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Under the Prince's flag

3 days

≈ $53 per day

$159

COUNTRY

Russia

STARTS / ENDS IN

Sergiev Posad - Alexandrov / Uglich - Borisoglebsk

DESTINATIONS

3 (Sergiev Posad - Alexandrov, Myshkin - Uglich, Uglich - Borisoglebsk)

TOUR TYPE

TOUR GROUP

Fixed date

START DATE

29 September 2017

END DATE

01 October 2017

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

12 to 70 year olds

Other Services

  • Hotel 3* HB

    $14
  • Hotel 3* FB

    $26
  • Supplement for single occupancy

    $37
  • Discount on extra bed

    $7

Guide's Language

  • Russian

Available Months

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Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Sergiev Posad - Alexandrov

    09:00 Start in Moscow: metro station VDNH, Parking - right of the hotel "Cosmos"
    09:15 Departure to Sergiev Posad
    Sightseeing excursion.
    Excursion to the Trinity-Sergius Lavra: architecture, assumption and Trinity cathedrals in the interior.
    13:00 Lunch.
    14:00 Excursion to Alexandrov. Visit the Alexander Kremlin - the residence of the first Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible. The architectural ensemble of the exhibition "the Tsar's court in Alexandrovskaya Sloboda", a family chapel and chambers of the Palace of Tsar Ivan IV, medieval cellars, exhibits "Alexander Sloboda. The legends and true stories" and "Aleksandrovskaya Sloboda XVII-XVIII centuries. Dormition cloister".
    Departure to the hotel "Posadskiy 3*" Sergiev Posad (reserve hotel: "Old Lavra 3*" Sergiev Posad).
    19:00 Dinner

  • Day 2
    Myshkin - Uglich

    08:00 Breakfast
    Departure to Myshkin. Myshkin is a kind of city-Museum of the Russian province, preserving ancient merchant's buildings in the city and a particular provincial way of life. The city was famous for its blacksmiths and potters. The people on the site of the modern Myshkin, lived in the V-III millennia BC. The town also existed, apparently, in the XII-XIII centuries, but was completely destroyed by the Tatar-Mongols in 1238.
    12:00 Sightseeing excursion in Myshkin: walk of fame, the Uspensky Cathedral, the Museum "Russian Valenki" with exhibits "Len" and "Sisters and brothers boots", the house of crafts with forge and a pottery workshop. The Mouse Museum - the atmosphere of Royal life. Welcoming the king and Queen will tell how heavy the crown and teach how to protect yourself from cat misfortunes. You will be able to dip into the Royal coffers, and in the darkness the Tsar's menagerie you will see exotic living mice.
    15:00 Lunch at the restaurant
    Departure to Uglich.
    17:30 "The Museum of the history of Russian vodka". Exhibition stands, Museum filled with all sorts of types of Russian alcoholic beverages from different cities of the country. Uglich is home to the vodka king - Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov.
    18:00 Check-in in hotel "Chaika 3*" Uglich (reserve the hotels: "the Summit 3*" Myshkin)
    19:00 Dinner

  • Day 3
    Uglich - Borisoglebsk

    Uglich - Borisoglebsk

    08:00 Breakfast
    09:00 Excursion program in Uglich: the beauty of nature the Volga areas and the grandeur of the historic sites. Sightseeing tour.
    The Uglich Kremlin, the historical and urban core of the city.
    The Palace of Tsarevich Dimitrii ("Uglich princes") - the only surviving Foundation of the Kremlin building (15th century).
    The Church of Dmitry on the Blood built on the spot death of Tsarevich Dmitry. Inside paintings of artists of the late 18th century, detailing the event.
    Transfiguration Cathedral (interior) Cathedral of the city of Uglich, located in the heart of the Kremlin. Assumption "Wonderful" Church of the Alekseevsky monastery here is kept the miraculous icon of the Mother of God.
    Departure to the village of Borisoglebsk.
    12:30 Tour of the Boris and Gleb monastery, an architectural ensemble which is called the pearl of old Russian architecture of 16-17 centuries.
    13:30 Lunch at the restaurant.
    14:30 Departure to Moscow.
    20:00 Approximate time of arrival in Moscow (metro station "VDNH").

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