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Best Caucasus Countries to Visit

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The Caucasus Region is making its place in the world of travel with its unprecedented beauty and unparalleled travel experiences. This region has been underrated among travelers. But now, it's prevalent among all the globetrotters. With the help of Caucasus Travel Guide, you will know all the incredible places to visit, breathtaking landscapes, unique cultures & traditions, and things to do.

Located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and overlooked by the Caucasus Mountains, the Caucasus Region is a heaven on earth. The countries in this region are no less than a paradise. This unexplored and unearthed region should be discovered at least once. The Caucasus Region feels like a new world altogether. If you want to be part of this beautiful world, read every line of this blog attentively. We have talked about the incredible Caucasus countries that come under this Region.

Countries to Explore in the Caucasus Region

A trip to the Caucasus Region is a delightful experience that everyone should embrace at least once in their lifetime. New avenues and unknown places are waiting to be discovered in these countries. Let’s see what are these places and what we can do there:

1. Azerbaijan


Azerbaijan is one of the stunning and largest Caucasus countries in the region. Azerbaijan has everything you have ever experienced, brimming with fascinating history, charming cities, medieval fortresses, and astounding architecture. This landlocked country is overflowing with wonders to witness, thrill-seeking adventures to enjoy, UNESCO sites to explore, and much more. From the gorgeous Flame Towers to the ancient city of Icherisheher to the magnificent Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan never fails to astonish its visitors.

The adventure of this Caucasian country doesn’t end here. There are plenty of other cities that offer a plethora of things to do and see. Let’s look at the names of these famous Azerbaijan cities one by one:

• Baku


Baku is an incredibly appealing city in the Caucasus region. This capital city of Azerbaijan is the most developed in the country. Sitting peacefully on the Caspian Sea coastline, Baku blends medieval and modern architecture. Baku is famous for its unique history, staggering architecture, modern art, traditional cuisines, and famous attractions. There is something to enjoy, learn, and explore in every part of Baku city. Some must-see attractions in Baku are the Flame Towers, Carpet Museum, Heydar Aliyev Center, Maiden Tower, Old Baku City, and many more. Besides, you can indulge in gastronomic tours at different restaurants in Baku. Some must-try foods in Baku are Lavangi, Bozbash, Plov, Kebab, Dolma, Stewed Meatballs, and much more.

• Gabala


Gabala is a mini Switzerland of Azerbaijan. In our Caucasus Travel Guide, Gabala is one of the must-visit cities in Azerbaijan that you shouldn’t miss. Nestled in the Qabala region, Gabala is surrounded by snow peaks and mountains, creating a perfect environment for all kinds of travelers. It offers a peaceful blend of natural wonders and history. Mostly, Gabala is famous for its winter varieties. Tourists can enjoy a lot of winter sports here during winter, such as skiing and snowboarding. Moreover, you can also enjoy a cable car ride in Gabala and witness the breathtaking views of snowy valleys.

• Sheki


Sheki is one of the small cities in the Caucasus countries. Settled in the northwestern part of Azerbaijan, Sheki is famous for its spices, textiles, embroidery, and silk. It is one of the oldest towns in Azerbaijan, dating back to 60,000 years. Majestic mosques, beautiful castles, stunning landscapes, and unparalleled backdrops adorn the city, attracting more tourists every year. If you are in Sheki, you can stroll around the medieval streets and witness many significant attractions on the way.

• Ganja


Ganja is one of the largest cities in the country and is known for its culture and cultural landmarks. Being a significant city in the Caucasus country, Ganja never fails to entertain people who visit here. Ganja is fondly known as the city of poets and poetry. Adorned with scenic landscapes, historical sites, architectural brilliance, and a bustling bazaar, Ganja captivates the heart of every traveler. Some famous attractions in Ganja are Alexander Nevsky Church, Lake Goygol, Bottle House, The Juma Mosque, Kvas Palace, and more.

• Quba


Quba is a small pleasant city in Azerbaijan. Settled in the northwestern part of the Shahdag Mountains, Quba is a scenic destination. Quba is one of the most-loved cities among the top Caucasus cities. There are plenty of attractions in Quba, such as the Mountain Jews Museum, Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, Chenlibel Lake, Kudyal River, Afurja Waterfall, and more. If you are holidaying in Azerbaijan, Quba is a must-visit place.
 
