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Sochi Incentive Winter (150 pax)

 

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GRAND hOTEL Polyana IN KRASNAYA POLYANA

  Grand Hotel Polyana situated in Sochi National Park at the very heart of Krasnaya Polyana and surrounded by majestic peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.
The hotel complex includes 305 spacious amenity-rich guestrooms and 17 detached wooden villas, bars and restaurants serving exquisite cuisine, Chandelle Blanche Fitness SPA & Beauty conceptual services, childcare services, conference rooms, versatile sports grounds, modern ski-lift systems, world-class ski tracks all come together in one unbeatable location. We invite you to enjoy the first-rate services and a genuine five-star hotel atmosphere that feels uniquely borne of Grand Hotel Polyana.
At the Grand Hotel Polyana you can choose between hotel rooms and villas. There are 124 rooms in building A and 181 in building B and also 17 wooden villas. All hotel rooms and villas are equipped with plasma TV sets with satellite TV, telephone, Internet access, mini and maxi bars, and tea sets.
Enjoy truly inspiring dining experience at Grand Hotel Polyana. Offering modern European and Russian cuisine served in an exquisite atmosphere along with stunning mountain views, our dining venues create a complete and memorable experience even for sophisticated gourmands.
Any business meeting, conference or corporate event hosted at Grand Hotel Polyana is a joint venture between natural harmony, great performances, prestigious event and catering company which will help you to accentuate the high status of your company. With a touch of state-of-art technologies and high speed Internet access, our comfortable event venues boast rich decor elements and exquisite design.
Grand Hotel Polyana also manages Peak Hotel in Krasnya Polyana.
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DAY 1 

MUST KNOW: Krasnaya Polyana Description

  Krasnaya Polyana — resort village with a long history of attracting thousands of visitors today. They beckon fabulous mountain landscapes, snow slopes for skiing, crystal clear water and unique forests, air, mineral springs, and breathtaking perspectives.Krasnaya Polyana — one of the best places in the world for free skating. This is facilitated by the geographical position of Krasnaya Polyana, the climate of the region, particularly the structure of snow and terrain of mountains forming the resort. And the unique snow cover guarantees stable skiing from December until May.Krasnaya Polina Village along with Sochi will run Winter Olympic Games 2014 and now huge constructions are take place both in Sochi and Krasnaya Polyana. You can see now rapidly developing new hotels, ski resorts and other infrastructure.

Airport Arrival Sochi International (New Terminal)

Sochi is one of Russia's five biggest airports in terms of domestic passenger throughput. The airport handled 1.4 million passengers in 2009. Some 35 airlines operate scheduled and charter flights from Sochi to more than 50 destinations in Russia and abroad.The airport's partners include the biggest Russian and international carriers, linking Sochi with cities in Russia, the CIS and other regions. The Basel Aero company's airports, which include Krasnodar, Anapa, Gelendzhik and Yeisk besides Sochi, are open to all the world's airlines.The terminal employs the very latest IT infrastructure, incorporating a local area network, telephone and conference lines, trusted computer base, datacenter; and modern airport solutions, including triple play technology and building management system.— Immigration Forms that should be duly filled in and delivered to the immigration officer that will stamp the form upon arrival and should be registered in the hotel and submitted upon departure to the Immigration Officer. Passport and Immigration Forms will be needed and collected upon check-in at the hotel and could be retrieved the same evening / the following morning at the reception. — Customs Forms should be filled in for Arrival & Departure in case of carrying currency in cash over USD 1.500 (for foreigners) and in order to be given permission to bring cash back while departure from Russia. In case of carrying an access amount these forms should be stamped by the customs at the Red Line «Goods To Declare». — Area following the customs zone and transport will be parked outside the Arrival Hall. Approx. transfer to the city 45min — 1 ½ hours depending on traffic.

