The Golden Ring Tour program and prices

The Golden Ring Tour 11 days, 10 nights

The introductory tour will lead you to the symbolic cities like Moscow (the Red Capital) and St. Petersburg (the Northern Venice). Followed by the princely cities of the Golden Ring, churches with the onion domes and white-stone monasteries. This trip includes culture overload, leading to the roots of Ancient Rus, its sacred places and rich cultural and historical legacy.

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Arrival in Moscow, transfer to the Arbat House (3* Hotel)

Day 2
In the heart of Moscow

The guided city tour, you will visit:

  • The Cathedral of Archangel Michael
  • The Cathedral of the Ascension
  • The Cathedral of the Assumption
  • The protection of the Holy Virgin Temple

Besides, you will see (outside):

  • St. Basil’s Cathedral
  • The Red Square, GUM (the Department Store)
  • The Manezh Square and the Alexander garden
  • The legendary Bolshoi Theatre and Metropol Hotel
  • The Monument to Minin and Pozharsky
Day 3
The State Tretyakov Gallery

You will take a guided stroll along the old Zamoskvorechie district and visit the State Tretyakov Gallery, one of the largest museums in Russia with over 100000 works of art.

Day 4
Vladimir, the old princely city

In the morning you will have a transfer to the railway station, the departure to Vladimir (the road will take approximately 2 hours). Upon arrival, a driver will meet you. You will have:

The guided city tour including the visiting of the Cathedral of the Assumption.

Then a driver will take you to Suzdal (it will take approximately 30 minutes).

Arrival and Svetly Terem 3* check-in.

Day 5
Suzdal, the pearl of the Golden Ring

The guided city tour, you will see:

  • The Kremlin and the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • The Museum of Wooden Architecture and Peasant Life
  • Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery.
Day 6
From Rostov to Yaroslavl

In the morning a driver will take you to Rostov (it will take 3 hours)

Arrival in Rostov, a guide will meet you there

You will have a city tour, including:

  • The Kremlin
  • The Saviour monastery of St. Jacob

Transfer to Yaroslavl (1 hour)

Arrival in Yaroslavl and Volzhskaya Zhemchuzhina 3* check-in

Day 7
Yaroslavl, the capital of Volga

The guided historic center tour including:

  • The Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery
  • The Church of Elijah the Prophet

Transfer to the railway station

The departure to St. Petersburg by night train at 21:30

Day 8
Discover St. Petersburg

Arrival in St. Petersburg. The Guided city tour, including:

  • The Nevsky Prospect
  • The Church of the Spilled Blood
  • The Kazan Cathedral
  • The Palace Square, the Hermitage
  • The Smolny Convent
  • The University district, the Admiralty

Nevsky Grand Hotel 3* check-in (superior double room), you may stay in an apartment in the center of St. Petersburg as well

Day 9
The Hermitage

The Hermitage Tour, one of the largest museums in the world, the main museum’s complex consists of six buildings.

Day 10
Peterhof, ‘Russian Versailles’

The Peterhof Tour, its gorgeous gardens and over 150 fountains.

Day 11
Departure

Airport transfer services.

Price per person from:

Hotel 3*
In a hotel 3* and in an apartment
2
people
2176 €
par personne
2094 €
par personne
4
people
On request
On request
6
people
On request
On request
8
people
On request
On request

The price includes:

  • Tourist voucher (you will need it to receive a visa)
  • Transfer services (including in the program)
  • Accommodation (hotel 3*, breakfasts)
  • Museums tickets
  • Tours transfers
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Tickets from Moscow to Vladimir (2nd class tickets)
  • Night train tickets from Yaroslavl to St. Petersburg (2nd class tickets)
  • Customer service

Not included:

  • Flight
  • Visa fee
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses

Notes:

  • You may choose an apartment stay in St. Petersburg. Be attentive, in this case, breakfasts are not included.
  • During the low season (from October until April) instead of visiting the Peterhof Park, you will have a tour in the Great Palace in Peterhof.
  • The prices are invalid during the Christmas Holidays.
  • All tours are individual, we will correct the program according to your wishes, such as change the amount of tours or duration of the trip. The price will vary depending on the number of travelers, season and changes to the program.
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