Cruise excursion program Moscow (NRT) - Dubna - Kalyazin - Tutaev - Yaroslavl - Kineshma - Ples - Kostroma - Myshkin - Uglich - Moscow (NRT) from 20.07.19 to 26.07.19, Ship «Nikolay Karamzin»

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Dubna
Excursion packages:
Walk through the old city. You will tour a residential area especially built for nuclear physicists (Flerov, Meshcheryakov, Pontekorvo, Dzhelepov, Vysotsky) and visit their memorial.
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Dubna city tour. Tour length -  3,5 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1400 rub. per person
Optional excursion
City bus tour with a stop at the Cruise Missiles Development History Museum. During the tour you will see such military equipment, as P-15 (П-15) – the first ship based cruise missile with a liquid rocket engine propellant, the first such missile that took part in combat. Tour length – 3 -3,5 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1200 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Ginseng plantation tour. Tour length -  3 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1200 rub. per person
Kalyazin
Your choice:
1)Walking tour Mysteries of the Flooded City around the Zarechny District (Across the River) in Kalyazin City. Stop at the Regional History Museum. Tour length – 2 hours.
2)Needle Lace of Kalyazin walking tour along Zarechnaya Street. Discover the flooded bell tower of the St. Nicholas Cathedral, learn some small town legends. Visit the Volga Pier museum to view a scale model of the town, learn about merchants’ family trees, as well as the fairs and markets of Kalyazin. Unique masterclass on bone lace making. Tour length – 2 hours.
 
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Bus tour around the Central and Zarechny Districts with a show program The Tale of Baba Yaga’s Spoons at the playground by the “cabin on chicken legs”. Meet the Yaga of Tver. Baba Yaga is a witch in Russian folklore. Tour length – 3-4 hours.
Group from 18 pax: 1500 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Kalyazin Wings City Bus Tour with stops in two districts of the modern city. Excursion to the Locator, a giant parabolic antenna for space communications. See a modern military ultrasound battle plane at the MIG plant. Tour length: 3 hours.
Group from 18 pax: 1400 rub. per person
Optional excursion
All Kinds of Houses Kalyazin City Bus Tour: Find out about Svistushinskaya and Nikolskaya Settlements and the story of the flooded bell tower. Stops at the Ascension Cathedral which houses the holy relics of the founder of the city Makariy and the Monument to Makariy of Kalyazin. Discover the unique charm of small town houses and their inhabitants, as well as features of the buildings dating from the 20th century. Learn about family traditions and local philanthropic efforts. All That Is Mine Is With Me Tour to the largest snail farm of Russia (extra charge: tasting of snails in different sauces). Tour length: 3 hours.
Group from 18 pax: 1400 rub. per person
Optional excursion
My Sweet Kalyzain City Bus Tour with stops in two districts of the modern city, and the historic settlement. Stops at the Ascension Cathedral which houses the holy relics of the founder of the city Makariy and Monuments to Mikhail Skopin-Shuyskiy and Makariy of Kalyazin. A walking tour along an old merchant street. Find out the story of the flooded bell tower of Nikolaevsky Cathedral. Next stop - Nikitsky Village (5 km from Kalyazin). You will learn about the love story of poet Alexander Pushkin and Ekaterina Ushakova and the history of the Ushakov Estate. You will visit the chapel, the Kazan Mother of God bell tower, and memorial bust commemorating the poet. Tour length: 3 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1000 rub. per person
Tutaev
Your choice of shore excursion packages:
An immersion into the atmosphere of merchant’s life. You will have a much better understanding of the merchant’s role in the life of a provincial town after visiting his home.
Tour length -  3 hours.
2) Walking tour “Pearl of the Province”- Guided tour with a visit to Voskresensky (Resurrection) Cathedral, a theme park of the USSR, and the Expo Center "Borisoglebskaya Bank"
Tour length -  2.5-3 hours. (Group size: 15+)
3) Walking tour “Back to the USSR”. Tour length -  2.5-3 hours. (Group size: 15+).
Included in the price of cruise
Yaroslavl
Your choice of shore excursion packages:
3)Historical Center Bus Tour with a stop at the Emalis Enamel Art Museum. The three halls of the museum display exhibits made in the following techniques: painted enamel, cloisonné enamel, champlevé enamel, filigree enamel, jewelry enamel. During the excursion the visitors will find out about the evolution of the “hot enamel” technique and will admire the best works of the world’s leading artisans. Each visitor has an opportunity to create his own art work under the supervision of master craftsmen. The program also involves the tour of the art gallery with a great selection of exclusive paintings, jewelry and souvenirs made with the use of hot enamel technique.
Tour length – 3 hours (group size: 35+).
