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  • Possibility to add custom activities
  • No limit to the number of visitors
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  • Handling of invitations for visas


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  • 8 days / 7 nights
  • Availability : Jul 18’ - Oct 18’
  • Min People : 2
Tour Details

Discover the essential of the former and the current capitals of Russia with this tour of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. During the trip, you’ll get to see monuments and visit places that are recognized worldwide as symbols of Russia such as the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Hermitage, beautiful cathedrals and many more…

You’ll get from one city to the other on a high speed train (4 hours). If you want to travel between the two cities during the night, so that you can sleep in the train (8 hours), check out our tour « Images of Russia ».

This tour can be combined with « Golden Ring », « Kiev Classic » and « Trans-Siberian Tour », for more information about tour combination, feel free to contact us.

Notice: Although the itinerary detailed below starts in Moscow and ends in Saint Petersburg, it is possible that you’ll start in Saint Petersburg and end in Moscow. It all depends on the chosen date of departure. If you choose a Monday as a date of departure, then you’ll start with Saint Petersburg, if you choose a Thursday, you’ll start with Moscow. No matter which date you choose, you’ll experience the complete tour.

Price Includes

  • Transfers in and out
  • Nights in Moscow in 4* or 5* Hotel
  • Nights in Saint Petersburg in 4* or 5* Hotel
  • Breakfasts (according to the itinerary)
  • Lunches (according to the itinerary)
  • Ticket for high-speed train « Sapsan »
  • English speaking guide throughout the circuit
  • City tour of Moscow
  • Guided tour of the Moscow metro
  • Visit to the Kremlin and its Cathedrals
  • Visit to Sergiyev Posad
  • Visit to the Hermitage museum
  • City tour of Saint Petersburg
  • Visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Visit to Peterhof (Palace and Lower Park)
  • Entrance tickets to the mentioned places

Basic

  • 4
  • 3
  • 7
  • 2
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -

Full

  • 4
  • 3
  • 7
  • 5

All Prices Include

  • Transfers in and out
  • 4 Nights in Moscow in 4* or 5* Hotel
  • 3 Nights in Saint Petersburg in 4* or 5* Hotel
  • 7 breakfasts (according to the itinerary)
  • Ticket for high-speed train « Sapsan »
  • English speaking guide throughout the circuit
  • City tour of Moscow
  • Guided tour of the Moscow metro
  • City tour of Saint Petersburg
  • Visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entrance tickets to the mentioned places

Base Price Includes

  • 2 lunches (according to the itinerary)

Full Price Includes

  • 5 lunches (according to the itinerary)
  • Visit to the Kremlin and its Cathedrals
  • Visit to Sergiyev Posad
  • Visit to the Hermitage museum
  • Visit to Peterhof (Palace and Lower Park)

Prices

(Basic/Full Program)

4* Hotel 5* Hotel
Double Suppl. Sgl Disc. extra bed Double Suppl. Sgl Disc. extra bed
600€/800€ 220€ 120€ 770€/1050€ 340€ 150€
Dinners – 165€ Dinners – 210€
4* Hotel
Double Suppl. Sgl Disc. extra bed
600€/800€ 220€ 120€
Dinners – 165€
5* Hotel
Double Suppl. Sgl Disc. extra bed
770€/1050€ 340€ 150€
Dinners – 210€

Expected Hotels

Moscow
Holiday Inn Suschevsky (4*)
Marriott Royal Aurora (5*)
or similar

Saint Petersburg
Solo Sokos Vasilievsky (4*)
Solo Sokos Palace Bridge (5*)
or similar

Itinerary

Day 1 (Thursday)Moscow

Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Day 2 (Friday)Moscow

Breakfast. City Sightseeing Tour of Moscow. Doing this tour you’ve got an excellent opportunity to learn the history of the Russian capital and see the most impressive sights of great historic and cultural value. The Red Square, one of the most spacious squares of the world, famous for Lenin’s Mausoleum and St. Basil Cathedral, and dominated by the grand Kremlin walls of red brick. You will have a chance to see the glanderous tower buildings symbolic of the Soviet Moscow, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior that was demolished and then reconstructed as a symbol of the Russian faith.

After that we will visit the Moscow Subway (Metro) which spans almost the entire Russian capital. It is one of the world’s most heavily used metro systems. It is well known for the ornate design of many of its stations, which contain beautiful examples of socialist realist art. Lunch. Free time.

Day 3 (Saturday)Moscow (Basic Program - Free Day)

Breakfast. In the morning we visit the Moscow Kremlin. It is the symbol of Moscow and of the entire Russia. This stronghold is the historical, spiritual and political heart of Moscow and the city’s most famous landmark and tourist attraction. Most of the city had been inside the Kremlin walls until the XVI century. It was rebuilt several times in the past, it was wooden originally and the brick walls and towers we see now were built in 15th century. Today the Kremlin is the official residence of the Russian President. Lunch. Free time.

Day 4 (Sunday)Moscow (Basic Program - Free Day)

Breakfast. In the morning we go to the Sergiyev Posad. Located 70 km north from Moscow the historic ensemble of Sergiyev Posad is of great interest for tourists and pilgrims as it is a place abundant in excellently preserved monuments of the Russian culture, dating back to the XV-XVII centuries. The Monastery of the Trinity and St. Serge founded in 1337 is famous all over the world and often referred to as the “Russian Vatican”. Lunch. Return to Moscow. Free time.

Day 5 (Monday)Moscow – Saint Petersburg

Breakfast. Transfer to the train station for the high speed train to Saint Petersburg. Arrival in Saint Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

Day 6 (Tuesday)Saint Petersburg

Breakfast. Morning starts from the visit to the Hermitage museum, Russia’s best gallery of world art, one of the most prominent art museums in the world and defi nitely the main tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. The principal building of the Hermitage Museum is the Winter Palace, the residence of the Russian Czars. Today, the Hermitage boasts over 2.7 million exhibits and displays a diverse range of art and artifacts from all over the world and from throughout history The Hermitage’s collections include works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian, a unique collection of Rembrandts and Rubens. Lunch.

City Sightseeing Tour. The historical capital of the Russian Empire invites you to admire its splendid views: the Square of Arts with 3 museums and 4 theaters along its perimeter, the Palace Square offers an impressive view upon the Baroque Winter Palace; the historical Strelka (Cape) of the Vasilevsky Island; the famous Nevsky Avenue considered the « heart » of the city.

We will also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress that is actually considered the place of birth of St. Petersburg. During this tour you will take an insight into the history of the city and the Romanov’s royal dynasty.

Day 7 (Wednesday)Saint Petersburg (Basic Program - Free Day)

Breakfast. The morning starts with the visit to Peterhof. It is perhaps St. Petersburg’s most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. Nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, the palace was built by Peter the Great initially as a resting place on the way to the Imperial naval base at Kronshtadt. But the Czar was quick to recognize the attractiveness of the area and masterminded a vast estate intended to rival the famous gardens of Versailles. The Grand Palace, fi lled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. The enormous park is adorned with statues and pavilions, it boasts the world’s largest system of fountains, earning it the title of the “Russian Versaille”. Free time.

Day 8 (Thursday)Saint Petersburg

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.

*Please note that we reserve the right to change the order of visits.

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Why Book With Us?

  • Possibility to add custom activities
  • No limit to the number of visitors
  • Customer care available 24/7
  • Handling of invitations for visas

You Got a Question or Want to Customize the Tour?

Do not hesitate to give us a call. We’ll be happy to answer your questions. We are also ready to adapt the tour to your specific needs.

+7 (812) 403-00-83

amparus@amparus.ru