20 days in Georgia, Azerbaijan & Armenia Itinerary

20 days in Georgia, Azerbaijan & Armenia Itinerary

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20 days in Georgia, Azerbaijan & Armenia Itinerary

Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kutaisi, Georgia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
New Athos, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Batumi, Georgia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Signagi, Georgia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Stepantsminda, Georgia
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
7
Mestia, Georgia
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
8
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Yerevan, Armenia
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Porto, Portugal

1
day
Kutaisi, Georgia

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Bagrati Cathedral, walk around Central City Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Shaorskoye Reservoir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gelati Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Motsameta Monastery.

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Porto, Portugal to Kutaisi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Georgia Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Porto in September, you will find days in Kutaisi are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New Athos.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral

1
night
New Athos, Georgia

New Athos ©
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Three Boilers, don't miss a visit to New Athos Simoneau-Kananitsky Monastery, then do a tasting at Tasting Room of Gudautsky Winery, then contemplate the long history of Dormition of the Mother of God Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Simon the Canaanite Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Athos trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Kutaisi to New Athos by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Kutaisi to New Athos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in New Athos are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Batumi.

Things to do in New Athos

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gudaut'a
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Batumi, Georgia

Batumi ©
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Explore hidden gems such as Makhuntseti Waterwall and Mtirala National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Batumi: Ureki Beach (in Ureki) and National Park Kintrishi (in Kobuleti). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Batumi Boulevard, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Batumi.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Batumi trip planner .

Getting from New Athos to Batumi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Georgia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Batumi, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobuleti, Ureki Beach, Makhuntseti Waterwall
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Makhuntseti Waterwall ©
Makhuntseti Waterwall
Mtirala National Park ©
Mtirala National Park
Ureki Beach ©
Ureki Beach

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dagustu Park (Upland Park) and Miniature Books. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Masazirgol (in Masazir) and Pirsagi Beach (in Pirsagi). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Vahid Monument, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku journey planning website .

You can fly from Batumi to Baku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Baku are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Signagi.

Things to do in Baku

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pirsagi Beach, Masazirgol
Highlights from your plan
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Heydar Mosque ©
Heydar Mosque
H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum ©
H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum

1
day
Signagi, Georgia

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Gurjaani Kvelatsminda Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephan’s Church, do a tasting at Pheasant's Tears Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George’s Church, then contemplate the long history of Signagi City Walls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Signagi trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Baku to Signagi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Baku in September since evenings lows in Signagi dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Signagi

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Gurjaani Kvelatsminda Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Signagi City Walls ©
Signagi City Walls
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
Gurjaani Kvelatsminda Monastery ©
Gurjaani Kvelatsminda Monastery

2
nights
Stepantsminda, Georgia

Stepantsminda ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Juta Valley, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gergeti Glacier, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gergeti Trinity Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Kazbek.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stepantsminda trip planner .

Drive from Signagi to Stepantsminda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mestia.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juta Valley
Highlights from your plan
Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church
Gergeti Glacier ©
Gergeti Glacier

1
night
Mestia, Georgia

Mestia ©
Mestia is a highland townlet in northwest Georgia, at an elevation of 1500m in the Caucasus Mountains.General informationMestia is located in the Svaneti region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti province, some 128km northeast of the regional capital of Zugdidi. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): head outdoors with Chaladi Glacier, then fly down the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and finally examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mestia tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Stepantsminda to Mestia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Mestia can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Khatsvali Ski Resort ©
Khatsvali Ski Resort

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta and David Gareja Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Ikalto Monastery Complex (in Ikalto) and Mtskheta (Shio-Mgvime Monastery & Samtavro Church). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mtatsminda Pantheon, see the interesting displays at State Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Group Berikaoba, and make a trip to Cathedral of St. George.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tbilisi trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mestia to Tbilisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Mestia in September: highs in Tbilisi hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mtskheta, Ikalto Monastery Complex, David Gareja Monastery
Highlights from your plan
David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
Samtavro Church ©
Samtavro Church

3
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'll discover tucked-away gems like Yerevan Brandy Factory and Spas. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Republic Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Yerablur, take in the dramatic natural features at Hrazdan Gorge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yerevan road trip website .

Fly from Tbilisi to Yerevan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yerevan when traveling from Tbilisi in September, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Master Levon's Divine Underground
Highlights from your plan
Swan Lake ©
Swan Lake
Spas
Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque) ©
Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque)

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