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  • Immerse yourself in the elegant and complex history of Russia while visit Moscow and the Golden Ring Cities on this fantastic private tour.
  • With our special itinerary, visiting Russia has never been easier.  Discover another side of Russia as you delve into the beautiful countryside around Moscow.
  • The Golden Ring is a popular tourist route comprised of a network of ancient towns north-east of Moscow, is famous for its unique architecture and expansive history.

Your Itinerary

Day 1: UK - Moscow
Upon arrival in the country you will be transferred to your hotel.  Upon check in your will have time to explore this magnificent capital city whose gleaming domes and regal architecture never ceases to inspire.

Overnight in Standard Room at Hotel Inn by Radisson Sadu in Moscow with breakfast included.

Day 2: Moscow - Sergiev Posad
After breakfast discover Russia's capital with a city tour which includes a visit to the amazing Kremlin, treasure house of magnificent art, after which you will be taken to 2 of the city's magnificent cathedrals.  After lunch you will be transferred to Sergiev Posad.  Upon arrival, you can head out and explore the city. 

The historic ensemble of Sergiev Posad is of great interest for tourists and pilgrims as it is a place abundant in excellently preserved monuments of Russian culture, dating back to the XV-XVII centuries.

Overnight in Standard Room at The Old Monastery in Sergeiv Posad with breakfast included
Day 3: Sergiev Posad - Pereslavl Zaleski - Rostov The Great
After breakfast you will be guided around this pretty area with a visit to St Trinity Lavra, the most famous UNESCO-protected monastery in Russia, followed by a trip to a toy factory & museum.

After lunch you will depart for Pereslavl Zaleski & the colourful domes & ornate interior of Cathedral of the Transfiguration.  Afterwards there will be a visit to the iron museum & the museum of kettle & gramophones.  Finally you will be transferred to Rostov the Great where you will check into your hotel. 

Overnight in Standard Room at Usadba Pleshanova in Rostov the Great with breakfast included.  
Day 4: Rostov the Great - Yaroslavl - Kostroma
After breakfast you will be delving into Russia's history with a special ticket for the Kremlin that gives you access to all of its exhibitions.Visit the Kremlin with the spécial ticket (giving access to all the exhibitions of the Kremlin)This will be followed by a concert of bells from the bell tower of Rostov Kremlin, whose chiming can be heard for miles and miles around. 

After lunch you will be transferred to Yaroslavl where you will be taken on a city tour that includes a vistit to Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery, a fine example of the grandeur of Russian Orthodox churches.  This will be followed by a trip to Tower bastille & a visit to the museum reserve Yaroslavl historical, architectural and artistic objects.  Afterwards, you will be transferred to Kostroma.

Overnight in Standard Room at Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel in Kostroma with breakfast included.  


Day 5: Kostroma - Suzdal
After breakfast you will be taken on a city tour of Kostroma which will include a visit to the Ipatiev Monastery whose white stone walls and gem green roof cuts an impressive image against the the backdrop of an amazing landscape.  This will be followed by a visit to the museum of wooden architecture.  After lunch you will be transferred to Suzdal where you will check into your hotel. 

Overnight in Standard Room at Svetliy Terem Hotel in Suzdal with breakfast included.
Day 6: Suzdal
After breakfast you will be taken on a tour of this seemingly untouched 19th century town that will start at Suzdal Kremlin.  This town is first & foremost a place of beauty: cute wooden cottages and gently sloping, flower-filled meadows are reflected in the clear river...the very picture of rural Russia.

Next is a trip to the monastery of Pokrov which will be followed by a trip to the picturesque St. Euthymius monastery, a 14th century monastery that features a seven-domed cathedral, covered in the intricate paintings that the Russian Orthodox church is so well known for.

After lunch, visit the Gold Room & Suzdal prison & then discover the daily lives of Russian farmers at the Museum of Rural Life.  The evening is free to do as you wish. 

Overnight in Standard Room at Svetliy Terem Hotel in Suzdal with breakfast included. 


