Enchanting and beguiling

A land of legends, the Republic of Georgia is defined by its turbulent, convoluted history, rich cultural traditions, friendly people and incomparable scenery. It’s Europe, but being at the interface between Turkey and Russia it feels very different, having at various times been occupied or controlled by the ancient Greeks, Arabs, Mongols, Ottoman Turks, Persians and Russians.

The landscape of the Greater Caucasus is one of spectacular fortresses, ancient settlements and churches dotted against a dramatic backdrop of some of the tallest mountains in Europe. Tbilisi, the buzzing capital, is a paradise for architecture lovers, the Old Town contrasting sharply with iconic Soviet era buildings and startling modern constructions.

Endlessly fascinating, Georgia is one of the oldest wine producers in the world, with evidence of viticulture in the Kakheti region as far back as the 5th century BC.  Georgian folk music, and the various forms of haunting polyphonic singing, is world-renowned and acknowledged by UNESCO to be ‘a masterpiece of the world’s intangible cultural heritage’. There is also much of recent history to experience at Gori, Stalin’s birthplace.

Dramatic glaciers, picturesque river valleys and high peaks offer adventure for walkers, trekkers and climbers and Gudauri ski resort offers back country skiing, boarding and heli-skiing.

We suggest either a 10 day trip or a 12-15 day discovery tour combining Georgia with both Armenia and Azerbaijan. Our English speaking local guides are superb, we have excellent transport and can gain exceptional access to museums, palaces and monasteries.

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