FANCY a deluxe river cruise in Russia at a bargain price?
Beyond Travel is offering savings of up to $1000 per couple on all 2019 Volga Dream departures when booked and deposited by August 31.
That means the 13-day Volga Dream itinerary is now available from $4750 per person twin share.
Passengers stay in five-star hotels in the heart of Moscow and St Petersburg with daily sightseeing in a group of no more than 25.
Available in Gold, Platinum or Imperial class, the cruise-tour includes six nights’ hotel accommodation with daily breakfast, all meals on Volga Dream including complimentary wine with lunch and dinner, daily sightseeing, cultural programs, an English-speaking guide and port taxes.
An elegant and intimate ship, Volga Dream has only 56 staterooms but all the facilities of larger ships such as panoramic lounge bar with live music, sundeck with unobstructed views, wireless internet, fitness centre, sauna and massage room, hair salon and gift shop.
The cruise makes port visits to Uglich, Yaroslaval, Goritzy, Kizhi Island and Svirstroy, before reaching St Petersburg where sightseeing includes the Kremlin, St Basils’, The Hermitage Museum, Catherine’s Palace and The Ambar Room.
Special experiences are a reception at the governor’s house in Yaroslavl, lunch in a traditional Russian log house, Russian tea ceremony and cooking class, vodka appreciation demonstrations, on-deck barbecue, language lessons and fine arts and history lectures.
There are 11 guaranteed departures between May and September 2019.