An ancient and proud civilization with history dating back to 782BC, Armenia is one of the world's oldest inhabited countries and the first state to adopt Christianity as an official religion. Remote churches dot the charming landscape of deep gorges, windswept valleys and pristine lakes; while history lovers will be intrigued by the complex and somewhat tragic past of this eye-opening nation.

From the early beginnings of Christianity and the legacy of the USSR, to the heart-wrenching Armenian Genocide, Armenia has witnessed plenty of unforgettable events. The relatively compact capital city of Yerevan provides easy access to some of Armenia’s most famous landmarks, including the rock-cut monastery of Geghard and Khor Virap, which stands proudly in front of the iconic Mount Ararat. However, rural Armenia is where the isolated beauty of its monasteries shine and time truly stands still. Dzoraget is the gateway to Northern Armenia, home to the eerily quaint Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries; whereas remote Goris rewards the more adventurous traveller with rugged canyon monasteries.

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Essential Georgia & Armenia

Tbilisi, Kazbegi, Dzoraget & Yerevan

Experience the heart of Caucasus right between Europe and Asia. From the chic Tbilisi which has been coined as "Budapest of the Caucasus" to Yerevan's heart-wrenching tales of Armenian Genocide, breathtaking sceneries entertain you throughout the journey. Drive through towering mountains, unravel Stalin's history, step into rock-cut churches and...

Best for: Culture, History, Off the beaten track

Gourmet Caucasus: Origins of Wine & Black Caviar

Baku, Shaki, Tsinandali, Tbilisi & Yerevan

Journey across the mighty Caucasus mountain ranges into the birthplace of the world's first wine civilization and into the Caspian Sea, known as the home of the rarest and most expensive black caviars. Along the way, picturesque sceneries of mountains and quaint monasteries will keep your thirst for adventure quenched.

Best for: Culture, History, Off the beaten track

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