New river cruises 2019. Two capitals of Russia: Moscow and St. Petersburg

Feel comfortable in the cruise with a guarantee English program. Excursions in English are included with at least one English speaking guest on board.
Service in other languages by request.

Communicate with locals for a better understanding of the culture and traditions of Russia. English-speaking and Russian-speaking guests travel
together on these cruises.

Discover two capitals of Russia and as well a number of charming ancient towns on the way.

  • 7 Days

  • River Cruise

  • 10 cities

  • 2 Lakes

  • 3 Rivers & 2 Canals

Day 1 - Moscow

Departure at 12:30 p.m.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 – Uglich, Myshkin

Welcome to the fascinating and ancient city of Uglich, part of the “Golden Ring” of cities surrounding Moscow. You will walk in a typical old Russian town and visit the modern interactive Museum of Hydropower, which belongs to the five best regional museums in Russia.

After the lunch you will get to know Myshkin almost unchanged since the beginning of the 20th century. Myshkin is known for its Mouse Museum. A brave mouse is a symbol of the town and actually gave the place its name («myshka» in Russian means «mouse»).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – Kuzino

You will visit the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its magnificent architecture and fascinates the visitors by its wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons and majestic churches.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 – Kizhi Island

Explore the reserved island of Kizhi and its an open air museum with a precious collection of wooden churches and chapels. Walking on the island, you can see peasant houses, bell towers, windmills which were all collected from different parts of Russian North. Among them is the pearl of the collection — the 22-dome Transfiguration Cathedral (1714), that was built without a single nail. The museum’s collection is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – Mandrogui

Accompanied by a folk ensemble you'll taste "shashlik" (a traditional Russia barbecue). Then you will take a walk around this amazing village inhabited by talented craftsmen; watch the artisans making carving wood and "matryoshkas" (Russian nesting dolls); view the Russian "izba" (traditional Russian house). The village illustrates the traditions and lifestyle of Russia's past

Meals included: Breakfast, BBQ jutdoors, Dinner

Day 6 - Valaam Island

You will visit the main island of a unique archipelago in the northern part of the Ladoga Lake, where ships with foreign guests are rarely come. Visit the Valaam will become truly unforgettable experience. Amazing nature of the island of Valaam has attracted artists since olden times. We will make a trip on a small boat along the coast of the island and also visit the impressive monastery, which is the most important center of Orthodoxy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner

Day 7 – Saint Petersburg

Welcome to Saint Petersburg where you will get acquainted with the main architectural and historical monuments of the city: St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Blood, and of course, the Nevsky Prospect, the city’s main avenue. Then you will visit the St. Peter and Paul fortress — the oldest city’s building, the birthplace of the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 1 – Saint Petersburg, Shlisselburg

Departure from Saint Petersburg at 17:00 p.m.

Shlisselburg. The first stop will be ne in the spot, where the Neva River originates from the Lake Ladoga - on the island Shlisselburg where Fortress named “Oreshek” stands. You will know the fortress history, keeping a lot of mystery. A long time ago the fortress had an extremely strategic importance, over time the fortress was converted into an analogue of Russian Alcatraz where there was a prison for especially serious criminals. Now the fortress is a branch of the Museum of the History of Petersburg - Leningrad.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 – Valaam Island

You will visit the main island of a unique archipelago in the northern part of the Ladoga Lake, where ships with foreign guests are rarely come. Visit the Valaam will become truly unforgettable experience. Amazing nature of the island of Valaam has attracted artists since olden times. We will make a trip on a small boat along the coast of the island and also visit the impressive monastery, which is the most important center of Orthodoxy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – Lodeynoye pole/ Svirstroy, Mandrogui

From Lodeynoye pole a bus will drive you to the Alexander-Svirsky Monastery founded in 1487. It boasts one of the few preserved three-tented belfries and medieval clock towers in Russia. After the excursion the bus will drive you to Svirstroy where the ship will be waiting you.

Mandrogi. Accompanied by a folk ensemble you'll taste "shashlik" (a traditional Russia barbecue). Then you will take a walk around this amazing village inhabited by talented craftsmen; watch the artisans making carving wood and "matryoshkas" (Russian nesting dolls); view the Russian "izba" (traditional Russian house). The village illustrates the traditions and lifestyle of Russia's past.

