Vladivostok & Siberian Tiger watching…

HOTEL ACCOMODATION

HYUNDAI Hotel (4*)

Hotel Hyundai is perfectly located within walking distance to main city attractions, museums and shopping areas. All rooms thoughtfully appointed feature a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries and hair-dryer, refrigerator and minibar, remote controlled TV & VCR, satellite TV channels, direct-dial telephones with bathroom extension, electronic key-card, air-conditioning, amenities for guest comfort include bathrobes and slippers. Other hotel amenities are a Business center (fax, PC, typing and translation services, Internet), Laundry (same day return), Safety deposit boxes, Concierge, Currency exchange, 24 hours room service, Hairdresser and beauty parlor, Flower and souvenir shops.
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
FIT Standard Room 30 4 15 220.00 13,200.00

ACFES-SEIYO Hotel (4*)

"ACFES-SEIYO" hotel was founded in July 1993 and it’s name and location are entered in the World Hotel Index. «ACFES-SEIYO» has a confirmed International Certificate of a 3-star Hotel. Advantageous location (30 minutes from airport, 10 minutes from the downtown and railway station), high qualified staff, autonomous water- and power supply system provides high productive work and comfortable rest. Administrator quickly makes up all documents, necessary for hotel-residence. And he provides you with reference information. Hotel Restaurant presents a wide international menu. Restaurant interior is designed in a plain and stylish way. Terracotta and blue tones prevail in the hall. A peculiarity of the restaurant planning is “Podium-hall”, which suits the best to hold stand-up meals, presentations, banquets and other ceremonial events. Stand-up meal menu will help you to make your choice. Hotel offers the following services:
-Business-center (fax and phone communication, IBM- compatible computes and printer, copy machine, audio- and video- equipment. There is a little library. Services of Internet and e-mail are at your disposal.) - Large and small halls for negotiations (business classic style, well-equipped with modern technical facilities, provides all necessary services for meetings and negotiations)
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
GRP Standard room 30 4 15 180.00 10,800.00

Azimut Vladivostok Hotel (3+*)

VLADIVOSTOK Hotel opened March 7, 1975. Located in the center of the city within 10 minutes walk from the Railway Station and Sea Terminal, the hotel stands on the picturesque hillside that offers a beautiful panorama of the Amursky Bay and the Golden Horn Bay. Nearby there are beaches, yacht clubs.
Hotel has 415 comfortable and cosy rooms which can accommodate up to 700 people. All guest rooms are equipped with bath (with a set of toiletries)/WC, fridge, direct dial phone, cable and satellite TV. An independent water and electricity supply system ensures uninterrupted work of all the hotel divisions.
For a refreshing drink or stack you can stop at the Snack Bar (4th, 11th floor) and try some of the local specialities, or enjoy a meal at "Sakura" restaurant, which serves seafood delicacies. In leisure time you are invited to casino, billiards, hall of machine games, sauna, hairdressing saloon, massage room, fitness gym.
The Business Center will help you execute your business while staying at the hotel: internet, e-mail, fax, copying. You can rent a car, a mobile phone, as well as a Conference room, and a VCR.
The hotel offers all the necessary consumer services: laundry, valet service, luggage storage, dentist office, souvenir shop, and newspaper kiosk.
We have everything to make a business or leisure traveler feel comfortable and at home.
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
GRP Standard 30 4 15 130.00 7,800.00
DAY 1

