1-Day private tour to Novgorod from St Petersburg

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Tour Number

Activity Level

199436


Categories

Religious Heritage, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Visit real ancient Russia so close to St.Petersburg with a private guide


It is very interesting and long tour through Russian land. Wake early to start the drive to Novgorod. On the way you will see villages, small towns, simple local churches and in the middle of the day you will arrive to that ancient city. Here you will have a tour with local guide that will show you all sights included to the list of Unesco: the oldest churches in Russia, Kremlin, outdoor museum of ancient wooden architecture Vitaslavlitzi, several ancient and active monasteries.
Here you will get the break for lunch in the busy local restaurant not spoilt by many visitors and after continue the city tour.
In the end of the tour you will have 2 hours ride back to the hotel - great chance to relax.
This is a great opportunity to see something different so close to St. Petersburg

Itinerary

8. 00 Start in the lobby of the hotel. Transfer to Novgorod.
12. 00 -14. 00 Novgorod Kremlin, Churches and Cathedrals, Ancient courtyard Yaroslavovo Dvorishe,
14. 00 Break for lunch in the local restaurant
15. 00 - 17. 00 Outdoor Museum Vitaslavlitsi, Yurjev Monastery
20. 00 End of the tour in your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Lobby the hotel

End location: Lobby the hotel

Duration: 12 hours

Transportation

My clean modern Honda CRV 2013 with Ac and big trunk for up to 3 people. If that is not enough I can offer you bigger variant for additional cost.

What’s Included

- guide's service in the city and museums
- admissions to the museums according to the program
- transfer to Novgorod by comfortable modern car

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1300 rubles - Lunch 1000, coffee on the way 100 rubles, toilet 30 rubles.

What’s Extra

Meal
Wc

A Recent Review of this tour

Polina was a superb guide. I spent a prior day with her visiting Peterhof and Pushkin. She brought in a local Novgorod guide, Natalia, expert in Novgorod history. Despite being about 3.5 hours by car from St. Petersburg it was time well spent and it gave me a new perspective on medieval Russian history. Polina is fluent in English and our conversation during the long drive provided considerable insight into current Russian social life. My visit to Russia gained considerable depth from this trip!
William Reiter

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