Cruise: MS Rostropovich St. Petersburg - Moscow

This is a reverse sailing for our exclusive offer on MS Rostropovich. Longer touring program and upgraded hotels, best guides and professional transfers - this is the most enriching and all-inclusive program using this ship. And it comes at a regular price 

Tour details
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Type: 4-star cruise
From: $3,325 per person
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$3,325
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Closest Dates

Jul 20 - Jul 31, 2017
Aug 3 - Aug 14, 2017
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Day 1
Arrival in St. Petersburg -
Welcome to St. Petersburg - the crown jewel of Russia and one of the world's most beautiful cities! Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free. No meals included.
Day 2
Trip to Pushkin -
Today you travel to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace. During the tour you walk through its lavish parks and gardens and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room. After the tour you return to your hotel. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 3
Trip to Peterhof -
Today you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars - Peterhof. During the tour you visit the famous Peterhof Palace and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park. Optional tour: Faberge Museum (min number of visitors - 8 persons). After the tour you are transferred to the river port to board the MS Rostropovich. Upon arrival you enjoy a traditional Bread, Salt & Vodka Ceremony. Breakfast and dinner are included.
Day 4
St. Petersburg City Tour & Visit to the Hermitage -
Today you enjoy a guided city tour that includes visits to the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Hermitage Museum. After the tour you return on board and your cruise starts. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 5
Mandrogi Walking Tour -
Today you have some free time to explore the village of Mandrogi. You can stroll around beautifully-decorated wooden houses, experience the traditional crafts of the Russian countryside and buy some authentic Russian souvenirs. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.
Day 6
Tour of Kizhi Island -
During Kizhi walking tour you explore its famous Pogost including the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.
Day 7
Goritsy Sightseeing Tour -
Today you arrive in Goritsy and have a guided tour that includes a visit to the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery that houses one of the greatest collections of Russian icons in the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.
Day 8
Uglich Sightseeing Tour -
During your city tour you visit the Kremlin territory, the Transfiguration Cathedral and the famous Church of St. Dmitry-on-Blood. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board.
Day 9
Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Kremlin -
Today you arrive in Moscow - the gorgeous capital of Russia. Upon arrival you have a guided city tour that includes visits to Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior (if time and availability permit), and the iconic Kremlin. After the tour you return on board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 10
Visit to the Museum of Cosmonautics & Metro Ride -
During your guided tour you explore the VDNKh, visit the Museum of Cosmonautics and enjoy a short Moscow Metro ride. After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 11
Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery & Novodevichiy Cemetery -
Today you go on a guided tour to the real treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, and see the famous Novodevichiy Cemetery. Optional tour: Armoury Chamber & St. Basil’s Cathedral (min number of visitors - 8 persons). After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. Breakfast is included.
Day 12
Departure from Moscow -
This is the final day of your amazing St. Petersburg - Moscow cruise. After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. Breakfast is included.
Reviews about this trip

Annora Mostert
I just want to thank you and Travel-All-Russia for making our trip an unforgettable experience. It was definitely one of my best trips ever and everything was extremely well organized. I will definitely recommend Travel-All-Russia to everybody who wants to visit Russia.

Rae Brammer-Wilson & William Wilson
My husband and I want to let you know just how much we enjoyed our recent trip to Russia that was booked through you. We were not let down. In fact, we were so impressed by the coordination, the friendliness, the promptness of all involved. Everything outdid our expectations. The hotels were wonderful, the guides were perfect and informative, the ship was just as we expected, and the food was fabulous. We will always remember this trip and thank you so much for your guidance.

What's included

tick Accommodation in remarkable 5-star hotels in St. Petersburg and Moscow;
   
tick Breakfasts at the hotels;
   
tick Lunches according to the itinerary in St. Petersburg and Moscow restaurants;
   
tick Accommodation in all outside cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control and large picture window;
   
tick Three meals daily in the ship's restaurants with the same menu for all passengers irrespective of cabin category;
   
tick Meal service on board begins with dinner on the day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on the day of disembarkation;
   
tick One glass of wine for every dinner on board of the ship only, water is included for all meals at the restaurant plus daily in the cabin (1 bottle);
   
tick Coffee-station for early risers;
   
tick Captain’s Welcome cocktail reception and Farewell dinner;
   
tick Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of call, guided tours on shore and entrance fees;
   
tick Short on board classes on Russian history, language and even singing;
   
tick Nightly entertainment and dancing;
   
tick Tour of the ship’s bridge;
   
tick Full Russian visa processing service for US and Australian customers and visa support service (invitation) for customers from other countries;
   
tick Airport transfers.

