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Mouzenidis Intour by Dkuzmin@mzt.ru - 3w ago
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Murmansk is a city-hero, located above the Arctic Circle at the 69th parallel on a rocky east coast of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea. This is the biggest non-freezing port of the Russian arctic coast and the biggest city above the Arctic Circle in the world. You will see the Arctic gates – hundreds of cranes, ships in harbors, making up the peculiar beauty of the northern marine city. You will visit the nuclear icebreaker “Lenin” (it became a museum nowadays) and the most northern oceanarium, heart of the city – Five corners square, Memorial to the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic 1941-1945, Monuments to the icebreakers “Chelyuskin” and “Yermak”, Memorial to the victims of the intervention in 1918, monument to the anti-Hitler coalition, Church of the Savior on Waters, Lake Semenovskoe, an observation deck at Cape Zeleny, etc.

Day 1
12:10 – Meeting at the airport and transfer to the center of the city.
13:30 – Lunch in a city cafe.
14:00 – Bus tour “Murmansk is the Capital of the Polar region” along all the main city sights.
17:00 – Visiting the first nuclear icebreaker “Lenin”. On December 3, 1959, the nuclear-powered icebreaker Lenin, the first surface vessel with a nuclear power plant, was put into operation. It was built to ensure the efficient operation of the Northern Sea Route in case of the difficult ice conditions.
18:30 – Check in at the hotel “Azimut”, leisure time.
20:00 – Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2
Kirovsk city (December – April).
07:30 – Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 – Departure to Kirovsk (220km).
12:00 – Arrival in Kirovsk.
Visiting the Exhibition Center “Apatit” OJSC. The Museum and Exhibition Center of the Apatit JSC is one of the most prominent and most visited tourism facilities in the city of Kirovsk, Murmansk Region. The Museum and Exhibition Center is located in the very heart of Kirovsk, in the most recognizable building with a clock tower. The Museum and Exhibition Center has eight exhibition halls, a conference hall, an exhibition hall and a gallery. The exhibition halls are equipped with models of mining with multimedia equipment. In 2016, a new multimedia exposition was opened in the tower of the Museum-Exhibition Center “Journey from the bowels of the Earth to the atmosphere”, and in 2017 the exhibition “The Life and Manners of the Russian Empire” with a rich collection of Russian household items was opened.
13:30 – Lunch.
14:00 – Excursion to the Snow Village. The Snow Village is included in the Russian Guinness Book of Records – it is a unique project, which has been successfully implemented since 2008. As soon as the first snow falls in Khibiny, snow construction begins at the foot of ьount Vudyavrchorr. Preparation for it is the most thorough and painstaking: the theme of the “Snow Village” is determined in advance, snow is being prepared and sculptors come to the site. Snow is an unusual material, but it allows you to create incredible in its beauty figures and images, to realize the most ambitious plans. The idea of ​​the “Snow Village” is always unique, each time it is a new building with its halls, corridors, intricate designs and, of course, a unique spirit. All the buildings made of snow are made by human hands: the walls of the future Village appear from ordinary snow cubes, and the interior of the winter halls receive visible outlines.
Entertainment program along the way.
16:00 – Departure to Murmansk.
20:30 – Dinner at the hotel. Leisure time.

Teriberka (June – November).
07:30 – Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 – Departure to Teriberka village (120km.)
A village in the Kola district of the Murmansk region. Center of the same name rural settlement. It is located on the Murmansk coast of the Kola Peninsula at the mouth of the river of the same name, at its confluence with the Teriberskaya Bay of the Barents Sea. The way to Teriberka itself gives us a significant part of all the impressions of the trip. The road runs along stunning views of nature – endless tundra, menacing hills and rocks, passes and gorges.
11:30 – Arrival in Teriberka, hiking tour to the sea coast where you can see the “dragon eggs shore”.
12:30-15:30 – Hiking tour to the Battery Falls, which originates in the lake of the same name. The waterfall carries its waters into the open Barents Sea.
15:30 – Return to the bus.
16:30 – Departure to Murmansk.
19:30 – Dinner at the hotel. Leisure time.

