*9DAYS MEDIEVAL RUSSIA AND GOLDEN RING TOUR - Starting @ 98,409*

ST.PETERSBERG
PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS
CATHERINE PALACE
KREMLIN
HOLY TRINITY MONASTERY
KOLOMENSKOYE
SUZDAL
MOSCOW
9DAYS - MEDIVAL RUSSIA AND GOLDEN RING TOUR

Welcome to St.Petersberg, The city that was once the capital of Russia during the time of the Czars is surrounded by many palaces. Outing (visit with guide and admission) to CATHERINE PALACE in Pushkin, about 25 km from the centre of St Petersburg, the official residence of the Czars. The enormous, impressive Baroque-style palace has magnificent fountains and gardens.

01 - SUN

DAY 01 - ST.PETERSBERG

Todays Hightlights :
Arrival .

Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can consult the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

02 - MON

Day 02 - ST.PETERSBERG

Todays Hightlights :
Guided visit to Catherine Palace.

The city that was once the capital of Russia during the time of the Czars is surrounded by many palaces. Outing (visit with guide and admission) to CATHERINE PALACE in Pushkin, about 25 km from the centre of St Petersburg, the official residence of the Czars. The enormous, impressive Baroque-style palace has magnificent fountains and gardens.

Return to St Petersburg. Free afternoon.
03 - TUE

DAY 03 - ST.PETERSBERG

Todays Hightlights:

In the morning, we take a guided tour (with admission) to the Peter and Paul Fortress, upon which the city was founded, and the Hermitage Museum, a fantastic art museum located in what was once the Winter Palace of Czars. Free afternoon.

04 - WED

DAY 04 - St. Petersburg- Novgorod- Valday- Tver

Todays Hightlights:
Novgorod. Visit its Kremlin. Lunch included. Valday and its lake. Supper included.

We set out for NOVGOROD, the exciting city that was one of the most important cultural and political centres in Russia. We will visit the Kremlin (visit with guide and admission included), the old market quarter and Yaroslav’s court. Lunch included. We continue our journey to VALDAY, a pretty town near a lake: visit to the old monastery on the island in the lake. Then we continue to TVER. Supper included.

05 - THU

DAY 05 - Tver- Sergei Posad-Suzdal

Todays Hightlights:
and the Volga. Sergiev Posad and the Holy Trinity Monastery. Lunch Included. Along the golden Ring Cities. Suzdal. Supper included.

We visit TVER. This city, set on the banks of the Volga, was the centre of a tiny state and the main rival of Moscow. Then we pay a visit to some of the GOLDEN RING cities. After a brief stop in KLIN where the house of the great composer Tchaikovsky is located, we carry on to SERGIEV POSAD, and visit the Holy Trinity Monastery, considered the most important spiritual centre of Russia. We will also see how the famous Matryoshka nesting dolls are made and painted. You can try your hand at painting them. Lunch included. In the afternoon we travel along tiny roads through different historical Golden Ring cities: ALEKSHANDROV (and the Kremlin of Ivan the Terrible) and YURYEV POLSKIY, a tiny provincial city with a historical Kremlin. Then we carry on to SUZDAL. Supper included. During supper, a folklore group will play their balalaikas (not included if there are fewer than 15 people in the group).

06 - FRI

DAY 06 - Suzdal- Vladimir- Moscow

Todays Hightlights:
City tour of Suzdal and its Kremlin. Bell concert. Visit the Museum of Wooden Architecture. Lunch included.

In the morning, we visit SUZDAL, which many consider the most attractive of all the Golden Ring cities. The city looks like a fairy-tale city, with its canals, flowers and domes that stand out against the horizon. Tour of the city with a local guide and admission to the Kremlin and the cathedral. In St Eugene’s Monastery we will listen to a bell concert. We also pay a visit to the Museum of Wooden Architecture, which shows the old way of life of the peasants, who lived in wooden houses, mills and the Church of the Transfiguration. Lunch is included. Afterwards, we travel to VLADIMIR, where we visit the majestic Assumption Cathedral. Then we go on to MOSCOW, where we arrive in the late afternoon.

