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The Imperial Charms of Russia

12 Days • Full Board

Enjoy extended time in St Petersburg and Moscow with plenty to discover in between on this twelve-day river cruise with Emerald Waterways (ABTA No. 9294 and No. Y6328). Your group will journey through the River Svir; Lake Onega and the River Volga uncovering ‘Old Russia’. See the wooden houses of Mandrogi, the 11th century city of Yaroslavl founded by Yaroslav the Wise; the stunning countryside encompassing Goritsy and the beloved Uglich which forms part of the Golden Circle around Moscow.

Package Includes

  • 32 meals including 11 breakfast, 10 lunches and 11 dinners
  • 2 drinks per guest with lunch and dinner on-board
  • 9 shore excursions + 2 EmeraldPLUS activities
  • Return flights from London Heathrow

The Imperial Charms of Russia

  1. Day 1 St. Petersburg Welcome Dinner
  2. Day 2 St. Petersburg St Petersburg city tour / Welcome Cocktail
  3. Day 3 St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum
  4. Day 4 St. Petersburg Day at leisure
  5. Day 5 Mondrogi Mondrogi with colourful wooden houses
  6. Day 6 Kizhi Cruise Lake Onega / Kizhi Island
  7. Day 7 Goritsy Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery
  8. Day 8 Yaroslavl Yaroslavl walking tour
  9. Day 9 Uglich Uglich walking tour
  10. Day 10 Moscow Moscow city tour
  11. Day 11 Moscow Visit Kremlin Grounds
  12. Day 12 Moscow Farewell
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We are all grateful for your effort in providing us with such an opportunity.

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