Treasures of Russia

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Our Price From 6,281 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 114 Per Person
 Trip Length
11 Days
 Trip Starts
St. Petersburg
 Trip Finishes
Moscow
11 Day Treasures of Russia Itinerary (Travelmarvel)
Countries Explored: Russia
Budget
Premium
Ship Type
River Ship
Trip Style
River Cruise
Trip Code
EUTCSM11

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Travelmarvel's 11 Day Treasures of Russia. See the glory of Russia as you glide along the grand canals, rivers and lakes on your premium river ship. Discover the wonders of Kizhi Island, Transfiguration Church, Hermitage Museum & Moscow's Red Square.

Itinerary

Fly into St Petersburg and be met upon arrival and be transferred to your river ship. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Stay 10 Nights: MS Rossia (D)

This morning, enjoy a tour of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, St Petersburg. See Nevsky Prospect, the University quarter, Palace Square and tour the Bath Block. Admire the ornate fountains and gardens in Peterhof Park. (B/L/D)

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great, St Petersburg boasts a network of canals as well as baroque and neoclassical buildings, which give the city a distinctive European flavour. Be prepared to be dazzled today as you visit the State Hermitage to explore one of the oldest and most impressive museums in the world. (B/L/D)

Today, cruise down the Neva River, enjoying your Insider Experience and some time to unwind. Arrive in Mandrogi, a tiny island village that is a living museum. Wander through the quirky collection of old wooden houses and see the famous Vodka Museum. Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch and be sure to meander through the curious artisan shops filled with beautiful handmade gifts. Afterwards, re-board your ship and set sail along the peaceful Svir River. (B/L/D)

Insider Experience: Take part in a Russian lesson on board, where you'll learn some essential phrases of this wonderful language.

Absorb the picturesque Russian countryside as you cruise towards Lake Onega, Europe's second-largest lake. Then, watch in awe as you approach the spellbinding sight of Kizhi Island. (B/L/D)

Insider Experience: On Kizhi Island, set out on a guided walking tour through the Open Air Museum of Architecture, a renowned World Heritage-listed site. Marvel at the island's impressive collection of wooden houses, windmills and churches. The island is dominated by the three-tiered Transfiguration Church, a 22-dome structure built in 1714 without a single nail.

Today, cruise across the ethereal White Lake and along the Volga-Baltic Waterway, which connects the Baltic and Caspian seas. Arrive in Goritsy, and enjoy a tour of one of the largest medieval abbeys in Russia, the Monastery of St Cyril. Today the monastery remains an important part of Russia's spiritual history, and features an intriguing collection of ancient artefacts. (B/L/D)

Today, discover the pearl of the Golden Ring cities, Yaroslavl. Founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise, this is one of Russia's oldest cities and dates back to the age of the Vikings. Explore the World Heritage-listed historic centre, adorned with classical architecture and golden-domed churches, and visit a 12th-century monastery. (B/L/D)

Watch idyllic rural life unfold along the banks as your ship cruises to Uglich. Here, disembark for a tour that allows you to embrace olden-day Russia. See the former Kremlin of Uglich and visit the colourful Church of St Demetrios on the Blood, built on the site where Ivan the Terrible's son Demetrios was mysteriously killed in 1591. This afternoon, set sail along the Volga River towards Moscow. (B/L/D)

Cruise into Moscow, Russia's capital. On arrival, explore some of the city's landmarks and uncover 860 years of history on a tour with a local guide. See the Kremlin, a fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Tsars. Here, visit the Armoury Museum, which boasts a staggering collection of Tsarist artefacts, priceless jewellery and impressive armour. (B/L/D)

Today in Moscow, enjoy a tour of Russia's most iconic monuments and legendary palaces as you head to Red Square, where you'll admire the ornate beauty of the onion-domed St Basil's Cathedral. Take in the famous GUM Department Store, Sparrow Hill and Lubyanka Square and see the city's intriguing past play out through its striking imperial and Soviet architecture. Enjoy free time to explore Moscow this afternoon. Back on board this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner and share a toast to new friends with a glass of Russian vodka. (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you'll disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • See the attractions of St Petersburg, including Peter and Paul Fortress, Peterhof Palace and the Hermitage Museum
  • Discover Yaroslavl, the pearl of the Golden Ring cities
  • Visit the colourful church of Saint Demetrios on the Blood
  • See Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow
  • Enjoy a traditional Russian & Ukrainian dinner and attend a folklore concert during your cruise

  • 10 nights exploring Russia's waterways on the premium river ship, the MS Rossia
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director, and local guides
  • Explore seven towns, villages and cities
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping

  • 29 meals - 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners
  • Daily filtered water, tea and coffee, as well as soft drink, beer and wine during dinner on your cruise

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Low or high water levels may cause disruption to cruising
  • Order of touring is subject to change
  • Prices are for cruise only. Flights not included
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Deck Plans

 
Category D
Window Stateroom
 
Category E
Window Stateroom
 
Category F
Window Stateroom
Main Deck (Level 1)
 
Category B
Balcony Stateroom
 
Category C
Balcony Stateroom
 
Upper Suite
 
Panoramic Suite
Upstairs (Level 2)
 
Category A
Balcony Stateroom
 
Category A+
Balcony Stateroom
 
Boat Suite
Boat Deck (Level 3)
Sun Deck

Cabins

  • 133 sq ft / 12.4 sq m
  • Large opening scenic windows
  • Ensuite with shower and hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • TV and telephone
  • Wardrobe
  • Two armchairs
  • Personal safe
  • 157 sq ft / 14.6 sq m
  • Fully glazed French doors that open on to a private balcony with a table and two chairs
  • Ensuite with shower and hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • TV and telephone
  • Wardrobe
  • Two armchairs
  • Personal safe
  • 175 sq ft / 16.3 sq m
  • King-size bed
  • Lounge area
  • Large opening scenic windows
  • Ensuite with shower and hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • TV and telephone
  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Refrigerator
  • Personal safe

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Tuesday 18 Jul 2023
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Cabin Upgrades Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person

Base Cabin  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Category E $ 195
Category D $ 395
Category C $ 995
Category B $ 1,195
Category US $ 1,195
Category A $ 1,395
Category A+ $ 1,595
Category BS $ 1,695
Category PS $ 1,895
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