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Kazan Autumn Conference for 30 pax (4* hotel)

09 September  2020
Country / city: Russia / Other Russian Cities
Season: Autumn
Theme: Conference & Congresses

 

Morning Activities
08:00 — 13:00

Lunch
13:00 — 14:00

Afternoon Activities
14:00 — 19:00

Dinner Evening Activities
19:00 — 00:00

Day 1
28 Oct
2021
Thu

 

 

Kazan International Airport Arrival

Transport & Guide Evening (Hotel — Restaurant — Hotel) (4 hours)

Welcome Dinner in the Pir Restaurant

Day 2
29 Oct
2021
Fri

Full Day Conference in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4*

Lunch in the Steakhouse Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin Hotel

 

Transport & Guide Evening (Hotel — Restaurant — Hotel) (4 hours)

Dinner in the CHIRAM Restaurant

Day 3
30 Oct
2021
Sat

Half Day Conference in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4*

City Sightseeing Tour around Kazan

Kazan Arbat Walking Tour

Visit to the Tatar Old Settlement

Lunch in the Steakhouse Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin Hotel

Transport & Guide Service — Full Day (8 hours)

Master Class in the Kazan Chak-Chak Museum

Farewell Dinner in the House of Tatar Culinary Restaurant

Day 4
31 Oct
2021
Sun

 

 

Kazan International Airport Departure

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

 Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4*

The Hotel perfectly located near the heart of the city Kazan — the Kazan Kremlin is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan, just steps away from the main attractions, business and shopping districts. Hotel is comfortable, modern, offers excellent amenities with a personal touch. Rooms are equipped with modern furniture: King or 2 double beds, desk, armchair, coffee table, TV, central climate control system, tea making, ironing areas. WI-FI throughout the hotel, 24h business centre as well as fitness room with all you need for the morning stretch-out equipment. F&B services include rich breakfast buffet, 24h pantry The Market, a la carte restaurant The Steakhouse offers international cuisines and national Tatar dishes. For celebrations and other events, there is a panoramic roof terrace with stunning views of the city, the river and The Kazan Kremlin. Fully equipped hall-transformer named after M.Jalil, which is perfect for holding any format for business events with a wide variety of creative menus.

DAY 1 — 28th October 2021, Thursday

 Kazan International Airport Arrival

Kazan International Airport is located 25km south-east of the city of Kazan in the Republic of Tatarstan. The airport handled more than 1.8 million passengers in 2013, a 24.2% increase from the previous year.

The Russian airport was officially opened in September 1979 as Kazan 2 and initially served domestic flights. It was renamed Kazan five years later, gained the international airport status in February 1986 and served the first international flight in May 1987.

18:30-22:30 Transport & Guide Evening (Hotel — Restaurant — Hotel) (4 hours)

19:00 Welcome Dinner in the Pir Restaurant

«Pir» is a restaurant that is part of the restaurant and bath complex «Pir and Par», located on the shores of Lake Nizhny Kaban. When decorating the interior used Canadian cedar. One of the brightest details in the design is the famous horse-shaped lamp placed at the entrance. Here you can taste a classic mix of European cuisine, as well as Tatar dishes. The richest wine list deserves the praise of even the most picky critics.

DAY 2 — 29th October 2021, Friday

09:00-17:00 Full Day Conference in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4*

The Hotel perfectly located near the heart of the city Kazan — the Kazan Kremlin is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan, just steps away from the main attractions, business and shopping districts. Hotel is comfortable, modern, offers excellent amenities with a personal touch. Rooms are equipped with modern furniture: King or 2 double beds, desk, armchair, coffee table, TV, central climate control system, tea making, ironing areas. WI-FI throughout the hotel, 24h business centre as well as fitness room with all you need for the morning stretch-out equipment.

12:00 Lunch in the Steakhouse Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin Hotel

The Steakhouse, an American steakhouse-style restaurant, specializes in grilled dishes. However, here you can also order dishes from the international menu, which includes Mediterranean, European and national Tatar cuisine.

A buffet breakfast is served in the morning. Not only hotel guests can enjoy the variety of morning dishes, fruits, drinks and the freshest pastries. The Steakhouse is a great place to start an active day. Breakfast is served for you from 6:00 am.

In the afternoon the restaurant offers a business lunch, which you can combine according to your taste and appetite. The set of dishes and the cost depends only on you. Lunch time at The Steakhouse is a small vacation that will allow you to distract and fill you with energy for new achievements.

