From Oka to Volga (3 days)
Price per person:
1/2 double room: 200 €
single room: 250 €
The price includes:
Accommodation at a hotel.
Meals (full board) according to the tour menu.
Excursion service according to the program (including tickets to museums and guide service)
The time of departure and arrival in Moscow is approximate and cannot be considered a mandatory item of the program.
The company reserves the right to make changes to the excursion program, depending on the objective circumstances with the preservation of the volume and quality. Some excursions can be replaced with the equivalent. As well as to replace the hotel of the same category or higher.
With the number of tourists in a group of fewer than 17 people, minibus can be provided.
The bus seating plan is fixed.
Meeting the guide in Moscow (VDNH metro station).
Departure from Moscow to Kolomna from VDNH metro station.
Travel excursion program.
A visit to the Kolomna Kremlin.
The architectural complex of the Kolomna Kremlin is the most important historical and cultural monument of Kolomna, established in the XIV-XIX centuries. Kolomna Kremlin is surrounded by fragments of the fortress wall and preserved towers. At present, 7 towers of the Kremlin are preserved, the most significant of which are Marinkina, the Faceted and Travel Pyatnitskaya.
On the territory of the Kremlin is the Cathedral Square, the architectural appearance of which is the Assumption Cathedral, built by order of Dmitry Donskoy, the tent bell tower (XVII century), the most powerful belfry of this type in the Moscow region; Tikhvin Cathedral (XVIII-XIX centuries); The Trinity Novo-Golutvin Monastery (XVII-XIX centuries) and the school (beginning of the XX century).
Among the most ancient buildings of the Kolomna Kremlin is the Resurrection Church adjoining Cathedral Square (XIV-XIX centuries), in which Prince Dmitry Donskoy was crowned with Evdokia of Suzdal in 1366, and Nikola Gostiny Church (1501) was one of the first brick churches in Russia.
Lunch at a restaurant in the city.
Departure to Ryazan.
Walk through the small city center, including the Cathedral Square and Sennaya Square, Lenin Square (after the official opening of shopping malls on the territory of the square in the 19th century, the most famous now in Ryazan, only flour and grain were first sold here, for this reason, the square has the name “Khlebnaya”), the summer residence of the Nobiliary Assembly, Pochtovaya and Astrakhanskaya streets, at the intersection of which a monument to Evpaty Kolovrat is erected. On the Theater Square there are the Drama Theater, a monument to KE Tsiolkovsky and the Nikolo-Yamskaya Church are located.
The monument to S.A. Esenin is the main and largest monument of famous countrymen located in Ryazan.
The saying “We have mushrooms with eyes here in Ryazan, they are eaten – they look” (during the Tatar-Mongol invasion, mushrooms were an indicator of where the Mongols raced on their horses) was an ispiration for the sculptural composition called “The Ryazan mushrooms with eyes”.
A beautiful panorama of the Ryazan Kremlin from the embankment of the River Trubezh.
From the south-west side of the Kremlin, there is a hill with an ancient ramprant – a fortification of the XIII-XVII centuries. Before the end of the XVII – the beginning of the XVIII century, there were wooden walls and towers of the Kremlin, in front of the ramprant there was a defensive ditch filled with water.
The territory of the Cathedral Park is connected with the Kremlin by the Glebovsky Bridge, which successfully performed defence functions in the 15th century. During sieges, the bridge rose to the walls, thereby blocking the way for the attackers.
In the western part of Cathedral Park there is the Church of the Savior on Yar, which offers a wonderful view of the water meadows. The graceful five-domed church is deservedly considered one of the best in Ryazan and is also the oldest temple in the city.
Checking in at the hotel "Forum 4*" in Ryazan.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant (buffet).
Departure to Gus-Khrustalny
Excursion around Gus-Khrustalny, the city of craftsmen, where glass-blowers live and work. Excursion to St. George's Cathedral, built in 1892-1903 by the project of the famous architect L.N. Benoit. From inside, the cathedral is painted by an outstanding artist V.M. Vasnetsov and decorated with a rich mosaic by V.A. Frolova. At the moment, the building of the temple houses the Crystal Museum. The Maltsovs, where the whole history of Russian glass making is presented in unique crystal and glass masterpieces. A visit to the crystal market.
Transfer to Murom.
Lunch at the restaurant in the city.
Bus tour of Murom Visiting attractions:
Trinity convent with the relics of Peter and Fevroni, the patrons of love and marriage.
The savior-transfiguration Monastery: the miraculous icon of the Mother of God "The quick-hearted."
Annunciation Monastery: an icon of St. Elijah of Murom with a particle of his relics.
In Oka Park, you will see the monument to Ilya of Murom, one of the most noticeable sights of Murom.
Historical and Art Museum, which is called the "Small Hermitage". In the gallery the paintings of K.P. Bryusov, A.K. Savrasova, I.I. Shishkin are presented.
Exhibition Center, the exposition "Murom Grad. The Treasures of Ancient Murom" presents the story of the "ideal" town of Murom, filled with legends and tales.
Transfer to Nizhny Novgorod.
Checking in at the Azimut 4* hotel in Nizhny Novgorod.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant (buffet)
City tour with a visit to the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Nizhny Novgorod is an amazing city located at the confluence of two great rivers: the Volga and the Oka. Founded in the 13th century, it still retains the spirit of antiquity. You will pass through the historical streets, which preserved the beauty and former grandeur: Big and Small Pokrovskaya, Rozhdestvenskaya, Ilinskaya. You will visit the viewing platforms, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the other part of the city: in Nizhny Novgorod, the highest embankments of the Volga and Oka rivers, and everyone can enjoy beautiful views of the riverside expanses.
Visit the Stroganov (Rozhdestvenskaya) church – a monument of architecture of the XVII century.
You will visit the monument of V.P. Chkalov and the Chkalov ladder, where you will once again have an unforgettable view of the Arrow and the Volga region.
The Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin is a unique military engineering building from the beginning of the 16th century. Until now it retains the image of a medieval fortress: deaf towers in several tiers, inaccessible walls with narrow slits of loopholes. The chain of fortifications in the plan has the shape of an irregular polygon, the corners of which are towers. At present time 12 towers are preserved. The length of the Kremlin wall is 2045 m. The most important architectural landmark of the western section of the Kremlin is the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel, a unique monument of temple architecture of the 17th century.
Transfer to Gorokhovets.
Lunch at the restaurant in the city.
Bus and walking tour of Gorokhovets. Inspection of the city will start from the very top, the Nikolsky Monastery. The mountain, on which the Nikolo-Trinity friary stands, is called Nikolskaya. Five heads of the Trinity Cathedral are gilded in the blue sky. A magnificent panorama of the city and the river opens from the mountain. In the old Gorokhovets there is a surprising combination of samples of civil architecture, temple architecture and magnificent natural landscapes.
Seven of the twenty buildings of merchants' chambers that survived all over Russia survived in the city.
A visit to the house of a merchant Sapozhnikov is a unique monument of old Russian stone residential architecture of the 17th century, the exhibits of which tell about the way of a merchant life. Interiors of that time were recreated here: master rooms, a red chamber, a basement. The unique collection of Russian samovars will help you to feel the warmth of Russian hospitality.
Transfer to Moscow.
Approximate time of arrival in Moscow (VDNH metro station).
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