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Imperial Waterways of Russia

Itinerary, Prices and Dates


Moscow to St. Petersburg 13 Days

Uniworld's River Victoria"
Uniworld's River Victoria

Discover the rich history and traditions along the imperial waterways of Russia as you follow the path of Peter the Great from Moscow to St Petersburg. Stand in Red Square, see the Kremlin and the iconic St Basil's Cathedral; enjoy some of Russia's most beautiful cities including Uglich and Yaroslavl and end in magnificent St Petersburg, home of the Hermitage Museum and nearby Catherine's Palace. This will truly be an unforgettable journey.

What's Included

  • 12 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom
  • VIP Home Departure Service
  • UK Scheduled direct flights
  • All meals onboard, impeccably prepared using the freshest & finest local ingredients
  • Complimentary soft drinks during lunch onboard, complimentary fine wine, beer and soft drinks during dinner onboard, bottled water in your cabin and 24-hour speciality coffees during your cruise
  • All entertainment plus enlightening lectures
  • Award-winning service, with the highest staff to guest ratio in the industry
  • Wide choice of included tours, excursions and onboard lectures & demonstrations
  • Enjoy a shashlik picnic in Mandrogi
  • Ballet performance at the Alexandrinsky Theatre
  • Visit Cathrine's Palace at Pushkin
  • Shore excursions in the company of English-speaking local guides
  • Complimentary portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Important Note:
A Russian visa is required for this cruise.

Day 1: Arrive in Moscow, Embark Cruise

Map of the Volga, Svir & Neva Rivers
Map of the Volga, Svir & Neva Rivers

Begin with Titan's VIP Home Departure Service® to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for your scheduled British Airways or another leading airline flight to Moscow. Meet your Uniworld representative on arrival and transfer to the River Victoria.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Moscow

Included Excursions: Moscow city tour, tour of the Metro and Arbat Street

Your panoramic city tour includes the most remarkable city sights, such as Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral and Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent, and impressive Tverskaya Street. Following lunch downtown, take a tour of Moscow's famous metro system with its palatial décor. Visit Arbat Street, longtime hangout for intellectuals and dissidents, and enjoy some free time on your own. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the ship and city centre. In the evening, enjoy a Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Moscow

Porto
The Kremlin, Moscow

Enjoy an entire day at your leisure, perhaps returning to the sights that caught your eye on your panoramic tour. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the ship and the city centre.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: Moscow

Included Excursions: Kremlin and Armoury Museum visit

Visit the Kremlin, a self-contained 15th century city with palaces, armouries, 15th and 17th century cathedrals, and a Medieval fortress. You'll also explore the Kremlin's Armoury Museum - home to many treasures, ranging from the czars' coronation robes to the famous Fabergé eggs. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the ship and the city centre
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Cruising the Moscow Canal & Volga River - Uglich

Included Excursions: Uglich walking tour and Church of St Dimitri

Cruise the Moscow Canal before arriving in Uglich, a delightful Golden Ring city. Visit the Church of St Dimitri before enjoying free time to wander around the various local shops and stalls.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Yaroslavl - Cruising Lake Rybinsk

Included Excursions: Uglich walking tour and Church of St Dimitri

Yaroslavl has always been considered one of Russia's most beautiful cities. You'll visit the town's exquisite Church of Elijah the Prophet, an architectural masterpiece richly adorned with 17th century frescoes. In the afternoon, cruise vast Lake Rybinsk.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Goritsy (Kirillov)

Church of the Transfiguration of Christ, Kizhi Island
Church of the Transfiguration of Christ, Kizhi Island

Included Excursions: Daily life in Russia

Experience how locals live as you learn how traditions and handicraft techniques are preserved during a visit to the Children's House of Arts and Crafts or stop by the Wood Restoration Centre to see a demonstration of traditional woodworking methods. Stroll the grounds of 14th century St Cyrill of the White Lake Monastery.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Cruising Lake Onega, Kizhi Island

Included Excursions: Kizhi Open Air Museum of Wooden Architecture

Visit the famous Open Air Museum containing the spectacular Church of Transfiguration, which was constructed entirely out of wood without a single nail.
Included Meals B L D

Day 9: St. Cruising the Svir River - Mandrogi - Cruising Lake Ladoga

Included Excursions: Mandrogi village walking tour with arts and crafts and shashlik picnic lunch ashore

The reconstructed 18th century village of Mandrogi brings Russia's past vibrantly to life. Inside its wooden houses are craftsmen fashioning matryoshkas; lace and ceramics. Enjoy a traditional shashlik picnic lunch.
Included Meals B L D

Day 10: St. Petersburg

Russian Balet, St Petersburg
Russian Ballet, St Petersburg

Included Excursions: St Petersburg city tour, canal cruise and evening ballet at the Alexandrinsky Theatre

While on your panoramic city tour of enchanting St Petersburg, you'll drive along Nevsky and see Palace Square, the historic heart of the city as well as St Isaac's Cathedral, Admiralty Tower and the other grand structures that stand as monuments to the extravagant lifestyles of the Tsars. Afterwards, enjoy a canal cruise to see this city's beautiful buildings and bridges. During the evening, be treated to a spectacular Russian ballet.
Included Meals B L D