Day 3
08:00 – Breakfast at the hotel, check out.
08:30 – Departure to the “Sami village”. Recently, the “Sami village” museum where everyone can get acquainted with the life and culture of the Sami has gained great popularity. The Murmansk region is the only region where the Sami are represented in Russia. There are wooden images of Sami idols right on the street. They say that in order to fulfill a cherished wish, it is necessary to embrace the statue, whisper a desire and cajole it with a yellow coin. Sami sincerely believe that such communication with spirits helps to solve everyday issues. There is also a small petting zoo, which contains the indigenous species of the Kola Peninsula: northern blue polar foxes, rabbits, reindeers and others. Guests will be shown and told in detail about these amazing animals, which helped people to survive in harsh environmental conditions. You are allowed to feed and pet the animals – this especially brings a lot of joy to children. The local reindeer breeder is ready to talk for hours about his wards, who are absolutely tame and not afraid of people. On the streets of the village there are Kuvakis – a national type of dwelling in which the Sami lived and sheltered from the weather.
10:30 – Excursion along the Sami village. Acquaintance with the culture and life of the Sami people, the rite of “sacrifice” according to the ancient rite (requires small coins), Sami games: throwing the “nyertal” (lasso), Sami ball game, acquaintance with reindeer, feeding, reindeer sledding, photographing in national Sami clothes (included in the tour price).
12:30 – Dinner: fish soup, Sami tea, bread (included in price) You can additionally order a roast venison, or a fish with a side dish (ordered in advance, 5 eur per person).
13:30 – Departure to Murmansk.
16:00- Transfer to the Murmansk airport.

*Order of the excursions can be changed by the tour operator.

Inclusions:
All activities (with tickets to museums and excursion service (according the program);
Guide services;
Accomodation at the Azimut hotel;
Meals according the program;
Transfers according the program.

Optional:
22:00-01:00 – “Hunting for Northern Lights” excursion (in case of favorable weather conditions, available since September till April), 20€ per person, 5 persons min.

Attention! The Company is not responsible in case of an unsuccessful hunt for the Northern Lights. No refunds.

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Mouzenidis Intour by Aabramova@intour-mzt.ru - 2M ago

What is Armenia? Armenia is a country with the ancient and legendary history: Armenia is the carved of stones khachkars; Armenia is the noise of water of the lake Sevan; Armenia is mount Ararat, the legendary mount described in the Bible where Noah landed his Ark; Armenia is generousness and hospitality of it’s inhabitants; Armenia is the flavor of shashlik (grilled meat) attracting guests to the table like a magnet; Armenia is the sounds of the musical instrument duduk which the Armenian people shrine in their hearts.
In XII B.C. the formation of the Armenian people had already started on the territory of the Armenian highland. And in 80-70 years B.C. the major government had been already created under the rule of Tigrane II the Great – this was the Kingdom of the Great Armenia covering the area from the Caspian Sea till Palestine and Egypt. The significant moment in the history of this country is the adoption of Christianity as the government religion because Armenia was the first country which have done it. Next event which has the significant historical role is the creation of the Armenian alphabet by Mesrop Mashtots. From the ancient years through Armenia the Great silk roads were laying and connecting Rome with Iran, India and China.
Present-day Armenia is a fast developing government, the population of the country is 3 000 000 people. From the ancient till the modern times the Armenian people often lost the independence but they never lost faith. They were overburdened with oppression of events and times, but they never lost the strength of mind. At present Armenia is the top of the mountains and the medieval monasteries, the land keeping in memory the Great Flood and the demise of the ancient civilizations, the place where the best cognac is producing, so we can continue describing this country to no end.
In Armenia you can enjoy of the great mountain landscapes, the majority of the real ancient sites which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list for a long time. The local people have a sincere kindness. However along with the chains of mountains on the small territory of the country 9480 rivers and about 100 picturesque lakes find the space to be.
The northeast part of the country is famous for the beech trees and oak forests. And if to reach the south part of the country, you can see the unique view, the largest plan-tree grove. In Armenia there are also the mineral springs and the mud fields. To recuperate the health and experience all the charms of the spa services we offer to visit Dilijan which is famous for its spa hotels or Jermuk which is famous for the hot and cold springs.
The followers of the active lifestyle and extreme kinds of sports will more appreciate Tsakhkadzor, this is a main mountain ski resort of the country. It is better to value the tastes of the famous cognac Ararat in that place where it is produced, namely in the famous Yerevan cognac factory distillery! And these are only the few things which can be told about Armenia’s gastronomy! We offer You to visit this corner of the Earth to be sure that the abovementioned facts are true!

