Travel like a Russian

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You think bears with balalaika walk in the streets of Russia, people drink vodka for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and it snows 11 months of the year? About the snow - is not true, and everything else ... come take a look! We have collected for you a trips full of impressions and unique activities. What you will not find in the standard tours of the two capitals. So, let's go!
ItineraryDay 1: Za zdorovie!Pass By: Sheremetyevo International AirportWelcome to Russia! Our specially trained Ivans will meet you in the airport and take you to the fancy hotel in Moscow city center.Stop At: Poet brewery & barIn the evening the whole team will get together in one of the best places in Moscow for the welcome party. Besides socializing you will get access to over then 100 kinds of beverages.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-starDay 2: Back in the USSRStop At: Central House-Museum of Aviation and Space, Moscow, Central RussiaToday we will take you back to soviet times. We will go to Space Museum, we will show you weird Gagarin's spacesuit and you will try borsch from small tube (the way it is being eaten in space).Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Stantsiya Metro "Okhotnyy Ryad"Right after space adventures we will go deep underground: we will ride on subway and visit military bunker from the cold war times, which was build for Stalin. So you would have a chance to imagine yourself as a ruler of the biggest country in the world.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, Moscow, Central RussiaNot to let you carried away by all this power, we will take you to soviet childhood afterwards: the museum of soviet arcade machines. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mercedes BarIn the evening we will take you to the 80th floor saloon, from which you would be able to see literally all Moscow.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-starDay 3: You're in the army nowStop At: Poligon "Alabino"When else your day has begun with the tank riding and shooting a Kalashnikov? We'll spend our morning at the military training ground full of heavy military equipment, explosions and adrenaline! And after such an extreme , for lunch we are going to have a real field porridge, which Russian soldiers are eat.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Suzdal Kremlin, Suzdal, Suzdalsky District, Vladimir Oblast, Central RussiaAfter lunch, let's move further to the past - where the ancient city of Suzdal with the snow-white Kremlin, built in the 13th century, is waiting for us!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Authentic hotel in the center of Suzdal, 3-starDay 4: Party like a RussianStop At: Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life, Suzdal, Suzdalsky District, Vladimir Oblast, Central RussiaIn the morning we will visit a real open-air museum - we will see wooden mills, peasant houses and churches built without using any wire nails. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: DubnaWe will have lunch at a tavern on the shore of the lake, and about nightfall we will arrive to a manor house to lie on top of the stove like the Russian fairy tales heroes did. Nature, a real Russian banya, and a barnyard with cows and pigs are waiting for us! We will make dumplings, ride horses and jump into a cold lake straight after the hot steam bath! Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Dinner • LunchAccommodation included: Veretevo art manorDay 5: From rags 2 richesStop At: Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)After enjoying the pristine nature, we will go north to the lights of the big city. On the way we will stop in Veliky Novgorod - the cradle of Russian democracy of the XII century. Here we will visit a Viking fortress, go to the top of the church bell tower, have borsch for lunch and then continue our journey. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictIn St. Petersburg, we will be just in time to work up our appetite before dinner by having the Nevsky Promenade. We will try donuts that made according to the Soviet recipe at Bolshaya Konyushennaya and go to dinner at a fashionable Asian restaurant - to relax from Russian cuisine. Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Saint Petersburg, 4-starDay 6: Non-classical Saint PetersburgStop At: Nevskiy TsentrAll the beautiful things come to an end and we leave Valdai heading to the hero-city of St. Petersburg. Upon arrival, we will wait for an excursion to the echoes of the Soviet past. We will visit a communal apartment – a place where several families share the common space. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Nevskiy TsentrWe will meet the Sunset on one of the St. Petersburgs rooftops. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Saint Petersburg, 4-starDay 7: Moscow never sleepsPass By: Sapsan Bullet Train, Moscow, Central RussiaIn the morning we will say goodbye to the northern capital and by taking a high-speed train in just 3.5 hours getting to Moscow. Stop At: Park Zaryadye, Moscow, Central RussiaWe will see how many faces it can has: from the conceptual park Zaryadye to the St. Basil's Cathedral, that is similar to a cake. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Patriarch's Pond, Moscow, Central RussiaWe will walk along the streets of the old city center in order to find ourselves by the evening at the most fashionable area of the city - at the Patriarch's Ponds. Here are the most fashionable places, the most beautiful audience and the best parties. A worthy place to complete the trip! Party like a Russian! Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-star

