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Volga Dream Grand Cruise Moscow to Volgograd

Tour rating: 4.81 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews
Luxury Cruises to Russia

Set sail on Lower Volga on board the Volga Dream cruise ship. In 12 days make your way from the capital-city Moscow and its must-see attractions to Volgograd, renown for its Mamayev Hill. Along the way make stops to discover brilliant Russian cities such as authentic Uglich, Yaroslavl and Samara, as well as exploring the hub of Tatar culture, Kazan.

Volga Dream Grand Cruise Moscow to Volgograd

12 days3 cities
Russia1 country
Luxury Cruises to Russia
From
$3,945
Tour rating: 4.81 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews

Set sail on Lower Volga on board the Volga Dream cruise ship. In 12 days make your way from the capital-city Moscow and its must-see attractions to Volgograd, renown for its Mamayev Hill. Along the way make stops to discover brilliant Russian cities such as authentic Uglich, Yaroslavl and Samara, as well as exploring the hub of Tatar culture, Kazan.

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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 in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer

Transfer: your private driver meets you at the airport and takes you to the Volga Dream ship.
Accommodation: 5-star hotel in Moscow

Activities: explore the fantastic center of Moscow on your own or rest.

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Day 2
Moscow City Tour
City tour
Museum

Accommodation: 5-star hotel in Moscow
Meals included: breakfast, lunch.
Guided tour: included.

Sights/activities: City tour, Moscow Subway, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Novodevichy Monastery, Tretyakov Gallery.

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Day 3
Visiting the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber
City tour

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.

​Sights: Kremlin, Armoury Chamber, Square of Four Cathedrals, Assumption and Archangel Cathedrals.

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Volga Dream Cruise Ship
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The MS Volga Dream is an elegant vessel designed in classic decor with a slight Russian touch to accommodates just 100 passengers.

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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!

8 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
8 nights on board the ship
Day 4
Exploring Uglich Highlights
City tour
Master Class

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
On board activities: Russian cooking class.

Sights/activities: Church of St. Dmitry-on-Blood, St. John's Church, an enchanting concert of choral music at St. John's Church.

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Day 5
Yaroslavl Sightseeing Tour
City tour

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Guided tour:​ included.
On board activities: a costumed Russian tea ceremony.

Sight/activities: Spassky Monastery, Church of Elijah the Prophet, an exciting costumed reception at the governor's house.

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Day 6
Day On Board the Volga Dream
Free day

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sights/activities: day at leisure on board.

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Day 7
Nizhny Novgorod City Tour
City tour

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
On board activities: Russian Dinner and Vodka Tasting party.

Sights/activities: city tour with visit to Kremlin, a concert by a local children folk group.

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Day 8
Exploring Kazan Heritage
City tour

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
On board activities: Piano Concert – pieces by Tchaikovsky and Rakhmaninov.

Sights/activities: Kazan Kremlin, Qol Sharif Mosque, Peter and Paul Cathedral, a concert by a local Tatar folk group.

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Day 9
Samara City Tour
City tour
Museum

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
On board activities: Barbecue on the open deck .

Sights/activities: Space Museum, Samara State Art Museum.

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Day 10
Visiting Radishev State Art Museum in Saratov
City tour
Museum

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.

Sights/activities: city tour with a visit to Radishev State Art Museum.

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Volga Dream Cruise Ship
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The MS Volga Dream is an elegant vessel designed in classic decor with a slight Russian touch to accommodates just 100 passengers.

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Uglich
Volgograd

Your Volga river cruise continues and that means more interesting places are waiting for you! Keep your cameras ready for many picturesque views!

Volgograd, Russia

Volgograd

third destination

Saturated Volgograd is your chance to set foot on the land which has seen one of the greatest and crucial battlefields of World War II, the Battle of Stalingrad, the game-changing fight, took place here. Visit Volgograd to experience Russia's quite impressive and heroic war past.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights on board the ship
Day 11
Tour of Mamyev Hill & Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum in Volgograd
City tour
Museum

Accommodation: luxurious Volga Dream ship.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Guided tour: included.
On board activities: Farewell dinner.

Sights: Stalingrad Battle Panorama Museum, Mamyev Hill war complex.

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Day 12
Departure from Volgograd
Transfer

After breakfast you disembark the ship and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.
Meals included: breakfast.
Transfer to the airport: included.

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Volga Dream Cruise Ship
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The MS Volga Dream is an elegant vessel designed in classic decor with a slight Russian touch to accommodates just 100 passengers.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation onboard MS Volga Dream;
  • 1 gourmet lunch at a high-quality restaurant in Moscow;
  • Three meals daily on board the MS Volga Dream;
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks served with all lunches and dinners on board;
  • 24-hour coffee station with complimentary tea, coffee and snacks, and daily bottled water supply;
  • English-speaking professional guides;
  • Rich sightseeing programs in a group of max. 25 people;
  • All entrance fees according to the program
  • 5 educational lectures by respected Russian professors about Russian history and politics;
  • Diverse cultural program onboard including classes, concerts, dances, and performances;
  • Group airport transfers;
  • Port charges, local taxes, fuel surcharge;
  • 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.

Note: We provide a full visa processing service for US, CA, AU, NZ customers ($350 per person) and application assistance for customers from all other countries ($75 per person).

Not included: airfares, visas*, personal medical insurance, optional tours and all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow and Volga towns
  • Delicious meals and tastings on board the ship
  • Tour group of no more than 25 people
  • Educational lectures on the Volga Dream
  • Entertaining activities, including traditional tea ceremonies, cooking classes, folk shows, and more

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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