Day 1
Arrival at the international airport Zvartnots, meeting with the representatives of the travel agency, transfer to the hotel.
Walking sightseeing tour, visit of the main sights of Yerevan. Our walk begins from the heart of Yerevan, the Square of Republic, which is known by the vocal fountains; the building of the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the established monument for the great composer Aram Khachaturyan; the Swan Lake with the picturesque Arno Babajanian monument; the France Square and the art work by Auguste Rodin at this square and, of course, the well known Yerevan Cascade that became the centre of the modern art named in honor of Gerard Cafesjian. After that we’ll have a tasteful dinner at a traditional Armenian restaurant.

Day 2 Saghmosavank – Letters Alley – Armenia Wine Company
Breakfast at a hotel.
Today we take route to the north of Armenia, to the monastery Saghmosavank (the monastery of Psalms), which according to the legend was established by Saint Gregory the Illuminator above the picturesque canyon of the river Kasagh 17 centuries ago. The view from the very edge of the canyon is great and frightening at the same time.
The next journey is to the Letters Alley; the monuments were created in 2005 to coincide with the date of 1600 years of the Armenian alphabet. On the hillside Aragats we are faced with 39 letters made of tufa together with their creator Mesrop Mashtots. After we get acquainted with the Armenian alphabet we have the gastronomic joy, this is an excursion to the wine factory Armenia Wine, which is followed with the degustation of the best Armenian wine. The Armenia Wine company is the largest wine company in Armenia which produces not only wine but also cognac and vodka. The factory produces the high quality wine out of the unique, local sorts of grapes which are differ due to the tasteful and qualitative characters.
Return to a hotel.

Day 3 Khor Virap – Areni –Noravank- Tatev
Breakfast at a hotel.
From Yerevan we move to one of the religious worship and significant monastery of Armenia Tatev. On our way we visit the monastery Khor Virap located nearby to the mountain Ararat. It is located on one of the hills of the ancient city Artashat which was one of the capitals of Armenia. Earlier on this hill there was the royal prison where the first catholicos (patriarch) of Armenia Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for a long time. Khor is translated from Armenian as deep, Virap is a hollow. Further on our way we have the pleasant stop in the winemaking village Areni. Here we have an opportunity to visit the winery Areni with the degustation of the different fruit wine and taste several kinds of fruit vodka, and also see how these drinks are produced and learn the production line. In the village Areni the Bird Cave was discovered where the most ancient winery (4100 years B.C.) was found and the most ancient leather shoes in the world (5500 years). Overcome the deep picturesque cave Amagu we will come to be on the territory of one of the most difficult of approach monasteries of the medieval Armenia, it is called Noravank. Nor is translated from Armenian as new, and Vank as monastery. Next to the ruined church of John the Baptist in XII century the church of Saint Stephen was built, for this reason the monastery was called the new one. In 1339 the church of Saint Mary, mother of Jesus, which is the bright sample of the Armenian Gothic architecture was build. The church is located among the red rocks what makes the special atmosphere around it.
Lunch at a traditional Armenian restaurant.
Next upon our route we have a flight journey by the cableway Wings of Tatev, wich holds the record for the Longest non-stop double track cable car. You will have a unique opportunity to enjoy of the landscapes of the picturesque canon of the river Vorotan. Tatev monastery was established in X c. and in XIV c. it became famous all over the world for one of the best universities of the Middle Ages.
Return to a hotel.

Day 4 Etchmiadzin – Zvartnots
Breakfast at a hotel.
On this day we will visit the religious centre of Armenia, Saint Etchmiadzin. In 301 Armenia adopted Christianity as the government religion. That year they started constructing the first Christian church Saint Etchmiadzin; Etchmiadzin is translated into English as the place of the Descent of the Only-begotten. Based on the sayings the God pointed with the help of the big fire hammer Gregory the Illuminator the place of the first Christian church. From the dates of the perishioners it became biger and biger in the size and the church was being rebuilt until XX c. Etchmiadzin is represented as the religious city, on its territory you can see the religious seminary, frater (monastery dinner room), the monk’s cells, the library (book storeroom), a lot of the Khachkars, the baptistery and the residence of the Armenian Catholicos. Etchmiadzin is best known for the rich religious museum in which you can see the Holy Spear of Longinus, the piece of the Noah’s ark, Life-giving Cross (the chip from the Cross on which Jesus the Christ was crucified), the parts of the hallows of the Saint John the Baptist and the other religious values. And we also visit the complex Zvartnots and the church of the Saint Hripsime. The ruins of the temple of XII c strikes of its majesty and fine carving. The church of the Saint Hripsime 618 y. is the pearl of th Armenian architecture. All above mentioned monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Return to a hotel.

