Arrival to the Moscow.
Meet with local guide & driver.
12:00-12:30 – Transfer & check-in to the hotel cat.4*.
12:30-13:30 – Lunch in the restaurant of hotel (Buffet).
14:30-17:00 – Moscow city tour: the Triumphal Arch, Victory Park, Poklonnaya Hill, Sparrow Hills – an observation deck, which offers wonderful views of Moscow, Moscow State University. University (central body) - an external examination, Lomonosov monument.
17:00-18:00 – Dinner.
18:00 – Transfer to the Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard.
19:00-21:30 – Visit to Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy (daily possible, except Monday and Tuesday - days in the circus).
21:30-22:30 – Return to the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure from the hotel in 09:00am.
Program: During the tour you will see Red Square, Zhukov monument, Lenin's Mausoleum, St. Basil's Cathedral, GUM – Russia's oldest trading house, Alexandrovsky Garden, the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
A visit to the territory of the Moscow Kremlin Tsar Cannon, Tsar Bell, Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Cathedral Square, visit the Assumption Cathedral (the first stone cathedral of the XIV century).
12:30-13:30 – Lunch at the restaurant the Silver Age.
13:30-15:00 – Continue sightseeing tour in Moscow: Big and Small Theatres, the Karl Marx Monument, visit the main and the largest in the Russian Orthodox Church Christ the Savior Cathedral, a monument to Peter the Great - one of the highest in the world.
18:30 – Return to the hotel.
Tretyakov Gallery – Museum of Art, founded in 1856 by the merchant Pavel Tretyakov, and having one of the world's largest collection of Russian art.
13:00-14:00 – Lunch.
14:30-15:00 – Metro-tour. Visit one of the world's most beautiful subway – "underground palace".
15:00-17:30 – Walk on the pedestrian Arbat Street, one of the main attractions of Moscow, is very popular among tourists pedestrian street with lots of souvenir shops, cafes and shops.
17:30-18:30 – Dinner.
19:00 – Return to the hotel.
09:00-11:00 – Excursion to the Izmailovo Kremlin.
Near to your hotel is one of Moscow Kremlin. Kremlin in Izmailovo – a kind of cultural and entertainment complex. On the territory of the Izmailovo Kremlin everyone can find their corner. Here you can stroll through the mall opening day, buy a variety of traditional Russian souvenirs.
Guide program "Russian Compound" – is a journey into the Russian antiquity. Guests are greeted by a guide in Russian national dress and escorted them to the central square. You will pass a brief digression on the Russian historical events related to the manor Izmailovo, you are greeted by the history of a great country, the events that forever affected in a unique architectural and historical appearance of the Kremlin in Izmailovo.
*** (Surcharge is possible a master class in painting Russian doll aprx $ 11 / pax).
11:30-12:30 – Lunch.
13:30-16:00 – Kolomenskoye – State Art and Historical, Architectural and Natural Landscape Museum-Reserve, the former royal residence and ancestral lands.
*** Optional: Evening river walk along the Moskva River in the 1.5 or 2.5 hours (extra charge).
Breakfast in the hotel.
Check-out from hotel. Gathering the group in the hotel lobby and departure on a tour of the Golden Ring.
We leave to Vladimir – one of the oldest cities in Russia with a huge number of attractions, was founded in 990g. Prince Vladimir Svyatoslavovich on the bank of the Klyazma River. It is a famous tourist center - the first grand duchy of Russia, and the first capital of the north-eastern Russia. Arrival in the city.
Lunch in café of town.
Tour of Vladimir. During the tour through the historical center you will get acquainted with the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Square, walk through the park named after Pushkin to the viewing platform, which is set of memorial to Prince Vladimir "Red Sun" and the saint to St. Theodore. The town has a unique historical and architectural monuments of the 12th century: the Assumption Cathedral with fragments of frescoes by Andrei Rublev, Demetrius Cathedral and Golden Gate. Visit the Museum of crystal and varnished miniature or visit the exhibition "Old Vladimir", located in the former water tower.
Departure Bogolubovo (7 km from Vladimir).
A walk with a guide through the meadow to the famous Churc of the Intercession on the Nerl (1165). According to the order of Prince Bogolyubsky. This temple is considered to be a unique creation architecture of the Russian people pre-Mongol period. Excursion to Bogolyubovo Monastery (the former residence of Bogolyubsky).
Departure to Suzdal.
Suzdal – one of the most beautiful ancient cities. Suzdal is the only Russian museum town: in the city there are more than 300 monuments that have become cultural heritage of not only Russian, but also world culture.
Dinner in a city cafe.
Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
During a tour of Suzdal, you can visit the famous Suzdal Kremlin, visit the old temple of Suzdal – Cathedral of the Nativity, entered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
It stores the real pearl of Russian applied art -Zlatye gates of the 13th century, made in a rare technique of "fire gilding."
