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Junior Eurovision in Armenia

Tour from Dubai 1-4 December 2011

Tours from other Middle East locations available

The 8th Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

The first Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in Denmark in 2003 and was an instant international hit. Since then it has taken place in Norway, Belgium, Romania, The Netherlands, Cyprus and Ukraine.

Tour details:

Duration: 4 days

Accommodation: 4*

Meal plan: BB

Price: US$ 270 per person (double occupancy)

Tour reference: DXBJE

Package includes:

Transfers to/from Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan

Accommodation and breakfasts in 4* hotel (double occupancy)

Transfer to/from Junior Eurovision Song Contest location

Comfortable bus with A/C

24-hours tourist support

Travel souvenirs from SacVoyage

Package does not include:

Air ticket

Visa to Armenia

Medical insurance

Half board (US$ 30) or full board supplement (US$ 60)

Single occupancy supplement (US$ 50)

Entrance ticket to Junior Eurovision Song Contest (starting from US$ 15 according to the seat).

Arrival

FZ 715

B-737-800

01-dec 06:45 Thursday

DUBAI (DXB)

01-dec 10:10 Thursday

ZVARTNOTS AIRPORT IN YEREVAN

(EVN)

flydubai

Departure

FZ 716

B-737-800

04-dec 13:35 Sunday

ZVARTNOTS AIRPORT IN YEREVAN

( EVN)

04-dec 16:40 Sunday

DUBAI (DXB)

flydubai

RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL DAY TRIPS

TO ENRICH YOUR STAY IN ARMENIA

Trip rates include guides and entry tickets

Important note: Trips are operated if minimum 8 persons are booked.

Day 1. Arrival to Yerevan / Yerevan City Tour / 01.12.11

Meeting at Zvartnots International airport in Yerevan. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.

Tour of Yerevan after hotel rest.

Yerevan is the 13th capital of Armenia and is one of the oldest cities in the world founded in 782

BC.

Tour highlights:

- Erebouni Museum at the foot of the Arin Berd hill, where the Urartian ancient fortress was constructed.

- Yerevan History Museum.

- Tsisernakaberd Monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide.

- Excursion to Ararat cognac factory (tour and sampling).

- Dinner in a traditional restaurant accompanied by live Armenian songs and dances.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Yerevan.

Rates:

- City tour: US$ 30

- Ararat cognac factory tour: US$ 15

- Dinner: US$ 30 includes food, live music and one bottle of wine for 4 persons.

Day 2. Yerevan Tsakhkadzor Yerevan /02.12.11/ (70km)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Tour highlights:

- Matenadaran: One of the unique institutes of ancient manuscripts in the world.

- Drive to Tsakhkadzor (means Valley of Flower in Armenian), a popular health resort located 50 kilometers north of Yerevan, on the southeastern slopes of Teghenis Mountains, at a height

of 1750 meters above sea level, surrounded with alpine meadows.

- City tour visiting Kecharis Monastery (11th century), House-museum of Orbeli scientist brothers and Tsakhkadzor ski resort, which has three consecutive lifts stretching from the foot of the mountain (1969m) up to the mountain peak (2819m).

Return to Yerevan after full day enjoyments in the winter capital of Armenia. Overnight stay at the hotel in Yerevan.

Rates:

- Matenadaran tour: US$ 15

- Tsakhkadzor tour: US$ 30

Day 3. Yerevan Garni Geghard and 8th Junior Eurovision Song Contest /03.12.11/ (60km)

Breakfast at the hotel.

- Drive to Garni temple(1st century), a rare example of architecture from Hellenistic period. Temple dedicated to Mithra the god of sun.

- Continue to Gegard Monastery (12-13th centuries). Geghard known as "Cave Monastery" the name refers to the biblical lance used by Roman soldier to pierce Christ's body. Hundreds of Khachkars (stone-crosses) and caves are built in the rocks surrounding the Monastery. Geghard and

the Upper Azat Valley are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

- Stop at the Charents Arch, the location from where the great Armenian poet Charents used to admire the view of the double-peaked Mount Ararat.

- Return to Yerevan and Drive to the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex where the 8th Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held.

After the concert return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Yerevan.

Rates:

- Garni and Geghard tour: US$ 30

Day 4. Yerevan-Etchmiadzin-Yerevan/04.12.11/(70km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Check Out from the hotel.

Tour of centuries-old monuments Etchmiadzin and Zvartnots listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Tour highlights:

- The Cathedral of Etchmiadzin (303 A.D.) is the official residence of the head of the Armenian Church Catholicos). At the museum you will see many reliquaries including the Holy Lance (Geghart) which pierced the side of Christ; the relics of Noah's Ark in a reliquary made in 1698; "Khotekerats Sourp Nishan" reliquary with the relic of Jesus Christ's wooden cross; the cross of King Ashot Yerkat, one of the oldest processional crosses in existence, etc.

Visiting

- Zvartnots (7-10th centuries) a Temple of Vigil Forces.

Rates:

- Etchmiadzin and Zvartnots tour: US$ 30

Transfer to the airport 2 hours before flight. Check-in support.

We wish you good stay in sunny Armenia!

Contact details:

SacVoyage Travel LLC

Maya, Managing Director

Lusine, Incoming Manager,

Tel: +374 60 44 00 77

E-mail: incoming@sacvoyage.am

Website: www.sacvoyage.am

Notes:

1) Please mention tour reference: DXBJE

2) Send copy of correspondence to tourism@azad-hye.net

Announcement in PDF format:

VISA ARRANGEMENTS

Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Abu Dhabi
Tel: +971 2 4444196

Consular office tel.: +971 2 4444128
Fax: +971 2 4444197

P.O. Box 6358

The Diplomatic Quarter, Behind the USA Embassy, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

E-mail: armemiratesembassy@mfa.am

Embassy Location Map


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