13 days in Republic of Tatarstan Itinerary

13 days in Republic of Tatarstan Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Kazan International Airport
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Kazan
— 4 nights
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Lenino-Kokushkino
— 1 night
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Yelabuga
— 3 nights
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Tetyushi
— 2 nights
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Kazan

— 4 nights

Sports Capital of Russia

The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kul Sharif Mosque and Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio. Appreciate the collections at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum and Musa Dzhalil's Apartment Museum. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 23rd (Sat) at Riviera Aquapark. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, see the interesting displays at E. Boratynskiy's Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The bell tower of the Cathedral of the Epiphany, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral.

For photos and other tourist information, read Kazan trip planner.

Newark, USA to Kazan is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Newark to Kazan, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Kazan is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 32°F and lows of 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lenino-Kokushkino.

Things to do in Kazan

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Lenino-Kokushkino

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Lenino-Kokushkino, State Historical and Cultural Museum Preserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lenino-Kokushkino travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kazan to Lenino-Kokushkino takes an hour. In March in Lenino-Kokushkino, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yelabuga.

Things to do in Lenino-Kokushkino

Museums

Yelabuga

— 3 nights
Yelabuga is a town in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, located on the right bank of the Kama River and 200km east from Kazan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pokrovskiy Cathedral and Spasskiy Cathedral. Museum of uyezdnoy meditsiny named after V. M. Bekhtereva and Yelabuga State Historical Architechtural and Art Museum and Reserve will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Mendeleevsk Museum of Local Lore in Mendeleevsk (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Literary Museum M.I.Tsvetaevoi, appreciate the history behind Monument to The Street Cleaner, and take an in-depth tour of Shishkin Memorial House Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yelabuga attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Lenino-Kokushkino to Yelabuga takes 2.5 hours. March in Yelabuga sees daily highs of 30°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Tetyushi.

Things to do in Yelabuga

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tetyushi

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Small Prayer Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, and then examine the collection at Tetushsky Local History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Abraham Church, make a trip to Memorial to Adoption of Islam, explore the ancient world of Black Chamber, then admire the landmark architecture of North Mausoleum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of East Mausoleum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bolgar Mosque.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tetyushi online travel planner.

You can drive from Yelabuga to Tetyushi in 4.5 hours. In March in Tetyushi, expect temperatures between 33°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tetyushi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Republic of Tatarstan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Specialty Museums
A nation within a nation, Republic of Tatarstan is home to about 5 million Tatars--Russia's largest ethnic minority. Rich in oil and natural gas, the republic spreads across the central part of the vast East European Plain, some 800 km (500 mi) east of Moscow. Often overlooked by foreign visitors passing through this part of the world, Tatarstan remains one of the world's secret gems, pleasantly surprising travelers with its rich cultural and architectural heritage. Begin your Tatarstani adventure with a guided tour of the republic's thriving capital city of Kazan, the center of Tatar culture and home to the largest mosque in Russia.