July 12 - 25, 2022

Craftours is proud to present for the first time, an extraordinary 14-day cruise in Russia, with the five-star Viking Cruise Lines. You'll sail with Emmy nominated producer, Jim West, from St. Petersburg to Moscow and experience firsthand the people, art, palaces, villages, crafts and so many things that will inspire and ignite your passionate soul. There are only six spots remaining in our small, intimate group, so call our office today and secure your place as we sail the "Waterways of the Tsars!” - Jim West

  • Round-trip international airfare from the New York City to St. Petersburg/Moscow, Russia. (Airfare from your closest international airport and First/Business class upgrades are available for an additional fee.)
  • 13-days onboard Royal Viking Lines Viking Truvor cruise ship. (Suite cabin upgrades available)
  • All amenities onboard the ship including enrichment lectures and destination performances.
  • Personal escort the entire time, Craftours’ owner and Destination Craft host, Jim West.
  • All meals included throughout the entire cruise.
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks included throughout the entire cruise at lunch and dinner.
  • Touring the Winter Palace to see the legendary Hermitage Museum.
  • Visiting Mandrogy and exploring the museum village, including the Vodka Museum to shopping for handmade Russian craft items.
  • Bus transfers to and from the airport/ship in Russia.
  • All port charges, taxes and fees included.
  • Afternoon tea in the home of a local Russian family.
  • Delicious buffet breakfast served daily and special farewell dinner.
  • A welcome dinner, introductions, and orientation meeting.
  • A panoramic city tour of Moscow, including the “Kremlin" with a local professional guide.
  • An evening performance of traditional Russian Folkloric Music.
  • A walking tour through the provincial village of Uglich.
  • A half-day tour of Moscow, stopping in Red Square to photograph the brightly colored Basil’s Cathedral.
  • Visiting and touring UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call.
  • Traveling to the Pushkin area to visit and tour of Catherine Palace.
  • Panoramic tour of the city of Yaroslavl, including shopping in the local market.
  • A visit to the village of Kuzino, including a stop at a children’s school.
  • Watching a demonstration by professional artisans on Matryoshka doll-making.
  • A special hands-on craft workshop with a local Russian artisan.
  • An optional night tour of the city of Moscow.
  • A tour of the renowned Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, founded by Saint Cyril in 1397.
  • Visit the island village of Kizhi for a walking tour through the Open Air Museum of Architecture.
  • A panoramic city tour of St. Petersburg with a professional guide including Isaac’s Cathedral, Peter & Paul Fortress and Nevsky Prospekt.
  • A visit to the famous GUM Department Store.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and professional driver the entire time.
  • Attending an evening performance of the traditional Russian ballet.
  • A Craftours lanyard, luggage identifier and commemorative gift.
  • All taxes are included in this package and insurance is highly recommended.
14-day River Cruise Package in Russia is only:
Any questions please e-mail: [email protected]

Space is available on a first-come/first-served basis. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Land only and single rates are available upon request. Please consult our Terms & Conditions as they apply once your first deposit is made. A 3% discount is offered if the expedition is paid in full by check within 7 business days of the invoice date.

Optional Tours:

Moscow Night Night tour of Moscow

The cost of this optional night tour of Moscow is only $48.97 per person.

Full Package Price:
$7,424.00 | Deluxe Cabin
$8,724.00 | Veranda
$12,624.00 | Junior Suite
$14,024.00 | Suite

Land Only Price:
$6,626.00 | Deluxe Cabin
$7,926.00 | Veranda
$11,826.00 | Junior Suite
$13,226.00 | Suite

(per person, based on double occupancy)


To make your reservations call us at +1-815-663-4046 or Toll-Free at: +1-877-887-1188 - USA, Canada or Spain, 001-882-887-1188 - Mexico, 0808 134 9500 - UK, 18 0010 6424 - Australia, or submit your reservations online.

For additional questions regarding airfare, transfers, insurance, pre-night packages, or our convenient payment plan, please call our toll-free number or use our contact form.

This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the trip, if the trip is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and will be collected with final payment. All prices listed are in USD unless otherwise noted.