Visit the House of Bishops (15-17 centuries) – Ensemble of stone buildings has evolved over 200 years. Center of the ensemble is a huge Besstolpnaya Cross Chamber – one of the recognized architectural wonders of Suzdal. You will visit St. Euthymius Monastery, where the concert will hear the bell ringing and the Museum of Wooden Architecture in Suzdal. Museum of wooden architecture – a set of open-air, which contains unique built 17-19 centuries you can look into the hut a simple laborer and a prosperous farmer, be a guest of the merchant's house and at the same time to visit the two churches were built, by the way, without a single nail.
Lunch in the cafe of the city.
Dinner. Return to hotel.
Departure to Kostroma. Kostroma is rightly called the most striking example of provincial classicism, preserved to this day.
During a sightseeing tour of Kostroma, you will see a magnificent decoration in his Theophany Convent, Kostroma, rich history Ipatiev monastery with the Trinity Cathedral, the ensemble of the Trading Rows, Gostiny Dvor, fire tower, Noble Assembly, the provincial cozy streets in a variety of architectural styles and solutions which were admired Russian tsars.
Lunch at the restaurant / cafe.
Departure to Yaroslavl.
Arrival at the hotel, accommodation. Dinner.
Tour of the historical center of Yaroslavl, where the preserved unique architectural monuments of Yaroslavl 16-19 centuries. You can see the main commemorative places of the city: Volzhskaya embankment and Arrow, Theatre Square, and the administrative center of the city (from the 18th century – Elias area), the great legacy of the "Golden Age" of Yaroslavl – the temples 17th century (Elijah the Prophet, Nicholas chopped, Saviour on the Town). Visit a revival of the Assumption Cathedral and walk with a guide through the territory of the oldest in the city monastery - Transfiguration of the Saviour.
Lunch in the city restaurant.
Departure to Pereslav-Zalesskiy.
Transfer to Rostov the Great.
Rostov the Great is the oldest city of the Golden Ring, which is situated on the shores of picturesque Lake Nero. The first mention goes to 862 years. Here reigned Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise, the Yury Dolgoruky, the holy Prince Boris. Rostov the Great Tour with a visit to the city the most famous sight – Rostov Kremlin, which was built in the 17th century. The ensemble of the Rostov Kremlin with Assumption Cathedral for its original purpose was a residence of the bishops of the Diocese of Rostov and Yaroslavl. Therefore, in ancient times it was called the bishop or a metropolitan court. During the tour you will pass through the passages in the walls of the Kremlin, admire the panoramic view of Lake Nero, see the interiors of the Resurrection, St. John the Evangelist and Our Savior on the porch, as well as visit the Museum of Church Antiquities in the White Chamber.
Lunch in the restaurant of the Kremlin.
Back to Pereslavl-Zalesskiy.
Sightseeing tour of Pereslavl Zalesskiy – Red Square, the ramparts, the church of Alexander Nevsky, Nikitsky Monastery, Monastery Goritsky.
Initially, the monastery buildings were wooden, and only after the monastery was rebuilt in stone. According to legend, in the walls of the monastery Goritsky fled from persecution Khan Tokhtamysh wife Evdokia Dmitry Donskoy, after which its zeal destroyed by the invasion of the monastery was restored.
At the present time on the territory of the monastery is located Goritsky Pereslavsky Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve. In addition to the permanent exhibits are also temporary exhibitions. From the permanent exhibitions is particularly noteworthy "Silver pantry" and "Crown Estate", as well as the ancient Russian and Russian painting and sculpture. The building of the Assumption Cathedral you can see the stunning carved iconostasis in the Baroque style, which, in spite of the long neglect, perfectly preserved, as well as a magnificent stucco and painted panels. Be sure to climb to the observation deck equipped in the belfry of the cathedral - the best kind on Pereslavl you will not find.
Breakfast in the hotel's cafe.
Departure to Alexandrov.
Arrival of the group in Alexandrov. Sightseeing tour of the Alexander settlement - the residence of the first Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible, the mind blood, strength and words create a unified state of Russia.
Introduction to the architecture of the Kremlin, the exposition "Sovereign's yard in the Alexander settlement" home church and palace chambers of the king Ivan IV, the exposition "Treasures of three centuries."
Departure to Sergiev Posad.
Sergiev Posad. A city founded in 15c, whose history is inextricably linked with the name of Russian saint Sergius of Radonezh and the Trinity-Sergius Lavra - the largest Orthodox Russian monastery.
Sightseeing tour of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius with a visit to the Assumption and Trinity Cathedral.
You will see the white-stone Trinity Cathedral – a masterpiece of Russian architecture of the oldest structures on the territory of the monastery. The ancient iconostasis of the Trinity Cathedral keeps icons painted by Andrei Rublev. Marvel at the majesty of the Assumption Cathedral, was created at the behest of Ivan the Terrible and the pattern of the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin. Visit the church in honor of St. Sergius of one of the most beautiful carved iconostasis Russia and refectory.
Departure to Moscow.
Transfer to airport.