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Nizhny Novgorod City Private Half Day Tour

During the excursion, you will get introduced with one of the old cities of Russia, tour along the landmarks of the Nizhny Novgorod. You will observe over 800 years of the history of the city: from the day of foundation until the Soviet period. You will appreciate the marvelous panorama of Strelka - the place where Oka joins with the Volga and learn the medieval fortress - the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. The duration of the tour is 4 hours.
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Nizhny Novgorod Tour to Makarievo Monasteries and Churches, Sergievskaya Sloboda

Makarievskiy Monastery is situated on the left shore of the river Volga, 100 km from Nizhniy Novgorod. The Monastery was founded in 1435 by Saint monk Makariy, a native of Nizhniy Novgorod. The ensemble of the Monastery is splendid even today. The centre of the Monastery ensemble is Troitskiy Cathedral was built in 1658. This is a five-headed six column temple. The main building of the Monastery looked like Spasskiy Cathedral in the Kremlin of Nizhniy Novgorod (1652). Uspenskaya Church and monastic refectory of the Makarievskiy Monastery, built in 1651 is a vast two-stored building. Makarievskaya Church (1808), was built in the style of classicism. Walls and towers made of white stone (1662 - 1667) are a bright sample of Old Russian defence architecture. On the four corners of the Monastery, there were round towers. From the sight of the river, there was the main entrance — Saint Gate with the Church of Archangel Michael above.
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  • 10 hours
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Lets Get Local

Do you wonder how real Costa Rican families live? Would you like to taste our typical soup, make tortillas on a fogón, drink coffee and eat fruit grown before your eyes? Combine this with a swim in a waterfall and you will see that life in Costa Rica is both simple and wonderful
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  • 8 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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Expand the history of the Belogorsk Monastery "Ural Athos"

The Belogorsky (White Hill) monastery, one of the most beautiful one in the Ural Region, is on the top of the Belaya Gora. Approaching the Belaya Gora you can see the huge Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross. You can have a wonderful panorama from the top of the mountain.The Belaya Gora Monastery, also referred to as the ‘White Mountain Monastery’, is the largest cathedral in the Ural region, located approximately 120 km south of Perm. During the Russian Revolution, the monastery was sieged by the Red Army in 1917. The monastery was once a refuge for injured soldiers and civilians during the Second World War, and after a long time spent in ruins, the monks gathered their efforts to restore it back to what it once was, a sanctuary for salvation and prayer.
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  • 5 hours
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Nizhny Novgorod Tour to Gorodets, Honey-Cake and Samovar Museums, Folk Program

Gorodets — is an ancient town that has been existing since the times of Yuriy Dolgorukiy. Having visited this town once you would like to return there sometime. Gorodets is a place with an atmosphere of a real Russian village, that amazes with its calm and regular life, rich history and architectural monuments. And you won't be left indifferent after visiting Gorodets. Your trip will start in Nizhniy Novgorod. We offer you comfortable transport with an experienced guide-interpreter. You will have an opportunity to visit the Local History Museum, the Museum of Samovar, the Museum of Children's Toys, the Museum of Honey Cake and the Museum "Master's Town" that is very popular among the guests of the town. A highly skilled guide will tell you about the history of the town that was a fortress in the 12th century and a merchant's town of the 19th century. You'll have a unique opportunity to visit a master-class of handicraft in the Museum «Master's Town».
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  • 9 hours
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Nizhny Novgorod Tour to Semenov. Khokhloma painting

Semenov is one of the Golden Ring cities of Russia, located on the river Sanahta 70 kilometers from Nizhny Novgorod. City Semenov - the world famous center of folk handicrafts of Nizhny Novgorod region, called the town of the "Golden Khokhloma" and listed as a historic site of Russia. Semenov is one of the most interesting "small" Golden Ring towns with unusual layout of the French provincial town, because of which the city is sometimes proudly called "Little Paris". It is the town of Semenov where the first matryoshka appeared, that became a symbol of Russia.We offer a trip to the extraordinary city of Semenov. In the city you will visit the factory "Khokhloma painting", see the way how the simple wooden piece turns into a bowl or a vase of great beauty. Visit the museum "Golden Khokhloma" where you will see the unique collection of modern products and an interesting collection of the oldest products from Semenov masters.
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  • 10 hours
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Walking Tours