Day 7: Suzdal - Vladimir - Moscow
After breakfast depart for Vladimir, a true gem that will delight you with its cluster of exquisite churches, some of the oldest in Russia.  On the list of cathedral you will visit are Assumption Cathedral, Cathedral Dimitri & the iconic Golden Gates that guard the entrance.  This will be followed by a visit to the historical museum.

After lunch, you will be transferred to Moscow where you will have the rest of the day to explore this impressive city. 

Overnight in Standard Room at Hotel Inn by Radisson Sadu in Moscow with breakfast included. 


Day 8: Moscow - UK
After breakfast you will be free to further explore the city before you are transferred to the airport in time for you flight home. 

Please note: a visa is required for entry into Russia. Please see further details at the bottom of this page.

Your Hotels

You will stay in the following hotels in Standard Rooms on a bed & breakfast stay (as per the above itinerary).

Adults
1 Adult
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults

Park Inn by Radisson Sadu, Moscow (2 nights)
Explore popular attractions in Russia's capital city easily from this contemporary accommodation in Moscow's historic district. This Moscow hotel is situated near Red Square and the Kremlin and is just steps away from the Polyanka metro station for easy travel to key destinations.

The Old Monastery Hotel, Serguei Possad (1 night)
Situated within the walls of a monastery, this 19th century building is located in the centre of Sergiev Posad.

Usadba Pleshanova, Rostov The Great (1 night)
Located in the old town of Rostov Velikiy, Usadba Pleshanova is less than 0.9 miles away from Lake Nero. It features a bar, on-site restaurant, and offers an indoor pool.

Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel, Kostroma (1 night)
This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. Located on the Volga River bank in Kostroma, Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel offers free WiFi.

Svetliy Terem Hotel, Suzdal (2 nights)
This picturesque hotel features rustic wood cabins that are nestled among a beautiful meadow & features a courtyard, library & spa.

Please not that if these hotels are not available you will be accommodated in hotels of a similar standard.

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Private transfers are included throughout your tour.

The transfer times / distances are as follows:
    -  Moscow Airport to Park Inn by Radisson Sadu: 25min / 7.5km
    -  Park Inn by Radisson Sadu to  The Old Monastery Hotel: 1hr 30min / 80km
    -  The Old Monastery Hotel to Usadba Pleshanova: 2hrs / 140km
    -  Usadba Pleshanova to  Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel: 2hrs / 135km
    -  Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel to Svetliy Terem Hotel: 2hr 45min / 190km 
    -  Svetliy Terem Hotel to  Park Inn by Radisson Sadu: 4hr 10min / 220km

Visa

A visa is required for entry into Russia.

You will require a letter of invitation to support your visa application, which will be provided by our local supplier.

Last name
First name
Middle name
The date of birth
Passport number
Nationality
Gender

Once you have received your letter of invitation, you will need to apply for a visa.

We would recommend visiting the following website as the visa application process provided by the Russian Nation Tourist Office.
 
http://www.visitrussia.org.uk/visa/tourist-visa.php

Standard Service – 7 working days - £115
Express Service – 2 working days - £210

(prices correct at time of print, subject to change)

PLEASE NOTE: WHEN APPLYING FOR A VISA IT IS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE YOUR FINGERPRINTS TO THE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES.  YOU MUST DO THIS IN PERSON BY VISITING THEIR OFFICE IN EITHER LONDON OR EDINBURGH
 
If you do require any assistance, it may be worth contacting the Russian National Tourist Office on 0207 985 1234 to discuss this further.

Voyage Prive cannot be held responsible for visas and full cancellation costs will be incurred in the event the visa is not granted or received in advance of your departure.

What's Included?

  • 2 nights in hotel Park Inn by Radisson Sadu (or similar) in Moscow
  • 1 night in The Old Monastery Hotel (or simiar) in Sergueiv Possad
  • 1 night in Usadba Pleshanova (or similar) in Rostov The Great
  • 1 night in Moskovskaya Zastava Hotel (or similar) in Kostroma
  • 2 nights in Svetliy Terem Hotel (or similar) in Suzdal
  • Transports as per program
  • Private transfer services as per program
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Visa support letter
  • Registration fees

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

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You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com


Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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