• Kremlin, Moscow
  • Kremlin, Moscow
  • Church of St Dmirtri-on-the-Blood, Uglich
  • Church of Elijah and the Prophet, Yaroslavl
  • Assumption Cathedral, Yaroslavl
  • Transfiguration Church, Kizhi Island
  • Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg
  • Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg

Russian Treasures

Enjoy 3-night hotel stays in Moscow and St Petersburg, and a 6-night cruise on Volga Dream along the Russian waterways. Includes Leeds-Bradford flights, guided excursions and drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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Enjoy hotel stays in the heart of Moscow and St Petersburg and cruise along Russia's beautiful waterways on board small boutique ship Volga Dream on this brand new itinerary, with return flights from Leeds-Bradford Airport.

This unique holiday begins with a 3-night stay in a centrally-located hotel in the Russian capital of Moscow, just minutes from the main landmarks including St Basil's Cathedral, UNESCO-listed Red Square and the historic Kremlin. Guided tours allow you to make the most out of your few days in this famous city, with plenty of time to further explore the sights independently.

Embark Volga Dream and enjoy a traditional Bread, Salt and Vodka Welcome Ceremony on board. The next day, cruise along the Russian waterways to Uglich, home to the colourful Church of St Dmitri-on-the-Blood, and enjoy a choral music concert at St John's Church. In the ancient city of Yaroslavl there is a special tea reception at the governor's house and Goritsy is home to the impressive Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery.

On the beautiful island of Kizhi visit the Transfiguration Church, built without a single nail, then cruise the Svir River to experience daily life at the quaint village of Mandrogi. Disembark in St Petersburg for a 3-night central hotel stay, where tours showcase the city's famous sights including the fascinating Hermitage Museum, ornate Peterhof Palace and stunning Catherine's Palace. There is plenty of time to explore this spectacular city at leisure.

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St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
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Day 1 : UK - Moscow (Russia)

Fly from Leeds-Bradford to Moscow and check in to the Marriott Aurora hotel for a 3-night stay. The hotel is set in the historic heart of the city, with the Kremlin and Bolshoi Theatre nearby. This evening, enjoy a welcome meeting or explore the city's sights independently.

Day 2 : Moscow

This morning's city tour takes in the Red Square, the famous Novodevichy Cemetery, St Basil's Cathedral and the majestic Cathedral of Christ the Savior, followed by time at leisure to explore this captivating city. (B)

Day 3 : Moscow

Today there is a trip to the Armoury Museum inside the Kremlin which houses armour, weapons, royal carriages and beautiful Faberge eggs. Next, explore the spectacular Assumption and Archangel cathedrals before enjoying time at leisure. (B)

Day 4 : Moscow

Check out of the hotel and discover Russian fine art at the Tretyakov Gallery and magnificent architecture at Moscow's Metro. Embark boutique ship Volga Dream and enjoy a traditional Bread, Salt and Vodka Welcome Aboard Ceremony this evening. (B,D)

Day 5 : Uglich

Cruise along the Volga River to the Golden Ring city of Uglich, home to the majestic Church of St Dmitri-on-the-Blood, and attend a choral music concert at St John's Church. There is the chance to watch a film on the construction of the Moscow Canal. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl is one of Russia's oldest cities and is home to the Transfiguration of the Saviour in the stunning Spassky Monastery and the Church of Elijah and the Prophet. Enjoy a special tea reception at the governor's house then re-join the ship for lunch. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Goritsy

The magnificent Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery in beautiful Goritsy houses the world's best collection of Russian icons. Enjoy a guided tour then return to the ship and cruise towards Lake Onega. Tonight there is a Russian Dinner with Vodka tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Kizhi

Visit Kizhi Island with its ancient wooden houses and famous Transfiguration Church. There is the opportunity to enjoy a piano concert with pieces by Tchaikovsky and Rakhmaninov. (B,L,D)

Day 9 : Svir River - Mandrogi

Cruise along the Svir River past beautiful hamlets to Lake Ladoga where you'll experience daily life at the quaint village of Madrogi. Today there is a barbecue on the Sun Deck. (B,L,D)

Day 10 : St Petersburg

Disembark ship in St Petersburg for a guided tour of the city's landmarks, including Peter and Paul Cathedral, St Isaac Cathedral, the Spilled Bood Church and a walking tour of Split Island. After lunch there is a trip to the fascinating Hermitage Museum which houses one of the world's most important collections of European art. Later, check in to the Kempinki Moika 22 hotel for a 3-night stay. (B,L)

Day 11 : St Petersburg

Discover the cascading fountains of the stunning Peterhof Palace then enjoy a stroll in the beautiful Lower Park, with its fountains, ornate palaces and gilded statues. The remainder of the day is spent at leisure. (B)

Day 12 : St Petersburg

Visit Catherine the Great's Palace whose famous Amber Room houses six tonnes of amber framed in gold leaf. Enjoy lunch at Podvorie, a restaurant inside a traditional log house, then explore the Faberge Museum which contains the world's largest collection of Carl Faberge's work. (B,L)

Day 13 : St Petersburg - UK

Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 6-night full board cruise in an outside cabin on Volga Dream
  • 3-night stay at the Marriott Aurora hotel in Moscow with meals as specified in itinerary
  • 3-night stay at the Kempinski Moika 22 hotel in St Petersburg with meals as specified in itinerary
  • Return flights from Leeds-Bradford and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Guided shore excursions in small groups (maximum of 25 guests), accompanied by an English speaking guide
  • Bottled water in your cabin, replenished daily
  • Entertainment and educational programme on board
  • Port charges

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Russian Visa

Special Features

  • Special Experiences:
  • Traditional Bread, Salt and Vodka Welcome Ceremony
  • Screening of a film on the construction of the Moscow Canal
  • Tea Reception and Russian Cooking Class
  • Russian Dinner with Vodka Tasting
  • Piano Concert
  • Barbeque on the Sun Deck

2018 Departures

Moscow to St Petersburg

Ship: Volga Dream Our Price From
May 18; Jul 16, 28; Aug 21; Sep 02, 20£3545

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

St Petersburg to Moscow

Ship: Volga Dream Our Price From
May 12£3545
Aug 15; Sep 26£3345

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a Standard Cabin.
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