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WEEKEND IN KAZAN

Day 1

Meeting with a driver at the airport / railway station upon your arrival in Kazan. Transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening at leisure

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 4-hour guided city tour, including visit of the Kazan Kremlin, which has been serving as a main historic citadel of Tatarstan, dated from the period of Ivan the Terrible. It remains unique architectural and historical monuments, and takes place among the most remarkable world heritage.
Our professional guide will escort you on a route that includes:
The Kazan Kremlin: the Spasskaya tower, the Qol Sharif mosque, the Pushechny Dvor (cannon yard), the Suyumbike tower;
The Kazan Federal University;
The Old Tatar Settlement;
The Kaban lake;
Tatar State Puppet theater “Ekiyat”;
Kremlevskaya Street;
The Liberty Square;
Walk along the Bauman st. – “Kazan Arbat”;
The Palace of Farmers;
Millennium bridge;
Panoramic observation deck “Kazan bowl”;
Kazan arena stadium.
Evening at leisure.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel, free time.
Hotel check out.
Transfer to the airport/railway station.


The package price includes:

• Accommodation based on two people sharing a double/twin room at Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4* or Grand Hotel Kazan 4* on BB basis;
• Kazan city tour;
• Entrance tickets to the Kremlin;
• All transfer costs according the program;
• Visa invitation support.

The package price does not include:

• International flights;
• Any meals, beverages, sightseeing entrance fees not specified in the inclusions;
• Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest;
• Extra personal costs.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

The great Bolgars”

Visiting the Bolgar historical and architectural reserve. Earlier the capital of the powerful feudal state, the Bolgars became “North Mecca” for all the Muslims of Russia. Wonderful white-stone constructions, fortresses, mosques, mausoleums, minarets became an integral part of the Kama river landscape, which was highly estimated by Peter the Great in the beginning of XVIII century and became a reserve. The highway Kazan – the Bolgars (193 km) runs across the territory of the former Volga Bulgaria. The archeologists and historians have found many valuable evidence of the greatness of the state. There is a museum of history, exhibition hall, souvenirs shop, cafe and a small hotel on the territory of the reserve.

Duration: 10 hours

Rate: 125 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services, entrance fee

The Virgin Monastery of Raifa”

The Raifa hermitage is 32 km from Kazan. While traveling there you will get to know about the origins of Orthodoxy in Middle Volga region, the monastery construction peculiarities and the monks’ way of life. In the convent you will be introduced to the history of the monastery, the word “Raifa”. You will visit the Cathedral and touch the icon of the Virgin of Georgia which will definitely leave a long-lasting impression on you. There is a majestic nature surrounding the monastery – pine-wood, the holy lake and holy well spring will allow you to understand our spiritual origins deeper.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Rate: 72 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services

Sviyazhsk or Zöyä”

There’s a wonderful island in 25 km from Kazan, up the Volga river. Here in 1551 a wooden fortress was built by the Russian craftsmen which became the outpost of Ivan the Terrible’s army before the assault of Kazan. Notwithstanding the great destruction the unique religious buildings and structures remain there, which became monasteries today. It takes 2 hours to get to the island by the river, while traveling there you will be able to see old Russian villages steeped in divine nature.
Duration: 5 hours

Rate: 80 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services

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