The grace of the marvelous Diveevo. Autumn-winter

You will hear a story about the Fourth and last Lot of the Virgin on Earth, about Seraphim of Sarov, about the founders of the Seraphim-Diveevsky monastery and their life in the monastery, about the Holy Groove along which the "stacks of the Heavenly Queen passed", about the holy Diveevsky springs. You will make a stop in Arzamas, and also get acquainted with one of the most ancient and picturesque cities – Nizhny Novgorod.

Location

Nizhniy Novgorod
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Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 6 Oct
    • 12 – 13 Oct
    • 19 – 20 Oct
    • 26 – 27 Oct
    • 2 – 3 Nov
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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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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Monastery pastries
We will be able to go to one of the refectories on the territory of the Diveevsky monastery and buy monastery pies, bread, pancakes
The ancient Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
Let's hear the legends and legends that surround the construction of the towers of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
Holy Spring
We will collect holy water, and if desired, we can plunge into the spring

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arzamas. Diveevo. A trip to the source

    Arrival in Nizhny Novgorod. 

    The contact details of the representative will be provided in an SMS one day before the start of the tour.

    If you arrive in Nizhny Novgorod early or the day before, you can independently take your belongings to the storage room of your hotel and drive up to 07:45 to the gathering place of the group on Lenin Square near the Lenin monument. 

    If you arrive at the station at 07:16, then at 08:10 an excursion bus will pick you up. 

    The meeting place with the representative of the tour operator is at the Royal Pavilion (this beautiful mansion is located to the right of the train station, if you look at it). 

    Boarding the bus. 

    In this case, you can take things with you. 

    Check-in at the hotel after the excursion program. 

    8:00 Departure from Lenin Square, Lenin Monument.

    8:10 Departure from Nizhny Novgorod from Moskovsky railway station at the stop in front of the Tsar's Pavilion (Revolution Square, 2A).

    Transfer to Arzamas. 

    The estimated travel time is 2 hours. (113 km). 

    Travel tour. 

    You will hear a story about the Fourth and last Lot of the Virgin on Earth, about Seraphim of Sarov, about the founders of the Seraphim-Diveevsky monastery and their life in the monastery, about the Holy Groove along which the "stacks of the Heavenly Queen passed", about the holy Diveevsky springs. 

    10:00 Stop in Arzamas on Cathedral Square.

    A short tour and a visit to the Nikolaevsky convent. 

    In summer, a visit to the Resurrection Cathedral and the opportunity to venerate the Life-Giving Cross (from November to May, the cathedral is closed).

    12:00 Arrival in Diveevo.

    Visit to the Holy Trinity Serafimo-Diveevsky Convent.

    You will walk through the territory of the Diveevsky monastery, get acquainted with its history and customs in the monastery. 

    You will visit the Trinity Cathedral, where the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov are kept, and the Transfiguration Cathedral. 

    In the temples it will be possible to venerate the holy relics, put candles. 

    Free time to submit notes and requests. 

    You will be able to buy candles, icons, books, crackers of St. Seraphim. 

    Walking along the Holy Groove of the Theotokos, reading the prayer to the Theotokos, "Hail Mary, Blessed Mary, the Lord is with You; blessed are you in women and blessed is the fruit of your womb, for you have given birth to the Savior of our souls." 

    Father Seraphim of Sarov bequeathed about the Groove: "When the century is over, the Antichrist will first remove crosses from churches and ruin monasteries, and he will ruin all monasteries! 

    And it will come to yours, and the Groove will be from the ground to the sky, and he cannot ascend to you, the Groove will not allow anywhere, so he will go away. 

    Whoever passes this Groove with prayer, and reads a hundred and fifty "Theotokos", that's all here: Athos, Jerusalem, and Kiev." 

    You can go to one of the refectories on the territory of the monastery and buy monastery pies, bread, pancakes. 

    14:00 Lunch is included in the price. 

    After that, you will have a trip to the spring (Seraphim of Sarov, Kazan or Mother Alexandra), the opportunity to collect holy water, plunge into the spring (optional), a cotton shirt (for women), a shirt (for men) is necessary. 

    19:00-20:00 Estimated time of arrival in Nizhny Novgorod on Lenin Square. 

    Accommodation at the hotel. 

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - Sightseeing tour of the city. Arrow. Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street. Rukavishnikov Manor
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* / Botany loft 3* / Parus 3* hotel or similar (2-bed with amenities)10 800
Ibis 3* / Botany loft 3* / Parus 3* hotel or similar (1-bed with amenities)
12 900

Ibis 3*, Botany loft 3*, Sail 3* (3-bed with amenities - 3-bed room 

with 3 separate beds or a superior room with a separate 

a sleeping place on request)

10 800
Marins Park Hotel 4* / Courtyard 4* / Azimuth 4* or similar (2-bed with amenities)11 900
Marins Park Hotel 4* / Courtyard 4* / Azimuth 4* or similar (1-bed with amenities)
14 100
Marins Park Hotel 4*, Azimuth 4*, Courtyard 4* (3-bed with amenities - superior room 
categories with a separate sleeping place on request)
11 900
 
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
2 days 1 night
Group meets at
Nizhniy Novgorod

Included in price

  • travel by a comfortable tourist class bus;
  • hotel accommodation;
  • escort services;
  • guided tour program;
  • meals according to the program: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch;
  • accident insurance.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Nizhny Novgorod and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;

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.

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 122
    5 – 6 Oct 2 days 1 night
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    12 – 13 Oct 2 days 1 night
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    19 – 20 Oct 2 days 1 night
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    26 – 27 Oct 2 days 1 night
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    2 – 3 Nov 2 days 1 night
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