The Golden Cauldron and the Red City. Autumn-winter tour to Kazan and Yoshkar-Ola for 5 days

A rich program for two amazing cities — Kazan and Yoshkar-Ola! The majestic architectural heritage, the ancient culture of the Tatar people, the unique originality of traditions, the national Mari and Tatar cuisine await you on this unusual journey.

Location

Tatarstan, Kazan
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 11 – 15 Oct
    • 25 – 29 Oct
    • 2 – 6 Nov
    • 8 – 12 Nov
    • 22 – 26 Nov
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Tatarstan, Kazan
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Island-city of Sviyazhsk
We will visit the ancient fortress built during the reign of Ivan the Terrible
Culinary journey
Let's try the national Tatar and Mari dishes
Ancient Bulgarian
Let's wander among the white-stone remains of the ancient buildings of the "Northern Mecca"

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of Kazan, excursion "Lights of Kazan" optional

    Independent arrival at the hotel.

    A shuttle service to the hotel is booked in advance and is available at an additional cost.

    The check-out time for the program from the hotel is fixed (see the “Important to know” section below for the check-out schedule from different hotels). 

    Guaranteed hotel accommodation after 14:00. You can leave your belongings free of charge in the hotel's luggage room.

    If tourists are late for departure for the excursion program, we ask you to urgently contact the emergency telephone number to coordinate the meeting place with the group.

    14:10 Meeting of tourists with a late arrival (train from St. Petersburg) with a sign "The Third Capital" at the railway station.

    Group transfer. Joining the excursion program. Sale of additional excursions, which you can purchase on request. 

    13:45 Lunch at a cafe or restaurant in the city. 

    The interactive program "Yakyn Duslar" will immerse you in the world of the ancient culture of the Tatar people. 

    Every nation of the world is unique, and its soul is unique, hidden in spiritual creativity — folklore. All tourists have the opportunity to touch the age-old culture of the Tatar people from the first minutes of their stay in Kazan. 

    14:50 Sightseeing tour "Legends and secrets of the millennial Kazan"

    To enjoy the original beauty of Kazan, to see with your own eyes the bright colors of its streets and squares, to find out where the untold treasures of the Kazan Khans are stored, and where the cauldron boiled without fire, you can go on a sightseeing tour. 

    The sights of the millennial city combine the culture of the West and the traditions of the East: The Old Tatar settlement, where the Tatar population lived since the XVI century, the oldest Marjani mosque, the Cloth settlement - industrial transformations of Peter I, fountain Square, Kaban Lake — its secrets and legends, the stylized village "Tugan avylym ("Native Village"), the new Puppet Theater, Kazan University, Freedom Square — cultural and the administrative center of Kazan. 

    17:20 Transfer to the hotel. Free time. 

    20:00 Additional evening sightseeing tour of the city "Lights of Kazan". The cost of the tour is 1100 rubles per tourist (the tour will take place with a minimum of 10 people).

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  • Day 2 - Travel to Bulgaria
  • Day 3 - Island-city of Sviyazhsk. Lunch "Culinary journey"
  • Day 4 - Excursion "Yoshkar-Ola amazing"
  • Day 5 - Kazan Bogoroditsky Monastery. Kazan Kremlin
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

Hotel, categoryPrice validity periodAdult ½ DBLChild (up to 7/14 years old)The third one in the roomSingle RoomExtra night per person DBL/SGLType of breakfast on tour
"Tour without accommodation" 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

2062019820/20220    
Tatarstan 3* Economy Center (economy room) TWIN/DBL

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

2702019820/2662027020341002300/4070The buffet
Davydov Inn 2* standard TWIN or DBL room 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

