BALTIC TRAVEL

New Year in Riga

RIGA, LATVIA

DAY 1, 31ST OF DECEMBER: RIGA

Arrival in Riga. Have a private transfer to the hotel and check-in.
Enjoy a private Riga Old Town excursion (2hrs).

A walking tour through Riga Old Town by seeing the most remarkable sights like St. Peter's Church with a famous rooster, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square, and St. Dom Cathedral, where is placed one of the world's most valuable historic organs. The Powder Tower and city walls will make you feel the breath of the medieval. The guide will show and tell you about the oldest stone residential dwellings in Riga - the Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds were the central homes of two wealthy families of tradesmen and craftsmen, the fortification wall of Riga with the Swedish Gate - the only surviving gate to be found. The guide will introduce you with an interesting story of Cat House and will show you Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House, which will delight lovers of glory. The tour will take visitors to Riga Castle, which was founded in 1330 but today serves as the official residence of the President of Latvia, the building of Parliament, the Monument of Liberty and fantastic Opera House. Free time to discover the city on your own.

ADDITIONAL:
Gala Dinner and Celebrations from 80.00  - 210.00 Euro (options in different venues on request)
Watching firework in the city center over River Daugava and enjoy Riga during New Year night with live music and celebrations.

 

DAY 2, 1ST OF JANUARY: RIGA

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time to enjoy Riga on your own - visit the Christmas market, have a glass of hot wine and taste delicious gingerbread. Riga is the city where the tradition of decorating the Christmas tree was born. The Christmas markets and Christmas trees are in various squares Dome Square and Liv Square in the Old Town. The Christmas Market is popular with locals as well as tourists. There is a possibility to get familiar with a variety of Latvian products and handicrafts: wooden toys, hand-made decorations, candles, basketry, woolen sweaters, socks, gloves, sheepskin, linen fabrics as well as painted silk, glassware, and many others.

Afterwards, have a transfer to recreation center Lido with ice skating rink which positioned in front of the lovely wooden windmill with а small amusement park. Enjoy a free time at ice skating rink on yourself and enjoy a delicious lunch with a variety of appetizing Latvian foods, served directly by the cooks (~4 hrs).

 

DAY 3, 2ND OF JANUARY: RIGA - JURMALA - RIGA

Have breakfast at the hotel.
In the afternoon Jurmala tour (3hrs) with the walk to the frozen Baltic Sea and snow-capped pine trees.
Transfer to Jurmala - a famous seaside resort situated only 20 km from Riga. The natural curative features of this place had already been well known more than one hundred and fifty years ago. Nowadays boundless golden beaches, blue sea, salubrious air and the unique beauty of pine forests attract tourists from all over the world. Jurmala is a cozy European town composed of houses plunged into the parks and forests. Here you can come across wooden country houses of the beginning of the 20th century as well as modern cottages. Return in Riga in the afternoon.

Free time to discover the city on your own and buy presents from Christmas markets for loved ones.

 

DAY 4, 3RD OF JANUARY: RIGA


Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Transfer to the airport.



Tour package price per person, if minimum 2 people:
In centrally located 3* hotel: from 399.00 € per person (on twin sharing bases)
In centrally located 3* hotel: from 516.00 € per person (on a single basis)

In centrally located 4* hotel: from 452.00 € per person (on twin sharing bases)
In centrally located 4* hotel: from 587.00 € per person (on a single basis)

In centrally located 5* hotel: from 569.00 € per person (on twin sharing bases)
In centrally located 5* hotel: from 794.00 € per person (on a single basis)

For more people, please request the price!



Package price includes the following services:
Accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast in the chosen hotel class;
Buffet breakfast 3 times per stay;
Private Riga Old Town Excursion by a licensed local guide;
Private arrival and departure transfers;
Private transfer to the recreation center (return, 4hrs);
Private Jurmala excursion by the licensed local guide (3hrs):
All applicable taxes;
Assistance 24/7 during  travel

Package price doesn`t include the following services:
New Year Dinner and Evening activities (available options please request);
Any meals and skating costs in recreation center;
Usage of minibar in the room;
Travel insurance;
Any flight tickets

 
Payment terms and conditions:
15% upon reservation (10% and bank fees are non-refundable)
85% 30 days before arrival

Cancellation rules:
Till 30 days before arrival 10% non-refundable
29-16 days before arrival 60% non-refundable
Later than 15 days before arrival - 100% non-refundable

*Prices might increase if there is a special event (large scale conference, concert of world-famous superstar etc.) in the city and majority of hotels are booked out.