Vladivostok Discription

Vladivostok is the major city in the Russian Far East with population more than 700 000 people.
It is industrial, transport, scientific and cultural center and the biggest ocean port of Russia on the pacific coast. As much as almost 47% of its population are somehow involved in industry, transport, and communication.
Vladivostok provides you with all major ways of transportation, it is the terminus of Trans-Siberian Railroad, the longest railroad in the world; Vladivosostok -Khabarovsk highway, and the most extended air-route of Russia.
The heart of the city is the port with its 16 piers, 4 190 meters mooring line, and passenger-service area, specialized in container and bulk cargo processing, shipping of cargoes to Sakhalin, Kamchatka, Magadan, and the northern Sakha Republic. Vladivostok is a college city. Its higher education arsenal accounts nine Universities
The status of the major seaport in the Russian Far East predestined for Vladivostok the role of a cultural center. Vladivostok has Chamber and Drama Theatres, Puppet Show, Philharmonic Society, Circus, and Picture Galleries.
Vladivostok shares the latitude with Sapporo, Sukhumi, Almaty, Florence, Marseille, A Coruña, Boston, and Toronto.
Railroad distance to Moscow is 9,302 km. The direct distance to Moscow is 6,430 km. Direct distance to Bangkok is 5,600 km, to Darwin—6,180 km, San Francisco—8,400 km, Lisbon—10,100 km, London—8,500 km, to Seoul—750 km, to Tokyo—1,050 km, to Beijing—1,331 km.

How to get to Vladivostok

For those coming from Europe, the most straightforward way to access Vladivostok is via Moscow. Both Aeroflot and Vladivostok Air fly direct, non-stop daily from Moscow to Vladivostok.
Korean Airlines and Vladivostok Airlines link Vladivostok with Seoul, Pusan (Republic of Korea), Niigata, Osaka, Toyama (Japan).
From the United States the only way to get Vladivostk is Korean Airlines by way of Seoul's new Incheon International Airport or by Magadan Airlines from Anchorage to Petropavlovsk and then to Vladivostok by KrasAir.
Vladivostok shares the latitude with Sapporo, Sukhumi, Almaty, Florence, Marseille, A Coruña, Boston, and Toronto.
Railroad distance to Moscow is 9,302 km. The direct distance to Moscow is 6,430 km. Direct distance to Bangkok is 5,600 km, to Darwin—6,180 km, San Francisco—8,400 km, Lisbon—10,100 km, London—8,500 km, to Seoul—750 km, to Tokyo—1,050 km, to Beijing—1,331 km.

Visa Requirements Russian Federation (Click below link for Consulates)

• Visa is required to visit Russian Federation as for Russian travel to the same countries. Charge will vary from country to country but indication of USD 55 - 100. You need to present to the Russian Consulate the following documentation (Visa Application form, Passport, Passport photos, Visa Support Letter, hotel voucher & copy of travel insurance). Russkie Prostori are registered with the Ministry of Foreign affairs with a own Visa Reference number and have the right to issue visa support documentation (as do the Hotels but then for an additional charge). If requesting our support please go to our website for additional information www.russkie-prostori.ru (Visa Application). For a group visa support there will not be any charge however for individual support within the group we will charge a handling / communication charge of USD 5 per visa including transmission cost to each clients. For additional information of prices and administration of the Russian Embassies worldwide press the icon next to the title above with will take you to a search engine of all Russian Consulates. According to RP experience the Visa have in addition client benefits as individually many travelers avoid a potential visa situation - thus few have been in Russia which makes it even more attractive to join. If any difficulties and miss communication with the consular departments please let us know and we can ultimately be in direct contact with the consulate.
• IMPORTANT INFORMARTION: Application should be submitted as TOURIST VISA (as even corporate travel in group is considered as Business Tourism. Approval & local application for an individual business invitation to obtain a business visas will take no less then 3 weeks.
• CRUISE VISA EXEMPTION of regular visa will be offered to Cruise passengers living on board the Cruise ship. We will issue separate daily vouchers for traveling in a group in the city for pre-ordered scheduled program. If requiring a complete independence during the visits to the City a Tourist Visa as above need to be applied for.

