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Russian Capitals

7 days
6 nights

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PER PERSON :

$ 935.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,375.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for May 28 - Jul 09:
$125.00 (double occupancy)
$125.00 (single occupancy)

 

Dates:

Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 22, 2019 
May 07, 2019 - May 13, 2019 
May 14, 2019 - May 20, 2019 
May 21, 2019 - May 27, 2019 
May 28, 2019 - Jun 03, 2019 
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 17, 2019 
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 24, 2019 
Jun 25, 2019 - Jul 01, 2019 
Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 08, 2019 
Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 15, 2019 
Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019 
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019 
Jul 30, 2019 - Aug 05, 2019 
Aug 06, 2019 - Aug 12, 2019 
Aug 13, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019 
Aug 20, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 
Aug 27, 2019 - Sep 02, 2019 
Sep 03, 2019 - Sep 09, 2019 
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 16, 2019 
Sep 17, 2019 - Sep 23, 2019 
Sep 24, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019 
Oct 01, 2019 - Oct 07, 2019 

Hotels:

  • St. Petersburg - Sokos Vasilevsky 4*
  • Moscow - Park Inn Sadu 4*

Listed hotels will be used on all tours. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those listed.

Included:

6 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
6 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalised welcome package
Entrances to Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and Moscow Kremlin
Service of English-German or Italian- Spanish speaking tour escort
Sighteesing by local guides in English
Service of Portuguese speaking tour escorts on tours Jul 02, Jul 30, Aug 13, Aug 27, Sep 17
Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Sapsan high-speed train St. Petersburg-Moscow OW (2nd class)
Portage at hotels and railway station

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN EUR:

Transfer airport to Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 70.00 pp Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 50.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: EUR 75.00 pp
3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti: EUR 50.00 pp
Guided channel cruise: EUR 65.00 pp
3-hour Moscow metro and Arbat tour: EUR 25.00 pp
3-hour Moscow-by-night tour and river cruise: EUR 50.00 pp
8-hour excursion to Sergiev Posad: EUR 80.00 pp
Visit to Old Russian Circus: EUR 70.00 pp
Transfer Hotel Park Inn Sadu to airport: EUR 80.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
Half board (6 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 180.00 pp

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Arrival St. Petersburg

Arrival in St. Petersburg, Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting and orientation of the Russian Capitals tour. Overnight in St. Petersburg.

Options: Airport - hotel transfer
Day 2  : St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is an splendid city considered second of Russian capitals. Its imperial palaces and museums are famous worldwide, while the Neva River and the many canals have given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more.

The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Pushkin (Tsarskoe 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.

In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks. Overnight in St. Petersburg (B)

Options: Excursion to Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room, folk show with Russian „champagne” and snacks at the Nikolayevsky Palace
Day 3  : St. Petersburg

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 its wonderful parks. 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 Russian Pryanosti & Radosti. Overnight in St. Petersburg

Options: Visit to Peterhof Palace and Park with Fountains, afternoon visit to the Hermitage Art Museum
Day 4  : St. Petersburg to Moscow by fast train

The early morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg river cruise. Around noon we go 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 to Moscow and check in at Hotel Park Inn Sadu**** or similar. Overnight in Moscow (B)

Day 5  : Moscow

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 all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro.

In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to one of the cathedrals. The evening offers an optional Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla. Overnight in Moscow (B)

Options: Excursion to Kremlin grounds and visit to one Cathedral, Moscow by night tour by river cruise
Day 6  : Moscow

The day offers an optional excursion to Novodevichy Convent, a 16th century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place after the Kremlin.

The balance of the day is reserved for an optional excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery with its outstanding collection of Russian artists.

The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus. Overnight in Moscow (B)

Options: Excursion to Novodevichy Convent, excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery, Russian circus in the evening
Day 7  : Moscow Departure

Optional transfer to the airport. (B)

Options: Hotel - airport transfer

Notes:

Max group size is 40 people, however only 2-3 departure per season operate with a max. number of people. On the average the group size is 28-35 people per bus.

Tour leader speaks English and German. For all local sightseeing tours the group is divided into 2 smaller groups by language. These tours are conducted either in English only or German only.