Following is the preliminary schedule for Tour E, August 10-24, 2018.
Following is a base schedule. After the participants of the tour are known, the exact order of the colonies to be visited will be scheduled and the hotels will be determined.
Fri., August 10 – Depart New York City’s JFK Airport (19:20)
Sat., August 11 – Arrive in Saratov (Hotel in Saratov)
Sun., August 12 – Visit colonies (Hotel in Saratov)
Mon., August 13 – Visit Archives / German Cultural Center (Hotel in Saratov)
Tues., August 14 – Visit colonies (Hotel in Saratov/Kamyshin/Zhirnovsk)
Wed., August 15 – Visit colonies (Hotel in Saratov/Kamyshin/Zhirnovsk)
Thurs., August 16 – Visit colonies (Hotel in Saratov/Kamyshin/Zhirnovsk)
Fri., August 17 – Visit colonies (Hotel in Volgograd)
Sat., August 18 – Visit Stalingrad Battle Museum; Motherland Statue (Hotel in Volgograd)
Sun., August 19 – Depart Volgograd via plane; Arrive St. Petersburg; City tour of St. Petersburg (Hotel in St. Petersburg)
Mon., August 20 – Visit Hermitage; St. Isaac’s Cathedral; Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood; the Peter and Paul Fortress (Hotel in St. Petersburg)
Tues., August 21 – Visit Peterhof; River Walk; Nevsky Prospekt (Hotel in St. Petersburg)
Wed., August 22 – Depart St. Petersburg via SAPSAN Bullet Train; Arrive Moscow; Red Square; Armory; Cathedral Square; St. Basil’s Cathedral; Alexander Garden (Hotel in Moscow)
Thurs., August 23 – Visit Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Vorobyovy Gory, Tretyakov Gallery; River Walk; City tour of Moscow (Hotel in Moscow)
Fri., August 24 – Depart Moscow; arrive at New York City’s JFK Airport (12:25 same day)
Note: The Bolshoi Ballet does not perform in August, so this additional event is not available for Tour E.