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Gastronomic Tour around Moscow
Delicious Russia Culinary Tour

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Delicious Russia Culinary Tour

There is no better to way to discover a destination than to engage all your senses. With our BRAND NEW and EXCLUSIVE Culinary tour, you will experience Russia as never before. Many classic holidays, even the sophisticated immersive trips, will always leave behind the most important of the big five: smell and taste. Not this time! Your culinary experience starts with the visit to the Museum of the Tula confectionary and gingerbread-producing factory. You’ll also visit the eco farm just outside of Moscow, where you’ll try the local cheese. In Kolomna, we invite you to the fruit pastille producing factory. From Yaroslavl, we will take you to Russia’s only Salt island. In Pereslavl-Zalessky, you will try an incredibly delicious fish, vendace: a true gastronomic brand of the city. Every day, we will invite you to dinner to experience different cuisine. What will be your favourite food? Russian, Ukrainian or Caucasian? 

Join our 7 day Exclusive Gastronomic Tour Around Moscow, to discover the best what Russia has on offer.

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The Route

MOSCOW • Tula • Kolomna • Yaroslavl • Pereslavl-Zalessky • MOSCOW

Moscow
Moscow

A truly iconic, global city, Moscow is the 860 year-old capital of Russia. There are dozens of reasons to come. Being one of the most breathtaking capitals in the world, Moscow has a wide range of cultural landmarks. We suggest exploring them all.

Yaroslavl
Yaroslavl

One of 8 prime jewels of the Golden Ring, Yaroslavl is known for its ancient monuments and picturesque places. The city is situated on the high bank of the Volga river from where you can enjoy the view of tall slender bell towers and elegant domes of the churches.

Tula
Tula

Older than Moscow, Tula grew as a great iron guns producer - the trade it is well-known for even today. Along with the iron factory it's the birthplace of Russian samovars of the highest quality and traditional cookies, pryaniki.

DAY 1 MOSCOW

Welcome to Moscow! You will be picked up from train station or airport and transferred to the hotel.

DAY 2 MOSCOW - TULA - MOSCOW

Tula SMALLBreakfast at the hotel followed by the transfer to the Kursky railway station. You will depart for Tula by the train “Lastochka” (places in cars with seating arrangement will be provided). Start with the tour of the Kremlin of Tula. Then, enjoy a lunch in a local restaurant. Next, visit the Museum of the Tula confectionary and gingerbread-producing factory: you will see the exhibition of the museum, listen to the talk on the appearance and development of the gingerbread manufacture in Russia and abroad; you’ll get to know the technicalities of the confectionary production process; you’ll visit the production shop at work; and taste the delicious produce from the conveyor belt. The highlight of the tour is the master class in baking traditional Tula gingerbread. Depart for Moscow by train (places in cars with seating arrangement will be provided).
Russian dinner in a local restaurant. 

OPTIONAL: bus tour “Moscow by night with a visit to the Moscow underground stations”

 

DAY 3 MOSCOW REGION

Eco farm smallerBreakfast in the hotel followed by the departure for the eco-farm by bus. Today is an exciting day! You will tour the eco-farm! Enjoy Lunch of original farm produce followed by farmer’s cheese tasting. Return to Moscow by bus. Ukrainian dinner in a local restaurant.

OPTIONAL: Night walking tour of Moscow “ Mystery of the Capital”

 

 

DAY 4 MOSCOW - KOLOMNA - MOSCOW

Kolomna SMALLBreakfast in the hotel followed by the depart for Kolomna by bus. Embark on the city tour with a visit to the Kremlin of Kolomna. Have lunch in a local restaurant (menu inspired by dishes favoured by Old Russia’s merchants). Next, visit the fruit pastille producing factory; see the theatrical performance; visit the production shop and join the traditional tea party in a local style. Depart for Moscow by bus. Caucasian dinner in a local restaurant.

OPTIONAL: Visit to the viewing platform in the Moscow-City complex.

DAY 5 YAROSLAVL

Yaroslavl SMALLBreakfast in the hotel followed by the check out and transfer to the Yaroslavsky railway station. Depart for Yaroslavl by train (places in cars with seating arrangement will be provided). On arrival, transfer to Nekrasovskoye. Lunch will be organized in a café located on the territory of Russia’s only Salt island! Next, visit the unique Landscape and Ethnographic Salt museum: you will learn about the Great salt route, the history of salt works in Russia. You will learn about the salt-producing process: the saline solution was extracted from special wells and the salt was evaporated; then you will participate personally in the salt- producing process. Afterwards, visit the salt barn where you will learn about the manufacture of cooperage barrels for salting food products and will be told some secrets and recipes. The guide will tell you how to make the cleanest and the healthiest salt – the black salt - and will give you an opportunity to taste it. And then you will participate in traditional Russian entertaining activities. Return to Yaroslavl for Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner.

OPTIONAL: night tour of Yaroslavl by bus.

DAY 6 PERESLAVL-ZALESSKY

PERESLAVL ZALESSKY SMALLBreakfast in the hotel followed by the check-out of the hotel and departure for Pereslavl-Zalessky by bus. There, participate in the interactive gastronomic program in the museum “The Kingdom of vendace” with vendace tasting, drinks and freshly-baked bread. Vendace, an incredibly delicious fish, is a true gastronomic brand of the city of Pereslavl-Zalessky. After tasting this fish you will understand why it was so favoured by Russian tsars. Then the guide will tell you how this fish was caught, salted and preserved. Lunch (traditional Russian menu). Next, embark on an excursion to the museum of tea with tasting three kinds of willow-herb tea. You will learn what kind of tea the Russians drank before the 19th century which saw the speed popularization of the Chinese and Indian teas. The tea expert will tell you about the willow-herb tea, about the teas that were made in Siberia and Far East and when Russian tea makers learned to obtain fermented tea. City tour of Pereslavl-Zalessky followed by departure for Moscow by bus. Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner in the hotel.

