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Russian History Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg - 2020

Moscow • 7-night river cruise with Uglich, Goritsy, Lake Onega/Kizhi Island, Mandrogi • St. Petersburg
  • VISIT MOSCOW’S RED SQUARE, A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • ENJOY AN INCLUDED TOUR OF THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM
  • ONE OF THE MOST TRADITIONAL SHIPS ON THE VOLGA RIVER, M/S CRUCELAKE BOASTS CABINS AND COMMON AREAS THAT WERE RENOVATED FOR THE 2020 SAILING SEASON
  • ENJOY AN INCLUDED TOUR OF CANALS OF ST. PETERSBURG
  • CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION, KHIZI ISLAND
  • MARVEL AT PETERHOF, A MAGNIFICENT UNESCO-DESIGNATED PALACE THAT EARNS THE NICKNAME “THE RUSSIAN VERSAILLES”
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$5,099
  • $392
    PER DAY
  • 13
    DAYS
  • 32
    TOURS
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14 DAYS FROM $5,698
Moderate Deluxe
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What to Expect
Moderate activity level
Cultural Immersion

PACING:

  • This is a moderately paced, comprehensive Volga River cruise itinerary
  • On this 14-day river cruise tour, you'll spend 7 nights cruising the mighty Volga River on the m/s Rostropovich, plus travel to St. Petersburg and Moscow, with hotel stays of 3 nights and 2 nights, respectively
  • In all, you'll visit 6 cities and ports of call
  • You'll find Moscow to be an awe-inspiring city with its large boulevards and buildings, but be warned: because of its size and number of people, Moscow is well known for its traffic jams throughout the day and night

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This itinerary is active while in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Traffic conditions in both cities are highly unpredictable and there is a good deal of walking
  • You will be visiting several sites and museums in Moscow and St. Petersburg where there are multiple flights of stairs
  • This itinerary incorporates the perfect number of included sightseeing tours leaving you ample time to venture out on your own

TERRAIN & TRANSPORTATION:

  • Motorcoaches are used whenever possible to bring you as close to sites as allowed
  • Sightseeing tours use air-conditioned coaches whenever available
  • Much of the walking on tours is over uneven terrain, cobblestone walkways, and flagstone paths, especially when visiting the Kremlin
  • You can expect a slower pace while cruising

CLIMATE: 

  • Expect average temperatures of 65 and lows of 45 F in May and September
  • Temperatures peak in the summer, with July traditionally the warmest of the year and highs reaching about 75 
  • Rainfall averages about 8-10 days a month between May-September
  • Since the weather is unpredictable, please check weather sites online for 10-day forecasts closer to your departure date to plan your packing accordingly

Important Notice: The above day-by-day itineraries are preliminary and are therefore subject to change. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your Vantage Cruise Director or regional expert.

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