Russia

Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow


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Immerse yourself in the wonders of Russia! See the sights of St. Petersburg including the Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum. Take a high-speed train to the capital and admire the landmarks and highlights of Moscow, which include Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral.

 

Day 1

ARRIVE ST. PETERSBURG (4 NIGHTS)

Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg! Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception with a light dinner at your hotel. Then a short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magnificent city.

Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)
Hotel: Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota (F)

 

Day 2

ST. PETERSBURG SIGHTSEEING AND AT LEISURE

Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with an expert Local Guide. View the Tsar’s Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit. Your time in St. Petersburg also includes a small group sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum, one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. The Hermitage occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts, the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. This evening enjoy a unique Be My Guest dining experience.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Be My Guest dinner)

 

Day 3

ST. PETERSBURG AT LEISURE

A free day to utilise your included 'hop-on hop-off' ticket - a wonderful way to see the city. Perhaps visit a theatre this evening to see a Russian folklore show.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

 

Day 4

ST. PETERSBURG AT LEISURE

A free day to explore the city or consider taking an excursion to visit the fabulous gardens and spectacular fountains of Peter the Great's summer residence at Petrodvorets.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

 

Day 5

ST. PETERSBURG - HIGH SPEED TRAIN - MOSCOW (3 NIGHTS)

After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a train trip towards the Russian capital. Arrive later in Moscow, your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles, Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. The capital of Russia and the largest city in Europe, its metropolitan area is vast. Located on the Moskva River, Moscow is the country's political, economic, religious and financial hub, and home to the largest number of billionaires in the world! Dine tonight at your hotel and spend time later exploring this fascinating city.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Hotel: Marriott Tverskaya (SF)

 

Day 6

MOSCOW SIGHTSEEING

Marvel at Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Walls during your guided sightseeing tour with an expert Local Guide. Afterwards, there is plenty of time to shop for souvenirs and explore on your own.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

 

Day 7

MOSCOW AT LEISURE

Today is a full day at leisure to explore the city further. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an optional excursion to Zagorsk, the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. Tonight celebrate with your Travel Director and companions at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant.

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

 

Day 8

DEPART MOSCOW

Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of a remarkable trip of discovery. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

 

Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

 

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