Day 11: St. Petersburg

Included Excursions: Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin

Visit lavish Catherine Palace and Park, a masterpiece of Russian Rococo architecture, in nearby Pushkin. Your tour takes you to the famous Amber Room, sometimes called the 'Eighth Wonder of the World'. Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.
Included Meals B L D

Day 12: St. Petersburg

Included Excursions: Hermitage Museum

Be amazed as you tour the world-famous Hermitage Museum, featuring nearly three million works of art by masters including Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Included Meals B L D

Day 13: Disembark Ship, Depart St. Petersburg

Disembark the ship and transfer to St Petersburg Airport for your British Airways or another leading airline flight home. Arrive at London Heathrow or Gatwick where our staff will greet you and our transport will transfer you to your own front door.
Included Meals B

Please Note: Tour order in Moscow and St Petersburg may vary due to the weather.

Day 1: Arrive in St. Petersburg, Embark Cruise

Map of the Volga, Svir and Neva rivers
Map of the Volga, Svir & Neva Rivers

Begin with Titan's VIP Home Departure Service® to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for your scheduled British Airways or another leading airline flight to St Petersburg. Meet your Uniworld representative on arrival and transfer to the River Victoria.
Included Meals D

Day 2: St. Petersburg

Included Excursions: St. Petersburg panoramic city tour with canal cruise and evening ballet at the Alexandrinsky Theatre

Enjoy a panoramic city tour of enchanting St. Petersburg, taking in all of the majestic sights, such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Winter Palace, the Church of the Resurrection, St. Issac's, and so much more. After the panoramic tour, board a canal boat for a cruise, traveling down the Fontanka and Kryukov Canal. This tour will you an incomparable view of the city's beautiful buildings and bridges. During the evening, be treated to a spectacular Russian ballet at the Alexandrinsky Theater.
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: St. Petersburg

Peterhof Fountains
Peterhof Fountains

Included Excursions: Hermitage Museum

Be amazed as you tour the world-famous Hermitage Museum, which is housed in one of the world's largest palaces. The museum contains over a thousand rooms and features nearly three million works of art by masters including Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: St. Petersburg

Included Excursions: Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin

Travel to nearby Pushkin to visit lavish Catherine Palace and Park, a masterpiece of Russian Rococo architecture unrivaled in luxury and scale.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Mandrogi, cruising the Svir RiverSvirstroy

Included Excursions: Mandrogi village walking tour with arts and crafts and shashlik picnic lunch ashore

Visit the reconstructed 18th-century village of Mandrogi, which brings Russia's past vibrantly to life. Peek inside its wooden houses to observe craftsmen making matryoshkas, lace, and ceramics. Cap the afternoon off with a traditional shashlik picnic.
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Kizhi Island, cruising Lake Onega

Included Excursions: Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture

Sail on Lake Onega to Kizhi Island, whose famous open-air museum is a UNESCO World Heritage Site containing the awe-inspiring Transfiguration Church, which is built entirely from wood.
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Goritzy

Included Excursions: Experience Russian daily life

Gain a unique perspective on everyday life in this part of the world. Watch school-children perform dances or sketches for you-they love to have a chance to practice their English-at the House of Children's Arts and Crafts, or stop by the Wood Restoration Center to see demonstrations of traditional woodworking methods. Stroll the grounds of 14th-century St. Cyrill of the White Lake Monastery.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Cruising Lake Rybinsk, Yaroslavl

Included Excursions: Yaroslavl, Heart of the Golden Ring

Yaroslavl is considered one of Russia's most beautiful cities. You'll visit the town's exquisite Church of Elijah the Prophet and delight in a tasting of local produce at the farmers' market.
Included Meals B L D

Day 9: Uglich

Included Excursions: Uglich, Church of St. Dimitry on the Blood walking tour

Uglich is a delightful and picturesque Golden Ring city. Visit the Church of St. Dimitry, built to honor the slain son of Ivan the Terrible, and spend some free time browsing the local market area, replete with small shops and the stalls of local artisans.
Included Meals B L D

Day 10: Moscow

Included Excursions: Moscow city tour

Your panoramic city tour includes the most remarkable city sights, such as Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent, and impressive Tverskaya Street.
Included Meals B L D

Day 11: Moscow

The Kremlin, Moscow
The Kremlin, Moscow

Included Excursions: Kremlin with Armory Museum and tour of the metro and Arbat Street

Visit the Kremlin-a self-contained 15th-century city with palaces, armories, 15th- and 17th-century cathedrals, and a Medieval fortress. You'll also explore the Kremlin's Armory Museum-home of treasures from the Czar's coronation robes to the famous Fabergé Eggs.

In the afternoon, you will get a guided introduction to the remarkable subway system and to a historic shopping neighborhood too. Our metro tour, which includes five stops, will help you become accustomed to using the metro for your free time in this spectacular metropolis. Afterwards, visit Moscow's pedestrian shopping area lined with handsome buildings where many famous writers once lived.
Included Meals B L D

Day 12: Moscow

Enjoy an entire day exploring Moscow at your leisure. Return to the sights that caught your eye on your panoramic tour. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the ship and the city centre.
Included Meals B L D

Day 13: Disembark Ship, Depart Moscow

After breakfast this morning, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. Arrive at London Heathrow or Gatwick where our staff will greet you and our transport will transfer you to your own front door.
Included Meals B L D

Please Note: Tour order in Moscow and St Petersburg may vary due to the weather.