Dinner at Grand Hotel Polyana: Continental Restaurant (150 seats)

Beautifully designed as an Art Deco showpiece, the multifunctional interior of the restaurant makes it a perfect venue for a wine testing event or a chamber concert. An elegant design along with a warm color palette provide the restaurant with a unique atmosphere. A seamless fusion of traditional and modern and a passion for uncompromising service combine to create an experience that is indulgent, exquisite and truly unforgettable.The restaurant Continental is located on the ground floor of the Grand Hotel Polyana. Hours: 7:30 – Midnight. The restaurant is good enough for 150 guests seat down.

ENTERTAINMENT: Gipsy Show during dinner

A unique and colorful treat, spirited gypsy actors perform the traditional, hypnotizing dances with modern panache. Set to familiar Russian folk favorites, they twirl and bounce, before inviting everyone to join in on the fun. Traditionally in Russia the gipsies were invited to the restaurants or houses by rich merchants to animate the guests, to convey the positive emotions and create the atmosphere of a real festival! Experience enchanting acoustic program, gipsy ensemble, gipsy guitarists, gipsy songs, gipsy romances, gipsy music, folklore of Russian Gypsies. The group consists from of 4 to 10 gipsies, depending on location and group size.
DAY 2 

Sochi & Krasnaya Polyana City Sightseeing Tour

Sightseeing city tour is a unique opportunity to learn a lot of new and interesting facts about Sochi during one excursion. With your own eyes you’ll see places of interest of the Resort, go for a walk along the quay and stroll through the shadowy alleys of the well-known Riviera Park, visit healing Matsesta Springs. Experienced guides will tell you about the history and the present day of the resort city.A motor route of sightseeing program in Sochi starts with visiting the Greater Akhun Mountain. You will drive along a narrow serpentine of the mountain road to the height of 600m. above the sea-level. From the observation decks on the route a gorgeous panoramic view opens over Orlynie (Eagles’) Rocks and Agura Gorge. Twenty sharp turns, 10 kilometers of the route and the top of the Akhun Mountain is before you. In 1936 a thirty meters high Observation Tower was erected here according to the project of the architect S.N.Vorobyov. A magnificent panoramic view of the Mountains of the Main Caucasus Range and of the Sea lying at the foot of the Mountains opens to the sightseers from its upper level.

Lunch at Tinkoff Restaurant (Sochi)

Restaurant with the total area 2100 sq.m. is the biggest brewery restaurant at Black Sea coast. Three-storied building with open summer verandah is estimated for 450 places. Capacity of the brewery allows to make 30 000 liters of fresh beer a month.Guests of the restaurant, which is situated straight at the sea coast, have excellent view at brewery process from their tables. Brewery is situated inside the restaurant and separated from the guests with only a glass wall. Restaurant building including an open summer terrace is planned for 400 guests. The first floor- is outdoors area with the capacity of 60 guests, second floor is working in winter season (indoors) and is good enough for 140 guests, the third floor is outdoors area with the capacity for 200 guests.Restaurant Tinkoff offers six beer sorts.

Tour to Bee Farm in Krasnaya Polyana

  In Sochi there is an experimental production farm – the pride of the city. This farm was established in 1963 because of various conditions in our region: a mild subtropical climate and the existence of a local native species of bee – the mengrel bee. The bee farm of Krasnaya Polyana is engaged in the breeding and selection of Caucasian mountain bees and has 50 apiaries in over 700 hectares with 10,000 bee families in the mountain zone from the subtropics up to the Great Caucasian Range. The bee farm is one of the world’s largest and produces biologically active composite products, often used in medicinal products.