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • Water transfer to Kalyazin bell tower and Volga island
  • All activities and excursions
  • Entry/Admission - Poet brewery & bar
  • Entry/Admission - Central House-Museum of Aviation and Space
  • Entry/Admission - Stantsiya Metro "Okhotnyy Ryad"
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines
  • Entry/Admission - Poligon "Alabino"
  • Entry/Admission - Suzdal Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life
  • Entry/Admission - Dubna
  • Entry/Admission - Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)
  • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt
  • Entry/Admission - Nevskiy Tsentr
  • Entry/Admission - Nevskiy Tsentr
  • Entry/Admission - Park Zaryadye

What’s not included

  • Extra charge for single occupancy (about €200)
  • Extra beverages, souvenirs
  • Flights to/from Moscow
  • Visa fee
  • Entry/Admission - Sheremetyevo International Airport

Itinerary

Day 1: Za zdorovie! Pass By: Sheremetyevo International Airport Welcome to Russia! Our specially trained Ivans will meet you in the airport and take you to the fancy hotel in Moscow city center. Stop At: Poet brewery & bar In the evening the whole team will get together in one of the best places in Moscow for the welcome party. Besides socializing you will get access to over then 100 kinds of beverages. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Dinner Accommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-star
Day 2: Back in the USSR Stop At: Central House-Museum of Aviation and Space, Moscow, Central Russia Today we will take you back to soviet times. We will go to Space Museum, we will show you weird Gagarin's spacesuit and you will try borsch from small tube (the way it is being eaten in space). Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Stantsiya Metro "Okhotnyy Ryad" Right after space adventures we will go deep underground: we will ride on subway and visit military bunker from the cold war times, which was build for Stalin. So you would have a chance to imagine yourself as a ruler of the biggest country in the world. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, Moscow, Central Russia Not to let you carried away by all this power, we will take you to soviet childhood afterwards: the museum of soviet arcade machines. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Mercedes Bar In the evening we will take you to the 80th floor saloon, from which you would be able to see literally all Moscow. Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-star
Day 3: You're in the army now Stop At: Poligon "Alabino" When else your day has begun with the tank riding and shooting a Kalashnikov? We'll spend our morning at the military training ground full of heavy military equipment, explosions and adrenaline! And after such an extreme , for lunch we are going to have a real field porridge, which Russian soldiers are eat. Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Suzdal Kremlin, Suzdal, Suzdalsky District, Vladimir Oblast, Central Russia After lunch, let's move further to the past - where the ancient city of Suzdal with the snow-white Kremlin, built in the 13th century, is waiting for us! Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Authentic hotel in the center of Suzdal, 3-star
Day 4: Party like a Russian Stop At: Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life, Suzdal, Suzdalsky District, Vladimir Oblast, Central Russia In the morning we will visit a real open-air museum - we will see wooden mills, peasant houses and churches built without using any wire nails. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Dubna We will have lunch at a tavern on the shore of the lake, and about nightfall we will arrive to a manor house to lie on top of the stove like the Russian fairy tales heroes did. Nature, a real Russian banya, and a barnyard with cows and pigs are waiting for us! We will make dumplings, ride horses and jump into a cold lake straight after the hot steam bath! Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner • Lunch Accommodation included: Veretevo art manor
Day 5: From rags 2 riches Stop At: Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) After enjoying the pristine nature, we will go north to the lights of the big city. On the way we will stop in Veliky Novgorod - the cradle of Russian democracy of the XII century. Here we will visit a Viking fortress, go to the top of the church bell tower, have borsch for lunch and then continue our journey. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District In St. Petersburg, we will be just in time to work up our appetite before dinner by having the Nevsky Promenade. We will try donuts that made according to the Soviet recipe at Bolshaya Konyushennaya and go to dinner at a fashionable Asian restaurant - to relax from Russian cuisine. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Saint Petersburg, 4-star
Day 6: Non-classical Saint Petersburg Stop At: Nevskiy Tsentr All the beautiful things come to an end and we leave Valdai heading to the hero-city of St. Petersburg. Upon arrival, we will wait for an excursion to the echoes of the Soviet past. We will visit a communal apartment – a place where several families share the common space. Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Nevskiy Tsentr We will meet the Sunset on one of the St. Petersburgs rooftops. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Saint Petersburg, 4-star
Day 7: Moscow never sleeps Pass By: Sapsan Bullet Train, Moscow, Central Russia In the morning we will say goodbye to the northern capital and by taking a high-speed train in just 3.5 hours getting to Moscow. Stop At: Park Zaryadye, Moscow, Central Russia We will see how many faces it can has: from the conceptual park Zaryadye to the St. Basil's Cathedral, that is similar to a cake. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Patriarch's Pond, Moscow, Central Russia We will walk along the streets of the old city center in order to find ourselves by the evening at the most fashionable area of the city - at the Patriarch's Ponds. Here are the most fashionable places, the most beautiful audience and the best parties. A worthy place to complete the trip! Party like a Russian! Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Boutique hotel in the center of Moscow, 4-star
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