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AMBER WEEKEND PLUS

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AMBER WEEKEND PLUS

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Day 1. Kaliningrad
Arrival in the Kaliningrad region. Transfer to the hotel on request for an additional charge.
Check-in at the hotel after the excursion.
Attention: bus for the excursion departs as scheduled.
Excursion around Kaliningrad, 5-5.5 hours
13:10 start from hotel Kaliningrad (Leninsky Prospect 81)
13:30 start from Tourist hotel (53 A. Nevskogo st.)
Sightseeing tour with a tour of the main sights of the city: Victory Square, the sculpture " Fighting bison '' in front of the Königsberg Land Court, a monument to Peter I in front of the headquarters of the Baltic Fleet, a drama theater, the area of ​​the old German villas Amalienau, the city's defensive fortifications, the Royal and Rosgarten gates. You will visit the only Amber Museum in our country, which is located in the fortress tower of the mid-19th century in the center of Kaliningrad, on the shores of a picturesque lake. You will definitely take a walk near the walls of the Cathedral (an example of North German Gothic of the XIV century), where the tomb of the famous philosopher I. Kant is located. A visit to the Cathedral will acquaint you with the history of the main church of the city, the University of Albertina and, of course, Königsberg itself (visiting the Cathedral is optional for an additional fee).
Visit to the Marzipan Museum at the Brandenburg Gate.


Day 2. Lesnoye village – village Rybachiy – Dune Efa
Excursion to the Curonian Spit National Park, 8-8.5h.
09:40 start from hotel Kaliningrad (Leninsky Prospect . 81)
10:00 start from Tourist Hotel (53 A. Nevskogo St.)
The Curonian Spit, created by the sea and the wind, is a narrow sandy strip of land, where the salty sea adjoins the freshwater bay. This unique and picturesque place was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and recognized as a state natural national park. You will touch the mystery of the Dancing Forest, tree trunks here bend in the most bizarre way. Visit the observation deck on the Efa dune, from where you can see the whole variety of landscapes of the spit - the sea, the bay, pine forests, sandy desert.
The program of the tour until October includes a visit to the Bird Ringing Station of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and from October – Museum complex of the National Park. You will have the opportunity to purchase smoked fish, which sailed in the bay yesterday, it is sold here in abundance.


Day 3. Village Yantarny – Svetlogorsk
Excursion " Yantarny Bereg '', 8-8.5 hours
09:00 start from Tourist hotel (53 A. Nevskogo st.)
09:20 start from Kaliningrad hotel (Leninsky prospect 81)
Acquaintance with the village of Yantarny, pre-war Palmniken. The world's largest amber deposit is located here. From the observation deck, you will see a panorama of a quarry where amber is mined by an open industrial method. You can try yourself in the role of an amber prospector and, armed with a shovel, get yourself a " sun stone '' as a souvenir. in a mini-career. All tourists will receive an Amber Miner Diploma. You can also recharge with natural energy and health in the Amber Pyramid, the construction of which took about 800 kg of amber.
The historical center of Yantarnoye is located next to the 1892 Lutheran Church. You will stroll down to the sea past the palace-style Schloss Hotel, through the Becker Park with century-old trees. This beach is the only one in Russia in 2016 received a blue flag – the sign of an environmentally friendly beach, equipped according to world standards.
Next, we will get acquainted with the sights of Svetlogorsk-Raushen. You will be enchanted by the ancient architecture of the late 19th - early 20th centuries: private villas, boarding houses, hotels. Organ hall, larch park, water tower, Kurhaus. The symbols of Svetlogorsk are the wonderful works of the German sculptor G. Brachert - " Carrying Water '' and 'Nymph'. You will see a new 'home' KVN and the Baltic Debuts Film Festival – variety theater " Amber Hall ''. To the sea you will be led by terrenkury slopes, where a promenade was built near the water for the convenience of tourists. Shopping, amber shops. Lunch for an additional charge of 350 rubles / person.
During the excursion, you will visit the dinosaur hall, where you will see the reconstruction of an ancient forest in which amber was formed. The dinosaurs that lived at that time move and growl. Here is a unique collection of stones with inclusions, as well as amber and amber-like resins from different countries.
* Interactive for making an amber souvenir with your own hands, a product for each tourist as a gift, at will for an additional payment of 300 rubles / person, payment on site in cash.
At 17:30 Arrival in Kaliningrad.


Day 4. Kaliningrad
Check out from the hotel .
Excursion course " Fortress City '', 4-5 hours
10:00 start from Tourist hotel
10:20 start from Kaliningrad hotel
Throughout Königsberg was a fortress city of its long history and remained impregnable until April 1945. The city gates, towers, bastions and forts preserved in Kaliningrad are examples of the brilliant embodiment of the most modern military engineering thought in Europe of the past. A fascinating excursion awaits you with a drive along the defensive fortifications of the inner defensive ring of the city: defensive rampart, moat, Don tower, Oberteich bastion, Kronprinz barracks, Grolman bastion and, of course, the city gates.
Visit three-dimensional panorama “ Koenigsberg-45. The last assault on ” in the History and Art Museum of Kaliningrad, a unique opportunity, amid the roar of guns and the sound of gunfire, to be in the center of Konigsberg during the assault on the city by Soviet troops in April 1945. You will not observe the panorama from the side, but find yourself inside, in the very thick of things. You will see the monument to the Heroes of the First World War and the 1200 Guards memorial. – the main monument to the heroes of the Second World War in Kaliningrad, take a walk in Victory Park. Then you will visit the outer line of Königsberg's defense and visit one of the city's forts.
Visit Fort # 11 Dönhof . This well-preserved fort will amaze you with power its walls and the ingenuity of constructing such fortresses.
At 15:00 Arrival in Kaliningrad. Transfer to the airport upon request for an extra charge.

