Arctic vector of Russia, 4 days
Event time: June-September
Tour dates: Sunday – Wednesday
Arrival in Arkhangelsk. Meeting at the airport “Talagi”.
Transfer to the city. Accommodation in the hotel.
Excursion: “Arkhangelsk – the Gates of the Arctic”. City tour “Arkhangelsk – the Gates of the Arctic». You will see the territory of one of the famous Russian cities which is the first trade sea port. Excursion introduces the four-century history of the sea city, its diversity and main sights. A visit to the Maritime Museum. Tour to the exhibition “Millennium of Northern navigation». Interactive curse «sea knots» where you will learn about the history of nautical knots from ancient times to the present day and their application in the maritime business.
Transfer to the ice breaker “Kapitan Chadaev”.
Landing on the icebreaker. Excursion around the icebreaker (the captain’s cabin, engine room, the deck of an icebreaker).
A visit to the souvenir shop called “Pomorye stuff”.
Return to the hotel.
Breakfast. Departure to the open-air museum of wooden architecture in Maliye Karely.
Excursion “Wooden architecture of the North”. During the tour, you will get acquainted with the
Russian wooden architecture of XVII-XIX centuries, know more about extraordinary gifted and talented northern masters. Lunch in a tourist complex of Maliye Karely. Transfer to the forest hotel “Golubino” (188 km, 3.5 hours’ route). Accommodation in double rooms or duplex cottages (1-4 pax).
Rustic dinner in the best traditions of the North. You will have a master class “Let’s Bake Russian pies» where everyone can learn to bake the famous northern treat – shangi, learn the history of the dish. While shangi pies bake, you can take part in folk games and amusements for 1,5 hour. Hot tea
from Russian samovar and cookies and included.
We can provide an optional visit to Russian sauna with birch twigs- to feel yourself like a real Russian. (surcharge).
The expedition trip to the protected zone Pinezhsky State Reserve “Untouched Territory”: a walk along the forest trail, the history of the creation of the Reserve, view seeing of karts rocks and around river Karjala (5 hours).
Lunch. Excursion to the solution cave in the Arkhangelsky region – “Golubinsky Proval”, one of the longest in the area. (1.5-2 hours)
Excursion along the ecological path to the waterfall “Holy Spring”, a walk through the reserved forest. (1.5 hours)
Lunch. Returning to Arkhangelsk. Transfer to the airport.