Georgia - Tbilisi
Georgia - Tbilisi
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Caucasus

Itinerary

This 10 day tour, starts in Baku (Azerbaijan) travels through Georgia and ends in Istanbul (Turkey), and visits Shirvanshah's Palace, Sheki Khan's Palace, Ateshgah (Fire Temple), Gobustan National Park, Georgia National Museum, Narikala Fortress and much more.

2019 - 'Caspian Sea to Black Sea Tour'
10 - Day itinerary

Day 1
 

Baku (Azerbaijan)

Welcome to Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan! Today is arrival day, you will be met at the airport and transfered to your hotel. The reminder of the day is free time.

Overnight Baku
4 star
Day 2
 

Baku City Tour

Today we will see Maiden's Tower, then we will visit Shirvanshah Palace and pass through the Shekekha gate. We head to Targovi which means "merchants' street" in Russian and is known by the public as the commercial center.

Overnight Baku
4 star
(B)
Day 3
 

Gobustan

After breakfast, we will set off for Gobustan a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this area, there are numerous archaeological remains, settlements, tombs, starting from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages. We will continue to Absheron Peninsula and we will visit the Temple of Fire a temple of fire worshippers located in Suraxani village. Zoroastrians travelled thousands of kilometers from India to Ateshgah to worship fire coming out of the earth.

Overnight Baku
4 star
(B)
Day 4
 

Baku to Sheki

We will drive towards to Sheki, the city will captivate you with its magnificent views. We will visit Sheki Khan's Palace and delicious sugar factories. In the city, which was famous for trade, there were many caravansaries but only a few of them have survived to the present day.

Overnight Sheki
4 star
(B)
Day 5
 

Sheki to Tbilisi (Georgia)

Get ready for Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. We will reach the city by passing through Lagodekhi border crossing. We will explore the Georgia National Museum and St. Isaac's Cathedral and witness Tbilisi's religious and cultural richness and tolerance. You will have opportunity to visit one of the healing Sulphur baths if time permits.

Overnight Tbilisi
4 star
(B)
Day 6
 

Tbilisi

Today our stop is Narikala fortress, the history of the castle is dated back to the Persians ruled times. Next stop will be the Metekhi Church, which preserves its magnificence from the century to present. As our journey continues, we will stop by the historical city of Mtskheta which was the capital of the Georgian Kingdom. We will also visit the Cathedral of Svetitskoveli where the robe if Christ is buried

Overnight Tbilisi
4 star
(B)
Day 7
 

Tbilisi - Batumi

After breakfast, we will head to the train station for your train journey to Batumi. Upon arrival to Batumi, we will drive towards the streets of the city which is one of the most beautiful in the Black Sea region. We will have the opportunity to see the Statue of Ali and Nino about the love story of Azeri boy and Georgian girl.

Overnight Batumi
4 star
(B)
Day 8
 

Batumi

Explore the largest Botanical park of Caucasus region. In addition to the semi-tropical plants peculiar to Caucasia, the garden has more than 5,000 plants, and there are sections where plants from Asia, New Zealand, North America, South America, the Himalayas, Australia and Mediterranean regions are exhibited. After the botanical garden, we will head to Makhunseti Waterfall where you will have great opportunity for pictures. Then we will drive back to city and your afternoon is free to explore at your own pace.

Overnight Batumi
4 star
(B)
Day 9
 

Batumi - Rize - Trabzon - Istanbul

After breakfast, we will drive to Turkey crossing at the Sarp border gate. Today we will explore the rich history of Trabzon that has historical heritage from Rome, Byzantium and Ottoman. Our first stop will be the Ataturk mansion, which is the most beautiful example of the city's civil architecture. On the road, we will see Trabzon Castle and Gulbahar Hatun Mosque. We will also visit small Hagia Sophia which is unique with its rare frescoes. Before we drive towards to Trabzon Airport, we will have a quick stop at Boztepe where the panoramic views of the city can be seen. Upon arrival to Istanbul airport, you will be met and driven to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
Hotel to be advised
(B)
Day 10
 

Istanbul

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Baku
    Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD)
  • Outbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • 9 nights - accommodation.
    3 nights
    4 star
    Baku
    1 night
    4 star
    Sheki
    2 nights
    4 star
    Tbilisi
    2 nights
    4 star
    Batumi
    1 night
    4 star
    Istanbul
    Hotel to be advised
  • 9 Breakfasts
Tour does not include :-
  • Domestic flight between Trabzon and Istanbul
  • Entrance fees
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Visas, border or port taxes
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • Baku
  • Baku - Maiden Tower
  • Baku - Targovi
  • Batumi
  • Batumi - Makhunseti Waterfall
  • Gobustan National Park
  • Mtskheta - Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
  • Sheki - Sheki Khan's Palace
  • Tbilisi - Georgia National Museum
  • Tbilisi - Narikala Fortress
  • Trabzon - Boztepe
  • Trabzon - Hagia Sophia Musuem
  • Baku - Ateshgah (Fire Temple)
  • Baku - Shirvanshah's Palace
  • Batumi
  • Batumi - Botanical Garden
  • Batumi - Statue of Ali and Nino
  • Lagodekhi
  • Sheki
  • Tbilisi
  • Tbilisi - Metekhi Church of Assumption
  • Trabzon - Ataturk Mansion
  • Trabzon - Gulbahar Hatun Mosque
  • Trabzon - Trabzon Castle
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Accommodation

This is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given an overnight stop this means that one of those hotels will be used.

Turkey

Istanbul
Hotel to be advised
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Istanbul
No images available for this hotel.

Georgia

Batumi
World Palace Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
1/3 Melashvili Str.
Batumi
Ph. :
+995 422 225 790
World Palace Hotel
World Palace Hotel
World Palace Hotel
Tbilisi
Marriot Courtyard Tbilisi
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
4 Freedom Square
Tbilisi
Ph. :
+995 32 277 91 00
Marriot Courtyard Tbilisi
Marriot Courtyard Tbilisi
Marriot Courtyard Tbilisi

Azerbaijan

Baku
Central Park Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Suleyman Rahimov 165
Baku
Ph. :
+994 12 594 4235
Central Park Hotel
Central Park Hotel
Central Park Hotel
Sheki
Sheki Saray Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
M.E. Rasulzade Street 187
Sheki
Ph. :
+994 2424 48181
Sheki Saray Hotel
Sheki Saray Hotel
Sheki Saray Hotel
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Prices

Deposit Option available for Caspian Sea to Black Sea Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2020
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2020
$ 250.00