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Russian Village! Do what Russians do! - Private Tour - Visa included
Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).
Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.
Rustic Russian Village, visit also local market, Local church - made of wood (Church of St. Peter and Pavel), Wooden monastery of Saint lady of Kazan.
About this tour...
I want you to join me on this pleasant relaxing tour of an authentic, rustic Russian Village. The real advantage to this is that you will be taken almost back in time, where you can converse with the local people, eat their types of food, perhaps, learn about Soviet times which you might not have known anything about.
One of the marvellous things about rural life is that there is no real pressure, nor bustle, no real deadline too adhere to.
In my country side (1hour drive from the city) we can visit also local market - its fun, I'm Sure tourist never been there. Local church - made of wood (Church of St. Peter and Pavel), very nice one, and I'll show you my favorite places at the river Oridege (in a childhood every summer I spend there)- it's very charming.
We'll see what Russians do in there everyday life.
9. 00 Meet at the ship or hotel
9. 00-10. 20 Drive to village Virica
10. 30-11. 00 Visit local market
11. 00-12. 00 Visit wooden monastery of Serafim Virickiy
12. 15-12. 40 Visit wooden church of St. Pete and Paul where I was baptized
13. 00-14. 00 Lunch
14. 30-15. 00 Walk by the Oredeg river (I will show my favorite parts)
15. 15-16. 00 Visit my mom's country house, meet my mom.
16. 00-17. 15 Drive back to the ship or hotel
Please bring scarfs for ladies. No shorts for gentlemen. We do plan to visit monastery.
Port or Hotel
What is included
- Tour Guide, car Mazda 3 new or mini van,driver as per program, visa free service, port fees
What is extra
This Tour is available in:
Wheel chair friendly
Type of transportation
Sedan or Minivan
Meet your guide
Hello, dear travelers! My name is Elena; I'm free-lance English speaking guide with licenses for all museums in St. Petersburg and its suburbs. I am 39. I graduated from the Russian State University of Culture and Arts.
I enjoy my job very much and have been in the tourism business for 9 years. I love my city so much that I want the entire world to come and share Russian culture, history and the magnificent surroundings. I also hope I can show you the heart and soul of the city! As your tour guide, I will try to make your trip an unforgettable experience and know that your visit will be one of the best memories of your life.
Welcome to Saint-Petersburg - the Northern capital of Russia, its historical, architectural and cultural centre! It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is often called "The Northern Venice".
In personal talks I got to know my clients, I knew what they wanted, I could show places that were interesting for them particularly and tell stories which were fascinating exactly for these people.
I can also provide classic tours and unique tours which will help you to understand Russian traditions and the soul of Russian people. Besides the obvious sights that everybody needs to see like The Hermitage and The Peter and Paul fortress, The Saint Isaac's cathedral and other masterpiece of our city I'll show you the real live of Russian People.
I'll do my best to make your journey interesting and comfortable.
This year I've decided to donate 5% from each tour to organize social life for kids from one of the orphanages in St. Petersburg. Together we are making this world better!
Ballet or opera
Russian Restaurant or Restaurant on the water
Jazz on the boat
Please note GOLDEN ROOM IN HERMITAGE should be booked 1 month in advance!!!