Meals included: Breakfast, BBQ outdoors in Mandrogui, Dinner

Day 4 – Kizhi Island

Explore the reserved island of Kizhi and its an open air museum with a precious collection of wooden churches and chapels. Walking on the island, you can see peasant houses, bell towers, windmills which were all collected from different parts of Russian North. Among them is the pearl of the collection — the 22-dome Transfiguration Cathedral (1714), that was built without a single nail. The museum’s collection is on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – Kuzino

You will visit the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its magnificent architecture and fascinates the visitors by its wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons and majestic churches.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Myshkin, Uglich

Welcome to Myshkin where a brave mouse is a symbol of the town and actually gave the place its name («myshka» in Russian means «mouse»). Myshkin is a tiny town with very picturesque landscapes located right on the bank of the Volga, and it definitely has something to surprise its visitors.

Uglich. After the lunch you will get to know fascinating and ancient city of Uglich, part of the “Golden Ring” of cities surrounding Moscow. You will walk in a typical old Russian town and visit the modern interactive Museum of Hydropower, which belongs to the five best regional museums in Russia.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Moscow

Arrival in the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ship «Swan Lake»

Four-deck vessel type 302 The ship is named after the famous ballet «Swan Lake» by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. On the board are variety of cabin types: 24 new Junior Suites, including 20 balcony cabins named after foremost ballet-dancers and 4 single cabins with balconies. The ship’s theatre gives performances from its own repertoire, daily and nightly concerts and entertainment shows. There are the restaurants «Odette» and Odile», the bar «Fouette» and the cafe «Libretto» on the ship.

Ship «Moonlight Sonata»

Four-deck vessel type 302. The ship is named after one of the most famous musical compositions of Beethoven. The ship will offer 22 new Junior suites including 18 balcony cabins, two-room Suite with balcony and 5 single balcony cabins for Navigation 2019. The theme of music will also be reflected in the entertainment program. There are the restaurants «Jazz» and «Blues» on the ship. For guests’ rest will be playing pleasant music in the bar «Music lounge».
The musicals will be shown in the «Music Hall» in the evenings.

Rates

per person per cruise
7 days/6 nights

Currency: Euro | USD

Quad cabin Lower deck A4L Twin cabin Lower Deck A2L Twin cabin Main Deck А2(III) Twin cabin Middle Deck А2(II) Single cabin A1 Single cabin with balcony Boat Deck A1+ Junior Suite Boat Deck Junior Suite B with balcony Boat Deck Junior Suite A with balcony Boat Deck
659 759 819 869 1079 1269 1149 1329 1559

Additional terms & Discounts:

  • Children under age 5 free of charge.
  • 60% — for accommodation 3rd and 4th person on the additional bed (sofa) in Junior Suite A with Balcony,
    Junior Suite B with Balcony
  • 50% — for accommodation 2nd person on the additional upper bed in Single Cabin with Balcony (A1+).
  • 40% — for accommodation 3rd person on the additional upper bed in Twin Standard Cabin (A2) № 313-324.
  • 15% — for children aged 6 - 14 years old.
  • 10% — if the birthday +/- 5 days before/after cruise date.
  • 10% — for honeymooners (also provided for friends and relatives of honeymooners). Valid for one year after a day of marriage.
  • Twin for single use: +40%
  • The payment can be made by bank card Visa or MasterCard.

Included:

Accommodation in the cabin

English accompaniment: English-speaking cruise director, a restaurant/bar menu, daily program in English

Excursions according to the program in English
(other languages are on request)

Visa support letter

Tea and coffee for early risers

Full board during the cruise, the Captain’s dinner, Russian national cuisine dinner, sparkling wine for breakfast

Daily entertainment on board: concerts, movies, master classes, morning exercises

Luggage handling onboard the ship

Choose your preferred departure date:

ArrivalDeparture7 day ItineraryShipBooking
25.05.201931.05.2019Moscow – Saint PetersburgMoonlight Sonata
03.06.201909.06.2019Saint Petersburg – MoscowMoonlight Sonata
15.06.201921.06.2019 Moscow – Saint PetersburgMoonlight Sonata
24.06.201930.06.2019Saint Petersburg – MoscowMoonlight Sonata
06.07.201912.07.2019 Moscow – Saint PetersburgMoonlight Sonata
14.07.201920.07.2019 Saint Petersburg – MoscowMoonlight Sonata
27.07.201902.08.2019Moscow – Saint PetersburgSwan Lake
04.08.201910.08.2019Saint Petersburg – MoscowSwan Lake
17.08.201923.08.2019 Moscow – Saint PetersburgSwan Lake
25.08.2019 31.08.2019Saint Petersburg – MoscowSwan Lake

We invite you to explore Russia with comfort and enjoy the diversity of both modern and ancient cities along the way between two Russia capitals: Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Sail along the picturesque Volga – the largest in Russia, Moscow Canal, Svir & Neva rivers, boundless Ladoga & Onega lakes you will be impressed once and forever.

Cruise Details

Price per person: from 659

Group size: from 2 guests

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