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MS Chernishevsky Cruise Moscow - St. Petersburg

Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews
Budget Cruises to Russia

Enjoy the beautiful nature and hidden gems of Russia during your Moscow to St. Petersburg cruise onboard the MS Chernishevsky ship! See authentic towns with unique architecture, meet local people, and learn a lot about real Russia. Let this Russian river cruise become a journey of a lifetime by participating in different events on-board the 4-star ship!

MS Chernishevsky Cruise Moscow - St. Petersburg

12 days3 cities
Russia1 country
Budget Cruises to Russia
From
$2,864
Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews

Enjoy the beautiful nature and hidden gems of Russia during your Moscow to St. Petersburg cruise onboard the MS Chernishevsky ship! See authentic towns with unique architecture, meet local people, and learn a lot about real Russia. Let this Russian river cruise become a journey of a lifetime by participating in different events on-board the 4-star ship!

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Day-By-Day
Moscow, Russia

Moscow

first destination

Moscow, the stunning Russian capital, harmoniously connects ancient cultural heritage and modern renovations: historical sites, royal gardens, and nowadays buildings make Moscow an iconic and tremendous city, a perfect place to start your acquaintance with rich Russian culture.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights on board the ship
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer

Transfer: your private driver meets you at the airport and takes you to the Chernishevsky ship.
Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals: dinner.
On board activities: traditional Bread, Salt & Vodka Ceremony.

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Day 2
Moscow Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Kremlin
City tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guided tour: orientation tour around the most outstanding Moscow attractions by bus.
Sights: Red Square,  St. Basil's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
Included activities: Visiting the Kremlin. 
On board activities: entertainment program in the evening.
 

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Day 3
Free Morning in Moscow & Start of the Cruise
Free day

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
On board activities: a Captain's Welcome Cocktail reception, a concert, and entertainment.

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MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship suites the best for your cruise between Moscow and St.Petersburg, two famous and the most important cities in Russia. 1981 the ship was built in Germany and renewed in 2018. Be sure it has all the facilities on board to make your trip comfortable!

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Moscow
Uglich

Start your fascinating travel from Moscow to Uglich onboard a Russian cruise ship. Enjoy the unique landscape and views of the charming towns set along the river!

Uglich, Russia

Uglich

second destination

Uglich is a unique place that gives a new perspective on Russia's character. Take a journey from the noisy and bustling metropolises like Moscow and St. Petersburg to the small and quiet town of Uglich. It'll definitely surprise you with its historical significance, scenic river panoramas, and centuries-old landmarks!

5 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
6 nights on board the ship
Day 4
Exploring Uglich Highlights
City tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Optionals: a Russian language class.
Guided tour: included.
Sights: the Kremlin, the Transfiguration Cathedral, the Church of St. Dmitry-on-Blood.
On board activities: Folk concert in the evening.

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Day 5
Touring Yaroslavl
City tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
Sights: Church of Elijah the Prophet, inside visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
Included activities: an interactive tour of the former governor's house art gallery.
On board activities: a Russian Tea Ceremony.
Optionals: Russian bingo, a Russian language, and songs class, a documentary about Russian history.

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Day 6
Visiting the Monastery of St. Cyril in Goritsy
City tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
​Sights: the Monastery of St. Cyril which has one of the greatest collections of Russian icons in the world.
On board activities: Vodka and blini tasting party, Russian songs class, a folk concert, entertainment program in the evening.

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Day 7
Exploring the Open-Air Museum of Kizhi
City tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Optionals: a lecture on Russian fairytales, as well as a class on Russian dances, language, and napkin folding.
On board activities: a captain's bridge tour and a Pirate's treasure-seeking game, Entertainment show program in the evening.
Guided tour: included.
​Sights: famous UNESCO sights, dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church, built without a single nail, the Intercession Cathedral, and a traditional wooden izba house and sauna.

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Day 8
Stop in Mandrogi
Free day

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Optionals: ask questions about Russia at the Round Table.
Included activities: free time to explore Mandrogi, outdoor lunch barbeque.
​Sights: beautifully-decorated wooden houses, experience the traditional mode of life of the Russian countryside.
On board activities: captain's farewell dinner with a Talent show.

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MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship suites the best for your cruise between Moscow and St.Petersburg, two famous and the most important cities in Russia. 1981 the ship was built in Germany and renewed in 2018. Be sure it has all the facilities on board to make your trip comfortable!

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Uglich
Saint Petersburg

During your cruise, your ship makes some stops in small, elegant Russian towns. Take advantage and see the real Slavic culture and traditions!

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg

third destination

The Russian imperial city and the residence of many Russian Tsars, St. Petersburg holds rich historical heritage. Being Russia's "cultural heart", the Northern Capital simply mesmerizes with its amazing royal palaces, fascinating museums, and famous canals.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights on board the ship
Day 9
St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Hermitage
City tour
Museum

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guided tour: sightseeing bus tour around the most famous city attractions.
​Sights: walking tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage.

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Day 10
Day Trip to Peterhof
Day tour

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
​Sights: former summer residence of Russian tsars - Peterhof, Lower Park adorned with 176 fountains.
On board activities: entertainment program.

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Day 11
Free Day in St. Petersburg or Optional Trips
Free day

Accommodation: MS Chernishevsky ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Included activities: free time on board the ship.
Optionals: tour to Pushkin Pavlovsk.
On board activities: entertainment program.

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Day 12
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg cruise.

Meals included: breakfast.
Transfer to airport: included.

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MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship
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MS Chernishevsky Cruise Ship suites the best for your cruise between Moscow and St.Petersburg, two famous and the most important cities in Russia. 1981 the ship was built in Germany and renewed in 2018. Be sure it has all the facilities on board to make your trip comfortable!

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in MS Chernishevsky ship cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual climate control;
  • Daily meals daily in the ship's restaurant (meal service starts with dinner on the day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on the day of disembarkation);
  • Water for all meals on board the ship;
  • Coffee-station for early risers;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and other transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Guided tours in ports of call and in the cities;
  • All optional tours are booked on board;
  • Onboard entertainment such as classes, workshops, tastings, etc;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival-departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow, Volga towns, and St. Petersburg
  • Delicious meals and tastings on board the ship
  • Entertaining activities, including concerts, folk shows, Russian songs classes, and more
  • Day trip to Peterhof
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major sights on foot.
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