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River Cruise

Moscow to St Petersburg

Russian and Ukrainian Waterways

from £1,749 per person
2 passengers 10 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Journey from historic Moscow to majestic St Petersburg on this Russian river cruise

Explore historic Moscow and impressive St Petersburg. Discover a wealth of historic treasures – from the picturesque wooden buildings of Kizhi Island to the splendour of the Hermitage collections – on this leisurely Russian river cruise.

Including...

29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners

  • Included travel insurance
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Captain’s dinner and drinks reception
  • Saga Cruise Assistant
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship

Excursions

  • Visit the Kremlin and the Kremlin Armoury
  • Tour of Moscow
  • Highlights of Uglich
  • Tour of Yaroslavl
  • Visit the Kirillo-Belozersky monastery
  • Open-air museum on the island of Kizhi
  • Tour of Mandrogi
  • Sightseeing tour of St Petersburg
  • Visit The Hermitage Museum

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Day 1 UK to Moscow

Moscow

Fly to Moscow and embark your ship MS Surikov.

Moscow Moscow Oblast Central Federal District Russia Europe

Day 2 Moscow

Moscow

An included sightseeing tour introduces you to the great landmarks of Russia's cultured, capital city. Red Square is home to many of the key attractions here, such as the colourful St Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum and the Kremlin. Later in the afternoon set sail and enjoy a welcome cocktail party.

Moscow Moscow Oblast Central Federal District Russia Europe

Day 3 Moscow

Arrival in Moscow

Today’s included excursion visits the vast Kremlin complex with its gold-domed churches and iconic bell tower. Inside the complex you will see a vast collection of impressive Russian art, including delicate tapestries.

Moscow Moscow Oblast Central Federal District Russia Europe

Day 4 Uglich

Uglich

An included tour reveals the highlights of Uglich and uncovers its chequered past, which is linked to figures like Ivan the Terrible and Boris Godunov.

Russian Waterways Uglich Yaroslavl Oblast Central Federal District Russia Europe

Day 5 Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl

Enjoy an included tour of Yaroslavl.

This was Russia’s second largest city during the 17th century and its historic centre is now a World Heritage Site.

Russian Waterways Yaroslavl Yaroslavl Oblast Central Federal District Russia Europe

Day 6 Goritsy

Goritsy

From the small settlement of Goritsy, an included excursion visits the 14th-century monastery of Kirillo-Belozersky where you will see ornate frescoes and ancient icons.

Goritsy Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Volga District Russia Europe

Day 7 Kizhi Island

Kizhi Island

Today's included excursion takes you to the open-air museum of wooden architecture on the island of Kizhi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes an impressive collection of churches, chapels and houses.

Russian Waterways Kizhi Island Republic of Karelia Northwestern District Russia Europe

Day 8 Mandrogi

Mandrogi

Mandrogi is a reconstructed traditional Russian village complete with charming old wooden houses and cobblestone walkways. Perhaps buy some traditional handicrafts in the workshop or sample the country’s favourite beverage in the Vodka Museum. Enjoy a picnic lunch ashore. Set sail for St Petersburg later this afternoon and tonight join a farewell dinner.

Russian Waterways Mandrogi Leningrad Oblast Northwestern District Russia Europe

Day 9 St Petersburg

St Petersburg

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 as Russia's ‘Window on the West’, this city was built as a showpiece, with impressive neo-Classical buildings and spacious avenues. An included panoramic tour takes in the city’s beautiful monuments and architecture, including Summer and Winter Palaces, the impressive Admiralty Building, the Victory Column and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Your ship remains moored in St Petersburg for the next two nights.

Russian Waterways St Petersburg St Petersburg Northwestern District Russia Europe

Day 10 St Petersburg

St Petersburg

Today enjoy a visit to the celebrated Hermitage State Museum. The museum is one of the greatest art galleries in the world and is set in a magnificent palace that contains enough treasures to keep you fascinated for days! Here is a cross section of the history of Western European art, ranging from Florentine and Venetian Renaissance art to Impressionism and post-Impressionism. In addition, there's an extensive collection of prehistoric, Egyptian and Oriental art plus temporary exhibitions. The museum covers a large area and the visit includes a considerable amount of walking, a few flights of stairs and standing for quite long periods.

Russian Waterways St Petersburg St Petersburg Northwestern District Russia Europe

Day 11 St Petersburg to the UK

St Petersburg

Disembark your ship after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Russian Waterways St Petersburg St Petersburg Northwestern District Russia Europe

Please Note

Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions, at an additional cost or by exploring independently.

Moscow to St Petersburg

Russian and Ukrainian Waterways

from £1,749 per person
2 passengers
10 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required

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Moscow to St Petersburg

Russian and Ukrainian Waterways

from £1,749 per person
2 passengers
10 nights
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required