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Moscow & St Petersburg - Little Tour of Russia

Moscow - St Petersburg 7 days

Itinerary

Day 1 : Welcome to Russia
Meet on arrival to Moscow Airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. Remainder of the day to relax or you can begin to independently discovery some of this fabled capital of Russia. Evening briefing by your Tour Director and welcome dinner.
meals: dinner included

Day 2 : Moscow, the heart & soul of Russia
Begin your tour of Moscow with the Red Square, dominated by colorful St. Basil’s Cathedral and by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory Museum, with its impressive collection of Tsarist, Russian, and foreign jewelry, armor, and other artifacts. Then walk by Moscow University and through the popular Arbat shopping district. Continue with a drive along the wide boulevards and a stroll through GUM, Russia’s largest department store. Remainder of the day & evening free at leisure.
meals: breakfast included

Day 3 : Sergiev Osad & Trinity Lavra of St Sergius
Today travel 75km north to the small town of Sergiev Posad, renowned as a center of ancient Russian art, architecture and served as a place of pilgrimage, the religious capital of Russia. Within the old walled city admire the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, one of the most beautiful monasteries, with its gold and blue domes. Lunch at a local restaurant then return to Moscow with remainder of the day at leisure. *Optional evening tour of "Moscow by Night & Subway" to see the metro stations which Stalin called “Palaces for the People.”
meals: breakfast & lunch included

Day 4 : Highspeed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
After some time at leisure, transfer to the railway station for departure on the 4-hour high speed Sapsan train to St Petersburg. On arrivalmeet for transfer to hotel and enjoy your first night in the graceful city of St. Petersburg.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 5 : St. Petersburg, the “Venice of the North”​
Built and decorated by Europe’s best architects, craftsmen and artists; spread over 100 islands and linked by over 600 bridges, not many cities in the world can match St. Petersburg. Main sites visited on the tour today are the Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument to Russian Emperor Peter the Great, St. Isaac’s Square with St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral, Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars and Nevsky Prospect. Granite embankments of the Neva River. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Peter and Paul Cathedral whose gilded spire is the highest landmark of the city. Th evening is free at leisure or you could opt to join on an optional Evening Canal Cruise or an optional Russian Folklore evening.
meals: breakfast included

Day 6 : Hermitage of St. Petersburg, 
In the morning make a highlight visit to the Hermitage, housing more than 4million works of art & ranks among the largest and oldest museums of the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Admire masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, and French Impressionists. The rest of the day is then free for you to further explore on your own or you could take an optional tour to visit Catherine Palace & Park in Pushkin or to Petrodvorets, Peterhof Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tonight bid a fond farewell to your fellow explorers during dinner.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 7 : Depart from St. Petersburg
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
meals: breakfast included

What's included?

  • 06 nights in First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
  • Airport transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • High speed train ticket from Moscow to St. Petersburg
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Sightseeing as noted in Moscow & St. Petersburg
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Luggage handling
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Hotels used: Moscow, Marriott Grand / St. Petersburg, Holiday Inn Moskovskye Vorota

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Fri, Apr 29, 2016 1635 USD
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