Russia history and culture vacation

Travel the Golden Ring, through some of Russia’s most ancient towns, as you make your way from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod. This 9 day small group tour brings Russia’s fascinating history and culture to life.
Golden Ring Moscow Sergiev Posad Suzdal Vladimir Lubyanka Square Guided tour of Moscow Metro Red Square Overnight train to Novgorod the Great Novgorod Kremlin Yuriev Monastery
Price
£2838To£5675 excluding flights
Duration
9 Days
Type
Small group
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The option including flights is also available.Please note that UK,EU,US citizens traveling to Russia have to apply for Russian visa.
We provide the full tourist visa service and it's not included to the package.
For more details ask operator.
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Description of Russia history and culture vacation

Price information

£2838To£5675 excluding flights
The option including flights is also available.Please note that UK,EU,US citizens traveling to Russia have to apply for Russian visa.
We provide the full tourist visa service and it's not included to the package.
For more details ask operator.
Make enquiry

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For departure dates contact us on 1-866-821-6866

Travel guides

Russia
Around 10,000 British tourists visit Russia each year, but over 90 percent of them go only to Moscow and/or St Petersburg. That’s certainly a great st...
Europe
Europe may be the world’s second smallest continent, with some of its tiniest nations, but it finally lays to rest, with ease, the whole ‘size isn’t e...

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


I really enjoyed talking with the guides, of course the sights are amazing.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Make sure the bills are new with no tears or ink marks

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Travel by train was good. I think using local guides was great

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Everything went very smoothly picked us up at the right time and help us out if we needed something extra. Some of the hotels are better than the others but all very clean, breakfast very filling and when lunch was provided it was very good all in all my trip was great...

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We see promoting tourism and facilitating business travel as a great way to encourage understanding and interaction between different cultures and peoples, and open up new opportunities for individuals and communities to thrive and develop, learning from and about each other.

Of course, travel and tourism can also have a negative impact on any destination, so we use our position as the UK’s leading outbound travel agency to Russia and the countries of the CIS in a number of positive ways:

• We support renovation projects for the many cathedrals and churches which feature prominently on most tourists’ itineraries. We use a portion of the entrance fees charged to access many of the major tourist sights to support the renovation and upkeep of some of the country’s most important historical buildings and landmarks, not just for the benefit of future generations of tourists and locals, but for mankind as a whole.
• We also highlight the fact that new Metro stations, along with many of the more recent parks and other facilities in cities like Moscow, are created using recycled or reclaimed material, reducing the use of valuable natural resources. By promoting these facilities, our customers are better able to support the ecologically-responsible approach of the city authorities and help spread such environmentally beneficial practices.
• Many of our city sightseeing tours involve getting around on foot or by Metro. The is not just an environmentally friendly way for tourists to see the sights and come into contact with local people; it supports the continued growth of the Metro system in Moscow and other major cities as a more sustainable alternative to private car use. Promoting greener transport options in this way helps to relieve the ever-increasing strain on our urban spaces and keep our cities “breathing”.
• Our tours allow sufficient free time for customers to discover their chosen destinations at their own pace. Our tour guides always promote the use of Metro systems, bicycles, Segways and other green transport modes whenever the opportunity arises.

People

• We also support a number of “street greening” schemes, which aim to break up the urban landscape wherever possible with plants, trees and other landscaping projects to bring nature back into the city.

• We only use local guides and suppliers, and encourage Russian students to develop their hospitality skills and practise English through the services we provide to our customers, thus helping grow the economy and develop the next generation of industry providers.

RNTO has always taken a responsible approach to the services it provides. We are ever mindful of the fact that, unless we can provide a sustainable approach to travel and tourism, we are endangering the future of our industry and, ultimately, our own future survival as a company. With a thoughtful, innovative approach on our part and the understanding and support of our customers, we believe we can ensure that future generations continue to take advantage of the same travel and leisure opportunities that we ourselves are fortunate enough to enjoy today.

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