Experience the splendor of the czars, vibrant Slavic culture and the expansive beauty of rural Russia on this cruise-land tour which journeys from the Russian capital, Moscow, to the glittering city of St. Petersburg. Spend 2 nights in city center hotels in both St. Petersburg and Moscow. Cruise for 7 nights aboard your 4-star river cruise ship. Visit Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral’s kaleidoscopic towers. Discover the imperial treasures of the Kremlin and the Hermitage Museum. Cruise through picturesque Lake Onega and along the mighty Volga River. Onboard your ship, experiences include handicraft workshops, musical performances, cooking demonstrations, and a vodka class and tasting. Enjoy an exclusive visit to a local school and family house in the village of Goritsy, where you can meet with the locals about Russian life.