Imperial Russia


Discover the wonders of Russia on this 15 day luxury Imperial Russia river cruise from Moscow to Stalingrad. Visit Moscow, Uglich, Kostroma and Kazan.

Members from: $8,859 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $8,995 P.P Twin Share

  • Type

    River Cruising

  • Destination

    United Kingdom & Europe

  • Supplier

    Scenic

  • Booking Code

    IRRV

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.



Itinerary


Day 1 - Moscow

Start your day with an introduction to the city’s finest sights, followed by a ride on Moscow’s Metro, andthen explore the spectacular St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Enrich
Visit the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet a real cosmonaut and learn about the history of space exploration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 - Moscow

Start your day with an introduction to the city’s finest sights, followed by a ride on Moscow’s Metro, andthen explore the spectacular St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Enrich
Visit the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet a real cosmonaut and learn about the history of space exploration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Moscow

Visit the magnificent Kremlin and the State Armoury.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Uglich

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Visit the Church of St. Dmitry or take a guided tour of the Penny Whistle Museum.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Yaroslavl - Kostroma

Acquaint yourself with Yaroslavl’s long history during a guided tour. Later, continue towards the historic city of Kostroma, part of the Golden Ring of Russia and the cradle of the Romanovs.

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Visit the Choreographic College of National Ballet and enjoy a musical concert in the Noble Assembly House.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Kostroma - Plyos

After a guided city tour of Kostroma, arrive in Plyos, a town more than 800 years old.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Nizhny Novgorod

Tour this historic city, which is also referenced as the unofficial third capital of Russia, founded in 1221.
You’ll have the opportunity to visit Nizhny Novgorod’s Kremlin, discover Maxim Gorky’s Museum House, and take a cable car ride over the city for magnificent views.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan

Relax and enjoy the scenery as your boutique ship sails towards the city of Kazan.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 - Kazan

See Kazan’s finest sights, visit the Kazan Kremlin and the Tatar village of Tugan Avylym. Later, enjoy a traditional Tatar folklore performance.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 - Ulyanovsk

Ulyanovsk is known for its most famous citizen, Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Empire of Communists. During a guided tour, visit the Lenin memorial complex. Afterwards, visit Simbirsk Classic gymnasium museum.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - Samara

Arrive in Samara, situated at the confluence of the Volga and Samara Rivers, and take a guided city tour.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 - Saratov

Explore the historic treasures of Saratov, including a visit to the Road to Space exposition, dedicated to Yuri Gagarin’s early years of studies here.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 - Stalingrad (Volgograd)

Arrive at your final cruise destination, Volgograd, formerly known as Stalingrad. Infamous for the WWII Battle of Stalingrad, the city’s history is commemorated by the world’s tallest statue of a woman, The Motherland Calls. Acquaint yourself with this historic city during an orientation walk with your Program Director, followed by time at leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 - Stalingrad (Volgograd)

Start your day with a guided city tour, including a visit to the truly spectacular Mamayev Hill WWII memorial, with ten monuments dedicated to the Battle of Stalingrad. See the change of the guards and the Eternal Flame in the Hall of Warrior Glory.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 - Stalingrad (Volgograd)

Depart after breakfast this morning. Volgograd is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Disclaimer


Prices, inclusions and fees All Tour Prices are quoted in Australian Dollars. If You pay Us by credit card a surcharge may be added, please enquire for details. There is no surcharge for payments made by cash, cheque or direct transfer to Our nominated bank account. Your Tour Price includes all coach, rail and cruise travel set out in the Itinerary; the services of a Cruise Director (if applicable) and/or Tour Director; airport transfers outside Australia; meals as specified in Your Itinerary; economy class group flights and air taxes as set out in your Itinerary; accommodation; sightseeing and admissions, where stated in Your Itinerary; port charges; all gratuities and tipping on land tours; and any other specific inclusions identified in Your Itinerary. For more on terms and conditions please see https://www.scenic.com.au/