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The real Russia

Vodohod Luxury 5 Star
Moscow
Moscow
14 June 2021 - 27 June 2021
14 days
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Cruise route
Moscow
Uglich
Goritsy
Mandrogui
Sortavala
Saint-Petersburg (3 days)
Valaam
Svirstroy
Kizhi
Kuzino
Myshkin
Moscow
Ship facilities
Private or french balconies
Full board
Lift
Coffee point
SPA area
All cabins are equiped with fridges
Complementary Wi-Fi
TV in cabins
Gym
Additional restaurant information:
Catering package included:
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Lunch buffet
  • Dinner a la carte
  • Tea/coffee for all meals
  • 1 glass of wine/beer per person for dinner
Various drink packages available at booking.
  • Coffee station 24/7 which includes coffee, decaf, hot water, milk, cocoa, packed tea, sugar, sweetener and cookies
  • Mulled wine (during cold weather) / Ice tea (during hot weather) upon returning to ship after shore excursions
  • Any other drinks can be purchased additionally at the restaurant or at the bar onboard
Cruise price includes:
  • Crew presentation with a cocktail
Additional information
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Цена
Route
Daily route
Day 1
Date 14.06.2021, Monday
Moscow
Day 1 14.06 (Mon)
Date 14.06 (Mon)
Welcome to the city that never sleeps, the third Rome, the place that does enjoy diversity, the capital of Russia – Moscow. Moscow is the largest city of the great country with almost 11 million inhabitants. During your stay in this heterogeneous metropolis you will get to know the history of the city and to visit the most prominent sights of Moscow- the breathtaking Red Square with the beautiful ensemble of St.Basil’s cathedral and GUM, the Kremlin and its famous insides, Tverskaya street and the Bolshoi Theatre. There is so much waiting for you in the city of Moscow.
It is recommended to be on board 3 hours before the departure of the ship. Check-in. The ship leaves Moscow.
Day 2
Date 15.06.2021, Tuesday
Uglich
Day 2 15.06 (Tue)
Date 15.06 (Tue)
Uglich of today used to be the seat of princedom back in the 13th century. Uglich is the town where one of the most momentous events of the Russian history took place in the 16th century. It was then that the last member of the Ruirik dynasty, the young Tsarevich Dmitry was murdered. That dreadful event gave rise to what later became known as the time of trouble and only after 15 years the Romanov’s dynasty’s succeeding to the throne. Today’s Uglich does cherish its history and you can still see the relics of the past. That is the Church of St Dmitry on the spilt Blood. Built in 1690 on the spot where Dmitry had been murdered it appears on the horizon with its red walls and blue domes as one sails north on the Volga.
Walking city tour, visit to the territory of the Kremlin. Exclusive concert of acapello choral singing band "Kovcheg". Visit to Russian traditional house (izba), tasting of homemade tincture, pickled vegetables, tea party with pies.
Day 3
Date 16.06.2021, Wednesday
Goritsy
Day 3 16.06 (Wed)
Date 16.06 (Wed)
Welcome to the Northwest of Russia, the village of Goritsy, home to the Resurrection Convent, standing at the shoreline. From Goritsy a bus will drive you to the town of Kirillov, 8 kilome­ters away, to tour one of the major Orthodox strongholds of Old Russia, the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake. Founded in the 14th century, the monastery has preserved its re­markable architecture and fascinates the visitors by its majestic churches enclosed within austere fortress walls. The monastery is also famous for its museum of icons some of them are the oldest in Russia.
Visit to Ferapontov monastery with preserved unique frescoes of Dionysius.
Day 4
Date 17.06.2021, Thursday
Mandrogui
Day 4 17.06 (Thu)
Date 17.06 (Thu)
Inhabited by talented craftsmen, Mandrogui is a reconstructed village, built on the bank of the Svir River to illustrate the traditions and lifestyle of Russia's past. Experience provincial Russian lifestyle, watch the artisans and craftsmen mak­ing “matryoshkas” (Russian nesting dolls), carving wood, sewing, and ... visit the Vodka Museum, which boasts 250 varieties of the national drink.
Sightseeing walking tour of the village, visit to the Museum of vodka.
Day 5
Date 18.06.2021, Friday
Sortavala
Day 5 18.06 (Fri)
Date 18.06 (Fri)
Sortavala is one of the most ancient cities of Karelia, which has not only a unique history, but also has preserved its cultural and historical identity to this day.
Bus tour to Ruskeala natural reserve with a visit to the marble quarry. Sightseeing walking tour of Sortavala with a visit to the art gallery.
Day 6
Date 19.06.2021, Saturday
Saint-Petersburg
Day 6 19.06 (Sat)
Date 19.06 (Sat)
Known as the cultural capital of Russia St Petersburg allures people fr om all over the world by its enigmatic mixture of purely European architecture and typically Russian history. Disclose the secrets of St. Petersburg by visiting the Peter and Paul’s Fortress wh ere the Romanov dynasty is buried, St.Isaak’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral and seeing the richest art collection of the Hermitage Museum. Take a chance to go for a stroll in the kingdom of fountains, that used to be a luxurious summer residence called Peterhof.
Bus city tour. Visit to the Yusupov Palace, tour of the ceremonial halls of the Palace with a visit to the exhibition "the Murder of Grigory Rasputin".
Day 7
Date 20.06.2021, Sunday
Saint-Petersburg
Day 7 20.06 (Sun)
Date 20.06 (Sun)
Known as the cultural capital of Russia St Petersburg allures people fr om all over the world by its enigmatic mixture of purely European architecture and typically Russian history. Disclose the secrets of St. Petersburg by visiting the Peter and Paul’s Fortress wh ere the Romanov dynasty is buried, St.Isaak’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral and seeing the richest art collection of the Hermitage Museum. Take a chance to go for a stroll in the kingdom of fountains, that used to be a luxurious summer residence called Peterhof.
Visit to the Hermitage museum. Peterhof bus tour, visit to the Lower Park with fountains and the Grottoes of the Grand cascade, visit to Bathhouse.
Day 8
Date 21.06.2021, Monday
Saint-Petersburg
Day 8 21.06 (Mon)
Date 21.06 (Mon)
Known as the cultural capital of Russia St Petersburg allures people fr om all over the world by its enigmatic mixture of purely European architecture and typically Russian history. Disclose the secrets of St. Petersburg by visiting the Peter and Paul’s Fortress wh ere the Romanov dynasty is buried, St.Isaak’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral and seeing the richest art collection of the Hermitage Museum. Take a chance to go for a stroll in the kingdom of fountains, that used to be a luxurious summer residence called Peterhof.
OPTIONAL TOURS:
  • Pushkin (The Catherine Palace and park) + Pavlovsk (Paul the First Palace + park);

