Moscow - St. Petersburg 11 days (m/s Sholokhov)

Day 1 - Moscow : Arrival in Moscow, embarkation.

Day 2 - Moscow : Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for a panoramic view. Lunch and dinner.

Day 3 - Moscow : For sure this great city deserves attention, and it might take more than a week to explore it. Today you can start exploring Moscow on your own - there is some time for it. Otherwise you are welcome to join one of the optional tours that are widely offered aboard the ship.

Day 4 - Uglich : During the guided walking tour there will be a visit to magnificent five domed Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of Tsarevich Dmitry on the Blood. This church was built to commemorate the most famous event in the town's history - a mysterious death of the 7-year old Tsarevich Dmitry, the last scion of Dimitri Rurik dynasty. Uglitch Kremlin is also on the list. Those who wish will have the opportunity to explore the Flea Market.

Day 5 - Yaroslavl : City tour includes the 16th-century Monastery of the Transfiguration and Church of Elijah the Prophet. This church is situated in the town's central square, and, perhaps, is the loveliest of all of today's sights: frescoes on its walls and vaulting inside the church make it really a museum of old Russian painting. Of special interest is the magnificent 13th-century Spassky Monastery ensemble, a group of majestic 17th-century cathedrals, an elegant rotunda and remnants of an ancient trading center.

Day 6 - Goritsy : One of the highlights of the day might be a visit to one of the oldest and the most famous Russian monasteries - the Monastery of St. Cyril of the White Lake. Dating back to the 14th century, it is a home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world.

Day 7 - Kizhi : Enjoy the magnificent Northern Russian nature and scenery while cruising through Lake Onega, the second largest lake in Europe. Having landed on Kizhi we'll spend several great hours visiting what is called an Open Air Museum of Wooden Architecture: altogether it is a beautiful ensemble of wooden churches, chapels and houses.

Day 8 - River Village (Mandrogi) : Visit to Mandrogi is probably alike to setting a foot into parallel world somewhere on the border between dreams and reality. This toy-like village offers the insight into old national epic. Travelers are getting to learn about old craftsmanship and have to be prepared for something special on behalf of local dwellers! Museum of Russian Vodka also is a highlight. Farewell Dinner is on the list.

Day 9 - St. Petersburg : This morning after arrival in St. Petersburg, enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent.

Your guided tour highlights will also include the Admiralty Building, Peter and Paul Fortress, the treasure chest of the world world-famous art - the Hermitage Museum. You are also free to explore this magnificent and romantic city on your own, or purchase optional tours to Pushkin and see beautiful and fascinating Catherine's Palace and visit to the magnificent gardens and spectacular fountains of opulent Peterhof, czars' Summer Palace located on the coast of the Finland Gulf. Your evening schedule is free, and you are welcome to join the optional Gala Folklore show excursion, or a ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, once the private theatre of the Czars.

Day 10 - St. Petersburg : It is your choice whether to spend a day on your own in this fascinating city or to take a guided tour. In St. Petersburg variety of guided tours is offered aboard the ship. Please, contact one of your tour guides on the ship for details.

Day 11 - St. Petersburg : Time to bid farewell to your new friends and the elegant city of St. Petersburg. Disembarkation.

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Cruise Line
Imperial River Cruises
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2017
Duration
11 Days
Cruise Ship
m/s Sholokhov

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DayPortArriveDepart
Day 1Moscow  
Day 2Moscow  
Day 3Moscow  
Day 4Uglich  
Day 5Yaroslavl  
Day 6Goritsy  
Day 7Kizhi  
Day 8Mandrogi  
Day 9St. Petersburg  
Day 10St. Petersburg  
Day 11St. Petersburg  
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