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Bus excursion to the center of Yaroslavl City with a visit to the Sobinov House Museum. The museum is located in a cozy town house dating back to the 18th century. Leonid Sobinov was born here in 1872. The house preserves the memory of three generations of the family and is filled with theater and household relics, including rare documents, opera characters photos, Sobinov’s unique costumes, stage props, touching everyday items that attest to the warmth of the Sobinov family. Visitors can hear the famous voice of the singer which was described by contemporaries as “unique”, “captivating” and “luminous”. We welcome you to visit the house museum and to get acquainted with the “Russian Orpheus”. The excursion time is 3 hours.
Group from 5 pax: 1800 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus excursion to the center of Yaroslavl City with a visit to the city zoo. The zoo area is more than 120 hectares – one of the largest in the world. The zoo is presented as a landscape park. The excursion time is 3 hours.
Group from 12 pax: 1400 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus excursion to the center of Yaroslavl City with a visit to the Einstein Popular Science Museum. The venue boasts more than 100 interactive displays that are all open to the visitors. Boil water without fire, test the strength of your voice, lift a dumbbell with just one finger! The excursion time is 3 hours.
Group from 10 pax: 1300 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus excursion to the center of Yaroslavl City with a visit to the Karabikha Estate. Visit an estate of Russian nobility and learn of its history. Experience the calm life in the country and discover the mementos connected with the famous Russian poet Nekrasov. The excursion time is 5 hours.
Group from 10 pax: 2500 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus excursion to the center of Yaroslavl City with a visit to the Tolga Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Monastery. The excursion time is 5 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1700 rub. per person
Kineshma
Excursion package of your choice: 1) Life Stories and Destinies of Kineshma Walking Tour with a stop at the Kineshma Museum of Art and History. Tour length – 1½-2 hours.
2) Kineshma – Home of Alexander Ostrovsky Walking Tour with a stop at the Ostrovsky Drama Theater and the Ostrovsky Theater Museum. Tour length – 1½-2 hours.
3) Arts and Crafts of Kineshma Walking Tour with a stop at the Kineshma Museum of Felt Boots. Tour length – 1½-2 hours.
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Kineshma – Home to the Ostrovsky House Museum.
This magnificent family estate is the favorite place of writer Alexander Ostrovsky. This is the very “birthplace” of the Snow Maiden, nomadic tsars and other characters. Visit the House-Museum, walk through the scenic park, marvel at the Snow Maiden’s two-storey gazebo. Tour length – 4 hours.
Group from 19 pax: 1800 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Yuryevets City Bus Tour. Yuryevets is a quiet and cosy town with a rich historical background and wonderful landscapes of the Gorky Reservoir. Sightseeing tour. Stops at the House-Museum of Andrey Tarkovsky and the Museum of the Architects Vesnin Brothers. Tour length – 5 hours.
Group from 19 pax: 1900 rub. per person
Ples Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
City walking tour with a stop at the museum of the famous artist Isaac Levitan.Tour length – 3 hours.
Group from 20 pax: 600 rub. per person
Kostroma
Your choice of shore excursion packages:
1) City Bus Tour with a visit to Ipatiev Monastery and the functioning Epiphany Convent of St. Anastasia. Tour length – 3 hours.
2) The Blessed City of Kostroma Bus Tour. Stop at the shops, farmer’s market, cheese stores, textile, linen and jewelry studios and the functioning Epiphany Convent of St. Anastasia which is known as the location of the ancient Feodorovskaya Icon of God’s Mother, a miraculous Icon of Mother of God worshiped by the Russian Orthodox Church, one of the House of Romanovs relics. Tour length – 3 hours (Group size: 35+).
3) City Bus Tour with a stop at the Museum of Wooden Architecture. The museum’s collection includes 28 monuments of vernacular architecture: churches of the 16-18th centuries, huts, barns, chapels, mills, steam baths. The museum’s exhibitions reveal the life of peasants of the Kostroma region. Tour length: 3 hours. (Group Size: 35+).
4) City Bus Tour with a stop at the City Mayor Botnikov History Museum. You will find out about the remarkable person who made a difference in his city. The first city power plant, a fire station, a public library, and several educational facilities were all built during Botnikov’s time as mayor. He also introduced a mandatory house numbering system and installed telephone lines. Botnikov made personal contributions to urban improvements. The museum recreates the atmosphere of a residence of an affluent person at the beginning of the 20th century. Tour length: 3 hours. (Group Size: 35+).
