Youth and Family, Local Experience, Adventure / Active
Kid Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car, to cross some places without a road and with snow.
Maximum travelers: 6
Russian (fluent), English (fluent)
A Pancake Week Before Lent, experience it with a local private guide
Dear Friends, I invite you to join us at a Carnival Maslenitsa which we will celebrate from the 12th till the 18th of February 2018 - always the last week before Lent (Orthodox). That is an old Russian tradition to celebrate the end of Winter and beginning of Spring - the ancient pagan rite. That is a great fun with a lot of pancakes and other traditional Russian food.
09:30 pick up from a hotel
10:30 arrival to a park where the Carnival will take place. Participating in different activities, old Russian National Fun, Burning down an effigy of Winter, eating pancakes with hot tea or coffer.
1 or 2 pm (depend on you and the weather) start up from the park
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel with a sign with your name.
End location: Your hotel
Duration: 4 hours
Tour duration depends on a weather.
by clean and comfortable taxi.
transportation in a comfortable modern car, pancakes and hot tea or coffee.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
640 rbls - You may need some roubles in case you would like to buy some souvenirs or additional food or drinks.
Entrance fee is not included. It will depend on a number of people in a group and a park we will go to. Just let me know on what day of the week you'd like to go and I'll check availability of tickets.
You should be dressed warm and have comfortable shoes, suitable for snow.