You can now get acquainted with the beauties of the Russian North on a railway cruise. Five-day tours for the winter holidays have appeared in the assortment of the tour operator "RZD Tour". We are talking about this new product, as well as about the New Year classics - tourist trains to Veliky Ustyug.
The pandemic and the tightening of antiquarian measures are not a reason to abandon the New Year's trip. You can go on an all-inclusive rail cruise, which already includes travel, accommodation, meals, entertainment and excursion programs.
All these pleasures and activities await tourists in the new tour "Greatness of the North", which was specially developed for the New Year by the tour operator "RZD Tour" (part of the structure of the "Russian Railways" holding).
The tourist train will pass along the circular route Moscow - Ruskeala - Arkhangelsk - Veliky Ustyug - Moscow. In total, two train cruises in the Russian North are planned for the New Year holidays: with departure on January 1 and 5, 2021.
First, travelers visit Karelia: at the Sortavala railway station they will have a "return to the past": a modern locomotive will be replaced with a steam locomotive.
This retro train will go to the Ruskeala mountain park, where tourists will find an excursion, special lighting, a special New Year's program, entertainment, tastings, a disco and an exciting fire show.
The next day the train arrives in Arkhangelsk, where tourists get acquainted with the history and sights of the city, as well as with the museum of wooden architecture and folk art "Malye Korely".
For "dessert" travelers visit Veliky Ustyug and Father Frost's ancestral lands.
A five-day tour "Greatness of the North" when traveling in a compartment carriage will cost an adult 31,300 rubles, a child - from 17,350 to 30,900 rubles. The cost of travel when traveling in a CB carriage will be slightly higher: for an adult - 40,800 rubles, for a child - from 17,350 to 40,400 rubles. depending on age and option of accommodation in the carriage.
The cost of the tour includes railway travel, three meals a day (breakfasts and dinners on the train, tasting pilaf in the Ruskeala mountain park, lunches in Arkhangelsk and Veliky Ustyug), transport services, excursions and entertainment according to the program, a sweet gift and a letter of attorney from Santa Claus with delivery - for children and schoolchildren.
Railway tourism is becoming more and more in demand among the country's residents every year. Therefore, the Russian Railways company decided to join this direction and launched the Russian Railways Tour website - rzdtour. om. The slogan of the program "Open the world from the train window!" fully corresponds to its spirit: anyone can make a fascinating train journey and discover the country from a new side.
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During its existence, the RZD Tour program has received many positive reviews from satisfied tourists. Anyone who wants to get to know more about their travel impressions is recommended to refer to the site reviews section, which is located in the bottom menu
Today the company offers tourist trips for different groups of tourists with any budget and goals. On the main page of the site, users can immediately see the most interesting and popular tours. If you want something different, using the top menu is easy to find something suitable for yourself.
All tourist routes and train programs offered by Russian Railways to its customers are grouped in the "Railway Tourism" section of the menu.
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