5 Nights/6 Days Nowruz Festival

The Trip You will Never Forget

 18 March 2017

On the Day of Nowruz Holiday

23 March 2017

We will meet and greet you at the airport, then you will be transfered by a private veachle to the Luxury Fairmont Hotel.
We will pick up you from your Hotel at 09:00 20 March 2017.You will attend the Nowruz Festival celebrated by local people in Baku Old City traditionally. Our guide will show you all interesting places in Old City and then you will countinue to explore Bolevard, Flag Square and Upland Park. At the end of the tour, You'll be dropped off at your Hotel
We will guided transfer to the airport on time and see you off.The End of the trip. 

About Nowruz

       Novruz (Novruz Bayrami) is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year and the beginning of Spring. Novruz means 'New Day'.

       This is an ancient holiday, which can be traced back 5,000 years to the Sumerians and the Babylonians civilisations. Novruz begins on either 20 March or 21 March, on the spring equinox, when the days and nights are equal length, with days then becoming longer signifying the arrival of warmer weather.

       The build up to Novruz begins a month before the festival. Each of the four Tuesdays falling before Novruz is dedicated to a different element. First is Water Tuesday, where water renews nature. Next is Fire Tuesday which honours fire as a method rebirth. Then it is Earth Tuesday marking the revival of the earth. Finally it is Wind Tuesday when the wind opens the buds and marks the arrival of Spring.
Fire worship forms an integral part of the celebrations with fires being lit on the four Tuesdays in the run up to Novruz. On the last Tuesday, everyone has to jump over the fire as an act of purification.

      Like a lot of spring festivals, this idea of purification and starting again is key. Indeed, before Novruz, activities based on renewal like spring cleaning, planting trees, make new clothes and painting eggs are popular.

      On the day before Novruz, the graves of relatives are visited and tended, then the whole family will gather round the table to enjoy traditional dishes. The table will be decorated by a khoncha, a large silver or copper tray with Samani (wheat) placed in the centre and candles and painted eggs representing the number of family members around it. The feast will consist of at least seven dishes.

While Azerbaijan was part of the Soviet Union, celebration of Novruz was given unofficial status, and even prohibited. although during the Soviet period. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Novruz has surged in popularity and has now regained its position as the key holiday in Azerbaijan.

What is the package included?

           5 nights stay in Luxury Fairmont 5* Hotel 

           Baku City Tour;

           Nowruz Festival Experience;

           All entrance fee;

           RT Private Transfers;


           Hotel pick up & Drop off;

           English/Arabic/German/Italian/Chinese/Persian speaking Guide;



           DESTINATION : Baku


           CHECK-IN DATE : Mar 18, 2017

           CHECK-OUT DATE : Mar 23, 2017

           Room Type: Fairmont Gold Room City View
These exclusive rooms on the 22nd – 26th floors boast spectacular views of the city of Baku and provide 50 square meters (538 square feet) of exquisite accommodations, featuring contemporary décor and the very best in modern conveniences. Luxurious bathrooms, full media panel and an HD TV are a few of the highlights of this comfortable living space. When staying on Fairmont Gold guests have access to all the indulgent Fairmont Gold amenities, from private concierge and Gold Lounge access to complimentary breakfast and complimentary high-speed WIFI, providing an unparalleled level of service.

Room Size: 50 sq.m / 538 sq.ft.
Bed Type: One King or Two Double Beds

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Booking & Cancellation Policy

Validity of Booking till: 10 March 2017
Price is shown per person on DBL/TWIN shared basis.

If you cancel between 10 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 10% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 10 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
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