Battlefields of Glory. Stalingrad.

From: MoscowTo: VolgogradTheme: HeritagePrivate tour: All year roundSeason: January - DecemberGrade: EasyTour suitable for any age and level of fitness.Destination: StalingradDuration: 6 daysRate from US$ 1258 per person *

Russia played a major role in defeating the Nazis during WWII. You won’t find a family in Russia that wasn’t affected by humanity's greatest war. The Battle of Moscow, the Siege of Leningrad, the Battle of Stalingrad—the bloodiest in history—-...the echoes of all the grand battles are here, in Russia, where Hitler was first stopped and then defeated. But at a heavy cost; over thirty million lives were lost. Now, seventy years later, we can follow the famous paths, and imagine how it felt here when hell was unleashed on ordinary people. Now we can pay our tribute and honor those who fell.

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Itinerary

This tour includes all the must-see andalso off the beaten paths of the area. There are numerous places of interests and museums in the modern Volgograd, where the Battle of Stalingrad took place. Your professional guide will take you outside of the ci for daily tours to very remote places and remarkable locations. For a serious exploration of the area, we use 4X4 vans for some serious off road driving. This tour operates year round.

Dates & rates

Dates & rates

This tour operates year round

Advanced Travel Experience

Please select the additional tour options (for the registered users these options will be added to their wish-list):

Stalin’s “DATCHA” and WWII museum image

Stalin’s “DATCHA” and WWII museum

This was the place where Stalin lived for over twenty years, the place that saw many famous people and so many historic decisions made within these modest walls surrounded by a high, green fence. And the place where Stalin died. Visit to nearby Poklonnaya Hill which has a great open air military museum

Extra cost, pp: US$ 193

Ride the famous T-55 or T-62 tank image

Ride the famous T-55 or T-62 tank

If you are interested in the history of tanks, or simply want to know more about this world-famous Russian feature, just go on a test drive! We are sure that you will like the van.

Extra cost, pp: US$ 1451

Bunker-42 Nuclear Forces Center image

Bunker-42 Nuclear Forces Center

Visit the command post of Long-range air force (Strategic nuclear forces of Soviet Union), a town down under, 65 meters below the gound level right in the heart of Moscow! See the table where the Cuban missileCrisis was resolved and classifed Russian military equipment: No photos in restricted areas!

Extra cost, pp: US$ 54

TOTAL TRIP COSTS: US$ 0

Inclusions

  • Accommodation: 5 nigths in Volgograd, Park Inn 4* hotel, with breakfast included

  • Return airport transfers

  • Flight Moscow-Volgograd-Moscow (economy fare)

  • Private English-speaking guide, specialist of the WWII

  • Private transportation on tours as per program

  • Entrance tckets to all listed attractions

  • Russian visa supporting letter (required by the Ministry of Tourism to grand you a Russian visa)

  • Lunch boxes (for 3 days of driving tours)

  • Discovery Russia 24/7 English-speaking support line

  • Local SIM-card with data

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