Wonders of St. Petersburg & Moscow
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Russia on this 9-day rail tour! See the sights of St.
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- Best of Finland, Russia & the Baltic States
- Best of Germany and Austria
- Best of Switzerland
- Contrasts of Europe
- Contrasts of Italy
- Contrasts of Switzerland
- European Highlights with Eurostar
- European Interlude
- Secrets of France
- Secrets of Switzerland
- Traditional Europe
- Wonderful France
- Wonders of St. Petersburg & Moscow
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Russia on this 9-day rail tour! See the sights of St. Petersburg including the Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum, and travel to Moscow by high-speed train to visit Red Square and St. Basil's Cathedral among other incredible landmarks.
Highlights and Inclusions
- 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners 1
- Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
- Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi
- Hand-picked 4 or 5 star accommodation
- All porterage and restaurant gratuities
- City tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow
- An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
- All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Day 1 - Depart USA for St. Petersburg
Board your international flight for the overnight journey to St. Petersburg. (Air travel not included in tour cost)
Day 2 - Welcome to St. Petersburg
Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception with a light dinner at your hotel. Then a short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magnificent city. (R)
Day 3 - St. Petersburg Sightseeing and at Leisure
Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit. Later enjoy drinks and canapés at the St. Petersburg Theatre of Youth during your Be My Guest experience. (BB, D)
Day 4 - Hermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg at Leisure
Today enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist to see one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. The museum occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts, the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the stone age to the 20th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city. This evening, perhaps visit a theatre to see a Russian Folklore show. (BB)
Day 5 - St. Petersburg As You Like It
Today brings another day at leisure to explore the city, or consider taking an excursion to visit the fabulous gardens and spectacular fountains of Peter the Great's summer residence at Petrodvorets. Overnight Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota. (BB)
Day 6 - High-Speed Train to Moscow
After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a train trip towards the Russian capital. Arrive later in Moscow, your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles, Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River, the city is the country's political, economic, religious and financial hub, and home to the largest number of billionaires in the world. (BB, D)
Day 7 - Moscow Sightseeing
Today's sightseeing tour with a local guide includes all of the city's most impressive landmarks including Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Walls. Afterwards, there will be ample time to shop for souvenirs and explore on your own. Overnight Marriott Tverskaya. (BB)
Day 8 - Moscow at Leisure
The entire day is free to explore the city at your own pace. Consider visiting one of Moscow's museums or take an optional excursion to Zagorsk, the largest religious and cultural center in Russia. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your tour manager and fellow travelers tonight. Overnight Marriott Tverskaya. (BB, D)
Day 9 - Tour Conclusion
Your tour comes to a close this morning. Bid farewell to this unique country at the end of a culturally enlightening trip. (BB)
Dates & Prices
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|16th April 2016||$2,095||Book Now|
|23rd April 2016||$2,095||Book Now|
|30th April 2016||$2,195||Book Now|
|7th May 2016||$2,195||Book Now|
|14th May 2016||$2,350||Book Now|
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|1st October 2016||$2,150||Book Now|
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: Departs 16th April 2016 ($2,095), 23rd April 2016 ($2,095), 30th April 2016 ($2,195), 7th May 2016 ($2,195), 14th May 2016 ($2,350), 21st May 2016 ($2,350), 28th May 2016 ($2,350), 4th June 2016 ($2,325), 11th June 2016 ($2,325), 18th June 2016 ($2,325), 25th June 2016 ($2,325), 2nd July 2016 ($2,250), 9th July 2016 ($2,250), 16th July 2016 ($2,150), 23rd July 2016 ($2,150), 30th July 2016 ($2,150), 6th August 2016 ($2,150), 13th August 2016 ($2,150), 20th August 2016 ($2,150), 27th August 2016 ($2,195), 3rd September 2016 ($2,195), 10th September 2016 ($2,195), 17th September 2016 ($2,195), 24th September 2016 ($2,195), 1st October 2016 ($2,150)
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Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change.
All prices are per person in U.S. dollars.
Important visa information: It is necessary to obtain a Russian Tourist Voucher and a Russian visa for this tour. It is your responsibility to obtain both documents prior to travel. The fee for the Russian Tourist Voucher is included in the cost of your vacation, but the fee for the Russian visa will be an additional charge.