19 days in Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

19 days in Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

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19 days in Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Mtskheta, Georgia
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Gyumri, Armenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yerevan, Armenia
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
5
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2
nights
Mtskheta, Georgia

Mtskheta ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gori Castle as well as Uplistsiche Cave Town. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Jvari Church, and then take in the pleasant sights at Shio-Mgvime Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Gori Castle, examine the collection at Stalin Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Samtavro Church, and finally explore the ancient world of Uplistsiche Cave Town.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mtskheta road trip planning website .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Mtskheta is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Mtskheta. In September, Mtskheta is a bit warmer than Cluj-Napoca - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Mtskheta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gori
Highlights from your plan
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church
Uplistsiche Cave Town ©
Uplistsiche Cave Town
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral

4
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi ©
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tbilisi Great Synagogue, Kashveti Church, Funicular, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, cruise along Rustaveli Avenue, pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Narikala Fortress.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tbilisi trip site .

Tbilisi is just a stone's throw from Mtskheta. September in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gyumri.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi ©
Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi ©
Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi

2
nights
Gyumri, Armenia

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lmbatavank Church, Marmashen Monastery and Talin Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Gyumri Main Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Talin Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marmashen Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lmbatavank Church, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gyumri day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tbilisi to Gyumri. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tbilisi to Gyumri. Traveling from Tbilisi in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gyumri, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Alaverdi, Marmashen Monastery, Akhtala Monastery, Lmbatavank Church, Mount Aragats
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery

4
nights
Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan ©
Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
You've added Echmiadzin Monastery, Vernissage Market, Monastery Sevanavank, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to The Monastery of Geghard in Geghard (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Republic Square, examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, and explore the ancient world of The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Gyumri to Yerevan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Gyumri to Yerevan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gyumri in September, with highs in Yerevan at 34°C and lows at 16°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toBaku.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Monastery Sevanavank, Garni Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

6
nights
Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
Your list of things to see and do now includes City Walls, Upland Park, Nizami str. /Tarqovi, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Baku Old City, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah - Fire Temple, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Shirvanshahs, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center.

Make your Baku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yerevan to Baku in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yerevan in September: highs in Baku hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center

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