Classic Russia

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Day 1:   Moscow

Transfer from the airport and check into your hotel.

Day 2:    Moscow

Enjoy the world famous Kremlin with its 15th century cathedrals, bell-tower, Patriarch’s Palace, Grand Kremlin Palace and the Armoury Museum, one of the oldest museums in Moscow and home to the Russian Diamond Fund. In the afternoon, visit Izmaylovo, a unique cultural and entertainment complex, where you will discover art, handmade crafts, antiques and just about anything you might want for a souvenir. [B]

Day 3: Moscow

Start your city tour with a visit to the Red Square and its impressive St. Basil’s Cathedral. Continue to Moscow’s best viewpoint on Sparrow Hills and Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent and Cemetery. Explore Moscow’s world renowned underground city with its uniquely decorated palatial stations. In the afternoon, visit the famous Tretyakov Gallery, the national treasury of Russian fine art and one of the greatest museums in the world. [B]

Day 4: Moscow-St. Petersburg

Enjoy morning at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to the railway station and take a high-speed train to St. Petersburg. Transfer to your hotel in St. Petersburg. [B]

Day 5:   St. Petersburg

Start your day with a panoramic tour of St. Petersburg, the city of islands, canals, bridges and one-of-a-kind palaces. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, the oldest building in the city. Proceed to the famous Hermitage Museum, the former home of tsars that contains a collection of more than three million works of art and artifacts from all over the world. [B]

Day 6:   St. Petersburg

Visit the extravagant Tsar Village, a summer residence of the Russian Emperors with its beautiful pavilions, lakes, gardens and the stunning Catherine Palace built by Peter the Great for his wife. Enjoy the remainder of day at leisure. [B]

Day 7:    St. Petersburg

Enjoy this day to discover St. Petersburgat your own pace. [B]

Day 8:   St. Petersburg

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight. [B]

Price per person, double occupancy in CAD

Dates

Per person

Single Supplement

May 11 – 18

$1,715

$690

July 27 – Aug 3

$1,575

$580

Sep 14-21

$1,575

$580

Included:

Arrival and departure transfers;

3 night accommodation in 4-star hotel in Moscow;

4 night accommodation in 4-star hotel in St Petersburg;

Daily breakfast;

Transportation and English speaking guide as per program;

All entrance fees mentioned above;

Economy class train ticket Moscow to St Petersburg;

All applicable taxes;

Visa support letter.