Where, if not in one of the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia to celebrate the New Year! Treat yourself and your children to a real fairy tale in the Snow Maiden's residence, with miracles and fun. Spend an unforgettable three days and immerse yourself in the history of Kostroma and Yaroslavl. 

You will visit an interactive tour with a cheese sommelier, learn about the most mysterious, amazing and unexpected cheese stories and even be able to touch cheese making devices, laugh at cheese fun, discover a whole world called "Cheese". You will learn about the features of moose, what they eat, how a person was able to domesticate them, as well as pet and feed them with carrots.

Location

Yaroslavl
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 – 31 Dec
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Yaroslavl
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Snow Maiden's Tower
Let's meet the real ice beauty Snow Maiden
Moose Farm
We will feed the moose by hand at the Sumarokovskaya moose farm
Cheese Stories
A cheese sommelier will take us through the halls of an ancient mansion, telling us how and where the first cheese appeared

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival. Kostroma, Snow Maiden's Tower, Flax and birch bark Museum, New Year's Banquet

    10:30-11:15 Meeting with the guide at the Yaroslavl railway station (at the monument to S. Mamontov).

    Transfer to Kostroma (70 km).

    The beginning of the excursion program.

    A travel tour — the Russian province holds incredible secrets and stories: we will remember the first female cosmonaut; one of the outstanding mathematicians of the twentieth century; a self-taught architect, whose creations are still an ornament of our cities; and find out why salt was worth its weight in gold.

    Lunch at a cafe in the city.

    Sightseeing tour of Kostroma.

    Kostroma is the pearl of the Golden Ring of Russia.

    You will see the central square of the city, which is affectionately called "the frying pan", an ensemble of shopping malls, public places, a fire tower, a guardhouse, a monument to the patriot of the Russian land — Ivan Susanin, the gazebo of A.N. Ostrovsky and much more.  

    Visit the active Epiphany-Anastasia Cathedral (an active convent), where the most valuable Miraculous icon of the Fedorovskaya Mother of God is kept.

    We have prepared a fabulous miracle for you — a meeting with the ice beauty Snow Maiden!

    You will be able to make a wish that will definitely come true! 

    Interactive tour to the Snow Maiden's Tower (visit to the ice room for an additional fee).

    Visit to the Holy Trinity Ipatievsky Monastery - the main shrine of the Kostroma land, a magnificent creation of Russian architects and icon painters of the 17th century, the cradle of the Romanov royal dynasty. 

    You will have a tour of the monastery and the Trinity Cathedral.

    A visit to the Museum of Flax and birch bark — your attention will be presented to the peculiarities of the weaving craft of the past centuries, products made of birch bark by old and modern craftsmen.

    18:30 Transfer to the hotel

    New Year's banquet (for an additional fee).

    Banquets will be offered in 3 restaurants: Svetla Gornitsa (Snegurochka Hotel), Volga restaurant (Volga Hotel), Slavyansky restaurant (city center).

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  • Day 2 - Sumarokovskaya moose farm, "Cheese stories"
  • Day 3 - Yaroslavl, museum complex "Music and Time", Yaroslavl Art Museum
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

The cost of the tour for 1 person in 2-bed accommodation, RUB.:

HotelAdultChildren (up to 14 years old)Surcharge for single occupancy
Moskovskaya zastava 3* (attic)18 50017 5005 000
Moskovskaya zastava 3* (standard)19 50018 5005 000
Snow Maiden 3* (standard)19 50018 5005 000
Volga 3* (improved standard)22 00021 0005 000
Old Street 4* (standard)23 50022 5008 000
4* Old Street (business standard)24 50023 5008 000

Discount for an additional one. place — 1,000 rubles.

"Old Street" 4* or Volga 3* or 2 nights
"Old Street" 4*

Boutique Hotel Old Street is located in the center of Kostroma, a 5-minute walk from the Volga River. It offers free Wi-Fi. Free parking is available. Susaninskaya Square is 500 metres away, and the Epiphany-Anastasia Monastery is 1.5 km away.

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. There is also a safe and a minibar. Bathrobes and a hairdryer are provided in the bathroom.

The hotel has a bar and a restaurant. Guests can also visit nearby cafes and restaurants. Room service is available upon request. Breakfast in the room and packed lunches can also be ordered.

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Volga 3*

Located in the center of Kostroma, Volga Hotel offers 2 restaurants and a spacious terrace with panoramic views of the city and the Volga River. Ipatievsky Monastery is a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

The Volga Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a bathtub, a telephone and satellite TV. Some rooms have an LCD TV, while others offer views of the Volga River.

The Volga Hotel has a 24-hour bar. The trendy hotel restaurant serves Russian, Japanese and Mediterranean cuisine. A buffet breakfast is also served daily in the restaurant. Meals can be served on the wide terrace overlooking the city.

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"The Snow Maiden" 3*

The Snegurochka Hotel was opened in 2008.

It offers 55 comfortable rooms, which are equipped with all necessary appliances and comfortable furniture.

There is a restaurant "Metelitsa", a bar, and an entertainment complex "Terem Snegurochki" on site.

Thanks to the professionalism of the staff of the accommodation and reception service, the settlement procedure will take no more than 3 minutes so as not to detain guests from the road.

The building consists of three floors and is ideally located on the banks of the Volga River next to the Church of the Resurrection in the center of Kostroma.

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"Moskovskaya zastava" 3*

A good choice of a hotel in Kostroma is the Moskovskaya Zastava. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and private parking is also available. The reception is open 24 hours a day, guests can contact you with any questions.

The elegant rooms are equipped with stylish and comfortable furniture, LED TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, telephone and a private bathroom with a set of personal hygiene products, towels and a hairdryer.

In the lobby bar of the hotel, guests can always order their own food, or use room service.

For business events, the hotel provides a conference hall with a capacity of up to 50 people.

The hotel is located in the very center of Kostroma, on the Volga River embankment, a 15-minute drive from the main train stations and within walking distance from public transport stops.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Yaroslavl

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel according to the tour program;
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts + 3 lunches;
  • transportation service according to the program (for a group of less than 20 people, a minibus is provided);
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • excursion service according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Yaroslavl and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • a visit to the Ice Room with a treat — the cost is being specified;
  • tasting of Kostroma cheeses — the price is being specified;
  • New Year's banquet at the Volga restaurant, Volga Hotel:
    • adult — 8,500 rubles.;
    • children — 4,500 rubles.;
  • New Year's banquet at the Slavyansky restaurant, city center — the price is being specified;
  • New Year's banquet in the restaurant Svetla Gornitsa, Snegurochka hotel (prices are set until 1.11.23, then there will be an increase):
    • adult - 9,000 rubles/person.
    • teenager (10-17 years old) - 7,000 rubles.
    • child (2 - 9 years old) - 5,000 rubles.

It's important to know

How is the meeting organized?

10:30-11:15 Meeting with a guide at the Yaroslavl railway station (at the monument to S. Mamontov).

Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
How is the New Year's Banquet organized?

Dates and Prices

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