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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Russian Waterways with Helsinki

16 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUWH16
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in eight destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 40 meals plus beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Five nights luxury land accommodation

  • 10 nights on a stylish river ship
  • Expert cruise director
  • On a special before-hours visit to the State Hermitage Museum, take in the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony
  • Enjoy a special private ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUWH16 2020
Moscow to Helsinki

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner with Russian folklore entertainment.

Stay: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinksi

Daily :
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided exploration of Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Later, perhaps tour a Cold War bunker or enjoy free time before exploring some of Moscow’s Metro stations. Later, board your river ship.

Stay: 10 Nights, MS Valentina

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Close up of colourful turrets on top of a building, Moscow

Tour the Armoury Museum and venture inside the walls of the Kremlin, a fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Tsars.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™

Perhaps gain an insight into the history of space exploration with a visit to the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Alternatively, you can explore Tretyakov Art Gallery.


Choose your activity today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™

On a tour of Uglich, visit the Kremlin and the Church of St Demetrios on the Blood. Or visit the Hydropower Engineering Museum.


Set out on your preferred experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Yaroslavl and set out on a fascinating sightseeing exploration.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake and its Museum of Icons. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Goritsy, including a visit to a local school. Later, cruise the White Lake.


Dock in Goritsy and choose your preferred activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Ornate onion domed spies of the orthodox church in Goritsy, Russia

Situated on Lake Onega, Kizhi Island is home to the Transfiguration Church, built in 1714 without a single nail.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in the village of Mandrogi, teeming with traditional houses.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a Hydrofoil and travel to Peterhof Palace for a guided tour. After lunch, see St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospect then visit the Peter & Paul Fortress.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience a special tour before the museum is open to the public for the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later this evening, attend a private ballet performance at the iconic Hermitage Theatre.


Take a Hydrofoil ride to the State Hermitage. Here, enjoy a special experience. We have an exceptional evening planned for you tonight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View across rooftops of a city, Russia

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps tour Catherine Palace or visit the Fabergé Museum.


Disembark for the final time today in St Petersburg and set out on your chosen activity. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Stay: St Petersburg, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki.

Stay: Three Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Set out on a guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites. Explore Temppeliaukio, the famous ‘Rock Church’, visit the Helsinki Central Library Oodi and wander through the 100-year-old Hakaniemi Market Hall. This evening, head to an island for dinner at a local restaurant.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Spend a day in stunning Nuuksio National Park. Visit the Haltia nature centre then head to a reindeer farm, where you’ll have the opportunity to feed the friendly reindeer.


After this morning’s Signature Experience, enjoy afternoon tea in a Lappish style kota hut.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home