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Go with the classic! Moscow-St. Petersburg River

Our Moscow-St. Petersburg river cruise is a trip to Russia that you have dreamt of all your life. It is our most popular destination with a first time and experienced travelers alike. In addition to the several days of exploration and sightseeing the magnificent imperial Russian cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, your will itinerary includes picturesque and ancient Volga River cities of the “Golden Ring” and mysterious Kizi Island. Click on a Cruise Dates below


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Cruise Fares Per Person
2015 Prices are in USD

CATEGORY
11 DAY
CRUISE
12 DAY
CRUISE
Boat Deck - Single
$3900 -
Upper Deck Junior Suite
$5050 -
Upper Deck - Standard Twin
$4550 $4995
Upper Deck Superior
- $5395
Main Deck - Standard Twin
$4200 $4595
Main Deck - Superior
- $4895
Main Deck - Dedicated Single
- $5195
Boat Deck - Junior Suite
$5350 -
Sun Deck - Junior Suite
- $5845
Lower Deck Cabin
$2550 -

NOTE: Double Cabin use / Single use + 50%

ADDITIONAL FARES
12 Days Cruises - Port Tax - $99 person , Fuel surcharge - $105 per person

Rates, additional charges and conditions are subject to change, and to
currency fluctuation, without notice - Errors and Omissions Excepted

2014 SAILING DATES FOR RUSSIAN WATERWAYS

Please Click on the Cruise dates below for Itineraries
MOSCOW TO ST PETERSBURG
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14 May
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
19 May
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
23 May
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
05 June
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
08 June
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
12 June
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
27 June
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
28 June
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
02 July
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
18 July
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
19 July
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
22 July
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
07 August
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
10 August
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
11 August
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
27 August
Peter Tchaikovsky
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
31 August
Rachmaninoff
Moscow
St Petersburg
11
01 September
Princess Anabella
Moscow
St Petersburg
12
ST PETERSBURG TO MOSCOW
25 May
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
12
29 May
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
02 June
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
16 June
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
12
18 June
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
22 June
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
08 July
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
08 July
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
12
12 July
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
28 July
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
30 July
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
12
01 August
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
17 August
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
21 August
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
21 August
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
12
06 September
Peter Tchaikovsky
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
10 September
Rachmaninoff
St Petersburg
Moscow
11
12 September
Princess Anabella
St Petersburg
Moscow
12

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St Petersburg - Moscow 11 Days / 10 Nights Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - St. Petersburg.
arrival, embarkation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2 - St. Petersburg.
Enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul with the tombs of the imperial Romanovs beneath its 122-meter spire. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 3 - St. Petersburg.
This morning, visit the many wonders of the elegant Winter Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world. This evening you leave St. Petersburg for the start of your cruise. Lunch and dinner aboard.

Day 4 - River Village.
Arrival at the river village. This is a recreational stop, specially designed for you to enjoy the relaxing rustic atmosphere and famous Russian cuisine and hospitality. Lunch. Captain’s cocktail followed by welcome dinner.

Day 5 - Kizhi.
Arrive at the island of Kizhi - an architectural gem within Lake Onega. The island is famous for its wonderful collection of 18th-century wooden buildings, restored to their original state. The highlight of Kizhi is the amazing Church of the Transfiguration, with its 22 onion domes; this magnificent structure was built entirely without a single nail. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 6 - Goritsy.
Visit Cyrilo-Belozersky Monastery, which has six centuries of glorious history, home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 7 - Yaroslavl.
After breakfast today, tour Yaroslavl, founded in the 11th century by Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The city tour includes the 16th-century Monastery of the Transfiguration and Church of Elijah the Prophet. Lunch and dinner on board. Lunch and dinner.

Day 8 - Uglich.
Take a walking tour of this lovely 10th-century town - one of Russia's most ancient. Visit the Kremlin, with its 16th-century Church of the Transfiguration, and Dmitry Blood’s Church. Explore the Flea Market. Lunch. Enjoy your farewell dinner on the last day of cruising.

Day 9 - Moscow.
Arrival in Moscow. Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for a panoramic view of the city. Visit Novodevichi Convent. Lunch and dinner.

