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12D9N Venture Caucasus Group Tour

SGD2,488.00SGD2,988.00

Highlights

Set off on an adventure to the Caucasus region where various cultures awaits you in the 3 different countries – Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Visit UNESCO sites such as the Haghpat Monastery in Armenia, sip on Georgian wines and look at the burning mountain of Yanardag in Azerbaijan!

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Bordered by various nations own distinct cultures, Caucasus, otherwise known as “the lands in between” is a mountainous region, occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia lying at the crossroads of Asia and Europe. Azerbaijan, the largest of the 3 countries, were ethnically Turkic but also predominantly Shia Muslim and they were Russified by the Soviet Union, which resulted in their uniquely mixed Turkic-Iranian-Russian cultural leagacy. Join us on a tour to the Caucasus region on our 12D9N Venture Caucasus tour today!

[DAY 1] Singapore — Baku
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Meals on Board
  • Assemble at the Changi airport and begin your vacation with a pleasant flight towards Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan.
[DAY 2] Baku
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  • Upon arrival to Baku, go on a sightseeing tour of Baku with a visit and tour of the monumental, historical and architectural monuments of the city where you will see a panorama of the city of Baku Bay and the Upland Park.
  • Visit the old city Icheri sheher as well as several historical architectural monuments at the same time such as the Shirvanshahs Palace, the symbol of Baku city. Other places such as The Maiden Tower, the place of merchants rest Karavansaray are concentrated in the Icheri sheher.
  • Enjoy free time on own at leisure along the central streets of the city, fountain square and shopping.
[DAY 3] Baku – Gobustan – Absheron Peninsula – Baku
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  • Drive along the Caspian Shore to Gobustan the home of famous rock petroglyphs and mud volcanoes. The “Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape” - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next, visit the Yanardag Mountain where natural gas has been burning for several thousand of years. Travel back to Baku for another night.
[DAY 4] Baku – Shamakhi – Sheki
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  • Today, you have an opportunity to observe an outstanding mausoleum called Yeddi Gumbaz.
  • In Shamakhi, you can find an interesting architecture Diri Baba. This is a famous tomb place. Its architectural complex bears a clear evidence of the middle ages.
  • An excursion to Sheki will bring you a good portion of joy. This is the oldest city in Azerbaijan where there is another interesting place is Shaki Khans Summer Palace which has wonderful facades decorated with floral motives.
[DAY 5] Sheki – Georgia Border – Shilda – Sighnaghi – Tbilis
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  • Cross the border and start exploring the Eastern part of Georgia, which is famous for its viticulture and wine-making traditions.
  • Visit the Shilda Winery and taste finest Georgian wines along with enjoying traditional Georgian lunch.
  • Travel to Sighnaghi fortified town of love where we take a short walk and then travel to Tbilisi.
[DAY 6] Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Tbilisi
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  • Travel to take a walking classic tour of Tbilisi - you will see the highlights of the Old Town with beautiful Orthodox Christian Churches and Mosques.
  • Synagogue which is famous for its Sulphur Baths and Narikala Fortress - the glass Bridge of Peace.
  • Then we take a tour to the ancient capital and religious center of Georgia – Mtskheta with its historical sites of UNESCO.
[DAY 7] Tbilisi – Armenia Border Sadakhlo – Haghpat - Sevan - Jermuk
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  • Head south to the border of Armenia. After clearing immigration, meet our Armenia tour guide and proceed to Haghpat Monastery (UNESCO) also known as Haghpatavank, is a medieval monastery complex in Haghpat, Armenia. The monastery was founded by Queen Khosrovanuysh, wife of the Bagratid king Ashot III, probably in 976.
  • Drive to Sevan lake, Lake Sevan is a large, high-altitude lake in eastern Armenia. It is known for its beaches. Set on a narrow peninsula, the Sevanavank Monastery has 2 stone churches dating to the 9th century.
  • Carry on to Jermuk - is a spa town in Southern Armenia where much of the country's mineral water comes from. The countryside located at the high elevation resort is worth the visit as well, with canyons, forest and wildlife to explore. You can taste the local mineral water of different degrees.
[DAY 8] Jermuk – Tatev Monastery – Jermuk
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  • Proceed to Tatev Monastery - 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery located on a large basalt plateau.
  • Enjoy lunch in a local house. After that, get to/from monastery by cable car.
[DAY 9] Jermuk – Noravank – Tushpa Vinery - Khor Virap - Yerevan
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  • Depart to Noravank Monastery which is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, it is known for its tall, sheer brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery.
  • Drive to Tushpa Winery and visit to a family “Tushpa wineray”.
  • Depart to Khor Virap the site of royal prison where St Gregory the illuminator was held for thirteen years before converting Armenia into the first Christian nation in 301. Go on a tour to explore the site, with its underground chambers, elegant chapels and ascetic atmosphere.
[DAY 10] Yerevan
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  • Head to the city of Yerevan, Armenia's capital. Start the excursion to Matenadaran, which is the library, housing thousands of ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, dominates its main avenue.
  • Republic Square is the city's core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings.
  • Next, drive to Garni temple and Geghard monastery. On the way, stopby at the "Arch of Charents", where you can get a splendid view of the Biblical Ararat valley.
  • Take a trip to the cave monastery Geghard, the tomb of the princes Proshyan. The monastery consists of a large overhead temple and three churches hewn in solid rock. There are hundreds of natural and artificial caves in the vicinity.
  • The trip continues to the pagan temple of Hellenistic type, Garni (77 AD), tour of "Temple of the Sun" and the ancient royal bath, the only Hellenistic temple preserved up to now in the region. The temple is located on the edge of the scenic gorge.
  • Enjoy lunch in the restaurant Garni Tun with master class of Armenian bread “Lavash”, where you have a chance to see the preparation of the Lavash as well.
  • Return to Yerevan for dinner with national live music.
[DAY 11 & DAY 12] Yerevan – Singapore
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  • Bid farewell to Yerevan as we transfer to the airport for our flight home, bringing fond memories of your holidays with H.I.S. Travel!
From S$2,688*
Tour Code: HMGYD

Package includes:
  • 9 nights hotel at local 4 to 5-star hotel
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfers during the trip
  • International air tickets
Package excludes:
  • All tippings (Tour Leader, Guide and Driver)
  • Air airport tax / fuel surcharge
  • Early check in or late check out
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional tours
  • Visa documents
  • Porterage in & out at hotels & airport
  • Personal expenses
Terms & Conditions:
  • Sequence of itinerary, meals, hotels & activities are subjected to changes without prior notice.
  • Pictures shown are purely for illustration purposes only.
  • Excludes airport taxes (subject to change).
  • Guide, tour leader & driver tipping fees, approximately £84/pax.
  • The sequence of itinerary, meals, museums, and hotel arrangements are subject to final adjustments of the local ground operator.
  • No cancellation / amendments are allowed after confirmation, 100% for any cancellation.
  • Refunds if any, and/or amendments, are strictly subjected to the approval and/or charges of the airline/hotel/tour operator.
  • H.I.S. reserves the right to charge an admin fee of no less than SGD$75/person, on top of any charges for any cancellation/amendment.

For enquiries, please WhatsApp us at 8782 1538 or contact us at 6443 0815.

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