Gems of the Golden Ring

From: Moscow To: Moscow Theme: Heritage Grade: Moderate Season: January-December Destination: Golden Ring Rate from 3139 USD

The Golden Ring: history and art, private collection of cultural experiences Travel back in time to the real Russia; visit the oldest and most exciting sightseeing locations beyond and around Moscow: UNESCO World Heritage Sites, traditional wooden architecture, the Volga River, amazing ancient monasteries with centuries of history and drama behind them. What distinguishes the Golden Ring tour from so many others is our no-rush approach and our careful selection of highlights; you’ll get so much more from each of the locations you visit with Discovery Russia.

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: Suzdal

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: Vladimir

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: Yaroslavl

  • Ancient murals in Vladimir

  • Traditional wooden architecture in Kostroma

  • Romanov dynastic heritage, Kostroma

  • The Mother Volga River

  • The iconic landscapes of Plyos, as depicted by many acclaimed Russian painters now exhibited in the State Tretyakov Gallery •

  • The old Kremlin of Rostov

  • Manorial estates of famous poets and noble Russian families

  • Art and crafts master classes

  • Great local museums

  • Local food and drinks, including Suzdal’s famous “medovukha”



  • Selected accommodation

  • Meals as per program

  • private English speaking guide

  • private transport with the guide

  • all tours as per program

  • Russian visa support letter

  • meet and greet at the airport

  • Discovery Russia collection of Signature Experiences

"The Golden Ring" - timeless collection of small ancient towns around Moscow. We have included so many extras: master-classes of unique and ancient local handcrafts, a gala evening held in a manorial estate from the sixteenth century, amazing landscapes depicted by the most famous Russian painters... Explore the real Russia and its heritage, art and cuisine!

Dates & rates

This tour operates year round

Advanced Travel Experience

Please select the additional tour options (for the registered users these options will be added to their wish-list):


Cessna-172S flight

A great idea to surprise your party! If you are travelling as couple and have a date to celepbrate, or just feeling blue - take a flight over Moscow on Cessnta-172S!

Extra cost, pp: 355 USD


Sky Dine

SKY DINE on the top of Ostankino TV Tower! Enjoy the bird's eye view of the Russian capital and gourmet evening. Try famous moving floors to get 360 degree view!

Extra cost, pp: 39 USD


Visit top art museums of Russian capital

Cultural Day in Moscow: visit Tretyakov State Art Gallery, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, ride Moscow metro, visit Cathedral of Chirst the Saviour all in one day, full of Russian impressions (guided tour). End the day at famous Arbat street and discover Russia from inside.

Extra cost, pp: 175 USD

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