We invite you to plunge into the atmosphere of ancient Russian culture on a tour of the cities of Golden Russia, where you will spend an unforgettable vacation in the company of like-minded people!

In five days you will visit such historical cities as Vladimir, Bogolyubovo, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov the Great, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Sergiev Posad and Alexandrov.

You will be able to enjoy the rich cultural heritage of these cities, see historical monuments and famous sights, visit museums, get acquainted with the local flavor and traditions. 

Location

Moscow
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 9 Oct
    • 7 – 11 Oct
    • 12 – 16 Oct
    • 14 – 18 Oct
    • 19 – 23 Oct
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Moscow
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Museum City
There are about 200 historical monuments in Suzdal, many of which have UNESCO World Heritage status
Flexible program
Additional excursions for every taste will make your stay unforgettable
Golden Gate
We will see a symbol of the greatness and power of Ancient Russia. The gates decorated the main entrance to the richest princely boyar part of the city
Alexander Kremlin
Let's admire the white-stone churches of the Alexandrovskaya Sloboda, fantasizing about how Ivan the Terrible once made important state decisions here and established an oprichnina
Kostroma
The ancient merchant city, which has preserved to this day the original appearance of the architectural ensemble of the XVIII century, will reveal to us the veil of mystery of its unique history

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure from Moscow. Vladimir and Bogolyubovo

    Gathering of the group in Moscow: VDNKH metro station, parking lot to the right of the Cosmos Hotel.

    • at 07:45 – on departure on Saturday;
    • at 09:00 – on departure on Monday.

    Departure to Vladimir:

    • at 08:00 – on departure on Saturday;
    • at 09:15 – on departure on Monday.

    Travel excursion program.

    Lunch at a cafe in the city.

    Vladimir city tour - the ancient capital of Northeastern Russia and one of the most visited cities of the Golden Ring of Russia by tourists: several amazing monuments of Russian medieval white stone architecture have been preserved here.
    First of all, this applies to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Assumption Cathedral, Dmitrievsky Cathedral and the Golden Gate.

    Sightseeing of the 12th century:

    The Golden Gate (architecture) is a symbol of the greatness and power of Ancient Russia. They decorated the main entrance to the richest princely boyar part of the city.

    Dmitrievsky Cathedral is a monument of Vladimir-Suzdal architecture of the pre-Mongol period, or the Assumption Cathedral is a masterpiece of white stone architecture. It is a unique treasure trove of Russian church art. It preserves paintings of the XII-XIX centuries. The famous frescoes of the icon painter Andrei Rublev.

    On request for an additional fee:

    The Museum of Crystal and Glass of the XVIII-XXI centuries or the exposition "Old Vladimir" in a 4-storey tower in 1912. (tells about the city of the late XIX century. – early XX century.) or the Military-historical exposition in the Golden Gate.

    Transfer to Bogolyubovo village.

    On the territory of the palace-castle of Andrei Bogolyubsky (the only civil building of Ancient Russia that has survived at least partially), an excursion to one of the oldest Russian monasteries on the Vladimir land - Bogolyubovsky Monastery: the chambers of Prince Andrew, the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin (architecture).

    Church of the Intercession on the Nerl (architecture) - according to weather conditions. It was located practically on the river "strelka", making out the intersection of the most important water trade routes. This miracle, preserved since the XII century, is called the swan temple.

    Accommodation at the hotel SCC "Suzdal" 3* Suzdal, (reserve hotels: "Russian village 3*", Vladimir, "Amaks Golden Ring 3*", Vladimir, "Levitan 3*", Vladimir). Rooms of the "standard" category.

    Dinner at the hotel/city restaurant (without transfer, within 1 km radius).

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  • Day 2 - Suzdal. Transfer to Kostroma and sightseeing tour to Ivanovo
  • Day 3 - Yaroslavl and Kostroma
  • Day 4 - Rostov, Pereslavl-Zalessky and Sergiev Posad
  • Day 5 - Alexandrov
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels along the way in standard rooms (double occupancy).

