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Private Food Tour in Kazan with Traditional Chak Chak Sampling

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat), Baumana Street, Kazan Russia

This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.

10am Meet your knowledgeable private guide in front of the “Koltso” (The Ring) shopping mall and see the city’s main thoroughfares – Peterburgskaya and Baumana streets. Catch a glimpse of Epiphany Cathedral, which rises beautifully on the urban skyline, ogle to quirky Watch monument and afterwards, continue to the Tuqay public garden, small cozy park.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Tatar State Academic Theater of Galiasgar Kamal, Tatarstan St., 1, Kazan 420021 Russia

Your next stop takes you to the square in front of Galiaskar Kamal Tatar Academic Theater, where you eye up to whimsical monument ‘the secret of Shurale’ and marvel at breathtaking water show on the adjacent Kaban lake fountain.  

Pass By: Nizhniy Kaban Lake, Kazan Russia

Snap some astonishing pictures

Pass By: Kazan Mosque, 40 Let Pobedy, 40, Kazan 420070 Russia

See the striking Nurullah mosque (from outside), one of the most historic mosques in Kazan which traces its beginnings to 1849 and admire its ornate exteriors.

Stop At: Mardzhani Museum, Nasyri St., 10A, Kazan 420021 Russia

11am Take a stroll through one of the most ancient Kazan neighborhoods – iconic Old Tatar Settlement. Take a closer look at historic timbered buildings featuring flamboyant traditional decorations and old mosques dating mainly from the 17th and 18th centuries.Take a glance at green and white exteriors of Mardzhani mosque established in 1767, once the largest and most important mosque in Kazan.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Archeological Museum Preserve Tatar Settlement, Tatarka 356200 Russia

11.30am Take in the city’s intriguing past by visiting the Yunusov Square and snap astonishing photos with Shamil’s House, one of the most magnificent city mansions looking like eclectic-style castle built in the late 19th century. Afterwards, experience Tatar hospitality sampling scrumptious Tatar desserts like crunchy Chak-chak, dried apricots and others washed down with a cup of hot tea at the Tatar Settlement Museum. Opt for 4-hour tour and enjoy the fascinating tour through the life of Tatars from 16th century to the present days (not available for last minute bookings).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kazan Mosque, 40 Let Pobedy, 40, Kazan 420070 Russia

If you opt for a 4-hour tour, your tour will finish at 2pm.

12.30pm Take a digestion break with a short stroll to Apanaev Mosque, the Russian ‘Moscow’ Baroque style building with elements of Tatar decorative art. Listen to the history of Islam in Russia and then, wander down the scenic embankment of Kaban Lake, where you’ll want your camera to capture unbeatable views of city skyline.

1pm Round off your fabulous trip enjoying a leisurely lunch in “Tatarskaya Usadba” restaurant. Marvel at traditional Tatar decor and please your palate with one of the national classics, like authentic pastry, or dishes with horse meat and lamb, or hearty soups and stews. And then, indulge your sweet tooth with the famous Tatar pastries accompanied with a cup of aromatic tea or coffee.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel or vacation rental.

