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St. Petersburg - Moscow 3-star cruise by Infoflot

7 days and 6 nights

  • Route
    St. Petersburg - Shlisselburg - Valaam - Svirstroy/Lodeynoe Pole - Mandrogui - Kizhi - Kuzino - Myshkin - Uglich - Moscow
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Cruise Ship
    3-star cruise ships: MS Swan Lake, MS Moonlight Sonata
  • Group Tour
    This is a group tour. There will be other people in your group.
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Itinerary

Day 1

St. Petersburg: Your cruise departs at 17:00 PM.

PLEASE NOTE: The program of this cruise doesn't include any sightseeing in St. Petersburg. We will be glad to help you arrange pre-cruise program in St. Petersburg (hotel, excursions, transfers), just ask your reservation specialist. 

Shlisselburg: The first stop will be on the spot, where the Neva River originates from the Lake Ladoga, on the island stands Shlisselburg Fortress named “Oreshek”. A long time ago the fortress had an extremely strategic importance, over time the fortress was converted into an analogue of Russian Alcatraz where there was a prison for especially serious criminals. Now the fortress is a branch of the Museum of the History of Petersburg - Leningrad.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2

Valaam: You will visit the main island of a unique archipelago in the northern part of the Ladoga Lake, where ships with foreign guests are rarely come. Visit the Valaam will become truly unforgettable experience. You will make a trip on a small boat along the coast of the island and also visit the impressive monastery, which is the most important center of Orthodoxy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Lodeynoye pole/ Svirstroy, Mandrogui: From Lodeynoye pole a bus will drive you to the Alexander-Svirsky Monastery founded in 1487.  It boasts one of the few preserved three-tented belfries and medieval clock towers in Russia. After the excursion the bus will drive you to Svirstroy where the ship will be waiting you.

Mandrogi. Accompanied by a folk ensemble you'll taste "shashlik" (a traditional Russia barbecue). Then you will take a walk around this amazing village inhabited by talented craftsmen; watch the artisans making carving wood and "matryoshkas" (Russian nesting dolls); view the Russian "izba" (traditional Russian house). The village illustrates the traditions and lifestyle of Russia's past.

Meals included: Breakfast, BBQ outdoors in Mandrogui, Dinner

Day 4

Kizhi Island: Explore the reserved island of Kizhi and its an open air museum with a precious collection of wooden churches and chapels. Walking on the island, you can see peasant houses, bell towers, windmills which were all collected from different parts of Russian North. Among them is the pearl of the collection — the 22-dome Transfiguration Cathedral (1714), that was built without a single nail. The museum’s collection is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Kuzino: You will visit the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its magnificent architecture and fascinates the visitors by its wonderful collection of Russian Orthodox icons and majestic churches.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Myshkin: Welcome to Myshkin where a brave mouse is a symbol of the town and actually gave the place its name («myshka» in Russian means «mouse»). Myshkin is a tiny town with very picturesque landscapes located right on the bank of the Volga, and it definitely has something to surprise its visitors.

Uglich: After the lunch you will get to know fascinating and ancient city of Uglich, part of the “Golden Ring” of cities surrounding Moscow. You will walk in a typical old Russian town and visit the modern interactive Museum of Hydropower, which belongs to the five best regional museums in Russia.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Moscow: The ship arrives in Moscow at 11:00 and your cruise ends here. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

PLEASE NOTE: This is the last day of the cruise. If you would like to book an extention in Moscow (hotel, excursions, transfers) our reservation specialist will be glad to help. 

Ships

"Swan Lake" is a 4-deck ship built in Germany. The motorship features  2 restaurants, a bar, a theater hall, baby club, cinema club, sauna, souvenir kiosk, ironing room, and a rental store.  


JUNIOR SUITE A WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK (17.5-21 sq.m.)
The cabin has 2 beds (can be twin or double on request), a sofa (2 additional sleeping places can be arranged), private facilities (with a walk-in shower), AC, 2 bedstands, an armchair, a table, a safe, a fridge, radio, a wardrobe, a hairdryer, a TV. Each cabin of this type has a private balcony. A shower kit, bathrobes, slippers, tableware are provided.

JUNIOR SUITE B WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK (15.5-16 sq.m.)
The cabin is equipped with 2 beds, which can be put together or separate, a sofa (which can be used for accommodation of 3rd person) or 2 armchairs, private facilities (with a walk-in shower), AC, 2 bedstands, a safe, a table, a banquette, a fridge, radio, a wardrobe, a hairdryer, a TV. Each cabin of this type has a private balcony. A shower kit, bathrobes, slippers, tableware are provided.

