RUSSIA

Escorted Russian Tours

East West Tours offers a variety of small group tours to Russia. Small groups of up to 20 people include visits to the greatest and most memorable spots in Russia. Our popular Grand Tour of Russia package takes you through Moscow and St. Petersburg, bringing you on exclusive tours to places like the Red Square and Kremlin, colorful St. Basil’s Cathedral, Spilled Blood Church, the famous Hermitage Museum, Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Tretyakov Gallery, the beautiful Moscow Metro, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Armory, and much more. Airfare is included when you purchase our Russia 101 tour! This tour is the best option for those who prefer to travel in a group, but enjoy a bit of flexibility when sightseeing. Most of the tours in this package are optional, giving you the chance to explore individually at your own pace, or together with the group. No matter which small group tour you choose, entrances to Russia’s most noteworthy sites are available through any tour and are guaranteed to make your trip to Russia an unforgettable one. Our experienced English speaking tour guides will assist you through every step of your trip. You can rest assured that you’re in good hands as they will help you obtain performance tickets, make boat or restaurant reservations, give shopping recommendations, and attend to personal matters if necessary.

At East West Tours, our Russian backgrounds, first-hand personal life experiences, and extensive travel in Russia allow us to offer the best professional advice combined with great services and excellent rates. Give us a call!

Grand Tour of Russia
Small group
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Best selling small group tour to Russia with the most comprehensive sightseeing program including all major sights in Moscow and St. Petersburg and two full days exploring Golden Ring. This tour includes more museum and other visits than any other tour on the market. Max 15 people
11 days
10 nights
Oct 06, 2017 - Oct 16, 2017 
May 11, 2018 - May 21, 2018 
May 25, 2018 - Jun 04, 2018 
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 30, 2018 
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018 
Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018 
Aug 24, 2018 - Sep 03, 2018 
Sep 07, 2018 - Sep 17, 2017 
Sep 21, 2018 - Oct 01, 2018 
Bistro Russia
Small group
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This tour is short but very comprehensive. Sightseeing includes major landmarks and visits to famous museums and palaces, fast train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Hermitage, Catherine Palace with Amber Room, Peterhof fountains, Red Square and Kremlin. Max 15 people
7 days
6 nights
May 11, 2018 - May 17, 2018 
May 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018 
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 02, 2018 
Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018 
Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018 
Sep 07, 2018 - Sep 13, 2018 
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018 
St. Petersburg - Venice of the North
Small group
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Our most comprehensive St. Petersburg small group tour includes all major sites, visits to the Hermitage Museum, Pushkin, Peterhof, Yusupov Palace, Peter-and-Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Russian Museum and much more. Max group size is 15 people.
7 days
6 nights
Aug 31, 2017 - Aug 31, 2018 EVERY FRIDAY
Russia 101
Small group
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Includes transfers, 4* accommodations, and city tours in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Red Square and Kremlin, visits to Novodevichy Monastery, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and Peter-and-Paul Fortress. Many optional tours and evening activities to choose from for any budget. Max. group size is 7 people.
7 days
6 nights
-  EVERY FRIDAY
Little Tour of Russia
Escorted-Group
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Little Tour of Russia includes major landmarks in Moscow and St. Petersburg and 5 and 4* centrally located hotels, high speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Available in large group only - 43 people.
7 days
6 nights
Apr 27, 2018 - May 03, 2018 
May 04, 2018 - May 10, 2018 
May 11, 2018 - May 17, 2018 
May 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018 
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 02, 2018 
Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018 
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 06, 2018 
Sep 07, 2018 - Sep 13, 2018 
Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018 
Sep 28, 2018 - Oct 04, 2018 

PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS

Russian Extravaganza Tour
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A comprehensive private tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg which includes accommodations, transfers, daily sightseeing with a private guide, evening activities, Russian cuisine dinners, folk shows and performances. High-speed Sapsan train between the cities. Russian visa included. Choice of hotel categories from Platinum to Bronze.
8 days
7 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Connoisseur's Russia
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This extensive, 12-day tour lets you explore the sights of Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as a wonderful 2-day excursion to the Golden Ring countryside to visit the old towns of Suzdal, Vladimir and Sergiev Posad. Choice of hotel category from Superior Deluxe to Tourist Class.
12 days
11 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Imperial Capitals
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Discover Moscow and St. Petersburg with private sightseeing to the most famous sites, includes transfers, accommodations and overnight train between the cities. Choice of hotel category from Superior Deluxe to Tourist Class.
8 days
7 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Bravo Russia
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An amazing tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg providing three days in Moscow with all sightseeing included, overnight train between the cities, five days in St. Petersburg with all the famous sites there included, as well as a full-day tour to Yusupov Palace with its vast art collection and the infamous Rasputin’s cellars. Hotel choices from Superior Deluxe to Tourist class.
10 days
9 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
St. Petersburg - Venice of the North
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6 days
5 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
St. Petersburg Express
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4 days
3 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Moscow Nugget and Golden Ring
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This 4-day tour takes you to Moscow with all the famous sights included, as well as an all-day tour into the Golden Ring countryside to explore the town of Sergiev Posad and the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius.
4 days
3 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Golden Ring Detour
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"Detour" means taking the alternate road, deviating from a regular route. This itinerary is a perfect detour from the busy life in Moscow. A great extension for those who are already in Moscow, but want to explore the countryside and the old towns of Suzdal, Vladimir and Sergiev Posad.
2 days
1 nights
St. Petersburg Nugget
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Private tour of St. Petersburg includes city tour with its main attractions, visits to the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral. Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Peter's Grand Palace and Park with fountains, Catherine Palace and Amber Room.
6 days
5 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Russia Express
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This unique 8-day tour will let you explore Moscow and St. Petersburg with all the best sightseeing, as well as an overnight train ride from Moscow to the old city of Novgorod, Russia’s first capital dating back to the 9th century, famous for its historic monuments and medieval churches.
8 days
7 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Russian Winter Wonderland
Discover Russian warmth in the cold Russian winter. Explore Russia during the most festive time of the year, explore Moscow and St. Petersburg with less crowds, visit amazing palaces and museums, enjoy typical Russian winter activities
7 days
6 nights
Daily during the following periods:
Nov 01 - Feb 28 
Russian New Year's Extravaganza Tour
Enjoy the festive winter spirit of the Russian New Year on this special Russian Extravaganza adventure. See New Year's celebrations in the Red Square, visit famous landmarks, celebrate winter and holidays in Russian style.
8 days
7 nights
Dec 29, 2016 - Jan 05, 2017 

EDUCATIONAL TOURS

Toledo Technology Academy
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This tour in Russia was designed for students of Toledo Technology Academy with the goal of exploring the history and culture of Russia. The students had the opportunity to visit the main historical and cultural sights in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
10 days
9 nights
Jul 18, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 
Literary Russian for Colorado Academy
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This tour of Russia was organized for high school students of Colorado Academy who study the Russian Language and Literature. They learned about the lives and literary heritage of the famous Russian poets and writers.
10 days
9 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Cultural History Tour - Lawrenceville School
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This tour of Russia presented a great opportunity for the students of Lawrenceville High School to explore Russian history and culture. The tour was led by Russian-speaking History Masters Cara Hyson and Tim Doyle.
ALL YEAR ROUND
Nawawi Foundation Tour
Small group
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Historical and cultural tour for members of Nawawi foundation focusing on the Islamic culture and history of Russia, visiting Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan
11 days
10 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND
Sister School Visit for Shaker School
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This tour in Russia was designed for students of high school with the goal of exploring the historical capital of the Russian empire and the history of Russia.
10 days
9 nights
ALL YEAR ROUND