Not included: international flights, optional tours, gratuities and all personal expenses.

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Dates Main Deck Standard Deluxe Main Deck Deluxe Middle Deck Deluxe Boat Deck Bolshoi Suite Middle Deck
Jul 20 - Jul 31, 2017 $3,325
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$3,518
sold out
$3,810
sold out
$3,887
sold out
$4,395
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Aug 3 - Aug 14, 2017 $3,325
1 cabin left
$3,518
2 cabins left
$3,810
sold out
$3,887
2 cabins left
$4,395
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Aug 17 - Aug 28, 2017 $3,248
sold out
$3,441
1 cabin left
$3,733
3 cabins left
$3,810
2 cabins left
$4,318
sold out
Aug 31 - Sep 11, 2017 $3,248
sold out
$3,441
sold out
$3,733
sold out
$3,810
1 cabin left
$4,318
1 cabin left

Hotels

Hand-picked hotels

You will be staying in remarkable hotels located in the heart of the city. Each of them has been hand-picked and carefully examined by our staff. So rest assured you will have the best value option, regardless of the category.

To learn hotel details, call us or request a quote

Visa

Many of our cruises include visa support. We arrange visas to Russia, China, Mongolia, Ukraine and Belarus. Please refer to What's included section to see if visa service is included in this cruise program.

Our Visa Departments in Washington DC and Sydney provide comprehensive visa service for US and Australian citizens and residents. We will prepare your application and take it to the Russian Consulate, and make sure that it is perfect (approval rate of our applications is 99.9%). Customers from other countries can also utilize our visa support. We will issue official visa invitation, which is required for applying for Russian visa, and provide you with step-by-step instructions for the application process. 

United States / Australian customers

 

Visa service included in your cruise We will prepare your application package and submit it to the Russian Consulate in Washington DC and Sydney. 

 

Visa service is not included in your cruise program You can apply for visas on your own OR you can purchase our visa services: Visa section


Customers from other countries

 

Visa service included in your cruise We will send you a Russian visa invitation. Document preparation service can be purchased as an option.

 

Visa service is not included in your cruise program You can apply for visas on your own OR you can purchase our visa service. Visa section

 

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Sights included in program

St. Petersburg: Peter and Paul Fortress

St. Petersburg: Peter and Paul Fortress

The place where it all started. Without Peter the Great it would have been a whole other country. Come and see Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: The Hermitage Museum

St. Petersburg: The Hermitage Museum

Come experience over 2 centuries or Slavic art from paintings and graphic work to archeology and imperial porcelain exhibits. There is nothing like it Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: Peterhof

St. Petersburg: Peterhof

Mind-boggling palace and park complex of Peterhof with its impressive palace, fountains with golden statues and breathtaking parks is an absolute must-see Why you should see it
St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace

St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace

Experience the life of luxury at the summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. History and splendor abound in a gateway into the life of the Empress herself Why you should see it
Mandrogi

Mandrogi

From homemade vodka to horse-draw carriages and traditional craftwork, this is a step back in time for every visitor. Lose yourself in tradition and folklore Why you should see it
Kizhi Island

Kizhi Island

The quaint and quirky island life of Russia awaits. Step into the 16th century traditional life of Russia in the open air museum of Kizhi and experience the past first-hand Why you should see it
Goritsy

Goritsy

The only active female monastery in this region of Russia. From religious practice to the of housing of political opponents, Goritsy is a slice of Russia's deep and diverse history Why you should see it
Uglich

Uglich

Dating back to the 10th century Russia and reigned by Ivan the Terrible's brother Yury and the location of Ivan the Terrible's son's death. Dark, culturally rich, and an experience unlike any other Why you should see it
Moscow: the Kremlin

Moscow: the Kremlin

The symbol of Moscow and entire Russia, the Kremlin is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World. Learn why you should see it Why you should see it
Moscow: St. Basil's Cathedral

Moscow: St. Basil's Cathedral

Eastern orthodox architecture in the heart of Russia's capital. Stand before multi-colored onion domes and stand in the romantic Red Square and experience what it feels like to be a part of Russia Why you should see it
Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

Over one thousand years of Russia's finest art. From Rublev to Shishkin, over 170,000 exhibits of religious and modern art await Why you should see it

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