New Year's holidays in Nizhny Novgorod. Weekend Tour

Three days full of impressions in Nizhny Novgorod. You will drive through the historical streets that have preserved their beauty and former greatness, visit the observation decks, which offer "breathtaking" views. Then you will see with your own eyes how a New Year's toy is born at the Ariel factory, take part in an educational master class and take the toy with you! On the third day, visit Gorodets, where almost every house is unique, decorated with openwork carvings, and all together these streets recreate the spirit of an ancient merchant town.

Location

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 1 – 3 Jan, 2025
    • 3 – 5 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 55 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Nizhny Novgorod
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The impregnable Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
Let's take a walk through the Kremlin, which has never been captured in the entire history of its existence
The fabulous world of childhood
Let's see how a New Year's toy is born and take part in its manufacture ourselves
The Museum Quarter in Gorodets
Let's walk through the "museum streets", where the exhibits are old houses

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The city above the Volga and the Oka

    08:00 and 11:10 Meeting in the central hall of the Moscow railway station to the right of the main exit to the city near the Rospechat store.

    Transfer to the hotel, things are handed over to the luggage room.

    Self-check-in at the hotel after 14:00 (after the tour).

    11:50 Gathering in the lobby of the hotel for an excursion (it is possible to change the time of gathering for an excursion, the time is specified at the meeting).

    Bus and pedestrian sightseeing tour of Nizhny Novgorod “The city above the Volga and the Oka” (duration 4.5 hours).

    You will see the main sights of Nizhny Novgorod: the Chkalovskaya Staircase, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the monument to M. Gorky, etc., visit the Stroganov (Christmas) Church, an architectural monument of the XVII century. 

    You will drive through historical streets that have preserved their beauty and former greatness: Malaya Pokrovskaya, Rozhdestvenskaya, Ilyinskaya, Verkhnevolzhskaya and Nizhnevolzhskaya embankments, visit Minin and Pozharsky Squares, Gorky Square, Sennaya, etc., visit the observation decks, from where you can enjoy "breathtaking" views of the riverine part of the city. 

    Nizhny Novgorod has the highest Volga embankment, and everyone can enjoy a wonderful view of the Volga expanses.

    After the bus part of the tour, you will take an exciting walking tour of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin.

    In the entire history of its existence, it has never been captured, despite numerous attempts. 

    The oldest Nizhny Novgorod Cathedral is located here – Mikhailo-Arkhangelsky (an architectural monument of the XVII century), it is in it that the ashes of the great Nizhny Novgorod resident Kozma Minin are buried. 

    Next, you will have an excursion to the Voznesensky Pechersk Monastery. 

    Today, the ensemble of the monastery occupies more than 5 hectares and includes 5 temples, a bell tower and bishops' chambers. 

    The bell tower of the monastery is a rare type of ancient Russian belfries of the XVI century, and during its existence has acquired a large slope like the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

    The Laurentian Chronicle, the oldest of the chronicles, was compiled within the walls of the monastery. 

    The excursion program will end with a cable car ride along the Nizhny Novgorod – Bor – Nizhny Novgorod route (in a circle without exit). 

    From the highest point there are magnificent views of Nizhny Novgorod and the flood meadows of the Bor floodplain.

    The tour ends on the cable car – free time, tourists get to the hotel on their own.

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  • Day 2 - Nizhny Novgorod tour "Fragile dreams"
  • Day 3 - Gorodets is the oldest city in the Nizhny Novgorod region
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in an Ibis 3* or Courtyard 4 hotel*

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

Placement option1-places.2 places.3 places.
Ibis 3*28 500 22 70021 800
Courtyard 4*35 50029 50028 000

There is no connection. If you are traveling alone, you must choose a single room.

The Ibis Hotel or Courtyard 2 nights
The Ibis Hotel

This modern hotel is located in Nizhny Novgorod, just a 5-minute walk from Pokrovskaya Street, the historic shopping center of the city. It offers soundproofed rooms with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour snack bar.

Each room at the Ibis Nizhny Novgorod features elegant wooden floors, air conditioning and a bathroom with a spacious shower.

The Ibis Kitchen restaurant, decorated in a Mediterranean style, offers various types of breakfast and a la carte dishes. The restaurant also serves traditional Chinese cuisine. The Ibis Kitchen bar is open 24 hours a day.

Free computers with internet access are available in the lobby of the Ibis Nizhny Novgorod Hotel. The reception is open 24 hours a day.

Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is just 1.5 km from the Ibis Nizhny Novgorod Hotel. The famous Nizhny Novgorod Art Gallery is less than 2 km away.

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Another option
Courtyard

Courtyard Nizhny Novgorod City Center Hotel with a fitness center is a 20-minute walk from Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are available on site.

All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, an electric kettle, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a work area. The bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

The hotel offers a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 55 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Included in price

  • tour service;
  • transportation services;
  • accommodation in an Ibis 3* or Courtyard 4* hotel with a buffet breakfast.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Nizhny Novgorod and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • additional services and excursions;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Are plane 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?

Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 245
    1 – 3 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 245
    3 – 5 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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