St.Petersburg nature. Ecological walking tour. Elagin Island park

St.Petersburg nature. Ecological walking tour. Elagin Island park

Price per person

600 ₽

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Duration

2 hours

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We will walk in the park and see a beautiful garden and park ensemble as well as an amazing palace of the 18th century. We'll visit real Russian forests, look at the river Neva and reach the Gulf of Finland. We will have a look at the local inhabitants — squirrels, ducks, swans, deer, not even leaving the park territory.

You will see St.Petersburg from the viewpoint of Nature. We will see the objects of nature which have almost disappeared in cities, and we will stay tete-a-tete with the nature as far as it is possible in a megapolis.
You can find information about masterpieces of art and architecture in guidebooks, however they will not tell you about the masterpieces of Nature in St. Peterbsburg. They will not show you the oldest oak in the city and will not explain why the river Neva is not a river. You will breathe clean air and ditach yourself for a couple of hours from the noise of the city.

Price:
Ecotour 600 ₽ per person
What is included in activity:

Walking tour

What is not included:

Park entrance fee at the weekends is 100 rubles
On weekdays the entrance is free

Activity schedule:

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at 2 pm

What places will you see:

You will see one the of oldest parks in St.Petersburg, the oaks planted by Peter the Great, as well as hundreds of picturesque trees planted 200-300 years ago. You will see a piece of a real Russian forest within the city area, and its local inhabitants - red squirrels. You will also meet "a foregn guest", black Canadian squirrel, which settled down here perfectly well. We will see an enclosure with white swans and find the most typical and extremely precious tree of the Gulf of Finland - black alder. We will speak about mushrooms and lichen and will see some of them. We will find out why the Neva bay of the Gulf of Finland is a unique ecological basin and why the Neva river is not a river. We will also see a famous Krestovsky stadium, the most expensive stadium in the world and will find out its connection with cormorants and seagulls. Moreover we will see a lot of picturesque views and amazing objects of nature.

Activity book period:
You can book tour up to 3 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed:
English, Russian
Directions to meet your guide:

3 Elagin bridge .

How long your tour will be:
2 hours
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