SEATTLE--Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan share stunning mountain backdrops, powerful stone architecture and a strong code of hospitality. Georgia's renowned winemaking traditions, Azerbaijan's exotic Persian influence, and Armenia's multitude of ancient churches combine to make this distinctive journey more than the sum of its parts. MIR Corporation, a company that specializes in immersive journeys at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, offers travelers the chance to explore something new on their 15-Day Treasures of the Trans-Caucasus tour. Highlights of this trip include retracing the ancient Silk Road from the shores of the Caspian Sea to the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, relishing the winemaking and culinary traditions of Georgia at an authentic "Georgian Table", marveling at the vast collection of manuscripts at Yerevan's Matenadaran Museum, and feeling the faith of centuries in the Geghard monastery.
Dates: May 5th-19th, 2009 and September 15th-29th.
Cost: $6495 for 6-16 Travelers ($1595 Single Supplement).
With a maximum of 16 travelers, this trip is part of the Premier Series tours which are in-depth programs featuring comprehensive sightseeing to legendary destinations like this one. At the end of the day travelers can look forward to sleeping in Western-style four to five star properties. See a list of all MIR's Premier Series tours.
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