Russia’s Golden Ring

2, 3 or 4 Day Guaranteed Departure Tours of Moscow’s Golden Ring
Fully escorted by car from Moscow

These simple packages can be added on to our guaranteed departure tours, trans-Siberian rail journeys, river cruises or any other arrangements. These options allow travellers to make the most of their time in Russia and to see some of the beautiful Golden Ring of Moscow, ancient cities which can only be seen on this short trip out of the city. Half board is available. Choose the programme which suits best and we’ll do the rest!  Each tour may be requested for any day of the year.

Cathedral of the Nativity, Suzdal

Cathedral of the Nativity, Suzdal

Cathedral of the Nativity, Suzdal

Cathedral of the Nativity, Suzdal

View of the Rostov Kremlin State Museum Reserve on Lake Nero, Yaroslavl Region.

View of the Rostov Kremlin State Museum Reserve on Lake Nero, Yaroslavl Region.

Itinerary

 

Suzdal – Two Days Sightseeing (1 night)

Spend a night in Suzdal and two days sightseeing. This tour is fully escorted by car from Moscow.

Day 1 – Meet your guide at 10.00 am in reception for your full day excursion, travelling from Moscow to Vladimir. Your route takes you first to Sergiev Posad with sightseeing included. Continue with your guide to Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad, Suzdal and check in for 1 night

Day 2 – Breakfast and check out of your hotel. Meet your guide at 10.00 hrs in reception. Full day sightseeing in Suzdal and Vladimir returning to your Moscow hotel by car with your guide, arriving at around 21.00 hrs.

Please note that this package is not available during Russian national holidays.

Suzdal – Three Days Sightseeing (2 nights)

Spend two nights in Suzdal and three days sightseeing. This tour is fully escorted by car from Moscow.

Day 1 – Meet your guide at 10.00 am in reception for your full day excursion, travelling from Moscow to Vladimir by car. Your route takes you first to Sergiev Posad with sightseeing included. Continue with your guide to Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad, Suzdal and check in for 2 nights

Day 2 – Breakfast in the hotel. Meet your guide at 10.00 hrs in reception.
Full day sightseeing in Suzdal and Vladimir, including Bogolubovo (n.b.it is approx. 30 mins walk to Church of the Intercession on the Nerl.)
Return to hotel at around 18.00 hrs

Day 3 – Breakfast and check out of your hotel. Meet your guide at 10.00 hrs in reception. Further sightseeing in Suzdal and Vladimir. Returning to your Moscow hotel by car with your guide, arriving at around 21.00 hrs

Please note that this package is not available during Russian national holidays.

Suzdal and Yaroslavl – Four Days Sightseeing (3 nights)

Four days sightseeing in Suzdal and Yaroslavl. This tour is fully escorted by car from Moscow.

Day 1 – Meet your guide at 10.00 am in reception for your full day excursion, travelling from Moscow to Vladimir by car. Your route takes you first to Sergiev Posad with sightseeing included. Continue with your guide to Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad, Suzdal and check in for 2 nights

Day 2 – Breakfast in the hotel. Meet your guide at 10.00 hrs in reception. Full day sightseeing in Suzdal and Vladimir. Return to hotel at 18.00 hrs.

Day 3 – Breakfast and check out of your hotel. Meet your guide at 10.00 hrs in reception. Transfer to Yaroslavl, stopping for a guided tour of Kostroma en route. Check in to Yubileinaya Hotel, Yaroslavl for 1 night.

Day 4 – Breakfast and check out of your hotel. Full day sightseeing in Yaroslavl and Rostov Veliky, returning to your Moscow hotel by car with your guide, arriving at around 21.00 hrs

Please note that this package is not available during Russian national holidays.

Accommodation

Best Western Аrt Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad (Suzdal) ★ ★ ★  

The Best Western Аrt Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad offers luxury accommodation, an indoor pool, a well-equipped fitness centre and a sauna. Its restaurant serves gourmet meals. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. All air-conditioned rooms have stylish furnishings decorated in rich colors. Room amenities include a TV, minibar and wired internet. Best Western Аrt Hotel Nikolaevsky Posad’s restaurant specializes in Russian delicacies, served in an elegant atmosphere. It features a well-stocked wine cellar.

Premier Ring Hotel (Yaroslavl)  ★ ★ ★ ★  

The 4 star Ring Premier Hotel was built in 2005, offering a central location and modern facilities in the ancient Golden Ring town of Yaroslavl. The hotel has a popular restaurant, fitness centre which includes a sauna, swimming pool, massage room, gym and solarium. There is also a business centre with internet access, a souvenir shop and secure parking at the hotel.  Rooms are comfortably furnished and 24 hour room service is available

Please ask for our nett rates.

Tour Includes

  • Escorted round trip transfers from Moscow by car with guide
  • Accommodation based on minimum two persons sharing a twin room:
  • Breakfast daily
  • Sightseeing programme with English speaking guide
  • Entrances
  • Visa support letter for duration of tour
  • 24-hour emergency contact

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Any meals, beverages, sightseeing entrance fees not specified in the inclusions
  • Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest
  • Extra personal costs incurred at the hotel
  • Extended visa support
  • Supplement may apply during Russian national holidays

Notes

  • Tour operates on minimum 2 basis.
  • Tours may start on any day, but are subject to availability.
  • Supplement may apply during Russian national holidays.
  • Check in after 14.00 hours. Check out by 12.00 hours.
  • Accommodation may be substituted with similar grade hotels
  • Tours and timings may vary according to local conditions and substitutions may be made if necessary.
  • We can arrange pick up from the airport instead of hotel – please ask
  • Visa Support – is supplied for duration of tour only. If you require an extended visa support we can supply this from €25 per person (certain nationalities incur a higher extended visa support letter fee) – check with us for details.
  • Russian Visa – you will need to obtain a tourist visa BEFORE you arrive in Russia
  • Important – remember to apply for your visa at least 1 month prior to travel.