River cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg 5 *

A luxurious 8-day cruise aboard the MS Mstislav Rostropovich along two great Russian rivers, the Volga and Neva. You will see the real Russia, get acquainted with its fascinating history, and see two capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Arrival in Moscow.

Self- transfer to ferry *.

Embarkation on the MS Rostropovich 5 * and cabin accommodation.

Dinner and overnight on board **.

* You can book a transfer with us.

** Lunch is provided for late arrivals.

Day 2

Discover the Russian capital during a city bus tour. You will see the most important monuments of this bustling metropolis:

  • Tverskaya Street, one of the main shopping streets in Moscow
  • Novodevichy Convent
  • KGB building (exterior visit only)
  • Red Square, a symbol of Moscow, (free time), and GUM department stores
  • Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (exterior visit only)

Return and night on board.

Visit of the Kremlin, which used to be a fortress, a city within a city. It is also the symbol of power and authority, because the president’s residence is located right here. In addition to the Kremlin, a visit to one of the cathedrals located on Kremlin territory.

Return on board and departure to Uglich.

(Breakfast + lunch on board, dinner in the city)

Day 3

Arrival in Uglich and walking tour in the city centre:

  • Uglich Kremlin and St. Dmitry’s Church
  • Church of the Transfiguration

Return on board and departure to Yaroslavl.

Night on board.

(Breakfast + lunch + dinner on board)

Day 4

Arrival in Goritsy.

Here’s what you will see during the city tour:

  • Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Russia and the adjacent icon museum.

Return on board and departure to Kizhi.

Night on board.

(Breakfast + lunch + dinner on board)

Day 5

Stop in Kizhi, the pearl of Karelia.

Here’s what you’ll see when visiting Kizhi Island:

  • Museum of Wooden Architecture
  • Church of the Transfiguration (exterior visit only)
  • Church of the Protection of the Holy Virgin
  • Visit to a Russian “izba”, a traditional Russian home built of wood and decorated with many sculptures.

Return and departure to Mandrogi.

Night on board.

(Breakfast + lunch + dinner on board)

Day 6

Arrival in Mandrogi, a former fishing village of the Veps people, located on the left bank of the Svir River, which connects Lake Ladoga and Lake Onega.

Free time in Mandrogi, some quality time to enjoy its beautiful nature.

Outdoor barbecue (weather permitting).

Return on board and departure to St. Petersburg.

Captain’s gala dinner (evening dress and suit are recommended)

Night on board.

(Breakfast + dinner on board)

Day 7
St. Petersburg

During your first bus tour of St. Petersburg, the Venice of the North, you will visit the following sights:

  • Nevsky Prospekt
  • Cathedral of the Saviour on Spilled Blood
  • Kazan Cathedral
  • Palace Square (Hermitage)
  • Smolny Monastery
  • Saint Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Tauride Palace and Winter Palace

Walking tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Peter and Paul Cathedral, and the burial place of the Romanov family.

Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the richest museums in the world, equaling the Paris Louvre.

Night on board.

(Breakfast + lunch + dinner on board)

Day 8

Breakfast on board and disembarkation.

Self-transfer to the airport *.

* You can book a transfer with us.

Special rate for 2020 per person per cruise (cabins for double accommodation):

Deck and cabin type
Low season
High season
Lower deck
Double standard
Twin standard
Deluxe Twin/Double
Middle deck
Double standard
Junior Suite
Deluxe Twin
Bolshoi Suite
Imperial Suite
Boat deck
Twin/Double standard (G+)
Deluxe Twin/Double (B+)
Mariinsky Suite(MSB+)
Sun deck
Deluxe Twin/Double (A+)
Hermitage Suite (HS+)

Low season: 03-10 octobre October

High season : 16-23 May, 30 May – 06 June, 13-20 June, 27 June – 04 July, 11-18 July, 25 July – 01 August, 08-15 August, 22-29 August, 05-12 September, 19-26 September

The program includes:

  • Voucher for a Russian visa (invitation)
  • Accommodation in the selected cabin category
  • Full board (depending on the program), including the Captain’s gala dinner
  • Translation services on board in English
  • Guided tours, museum entrance fees, transfers (indicated in the program)
  • Cultural and entertainment program on board (film screenings, thematic evenings, etc.)
  • Assistance and support on board


  • Your flight
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance
  • Transfer from airport / ferry on arrival and departure days
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional excursions and entertainment in your free time or on board.


  • When traveling on board, you will be offered a wide selection of entertainment: master classes, Russian lessons, etc. In your cabin you will find a detailed program of all the events and activities.
  • The excursion program may change for technical reasons or depending on the time of arrival. If the weather conditions are not favourable, then a stop in a city port may be canceled or replaced with a stop in another place. The decision rests with the captain, and Another Russia is not responsible for his decisions.
  • This cruise is offered on certain days aboard a Superior Comfort Plus ship.
  • You may refuse to join our group excursions, but then you will have some free time. You may also book additional excursions that are not included in the program.
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