Golden Ring & St Petersburg Tour
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Golden Ring & St Petersburg Tour (GR9GT)
10 days/ 9 nights, from
Bucket list journey to Russia

Get a true feel for Russia on this fantastic inclusive tour of one of the best known routes, encompassing a circle of picturesque medieval towns northeast of Moscow known as the Golden Ring. Rich in history and beautiful architecture, these towns offer a real window on Russian life and its awe inspiring countryside, without travelling too far from the cosmopolitan cities. Be mesmerised by the bustling capital, Moscow - home of the world-famous Kremlin and striking St Basils Cathedral; romantic St Petersburg with its winding network of canals and pretty pastel palaces; and of course the quaint towns of the Golden Ring.

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The Route

MOSCOW • Vladimir • Suzdal • Yaroslavl • ST PETERSBURG

Get a true feel for Russia on this fantastic inclusive tour of one of the best known routes, encompassing a circle of picturesque medieval towns northeast of Moscow known as the Golden Ring. Rich in history and beautiful architecture, these towns offer a real window on Russian life and its awe inspiring countryside, without travelling too far from the cosmopolitan cities. Be mesmerised by the bustling capital, Moscow- home of the world famous Kremlin and striking St Basils Cathedral; romantic St Petersburg with its winding network of canals and pretty pastel palaces; and of course the quaint towns of the Golden Ring.

 

Moscow
Moscow

A truly iconic, global city, Moscow is the 860 year-old capital of Russia. There are dozens of reasons to come. Being one of the most breathtaking capitals in the world, Moscow has a wide range of cultural landmarks. We suggest exploring them all.

Vladimir
Vladimir

The ancient city of Vladimir is one of the most visited among the Golden Ring destinations. It was established in 1108 before Moscow and was once the capital of Russia. It preserves several of the finest architectural masterpieces, such as the Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, the Nativity monastery with the white church, Kniaginin monastery and the Assumption Cathedral.

Suzdal
Suzdal

Suzdal is the heart and soul of the Golden Ring. Being one of Russia’s most perfectly preserved walled cities dating back to 1024 it is an open-air museum of more than 200 ancient monuments. It offers a unique combination of genuine antiquity, unique spirit of Slavic traditions, mesmerising architecture and truly holy places.

St Petersburg
St Petersburg

St Petersburg is a former Russian capital and a stunning city, crowded with splendid palaces, impressive historical monuments, wide boulevards, beautiful bridges and is renowned as the Ballet Capital of the World.

Yaroslavl
Yaroslavl

One of 8 prime jewels of the Golden Ring, Yaroslavl is known for its ancient monuments and picturesque places. The city is situated on the high bank of the Volga river from where you can enjoy the view of tall slender bell towers and elegant domes of the churches.

Day 1, FLY TO MOSCOW

Your Russian adventure has begun! On arrival transfer from the airport to the Holiday Inn Lesnaya Hotel (or similar). 

Day 2, MOSCOW

moscow st basilsAfter breakfast, meet you guide at the reception and  absorb the magnificent atmosphere of cosmopolitan Moscow with an introductory city tour. You will visit Tretiakov Gallery, metro and Arbat Street. Meal included: Breakfast.

 

 

 

Day 3, MOSCOW

ppjournal0219 2Following breakfast, transfer to the out-of-city limits excursion to Gorki Leninskie, lunch included. In the afternoon three- hours city sightseeing tour with photo stops, no enteries included. Meal included: Breakfast.

 

 

 

Day 4, SUZDAL - VLADIMIR - BOGOLUBOVO

kizhiFollowing breakfast, transfer to the world famous Moscow Kremlin and fascinating Armoury Museum. In the afternoon travel by train to Vladimir where upon arrival you are transferred to Suzdal. Dinner at the hotel. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 5, SUZDAL

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Discover charming Suzdal with a tour of the city before visiting the Kremlin grounds (see the cross-vaulted Chamber, Cathedral of Nativity and Spaso-Efimievsky Monastery with bell ringing). You will also visit Museum of Wooden Architecture (summer departures) or Gold Room (winter departures). Enjoy lunch in a city cafe before journeying on to Vladimir and Bogolubovo where our knowledgeable guides will tell you tales of the cities and show you the main sites like Assumption or St Demetrius Cathedral and Museum of Lacquer Miniature. Overnight in Suzdal. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6, SUZDAL - YAROSLAVL

yaroslavlMorning, Check out of hotel, visit to paultry farm owned by PhD in Biological Science. Acquantance with different species of geese,duck, chicken and partridge. Tea tasting. Departure by car with driver (no guide escort) to Yaroslavl. Arrival at Ring Premier hotel, check in. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. 