  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

River Victoria



Overview

Fully remodelled in 2011 to Uniworlds specification, the River Victoria is a very comfortable Russian river cuise ship. Catering for 202 passengers in staterooms and suites up to 409 sq.ft. in size, many with outside balconies.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 101 comfortable outside staterooms & suites, most with full Outside Balconies
  • Sundecks with lounge chairs
  • Pushkin restaurant with panoramic views
  • Chagall lounge with bar & dance floor
  • Katrin Panoram bar with outdoor deck area
  • 24 hour coffee & tea station
  • Library & reading room
  • Internet corner
  • Fitness centre
  • Elevator to all decks
  • Serenity River Spa*
  • Laundry service*
  • Boutique

* Payable locally.


Uniworld River Victoria - deck plan
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All Staterooms & Suites Feature

  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & shower with l'Occitaine en Provence bath products
  • Hotel style beds with fine cotton bed linen
  • Seating area with 2 chairs and a table (1 chair in cat 6)
  • Flat-screen television with infotainment centre & satelite
  • Telephone, safe, hair dryer, radio alarm clock & bottled water replenished daily
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Plush towels, waffle bathrobes and slippers

Presidential Suite (Volga Deck)

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 409 sq. ft.
  • Full Outside Balcony with table & chairs
  • Large bathroom with WC, large shower & double sinks
  • Enhanced sitting area with table, sofa & armchairs

Junior Suite (Volga Deck)

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 334 sq. ft.
  • Full Outside Balcony with table & chairs
  • Enhanced sitting area with table & chairs

Deluxe Suite (Volga & Neva Decks)

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 269 sq. ft.
  • Full Outside Balcony with table & chairs
  • Enhanced sitting area with table & chairs

Cat. 1, 2 & 3 Staterooms (Volga & Neva Decks)

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 210 sq. ft.
  • Full Outside Balcony with table & chairs

Cat. 4 & 5 Staterooms (Neva & Moskva Decks)

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 135 sq. ft.
  • Panoramic window

Cat. 6 Staterooms (Onega Deck)

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 161 sq. ft.
  • Panoramic window
DepartShipCat 5Cat 4Cat 3Cat 2Cat 1Deluxe
Suite
Jr.
Suite
Presidential
Suite
May 13River Victoria£4549
£4049
£4649
£4149
£5279
£4779
£5399
£4899
£5549
£5049
£6149
£5649
£6699
£6199
£7449
£6949
£500
May 25River Victoria£4599
£4099
£4699
£4199
£5329
£4829
£5449
£4949
£5599
£5099
£6199
£5699
£6749
£6249
£7499
£6999
£500
Jun 6River Victoria£4699
£4199
£4799
£4299
£5429
£4929
£5549
£5049
£5699
£5199
£6299
£5799
£6849
£6349
£7599
£7099
£500
Jun 18River Victoria£4699
£4199
£4799
£4299
£5429
£4929
£5549
£5049
£5699
£5199
£6299
£5799
£6849
£6349
£7599
£7099
£500
Jun 30River Victoria£4699
£4199
£4799
£4299
£5429
£4929
£5549
£5049
£5699
£5199
£6299
£5799
£6849
£6349
£7599
£7099
£500
Jul 12River Victoria£4749
£4249
£4849
£4349
£5479
£4979
£5599
£5099
£5749
£5249
£6349
£5849
£6899
£6399
£7649
£7149
£500
Jul 24River Victoria£4749
£4249
£4849
£4349
£5479
£4979
£5599
£5099
£5749
£5249
£6349
£5849
£6899
£6399
£7649
£7149
£500
Aug 5River Victoria£4799
£4299
£4899
£4399
£5529
£5029
£5649
£5149
£5799
£5299
£6399
£5899
£6949
£6449
£7699
£7199
£500
Aug 17River Victoria£4799
£4299
£4899
£4399
£5529
£5029
£5649
£5149
£5799
£5299
£6399
£5899
£6949
£6449
£7699
£7199
£500
Aug 29River Victoria£4799
£4299
£4899
£4399
£5529
£5029
£5649
£5149
£5799
£5299
£6399
£5899
£6949
£6449
£7699
£7199
£500
Sep 10River Victoria£4749
£4249
£4849
£4349
£5479
£4979
£5599
£5099
£5749
£5249
£6349
£5849
£6899
£6399
£7649
£7149
£500
Sep 22River Victoria£4499
£3999
£4599
£4099
£5229
£4729
£5349
£4849
£5499
£4999
£6099
£5599
£6649
£6149
£7399
£6899
£500

Single Occupancy Supplements: Cat 5, 4, 3: £1,450, Cat 2, 1 £: £1,500

Dates in blue denote cruises boarding in St Petersburg.

Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.


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