19 days in Georgia & Armenia Itinerary

19 days in Georgia & Armenia Itinerary

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19 days in Georgia & Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Drive:  40​h
1
Hayravank, Armenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Yerevan, Armenia
— 4 nights
3
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Mestia, Georgia
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Stepantsminda, Georgia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Kvareli, Georgia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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Hayravank, Armenia

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery, then stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hayravank day trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hayravank is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Hayravank to be colder, temps between 16°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Noratus
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

4
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Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan ©
Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Popular historic sites such as The Monastery of Geghard and Khor Virap are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Parajanov Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: Armenia Wine Company (in Sasunik), Golden Grape Armas Estate (in Nor Yedesia) and Garni (Garni Gorge & Garni Temple). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, stroll through Yerevan Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and get to know the fascinating history of Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yerevan trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hayravank to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Yerevan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, Mount Aragats, Golden Grape Armas Estate
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple

5
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
You'll explore and learn at Stalin Museum and State Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tbilisi: Gori (Uplistsiche Cave Town & Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographical Museum) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (in Mtskheta). Dedicate the 11th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: cruise along Rustaveli Avenue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, see the interesting displays at State Silk Museum, and view the masterpieces at Fotografia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tbilisi road trip planning site .

You can fly from Yerevan to Tbilisi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tbilisi when traveling from Yerevan in March, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Gori, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
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Karalashvili's Wine Cellar ©
Karalashvili's Wine Cellar
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi ©
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress

2
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Mestia, Georgia

Mestia ©
Mestia is a highland townlet in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1500m in the Caucasus Mountains.General informationMestia is located in the Svaneti region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province, some 128km northeast of the regional capital of Zugdidi. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba, see the interesting displays at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and then get outside with Chaladi Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, enjoy breathtaking views from Love Tower, and then see the interesting displays at Mikheil Khegiani House Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mestia online travel planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tbilisi to Mestia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tbilisi in March, plan for slightly colder days in Mestia, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba

2
nights
Stepantsminda, Georgia

Stepantsminda ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the views at Juta Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gergeti Glacier, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stepantsminda trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Stepantsminda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kvareli.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juta Valley
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Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier

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Kvareli, Georgia

Kvareli ©
Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Tsinandali Palace, explore the historical opulence of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, then steep yourself in history at Nekresi Monastery Complex, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lagodekhi National Reserve. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Signagi City Walls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, then learn about winemaking at Tunnel Winery Khareba's, then learn about winemaking at Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, and finally see the interesting displays at Ilia Chavchavadze's House & Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kvareli online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Stepantsminda to Kvareli in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Kvareli can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kvareli

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Signagi, Tsinandali Palace, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Lagodekhi National Reserve
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Lagodekhi National Reserve ©
Lagodekhi National Reserve
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino

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