Meeting guide in airport.
Breakfast in the city.
Bus and walking sightseeing tour: Saint Isaac's cathedral, Bronze Horseman, Academy of art, University, Vasilievsky Island, The Hermitage, Palace embankment, Palace Square, Admiralty house, The Peter and Paul Fortress.
The Hermitage is the second-largest art museum in the world. Today it's collection has more than 3 millions world's culture monuments: art and sculpture, archeological finds and unique mechanic stuff, coins, graphics, objects of the applied art.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Countryside tour to Peterhof. On the way – "Alexandria" cottage palatial-parkland ensemble of Peterhof, countryside of St. Petersburg. One of residences Russian emperors since 1830 to 1917 years (His Imperial Majesty own cottage). Named in the honor of an empress Alexandra Fedorovna, Nicolas I wife. Continue of Peterhof's excursion is monument of the world's architecture and palatial-parkland art. Including palatial-parkland ensemble XVII-XIX centuries - ex royal village residence.
Way back to the city. Drive on the Neva and it's canals.
Transfer to the railway station. Night train to Moscow
Meeting with guide.
Sightseeing city tour.
You will see Red Square, Alexander garden, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Vasily Blazhenny cathedral, Lenin's mausoleum, Saint Basil's Cathedral, GUM, monument to G.K. Zhukov, Historical museum, Christ the Savior cathedral, Novodevichy Convent, Sparrow hills and MSU.
Visit Kolomenskoye – This former residence of Russian grand princes and tsars has the feel of a16th- and 17th-century ancient Russian palace.
Excursion in Kremlin. The Moscow Kremlin is considered to be a symbol of the Russian statehood. The Kremlin hill became the main sightseeing of Moscow. The architectural ensemble “The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square” is included into the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site incorporates the Armoury Chamber and the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Square, consisting of the Assumption, Archangel and Annunciation cathedrals, the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace with the Twelve Apostles' Church and the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex, as well as the exhibition halls in the Assumption Belfry and in the One-Pillar Chamber of the Patriarch’s Palace.
Metro-tour – visit one of the most beautiful subways in the world – "Underground palace".
Shopping in the TSUM or Shopping mall "European" (leaders of European brands: ZARA, MARKS&SPENSER, REPLAY, MOTHERCARE, MEXX, FABI, BALDININI, DOUGLAS, GUESS).
Transfer to the railway station.
Meeting at the railway station. Transfer to the hotel.
12.00 Lunch in one of the city restaurants
13.30 Walking excursion to KAZAN KREMLIN.
Kazan Kremlin is the object of UNESCO which walls united two religions – Moslem (Legendary Kuhl Sharif Mosque) and Orthodox (Annunciation Cathedral). You will touch the walls of SUYUMBIKE falling tower. Kremlin is a heart of the city, where ancient and modern cultural traditions, as well as legends and facts, blend together.
Museum of Islamic History.
16.00 “Kazan Arbat” – walk down the Baumana Street – the street of 4 centuries, the history of the central trading street of Kazan, the ensemble of monuments and architectures of the city.
18.00 Dinner in one of the city restaurants
19.00 Transfer to the hotel. Free time.
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
10.00 City-tour KAZAN – MY LOVE
National Museum of history of Tatarstan.
During the excursion you will visit the most interesting and ancient sightseeing in Kazan: Old-Tatar Sloboda, the Kaban Lake with its picturesque views, merchant houses, the old mosque of XVIII century and will hear legends and stories of Tatar people.
13.00 Lunch in one of the city restaurants with master-class “Secrets of Tatar cuisine”.
14.45 Excursion to the Temple of All Religions
17.30 Tea-time ritual at one of the small museums
19.00 Dinner in one of the city restaurants
20.00 Transfer to the hotel. Free time.
Whole day excursion to Great Bolgar. This is a city where the local population accepted Islam in year 922.
Bolgar invites you to travel back in time, when the Volga Bolgarians explored this area. This region was called “Country of cities”. And really there were about 250 small cities. The biggest city was “Grand Bolgar”.
Its exceptionally favorable geographical location at the crossroads of trade river and land routes gives the quickest transformation to the largest shopping centre. Bolgar was known far in the East and in Europe.
Peter the Great and Catherine II saved the heritage of Bolgar. Now these objects are places of pilgrimage in the "North Mecca", as the city of the Muslims of Russia has been long called. You will also see:
Welcome meeting with “Bread and Salt” the museum of Bread.
Lunch in Chingizhan restaurant.
Return to Kazan.
Dinner in one of the city restaurants.
Transfer to the airport.