The Open North. Arkhangelsk in autumn

What is the charm of the Russian North, why do you want to come back here again and again? 

The North is so different: in its unpredictability of colors and majestic tranquility of being. He is available to everyone who goes to him with an open heart. You get attached to him immediately and remember him forever. It is impossible not to fall in love with him. 

Discover your North — diverse, vast, unique, but very sincere and hospitable.

Location

the city of Arkhangelsk
from
US$ 478
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 13 – 18 Sep
    • 11 – 16 Oct
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 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

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
Severodvinsk
We will visit the city on the shore of the White Sea, where we can learn about nuclear submarines
"Goats"
Let's take part in a master class on painting the northern gingerbread – "kozuli"
Pinezh caves
We will visit underground karst caves and systems, the largest and most numerous in the European part of Russia
Juicy pastries
We will take part in a master class where we will learn how to bake the famous Pinezh shanezhki

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival, Arkhangelsk, the Maly Korely Museum

    Arrival in Arkhangelsk.

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

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

    Sightseeing bus and walking tour "Arkhangelsk — the capital of Pomerania", which introduces the history of the city, the diverse life of modern Arkhangelsk, its main attractions.

    During a walk along the protected street, tourists will find an exciting story about the way of life and lifestyle of the Northerners.

    You will not leave that special feeling when you are present at the meeting of the past with the present.

    Lunch at the cafe. 

    Bus tour "Wooden architecture of the Russian North".

    You will visit the Museum of wooden Architecture and folk culture "Small Karelians", where the world's largest collection of wooden architecture is collected.

    As soon as you set foot on the territory of the reserve, you find yourself in the distant past, in the world of brave pomors, hunters, loggers, farmers.

    This open-air museum, which protects a unique culture, has preserved the unique creations of folk architecture.

    Return to Arkhangelsk.

    Free time.

    Dinner on your own.

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  • Day 2 - Severodvinsk, Museum of Local Lore, White Sea, master class
  • Day 3 - Excursion "Treasures of the Antonievo-Siysky monastery"
  • Day 4 - Museum, village Pinega
  • Day 5 - Karst caves, master class
  • Day 6 - Waterfall "Holy spring", departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour provides accommodation at the Arkhangelsk hotel and at the Golubino tourist complex in Pinezhye.

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

Hotel "Stolitsa Pomorye" / tourist complex "Golubino" — 42,500 rubles/person.

Hotel "Pur-Navolok hotel" / tourist complex "Golubino" — 45,500 rubles /person.

The surcharge for 1-bed accommodation on the tour is 8,000 rubles/person.

It is possible to book other hotels in Arkhangelsk and other room categories.

The Capital of Pomerania Hotel or Pur-Navolok Hotel 3 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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Forest hotel "Golubino" 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
the city of Arkhangelsk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation;
  • meals specified in the program (complex meals are provided on the tour, changing the set of dishes is possible only by prior agreement and for an additional fee);
  • 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;
  • early transfer to the railway station on the last day of the tour — 800 rubles /person;
  • private transfer by car (for more information, see the "Important to know" section);  
  • 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 2 hours) stay outdoors. It is necessary to have warm clothes and comfortable warm shoes for walking in the winter forest. To visit the caves, you need to wear warm, preferably waterproof shoes and clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 478
    13 – 18 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 478
    11 – 16 Oct 6 days 5 nights
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