New Year and Christmas in Armenia
Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 7, 2019

8 nights/9 days

 

ARE YOU IN A MOOD TO HAVE A DIFFERENT KIND OF

EXPERIENCE IN THE NEW YEAR? ARE YOU READY FOR EXCITING NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS?

IF YES, JOIN OUR “ARMENIAN NEW YEAR” SPECIAL TOUR.

ON THIS TOUR YOU WILL MARVEL AT THE EVERY KIND OF THE

CELEBRATIONS OF NEW YEAR & CHRISTMAS!!!

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Day 1 - December 30, 2018

On arrival at Zvartnots International Airport, you are met by your Tour Guide , Transfer to the hotel; Check-in; Rest 

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 2 - December 31, 2018

Breakfast served

1645f8d3f8d3b5daa9dba02235b6abded5914244New Year’s Eve – the day is a preparation day to welcome NEW YEAR!!!

Yerevan…rose-colored capital even during winter time…most of its buildings is garnished with a pink shade of “tuf” stone which is quarried in Armenia. This is the most prominent feature of Yerevan – “Pink Yerevan”.

Let’s just walk around Northern Avenue, Cascade, Opera Square, Armenian Bazar…

We will  have a chance to see how Armenians decorate the Christmas Trees in the town with the combination of traditions and creativities.

Today we embark on our journey to the lands of ancient treasures of Christian history, Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin,  It’s the “religious capital” of the country and the seat of the Supreme Patriarch-Catholics of all Armenians. It has 4 main churches, including the Cathedral. Built in 303AD, the cathedral is a masterpiece of Armenian classical architecture and  is considered to be one of the world’s earliest Christian churches. Admire Hripsime and Gayane Churches (7th c) named after faithful virgins.

Evening: NEW YEAR PARTY!!!

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 3 - January 1, 2019

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Breakfast Served

Free time in Yerevan

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 4 - January 2, 2019

Breakfast served

An interesting trip to one of the regions of Armenia: Aragatsotn Region which is situated overlooking the slopes of the highest of present day Armenia-here you can find numerous churches as well as various ancient buildings at every turn.  Artashavan – New Complex of Armenian Letters: “It is difficult to express the deep feeling Armenians have for their language, which many regard as the lifeblood of their culture”.

Next, in our journey is the visit with psalms to the monastery of Psalm-Saghmosavank. In silence it seems the ancient psalms are still echoed in its walls. Along the way, you will see the most beautiful and the highest mountain peaks in Armenia, Mt. Aragats.

Visiting the village of Oshakan, you will see the wonderful church which is built over the grave of Mesrop Mashtots, the inventor of the Armenian alphabet, and one of the greatest benefactors of the Armenian people.  

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 5 - January 3, 2019

Breakfast served

The day will be unforgettable…so we depart04c42c2e65e24cf1e95b6316a4b0c9e2--armenian-food-art-photography from Yerevan to Ararat Region where Holy Biblical Mount Ararat rises from a flat plain and dominate the skyline of Armenia’s capital, Yerevan. Our journey is spiced with the amazing view of snow-capped Mt. Ararat: “The blessed Mountain for Armenians”; Khor Virap – the monastery is the site where St. Gregory the Illuminator was incarcerated and is a place of pilgrimage.

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 6 - January 4, 2019

Breakfast served and check out

original_1417765949311020161134285Trip to Tzakhkadzor – “Valley of Flowers”

You will spend two unforgettable days in a relaxing atmosphere of Tsaghkadzor town.

Tsaghkadzor is surrounded by forests on the eastern slope of Mt. Tsaghkuniats. Located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, the town exists as a resort, its once pristine hunting grounds for the rulers of Armenia now important with modern tourists’ areas, its ski runs and lounging for winter rest within a number of pensionats, hotels, motels and camps. Lunch in Tsakhkadzor

DINNER & OVERNIGHT IN TSAGHKADZOR

 

Day 7 - January 5, 2019

Breakfast Served

Today is  the Eve of Feast of the Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ

tsakhkadzorVisit to Kecharis  Monastery

Tsakhkadzor – In the winter, all eyes are on Tsaghkadzor, which is the only ski resort in Armenia. There are excellent conditions for off-piste skiing and snowboarding especially on the Teghenis mountain for which you can use Chair Lift. So just prepare your ski, skate and snowboard clothing: goggles, gloves and a warm hat to enjoy your winter holidays here. By the way you can find all ski, skate and snowboard equipment in the town which can be rented. In the evening you can visit a line of entrapment places as clubs; pools & saunas; billiards & table tennis; boiling, etc.

Lunch in Tsakhadzor

DINNER & OVERNIGHT IN TSAGHKADZOR

 

Day 8 - January 6, 2019

 Breakfast Served  and  check outoriginal_ski3110201611406110

RETURN TO YEREVAN; CHECK IN

Free time in the evening!

OVERNIGHT IN YEREVAN

 

Day 9 - January 7, 2019

TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT

Have a nice and safe flight!!!

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**Itinerary is subject to change at any time

SERVICES:

  • Full transportation and transfers in Armenia as specified in itinerary
  • Hotel Accommodation based on Double occupancy – 12 nights
  • 10 x night in Yerevan
  • 2 x night in Tsakhkadzor
  • Meals as indicated – Breakfast, 7 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing destinations
  • Bi-lingual tour guide
  • Complimentary water (1 bottle p/p each day)
  • NEW YEAR Gifts

Price does NOT include: 

  • Airplane Ticket
  • Visa to Armenia (Free entrance for US and EU citizens);
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Day at Aquatek sporting-health and entertainment center;
  • New Year Dinner;
  • Additional tours and transfers not included in itinerary