Russia is a destination like none other. One of the top countries in the world to travel attracting many tourist from all over the planet. In this holiday you would be experiencing the 2 mighty cities of Russia, Moscow & St. Petersburg. Visit the famous Red Square in Moscow boasting the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Kremlin with our city orientation tour. St. Petersburg is a very trendy and fashionable city. We take you to all the popular sites in the city including the Nevsky Prospect, Hermirtage Musuem for the outside, Blood of the Savior Cathedral and much more. You would have days free at both the cities to plan out yourself and choose from a list of tours which are optional for you to take.
What is included in the tour
- 3 nights accommodation in St. Petersburg, 3 nights accommodation in Moscow
- Daily breakfast
- Moscow orientation tour
- Metro ride-Moscow
- St Petersburg, Orientation tour
- Kazan Cathedral-St Petersburg
- Moscow-St. Petersburg via Sapsan/Nevsky Express train
- All transfers on SIC basis
- Visa Charges and Support
- Local English speaking guide throughout the trip (seperate guide in each city)
- Return Economy airfare with all taxes
What is NOT included in the tour
- 5% GST will be Applicable on the total tour cost.
- Pay only INR 15000 additional and fly from Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi or Kolkata
- Each departure will be operated on a minimum strength of 10 passengers. If the same is not met, we reserve the right to call off the departure or provide and alternate date.
Day 1 - Arrival in St Petersburg
Arrive at St. Peterburg and transfer to hotel. On arrival at your hotel, check in to your room and relax. All hotels have a check-in time of 2 pm. You may have to wait if you arrive earlier than that.
St. Petersburg is one of the world's most beautiful cities and has all the ingredients for an unforgettable travel experience: high art, lavish architecture, wild nightlife, an extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions that have inspired and nurtured some of the modern world's greatest literature, music, and visual art. From the mysterious twilight of the White Nights to world-beating opera and ballet productions on magical winter evenings, St. Petersburg charms and entices in every season.
In the evening, enjoy a walk to the city centre or explore the nightlife of St. Petersburg
Plan your lunch and your dinner on your own. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in St. Petersburg.
Day 2 - City tour of St. Petersburg with Kazan Cathedral
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a city tour of this magnificent city. During a bus tour of St. Petersburg you will see St. Isaac's Square with the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral, the famous Nevsky Prospekt, State Hermitage Museum, Fine arts square, church of resurrection on spilled blood and Smolny cathedral. Please note, we show this to you from the outside. In the afternoon we will take you to the glorious Kazan Cathedral to explore in detail
Post dinner if you choose to stay back and enjoy the nightlife of St Petersburg; you are requested to return to the hotel on your own.
Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 - Explore St. Petersburg
After breakfast at your hotel, you time to plan your day. St. Petersburg is known for its marvellous architecture, so much so that the whole city is deemed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can go for a full day tour of Hermitage or Catherine’s palace to marvel at the brilliant architecture,. Peterhof is also one of the most famous sites in this city, with the gardens and fountains spread massively across the campus.
If exploring architectural feats is not your cup of tea, you could opt for a cruise to give you a completely different viewpoint of this city in the evening.
Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in St. Petersburg.
Day 4 - Saint Petersburg – Moscow on High Speed Sapsan/Nevsky Express
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel.
Take the transfer from your hotel to train station to board High Speed Sapsan or Nevsky Express(depending on availability) to Moscow. On arrival at Moscow transfer to your hotel, check in to your room and spend rest of the day at leisure. All hotels have a check-in time of post 2 pm. You may have to wait if you arrive earlier than that. Post check-in, evening is free for you to roam around the area near your hotel on your own or explore this majestic city.
You have a day free to manage and plan all by yourself, Lunch and dinner is at your own cost. Overnight stay in your Moscow Hotel.
Day 5 - City tour of Moscow and Metro Tour
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Get ready to enjoy a panoramic city tour of Moscow. During the tour you will drive along the Moscow streets, boulevards and avenues with the historic buildings and mansions, you will have a number of stops to these beauties from outside - Red Square with the marvellous masterpiece of a 16th century Russian architecture , the popular Lenin’s tomb, the beautiful St, Basil’s cathedral, Sparrow hills for a vantage bird’s eye of the city, Moscow state university- one of Stalin’s Seven Sisters and Victory Park.
After this tour, we will take you on a visit to Moscow Metro. Metro plays a very important role in the life of Moscovites, and still is the main transport artery of the city. It is a monument of culture, architecture, a tour of the underground transport network will reveal secrets, a secret underground city. During Moscow Metro tour you will learn about the history of the Moscow metro, the beginning of its construction and development, the functioning of the Moscow Metro during the war.
On the tour in the Moscow subway, you will be able to assess the scale and scope of the impact of construction, see the result of the labor of workers. Metropolitan of Moscow - is not just a transport system. Moscow Metro - a reflection of the country's history, according to the Moscow Metro tours you can look in the mirror of a bygone era. Metro Tour will give you the opportunity to learn first-hand information about the history of the underground, its unique technical, progressive for that time of scientific ideas, the evolution and development of the Moscow metro
Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Moscow.
Day 6 - Day at Leisure in Moscow
We recommend visiting the Russian Ballet Show or the Russian Circus. Ballet is one of the most important aspects of the Russian culture and heritage. A must visit for the art and culture lovers; reserve your tickets in advance to enjoy a hassle free show. Often described as the ‘Circus Capital of the World’, a visit to a renowned Russian Circus in Moscow is an absolute must. If you would like to explore the nightlife of Moscow-one of the top 10 party cities in the world, we would suggest visting Pacha (ever so popular from the party island of Ibiza).
Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Moscow.
Day 7 - Departure to India
Check out of the hotel on time, settle your extras (if any), and be ready in the lobby at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time given to you. You will be transferred to St Petersburg airport to board your flight to India.
On arrival at the airport, please check in at the respective airline counter (check for the number on the various screens given) and clear your immigration and security check.
Hope you have pleasant memories of the trip.