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Lotus Bloom in Astrakhan

History, amazing landscapes, astonishing flowers, Russian Dead sea and sturgeon farm in one trip



1 city

2 reserves





Tour Details

Diversity of Cultures

In just 4 days you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with Astrakhan. The main sights are the Astrakhan Kremlin, full of history Saray Batu, salty lake Baskunchak, the Biosphere Reserve with beautiful lotuses, and sturgeon farm. Check the itinerary – you will definitely be fond of it!

Types of tourism

A lady with binocular sightseeing


A tree, fields, hills, sun, different natural zones: mountains, tundra, taiga steppes, mixed forests


Things for sauna: wooden barrel, hat, towel


A man wearing a cap showing a fish in his hand


A lady with binocular sightseeing


Two jars with caviar, black sturgeon caviar and red salmon caviar


A portrait of an old bearded man, a portrait of famous Russian writer Lev Tolstoy in a golden frame


Gilded onion domes with crosses of an orthodox church


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A white cathedral with green domes inside of the Kremlin
A Russian Orthodox church as a part of the wall of Kremlin of white color
A white orthodox church consisting of two parts with many dark green domes

1st day of the itinerary

Panoramic tour andMagnificent Monasteries

On arrival at Astrakhan International Airport, you will meet our local guide. During day 1 you can enjoy a big sightseeing tour around the city. You will see the main point of interest which is the Astrakhan Kremlin, beautiful central streets, a building of the Indian farmstead. You will visit the exposition in the Kremlin Red Tower, take a walk along the Volga embankment, and during the excursion see a lot of old Russian houses, the Opera and Ballet Theater.

The program also includes visiting the square of Peter the Great, the Annunciation Monastery, the chapel of Nicholas the Wonderworker, the Iranian and Armenian monasteries, and merchant houses.

After lunch in the city, you will have free time to explore Astrakhan on your own. But don´t forget that in the evening you will have dinner at the restaurant of local cuisine.

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Volga River District

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