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Volga Dream is Russia's best luxury cruise. The ships and service are impeccable, and sightseeing programs are first-class (all tours are arranged in small groups and led by hand-picked guides).

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City:
Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kizhi Island, Saint Petersburg
Duration:
11 days
Type:
5-star cruise
From:
$4,396
Next date:
Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 08, 2018 View all dates

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Today you arrive in the glorious capital of Russia - Moscow!

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Day 2
Visit to the Kremlin & Moscow City Tour

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

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Day 3
Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery & Metro Ride

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and go on a guided tour to the real treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you spend sev

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Day 4
Uglich Sightseeing Tour

After a full day of cruising along the picturesque sceneries of the Russian countryside you arrive in the small town of Uglich, where a historically significant political turm

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Day 5
Yaroslavl City Tour

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

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Day 6
Goritsy Sightseeing Tour

Today you arrive in Goritsy - a tiny picturesque settlement near White Lake.

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Day 7
Tour of Kizhi Island

Today you see a real miracle of wooden architecture - the fantastic Kizhi Island.

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Day 8
Mandrogi Walking Tour

Today you explore Mandrogi - a small village located on the 139-mile-long Svir River.

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Day 9
Visit to the Hermitage & St. Petersburg City Tour

Today you arrive in St. Petersburg - the culmination of the world’s best capitals and the living museum under the open sky. 

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Day 10
Trip to Peterhof & Pushkin

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of St.

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Day 11
Departure from St. Petersburg

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

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Price

$4,396
Deposit $880
Standard Twin
1 cabin left
$4,921
Deposit $985
Superior Twin
1 cabin left
$5,296
Deposit $1,060
Deluxe Double
$5,446
Deposit $1,090
Deluxe Twin
1 cabin left
$6,296
Deposit $1,260
Junior Suite
1 cabin left
$6,896
Deposit $1,380
Deluxe Junior
2 cabins left
$7,996
Deposit $1,600
Owner's Suite
1 cabin left
$6,296
Deposit $1,260
Standard Single
2 cabins left

What's included

  • Free international economy class roundtrip airfares from JFK or DXB *;
  • Full Russian visa** processing service for US and Australian customers and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Accommodation in best 5-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
  • 6 nights on board the luxurious the MS Volga Dream;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • 1 lunch at a Moscow restaurant and 2 lunches at St. Petersburg restaurants;
  • 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 complementary tea, coffee and snacks;
  • Wi-Fi access in cabins and public areas on board the MS Volga Dream;
  • English-speaking professional guides and richsightseeing programs in each port of call;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • 4 educational lectures by respected Russian professors about Russian history and politics;
  • Diverse cultural program onboard including classes, concerts, dances and performances;
  • Airport transfers;
  • Port charges, local taxes, fuel surcharge;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: optional tours and services, gratuities and all personal expenses.

*Free flights special for 2018 departures: free flights from New York (JFK) or Dubai (DXB) or a $900 / person flight credit for flights from any other airport for 2018 departures.

**Visas: Full Russian visa processing service for US and Australian customers and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries isn't included for the 2017 September 22 departure.

Ship

Volga Dream Cruise Ship
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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.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow

Today you arrive in the glorious capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver picks you up at the airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfers you to your centrally-located hotel.

The rest of the day 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 for this day.

Day 2: Visit to the Kremlin & Moscow City Tour

This morning is devoted to the exploration of a real Russian miracle and its most famous symbol - the mighty Kremlin. Following breakfast you go on a guided tour of this historical fortress, that insludes 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 Fabergé eggs. 

Later you enjoy a leisurely walk through the beautiful Red Sqaure, take a photo stop near the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and see the largest Moscow department store GUM.

The rest of the day is free, so you can continue exploring Moscow on your own or take one of our optional tours (ask your travel specialist about available options).

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery & Metro Ride

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and go on a guided tour to the real treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you spend several amazing hours viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel and Viktor Vasnetsov. 

Then you explore one of the most interesting city sites that is located deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway. You have a quick subway ride to taste local life and enjoy the splendid Soviet decoration of its stations. 

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

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 4: Uglich Sightseeing Tour

After a full day of cruising along the picturesque sceneries of the Russian countryside you arrive in the small town of Uglich, where a historically significant political turmoil known as the Times of Trouble started.

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

After the tour you return to your ship and watch the documentary film "Construction of the Moscow Canal".

