Tourism in Russia
> Tour "Silver ring of Russia"
Silver ring of Russia
Day 1 - Saturday
Departure from Moscow. Arrive in Kalyazin.
The tourists are met by a folklore group treating them with "bread and
salt". A city tour of the town during which you will see a belfry surrounded
with water and an ensemble of the Introduction and the Assumption Churches.
Visit the museum "Kalyasinskaya Matreshka". Dinner accompanied with
the program "The family tree of a wooden spoon".
Transfer to Kashin, it is the town of the "Russian Heart". A city
tour of the historical centre of the town. A panoramic view from the belfry
of the Resurrection Cathedral (the height of the belfry is 72 m.) which is the
biggest one in the Tver Eparchy. From this belfry you will see the unique geographical
situation of the town, that is on a heart-lake peninsula. Visit the Museum of
the merchant mode of life. Visit the Assumption Cathedral where the relics of
St. Anna Kashinskaya, patron saint of the town, are kept.
Transfer to Tver.
Check-in at the hotel. Dinner.
Day 2 - Sunday Breakfast.
A city tour of Tver. You will see the Assumption Cathedral of the Otroch Monastery,
the embankment and the monument to Affanasy Nikitin, a merchant and a traveler
of the 15th century, the first European who visited India by land and Emperor
Travel Palace. You will get acquainted with the unique three-rayed system of
the city building which resembles the architectural planning of St. Petersburg,
Versaille and Rome, with the monuments to I. A. Krylov, A.S. Pushkin.
Transfer to Torzhok.
A city tour of the town and visiting the Boris-and-Gleb Monastery.
Getting acquainted the only gold embroidery craft in Russia. Visit the Museum
and the shop "Gold Embroidery".
Transfer to Ostashkov. A city tour of the town.
Check-in at the hotel. Dinner.
Day 3 - Monday.
You will visit the active monastery Nilova Pustin. Excursion to the source
of the Great Russian River Volga. Transfer to Staraya Russa. A city tour of
Transfer to Veliky
Novgorod. Dinner. Check-in at the hotel.
Day 4 - Tuesday
A city tour of Veliky Novgorod. You will get acquainted with the city history
from the days of its origin u] to the present day. You will visit the Kremlin,
the nine towers exposition of the ancient fortress, St. Sophia' Cathedral, one
of the most ancient stone cathedrals of the Russian State, the symbol of Orthodox
Russia. Yoi will see the splendid monument, known as the Millennium of Russia,
stands on the citadel grounds. Lunch Transfer to St.
Day 5 - Wednesday
Breakfast. Excursion to the town of the fountains to Petergoph.
You will visit the Lower Park, one of th Small Palaces. Dinner. Free time.
Day 6 - Thursday
Breakfast. A city tour of the historical centre of St. Petersburg.
You will visit Kazan
Nevsky's Lavra. Excursion to Hermitag
Museum, the treasury of the world's arts. Dinner. Free time.
Day 7 Friday
Breakfast. Transfer to Valday.
You will visit the active Iver Monastery, which situated on picturesqi Selevetz
island in Valday Lake.
Transfer to Vyshny
Volochek. Dinner. A city tour of the town. You will get acquainted and you
will see "the result" of the famous deeds of Peter I the only one
in its kind the Waterway system.
Transfer to Moscow.