Georgia Experience 9D/8N

Indie Horizons Travel Club Athens
Indie Horizons Travel Club Athens
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Join us in an unique trip beyond the horizon, to Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia!

*** As always, dates are flexible and details will be decided by the participant travellers. Contact us to join our Wishlist if you are interested for different dates. All trips are also available as a fully customised private option. ***

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
GEORGIA
- Wander the streets of Tbilisi, with alternative cafes and vibrant culture
- Taste the mouth-watering undiscovered Georgian cuisine
- Explore Mtshketa, the medieval religious capital of Georgia
- Visit a museum venerating Stalin, in Gori, his hometown
- Visit the cave city of Uplistsikhe, inhabited since the Bronze Age
- Taste unique local sweet wine in Khaketi, where the vine originates
- Enjoy towering mountain views, where Prometheus was chained
AZERBAIJAN OPTION
- Explore the charming Old Town and the modern architecture of Baku
- Marvel at the vivid prehistoric rock art in Gobustan
- Discover mud volcanoes, a unique geothermal phenomenon
ARMENIA OPTION
- Visit unique medieval monasteries at the first Christian country
- Learn the dark sad stories behind the Armenian Genocide
- Taste the Armenian brandy, one of the “longevity secrets” of Churchill

INDICATIVE PROGRAMME, GEORGIA 9D/8N
4N Tbilisi, 2N train, 1N Yerevan/Baku
DAY 0 (Fri 05/06): Flight from Athens
DAY 1 (Sat 06/06): Arrival Tbilisi, explore Tbilisi Old City (o/n Tbilisi)
DAY 2 (Sun 07/06): Khaketi tour (o/n Tbilisi)
DAY 3 (Mon 08/06): Mtshketa/Jvari/Gori/Uplistsikhe tour (o/n Tbilisi)
DAY 4 (Tue 09/06): Kazbegi tour (o/n Tbilisi)
DAY 5 (Wed 10/06): Explore Tbilisi New City, train Tbilisi-Yerevan/Baku (o/n train)
DAY 6 (Thu 11/06): Explore Yerevan/Baku (o/n Yerevan/Baku)
- Explore Baku Old City/New City (Azerbaijan option)
- Echmiadzin/Zvartnots tour (Armenia option)
DAY 7 (Fri 12/06): Explore Yerevan/Baku, Train Yerevan/Baku-Tbilisi (o/n train)
- Gobustan Petroglyph/Mud Volcano tour (Azerbaijan option)
- Garni Temple/Geghard monastery tour (Armenia option)
DAY 8 (Sat 13/06): Return to Tbilisi, explore Tbilisi/Free time (o/n - )
DAY 9 (Sun 14/06): Flight to Athens

ESTIMATED TRIP COST: 380€*
(5N in 3* hotels, 2x overnight trains, 4x guided tours, Azerbaijan visa)
Indicative International flights: +200€ (Aegean Airlines, from Athens)
Optional guide cost: +140€ (based on 10 people)
*the exact cost will depend on the details decided by the travellers, more or less expensive options are available. The cost is similar for both Azerbaijan and Armenia options.

*** This trip can run anytime, for on any number of travellers, with no minimum participants, although the final cost may vary. The first 4 travellers will decide on the exact trip details (daily programme, accommodation, flights, etc). A deposit of 100€ is required to confirm your participation, at least 3 months before departure. All third-party expenses (hotels, tickets, etc) must be fully paid 1 month before departure at the latest. Payment can be made by bank transfer (preferred), contact us for other means of payment. ***

*** Indie Horizons is not a travel agency or tour operator, but a Travel Club designing itineraries for independent travellers. Travellers participate in trips and events at their own risk, and should be prepared and in good enough shape for the included activities. All prices are rounded average estimates based on past experience, per person, inclusive of all respective taxes or fees whenever possible, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Every part of the itinerary, including destinations visited, departure dates, trip length, accommodation, transportation, activities and final cost, is flexible and can be tailor made to the preferences of the participant travellers, and any such information listed here is for reference purpose only. Please contact us for additional details. ***