The Lower Volga flavor. Tour to Astrakhan region

The Astrakhan region and the distinctive Republic of Kalmykia can impress you with the diversity of cultures and national traditions. You will admire the beautiful nature of the Volga Delta — rivers, channels, a variety of birds, an abundance of vegetation and the flowering of the Caspian lotus rose.

Location

Astrakhan
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 8 – 11 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Astrakhan
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Tour highlights

Master class and interactive
Get acquainted with the device of the house-museum of G.V. Tetyushinov in the company of a merchant, his wife or daughter and make yourself a souvenir charm, painting or craft
Getting to know the Kazakh culture
Visit the Kurmangazy museum complex, learn a lot about the history and culture of the nomadic people, admire the beauty of the Astrakhan deserts
Blooming Delta
Take a boat trip to the Volga Delta and admire the beauty of the fields of blooming lotus

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Astrakhan city tour, merchant Tetyushinov House Museum and master class

    Meeting at the airport. 

    Check—out time is 14:00. 

    12:00-13:00 Lunch at a cafe in the city. 

    13:00-16:00 Meeting with the guide. 

    Sightseeing tour of Astrakhan. 

    You will find beautiful central streets of the city and a walk through the White City — this is the oldest district of Russian Astrakhan with the Kremlin, which can be called an open-air museum without exaggeration. 

    You will walk along Lenin Square, see Swan Lake, the Triumphal Arch and the Alley of glory of the heroes of the Astrakhan land, admire the majestic monument to Emperor Peter I, walk along Petrovskaya Embankment overlooking the Volga and see old houses on one of the oldest Astrakhan streets. 

    The walk will end in the Astrakhan Kremlin.

    The main decoration of the city and the constant object of tourists' visits is a unique architectural ensemble, a monument of military engineering art of the second half of the XVI century — the Astrakhan Kremlin. 

    In 1947, the Astrakhan Kremlin was included in the list of architectural and historical monuments of national importance and placed under state protection. 

    We will also definitely stop by the Astrakhan Fish Market, a very colorful place where you can buy fish for every taste and just feel the atmosphere of this port city, where oriental bazaars have been noisy for centuries, and merchants were one of the main strata of the population. 

    16:00-17:30 Visit to the house-museum of merchant Tetyushinov, an interactive tour “Visiting a merchant family", a master class on making amulets.

    The house, built in the 70s of the XIX century, was the summer residence of the merchant of the first guild Grigory Vasilyevich Tetyushinov. 

    It is believed that it was at his shipyard that the first screw steamships on the Lower Volga were built. 

    Miraculously preserved to this day, the house was restored for the 450th anniversary of Astrakhan and now invites everyone to plunge into the atmosphere of merchant Astrakhan of the XIX century. 

    Guests will get acquainted with the design of the house in the company of a merchant, his wife or daughter. 

    They will also have an interesting reception in the merchant's living room. A master class in the workshop on the ground floor. Guests will be able to make themselves a keepsake charm, a painting or an art piece. 

    17:00 Transfer to the hotel, check-in, free time.

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  • Day 2 - A trip to Elista
  • Day 3 - Volga Delta
  • Day 4 - Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kazakh Culture Center, Astrakhan Fish Market
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour provides accommodation in a selected hotel in Astrakhan in double rooms of the standard category.

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

Hotel2-local1-local
Volga-Volga 3* (continental breakfast)27 40031 600
Cosmos 4* (breakfast buffet)31 20035 300
Azimut 3* (breakfast buffet)34 60039 900

The cost of an additional day and an additional payment for early check-in, RUB.:

HotelExtra day, 2-bed accommodationExtra day, 1-bed accommodationSurcharge for early check-in with 2-bed accommodationEarly check-in surcharge for 1-bed accommodation
Volga-Volga 3* (continental breakfast)137527507501375
Cosmos 4* (breakfast buffet)2625400013152000
Azimut 3* (breakfast buffet)3750652018753125

Earlier check-in at the hotels after 7:00. 

Additionally, on the first day of the tour, you can order breakfast at the hotels. 

For tourists arriving in Astrakhan earlier or departing later than the tour dates, the service of booking an additional night's stay is provided. 

Check—out time in hotels: check-in after 14:00, room check—out before 12:00.

Volga-Volga 3* or "Cosmos" 4* or 3 nights
Volga-Volga 3*

The Volga-Volga Hotel Complex is located in the historical city of Astrakhan, in the Volga Delta. It offers a sauna, free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk and a restaurant.

The rooms of the complex are decorated in an elegant style. They are equipped with air conditioning, a TV, a telephone and a refrigerator. The private bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer.

The Volga-Volga Complex's restaurant serves European cuisine.

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Another option
"Cosmos" 4*

This hotel is located in the center of Astrakhan, next to the main railway station and bus station. It offers modern rooms with flat-screen TVs and soundproof windows. Free parking is available. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

The rooms at the Cosmos Astrakhan Hotel are decorated in bright colors. They are equipped with air conditioning and a work desk. Each room is equipped with toiletries, a hairdryer and a free bottle of mineral water.

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"Azimuth" 3*

Azimut Astrakhan Hotel is located on the banks of the Volga River. It offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The historical center of Astrakhan is just a 5-minute walk away.

All rooms at the Astrakhan Azimut Hotel have a refrigerator and a private bathroom. Some rooms offer views of the Volga River and the Astrakhan Kremlin.

A buffet breakfast with local and international dishes is served every morning in the Azimut's restaurant. Coffee and tea are served in the cozy lobby of SMART Living. Delicious snacks can be purchased at the Grab&Go counter.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Astrakhan

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation (3 nights);
  • meals according to the program: breakfast and lunch on all days, except breakfast on the 1st day;
  • transfers to/from the airport and from/to the railway station;
  • transfer around the city and the region by a comfortable minibus/tourist bus;
  • entrance tickets to sightseeing sites;
  • tour service and support.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Astrakhan and back;
  • meals not included in the program: dinners;
  • souvenirs.

It's important to know

Are plane and train tickets included in the tour price?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
Are there any changes in the tour program?
How are transfers carried out?
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

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    8 – 11 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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