Number of days: 7
Country/City: Russia / Moscow, St.Petersburg
1st day: After arriving you will have a meeting with our company representative. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel. And then you will set off for a guided sightseeing tour of Moscow. During this tour you will see the main landmarks including Red Square, Alexander Gardens, Lenin’s Tomb, GUM Shopping Mall, the Cathedrals of St. Basil and Our Lady of Kazan, the State History Museum of Russia, New Convent, Poklonnaya Hill and Kutuzosky avenue, “White House”, Arbat area, The Garden Ring and the Boulevard Ring roads, the historical and cultural centre of Moscow, the Bolshoy Theater, the ex-KGB building.
Evening program: You can go to the historical center of Moscow. Moscow City at the evening is very beautiful. Also you can go to the restaurant and taste typical Russian cuisine (as optional).
2nd day: Breakfast. After breakfast you will be taken out to see the main tourist attraction that shouldn’t be missed by any traveler – Kremlin. You will have an excursion at this wonderful architectural ensemble and discover 3 magnificent cathedrals and Armoury Chamber. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Kolomeskoje. After the day full of cultural program you will go back to the hotel where you can have time for yourself. To amuse you and to enliven your holidays in Russia in the evening we can organize cultural program. We will offer you the opportunity to enjoy the performance at the theatre, circus or «Boat trip in Moskva river» or evening dinner at typical Russian restaurant with live music and most popular Russian meal.
3rd day: (the day by your own or optional excursions). Breakfast. Tips for sightseeings: The Sergiev Posad (it is situated in Moscow area) where the famous Monastery of the Holy Trinity (Troitse Sergieva Lavra) was established. It is a real must-see place because it possesses unique collection of Icons, monuments of Old Russian architecture. Tour in Moscow by exploring so-called palaces of the USSR. These palaces are nothing but Moscow Metro that is rightfully considered to be one of the most beautiful subway systems in the world and walk along Old Arbat Street, historic and the first pedestrian street in Moscow. The street is famous for numerous cafes, restaurants, museums, theatres, shops. Maybe you would like to visit famous the State Tretyakov Picture Gallery, the national treasury of Russian fine arts and one of the most interesting museums in the world or the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, which has one of the most representative collection in Russia of foreign art dated from ancient times to modern days. There are many interesting tips for your free time in Moscow!
Tickets (price): circus ticket 7-50 euro; Bolshoi Theatre 130-160 euro; Boat trip Moskva river - 10 euro (1,5 hours)
4th day (optional excursion + optional lunch): Breakfast.This day of your travel in Russia has in store an exciting journey to the State Tretyakov Picture Gallery the national treasury of Russian fine arts and one of the most interesting museums in the world. Following the tour in Russia you will have lunch at one of the Moscow’s restaurants and time for yourself. Evening transfer to railway station and move to St. Petersburg by overnight train. Our company representative will help you to settle everything at the railway station. Night at the train.
5th day: You will arrive in city on the River Neva where you will be met by escort who will kindly help you to get to the hotel. After breakfast starts your tour of Saint Petersburg. On your way you will come across the main places of interest including Nevsky Prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Vasilevsky Island, St. Isaac Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress. Reaching the hotel in Saint Petersburg you will have free time to relax and reflect on your spent days of your holidays in Russia.
6th day (additional excursion + additional Lunch): You will have breakfast at the hotel in St. Petersburg and then your starting point of your travel in Saint Petersburg will be Peterhof the former residence of tsars. Your guide will show you beautiful palaces and museums, masterpieces of landscape design and gorgeous fountains. Following your holidays in St. Petersburg you will have lunch at one of the city’s restaurants. After little rest you will continue your travel of St. Petersburg by having an excursion at the Hermitage that has rich collection of western European painting including the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Matisse, Picasso and other outstanding painters.
After observing all main masterpieces you will be driven back to the hotel where you can dine and have free time to think over your holidays in Russia and compare your travel in Moscow and tour in St. Petersburg.
7th day (additional excursion): Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin tour), official Summer Residence of the Russian imperial Court. Visit the Amber room. Lunch at a city restaurant. Neva river cruise. Dinner at the restaurant.
8th day: Departure Day - breakfast only.
- Air tickets to Moscow and from Moscow.
- Tourist Insurance.
- Additional excursions
- All the transfers according to the program of the tour in Russia.
- Transfers on arrival/departure at the airport.
- Transfer to the railway station in Moscow and from railway station in St. Petersburg.
- Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
- Sightseeing tour of Moscow
- Moscow Hotel Accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast included (BB).
- St. Petersburg Hotel Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast included (BB).
- Excursion to Moscow metro + Old Arbat street
- Excursion to the State Tretyakov Picture Gallery
- Excursion to Sergiev Posad
- Excursion to the State Hermitage Museum
- Excursion to Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) with Catherina’s Palace and Park
- Excursion to Petrodvorets (Petergof) with Great Palace and Park
- Excursion on ship along the Neva river and canals
- The dinner from 6 euro. The supper from 12 euro.
- Tickets by air
- Tickets by train
- Lunches and dinners (from 6 to 30 euro)
Price: per person / in room / for package