Airport Arrival Vladivostok (Artyom)

Upon arrival customs forms should be filled in for Arrival & Departure in case of having any currency (cash), it will give permit to bring cash back while departure from Russia. Guides/ escorts will meet with signs outside the customs zone and transport parked outside the Arrival hall. Transfer from Artyom airport to the city will take approximately 1 hour.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Transport rent 30 1 300.00 300.00
Guide services 30 1 100.00 100.00

Vodka welcome ceremony on the Eagle Nest Observation Platform

Participants will begin acquaintance with Vladivostok from the marvelous view from the highest point of the Vladivostok – the observation Platform on the top of Eagle Nest hill. The Traditional Russian Welcome Ceremony with Russian Bread Karavay & Salt. This is one of the oldest Russian traditions in the countryside to greet dear guests with freshly baked bread and the precious salt. It originated as a folk custom in western Russia. As a sign of hospitality, when the emperor or empress visited their towns, merchants and gentry would present a loaf of bread placed on a round dish covered with an embroidered towel. A cellar of salt was placed on top of the bread or set in a hole cut into the top of the bread. The ceremony also was used prior to the marriage of a landowner when he traveled to each village on his estate, introducing his new bride to the peasants. The ceremony symbolized that the couple would never be without the necessities of life.
Guest will see beautiful view of the Golden Horn Bay, Downtown and Amursky Gulf.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Vodka welcome ceremony 30 30 15.00 450.00

Dinner at PASIFIC Sky Bar

Sky Bar “Pacific” will leave unforgettable impression. Exquisite wines, nice live music; delicious food and incredible panoramic view of a night city make you feel in a heavenly place. It is situated on the last flour of Hyunday hotel. Distinctive restaurant offers a variety of dining experience from national cuisine to the best samples of international cooking.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Dinner 30 30 50.00 1,500.00
DAY 2

10:00 13:00 - 18:00 Full Day Vladivostok Sightseeing Tour

Tour will start from the Hotel. Photo stops will be made at Panorama spot to observe Vladivistok panorama between Amur and Ussurijsk gulf; at Vladivostok’s unique 19th century railroad station, terminal of the Trans-Siberian railroad, 9302 kms from its starting point in Moscow – the longest train journey in the world. Nearby participants will visit Local museum and observation platform on Egersheld Cape, they will see Submarine Museum S-56, Central square and other interesting places in Vladostok.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
English Guide 30 1 200.00 200.00
Transport - 43 seats 30 1 400.00 400.00

10:30 11:30 Arsenyev Primorsky State Joint Museum Visit During City tour

Vladimir Arsenyev Primorsky State Joint Museum was opened in 1890. The museum's subjects are nature and history of Primorye, ethnography, archaeology (there is a burial complex of the Jurchengs period) and natural - scientific material, such as stuffed animals, herbariums, and mineral samples. One of the most exotic exhibits is a rocket gun katyusha of World War II. There is also a rich numismatic artistic collection. The museum's archives are estimated at over 200,000 exhibits. The area of the exhibition halls totals 230 sq. meters (2,474 sq. feet).
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Enterence fee 30 30 10.00 300.00

11:30 12:30 Oceanarium (Aquarium) Visit During City tour

Oceanarium (Aquarium) was opened in July 1991. The Japanese firm Nitiro Corporation delivered and mounted the technical equipment. There are two main sections in the Oceanarium: museum exhibits, including the inhabitants of the Far East's seas and coasts. There is a cranium of the famous Stellerovaya cow that became extinct in the 18th century, a stuffed ancient cluster-finned fish, Latimeria, and a collection of shells. There is also a live exposition of 86 species and over 1,800 samples in the aquariums, representing a variety of inhabitants found in the Gulf of Peter the Great and other water reservoires of Primorye.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Enterence fee 30 30 8.00 240.00

13:00 Lunch at Restaurant NOSTALGIA

Restaurant "NOSTALGY" is the best place for those who like Russian cousin. Our cooks use ancient Russian recipes to prepare dishes capable fairly to please experts of culinary art. Besides traditional viands, our cooks also offers visitors to try the original dishes reflecting a variety and numerous advantages of seafoods of the Russian Far East. An uha, a borshch, fritters with red caviar, the salmon ragout with mushrooms, masterpieces from calamari and the crab, every possible firm and classical salads is only small part of those dishes which you can taste in our restaurant. Restaurant includes cafй and art-salon. Where you can bye masterpieces of art from the whole world.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Lunch 30 30 35.00 1,050.00

