Christmas in Crimea

If you want to see as much as possible during a short vacation and plunge into the atmosphere of Christmas, then this tour is what you need! We will visit the most popular locations, take a lot of memorable photos and, if desired, participate in a fruit tasting.

And also: we will visit Tauric Chersonesos, the wine bazaar in Gaspra and the Nikitsky Botanical Garden. 

Location

Simferopol
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 6 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Simferopol
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Tauric Chersonesos
We will visit the historical and archaeological museum and the place of the baptism of Prince Vladimir
Fruit tasting
If desired, we will taste a whole set of goodies — from feijoa jam to rose petal jam
The most beautiful palaces and temples
We will see the Livadia Palace, the Swallow's Nest, the Holy Cross Church and take the most beautiful photos!
Nikitsky Botanical Garden
Let's plunge into the atmosphere of summer by visiting evergreen gardens with exotic plants
The greatness of Sevastopol
The Grafskaya Pier, the monument to the Sunken ships, Primorsky Boulevard and other locations are waiting for us on a city tour
The magic of organ music
The melody of this amazing instrument will give us a real Christmas mood

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting, visit to the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisarai, the road to Sevastopol

    Meeting of the group at the railway station from 10:30 to 11:00 under the clock on the tower.

    We are going to Bakhchisarai, the former capital of the Crimean Khanate. An exciting tour of the picturesque streets of Bakhchisarai.

    We visit the Khan's Palace, the residence of the Crimean khans of the Gireys. The main architectural idea of the palace is the embodiment of the Muslim idea of a garden of eden on earth. 

    You will see the Khan's Mosque, the Council and Court Hall, the Golden Fountain, the Persian Courtyard, the famous Fountain of Tears, the khan's private chambers, the harem.

    Free time. We buy souvenirs, have lunch at the national cafe, Crimean Tatar cuisine (ordering dishes from the menu for an additional fee).

    The road to Sevastopol will introduce you to the story of Pope Clement, who was exiled for preaching Christianity and killed by order of the Roman Emperor Trajan in Inkerman.

    We visit the Inkerman Cave Monastery, the oldest monastery in the Crimea, the shrine of the relics of St. Clement.

    We are staying in a hotel in Sevastopol.

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  • Day 2 - Tauric Chersonesos, sightseeing tour of Sevastopol
  • Day 3 - Vorontsov Park, Swallow's Nest, Yalta, Christmas dinner
  • Day 4 - Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, Livadia Palace, Holy Cross Church
  • Day 5 - Nikitsky Botanical Garden, departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation at the Atlantica Hotel, Sevastopol — 2 nights and the Darsan Boarding House in Bolshaya Yalta or similar hotels of the same level.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Placement2-local1-local
Cost per adult25 20034 100
The cost is 60+23 95032 400
The cost is up to 12 years23 950-
The Atlantic Hotel or similar 2 nights

Atlantika Sevastopol Hotel is located a 10-minute walk from the sea. It offers air-conditioned rooms. The hotel has a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk. Room service is available. Free Wi-Fi is available.

The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. A work desk is also provided.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the Atlantika Sevastopol Hotel. Guests can enjoy the bar and relax on the terrace.

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Boarding house "Darsan" or similar 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Simferopol

Included in price

  • habitation;
  • meals specified in the tour program (breakfast, except for 1 day);
  • travel services of a tour guide;
  • entrance tickets to museums according to the program;
  • meeting at the railway station;
  • return transfer to the railway station.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Simferopol and back;
  • meals not specified in the program (lunches, dinners);
  • optional tastings and excursions (excursions for an additional fee);
  • additional services at the hotel;
  • boat trip in Yalta:adult – 600 rubles/person;children 6-14 years old – 400 rubles/person.;
  • fruit tasting – 300 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

What must you have if you are going on an excursion tour of the Crimea:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes. It should be borne in mind that on an excursion tour you will have to walk a lot, so the shoes should be such that you can walk a lot in them. The ideal option is sneakers, moccasins. The clothes should be seasonal.
  • Cash. We recommend taking cash with you, because shopping stalls and souvenir shops are not always equipped with terminals, and there may not be a nearby ATM. We recommend that guests carry money in small bills.
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 287
    2 – 6 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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