Day 5 Free day
Breakfast at a hotel
Optional trip to Tsaghkadzor. Sevan Lake and the spa town Dilijan Tsaghkadzor is situated on the height 1800 m above sea level. During the Soviet period Tsaghkadzor was recognized as one of the best resort places of the country. A lot of spa hotels and sports grounds were built here. Tsaghkadzor became rather more popular when the USSR authority made decision that the Soviet teams of different kind of sports trained in Tsaghkadzor before the international competitions as here the jump of hemoglobin level conduced to the better physical well-being of the sportsmen. Further we take a route to the spa town Dilijan. The spa town is one of the most popular mountain climate resorts in Armenia; it is called as a small Switzerland on the territory of Armenia for its unique nature. Dilijan is located among high mountains which are covered the dick woods. The town is incredibly beautiful: picturesque streets, nice nature around with mountains, forests and lakes and a great number of historical sightseeing. Visiting the complex Old Dilijan we get ourselves in 19 c. and due to the typical architecture of that time we feel the breath of old Dilijan.
Return to a hotel.

Day 6 City Tour in Yerevan – Visit of Matenadaran and Yerevan Cognac Factory ArArAt
Breakfast at a hotel.
Yerevan is one of the most ancient cities of the world, est. in 782 years C.E. by the King of Urartu Argishti I. Because of the pink tone of tufa which was used for construction of the majority of the city buildings, Yerevan is poetically called «the pink city».
In Yerevan there are about 5000 cultural monuments. The park of Victory is one of the greenest city squares, where the monument Mother Armenia is placed and there is a pleasant view on the city. During our excursion we visit The Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts; it is in possession of a collection of nearly 17 000 manuscripts. This day we also visit the famous Yerevan cognac house ArArAt where we have opportunity to taste and buy the legend Armenian cognac.
Return to a hotel.

Day 7 Garni – Geghard – lake Sevan
Breakfast is at a hotel.
On the way to Garni our first stop is at Charents arch from which opens up the all-around view to the mountain Ararat. The pagan temple in the fortress Garni is one of the popular touristic routes of Armenia. Due to the location over the picturesque canyon of the river Azat the temple is in beautiful harmony with the surrounding landscape. 24 columns add to it the graceful architectural shape. This peripter was built in I C.E. and is the bright sample of the Greco-Roman culture (the Hellenistic period) in Armenia. On the territory of the complex the royal baths, the ruins of the royal palace and the winery are well-preserved. Upon your wish we can add to the main tour route the trip to the canyon of the river Azat where you can see the unique nature phenomenon under name Symphony of Stones.
Next stop is the rock miracle of Armenia – the monastery Geghard est. IV-XIII C.E. This was the place where the Holy Spear had been kept before it was removed to the cathedral church Saint Entchmiadzin. During 40 years in XIII the rock rooms were being carved. Fantastical acoustics and monastery interior will make you feel the strong energy that is wrapped with centuries. Next we hold a course for one of the largest high mountain fresh lakes – Sevan. This pearl of Armenia is located at height of 2000 m. above sea level. The chains of mountains conserve and take care of this valuable fresh water reservoir with an area of 1240 sq.m. Sevan peninsula is famous for its monastic complex Sevanavank est. in VIII-IX C.E. After you ascend a flank of peninsula, the all-round view to Sevan will be opened up in front of you. The year around Sevan brings joy to the guests with the tastes of fish and in summer time with the warm water. Here you can feast on shashliks made of whitefish, trout, crayfish and enjoy the famous delicacy luleh kebab made of crayfish tails.
Return to a hotel.

Day 8 Markets of Yerevan
Breakfast at a hotel.
Visiting of art market Vernissage and GUM. Vernissage is situated in the centre of Yerevan, not far from the Republic Square between the Aram and Buzanda streets and occupy the whole quarter. It works every day, but on the week-end it is rather more interesting here. There are the hand-made wooden chess and nardy (backgammon game set), ceramics, hand-made jewels, decorations, traditional musical instruments, carpets, paintings and souvenir plates. Everything except some exclusive items is at a low price. You can see there the exclusive items, so the collectors highly appreciate this market. GUM is a big market located close to the center. Could it be Yerevan without the bright and vibrant market, where you can buy not only the fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, oriental sweets? Definitely no!
Check-out. Transfer to the airport and departure.

