16 days in Russia Itinerary

16 days in Russia Itinerary

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Kirov
— 2 nights
2
Yoshkar-Ola
— 3 nights
3
Cheboksary
— 1 night
4
Raifa
— 2 nights
5
Kazan
— 6 nights

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Kirov

Kirov ©
Kirov, formerly known as Vyatka and Khlynov, is a city and the administrative center of Kirov Oblast, Russia, located on the Vyatka River. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Alexander Garden, take a stroll through Spasskaya Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Saviour Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Uspensky Trifonov Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Dymkovskaya Toy Museum, make a trip to Monument Family, then make a trip to Theatre Square, and finally engage your brain at Museum of Paleontology.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kirov trip itinerary maker app.

Vienna, Austria to Kirov is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Yoshkar-Ola.

Things to do in Kirov

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Alexander Garden ©
Alexander Garden
Pond near Diorama ©
Pond near Diorama
Theatre Square ©
Theatre Square

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Yoshkar-Ola

Yoshkar-Ola
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at The Sculpture The Angel Gabriel, make a trip to Tsarevokokshaiskiy Kreml Cultural and Historical Complex, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexy II, then make a trip to Saint Peter and Fevroniya Monument, then don't miss a visit to Chapel of Peter and Fevronia of Murom, and finally examine the collection at Memorial National Museum of Gulag`s History. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Iyoshkin Cat Sculpture, don't miss a visit to Brugge Embankment, appreciate the history behind Monument to Tsar Fedor Ioanovich, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Ascension of Christ, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Holy Virgin.

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You can drive from Kirov to Yoshkar-Ola in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kirov to Yoshkar-Ola due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cheboksary.

Things to do in Yoshkar-Ola

Museums · Historic Sites
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Cheboksary

Cheboksary ©
Cheboksary is the capital city of Chuvashia, Russia and a port on the Volga River. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercession Tatianinskiy Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vvedenskiy Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Archangel Michael Church, then don't miss a visit to Cheboksary Holy Trinity Men Monastery, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Materi - Pokrovitelnitse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Beer Museum, see the interesting displays at Chuvash National Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Art Center of Chuvash Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cheboksary trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Yoshkar-Ola to Cheboksary by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cheboksary are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Raifa.

Things to do in Cheboksary

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Beer Museum ©
Beer Museum
Vvedenskiy Cathedral ©
Vvedenskiy Cathedral
Chuvash National Museum ©
Chuvash National Museum

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Raifa

Raifa
On the 6th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sofia Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church in Honor of the Holy Fathers in Sinai and Raifa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Belfry With The Church in Honor of Archangel Michael, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Georgian Icon of Our Lady, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Raifa Monastery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Raifa trip app.

Traveling by car from Cheboksary to Raifa takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Samara Standard Time (SAMT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kazan.

Things to do in Raifa

Historic Sites
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Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Fri) at Riviera Aquapark. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kul Sharif Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Museum of Soviet Life, and admire the striking features of Leaning Suyumbike Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kazan road trip tool.

You can drive from Raifa to Kazan in an hour. In September in Kazan, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kazan

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque
Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat) ©
Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat)
Agricultural Palace ©
Agricultural Palace