Expedition Overview

Expedition Overview

  • Examine early Homo erectus skulls at the Georgian National Museum with a National Geographic grantee, and visit Dmanisi—the archaeological site where they were discovered.
  • Step into Georgia’s rock-hewn Vardzia cave monastery, and trace the roots of Christianity in Armenia at the monastery of Khor Virap.
  • Visit the charming Silk Road town of Akhalts’ikhe, and learn about Georgia’s ancient natural wine-making method from a local vintner.
  • Enjoy a lively Armenian folk performance by a Yerevan-based ensemble, with a chance to meet the performers after the show.