15 days

From $7,420

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Between Europe and Asia, the Caspian and the Black Sea, and on the ancient Silk Roads and the Scythian invasion routes stand the republics — ancient kingdoms — of Armenia and Georgia. Until recently cut off by the Iron Curtain, these warm, hospitable countries are but little known to western travelers, yet their names conjure up images of trade and hospitality, the Greek myths of Prometheus, Medea and the Golden Fleece.

Their location between great civilizations guaranteed them a pivotal role in world history. Yet, their varied landscapes are reason enough to visit — Europe’s highest mountains, fertile plains, semi-tropical coastlands and arid steppes are the backdrop to our travels.

Tour highlights:

  • Discover the captivating history that created both Tbilisi's and Yerevan’s urban centers
  • See exquisite metalwork and jewellery from the Bronze Age
  • Enjoy the country’s dramatic landscapes, from its lush sub-tropics to the semi-desert steppes
  • View fortresses, Hellenistic temples and Art Nouveau palaces
  • Learn about the ancient Georgian wine-making tradition, which involves fermenting grapes in earthenware and has now been recognized by UNESCO

Today's Price

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of $1, was $500.
Book your trip

$1 Deposit Offer for 2023 Tours - Top-up deposit payment due by 30 September 2022

Single supplement: $1,000

Enhance your experience

Whether you want to add extra nights on either side of your tour, you want to upgrade your flight or hotel room, or you are hoping to enjoy a door-to-door airport transfer, we can help.

To add special extras to your tour, call our Specialist Sales Executives to discuss your needs on +18883313476.

Meet your Experts

Ian Colvin

Andante Guide Lecturer

Ian Colvin is a historian specialising in the late Roman and Byzantine history of the Caucasus regions. He studied classical and modern Georgian after receiving his MST in Byzantine studies, and has devoted himself to excavations at the site of Nokalakevi.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
6 October 2022 AGAA221006 6 October 2022 (Thursday) 20 October 2022 (Thursday) Ian Colvin $7,420
(ex. flights)
$1,000 Book your trip
13 April 2023 AGAA230413 13 April 2023 (Thursday) 27 April 2023 (Thursday) Ian Colvin $7,570
(ex. flights)
$1,055 $7,010
save $560
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1 June 2023 AGAA230601 1 June 2023 (Thursday) 15 June 2023 (Thursday) Ian Colvin $7,710
(ex. flights)
$1,055 $7,150
save $560
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5 October 2023 AGAA231005 5 October 2023 (Thursday) 19 October 2023 (Thursday) Ian Colvin $7,570
(ex. flights)
$1,055 $7,010
save $560
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