Transfiguration church in Kizhi
  • Discover ancient settlements while cruising on the 5-star motorship.

  • Enjoy all-inclusive catering offering exquisite Russian and European cuisine.

  • Learn the history of Russia and become a cultural expert.

  • Admire the scenery of the Volga River and the beautiful lakes.

  • Dance and sing, explore and taste, relax and have fun!

5-star cruise ship

MS Mustai Karim 5*


Tours in each city as per itinerary

Daily entertainment onboard

Lessons and lectures

Highly-educated local guides

Full board from dinner on the arrival day to breakfast on the departure day  

All-inclusive alcoholic and soft drinks

Daily bottled water, tea/coffee stations, welcome cocktails, bread & salt ceremony

On-tour transportation on modern air-conditioned motor coach

Detailed route description and itinerary

Luggage handling in/out

Visa support, registration fees

Not included

Air tickets

Arrival and departure transfers

Optional tours and activities


Day 1: Welcome to Russia

Upon request, you will be met and escorted to the 5* cruise ship, your home for the next 7 nights in Russia. Enjoy the evening entertainment and dinner on board. As an option join a Moscow by night tour to watch the magical illumination of the city.

Meals: D


Day 2: Uglich

After breakfast, you may participate in the lecture on Russian history and learn some Russian. Then enjoy a walking tour in Uglich – an ancient town on the Volga River with more than 1000 years of history. Visit Uglich Kremlin and Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood which was built on the spot where prince Dmitry, son of Ivan the Terrible, was murdered. Enjoy the concert of choir Kovcheg exclusively arranged for the guests of Mustai Karim. Visit the local family, where special treats and engaging conversations are waiting for you. In the evening enjoy entertainment onboard and a traditional dinner.

Meals: B + L + D


Day 3: Goritsy

After breakfast optionally take a Pelmeni cooking class before arrival in Goritsy. Goritsy is a tiny village settlement on the edge of the White Lake. Tour the ancient Ferapontov Monastery, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The walls of the Cathedral of Nativity of the Virgin are covered with invaluable frescoes by the great medieval painter Dionisius. Before dinner, play some traditional Russian games.

Meals: B + L + D


Day 4: Kizhi

In the morning embark on a Captain’s bridge tour. Then reach the unique island in the Onega Lake. Kizhi Island became famous due to the collection of wooden churches built completely without the use of nails. Have a tour of the open-air museum of wooden architecture. Visit traditional wooden house and Russian banya (sauna). After the tour enjoy exclusive concert “Music of Northern Village”. Return to the ship for a themed dinner.

Meals: B + L + D


Day 5: Mandrogui

After breakfast don’t miss the Q&A session with locals about everyday life in Russia. Later, explore Mandrogui – a reconstructed village, built to illustrate the traditions and lifestyle of Russia’s past. Visit the vodka museum and talk further with locals. Have a BBQ lunch, taste shashlik (kebab) and enjoy the scenery. Relax and enjoy the Gala Concert.

Meals: B + L + D


Day 6: Valaam

Today, visit the largest island in the northern part of Lake Ladoga – Valaam. The famous Orthodox shrines are situated on its territory, where for centuries truly unique examples of Russian church architecture have been preserved. Discover the Central homestead of the Transfiguration Valaam monastery .

Meals: B + L + D


Day 7: St. Petersburg

The city tour of St. Petersburg will feature the impressive St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great and a splendid view of the city from the Spit of Vasilievsky Island. View to the oldest part of the city – Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Hermitage (Winter Palace), which features one of the largest art collections in the world.

After lunch, join your fellow travelers for an unforgettable tour to Peterhof Park – the “capital of fountains” – with the most famous Grand Cascade. Visit the Grand Palace.

At night view the famous drawbridges of St. Petersburg.

Meals: B + L + D


Day 8: Return Home

Enjoy leisurely breakfast before departure. Departure transfers can be arranged for you upon request.

Meals: B




May 25 – June 1, 2022

St. Petersburg – Moscow

June 2-9, 2022

Moscow – St. Petersburg

June 13-20, 2022

St. Petersburg – Moscow

June 21-28, 2022

Moscow – St. Petersburg

June 29 – July 6, 2022

St. Petersburg – Moscow

September 9-16, 2022

Moscow – St. Petersburg

September 17-24, 2022

St. Petersburg – Moscow

Sept 25 – Oct 2, 2022

Moscow – St. Petersburg


Middle Deck

Boat Deck Upper Deck




Owner’s Suite

Standard Deluxe Deluxe Junior Suite
$3379 $3639 $4919 $5689 $3539 $3789 $4049 $4419


Prices are per person in double / twin room

Single supplement is 75% of the price for Standard and Deluxe rooms and 100% of the price for Suite


Payment Conditions:

Deposit: 10% of the price 
Final Payment: 80 days prior to departure

Cancellation Policy: 
80 days prior to departure or more: 10% of the price 
79-70 days prior to departure: 25% of the price
69-60 days prior to departure: 50% of the price

59-41 days prior to departure: 75% of the price  
40 days prior to departure or less: 100% of the price


Important notes:

  • Strelka Tours and the ship crew reserve the right to alter the sequence of activities, replace an activity that becomes unavailable for a comparable one, amend the route in accordance withe the weather conditions and etc.
  • Strelka Tours reserves the right to unilaterally change the prices in proportion to the change in the exchange rate.
  •  The final rate and terms will be set at the time of booking.
  • Payment with MasterCard or Visa will incur +3%, American Express +4% to the prices.

MS Mustai Karim 5*

This brand new luxurious 5* four-deck vessel was built in Russia in 2019 and launched in 2020. It offers outstanding service and is the first Russian motor ship of the modern age. Equipped with modern navigational facilities, it exceeds the speed of 22.5 km per hour, and amazes with stunning views that open from the phenomenal panoramic windows. The cabins of modern edgy design all have huge floor-to-ceiling windows, furnished with a wardrobe and equipped with satellite-TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer, radio, telephone and private facilities for the most comfortable experience on board.
Add the best multinational cuisine as well as sightseeing with the country’s most experienced guides, and you’ll get the cruise you won’t want to miss!

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