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Castles, Caviar & 5 Star Cruising - Elegant Russian River Cruise

Locations: Europe
Experience fairy tale castles, vodka, caviar, Tolstoy and centuries past on this unique Russian voyage. Only added a couple of weeks ago to Kensington’s cruise portfolio, it is quickly proving to be one our most popular Russian tours.  Why you might ask?  This elegant 5* cruise is a cost effective alternative to staying in hotels and an incredible way to see the country. Discover this distinguished country’s epic history, amazing architecture and captivating culture while traveling on the elegant MS Volga Dream. Cruise through peaceful rivers, canals and lakes in classic 5* style as you enjoy the plethora of amenities available onboard this sophisticated ship. Disembark for fascinating shore excursions and guided tours of historic Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Vytegra, Kizhi and Mandrogi. Passenger will feel like they’re traveling thought time as they explore Moscow and St. Petersburg with the luxury of their own private expert guide. Tour the enchanting palaces, cathedrals, squares, museums and monuments that make that make these metropolises two of the most legendary cities in the world. See the majestic Kremlin, Red Square, Lenin’s tomb, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Novodevichi Monastery, Tretyakov Gallery, Nevsky Prospect, Hermitage Museum, Winter Palace, St. Isaac Cathedral and more! This exclusive Russian journey features a welcome ‘Russian Vodka, Bread & Salt Ceremony’, 3 nights at 4* hotels, private guide & driver, elegant cruise cabin, nightly entertainment, traditional meals during the cruise (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner) as well as welcome fruit basket, champagne & snacks and complimentary house wine, draft beer and soft drinks while on board.  There are even special themed departures featuring professional opera singers, artistic performances and even one featuring Tolstoy's Grandson!    Learn More
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