NEW YEAR 2018
NEY YEAR 2018 in Armenia (Group Tour, 4 Nights, Full Board)
|HOTEL||DOUBLE Occupancy||SINGLE Occupancy||CHILD 6-12 years||CHILD 1-5 years|
|4* DoubleTree by Hilton||875$||975$|
|4* Ani Plaza (Ani King)||775$||925$|
Full Day Excursion Tours
29 December 2017: Total duration 10 hours Arrive to capital Yerevan at 08:20 via Armenia Air Company flight. After meet and assist at Airport, transfer to Hotel for check-in. Madenataran Manuscripts Depository Museum, Tsitsernagapert Armenian Genocide Museum, Lunch, Megeryan Carpet Factory, Victory Park, statue of Mother Armenia, Cascade Modern Arts Complex/Museum.
30 December 2017: Total duration 10 hours Tsaghkadzor, ropeway tour, Kecharis Monastery, Lake Sevan, Lunch, Dilijan city tour.
31 December 2017: Total duration 11 hours Khor Virap Monastery, Geghard Monastery, Lunch, participation in Armenian Lavash bread baking process, Garni Temple, (*) New Year’s Gala Dinner.
01 January 2018: Total duration 4 hours Etchmiadzin Cathedral, St. Hripsime and St. Gayane churches, evening Dinner at Hotel.
02 January 2017: Check-out from Hotel at 00:30 midnight, transfer to Airport and Departure from Yerevan at 03:00. Arrive to Beirut at 03:20 morning (Beirut local time).
Package Price includes:
- Armenia Air Company round trip Economy Class Ticket 410$ (Beirut-Yerevan-Beirut, direct flight, 2 hours duration)
- 4 nights stay at 4* Hotel in Yerevan, Breakfast included.
- 3 Lunch meals, Dinner meal on the evening of 01 January 2018.
- Daily Excursion Tours via comfortable bus and with passenger insurance coverage.
- Entrance fee to all visiting sites and museums.
- Entrance fee to Tsaghkadzor ropeway, with full day access (20$/person).
- Participation in Armenian Lavash bread baking process near Garni Temple.
- Mineral water during excursion tours.
- Armenian/English speaking professional Tour Guide service.
- Transfers from/to Zvartnots Int. Airport in Yerevan.
Package Price does NOT include:
- New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner (to be paid by travelers, based on preferred choice). Restaurant options/program/prices to be announced in mid-November.
- Alcohol drink during meals.
- Visa fee (for Lebanese passport holders, entry-visa is issued upon arrival at Yerevan Airport, 7$/person).
- As our itinerary is during Holiday season, it is advisable to submit booking request in advance, by providing the following details: – Full Name (as mentioned in the Passport) – Preferred room type
- 4 Nights
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- 1 Dinner with live music
- 5 Lunch meals
- 7 night Hotel accommodation at prime location DBL rooms
- Breakfast included
- English/Arabic speaking professional Tour Guides
- Entrance fee to all Museums and visiting sites
- MEA round trip (Beirut-Yerevan-Beirut) Economy Class ticket
- Mobile SIM card per traveler
- Transportation via Luxurious Bus
- Wine/Brandy tasting
NEW YEAR 2018
Spend the New Year 2018 in Armenia!
Day 1 - Total duration 8 hours
Depart Beirut at 09:20 via Armenia Air Company (direct flight, 2 hours duration). rnArrive to Yerevan at 12:20 (local time), after meet and greet, transfer to Hotel for Check-In. rnWe embark our Tour by visiting Tsisternagapert – The Armenian Genocide Institute Museum. rnLunch is served in Yerevan city. rnWe continue Yerevan city Tour, by visiting Megeryan Carpet Factory where we have the chance to see unique Armenian carpets/rugs, Victory Park with its fascinating view of Yerevan city, statue of Mayr Hayastan (Mother Armenia) which symbolizes peace through strength, Cascade Art Complex which is Armenia’s largest depository of modern arts.
- Friday 29 December 2017
Day 2 - Total duration 11 hours
Breakfast served at Hotel. rnWe start our day by visiting Tsaghkadzor area, which is a spa town and health resort, famous with skiing hospitality. rnWe will take ropaeway tour at Tsaghkadzor, witnessing the surrounding beautiful nature. rnSkiing is optional and ski equipment rentals available on site (ski 10$, snowboard 15$). rnWe also visit Kecharis Monastery, a medieval Armenian monastic complex dating back to 11th century, which was a place for major religious center and higher education. Today the Monastery has been fully restored and is clearly visible from the ski slopes. rnAfterwards we continue driving to Lake Sevan where Lunch is served. rnLake Sevan “the emerald of Armenia” set at 1900m above sea level, situated high in the mountains and famed for its glorious an ever changing hues. We will stop by the lakeside churches on the top of peninsula and have a chance to admire a spectacularly picturesque view overlooking the lake and distant mountains. rnThere is a story which tells us that a famous archimandrite had a vision, in which the 12 apostles gave their blessing to this land and instructed the building of churches on this island.rnIndeed the vision became true. The churches were built and one of them was after the apostles – Church of the Holy Apostles.
- Saturday 30 December 2017
Day 3 - Total duration 11 hours
Breakfast served at Hotel. rnWe start our day by driving through the fertile plains of Ararat valley reaching to Khor Virap Monastery – the beginning of Christianity history in Armenia, which is magnificently set against the towering slopes of the Biblical Mountain Ararat.rnYou will have some quite spectacular photo shooting opportunities before a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty. rnThe Monastery is the site where St. Gregory the Illuminator was incarcerated and it is a pilgrimage destination for every believer. It is especially a time for reflection upon the work of our Church’s patron Saint Gregory the Illuminator, who spread the light of Christianity in Armenia and inspired King Trdat to proclaim Christianity as a state religion in 301AD, becoming the 1st Christian country in the world. This had a determinate impact on the Armenian people and their history .rnLater on, we will visit the 12th century Geghard cave Monastery architectural complex (list by UNESCO heritage), carved out of one monolithic rock. Due to the extraordinary acoustics, when the local singer begins to sign in the chamber it is hard to believe that a large choir is not singing. A visit to Geghard Monastery is truly a spiritual and unique experience… rnWe will take part in the traditional Armenian Lavash bread baking and have Lunch in Geghard. rnAfterwards, we visit Garni Temple, the location of the only pre-Christian pagan temple still maintained in Armenia. rn(*) Gala Dinner to be paid by travellers, based on preferred option. Restaurant options/program/prices to be announced in mid-November.
- Sunday 31 December 2017
Day 4 - Total duration 5 hours
On 1st day of 2018 at afternoon, we drive towards the land of ancient treasures of Christian history – Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the “Religious Capital” and the seat of the Supreme Patriarch-Catholicos of all Armenians.rnThe story holds that the place where Noah made the fire after the flood is the site upon which the main Cathedral, one of the earliest Christian churches, was built. It is located in the lower chamber, underneath the main Altar of the Cathedral. rnThen we admire the 7th century churches of St. Hripsime & St. Gayane. These churches are dedicated and named after the faithful virgins, who were martyred as Christian followers during 3rd century.rnReturning to Yerevan, we have Dinner at the Hotel.
- Monday 01 January 2018
Check-out from Hotel at 04:30 early morning, transfer to Airport and Departure Yerevan.rnArrive to Beirut at 08:20 morning.
- Tuesday 02 January 2018