Highlights of Moscow & Saint Petersburg

Highlights of Moscow & Saint Petersburg
$ 3490.00 per person
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The tour takes 9 days and 8 nights.

Sample itinerary. Type: private

Travel: Daily 2019

Day 1 Saint Petersburg

  • Arrival to Saint Petersburg
  • Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at your leisure

Day 2 Saint Petersburg

  • Enjoy a panoramic orientation City Highlight Tour including inside visits to the Cathedral of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Fortress (incl Peter and Paul Cathedral), driv along Nevsky Prospect, the main city avenue, a visit to the Spit of Saint Basil Island
  • Lunch
  • Yusupov Palace tour

Day 3 Saint Petersburg

  • Morning departure to Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar Village/ Pushkin)
  • Tour of Catherine Palace including famous Amber Room and beautiful gardens of Tsar Village
  • Tour of Pavlovsk Palace and gardens
  • Russian style lunch in one of the local restaurants
  • Return to Saint Petersburg. Tour of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral

Day 4 Saint Petersburg

  • Departure to Peterhoff (optional stop on the way to visit Saint Petersburg metro)
  • Tour of Peterhoff Grand Palace and Lower gardens
  • Return to Saint Petersburg by hydrofoil
  • Tour of the Hermitage Museum. Tour of the  Golden rooms upon request

Day 5 Saint Petersburg-Moscow

  • Morning free. Optional tours upon request
  • Transfer to Moscovsky railway station
  • Trip to Moscow by afternoon express Sapsan train
  • Arrival to Leningradsky railway station, transfer to the hotel

Day 6 Moscow

  • Enjoy the City Highlight tour which is a combination of the walking tour to visit the famous Moscow metro and then a tour by car to view the Red Square, Bolshoi Theatre, Sparrow Hills, Novodevichy Convent, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
  • A choice of Tretyakov Gallery or Fine Arts Museum named after Pushkin tour

Day 7 Moscow

  • Sergiev Posad day trip

Day 8 Moscow

  • This day will be dedicated to 2 most famous Moscow landmarks: the Red Square and the Kremlin. The Kremlin tour includes a tour of the Armoury Museum, a fabulous collection of imperial treasure

Day 9 Moscow

  • Private transfers to one of Moscow airports to depart Russia

Highlights of Moscow & Saint Petersburg is a perfect itinerary for first-time visitor to Russia to discover 2 largest Russian cities, to explore classic sights and learn about history and culture. The tour with slight seasonal modifications is available anytime of the year. The itinerary and the cost quoted is for the high season (May, 1-Ocotober, 20). Please contact us by e-mail tours@st-petersburg-visit.com to get a discounted quotation for other seasons and larger groups.

Inclusions:

  • 8 nights Standard doube/twin accommodation in 4/5-star hotel
  • Breakfast is included on all days
  • Arrival and departure transfer by private car
  • Professional guide service on all sight-seeing tours
  • Chauffeured transportation for the comfort of our clients
  • Museum admissions are pre-booked. «Early admission»(before the museum opens to the general public) is included for Peterhoff Grand Palace tour
  • Degustation of Russian traditional meal in one of the local restaurants
  • Hydrofoil transfer from Saint Petersburg to Peterhof
  • First class express train tickets Saint Petersburg-Moscow
  • The company issues visa support documents for foreign visitors (application in a Russian Consulate or Embassy is the responsibility of a customer)

Options: 

  • Free time add-ons. Please visit http://www.st-petersburg-visit.com to browse the ideas
  • Booking and purchase of theatre and concert tickets
  • Add a few more days to your itineary to visit Novgorod, Golden Ring towns (Suzdal, Vladimir, Yaroslavl), a museum of Peotr Tchaikovsky in Klin or choose one of our theme tours. Please contact us to discuss possible options
  • The price does not include air tickets