Set sail on Lower Volga on board the Volga Dream cruise ship. In 11 days make your way from the capital-city Moscow and its must-see attractions to Volgograd, renown for its Mamayev Hill. Along the way make stops to discover brilliant Russian cities such as authentic Uglich, Yaroslavl and Samara, as well as exploring the hub of Tatar culture, Kazan.
City:
Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Volgograd
Duration:
11 days
Type:
5-star cruise
From:
$3,745
Next date:
May 03, 2019 - May 13, 2019 View all dates

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the brilliant capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport holding a Volga Dream sign and takes you to your 5-star hotel located in the very heart of Moscow.

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Day 2
Moscow City Tour & Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the pier and start today's program with an orientation tour around the most famous Moscow attractions and visit the Tretyakov Gallery.

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Day 3
Visiting the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber

This day is devoted to the exploration of a real Russian miracle and its most famous symbol - the mighty Kremlin and its wonderful Armoury Chamber.

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Day 4
Exploring Uglich Highlights

Today you arrive to the small town of Uglich, where a historically significant political turmoil known as the Times of Trouble started. During the walking city tour you visit the famous Church of St. Dmitry-on-the-Blood.

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Day 5
Yaroslavl Sightseeing Tour

Today you explore one of the oldest Russian cities and the gem of the Volga River - Yaroslavl. During your guided city tour you explore the Spassky Monastery.

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Day 6
Nizhny Novgorod City Tour

Today you arrive in Nizhny Novgorod, once a wealthy commercial center nestled on the important trade routes to the East. This day's entertainment program includes Russian dinner and Vodka tasting party.

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Day 7
Exploring Kazan Heritage

Today you arrive in Kazan - the beautiful capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and the center of Tatar culture in Russia. Today you visit the white-walled Kazan Kremlin where you see the famous Qol Sharif Mosque.

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Day 8
Samara City Tour

Relax on the Sun Deck as you sail past the Zhigulevskie mountains, as today you arrive in Samara and enjoy a guided city tour, which includes a visit to the Space Museum and the walk along the beautiful Volga River embankment.

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Day 9
Visiting Radishev State Art Museum in Saratov

Today you arrive in Saratov that is mostly famous for its connection to Yuri Gagarin, the Russia's first cosmonaut. The highlight of Saratov guided city tour is a visit to the Radishev State Art Museum.

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Day 10
Tour of Mamyev Hill & Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum in Volgograd

Today you arrive in the historically important city of Volgograd famous for the decisive battle of Stalingrad held there during the World War II. Your tour the Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum and Mamyev Hill.

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Day 11
Departure from Volgograd

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - Volgograd cruise. After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

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Price

$3,745
Deposit $749
Standard Twin
$4,445
Deposit $889
Superior Twin
$4,945
Deposit $989
Deluxe Double
$5,145
Deposit $1,029
Deluxe Twin
$5,945
Deposit $1,189
Junior Suite
$6,745
Deposit $1,349
Deluxe Junior
$8,245
Deposit $1,649
Owner's Suite
$5,945
Deposit $1,189
Standard Single

What's included

  • Accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Moscow (Marriott Aurora);
  • Accommodation in all outside cabins onboard MS Volga Dream, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control and large picture window;
  • 2 gourmet lunches at a high-quality restaurants in Moscow;
  • Three meals daily on board the MS Volga Dream;
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks served with all lunches and dinners on board;
  • 24-hour coffee station with complimentary tea, coffee and snacks and daily bottled water supply;
  • English-speaking professional guides;
  • Rich sightseeing programs in a group of max. 25 people;
  • All entrance fees according to the program
  • 6 educational lectures by respected Russian professors about Russian history and politics;
  • Diverse cultural program onboard including classes, concerts, dances and performances;
  • Group airport transfers;
  • Port charges, local taxes, fuel surcharge;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

 

Not included: airfares, visas*, personal medical insurance, optional tours and all personal expenses.

*NOTE: We provide a full visa processing service for US, CA, AU, NZ customers ($298 per person), and application assistance for customers from all other countries ($75 per person).

Ship

Volga Dream Cruise Ship
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the brilliant capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport holding a Volga Dream sign and takes you to your 5-star hotel located in the very heart of Moscow.

After check-in you can meet your guide and fellow travelers during a welcome reception at the hotel lobby from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The rest of the evening is free, so you can either explore the fantastic center of Moscow on your own or take a good rest before the rich sightseeing program planned for the following day.

No meals included.

Day 2: Moscow City Tour & Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the pier and start today's program with an orientation tour around the most famous Moscow attractions.

Then you explore one of the most interesting sites in Moscow hidden deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway. You have a quick subway ride to taste local life and enjoy the splendid decorations of its stations.

After lunch in a local restaurant you go to the real treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you spend amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel and Viktor Vasnetsov.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 3: Visiting the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel. This day is devoted to the exploration of a real Russian miracle and its most famous symbol - the mighty Kremlin. Today you go on a guided tour of this historical fortress, that includes a visit to its wonderful Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Faberge eggs.

You finish your Kremlin tour with a visit to the famous Square of Four Cathedrals, where you go inside the gorgeous 15th-century Assumption and Archangel Cathedrals decorated with magnificent frescoes.

After the tour and lunch in the city you are transferred to the river port to board your luxurious MS Volga Dream. Before accommodation in your cozy cabin you enjoy a traditional Bread, Salt & Vodka Ceremony. In the evening you are invited to the Captain's Welcome reception and dinner on board.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 4: Exploring Uglich Highlights

Today you arrive to the small town of Uglich, where a historically significant political turmoil known as the Times of Trouble started.

