RUSSIA

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6 Nights / 7 Days
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Description

The land of diverse nature and extremities. Spanning more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited area, Russia makes the largest country in the world. Rich in natural landscapes and enormous tracts of land, the country is home to the largest freshwater lake in the world. Rivers and forests encompassing amazing flora and fauna, awe-inspiring volcanoes, the icy tundra region and the sun-kissed beaches, colorful cultural heritage, remarkable historical monuments, and inimitable cities. Russia is the land of magical beauty and endless attractions. 

DESTINATIONS St. Petersburg & Moscow
DURATION 6 Nights / 7 Days
INCLUDED
  • 6 Nights accommodation Hotel 
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Airport pick up and drop off on private basis 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Hotel pick up and drop off for sightseeings
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Entrance tickets
NOT INCLUDED
  • Gratuities & Tips
  • Meals unless specified 

1

Day 1 - Arrival


AM

Arrive into St. Petersburg

Complete your immigration formalities.

Transfer: Our travel representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the Hotel

PM

Saint Petersburg City Tour

 

During the tour, you will be taken to the most precious monuments of the city’s rich history and original architecture carefully preserved as the world cultural heritage. You will be able to hear amazing stories and to take fine pictures of the main architectural and historical sites like Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Vasilievsky Island, St. Isaac Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Senate Square and the Palace Square.

Duration: 3 Hours

Info

Overnight in St. Petersburg - Hotel of your choice 

2

Day 2 - St. Petersburg


AM

Peterhof (Palace and Park)

 

Located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, 34 kilometers from St.Petersburg, Peterhof is probably the most famous for its fountains and is thus frequently compared to Versailles. Peterhof is also the home of several palaces with the Grand Palace as its main landmark. 

Duration: 1 Hour 30 Min

PM

Hermitage (Main Building) the former residence of the Russian Royal family – is the most remarkable. Its rooms, decorated with marble and gold provide a fine background for the treasures of the Hermitage.  Museum contains over 3 million exhibits including the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael and other famous artists

Duration: 2 Hour

Saint-isaac's Cathedral one of the largest churches in Saint-Petersburg. Its construction took 40 years, and today it remains one of the most impressive buildings in the city center.

Duration: 1 Hour 

Nikolaevsky Folk Show with Dinner a real masterpiece of architecture from the second half of the 19th century – the Nikolaevsky Palace. Built for Grand Duke Nikolay, the son of the Emperor Nikolay I, this place meets with the highest cultural expectations. 

Duration: 2 Hours

Info

Overnight in St. Petersburg - Hotel of your choice

Meals

Breakfast and Dinner

3

Day 3 - St. Peterburg


AM

Pushkin (Palace and Park)

 

The Summer Palace is the heart of Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar’s Village) – one of the most picturesque parks among the former residences of the Russian Emperors. Here you may feel the atmosphere of the Royal way of life in its entire magnificence. It is hard to believe that almost everything inside the palace is a result of a careful restoration.

Duration: 2 Hours

PM

Peter and Paul Fortress ​the tallest building in the city center and the burial place of members of the Imperial family – the Grand Ducan Mausoleum, the Boat house, the Artillery Armory, the Mint, Engineering and Commandant's house, guardhouse and many others.

Duration: 2 Hour

Souvenir Market Shopping at Souvenir Market near Church Savior on Blood 

Duration: 2-3 Hour

Volga – Volga Cruise Cruise through St. Petersburg along the river enjoying the sunset 

Duration: 2 Hours

Info

Overnight in St. Petersburg - Hotel of your choice

Meals

Breakfast and Dinner

4

Day 4 - St. Petersburg - Moscow


AM

Your tour guide will be waiting at the lobby to collect you and transfer you by private vehicle to the train station to tranfer you to Moscow

Transfer duration: 4 Hours

PM

Moscow City Tour

 

In only a few hours, you will have a glimpse of its main landmarks, such as the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Victory Park, the White House, the Arbat Street, Christ-the-Saviour Cathedral, the observation platform of Sparrow hills, Lomonossov University and much more! It is an interesting and efficient introduction to Europe’s biggest city

Duration: 3 Hours

Info

Overnight in Moscow - Hotel of your choice

Meals

Breakfast and Dinner

5

Day 5 - Moscow


AM

Kremlin (Armory Chamber) here you may find a priceless collection of ornate arms and weapons, the Crown Jewels of the Russian Tsars, their carriages and thrones, along with furniture, Royal gowns, jewelry and diplomatic gifts from the 12th to the 19th centuries

Duration: 1 Hour 15 Min

Kremlin (Territory & Cathedrals) the Kremlin with its red brick walls and 20 towers holding their own unique history. Since its first construction in 1156 as a wooden fortress by the order of Grand Duke Yuri Dolgoruky it has been rebuilt several times. 

