Our behind-the-scenes exploration of the Russian space program features a VIP viewing of the manned launch of a Soyuz spacecraft.

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Inside the Russian Space Program

10 days from $14,295

Our behind-the-scenes exploration of the Russian space program features a VIP viewing of the manned launch of a Soyuz spacecraft.

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Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow

Moscow, Russian Federation

The five-star Baltschug Kempinski is housed in a building built in czarist times and completely renovated in 1992. This luxurious hotel is located on the banks of the Moskva River directly across from the Kremlin, and offers views of such landmarks as the Red Square, the Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral.

Number of nights: 4

Hotel Sputnik

Baikonur, Russian Federation

The Sputnik is a four-star hotel built in 1999.  Services include a pool, sauna, TV, air conditioning, and minibar.

Number of nights: 4