Immerse yourself in the beauty of Volga nature, authentic Russian towns, as well as the two mighty capitals. Have a relaxing and enjoyable time onboard a 4-star ship with modern cabins, participate in fun and educational activities such as Vodka and blini tasting parties, Russian Tea Ceremonies, and language classes. Explore the top sights from Moscow to St. Petersburg with professional local guides. Airport transfers, as well as Russian visas, are on us! Ready for your trip to Russia?

*Note: Reverse St. Petersburg to Moscow departures are also available. Contact us for details.
City:
Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi Island, Mandrogi, Saint Petersburg
Duration:
12 days
Type:
4-star cruise
From:
$3,196
Next date:
May 21, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019 View all dates

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Your private driver meets you at the airport and takes you to the river port where you board the MS Chernishevsky. Read more
Day 2
Moscow Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Kremlin
After breakfast you go on a wonderful city tour around the most famous St. Petersburg attractions, including the Peter and Paul Fortress and St. Isaac's Cathedral, then continue to the famous Faberge museum. Read more
Day 3
Free Morning in Moscow & Start of the Cruise
After breakfast on board, you have the morning free for joining optional tours or spending some relaxing time on the ship. After lunch in the second part of the day, the ship departs from the port and the cruise begins. Read more
Day 4
Exploring Uglich Highlights
Today you arrive at the small town of Uglich and explore the Kremlin territory, see the Transfiguration Cathedral and the famous Church of St. Dmitry-on-Blood, built on the site where Ivan the Terrible's son, Dmitry, was murdered in 1591. Read more
Day 5
Touring Yaroslavl
Today after breakfast you explore one of the oldest Russian cities and the gem of the Volga River - Yaroslavl. During your guided bus city tour you have some free time at the local market. Then you see the wonderful Church of Elijah the Prophet from the outside and have an inside visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. Read more
Day 6
Visiting the Monastery of St. Cyril in Goritsy
After breakfast and lunch, you arrive to Goritsy - a tiny picturesque settlement near White Lake. Your guided tour includes a visit to the Monastery of St. Cyril, that was founded in 1397 and now houses one of the greatest collections of Russian icons in the world in its museum which you see. Read more
Day 7
Exploring the Open-Air Museum of Kizhi
Today you explore the fantastic Kizhi Island. During your walking tour, you explore its famous UNESCO sights, see the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church from outside built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses. Read more
Day 8
Mandrogi Walking Tour
You arrive to Mandrogi - a small village located on the 139-mile-long Svir River. You spend some wonderful time here during your free time in Mandrogi exploring its beautifully-decorated wooden houses and experiencing the traditional mode of life of the Russian countryside. Read more
Day 9
St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Hermitage
You arrive to the Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg. During the tour you have a walking tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and have an inside visit of the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Read more
Day 10
Free Day in St. Petersburg
After breakfast, you meet your guide and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the territory of former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. Read more
Day 11
Free Day in St. Petersburg or Optional Trips
You have this day free to relax on board the ship or optionally go on optional tours to Pushkin & Pavlovsk. Read more
Day 12
Departure from St. Petersburg
This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg cruise. After breakfast your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. Read more

Price

$3,196
Deposit $640
Standard Middle/Boat Deck
$3,347
Deposit $670
Standard Middle/Boat Deck
$3,365
Deposit $673
Standard Middle/Boat Deck
$3,309
Deposit $662
Standard Middle/Boat Deck Single
$3,460
Deposit $692
Standard Middle/Boat Deck Single
$3,516
Deposit $704
Standard Middle/Boat Deck Single
$3,460
Deposit $692
Deluxe Main/Middle/ Boat Deck
$3,629
Deposit $726
Deluxe Main/Middle/ Boat Deck
$3,743
Deposit $749
Deluxe Main/Middle/ Boat Deck
$3,516
Deposit $704
Junior Suite Middle Deck
$3,687
Deposit $738
Junior Suite Middle Deck
$3,819
Deposit $764
Junior Suite Middle Deck
$3,629
Deposit $726
Suite Middle Deck
$3,819
Deposit $764
Suite Middle Deck
$3,932
Deposit $787
Suite Middle Deck

