Early Bird Deal Insight Vacations | The Golden Ring - Summer 2020

The Golden Ring of once-fortified cities northeast of Moscow, stood witness to some of the most significant events in Russian history.

Considered virtual open air museums, their Kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals and churches feature remarkable architecture from the 12th- 18th centuries. With bells ringing out from towering belfries, whitewashed walls, golden spires and onion domes marking the horizon, they rank among the most picturesque in the land.


Tour Operator: Insight Vacations
  • What's Included

    • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
    • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
    • You may purchase transfers from/to Moscow's Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports on arrival and departure days, or when additional night accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations. Alternatively, please make your own way from/to the airport.
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
        (Twin)
      • 26 Apr 20
      • 30 Apr 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 24 May 20
      • 28 May 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 7 Jun 20
      • 11 Jun 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 21 Jun 20
      • 25 Jun 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

    • Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 19 Jul 20
      • 23 Jul 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

    • Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 16 Aug 20
      • 20 Aug 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 30 Aug 20
      • 3 Sep 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 13 Sep 20
      • 17 Sep 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

      • 27 Sep 20
      • 1 Oct 20
      • $2,850

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $2,565 for this departure

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - To Sergiev Posad, Rostov-the-Great and to Yaroslavl.

    At 07:45 meet your Travel Director at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Moscow and depart for Sergiev Posad. Visit some of the colourful churches of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra. Journey to Rostov-the-Great and explore its ivory towered Kremlin and the Museum of Enamel. Continue to Yaroslavl where a delicious dinner is served at a riverside restaurant.(Dinner)

     

    Day 2 - Kostroma and Suzdal Experience.

    During your sightseeing of Yaroslavl, see the domed Church of Elijah the Prophet and the Holy Transfiguration Monastery. Travel to Kostroma to see the fabulous Trinity Cathedral. Continue to charming Suzdal.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 3 - Exploring Suzdal.

    Your exploration starts with venturing inside the mighty Kremlin and visiting the Cross Chamber. Witness the towers of the Saviour Monastery of St. Euthymius and visit the Museum of Wooden Architecture. Dine like a local as you enjoy an authentic Home-hosted lunch with a meal typical of the region. Meet a local priest in the studio of St. Nicholas Church and learn the secrets of icon painting. This ancient technique uses only traditional and natural materials.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

     

    Day 4 - On to Vladimir and return to Moscow.

    Journey to Vladimir to see the carved stone walls of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius, and visit the Museum of Crystal and Varnished Miniatures. Visit a Matryoska Doll making workshop and try your hand to decorate your own. Return to Moscow where you are at leisure for the rest of the day.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 5 - Depart Moscow.

    Departure transfers will arrive at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport at 05:00, 08:00 and 11:00 and at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport at 05:00, 10:00 and 13:00.(Breakfast)

     

    The Golden Ring - Summer 2020
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Food fund and airfares may be additional. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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