New Year Tour to Armenia and Georgia

03 - 09 Jan 2019
Small Group (2-13)
Fixed Date
Half Board
Age: 0+
Price:
614GBP

The Highlights of the Tour

Enjoy the breathtaking view of festive Yerevan from Cascade Visit the only preserved example of Hellenistic architecture - Garni Temple Enjoy Georgian Christmas dishes Visit a famous ski resort in Georgia Have a trip to the main wine making region in Georgia - Kakheti
Winter in Armenia & Georgia

ITINERARY

Introduction

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour

Day 2 - Tsaghkadzor - Sevan - Sevanavank - Yerevan

Day 3 - Geghard - Garni - Echmiadzin - Yerevan

Garni - Marmarashen - Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin
The third day will start with a trip to the cave monastery of the 7th century – Geghard. This unique in its kind monastery is carved out of a rock and its surrounding cliffs are part of the monastery complex. Geghard is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After visiting the monastery, the way will continue to the village Garni with its only preserved example of Hellenistic architecture – Garni Temple. Further, in the private local restaurant owned by a hospitable Armenian family, you will taste delicious dishes of the national cuisine. And after the dinner, we’ll go to the town of Echmiadzin – the religious center of all Armenians and the residence of the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Here will be held the main Christmas liturgy of the country. In the evening you’ll return to Yerevan.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 - Debet - Haghpat - Sanahin - Georgia border

Day 5 - Tbilisi City Tour

Day 6 - Mtskheta - Ananuri - Gudauri - Tbilisi

Day 7 - Kakheti - Sighnaghi - Alazani - Tbilisi - Departure

Sighnaghi - Tbilisi - Traditional dishes
This day we will head to the beautiful region of Georgia – Kakheti famous for its traditions and secrets of the production of Georgian wine. On this day, you will learn the secrets of Georgian wine and how it differs from the European varieties. What concerns the attractions, we will visit the famous nunnery Bodbe where St. Nino is buried. Lunch will be organized in a beautiful small town – Sighnaghi – the town of love. The magnificent architecture of Sighnaghi in the style of southern Italian classicism is unlikely to leave anyone indifferent. Here you will visit the fortress of the XI-th century and enjoy the views of the Alazani Valley. This amazing cozy town, filled with clean mountain air and well-known for its beautiful nature, will allow you to feel real Georgian hospitality. In the evening, we’ll return to Tbilisi. Transfer to the airport, departure
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Private airport transfers according to your flight information
  • Accommodation in Armenia (3 nights) and in Georgia (3 nights) in 3*/4* hotels and double rooms
  • Breakfast and Christmas dinner
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking guide service for all days
  • All admission fees
  • Transfer to the border with Georgia

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights (available upon request)
  • Medical insurance
  • Single supplement98 GBP
  • Additional night55 GBP
  • 4* supplement186 GBP

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

Start End Price Space left
Friday

Jan 3, 2020

from Yerevan
7
days
Thursday

Jan 9, 2020

to Tbilisi

614 GBP

13

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Friday

Jan 3, 2020

from Yerevan
7
days
Thursday

Jan 9, 2020

to Tbilisi
Space left

13

614 GBP

TRIP REVIEWS (1)

Stuart Parkin

Syuzanna,
Thank you for all your endeavor in organizing and coordination of my trip to Armenia and Georgia. A super albeit brief experience.

Sincerely,
Stuart Parkin

09.01.2018
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WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

OWN AGENCY IN ARMENIA AND GEORGIA

With an agency operating in Georgia, we are able to provide clients with the best price and quality services.

CENTRAL LOCATED HOTELS

We choose only the best hotels located in the city center close to the main sights.

GUIDES WITH 5+ YEAR EXPERIENCE

We work only with professional guides and guides who have experience in tourism for more than 5 years.

THE BEST PRICE IN THE MARKET FOR HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE

With Arara you book at first hand from a qualified local Armenian agency. Avoid surcharges applied by intermediaries and save money!

LICENSED AIR CONDITIONED TRANSPORT

We provide our tourists with comfortable air-conditioned transport.

3000+ SATISFIED CLIENTS PER YEAR

Every year we get a great number of positive feedback from our clients.

TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade

Astoria

Ani Central Inn

PACKING CHECKLIST

Documents:

Passport, flight ticket (printed or electronic), insurance, visa (if required)

First aid kit:

bandaids / plasters, special medicine or drugs in permanent use, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, lip balm

Essentials:

Credit/debit cards, cash (cards can be used in city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, camera with extra memory cards and batteries, outlet adapter

Dressing:

There are no restrictions regarding clothes; scarf or shawl is advisable for churches (obligatory in Georgia for women)

Winter:

Warm coat, warm wool sweater, long warm trousers, long boots (waterproof), scarf, gloves

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