Dates and Prices
|| Date |||Price per person in DBL/TWN room |||SGL supplement||
|06/10/2016||1730 $||325 $|
|07/08/2016||1850 $||325 $|
|07/22/2016||1850 $||325 $|
|08/12/2016||1730 $||325 $|
|08/26/2016||1730 $||325 $|
Golden Ring tour Program
Day 1 (Moscow)
Arrival, transfer to the hotel, check in.
Day 2 (Moscow)
Sightseeing tour of the city, photo stops at the most picturesque places of the city such as Red Square, the Bolshoy Theatre, St. Basil Cathedral, Novodevichiy Convent, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the building of Lubyanka (former KGB headquarters) and many others.
Then moving to Moscow Metro that is considered to be one of the most beautiful metros in the world. The diversity of the stations is high; it’s belived that metro stations in Moscow looks like palace rooms.
After metro stations tour we will move to Arbat street to watch on historical houses and catch the Moscow city atmosphere.
Day 3 (Moscow, Kremlin)
Visiting of the historical and political centre of Moscow – the Kremlin. Visiting of one of the Cathedrals, Palace of the President, the Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon.
Day 4 (Vladimir, Suzdal)
Transfer to Vladimir.
4 day begins with an introduction to the cities of the Golden Ring. The touristic group moves to “Golden gate” of the Golden Ring – the city of Vladimir. Tour of Vladimir with a tour of the monuments of architecture of the XVII century. The architecture of the Golden Gate, Cathedral of St. Demetrius, the Assumption Cathedral, the Museum “Crystal, lacquer miniature and embroidery” and the exhibition “Old Vladimir”. Transfer to a. Bogolyubovo. Excursion to Bogolyubovo Monastery Chamber of Prince Andrew, the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin (interior), Church of the Intercession on the Nerl (exterior) – depends on weather conditions.
Transfer to Suzdal.
The city of Suzdal was mentioned in 1024. Very soon the city becomes cutural and religios center of Russia.
Sightseeing tour of Suzdal. You will visit the Kremlin, Monastery of Saint Euthymius, Pokrovsky Monastery, Museum of Wooden Architecture.
Excursion to the village Kideksha. Visit Boris and Gleb Church (interior), planted by Yuri Dolgoruky in 1152. Lunch in a restaurant in the city of Suzdal.
Night at the hotel.
Day 5 (Rostov and Sergiev Posad)
Transfer to Rostov.
Rostov is one of the most ancient towns in Russia. The city was first mensioned in 988. Due to its unique arhitecture the city was included to Golden Ring of Russia. In the 13th century Rostov becames the capital of one of the most prominent Russian principalities. Even after it lost independence Rostov continued being an extremely important religious centre. We will visit the Kremlinand the Museum of Smalts, and walk to lake Nero.
Transfer to Sergiev Posad.
Check in at the hotel. Night at the hotel.
Day 6 (Sergiev Posad)
(Optional) As an optional tour you can visit the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius that is one of the most important monasteries in Russia and the spiritual centre of Russian Orthodox Church. UNESCO listed this Monastery in World Heritage Sites in 1993 stating that it is “a good example of a functioning orthodox monastery that has some military features typical for the 15th-18th centuries, the main period of its development”. UNESCO also notes that one of the treasures of the monastery is the famous Trinity icon by Andrey Rubliov.
Transfer to the airport.
THE PRICE INLCUDES
-Accommodation: 3 nights at the Marriott Tverskaya Hotel 4*
1 night at the Goriachie Kliuchi Hotel 4*
1 night at the Imperial Village 4*
-Buffet breakfast in the hotel
-Transfers (transfer upon arrival with an English speaking guide and departure transfer without a guide)
-Tours and excursions in Moscow: city tour, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Metro, a walk along Arbat Street, Kremlin.
-Tours and excursions in Vladimir, Suzdal, Rostov according to the programme
-Transport: minibus or bus for all the tours and transfers
-English speaking guide
-Entrances to the museums as per the itinerary
The price of the Golden Ring does not include:
- Flight to Moscow;
- Flights from Moscow;
- Optional excursions and services;
Location of the Golden Ring tour