REMOTE LANDS LAUNCHES ITINERARIES IN THE CAUCASUSES FOR 2022
~Ultra-Luxe Travel Operator’s New Journeys Plunge Travelers into Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan~
NEW YORK - Remote Lands, the exclusively Asia tour operator offering bespoke travel to 37 countries, is proud to announce the addition of the Caucasus region into their acclaimed collection. Beginning early 2022, Remote Lands will offer bespoke journeys through Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan to explore the picturesque landscapes and history of these countries, all of which are currently open to travelers and do not require quarantine periods. This geographically diverse region between the Black and Caspian Seas, and near the Caucasus Mountains, encompasses a fascinating mélange of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and genuine hospitality and delivers an exhilarating experience for the intrepid traveler.
Sitting at the intersection of Asia and Europe, Georgia is brimming with history, heritage, and tradition. As one of the world’s safest countries for traveling, it is becoming an increasingly popular destination for tourism.
Remote Lands’ Georgian journeys, ranging from five- to 14-nights, immerse travelers into the unspoiled facets of Georgia’s prized wine scene, incredible ancient monasteries, outdoor splendors, and celebrated folk heritage. Travelers will enjoy cooking regional fare such Georgia Telavi Mountains. Click here to download hi-res version as khinkali (Georgian dumpling) and khachapuri (cheese flatbread), exploring the Kazbegi and Svaneti regions on horseback, and marveling at UNESCO churches like the Bagrati Cathedral and Gergeti Trinity. Remote Lands also offers a vineyard tour and tasting in the Karkheti region, often referred to as “the cradle” of wine, where wine making originated 6000 years ago.
• Classic Georgia: Five-night journey that begins at $5,200 per person
• Georgia: A Culinary Roadtrip: Nine-night journey that begins at $7,300 per person
• Hiking the Greater Caucasus: 12-night journey that begins at $8,000 per person
• A Journey Across Georgia: 14-night journey that begins at $10,200 per person
With an ancient history dating back 4,000 years, Armenia is a country of incredible culture and a resilient people located in the emerald hills of the Armenian Highlands. As an emerging destination for tourism, this country is home to dramatic vistas as well as a celebrated culinary and wine scene that beckons exploration.
Throughout the Classic Armenia itinerary, travelers will explore this hidden gem over the course of seven days. A substantial portion of the itinerary takes place in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, a city dappled with Soviet-era architecture ranging from traditional taverns to bustling outdoor cafes and chic wine bars serving local varietals. Cultural landmarks are abundant throughout the city and include the Yerevan Opera House Cascade, the Armenian Genocide Memorial, UNESCO World Heritage Site Echmiadzin (the world’s oldest cathedral) and more. Of note is a visit and tasting at the Yerevan Brandy Factory, home to the country’s famous ARARAT liquor.
Southern Armenia is also a destination point — Goris is well known as the historical heart of Armenia. Its picturesque natural monuments are today a must-see for travelers from Yerevan. Similarly, Tatev Monastery, just outside of Yerevan, is a stunning structure reached by aerial cable car providing unmatched views of the valley below. Starting at $3,500 per person.
Neighboring Azerbaijan is a relatively wealthy nation with a complex history and terrain. Remote Lands provides an understanding of the country through a seven-night tour of its top sites including the UNESCO capital Baku, as well as Ganja and Sheki. Whether it’s exploring Laza and Khinalqiu alpine villages, the Ateshgah Temple, or the gorgeous Lahij village in search of a myriad of handcrafted earthenware, this journey offers a wealth of natural beauty and the contrast of East- meets-West culture.
• Baku City Break: Four-day journey that begins at $3,200 per person
• Classic Azerbaijan: Eight-day journey that begins at $6,700 per person
• Cultural and Natural Wonders of Azerbaijan: 10-day journey that begins at $6,700 per person
• Two Weeks Across Azerbaijan: 14-day journey that begins at $8,100 per person
“We’re incredibly proud to launch the Caucasus region to our travelers,” said Catherine Heald, CEO and Co-Founder of Remote Lands. “It’s been a privilege to discover the many fascinating components within Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan and offer a greater cultural and historical understanding of these ancient lands.”
Throughout each itinerary, travelers will be given a private car and driver service as well as a series of daily activities to create a bespoke experience. While Remote Lands will not require proof of vaccination, travelers must abide by all local government health protocols within each destination. To learn about Remote Lands’ journeys in the Caucuses as well as other luxe itineraries, please visit www.remotelands.com.
About Remote Lands, Inc.
Remote Lands, Inc. creates highly personalized and unique, luxury and intrepid holidays focused exclusively on Asia. Based in New York and Bangkok, the company specializes in extraordinary experiences that are difficult to arrange and require privileged access to important people and exclusive events. Unparalleled service, creative itineraries and extreme attention to detail are what set Remote Lands apart.###
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