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Luxury Russian River Cruise aboard M/S Volga Dream
Luxury Russian River Cruise aboard M/S Volga Dream

A 13 day Volga cruise offering all meals aboard. Sightseeing tours included in Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi, Svir River & Svirstroy, St.Petersburg


  • 3 nights in Moscow
  • 6 nights aboard MS Volga Dream
  • 3 nights in St.Petersburg

Meals: All meals aboard the Volga Dream, Wine & beer with lunch and dinner, Delightful Welcome evening & Russian Dinner
* Guided tours throughout
* Professional cruise manager

Departures in 2019: June 20 - July 2 * September 5-17 * May 31-June 12

Day by Day Itinerary

1. day


When you arrive in Moscow, private transfer to the luxurious Four Seasons Moscow. In the evening gather for a welcome reception with your guide and fellow travellers or spend the rest of the day exploring central Moscow.

2. day


Begin the day with an orientation tour of Moscow. Lunch is served in a restaurant on the top-floor of one of Moscow's skyscrapers offering spectacular city views. After lunch, visit the famous Novodevichi Cemetery, where well-known Russian authors, musicians, playwrights, and poets, are buried. (B,L)

3. day


The morning consists of a stroll through the famous Moscow Kremlin with its beautiful cathedrals and unique museums. After lunch, cross Red Square to visit GUM, Moscow's largest department store, and enter a masterpiece of medieval Moscow – St. Basil's Cathedral. Then proceed with a leisurely walk through the newly designed park Zaryadye. (B,L)

4. day

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The first stop after checking-out of your hotel is a small and cozy former home-estate once
owned by one of Russia's literary greats, Leo Tolstoy. The sightseeing continues after lunch at the State Tretyakov Gallery with its extraordinary collection of Russian art. Meanwhile, the luxurious MS Volga Dream awaits and your voyage along Russia's extensive waterways is about to begin. The Captain's welcome reception and dinner mark the start ofour unforgettable cruise. (B,L,D)

5. day

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After a full day of cruising through idyllic forested countryside, we tie up in the ancient trading town of Uglich, a key point in Russia's renowned „Golden Ring". Explore the impressive Church of St. Dmitri-on-the-Blood. Then an enchanting concert of choral music performed in St. John's Church. (B,L,D)

6. day

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Founded in 1010, Yaroslavl is one of central Russia's oldest cities and boasts the Volga's first port. There is much to see! Take part in a costumed reception at the governor's house before re-boarding the MS Volga Dream in time for lunch.(B,L,D)

7. day

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This morning takes us on an early crossing of Lake Beloye, or the White Lake, once known as the “tsar's fishing grounds”, before arriving in the peaceful village of Goritsy where we tour the Ferapontov Monastery. Return to the ship for a late lunch and afternoon cruising.(B,L,D)

8. day

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Kareliya is a region that spans all the way from St. Petersburg to the Arctic Circle, a vast wilderness of forest and water. Lake Onega is fed by 58 rivers and is home to 1,369 islands, including our stop, Kizhi.(B,L,D)

9. day

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The highlight of your day in Svirstroy is being invited into a local resident's home. Warm and welcoming villagers will offer tea with jam and “pirozhki” (local pies). After tea, hop on a bus to tour the nearby town, see a spectacular WWII memorial and visit a local primary school.(B,L,D)

10. day


The MS Volga Dream ties up in St. Petersburg on the Neva River where we disembark for a city tour. After a relaxed lunch we embark on a canal cruise sailing under the city's many historic bridges. The day ends with a tour of Yusupov's Palace. In the evening check-in at the luxurious Four Seasons Lion’s Palace. (B,L)

11. day


The morning takes you to the awe-inspiring Hermitage museum in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Lunch is followed by a tour to one of the most spectacular Imperial estate of Peterhof. Then we return to St.Petersburg. (B,L)

12. day


Enjoy a full sightseeing day with a visit to the Fabergé Museum. After lunch we travel to the Tsar's Village to visit the famous Catherine's Palace. (B,L)

13. day


Private transfer to airport for your outbound flight. (B)

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