MS Chernishevsky Moscow - St. Petersburg 4-star Cruise 2019
Trip Overview

MS Chernishevsky Moscow - St. Petersburg

Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews
Budget river cruises to Russia

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.

MS Chernishevsky Moscow - St. Petersburg

12 days3 cities
Russia1 country
Budget river cruises to Russia
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$3,347
Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews

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.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights on board the ship
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer
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.
Day 2
Moscow Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Kremlin
City tour
Following breakfast onboard you meet your guide at the pier and have a wonderful bus sightseeing tour around the most outstanding Moscow attractions.
Day 3
Free Morning in Moscow & Start of the Cruise
Free Day
Free day
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.
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Take a chance to see the best of authentic Russia, cruising on board of a gorgeous vessel the MS Chernishevsky.

Uglich

second destination
5 days cruising
6 nights on board the ship
Day 4
Exploring Uglich Highlights
City tour
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.
Day 5
Touring Yaroslavl
City tour
Today after breakfast you explore one of the oldest Russian cities and the gem of the Volga River - Yaroslavl. 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.
Day 6
Visiting the Monastery of St. Cyril in Goritsy
City tour
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
Day 7
Exploring the Open-Air Museum of Kizhi
City tour
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.
Day 8
Mandrogi Walking Tour
City 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.
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.

Saint Petersburg

third destination
4 days in the city
3 nights on board the ship
Day 9
St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Hermitage
City tour
Museum
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.
Day 10
Day Trip to Peterhof
Day tour
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.
Day 11
Free Day in St. Petersburg or Optional Trips
Free Day
Free day
You have this day free to relax on board the ship or optionally go on optional tours to Pushkin & Pavlovsk.
Day 12
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer
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.
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.

What's Included

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.

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Tour Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow, Volga towns, and St. Petersburg
  • Delicious meals and tastings on board the ship
  • Entertaining activities, including concerts, folk shows, Russian songs classes, and more
  • Day trip to Peterhof
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major sights on foot.
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