Patterns of the northern winter. Arkhangelsk

The patterns created by the northern winter are bizarre and diverse, just as the whole northern land is bizarre, diverse and unique. 

We invite you to spend three unforgettable winter days in the capital of the Russian north. 

Snow-covered streets and houses, the ancient wooden architecture of the unique open-air museum and the flavor of the northern village, ice palaces of caves and patterns of northern fairy tales are waiting for you.

Location

the city of Arkhangelsk
from
US$ 247
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 17 – 19 Jan, 2025
    • 31 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025
    • 14 – 16 Feb, 2025
    • 28 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025
    • 14 – 16 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 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

Winter Arkhangelsk
Let's walk through the streets of the northern city, born of the sea
"Small Korels"
We will visit the unique open-air museum of wooden architecture
Pinezh caves
We will visit underground karst caves and systems, the largest and most numerous in the European part of Russia

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of winter Arkhangelsk

    Arrival in Arkhangelsk. 

    Self-check-in at the hotel or things in the luggage room. 

    For an additional fee, it is possible to meet at the railway station or at the airport and transfer to the hotel. 

    10:45 Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby.

    A sightseeing tour of winter Arkhangelsk, where tourists will get acquainted with the four-century history of the city, the diverse life of modern Arkhangelsk, its main attractions.

    Lunch at a cafe in the city.

    The excursion and museum program "The History of the northern City" is a walk along a pedestrian street in the heart of Arkhangelsk, which the Archangelgorodians call "Chumbarovka" in their native language. 

    Acquaintance with the wooden architecture of the city of the XIX–XX century, with the life and history of wonderful people of the past and present. 

    Here you will also have the opportunity to make a wish at the monument to the famous northern storyteller Stepan Pisakhov and take a picture with the main character of his fairy tales — Senya Raspberry, who saddled a huge burbot.

    The winter walk will continue in the cozy museum in the city center, where you will be immersed in the atmosphere of the Russian Arctic.

    The end of the excursion program is after 17:00.

    Free time. 

    Dinner on your own.

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  • Day 2 - Ice Palaces of Caves Tour
  • Day 3 - Museum of Wooden Architecture "Small Karelians"
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in Arkhangelsk.

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

 standard roomssurcharge for single occupancy
The Capital of Pomerania Hotel21 5004 500
The Pur-Navolok Hotel23 5005 000
The Capital of Pomerania Hotel or 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
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 16 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
the city of Arkhangelsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in a hotel of the selected category;
  • meals specified in the tour program (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches);
  • guided tour service according to the program;
  • transportation services according to the program;
  • entrance tickets;
  • guide services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Arkhangelsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • transfer from the airport on the day of arrival and to the airport on the last day of the tour;
  • excursions and services listed as "on their own" or "for an additional fee".

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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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 247
    17 – 19 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 247
    31 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 247
    14 – 16 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 247
    28 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 247
    14 – 16 Mar, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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