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2019 Imperial Russian Waterways - Moscow to St Petersburg - River Cruise

| 12 days


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Category: Tours
Duration: 12 days

  • Day 1: Moscow: embark
 This city has been the capital of Russia since the late 15th  century. There will be an opportunity to see city’s world re- nowned attractions that include the UNESCO World Heritage  sites – Kremlin, for example. 

  • Day 2: Moscow: city tour
Moscow has been developing fast and thus changing greatly  during the past decade. The city gained a lot in its beauty and  usability.

  • Day 3: Moscow: Kremlin tour
The former residence of Russian czars, the Kremlin is an  architectural ensemble of unique beauty, which took shape  between the 15-th and 20-th centuries. 

  • Day 4: Uglich: walking city tour
 It is one of the oldest, and probably one of the most beloved  Russian towns, and a place of pilgrimage of Russian Czars.
  • Day 5: Yaroslavl: city tour
 Today the city is an important Volga River port with a population of 600,000 that stretches for 18 miles on both its banks. The city was founded in the 11th century by legendary  Prince Yaroslav the Wise.  

  • Day 6: Goritsy: bus trip
While touring here, visitors seem to forget reality under the influence of the medieval atmosphere of this town. It is the  place of deep spiritual life of monks and of numerous ancient  monasteries.

  • Day 7: Khizhi: walking tour
The island of Kizhi is an architectural gem within Lake  Onega, the second largest lake in Europe. It is famous for its  splendid Northern nature and for 18th century wood en  buildings, restored to their original state. 

  • Day 8: Mandrogi, typical Russian village: local villages, crafts & BBQ for lunch
This small river village with ginger-bread houses is a living fairy tale. Destroyed during WWII, Mandrogi was restored to its former glory at the end of the 20th century. Today this  cozy little toy-like village is a pearl!

  • Day 9: St Petersburg: city tour
This extraordinary city, founded by Peter the Great in 1703, is  the highlight of your Russian River adventure. 

  • Day 10: St Petersburg: Hermitage tour
 This morning, visit the many wonders of the elegant Winter  Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of  the largest art and cultural museums in the world. 

  • Day 11: St Petersburg: time on your own or optional tours
 There is a lot to be done on your own in St. Petersburg. Lots of fine restaurants, lovely streets, many flea markets with noteworthy souvenirs, boat excursions along water channels  of the city  – these are just a few things to experience on your own.

  • Day 12: St Petersburg: disembark
 Time to bid farewell to your new friends and the elegant city  of St. Petersburg. Disembarkation.
 The price includes:  • Accommodations in outside cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual temperature control and large picture window  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day in the ship’s restaurant with the same menu for all passengers irrespective of cabin category; meal service begins with dinner on day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on day of disembarkation  • Captain’s welcome Cocktail Reception  • Gala farewell dinner aboard  • Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of call, transfers upon arrival/departure  • Luggage handling to/from the ship  • Lectures, provided by our guides  • Russian language and song lessons  • Nightly entertainment and dancing  • Daily aerobics (if scheduled)  • Tour of the ship’s bridge  • Our Cruise Director and professional staff 
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:  • Baggage: excess baggage, forwarding of baggage/souvenirs  • Luggage handling in the airport  • Insurance  • Visas  • Gratuities: gratuities for Cruise Director, ship’s crew members, guides and drivers are not included and are at passenger’s discretion  • Private transfers  • Miscellaneous items of personal nature such as laundry, bar charges, beauty salon, telephone cable charges and medical services are not included  Port Taxes: $145 Transfers: Airport to hotel/ship/city center from: $85


Meeting point
Moscow, Russia

This city has been the capital of Russia since the late 15th century. There will be an opportunity to see city’s world re- nowned attractions that include the UNESCO World Heritage  sites – Kremlin, for example. City-tour includes Tverskaya  Street, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater  and Moscow State University for panoramic view. Great  variety of VIP and afforda ble op tional tours is offered.
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