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Highlights of Azerbaijan & Georgia

From £1495 for 10 days
Trip Overview
Spend 10-days in Azerbaijan and Georgia, where historical old towns and monasteries sit comfortably alongside towering skyscrapers. Discover warmth and pride among the ostensible austerity of Azerbaijan culture, then cross into Georgia to devour medieval ruins and traditional wines alike. Visit one of Europe's largest open-air rock museums, warm your hands against a mountain that is forever on fire, walk through the gardens of a local Kakheti family and then chat to them about provincial life over a hearty lunch. From cities to mountains, this trip guarantees encounters that will stay with you forever.
Essential Info
Starts: Baku
Ends: Tbilisi
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IKFSB
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Azerbaijan, Georgia
What's Included

Meals

9 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
4 Dinners included

Transport

Private Vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (8 nights),Guesthouse (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   Azerbaijan's cosmopolitan capital of Baku is often referred to as the 'new Dubai'. Enjoy a guided walking tour around the city's World Heritage-listed Old Town

•   The Caucasus Mountains will take your breath away, thanks to its mud volcanoes, ancient mosques, lush forests and tall peaks

•   Enjoy lunch with a local family where you'll sample delicious homemade food, wine and Georgian grape water 'Chacha'

•   Walk up to Udabno Monastery and explore the painted caves and dramatic views looking across to Azerbaijan

•   Explore the capital of Georgia, the ever-beautiful Tbilisi.

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 27th Apr 2020
Returning: 6th May 2020
£1,495pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th May 2020
Returning: 13th May 2020
£1,540pp
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 11th May 2020
Returning: 20th May 2020
£1,495pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 18th May 2020
Returning: 27th May 2020
£1,495pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st May 2020
Returning: 30th May 2020
£1,495pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 25th May 2020
Returning: 3rd Jun 2020
£1,495pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Jun 2020
Returning: 10th Jun 2020
£1,585pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 8th Jun 2020
Returning: 17th Jun 2020
£1,585pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Jun 2020
Returning: 24th Jun 2020
£1,585pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Azerbaijan! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 1 pm. After the formalities are out of the way, head out on a walking tour of Baku with your leader. Take a wander through the Old City, entering through the Shemakha Gate and heading to the cylindrical Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, an impressive complex made even more spectacular by the fact that it’s framed by a modern skyline. Finish in the Old Market Square. Enjoy a free evening to do as you please. If you’re searching for somewhere to eat, ask your leader to point you in the direction of Nizami Street, where local restaurants line this busy boulevard. Perhaps order some lavangi – walnuts, dried fruit and onions stuffed inside chicken and roasted to create a tantalising fusion of flavours.
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HIGHLIGHTS

- Azerbaijan's cosmopolitan capital of Baku is often referred to as the 'new Dubai'. Enjoy a guided walking tour around the city's World Heritage-listed Old Town.
- Mud volcanoes, ancient mosques, lush forests and tall peaks – the Caucasus Mountains will take your breath away
- Journey to the Svaneti region of Georgia, the remote and alluring land of snow-capped mountains, medieval-style tower-houses and a fascinating local dialect.
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