Dinner at own

Free dinner. Recommendations for dinner will be provided upon request.
DAY 3

HALF DAY TOUR ACTIVITIES FOR CHOICE:

1) Stalin's Dacha tour (Sochi)

Stalin's dacha in Sochi is one of the main attractions our city and one of the most interesting places in Sochi, it was built in 1937. This dark green building is located on the top of a mountain range between Matsestinskaya valley and Agura canyon. Most rooms of this macabre place (although in a very nice place among pine trees) are rented to tourists now.On the first floor you will find restaurant «Stalin's dacha» where you can taste excellent dishes of Caucasian cuisine, as well as exclusive Stalin's favourite dishes. Stalin's dacha-excellent resting. Location of the villas is not chosen by chance. When it was decided to build counselling for Stalin in Sochi, best geologists and geographers of the Soviet Union went to Sochi, to find the most beneficial place to resort. There are three air flow: from the mountains, sea and pine forest. Stalin’s small private cinema and a billiard room were converted into a small museum. A local guide can tell you a little about Stalin’s life in Sochi.The villa is closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

2) Helicopter tour in Krasnaya Polyana

Exclusive recreation programs that allow to enjoy the beauty of the Caucasus Mountains with a bird's-eye landing on top of the mountain and walk on snowshoes, to organize a buffet with hot mulled wine or a picnic with a barbecue at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level!Duration: from 20 minutes to 3 hours.Helicopters: MI-8 MTV, capacity up to 15 people; Eurocopter B-3, capacity of up to 4 people.Approximate tour timing:10:00 Departure from the hotel by bus11:00 Preparations for take off to Alpine meadows (picnic will be arranged upon request). Group will be divided into smaller groups of 15 persons each. Each group gets to picnic location by helicopter together with guides.

3) Winter Fishing in mountain lakes

Want to enjoy fishing? Then, fishing in mountain lakes — for you.SUV UAZ quickly will take to the lakes located in the mountains near the Krasnaya Polyana. Transfer to the fishing spot will only take 20 — 30 minutes.The lake is surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges. Guide will introduce you to the area and particularly local fishing.Trout «Rainbow» Trout «Gold» — this may be your catch for 15 minutes! All you need to get to the fishing spot. Caught fish you immediately prepare for a special recipe.

4) The State Trout-Breeding Farm

The State trout-breeding farm is located within 1 hour drive from Sochi and within 30 min drive from Krasnaya Polyana. Trout was brought to Russia in 1911 from North America and was served only at Tsar's table. Since that time the legend has existed that trout is the fish of the Tsar. Sochi's Trout Farm is situated on the bank of the river Mzymta. Near the lakes you can find extraordinary scenery: big rocky mountains, beautiful canyon. Professional fishemen will open you the main secrets about fishing. and give you a chance to try fishing your self.After the fishing chief will cook these fish which you have picked up.Highly recommended — sportswear, sportshoes, hat, sunglasses and to take the sunscreen.

Lunch according the chosen activity

Dinner at Blue Sea Restaurant

Blue Sea restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Sochi nowadays. The restaurant has a unique location on the Central embankment. Blue sea has light modern interior, with the touch of sea adventures. It has 2 comfortable levels, all of them are in navy style (each 100 seats- one is indoors, another one- outdoors). Specialty of the house: «Sea plateau»: oysters «Belon», «Fin de Claire» sea snails, tiger shrimps. There are over 120 sorts of wine from all continents in the carte. Wide choice of cigars and fragrant hookah. Due to its unique location Blue restaurant shows all amenities of Russian Riviera. Light modern in interior. Romance of sea trips. Restaurant consists of four comfortable levels in sea colors.
DAY 4 

Airport Departure Sochi International

  Sochi is one of Russia's five biggest airports in terms of domestic passenger throughput. The airport handled 1.4 million passengers in 2009. Some 35 airlines operate scheduled and charter flights from Sochi to more than 50 destinations in Russia and abroad.The airport's partners include the biggest Russian and international carriers, linking Sochi with cities in Russia, the CIS and other regions. The Basel Aero company's airports, which include Krasnodar, Anapa, Gelendzhik and Yeisk besides Sochi, are open to all the world's airlines.The terminal employs the very latest IT infrastructure, incorporating a local area network, telephone and conference lines, trusted computer base, datacenter; and modern airport solutions, including triple play technology and building management system.Prior to check out of the hotel please ensure that all passports and Immigration Forms that was initially stamped by Immigration and Hotels registration has been collected.