Embark on an unforgettable 23-day odyssey spanning the enchanting lands of Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
Initiate your grand Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia Small Group Tour 2024-2025 in Uzbekistan – Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva – beckons. Marvel at turquoise domes, grand madrasahs, and tales of empires that once flourished. Savor the rich flavors at Tashkent's bazaars, from aromatic plov to freshly baked bread.
Journey onwards to Azerbaijan, stepping back in time in the cobbled streets of Lahich and the bustling markets of Sheki. Relive the past with each footstep on these medieval paths.
Complete your voyage in the picturesque landscapes of Georgia. Immerse yourself in Kakheti's deep-rooted wine traditions, explore the fortified beauty of Sighnaghi, and find peace at the Bodbe Convent. Let Tbilisi, with its blend of history and modernity, crown your journey.
Promising a tapestry of experiences – from architectural marvels to culinary delights and age-old traditions – this tour offers a glimpse into the soul of three nations, etching memories that will last a lifetime.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours
*Due to renovations at Savitsky Museum, the archeological and applied arts exhibitions remain closed indefinitely.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5 hours
*depending on road condition (some parts of the road are currently being renovated).
As the cafés and restaurants on the way are basic and offer limited menus, you may wish to take a packed lunch on this trip (your hotel or guide can help you arrange this the day before).
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
After lunch break, we will drive to Gobustan National Park. Pay a visit to the Petroglyphs Museum and explore rock carvings dating back to 10,000 BC. Weather permitting, drive to mud volcanoes in Gobustan Reserve (change of vehicle). Gobustan is home to almost half of the world’s mud volcanoes. Return to Baku. Enjoy welcome dinner at a national restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 10-11 hours
Driving distance: 150 km
Free time in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
Driving distance: 50 km
Driving distance: 340 km
Khareba’s unique wine cellar is in a tunnel carved out of the rock. Originally built for military purposes, today the tunnel is used to store Kakheti’s finest wines. Enjoy a wine tour and a tasting session.
We will reach the charming Wine Resort, our overnight destination, between 17:30 and 17:30. The Resort is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and offers stunning views of the Caucasus Mountains – the perfect place to take a break before continuing our journey in Georgia. We will stay here for two nights.
Driving distance: 180 km
Having enjoyed the hospitality of our hosts, we will drive to the royal town of Sighnaghi, which is surrounded by defensive walls with 23 towers and was an important point on the Great Silk Road. We will also visit the Bodbe Convent – according to legend, this is the burial place of St. Nino, who converted Georgia to Christianity in the 4th century. We will arrive in the capital of Georgia at about 18:30–19:30. Overnight at the hotel.
Driving distance: 160 km
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
Driving distance: 5 km
Continue to Mtskheta, one of the oldest towns in Georgia and the country’s cultural and religious center. Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian Kingdom of Iberia from the 3rd century BC. Visit Svetitskhoveli, the main cathedral of Mtskheta and a sacred place where the robe of Christ is kept. Next, drive over the Cross Pass and make a short stop at the Soviet-era “People’s Friendship” mountain view point, which overlooks a deep gorge of the Caucasus Mountains. In Kazbegi, switch to a four-wheel drive vehicle to reach Gergeti Holy Trinity Church (located at an altitude of 2,170 m) and enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Kazbegi. Reach Gudauri at about 19:00 for overnight at the hotel.
Driving distance: 210 km
Meals: lunch and dinner
Duration of sightseeing tour: 9-10 hours
Driving distance: 250 km
If you would like to explore other destinations of Georgia, we can offer private day tours from Tbilisi:
For wine lovers
Sample delicious Georgian wines and learn about the local winemaking traditions at the cradle of Georgian wine, the Kakheti Region.
One-Day Kakheti Wine Tour from Tbilisi
Canyons and natural sites
Explore the breathtaking scenery of the Samegrelo region by visiting one of the most memorable places in Georgia, Martvili Canyon.
Martvili Canyon Day Tour
Immerse yourself in beautiful nature and enjoy quality hiking time in the vicinities of Tbilisi, Birtvisi.
Day Hike to Birtvisi Canyon
Sightseeing tour to cave monastery
Experience the beauty of an ancient cave town and mysterious fortresses with one day to Varzdzia.
Vardzia and Rabati Fortress Tour
If you would like to spend the free day in Tbilisi, we suggest the following activities and places to visit in Tbilisi:
- Georgian National Museum on Rustaveli Avenue – to visit the “Archaeological Treasury” exhibition;
- National Gallery on Rustaveli Avenue – to see the works of the famous Georgian artists Niko Pirosmani, David Kakabadze, and Lado Gudiashvili;
- Tbilisi flea market at Dry Bridge – where you can find antiquities (many of which are from the Soviet era), paintings by local artists, and handmade Georgian souvenirs;
- David Agmashenebeli Avenue – a recently-renovated pedestrian street full of historical buildings that have beautiful facades in the art nouveau, pseudo gothic, and classicist styles with a mix of typical Georgian ornamentation and balconies. All along the street there are plenty of cozy art cafés, galleries, shops, and wine bars;
- Dezertirebi Bazaar – which sells local, natural products including Georgian sweets (such as churchkhela); various types of dried fruits, nuts, and spices; and Georgian cheeses;
- Funicular railway to Mtatsminda Mountain – which offers a beautiful view of Tbilisi;
- Wander in Sololaki – a neighborhood full of art nouveau houses.
- In the evening, you can visit the famous Tbilisi sulphur bath houses to relax in the hot, naturally sulphur-enriched water after a long day of exploring (both public and private rooms are available, but private ones should be booked in advance).
- For those who are interested in culture, we suggest visiting the State Opera House of Georgia to enjoy a ballet or opera performance (opera.ge). You can find out what other cultural events are on in Tbilisi, and book tickets, at tkt.ge.
- Transportation throughout the tour, including airport/train station pick ups and drop offs;
- Accommodation in 3-4* hotels, breakfasts included;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Meals: 22 breakfasts, 5 lunches, including 2 lunches in Georgian families, and 5 dinners; masterclass in Khiva;
- Puppet show in Bukhara;
- Economy class ticket for Tashkent-Nukus flight;
- Economy class ticket for Samarkand-Tashkent trains;
- Two wine tastings: Khareba (GE), Tsinandali (GE);
- Azerbaijan E-visa;
- Bottled drinking water;
- English-speaking tour guides in each country;
- In addition to tour guides, a tour leader to accompany groups of 8 travelers and more.
- Surcharge for staying in a single room;
- Other meals;
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Personal travel insurance;
- International flight tickets before and after the tour;
- Flight ticket Tashkent-Baku (≈$200).
Dates & Prices
100% guaranteed departures – even if there is only 1 traveler.
Group size: 1-16 persons
Please note that itinerary and prices are subject to change due to airline and train schedule changes, currency fluctuations and other unforeseeable events.
We strongly recommend NOT to purchase airline tickets for 2024 tours without discussing it with your travel consultant.