Novosibirsk and Academgorodok Car Tour
Uncover the cultural treasures of Novosibirsk
Your tour begins with your guide leading you to explore one of the only scientific towns in Russia, where all the divisions of Russian sciences are located. During your visit, you will learn about the town’s history, and discover another intriguing aspect of Soviet history.
After exploring and admiring the magnificent atmosphere around you, proceed to explore two museums of your choice, your options includes the Geology Museum, the Archaeological Museum, or the Open Air Train Museum to admire its collection of vintage Trans-Siberian trains. Before heading back to the city, you will have the chance to explore the magnificent shores of the largest manmade lake in Siberia, the Novosibirsk Reservoir.
Continuing back to the heart of Novosibirsk to discover some of the city’s treasured sights and landmarks. Along the way, the cultural vigour of the city becomes apparent, displayed in its collection of art galleries and museums, one of which you will have the opportunity to explore.
As a city built for the Trans-Siberian railway, it’s only right that you take a trip to the Novosibirsk Railway Station, the largest station on the entire Trans-Siberian railway. On route you and your local guide will proceed to Krasny Prospect Street and then to Lenin Square, to see the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet theatre and then on to Gorkogo Street, St Nicolas Chapel, the Ob River embankment, and finally a visit to the Siberian farmers market to discover an array of Siberian delicacies. After your tour concludes, your guide will accompany you back to your hotel.
Location: Russia, Novosibirsk
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 8 hours
Includes a local guide and any entrance or other fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated.
For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.
Restrictions: Museums entrance fees are not included.
Physical rating: Easy - Suitable for all