Exciting Things to Do in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is one of the most modern Caucasus countries. It has a well-developed infrastructure, rich culture, and sheer architecture. With all of it, Azerbaijan offers an array of options to travelers to enjoy their time in the country. Let’s look at these things one by one:

• Hike the mountain villages
• Explore the Baku Old City
• Witness the Baku’s modern architecture
• Visit Sheki’s Old Town
• Try the famous cuisines at restaurants in Baku city
• Explore the ancient churches
• Sit by the beaches on the Caspian Sea
• Enjoy wildlife spotting in national parks
• Taste the Azerbaijan’s unique wines
• Join the local tea culture

2. Armenia


Armenia is the hidden gem of the Caucasus region. Nestled in the vibrant culture of Asia and Europe, Armenia is the first country in the world to adopt Christianity. This landlocked country is not very popular among the Caucasus countries. But it should be famous among travelers for all the right reasons. There’s a natural landscape, unspoiled attractions, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, delicious food & wine, bustling cities, and whatnot. Who wouldn’t love to visit a country like this? Well, that’s not it.

For thrill-seekers, Armenia has hiking trails, Lake Sevan, Mount Ararat, and many other adventures. Armenia is also very famous for its Ararat Brandy. There’s nothing better than Armenian brandy in the country that is mostly consumed locally. Armenia’s cities are worth every minute as plenty of things to see and do are there to enjoy. If you are on a vacation in Armenia, here is the list of cities you can explore:

• Yerevan


Yerevan is the heart of Armenia. This capital city is also known as the “Pink City” as most buildings here have a pink essence. Yerevan hosts a range of wonders, Soviet-era architecture, art galleries, cultural museums, and Armenian cuisines. Yerevan is the best city to visit for exploring cultural heritage, libraries, theatres, operas, and stunning museums. Some famous attractions in Yerevan are Republic Square, Vernissage, the History Museum of Armenia, the Armenian Genocide Museum, the Cafesjian Museum of Art, etc. If you want to explore these attractions in the city, you can buy Yerevan tour packages from our website.

• Goris


Goris is a delightful town in Southern Armenia. Surrounded by lush green mountains and a beautiful river, Goris attracts countless tourists with its breathtaking beauty. The town’s rock formations on the city’s edges astonish most visitors. It is a unique city in its own way that is a must-visit place if you are in Armenia. Goris has a plethora of attractions to witness, such as Old Goris Amphitheatre, Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church, Zangezur National Park, Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, etc. To explore all this, you must check out the Goris travel package on Dook International’s website.

• Dilijan


Dilijan is one of the charming spa towns in Armenia. Nestled in the province of Tavush, Dilijan catches spa lovers attention from all over the world. This town is prominently known for its mineral water fountains that are believed to cure diseases. Dilijan is one of the most-loved destinations among locals and tourists alike. It is a green town with beautiful and luxurious stays, which allows travelers to immerse themselves in a peaceful holiday experience. It is one of the best cities to visit in Armenia. Locals sometimes call Dilijan the “Little Switzerland of Armenia”.

• Jermuk


Jermuk, a hidden jewel of Armenia, is a city that offers a quaint holiday experience to everyone who visits. Known for its healing mineral waters, Jermuk attracts many visitors who want to experience the healing properties of this water. It is famous for health resorts that treat people suffering from different diseases. Jermuk has over 40 hyperthermal mineral wellsprings. Besides, the Jermuk waterfall is one of the most breathtaking attractions in Armenia. If you want to experience a relaxing vacation in Armenia, there’s no place better than Jermuk.

• Ashtarak


Ashtarak is one of the ancient cities in Armenia. The city is adorned with various cultural monuments, historical sites, and marvelous architecture. With each step, you will feel like walking in a place filled with history. For history buffs, Ashtarak is a must-visit place in Armenia. In every nook and corner, history is unfolding. Ashtarak’s famous attractions are St. Sarkis Church, Ashtarak Bridge, Perch Proshyan Museum, Karmravor Church, Spitakavor Church ruins, and more.
 