14:30 15:30 Harbor Tour During City tour

An opportunity for a close-up view of the operations of the world renowned harbor of the Golden Horn, Russia's largest Pacific Coast seaport. Actually three harbors in one, your tour will include the fishing harbor, source of the region's prime export fish and seafood - for world markets, the naval base, home of Russian Pacific Fleet, and the commercial harbor, base of the Far Eastern Shipping Company, whose 150 vessels ply the world's waters with the exports and imports of Far East Russia. Your tour will also pass the Dalzavod ship-repairing workshops, active since 1885 and the busy ferry terminal providing hydro-foil and ferry passenger services to various districts of the city and to the outlying islands in the Gulf of Peter the Great and the piers where Vladivostok's huge four-masted sailing ships: the Pallada and the Nadezhda, training ships for sea cadets are moored.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Boat Rental price 30 1 1,200.00 1,200.00

15:30 16:30 The Submarine S-56 Museum Visit During City tour

The Submarine Museum is located inside a World War II S-56 submarine. This Pacific Fleet submarine is famous because it sank 10 fascist ships during World War II. S-56 is part of the Battle Glory Memorial Complex, the biggest memorial complex in Russian Far East. Submarine S-56 was laid down at Baltic ship-yard in 1936 and was allotted to Pacific Navy in 1941. She participated in World War Two, gained 14 victories in polar seas, was decorated with an Order of the Red Banner and was honored with a Guard's Title. After War she was the only Guard/s submarine in Russia awarded eith an Order of the Red Banner. In 1975 she was placed in the Eternal Glory Memorial at the Naval Quay in Vladivostok, and opened as museum. She consists of 7 compartments, three of them comtain original submarine equipment while submarines, role of Pacific Navy submarines in World War Two, and to the heroic past of "S-56".
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Entrance fee 30 30 8.00 240.00

The Krasny Vympel Ship Visit During City tour

Opposite the submarine is the memorial to the steamboat renamed the Krasny Vympel (Red Pennant), which in pre-Revolutionary times bore the name the Admiral Zavoiko. Constructed in 1911, the Admiral Zavoiko actively participated in Revolutionary events including the Russian Civil War. In contrast to the western part of Russia, where they lasted from 1918 to 1920, the Civil War and the foreign Intervention continued in Eastern Siberia and what is today the Russian Far East until October 1922. Occasionally this vessel is called the Aurora of the East, in a parallel with the Aurora of the West--in St. Petersburg--which gave the signal to start the assault on the Winter Palace, the residence of the Russian Tsars, on October 25 (November 7, New Style), 1917.
When the Admiral Zavoiko was in danger of being captured by the interventionists, she left for Shanghai. On returning to Vladivostok in 1923, she became the first ship of the new Soviet Pacific Navy and thus received her new name. Her life of battle was long: she participated in the complete defeat of Japan in 1945, and was transformed into a memorial ship-museum only in 1958.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Entrance fee 30 30 8.00 240.00

Evening Transfer (Hotel - Restaurant - Hotel)

• Please note due to the traffic situation and according to Russkie Prostori Quality Standards - all transportation is ordered 30 minutes prior to use to ensure exact departure. Guides will be available 15 minutes prior to dispatching of the coaches Transportation in according to stated time and hours can be used with or without guide. We recommend to have assistance to enable assistance with translation - non English speaking drivers - and providing general help and explanations. Surcharge after midnight hour according to specification below.
• Transport Evening service Hotel-Restaurant-Hotel is based on 4 hours of transport use. All additional hours are charged additionally according to drivers' journals. In the nihgt time between 23-00 - 06-00 the rate per hour is additional 50% of the regular cost.
• RE. assistance of guide/hostesse during dinner: an additional cost for the meals of drivers & guides might be charged. Beverages in the bus (mineral water) will be supplied only upon extra order.
Please note restrictions of drinking and eating in some vehicles. In case of more then three (3 coaches/vehicles) we strongly recommend an additional "runner" providing service and coordination at each stop and arrival (assistance with parking, tickets, forgotten things advising correct bus and items not provided by guides at the time). NB! The vehicles presented on the pictures above are samples of vehicles used but not necessarily provided during the actual transportation confirmed.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Guide services 30 1 100.00 100.00
Transport rent 30 1 250.00 250.00
DAY 3