What's included

  • Accommodation in MS Chernishevsky ship cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control;
  • Daily meals daily in the ship's restaurant (meal service starts with dinner on the day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on the day of disembarkation);
  • Water for all meals on board the ship;
  • Coffee-station for early risers;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and other transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Guided tours in ports of call and in the cities;
  • Onboard entertainment such as classes, workshops, tastings, etc;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

Ship

MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship
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Take a chance to see the best of authentic Russia, cruising on board of a gorgeous vessel the MS Chernishevsky.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow
Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Your private driver meets you at the airport and takes you to the river port where you board the MS Chernishevsky. Upon arrival, you enjoy a traditional Bread, Salt & Vodka Ceremony and enjoy dinner onboard.​
Day 2: Moscow Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Kremlin
Following breakfast onboard you meet your guide at the pier and have a wonderful bus sightseeing tour around the most outstanding Moscow attractions. During the bus tour, you pass many famous locations and avenues. Then you have some free time to explore the beautiful Red Square, see the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and other main sights. Then you pass by the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. After lunch in the city center, you proceed to a real Russian miracle and its most famous symbol, the mighty Kremlin, where you go inside one of its gorgeous cathedrals decorated with magnificent frescoes. After the tour, you return to the ship. Entertainment program in the evening.
Day 3: Free Morning in Moscow & Start of the Cruise
After breakfast on board, you have the morning free for joining optional tours or spending some relaxing time on the ship. After lunch in the second part of the day, the ship departs from the port and the cruise begins. Afterward, there is a Captain's Welcome Cocktail reception, dinner is served on board, a concert and entertainment on the ship follow.
Day 4: Exploring Uglich Highlights
Today after breakfast you may join a Russian language class on the ship. After lunch, you arrive at the small town of Uglich, where a historically significant political turmoil known as the Times of Trouble started. During the tour, you explore the Kremlin territory, see the Transfiguration Cathedral and the famous Church of St. Dmitry-on-Blood, built on the site where Ivan the Terrible's son, Dmitry, was murdered in 1591. Following the tour, you return on board and continue cruising. After dinner, there's a Folk concert in the evening.
Day 5: Touring Yaroslavl
Today after breakfast you explore one of the oldest Russian cities and the gem of the Volga River - Yaroslavl. During your guided bus city tour you have some free time at the local market. Then you see the wonderful Church of Elijah the Prophet from the outside and have an inside visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. As a highlight of the day, you have an interactive tour of the former governor's house art gallery. Then you return to the ship in time for lunch and may then join Russian bingo. A Russian Tea Ceremony is planned next, followed by a Russian language and songs class which you may join. In the evening enjoy a dinner on board and can afterward watch a documentary about Russian history.
Day 6: Visiting the Monastery of St. Cyril in Goritsy
After breakfast and lunch, you arrive to Goritsy - a tiny picturesque settlement near White Lake. Your guided tour includes a visit to the Monastery of St. Cyril, that was founded in 1397 and now houses one of the greatest collections of Russian icons in the world in its museum which you see. After the tour, you return on board and are welcome to join a Vodka and blini tasting party, later followed by Russian songs class. After dinner, there's a folk concert, entertainment program in the evening.
Day 7: Exploring the Open-Air Museum of Kizhi
Today after breakfast you can attend a lecture on Russian fairytales, as well as a class on Russian dances, language and napkin folding on the ship. After lunch there's a captains bridge tour and a Pirate's treasure seeking game. Then your ship arrives to a real miracle of wooden architecture - the fantastic Kizhi Island. During your walking tour you explore its famous UNESCO sights, see the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church from outside built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses. You also visit the Intercession Cathedral and a traditional wooden izba house and sauna. After the tour you return on board in time for a pirate dinner. Entertainment show program in the evening.
Day 8: Mandrogi Walking Tour
Today after breakfast you are fere to ask questions about Russia at the Round Table. Then you arrive to Mandrogi - a small village located on the 139-mile-long Svir River. You spend some wonderful time here during your free time in Mandrogi exploring its beautifully-decorated wooden houses and experiencing the traditional mode of life of the Russian countryside. You are then welcome to have an outdoor lunch barbeque ashore (provided good weather conditions). Then you return on board and in the evening are invited to a Captain's farewell dinner with a Talent show.
Day 9: St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Hermitage
Following breakfast, you arrive to the Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg. Your guide meets you at the pier and takes you on a sightseeing bus tour around the most famous city attractions. During the tour you have a walking tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and have an inside visit of the Peter and Paul Cathedral. After lunch in the city center you visit one of the world’s largest art museums - the Hermitage. They say that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage Museum, it would have taken you three years to see the entire exhibition. But don't worry, you have an experienced guide, who will show you the best rooms and halls of the exhibit within several hours. After the tour, you return on board in time for dinner.
Day 10: Free Day in St. Petersburg
After breakfast, you meet your guide and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the territory of former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. During the tour, you take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes. After the tour you return to the ship, have lunch and dinner on board. Entertainment program in the evening.
Day 11: Free Day in St. Petersburg or Optional Trips
You have this day free to relax on board the ship or optionally go on optional tours to Pushkin & Pavlovsk. Lunch and dinner are served on board. Entertainment program in the evening.
Day 12: Departure from St. Petersburg
This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg cruise. After breakfast your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you've enjoyed both Russian capitals and small cities lying in between and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips.
  • Accommodation in MS Chernishevsky ship cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control;
  • Daily meals daily in the ship's restaurant (meal service starts with dinner on the day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on the day of disembarkation);
  • Water for all meals on board the ship;
  • Coffee-station for early risers;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and other transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Guided tours in ports of call and in the cities;
  • Onboard entertainment such as classes, workshops, tastings, etc;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship
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Take a chance to see the best of authentic Russia, cruising on board of a gorgeous vessel the MS Chernishevsky.

