July, 2007

On Friday, 01 August 2008, the total eclipse of the sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor, which traverses half the Earth, including a swathe from China across Russian Siberia!

According to NASA statistics, the Siberian city of Novosibirsk is uniquely situated on the path of the Eclipse. Scientists state that weather conditions in Novosibirsk during this time will be perfect for observation of the eclipse: clear skies and high visibility! Don't miss your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe this extraordinary event!
Go Russia's special Eclipse 2008 tour is coming soon; watch this space...

FREE SEMINARS ON RUSSIA: THREE CAPITALS: KIEV - MOSCOW - ST. PETERSBURG The Go Russia Expert Team is delighted to announce our next seminar: THREE CAPITALS: KIEV - MOSCOW - ST. PETERSBURG. Apart from the cultural highlights of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev, the travel experts from Go Russia will give you details of accommodation and transport options available in the regions, a wide range of holiday activities, and many other practicalities you need to consider before going to Russia and Ukraine. The seminar will be held on 21 August 2007 at Pushkin House (5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA (Holborn, View map). There are no entrance charges however a reservation is required to secure your place. Please register online here or by phone 020 8434 3496.

KAMCHATKA JOURNAL AND GUIDE: TALK AT PUSHKIN HOUSE Go Russia is happy to present the launch of a wonderful guidebook about Kamchatka. A Journal and Guide to Russia's Land of Fire & Ice. The launch will be held at Pushkin House on 27th September, at 6.30 pm. The author, Diana Gleadhill, a retired librarian from County Down, recounts her search for adventure with an old school friend, Elise Coburn, in one of the worldss last great pristine wildernesses: a inhospitable land without tourist infrastructure, but replete with amazing natural beauty, wildlife and native culture. The book is stunningly illustrated with photos of wildlife, landscapes, and people. It draws on rare archive material and contains essays by specialists on geology, wildlife, culture and history. The event is sponsored by Go Russia. For more information please visit

SUPER-CHEAP FLIGHTS FROM LONDON TO 12 RUSSIAN CITIES LAUNCH OF KD AVIA IN THE UK On 15th June 2007 the Russian-Baltic airline KD AVIA launched its new service between Russia and Europe. This includes flights from London to 12 Russian cities, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg. The flights have connections in Kaliningrad, on the border between Poland and the Baltic countries. A single check-in takes you through to your final destination. All flights only by Boeing 737-300s.

AN EXCITING JOURNEY THROUGH RUSSIAN CULTURE AND HISTORY The Go Russia Team is happy to announce a very special project: a course of 12 lectures on Russian culture, hosted by leading British academics, at Pushkin House. Music, art, architecture, icon-painting and religion, philosophy, literature, theatre this will be an exciting journey through Russian culture, and help you to understand this beautiful country and its world-famous cultural heritage. Every Monday 5.30pm - 6.30pm, from October 1st to December 17th, 2007. All Go Russia customers receive a 15% discount on the course fee (full price - £100 per person). For more details please click here

BOLSHOI BALLET IN A SPECTACULAR THREE-WEEK SEASON AT LONDON COLISEUM Monday 30 July to 18 August 2007. The Bolshoi Ballet returns to London this summer for a three-week season at the London Coliseum, presented by Victor Hochhauser. Last year's sold-out season of the Bolshoi Ballet in London was a critical triumph, leaving an enthusiastic public clamouring for more. At this year's National Dance Awards the Bolshoi won the award for the Best Foreign Dance Company of 2006. For more information please click here

    The Ultimate Russian Experience! Please click on the Trip Title for details of our best selling tours

Did you know that Kiev was the initial capital of Russia before Moscow and St. Petersburg? We have designed this amazing tour to introduce you to the past and present capitals of Russia and of the Ukraine - the beautiful cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. Compare the Imperial style of the elegant "museum city" St. Petersburg, with the dynamic and constantly growing metropolis of Moscow and beautiful Kiev with its marvellous hills and Golden Dome churches. You will be able to take in the history and culture of these truly unique and memorable cities and explore their major attractions during this 11 day tour. More...

The Golden Ring is the name given to the chain of ancient towns lying to the north and east of Moscow. These towns contain a collection of architectural masterpieces, set in the charming landscape of central Russia. The Golden Ring is also an opportunity to get acquainted with life of the Russian provinces, unhurried and calm, miles away from the hussle and bustle of the big cities. In one action packed week we offer you the opportunity to see both Moscow and the five most beautiful towns of the Golden Ring. This has long been the most popular tourist route through the Russian provinces. More...
This tour is specifically designed for those who want a focused birding holiday whilst enjoying travelling to a remote and beautiful part of Russia the Delta of the Volga River, the largest delta in Europe. The area of this south-easternmost corner of Europe uniquely combines the largest of Europe's rivers, the Volga and the only sand desert in Europe. We have set our travel dates to coincide with the spring and fall migrations when most of the breeding birds of the area have returned or will be returning. The tour leaders are professional Russian ornithologists, who speak fluent English. More...
The Trans-Mongolian railroad stretches across 3 countries and, apart from Russia, passes through Mongolia and China. This journey is considered to be one of the greatest adventures in the world. You have a chance to travel though 3 countries, to see 3 capitals Moscow, Ulan Bator and Beijing, and to be impressed by the stunning landscapes of Lake Baikal, the endless Mongolian steppes and the majestic Great Wall of China. You can experience all of this in 17 unforgettable days! More...

If you want a fantastically exciting experience join us on one of our unique adventures for memories that will last forever. We've put together the finest 4X4 trip suitable both for beginners and experienced off-roaders. You'll be amazed at what a four wheel drive vehicle can do: traversing mud, holes, gullies, steep slopes - the most rugged terrain can be crossed if you have the skills and the nerves for off-road driving. On this tour all adventurers will be driving specially prepared 4-W-drive vehicles equipped with winches, trailing line, highjack and sand tracks. More...

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The voucher can cover the full cost of the trip or an exciting surprise to your holiday. Whether the lucky owner of the voucher will want to join any of our group tours, spend it on the magnificent ballet performance at the Bolshoi or just treat themselves with some luxury hotel accommodation in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg at their convenience - everything is possible! The vouchers are to be redeemed within a one year period. Please click here to buy your voucher

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