The PASSHE Alumni & Friends Travel Program presents...
August 16 - 28, 2014
11-Night River Cruise Aboard AMA Waterways’ AmaKatarina
from $3,799* per person (cruise only)
This trip is currently Sold-Out but Waitlist is Available.
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Enjoy an 11-night Grand Cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow
Your unforgettable voyage through the heart of Russia starts in St. Petersburg – said to rival Paris and Venice for grandeur and romance – you will tour the city and visit the Hermitage and its world-renowned art collection.
Cruise south along the Volga-Baltic canals and across Europe’s two largest lakes, Onega and Ladoga and then to the enchanting Golden Ring cities of Yaroslavl and Uglich.
End in Moscow with a panoramic overview of the city. See its colorful onion domes, stark Soviet-style architecture and other iconic sights, and take fascinating guided tours of the Kremlin and the elaborate underground Metro system.
|DAY ||DESTINATION ||ACTIVITIES
|August 16, 2014
||Depart US for St. Petersburg
|August 17, 2014
||Arrive St. Petersburg
||Embarkation Welcome Dinner
|August 18, 2014
||City tour Excursion to Peterhof
|August 19, 2014
||Pushkin - Catherin’s Palace & Park Ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre OR Folklore show
|August 20, 2014
|August 21, 2014
||Shashlyk (Russian BBQ) Russian home visit
|August 22, 2014
||Wooden Architecture Museum
|August 23, 2014
||St. Cyril Monastery Museum of Icons
|August 24, 2014
||Transfiguration Monastery Former Governor’s House (Art Gallery)
|August 25, 2014
||Chambers of Price Dimitry Church of Dimitry on the Blood
|August 26, 2014
||Kremlin & Armory Tour Lunch Cruise & Moscow City tour
|August 27, 2014
||Bow Hill & Metro tour
|August 28, 2014
||DISEMBARKATION Return flight home
- 11 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom, most with balconies
- Life enriching tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
- Fine dining with all meals included during your cruise
- Free-flowing wine, beer and soft drinks with every dinner on board
- Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
- Cocktail Reception & Welcome Dinner
- Home visit with Russian family
- Ballet performance at the Hermitage Theater, the Private Theater of the Czars
- Special highlights including lectures, Russian language classes, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, onboard
- Music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
- Services of professional Cruise Manager
- All English language on board in a nonsmoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
- All local taxes
*Price of $3,799.00 is per person based on double-occupancy in Category F.
To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:
Category E: $265.00
Category D: $664.00
Category C: $1329.00
Category B: $1519.00
Category A: $1709.00
Category BS: $1994.00
Category MS: $2469.00
Category HS: $2659.00
Category IS: $4749.00
Port taxes of $253 per person are additional.
**A Russian visa is required for this trip the cost of which is not included in the pricing.
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Roundtrip airfare, taxes and fuel surcharges are additional.
This trip is currently Sold-Out but Waitlist is Available. Call for Information
Cruise Russia in style with the completely redesigned AmaKatarina, featuring outside balconies in over 70% of the staterooms. The AmaKatarina is the perfect showcase for the legendary and historic waterways of Russia. The 212-passenger AmaKatarina, completely rebuilt in 2010-2011, brings a new level of onboard enjoyment to the Volga-Baltic Waterway.
It features ten stateroom and suite categories ranging up to 432 sq. ft., most with balconies. Staterooms provide a bathroom with a separate shower, safe, hairdryer and refrigerator.
Enticing public areas include an expansive Panorama Lounge; Conference Hall for onboard lectures; Fitness Room, an Infirmary staffed by a physician, plus an elevator reaching all decks. There is no more comfortable way to discover Russia!
Dining on Board
Savor a delightful mix of Russian specialties and international cuisine in two dining venues onboard the AmaKatarina.
Breakfast is served buffet style and offers an array of local delicacies. Guests will enjoy delicious cuisine in AmaKatarina's lovely main restaurant, lined with panoramic windows.
Wine, beers and soft drinks will flow freely at dinner onboard. Teas and specialty coffees are available 24/7 and complimentary bottled water is provided daily.
On Board Entertainment
After dinner, we invite you to enjoy engaging evening entertainment. You are sure to be enthralled as different performers come on board each night. It's the perfect complement to your daily discoveries.
• All outside staterooms most featuring balconies
• Outside Balcony Staterooms are 238 and 230 sq. ft.
• Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding
• In room safe, hair dryer, mini-refrigerator, TV and telephone (onboard communication only) • Individually controlled air-conditioning
• Complimentary bottled water
• Spacious Suites featuring Outside Balconies range from 280 sq. ft to 432 sq. ft.
• Imperial Suite features a bathtub with a fixed showerhead
Category F: Deck Four; Picture Windows; 110 sq. ft.
Category E: Deck Three & Four; Picture Windows; Standard Stateroom; 135 sq. ft.
Category D: Deck Three & Four; Picture Windows; Superior Stateroom; 205 sq. ft.
Category C: Deck Three; Deluxe Balcony; 238 sq. ft.
Category B: Deck Two; Deluxe Balcony; 238 sq. ft.
Category A: Deck One; Deluxe Balcony; 230 sq. ft.
Category BS: Bolshoi Suite, Deck Two & Three; Balcony Suite; 280 sq. ft.
Category MS: Mariinsky Suite, Deck Two & Three; Balcony Suite; 320 sq. ft.
Category HS: Hermitage Suite, Deck One; Balcony Suite, 270 sq. ft.
Category IS: Imperial Suite, Deck Three; Balcony Suite, 432 sq. ft.
This trip is currently Sold-Out but Waitlist is Available. Call for Information
For reservations and information call Christie (ext. 107) or Craig (ext. 103) at
Cruisin’ & Main Line Vacations - (610) 341-1979 or (800) 506-7447
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