JUNIOR SUITE ON BOAT DECK (14 sq.m.)
The cabin has 2 beds, which can be put together or separate, private facilities (with a walk-in shower), AC, 2 bedstands, a safe, a table, 2 armchairs, a fridge, radio, a wardrobe, a hairdryer, a TV. This type has 2 panoramic windows. A shower kit, bathrobes, slippers, tableware are provided.

SINGLE CABIN WITH BALCONY ON BOAT DECK (A1+, 7.6 sq.m.)
The cabin has 1 bed, private facilities (with a walk-in shower), AC, a wardrobe, a fridge, radio, a TV, a hairdryer, an armchair. There is also a bunk bed for the 2nd person (if needed). Each cabin of this type has a private balcony.

SINGLE CABIN ON MIDDLE OR BOAT DECK (A1, 7.6 sq.m.)
The cabin has 1 bed, private facilities, AC, a wardrobe, a fridge, radio, a TV, a hairdryer. Cabins of this type have a panoramic window which can be open

STANDARD TWIN CABIN ON MAIN OR MIDDLE DECK (A2, 10 sq.m.)
The cabin has 2 separate beds, private facilities, AC, a wardrobe, a fridge, radio, a TV, a hairdryer. Cabins of this type have a panoramic window which can be open.

QUADRUPLE/TRIPLE CABIN ON LOWER DECK (A4-L, 13 sq.m.)
The cabin has 2 separate beds and 1 or 2 bunk beds, private facilities, a wardrobe, AC, a fridge, radio, a TV, a hairdryer. In this type of cabins there are portholes which cannot be open.

MS Moonlight Sonata is a 4-deck vessel built in Germany and named after one of the most famous musical compositions of Beethoven. the ship features Coffee house “Beethoven”, Widescreen cinema, Mini-golf on the sun deck, Ironing room, Souvenir shop, Rental service, Solarium in the open air, Kids Club “Bremen Town musicians”, Medical room, and Sauna. 


SUITE WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK
Suite 421 is double two-room cabin with balcony. It is possible passenger capacity of up to 4 persons The cabin is equipped with private facilities (shower cabin, toilet), large scenic windows, air conditioning. The cabin is furnished with a double bed (convertible to two single beds), bedside tables, large sofa, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, bath set (bath robes, slippers), crockery and cutlery, drinking water and «Welcome Set» (sparkling wine, fruit).

JUNIOR SUITE A WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK
Junior Suites A with balcony 422, 424 are double cabins with a passenger capacity of up to 4 persons. The cabins are equipped with private facilities (shower cabin, toilet), large scenic window, air conditioning and private balcony with furniture. The cabin is furnished with a double bed (convertible to two single beds), bedside tables, sofa or two arm-chairs, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, bath set (bath robes, slippers), crockery and cutlery, drinking water and «Welcome Set» (sparkling wine, fruit).

JUNIOR SUITE B WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK
Junior Suites B with balcony 401-408, 411-418 are double cabins. It is possible passenger capacity of up to 3 persons in the cabins 401, 402, 407, 408, 413-416.
The cabins are equipped with private facilities (shower cabin, toilet), large scenic window, air conditioning and private balcony with furniture. The cabin is furnished with a double bed (convertible to two single beds), bedside tables, sofa or two arm-chairs, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, bath set (bath robes, slippers), crockery and cutlery, drinking water and «Welcome Set» (sparkling wine, fruit).

JUNIOR SUITE ON BOAT DECK
Junior Suites 425-428 are equipped with private facilities (shower cabin, toilet), air conditioning and two large scenic windows. The cabin is furnished with a double bed (convertible to two single beds), bedside tables, two arm-chairs, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, bath set (bath robes, slippers), crockery and cutlery, drinking water and «Welcome Set» (sparkling wine, fruits).

SINGLE CABIN WITH A BALCONY ON BOAT DECK 
Single Cabins with balcony 409, 410, 419, 420, 423. It is possible passenger capacity of up to 2 persons. The cabins are equipped with private facilities (shower, toilet), air conditioning and private balcony with furniture and furnished with a single bed (additional bed is the upper berth), an arm-chair, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer.

SINGLE CABIN ON MIDDLE OR BOAT DECK
Standard  Single Cabins 349 - 352, 359, 360, 429, 430. The cabins are equipped with private facilities (shower, toilet), large scenic window, air conditioning and furnished with a single bed, table, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer.

STANDARD TWIN CABIN ON MAIN OR MIDDLE DECK 
Standard  Twin Cabins 313 – 348, 353 – 358 are located on the middle deck. It is possible passenger capacity of up to 3 persons in the cabins 313-324. Twin Standard Cabins 205 – 236, 305 – 312 are located on the main deck and on the aft of the middle deck. The cabins are equipped with private facilities (shower, toilet), large scenic window, air conditioning. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer.

