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Voyage on the lotus fields in Astrakhan

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Please pay attention that prices may be changed on the day of your request, depending on the number of persons in the group, exact arrival&departure dates, etc.

July-September 3 days/2 nights*

Day 1

Meeting with a guide in the airport of Astrakhan (with a tablet).

Transfer in the hotel of 5 stars level. Check-in in the rooms is from 14-00.

13-00 до 14-00 – Lunch in the restaurant of the hotel (a la carte).

15-00 meeting in the hall of the hotel. Sightseeing excursion in Astrakhan with a visit of museums and Astrakhan Kremlin.

On the territory of Astrakhan are situated four theatres, philharmonia, art gallery n.a. B.M.Kustodiev, seven museums, exhibition halls, cinema. Places of interest in the city are Astrakhanski Kremlin (1580 – 1620 years), art gallery n.a. Kustodiev B.M. (built in 1918), house-museum of V. Khlebnikov, museum of culture of the city (former house-museum of N.G.Chernyshevsky), cultural and entertainment center “October” with unique winter garden-arboretum, cultural and entertainment complex «Dair», historical-architechtural museum preserve (collection of historical monuments of Khazar, The Golden Horde and reclaiming of lower Volga by the Russians). Here are nearby mosques, orthodox Christian churches and catholic churches. Caspian Sea and the Volga Delta with its numerous channels created unique inimitable world.

As a memento about the trip in Astrakhan you may bring ceramic figures, tin whistles, wood handicrafts, fish.

19-00 – coming back to the hotel. Dinner in the restaurant of the hotel (a la carte). Free time.

Day 2

07-00 – breakfast in the hotel (buffet service)

09-00 – transfer on the excursion

Lotus fields in the Volga delta – are the largest bloomy areas on the planet. It covers 15 km lengthwise and 3 km widthwise. From July till September arrives blooming period of lotus in Astrakhan. Thousands of guests of the Astrakhan region come here to admire by lotus flowering! Common square of the Volga Delta and Caspian Sea under lotus “plantations” exceeds hundreds of thousands of hectares! Caspian seashore – is a habitat of the northernmost lotus in the world, Caspian lotus (Nelumbo caspica). Besides lotus you may see here rare disappearing ling or sanghara-nut, lily pads and waterlilies. During excursion in the Volga Delta you’ll visit one of unique nature complexes of our planet – on the lotus fields of the Caspian, immediately near with the Astrakhan State natural biosphere reserve. In warm months before returning on the Continent is possible to organize bathing near one of the wild islands and in the shallows of Caspian waters.

At the end of the trip you will visit the sturgeon farm, where you will find a dinner in the restaurant consisting the famous Astrakhan soup and other local dishes (traditional fish menu: fish soup, fried fish, vegetable salads, drinks, watermelons of two kinds, melons and fruits). During the way there you will receive common information about the fisheries. During the tour you will visit special shops, where sturgeon are grown. You will have a unique opportunity to hold in your hands a live sturgeon or sterlet. In the store at the farm you may buy black caviar without intermediaries. And in summer, for those who wish, they organize underwater fishing, instructing and providing the fishermen with the necessary equipment for this extreme pastime.

19-00 – coming back to the hotel. Dinner in the restaurant (a la carte). Free time.

Day 3

07-00 - 09-00 breakfast in the hotel (buffet service). Check-out from the hotel till 12-00

Transfer in the airport Astrakhan.

Detailed information:

Price per person is 27075 RUB/380 EURO/470 USD

In case if group of tourists consists of 4-10 persons the following services are included in the price:

  • accommodation in the hotel “Novomoskovskaya” *****, 2 nights in SGL/DBL/TW rooms
  • meals according to the program. Lunch+dinner in the restaurant of the hotel - accounted minimum price (salad+soup+hot dish+desert), drinks are not included. We may provide the menu in advance to choose a food or we may prepare complex menu for the group. Also we may organize meals in recommended restaurants of Astrakhan
  • transfer airport – hotel - airport
  • tickets in all objects according to the program
  • mentioned excursions, including transport services
  • services of guide-translator (English language)** and tour-leader of the group
  • *it’s possible to increase number of the days, if necessary

    **we may provide guide-translator with other languages on request.

    If group of tourists consists of more than 10 persons, price for tour may be higher.

    The travel company reserves the right to change the order of excursions and make some changes to the tour program without reducing the number and quality of services.

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