Mountains and Monasteries

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-90 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-28034
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Ends Tbilisi, Georgia
  • +13
The "Mountains And Monasteries" trip starts in Baku and ends in Tbilisi. The "Mountains And Monasteries" trip is an explorer trip that takes 21 days. You will travel through Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia and visit Borjomi, Baku, Stepantsminda and 12 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Retrace old caravan routes, discover ancient pagan temples lost in time, see monasteries carved into solid rock, and marvel at a collection of mysterious stones 3,000 years older than Stonehenge. You’ll find them all in the stunning high Caucasus Mountains.
  • Day 1: Baku
  • Day 2: Baku
  • Day 3: Baku to Sheki
  • Day 4: Sheki and Kish
  • Day 5: To Kakheti
  • Day 6: To Tbilisi
  • Day 7: To Gudauri
  • Day 8: Gudauri and Stepantsminda
  • Day 9: Kutaisi via Gori
  • Day 10: Mestia (Svaneti)
  • Day 11: Mestia
  • Day 12: Return to Kutaisi
  • Day 13: Kutaisi to Akhaltsikhe via Borjomi
  • Day 14: Into Armenia and Gyumri
  • Day 15: To Yerevan
  • Day 16: Yerevan
  • Day 17: Yerevan
  • Day 18: Yerevan to Goris
  • Day 19: Goris to Tsaghkadzor
  • Day 20: Tsaghkadzor to Tbilisi
  • Day 21: Tbilisi
  • 20 Hotel/Guesthouse (twin share) Optional single supplement available for hotel stays on this journey – prices available on request.
  • 20 breakfasts 8 lunches 15 dinners
  • All transfers including to and from the airport.
  • Comprehensive schedule of sightseeing with certified Local Guides. You’ll have a generous sprinkling of free time to relax or explore on your own.
  • An experienced Tour Leader accompanies the whole journey to keep your adventure on track. Local Guides are native to each destination and as certified professionals will share their immense knowledge with you. 24/7 support is available in the office and on the ground.
  • Any international flights to Baku and from Tbilisi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Mountains and Monasteries tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Liz And David Holland
  • From Australia
  • On Dec 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Highly recommend the tour
We thoroughly enjoyed Mountains and Monasteries. It comprehensively covered everything possible to see and do. The tour leader was outstanding and organisation faultless. We now have a better understanding and appreciation of 3... Read more
  • Andrew Norman
  • On Nov 28 2019
5 - Excellent
Fascinating journey
This is a fascinating journey through remarkably unspoiled countries. Every day provided a place of great beauty or interest. The small group gelled into a very happy gathering. We were lucky to have such a wonderful tour leader,... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Mountains and Monasteries tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 February 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 February 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Mountains and Monasteries tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Mountains and Monasteries tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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