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Cruising Moscow & St Petersburg

Cruising Moscow & St Petersburg

Adult from: £1,745    Child from: Please call for details 
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Cruising Moscow & St Petersburg valid: 17/08/2013 to 07/09/2013
Duration: 7 nights
Departure airport: London (Heathrow)
Board basis: Tour
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Moscow - St Petersburg Cruise Itinerary
For the cruise on board M/S Russ there are two itinerary options available to you.
Cruise option 1 (MSR11) details the 12 days 11 nights itinerary travelling from Moscow to St Petersburg.
Cruise option 2 (MSR10) details the 11 days 10 nights itinerary travelling from St Petersburg to Moscow.

OPTION 1
12 days 11 nights, from Moscow to St Petersburg (MSR11)

Day 1 FLY LONDON - MOSCOW Transfer from the airport to the cruise vessel. (D)
Day 2 MOSCOW Today begins with a Moscow City Tour, and gives you time to visit the famous Kremlin and one of its Cathedrals, with lunch in the city. (B, L, D)
Day 3 SET SAIL FROM MOSCOW Relax with free time, or take an optional tour. (B, L, D)
Day 4 UGLICH A walking city tour displays Uglich’s most charming sights, including a visit to the Kremlin, Dmitry on the Blood Church and Cathedral of Transfiguration (exterior only). (B, L, D)
Day 5 YAROSLAVL Embark on a Yaroslavl city tour by bus, visit the Church of Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Church of Elijah the Prophet(outside visit only). There is also an interactive tour of the former Governors’ House which is now an art gallery open to the public. (B, L, D)
Day 6 GORITSY Fall in love with the historical town of Goritsy, and visit the Kyril-Belozerski Monastery (the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake). Afterwards, visit the entrancing Museum of Icons. (B, L, D)
Day 7 KIZHI Visit this typically Russian town, situated on Lake Onega, and visit the impressive outdoor Museum of Wooden Architecture. (B, L, D)
Day 8 MANDROGI Here you are able to have a taste Russian cuisine and lifestyle as you can experience Russian Shashlyk (weather permitting) as well as viewing the exquisite nature that surrounds you with some free time. (B, L, D)
Day 9 ST PETERSBURG Explore the city with a sightseeing tour. View the Peter & Paul Fortress, which dates back to 1703 and St Petersburg's foundation. Visit the sacred Peter and Paul Cathedral which holds the tombs of the Romanov monarchs. Then visit one of the world’s most famous museums, the State Hermitage Museum, housed in the former Winter Palace. Magnificently located on the bank of the Neva River, this stylish palace is one St Petersburg's main attraction. The museum contains an impressive collection of Western Art, with works by da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso and many other great artists. (B, L, D)
Day 10 ST PETERSBURG Free day with optional excursions. (B, L, D)
Day 11 ST PETERSBURG The famous Peterhof Palace fountains are the subject of many iconic images of Russia – take an excursion here and enjoy their splendour. (B, L, D)
Day 12 ST PETERSBURGYour trip ends here as you transfer to the airport for your flight to UK. (B)
Order of excursions is subject to change.


OPTION 2
11 days 10 nights, cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow (MSR10)

Day 1 FLY LONDON - ST PETERSBURG Transfer from the airport to the cruise vessel.
Day 2 ST PETERSBURG Explore St Petersburg with a comprehensive city tour by coach.
Day 3 ST PETERSBURG Visit the infamous Hermitage Museum which holds over 3 million items including the exquisite Faberge Eggs.
Day 4 MANDROGUI Here you are able to have a taste of Russian cuisine and lifestyle as you can experience Russian Shashlyk as well as viewing the exquisite nature that surrounds you with some free time.
Day 5 KIZHI Visit this typically Russian town, situated on Lake Onega, and visit the impressive outdoor Museum of Wooden Architecture.
Day 6 SAILING Entertainment programme on board.
Day 7 GORITSY Fall in love with the historical town of Goritsy, and visit the Kyril-Belozerski Monastery. Afterwards, visit the entrancing Museum of Icons.
Day 8 UGLICH A city tour displays Uglich’s most charming sights, including a visit to the Kremlin, Dmitry on the Blood Church and Cathedral of Transfiguration.
Day 9 MOSCOW Today begins with a Moscow City Tour, and gives you time to relax and enjoy time at leisure.
Day 10 MOSCOW Visit the famous Moscow Kremlin with a visit to one of the beautiful cathedrals.
Day 11 MOSCOW Your trip comes to an end as you transfer to the airport for your flight to UK.
Order of excursions is subject to change.
These itineraries are only preliminary and are subject to changes