Private Food Tour in Kazan with Traditional Chak Chak Sampling

Experience the vibrant area of Old Tatar Settlement on this entertaining 3-hour walking tour of the center of Kazan and rediscover the city through the eyes of the locals.

Enjoy Kazan’s main attractions like Galiaskar Kamal Tatar Academic Theater, Mardzhani mosque, Apanaev Mosque, Yunusov Square. Immerse yourself in Tatar culture and traditions, learn more about Islamic world in Russia and venture off the tourist trail visiting restaurants and museums that make this neighborhood so unique.

per adult from

$265

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 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
    What's excluded :
    • Any additional food and drinks not included in tour
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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

    Stop At: 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.  

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Nizhniy Kaban Lake, Kazan Russia

    Snap some astonishing pictures

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: 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.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    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

  • 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
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P82

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