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Armenia & Georgia Real Food Adventure

From £1570 for 10 days
Trip Overview
Discover the punchy, herbaceous flavours of Armenia and Georgia on this food adventure. Sitting on the cusp of the Middle East and Eastern Europe, these two countries bring a knowledge, pride and tradition to their cuisine that stretches back centuries. Begin the journey in Yerevan, contrasting traditional Armenian barbecue, grilled trout and tolma with the many spicy aromas of the local market – and of course a drop or two of fine Armenian brandy. Continue the adventure in Georgia, where the charming facades of Tbilisi and the snow-dusted peaks of the Caucasus are the backdrop for culinary adventures, both hands-on and leisurely. Enjoy Adjarian-style khachapuri (cheese pie), hearty chaqafuli (beef or lamb in plumb sauce), mtsvadi (meat skewers in marinated in spices and pomegranate), churchkhela (nutty Georgian candy), khinkali (Georgian dumplings) – all washed down with a delicious array of Georgia’s famous local wines.
Essential Info
Starts: Yerevan
Ends: Tbilisi
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Food
Trip Code: IKFZG
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Armenia, Georgia
What's Included


9 Breakfasts included
6 Lunches included
5 Dinners included


Private Bus,Public Bus


Hotel (9 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Prepare your own tolma (vine-wrapped rice and mince), feast on succulent khorovats (Armenian pork barbecue) and visit a distillery to taste legendary Armenian brandy at the source

•   Learn how to make delicious khinkali (Georgian dumplings) and khachapuri (cheese-filled bread) with an expert local foodie

•   Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital, is awash with culture, colour and beautiful architecture. A bonus at the end of your city tour is a cahakhokbili (chicken stew) feast with a local family

•   Stay overnight in a local guesthouse in Stepantsminda, sitting down to a traditional meal with the family who run it

•   Visit the home of the famous Kindzmarauli winery for some exquisite wine and cheese pairings – the result of months of meticulous work by local sommeliers

•   Discover the World Heritage-listed church and cathedral in Mtskheta, Georgia’s spiritual heart since Christianity was established in 301

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Departing: 11th Oct 2020
Returning: 20th Oct 2020
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Returning: 27th Oct 2020
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Departing: 17th Oct 2021
Returning: 26th Oct 2021
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. After meeting with your guide at 6 pm in the hotel lobby, head out with your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. Here the main dish is khorovats – skewered and spice meats, such as pork, grilled on a barbecue. It's the most representative dish of Armenian cuisine enjoyed in restaurants, family gatherings and feasts.
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