Cruise: MS Lev Tolstoy Moscow - St. Petersburg

See the best that Russia has to offer with its best 4-star cruise MS Lev Tolstoy. Select sailings include free economy class round trip airfares to Russia from major hub airports of the world. Special booking conditions may apply. Contact us for details.

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Tour details
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Type: 4-star cruise
From: $3,597 per person
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Closest Dates

May 7 - May 18, 2015
May 21 - Jun 1, 2015

FREE ECONOMY CLASS AIRFARES TO RUSSIA
AVAILABLE FOR MAY 21 - JUNE 1, 2015 SAILING

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Day 1
Arrival in Moscow -
Upon arrival your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to hotel for check-in. Free evening.
Day 2
Tretyakov Gallery Tour -
After breakfast your guide takes you to the Tretyakov Gallery where shows you the best works of art and unveils the whole bunch of exciting facts. After the tour you return to your hotel. Free evening. Optional evening activity: ballet or opera performance in the Bolshoi Theater.
Day 3
Tour of the Novodevichiy Convent -
After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have a guided tour of the Novodevichiy Convent. After the tour you are transferred to the port to board MS Lev Tolstoy. In the evening you enjoy Welcome Dinner on board.
Day 4
Kremlin & Moscow City Tours -
After breakfast on board you have an 8-hour guided Moscow city tour. You explore Red Square, GUM, Cathedral of Christ the Savior, KGB building, Leningradskaya and Tverskaya streets. After lunch enter the majestic Kremlin and visit one of its cathedrals. After the tour you return on board and start cruising.
Day 5
Stop in Uglich -
Today you make a stop in Uglich and visit the Church of St. Dimitry-on-Blood, the Kremlin territory and the Transfiguration Cathedral.
Day 6
Stop in Goritsy -
This day you enjoy a guided walking Goritsy tour and visit its historic Monastery of St. Cyril and a museum of icons.
Day 7
Stop at Kizhi -
Today you walk through the island of Kizhi and see its famous Pogost with the massive Transfiguration Church built without a single nail, superb windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses.
Day 8
Stop in Mandrogi -
Today you make a stop in Mandrogi, where you explore original wooden houses, traditional Russian bakeries, and crafts exhibitions and have some free time to buy authentic Russian souvenirs. Later you enjoy a traditional Russian picnic ashore with shashlik (meat kebab) made on the grill.
Day 9
St. Petersburg City Tour & Hermitage Tour -
Today you arrive in St. Petersburg and go on a panoramic city tour. You see Palace Square, Nevsky prospect, Isaac's Cathedral, Cathedral of Savior on the Spilt Blood and Peter and Paul fortress from the outside. After lunch your guide takes you to the Hermitage, where shows you the best rooms and halls of this world-renowned museum. After the tour you return on board.
Day 10
Trip to Pushkin -
After breakfast on board you go to Pushkin to stroll around its lavish parks and see the amazing Catherine's Palace. After the tour your driver takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. Optional evening activity: ballet or opera performance at the Hermitage Theater.
Day 11
Trip to Peterhof -
After breakfast you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to see the real miracle of palace architecture - Peterhof. You have a walking tour in Lower Park exploring the Grand Cascade with the famous Samson Fountain. After the tour you return to your hotel.
Day 11
Departure from St. Petersburg -
After breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.
Reviews about this trip

Annora Mostert
I just want to thank you and Travel-All-Russia for making our trip an unforgettable experience. It was definitely one of my best trips ever and everything was extremely well organized. I will definitely recommend Travel-All-Russia to everybody who wants to visit Russia.

Rae Brammer-Wilson & William Wilson
My husband and I want to let you know just how much we enjoyed our recent trip to Russia that was booked through you. We were not let down. In fact, we were so impressed by the coordination, the friendliness, the promptness of all involved. Everything outdid our expectations. The hotels were wonderful, the guides were perfect and informative, the ship was just as we expected, and the food was fabulous. We will always remember this trip and thank you so much for your guidance.

What's included

tick Accommodation in all outside cabins, each with private bathrooms, individual climate control and large picture window;
   
tick Accommodation in remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
   
tick Breakfasts at the hotels and two lunches in the city center in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
   
tick Three meals daily in the ship's restaurants with the same menu for all passengers irrespective of cabin category;
   
tick One glass of wine for every dinner on board of the ship only, water is included for all meals at the restaurant plus daily in the cabin (1 bottle);
   
tick Meal service on board begins with dinner on the day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on the day of disembarkation;
   
tick Coffee-station for early risers;
   
tick Captain’s Welcome Cocktail Reception and Gala Farewell Dinner;
   
tick Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of call, guided tours on shore and entrance fees;
   
tick Short on board classes on Russian history, language and even singing;
   
tick Nightly entertainment and dancing;
   
tick Tour of the ship’s bridge;
   
tick Full Russian visa processing service for US customers and visa support service (invitation) for non-US customers;
   
tick Airport transfers;

Not included: airfares and optional tours, port charges, gratuities and personal spendings

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Dates Main Deck Triple Main Deck Twin Upper Deck Twin Boat Deck Twin Junior Suite Suite Single Cabin
May 7 - May 18, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
May 21 - Jun 1, 2015 $3,597
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Jun 4 - Jun 15, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Jun 18 - Jun 29, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Jul 2 - Jul 13, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Jul 16 - Jul 27, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Jul 30 - Aug 10, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Aug 13 - Aug 24, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Aug 27 - Sep 7, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Sep 10 - Sep 21, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694
Sep 24 - Oct 5, 2015 $3,597 $3,971 $4,129 $4,333 $5,485 $5,812 $4,694

Hotels

Assambleya Nikitskaya Hotel, Moscow

A real diamond in the rough among all 4-star hotels in Moscow

Located in the very center of Moscow on a picturesque Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street with easy access to all major attractions and firsthand experience of Moscow, including the Kremlin, Red Square and Okhotny Ryad, the hotel Assambleya Nikitskaya embodies everything you want in a metropolitan hotel. It features 29 elegantly decorated rooms equipped with modern amenities, comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi, a business center with modern meeting rooms, a spa salon offering a variety of massages and treatments, an on-site solarium and sauna, a fitness center, an indoor pool, and a guest parking.

