Christmas in Kostroma. An abbreviated tour

Spend Christmas in beautiful Kostroma!

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the moose sanctuary and plunge into the land of magic and mysterious adventures of the museum "Miracle Forest". 

You will see elegant and representative buildings of the late classicism era of the nineteenth century, decorating the center of Kostroma, visit the amazing Cheese Museum and get acquainted with the beautiful Snow Maiden.

Location

Russia, Kostroma
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 7 Jan, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 45 people
Group meet at
Russia, Kostroma
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Tour highlights

Cheese Stories
We will learn about cheese tales and traditions of different nations and we will be able to taste real Kostroma cheeses
Snow Maiden's Tower
Bayun the cat and his brownie assistants will show the house where the Snow Maiden and her friends live
Moose Farm
We will learn a lot of interesting things about moose and treat the growing moose calves with carrots

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival. Sightseeing tour of Kostroma, Snow Maiden's Tower

    13:00 Meeting of the group in Kostroma with a guide at the Snegurochka Hotel.

    13.30 Lunch at the cafe.

    15:00 Sightseeing tour of the center of New Year's Kostroma.

    The main square of the city is the heart of Kostroma, its business card is Susaninskaya Square, popularly called "frying pan". 

    Along the perimeter of the square there are the most elegant and representative buildings of the late classicism era of the nineteenth century, Borshchov's house, provincial offices, guardhouse, fire tower — the best fire tower in the Russian province — this is in the northern part of the square, and on the opposite side, on the site of the old auction, there are about 15 stone rows. 

    The largest Red rows with the Church of the Savior built into them and Large Flour Rows. And for the first time, a century later, the revived golden dome of the bell tower of the Assumption Cathedral of the former Kostroma Kremlin rises. 

    17:30 Snow Maiden's Camp.

    Bayun the cat and his brownie assistants will show the house where the Snow Maiden and her friends live — fairy-tale characters will tell about miracles, Berendeyev legends and traditions.

    You will see a puppet tale about the Snow Maiden and most importantly — get to know the Snow Maiden herself — touch the ancient fairy tale of the Snow Maiden with your soul.
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  • Day 2 - Sumarokovsky moose sanctuary, "Cheese stories", museum "Miracle Forest"
  • Day 3 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation at the Snegurochka Hotel in Kostroma.

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

Room categoryStandardComfort
 Main / Additional seatMain / Additional seat
Adults23 800 / 22 80024 200 / 23 200
Children under 12 years old23 500 / 22 50023 800 / 22 900
Children under 3 years old without a place12 50012 500

The surcharge for single occupancy is 6,500 rubles/person.

"The Snow Maiden" 2 nights

Snegurochka Hotel is located 2 km from the center of Kostroma, 350 meters from the Volga River. It offers a fitness center, sauna, restaurant, free parking and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The rooms at the Snegurochka Hotel are equipped with air conditioning. The interior of the rooms is decorated in a folklore style and is dedicated to the Snow Maiden. Each room here will provide you with a TV, a minibar and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Slippers and bathrobes are available at an additional cost.

The Metelitsa restaurant specializes in both classical and modern Russian cuisine. A buffet breakfast is served every morning. In the Snow Maiden's tower, located next to the hotel, guests will enjoy a live entertainment performance and drinks, in addition, guests can visit the ice chambers, the temperature of which is - 14ºC all year round.

The Epiphany Monastery is 10 km from the hotel.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 45 tourists
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Kostroma

Included in price

  • accommodation at the Snegurochka hotel in rooms of the selected category;
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts (buffet), 2 lunches;
  • the excursion program;
  • group tour guide services;
  • transportation services;
  • entertainment program. 

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Kostroma and back;
  • transfer to/from the hotel and railway station/airport;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • the surcharge for single occupancy is 6,500 rubles/person.;
  • a visit to the Ice Room in the Snow Maiden's Tower.

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?

Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 273
    5 – 7 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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