Astrakhan tours are filled with delectable dishes, historic neighborhoods and warm, sunny days in one of Russia's southernmost cities.
As the last settlement on the Volga River before its convergence with the Caspian Sea, Astrakhan played a vital role in trade between Europe and Asia for centuries. On our Astrakhan tours, travelers can visit diverse sites including Orthodox cathedrals and monasteries, merchants' mansions, Lenin Square and Astrakhan Kremlin. Learn about local minority traditions in Tatar and Kazakh settlements or uncover history at Astrakhan Museum of Local Lore. Relax in the great outdoors on a boat tour of the Volga, an afternoon on the shores of Swan Lake or a tour of the region's famous sturgeon farm. Summer tourists can indulge in Astrakhan's famous melons, while visitors year round rave about the fresh fish dishes unique to the region.
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This 1-week Moscow and Astrakhan tour showcases the fascinating history and unique landscapes of south-western Russia. Highlights include visiting a Kazakh village, taking a boat trip on the Volga Delta, and admiring the historical monuments of Moscow and Astrakhan city.
Experience the culture of Russia through its food! Try traditional delicacies, participate in culinary master classes, and discover the historical, architectural, and scenic highlights of this fascinating, yet less-visited, part of Russia with North Ossetia, Kalmykia and Astrakhan Tour.