2882019820/2842028820338202750/4000The buffet
Crystal 3* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3062019820/3022030620350203200/4300The buffet
"Davydov Hotel 3* (standard TWIN/DBL) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3062019820/3022030620358203200/4500The buffet
Amaks Safar Hotel 3* (TWIN/DBL standard) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3062019820/3022030620346203200/4200The buffet
Ibis Hotel 3* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3142019820/3102031420386203400/5200The buffet
Bilyar Palace Hotel 4* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3142019820/3102031420398203400/5500The buffet
Suleiman Palace Hotel 4* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3142019820/3102031420370203400/4800The buffet
Park Hotel Center 3* (standard TWIN/DBL room)

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3142019820/31020-385403400/5180The buffet
"IT Park Hotel - City Center" 3* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3250019820/3210032500404203670/5650The buffet
Nogai 4* (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3302019820/3262033020378203800/5000The buffet
"The Korston Hotel Tower" 4* (Superior TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3302019820/3262033020398203800/5500The buffet
Relita Hotel 4* (standard TWIN/DBL)

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3302019820/3262033020398203800/5500The buffet
Grand Hotel Kazan 4* (standard TWIN/DBL)

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3522019820/3482035220426204350/6200The buffet
Chaliapin Palace Hotel (standard TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3782019820/37420-474205000/7400The buffet
Korston Royal Hotel 5* (DELUXE TWIN/DBL room) 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

3782019820/3742037820458205000/7000The buffet

Mirage Hotel 5* (DELUXE TWIN/DBL room) 

 

11.01.2024-24.04.2024

03.10.2024-25.12.2024

 

51820

 

19820/51420

 

51820

 

75820

 

8500/14500

 

The buffet

 

The rate is "Child under 7 years old" without providing a separate bed (breakfast is included). If necessary, you need to book a bed at the rate of "Student 8-14 years old".

Accommodation: SGL – single, DBL – double – 1 large bed, TWIN – double 2 separate beds, TRPL – triple, ExB – extra. place.

When choosing a hotel accommodation, breakfast is a buffet.

There is no connection.  A surcharge is required for single occupancy (if the tourist is traveling alone).

Mini-hotel "Davydov Inn" 2* or Hotel "AMAKS Safar" 3* or 4 nights
Mini-hotel "Davydov Inn" 2*

Davydov Inn is conveniently located in the central district of Kazan, 100 metres from Freedom Square, less than 1 km from Kazan Federal University and a 17-minute walk from the Annunciation Cathedral. The Peter and Paul Cathedral is 1.5 km away, the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is 1.8 km away, and the Al—Marjani Mosque is 2.1 km away. It offers a 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Rooms here will provide you with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Towels and bed linen are provided. Each room also has a wardrobe.

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Hotel "AMAKS Safar" 3*

AMAKS Safar Hotel is located in a high-rise building, 2 km from the city center and the Kremlin. It offers a nightclub and a sauna.

The spacious rooms at AMAKS Safar Hotel are equipped with a TV with cable channels and a work desk.

In the hotel's restaurant, guests can enjoy traditional dishes of Tatarstan and classic international dishes. The bar is open until late in the evening and serves a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, including locally produced ones.

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Hotel Kristall 3*

The hotel is located just a 2-minute walk from Kazan Train Station. It offers free Wi-Fi and private parking.

The rooms at the Kristall Hotel are decorated in a classic style and feature a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV and air conditioning.

The Kristall Hotel's restaurant serves European cuisine, and the bar serves a variety of cocktails.

The Kazan Kremlin is 1.3 km from the Kristall Hotel, and the pedestrian Bauman Street with shops and cafes is a 10-minute walk away. Kazan Airport is a 20-minute express ride from the train station.

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Davydov Hotel 3*

Davydov Hotel is located in Kazan and is located just 700 meters from the Kazan Fair Exhibition Center. The hotel is decorated in a modern style and has a 24-hour front desk. It offers free Wi-Fi and free private car parking.

The bright, air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. The bathroom is equipped with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

The hotel's restaurant serves a variety of Russian, European and Tatar dishes. A buffet breakfast is served every morning, and guests can enjoy drinks and snacks at the bar.

