Discover the rich history and traditions along the imperial waterways of Russia – 8 glorious days – River Victoria – 06 July 2017 and 18 July 2017 – departs London Heathrow Airport

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Imperial Waterways of Russia River Cruise with Titan River Cruises

 

Departs: London Heathrow Airporton 06 July 2017 and 18 July 2017
Days: 13

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LASTMINUTE. CRUISE. BREAKS!

Find the rich history and customs along the majestic waterways of Russia as you take after the way of Peter the Great from Moscow to St Petersburg. Remain in Red Square and see the Kremlin and the brilliant St Basil’s Cathedral; appreciate some of Russia’s most lovely urban areas, including Uglich and Yaroslavl; and end in great St Petersburg, home of the Hermitage Museum and close-by Catherine’s Palace. This will really be an extraordinary excursion….. . . .. …

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CRUISE SHIP:RIVER VICTORIA

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Includes

  • Including…

    • 12 nights full board cruise on the River Victoria
    • 36 meals: 12 breakfasts (days 2-13) 11 lunches (days 2-12) 12 dinners (days 1-12)
    • Complimentary soft drinks during lunch on board, complimentary fine wine, beer and soft drinks during dinner on board, mineral water in your cabin and 24-hour speciality coffees during your cruise
    • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions and Gala Dinners
    • Portable audio headset system on excursions
    • All entertainment plus signature lectures
    • Shore excursions in the company of English-speaking local expert guides

    Included excursions and visits: 10

    • Moscow city tour, tour of the Metro and Arbat Street
    • Kremlin and Armoury Museum visit
    • Uglich walking discovery tour with Church of St Dmitry on the Blood
    • Yaroslavl city tour
    • Intimate look at daily life in a Russian province
    • Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture
    • Mandrogi ‘Village Day’ walking tour with shashlik picnic lunch ashore
    • St Petersburg city tour with canal cruise and Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood visit, and Alexandrinsky theatre ballet performance
    • Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin
    • Hermitage Museum

    Plus all these benefits:

    • Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service®
    • Scheduled direct flights
    • All transfers
    • All airport taxes, security charges and applicable fuel surcharges
    • UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)
  • ITINERY and PORT INFORMATION
  • FOOD and DINING
  • ON BOARD ACCOMMODATION
  • DECK PLANS

Imperial Waterways of Russia

Imperial Waterways of Russia

Day 1 London – Moscow

VIP Outbound2 Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for a British Airways or another leading airline flight to Moscow. Meet your Uniworld representative on arrival and transfer to the River Victoria (5T).

Day 2 Moscow

View of St Petersburg Your panoramic tour showcases the best of Moscow: the Bolshoi Theatre, Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Enjoy a typical Russian lunch before visiting one of the most beautiful subways in the world, and then take a stroll down Arbat Street, the longtime hangout of intellectuals and dissidents. In the evening, enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner. Please note: During your visit to Moscow, the order of sightseeing may change, depending on closures for holidays or unannounced government functions.

Day 3 Moscow

Mandrogi Village The legendary Kremlin – a self-contained city with palaces, armouries and cathedrals built within a medieval fortress – is the birthplace of Moscow. Tour the Kremlin and Armoury Museum with its priceless collection of tsarist treasures, including the coronation robes of the tsars and exquisitely crafted Fabergé eggs.

Day 4 Moscow

Wooden Churches Spend your last day in Moscow at leisure.

Day 5 Cruising the Moscow Canal & Volga River – Uglich

Onega Riverbank Visit one of the loveliest cities of the Golden Ring, Uglich, home of the Church of St Dmitry on the Blood, built in honour of the slain son of Ivan the Terrible.

Day 6 Yaroslavl – Cruising Lake Rybinsk

Monastery Stroll through Yaroslavl’s UNESCO-designated city centre with your local expert and step inside the domed Church of Elijah the Prophet, whose interior is covered in frescoes from the floor to the top of the domes.

Day 7 Goritsy (Kirillov) – Cruising Lake Onega

See one of the most beautiful monasteries in the country, the 14th century St Cyril of the White Lake Monastery. You’ll also visit the House of Children’s Arts and Crafts, gaining a unique perspective on everyday life in this part of the world.

Day 8 Kizhi Island – Cruising the Svir River

Uglich Marvel at the all-wood Church of Transfiguration at the UNESCO-designated open-air museum.

Day 9 Cruising the Svir River – Mandrogi – Cruising Lake Ladoga

GUM Be guided through the reconstructed 18th century village of Mandrogi, home to talented artisans who bring Russia’s past vividly to life, and then enjoy a traditional shashlik picnic lunch.

Day 10 St Petersburg

Kremlin See imperial St Petersburg via a panoramic tour and from the water. Stop to visit the iconic Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. In the evening, be treated to a ballet performed at Alexandrinsky Theatre. Please note: If the theatre is closed to the public for a private function, the performance will be held at an alternative venue. Throughout your visit to St Petersburg, the order of sightseeing is subject to change, depending on closures for holidays or unannounced government functions.

Day 11 St Petersburg

Tour the splendid Catherine Palace and Park, a rococo masterpiece offering unrivalled luxury.

Day 12 St Petersburg

Visit the world-famous Hermitage Museum in the Winter Palace, and prepare to be amazed. Spend your last evening onboard at the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 13 St Petersburg – London

VIP Inbound Disembark the ship and transfer to St Petersburg Airport for a British Airways or another leading airline flight to London Heathrow or Gatwick. On arrival you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

Food and Dinning on Ship

 

Victoria Restaurant

Cabins and Suites Available

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