Volga River Cruise - 10 Days

FROM USD $3,279

Cruise along the stunning Neva and Volga Rivers, travelling along a series of famed russian lakes, canals, locks and waterways. Scenic and diverse - dotted with quaint villages, expansive cathedrals and historically rich ports, in a picture perfect setting of wooded pine & birch.

Welcome to Russia and the start of your holiday! Upon arrival at St Petersburg Airport you will be met and transferred to the MS Lavrinenkov - your home for the next 9 days. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (D)
A wintery shot of the Church on Spilled Blood
Today tour the stunning city of Tsars, St Petersburg. Highlights inclide the whimsical Church on Spilled Blood, St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Savior Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect and Peter and Paul Fortress - home to the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, housing the tombs of the Romanov monarchs. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (B, L, D)
Volga River Cruise - 10 Days Go Guide : :Check out the go guide for details of the tour, info on visas, climate, money, what to bring and more!
Today, venture to the legendary Red Square - site of the breathtaking and iconic St Basil’s Cathedral. Take a guided tour of Red Square and Moscow’s mighty Kremlin and Armoury. Once returned to the ship it is time to set sail up the River. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (B, L, D)
The church of St Dmitry on the blood and Transfiguration Cathedral, located on the banks of the Volg
Over the coming days, relax and enjoy life aboard, whilst you cruise along the Neva river, stopping for sightseeing at ancient Golden Ring towns and charming villages. With a beautiful backdrop of rolling hills, rivers, forest and steppes, cruise beyond Lake Ladoga to picturesque Kizhi Island on Lake Onega. Here you can explore the open air museum, UNESCO protected churches and the fine arts museum. The next port of call is Goritzy, where you’ll visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake - one of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Russia, dating back to the 14th century. The monastery is a home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world. In Yaroslavl explore the incredible Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour and see the beautiful frescoes in Church of Elijah. Continuing your journey, head to the favoured city of Ivan the Terrible, historical Uglich, where you enjoy a walking tour of the Kremlin and the city's most famous site - The Church of St. Dimitry on Blood. The church boasts a stunning red facade in contrast with star-studded, teal blue cupolas and the interior is just as delightful. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (B:4, L:4, D:4)
Soak up the beautiful riverside views as you approach the big smoke. This afternoon arrive into Moscow and enjoy a city tour visiting Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Moskva River embankment and the observation platform of Sparrow Hill. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (B, L, D)
Today, venture to the legendary Red Square - site of the breathtaking and iconic St Basil’s Cathedral. Take a guided tour of Red Square and Moscow’s mighty Kremlin and Armoury. Overnight - MS Lavrinenkov (B, L, D)
Day 10: Moscow
Your tour finishes after breakfast. Onward departure transfer to the airport (B)
Tour Details
  • Starts in: St Petersburg / Ends in: Moscow
  • Departs: May - September
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:9, Lunch: 8, Dinner: 9
  • Hotel Rating: MS Lavrinenkov
  • Tour Guide: Yes - for all scheduled sightseeing
The On The Go Theatre
A short film of a winter tour to Russia. Great sites and lots of snow!