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Russian Capitals

7 days
6 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:

$ 895.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,315.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for May 29 - Jun 05:
$120.00 (double occupancy)
$120.00 (single occupancy)

 

Dates:

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 
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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 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

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 Kitsch. Overnight in St. Petersburg (B)

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 Holiday Inn Lesnaya**** 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:

Optional Services and Tours:

Transfer airport to hotel: USD 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons)
4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: USD 95.00 pp 
Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: USD 60.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Pushkin and visit to Catherine Palace: USD 85.00 pp
3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: USD 60.00 pp
Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch: USD 50.00 pp
3-hour guided channel cruise: USD 60.00 pp
3-hour Moscow metro and Arbat tour: USD 35.00 pp
3-hour Moscow by night tour and river cruise: USD 60.00 pp
8-hour excursion to Sergiev Posad: USD 95.00 pp
Visit to Old Russian Circus: USD 80.00 pp 
Transfer Hotel Holiday Inn Lesnaya to airport: USD 95.00 for private car (1-3 persons)
Half board at hotels (8 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): USD 340.00 pp

 Maximum group size - 35 people