Region: Golden Ring
Duration: 2 days
You will have a chance to visit the most beautiful cities of Golden Ring during two days: Vladimir, Suzdal, Kostroma and Yaroslavl.
Amazing excursions and comfortable excursion locomotive- hauled train transfer will make your holiday unforgettable!
Vladimir – Suzdal- Kostroma- Yaroslavl
Day 1, Saturday
7:15. Gathering at the Kursk railway station.
7:42. Departure for Vladimir.
11:25. Arrival at the railway station in Vladimir. Departure for Suzdal.
12:30. Suzdal city tour. History and architecture of Suzdal Kremlin, visit of an exposure of the Cross Nativity Cathedral which is the oldest monument extant in Suzdal. Tour to the Saviour Evfimiev monastery-fortress: Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral * frescos of the famous masters of the XVII century Gury Nikitin and Sila Savin, concert bells, a panorama of the Pokrovsky Monastery, a legendary place women of the Russian aristocratic families were in excile.
15:30. Lunch at a city restaurant.
16:30. Transfer to Vladimir.
17:30. Tour to the historic center of Vladimir city. Visit of monuments and the 12th century Uspensky Cathedral of St. Demetrius, the Golden Gate, the exposition "Russian House" in government offices.
20:00. Dinner at a restaurant in the city.
21:15. Arrival at the railway station. Boarding the train.
21:25. Departure for Kostroma. Night transfer.
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07:00. Breakfast in the train compartment.
08:00. Arrival at the railway station Kostroma. Meeting with local guides, boarding the buses. Tour to Kostroma: an overview of the city: Kostroma "pan", Dairy Mountain, Shopping malls, Fire tower, gazebo of Ostrowski, exterior of Church of the Resurrection-on-Debre. Tour yo Ipatyevsky monastery: acquaintance with the architectural ensemble, the interior chambers of the Romanovs, the Trinity Church.
12:00. Lunch at a restaurant / cafes.
13:00. Transfer to Yaroslavl by bus.
15:00. Excursion to Yaroslavl: City tour, visiting of the Holy-Transfiguration Monastery, the architecture of the church of Elijah the Prophet, visiting of an art gallery in the Governor's house, the Museum of icons in the Metropolitan's Chambers.
18:00. Transfer to the railway station.
18:30. Departure for Moscow (the approximate time of arrival at the Yaroslavl station- 23:20).
The price includes:
Train tickets, meals: FB (lunch in the train, dinner) excursions according to the program (incl. entrance fee and local guides’ services, first-class transportation service, (Neoplan/analogue, Russian-speaking guide service, insurance, agency fee.