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5-Star Russian River Cruise - St. Petersburg - Golden Ring - Moscow - 8 Days (CR-44)

Group size
from 2 people
Season
Summer
Duration
8 days
Departs
Saturday
Starts
St. Petersburg
Ends
Moscow
Countries
Russia
Cities
Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kizhi, Uglich, Goritsy, Mandrogi
Price
from £1,845
Reservation
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Cruising has never been so luxurious than if you’re aboard one of the most stylish ships on Russian waterways on this eight day tour from St Petersburg to Moscow via the Golden Ring. The MS Rostropovich, offering the same level of quality as a floating five star hotel, was fully refurbished in 2009. This modern ship features cabins that are all outward facing and boast large picture windows.
All cabins are fully equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, a bathroom that has a separate shower, a mini fridge, safe, hair dryer and flat-screen TV offering local and satellite channels. The majority of cabins feature outside balconies, while the best suites have a sitting area with a sofa and chairs. Facilities in the public areas include a panorama lounge with bar, fitness suite and hair salon.

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St. Petersburg
Day 1 — Saturday
Transfer from the airport to the ship
On arrival at St Petersburg’s airport, you’ll be met by our driver who will be carrying a Go Russia sign. He’ll transfer you to the ship for a welcome cocktail reception.
Day 2 — Sunday
City Tour around St. Petersburg. Visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress
Visit to the Hermitage
Welcoming cocktail reception onboard a ship
Today we’ll leave the ship to explore this most elegant of Russian cities. Its legacy of history and the arts has delighted many a visitor and we’re sure you’ll be blown away by its striking beauty. Our guided tour will ensure you don’t miss any of the city’s must-sees. The fortress complex of the Cathedral of Peter and Paul, which before the revolution housed political prisoners, features a splendid cathedral inside which you’ll find the tombs of the Romanovs. Along the banks of the River Neva you’ll see the magnificent Hermitage museum. This world class museum was once the Winter Palace of the Tsars and now houses over three million priceless works of art.
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Mandrogi
Day 3 — Monday
Free time in the village
Traditional Russian shashlik (shish kebab) picnic lunch
We cruise to Mandrogi today. This pretty village sits amidst tranquil forest, perfect for a wander. We’ll be met by the villagers who will introduce us to the local culture and traditions and then you can learn more about the production of vodka at Remeslennaya Sloboda (optional). A buffet lunch of shashlik (shish kebab) is provided. There’ll be free time to explore on your own before we reboard the ship.
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Kizhi
Day 4 — Tuesday
Visit to the Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture
The tiny island of Kizhi is our stop today, accessed via the Volga-Baltic Canal which will take us to the northern end of Lake Onega. There, we will visit the renowned open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture, its exhibits collected from various areas of the country and restored to their former glory. The Church of the Transfiguration, with its 22 domes, is the ultimate in Russian fairy-tale church architecture.
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Goritsy
Day 5 — Wednesday
Visit to the Largest Monastery of the Russian North
Goritsy is our port of call today, a tiny settlement where the largest Russian Orthodox monastery of the Russian North, the Kirillo-Belozersky monastery, is located. After exploring the monastery, we’ll continue our river journey in the afternoon.
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Uglich
Day 6 — Thursday
Walking City Tour. Visit to the Kremlin
Uglich, founded in 1148, is today’s destination and the approach by river is surely one of the highlights of this cruise. You’ll see the fantastic skyline dominated by the Cathedral of the Resurrection and St. John's Church which tower on the horizon. At the end of the 16th century, this is the place where the seventh wife of the Tsar Ivan the Terrible lived in honorary exile in the Kremlin, one of the stops on our guided tour today.
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Moscow
Day 7 — Friday
City Tour around Moscow
Kremlin Territory with Cathedrals
Our boat reaches the end of its voyage at Moscow but we still have plenty of time to explore before we fly home tomorrow. Combining the best of old and new architecture, the Russian capital boasts many a majestic square and leafy boulevard. We’ll enjoy a panoramic view from Sparrow Hills’ observation platform as well as a close up look at some of the city’s most iconic sights in Red Square. There, we’ll find the colorful domes of St Basil’s Cathedral, GUM department store, Lenin’s Mausoleum and of course, just a stone’s throw away, the Kremlin. Today you can also enjoy an optional visit to the Armoury Museum, where you'll admire many of the treasures of the Tsars.
Day 8 — Saturday
Transfer from the ship to the airport
Disembarking the ship, you’ll be met by our driver who will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
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Dates and prices
Please read notes at the bottom of the table to learn more about the meaning of each pricing section
Travel package
Year of travel
2021
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £1,845 / £2,145 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £1,845 / £2,145 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £1,845 / £2,145 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £1,895 / £2,195 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £1,895 / £2,195 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £1,895 / £2,195 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £1,945 / £2,245 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £1,995 / £2,295 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,045 / £2,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,095 / £2,395 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,145 / £2,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,295 / £2,595 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,195 / £2,495 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,345 / £2,645 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,245 / £2,545 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,395 / £2,695 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,495 / £2,795 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,395 / £2,695 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,395 / £2,695 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,545 / £2,845 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,545 / £2,845 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,545 / £2,845 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £2,745 / £3,045 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £2,645 / £2,945 - 5* Rostropovich book now
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Motor Ship Book
08/05/2021 - 15/05/2021 £3,045 / £3,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
22/05/2021 - 29/05/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
05/06/2021 - 12/06/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
03/07/2021 - 10/07/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
17/07/2021 - 24/07/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
31/07/2021 - 07/08/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
14/08/2021 - 21/08/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
28/08/2021 - 04/09/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
11/09/2021 - 18/09/2021 £3,145 / £3,445 - 5* Rostropovich book now
25/09/2021 - 02/10/2021 £3,045 / £3,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now
09/10/2021 - 16/10/2021 £3,045 / £3,345 - 5* Rostropovich book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in British Pounds. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the section “Included” in the tour description.
  2. Price “Including flight” is subject to airfare availability and will be reconfirmed upon your booking. We advise not to delay with booking your tour as airfares may go up.
  3. Price “Excluding flight” does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights.
  4. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
  5. “Train upgrade” supplement means an upgrade for a compartment for 2 people and refers to overnight trains only. Advisable to book if you prefer more privacy and comfort during your overnight train journeys. Read more about train upgrade.
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