BUDGET TOURS

Russian Capitals
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ST. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
This tour is conducted in 2 languages and includes basic sightseeing in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Many optional tours are available for additional price. This tour is for people who prefer to plan their own sightseeing and travel on a budget.
THE MOST AFFORDABLE RUSSIAN TOUR!
7 days
6 nights
May 08, 2018 - May 14, 2018 
May 15, 2018 - May 21, 2018 
May 22, 2018 - May 28, 2018 
May 29, 2018 - Jun 04, 2018 
Jun 05, 2018 - Jun 11, 2018 
Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018 
Jul 24, 2018 - Jul 30, 2018 
Jul 31, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018 
Aug 07, 2018 - Aug 13, 2018 
Aug 14, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018 
Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018 
Aug 28, 2018 - Sep 03, 2018 
Sep 04, 2018 - Sep 10, 2018 
Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 17, 2018 
Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018 
Russian Capitals and Golden Ring Tour
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ST. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW - GOLDEN RING
Includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sergiev Posad, Vladimir and Suzdal. City tours are included with other sightseeing being optional and allowing more flexibility.
AFFORDABLE RUSSIAN TOUR WITH GOLDEN RING!
10 days
9 nights
Jun 05, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018 
Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Jul 24, 2018 - Aug 02, 2018 
Jul 31, 2018 - Aug 09, 2018 
Aug 07, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018 
Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018 
Baltic and Russia Discovery
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VILNIUS - RIGA - TALLINN - HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
Escorted tour of Baltic Capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn followed by transfer to Russia via Helsinki and tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg with optional trip to Sergiev Posad in the Golden Ring. Max group size is 35 people. Many optional tours to choose from.
16 days
15 nights
May 20, 2018 - Jun 04, 2018 
May 27, 2018 - Jun 11, 2018 
Jul 08, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018 
Jul 15, 2018 - Jul 30, 2018 
Jul 22, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018 
Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 13, 2018 
Aug 05, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018 
Aug 12, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018 
Aug 19, 2018 - Sep 03, 2018 
Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 10, 2018 
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 17, 2018 
Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018 
Tsar Passage
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HELSINKI - St. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
This tour is conducted in 2 languages and includes basic sightseeing in Helsinki, Moscow and St. Petersburg. Many optional tours are available for additional price. This tour is for people who prefer to plan their own sightseeing and travel budget. Maximum group size is 20 people
9 days
8 nights
May 27, 2018 - Jun 04, 2018 
Jun 03, 2018 - Jun 11, 2018 
Jul 15, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018 
Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 30, 2018 
Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018 
Aug 05, 2018 - Aug 13, 2018 
Aug 12, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018 
Aug 19, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018 
Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 03, 2018 
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 10, 2018 
Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 17, 2018 
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018 
Russian Capitals and Tatarstan
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MOSCOW - ST. PETERSBURG - KAZAN
The tour includes stays in Moscow and St. Petersburg as well as Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. Overview sightseeing is included in each city, other tours are optional, allowing flexibility in selecting your own tours and keeping the costs down.
10 days
9 nights
Jun 29, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018 
Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Jul 31, 2018 - Aug 09, 2018 
Aug 07, 2018 - Aug 16, 2018 
Aug 14, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018 
Aug 28, 2018 - Sep 06, 2018 
Ukraine Classical Tour
7 days
6 nights
Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018 
Jul 06, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018 
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 09, 2018 
Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018 
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 06, 2018 
Baltic and Belarus Tour
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11 days
10 nights
Jun 07, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018 
Jun 21, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018 
Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 29, 2018 
Aug 02, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 
Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018 

 

KARELIA

The Gems of Kizhi Tour
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Private tour of Kizhi includes 2 nights roundtrip overnight train from Moscow or St. Petersburg to Petrozavodsk, hydrofoil to Kizhi and full day sightseeing in Kizhi with private guide.
3 days
2 nights
Daily during the following periods:
May 01 - Sep 30 
Grand Tour of Karelia
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A comprehensive exploration of the Russian North with visits to famous islands of Kizhi, Valaam and Solovetsky, meeting local people and enjoying the landscapes of the White Sea and Ruskeala marble canyon.
6 days
5 nights
Daily during the following periods:
May 01 - Sep 30 
Kizhi and Karelian Village
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Kizhi package includes 2 nights on the train, an overnight stay near the famous Kizhi Island in Karelia. This is a perfect program if you want to explore the parts of the island beyond well-known sites and landmarks
4 days
3 nights
Daily during the following periods:
May 01 - Sep 30 

 

testimonials
I wish to thank you for all your help in planning our trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow. All went very well. The train ride was uneventful. We did need some assistance from the concierge at our hotel in St. Petersburg in deciphering the signs in the railroad station. We had her write our the words "departure" and "arrival" in Russian, so we would know what track our train would be leaving.