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Russia

Cultural

Kazan + Bolgar 

Tour program 

2 days 1 night

Day 1 

8 a.m. Meeting at the Railway station square (or airport). Time may be changed depending on your arrival. There will be comfortable buses for tourists. 

8.30 a.m. Breakfast in the city café.

9 a.m.  City bus tour

City bus tour

Kazan is known as Russia's third capital with 1000-year history and unique tatar culture.

Enjoy the original beauty of the capital of Tatarstan Republic, see the bright colors of its streets and squares, find out where the innumerable treasures of the Kazan khans are stored and where,  without any fire, boiled water.

The tour includes the most famous sights of Kazan: Kazan Kremlin, Old Tatar Quarter, Tatar village «Tugan Avylym» , the first stone mosque Al-Marjani, the mysterious lake Kaban, Kazan Millennium Park, Liberty Square, the Kazan University, Kazanka river embankment, Peter and Paul Cathedral, the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Kazan. You also will see the “new Kazan”: famous  touristic hotspot - The Kazan Family Center “The Cup”- symbol of love and family, main venue of the 2018 FIFA World Cup - stadium Kazan Arena and others.

11 p.m.  Kazan Kremlin Walking tour

The snow-white Kremlin reflects the atmosphere of peace and coexistence of cultures and religions in Tatarstan.  It is here, where the magnificent Kul Sharif Mosque and the majestic Annunciation Cathedral are located mere metres away from each other. In 2000, this architectural and historical site was added to the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritage sites of UNESCO.  

Within the Kremlin complex, you will see the Spassky tower, leaning legendary Syuyumbike tower , burial sites of Kazan khans and residence of the President of Tatarstan,  visit magnificent Kul-Sharif - the most important mosque in Tatarstan and one of the largest mosques in Europe.

 1 p.m. Lunch.

The best way to get to know Kazan is through the local cuisine. We offer you to participate in The Secrets of Tatar cuisine master class, where the best chefs will share with you the secrets of cooking famous national dishes such as chak-chak, echpochmak, vak belesh, gubadiya, etc. (Is discussed when you`re booking the tour).

2 p.m.  Walking tour along Bauman street

A walking tour passes through one of the oldest and most famous streets of the city - Bauman Street that is the same age as the Kazan Kremlin.

The main pedestrian street of the city, also known as "Kazan Arbat", is filled with fountains that fulfill wishes, the carriage of Catherine II, houses of the 19th century and the monument to Feodor Chaliapin,  Zero meridian of Kazan, showing  the distance to different geographical points of the world, a statue of the Cat of Kazan and others. The street is full of entertainments, museums, boutiques and souvenir shops.

4 p.m. Check in at a hotel. Free time.

 

Day 2

8 a.m. Breakfast in the hotel. 

9 a.m. Meeting at the hotel. Leaving the hotel. You can leave your  luggage in the luggage room of the hotel or take it with you.

9 a.m.   Bus tour to the ancient city of Bolgar

 Visit The Great Bolgar, get acquainted with the civilization of Volga Bolgars  and, of course, enjoy its picturesque ruins and majestic ancient buildings, which attract people from all over the world. Located just 200 kilometres south of Kazan, it’s an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. This place is all that remains of the Golden Horde, the once great and powerful country in Eastern Europe.

Be sure to visit the magnificent White Mosque – a copy of snow-white Grand Mosque of Sheikh Zayed in Abu Dhabi , the Museum of Bolgar Civilization ,the Cathedral Mosque, the Black Chamber, and the East Mausoleum, the 700-year-old burial chamber for Bolgar nobility and Khan’s Tomb.  Also be sure to check out the largest printed Koran in the world, listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

2 p.m. Lunch in a Bolgar city`s café 

6 p.m. Back to Kazan. Transfer to Railway Station(airport)

Departure time from Kazan is specified in the Request when you are booking the tour.

Price for 1 person in the group of:

 
Hotel 2 4 10 20
Ibis Hotel 3* 20000 rub 14100 rub 9500 rub 7800 rub
Park Inn 4* 20400 rub 14500 rub 9900 rub 8300 rub
Marriott 4* 20900 rub 15000 rub 10000 rub 8500 rub
Accomodation, transport service,  excursion service on English, entry tickets, breakfast & lunch are included into the price.

 

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