Welcome to Tatarstan
Description of the tour
Welcome to Tatarstan, wich located in the Volga Federal District!
Its capital is the city of Kazan, famous for its unique and distinctive culture, architecture and history. The best way to get acquainted with the mysteries of Kazan, without missing important details — book a guided tour to Kazan. Carefully planned excursions and tours of Kazan will be the best solution for organized groups and individual tourists.
In the tour you will also see situated in 30 km from the capital scenic beauty Sviyazhsk-Island. It located in the picturesque estuary of Sviyaga river on a hill «High Mountain». Abundant nature, surrounding shallow, waters of bays and islands attracted people since ancient times!
And you will visit legendary Bulgar settlement — a unique sight of Russia. This is all that remains of the Golden Horde, the once great and powerful country in Eastern Europe!
We can organize corporate actions, seminars in Kazan for 3-5 days or more. The program can be corrected according to your wish! So please send us request!
Before or after we offer additions tours to Moscow or to other beautiful cities of Russia for any number of extra nights. Also we can provide many Options in Moscow: cultural show, Circus, Zoo, Oceanarium, Indian restaurants, cruise by boat and more...
Days of the tour
Arrival in Kazan. Meet and greet.
Welcome to Kazan - the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia!!! The old Kazan is the center of the city. There are beautiful buildings raised in different architectural styles. A prevailing feature of life in the city is peaceful, creative coexistence of different religions and nationalities.
09:00 Breakfast in the city cafe
10:00 Kazan City tour by bus Fascinating journey through the historic sights of Kazan. There will be comfortable buses for tourists. Buses are only the newest and modern.
The tour includes the most famous sights of Kazan: Kazan Kremlin, Old Tatar Sloboda, a Tatar village Tugan Avylym in the city center, the oldest mosque Marjani, Kamal theatre, the mysterious lake Kaban, Kazan Millennium Park, Liberty Square,the Kazan University, Kazanka river embankment, offering unique views of the coast of the Kazan Riviera, Peter and Paul Cathedral, the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of Kazan.
12:00. Walking Kazan Kremlin tour The Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site. In 2005, the Medal «In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan» was established by Russia to denote this landmark event. The multi-ethnic city is honored by UNESCO and famous for Muslims and Christians living side-by-side in peace.
You will see the Spassky tower, leaning tower Syuyumbike, government buildings, visit the Kul-Sharif Mosque and the Cathedral of the Annunciation. You will be delighted with the beauty of the architecture and fascinated by fascinating stories that will tell you professional tour guide. The route will stop for a beautiful memorable photoes.
For those who wishes at lunch time we offer to participate in The Secrets of Tatar cuisine master class - the best chefs will share with you secrets of cooking famous national dishes such as chak-chak, echpochmak, vak belesh, gubadiya, and the others!
15:00 Free time
Night in hotel in Kazan
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Free time.
10:00 Meeting at the hotel.
10:00 Bus tour to the Sviyazhsk island Sviyazhsk-Island located in the picturesque estuary of Sviyaga river on a hill «High Mountain». Abundant nature, surrounding shallow, waters of bays and islands attracted people since ancient times. Distance from Kazan quite small, up to the Volga, just over 30 km. Sviyazhsk — it’s historical and cultural gem of the Republic of Tatarstan. The ancient fortress built in Medieval times during the reign of Ivan the Terrible, served as a military outpost in the Volga region and the place of rest and preparation of military units to march on the impregnable fortress of Kazan. After the capture of Kazan Island-hail continued to live and tell their memories of the best and most serious times. In this city, the spirit of the history and life is felt in every monument, street, back alley. The tour route includes a unique historical monuments: the Cathedral of Holy Virgin, one of the oldest wooden churches of Russia — the Church of the Holy Trinity, the current Assumption Monastery with its 17th century architectural monument, the Museum of Sviyazhsk, Stables and workshops, a walk through the county Sviyazhsk.
15:00 Free time
Night in hotel
08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
Free time for check out. (You can put your luggage into the luggage room of the hotel or take it with you).
09:00 Bus tour to the ancient city of Bulgar
Bulgar settlement — a unique sight of Russia. This is all that remains of the Golden Horde, the once great and powerful country in Eastern Europe, (not counting the mosques and mausoleums Gasimov and Syuyumbeki tower in Kazan). Greatest prosperity of the city falls on the line XIII-XIV centuries. Most of preserved architectural monuments are treated to that time.Now there is their active restoration. Ancient city of Bulgar state belongs to the historical and architectural museum-reserve. Here are the architectural monuments of XIII — XIV centuries, such as the Great Mosque, the mausoleums of the East («The Church of St. Nicholas») and the North («monastery cellar»), Khan’s Tomb, Small Minaret, the Black Chamber, the White chamber, the Red and the Hellenic Chamber, Khan’s room, and numerous archaeological sites.
14:00 Lunch in a Bulgar city