8 Day Classic Russia

Moscow8 DAY CLASSIC RUSSIA – MOSCOW TO ST. PETERSBURG

 

This week-long tour is a unique opportunity to visit Russia’s two largest and most celebrated cities – Moscow and St. Petersburg with a small group of 10-20 travelers.

 

Day 1: MOSCOW
Upon arrival, transfer from the airport and check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

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, enjoy a walking tour along famous Arbat Street. [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 the 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 city tour of St. Petersburg. See the city of islands, canals, bridges and legendary palaces. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, the oldest building in the city. Next is the famous Hermitage Museum and former home of tsars which 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 opulent Tsar Village, once a summer residence for Russian Emperors. Tour its beautiful pavilions, lakes and gardens. See the stunning Catherine Palace, built by Peter the Great for his wife. In the afternoon, visit the Great Palace of Pavlovsk, one of the largest landscaped parks in Europe. [B]

Day 7:  ST. PETERSBURG
Enjoy this day to discover St. Petersburg on your own or take one of the optional tours.  [B]

Day 8: ST. PETERSBURG
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home. [B]
Included:
Arrival and departure transfers;
Hotel accommodation;
Daily breakfast;
Ground transportation by motor coach;
English speaking guide as per program;
All entrance fees to sites as specified;
Economy class train ticket between Moscow and St. Petersburg;
All applicable taxes;

Visa support letter.

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