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7-Day Russian Capitals Tour: St. Petersburg to Moscow
GROUP TOUR DATE:
April 12 – 20, 2020
April 26 – May 5, 2020
May 17 – May 25, 2020
May 24 – June 1, 2020
June 7 -16, 2020
June 21 – 29, 2020
• 6 nights, 7 days in St. Petersburg and Moscow
• High speed rail from St. Petersburg to Moscow, 2nd class
• Guided sightseeing in St. Petersburg
• Option to visit Catherine Palace and Peterhof Palace at your own expense
• Tour Code: 6427-533017
• Departure City: Saint Petersburg
• End City: Moscow
• Duration: 7 days
Hotel: St. Petersburg hotel or Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky or similar
Day 1: Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to the hotel. Check-in and enjoy a welcome meeting.
Day 2: During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Nevsky Convent, and much more.
In the afternoon we offer an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and Amber Room (own expense).In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian champagne and snacks (own expense).
Day 3: The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue, and wonderful parks (own expense).In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.
Day 4:The early morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg channel cruise. Around noon we head 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 at Moscow.
Day 5: 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. Basil’s 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 an optional 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 an optional Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise on the White Flotilla.
Day 6: The day offers an optional full day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, where we visit the Trinity Lavra of St. 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-year celebrations of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus at your own expense.
Day 7: Transfer to the airport.