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Tour of Siberian Forestry
22 January 2007
Tour of Siberian Forestry

A Siberian Forest - Photo contributed by Hannah Frank

The American-Russian Forestry Association (ARFA),
a program of New Horizons Project
and the New England Governors Conference

INVITES YOU TO: 

  • TOUR THE FORESTS OF SIBERIA
  • MEET RUSSIAN FORESTERS AND ENVIRONMENTALISTS
  • DISCUSS INVESTMENT POSSIBILITIES WITH BUSINESS OWNERS
  • ENJOY CULTURAL EVENTS IN MOSCOW AND ST. PETERSBURG

 

Schedule:

Leave Boston on Friday, April 27th, 2007

Arrive Moscow on Saturday, April 28.  Check in to 5-star hotel, shop at Izmailova bazaar, attend Bolshoi Ballet (new stage)

Sunday, April 29:  Tour Red Square, Kremlin Museums.  Take overnight flight to Tomsk.

Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 4: 

Tour Tomsk, the City of 1,000 Wooden Houses, with l8th century architecture trimmed in fanciful, lacey carvings.
Take a boat ride along the Tom River, visit artist studios.
Tour the Siberian forest the lungs of the world.
Site visit pulp mills and sawmills
The office of Tomsk Oblast Governor Kress will arrange meetings with business people who specialize in forest products to discuss investment opportunities.

Friday, May 4: Travel to Novosibirsk, fly to St. Petersburg

May 5: Tour the canals of St. Petersburg and visit the Hermitage, or take the hydrofoil to see the fountains and palace of Peterhof

May 6: Return to Boston

 

COST* $4,500
INCLUDES visa, airfare to, from and within Russia, all hotels, all breakfasts, some dinners, ground transportation, interpreters, facilitators, cultural events

*for an additional $1,200 the trip can be extended for 6 days, to tour Lake Baikal, the worlds deepest fresh water lake, with flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world.

 

Reservations:

SPACE IS LIMITED!!!!!!
Reserve your space by February 9

To reserve, please contact:

Elena Ivanova at New Horizons Project
238 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617-868-0621
elenai@new-horizons-project.org

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