Gastronomic tour to Kazan

jan - dec

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Duration

4 D / 3 N

Tour Type

Food

Tour season

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Destination

Kazan

Overview

Kazan is the capital of Tatarstan and the Muslim capital of Russia. In addition to amazing architectural monuments, this city is also famous for its delicious and unusual national cuisine. This tour will allow you to combine the cultural part with the tasting of national dishes and participation in various culinary master classes.

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Tour season

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Tour type

Cultural
Muslim-friendly
Food

Highlights

Kazan Kremlin
Kul-Sharif mosque

Itinerary Download the itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival - City - tour - Lunch with a master class - Walking tour of the Kazan Kremlin - Walking tour of Bauman street - Chuck Chuck Museum with tea party - Check in

Arrival to Kazan

Group meeting at the airport with the interactive program "Khan Reception". Guests will be meet with a greeting and chuck chuck (Khan, Queen Suyumbike). Colorful greeting from historical characters, photo shoot.

Bus tour of the city. From the windows of a comfortable bus you can see modern buildings and passages modestly standing for centuries, you will drive along modern avenues and ancient streets. Another feature is the tolerant attitude between religions. Here the belfries alternate with minarets and the gospel echoes with the azan. During the excursion you will drive to central square named Tukay square, square of the 1 of May, Freedom Square, square of Sultan Galeev. You will admire sparkling winter parks and appreciate the beauty of the city from the observation deck, where you take amazing photos against snow-covered Kazan. You will be got amazing shots, don’t doubt! You will visit one of the main places of interest of Tatarstan is Staro-Tatarskaya sloboda. During excursion you will be acquainted with culture of nation and its traditions. Optionally it is also possible to visit the Bogoroditsky Monastery, where the miraculous list of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God is kept.

Lunch at the cafe with a master class in Tatar cooking. Culinary master class on cooking Tatar national dishes, namely: noodles, treugol'niki. How to cook the most popular Tatar pie, as well as cut noodles, you can learn the secret of chak-chak and gubadiya during lunch with a master class. Under the guidance of an experienced chef, you will try yourself as a chef and learn the secrets of Tatar cuisine.

Walking tour of the Kazan Kremlin – of the object of UNESCO world heritage site. You will see ancient white stone walls and towers, including the falling tower of Syuyumbike, Governor's Palace that was built on the place of Khan's Palace, and also the Mausoleum of Kazan Khans. During the tour is provided a visit to the Annunciation Cathedral and the pearl of Kazan - Kul Sharif mosque, which combines prayer halls, and is also a cultural and educational center.

Walking tour of Bauman street, or the so-called "Kazan Arbat". This is the first merchant part of the city, formed in the late 17th century. The history of its origin is very interesting, and its appearance was formed for centuries!

Visit to the Chuck Chuck Museum with tea party.

Transfer to hotel. Check in

Day 2 - The museum complex "Tatar Avyly" - Lunch - Master class "Tatar costume" - Master class "Tatar hospitality"

Breakfast at the hotel

Meeting with guide 

Excursion to the museum complex "Tatar Avyly". The wonderful world of the Tatar village will be revealed to you in the ethnographic complex “Tatar Avyly”. In the open air the life and mode of life of the medieval Tatar village is recreated. At the gates of the museum you will be greeted by the harmonist with the most famous folk song “And Tugan Tel.” The hospitable owner will introduce you to the traditions and crafts with vivid and lively stories, vividly convey the features of the lifestyle of the Tatar village, and clearly demonstrate the purpose of each detail in the interior of the Tatar house. You will feel the peace and measuredness of rural life, its exoticism and authenticity. On the territory of the museum you can walk to the hut of Baba Yaga and the house of Shurale (forest spirit of the Tatars). You will be pleased with the “tasty” master class on cooking kistybiy in a village oven with tea drinking and the joint production of the famous Tatar fermented milk drink - katyk.

Lunch at the city cafe

Master class "Tatar costume" in the Tatar national village "Tugan avylym" you will not only see a variety of Tatar folk costumes, but also be able to try them on, feeling like a resident of medieval Kazan. Photo shoot and photo printing as a gift!

Master class "Tatar hospitality". Traditional Tatar tea party with sweets (chak-chak, kosh-tele, talkysh kalave, prunes, dried apricots) and a story about the features of Tatar treats.

Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 3 - Excursion to Yoshkar-Ola - Tasting of national cuisine

Breakfast at the hotel

Meeting with guide

Excursion to Yoshkar-Ola. An exciting trip to Mari El awaits you. Within one day you will get acquainted with an amazing people, its customs and traditions, beliefs and rites of one of the oldest pagan peoples of Russia. Bright and memorable will be the promenade in the capital - Yoshkar-Ola. It is amazing how they could fit in the small town of Amsterdam and Bruges, Moscow and Florence. The embankment of the Malaya Kokshaga River is enlivened by the abundance of water lilies, the pedestrian bridges connecting its banks are elegant and original. A “fairy tale alley”, “Yoshkin cat” and “Yoshkin cat” will share a good mood with you.

Having tasted the dishes of national cuisine, we find ourselves in an ethnographic village. The cheerful keeper of the holiday house will meet you with songs and dances, he loves to eat deliciously, and he will treat you with the right local pancakes and delicious tea on local herbs. Here you will learn how to cook national Mari pancakes in the oven. You will create a charm for the house “God's Eye” with your own hands, you can compete in archery and ride on traditional Mari swings, which have a sacred meaning. Games and fun, folk dances and songs will entertain in an amazing space of goodness and hospitality.

Transfer to the hotel

Overnight

Day 4 - Check out - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel, check out

Transfer to the airport or to the RWS

Departure

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Meals according to the program (3 breakfasts, 3 Lunches)
Master classes and interactive programs
Accompanying the group with a tour guide
Entrance tickets to museums in accordance with the program
Transport services according to the program
E-visa/Visa support
Tips for guide and deiver
Photo and video shooting fees
Porterage
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