10:00 16:00 - 17:00 Boat excurtion to Russky Island with visit Vladivostok Fortress - Voroshilov Battary.

Vladivostok was one of the strongest coastal fortress of the world. Vladivostok Fortress is the biggest on the occupied territory characteristics fortification construction in the world. During last 10 years the it has been reconstructed. Now we can visit Voroshilov Battery on Russky Island, featuring 6 of the world's biggest cannon. Expert comments by the warden of this battery turned museum. This historical excursion to the southern frontier of the Vladivostok fortress—the island Russki—includes visit to one of the fortress’s forts and Pacific Fleet Museum. The museum displays a soviet artillery battery located on its initial disposition. The tour gives a possibility to see the ground fortress’ features as well as underground quarters and casemates. The island is a popular place of ecological tourism due to its untouched nature and magnificent landscapes. Lunch will served on the board.
Duration 7 hours
REcommended for maximum 40 persons
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Guide/Escort at requested language 30 1 200.00 200.00
Boat rental 30 1 1,500.00 1,500.00
Bus rental (Russky Island) 30 1 150.00 150.00
Enterence to Voroshilov Battary 30 30 8.00 240.00
LUNCH 30 30 35.00 1,050.00

19:00 Dinner at RENDEZVOUS Café

Located at the best Hotel in Vladivostok The cafe “Rendezvous” is an ideal place for snacks and meeting friends at a cup of coffee or tea and marvelously tender cookies and cakes. Distinctive restaurant offers a variety of dining experience from national cuisine to the best samples of international cooking.Coffee Shop "Rendezvous" is located on the lobby level and is opened from 7:00 to 22:00. It is a cozy and quiet place for your breakfast, business lunch or meeting friends for a cup of coffee or tea. Comfortable interior of Coffee Shop "Rendezvous" is equally suited for meeting your business partners and friends
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Dinner 30 30 45.00 1,350.00
DAY 4

08:00 18:00 - 19:00 Siberian Tiger Watching Tour (One day)

Guided trip for all seasons by private car 250 km north of Vladivostok to a small enclosed tract of wilderness with a family of Siberian tigers. Lunch at road cafe. During this tour you will visit the zoological center of studying the Amur tigers in the town of Spassky-Dalniy (250 km from Vladivostok). On its small territory of two hectares lives the family of tigers. The guide will tell you about tigers’ habits. You may also see the other animals of the area—bears, raccoons, foxes and lynxes. On the way to the reserve, you will cross five areas of the Primorie Territory, pass through the villages and towns and enjoy beautiful local scenery.
Recommended size of the group is not more than 40 persons.
Lunch will be served in local café.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Transport - Deluxe (AC) 30 1 450.00 450.00
Guide/Escort at requested language 30 1 250.00 250.00
Package price (incl. lunch) 30 30 70.00 2,100.00

Ginseng Farm Tou

Special tour that can organized as option to Ussurian reserve tour. A half a day tour to a ginseng farm where participants can purchase a renowned "root of life", as the Chinese call it. They believe Ginseng is a panacea for all diseases. Indeed, it is a very potent drug which can do wonders for your energy, if it is taken with due caution and respect.
Guided trip for all seasons by private car 100 km north of Vladivostok.
Recommended size of the group is not more than 40 persons.
Lunch will be served in local café.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Transport 30 1 450.00 450.00
Guide 30 1 200.00 200.00
Package price (inludinmg lunch) 30 30 50.00 1,500.00

