The pearls of the Northwest. Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, Izborsk and Pechory

From visiting ancient fortresses and monasteries to exploring unique artifacts and the fabulous beauty of wooden architecture, every day of this tour is filled with amazing discoveries. 

Join us on an exciting journey through Veliky Novgorod and Pskov to see the most vivid historical moments of ancient Russia!

Location

Veliky Novgorod
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 – 28 Jan, 2025
    • 9 – 11 Feb, 2025
    • 15 – 17 Mar, 2025
    • 22 – 24 Mar, 2025
    • 29 – 31 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Veliky Novgorod
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Nice rustic atmosphere
Visit Vitoslavlitsy and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Russian village life and learn the traditions of Novgorod peasants
A warm welcome
Get acquainted with the hospitality of Novgorod and treat yourself to sweets
The Kremlin face of Novgorod
Take a walk through the atmospheric Novgorod detinets and immerse yourself in the historical depths
Spiritual Power
Feel the atmosphere of spirituality and tranquility by visiting the Pskov-Pechersk Holy Dormition Monastery
Miraculous springs
Immerse yourself in local legends and taste the waters of the healing Slovenian springs

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The Kremlin complex. Excursion "The Shrine of the Novgorod land" - St. Sophia Cathedral (XI century)

    Arrival in Novgorod (we meet the train from Moscow and St. Petersburg). Meeting with the guide at the railway station at the main entrance from the platform.

    Guaranteed accommodation at the hotel at 14.00. Morning accommodation if possible. You can leave your belongings free of charge in the luggage room of the hotel.

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Visit to the Kremlin complex - a defensive structure in 1044, which was founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise – Vladychny Dvor, Likhudov building of the XVIII century., Magdeburg Gates of the XVII century., The Clock Bell of 1673., Sofia Belfry of the XVI century., Ancient bells of the XVI-XVII centuries., Monument "Millennium of Russia" 1862. – the history of the Russian state, imprinted in bronze.

    Excursion "The Shrine of the Novgorod land" - St. Sophia Cathedral (XI century) – an outstanding monument of ancient Russian architecture, where you will see authentic paintings of that time on the central dome. The shrine of the cathedral – the ancient miraculous icon of the Mother of God, the Wisdom of God, the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God or the Vladychnaya (Faceted) Chamber – is one of the most famous places in Veliky Novgorod.

    Lunch.

  • Day 2 - Yaroslav's Courtyard, St. George's Monastery, "Vitoslavlitsy" and departure to Pskov
  • Day 3 - Pskov, Izborsk and Pechory
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in a hotel of your choice in Veliky Novgorod and Pskov.

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

Veliky Novgorod State / Pskov StatePrice validity periodDouble roomSingle roomAdditional place
Veliky Novgorod: Sadko 3*
Pskov: Oktyabrskaya 3*, Rizhskaya 3*
26-28.01; 09.02-11.02;
15.03-17.03 ;22.03-24.03;
29.03-31.03;
196482054418253
Veliky Novgorod: Intourist 3*
Pskov: Oktyabrskaya 3*, Rizhskaya 3*
26-28.01; 09.02-11.02;
15.03-17.03 ;22.03-24.03;
29.03-31.03;
196482099218253
Veliky Novgorod: Volkhov 4*
Pskov: Pokrovsky 4*Podznoev's Yard 4*, Old Estate 4*
26-28.01; 09.02-11.02;
15.03-17.03
226562766019456

Veliky Novgorod: Volkhov 4*
Pskov: Pokrovsky 4*, Podznoev's Yard 4*, Old Estate 4*

Please specify the prices when booking for this period
22.03-24.03;
29.03-31.03;
231042791719456

For any accommodation option, the discount for a child under 14 years old is 600 rubles.

Sadko 3* or Intourist 3* or 1 night
Sadko 3*

The Sadko Hotel is located in the historical part of Veliky Novgorod. 

The hotel is located in a 5-storey building. All rooms at the hotel have cable TV and a private bathroom. 

A wide range of Russian and European dishes are served in the Sadko restaurant. Guests can enjoy homemade cakes at the cafe, as well as a selection of drinks at the lobby bar. 

Guests can visit the hairdressing salon of the Sadko Hotel during their stay at the hotel. There is also a shop in the hotel where handmade souvenirs from Novgorod are sold. 

The hotel is located about 1 km from St. Sophia Cathedral and 2 km from Lake Ilmen. Moscow and St. Petersburg can be reached directly via the nearby M10 motorways.

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Another option
Intourist 3*

The Intourist Hotel is located in Veliky Novgorod. It offers free access to a free Wi-Fi network. Car owners will be able to use private parking. If necessary, you can use a washing machine and ironing facilities.

The hotel offers 118 rooms decorated in a modern style. They are equipped with everything that is so necessary for a cozy and comfortable stay. The bathroom must have a hairdryer and personal hygiene products.

In the morning, you can order a delicious breakfast at a reasonable price. Products can be purchased in the nearest shops and supermarkets. You can also have a delicious meal at the nearest restaurant.

A conference room for 60 people is specially equipped for business people on the territory. It is fully equipped with special appliances and furniture.

Next to the hotel there is the Church of Simeon the God-Giver, the drama theater named after F. M. Dostoevsky, as well as the Dukhov Monastery. The distance to the airport is approximately 187 kilometers.

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Another option
Volkhov 4*

The Volkhov Hotel is located in the center of Veliky Novgorod, a few minutes' walk from the ancient Kremlin and the Sofia Embankment. 

It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, a TV and a mini fridge. The windows overlook the park or the courtyard. 

The Volkhov Hotel's restaurant serves delicious dishes of European and Russian cuisine. The lobby bar serves a variety of wines and other drinks.

A Finnish sauna is available on site.

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Riga 3* or October 3* or 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Veliky Novgorod

Included in price

  • accommodation in a hotel of the selected category;
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches; 
  • excursion service according to the tour program;
  • transport support according to the tour program;
  • tickets Veliky Novgorod-Pskov (railway);
  • group meeting and departure at the railway station (landmark for Moscow train No. 42/41);
  • guide services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Veliky Novgorod and back from Pskov;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • souvenirs.

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?
Are there any possible changes in the program?
Are there any discounts on the tour?
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    26 – 28 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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    9 – 11 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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    15 – 17 Mar, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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