This 13 night cruise discovers traditional Russia, visiting places off the beaten track. Combining Russia's beautiful countryside, the famous city's of the Volga River like Volgograd and Kazan with the culturally rich capital of Moscow, this tour is a good way of exploring Soviet era towns with small picturesque villages.
Volga Dream is the most prestigious cruise vessel operating on the Russian waterways. The ship has just 56 superbly appointed guest cabins, each with air-conditioning, a flat screen TV, safe and a mini-bar. The ship is equipped with stylish teak deck furniture and a fitness centre with sauna. All cabins have outside views. Panoramic windows are in all cabins except on the Cabin Deck, which has portholes. Double beds are only available for Promenade and Sun decks. All meals are included on the cruise (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner) with house wine, draft beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner.
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Fly from London Heathrow to Moscow with British Airways or Aeroflot and transfer to the Volga Dream for 13 nights. (N)
Tour of Moscow, including Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral and the Metro followed by an afternoon visit to the Old Tretyakov Gallery, which houses the largest collection of Russian art in the world. . (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Kremlin, Russia's apex of political power. The tour includes the Patriach's Palace, Cathedral Square and the Armoury Museum, which houses an opulent collection of treasures collected by the Russian state and church. (B, L, D)
Walking tour of the city, including the Chapel of Dmitry and Church of Transfiguration. (B, L, D)
Full day cruising along the Volga. (B, L, D)
Explore the oldest city on the Volga and visit the Church of Elijah the Prophet, the Savior Transfiguration Monastery and the Church of Elijah the Prophet with its intricate frescos. (B, L, D)
Formerly known as Gorky, this was a closed city to foreigners up until recent times. Visit the Kremlin and view Pechersky monastery. (B, L, D)
Explore Russia's third city and visit the Unesco World Heritage site of the Kremlin. (B, L, D)
Tour of Samara including visit to the Samara State Art Museum. (B, L, D)
Morning city tour of Saratov including the Radishev State Art Museum, the first Russian picture gallery outside of Moscow and St Petersburg. (B, L, D)
Known for it's heroic defence against the Germany Army in 1942, visit the Stalingrad battle panorama museum and Mamayev Hill Memorial. (B, L, D)
Morning city tour including visit to the Kremlin. Afternoon caviar tasting. (B, L, D)
Morning transfer to the airport for a flight to London Heathrow via Moscow. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is not
exclusive to Cox & Kings clients and the
cruise itinerary is subject to change due to
weather conditions, varying water levels and
lock passage. Cox & Kings is acting as an
agent on behalf of Volga Dream Cruises and
its cancellation conditions will apply. Please
contact Cox & Kings for details.
The Volga Dream departs on the following dates:
24 June to 6 July 2018 (Moscow to Astrakhan)
6 to 19 July 2018 (Astrakhan to Moscow)
5 to 18 October 2018 (Moscow to Astrakhan)
Superior stateroom on the Main deck: £445.00
Deluxe staterooms on Promenade deck: £745.00
Deluxe staterooms on Sun Deck: £845.00
Junior suite on the Promenade and Sun decks: £1,395
Deluxe Junior suite on the Sun Deck: £1,860
The Owners Suite on Promenade deck: £2,705
Standard single on the Promenade deck: £4,450
Deluxe single on the Sun deck: £4,920
The cruise itinerary is subject to
change due to weather conditions, varying
water levels and lock passage. Some departures
operate in reverse order.
This tour will have transfers
and excursions shared with one or more other
parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings
clients. Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on
behalf of Volga Dream Cruises and its cancellation
conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings
Based in 5-star accommodation.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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