Armenia & Georgia Real Food Adventure

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Armenia & Georgia Real Food Adventure

Taste the punchy flavours of Armenia and Georgia on this 10-day food adventure. Begin the journey in Yerevan, contrasting traditional Armenian barbecue, grilled trout and tolma with the many spicy aromas of the local markets. Continue the adventure in Georgia, where the charming facades of Tbilisi and the snow-dusted peaks of the Caucasus are the backdrop for culinary adventures, both hands-on and leisurely. Enjoy the region’s most iconic and celebrated dishes, all washed down with a delicious array of Georgia’s famous local wines.

Activities
  • Yerevan - Welcome Dinner
  • Yerevan - Local market visit
  • Yerevan - City Tour with Local Guide
  • Yerevan - Tolma cooking demonstration
  • Garni - Temple of Garni
  • Garni - Lavash making demonstration
  • Geghard - Geghard Monastery
  • Garni - Home-cooked lunch
  • Garni - Symphony of Stones
  • Tbilisi - Wine Tasting
  • Tbilisi - Khachapuri tasting
  • Tbilisi - Old Town Walking Tour with Local Guide
  • Kakheti - Gremi Architectural Complex
  • Kvareli - Barbecue lunch with a local family
  • Kvareli - Traditional Churchkhela demonstration
  • Kvareli - Qvevri Wine Master visit
  • Mtskheta - Jvari Church & Svetitskhoveli Cathedral
  • Ananuri - Architectural Complex
  • Telavi - Local market visit
  • Stepantsminda - Gergeti Trinity Church Hike
  • Stepantsminda - Khinkali home-cooking class
  • Tbilisi - Farewell Dinner
Highlights
  • Prepare your own tolma (vine-wrapped rice, herbs and lentils) and join a masterclass with a local family to learn how to make khinkali (Georgian dumplings).
  • Join local families for traditional homecooked meals, sampling Armenian trout with a family in Garni and make a Georgian barbecue with a family in the Kakheti region.
  • Take a hike in the striking Caucasus mountains to perhaps one of the best positioned churches in Europe – Gergeti Trinity Church.
  • Taste the region’s most iconic dishes, including chaqafuli (beef or lamb in plum sauce), mtsvadi (meat skewers), churchkhela (nutty Georgian candy) and khachapuri (cheese breads).
  • Enjoy a glass or two of the locally produced wine and learn about the unique Qvevri tradition of using clay pots to create delicious, un?ltered and organic drops.
Interests
  • Culinary and Cooking
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May 21, 2023 through
May 30, 2023
May 17, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$2,415.00 (USD)
Per Person
7479449
Jun 18, 2023 through
Jun 27, 2023
Jun 14, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$2,515.00 (USD)
Per Person
7861216
Sep 03, 2023 through
Sep 12, 2023
Aug 30, 2023 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$2,560.00 (USD)
Per Person
7488217
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Yerevan
2 Yerevan
3 Yerevan
4 Tbilisi
5 Tbilisi
6 Telavi
7 Gudauri
8 Gudauri / Stepantsminda
9 Tbilisi
10 Tbilisi
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.