Vladimir and Suzdal by Retro train

Description of the tour

Wellcome to Vladimir and Suzdal which are keep architecture and cultural features of very old Russia 12-th century!

Moscow – Vladimir – Suzdal – Vladimir – Moscow

Vladimir is more than 1,000 years old. It was founded by the prince Vladimir Svyatoslavovich in 990. It is the main city of the historic Vladimir region (Vladimirskaya Oblast). Suzdal, located in Vladimir region too. It is a small town, covering only 9. 5 square kilometers with beautiful landscape and breath taking views! But at the beginning of 12th century Suzdal had a population equivalent to London or Paris, because in 1125 Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy  founded princedom with Suzdal as the capital.
In this tour You can see historical places in heritage transport and take a dive into the olden times. You will enjoy magnificent views opening from your window on route.
Dates of trip: 30 Apr, 20 May, 11, Jun, 7 Oct, 25 Nov, 23 Dec 2017

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Days of the tour

Day 1
Moscow – Vladimir – Suzdal – Vladimir – Moscow

7:00 am – meeting with a guide at the main entrance of KURSKIY rail way station.
7:23 аm – departure to Vladimir by retro steam train. Vladimir is more than 1,000 years old. It was founded by the prince Vladimir Svyatoslavovich in 990. It is located in the heart of the historic Vladimir region (Vladimirskaya Oblast) in 180 kilometers northeast of Moscow on the bank of the Klyazma River. Now Vladimir is one of the cities of the Golden Ring, which attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world by its historic sights and museums. Most of them date to the 12th century, and they are inscribed by UNESCO on the World Heritage List.
12:10 pm – arrive in Vladimir. Sightseeing tour including the Golden Gate and Dmitrievsky Cathedral, visit to Assumption Cathedral.
Lunch in a local cafe (soft drink included).
Transfer to Suzdal by bus. Suzdal was first mentioned in Russian chronicles in 1024. The golden age of Suzdal was at the beginning of 12th century, during the governing of Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy. In 1125 he had declared independence from Kiev and founded his own princedom with Suzdal as the capital. At that time Suzdal had a population equivalent to London or Paris. The Kremlin of Suzdal and the Monastery of our Saviour and St. Euthimius are UNESCO heritage sites.
Visit to the Kremlin of Suzdal. Tour of the Monastery of the Saviour and St. Ethimius with a visit to the Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour painted by masters from Kostroma in the 17th century.
Return to Vladimir.
7:25 pm – departure to Moscow by retro steam train.
11:55 pm – arrive in Kursky station of Moscow.
Vladimir is city of "Zolotoe Koltso Russia" ("Golden Ring Russia"), photo of tourists Indigo-TourSobornaya Ploschad (Sobornaya Square) of Vladimir, trip to cities of "Zolotoe Koltso Russia" ("Golden Ring Russia"), photo of tourists Indigo-TourVladimir and Suzdal are oldest cities of "Zolotoe Koltso Russia" ("Golden Ring Russia"), photo of tourists Indigo-TourWooden churches, Museum of Wood Architecture, Suzdal, Russia © photo Indigo-TourLarge Russian oven is main place in the traditional Russian house, Museum of Wood Architecture & Peasant Life, Suzdal, Russia © photo Indigo-TourSouvenir street, Suzdal, Russia © photo of tourists Indigo-TourOld city Suzdal is museum city from "Golden Ring Russia" © photo Indigo-TourHourse ride through Suzdal is popular tourists expirience in Suzdal, Russia © photo of tourists Indigo-Tour

Accommodation

Trains
Train Retro

Information


The price includes:
• Standard class seat on the train.
• Lunch in a cafe (soft drink included).
• Excursions in Russian as per the program.
• Entrance tickets.
• Transfer Vladimir – Suzdal – Vladimir.
The price not includes:
• All servises and fees not included in the cost
Note: The company has the right to change the itinerary keeping the same quantity and quality of services. Train schedule is a subject to change. The information about the exact time for train schedule will be sent to you 1–2 days before departure.
Waterproof clothes and walking boots are preferable.

IMPORTANT. The tour is performed in Russian.
Translator services are not included in the price and can be booked for 1 500 rubles per hour. In case you have your own translator the surcharge for his trip is 4 500 rubles.
Before entering into the any Orthodox Church, women are supposed to cover their heads, and men are required to remove their hats…
The national currency of Russia is the Russian Ruble, the current rate is about 55 rubles (fluctuations 3-5 rubles) per 1 US dollar…
Information for tourist traveling to Russia. For security purposes, it is prohibited to carry on the board of the aircraft in your hand luggage liquids (including beverages, spirits and cosmetic…

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