8 Days/ 7 Nights and longer
Explore Russian waterways
- St. Petersburg, Mandrogi, Kizhi, Goritsy, Yaroslavl, Uglich and Moscow
- Pre and post tours available
- Duration from 8 to 11 days
- Comfortable accommodation
Welcome to “the Northern capital” of Russia. During bus city tour see celebrated sights including Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, Palace embankment, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, etc. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Peter and Paul Cathedral which served as a royal burialvault. After lunch in city restaurant, get ready for a visit to the State Hermitage Museum, which features one of the largest art collections in the world.
Enjoy free time in Mandrogi - reconstructed village, built to illustrate the traditions and lifestyle of Russia’s past. Today’s lunch is outdoor BBQ, where you have a chance to savor Russian shashlik (kebab).
Set foot on this unique island in the Onega lake and begin your journey in open-air museum of wooden architecture. The Architectural Ensemble of the Kizhi Pogost is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
We are delighted to invite you on the tour to Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake, which was one of the largest, richest and most famous monasteries in Russia in XV-XVII centuries. You’ll have a chance to walk around its territory, visit archimandrite’s chambers and worship ancient icons in the museum of icons.
Enjoy walking tour along this ancient town with more than 1000 years of history. Visit Kremlin grounds Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood, which was built on the spot, where prince Dmitry, son of Ivan the Terrible, was murdered.
During bus city tour you will have a chance to get acquainted with the most interesting sights of the capital of Russia. Explore the Kremlin, historic fortified complex which serves as the official residence of President of Russia, walk along the Cathedral Square and visit one of its Cathedrals. Relax and share your impressions with your fellow-travelers at dinner in the city restaurant.
The Moscow Kremlin is a big architectural ensemble, a fortress and the historical center of Moscow, which is located on the left bank of the Moskva River on Borovitsky hill. At the moment it is the residence of the supreme bodies of State power as well as one of the main histrorical and cultural complexes of Russia.
Kirillov Monastery is the biggest monastery in the north of Russia, an example of grandiose architectural ensembles.
The island of Kizhi in Lake Onego is famous for the biggest world ensemble of wooden architecture - Kizhi Museum. It is enlisted in UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Verkhnie Mandrogi is a reconstructed traditional Russian village. It is located on the shore of the Svir River, which connects the greatest European Lakes Ladoga and Onego.
The Historic Center of St. Petersburg is enlisted in the UNESCO's World Heritage List and features churches, palaces and houses dated back to the 18th-19th Centuries
This is one of the most famous St. Petersburg attractions. It had been the winter residence for emperors of Russia since the end of the 18th century till the revolution of 1917. The Hermtage, one of the biggest museums of the world, is in the same architectural ensemble.
Yaroslavl is a big Russian city, founded by the Prince Yaroslavl the Wise in the middle ages. It is located to the north-east of Moscow on the Volga River.
This trip is operated from May till September.
5* MS Rostropovich - 8 days/7 nights
3*-4* vessels - 11 days/10 nights (include Yaroslavl)
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1. Onboard guides’ services during the cruise (French, Italian, English, German, Spanish)
2. Full board catering including dinner upon arrival and breakfast on the departure day
2. Transfer to the port and 1 transfer from the port
3. Excursion program detailed in the cruise itinerary (optional tours are available onboard)
4. Daily international entertainment on board: concerts, lessons, master classes, movies, welcome “Bread and sault” ceremony, captain’s cocktail and dinner
5. Luggage handling onboard the ship
6. Use of cabin safe
7. Visa Support Letter.
3* motorships - "Nikolay Chernyshevsky", "Russ", "Zosima Shashkov", "Konstantin Fedin"
4* motorship - "Tolstoy"
5* motorship - "Rostropovich"