Pilgrimage to the Veliky Ustyug saints

We invite you to Orthodox Ustyug. In four days we will walk through ancient places, learn the history of the monasteries and churches of the city, visit the Barsukovo equestrian estate and the museum of New Year and Christmas toys. 

The tour is available on any dates on request from January 15, 2023.

Location

Vologda region, Velikoustyugsky municipal district, Valga settlement
from
US$ 260
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 5 Jul
    • 16 – 19 Jul
    • 30 Jul – 2 Aug
    • 13 – 16 Aug
    • 27 – 30 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 45 people
Group meet at
Vologda region, Velikoustyugsky municipal district, Valga settlement
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Guided tour of Veliky Ustyug
We will visit the most famous sights and be sure to take a picture for memory
Visit to the horse farm
Let's get charged with positive emotions from communicating with horses and, if desired, ride a horse
Religious education
We will see unique works of Ustyuzha icon painting, face sewing and rare books

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - A tour of Veliky Ustyug and a visit to the Cathedral of Procopius the Righteous

    Check-in at the hotel "On Valga".

    Lunch at the cafe-restaurant of GK "On Valga".

    Transfer to the city of Veliky Ustyug

    An inspection of the Cathedral Courtyard, a story about its temples, the history of Veliky Ustyug.

    Visit to the Cathedral of Procopius the Righteous

    The second cathedral of the Cathedral Courtyard is dedicated to Saint righteous Procopius, the heavenly patron saint of Veliky Ustyug. 

    A German by birth, he converted to Orthodoxy and remained forever in Russia, choosing one of the most difficult and great feats of Christian piety – foolishness for Christ's sake. 

    The first fool for Christ's sake in Russia, famous for numerous miracles, the most important of which was the salvation of Ustyug from destruction by a stone cloud, was canonized at the Council of 1547.

    Meeting and communication with Father Vyacheslav, if desired, blessing, anointing.

    Sightseeing of the Veliky Ustyug Embankment accompanied by a tour guide.

    Free time in the city. 

    Self-guided tour of the central part of the city.

    Dinner at the cafe-restaurant of the Group of Companies "On Valga"

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  • Day 2 - Visit to the Museum of Ancient Art, the Museum of Nature. Inspection of the Mikhailo-Arkhangelsk Monastery and the Church of the Myrrh-Bearing Women
  • Day 3 - A tour of the Dymkovo side of the city of Veliky Ustyug. Horse manor "Barsukovo"
  • Day 4 - Free time in Veliky Ustyug. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in a 3* hotel On Valga in a Standard room with a private bathroom.

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

AgeCost
Adult 22 800
Children (up to 14 years old)18 000

Group discount from 7 people – 10%. Please specify the details when booking.

Pets are welcome at the Na Valga Hotel. Regarding the participation of animals in excursions, it is necessary to specify separately.

Hotel On Valga 3 nights

Featuring a bar and a shared lounge, Na Valga Hotel is located in Veliky Ustyug. It offers a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. Room service is available upon request.

All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Towels and bed linen are provided in the rooms of the Na Valga Hotel.

A continental breakfast is served every morning.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 45 tourists
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Vologda region, Velikoustyugsky municipal district, Valga settlement

Included in price

  • accommodation in the Na Valga hotel complex in a Standard room for 4 days/3 nights;
  • transfer to the hotel complex from the airport or from the bus station of Veliky Ustyug and back; 
  • meals according to the program: breakfast (3), lunch (4), dinner (3);
  • the cost of entrance tickets to master classes and museums according to the program;
  • transportation services within the framework of the program;
  • guide services.

Paid extra

  • air tickets to Veliky Ustyug and back or railway tickets to Kotlas and back;
  • transfer from Kotlas to Veliky Ustyug/hotel complex "On Valga" and back (independently by bus/taxi or for an additional fee);
  • other additional 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?
Is the program final or can there be changes?
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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    15 Jan – 25 Dec
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  • US$ 260
    2 – 5 Jul 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 260
    16 – 19 Jul 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 260
    30 Jul – 2 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 260
    13 – 16 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 260
    27 – 30 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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