Imperial Splendors of Russia

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AUG. 19-28, 2020 $3,795
Moscow, St. Petersburg
UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Moderate Hide This
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Imperial Splendors of Russia

AUG. 19-28, 2020
Moscow, St. Petersburg

Explore Russia’s magnetic grandeur on this riveting eight-night journey to Moscow and St. Petersburg. These celebrated cities offer an intriguing interplay of dramatic history, artistic treasures, and trendy restaurants, shops and nightlife. In Moscow’s Red Square, admire the colorful domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral and head underground to see the ornately decorated Metro stations. Inside the Kremlin, marvel at imperial riches, including Fabergé eggs and priceless jewelry. Then glide on a high-speed train to St. Petersburg, filled with enchanting canals and palaces. Be dazzled by Peter the Great’s sumptuous estate, and enjoy early access to the State Hermitage Museum’s spectacular art collection. At a country house, celebrate folk traditions with regional dishes and live entertainment.

Cost: $3,795
AHI Travel
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Susan Kresin
Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages
Dr. Susan Kresin has worked since 1996 in the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages, where she teaches Russian, Czech, and graduate courses on Slavic linguistics. She also serves as the student coordinator of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program, part of a national initiative that enables students to develop professional-level fluency in combination with a variety of majors. Her publications cover both linguistic and pedagogical topics, reflecting the variety of roles that she fills at UCLA. Her current research focuses on Russian heritage speakers and the Russian-language communities of Los Angeles.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $600 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to AHI Travel. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.