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Explore the ancient kingdoms of the Golden Ring around Moscow. These cities are open air museums that showcase the most important developments in Russia's ancient history and are often called the Vatican of Russian Church
City:
Sergiev Posad, Suzdal, Yaroslavl, Rostov the Great
Duration:
3 days
Type:
Extension
From:
$1,057
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Trip to Sergiev Posad & Transfer to Suzdal

Your private driver picks you up at your hotel in Moscow and takes you to Sergiev Posad known as "Russian Vatican" for its magnificent blue and golden cupolas. After lunch you go to Suzdal - one of the most famous towns of the Golden Ring.

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Day 2
Suzdal & Kostroma City Tours

Sightseeing tour of Suzdal - a city-museum of the Golden Ring with many historical monuments of ancient Russian art and architecture. After lunch you are transferred to Kostroma to enjoy a guided city tour. Transfer to Yaroslavl.

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Day 3
Yaroslavl & Rostov the Great City Tours

In the morning you meet your guide and have a city tour around the most interesting Yaroslavl landmarks. After lunch you are transferred to Rostov the Great - one of the oldest cities in Russia. Departure from Moscow.

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Price

$1,057
Deposit $500
Regular package
Based on double occupancy
$1,700
Deposit $500
Single traveler

What's included

  • Accommodation in remarkable hotels in Suzdal and Yaroslavl;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Itinerary

Day 1: Trip to Sergiev Posad & Transfer to Suzdal

After breakfast your private driver picks you up at your hotel in Moscow and takes you to Sergiev Posad known as "Russian Vatican" for its magnificent blue and golden cupolas scattered all around the town. 

Upon arrival you meet your guide and enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour around the most cherished treasures of Sergiev Posad, that includes a visit to the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy - the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius. 

After lunch at a local restaurant your driver takes you to Suzdal that is one of the most famous towns of the Golden Ring. Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the evening you enjoy dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 2: Suzdal & Kostroma City Tours

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Suzdal known as a city-museum of the Golden Ring for a large number of preserved historical monuments of ancient Russian art and architecture. 

During the tour you see the brilliant architectural complex of the Kremlin and its gem - the beautiful Chamber of the Christ, explore the ensemble of the Monastery of Saint Euthymius and visit the famous Museum of Wooden Architecture. 

After lunch at a local restaurant you are transferred to Kostroma to enjoy a guided city tour that includes a visit to the architectural complex of the Ipatiev Monastery.

Later your driver takes you to your final destination of this day - Yaroslavl. Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight. In the evening you enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 3: Yaroslavl & Rostov the Great City Tours

In the morning after breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have a guided city tour around the most interesting Yaroslavl landmarks. 

During the tour you explore the architectural complex of the Transfiguration Monastery, go inside the Church of Elias the Prophet to enjoy its amazing frescoes and visit the Museum of Icons.

After lunch at a local restaurant you are transferred to Rostov the Great - one of the oldest cities in Russia that was first mentioned in chronicles in 862. During your guided city tour you explore the beautiful Rostov Kremlin, including its famous Enamel Museum.

In the afternoon your driver takes you back to your hotel in Moscow or to the airport / train station (depending on your travel arrangements).

Breakfast and lunch are included.

  • Accommodation in remarkable hotels in Suzdal and Yaroslavl;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Red Square, Moscow

Moscow, Russia

Moscow is unlike any other city on Earth, it is diverse and vibrant, an adventure waiting to happen!

Sergiev Posad, Russia

Named after Saint Sergey Radonezhsky, Sergiev Posad features the Trinity Lavra - a monument of old Russian architecture.

Suzdal, Russia

Suzdal is often referred to as Golden Ring's city-museum for its abundance of historical monuments.

Yaroslavl, Russia

Yaroslavl is a town of unsurpassed beauty, everywhere is the Volga, and everywhere is history.

Rostov the Great, Russia

Rostov the Great, Russia

Rostov is a Golden Ring town in the Yaroslavl Region, one of the oldest in Russia.

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Overall, the trip was great. I would have liked a couple more days in St. Petersburg to visit more of the museums and other attractions. The tour of Catherine's Palace was enjoyable and our guide was excellent. Fortunately, we went into the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in ...

We loved all the towns and sights we visited

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Moscow & St. Petersburg Discovery with Golden Ring (May 2016)

thank you very much for all your help organising our trip to Russia. We had a great time and now I am planning train trip across Russia to Siberia and Mongolia

The trip was wonderful and we had a great time

We arrived back after a long journey of over 40 hrs, starting in Krabi, Thailand and ending in Houston, Texas! While the journey was long, the trip itself was wonderful and we had a great time - all the arrangements were wonderful and we really enjoyed our time in Moscow. I know my ...

Classic Moscow & St. Petersburg with Golden Ring, May-June 2016

Let me tell you what was GREAT about the trip: The 3 guides were A+, I'm not sure who was better, all fabulous, very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and gave us a great side of Moscow. The second guide was also Great, she knew everything it is to know about Sergiev Posad and Vladimir. The...

Enjoyed Moscow very much and the Golden ring cities

We wish to express our thanks for the wonderful arrangements made by you. Transport came punctually, guides were polite and helpful, hotels were good and comfortable and accommodated our vegetarian food request. Enjoyed Moscow very much and the Golden ring cities. At the end, we ...

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I was not sure what I expected, but I was Amazed!

I was not sure what I expected, but I was Amazed! The sites, guides, beauty, food, people, accommodations were...

I will always use Travel All Russia

It was a great trip. The drivers were always on time and very safe drivers. The guides were good ...

All logistics and details in my time in Russia were awesome!

All logistics and details in my time in Russia during the Golden Ring & St. Petersburg tours were awesome!...
Package type Price
Regular package
Based on double occupancy
$1,057
Deposit $500
Single traveler
$1,700
Deposit $500