  • Rivers and Canals;

  • Russian Museum;

  • Folk show in Nikolaevsky Palace.

Day 9
Date 22.06.2021, Tuesday
Valaam
Day 9 22.06 (Tue)
Date 22.06 (Tue)
Valaam is the largest of the islands of the Valaam archipelago in the northern part of Lake Ladoga. The famous Orthodox shrines are situated on its territory, where for centuries truly unique examples of Russian church architecture have been preserved. It is an orthodox pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction center.
Excursion to the Central homestead of the Transfiguration Valaam monastery (includes transfer to the Monastery Bay and back).
Day 10
Date 23.06.2021, Wednesday
Svirstroy
Day 10 23.06 (Wed)
Date 23.06 (Wed)
Svirstroy is a tiny country-side settlement which is situated on the left bank of the Svir River. It is famous for its natural lake and very picturesque landscapes. You can see provincial food stores there and also try local smoked fish (pollan).
Bus tour to the Holy Trinity Alexander Svirsky monastery.
Day 11
Date 24.06.2021, Thursday
Kizhi
Day 11 24.06 (Thu)
Date 24.06 (Thu)
Situated to the northeast of Lake Onega, the island of Kizhi is home to the open-air museum of fascinating wooden architecture. Walking on the island, you can see old wooden churches, chapels, bell towers, peasant houses, granaries, barns, windmills, bathhouses which were all brought from around the Onega region to illustrate the architecture common to the Russian North.The focal point, referred to as the Kizhi Ensemble, comprises the awe-inspiring 22-domed Transfigu­ration Cathedral (1714), the neighboring Church of Intercession (1774) and the bell tower between the two. Another significant structure is the modest Cha­pel of the Resurrection of Lazarus. Built in 1391, it is the oldest standing wooden church in Russia.
Walking tour in open-air museum of wooden architecture. Concert “Music of Northern Village”.
Day 12
Date 25.06.2021, Friday
Kuzino
Day 12 25.06 (Fri)
Date 25.06 (Fri)
Since 2012, the Sugorje ethnographic complex has been opened in Kuzino.
Visit to the cultural and ethnographic complex with an interactive program.
Day 13
Date 26.06.2021, Saturday
Myshkin
Day 13 26.06 (Sat)
Date 26.06 (Sat)
Located on the banks of the Volga River, Myshkin is a small, historic town.
Walking tour, visit to the state of merchant T. V. Chistov, hose chapel, exhibition “The merchant’s shop”. Sitsky garden, art gallery, Master class – Mouse’s cake.
Day 14
Date 27.06.2021, Sunday
Moscow
Day 14 27.06 (Sun)
Date 27.06 (Sun)
Welcome to the city that never sleeps, the third Rome, the place that does enjoy diversity, the capital of Russia – Moscow. Moscow is the largest city of the great country with almost 11 million inhabitants. During your stay in this heterogeneous metropolis you will get to know the history of the city and to visit the most prominent sights of Moscow- the breathtaking Red Square with the beautiful ensemble of St.Basil’s cathedral and GUM, the Kremlin and its famous insides, Tverskaya street and the Bolshoi Theatre. There is so much waiting for you in the city of Moscow.
Arrival to Moscow. Disembarkation.
Ship
Mustai Karim is the latest addition to the Vodohod fleet, and what an amazing addition it is. This spectacular ship, which was built in Russia, combines advanced cruising technology with 5* hotel luxury to create a rivercruising experience like nothing else. And with four beautiful decks to explore, you’ll find something to fill every moment on board.



