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Sacred Springs of Russia

5 days

≈ $57 per day

$285

COUNTRY

Russia

STARTS / ENDS IN

Sergiev Posad – Pereslavl - Rostov / Diveevo

DESTINATIONS

5 (Sergiev Posad – Pereslavl - Rostov, Yaroslavl - Kostroma, Suzdal - Vladimir, Murom, Diveevo)

TOUR TYPE

Culture & History

TOUR GROUP

Fixed date

START DATE

27 September 2017

END DATE

01 October 2017

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

12 to 70 year olds

Other Services

  • Hotel 3* HB

    $24
  • Hotel 3* FB

    $50
  • Supplement for single occupancy

    $102

Guide's Language

  • Russian

Available Months

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Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Sergiev Posad – Pereslavl - Rostov

    09:00 Start in Moscow: metro station VDNH, Parking - right of the hotel "Cosmos"
    09:15 Departure to Sergiev Posad.
    10:30 Tour to the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.
    Departure to Pereslavl-Zalessky.
    12:00 Pereslavl-Zalesskiy – is a native land of Alexander Nevskiy and the cradle of the Russian fleet. Tour of the city, photo-stop on the red square, Plescheevo lake, a small boat of Peter I.
    Departure to Rostov the Great.
    13:00 Lunch.
    14:30 Excursion to the Rostov Kremlin - the residence of the Rostov bishops and metropolitans (architecture of the Rostov Kremlin *the exterior).
    The architectural ensemble of the Rostov Kremlin, the decoration of which is the assumption Cathedral (XVI century) with a unique bell tower, which is completely preserved set of 15 bells, Bishop's court, Cathedral square and the Metropolitan's garden. Exhibition of ceramics in the Kremlin.
    The exhibition "Walls and passages of the Rostov Kremlin" (small transitions) - in summer, in winter, "Museum of Rostov enamel".
    Check-in at the hotel "Azimut 3*" the city of Kostroma. Rooms category "standard". (backup: "Love 3*" Yaroslavl, "Moscow trakt 3*" Rostov the Great).
    19:00 Dinner

  • Day 2
    Yaroslavl - Kostroma

    08:00 Breakfast
    08:30 Departure to Yaroslavl.
    10:00 Excursion program in Yaroslavl, You will see the Strelka of the rivers Volga and Kotorosl, the assumption Cathedral, stroll through reconstructed to 1000-anniversary of city's Volga embankment, view unique architectural ensemble of the Central part of Yaroslavl, a UNESCO world heritage site.
    Visit the Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery - the city's main attraction. Through reinforced walls called the Kremlin. The main Cathedral of the monastery kept the original painting, it is the oldest extant churches of Yaroslavl. Here was found the manuscript of a masterpiece of ancient Russian literature "the Word about Igor's regiment".
    Sightseeing of the Church of Elijah the Prophet (interior in the summer, outside in winter) - an outstanding monument of architecture of the Yaroslavl school of architecture.
    Return to Kostroma.
    14:00 Lunch
    15:00 City tour in Kostroma. Familiarity with merchant city that has preserved the original architectural ensemble of the 18th century.
    Inspection of the Central square ("pans"), shopping malls, fire tower of the 19th century.
    The Ipatievsky monastery (Trinity Cathedral, crypt or chambers of the Romanov boyars) - the main symbols of Kostroma, the cradle of the Romanov dynasty.
    Visit Epiphany monastery Anastasenko, where is kept the miraculous icon of the Fedorov mother of God (13th century).
    Return to the hotel "Azimut 3*"
    Dinner

  • Day 3
    Suzdal - Vladimir

    07:00 Breakfast
    Departure to Suzdal.
    Sightseeing tour in Ivanovo.
    11:00 City tour in Suzdal – it is the city Museum, about 200 monuments of history, many of which have the status of a UNESCO world heritage site.
    Attractions:
    The Kremlin with Krestovaya chamber and the front hall of the Episcopal life, where was read the king's orders and were considered by the petitions.
    The Holy monastery Efimiev a concert of peals.
    The Museum of Wooden architecture, unique buildings of 17-19 centuries.
    Pokrovsky monastery (from a viewing platform) – the convent keeps many secrets.
    14:00 Lunch.
    Check-in at hotel "Golden ring 3*" in Vladimir.
    19:00 Dinner

  • Day 4
    Murom

    08:00 Breakfast
    Free time.
    12:00 Departure to Murom. It is the ancient city of Vladimir region, it was mentioned in the "Tale of bygone years" in 862 year. Murom - a city of white-stone monasteries, merchant houses of the XIX century and the birthplace of the epic hero Ilya Muromets.
    14:00 Lunch.
    15:00 Bus city tour in Murom
    Trinity convent, where the relics of Peter and fevronya - patrons of love and marriage.
    Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery and the miraculous icon of the Mother of God "quick to hearken".
    Annunciation monastery: the icon of St. Elijah of Murom with relics, the icon of the Iberian mother of God icon of the Sign mother of God, icon of St. Nicholas.
    In the Oka Park You will see a monument to Ilya Muromets is one of the most notable attractions in Murom.
    You will visit Museum of history and art, which is called "small Hermitage". In the gallery of the Museum exhibits the paintings of K. P. Brusov, A. K. Savrasov,I. I. Shishkin.
    Check-in at hotel "Batashev 4*" Vyksa ("Lada 3*" Moore - back to the hotel). Rooms category "standard".
    20:00 Dinner

  • Day 5
    Diveevo

    06:30 Breakfast
    Transfer to Diveevo.
    09:30 Excursion in Diveyevo at Serafimo-Diveevsky monastery is named after St. Seraphim of Sarov, who took care of this abode.
    Inspection of the temples:
    Trinity Cathedral: the relics of the monk Seraphim, the miraculous icon of "Tenderness".
    Transfiguration Cathedral: the relics of venerable Martha of Diveevo, relics of Saint Paraskeva.
    Kazan Church: relics of the venerable Alexandra, Martha, Helena;
    Holy Groove of the Theotokos is the greatest of Diveevo, and the world of the universe Shrine. About grace given the Holy Flute the Father said: "Who Groove with prayer will be, Yes fifty "hail Marys" will read everything here: Athos, Jerusalem and Kiev."
    Visit the Diveevo Holy springs: the mother of God "Kazan" icon of Umilenie, of St. Panteleimon the healer. You will be able to take some water and if you want to swim in it.
    13:00 Lunch.
    Free time.
    Departure to Moscow.
    Arrival in Moscow (the end of the program at about 23:00 at the metro station VDNKH).

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