The Golden Ring

Start: Moscow Finish: Moscow

Visiting: Moscow, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Suzdal, Vladimir


Duration: 4 Nights

Tour Operator: Insight Vacations


Prices From: $1976 $1779

Tour Overview

The Golden Ring of once-fortified cities northeast of Moscow, stood witness to some of the most significant events in Russian history. Considered virtual open air museums, their Kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals and churches feature remarkable architecture from the 12th- 18th centuries. With bells ringing out from towering belfries, whitewashed walls, golden spires and onion domes marking the horizon, they rank among the most picturesque in the land.

Highlights

  • iconDining Summary: 4 Breakfast (B), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), 1 Lunch (L)
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Vladimir: See the Golden Gate and visit the five-domed Assumption Cathedral. See the carved stone walls of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius.
  • iconVladimir: See the Golden Gate and visit the five-domed Assumption Cathedral. See the carved stone walls of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius.
  • iconRostov the Great: Explore the ivory towered Kremlin and the Museum of Enamel.
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Kostroma: During an orientation with your Travel Director see the fabulous Epiphany Cathedral.
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Yarosavl: Visit the green-domed Church of Elijah the Prophet and the Holy Transfiguration Monastery.
  • iconYarosavl: Visit the green-domed Church of Elijah the Prophet and the Holy Transfiguration Monastery.
  • iconKostroma: During an orientation with your Travel Director see the fabulous Epiphany Cathedral.
  • iconYaroslavl: In Yaroslavl, a delicious dinner is served.
  • iconTop Rated Highlights - Rostov the Great: Explore the ivory towered Kremlin and the Museum of Enamel.
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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: To Sergiev Posad, Rostov-the-Great and to Yaroslavl

Location: Moscow, Rostov, Yaroslavl

Accommodation: Ring Premier Hotel, Yaroslavl.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

At 07:45 meet your Travel Director at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Moscow and depart for Sergiev Posad. Visit some of the colourful churches of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra. Journey to Rostov-the-Great and explore its ivory towered Kremlin and the Museum of Enamel. Continue to Yaroslavl where a delicious dinner is served at a riverside restaurant.(Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 2: Kostroma and Suzdal Experience

Location: Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Suzdal

Accommodation: Pushkarskaya Sloboda Hotel, Suzdal.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

During your sightseeing of Yaroslavl, see the domed Church of Elijah the Prophet and the Holy Transfiguration Monastery.Travel to Kostroma to see the fabulous Trinity Cathedral. Continue to charming Suzdal.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 3: Exploring Suzdal

Location: Suzdal

Accommodation: Pushkarskaya Sloboda Hotel, Suzdal.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine

Explore Suzdal with Insight Choice. Choose between meeting an Orthodox priest and learn about the ancient art of icon painting or alternatively, visit the Monastery of the Saviour St. Ethimius.Dine like a local as you enjoy an authentic Home-hosted lunch with a meal typical of the region.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 4: On to Vladimir and return to Moscow

Location: Suzdal, Vladimir, Moscow

Accommodation: Radisson Collection Hotel, Moscow.

Meals: Breakfast

Journey to Vladimir to see the carved stone walls of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius, and visit the Museum of Crystal and Varnished Miniatures. Visit a Matryoska Doll making workshop and try your hand to decorate your own.Return to Moscow where you are at leisure for the rest of the day.(Breakfast)

icon Day 5: Farewell Moscow

Location: Moscow

Meals: Breakfast

Departure transfers will arrive at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport at 05:00, 08:00 and 11:00 and at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport at 05:00, 10:00 and 13:00.(Breakfast)

What's Included

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    Alternatively, please make your own way from/to the airport

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    We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels

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    We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door

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    Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency

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    From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination

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    Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)

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    Alternatively, please make your own way from/to the airport

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    You may purchase transfers from/to Moscow's Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports on arrival and departure days, or when additional night accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations

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    Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary

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    Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Insight Vacations requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Sunday Sep 26, 2021

Nights

4

Available

23

$1976.41

$1778.77