The cost of the tour for 1 person for arrivals October-April (off-season):, RUB.:

FoodBreakfast onlyNo dinnersFull meals: 5 lunches + 4 breakfasts + 4 dinners
Cost26 29028 79030 790

The surcharge for a single room is 7,550 rubles (1 person in a room).

The discount for an additional seat is 1,000 rubles. (3 people in the room).

Excursion package (Rostov Veliky - walls and passages or the finifti Museum, Yaroslavl - the Church of Elijah the Prophet (in summer - interior, in winter - exterior inspection), Suzdal - the Museum of Wooden Architecture and the Spaso-Efimiev Monastery, Vladimir - the Museum of Crystal and Glass or the exposition "Old Vladimir") - 2,700 rubles per person.

The choice of a seat on the bus is 2,450 rubles.

The surcharge for those who prefer comfort is 15,750 rubles per person (standard rooms in 4* hotels or superior rooms (Business/Junior Suite/Suite) in 3* hotels). Examples of 4* hotels: Vladimir - "Chester 4*", "Voznesenskaya Sloboda 4*", Suzdal – "Pushkarskaya Sloboda 4*", "Sokol 4*", Kostroma - "I am a 4* hotel", "Golden Ring 4*", "Ostrovsky 4*", Yaroslavl –Cosmos 4*, Ring Premier 4*, Royal 4*, Sergiev Posad - Boutique Hotel Russian Courtyard 4*, Tsarskaya Village 4*.

The hotels are indicated approximately, it is possible to replace them with similar ones.

SCC "Suzdal" 3*, Suzdal 1 night

This hotel is located in the picturesque Kamenka River Valley, 250 km from Moscow. It offers a spa area with a wide range of wellness treatments and relaxation programs. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. A delicious buffet breakfast is served every morning at the SCC Suzdal Hotel.

All soundproofed rooms are equipped with a TV with cable channels and a refrigerator. Some rooms have a cozy seating area. Guests have free access to the pool and sauna for 1 hour per day. You can also play bowling and billiards at the hotel.

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Azimut 3* Hotel, Kostroma 2 nights
The Old Lavra Hotel 3*, Sergiev Posad 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Moscow

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation;
  • meals according to the tour menu according to the selected option;
  • guided tours according to the program (including museum tickets and guide services);
  • transportation services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • the surcharge for a single room is 7,550 rubles (1 person in a room );
  • excursion package (Rostov Veliky - walls and passages or the finifti Museum, Yaroslavl - the Church of Elijah the Prophet (in summer - interior, in winter - external inspection), Suzdal - the Museum of Wooden Architecture and the Spaso-Efimiev Monastery, Vladimir - the Museum of Crystal and Glass or the exposition "Old Vladimir") - 2,700 rubles per person;
  • the choice of a seat on the bus is 2,450 rubles.;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Important information about the tour
  • The time of departure and arrival in Moscow is indicative and cannot be considered a mandatory item of the program.
  • The company reserves the right to make changes to the excursion program depending on objective circumstances while maintaining volume and quality. It is possible to replace some excursions with equivalent ones. And also to replace hotels of the same category or higher.
  • If the number of tourists in a group is less than 20 people, a minibus of a foreign tourist class can be provided.
  • The company does not arrange room check-in for your safety and comfort.
  • This program is recommended for children from 6 years old.
  • The seating on the bus is fixed. Seats on the bus are provided automatically 1 day before the start of the tour. In case of an emergency, the available places are determined by the guide.
  • The "Place selection" service, the manager will fix the desired place for you in advance (the cost of the service in the prices and discounts block).
  • Joining children's groups to the tour is on request.
  • The time according to the tour program (especially the arrival time) is indicated approximately. There may be delays due to circumstances beyond the control of the Tour Operator / Travel Agent (traffic jams, vehicle breakdowns, etc.), in connection with which the bus arrival time at the final destination along the route may be extended by 2-3 hours. When self-booking travel documents by Tourists for further travel to their destination (permanent residence), it is necessary to take into account the possible increase in tour time. Compensation for travel tickets (air, railway), in case of delay of vehicles within the tour for reasons beyond the control of the Tour Operator / Travel Agent, is not made.
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