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Russian Capitals Tour
Arrival in St. Petersburg, a transfer to Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky or similar, check-in, welcome meeting
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title âThe Venice of the Northâ. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaacâs Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherineâs Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburgâs tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy a visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian âchampagneâ and snacks.
The morning is reserved for a visit 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, a visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy a Russian dinner at Restaurant
Pryanosti & Radosti.
The early morning is reserved for a St. Petersburg channel cruise. Around noon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan high-speed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the late afternoon we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Park Inn Sadu or similar.
Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with St. Basilâs Cathedral, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre and Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and we visit the Kremlin grounds and one of the cathedrals. In the afternoon is offered a visit to the Moscow Metro including the historical stations on the Ring-Line and a guided stroll along the famous pedestrian Arbat Street. The evening offers a Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla.
Today a full day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, where we visit the Trinity Lavra of St.Â Sergius, the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual heart of the Russian Orthodox Church. The whole Lavra has been beautifully restored for the 700-years celebrations of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh. In the evening a visit to the Old Russian Circus.
Day 7 MoscowMeals: Breakfast
The tour ends after breakfast with a transfer to the airport.
TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Riga. Due to the nature of this tour organization departures are bi-lingual tours escorted in English and other language(s). We hope this does not create any distraction and is understood it is a means to offer as much variety to the customers as possible.
Price IncludesSapsan High-Speed Train St. Petersburg-Moscow Ow (2nd Class)
Dinners As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Entrances Per Itinerary
Welcome Meeting With Champagne Cocktail
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
Portage at Hotels
Service of 1st Class Coach or 1st Class Minivan Throughout the Itinerary
Price Does Not IncludeRussian Visa
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