Howard Community College will offer a 14-day trip to the Soviet Union from June 30 through July 3.
The trip, which will be led by Russian historian and HCC Associate Dean Vladimir Marinich, will feature tours of Moscow's Red Square and the Kremlin; a trip to Kiev with a cruise on the Dnieper River and a visit to the Museum of Folk Art; a journey to Leningrad during the White Nights Festival with tours of the Winter Palace, Hermitage Museum and St. Issac's Cathedral; an excursion to Tallin on the Baltic coast in Estonia; and a final two-day stop in Helsinki, Finland.
The $3,150 per-person price includes round-trip air fare on Finnair from New York; round-trip private bus between HCC and the New York airport; first-class hotels with private baths; meals; two cultural performances in the Soviet Union; all sightseeing including private motorcoach and guide; porterage at hotels and airports, gratuities at hotels and restaurants; and visa application fee and processing.
The tour size is limited to 30. The tour includes a pre-trip briefing and on-site lectures and assistance by Marinich.