Food and beverage

All day dining

Our all-inclusive restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Vegetarians and vegans are catered for with utmost attention, as well as other dietary needs

Table D’hote

Enjoy farm-to-table cuisine and the flavours of the Mediterranean at our speciality restaurant, Table D'hote – where delectable dining is accompanied by a wine selection from our sommelier

Wine Library

Unwind with a glass of wine from our distinguished local menu (or indulge in one of our premium options) as you flip through classical Russian literature in the grand onboard library

Beer bar 

Sample a wide variety of exceptional and exclusive beers that true connoisseurs can enjoy – along with a delicious grilled meal, appetisers and snacks

Panorama bar

Soak in spectacular 270-degree views with floor-to-ceiling windows as you’re entertained by fascinating daily shows, live music, cooking classes, tastings with sommeliers and beautifully presented cocktails


SPA & Entertainment

The Gym

Whether you want to keep up your fitness routine or start a new one, you can train at Mustai Karim’s onboard gym. It’s equipped with all the latest gym machines and accessories, so you’ll have everything you need to work up a sweat.

Evening performance

Beautiful evening atmosphere is accompanied by exquisite live classical and jazz music, Enthralling theatrical Performances

Wellness 

Holidays are as much about relaxing as they are about exploring. Which is why Mustai Karim has a both a spa and solarium, giving you two perfect places to relax. Unwind with a book at the top-deck solarium or book a restorative treatment

Vodohod Luxury 5 Star
Private or french balconies Full board English speaking staff Lift Coffee point SPA area All cabins are equiped with fridges Complementary Wi-Fi TV in cabins Gym
Cabin types
Standard
Twin/double cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows. Cabin is equipped with comfortable furniture, spacious bathroom and decorated in modern style. Size of cabin is around 16.6 sqm
Twin/double cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows, AC, wardrobe, occasional table and 2 arm-chairs, 220 volt socket, TV, radio, safe, telephone, hair dryer, minibar, vanity table.
Deluxe
Spacious twin/double cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows. Cabin is equipped with comfortable furniture, spacious bathroom and decorated in modern style. Size of cabin is around 18.6 sqm
Floor-to-ceiling windows, AC, wardrobe, occasional table and 2 arm-chairs, 220 volt socket, TV, radio, safe, telephone, hair dryer, minibar, vanity table.
Junior Suite
Spacious twin/double cabin with lounge area, floor-to-ceiling windows. Cabin is equipped with comfortable furniture, spacious bathroom and decorated in modern style. Size of cabin is around 29.8sqm
Lounge area, floor-to-ceiling windows, AC, wardrobe, occasional table and 2 armchairs, 220 volt socket, TV, safe, telephone, hair dryer, minibar, vanity table.
Suite
Suite cabins with with floor-to-ceiling windows. Cabin is equipped with comfortable furniture, spacious bathroom and decorated in modern style. Size of cabin is around 23.2sqm - 37.7sqm
Floor-to-ceiling windows, AC, 220 volt sockets, radio, occasional table, TV, minibar, safe, telephone, double bed, wardrobe, vanity table, hair dryer.
Owner’s Suite
Two-room cavernous stateroom with separate bedroom and lounge area, step-out balcony. Cabin is equipped with comfortable furniture, spacious bathroom and decorated in modern style. Size of cabin is around 46 sqm
Separate bedroom and lounge area, step-out balcony, AC, 220 volt sockets, radio. Cushioned furniture, occasional table, TV, minibar, safe, telephone, double bed, wardrobe, vanity table, hair dryer.
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