Take a great tour of the main cities of the Golden Ring!

You will see 16 cities at once in all their splendor: Kolomna – Ryazan – Gus-Khrustalny – Murom – Nizhny Novgorod – Gorokhovets – Vladimir – Bogolyubovo – Suzdal – Ivanovo – Kostroma – Yaroslavl – Rostov Veliky – Pereslavl-Zalessky – Sergiev Posad – Alexandrov.

If you dreamed of visiting the main historical cities in one trip, then this tour is for you!

The program of the 10-day tour can be found at the link: https://bolshayastrana.com/tury-po-zolotomu-kolcu/ot-oki-do-volgi-obzornyj-tur-po-gorodam-zolotogo-kolca-244207.

Location

Moscow
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 24 – 31 May
    • 31 May – 7 Jun
    • 7 – 14 Jun
    • 14 – 21 Jun
    • 21 – 28 Jun
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Moscow
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Kolomna through the centuries
The Kolomna Kremlin awaits you, without which you cannot imagine the city, a walk through the atmospheric Posad, charming panoramas and bell towers
Nizhny Novgorod expanses
You will visit the observation decks of Nizhny Novgorod, which offers an unforgettable view of Strelka and the Volga region
The medieval capital of Russia
Stroll through the quiet winding streets of Vladimir, admire the golden-domed cathedrals and elegant parish churches
Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra
You will visit the truly main monastery of Russia, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List
Snow-white Swan Temple
Enjoy the elegant Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, built right in the middle of the flood meadows

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure from Moscow. Kolomna and Ryazan

    07:45 Gathering of the group in Moscow: metro station "VDNKH", parking lot to the right of the hotel "Cosmos".

    08:00 Departure to Kolomna.

    Travel excursion program.

    Visit to the Kolomna Kremlin.

    The architectural complex of the Kolomna Kremlin is the most important historical and cultural monument of Kolomna, which was formed in the XIV-XIX centuries.

    Kolomna Kremlin is surrounded by fragments of the fortress wall and preserved towers. Currently, 7 Kremlin towers have been preserved, of which the more significant are Marinkina, Granovitaya and Pyatnitskaya passage.

    On the territory of the Kremlin there is a Cathedral Square, the architectural appearance of which consists of:

    • Assumption Cathedral, built by decree of Dmitry Donskoy;
    • the tent bell tower (XVII century) is the most powerful belfry of this type in the Moscow region;
    • Tikhvin Cathedral (XVIII-XIX centuries);
    • Trinity Novo-Golutvin monastery (XVII – XIX centuries) and school (early XX century).

    Among the most ancient buildings of the Kolomna Kremlin are the Resurrection Church adjacent to Cathedral Square (XIV – XIX centuries), in which Prince Dmitry Donskoy and Evdokia of Suzdal were married in 1366, and the church of Nikola Gostiny (1501) – one of the first brick temples in Russia.

    Lunch at a cafe in the city.

    Transfer to Ryazan.

    Sightseeing tour of the city with a visit to the territory of the Ryazan Kremlin.

    A walk through the Small city Center, affecting Sobornaya and Sennaya Squares, Lenin Square, the summer house of the Noble Assembly, Pochtovaya and Astrakhan streets, at the intersection of which there is a monument to Yevpatiy Kolovrat.

    On the Theater Square there is a Drama Theater, a monument to K.E.Tsiolkovsky and the Nikolo-Yamskaya Temple.

    The monument to S.A.Yesenin is the main and largest of the monuments to the famous countryman located in Ryazan.

    The saying "We have mushrooms with eyes in Ryazan, they are eaten, they look" is dedicated to the original sculptural composition "Mushrooms with eyes in Ryazan".

    A wonderful panorama of the Ryazan Kremlin opens from the embankment of the Trubezh River.

    Visiting the territory of the Ryazan Kremlin (independently without an accompanying guide).

    On the southwestern side of the Kremlin hill there is an ancient earthen rampart – a defensive structure of the XIII-XVII centuries. Until the end of the XVII – beginning of the XVIII century. wooden walls and towers of the Kremlin were located on the rampart. In front of the rampart was a defensive moat filled with water.

    The territory of the Cathedral Park is connected to the Kremlin by the Glebovsky Bridge, which successfully performed military and defensive functions in the XV century. During sieges, the bridge rose to the walls, thereby blocking the way of the attackers.

    In the western part of the Cathedral Park there is the Church of the Savior on Yar, which offers a wonderful view of the flood meadows. The elegant five-domed church is deservedly considered one of the best in Ryazan, and is also the oldest functioning temple in the city.

    Accommodation in a hotel in Ryazan. 

    Dinner at the hotel/city restaurant (without transfer, within 1 km radius).
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  • Day 2 - Goose-Crystal and Murom. Transfer to Nizhny Novgorod
  • Day 3 - Nizhny Novgorod and Gorokhovets. Moving to Vladimir
  • Day 4 - Vladimir and Bogolyubovo
  • Day 5 - Suzdal. Transfer to Kostroma and a travel tour of Ivanovo
  • Day 6 - Yaroslavl and Kostroma
  • Day 7 - Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalessky and Sergiev Posad
  • Day 8 - Completion of the program. Alexandrov
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels along the way in rooms of the "standard" category.

The cost of the tour for 1 person / rub. (double occupancy):

Season/mealsBreakfast onlyNo dinnersFull power
October – April44 10048 10051 600
May – September45 40049 40052 900

The surcharge for a single room is 11250 rubles.

Discount for an extra bed (3 people in a room) – 2000 rubles.

Choosing a seat on the bus – 3920 rubles.

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

Forum 4* Hotel, Ryazan 1 night

This 4-star hotel is located in a quiet location in the city of Ryazan. It offers a stylish spa, Mediterranean and Russian cuisine, and soundproofed rooms. Lenin Square and the Ryazan Kremlin are just a 5-minute drive away.

The classic rooms and suites at the Forum Congress Hotel feature a seating area, air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi is also available.

At the Congress Hotel's spa, guests can relax in the sauna and massage room or work out in the gym. You can also play billiards. Il Gusto Restaurant serves fine cuisine and fine wines. A varied buffet breakfast is served each morning

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Ibis 3* Hotel, Nizhny Novgorod 1 night
Amaks Golden Ring 3* Hotel, Vladimir 1 night
SCC "Suzdal" 3*, Suzdal 1 night
Azimut 3* Hotel, Kostroma 2 nights
The Old Lavra Hotel 3*, Sergiev Posad 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Moscow

Included in price

  • accommodation in hotels with all amenities along the way in standard rooms;
  • meals (according to the selected option);
  • guided tours according to the program (including museum tickets and guide services);
  • transportation service.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • the surcharge for a single room is 11250 rubles.;
  • choosing a seat on the bus – 3920 rubles.;
  • the package of additional excursions according to the program is 2,700 rubles.;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Important information about the tour
  1. The time of departure and arrival in Moscow is indicative and cannot be considered a mandatory item of the program.
  2. 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.
  3. If the number of tourists in a group is less than 20 people, a minibus of a foreign tourist class can be provided.
  4. The company does not arrange room check-in for your safety and comfort.
  5. This program is recommended for children from 6 years old.
  6. 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 for an additional fee.
  7. 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 (traffic jams, vehicle breakdowns, etc.), and therefore the arrival time of the bus 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, is not made.
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