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Christmas at Kenozero 2017

We invite you to the Russian north. It is worth coming here for Christmas to see winter forest landscapes, to go sledging and skiing, to breathe fresh air and learn a local craft.
 
Tour duration: 4 days
Date: January 5-8
Recommended number of people for the group: 6
Price for 1 person: to be specified
 
January 5
Arrival at Plesetsk railway station. Bus transfer to Vershinino (4 hours). Accommodation in guest houses or the Park office hotel. Dinner. Banya is available.
 
January 6
Breakfast. A walking tour round Vershinino village. You will hear the area history, the local people traditions, visit an exhibition and a church with the Park visit-centre. Lunch. A traditional entertaining event. Christmas Eve celebration with tasting local dishes. Banya is available.
 
January 7
Breakfast. Visiting an exhibition devoted to carpenters’ and blacksmiths’ crafts. Bus transfer to Ust-Pocha village (half an hour). A walking tour round the village which includes visiting St. Nicholas chapel where you can see icons painted on the ceiling, the local crafts centre where you can buy souvenirs made by the local people and take part in one of workshops. Bus transfer back to Vershinino village. Dinner. Banya is available.
 
January 8
Breakfast. A unique bus tour: 30-minute drive to Filipovskaya village, stop at a sacred pine-tree, looking at the temple complex of the 18th c., visiting the house of a local craftsman, taking part in a workshop, a folklore performance, drive back to Vershinino village. Dinner. Bus transfer to Plesetsk railway station.
 
The price includes transfers and meals according to the programme, accommodation, tours and excursions according to the programme, banya. The price does not include railway tickets from Moscow or Archangel to Plesetsk station.
 
Please Note
The Park employees in Vershinino village do not speak English so we can provide an interpreter on request.
 
For more information email ntcarh@gmail.com