Legends of the Nizhny Novgorod land. Autumn-winter

The tour is an immersion into the atmosphere of ancient Russian cities. Let's get acquainted with the architecture of the past centuries, the history of Russia and learn a lot of interesting facts. On this tour you will visit the capital of the Volga region – Nizhny Novgorod, the famous Sheremetyevo Castle of the XVIII century and the ancient merchant town of Gorodets. 

Location

Nizhniy Novgorod
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 4 Oct
    • 11 – 13 Oct
    • 25 – 27 Oct
    • 15 – 17 Nov
    • 13 – 15 Dec
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Nizhniy Novgorod
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The City of Masters
We will see workshops dedicated to folk arts and crafts of the Gorodetsky district
Sheremetyevo Castle
We will visit the winter garden and take a walk through the parterre and landscape park with ponds
The tower of the Russian samovar
We will learn the interesting history of samovars and see various specimens
The impregnable Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
You will be transported to the fortress city and get acquainted with the history of the creation of an ancient structure

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of the city. Arrow. Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street. Rukavishnikov Manor Museum

    Check-in after the excursion program (early check-in is possible for an additional fee). 

    If you arrive in Nizhny Novgorod early, you can take your belongings to the luggage room of your hotel yourself and drive up to 11:25 to the gathering place of the group on Lenin Square near the Lenin monument. 

    11:00-11:20 Meeting with a representative of the tour operator at the railway station. 

    The meeting place with the representative of the tour operator is in the central hall of the station, at the souvenir kiosk to the left of the exit.

    Boarding the bus. Things on the bus. 

    11:25 Independent arrival at Lenin Square. 

    Meeting with a representative of the tour operator. 

    Boarding the bus. 

    11:30 Departure for the excursion program.

    A bus and pedestrian sightseeing tour of the city awaits you. 

    During the tour you will get acquainted with one of the most ancient and picturesque cities. 

    You will see the place where two great rivers merge – the Volga and the Oka.

    The place of confluence is called the Arrow. 

    Nizhny Novgorod is known as the capital of the Nizhny Novgorod-Suzdal Principality, the birthplace of the people's militia of 1612, the merchant capital, the symbol of which remains the Nizhny Novgorod Fair. 

    Not far from the fair you will see the monumental Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

    During the tour you will have the opportunity to admire merchant mansions, apartment buildings on Rozhdestvenskaya, Nizhnevolzhskaya embankment, see the famous squares of the city and monuments to K.Minin and D.Pozharsky, M. Gorky, V. Chkalov.

    Our tour will continue on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin.

    Here you will be transported to the fortress city and get acquainted with the history of the creation of an ancient fortification, with the legends and legends that surround the construction of the towers of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. 

    During a walk through the Kremlin, you can see: the monument to the founders of the city – George Vsevolodovich and St. Simon, the famous Mikhailo-Arkhangelsk Cathedral, the obelisk in honor of Minin and Pozharsky, the Arakcheevsky cadet corps, the airplane building ("House of Soviets"), the Governor's House, the alley-exhibition of military equipment in the open air "Gorkovchane -to the front." 

    14:30 Lunch at a cafe in the city.  

    15:30 Walking tour along B. Pokrovskaya street. 

    To take a promenade along Bolshaya Pokrovskaya – is it possible to deny yourself this pleasure? 

    Nizhny Novgorod residents have been coming here for more than two hundred years to see others and show themselves, listen to street musicians, make a wish from a bronze Cheerful Goat, admire ancient buildings, and at the same time buy gifts for themselves and all their family in the unique center "Arts and Crafts". 

    Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street is one of the oldest streets in Nizhny Novgorod. 

    It is named so after the Church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, which stood on it. 

    The street connects the 4 main squares of the city: Minin and Pozharsky Square, Theater Square, Gorky and Lyadov Squares. 

    This street can be called an open-air museum, as its architecture preserves the memory of merchant Nizhny Novgorod.

    Also on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya is the majestic Central Bank building, which looks more like a castle.

    Pokrovka is a pedestrian street with a length of 2 km 230 meters, closed to traffic on it.

    16:30 Visit to the Rukavishnikov Manor Museum. 

    The museum building is truly a royal palace both outside and inside.

    The facade is decorated with angels and caryatids. 

    A magnificent wrought iron gate leading to the courtyard of the building. 

    Inside, the grand staircase, the ballroom, the decor of the ceiling and walls are admired.

    17:30 The end of the excursion program on Minin Square. 

    Boarding the bus.

    Transfer to the hotel. 

    Self-check-in. 

    Free time. 

    Dinner on request (paid separately, 1000 rubles)

    Attention! At the reception, upon check-in, you need to order a breakfast lunch box for the next day, as early departure for the tour is planned.