QUADRUPLE/TRIPLE CABIN ON LOWER DECK (A4-L, 13 sq.m.)
Quadruple Cabins 101, 103, 105 – 114 are equipped with private facilities (shower, toilet), porthole window, air conditioning. It is possible triple and twin accommodation. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds and upper berths, table, cable and satellite TV, wardrobe, refrigerator, hair dryer.

Prices and Terms

3 Jun - 9 Jun 2019
Moonlight Sonata 3*
Lower Deck Cabin $935
Main Deck Cabin $1009
Middle Deck Cabin $1070
Single Middle Deck Cabin $1329
Junior Suite Boat Deck $1415
Single Boat Deck Cabin with a Balcony $1563
Junior Suite B Boat Deck with a Balcony $1636
Junior Suite A Boat Deck with a Balcony $1920
Two Room Suite Boat Deck with a Balcony $2166
24 Jun - 30 Jun 2019
Moonlight Sonata 3*
Lower Deck Cabin $935
Main Deck Cabin $1009
Middle Deck Cabin $1070
Single Middle Deck Cabin $1329
Junior Suite Boat Deck $1415
Single Boat Deck Cabin with a Balcony $1563
Junior Suite B Boat Deck with a Balcony $1636
Junior Suite A Boat Deck with a Balcony $1920
Two Room Suite Boat Deck with a Balcony $2166
14 Jul - 20 Jul 2019
Moonlight Sonata 3*
Lower Deck Cabin $935
Main Deck Cabin $1009
Middle Deck Cabin $1070
Single Middle Deck Cabin $1329
Junior Suite Boat Deck $1415
Single Boat Deck Cabin with a Balcony $1563
Junior Suite B Boat Deck with a Balcony $1636
Junior Suite A Boat Deck with a Balcony $1920
Two Room Suite Boat Deck with a Balcony $2166
4 Aug - 10 Aug 2019
Swan Lake 3*
Lower Deck Cabin $935
Main Deck Cabin $1009
Middle Deck Cabin $1070
Single Middle Deck Cabin $1329
Junior Suite Boat Deck $1415
Single Boat Deck Cabin with a Balcony $1563
Junior Suite B Boat Deck with a Balcony $1636
Junior Suite A Boat Deck with a Balcony $1920
Two Room Suite Boat Deck with a Balcony $2166
25 Aug - 31 Aug 2019
Swan Lake 3*
Lower Deck Cabin $935
Main Deck Cabin $1009
Middle Deck Cabin $1070
Single Middle Deck Cabin $1329
Junior Suite Boat Deck $1415
Single Boat Deck Cabin with a Balcony $1563
Junior Suite B Boat Deck with a Balcony $1636
Junior Suite A Boat Deck with a Balcony $1920
Two Room Suite Boat Deck with a Balcony $2166

Prices are per person. 

Two-room suite is only available on MS Moonlight Sonata.

Prices include:

  • Accommodation in the cabin.
  • Excursions according to the program (other languages are on request).
  • English accompaniment: English-speaking cruise director, a restaurant/bar menu, daily program in English.
  • Full board during the cruise, the Captain’s dinner, Russian national cuisine dinner, sparkling wine for breakfast.
  • Daily entertainment on board: concerts, movies, master classes, morning exercises.
  • Tea and coffee for early risers.
  • Luggage handling onboard the ship.
  • Visa support letter.

Prices do not include:

  • Russian Visas. For US, UK and Canadian citizens, our company offers Full Visa Support. This is where you send us your passport and other documentation and we obtain the Russian visa for you. 
  • International airfare.
  • Arrival and departure transfers. We can arrange those for an extra fee.
  • Additional drinks and water in ship restaurant and drinks from the onboard bars
  • Forwarding of baggage/souvenirs
  • Accident, baggage and trip cancellation insurance (we recommend you purchase insurance).
  • Items of a personal nature (laundry services, bar charges, beauty salon services, telephone and cable charges and medical services).

Please be informed that all pre/post cruise services (additional arr/dep transfers, hotel accommodations, additional excursions, etc.) can also arranged by us.

Conditions of payment: To book your cruise a 40% deposit is required in advance. The trip must be fully paid 45 days before departure.

Cancellation terms for river cruises: 

45 or more days before departure - a fee equal to 25% of the entire package will be charged.
44-35 days before departure - a fee equal to 50% of the entire package will be charged.
34-25 days before departure - a fee equal to 80% of the entire package will be charged.
24 days or less before departure or in the event of a no-show - a fee equal to 100% of the package will be charged.

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