Popular Things to Do in Armenia

With historic sites, picturesque landscapes, outdoor activities, and marvelous attractions, Armenia tends to captivate visitors. There are numerous things to do in this beautiful country that you must experience. Here is a brief list of all the adventures you can indulge in:

• Try the Armenian wines
• Traverse the medieval churches
• Enjoy cafe-hopping
• Learn about the Pagan culture at Garni temple
• See the awe-inspiring beauty of Lake Sevan
• Indulge in skiing at Tsaghkadzor
• Explore the history of different museums
• Admire the art at renowned art galleries
• Taste the flavors of Armenia in its traditional cuisines
• Enjoy breathtaking views in an aerial tramway at Tatev

3. Georgia


Georgia, a crossroad between Europe and Asia, is a country packed with awe-inspiring landscapes, snow-capped mountains, lively culture, rich history, and thriving attractions. It is one of the best Caucasus countries to visit on your next vacation. Filled with an array of experiences, ancient architecture, and modern vibrancy, Georgia is a must-visit destination for every kind of traveler. No matter what kind of experience you are seeking, Georgia is here to give it all. Georgia has everything you ever dreamed of in a holiday, from sea to mountains, canyons, lakes, culture, history, and more.

The Georgian cities boast the best of Georgia. From stunning attractions to thrilling adventures to offbeat paths to fascinating history, you can experience it all in its cities. Let’s talk about these cities in detail below:

• Tbilisi


Tbilisi, the bustling capital of Georgia, is the most fascinating city in Georgia. Resting on the Mtkvari River, Tbilisi is one of the most charming cities in Georgia. The unique architecture and colorful old towns reflect its diverse history. The streets of Tbilisi are decorated with modern cafes, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The city of Tbilisi offers so much for travelers to explore and experience. Even the cobblestone streets of the city tell a story of a past.

• Mtskheta


Mtskheta is one of the famous destinations in Georgia that is half an hour's ride from Tbilisi. It is the spiritual and religious heart of the country. This oldest city has many popular attractions. It is the best place to visit in Georgia for all the history buffs. There are plenty of historical landmarks to see in Mtskheta, such as Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Jvari Monastery, and other UNESCO heritage sites. The city offers mesmerizing views that captivate the hearts of tourists.

• Kazbegi


Kazbegi is an adventurous region in Georgia. It offers an adrenaline-seeking thrill to all adventure enthusiasts. Not just thrill-seekers but also nature dwellers and photography aficionados love this place. The breathtaking vistas of this place are worth witnessing. It also offers hiking opportunities to hikers. It is the most beautiful region in Georgia. It is just a three-hour drive from Tbilisi. Even the roads to Kazbegi are a treat to nature lovers. You can indulge in the unprecedented beauty of this place by just strolling around this region.

• Kakheti


Kakheti is the place where wine was invented. Georgia is known as the “Cradle of Wine”. Kakheti is one of the best places to visit in Georgia. This region is not only famous for its oldest winemakers but also for its unparalleled landscapes. There are Alaverdi and Nekresi Monastery, which are famous for their historical significance and natural beauty. Tourists can go on a wine-tasting tour in this region. If you are on a vacation to Georgia, you should visit Kakheti at least once.

• Kutaisi


Kutaisi is one of the most beautiful destinations in Georgia. Nestled in western Georgia, Kutaisi is a land of many natural wonders. There are many notable landmarks in Kutaisi that you must visit, such as the Kutaisi Drama Theatre, Kutaisi Opera, Ballet Theatre, Bagrati Cathedral, and more. If you want to explore the beautiful landscapes of Kutaisi, you must get a Georgia tour package from Dook’s website.

Adventurous Things to Do in Georgia

Georgia is full of things to do. There is so much to explore, see, experience, and witness. Georgia never fails to entertain people, from art & culture to history & heritage, spas & wellness to events & festivals. Let’s look at these things to do one by one:

• Explore the Old Town of Tbilisi
• Drink Georgian Wine
• Hike the Caucasus Mountains
• Go on a caving tour to Martivili Canyon
• Visit the Gergeti Trinity Church
• Have a sun-bathing experience at the beaches in Batumi
• Enjoy a day at Ananuri Castle
• Eat traditional Georgian food
• Admire the pink sunset in Batumi

Get Ready to Enjoy the Caucasus Vacation with Dook!

We hope this Caucasus travel guide helps you plan the much-awaited trip to the Caucasus mountains. If you plan to travel to any of the above Caucasus countries, Dook International is here to help you with bookings. We have an array of tour packages that are carefully crafted, keeping the traveler’s travel preferences in mind. We ensure that our travelers have a great time. So, don’t wait anymore and get in touch with our travel specialists.

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