The Golden Ring is a ring of cities northeast of Moscow, the capital of Russia. These ancient towns, which also played a significant role in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church, preserve the memory of the most important and significant events in Russian history. The towns have been called "open-air museums" and feature unique monuments of Russian architecture of the 12th–18th centuries, including kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals, and churches. These towns are among the most picturesque in Russia and prominently feature Russia's onion domes.
- Avaliable: Year-round
- Duration: 9 days
- Group: from 10 people
- Border permits: -
- Car distance: 1500 km
- Accommodation: hotel 3*
- Flight to: Moscow
Day 1Meeting. Airport transfer. Arrive to Moscow. Check in at hotel 3*
Day 2Meeting with the guide in the lobby. Leaving Moscow for Vladimir. Vladimir Sightseeing Tour – an ancient capital of the North-Eastern Rus. Leaving for Bogolyubovo settlement. You will visit Bogolyubsky Convent and the Church of the Intercession on the Nerl (depending on weather conditions). Accommodation at the hotel 3* in Suzdal.
Day 3Suzdal Sightseeing Tour – this city is a city-museum, there are about 200 historical monuments many of which have a status of UNESCO world heritage. Departure to Ivanovo. Ivanovo Sightseeing Tour. Departure to Kostroma. Accommodation at the hotel 3*in Kostroma.
Day 4• Excursion around Yaroslavl. You will see a spit of the Volga River and the Kotorosl River, Assumption Cathedral, will stroll along the Volga Embankment which has been reconstructed on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the city and see a unique architectural ensemble of the central part of Yaroslavl which is included in the List of the UNESCO World Heritage. • Kostroma Sightseeing Tour. Seeing a merchant city which has preserved a protogenic appearance of 18-century architectural ensemble.
Day 5Excursion to the Rostov Kremlin – residence of Rostov bishops and metropolitans (architecture of the Rostov Kremlin *exterior). Departure to Pereslavl-Zalessky. Pereslavl-Zalessky is a native town of Alexander Nevsky and a birthplace of the Russian fleet. Departure to Sergiev-Posad. Excursion the Holy Trinity - St.Sergius Lavra: architecture. Accommodation at the hotel 3* in Sergiev Posad.
Day 6Transfer to Aleksandrov. Aleksandrov Sightseeing Tour with a visit to the Aleksandrov Kremlin – a residence of the first Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible. Return to the hotel of Sergiev-Posad.
Day 7Departure to Uglich. Excursion program in Uglich. Visit to the Voskresensky Monastery, one of the most beautiful monasteries which, supposedly, was established in the XIVth century. Accommodation at the hotel 3* in Uglich.
Day 8Trip to Myshkin. Myshkin Sightseeing Tour. Visiting of The Mouse Museum – atmosphere of imperial life. You can put a hand into the imperial bins and will see exotic live mice in the darkness of the imperial menagerie. Departure to Martynovo. Lunch in Martynovo – we will be served with delicious dishes cooked in the Russian stove. Transfer to Moscow. Accommodation at the hotel 3* in Moscow.
Day 9Transfer to the airport. We hope to welcome you back to Russia sometime in the future!
- Invitation for a tourist visa
- Transport service according to the program
- Excursion service according to the program (English-speaking guide)
- Hotel accommodation 3* (2 persons per room)
- Breakfasts, lunches
- Entry tickets
- Flights to Simferopol and return tickets
- Tourist visa
- Expenses for souvenirs
- Additional paid services
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