Your hotel in Moscow for all sailings except those with free flights

Marriott Courtyard City Center, Moscow

The best-located 4-star hotel in Moscow

Located within walking distance of the Kremlin, the Marriott Courtyard is nestled on one of Moscow’s oldest streets. The small but elegant entrance leads you away from the popular street, through a glass-covered courtyard, and into the modern lobby. Despite its world-renowned name, this hotel offers a purely Russian experience alongside all the amenities you’d expect from a Marriott. The Kremlin with its nighttime illuminations, the cafes with their never-ending parade of wine and beer, the restaurants with their borsch and ice cold vodka – so much waits for you when staying in Marriott Courtyard, Moscow.

Your hotel in Moscow for sailings with free flights

Crowne Plaza Hotel, St. Petersburg

Modern comfort just a stone's throw from Nevsky Prospect
 
The hotel is located right opposite the Moskovsky Train Station in the commercial district of St. Petersburg. If shopping is one of your goals, then this is the right hotel, for across the street you will find the biggest shopping mall in Russia Gallerea. This 4-star hotel has classic style décor, spacious and well-appointed rooms, a restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine, flexible meeting facilities and modern business center, 24-hour fitness center, underground parking and all other hotel's conveniences. It is a real catch for travelers who seek for comfortable accommodation, exquisite dining facilities and exceptional service.
Your hotel in St. Petersburg for all sailings except those with free flights

Radisson Royal Hotel, St. Petersburg

A top choice for guests staying in the heart of St. Petersburg
 
The 5-star Radisson Royal Hotel is located at the corner of Nevsky and Vladimirsky Prospekts, which is a fair walk from major sites like Hermitage Museum and St. Isaac's Cathedral. Opened in 2001 in the 18th century building, this luxurious hotel offers a perfect combination of classic style and modern facilities. It has everything to make your stay comfortable. 164 rooms equipped with all necessary amenities including free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV and air-conditioning, an on-site restaurant offering international cuisine, a modern fitness center featuring a fully-equipped gym, sauna, solarium, jacuzzi and massage parlor, and one of the finest meeting facilities in the city providing a wide range of equipment and secretarial services.
Your hotel in St. Petersburg for sailings with free flights

Visa

Many of our tours include visa support. We arrange visas to Russia, China, Mongolia, Ukraine and Belarus. Please refer to What's included section to see if visa service is included in this tour program.

Our Visa Department in Washington DC provides comprehensive visa service for US citizens and residents. We will prepare your application and take it to the Russian Consulate, and make sure that it is perfect (approval rate of our applications is 99.9%). Customers from other countries can also utilize our visa support. We will issue official visa invitation, which is required for applying for Russian visa, and provide you with step-by-step instructions for the application process. 

United States customers

 

Visa service included in your tour We will prepare your application package and submit it to the Russian Consulate in Washington DC. 

 

Visa service is not included in your tour program You can apply for visas on your own OR you can purchase our visa services: Visa section


Customers from other countries

 

Visa service included in your tour We will prepare your application package and submit it to the Russian Consulate in Washington DC.

 

Visa service is not included in your tour program You can apply for visas on your own OR you can purchase our visa service. Visa section

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Map of MS Lev Tolstoy Moscow - St. Petersburg

Sights included in program

Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

Over one thousand years of Russia's finest art. From Rublev to Shishkin, over 170,000 exhibits of religious and modern art await Why you should see it
Moscow: Novodevichiy Convent

Moscow: Novodevichiy Convent

Moscow's most well-known cloister with golden domes and untouched since the 17th century on the banks of the Moskva River. Come see a setting from some of Tolstoy's major works Why you should see it
Moscow: the Kremlin

Moscow: the Kremlin

The symbol of Moscow and entire Russia, the Kremlin is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World. Learn why you should see it Why you should see it
Uglich

Uglich

Dating back to the 10th century Russia and reigned by Ivan the Terrible's brother Yury and the location of Ivan the Terrible's son's death. Dark, culturally rich, and an experience unlike any other Why you should see it
Goritsy

Goritsy

The only active female monastery in this region of Russia. From religious practice to the of housing of political opponents, Goritsy is a slice of Russia's deep and diverse history Why you should see it
Kizhi Island

Kizhi Island

The quaint and quirky island life of Russia awaits. Step into the 16th century traditional life of Russia in the open air museum of Kizhi and experience the past first-hand Why you should see it
Mandrogi

Mandrogi

From homemade vodka to horse-draw carriages and traditional craftwork, this is a step back in time for every visitor. Lose yourself in tradition and folklore Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: The Hermitage Museum

St. Petersburg: The Hermitage Museum

Come experience over 2 centuries or Slavic art from paintings and graphic work to archeology and imperial porcelain exhibits. There is nothing like it Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace

St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace

Experience the life of luxury at the summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. History and splendor abound in a gateway into the life of the Empress herself Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: Peterhof Palace

St. Petersburg: Peterhof Palace

Mind-boggling fountain complex of the Peterhof Palace together with its golden statues and breathtaking parks are an absolute must-see Why you should see it

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