Day 10 - Moscow.
Morning tour of the Kremlin: Originally a fortress, it comprises beautiful cathedrals, ornate palaces and government buildings. This afternoon free time to explore Moscow on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Lunch aboard. This evening, enjoy farewell dinner.

Day 11 - Moscow.
Time to bid farewell to your new friends. We transfer you to the airport after your unforgettable journey through this fascinating land. Disembarkation.

Please, note
the itinerary is subject to change because of the weather conditions and the program is subject to change as it depends on museum workings hours

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Cruise: Moscow - St. Petersburg 12 days Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - Moscow
Arrival in Moscow, embarkation, welcome dinner and overnight.

Day 2 - Moscow
Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including St. Sofia Embankment of the Moskva-river; The Bolshoy Stone Bridge; Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts; the new monument to Peter the Great; Gorky Park; stop at New Maiden Convent; observation platform of Sparrow (Lenin) Hills; Viktory Park and Poklonnaya Hill with World War II Memorial; Kutuzov Avenue; White House.

Day 3 - Moscow
Morning tour of the Kremlin: Originally a fortress, it comprises beautiful cathedrals, ornate palaces and government buildings. This afternoon free time to explore Moscow on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Lunch. Welcome cocktail, followed by dinner. This evening you leave Moscow for the start of your cruise.

Day 4 - Uglich
Take a walking tour of this lovely 10th-century town - one of Russia's most ancient. Visit the Kremlin, with its 16th-century Church of the Transfiguration. Dmitry Blood’s Church. Explore the Flea Market. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 5 - Yaroslavl
After breakfast today, tour Yaroslavl, founded in the 11th century by Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The city tour includes the 16th-century Monastery of the Transfiguration and Church of Elijah the Prophet. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6 - Goritsy
Visit Cyrilo-Belozersky Monastery, which has six centuries of glorious history, home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 7 - Kizhi
Arrive at the island of Kizhi - an architectural gem within Lake Onega. The island is famous for its wonderful collection of 18th-century wooden buildings, restored to their original state. The highlight of Kizhi is the amazing Church of the Transfiguration, with its 22 onion domes; this magnificent structure was built entirely without a single nail. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 8 - Mangrogi
FREE TIME

Day 9 - St. Petersburg
Morning arrival in St. Petersburg. City tour and visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul with the tombs of the imperial Romanovs, beneath its 122-meter spire. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10 - St. Petersburg
This morning, visit the many wonders of the elegant Winter Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11 - St. Petersburg
This day in St. Petersburg you may explore on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12 - St. Petersburg
Time to bid farewell to your new friends and the elegant city of St. Petersburg. Disembarkation.

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Cruise: St. Petersburg - Moscow 12 days Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - St. Petersburg
arrival, embarkation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2 -
Enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3 - St. Petersburg
This morning, visit the many wonders of the elegant Winter Palace, which today houses the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world. This evening you leave St. Petersburg for the start of your cruise. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4 -
This day in St. Petersburg you may explore on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. This evening you leave St. Petersburg for the start of your cruise. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5 - River Village
Breakfast. Arrival at the river village. This is a recreational stop, specially designed for you to enjoy the relaxing rustic atmosphere and famous Russian cuisine and hospitality. Lunch. Captain’s cocktail followed by welcome dinner.

Day 6 - Kizhi
Arrive at the island of Kizhi – an architectural gem within Lake Onega. The island is famous for its wonderful collection of 18th-century wooden buildings, restored to their original state. The highlight of Kizhi is the amazing Church of the Transfiguration, with its 22 onion domes; this magnificent structure was built entirely without a single nail. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7 - Goritsy
Visit Cyrilo-Belozersky Monastery, which has six centuries of glorious history, home to the most exquisite icon collection in the world Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8 - Yaroslavl
After breakfast today, tour Yaroslavl, founded in the 11th century by Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The city tour includes the 16th-century Monastery of the Transfiguration and Church of Elijah the Prophet. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 9 - Uglich
Breakfast. Take a walking tour of this lovely 10th-century town – one of Russia's most ancient. Visit the Kremlin, with its 16th-century Church of the Transfiguration, and Dmitry Blood’s Church. Explore the Flea Market. Lunch. Enjoy your farewell dinner on the last day of cruising.

