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Russia Highlights Of Moscow And Saint-Petersburg

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Discover two Russian capitals – modern, powerful and dynamic Moscow, a city which never sleeps. Then majestic Saint-Petersburg with its stunning Tsar’s palaces and romantic rivers and channels.

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This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival In Moscow

Meet your driver at the airport for private transfer by car to your hotel in the center of Moscow. Take your first walk to the main street and Red Square and get first impressions from the dynamic city.

Visited:
Moscow
Accommodation
Night at Pushkin Hotel (Moscow)

Day 2: City Tour Moscow

Following breakfast, meet your guide and start your private city tour by car: admire Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, Bolshoi Theatre, Manezhnaya Square, main street - Tverskaya, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, and beautiful city panorama from Sparrow Hills (Vorobievy Gory). Finally, you will enjoy the beautiful Novodevichy monastery, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. After lunch, jump onto the Metro and discover this underground world of marble stations decorated with mosaics, bronze sculptures and amazing chandeliers.

Visited:
Moscow
Accommodation
Night at Pushkin Hotel (Moscow)

Day 3: Kremlin And Armoury

After breakfast, meet your guide and move on to the Kremlin and its Armoury Chamber. An ancient complex of cathedrals is surely the best-known landmark of Russia and symbol of its politicand the Armoury chamber offers real treasures amassed by Russian tsars and princes over the centuries. After lunch enjoy time at your disposal, maybe to visit Izmaylovo Kremlin or take a walk on Old Arbat street. 

Visited:
Moscow Kremlin Armoury
Accommodation
Night at Pushkin Hotel (Moscow)

Day 4: Kolomenskoye And Saspan train

After check out you will enjoy guided tour through Kolomenskoye, former Tsar’s residence and today one of the most beautiful parks and open-air museums in Moscow: shortly reconstructed Tsar’s wooden palace is often called “an eighth wonder of the World” and Church of Ascencion is on UNESCO World Heritage list. After lunch, transfer by car to the train station and departure by high-speed train to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival meet your driver at the train station for private transfer by car to the your hotel in the center of St. Petersburg.

Visited:
Kolomenskoye Saint Petersburg

Day 5: Saint Petersburg Discovery

After breakfast, meet you guide and begin your private city tour around the most magnificent landmarks: the three islands at the mouth of the Neva, the river’s banks, the Admiralty, the Winter Palace, the Cruiser Aurora, NevskyProspekt and the rostral columns of Vassilievksy Island. You will visit Peter and Paul Fortress – heart of the city, where all Russian emperors are buried, St.Isaac’s Cathedral, one of the most impressive churches of the city and the incredible Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood.

Visited:
Saint Petersburg
Accommodation
Night at DOM boutique Hotel 4* (Saint Petersburg)

Day 6: Beauty Of Hermitage

Explore with your guide one of the biggest museums in the world- The Hermitage Museum, which is located in the previous Tsars’ residence - Winter Palace with incredible decoration. Stunning buildings of the Museum hold over 3,000,000 works of art, among others including paintings of Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh and Gauguin. 

Visited:
Saint Petersburg
Accommodation
Night at DOM boutique Hotel 4* (Saint Petersburg)

Day 7: Tsar's Residences

After breakfast, your guided tour begins in a suburb of Petersburg, Pushkin. The summer residence of Russian Tsars family The Grand Palace Catherine with world-famous Amber room. After the lunch, the driver will take you and your guide to the Pavlovsk Palace and its 600ha English park: a masterpiece of the classical period. Back in St.Petersburg in the afternoon, enjoy your free time – maybe by a boat tour on Neva river? 

Visited:
Saint Petersburg
Accommodation
Night at DOM boutique Hotel 4* (Saint Petersburg)

Day 8: Do Swidaniya, Russia!

Before departure you will still have time for buying last souvenirs, then your driver will come from the hotel reception desk to pick you up and drive to the airport. We will be glad to see you again – do swidaniya!

Visited:
Saint Petersburg

Moscow Moscow Kremlin Armoury Kolomenskoye Saint Petersburg

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,550 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Price per person $1,530

Included in price:

  • Accommodation in a 4 stars hotels in double or twin room
  • Breakfasts at the hotel
  • Transport according to the program
  • English-speaking guides according to the program
  • Entrance fees to museums up to itinerary
  • Visa invitation letter
  • Train tickets for high-speed train Sapsan from Moscow to St.Petersburg (2.class seats)

Not included in price:

  • Visa
  • Flight tickets
  • Meals except breakfasts in hotels
  • Alcohol and soft drinks during the meals

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