You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
Duration
3h
Return Details
Some place in downtown Kazan
Inclusions
  • All taxes
  • Food experiences (national dish in a restaurant and chak chak sampling)
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Archeological Museum Preserve Tatar Settlement
Exclusions
  • Any additional food and drinks not included in tour
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Private walking tour with the use of metro
  • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Choice of restaurants is subject to change
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Friendly Local Guides Moscow
294 Reviews
wahunt
Acworth, Georgia
9839
Wonderful 3-day Introduction to Moscow
This was my first time to Moscow, and I couldn't have had a better guide than Alex to show me around. During this whirlwind tour, I had a thorough introduction of the marvels of Red Square, with Lenin's mausoleum and necropolis, St. Basil's Cathedral, GUM department store, and nearby KGB. I also saw the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Gorky Park, and the Armory Chamber in the Kremlin containing the royal treasures, including the Faberge eggs, gowns, carriages, and utensils. Finally, I got to see the famous subway system, with beautiful and varied stations. The whole tour was comprehensive and well presented. Alex was a very knowledgeable guide and was fun. This is a great tour, and I recommend it highly.
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Mehul2804
Noida, India
70
Moscow is a very beautiful city and had lot of places to see.
Moscow is a beautiful city, though it does suffer from the impact of modernisation. We spent 4 days there and found them to be less. I would advise the fellow travellers to engage Private Tour operators to see the city before venturing out on your own. Lot of places to see.
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Lucaipiranga
Foshan, China
171
Knowledge about Russian craft
Anna was my guide, very nice, kind, and patient to explain how the crafts are made and where come from. The visit at Kremlin was nice, such had some life cultural performance of different ethnic groups from Russia.
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jjjrussia
30
walking Tour with Svetlana
Our guide, Svetlana, picked the two of us up at our hotel and we discussed the day. We customized our tour by adding 3 train stops so I could see some of the famous stations. We then toured the Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basils and ended the tour with lunch at the famous GUM department store. Svetlana was very knowledgeable and well informed on history and architecture. Her English skills were excellent. The 5 hours flew by and we certainly recommend her to everyone.
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MamaM1500
20
Seven Sisters Tour
I did the tour with Sveta. She explained everything so well. Her knowledge is legendary. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing the architecture. Lovely lady with lots of patience. It was a fun outing. Would use her again.
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JohanLundborg
Haninge, Sweden
314
The best!
We had a great tour with Zhenya. She was very professional and gave an informational tour. I advise every first time visitors to Moscow to do a tour! This was absolutely great!!!
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Rjentina
10
Lovely afternoon with Alina
Alina was a wonderful guide for the Moscow food tour! We stopped at two different restaurants for a taste of traditional Russian and then Georgian foods - both were delicious. The walk through Moscow with Alina was so nice, and she pointed out landmarks and gave bits of history for each. A lovely afternoon!
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gcf123
Boston
77
Recommend!
Spent 7+ hours with Alex. He was very friendly and very knowledgeable, and he tailored the tour to my interests. I definitely recommend him!
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Trvlr_a
10
Many highlights in one day
Good tour to get a one day view on Moscow. Masha was a great guide, very flexible and good company to explore the city with.
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Julie D
Beechworth, Australia
91
Excellent 3days in Moscow
Our first stop on our European holiday was Moscow and we were quite apprehensive so we booked a guide. Alex was exactly what we needed. Friendly, comfortable and adjusted to our needs. We covered all the must see site and got a good appreciation of life in Moscow now and historically. Alex was a wealth of knowledge and his English was very good. I would recommend this tour to every first time Moscow visitor.
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Serena L
Vancouver, Canada
60
Outstanding!!
Took a private tour with Leysan. We went to many places and was accomodating since I was outside of central Moscow. Leysan was very knowledgeable. I had a very good time and hit all the hightlights of Moscow. First time here and the tour of the city was better than I expected!! Thank you!
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prakvaid58
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
17364
Had an awesome time!
We had booked with Friendly Local guides on the MOSCOW BY NIGHT TOUR through Viator. We were picked up ( our group of 30!) at The Mayakovskaya Metro station by main guide Alex. Then , 4 other guides joined him and we split up into 3 groups . We took a stroll through the streets of Moscow from Tverskaya Avenue towards the Red Square & Kremlin ... we thoroughly enjoyed the walk on huge pavements.. passing by the most expensive apartments in Moscow .. saw one of Stalin’s seven sisters on our way .. We stopped for dinner at a fabulous restaurant.. delicious Borscht and Beef Straganoff! When we were done with dinner, the Sky light was dimming and the Moscow lights were shining ! We were taken to the stunning red square , with the towers on walls of Kremlin brilliant with their ruby stars on top of them! GUM was lit up in all its brilliance too! We could see St Basil’s cathedral with all hues glowing from afar! After we were done , we took the Metro back to RECHNOY VOKZAL Metro stn to our cruise ship MS ROSTROPOVICH! The subway stations were amazing of course! Thoroughly enjoyed this tour, the guides were knowledgeable friendly and we learnt a whole lot about the city & it’s culture!
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696deane
Los Angeles, California
20
Tour guide never showed...billed us anyways
Tour guide never showed up...claimed they tried to reach us but we got no phone call, message via email or tripadvisor. Phone number we were given went unanswered. ALSO, I also strongly recommend you NOT USE TRIPADVISOR to book tours. When I asked for a refund Tripadvisor immediately sided with the vendor. I though I was paying a premium to have somebody on my side in the transaction...I was totally wrong. I can get ripped off all by myself without tripadvisor marking up the cost.
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TrainsandPlanes1
10
The tour guide was excellent and the hotel pickup was great.
Daria was a very pleasant and accommodating guide. Her English is excellent and her knowledge of the area was what I needed to know. It would have taken me much longer to get around the important areas and I only had one day. So I didn't have to bother with maps and directions. Being picked up at my hotel was extremely helpful. I recommend this tour, very worth the money.
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Angela G
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
2312
Perfect!
What a lovely evening. It was just the right amount of time and the views and the night lights were breath taking. I took what seemed to be a million pictures. My guide, Leysan, was kind and thoughtful. I would definitely recommend this tour!
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