Explore Nizhny Novgorod and Kremlin on a Private Stroll

Get a unique chance to explore the best of Nizhny Novgorod on foot, enjoy the natural beauty of the city and get the most out of your experience by visiting its main hightlight - Kremlin, located right in the city heart, easily accessible from any place you stay in Nizhny. It`s a highly impressive medieval fortress combining both traditional Russian and Italian construction technologies, inside there is a public garden with several administrative and heritage building and a fascinating hilltop view of the two rivers the Oka and the Volga.During the tour you will see:• Kremlin• Chkalov staircase• Minin and Pozharsky Square• Archangel Michael Cathedral• Arsenal• Governor`s house• Eternal Flame monument WW2• WW2machinery• Kozma Minin tombstone• Column monument to national heroes.
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Nizhny Novgorod Tour to Arzamas and Diveevo monastery

We offer you to touch the wonders of the village Diveevo, located in Nizhny Novgorod region. Here you can relax from the bustle of the city, distracted from your everyday routine and problems. This is the place where you will immerse yourself in the natural purity, breathe fresh air and visit holy places. Travel in this wonderful village will impress you. Diveevo is a unique village, located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. This place has an incredibly beautiful scenery, lots of sources of saints, cathedrals, churches and temples. A lot of people from all over Russia and abroad want to visit Diveevo with its atmosphere. The village was formed in the 16th century and in honour of the first owner - Diva. In the 18th century, a wooden church appeared there in honour of St. Nicholas and Archdeacon Stephen. Also, Diveevo became known as a fourth lot of the Mother of God. There is the Holy Trinity Seraphim-Diveyevo monastery with the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov.
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  • 11 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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Experience the spell-binding beauty of "Ural Athos" and the Kungur Cave

Experience the spell-binding beauty of Belaya Gora and the Kungur Cave.The Belogorsky (White Hill) monastery, one of the most beautiful one in the Ural Region, is on the top of the Belaya Gora. Approaching the Belaya Gora you can see the huge Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross. You can have a wonderful panorama from the top of the mountain.Kungur Ice Caveis the finalist of the All-Russian competition “Seven Wonders of Russia”. The Kungur Ice Cave is a symbol of Kungur city and a peculiar calling card of the Perm Region. It is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of the Kungur city, on the right bank of the Sylva River. The Kungur Ice Cave was given its name thanks to its perennial cold, ice crystals and the snow-white laces of the cavern hoarfrost. The specialists consider it as the only gypsum cave with the vast glaciation in the world.
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  • 9 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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Dive into history with day visit to "Perm-36" Soviet political repression camp

Perm 36 is about 10 km from the town Chusovoy, which is 100 km east of Perm. It was one of the infamous labour camps of the Gulag Archipelago where many dissidents were persecuted. Stalin ordered the camp built in 1946 for the detention of political prisoners, who were confined to small freezing sheds. Perm 36 closed in 1987 and the camp now has a memorial to the victims of the Gulag system and a museum and research centre.
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  • 6 hours
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Discover fantastic Perm during panoramic city tour by car

Perm is an administrative center of Perm region (Permsky krai) in Russia. It is situated on the banks of the river Kama, at the foot of Ural Mountains.During this tour you will walk along Sibirskaya street – the Kama embankment. You will visit the “Doctor Zhivago” places, Art Gallery, Historical Museum and famous Museum of Artillery, so-called “Stalinist-style” palaces named after Lenin and Sverdlov. You will also get an opportunity to visit Russian churches (Kamenskikh, Voznesensko-Feodosyevskaya, Petropavlovskaya).
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  • 4 hours
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