Dinner at Restaurant GUDOK

GUDOK Restaurant is located inside of the Vladivostok Railroad Terminal – the final point of the world longest railroad – Trans-Siberian Railroad (about 9000 km long). Building of the terminal was founded by last Russian Tsar Nicolas II. Restaurant has has 100 seats hall decorated in old Russian style. During the dinner folklore performance can be offered.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Dinner 30 30 60.00 1,800.00

Evening Transfer (Hotel - Restaurant - Hotel)

• Please note due to the traffic situation and according to Russkie Prostori Quality Standards - all transportation is ordered 30 minutes prior to use to ensure exact departure. Guides will be available 15 minutes prior to dispatching of the coaches Transportation in according to stated time and hours can be used with or without guide. We recommend to have assistance to enable assistance with translation - non English speaking drivers - and providing general help and explanations. Surcharge after midnight hour according to specification below.
• Transport Evening service Hotel-Restaurant-Hotel is based on 4 hours of transport use. All additional hours are charged additionally according to drivers' journals. In the nihgt time between 23-00 - 06-00 the rate per hour is additional 50% of the regular cost.
• RE. assistance of guide/hostesse during dinner: an additional cost for the meals of drivers & guides might be charged. Beverages in the bus (mineral water) will be supplied only upon extra order.
Please note restrictions of drinking and eating in some vehicles. In case of more then three (3 coaches/vehicles) we strongly recommend an additional "runner" providing service and coordination at each stop and arrival (assistance with parking, tickets, forgotten things advising correct bus and items not provided by guides at the time). NB! The vehicles presented on the pictures above are samples of vehicles used but not necessarily provided during the actual transportation confirmed.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Guide services 30 1 100.00 100.00
Transport rent 30 1 250.00 250.00
DAY 5

09:00 12:00 - 12:00 Excursion to the Vladivostok Fortress - Fort # 7 on the way to the Airport

Vladivostok Fortress is the biggest on the occupied territory characteristics fortification construction in the world. Fort # 7 is the longest underground maze anong Vladivostok fortifications. The fortress included a complex of defensive fortifications, and developed infrastructure. The permanent structures projected in 1899, are very similar to reinforcings of Port Arthur. The structures of fortress built in 1910 - 1917 had not analogs in the world. Under the engineering decisions they anticipated modern condition of engineering idea on 15 - 20 years. The foreign experts from legion of the interventionists have recognized its structures " as a miracle of engineering art "of Russian.
You will have opportunity to see the former casemates and soviet perion prison in more than 50 meters underground.
Recommended size of the group is not more than 40 persons.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Enterence fee 30 30 12.00 360.00
Guide 30 1 150.00 150.00
Transport rent 30 1 300.00 300.00

12:00 Lunch at Restaurant Lesnaya Zaimka on the way to airport

Traditional Russian Restaurant situated in 25 minutes way from Vladivostok to Airport. Complex of wooden buildings looks like old russian village. Restaurant offers Russian and international cousins. Restaurant includes 4 different rooms decorated in Russian Log House Style. Inner courtyard has small fountain. The biggest room can accommodate 120 persons. It is highly recommend to include restaurants meal to tours to Vladivostok Fortress (Fort #7) or on the way to or from Airport.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Lunch 30 30 50.00 1,500.00

Airport Departure Vladivostok (Artyom)

Customs forms should be declared with original form if bringing more than USD 1500 (or equivilent). Tax free shop Souvernir shoops, music shop & bars. Items & Paintings from 1945 or older must be officially cleared from authorities. Transfer from the city approx. 1 hour.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Transport rent (43 seats) 30 1 300.00 300.00
Guide services 30 1 100.00 100.00
PROGRAM TOTALS
  Price PP, EUR Total, EUR
TOTAL PRICE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION 1,060.00 31,800.00
TOTAL PER PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT PER PERSON 414.00 12,420.00
TOTAL LOT PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT 210.00 6,300.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL PROGRAM COST 1,684.00 50,520.00
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