South Caucasus

South Caucasus 2019

Confirmed Departure

Journey in Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan



19 convivial days


Tour at a Glance

Confirmed Price: $13,650 per person, share twin
$2,100 single supplement
Tour Dates: 3 - 21 April, 2019
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Tour Leader: Mandy Page
Inclusions: All airfares & taxes
Stopover in Dubai on the way home
Accommodation in 4-star and 5-star hotels
16 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 10 dinners
Visa for Azerbaijan
Touring by private coach
Group tipping
Services of English speaking guides
On the crossroads of the ancient Silk Road, Azerbaijan has much to interest an inquiring mind. The juxtaposition of the old and new is a fascinating discovery. Moving on to Georgia, you can indulge your senses with music, food and stunning landscapes. Finishing off this unique tour is Armenia, a country rich in history and culture.

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  • Explore Baku, including the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Fountain Square, Martyr’s Lane and Villa Petrolea.
  • Admire the UNESCO-listed petroglyphs of the “Rock Art Cultural Landscape” at Gobustan, south of Baku.
  • Relish a visit to an Azeri caravanserai.
  • Sample organic Pheasant’s Tears wines and experience a celebration of Georgian cuisine, singing and toasting at a traditional “Georgian Table” feast.
  • Visit David Gareja Monastery and UNESCO-listed Mtskheta, with its Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery.
  • Enjoy exploring the pedestrian streets of Georgia’s capital Tbilisi, one of the most picturesque small capital cities in the world.
  • Appreciate the art of traditional Georgian polyphonic singing during a performance by an outstanding Tbilisi ensemble.
  • Ponder the past in the eerie Stalin House Museum in the infamous dictator’s birthplace of Gori.
  • Appreciate the craftsmanship of Armenia’s churches and beautiful stone crosses.
  • Stand on the shores of one of the world’s largest alpine lakes, Lake Sevan.
  • Stroll the cosmopolitan and lively streets of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, with its tree-lined boulevards and fountains.
  • Listen to a concert of sacred music performed a capella by a choir of women in traditional folk costumes.
  • Take in one of the most superb views of Mt Ararat to be found in the region.

Fantastic, Mandy went out of her way every day to check up on everyone, was very inclusive and informative. An excellent leader, strong and direct.

Mandy an exceptional tour leader. A lovely caring personality. Always fun.

Mandy did a great job of meeting the needs of a disparate group. We enjoyed her walks and ability to keep us amused with stories, jokes, crosswords, etc.

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