Red Square, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Being the most recognizable symbol of Russia in the world, Red Square is an absolute must see when in Moscow. 

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

St. Basil’s Cathedral is Moscow’s most famous artistic work of architecture set in the romantic Red Square.

Christ the Savior, Moscow

Christ the Savior, Moscow, Russia

See the 344-feet Cathedral of Christ the Savior - the tallest Orthodox church in the world.

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

The symbol of Moscow and entire Russia, the Kremlin is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World.

Uglich, Russia

Uglich, Russia

Uglich is a petite historic town of the Golden Ring and a genuine Russian beauty set on the Volga River.

Yaroslavl, Russia

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

Goritsy, Russia

Goritsy is an extraordinarily picturesque tiny river town and a slice of Russia's deep and diverse history.

Kizhi Island, Russia

Kizhi Island, Russia

Step into Russia's 16th century traditional life in the open air museum of Kizhi to experience the past first-hand.

Mandrogi, Russia

Mandrogi is a town of tradition and folklore renown for homemade vodka, horse-draw carriages and unique craftwork.

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress and its bell-tower symbolize the might and power of Russia.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is the home to the largest collection of paintings in the world.

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Often called "the Russian Versailles", Peterhof Palace and park complex is a luxurious beauty of Imperial Russia.

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Dates Standard Middle/Boat Deck Standard Middle/Boat Deck Single Deluxe Main/Middle/ Boat Deck Junior Suite Middle Deck Suite Middle Deck
May 21, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019
$3,196
$3,309
$3,460
$3,516
$3,629
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
$3,365
$3,516
$3,743
$3,819
$3,932
Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019
$3,365
$3,516
$3,743
$3,819
$3,932
Jul 23, 2019 - Aug 03, 2019
$3,347
$3,460
$3,629
$3,687
$3,819
Aug 13, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
$3,347
$3,460
$3,629
$3,687
$3,819
Sep 03, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
$3,347
$3,460
$3,629
$3,687
$3,819