 

 

Day 7, YAROSLAVL

After breakfast you will have an opportunity to see the best of Yaroslavl during the city tour.Free time after Lunch. Departure to St. Petersburg by night train.Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8,  ST PETERSBURG 

st pete hermitageOn arrival to St Petersburg meet your guide on railway station and hve a three-hour city tour with photo stops, no entrances included. Check in to hotel. Afternoon you will spend in Peter and Paul Fortress.Meal included: Breakfast.

 

 

 

Day 9,  ST PETERSBURG 

st pete city tourWake up in Russia’s second capital- romantic St Petersburg.Today visit the national treasure that is the State Hermitage Museum- home to over 3 million exhibits.  Capture the essence of the city with an introductory city tour by bus. In the afternoon visit the stunning Catherine Palace in the quaint town of Pushkin on the outskirts of the city. Here you can see the regal Amber Room, restored after the Second World War.Meal included: Breakfast. 

 

Day 10, ST PETERSBURG

Transfer to the airport as your Russian adventure comes to an end. Meal included: Breakfast.

Radisson Sonya Hotel

4 crown
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Address

Liteyny Prospekt 5/19, Tsentralny district, 191187 Saint Petersburg, Russia

Location

The only hotel designed to reflect Feodor Dostoevsky's masterpiece “Crime and Punishment”. All the interiors are connected to the book and the author, even signs on the doors have quotes on them so that while walking along any corridor one can read a piece from the book. The hotel is named after Sonya Marmeladova (one of the book's characters).

Accommodation

“Radisson Sonya” offers 173 rooms of four categories that have special names that correspond the hotel philosophy: Standard — “Conscience”, Reval — “Gгасе”, Executive — “Rebirth” и Suite — “Еgо”. All rooms have: Wi-Fi Internet, individual climate-control, telephone, safe, tea/coffee set, mini-bar, desk, make-up mirror, satellite TV.

Leisure

The Metamorfos restaurant The restaurant is gorgeously decorated in the common conception of the hotel. The menu (that looks like a book) includes a great variety of dishes from Russian (incl. traditional and historical recipes) and European cuisines. There is also a Fitness Center and Turkish baths on the territory.

Business facilities

Radisson Hotel Sonya has all the necessary facilities for hosting seminars, meetings and conferences. There are four conference halls that can sit from 8 to 65 people and a court-yard for official dinners and banquets. All halls are fully equipped. Hall Prologue — Meeting room (11,6 sq.m.). Sits up to 8 people. Hall Chapter I — conference hall (20,9 sq.m.). Sits from 10 to 15 people. Hall Chapter II — conference hall (25,8 sq.m.). Sits from 15 to 20 people. Charpte I and Chapter II Can be transformed into one hall (46,8 sq.m.) to sit up to 40 delegates. Epilogue — conference hall (83,6 sq.m.). Sits up to 60 delegates.

Other services

24/7 room service, Early breakfast from 4.30 a.m., ATM, Taxi service, Wake-up calls, Dry cleaning.

Holiday Inn Lesnya

4 crown
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Address

15, Lesnayay Str., Moscow, 125047, Russia

Location

Ideally located for both business and leisure travelers, the hotel is a short distance from Red Square, the Kremlin, Lenin Mausoleum, St. Basil Cathedral, Bolshoi Theatreю Sheremetyevo International Airport - 25 km

Accommodation

301 guest rooms:
226 Single-Bedded Rooms
75 Double-Bedded Rooms
17 Suites
156 Non-Smoking Rooms
Executive Floor

In-room

Cable / satellite TV, high-speed Internet access, direct-dial phone, voice mail, World Link power and phone/Internet connector, individually controlled air-conditioning, mini bar, coffee & tea maker.

