A fairy tale of the Russian North. Arkhangelsk

The Tale of the Russian North is an exciting, full of drive, romance and adventure tour to the shores of the White Sea! 

To the place where good-quality chopped five-walls stand on the edges of ancient dense forests, where ancient legends and legends come to life in mysterious ice caves, and the boundless expanses of the White Sea beckon with the harsh, but so attractive romance of the North!

The cost of the tour without accommodation (there are no places) is 18,500 rubles/person.
The cost of a tour with accommodation starts from 22,000 rubles/person.

Location

the city of Arkhangelsk
from
US$ 208
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 31 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025
    • 1 – 3 Jan, 2025
    • 2 – 4 Jan, 2025
    • 4 – 6 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
the city of Arkhangelsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The Small Korels Museum
We will visit the museum of wooden architecture and feel the atmosphere of Russia of the XVIII-XIX centuries
The enchanting beauties of Pinezhye
Let's admire the untouched nature and descend into the unique Pinezh caves
Getting to know the capital of Pomerania
Let's go on a sightseeing tour of Arkhangelsk and take a walk along the reserved street

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Maly Korely Museum, sightseeing tour of Arkhangelsk

    Independent check-in at the hotel. Things in the luggage room.

    Earlier check-in is subject to availability. Guaranteed — for an additional fee.

    09:45 Meeting with the guide at the accommodation hotel.

    If you book a hotel yourself, then you need to approach the Pur-Navolok hotel 10 minutes before the start of the tour.

    10:00 Country tour to the Museum of Wooden Architecture and Folk Art "Maly Korely".

    Malye Korely is one of the largest open—air museum-reserves of wooden architecture in Russia and the main attraction of Arkhangelsk.

    Once in Maly Korely, you will find yourself in a northern village of the XVIII-XIX centuries: peasant huts, slender tent temples of Kargopol, Mezen, Pinega, Podvinya surrounded by a winter northern forest create a feeling of patriarchy and extraordinary peace.

    A tour of one section of the museum. Free time for self-inspection and participation in the festivities "Pomorskie New Year", buying souvenirs.

    Return to Arkhangelsk.

    14:00-15:00 Lunch at the cafe. Check-in to the rooms.

    15:00 Sightseeing tour "Arkhangelsk — the capital of Pomerania"

    Arkhangelsk is a city with a beautiful name, the first commercial seaport in Russia, founded at the end of the XVI century by decree of Ivan the Terrible. 

    On the shore of the Northern Dvina on the cape with the mysterious name "Pur-Navolok" you will learn about why the city was founded here and how it got its name, get acquainted with the centuries-old history: from the times when brisk trade was booming here, Peter the Great founded the first state shipyard and launched the first commercial the ship "St. Paul". 

    You will hear about famous people, about Arctic expeditions, the first of which set off from the docks of Arkhangelsk, about the sights located along the Embankment of the Northern Dvina.

    A walking tour along the reserved street is a continuation of exploring the city. 

    Here, on a pedestrian avenue in the heart of Arkhangelsk, which the Archangelgorodians call "Chumbarovka" in their native language, wooden houses built in the late XIX – early XX century are assembled. Each of them has its own amazing fate and history. 

    Pedestrian Street is not only a story about how houses were built in the Russian north about their inhabitants, specifics and features, it is a place loved by citizens and guests for amazing sculptures to famous northern storytellers and heroes of their works, harmoniously complementing the atmosphere of a pedestrian street.

    For an additional fee on request:

    Visit to the exhibition dedicated to the Arkhangelsk gingerbread "kozule" and a master class on its painting. The name of the traditional gingerbread "goat" comes from the Pomeranian word for "curl", "snake". 

    Arkhangelsk goat is flat, made of gingerbread dough, with white sugar and colored glaze. 

    Once gingerbread men in Arkhangelsk began baking goats two months before Christmas in molds made of iron, and in December they were painted with elegant sugars. Goats were given to children and used as decorations, and recipes were passed down from generation to generation.

    Free time. Dinner on your own.

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  • Day 2 - "Beauty of Pinezhye", waterfall "Holy spring", Krasnogorsk Bogoroditsky monastery
  • Day 3 - Severodvinsk, Severodvinsk Museum of Local Lore, Arkhangelsk Gostiny Dvory
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The cost of the tour for 1 person without accommodation (there are no seats) is 18,500 rubles.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

HotelStandard roomsExtra bed (cot)Extra night (2-bed accommodation)
"The Capital of Pomerania" 3*22 0004 200
"Pur-Pillowcase" 4*24 50019 0005 500

The surcharge for single occupancy is 4,500 rubles.

All excursions start from the hotel "Pur-Navolok", as the hotels "Pur-Navolok" and "Capital of Pomerania" are located nearby, so accommodation within the framework of this tour is made in these hotels. 

The Capital of Pomerania Hotel or The Pur-Navolok Hotel 2 nights
The Capital of Pomerania Hotel

The Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel is located in the center of Arkhangelsk, on the historical cape Pur-Navolok. Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The elegant rooms of the hotel are classically decorated in warm colors. They are equipped with a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms offer views of the Northern Dvina River.

The Barolo restaurant on the ground floor serves European cuisine. A sparkling wine breakfast is served on Saturdays.

The hotel is 450 metres from the 17th century Gostiny Dvor and 400 metres from Lenin Square.

Stolitsa Pomorye Hotel is just 300 metres from Troitskiy Prospekt bus stop. Arkhangelsk Central Train Station is a 10-minute drive away, and Arkhangelsk Airport is 13 km away.

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Another option
The Pur-Navolok Hotel

Pur-Navolok Hotel is located in the center of Arkhangelsk, a 5-minute walk from Panorama Shopping Center. The hotel provides a range of facilities for relaxing holidays: a wellness and spa center, a steam bath, a massage room and a sauna.

The on-site restaurant serves European and Russian cuisine.

The classic rooms at the hotel feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a minibar, an electric kettle and a private bathroom with a bathtub and free toiletries.

Other facilities include free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, a business center and a meeting/banquet room.

Gostiny Dvor Museum and Exhibition Complex is a 5-minute walk away, Arkhangelsk Regional Museum of Local Lore is a 7—minute walk away, and the City Hall is a 10—minute walk away.

Arkhangelsk Train Station is 3.5 km from Pur-Navolok Hotel, while Talagi Airport is 14 km away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
the city of Arkhangelsk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation;
  • meals specified in the program:
    • 2 breakfasts at the hotel;
    • 3 lunches;
  • guided tour service according to the program;
  • transportation services according to the program;
  • entrance tickets.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Arkhangelsk and back;
  • transfer;
  • meals listed as "on their own" or "for an additional fee";
  • excursions and services listed as "on their own" or "for an additional fee";
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

The program involves a long (up to 3 hours) stay outdoors. It is necessary to have warm clothes and comfortable warm shoes for walking in the winter forest. Warm, comfortable, waterproof clothing and shoes are recommended for visiting caves.

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