The tour price includes:
• Transfers during the whole tour (comfortable bus)
• 7/8 excursion days accompanied by the English speaking guide
• Meals according the programm (breakfast + 1 lunch)
• Extra entrance tickets to museums and archeological areas.

The tour price does not include:
• International flights;
• Extra personal costs.

*The company has the right to change the sequence of excursions.

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If there is a city that is emblematic of Russia’s journey from the medieval period, through the Imperial Era, past the Soviet Union to the present day, it is Moscow. The architecture of the Russian capital is like a tapestry – weaving together disparate architectural styles into something greater than the sum of its parts. 

Moscow is not just a monument to Russia’s eventful past. Far from it. The city is one of the most fertile for architects, as major new projects are commissioned, constructed or completed seemingly every day. Architecture studios and design houses inhabit Moscow’s every corner, with plenty of international bureaus joining in the architectural activity.

If there is a city that is emblematic of Russia’s journey from the medieval period, through the Imperial Era, past the Soviet Union to the present day, it is Moscow. The architecture of the Russian capital is like a tapestry – weaving together disparate architectural styles into something greater than the sum of its parts. 

Moscow is not just a monument to Russia’s eventful past. Far from it. The city is one of the most fertile for architects, as major new projects are commissioned, constructed or completed seemingly every day. Architecture studios and design houses inhabit Moscow’s every corner, with plenty of international bureaus joining in the architectural activity.

If there is a city that is emblematic of Russia’s journey from the medieval period, through the Imperial Era, past the Soviet Union to the present day, it is Moscow. The architecture of the Russian capital is like a tapestry – weaving together disparate architectural styles into something greater than the sum of its parts. 

Moscow is not just a monument to Russia’s eventful past. Far from it. The city is one of the most fertile for architects, as major new projects are commissioned, constructed or completed seemingly every day. Architecture studios and design houses inhabit Moscow’s every corner, with plenty of international bureaus joining in the architectural activity.

If there is a city that is emblematic of Russia’s journey from the medieval period, through the Imperial Era, past the Soviet Union to the present day, it is Moscow. The architecture of the Russian capital is like a tapestry – weaving together disparate architectural styles into something greater than the sum of its parts. 

Moscow is not just a monument to Russia’s eventful past. Far from it. The city is one of the most fertile for architects, as major new projects are commissioned, constructed or completed seemingly every day. Architecture studios and design houses inhabit Moscow’s every corner, with plenty of international bureaus joining in the architectural activity.

If there is a city that is emblematic of Russia’s journey from the medieval period, through the Imperial Era, past the Soviet Union to the present day, it is Moscow. The architecture of the Russian capital is like a tapestry – weaving together disparate architectural styles into something greater than the sum of its parts. 

Moscow is not just a monument to Russia’s eventful past. Far from it. The city is one of the most fertile for architects, as major new projects are commissioned, constructed or completed seemingly every day. Architecture studios and design houses inhabit Moscow’s every corner, with plenty of international bureaus joining in the architectural activity.

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Mouzenidis Intour by Aabramova@intour-mzt.ru - 2M ago

Day 1

Meeting with a driver at the airport / railway station upon your arrival in Kazan. Transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening at leisure

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 4-hour guided city tour, including visit of the Kazan Kremlin, which has been serving as a main historic citadel of Tatarstan, dated from the period of Ivan the Terrible. It remains unique architectural and historical monuments, and takes place among the most remarkable world heritage.
Our professional guide will escort you on a route that includes:
The Kazan Kremlin: the Spasskaya tower, the Qol Sharif mosque, the Pushechny Dvor (cannon yard), the Suyumbike tower;
The Kazan Federal University;
The Old Tatar Settlement;
The Kaban lake;
Tatar State Puppet theater “Ekiyat”;
Kremlevskaya Street;
The Liberty Square;
Walk along the Bauman st. – “Kazan Arbat”;
The Palace of Farmers;
Millennium bridge;
Panoramic observation deck “Kazan bowl”;
Kazan arena stadium.
Evening at leisure.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel, free time.
Hotel check out.
Transfer to the airport/railway station.

