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. Basilís Cathedral among other incredible landmarks.
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the Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow tour.
- Hotel accommodations for 7 nights
- One-way high-speed train travel between St. Petersburg and Moscow
- Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
- 11 meals
- Sightseeing and scenic excursions per itinerary (admission to all attractions included in tour price)
- Local guides in St. Petersburg and Moscow
- Services of a professional tour manager
- Baggage handling
- Taxes and service charges
- Winter Palace
- St. Isaacís Cathedral
- St. Peter and Paul Fortress
- Red Square
- St. Basilís Cathedral
- Kremlin Walls
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
Upon arrival in the magnificent city of St. Petersburg, relax and unwind after the long journey. Meet your tour manager and fellow travelers this evening for a welcome reception and light dinner at the hotel followed by a short drive through the surrounding areaóa perfect introduction to the city! Overnight Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota. (R)
Day 3 - St. Petersburg Sightseeing
Admire St. Petersburgís popular landmarks during todayís sightseeing tour with a local guide. View the Tsarís Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaacís Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great and explore the Peter and Paul Fortress. There will also be a visit to the Hermitage Museum, one of the worldís largest and most valuable art collections. The Hermitage occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artifacts, the collection represents the development of world art and culture from the Stone Age to the present age. Dinner this evening will showcase delightful local cuisine. Overnight Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota. (BB, D)
Day 4 - St. Petersburg at Your Leisure
The entire day is free to explore this amazing city on your own using your hop on/hop off pass. This evening you may wish to visit a theater to see a Russian folklore show. Overnight Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota. (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 Greatís summer residence at Petrodvorets. Overnight Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota. (BB)
Day 6 - High-Speed Train to Moscow
After breakfast this morning, weíll board a high-speed train bound for Russiaís capital city, Moscow, full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles. This is Europeís largest city, a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River, Moscow is Russiaís political, financial and economic hub and home to the largest number of billionaires in the world. Overnight Marriott Tverskaya. (BB, D)
Day 7 - Moscow Sightseeing
Todayís sightseeing tour with a local guide includes all of the cityís most impressive landmarks including Red Square, St. Basilís 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 Your Leisure
The entire day is free to explore the city at your own pace. Consider visiting one of Moscowís 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)
* Air fare is not included.
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.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow Tour.