2020, Volga river cruise St.Petersburg to Moscow 11 days -MS Shevchenko- Russia

Duration: 11 days
Destination: Russia, Leningradskaya oblast', St Petersburg
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  • 11 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Newly refurbished - one of the best ships of the fleet. The ship has 94 cabins: 24 Premium cabins (approx. 13,5 m2), 4 Premium Plus cabins (approx 18 m2), and 66 Deluxe cabins on Upper Deck and on Boat Deck (about 18 m2). Premium and Premium Plus cabins have Queen-size beds which can be placed separately (except cabins 207, 208, 217, 218). The Deluxe cabins have a balcony, the beds cannot be separated (except cabins 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 401). All cabins are outside, all have panoramic windows. All cabins are equipped with well-designed modern facilities. All cabins have private bathrooms, individually regulated air conditioning/heating system, TV, safe and a built-in closet.

Itinerary

Day 1: St. Petersburg - embark

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
St. Petersburg arrival, embarkation, dinner and overnight.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 2: St. Petersburg

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 3: St. Petersburg

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
More of the city & Hermitage tour today. 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. The Hermitage is one of the world's largest and most prestigious museums, and is a must-see for all first-time travelers to the city. With over 3 million items in its collection, it also definitely rewards repeat visits, and new-comers can only hope to get a brief taste of the riches on offer here, from Impressionist masterpieces to fascinating Oriental treasures. Breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard.
River Village Mandrogi
River Village Mandrogi
River Village Mandrogi
River Village Mandrogi


Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 4: River Village Mandrogi

Stop At: Mandrogi Russian Village, Verkhniye Mandrogi Village, Verkhniye Mandrogi 187742 Russia
Arrival at the river village. This is a recreational stop, specially designed for you to enjoy the relaxing rustic atmosphere and famous Russian cuisine and hospitality. Lunch. Captain’s cocktail followed by dinner.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 5: Kizhi

Stop At: Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography, Kirova Sq., 10A, Kizhi 185000 Russia
Kizhi is one of the real Russian wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. There will be a walking tour around this open air museum of amazing wooden architecture. Wooden houses that are traditional for the Russian North are also visited during the tour. Travelers get to know traditional way of life and learn about crafts of the locals. This also includes the production of so called “plowshares” – that wooden “squama” covering onion domes of Kizhi. Breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 6: Goritsy

Stop At: Church of The Transfiguration, Preobrazhenskaya St., 18A, Goritsy 601280 Russia
Visit Cyrilo-Belozersky Monastery, which has six centuries of glorious history, home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 7: Yaroslavl

Stop At: Yaroslavl Embankment, Volzhskaya Naberezhnaya, Yaroslavl Russia
Today there will be a guided tour over this great city located at the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers. This city is also known for its great 17th century architecture and is an outstanding example of the urban planning reform Empress Catherine the Great ordered for the whole of Russia in 1763. The Church of Elijah the Prophet and Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery are also on the list. Breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 8: Uglich

Stop At: Uglich Kremlin, Kremlin, 3, Uglich 152615 Russia
Take a walking tour of this lovely 10th century town, one of Russia's most ancient. Visit the Uglich Kremlin and its churches and see beautiful Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood also from the inside. Enjoy great singing from a local choir. Explore the infamous Flea Market. In the USSR Uglich was a watch-making center. Millions used the local watch brand, Chayka (Seagull). The manufacturer has now moved to the premium segment, specializing also in silver and golden watches. You can find these well-designed watches in Uglich at the local stores. Breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 9: Moscow

Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
Arrival in Moscow. Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for a panoramic view of the city. Visit Novodevichi Convent. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 10: Moscow

Stop At: Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103132 Russia
Breakfast. Morning tour of the Kremlin: Originally a fortress, it comprises beautiful cathedrals, ornate palaces and government buildings. This afternoon free time to explore Moscow on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Lunch and dinner aboard.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Onboard the ship

Day 11: Moscow - disembark

Stop At: Moscow-City, Presnenskaya Embankment Presnensky District, Moscow Russia
Time to bid farewell to your new friends after unforgettable journey through this fascinating land. Disembarkation.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 10x Breakfast
  • 10x Dinner
  • 10x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • Luggage handling to/from the ship
  • Lectures, provided by our guides
  • Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of call
  • Gala farewell dinner aboard
  • Group transfers apon arrival and departure
  • Accommodations in outside cabins, each with private bathroom facilities.
  • Captain’s welcome Cocktail Reception
  • Nightly entertainment and dancing
  • Tour of the ship’s bridge
  • Russian language and song lessons
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day in the ship’s restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Mandrogi Russian Village
  • Entry/Admission - Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography
  • Entry/Admission - Church of The Transfiguration
  • Entry/Admission - Yaroslavl Embankment
  • Entry/Admission - Uglich Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Red Square
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow-City

Exclusions
  • Luggage handling in the airport
  • Gratuities onboard the ship
  • Port Taxes: $180
  • Private transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Russian visas
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Октябрьская наб., 31, Sankt-Peterburg, Leningradskaya oblast', Russia, 193149

Traveler pickup is offered
We arrange free group transfers from airport to the ship

Airports

  • Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg Russia



Return Details

Severnyy Rechnoy Vokzal, Moscow, Russia, 125195

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Duration

11 days

Package is not cancellable.

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