Duration: 1 Hour 15 Min

PM

Arbat Street one of the oldest surviving street in Moscow. Originally the street was a part of an important trade route and was home to a large number of craftsmen. In the 18th century, Arbat became one of the most prestigious living areas in Moscow and then a place for the intelligentsia and artists to live.

Duration: 1 Hours

Folk Show "Amazing Russia" (With Dinner)​ the show is accompanied with movie, which demonstrates interesting and unknown facts about Russia, as well as beautiful views of natural and cultural heritage. In addition guests enjoy a delicious dinner consisting of traditional dishes of different regions of Russia

Duration: 2 Hours

Info

Overnight in Moscow - Hotel of your choice

Meals

Breakfast and Dinner

6

Day 6 - Moscow


AM

Lenin Mausoleum Lenin's Mausoleum, also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the center of Moscow, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin

Duration: 1 Hours

Red Square Walking Tour During the walking tour, you will have the time to take pictures of this 73,000 square meters brick-paved square surrounded by the Kremlin Walls, Lenin’s Tomb, St Basil’s Cathedral, Resurrection gate, GUM superstore and the Russian State Historical Museum. 

Duration: 1 Hours 15 Min

PM

Metro Tour If you wonder why Moscow metro is considered one the most beautiful in the world, this tour is for you! It constitutes a vast museum of underground palaces with impressive interiors, statues and reliefs, monumental and decorative compositions (paintings, mosaics, stained glass and painting) and numerous labyrinths. During the tour you will visit the most remarkable stations like Komsomolskaya, Kurskaya, Kievskaya and others

Duration: 2 Hours

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Shopping At Gum Or Tsum For those who would like to fill up the wardrobe with new spectacular outfits, Moscow offers great outlets and department’s stores with an impressive list of brands, able to compete with the world’s fashion capitals.  Your guide will take you to the best of them! 

Duration: 2-3 Hours

Meals

Breakfast

7

Day 7 - Departure


AM

Cruise By Moskva River On The Radisson Ice-breaker

 

This  trip  is  a  great  opportunity  to  admire  the  panoramic view  of  Moscow  from the  spacious  open  air  observation deck  of  luxurious  Radisson  boat.  During this  journey down the Moskva river you will discover all the main attractions of the city

Duration: 2-3 Hours

PM

Pack your luggage and complete your check-out process

Flight

Transfers will be waiting for you at the hotel to transfer you to the airport

Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

1

The State Tretyakov Gallery - Moscow

The gallerys history starts in 1856 when the Moscow merchant Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov acquired works by Rusiia artists of his day with aim of creating a collection, which might later grow into a musuem of national art. In 1892, tretyakov presented his already famous collection of approximately 2,000 works to the Russian nation.

2

Novodevichy Convent - Moscow

Novodevichy convent, also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery, is probaby the best- known cloister of Moscow. Its name, sometimes translated as the New Maidens convent within the Moscow Kremlin.

3

Kolomenskoye - Moscow

Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate situated several kilometers to the southeast of the city center of Moscow, Russia, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna. The 390 hectare scenic area overlooks the steep banks of the Moskva River

4

VDNKh - Moscow

Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva is a permanent general purpose trade show and amusement park in Moscow, Russia. Between 1991 and 2014 it was also called the All-Russia Exhibition Centre. It is a state joint-stock company.

5

Dormition Cathedral - Moscow

The Cathedral of the Dormition, also known as the Assumption Cathedral or Cathedral of the Assumption is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos.

6

Sparrow Hills - Moscow

Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow and offers a panoramic view of the city. Great place to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a picnic.

7

Cathedral of the Annunciation - Moscow

The Cathedral of the Annunciation is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Annunciation of the Theotokos

8

Peter and Paul Fortress - St. Petersburg

The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740 as a star fortress.

9

Savior on the Spilled Blood - St. Petersburg

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Other names include the Church on Spilled Blood, the Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ

10

Cathedral Palace - St. Petersburg

This famous Russian street that cuts through the center of St. Petersburg is a hub for shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and is lined with historic and picturesque buildings and churches.

11

Kazan Cathedral - St. Petersburg

Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Nevsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg.

12

Palace Square - St. Petersburg

Contrasting architectures and wide open spaces are the hallmarks of this extraordinary plaza, which has witnessed historic events like Bloody Sunday and the storming of the Winter Palace and is now the rallying place for every imaginable political demonstration.

13

Mariinsky theatre - St. Petersburg

The Mariinsky Theatre (Russian: Мариинский театр, Mariinskiy Teatr, also spelled Maryinsky or Mariyinsky) is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Saint PetersburgRussia. Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theatre of late 19th-century Russia, where many of the stage masterpieces of TchaikovskyMussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres

14

Bronze Horseman - St. Petersburg

The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet

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