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Those who want to learn more about Russia, to visit the ancient cities of the country, we offer a fascinating tour of Golden ring of Russia. The route of the tour passes through the cities of Vladimir, Suzdal, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, and Rostov Velikiy. In these cities, there are unique monuments of history and architecture of ancient Russia. Golden ring cities are not like the great metropolitans of the country, here you will see a different Russia. After visiting the ancient Russian towns, the guests now will start their tour to Moscow, the state capital of Russia and Saint Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia.

Detailed itinerary:

  • Arrival at Moscow.
  • City tour on the way to the hotel.
  • Transfer to the hotel and check-in.
  • Pick up the guests from the hotel and leave to Vladimir.
  • Reach Vladimir – Lunch.
  • Sightseeing in Vladimir - City tour. Visit the Assumption Cathedral, St. Demetrius Cathedral and the Golden gate.
  • Transfer to Suzdal town. Check-in the hotel and dinner.
  • Sightseeing in Suzdal – City tour. Visit the Suzdal Kremlin and its interior, Spaso-Efimiev Monastery and Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.
  • Transfer to Kostroma. Lunch.
  • Sightseeing in Kostroma - City tour. Visit the Ipatievsky Monastery, Trinity Cathedral and its interior.
  • Transfer to Yaroslavl. Reach Yaroslavl, check-in the hotel and dinner.
  • Sightseeing in Yaroslavl – City tour. Visit Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery, Church of Saint Elijah the Prophet, Church of John the Baptist.
  • Transfer to Rostov Velikiy. Lunch.
  • Sightseeing in Rostov – City tour. Visit Rostov Kremlin and Enamel museum.
  • Transfer to Moscow city. Reach Moscow, check-in the hotel.
  • Visit the iconic Red Square and the Kremlin. Inclusions: Armory Chamber, Cathedral Square, Tsar Cannon, Tsar Bell, Ivan the Great Bell Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral.
  • Visit State Historical Museum.
  • GUM shopping mall.
  • Travel to Sparrow’s Hill, for a breathtaking view of the city.
  • Visit to Tretyakov Gallery of Russian Fine Arts and Museum of Cosmonaut.
  • Souvenir shopping.
  • Check-out of hotel and transfer to the railway station to catch the high-speed Sapsan train to Saint-Petersburg.
  • Arrival in Saint-Petersburg, city tour.
  • Transfer to the hotel and check-in.
  • Visit to the Hermitage Museum.
  • Guided tour inside the museum, view some of the world’s most beautiful and rare art works. See masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Michael Angelo and other famous painters and sculptors.
  • Visit to the Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood.
  • Enjoy the Russian folk show “Feel Yourself Russian” in the evening.
  • Pick up from hotel, departure to Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin.
  • Visit the world famous Amber Room and other amazing rooms of the Imperial Palace.
  • Visit Peterhof, tour of the stunning fountains and beautiful gardens.
  • Visit Peter and Paul fortress, which is situated in the small island called “Hare Island”.
  • Visit the Colonnade in St. Isaac’s Cathedral, to experience the bird’s eye view of the city.
  • Visit Faberge Museum, famous for the collection of nine Imperial Easter eggs.
  • Visit Russian Vodka Museum.
  • At midnight, boat ride to see the bridge opening.
  • Souvenir shopping.
  • Check-out and transfer to airport.

* The itinerary can be changed on your request to see the places not included in our standard program. Besides that, we can organize a visit to the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow and the Mariinsky theatre in St. Petersburg, the museums and other remarkable places of two capitals of Russia. The cost shall be agreed on separately.

Full list of inclusions

  • Visa support documents
  • Accommodation – Golden ring towns, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg
  • Full board included in Golden Ring tour
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • All the transfers
  • High-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to Saint-Petersburg
  • Guided sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
  • Transport and entry tickets to all sightseeing locations (as per itinerary)

Full list of exclusions

  • Air tickets
  • Visa fee
  • Any additional cost incurred due to early check-in and/or late check-out
  • Expenses of personal nature

Price & Hotels

    • Golden Ring

      Hotel Park inn

    • Moscow

      Holiday Inn Moscow Sokolniki

    • St.Petersburg

      Solo Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky

    • US$ 2 460

    • Golden Ring

      Hotel Park inn

    • Moscow

      Hotel National, a Luxury Collection, Moscow

    • St.Petersburg

      Solo Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge

    • US$ 2 758

    • Golden Ring

      Hotel Park inn

    • Moscow

      The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow

    • St.Petersburg

      Belmond Grand Hotel Europe

    • US$ 3 429

NOTE:
• the given price is for one person, on double/twin-sharing basis for a couple;
• please, send your queries for groups, we have special prices.

Additional services

  • Moscow
  • St. Petersburg

You can choose any of the places you are interested in and we will include it in your tour program.

  • The Bolshoi Theatre (ballet, opera)

    from 69$

  • Traditional dinner in Russian Family

    from 171$ (3 persons)

  • Dinner in Legendary “Café Pushkin” (Russian traditional aristocratic cuisine)

    from 77$

  • Flotilla Radisson Royal (river cruise)

    from 26$

  • The Moscow Philharmonic Society, The Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

    from 57$

  • The diamond Fund of the Moscow Kremlin

    from 7$

  • The Cathedral Of Christ The Savior (the main temple of Russia)

    from 15$

  • The Observation Deck of The Ostankino TV Tower

    from 15$

  • Central Armed Forces Museum of Russian Federation

    from 58$ (20 persons)

  • The Mariinsky Theatre (ballet, opera)

    from 69$

  • The Alexandrinsky Theatre (drama theatre, ballet)

    from 26$

  • Excursion of the roofs of St. Petersburg

    from 18$

  • Special the Hermitage Collections (Collections of the Treasure Gallery)

    from 113$ (7 persons)

  • Tour to The Imperial porcelain factory, visit branded stores of The Imperial porcelain factory

    from 9$

  • Military-historical Museum of artillery, engineer and signal corps

    from 6$

  • The Pushkin Country House museum in Pushkin town

    from 24$ (15 persons)

  • National Show-Museum “Grand model of Russia”

    from 7$

  • Dinner in Restaurant de Luxe “Palkin”

    from 77$

NOTE:
• visit to these places is not included in the standard program and must be paid additionally;
• the price can be changed and depends on: time and day of visit, season, ticket category
(VIP or standard), the number of people in the group, currency exchange rate, etc;
• the price and availability of tickets you can find out on request.

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