Overview

Itinerary: Kaliningrad – Curonian Spit – Yantarny – Svetlogorsk – Kaliningrad

Days: 4 days / 3 nights

Group: от 1 pax

Accommodation: 3 or 4

Visa: citizens of 58 states that hold all types of passports are eligible for visa-free entrance to Russia for a period up to 14 days (you can see the list on the official website), citizens of the 52 countries will be able to obtain a single e-visa of up to 16 days (you can see the list on the official website)




Schedule


Available departure dates in 2022: May 13 – May 16, May 20 – May 23, May 27 – May 30, Jun 03 – Jun 06, Jun 10 – Jun 13, Jun 17 – Jun 20, Jun 24 – Jun 27, Jul 01 – Jul 04, Jul 08 – Jul 11, Jul 15 – Jul 18, Jul 22 – Jul 25, Jul 29 – Aug 01, Aug 05 – Aug 08, Aug 12 – Aug 15, Aug 19 – Aug 22, Aug 26 – Aug 29, Sep 02 – Sep 05, Sep 09 – Sep 12, Sep 16 – Sep 19, Sep 23 – Sep 26, Sep 30 – Oct 03, Oct 07 – Oct 10, Oct 14 – Oct 17, Oct 21 – Oct 24, Oct 28 – Oct 31, Nov 04 – Nov 07, Nov 11 – Nov 14, Nov 18 – Nov 21, Nov 25 – Nov 28, Dec 02 – Dec 05, Dec 09 – Dec 12, Dec 16 – Dec 19, Dec 23 – Dec 26, Dec 30 – Jan 02 
Тур с 30 декабря по 02 января на новоодние праздники — Новоодний заезд.

Available departure dates in 2023: Jan 06 – Jan 09, , Jan 13 – Jan 16, , Jan 20 – Jan 23, , Jan 27 – Jan 30, , Feb 03 – Feb 06, , Feb 10 – Feb 13, , Feb 17 – Feb 20, , Feb 24 – Feb 27, , Mar 03 – Mar 06, , Mar 10 – Mar 13, , Mar 17 – Mar 20, , Mar 24 – Mar 27, , Mar 31 – Apr 03, , Apr 07 – Apr 10, , Apr 14 – Apr 17, , Apr 21 – Apr 24, , Apr 28 – May 01, , May 05 – May 08, , May 12 – May 15, , May 19 – May 22, , May 26 – May 29, , Jun 02 – Jun 05, , Jun 09 – Jun 12, , Jun 16 – Jun 19, , Jun 23 – Jun 26, , Jun 30 – Jul 03, , Jul 07 – Jul 10, , Jul 14 – Jul 17, , Jul 21 – Jul 24, , Jul 28 – Jul 31, , Aug 04 – Aug 07, , Aug 11 – Aug 14, , Aug 18 – Aug 21, , Aug 25 – Aug 28, , Sep 01 – Sep 04, , Sep 08 – Sep 11, , Sep 15 – Sep 18, , Sep 22 – Sep 25, , Sep 29 – Oct 02, , Oct 06 – Oct 09, , Oct 13 – Oct 16, , Oct 20 – Oct 23, , Oct 27 – Oct 30, , Nov 03 – Nov 06, , Nov 10 – Nov 13, , Nov 17 – Nov 20, , Nov 24 – Nov 27, , Dec 01 – Dec 04, , Dec 08 – Dec 11, , Dec 15 – Dec 18, , Dec 22 – Dec 25, , Dec 29 – Jan 01, 
Тур с 29 декабря по 01 января на новоодние праздники — Новоодний заезд.


Fees

The price of the tour per pax (without airfare), USD:

When accommodated in the guest house " Villa Glamor ''   3
  (breakfast included)
½DBL (double occupancy) 185
SNGL (single occupancy) 270
TRPL (triple accommodation) 180

 

When placing at the hotel Tourist 3
  (breakfast included)
½DBL (double occupancy) 204
SNGL (single occupancy) 270
TRPL (triple accommodation) 205

 

When placing at the hotel Kaliningrad 3  
(breakfast 440 rubles per person, )
½DBL (double occupancy) 200
SNGL (single occupancy) 265
TRPL (triple accommodation) 197

 

When staying at the Kaiserhof 4
  (breakfast included)
½DBL (double occupancy) 268
SNGL (single occupancy) 273
TRPL (triple accommodation) 254

Excursions start from Tourist and Kaliningrad hotels

Payment schedule: 5% – at booking, 95% – 15 or 30 days prior to arrival.

Payment methods:
- bank transfer in USD or EUR
- credit/debit card online on our website

Fees include

- transport and excursion services;

- accommodation for 3 nights in a hotel of the selected category in Kaliningrad:
Villa Glamor hotel 3 (state register number 550005412 ),
hotel Kaliningrad 3 (state register number 550000408 ),
hotel Tourist 3 (state register number 550001841 ),
Hotel Kaiserhof 4 (federal list number: 550010033 );

- entrance tickets according to the program;

- environmental fees.

- necessary permits to visit specially protected natural areas

- the language of excursions is Russian but the guides speak English.

Fees exclude

- airfare to Kaliningrad city and return;

- transfers (airport – hotel 13 USD, railway station – hotel 7 USD);

- meals not specified in the program;

- additional nights to the tour – according to the main price;

- personal spending;

- early check-in or late check-out in hotels;

- not included in the program or indicated as additional excursions;

- personal English/Spanish guide: 100 USD per required day.

Map

Kaliningrad