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Weekend in a Russian Izba

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US$ 396.83
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What to Expect

Day 1: Departure!

Stop At: Komsomolskaya Square, Moscow Russia
Meeting with your guide at Moscow Yaroslavsky Railway station. Get in the train, settle in your sleeper car, and enjoy a Russian toast to celebrate the beginning of the journey!
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Night on the train

Day 2: Discovering Galitch & Russian Izba

Stop At: Kostroma Oblast State Philharmonic Society, Sovetskaya, 58, Kostroma 156005 Russia
Arrival in Galitch city in the early morning.

Breakfast at the museum and city tour.

The museum is located in the former city mayor's 19th century grand house. The breakfast is served in the original dining room. During breakfast you will learn about the history of Galitch and then have a walk around.

Transfer to the Izba


Trail in the nature

The trail is a 7-8km loop, the guests will be accompanied by rangers who will show them some interesting plants and animals' tracks (i.e. the northern variety of wood orchids beavers' dam, lynx, ...) and also an abandoned church. The trail will take you in the forest's lake where you will have an excellent opportunity to swim and sunbath on a waterfront patio. Fishing is possible too!


Russian Banya
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Night in the Russian Izba

Day 3: Adventure yourself in the wild!

Stop At: Lake Chukhloma, Chukhloma 157130 Russia

Trail to Pogorelovo manor

A bus will take you to a point 4 km away from Pogorelovo. From there starts a beautiful walk through the wood and meadow. The trip takes about 4.5 hours door to door.


Visit of the Pogorelovo manor Or option for a Quad Expedition or boat trip.

The Pogorelovo manor is also a very nice pre-sovietic isba (19th century), in the same style as yours. You will see the famous house both outside and inside. The remaining residents are two very nice ladies, one of them will happily show you her collection of rustic antiquities, while offering you a tea with a taste at her home-made honey.

Then you will go back to the main izba by bus.

Musical dinner, with a local accordionist playing.

Departure in train to Moscow in the evening

Arrival in Moscow in the early morning on Monday
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Night on the train back to Moscow
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Important Information
Departure Point
Yaroslavskiy Railway Terminal, Komsomolskaya Square, 5, Moskva, Russia, 107140
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Komsomolskaya Square
  • Entry/Admission - Kostroma Oblast State Philharmonic Society
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Chukhloma
  • All Fees and Taxes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Great trip, fun group, nice guide and very tasty russian food ! also as a quad enthusiast the optional but affordable quad ride was great fun. Thank you again to the team of the Izba for their warm welcome and hospitality ! I'll try to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank AlexandreR1191
Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

We had so much fun! Amazing and very useful experience with a very motivated team! Thanks again guys

Date of experience: September 2018
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