Golden Ring tour

13 Days Tour
  • Day 1 Moscow

      Arrival at the airport. 

      Meet with our representative at the airport.

      Transfer to the city.

      Hotel check in.  Early check-in is due to availability. 

      Dinner

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 2 Moscow

      Breakfast at the hotel

      10:00 Panoramic city tour which includes the most interesting historical sights of the city: the Red Square, GUM mall, Nikolskaya st., Alexander’s garden, Zaryadie park, the Floating Bridge,  Christ the Savior Cathedral, New Maiden Convent (outside), Victory Park, Sparrow hills observation platform where the amazing view of the city opens.

      During the tour you will have several stops to enjoy the views and take pictures.

      Metro tour.

      Walk along the Arbat street so-called Russian Montmartre – one of the oldest streets of Moscow with more than 500 years history.

      Tour to the territory of the Kremlin

      15:00  Arrival at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3 Moscow

      Breakfast at the hotel 

      09:00 Departure to Sergiev Posad 

      Excursion to the Saint Trinity Sergius Lavra. You will be impressed by the medieval Russian architecture: gorgeous cathedrals with gold covered domes and the tallest in Russia 88 meters high beautiful belfry. 

      Lunch in the local café.

      15:00  Arrival at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4 Moscow – Suzdal

      Breakfast at the hotel

      08:00 Pick up in the hotel and departure to Vladimir which is located in 200 km. to the North-East from Moscow.  

      On arrival to Vladimir you will begin the tour from the Golden Gates (outside) which were built in 1158 when Andrey Bogolyubski made Vladimir the capital of Ryazan-Suzdal principality. The aim of the gates was to fortify the town and to give it majesty and pomp.  

      Continue exploring the city visiting the Cathedral of St. Demetrius (outside)   the most expressive and probably well-known example of pre-Mongol period. It was build in 1190s as a palace temple of the prince Vsevolod the Big Nest. The cathedral is well preserved and now and is functioning as a museum. 

      The next point of the tour is the Assumption Cathedral (outside)  – orthodox temple built in the 12-th century. The cathedral was the largest building of the new capital, the center of its architectural ensemble. By taking the most favorable point of the urban terrain – at the edge of the cliff, it reigned over the city and its surroundings; the golden dome of the cathedral was seen for many kilometers around. 

      Lunch in the local cafe

      Departure to Suzdal

      Check-in at the hotel.  

      Dinner in the local cafe

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5 Suzdal - Kostroma

      Breakfast at the hotel

      The first place to visit in the town is the Kremlin of Suzdal (outside). The appearance of the Kremlin had been formed during many centuries since the 12-th century  under the influence of each prince of Suzdal. 

      Lunch in the local café.

      Departure to Kostroma.

      On the way sightseeing tour in Ivanovo. The city has been famous for the production of textiles since the 17th century. Since then, the city has been called the textile capital of Russia and, of course, the city of brides. It is the youngest city in the Golden Ring.

      Arrival in Kostroma

      Check in at the hotel.

      Dinner in the local cafe

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6 Kostroma - Yaroslavl

      Breakfast at the hotel.

      City tour in Kostroma

      Departure to Yaroslavl.

      Lunch in the local café.

      City tour in Yaroslavl.

      You will see the arrow of the Volga and Kotorosl rivers, the Assumption Cathedral, walk along the Volzhskaya embankment reconstructed for the 1000th anniversary of the city, see the unique architectural ensemble of the central part of Yaroslavl, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

      Dinner in the local cafe

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7 Yaroslavl - Rostov

      Breakfast at the hotel

      Departure to Rostov.

      City tour.

      Rostov is called the Great for a reason. It is mentioned in the chronicles of the 862 year. The serene Lake Nero, strict and elegant monasteries, quiet streets and the stately Kremlin help to break away from the hustle and bustle and touch the formation of Russia and Orthodoxy, to turn the pages of chronicles and history textbooks live.

      Lunch in the local café.

      Check in at the hotel in Yaroslavl.

      Dinner in the local cafe

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 8 Rostov - Moscow

      Breakfast at the hotel

      Departure to Moscow.

      Check in at the hotel in

  • Day 9 Moscow - St. Petersburg

      Breakfast at the hotel

      Transfer to the train station.

      Sapsan train to St.-Petersburg

      Meet with your driver at the station

      Check-in at the hotel.  

      Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 10 St.-Petersburg

      Breakfast at the hotel

      10:00 Tour to the Hermitage.

      Panoramic city tour which includes the most interesting historical sights of the city: Nevsky Prospect, the Admiralty, the Winter Palace,  St.Isaac’s Cathedral, Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood, Fine Arts Square, Smolny Cathedral, Bronze Horseman, Mars Field, visit the Kazan Cathedral.

      During the excursion you have short stops to enjoy the views and take pictures.

      15:00  Arrival at the hotel Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 11 St.-Petersburg

      Breakfast in the hotel.

      10:00 Tour to the Peterhof Palace and Park.

      Neva river boat ride.

      Transfer to the clinics for PCR test. The exact time will be given in advance.

      14:00 Arrival at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 12 St.-Petersburg

      Breakfast at the hotel

      Day free for leisure

  • Day 13 St.-Petersburg

      Breakfast at the hotel

      Check out

      Transfer to the airport

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  • Type of Accommodation Per Pax
    Double room 2680
    Inclusions
    • 3 nights stay in Moscow BB (Holiday Inn Moscow / Novotel Moscow 4* or similar);
    • 4 nights stay in Petersburg BB (Park Inn Radisson Pribaltiyskaya / Dostoevski Russ 4* or similar);
    • 1 nights stay in Suzdal BB (Azimut 3* hotel or similar)
    • 1 nights stay in Rostov BB (Marins 3* hotel or similar)
    • 1 nights stay in Kostroma BB (Azimut hotel 3* hotel or similar)
    • 1 nights stay in Yaroslavl BB (IBIS hotel or similar)
    • 12 buffet breakfasts in the hotel;
    • 4 lunch & dinner during the Golden ring only
    • Moscow city tour with metro ride (5 hours);
    • St.-Petersburg city tour (5 hours);
    • Entry tickets: Metro, Kremlin, Hermitage, Peterhoff park and palace, Neva boat ride;
    • Professional English speaking guide during the tours;
    • Comfortable transport with A/C during the tours;
    • Sapsan train ticket Moscow - St.-Petersburg, economy class;
    • Return airport & railway station transfer without guide (Russian speaking driver. If you need English speaking Guide – charges $60 for 2 pax);
    • Return PCR test with transfer.

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