6 days/5 nights

Which city does stand on 2 rivers? Of course, this is Nizhny Novgorod (in the period 1932-1990 the city was called Gorky in honour of famous Russian writer M.Gorky) ! Stunning views from the city’s embankments open up on the Volga and the Oka.  Just 4 hours by SAPSAN high speed train and from Moscow you arrive in Nizhny Novgorod! We suggest visiting an ancient Russian city known since 1221. First of all, we will see the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin – a fortress that was erected in the 16th century to protect the city from enemy raids. Let’s go along the Chkalov stairs, built in 1943, the second largest stairs in Russia (560 steps). We will visit the world -famous Nizhny Novgorod Fair, which opened back in the 19th century. Now it is the largest platform for conducting scientific and industrial exhibitions, forums. And of course, we find out how the Russian auto industry developed by visiting the Museum of the Gorky Automobile Plant with its unique collection of cars.


6 days/5 nights

Kazan is the 6th city in Russia, the capital of Tatarstan Republic, was founded more than 1000 years ago. It was an important trade and political center of Golden Horde in 1552. Kazan was captured by Ivan the Terrible and became a part of Russia. It was rebuilt during the reign of Catherine the Great. In the following centuries Kazan grew to become a major industrial, cultural and religious center in Russia. This is a city where two main religions are perfectly combined: Christianity and Islam. During the trip we will see all the main attractions of Moscow and Kazan. Although in this tour we are focusing on Kazan. If you want to learn more about Moscow, book a tour only in Moscow or Moscow-St. Petersburg. The main attractions of Kazan: the Kazan Kremlin, the Soyembika Tower, the Annunciation Cathedral, the Governor’s Palace, the Cannon Yard, the Kul-Sharif Mosque, Bauman Street. Plus amazing out-of-town excursions: Sviyazhsk Fortress, Raifa Monastery and many others.


8 days/7 nights

We offer 2 route options. During the tour we will see the main sights of Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan. The difference is that in the first option we offer to travel by train between the cities.  And in the second one – we may take a train from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod and then take a cruise from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan, sailing on the Volga river. From Kazan you may continue your voyage to another city of return to Moscow by train or by plane. Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod are located on the Volga River. So you have a unique opportunity to enjoy wonderful views of the Volga from board a ship on the Nizhny Novgorod-Kazan route, or if you choose the train route, you can book an hour-long cruise on a yacht (water bus) along the river, already in one of these cities. The number of days and excursions may vary depending on your preferences. From Kazan you can return to Moscow or continue your trip to another region of Russia.