PER PERSON :
$ 585.00 (double occupancy)
$ 705.00 (single occupancy)
St. Petersburg: Ambassador 4*
We reserve the right to change hotels within the same category and the order of the tours due to reasonable unforseen circumstances.
This small group Russian tour is designed for people who would like to travel with the group but prefer flexibility in choosing their own sighseeing prgram. The tour includes transfers, accommodations in 4* hotels, and city tours in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Most of the tours, activities and evening performances are optional allowing you to explore on your own or with a group.
Arrival and transfer
Arrival in St. Petersburg, transfer to Hotel Ambassador**** check-in, welcome meeting, optional welcome dinner at the hotel.
City Tour and Hermitage
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 “The Venice of the North”. When the city is covered in snow it has a special romantic atmosphere. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. In the afternoon - we visit the Hermitage Art Museum, one of Russia’s main treasures. Occupying six stunning buildings along the River Neva, the Hermitage is not to be missed. The museum is one of the oldest and largest in the world and has a wide range of art on display.
Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room, optional New Year's Gala Ball
After breakfast a half day tour to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations, after we continue to Pavlovsk and experience real Russian winter adventure in a troika ride. In the evening we enjoy an optional fabulous Russian New Year Gala at the hotel.
The optional tour this morning offers a visit to a mass in the Orthodox Kazan Cathedral and a visit to the Peter-and-Paul Fortress to see the Peter-and-Paul Cathedral, the pantheon of the Russian czar from Peter the Great to Nicolas the 2nd. In the evening enjoy an optional farewell dinner at Restaurant Russian Demidov.
After breakfast transfer to the airport.