07 - SAT

DAY 07 - Moscow

Todays Hightlights:
City tour of Moscow. Visit included to its Kremlin and two important cathedrals.

Our journey begins with an exciting visit to the enormous Russian capital, a city that combines past, present and future like no other. We will stroll along its wide avenues, visit its elegant shopping areas, see the Red Square and Lenin’s Mausoleum, St Basil’s Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Includes a visit to the Kremlin and its two most important cathedrals. We will try to make the visit coincide with the ceremonial military parade held in Sobornaya Square (but we cannot guarantee this). Free time in the afternoon

08 - SUN

DAY 08 - Moscow

Todays Hightlights:
Kolomenskoye to attend a traditional Russian wedding ceremony

In an attempt to examine the Russian soul in depth, this morning, we will go on an outing to Kolomenskoye, an ancient Czar residence: here we will attend a traditional Russian wedding ceremony. On the way, we pass by the University Viewpoint, which has a fantastic view of the city, where newly-weds leave flowers. (Visitors can also go to the viewpoint during the visit on Saturday). Free afternoon.

09 - MON

DAY 09 - Moscow

Todays Hightlights:
Departure

After breakfast, transfer to airport for return to home country or next destination

END OF SERVICES

PACKAGE COST & DETAILS

The package cost per person is INR 98409 on twin sharing basis

The package cost is INR 129485 on single sharing basis

Children under 3 years of age go free

Children from 3 to 8 years of age are entitled to a discount of 40% from adult fare

Children from 9 to 15 years of age are entitled to a 10% discount on the value of the trip

Arrival transfers

Travel by bus with English speaking guide

Daily buffet breakfast

City tours in St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver, Suzdal, Moscow.

Excursion: Pushkin con entrada al Palacio de Catalina in St. Petersburg, Kolomenskoye (Ceremonia tradicional bodas rusas) in Moscow

Ticket admission: Fortaleza de Pedro y Pablo;Museo Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Kremlin; Museo Arquitectura de Madera in Novgorod, Monasterio in Valday, Monasterio de la Trinidad;Fábrica de Matriuskas in Sergei Posad, Kremlin ;Catedral Monasterio de San Eufanio;Museo Arquitectura de Madera in Suzdal, Kremlin in Moscow.

5 Almuerzo o Cena Incluido en: Novgorod, Tver, Sergei Posad, Suzdal, Suzdal.

Includes Arrival and Departure transfers also

International flights

Meals which is not included in the itinerary

GST of 3.625 % is additional

Any sightseeing which is not included in the itinerary

Any porter charges or hotel tips

Cost of Visa

Any events which is not mentioned in the itinerary

Any Meals which is not included in the inclusions.

Fees for camera or any such expenses of personal nature

City Hotel Name and Category
St. Petersburg SOKOS HOTEL OLYMPIA GARDEN (****),
PARK INN NEVSKY (****),
HOLIDAY INN MOSCOVSKIYE VOROTA(****);
Tver TVER PARK HOTEL (***)
Suzdal BEST WESTERN NIKOLAEVSKY POSAD (****), HELIOPARK (****)
Moscow CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL (****)

The customer may cancel the services requested or booked at any time, whereby they are entitled to a refund for the amounts paid, but must compensate the agency , except in cases of force majeure.

Cancellation policy
Cancellation Guidelines Cancellation Fee Penalty
Before departure 31 days or more Euro 100 Nil
Less than 30 days Euro 100 + 10% of basic land tour component
Less than 10 days Euro 100 +25% of basic land tour component
Less than 3 days Euro 100 + 30% of land tour component
Less than 1 days + 100% of tour component

May.16 : 15

Jun.16 : 12

Jul.16 : 10

Aug.16 : 07

Sep.16 : 04

Oct.16 : 09

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