meridian

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1-day tour: Vladimir and Suzdal
A one-day tour is a nice opportunity to see old russian cities in short time. You will visit ancient russian capital Vladimir and small tiny town Suzdal. You can go totally by car but we recommend combine it with fast speed train to save time on the way. You will see 12th-13th centuries cathedrals and beautiful examples of Russian wooden architecture.

 

Tour Details
From 70$ per person
Start Time   7:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m.
Duration   13-14 hours
Group Size   16 people max, more on request
     
Price     480 USD per group not per person (1-2 people, car)
  520 USD per group not per person (3-8 people, minivan)
  580 USD per group not per person (8-16 people, minibus)
     
Airport Pick Up     200 USD (SVO, VKO)
  150 USD (DME)
  FREE (Leningradsky Railway Station)
     
Included    All transport
  Licensed Guide
     
Not Included     Meals
  Gratuities
  Tickets to museums
     Train Tickets
Important      
  For train tickets we need your pasport data and prepayment at least 3 days before tour
   For all women need a scarf and a skirt for visiting active monasteries and convents
     
Tour Itinerary
As this tour will be completely private you’ll have some flexibility to modify the stops throughout the day. Just talk to your guide to see what is possible. The itinerary below is a sample and the order of stops will vary depending on the pickup location and each individual client.
1. Hotel pick up

We will collect you from your hotel in one of our comfortable vehicles at around 7am. Sit back, relax and just enjoy. You will have enough time to sleep in the car or train depends on the way you prefer.

 

2. Way to Vladimir by fast speed train

We will come in advance to train station and take our sits and relax. If you want to sleep you will have around 2 hours. Or if you sleep enough in the hotel you can discuss with our professional guide a lot of topics connnected with Russia, usual life, history of our country and, of course, Golden Ring cities.

 

3. Vladimir

We will meet with new driver on railway station and go to the heart of ancient russian capital - Cathedral Square. We will visit adornishing cathedral of Assumption, St. Demetrius Cathedral and Golden Gate complex. All of them included in UNESCO heritage list. Our guide will give you useful information and tell interesting stories about this place.

 

4. Way to Suzdal

Our driver will pick us up and in thirty minites we are reaching the pearl of the Golden ring - Suzdal

 

5. Bogolyubovo (optional)

On the way to Suzdal if you have enough time and strengthes we can go to Bogolyubovo monastery and simple russian church in the field - Intercession church on Nerl River.

Important! Way to the church around 20 minites on foot and 20 minites back at normal speed. No way for car! But the view is extremely beaurtiful especially in the spring when the river floods surroundings

6. Break for lunch

First we are coming to Suzdal our guide recommend you place with traditional russian interior and cuisine in this small town. Bet you are hungry after so long way and early morning start.

 

7. Suzdal

We'll visit Kremlin of Suzdal - the ancient part of this small town and some churches and monasteries. You will astonish that you can see churches at every corner. Also we will visit museum of wooden architecture where you can find out russian way of buiding houses of 19th century. This peaceful place is very nice for relax and thinking about world.

 

8. Go back to your hotel

1 hour before train we are going back after so beautiful day full of sightseeing and russian nature. 2 hours of train and then our first driver will meet us on train station and go with us to our hotel for relax

 

 

 

 

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