The Davydov Hotel is located 950 metres from the Kazan Zoo Botanical Garden and 3 km from the lively Karl Marx Street. The Kazan Kremlin is 4.5 km away.

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Park Hotel Center 3*

The three-star Park Hotel is located in Kazan, near the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and Kazan State University.

Transport accessibility: 25 km from Kazan airport, 2.1 km from Kazan-Passenger railway station.

In the room: max. 2+1 people, TV, shower, hairdryer, refrigerator, work desk, 1-double/ 2-double bed.

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Ibis Hotel 3*

Ibis Kazan Center Hotel is located in the heart of the city, a 5-minute walk from the Kazan Kremlin. It offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, a work desk and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

The Ibis Kazan Center's restaurant serves Tatarstan specialties and international cuisine. There is also a Rendez-Vous bar, where a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are served in an informal setting.

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Bilyar Palace Hotel 4*

Bilyar Palace Hotel is located in Kazan. It offers a restaurant, a bar, a shared lounge and a fitness center. Tugan Avylym Complex is less than 1 km away, while Freedom Square is 1.4 km away. Peter and Paul Cathedral is a 15-minute walk away. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. Airport transfers and room service can be arranged.

There is a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Some rooms have a view of the lake. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a safe and a flat-screen TV.

A buffet breakfast is served in the morning.

Guests are offered a range of wellness services. The hotel has a hot tub and a sauna.

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The Grand Hotel Kazan 4 *

The four-star Grand Hotel Kazan, which opened in early 2009, occupies a modern building.

The 17-storey hotel offers 215 rooms with panoramic views of the city. All spacious rooms are elegantly decorated and have a private bathroom.

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Suleiman Palace Hotel 4*

Suleiman Palace Hotel is a modern and comfortable hotel. It is a 10-minute drive from the railway station, 25 km from Kazan International Airport, 10 minutes from the river port; 100 meters from the hotel is the nearest metro station - "Tukaya Square".

A buffet breakfast is served every morning. There is a business bar on the ground floor of the hotel, where a variety of teas, types of coffee and a rich selection of elite alcoholic beverages are offered.

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Nogai Hotel 4*

Nogai Hotel is located in Kazan, 300 metres from Peter and Paul Cathedral and 4.4 km from Kazan Arena Stadium. It offers a children's playground and a restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available. The windows offer views of the city.

The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms have a seating area. There is a kettle, a hairdryer and a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

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Relita Hotel 4*

Relita-Kazan Hotel offers guests a wide range of services and amenities to ensure maximum comfort: 24/7 room service, free Wi-Fi in the rooms, taxi service, 24/7 check-in. Some rooms have a flat-screen TV, a mirror and towels. A fitness center, sauna, indoor swimming pool are at guests' disposal.

Each room of the hotel is equipped with: slippers, a kettle or a thermocup, a safe for storing valuables, IP-TV, air conditioning, tea set.In the bathroom: make-up mirror, hairdryer, shower, toiletries.

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Korston Tower Hotel 4*

The residents of the Korston Tower Hotel are accommodated in an ultra-modern 25-storey tower with 213 rooms of various comfort levels. The basis of the Korston Tower room stock consists of 1-2-bed Standard rooms with one double (DBL) or two separate (TWIN) beds. Each room has a bathroom (shower, toilet, bathrobes and slippers), satellite and cable TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe, air conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet.

The Korston Tower Hotel offers: several restaurants, including a panoramic Extra Lounge on the 25th floor of the hotel, a Viennese cafe, pizzeria and bars; a SPA with a Turkish and Finnish sauna, gym and massage room; for residents of the hotel complex there are: swimming pool, billiards, bowling, cinema, disco and children's park; laundry, ironing and dry cleaning services, city tours, transfers, underground Parking, as well as free Wi-Fi.

