7 days - Escorted Tour
St. Petersburg - Moscow
Inclusions: 4 star hotel accommodation with dail breakfast, services of a multilingual Tour Director, transport by air-conditioned coach, 2nd class train tickets (St. Petersburg to Moscow), porterage at hotels and railway stations, guided walking tours in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
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May 7, 14, 21, 28
Jun 11, 18, 25
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Sep 3, 10, 17
Tour Itinerary (please click here)
Day 1 St. Petersburg
Arrive in St. Petersburg with an optional transfer to your hotel. Tonight, join your fellow travellers and Tour Director at a welcome meeting.
Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky (4 star)
Day 2 St. Petersburg
You will become acquainted with the city’s foundations at Peter and Paul Fortress, then travel the city’s main boulevard, Nevsky Prospekt, and see Kazan Cathedral, Church of the Spilt Blood, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Alexander Nevsky Convent and much more. This afternoon offers an optional tour to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during WWII and was restored for St. Petersburg's tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening, join an optional visit to Nikolaevsky Palace for an entertaining folklore show. (B)
Day 3 St. Petersburg
This morning’s optional excursion to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon an optional visit to the world famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening, enjoy an optional dinner at a traditional Russian restaurant. (B)
Day 4 St. Petersburg - Moscow
This morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg channel cruise, before boarding the afternoon Sapsan train to Moscow. (B)
Hotel Park Inn Sadu (4 star)
Day 5 Moscow
On your morning sightseeing tour of the Russian capital, you will see Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Sparrow Hills with Moscow University. You will also visit the Kremlin grounds and one of the cathedrals. In the afternoon take an optional tour of the Moscow Metro including the historical stations on the Ring-Line and a guided stroll on the famous pedestrian Arbat street. In the evening take an optional tour by cruise on the Moscow River. (B)
Day 6 Moscow
Take an optional day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual heart of the Russian Orthodox Church. The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus. (B)
Day 7 Moscow
Your Russian Capitals tour concludes after breakfast with an optional departure transfer. (B)
OPTIONAL TOUR PACKAGE
The below Optional Tours are available to enhance your tour experience (additional charges apply).
St. Petersburg: Zarskoye Selo with visit to Catherine Palace, Folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace, Peterhof with visit to the Grand Palace, Hermitage Museum, Russian Dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch, Channel cruise
Moscow: Moscow Metro & Arbat tour, Moscow by Night & Cruise on the Moscow River, Sergiev Posad, Old Russian Circus*
* Not Available September Departures
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