Now booking... 2016
Cathedrals of Tao Culture Tour Canyonlands, Monasteries
West Georgia, Turkey
June 17-28, 2016
Tusheti National Park Cultural Tour Vineyards, Monasteries, and Mountains
East Georgia
July 1-12, 2016
Future Tours
Georgian Culture Tour: West Monasteries, Beaches, and Mountains
Ancient Colchis, Svaneti
TBA, June 2017
Private ToursAvailable for booking
Summer 2016, 2017
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Tour Reviews: 2006-PresentTestimonials from past tour participants
Past Tours (usa)
Georgian Culture Tour: West A discovery of ancient Colchis & Svaneti
July 1 - 12, 2015
Highlands Culture Tour Armenia & Georgia
July 17 - Aug. 2, 2015
Sakhioba Ensemble TourOctober, 2012
Zedashe Ensemble TourOctober 2007
Anchiskhati Church Choir TourOctober 2005








cultural heritage


georgia & armenia cultural tour

Tbilisi, Yerevan, and environs
June, 2017

In our twelfth season, join us for an exploration of the capital cities of Georgia and Armenia, as well as the magnificent medieval monuments that lie hidden amongth the high plateaus and valleys of the Inner Caucasus.

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Colchis & Svaneti cultural tour

Cultural Heritage Tour, West Georgia
July, 2017

In our twelfth season, join us for an exploration of the Georgian highlands of Svaneti and Racha. New Itinerary! We promise a cultural extravaganza of tastes and sounds, all while visiting Roman and Greek sites as well as monasteries from the early centuries of Christianity in the Caucasus. Marvel at original frescoes and the acoustics of these ancient halls of worship, while delighting in the finest in local wine and cuisine...

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Past tours

Cathedrals of Tao Cultural Tour

West Georgia, Turkey
June 17 - 28, 2016

Back by popular demand, this extraordinary and unique itinerary to the ruined cathedrals of Tao-Klarjeti promises to be even more successful than our 2014 pilot tour to the region. Starting in Batumi, Georgia, we cross into Turkey, traverse the canyonlands of the Chorokh river watershed, ascend the eastern Anatolian plateau to the ancient Armenian city of Ani, then cross into southern Georgia to visit the cave city of Vardzia before returning through the temporate rainforests of Adjaria to the Black Sea coast. See the tour page for details and registration.

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viticulture & Highlands

Tusheti, East Georgia
July 1 - 12, 2016


Keselo Fortress, Tusheti

A brand new itinerary improves on past experience for an ideal 11 day/night tour featuring the best of viticulture in East Georgia and the highlands of the Tusheti National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Area. Starting in the bustling capital of Tbilisi, we explore the multi-ethnic heritage of this city through the museums, architecture, cuisine, and music. See the tour page for the brochure and details on how to register.

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Highlands Culture Tour

Armenia & Georgia
July 17 - Aug. 2, 2015

Join us for an extraordinary cultural and historical journey to the high country in Armenia and Georgia. Featuring a brand new itinerary, we welcome all intrepid travelers! Tour limited to 14...

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Private Tours

Available for private tours upon request. We design exclusive itineraries based on client interests, with a focus on the historical sites of medieval Georgia (including Tao-Klarjeti), and the musical folklore of contemporary Georgia.


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