10-day cruise between two capitals of Russia, including overnights with daily guided tours in Moscow and St. Petersburg; visits to Kizhi, Goritzy, Uglich and much more!
Days 1 – 3: St. Petersburg▼
St. Petersburg arrival, embarkation, dinner and overnight.
Enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent.
|3||Today we will see the wonders of the elegant Winter Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world.|
Day 4: River Village (Mandrogi)▼
|4||Arrival to the river village. This is a recreational stop, specially designed for you to enjoy the relaxing rustic atmosphere and famous Russian cuisine and hospitality.|
Day 5: Kizhi▼
Arrive at the island of Kizhi – an architectural gem within Lake Onega. The island is famous for its wonderful collection of 18th-century wooden buildings, restored to their original state. The highlight of Kizhi is the amazing Church of the Transfiguration, with its 22 onion domes; this magnificent structure was built entirely without a single nail. Lunch and dinner on board.
Day 6: Goritsy▼
Visit Cyrilo-Belozersky Monastery, which has six centuries of glorious history, home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world. Lunch and dinner on board.
Day 7: Uglitch▼
Take a walking tour of this lovely 10th-century town – one of Russia's most ancient. Visit the Kremlin, with its 16th-century Church of the Transfiguration. Dmitry Blood's Church. Explore the Flea Market. Lunch and dinner on board.
Days 8 – 10: Moscow▼
During your stay in Moscow you are also free to purchase optional tours that include the following: Red Square; the Tretyakov Gallery; the National Museum of Russian Fine Art; the Moscow Metro; and a tour of the Armory with its spectacular and priceless collection of royal jewels, crowns, thrones, and armor of the czars. For groups additional optional evening entertainment and tours are available, and you are welcome to take a Moscow by Night city tour, or attend a circus or theatre performance.
Arrival in Moscow. Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for a panoramic view of the city. Lunch and dinner.
Morning tour of the Kremlin: Originally a fortress, it comprises beautiful cathedrals, ornate palaces and government buildings. This afternoon free time to explore Moscow on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Lunch. Welcome cocktail, followed by dinner. This evening you leave Moscow for the start of your cruise.
|10||Time to bid farewell to your new friends after unforgettable journey through this fascinating land. Disembarkation.|
|Suite Boat Deck||3,500|
|Dedicated SGL Boat Deck||2,970|
|Twin Standard Boat Deck||2,510|
|Dedicated SGL Upper Deck||2,850|
|Twin Standard Upper Deck||2,360|
|Junior Suite Main Deck||3,000|
|Twin Standard Main Deck||2,200|
|Twin/double cabin for SGL use||+50%|
|* Rates are per person, based on double occupancy|