The package price includes:

• Accommodation based on two people sharing a double/twin room at Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4* or Grand Hotel Kazan 4* on BB basis;
• Kazan city tour;
• Entrance tickets to the Kremlin;
• All transfer costs according the program;
• Visa invitation support.

The package price does not include:

• International flights;
• Any meals, beverages, sightseeing entrance fees not specified in the inclusions;
• Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest;
• Extra personal costs.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

The great Bolgars”

Visiting the Bolgar historical and architectural reserve. Earlier the capital of the powerful feudal state, the Bolgars became “North Mecca” for all the Muslims of Russia. Wonderful white-stone constructions, fortresses, mosques, mausoleums, minarets became an integral part of the Kama river landscape, which was highly estimated by Peter the Great in the beginning of XVIII century and became a reserve. The highway Kazan – the Bolgars (193 km) runs across the territory of the former Volga Bulgaria. The archeologists and historians have found many valuable evidence of the greatness of the state. There is a museum of history, exhibition hall, souvenirs shop, cafe and a small hotel on the territory of the reserve.

Duration: 10 hours

Rate: 125 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services, entrance fee

The Virgin Monastery of Raifa”

The Raifa hermitage is 32 km from Kazan. While traveling there you will get to know about the origins of Orthodoxy in Middle Volga region, the monastery construction peculiarities and the monks’ way of life. In the convent you will be introduced to the history of the monastery, the word “Raifa”. You will visit the Cathedral and touch the icon of the Virgin of Georgia which will definitely leave a long-lasting impression on you. There is a majestic nature surrounding the monastery – pine-wood, the holy lake and holy well spring will allow you to understand our spiritual origins deeper.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Rate: 72 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services

Sviyazhsk or Zöyä”

There’s a wonderful island in 25 km from Kazan, up the Volga river. Here in 1551 a wooden fortress was built by the Russian craftsmen which became the outpost of Ivan the Terrible’s army before the assault of Kazan. Notwithstanding the great destruction the unique religious buildings and structures remain there, which became monasteries today. It takes 2 hours to get to the island by the river, while traveling there you will be able to see old Russian villages steeped in divine nature.
Duration: 5 hours

Rate: 80 EUR (min. 2 persons)

Inclusions: english-speaking guide, transport services

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Mouzenidis Intour by Dkuzmin@mzt.ru - 2M ago

Day 1

Arrival to St.Petersburg. Meeting with a driver. Transfer to the hotel Vvedensky 4*
Check-in after 14.00
Overnight at the hotel

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel
10.00 Sightseeing tour: Excursion to Peter & Paul’s Fortress (territory)
Coach & guide from 10:00 till 14:00
Overnight at the hotel

Day 3

Breakfast at hotel
Day at leisure
Overnight at the hotel

Day 4

Breakfast at hotel
Check-out till 12:00
Meeting with a guide in the hotel’s lobby. Transfer to the airport

The package price includes:

• Accommodation in a double/twin room shared in hotel Vvedensky 4* (on BB basis);
• Individual transfers: airport – hotel – airport;
• Sightseeing tour;
• Peter & Paul fortress;
• English/Spanish/Italian/German/French speaking guide for excursions.
• Visa invitation support.

​The package price does not include:

• Porterage at hotels, airports, r/w station;
• Meals (except breakfast);
• Registration fee at hotel in SPB (3.5 EUR, to be paid on spot).

Supplements:

• Excursion to Hermitage museum – 55 EUR/pax;
• Extra night in the hotel – 60 EUR per room.

*The excursion program can be changed due to museums days off and other reasons without changing the number and quality of services.

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Mouzenidis Intour by Dkuzmin@mzt.ru - 2M ago

 

Day 1

Arrival at Moscow airport. Meeting with a driver in the arrival zone, transfer to the hotel Holiday Inn Lesnaya 4*. Check-in after 14:00
Overnight at the hotel

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 Sightseeing tour: Red Square, Garden Aleksandrovsky, Zaryadye park
Metro Tour
Coach & guide from 10:00 till 16:00
Overnight at the hotel

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel
Day at leisure
Overnight at the hotel

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel
Check-out till 12:00
Meeting with a driver in the hotel’s lobby. Transfer to the airport or railway station

The package price includes:

• Accommodation in a double/twin room shared in Holiday Inn Lesnaya 4* (on BB basis);
• Individual transfers: airport – hotel – airport transfer;
• Sightseeing tour;
• Metro tour;
• English/Spanish/Italian/German/French speaking guide for excursions;
• Visa invitation support.

