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Tsar Passage Russia Group Tour

9 days
8 nights

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Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:

$ 1,060.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,510.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for May 28 - Jun 12:
$100.00 (double occupancy)
$100.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jul 02 - Jul 17:
$100.00 (double occupancy)
$100.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jun 11 - Jun 26:
$150.00 (double occupancy)
$150.00 (single occupancy)

 

 



Dates:

May 28, 2017 - Jun 05, 2017 
Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 12, 2017 
Jun 11, 2017 - Jun 19, 2017 
Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 26, 2017 
Jun 25, 2017 - Jul 03, 2017 
Jul 02, 2017 - Jul 10, 2017 
Jul 09, 2017 - Jul 17, 2017 
Jul 16, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 
Jul 23, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017 
Jul 30, 2017 - Aug 07, 2017 
Aug 06, 2017 - Aug 14, 2017 
Aug 13, 2017 - Aug 21, 2017 
Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 28, 2017 
Aug 27, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017 
Sep 03, 2017 - Sep 11, 2017 
Sep 10, 2017 - Sep 18, 2017 
Sep 17, 2017 - Sep 25, 2017 
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Hotels:

Helsinki - Glo Art 4*
St. Petersburg - Sokos Vasilevsky 4*
Moscow - Holiday Inn Lesnaya 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:

8 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
8 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalised welcome package
Entrances to Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki, Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and Moscow Kremlin
Service of English-German speaking tour escort on all tours
Service of Italian-Spanish speaking tour escorts on all tours
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 stations

Highlights & Experience:

Transfers: $120
3H excursion to the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum: $68
4H excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: $113
Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: $75
4H excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: $105
3H visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: $75
Russian dinner at Russian Kitsch: $90
3H guided shopping tour: $53
3H excursion to Kremlin and visit to a cathedral: $90
4H excursion to Novodevichy Convent: $83
3H Moscow by night tour and river cruise: $75
3H visit to the Tretyakov Gallery: $68
Visit to Old Russian Circus: $105
Half board at hotels (8 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): $383

Itinerary:

Day 1  : SUNDAY - ARRIVAL HELSINKI

Arrival in Helsinki, optional transfer to Hotel Glo Art**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

Day 2  : MONDAY - HELSINKI

Helsinki is located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland.

Day 3  : TUESDAY - HELSINKI-ST. PETERSBURG

Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar.

Day 4  : WEDNESDAY - ST. PETERSBURG

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”. 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 Zarskoye 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.

Day 5  : THURSDAY - 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.

Day 6  : FRIDAY - ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW

The early morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg channel 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.

Day 7  : SATURDAY - 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 the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre and Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and we visit the Kremlin grounds and one of the cathedrals. In the afternoon is offered an optional visit to the Moscow Metro including the historical stations on the Ring-Line and a guided stroll along the famous pedestrian Arbat Street. The evening offers an optional Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla.

Day 8  : SUNDAY - MOSCOW

The day offers an optional full day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, where we visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual heart of the Russian Orthodox Church. The whole Lavra has been beautifully restored for the 700-years celebrations of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh. The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus.

Day 9  : MONDAY - MOSCOW DEPARTURE

Optional transfer to the airport.

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