"When thinking of Russia, two great cities immediately spring to mind: Moscow and St Petersburg."

Explore the wonder of this two incredible cities on this monumental 13-day itinerary from Tauck. The Waterways of the Tsars tour is an unforgettable way to experience the history and culture of this unique and mysterious country.

The tour includes multiple days in both Moscow and St Petersburg, touring such landmarks as Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square, and the Catherine Palace and Hermitage in St Petersburg. But, there is another side of Russia; quaint Golden Ring towns like Yaroslavl and Uglich that only a river cruise can expose. See opulent palaces, discover fortified monasteries and visit beautiful churches and cathedrals. 

Itinerary

Day 1 Moscow

Day 1 Moscow

Arrive in Moscow and transfer to your ship. Enjoy free time before dinner.

Day 2 Moscow

Day 2 Moscow

Relax this morning and enjoy an early lunch before your half-day-tour of Moscow.

Day 3 Moscow

Day 3 Moscow

Today you have a full day to further explore Moscow's many buildings, parks and monuments.

Day 4 Moscow

Day 4 Moscow

After breakfast, travel to the city's famous red brick enclosure known as the Kremlin.

Day 5 Uglich

Day 5 Uglich

Cruise through the morning before taking a walking tour of Uglich in the afternoon.

Day 8 Kizhi

Day 8 Kizhi

We cruise through the morning, admiring the tranquil waters of Lake Onega, Europe’s second largest lake.

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