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Korston Royal Hotel 5*

The Korston Royal Hotel complex is located in the center of the capital of Tatarstan. The bus station of the city is 6.5 km away, it can be reached in 15 minutes. The train station is 4.7 km away, and it takes 10 minutes by public transport or car. The airport is 26 km away, and it takes 25 minutes by car. The restaurant "Le Buffet" invites guests to breakfast, which is organized according to the buffet system. The restaurant "Ju-Ju Bar" offers a la carte dishes. The hotel's fitness center allows tourists to visit the salt cave, gym and swimming pool.

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Chaliapin Palace Hotel 4*

The four-star Chaliapin Palace Hotel is located in the center of Kazan, next to the pedestrian zone on Bauman Street.

It offers 123 cozy and well-appointed rooms in a classic style.

A rich buffet breakfast is served every morning in the hotel's restaurant. The Kapella Restaurant serves delicious Tatar and Russian cuisine, as well as a variety of European dishes. The Piano Bar of the Chaliapin Hotel is open 24 hours a day with live piano music.

All guests of the Chaliapin Palace Hotel have free access to the fitness center with an indoor pool, gym and sauna.

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Mirage Hotel 5*

The five-star hotel overlooking the Kazan Kremlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is conveniently located near many of Kazan's attractions. The fanatical location of the hotel offers luxurious rooms and true hospitality.

The Mirage Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms of various categories, where an atmosphere of cleanliness and comfort reigns. Most of the rooms offer panoramic views of the city. All rooms are decorated in a modern style and feature a minibar and a TV with international channels. Bathrobes and slippers are also provided.

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Hotel "IT Park Hotel – City Center"

The affordable IT Park Hotel is located 1 km from the city center. A restaurant is waiting for visitors, where various dishes are served. Internet access is available on site. The hotel has a fitness center. There is a car parking at your disposal.

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Tatarstan Hotel 3* Economy Center

Tatarstan is a hotel complex located in the center of Kazan. Guests who arrive by car will be able to park it in the private parking adjacent to the hotel.

The 13-storey building of the hotel complex has 211 rooms, which are divided into various categories: from "beds" to "suites". All of them are comfortably and well equipped and equipped with necessary furniture, appliances and include a private bathroom. Vacationers have access to a free Wi-Fi network.

You can have a delicious and satisfying meal at the local bar and restaurant, which can accommodate up to 120 people.

Nearby attractions include: Tukaya Square, where you can admire the Arbat-style clock; Chaliapin Chamber Hall and Millennium Park. The nearest airport is 22.9 km away, and the train station is 1.4 km away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Tatarstan, Kazan

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel, when choosing a rate with accommodation;
  • meals according to the program (breakfast only when choosing a rate with accommodation);
  • bus service according to the program;
  • guided tours according to the program, services of a guide, a tour guide;
  • entrance tickets to the objects of the show according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Kazan and back;
  • meals not specified in the program + breakfast (when choosing a rate without accommodation);
  • accommodation in a hotel, when choosing a rate without accommodation;
  • private transfer from the train station/airport (booked in advance) — from 1000/1700 rubles per passenger car for up to 3 people;
  • additional excursion to the “House of Bai”:
    • adult — 2,300 rubles.;
    • a child under 14 years of age — 2,100 rubles.;
    • a child under 5 years old — 1,000 rubles.;
  • additional excursion "Lights of Kazan" — 1,100 rubles/person.;
  • rental of headphones for excursions on request – radio guides — the cost of 150 rubles per day of excursion service (paid on site).

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?
Departure schedule for the excursion program from the hotels
Additional program “The Hospitable house of Bai”
How does the radio equipment for excursions work?

Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 237
    11 – 15 Oct 5 days 4 nights
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    25 – 29 Oct 5 days 4 nights
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    2 – 6 Nov 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 237
    8 – 12 Nov 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 237
    22 – 26 Nov 5 days 4 nights
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