OPTIONAL: Dinner with wine tasting (instead of the dinner included in the tour).

DAY 7 MOSCOW

Breakfast at the hotel followed by the meeting with a guide in the lobby. Breakfast in the hotel and check out. Transfer to the train station or airport.

 

Hotel "Novotel Moscow Centre Hotel"

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Address

23, Novoslobodskaya Str., Moscow, 127055, Russia

Location

Conveniently located in the business part of the city center, within 5 minutes’ drive from the Kremlin, Red Square and major historical sites, close to Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Obraztsov Puppet Theatre Sheremetyevo International Airport - 30 km

Accommodation

255 rooms
199 Non smoking rooms
4 Accessible rooms
1 Suite
2 free children in parents’ room

In-room

Satellite / Cable TV, pay-per-view channel, individually controlled air-conditioning, in-room safe, WI-FI Internet access, RJ 45 outlet, mini bar, hairdryer, security peephole

Leisure

Cote Azur Restaurant: Mediterranean cuisine, Lobby Bar

Business facilities

8 meeting rooms with max capacity 150 pax, Business Centre services

Other services

Fitness Center, massage, Room service, safe deposit boxes at Reception Desk, concierge services, currency exchange, laundry & dry cleaning, ironing, theatre tickets, guarded parking lot, 24-hour security staff, public outdoor parking, pet friendly.

Azimut Yaroslavl

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Address

Moskovskiy Prospekt, 10/15, Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, 150001

Location

AZIMUT Hotel Yaroslavl is 1.2 miles from the M8 motorway and offers free parking. Yaroslavl Pass Train Station is a 10-minute walk away.

Accommodation

AZIMUT Hotel Yaroslavl provides a range of accommodation with wooden furniture and high-quality materials. The hotel offers 118 smoke-free guestrooms .

In-room

Blackout curtains; Air conditioning; Desk; Housekeeping; Room service; Flatscreen TV; Bidet; Bath / shower

Leisure

Full-service spa, Indoor pool. Restaurant "Tsvetnoy Boulevard" . The lobby restaurant is located on the ground floor of the hotel in a spacious atrium. The restaurant is open 24 hours. From Monday to Friday, 12.00-16.00 business lunches are held.

Other services

Conference space; Free WiFi and free parking; 24-hour front desk; Air conditioning; Water dispenser.

Park Inn by Radisson Yaroslavl

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Address

3B Pavlika Morozova Street, Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, 150054

Location

The location just next to Yaroslavl-Glavny Railway Station gives you plenty of options to explore the area's beautiful architecture or to venture into new landscapes.

Accommodation

The hotel offers 167 smoke-free guestrooms.

In-room

Each room at the Park Inn Yaroslavl hotel is sleek and stylish, with free high-speed Wi-Fi. Extra beds or cribs are available on request if you're traveling with friends or young ones.

Leisure

The range of professional and leisure facilities here make it one of the best hotels in Yaroslavl for your business function or vacation. Sample authentic Bavarian cuisine in our Paulaner restaurant, including a wide selection of beers. The lobby bar is the place to unwind with a cocktail after a day of sightseeing or networking.

Other services

Take advantage of the free outdoor parking if you're renting a car, or ask about bicycle rent at reception for a more leisurely way to explore the city.

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Gastronomic Moscow Tour

7 days/ 6 nights

Departure on ANY DATE

 2020

Based on Hotel 4* , price from

 

TWIN room, per person

for group 2 to 4 passangers 

TWIN room, per person

for  group 5 to 8 passangers 

 SGL supplement
September - December from 1897.85 £ from 1099.96 £ 189.22 £ Без имени 1

 During the Moscow Fairs dates (26 to 30 October & 23 to 27 November) price from 1967.38 £ / 1172.91 £

Get in touch today to secure the EXCLUSIVE EXPAT DISCOUNT of up to 20% from the published prices! Use code EX20 and start saving!

 

Flight details:

  Please speak with us to get the best prices on flights added to your tour

 Please note:

  The tour is offered in 3 languages (English, Spanish, French ). Let us know your preferences at the booking stage.

  We use live currency update, price may slightly fluctuate daily

  IntoRussia Ltd reserves the right to change hotels to similar ones of the same standard and change the order of excursions

 Extras:

  If you are a group and want to add extra days or excursions, or you are looking for more independence, contact our Destination Experts for a tailor-made package

Included in price:

•  Double accommodation in Moscow in 4* hotel (Holiday Inn Tagansky / Novotel Moscow Center or similar)

•  Double accommodation in Yaroslavl 4* (Park Inn by Raidisson or Azimut or similar)

•  Breakfast in hotels

•  Luggage handling in hotels

•  Catering per program (including all mentioned degustations)

•  All transfer and transport services per program

•  Excursion program with entrance tickets

•  Local English speaking guide on Day 2, Day 5 and Day 6

•  Local English speaking assistant on Day 1 and Day 7

•  Local Russian speaking guide on Day 3 and Day 4 with further translation into English (or other appriopriate language)

 

Not Included:

•  Pre/Post accommodation and excursion program in Moscow

•  Optional excursions (can be prebooked only)

•  Travel Insurance

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