New Year's Eve in Kazan (A Visit to the Tatarian Santa Claus)

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Tatarian Santa Claus

The Homeland of somewhat less famous than Ded Moroz, but not less significant Russia’s Santa, Kysh Babai.

Kazan — the residence of the Tatarian Ded Moroz – Kazan
Mixed tour for individual tourists

1st Day


08: 00-08: 30 - Meeting of the tourists 11:15 Bus tour "The New Year's Eve Palette of Kazan".

In Continuation of the tour there is the tour to the Kazan Kremlin (The Col Sharif Mosque, The Annunciation Cathedral, architectural monuments, a walk around the Kremlin). A visit to the Holy Cross Church and inspection of the Miraculous Icon of Kazan Mother of God returned to Russia from the Vatican.

14:30 Lunch in a city restaurant with national cuisine.

Hotel check-in.

15:30 Leisure time.

For tourists, who are late for the morning excursion, repetition of "The New Year's Eve Palette of Kazan" tour

21.00 - 22.00 New Year's Eve party in the restaurants or cafes either in the hotels, or in the city.

(paid as an extra charge, upon request)

2nd Day


09:00 to 12:00 "A Cheerful Morning With a Wake-up Juice" (late breakfast in the hotel restaurant)

11:00 - 18:00 Bus Tour "Travel, Playing in the Fairy Tale of Kysh Babai" - the residence of the Tatarian Ded Moroz.

In the residence of the magic you can make a wish, take part in an interactive program with elements of Tatar folklore and fairy tales featuring Ubyrly Korchyg (Baba Yaga) and Shurale (small Leshiy), created by a famous writer Gabdulla Tukai.

During the show you will learn the basics of the Tatar language, take part in the cooking of Tatar dishes, and at the end of the interactive activities you will receive a scroll to attest your visit to the residence of the Tatarian Ded Moroz.

Return to Kazan.

Spare time.

20.00 - "Nostalgie" musical evening with dinner in one of the restaurants in the city (for an extra charge)

3d Day

07:00 - 10:00 Breakfast in the hotel. "What New Year's Eve without a gift?"

Leisure time to purchase gifts for relatives and friends.

12.00 Check-out.

12:00 Walking tour along the Arbat street of Kazan - the Prolomnaya street (now Bauman)

13:30 -15: 00 Visit to one of the small museums in the city with a cup of tea in the Tatarian style.

15:00 -17: 00 - Evening Kazan Tour and visit to BEHETLE, a shop representing the entire cuisine of the Tatar cooks, chefs, and confectioners. You will be able to treat your friends and loved ones with a delicious and unusual greeting from Kazan.

17:00 - 18:30 Lunch "for the road" with tasting of Tatarian dishes and master-class “The Secrets of the Tatarian Cuisine” (during lunch the tourists will taste national drinks, try tatarian dishes echpochmak, noodles, and tatlys.

18:30 - Transfer to the train station (luggage in a locker).

Children are allowed from 5 years of age or older.

The price includes: transportation and excursion services according to the program, accommodation in a hotel of your choice, meals according to the program in cafes/restaurants of the city (breakfast buffet is in the hotels), guide's and museum guide's services, tickets to the Kremlin of Kazan, museum according to the program, excursion to the residence of Kysh Babay, honorary certificate, transfer ”train station – hotel – train station”

Additional services:

“Nostalgie” dance party – 1500 rub per person

New Year's Eve banquet in the hotel or in a city restaurant

Note: The Company reserves the right to modify the program without changing the scope of the services provided. In case of late arrival or no-show the Company reserves the right to modify the sequence of the program without changing the scope of the services provided. The duration of the program’s individual elements can be changed on the eve of the departure or during the tour. Elements of the program dependent on climatic conditions or actions of authorities and organizations beyond the control of the organizer (traffic, local administration, etc.), can be excluded from the program, according to the actual situation on the route. In case of late arrival or no-show of the tourists at the place of the meeting of the group at the specified time, the company is not liable for the fulfillment of the entire program and the payment for the tour day in question is not refundable.