Orthodox pilgrimage in Russia 11D/10N

Orthodox pilgrimage in Russia 11D/10N

Travel the path of the Orthodox believer and discover how Christian religion influenced Russian life over the centuries
Cultural, Iconic
11 Days
10 Excursions
5 Cities
Minimum 1 persons
from 518 EUR
per person for 40 pax
Short program
  • Day 1
    Arrival at Moscow
  • Day 2
    Moscow. Moscow city tour, Kremlin tour
  • Day 3
    Moscow. Tretriakov Gallery and Newmaiden monastery. Transfer to Sergiev Posad
  • Day 4
    Sergiev Posad – Vladimir. City tour visiting Dormition and St.Demetrius cathedrals, Golden Gates.
    Journey to Holy Trinity-Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery
  • Day 5
    Visit of the holy springs of Saint Serafim. Holy Kanavka procession
  • Day 6
    Journey to Murom: Murom city-tour Trinity Convent, Annunciation Monastery, Transfiguration Monastery. Transfer to Suzdal. City tour of Suzdal
  • Day 7
    Arrival in St.Petersburg. City tour
  • Day 8
    St.Petersburg
  • Day 9
    Petershof tour. Transfer by coach. Monastery of St Jhon Kronstadt
  • Day 10
    Free day for leisure. OPTIONAL. Trip over day for Valaam Monastery
  • Day 11
    Departure from Russia
Detailed program
Day 1: Moscow
  • Transfer from the airport. Meeting with the Russian guide, Romanian speaking.
  • City tour in the bus.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Moscow.
Day 2: Moscow
  • Breakfast.
  • St Matrona.
  • Next the well-known subway stations.
  • Moscow city tour:
    Red Square – St.Basil's Cathedral, Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, History Museum, Kremlin towers, Upper Trading Arcades (GUM), The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, New Maiden Convent, The Moscow State University campus and panorama platform on the Vorobiovy (Sparrow) Hills, Moscow boulevards, The Theatre Square with the Bolshoy Theatre and the Metropol hotel.
  • Kremlin tour.
  • Accommodation in Moscow.
Day 3: Moscow
  • Breakfast.
  • Tetriakov Gallery and Newmaiden monastery.
  • Transfer to Serghiev Posad. Visit tour of Trinity Convent of Serghie Radonej .
  • Accommodation in Sergiev Posad.
Day 4: Sergiev Posad – Vladimir
  • In the early morning assist to St Liturgy (optional). Breakfast.
  • Trip across the Golden Ring. Transfer to Vladimir.
  • City tour, visit of Dormition and St.Demetrius cathedrals, Golden Gates.
  • Transfer to Holy Trinity-Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery.
  • Accommodation at at a guesthouse inside the monastery or its surroundings 3*(only double occupation).
Day 5: Diveevo
  • Breakfast.
  • Assist at St Liturgy. Free time for visiting monastery grounds and churches.
  • Visit of the holy springs of Saint Serafim. Holy Kanavka procession.
  • Accommodation at a guesthouse inside the monastery or its surroundings 3*(only double occupation).
Day 6: Murom - Suzdal
  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer (166 km) to Murom ; Murom city-tour: Trinity Convent, Annunciation Monastery, Transfiguration Monastery .
  • Transfer to Suzdal. City tour of Suzdal. Visiting Kremlin (grounds), Saviour and St.Euthimius monastery, Transfiguration cathedral. Late evening departure for St.Petersburg by train.
Day 7: St. Petersburg
  • Arrival in St.Petersburg.
  • 12:00 Resurrection Cathedral on the Spilt Blood.
  • Beginning of St.Petersburg city tour:
    Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Neva's embankments, Rostral Columns, buildings of Hermitage museum, the Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul, Senat Square, St. Isaac Cathedral, Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Smolny Cathedral of Resurrection, St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral, all sightseeing. Tomb of St Xenia from Smolensk Cemetery. Accommodation at a hotel in St Petersburg.
Day 8: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast.
  • Free time or optional trips.
  • Accommodation in St Petersburg.
Day 9: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast.
  • Petershof tour. Transfer by coach.
  • Monastery of St Jhon Kronstadt.
Day 10: Valaam
  • Breakfast.
  • Free day for leisure.
  • OPTIONAL. Trip over day for Valaam Monastery. Central monastery estate, church choir concert, skits, etc. Back to St. Petersburg.
Day 11: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast.
  • Free time.
  • Transfer to Airport. Good bye Russia! See you soon.
from 518 EUR per person for 40 pax
Includes
  • Bus services as per the program
  • Registration fee
  • 2 Nights in Moscow in Izmailovo Gamma hotel 3* or similar
  • 1 Night in Sergiev Posad hotel 3* or similar
  • 2 Nights in Diveevo Guest House or similar
  • 2 Nights in St. Petersburg in Azimut hotel 3* or similar
  • Guide services as per the program
  • Entrances to as per the program
  • Train tickets: Moscow – St. Petersburg by the night train, 2nd class
Excludes
  • Tips
  • Photo and video shooting tickets
  • Meals & Beverages except mentioned
  • Porterage
  • Flight tickets to / out Russia
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