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Kazan – Ulyanovsk
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Is it possible to see two interesting cities within one excursion program? Surely it is, if you choose the touristic company “Semeiny Chemodan”. We are happy to offer our excursion tour “Kazan – Ulyanovsk”. A two-day trip by a comfortable bus will let you to visit the most interesting places in these two great cities. On the first day our tourists go sightseeing in the capital of the Tatar Republic – the city of Kazan with its old merchant houses of Mikhlyaev, Ushkova, Varaksin, Saydashevs, Apanaevs and Solomin. Besides we will visit the most significant place of the city – the Kazan Kremlin surrounded by white brick walls and protection towers. Inside the Kremlin there are a lot of valuable cultural and historical buildings. It is also interesting to go along the banks of the river and along the main street – Bauman Street with its big and small souvenir shops and cafes. We will admire Palace Square and the Palace of Farmers where we can take wonderful pictures to remember our visit to Kazan.

On the second day our comfortable bus will bring you to the city of Ulyanovsk – the native city of Vladimir Lenin. There are a lot of monuments, streets, parks, squares and other places here that are devoted to Lenin. The city had the name of Simbirsk before the year of 1924 and it was quite popular among outstanding people of the country. Goncharov, Pushkin, Karamzin and others spent some time of their lives here. The city of Ulyanovsk was founded in 1648 as a fortress to protect the eastern lands of the country. Nowadays it is very interesting to visit such places here as “Novy Venets” Boulevard, Lenin’s Motherland Memorial Museum, Goncharov House and the Ulyanovsk Puppet theatre. History of Civil Aviation Museum is one of the biggest aviation museums in Russia, where you can see dozens of real airplanes in the open air.

No doubt our excursion will give you a lot of unforgettable emotions and pleasant experience.

    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 Ulyanovsk
  • Arrival in the city. Meeting with a guide
  • Walking tour to the Lenin’s Motherland State Historical and Memorial Museum Reserve
  • Visiting Museum “Fire protection of Simbirsk” (with the interactive program “Are you a volunteer?”)
  • Visiting Museum “Public Education in Simbirsk Province in 1870-80s”
  • Visiting the Simbirsk Photo Museum (with the program “Merry Photo Session”)
  • Lunch in a cafe
  • Walking tour “Beauty of Old Simbirsk” around the centre of the city (embankment, “Novy Venets” Boulevard, Square of the 100th anniversary of Lenin, Karamzin Square)
  • 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, one of the famous sights of the city. It was built by Ivan the Terrible after the siege of Kazan in 1552. The first people living here were tatars who took part in the siege.
  • 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

  • Lenin’s Motherland State Historical and Memorial Museum Reserve, a unique historical, cultural and architectural complex of old Simbirsk. There are 11 museums and an exhibition hall on the territory of the complex. You can feel the atmosphere of the old city, you see how people lived in the past, you participate in the events of that time.
  • Museum “Fire protection of Simbirsk”, situated in the building of the old Fire Department, it was built in 1874 and was included into the Simbirsk police department. Now the old wooden building is a monument of architecture. The exhibitions of the museum show the history of the fire protection of the city starting from the 19th century. You can also learn about the modern fire protection training.
  • Museum “Public Education in Simbirsk Province in 1870-80s”, that occupies two wooden houses. In one of them you can see the exhibition devoted to the first parochial school for girls. The exhibits in the other building show the history of the development of public education in the Simbirsk Province.
  • Simbirsk Photo Museum, where you learn about the history of the photos in the Simbirsk Province. A photo pavilion of the 19th-20th centuries and a photo lab are reconstructed, you see the old photo cameras here. The works of modern photographers are also exhibited here.
Included in the price:
  • Bus rent for 2 days
  • Excursion program
  • Entrance ticket for the Kazan Kremlin + excursion
  • Entrance ticket for the Lenin Museum Reserve + excursion
  • Excursion on the Museum “Fire protection Simbirsk
  • Excursion on the Museum “Public Education in Simbirsk Province in 1870-80s”
  • Excursion on the Simbirsk Photo Museum
  • Lunch in Kazan, lunch in Ulyanovsk
  • Guide services for 2 days
  • Support for 2 days
  • Insurance
  • For extra fee accommodation in the hotel
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 1 840 1 060
30 people 2 220 1 160
18 people 2 770 1 510
7 people 6 010 2 350
3 people 6 070 3 540

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