The Steakhouse Restaurant is ideal for any time of the day, for any occasion and event.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Dress code: Casual

18:30-22:30 Transport & Guide Evening (Hotel — Restaurant — Hotel) (4 hours)

19:00 Dinner in the CHIRAM Restaurant

The slogan of the restaurant: «Chiram» — «Spring of Tatar cuisine». Translated from the Tatar language, chiram is a young spring grass, this word and the accompanying slogan characterize the ancient traditions of Tatarstan and the changes that have occurred in the city over the past few years. We try not to forget about the traditions of our people and remind them of the existence of the young generation and guests of the capital.

Working hours: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-00:00am.

DAY 3 — 30th October 2021, Saturday

09:00-12:00 Half Day Conference in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin 4*

12:00 Lunch in the Steakhouse Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin Hotel

14:00-22:00 Transport & Guide Service — Full Day (8 hours)

 City Sightseeing Tour around Kazan

Fascinating sightseeing tour of Kazan city with a visit to the most outstanding historical sites such as Kazan Kremlin, Kremlin street, famous theater Opera and Ballet, National Cultural center, as well as the pedestrian street Bauman and Tatar theater named after Kamal.

 Kazan Arbat Walking Tour

Bauman Street, also called Kazan Arbat street, is one of the most favorite places to walk for both residents and guests of Kazan, a meeting point for people in love. During the tour, make a lot of amazing discoveries: jets of fountains, belfry and Epiphany church where Fyodor Shalyapin was baptized, a monument to Shalyapin himself, a building of the National Bank, zero milestone, Peter & Paul Cathedral. Meet Su Anasy and learn the story of the Cat of Kazan whose monument always attracts crowds. Beyond competition is a replica of a luxury horse carriage used by Catherine II to move around Kazan during her visit in 1767. Shiny windows of numerous souvenir shops are so luring. Being in Kazan and missing a walk in Bauman Street – one of the oldest streets in the city – is the same as missing something most important.

 Visit to the Tatar Old Settlement

In the Old Tatar settlement, several ancient mosques and houses of Tatar merchants have been preserved. The central place in the settlement was Yunusovskaya Square, named after the eminent kind of merchants Yunusovs.

The Old Tatar settlement is a unique historical part of Kazan, which has preserved the original features of the Tatar city. On the tour you will get acquainted with the traditions and culture of the Kazan Tatars, walk through the halls of the oldest mosque in Kazan, get acquainted with the Tatar national crafts. Here you will see wooden painted houses, merchant estates, ancient mosques and a picturesque panorama of the mysterious lake Kaban.

Old Tatar settlement is a place where you can taste national cuisine, buy Tatar leather shoes, take pictures in national clothes or take part in a culinary master class.

Stroll through the brightly coloured collection of traditionally decorated wooden houses that mark the spot where ethnic Tatars were forced to live during the Siege of Kazan in 1552.

16:00 Master Class in the Kazan Chak-Chak Museum

The Chak-Chak Museum is a place where you will plunge into the atmosphere of the Tatar life and feel like guests in an old Tatar family. Here you will learn the secrets of preparing the chak-chak, you will be introduced to the utensils that were used before, you will discover many new things seemingly in the usual things. They say, Tatars won’t eat but tea will certainly drink! Here you will have aromatic tea from samovar, you will try chak-chak, baursak, Tatar pastila, as well as an old forgotten dish that we restored for you.

A must for foodies, this museum offers its guests a taste of traditional Tatar food and drink, quite literally. Sample sweets, cakes and teas, and then learn how to make chak-chak, honey-baked dough balls brought out at festivities. Booking is essential.

Working hours: every day from 10am till 08pm

19:00 Farewell Dinner in the House of Tatar Culinary Restaurant

The first «House of Tatar Culinary» was opened in 1969 — it was one of the most ambitious projects in the field of Tatar national cuisine.

The tatar hospitality and kindliness are famous since the most ancient times and also are known far outside Tatarstan. And at last in Kazan on the 1000-anniversary of the city the First national Restaurant «DTK» (Dom Tatarskoy Kulinarii) has flung open the doors before visitors. Special national colour which is inimitably reflected by the internal furniture of the restaurant amazes imagination. The interior is solemn, but not grandiose. The national cuisine following all traditions of recipes of the well-known Tatarstan culinary specialist Junus Ahmetzjanov will allow you to plunge into an atmosphere of the tatar diasporas history.

DAY 4 — 31st October 2021, Sunday

 Kazan International Airport Departure