The package price does not include:

• Porterage at hotels, airports, r/w station;
• Meals (except breakfast).

Supplements:

• Kremlin territory and cathedrals (2 hour tour) – 39 EUR/pax;
• Radisson Cruise – 17 EUR / per ticket;
• Extra night in the hotel – 60 EUR per room .

*The excursion program can be changed due to museums days off and other reasons without changing the number and quality of services.

We offer you to contunue your trip and visit Saint-Petersburg for an additional 4 day tour (Sapsan train Moscow – St.Petersburg, economy cl, from 75 EUR/pax)

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Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace is officially located in the house of Lobanov-Rostovsky, a former noble residence. At Lobanov-Rostovsky times, an ardent collector of things and the owner of an invaluable library, the decoration of the house was distinguished by its luxury and wealth, the modern hotel retains the same atmosphere. Hotel overlooking a beautiful view of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Alexander Garden, Admiralty and situated just 300 m from the Dvortsovaya Square and The Hermitage Museum.

Constructed/ Renovation: 1820/ 2013
Adress:
Voznesensky Prospekt 1, Saint Petersburg.
The nearest metro station:
“Admiralteiskaya” – 400 m.
Airport:
Pulkovo – 15 km.
Railway stations:
Moskovsky – 3 km.

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Murmansk is a city-hero, located above the Arctic Circle at the 69th parallel on a rocky east coast of the Kola Bay of the Barents Sea. This is the biggest non-freezing port of the Russian arctic coast and the biggest city above the Arctic Circle in the world. You will see the Arctic gates – hundreds of cranes, ships in harbors, making up the peculiar beauty of the northern marine city. You will visit the nuclear icebreaker “Lenin” (it became a museum nowadays) and the most northern oceanarium, heart of the city – Five corners square, Memorial to the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic 1941-1945, Monuments to the icebreakers “Chelyuskin” and “Yermak”, Memorial to the victims of the intervention in 1918, monument to the anti-Hitler coalition, Church of the Savior on Waters, Lake Semenovskoe, an observation deck at Cape Zeleny, etc.

Day 1:
09:50 Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel in the center of the city;
11:30-12:30 Visiting the first nuclear icebreaker “Lenin”;
13:00 Transfer to the Azimut hotel, chek-in;
14:00 Lunch;
14:30 Murmansk sightseeing bus tour;
19:00 Dinner at the hotel;
«Hunting for the Northen Lights» (in case of a clear weather);
Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2: Sami village
There is a very special and unusual place on the Kola Peninsula – the Sami village 110km away from Murmansk, and it’s a wonderful place! Sami is an indigenous people of the Murmansk region, northern Norway, Sweden and Finland.
07:30-08:00 Breakfast at the hotel;
08:30 Departure to the Saami village;
10:30 Arrival in the Saami village;
Excursion on the territory of the settlement: acquaintance with the culture, reindeer sleigh ride;
Lunch: fish soup (“ukha”), venison with potatoes, herbal tea;
Taking photos in national Saami clothes;
15:30 Arrival back to Murmansk;
Leisure time;
20:00 Dinner and accomodation at the hotel.

Day 3: Teriberka
Pomeranian village is located at the bank of the river Teriberka, 125km away from Murmansk. The first mention about this settlement is related approximately to 1523. During the excursion you will learn the history of this place, its everyday life, enjoy beautiful views of Barents Sea and a magnificent waterfall that flows into the Arctic Ocean and etc.
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel;
09:00 Departure to the Teriberka village
Hunting for the Northern Lights during the ride;
12:30 Arrival in the Teriberka village
Зhoto session on the coast of the Arctic Ocean;
13:00-14:00 Lunch;
16:30 Departure to Murmansk;
Hunting for the Northern Lights during the ride;
20:00 Arrival at the hotel
20:30 Dinner at the hotel

Day 4:
Breakfast at the hotel;
Transfer to the Murmansk airport

Inclusions:
All activities (with tickets to museums and excursion service (according the program);
Guide services;
Accomodation at the Azimut hotel;
Meals according the program;
Transfers according the program.

Attention! The Company is not responsible in case of an unsuccessful hunt for the Northern Lights. No refunds.

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