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RUS03: 6 Days Moscow and St. Petersburg

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Moscow, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Moscow, a metropolis with a history of over 800 years. When you arrive at the airport, you will meet your driver and guide in the arrival hall and then be escorted to your well-selected hotel reserved by us. During the rest of the day, you can have a good rest to save energy and recover from the jet lag.

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Series or similar (4 stars)

Day 2: Moscow city tour with the Moscow Kremlin
After breakfast, your private guide will pick you up at the hotel to start your Moscow St Petersburg tour package. Driving through the beautiful alleys and passing by some monuments, including the splendid Red Square, the Bolshoi Theatre, and the busy Tverskaya Street, we will arrive at the ancient Kitai-Gorod quarter and have a stroll here to enjoy the ancient surroundings. Then we will move to the Novodevichy Convent, a Russian-Baroque-style monastery built in 1524. See it from outside and the bright façade will make your eyes drunk. After this, we will roam the Victory Park, a commemorative park constructed for the 50th anniversary of the victory of the World Anti-Fascist War. The high memorial obelisk, vivid sculptures here are the must-see to the history lovers. Next, we will climb up the Sparrow Hill, the highest point of this city, to enjoy the nice panorama of Moscow. Afterwards, we will head to the Moscow Kremlin, an enormous complex considered the iconic landmark of Russia and the precious treasure trove manifesting the traditional culture and art of this country. At the end of the day, we will take to visit the most beautiful metro station here and board one to reach the Arbat Street, where we will take a leisurely stroll. As one of the oldest street in Moscow, the street is characterized by many ancient shops selling curios and traditional crafts. After this, we will escort you back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Series or similar (4 stars)

Day 3: Take bullet train(second class) from Moscow to St. Petersburg for 4 hours
Today we will end the tour of Moscow and St Petersburg Tour Package starts. We will transfer you to the train station on time for your bullet train - Sapsan, which will take you to St Petersburg, a river-crossed city known as the 'Venice of the North'. On arrival, you will be picked up by your driver and guide and be driven to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Courtyard St. Petersburg Vasilievsky or similar (4 stars)

Day 4: St. Petersburg city tour with the Hermitage
After breakfast, we will take you to the most significant monuments and well-reserved world heritage sites. Our 4-hour city tour of St. Petersburg in the morning will first take you to the major street - Nevsky prospect, where you will enjoy the magnificent facade of the neoclassical Kazan Cathedral. On our way to the next site, we will stop to enjoy a distant view of Vasilievsky Island, the largest island of Neva Delta, and take some photos of the grand St. Isaac Cathedral. Then we will have a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress, an iconic defensive architecture built over 300 years ago. Continue to visit two extensive squares - the Senate Square with amazing sculpture and the Palace Square, the heart of this city. In the afternoon, visit the Hermitage, which is one of the largest museum in the world with a collection of over 2.7 million items of Western European Art, Oriental Art, Applied Art, Ancient Roman, Greek, and Egyptian Art. End today's Moscow St Petersburg Tour.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Courtyard St. Petersburg Vasilievsky or similar (4 stars)

Day 5: Peterhof day tour
After breakfast, we will take you to have a guided visit of Peterhof, known as Petrodvorets now, by a 30-kilometer drive. Used to be the royal summer resort in the 18th century, this enormous palace complex is famous for its superb grandeur in decoration and the skillful combination of its beauty and the coastal views. The crowds of well-designed fountains, gilded sculptures and colorful buildings completed by eminent architects and sculptors will never make you feel bored. After the visit, we will transfer you back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Courtyard St. Petersburg Vasilievsky or similar (4 stars)

Day 6: Departure from St. Petersburg, Airport see-off
Today your Moscow and St Petersburg tour comes to an end. Based on the departure time of your flight, we will escort you to the airport on time and see you off there. We wish you a smooth journey!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices
Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Apr-Sep$1129$899
Oct-Mar$989$759
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Second class train ticket of Moscow - St. Petersburg.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Personal assistance by our representative on airport arrival.
  • Service of English speaking guides per the itinerary.
  • All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
  • Monuments Entrance fees per the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • Flight fares and Russia visa fee.
  • Lunches and dinners, but advice freely available.
  • Personal expenses (insurance, drinks, camera fee etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
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