20 days in Georgia & Armenia Itinerary

20 days in Georgia & Armenia Itinerary

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Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Kutaisi, Georgia
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Mtskheta, Georgia
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Stepantsminda, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Telavi, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Signagi, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Udabno, Georgia
— Few hours
drive:  3 h
8
Alaverdi, Armenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Sevan, Armenia
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Areni, Armenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Yerevan, Armenia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
12
Ninotsminda, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Gori, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
14
Zugdidi, Georgia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
15
Mestia, Georgia
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
16
Batumi, Georgia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
17
Kutaisi, Georgia
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Porto, Portugal

2
nights
Kutaisi, Georgia

Kutaisi ©
Kutaisi is the legislative capital of Georgia, and its 3rd most populous city. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monument to Galaktion Tabidze, Kutaisi Market and Colchis Fountain.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Kutaisi trip builder tool.

Porto, Portugal to Kutaisi is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Porto in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kutaisi: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Baia's Wine ©
Baia's Wine
Gelati Monastery ©
Gelati Monastery
Motsameta Monastery ©
Motsameta Monastery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, stop by QisaBags, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally unwind over a drink at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, snap pictures at The Bridge of Peace, and then step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tbilisi travel route planner.

Getting from Kutaisi to Tbilisi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Mtskheta.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace
Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress

few
hours
Mtskheta, Georgia

Mtskheta ©
On the 8th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Jvari Church, then explore the ancient world of The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Mtskheta vacation website.

Mtskheta is just a short distance from Tbilisi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stepantsminda.

Things to do in Mtskheta

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral ©
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
Jvari Church ©
Jvari Church
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta ©
The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta

1
night
Stepantsminda, Georgia

Stepantsminda ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Stepantsminda, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its alpine landscapes.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gergeti Trinity Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Stepantsminda road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mtskheta to Stepantsminda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Telavi.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gveleti Waterfall ©
Gveleti Waterfall
Gergeti Trinity Church ©
Gergeti Trinity Church

1
night
Telavi, Georgia

Telavi ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Gremi, step into the grandiose world of Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nekresi Monastery Complex.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Telavi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Stepantsminda to Telavi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Signagi.

Things to do in Telavi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kvareli, Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels, Tsinandali Palace
Highlights from your plan
Tsinandali Palace ©
Tsinandali Palace
Nekresi Monastery Complex ©
Nekresi Monastery Complex
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels ©
Gremi Citadel and Church of the Archangels

1
night
Signagi, Georgia

Signagi ©
Signagi or Sighnaghi is a town in Georgia's easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George’s Church.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Signagi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Telavi to Signagi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Signagi sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Udabno.

Things to do in Signagi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino ©
Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino
St. George’s Church ©
St. George’s Church

few
hours
Udabno, Georgia

Udabno ©
You've now added David Gareja Monastery to your itinerary. On the 11th (Wed), make a trip to David Gareja Monastery.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Udabno trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Signagi to Udabno takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Udabno are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Udabno

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
David Gareja Monastery ©
David Gareja Monastery

1
night
Alaverdi, Armenia

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. On the 11th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then step into the grandiose world of Kayan Fortress, and then snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alaverdi journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Udabno to Alaverdi. The time zone difference when traveling from Udabno to Alaverdi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Udabno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alaverdi, with lows of 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Sevan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Kayan Fortress ©
Kayan Fortress
Sanahin Bridge ©
Sanahin Bridge

1
day
Sevan, Armenia

Sevan ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Harutyun Church, then appreciate the history behind Leonid Yengibarov Monument, and finally don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sevan trip planning site.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Sevan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alaverdi to Sevan due to the time zone difference. In September, Sevan is a bit warmer than Alaverdi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Hayravank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Saint Harutyun Church ©
Saint Harutyun Church

1
night
Areni, Armenia

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Mozrov Cave, get engrossed in the history at Vayots Dzor History Museum, do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, then explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Areni travel route planner.

You can drive from Sevan to Areni in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Yeghegnadzor
Highlights from your plan
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

2
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.
To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yerevan road trip planning app.

You can drive from Areni to Yerevan in 2 hours. September in Yerevan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Ninotsminda.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint Gayane Church
Highlights from your plan
Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum

1
night
Ninotsminda, Georgia

Ninotsminda ©
Ninotsminda is a town and a center of the eponymous municipality located in Georgia's southern district of Samtskhe-Javakheti. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Akhalkalaki Castle.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ninotsminda travel route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yerevan to Ninotsminda. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gori.

Things to do in Ninotsminda

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi, Sagamo Lake, Tmogvi Fortress, Vardzia, Akhalkalaki Castle
Highlights from your plan
Vardzia ©
Vardzia
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi ©
Cave Town Vanis-Kvabebi
Paravani Lake ©
Paravani Lake

1
night
Gori, Georgia

Gori ©
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gori trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ninotsminda to Gori in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gori can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zugdidi.

Things to do in Gori

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Atenskiy Zion
Highlights from your plan
Uplistsiche Cave Town ©
Uplistsiche Cave Town
Stalin Museum ©
Stalin Museum
Gori Castle ©
Gori Castle

1
night
Zugdidi, Georgia

Zugdidi ©
Zugdidi is a city in the Western Georgian historical province of Samegrelo (Mingrelia). Plan trip to Zugdidi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Gori to Zugdidi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Gori in September, expect nights in Zugdidi to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Mestia.

Things to do in Zugdidi

Museums
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
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. On the 18th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ski Resort Tetnuldi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Love Tower, take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Ushba, get outside with Chaladi Glacier, hit the slopes at Khatsvali Ski Resort, then examine the collection at Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mestia trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Zugdidi to Mestia in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zugdidi in September: high temperatures in Mestia hover around 17°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Batumi.

Things to do in Mestia

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Love Tower
Highlights from your plan
Chaladi Glacier ©
Chaladi Glacier
Mountain Ushba ©
Mountain Ushba
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography ©
Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Fountain Of Neptun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Alphabetic Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batumi Boulevard, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Batumi Dolphinarium, then don't miss a visit to Europe Square, then appreciate the history behind Monument Ali and Nino, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Batumi Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Batumi trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mestia to Batumi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mestia in September, with highs in Batumi at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kutaisi.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Makhuntseti Waterwall, Mirveti Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Batumi Botanical Gardens ©
Batumi Botanical Gardens
Batumi Boulevard ©
Batumi Boulevard
Argo Cable Car ©
Argo Cable Car

1
night
Kutaisi, Georgia

Kutaisi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monument to Galaktion Tabidze, Kutaisi Market and Colchis Fountain.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kutaisi trip planning website.

You can drive from Batumi to Kutaisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kutaisi

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bagrati Cathedral ©
Bagrati Cathedral
Colchis Fountain ©
Colchis Fountain
Kutaisi Market ©
Kutaisi Market

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