Day 10 - Moscow
Arrival in Moscow. Sightseeing motor coach tour of this ancient Russian capital, including Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater and Moscow State University for a panoramic view of the city. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11 - Breakfast. Morning tour of the Kremlin: Originally a fortress, it comprises beautiful cathedrals, ornate palaces and government buildings. This afternoon free time to explore Moscow on your own. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet or opera tickets. Lunch aboard. This evening, enjoy farewell dinner.

Day 12 - Time to bid farewell to your new friends after your unforgettable journey through this fascinating land. Disembarkation.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Prices are in USD

THE RATES INCLUDES:

  • Accommodations in all outside stateroom, each with private bathroom facilities, individual temperature control and large picture window
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day in the ship's restaurant with the same menu for all passengers irrespective of cabin category; meal service begins with dinner on day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on day of disembarkation
  • Captain’s welcome Cocktail Reception
  • Gala farewell Dinner aboard
  • Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of cal
  • Luggage handling to/from the ship
  • Lectures, provided by our guides
  • Russian language and songs lectures
  • Nightly entertainment and dancing
  • Daily aerobics
  • Tour of the ship's bridge
  • Our cruise director and professional staff

THE RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare
  • Baggage: excess baggage, forwarding of baggage.
  • Medical insurance
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Visas
  • Luggage handling in the airport
  • Gratuities: gratuities for Cruise director, ship’s crew members, guides and drivers are not included and are at passenger’s discretion.
  • Private transfers
  • Miscellaneous: Items of a personnel nature such as laundry, bar charges, beauty salon, telephone cable charges and medical services are not included.

NOTE:

  • All the prices and schedules are subject to change. All taxes and surcharges are additional.
  • Air is available upon request. For more information, please call us.
  • Please be informed that all pre/post cruise services (additional arrival/departure transfers, hotel accommodation, additional excursions, etc.) can be also arranged by us

RESPONSIBILITY:
Imperial River Cruises, hereafter referred to as the tour operator, and/or the travel agent, acts only as intermediary and agent for various steamship companies, airlines, hotels, transport and sightseeing companies who provide the cruise, tour, accommodations and other services described. This agency, therefore, shall not be responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or careless actions, errors or omissions on part of such suppliers which result in any loss, damage, delay or injury to you or your travel companions or group members.

Travel agency shall not be responsible for any injuries, damage or losses caused to any travel in connection with terrorist activities, social or labor unrest, mechanical or construction conditions or developments, or any other actions, errors, omissions, or conditions outside the travel agency's control. By embarking upon his/her travel the traveler voluntary assumes all risk involved in such travel, whether expected or unexpected. Traveler is hereby warned of such risk, and is advised to obtain appropriate insurance coverage against them. Your retention of tickets, reservations or bookings after issuance shall constitute consent to the above, and an agreement on your part to convey the contents hereto to your travel companions or group members.

Imperial River Cruises reserves the right to withdraw and/or to cancel a tour or to make changes in the itinerary and accommodations whenever, in its sole judgment, conditions warrant it. The tour operator reserves the right to not accept, nor retain any individual for any reason, including but not limited to those of passenger's health, general deportment or attitude infringing upon safety of fellow passengers or service personnel.Any additional costs incurred as the result of such behavior shall be the sole responsibility of the passenger.

Baggage is carried at the owner's risk and baggage insurance is recommended. The issuance and acceptance of tickets and vouchers shall be deemed to be consent to the above conditions.
ALL PRICES, TARIFFS, ITINERARIES AND SCHEDULES in this brochure are in effect at time of printing, and are subject to change without notice. Unless the price is specifically stated in writing on your voucher, invoice or reservation itinerary, we do not guarantee any suppliers' rates, bookings or reservation. Air inclusive packages do not include US air travel and other taxes and fees.

RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS:
Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee desired departure dates. Deposit of 40% of the total cruise is required at the time of booking to obtain confirmed reservations. When more than one cruise is booked, deposit and payment policies apply per cruise. The balance is due within 90 days prior to the departure date. Upon receiving full payment you will receive an cruise confirmation documents. Do not forget to take these documents with you. We reserve the right to re-invoice your reservation should an error be made in computing your package price.

PAYMENT CONDITIONS
To guarantee space, 40% of the cruise price non refundable deposit is required.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:
Trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended. Conditions of cancellation All requests for cancellations and refunds must be made in writing to Imperial River Cruises.

  • The following fees will apply:
  • Cancellation received 90 or more days prior to departure 40%
  • Cancellation received 89-60 days prior to departure - 70 % of the cruise price
  • Cancellation received 59-30 days prior to departure - 90 % of the cruise price
  • Cancellation recieved less than 30 days prior to departure - no refund

If you accept a refund, you waive all other rights and remedies under applicable law. Trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.

Unused Features - We regret not being able to issue refunds for voluntary absences from itinerary services including but not limited to meals and/or sightseeing. Once cruise or tour program has commenced, there will be no refund for unused features or services, or any portion of cruise or tour not taken due to passenger's cancellation.

CHANGES TO ITINERARIES AND PROGRAMS:
Imperial River Cruises will make every effort to operate all cruises and tours as described. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to make such changes as are deemed necessary. In addition, if the ship-owner/supplier or tour operator cancels or postpones any scheduled sailing or tour, the participants will receive refund according to the supplier company's rules.

SPECIAL REQUESTS:
Special request should be submitted at the time of booking. These requests are outside of our control and therefore cannot be guaranteed.

CHANGE FEES:
A minimum processing fee of $50 per person will be charged for each change to the original booking.

INSURANCE:
Baggage, health and trip cancellation insurance is available through Imperial River Cruises or your travel agent and strongly recommended. Once purchased, insurance is non-refundable.

CRUISE DOCUMENTS:
Cruise document packet will be sent 14 days before departure. If you request that your documents must be sent earlier, your cruise confirmation can be mailed at the time the full payment received.

YOUNG TRAVELERS:
Travelers who are under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

VISA INFORMATION: RUSSIAN VISA
All foreign nationals are required to have valid entry visas for the Russian Federation. Effective April 10, 2012, under an agreement between the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States of America and Invisa Logistics Services LLC, US citizens, foreign nationals and non-nationals must apply to Invisa's Visa Center. For more information visit www.ils-usa.com. Imperial River Cruises is authorized to provide Russian tourist visa support documents and invitation letters. The cost is $20 per person.

  • Russian Visa Fees - $ 120 - 12-20 business days processing time
  • Russian Visa Fees - $ 320 - 5-10 business days processing time
  • $45 shipping

TURKISH VISA
The US and Canadian citizens may obtain their visas at the Turkish International Border Gates to stay in Turkey for a maximum period of three months.

BULGARIAN AND ROMANIAN VISAS
The US and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to Bulgaria and Romania for a stay up to 90 days.

UKRAINIAN VISA
The US, Canadian and Japanese citizens as well as citizens of 25 European Union states do not need a visa to Ukraine for a stay up to 90 days. However, visas are still required for citizens who enter Ukraine with the purpose of employment, permanent residency, study and work at the diplomatic missions in Ukraine or with any other purpose if they are going to stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days.

IMPORTANT

  • All foreign nationals are required to have valid entry visas to Russian Federation.
  • All visa processing fees and regulations are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All personal checks, money orders or cashier's checks should be payable to Imperial River Cruises.
  • Charge for bounced checks is $40.
  • The visa processing fees are not refundable.
  • Trip cancellation rules will apply even if the authorities deny your Visa application.
  • A tourist visa can be issued for one month only.
  • After you receive your Visa, please check it for mistakes (name, passport number, date of birth, validity). Imperial River Cruises will not be responsible for any mistakes in the visas, which were not brought to our attention prior to your departure from the USA.
  • If necessary, your personal appearance and interview by a consular officer can be requested.

 

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