RUSSIA IN WINTER

Russia is a very attractive travel destination due to its changeable seasons. Summer, spring and fall are usually crowded with tourists, but have you ever thought about travel to Russian for your winter holidays? Cold and snowing - which is how many people picture Russia. Yes, it may be cold and snowy, but winter makes Russia romantic and full of unforgettable authentic experiences when snowfall sprinkles the streets, palaces, statues and churches. Besides, no long lines for visiting some of Moscow and St Petersburg’s points of interest in winter, and what is more, you’re more likely to have the sights entirely for yourself.

What to do in Russia in winter?

What are the best places to visit excursions in Russia in winter? East West Tours, the leading Russian best luxury tour operator for English speakers travelling to Russia have the answers. Celebrate Christmas and New Years in Moscow or St. Petersburg, visit Murmansk for a hance to see the Northern Lights, or to truly get into the winter spirit, go for Siberia tour packages. You will experience Baikal’s beauty, glance through a metre-thick ice, and enjoy crystal clear air surrounded by beautiful white landscapes.

Russian Capitals in Winter
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ST. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
This tour includes 4 nights in St. Petersburg and 3 nights in Moscow, daily breakfast, fast train and many options to choose from, including a New Year Gala dinner and entertainments and winter troika ride. The group is escorted by English-German tour escort. Optional tours are provided in small groups by English speaking tour guide.
8 days
7 nights
Dec 29, 2019 - Jan 05, 2019 
New Year's Eve  in St. Petersburg
Small group
Escorted-Group
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Includes transfers, 4* accommodations and city tour in St. Petersburg. Many optional tours and evening activities to choose from will meet any budget. The group is escorted by English-German tour escort. Optional tours are provided in small groups by English speaking tour guide.
5 days
4 nights
Dec 29, 2019 - Jan 02, 2020 
St. Petersburg Winter Holidays
Small group
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HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG - HELSINKI
Our winter edition of visa-free St. Petersburg tour offers three full days in Russia's cultural capital exploring its culture, winter traditions and musical scene. The program includes city tour with its main attractions, visits to the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Spilled Blood Church, Catherine Palace and Amber Room. In the evening enjoy ballet and Russian folk show performances. A special winter treat - visit to the Museum of Russian vodka with tasting.
5 days
4 nights
Nov 01, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019 
Russian New Year's Extravaganza Tour
Private
Russia in December and January meets you with festive decorations. Explore the 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. Enjoy your exceptional Russian winter holidays!
8 days
7 nights
Dec 29, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020 
Russian Winter Wonderland Tour
Small group
Escorted-Group
Not many people travel to Russia in winter but those who do have a very hard time finding a group tour. Now you have it: explore the Russian winter spirit and celebrate New Year's in Moscow on this special Russian adventure with New Year's celebrations in the Red Square, Visit famous landmarks, and tourist attractions, keep yourself warm and happy.
8 days
7 nights
Daily during the following periods:
Dec 15 - Mar 31 
Russian Northern Lights Train Tour
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Moscow — St. Petersburg — Petrozavodsk — Murmansk — Vologda — Moscow
Discover Russian warmth in the cold Russian winter. Explore Russia during the most festive time of the year, visit the best places in Moscow, St. Petersburg , Petrozavodsk, Murmansk and Vologda. Search for Northern Lights and experience traditional Russian winter activities.
10 days
9 nights
Dec 26, 2019 - Jan 04, 2020 
Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 
Moscow - Vladivostok Winter Wonderland by
10% discount
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Our tours along the Trans-Siberian route in winter are an exceptional and unique experience. Undoubtedly the world’s greatest railway journey, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a steel ribbon connecting east and west from Moscow over the Urals, across the magnificent Russian steppe and alongside the shore of the world’s largest freshwater lake.
15 days
14 nights
Feb 12, 2019 - Feb 26, 2019 
Feb 13, 2020 - Feb 27, 2020 
Vladivostok  - Moscow Winter Wonderland by
10% discount
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Our tours along the Trans-Siberian route in winter are an exceptional and unique experience. Undoubtedly the world’s greatest railway journey, the Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a steel ribbon connecting east and west from Moscow over the Urals, across the magnificent Russian steppe and alongside the shore of the world’s largest freshwater lake.
15 days
14 nights
Feb 24, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019 
Feb 25, 2020 - Mar 10, 2020 
Karelia Winter Adventure
6 days
5 nights
Feb 12, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 
Feb 27, 2020 - Mar 03, 2020 
Mar 12, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 
testimonials
Tom & I made it back home safe and sound. Let me restate how much we enjoyed your country and hometown: it was wonderful. And you helped to make it so. Your command of information and fine presentation of that knowledge is first class. We will always remember our visit. Best wishes to you. Philip Desiere