Russian River Cruise – St. Petersburg to Moscow

Russian River Cruise – St. Petersburg to Moscow

St Basils

May 30-June 10, 2017


This trip is SOLD OUT.  Thank you for your interest in our travel program.

Discover iconic sites, scenic landscapes, quaint riverside hamlets and historic ports on this Russian River cruise. We’ll travel through forested areas and picturesque villages along Russian waterways from St. Petersburg, home of the renowned Hermitage Museum and Peterhof (the Versailles of Russia), to Moscow. We’ll visit the Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral, dock in the ancient trading town of Uglich, visit the Spassky Monastery in Yaroslavl and discover Lake Onega, home to 1,369 islands, including Kizhi, which houses a collection of ancient Russian wooden houses and windmills.

Enjoy the comfort of river cruising on board the MS Volga Dream ship and be inspired by the understated beauty of an historic region that has long inspired artists and poets.

The trip includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Chicago
  • Accommodations and ground transportation
  • Buffet breakfast daily, nine afternoon lunches and eight evening dinners
  • Three nights in St. Petersburg, six nights on board the MS Volga Dream and one night in Moscow
  • Expedited Russian visa

All reservations will be taken over the phone since there are many options for cabin deck and room types on the ship. Please call the NIU Alumni Association at 815-753-1512 to make your reservation.

Cabin Deck – $5,279 per person, double occupancy; add $1,680 for a single supplement
Main Deck – $5,839 per person, double occupancy; add $2,080 for a single supplement
Promenade Deck – from $6,379 per person, double occupancy; from $2,380 for a single supplement
Sun Deck – from $6,399; from $2,380 for a single supplement

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