Historical centre of Bulgaria. Chuck Chuck Museum. Türkic cuisine. Kazan Kremlin. Kazylyk. Traditional Tinctures. Breast in Sviyazhsk. Museum of Civil Aviation.
You will make an exciting journey to Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, to get acquainted with its culture and cuisine, which are closely linked. You will start your journey from the ancient Turkic town of Bulgur, then discover the traditional Turkic cuisine already in Kazan, visit the museum of chakchak - the local sweetness, which is very popular both in the region and abroad. In the afternoon you will get acquainted with the pedestrian street of the city, visit the Kazan Kremlin, walk along the embankment.
And closer in the evening you'll find a museum with traditional alcoholic drinks and a dinner in the traditional Tatar style overlooking the Kaban lake. You'll also try a local bream adorning the flag of Sviyazhsk and learn the history of the city, which dates back to the time of Ivan the Terrible. By lunchtime you'll find yourself in a traditional Russian place in the Ulyanovsk region, try out the simulators for pilot training and fly to your home.
2 days itinerary by Anna Semochkina - Gastronomy Tour - 1 Hotel
Road Trip Categories: Gastronomy Tour
Day 1: Tatar delicacies
Leave early, as the Republic of Tatarstan is waiting for you, which won the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019 in the category "Russian gastronomic tourism".
Your first stop to have a good appetite will be the town of Bolgar, founded by the Bulgars - Turkic tribes living in the Volga region.
And after that you will find traditional Turkic cuisine in the only restaurant in Kazan that knows a lot about it. After a hearty lunch you will get acquainted with the culture of the city, visit the Kremlin, see numerous street sculptures, try a traditional Tatar dessert - Chakchak and visit the shop-museum of local alcoholic beverages showing the history of the region.
And after all this, you will also have a traditional Tatar dinner. Bon appetit!
Visiting: Kazan’, Belozerka, Bolgar, Samara
Day 2: Sviyazhskiy bream
Your day will begin with the history and the city of Sviyazhsk. Here you will try the traditional bream from the region. Then your way will lie through the beauty of the Volga region. There you will get to the city of Ulyanovsk and the museum of civil aviation, where you can look at special simulators used for pilot training. Dinner with traditional cuisine of Ulyanovsk region is waiting for you.
Visiting: Kazan’, Sviyazhsk, Dimitrovgrad, Ulyanovsk, Vinnovka, Baratayevka, Samara