Meet and greet by your cruise representative at the airport, and transfer to your ship. The capital of Russia since the late 15th century, Moscow has always been a popular destination for more adventurous tourists. During your stay, you will have an opportunity to see city’s world renown attractions that include the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Kremlin, St. Basils Cathedral and the Church of the Ascension at Kolomenskoye, all dating from between the 14th and 17th centuries. The highlights of your Moscow tour will also include Red Square, the Tretyakov Gallery, the National Museum of Russian Fine Art, the Moscow Metro and a tour of the Armoury and its spectacular and priceless collection of royal jewels, crowns, thrones and armour of the czars.
Breakfast on board. Historic town highlights tour. Uglich is one of the oldest Russian towns, and a place of a pilgrimage of Russian Czars. According to a local legend its origin goes back to back to 937. During the guided walking tour you’ll visit the magnificent five domed Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of Czarevich Dmitri on the Blood – build to commemorate the most famous event in the town's history – a mysterious death of the 7-year old Czarevich Dmitri, the last scion of Dimitriy Rurik dynasty. Return to the ship, departure, dinner on board entertainment.
Breakfast on board. Historic highlights tour. You will visit one of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Russia - the Monastery of St. Cyril of the White Lake. Dating back to the 14th century, it is a home to a the most exquisite icon collection in the world. Return to the ship, departure, dinner on board entertainment.
Breakfast on board. Enjoy the magnificent Northern Russian nature and scenery while cruising trough Lake Onega, the second largest lake in Europe. Arrival and an island highlights tour of Kizhi island including visit to the Museum of Wooden Architecture with a beautiful ensemble of wooden churches, chapels and houses. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Russia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most impressive thing about these structures is that they were erected without any nails or other metal ties. Return to the ship, departure, dinner on board entertainment.
- Svir Stroy
Breakfast on board. Cruising. Arrival to the river village of Svir Stroy. This is a recreational stop, specially designed to for you to enjoy the relaxing rustic atmosphere and famous Russian cuisine and hospitality. Enjoy Russian outdoor BBQ and entertainment by local folklore entertainers.
- St. Petersburg
Extraordinary city of St. Petersburg, founded by Peter the Great in 1703, is the highlight of your Russian River adventure. Your guided tour highlights will include the Nevsky Prospekt, the Admiralty Building, the Royal Square, Peter and Paul Fortress the treasure chest of the world world-famous art – the Hermitage Museum.
You are also free to explore this magnificent and romantic city on your own, or purchase optional tours to Pushkin and see beautiful and fascinating Catherine's Palace and visit to the magnificent gardens and spectacular fountains of opulent Peterhof, czars’ Summer Palace located on the coast of the Finland Gulf. Your evening schedule is free, and you are welcome to join the optional Gala Folklore show excursion, or a ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, once the private theatre of the Czars.
- All meals onboard the ship
- Guided excursions and evening entertainment
- All transfers
- Accommodations in all outside stateroom
- Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day in the ship's
- English-speaking guide
- Russian language and songs lessons
- Nightly entertainment and dancing
- Daily aerobics
- Visa support letter (if you process your visa with us)
- Cruise documents.
- Baggage: excess baggage, forwarding of baggage
- Medical insurance
- Trip cancellation insurance
- Private transfers
- Items of personal nature.
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