From $599 per person / 2-night pre-extension
Arrive at the Moscow airport and transfer to the Radisson Royal Hotel (or similar).* Take the rest of the day to relax or begin exploring the city on your own.
After breakfast, you have a guided walking tour of the city’s world-renowned subway system, each elaborately decorated station designed by a different architect. The rest of your day is free to explore the city’s attractions. Wander around Red Square, tour inside St. Basil’s Cathedral or visit one of the city’s many museums—perhaps the Tretyakov Gallery, one of the most notable art museums in Moscow; the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts; or the State Historical Museum of Russia. This evening, you may choose to attend a performance at the famed Bolshoi Theater, now reopened after an extensive renovation. (B)
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and spend some more time in the city center. You might like to see the country’s national treasures, including jewels, costumes, carriages, the famous Fabergé eggs and much more, at the Armory inside the Kremlin. Late this afternoon we will transport you to your ship to begin your river cruise. Other cruise guests will be arriving; enjoy a welcome dinner with them on board this evening. (B)
The following meals are included each day:
B = Breakfast
*Airport meet & greet transfers included when air is purchased from Viking Cruises.
NOTE: Explore More pricing is based on extension hotel check-in date. Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.