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Bus Tour to the Kostroma Drama Theatre of A.Ostrovsky. The tourists can find out about the theatre’s set-up, check the props and scenery workshops, the sewing room, the wig department and wardrobe, view the auditorium from the balcony. Here at the theatre the visitors can discover many interesting facts about the history of the Russian theater costume – for instance, look at the costumes of boyars (court nobility), townsmen, streltzy (shooters), merchants, noblemen from the plays by Ostrovsky, Alexey Tolstoy, Chekhov, Lev Tolstoy and also by classics of world literature such as Lope de Vega and Sсhiller. Tour length – 3 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1200 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus Tour with a stop at the Kostroma Jewelry Plant. Tour length – 3 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1200 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Bus tour to Sumarokovo Reindeer Farm. Tour length -  3 hours.
Group from 15 pax: 1500 rub. per person
Optional excursion
City Bus Tour with a stop at the Theophany Convent and the Cheese Museum. The cheese sommelier will walk the guests through the halls of an ancient mansion. You will find out about the origins of cheese, see the old-time and modern pieces of equipment for cheese making. Discover the world of cheese! Don’t forget to shop for different cheeses from local farmers. A fun tasting of Kostroma cheeses. Tour length: 3 hours. 
Group from 19 pax: 1500 rub. per person
Myshkin
Your choice of shore excursion packages:
 1) Walking tour “Visit to the mice at the old mill” with an excursion to the old mill, the Museum of Russian Valenki, the artisans' house and Uspensky (Assumption) Cathedral. Tour length -  2-2.5 hours.
2)Walking Tour for Kids and Their Parents. Visit to the Mouse Palace. (group size: 25+). Tour length – 1.5-2 hours.
3)Provincial Kaleidoscope Walking Tour. A city sightseeing excursion, including a tour of some interesting wooden houses (Shipbuilder’s Thomson House, Myshkin Sheremetyev’s Station), visit to the old mill house with the Barn Mice display, the Victory Memorial, the Dormition Cathedral. (group size: 25+). Tour length – 2.5 hours.
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Walking-tour “Myshkin People’s Museum with a visit to the “Mice Museum”, the “Boat Pilot Museum”, (or “Smirnoff Vodka Museum”) and the museum of wooden architecture and open air exhibition of retro auto equipment. (Group size: 20+)  Program length – 1.5 hours.
Group from 20 pax: 500 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Folk show “Visit to the Miller for Pancakes»”
(Group size: 5+.)
Group from 15 pax: 350 rub. per person
Optional excursion
The Mouse's Gingerbread. How to decorate gingerbread cookies with multi-colored chocolate? A fun hands-on experience for both kids and adults. Each participant receives 2 gingerbread cookies (shaped as a cat and a mouse) and a box full of colored chocolate (group size: 5+). Tour length – 45-50 minutes.
Group from 10 pax: 300 rub. per person
Uglich
Your choice:
2) Museum of arts and crafts tour. The museum houses a variety of workshops: wood painting, gingerbread baking, craft felting and beading. Tourists can watch the craftsmen at work and purchase their creations. Master classes are available after the tour. Visit to Alekseyevsky (Alexey) monastery. Tour length – 2 hours. Group size: 15+.
4) Tour to the Vintage Scooter Bike Museum. Find out about the evolution of the bicycle. The museum displays the 19-20th century bicycles, sports bicycles and leisure bicycles, bikes for adults and kids, etc. Ride any of the museum exhibits! Visit to the Alexeevsky Monastery. Tour length 2 hours. (Group Size: 20+).
Included in the price of cruise
Optional excursion
Kremlin walking tour with a visit to the Сhurch of Prince Dmitry “On Blood”, the Palaces of the Princes (1st  floors), and Spaso-Preobrazhensky (Transfiguration of the Saviour) Cathedral. Tour length -  1.5 hours.  (alternative to the main excursion)
Group from 10 pax: 650 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Visit to museum “History of Russian Vodka”. You will hear the story of Peter Smirnoff, view different types of alcohol stills and see a display of antique bottles. Tour length -  40 minutes.
Group from 5 pax: 400 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Stop at the Folk Toy Museum. Discover the unique, almost 50 years-old collection. Find out about the cultures and traditions of more than 35 countries through games and toys. Tourists will get to know more about the daily life, customs, and rites of Russians. Tour length: 45 minutes.
Group from 10 pax: 650 rub. per person
Optional excursion
Visit to the City Life Museum, including an entertainment program and a tea ceremony. Please join us to find out about the way of life, traditions, customs, fashion in a Russian provincial town of the 19th century. Find yourself in a market place and a jaunty salesclerk will offer you all sorts of merchandise and will probably even invite you to a wedding or a baby shower. The hosts will be more than happy to share some herbal tea and one of the best Uglich cheeses with you.
Tour length – 45 minutes.
Group from 10 pax: 800 rub. per person