During the walking city tour you visit the famous Church of St. Dmitry-on-the-Blood, built on the site where Ivan the Terrible's son, Dmitry, was murdered in 1591, and attend a fascinating concert of choral music in the St. John’s Church.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising. This day entertainment program includes Russian cooking class.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 5: Yaroslavl Sightseeing Tour

Today you explore one of the oldest Russian cities and the gem of the Volga River - Yaroslavl

During your guided city tour you explore the Spassky Monastery where you see the icon Transfiguration of the Savior, visit the wonderful Church of Elijah the Prophet with incredible mosaic decoration and participate in a costumed reception at the governor's house.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising. This day entertainment program includes Costumed Russian tea ceremony.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 6: Nizhny Novgorod City Tour

Today you arrive in Nizhny Novgorod, once a wealthy commercial center nestled on the important trade routes to the East.

During the city tour you walk the ramparts of the spectacular 16th-century Kremlin, visit lavishly-decorated churches and attend a folk concert presented by a local children group.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising. This day's entertainment program includes Russian dinner and Vodka tasting party.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 7: Exploring Kazan Heritage

Today you arrive in Kazan - the beautiful capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and the center of Tatar culture in Russia.

During your guided tour you visit the white-walled Kazan Kremlin where you see the famous Qol Sharif Mosque and the old Peter and Paul Cathedral. Later this day you enjoy a music concert by a local Tatar folk group.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising. This day entertainment program includes the piano concert consisting of pieces by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 8: Samara City Tour

Relax on the Sun Deck as you sail past the Zhigulevskie mountains, as today you arrive in Samara and enjoy a guided city tour, which includes a visit to the Space Museum and the walk along the beautiful Volga River embankment to the Samara State Art Museum.

After the tour you return on board and enjoy a barbecue on the open deck

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

 

Day 9: Visiting Radishev State Art Museum in Saratov

Today you arrive in Saratov that is mostly famous for its connection to Yuri Gagarin, the Russia's first cosmonaut, who lived and studied in this city.

The highlight of Saratov guided city tour is a visit to the Radishev State Art Museum - the first Russian picture gallery outside of St. Petersburg and Moscow.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 10: Tour of Mamyev Hill & Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum in Volgograd

Today you arrive in the historically important city of Volgograd famous for the decisive battle of Stalingrad held there during the World War II.

Your guided city tour around the most interesting Volgograd attractions includes a visit to the Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum and to the famous war complex Mamyev Hill famous for its iconic monument The Motherland Calls.

After the tour you return on board and continue cruising. In the evening you enjoy Farewell dinner in a company of your fellow travelers.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

 

Day 11: Departure from Volgograd

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - Volgograd cruise. After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you've enjoyed magnificent Russian cities and its charming countryside and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips.

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Moscow (Marriott Aurora);
  • Accommodation in all outside cabins onboard MS Volga Dream, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control and large picture window;
  • 2 gourmet lunches at a high-quality restaurants in Moscow;
  • Three meals daily on board the MS Volga Dream;
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks served with all lunches and dinners on board;
  • 24-hour coffee station with complimentary tea, coffee and snacks and daily bottled water supply;
  • English-speaking professional guides;
  • Rich sightseeing programs in a group of max. 25 people;
  • All entrance fees according to the program
  • 6 educational lectures by respected Russian professors about Russian history and politics;
  • Diverse cultural program onboard including classes, concerts, dances and performances;
  • Group airport transfers;
  • Port charges, local taxes, fuel surcharge;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

 

Not included: airfares, visas*, personal medical insurance, optional tours and all personal expenses.

*NOTE: We provide a full visa processing service for US, CA, AU, NZ customers ($298 per person), and application assistance for customers from all other countries ($75 per person).

Volga Dream Cruise Ship
5

Looking for a little luxury in your life? The Russian luxury cruise ship Volga Dream is the 5-star wonderland of cruising bliss. See Russia in style as you float along the most popular route from Moscow to St. Petersburg.

Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

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

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow Subway, Russia

Moscow Metro is like a whole underground city that holds the world's largest collection of Stalinist Art.

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Over 1000 years of Russia's finest art from Rublev to Shishkin, over 170 000 exhibits of religious and modern art.

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.

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia Gallery

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia

History and luxury is revealed inside the Kremlin as the Armoury Chamber displays treasures like Faberge Eggs.

Uglich, Russia

Uglich, Russia

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

Volga River, Russia

Volga River, Russia

Volga River, the largest river in Europe, is Russia's vast national symbol and biggest pride.

Yaroslavl, Russia

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

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, the “3rd capital of Russia”, is a religious treasure trove with its own Kremlin and the Kul Sharif mosque.

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

The stunning Kul Sharif Mosque set in the Kazan Kremlin is the great symbol of both the city and the Republic of Tatarstan.

Volgograd, Russia

Volgograd, Russia

A key point in Russian history, Volgograd reminds visitors of a tumultuous past and the fruits of victory through endurance.

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Dates Standard Twin Superior Twin Deluxe Double Deluxe Twin Junior Suite Deluxe Junior Owner's Suite Standard Single
May 03, 2019 - May 13, 2019
$3,745
$4,445
$4,945
$5,145
$5,945
$6,745
$8,245
$5,945
Sep 26, 2019 - Oct 07, 2019
$3,745
$4,445
$4,945
$5,145
$5,945
$6,745
$8,245
$5,945