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13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Immerse yourself in the vast country of Russia through the prism of life along its waterways. Learn about Russia’s imperial past in St. Petersburg, experience the Lakes, canals and Volga region’s traditional villages, and explore the dynamic city of Moscow. Expert-led talks and walking excursions reveal Russia’s fascinating history and culture, and delve into its current issues.


• In Saint Petersburg, step inside the opulent palaces of the Romanov tsars, admire the collection of the world famous Hermitage and enjoy an evening of dance and music.
• Discover the fairytale island of Kizhi in Lake Onega and its spectacular wooden architecture.
• Visit the Kremlin Armory Chamber, housing a unique collection of Russian royal treasures, including Fabergé eggs and Russian imperial crown jewels.

Activity Notes

Walking about two miles a day, up/down hills and steps, on cobblestone surfaces and uneven terrain; standing in some museums, no wheelchair/walker accessibility.

Itinerary Summary

Arrive in St. Petersburg, 2 nights at hotel; embark M/S Mstislav Rostropovich, 7 nights (ports of call include St. Petersburg (1 nt. onboard), Mandrogy, Kizhi, Goritzy, Uglich, and Moscow (1 nt. onboard); disembark Moscow, 2 nights at hotel; departure.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
5 Performances


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