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Travels With Elsa presents these exciting excursions in 2021:
Waterways of the Tsars. Nostrovia!

Join Elsa Dixon on this fabulous cruise! Discover the real Russia during this 13-day cruise from St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Extend the cruise with a pre-tour of Helsinki, Finland, and/or a post-tour in Moscow.

 NOSTROVIA! VIKING TRUVOR: June, 2022

Classic Russian architecture

Discover the real Russia during this 13-day cruise from St. Petersburg and Moscow. Extend the cruise with a pre-tour of Helsinki, Finland, and/or a post tour in Moscow.

 Waterways of the Tsars

From $5999 includes 13 days on the ship with10 guided tours.

Envision Peter the Great luxuriating in massive Peterhof Palace, then see how multiple families shared living space at a Soviet-era kommunalka. Soak up the steam in a traditional banya in riverside Mandrogy village Share stories at the kitchen table of an Uglich family. Savor Russian caviar with your blini pancakes. See the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow’s Red Square.

OPTIONAL: EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 3 NIGHTS IN HELSINKI

Helsinki, the “White City of the North”, is home to many museums and galleries and the composer, Sibelius.

Discover the allure of this Baltic capital, situated along the Gulf of Finland. Nicknamed “White City of the North,” it is home to many museums and galleries, as well as interesting sights including Old Town, Uspenski Cathedral and Sibelius Monument.

OPTIONAL: EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 3 NIGHTS IN MOSCOW

Walk around Red Square, tour inside St. Basil’s Cathedral or visit one of the city’s many museums—perhaps the Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts or the State Historical Museum. Take a tour of the city’s renowned subway system, each elaborately decorated station designed by a different architect. Enjoy the famed Bolshoi Theater. 

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UPCOMING SAFARI: 1 AUGUST 2021

We are filling two luxury safari vehicles at excellent prices! A few seats left in the upcoming safari tour, starting 1 August, to see the Migration of the Animals at the Serengeti Mara in Tanzania.

12 Days 11 Nights Serengeti Safari

Serengeti Camp
  • Day 01: Arrival JRO Airport (Kilimanjaro): Overnight: Arusha, Tanzania
  • Day 02: After breakfast, drive to Tarangire. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Kichuguu Camp.
  • Day 03: Game viewing in Tarangire National Park. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Kichuguu Camp.
  • Day 04: Game viewing en route Tarangire to Karatu. Visit Mto wa Mbu Village for Cultural tour. Accommodation: Ngorongoro coffee lodge
  • Day 05: Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti. Depart 7:00am or 8:00am (Departure time depends on game viewing.) Accommodation: Embalakai tented Camp
  • Day 06: Central Serengeti National Park. Accommodation: Embalakai Tented Camp
  • Day 07: North Serengeti National Park.Accommodation: Serengeti wilderness Camps
  • Day 08: North Serengeti National Park.Accommodation: Serengeti wilderness Camps

Optional Extension: Three nights in Zanzibar

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SOUTH AFRICA, JOIN ELSA FOR A CULTURAL WINE TASTING TOUR! NOVEMBER 2021

Experience the hidden gems of the winelands of the Cape Province in South Africa!