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Kazan – Izhevsk
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From old times the city of Kazan attracts people from all over the Republic of Tatarstan because it is a cultural, religious, trade and political centre. The city developed very quickly thanks to its favorable geographical position and now it still preserves a lot of historical places, monuments and sculptures. When visiting Kazan, you should see such places as Kremlevskaya Embankment, Bauman and Peterburgskaya streets, Kazan Puppet Theatre “Ekiyat”, Palace of Farmers, Millenium Park and other interesting sights.

The company “Semeiny Chemodan” is happy to offer an extremely interesting tour, that includes sightseeing in Kazan and in Izhevsk. So during a two-day excursion program you will have a great time and learn a lot of interesting and thrilling facts about both the cities. During the first day our tourists will see such famous places in Kazan as the Kazan Kremlin, Old-Tatar Sloboda, Lake Kaban and the National complex “Tugan Avylym”. Our guide will tell you interesting information about these places.

Next morning our tourists will go to the capital of the Udmurt Republic – the city of Izhevsk. Izhevsk is one of the 20 biggest cities of the Russian Federation. Here you will visit a historical centre where a lot of tsar buildings, plants and factories are still found. We will also visit the Ludorvay Architectural and Ethnographic Open-air Museum, the expositions of the museum are devoted to the life and traditions of the Udmurt people.

    Day 1

  • Meeting at the railway station or at the airport
  • Accommodation in the hotel
  • Bus Sightseeing tour around Kazan. Old Tatar Sloboda – Yunusov Square, the Shamil house, the old houses of the tatar merchants, the oldest stone mosque –Al-Marjani Mosque, Apanaev Mosque, the shortest street of Kazan. Legends of Lake Kaban, the State Drama Theatre of G.Kamal (the history of the foundation of the tatar theatre and its modern life), theatre life and cascade of fountains, the monument “Mysteries Shurale”, the Bolaq River and its bridges. The central streets of the city: Pushkin, Gorky, Karl Marx streets, Gogol and Tolstoy streets. Academic and cultural Kazan. The main buildings of the city and of the Republic, situated in Svobody Square. The Tatar Academic State Opera and Ballet theatre named after Musa Dzhalil
  • Visiting the Church with the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God and the Kazan Cathedral, Church of St. Sophia and Church of St.Paraskeva, the Cathedral of St.Peter and Paul, that was founded in honor of the celebration of 50th birthday of Tsar Peter I in Kazan
  • Park “Black Lake» and Lovers’ Arch, Kazan Campus and rich Kremlyovskaya Street. Visiting Family Center “Kazan” and the most important sports objecst of the city (The Ice Palace, TatNeft Arena, Rivjera Water Park, The Water Sports Palace, Football Stadium Kazan-Arena with the biggest outside screen in Europe, Palace of single combats). Going along the Millenium Bridge. The tales of Feodorovsky Hill and Arshy field
  • Visiting the Tram Museum in the open air, walking near Puppet Theatre “Ekiyat” and National complex “Tugan Avylym” (Native village)
  • Lunch
  • Excursion to the museum –reserve Kazan Kremlin, the object of the UNESCO heritage since 2000. Visiting the main religious cathedrals of the Republic of Tatarstan – Kul Sharif Mosque and Blagoveschensky Cathedral
  • Excursion to the museum chosen
  • Free time
  • Additional excursion “Night lights of Kazan”
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Bus tour to Izhevsk
  • Arrival in the city. Meeting with a guide
  • Bus sightseeing tour around the city. The gunsmiths Square, the main building of the Izhevsk weapon Factory, Sobornaya Square with the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Monument “Forever with Russia”, Central Square, the Arsenal Building, St. Michael’s Cathedral
  • Lunch in a cafe
  • Excursion to the Kalashnikov Weapons Museum, where you will realize the importance of the Russian weapon capital. 80% of all the gun weapon of the country is produced in the Izhevsk weapon factory: rapid-fire aircraft guns that are able to shoot 300 times per second, legendary AK-47, Dragunov sniper rifle and a lot more
  • For extra fee visiting the Buddhist Center or tea ceremony of the local zoo
  • For extra fee visiting the Ludorvay Architectural and Ethnographic Open-air Museum. It is a unique interactive museum in the open air, where you can see the traditional Udmurt buildings typical for the 19th century: houses, sheds, barns, outbuildings and family sacred place
  • Free time
  • Visiting shops of the local producers
  • Transfer to the railway station or to the airport

Hotel The cost
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You will visit:

    Day 1

  • Old-Tatar Sloboda that is one of the historical sights in the very centre of Kazan. It was inhabited and built up immediately after Kazan was joint to Moscovia in 1552. The industrious Tatar people filled this swampy territory, built up houses, mosques, markets, workshops and factories.
  • Lake Kaban where the chest with innumerous treasures is situated. The legend says that the chest was hidden on the bottom of the lake during the siege of Kazan.
  • The central streets of the city of Kazan that were visited by Pushkin, Gorky, Tolstoy and other outstanding people of culture and art.
  • The Exaltation of the Cross Church with the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, one of the most revered shrines in Russia. In 2004 Vatican returned the Kazan Icon to Patriarch Alexy II and since that time thousands of pilgrims and tourists come here to touch the miraculous icon.
  • National complex “Tugan Avylym” that means “Native Village” in the Tatar language. Here you can find a restaurant with the traditional tatar cuisine, a pancake café with the Russian stove and guest houses decorated in the Tatar style, you can attend different master-classes and interactive programs.
  • The Kazan Kremlin is the chief sight of the Republic of Tatarstan, now it is the object of the UNESCO heritage. The whole territory of the Kremlin is the museum-reserve where a lot of museums, Kul Sharif Mosque, Suyumbike Tower and other historical places are found.
  • Day 2

  • The Kalashnikov Weapons Museum, here you can find a great collection of the weapons, from the first samples of the gun till the modern copies. The collection consists of the guns created by the famous designer Kalashnikov and also all the models that were made and are made now in the Izhevsk Gun factory. Besides the weapon the exhibition consists of archive materials and Kalashnikov’s personal belongings, souvenirs and gifts. The main attraction of the Kalashnikov museum is the shooting gallery where visitors can try some kinds of weapon.
  • St. Michael’s Cathedral, one of the main cathedrals of the Izhevsk and Udmurt diocese, devoted to Archangel Michael. It is 67 metres high and it is built on the highest point of the city, in Red Square.
  • The Ludorvay Architectural and Ethnographic Open-air Museum, situated 17 km from the city of Izhevsk. It occupies the territory of 59 hectares. The museum is divided into the following exhibition parts: the Sector of Central Udmurts, the Sector of Northern Udmurts and Besermyans, the Sector of Southern Udmurts, Russian sector, the Windmill, and the Mushtor Apiary Complex, the excibition hall “Volost government” . This exposition is very popular among the visitors as nowadays we have very little idea of the traditional culture.
Included in the price:
  • Bus rent for 2 days
  • Excursion program
  • Entrance ticket for the Kazan Kremlin + excursion
  • Entrance ticket for the Kalashnikov Weapons Museum + excursion
  • Lunch in Kazan, lunch in Izhevsk
  • Guide services for 2 days
  • Support for 2 days
  • Insurance
  • For extra fee accommodation in the hotel
  • For extra fee visiting the Buddhist Centre
  • For extra fee visiting the Ludorvay Open-air Museum
The cost of the tour
The cost of the tour for 1 person
The size of the group Transport company The transport of the customer
40 people 2 230 1 300
30 people 2 660 1 400
18 people 3 200 1 700
7 people 5 790 2 570
3 people 6 700 3 640

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