Extend your classic tour and discover the origins of Russian Art, Architecture and Culture on this small group tour.
Moscow • Vladimir • Suzdal • Kostroma • Yaroslavl • Rostov • Pereslav Zalesky • Zagorsk
Moscow – Vladimir – Suzdal Depart Moscow and drive to Vladimir, one of the medieval capitals of Russia. Tour the city, stop at the famous Golden Gates and explore the Assumption Cathedral. Continue to Suzdal, known for its numerous churches, wooden houses and ringing bells. Visit Kremlin Spaso-Evfimievsky monas¬tery, the open-air museum of wooden architecture. Taste one of the oldest Russian drinks (based on honey) at the unique place called Suzdalskaya Medovukha. Dinner and overnight in Suzdal. [D]
Kostroma – Yaroslavl Drive to Kostroma for a city tour. Visit Ipatievsky Monastery. After lunch at a local restaurant visit Museum of Flax and Bark and learn about the art of traditional Russian handicrafts . Enjoy a class and make your own souve¬nirs of birch bark. Continue to Yaroslavl. Free time to relax. Dinner and overnight in Yaroslavl. [B,L,D]
Rostov – Pereslav Zalesky – Zagords – Moscow Start your day with a city tour of Yaroslavl and visit the Transfiguration Cathedral. Drive to Rostov Veliky and explore the Kremlin. Visit a local family house. Continue to Pereslav-Zalessky. Visit a traditionally decorated Russian wooden house and a baking classing and pancake tasting. Arrive to Zagorsk for lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the St.Trinity – Sergius Monastery in Zagorsk. Continue to Moscow. [B,L]
● 1 night accommodation in 3+ star hotel in Suzdal (Puchkarskaya Sloboda or similar) ● 1 night accommodation in 4-star hotel in Yaroslavl (SK Royal or similar) ● 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners ● Transportation and English speaking guide as per program ● All entrance fees mentioned above ● All applicable taxes ● Visa support letter