Leisure

Red & White Restaurant with international cuisine, Bar/ Lounge: 24hrs, Kids Eat Free.

Business facilities

10 Meeting Rooms: largest room capacity 450 pax Theatre Style, smallest room capacity: 8 pax U-Shape Style.

Other services

Health & Fitness Center 24-hour a day: mini gym, access by guest’s room key, cardiovascular and strength equipment. 24-hour Room Service, currency exchange, gift shop, safe deposit box at Front Desk, car rental.

Hotel "Suzdal"

3 crown
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Location

The Suzdal Hotel is located in the heart of Suzdal and makes it easy for you to explore the best town landmarks suck as the Suzdal Kremlin Saviour Monastery of St Euthymius and more.

Accommodation

205 rooms, all renovated in 2004. Rooms are en-suite with essential amenities.

Leisure

Hotel facilities include a restaurant, cafe, bar, fitness centre, pool, sauna and business centre. The hotel also provides a number of activities in order to enhance your stay such as bowling, billiards, table tennis and a number of outdoor adventure sports.
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Accommodation

The First class, is the most comfortable and expensive option. This is a compartment for only two people and contains two lower couches that convert into beds and a table next to the window. If you would like to travel by yourself there is a possibility to buy two tickets for the couches at the same compartment. The two lavatories are available to use in both sides of the carriage.

The Second class compartment, contains of two lower and two upper berths, table next to the window, storage space under lower berths and above the top berths. Just like a First Class, the compartment has a door which locks from the inside. The two lavatories are available to use in both sides of the carriage.

The Third class is ‘Platskart’ is the cheapest one on the train. The total amount of bunks is 54 with 4 beds on one side and 2 on the other and an aisle between them. The two lavatories are available to use in both sides of the carriage.

Leisure

The Restaurant car where you can purchase meals and drinks during your journey.

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Golden & St Petersburg Tour


Flight details:

  Please speak with us to get the best prices on flights added to your tour

 Please note:

  The tour operates in case there are minimum 2 passangers booked per departure

  We use live currency update, price may slightly fluctuate daily

  IntoRussia Ltd reserves the right to change hotels to similar ones of the same standard and change the order of excursions

  The deposit is payable on the tour - please enquire at the booking stage

 Extras:

  If you are a group and want to add extra days or excursions, or you are looking for more independence, contact our Destination Experts for a tailor-made package

 

Departure dates

2019

Price per person in twin room,

(excluding flight)

Price single roomt,

(excluding fligh)

 

26 April, 2019

1617.45 £ 1934.94 £ Без имени 1

 17 May, 2019

1676.24 £ 2058.41 £ Без имени 1

21 June, 2019

  1699.76 £
2117.2 £   Без имени 1

26 July, 2019

1676.24 £ 2058.41 £ Без имени 1

09 August, 2019

1676.24 £ 2058.41 £
Без имени 1

20 September, 2019

1676.24 £ 2058.41 £ Без имени 1

18 October,2019

1582.17 £ 1864.39 £ Без имени 1

15 November, 2019

1582.17 £ 1864.39 £ Без имени 1

06 December, 2019

1582.17 £ 1864.39 £ Без имени 1

Package Includes:

•  Arrival and departure airport/train station transfers without a guide

•  Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Moscow and St Petersburg based on 2 sharing a twin/double with private en suite facilities

•  Full Board in Suzdal, Yaroslavl based on 2 sharing a twin/double with private en suite facilities

•  Train travel in between cities (2nd class Moscow to Vladimir and 1st class Vladimir to St Petersburg)

•  Excursions and rail travel as outlined in the tour itinerary

•  Services of an English speaking guide

•  Full Russian visa application service

 

Package Does Not Include:

•  Russia visa processing

•  International flights (Please speak with us to get the best prices on flights added to your tour)

•  Regional flight connections

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