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 5: Yaroslavl City 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 your ship. In the evening you can join a Costumed Russian Tea Ceremony and Russian Cooking Class.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 6: Goritsy Sightseeing Tour

Today you arrive in Goritsy - a tiny picturesque settlement near White Lake. Your guided tour includes a visit to the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery that was founded in 1397 and now houses one of the greatest collections of Russian icons in the world.

After the tour you return on board your cruise ship and enjoy Russian Dinner with Vodka tasting party.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 7: Tour of Kizhi Island

Today you see a real miracle of wooden architecture - the fantastic Kizhi Island. During your walking tour you explore its famous Pogost including the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses.

After returning to your ship you enjoy the Piano Concert consisting of pieces by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 8: Mandrogi Walking Tour

Today you explore Mandrogi - a small village located on the 139-mile-long Svir River. Here you spend a wonderful time walking through this vacation settlement, enjoying its beautifully-decorated wooden houses, and experiencing the traditional crafts of the Russian countryside.

Then you return on board your cruise ship and enjoy the barbeque organized on the Open Deck.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

2018 departures: Svirstroy Walking Tour
Today you explore Svirstroy - a small charming village located on the 139-mile-long Svir River. Here you learn about Lodeynoye Pole town, Svirstroy village and you see the statue of Peter I on the River bank.
Then you are invited into a local resident‘s home where welcoming Svirstroy villagers offer tea with jam and pirozhki (local pies). You get to learn about Russian traditions and lifestyle and see the attractions of Svirstroy.
After the tour you return on board your cruise ship and enjoy the barbeque organized on the Open Deck.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.

Day 9: Visit to the Hermitage & St. Petersburg City Tour

Today you arrive in St. Petersburg - the culmination of the world’s best capitals and the living museum under the open sky. 

Upon arrival you meet your private guide at the pier and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum, that houses its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough in the halls of the Winter Palace. They say that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage, 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 lunch at a city restaurant you enjoy a panoramic city tour around the most famous St. Petersburg attractions, that includes a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family. 

In the evening you are transferred to your luxurious 5-star hotel located in the city center.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 10: Trip to Peterhof & Pushkin

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof

During the tour you visit the famous Grand Palace and 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 lunch at a city restaurant you head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I. During the tour you walk through the gorgeous parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 11: Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg cruise. After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you've enjoyed both magnificent 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.

Breakfast at the hotel is included.

  • Free international economy class roundtrip airfares from JFK or DXB *;
  • Full Russian visa** processing service for US and Australian customers and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Accommodation in best 5-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
  • 6 nights on board the luxurious the MS Volga Dream;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • 1 lunch at a Moscow restaurant and 2 lunches at St. Petersburg restaurants;
  • 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 complementary tea, coffee and snacks;
  • Wi-Fi access in cabins and public areas on board the MS Volga Dream;
  • English-speaking professional guides and richsightseeing programs in each port of call;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • 4 educational lectures by respected Russian professors about Russian history and politics;
  • Diverse cultural program onboard including classes, concerts, dances and performances;
  • Airport transfers;
  • Port charges, local taxes, fuel surcharge;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: optional tours and services, gratuities and all personal expenses.

*Free flights special for 2018 departures: free flights from New York (JFK) or Dubai (DXB) or a $900 / person flight credit for flights from any other airport for 2018 departures.

**Visas: Full Russian visa processing service for US and Australian customers and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries isn't included for the 2017 September 22 departure.

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.

Red Square, Moscow

Moscow, Russia

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

The Kremlin, Moscow

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

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia

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

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.

GUM, Moscow

GUM, Moscow, Russia

The famous GUM is a large department store in the Kitai-gorod part of Moscow facing Red Square.

The State 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.

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow Subway, Russia

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

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.

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.

St. Petersburg drawbridges on white nights

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Often called "The Venice of the North", St. Petersburg is the crown jewel of world capitals and a city of canals and palaces.

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.

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.

Peterhof, St. Petersburg

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

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

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg, Russia

Catherine's Palace aka Tsarskoye Selo is the luxury summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. 

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Thanks for making this long trip very enjoyable. Everything was very organized and in place. I liked Moscow and our guide the best. I might have to go back there. Again thanks
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Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 08, 2018
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$4,921
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$5,296
$5,446
3 cabins left
$6,296
1 cabin left
$6,896
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$7,996
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$6,296
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Aug 22, 2018 - Sep 01, 2018
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$4,921
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$6,296
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$6,896
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$7,996
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$4,396
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$4,921
1 cabin left
$5,296
$5,446
sold out
$6,296
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$6,896
3 cabins left
$7,996
1 cabin left
$6,296
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