam, Georgia
    Head to the north and drive on the Georgian Military Highway. On our way to Gudauri we make a stop near Zhinvali reservoir.

    The Zhinvali Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Aragvi River in the Caucasus Mountains in Zhinvali, Georgia. The Zhinvali Hydroelectric Power Plant has two turbines with a nominal capacity of 65 MW each having a total capacity of 130 MW.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble, Georgian Military Highway Near Zhinvali Reservoir, Ananuri 1803 Georgia
    Visit Ananuri which was a castle and seat of the eristavis (Dukes) of Aragvi, a feudal dynasty which ruled the area from the 13th century. The castle was the scene of numerous battles.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gudauri Ski Resort, Gudauri Recreational Area, Gudauri 4702, Georgia
    Drive to Gudauri - a ski resort located on the south-facing plateau of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda District, along the Georgian Military Highway near the Jvari Pass, at an elevation of 2,200 meters (7,200 ft.) above sea level with skiable area enjoying maximum exposure to the sun.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Gudauri

    Day 7: GUDAURI – KAZBEGI – TBILISI

    Stop At: Gergeti Trinity Church, Near the Village of Gergeti, Stepantsminda Georgia
    After breakfast we drive to Kazbegi town. On our way we make a stop at the travertine hill and taste local mineral waters. After our arrival in Kazbegi we set off for Mount Gergeti trek. Gergeti Trinity Church is a popular name for Holy Trinity Church near the village of Gergeti in Georgia. The church is situated on the right bank of the river Chkheri (the left tributary of the river Terek), at an elevation of 2170 meters (7120 feet), under Mount Kazbegi.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Tbilisi

    Day 8: TBILISI – GORI – UPLISTSIKHE – BORJOMI – AKHALTSIKHE

    Stop At: Stalin Museum, 32 Stalin Avenue Stalin Park, Gori 1400 Georgia
    Head to Samtskhe region and drive through Kartli province. Our first stop is at Gori town, where we will visit museum of Joseph Stalin. Joseph Stalin Museum is dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Uplistsiche Cave Town, Kvakhvreli 15 km Eastwards to Town Gori, Gori 1423 Georgia
    Our next stop in Kartli – Uplistsikhe cave complex is another popular site located near Gori. Uplistsikhe is identified by archaeologists as one of the oldest urban settlements in Georgia. Strategically located in the heartland of ancient kingdom of Kartli (or Iberia as it was known to the Classical authors), it emerged as a major political and religious center of the country.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Borjomi Central Park, 50, 9 Aprili Street, Borjomi 1200 Georgia
    Next stop is in Borjomi – a spa-resort in Mtkvari ravine, where well-known mineral water ‘Borjomi’ comes from. After a walk in Borjomi park, we depart for Akhaltsihke and arrive there in the evening.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Akhaltsikhe

    Day 9: AKHALTSIKHE – AKHALTSIKHE CASTLE – VARDZIA – AKHALTSIKHE

    Stop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe Georgia
    After breakfast we start Akhaltsikhe (translated as “new castle”) tour and visit its most remarkable monument - Rabati Castle s. Originally established in the 9th century as the Lomisa Castle, it was completely rebuilt by Ottomans. Most of the surviving buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vardzia, Erusheti Mountain, Aspindza 383770 Georgia
    From Akhaltsikhe, we leave for Vardzia in the afternoon. Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Kura River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Akhaltsikhe/ 4 * hotel in Vardzia (upon availability)

    Day 10: AKHALTSIKHE – TSALKA – TBILISI

    Stop At: Paravani Lake, Ninotsminda Georgia
    Paravani lake is a volcanic lake in Georgia, located in Javakheti Plateau between Abul-Samsari and Javakheti Ranges.
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Tbilisi

    Day 11: TBILISI

    Pass By: Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Hotel Pickup

    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
  • Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Not wheelchair accessible
    A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    Near public transportation
    Infants must sit on laps
    Most travelers can participate
    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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