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  • Day 2 - Lake Svetloyar. Sheremetyevo Castle
  • Day 3 - Gorodets
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

The cost of the tour depends on the accommodation and the selected date, RUB.:

Ibis 3* or similar (2-bed with amenities)18 600
Ibis 3* or similar (1-bed with amenities)
23 700

Ibis 3*, Botany loft 3*, Sail 3* 

(3-bed room with 3 beds 

or a superior room with a separate bed on request)

18 600
Marins Park Hotel 4* or similar (2-bed with amenities)22 500
Marins Park Hotel 4* or similar (1-bed with amenities)
26 400
Marins Park Hotel 4*, Azimuth 4*, Courtyard 4* 
(3-bed with amenities - room 
superior category with a separate sleeping place on request)
22 500
 
Ibis 3 Hotel* or Hotel Botany loft 3* or 1 night
Ibis 3 Hotel*

The modern Ibis international Hotel is located in Nizhny Novgorod, not far from the center, where the main attractions are located within walking distance. A guarded parking lot is provided for a private car, and a shuttle service is available.

Guests can stay in comfortable rooms with a private bathroom, air conditioning, TV, and all necessary furniture.

There is a restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and a bar with an elegant interior. A buffet breakfast is served every morning.

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Hotel Botany loft 3*

The modern Botany Loft Hotel is located in Nizhny Novgorod. The train station and Moskovskaya metro station are nearby. It offers free parking and an airport shuttle service.

Rooms of different levels of comfort and capacity are prepared for accommodation. Each room is equipped with new furniture and necessary appliances. For the convenience of guests, all rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

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Hotel Parus 3*

The Parus Hotel is located in the central part of Nizhny Novgorod, surrounded by the main attractions. It has a number of advantages: good location, high-quality service, loyal prices. The staff works around the clock and is always ready to help.

The room fund contains cozy and stylish rooms designed in a single color scheme. Each room has a comfortable sleeping place, ergonomic furniture and modern appliances. The bathroom has personal hygiene products and a set of towels.

The hotel has a Bermuda Triangle restaurant, where you can order delicious and hearty dishes. Hot breakfasts are also served in the morning. There is a bar with a wide selection of drinks.

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Marins Park Hotel 4*

Marins Park Hotel Nizhny Novgorod is located on Lenin Square in Nizhny Novgorod, next to the embankment of the Oka River. Inexpensive rooms with air conditioning, refrigerator, TV, orthopedic mattress, work area are prepared for accommodation. Tariffs are provided both with and without meals. A buffet breakfast is served in the morning. Meeting rooms and conference rooms are available. The hotel is 400 m from the Nizhny Novgorod Fair exhibition complex, the railway station and the Stadium. This is one of the few hotels that welcomes accommodation with loved ones, pets. In rainy weather, guests can use an umbrella for free.

For comfortable accommodation, inexpensive cozy rooms with a wide range of services are prepared. Rooms of various categories are available for guests, depending on the preferences and desires of the guests. The modern rooms of the hotel are equipped with air conditioning, a refrigerator, a large flat-screen TV, an orthopedic mattress, a comfortable work area, swan down pillows and hypoallergenic bed linen. The windows offer a picturesque view of the Volga River. The bathroom is equipped with personal hygiene products from the company Challet, terry bathrobes and a hairdryer.

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The Courtyard Hotel 4*

The Courtyard Nizhny Novgorod City Center Hotel is located in the city of the same name. A wide range of services is available to guests.

Rooms made in various categories are provided for accommodation. The rooms are designed in a European restrained style and a pleasant color scheme, each of which is furnished with the necessary set of furniture and appliances.

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Azimut 4 Hotel*

AZIMUT Hotel Nizhny Novgorod is located in the center of Nizhny Novgorod. Facilities include Wi-Fi, parking, taxi service, laundry and ironing facilities, and a library. A fitness center is available on site. There is a gift shop. Each room is equipped with furniture and comfortable beds with orthopedic mattresses, TV, air conditioning, telephone. The SMART Living Lobby is located on the ground floor, where a buffet breakfast is served daily. 

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Nizhniy Novgorod

Included in price

  • transportation service according to the program by minivan / minibus / bus tour. class depending on the number of people;
  • guided tour service;
  • accommodation in the selected hotel – 2 nights;
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches;
  • guided tours according to the program;
  • entrance tickets to museums.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Nizhny Novgorod and back;
  • meals not specified in the program: breakfast on the first day, dinners (1000 rubles).

It's important to know

Are tickets included in the price of the tour?

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?
What will we use to get around?
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 207
    2 – 4 Oct 3 days 2 nights
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    25 – 27 Oct 3 days 2 nights
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    15 – 17 Nov 3 days 2 nights
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    13 – 15 Dec 3 days 2 nights
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