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New Year in Siberia

Overview

Celebrate in style this New Year with a trip to Novosibirsk, the heart of Siberia. Immerse yourself in local Siberian culture both inside and outside the city with festive programmes at museums and exclusive performances to exhilarating snowmobile experiences through the sprawling snow-capped Siberian taiga. If you are looking for a perfect New Year get-away with fun for all the family, then this unforgettable Siberian experience is the best choice. This 5-day experience includes a snowmobile ride through the Siberian taiga forest, an exclusive ballet performance of the Nutcracker at the world-famous NOVAT, festive city and museum tours, and New Year celebrations to top it all off!

  • Festive events at the Museum of Living Antiquity

  • New Year Celebrations

  • Nutcracker ballet performance at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre

  • Sightseeing around Novosibirsk

  • Snowmobile experience in the Siberian taiga

  • Visit to a traditional Russian banya

Itinerary

Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is the largest city in Siberia with the flair and charm of a provincial town. It is an important commercial hub in the region, hosting one of the best and largest universities in Russia which has shaped the identity of the city. The city is home to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet (NOVAT), considered one of the best musical and theatre groups in Russia.

Day 1

Arrival in Novosibirsk

After arriving in Novosibirsk, you will meet your guide who will take you to your hotel for check-in.

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Free Time

Day 2

Full day of festive fun followed by New Year’s Eve celebrations

After breakfast, you will embark on a thrilling snowmobile ride where you will cross the frozen Ob River and a snow-covered forest where you can get excellent atmospheric photos. Professionals will be on hand with hot tea to keeps spirits alive in the cold weather, followed by a steam in a traditional Russian wooden banya.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Snowmobile ride on the frozen Ob River

  • Traditional Russian wooden banya

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre

  • Nutcracker performance

  • Siberian New Year Celebration

Day 3

Novosibirsk city tour

Today, you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast after a fantastic evening of partying.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • City Tour

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • Siberian New Year Celebration

Day 4

Visit to the Museum of Living Antiquity

After breakfast, will visit the Museum of Living Antiquity in Alekseevskaya Sloboda, here the life and life of old-time peasants in Siberia are recreated. You will be able to take part in various celebrations including: a folk performance near the New Year Tree, games with Santa Claus and Snow Maiden, souvenir making masterclass, and enjoy a Petruska theatre performance.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Museum of Living Antiquity in Alekseevskaya Sloboda

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • folk performance near the New Year Tree

  • Petruska theatre performance

  • Siberian New Year Celebration

  • Masterclass

  • Food & Drink Experience

Day 5

Departure from Novosibirsk

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel in Novosibirsk and have the rest of the day free to do some last-minute exploring or souvenir shopping. In the afternoon you will meet your driver for the departure transfer to the airport or railway station where this tour will end.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Souvenir Shopping

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

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Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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