MOSCOW – SAINT-PETERSBURG (8 DAYS)
Included in price:
- 3 nights – Moscow/ 4 nights – St-Petersburg
- economy class train ticket Moscow-
- 7x buffet breakfast + 3 x lunches in local restaurants
- Entrance fees
- English speaking guide
- visa support
Not included in price:
- air tickets (now from 316 euro)
- travel health insurance
- carrying luggage
- cancellation insurance
- personal expenses
- everything that is not listed under the price includes
* The price of airtickets depends on available place on the flight.
- Old Arbat
- Trinity Sergiev Monastery
- Peter and Paul’s Fortress
- St.Isaak Cathedral
- Hermitage Museum
- Tsarskoye selo
DAY 1: Arrival in Moscow
Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 2 – Sightseeing tour of MOSCOW
Breakfast at hotel. Panoramic city sightseeing tour. Kremlin grounds tour with Assumption Cathedral entrance. Walk tour on Stary Arbat. Lunch at a restaurant with Russian cuisine. Metro tour
DAY 3 – Sergiev Posad
Breakfast at hotel. Full day Sergiev Posad tour. Visiting Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra, Monasteries and museums. Lunch in the restaurant near Monastery.
DAY 4 – Free time and departure to St. Peterburg
Breakfast at hotel. Noon transfer to the train station and speed SAPSAN train departure to St.Petersburg. Arrival to St.Petersburg. Transfer to hotel.
DAY 5 – Sightseeing tour of SAINT PETERSBURG
Breakfast at hotel. Panoramic city sightseeing tour including visit to St.lsaac Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress. Cruise by Neva river and canals.
DAY 6 – HERMITAGE MUSEUM
Breakfast at hotel. Hermitage tour. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 7 – Tsarskoye selo (Pushkin)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day Pushkin tour – Ekaterina the Great Palace (with Amber room) and park. Lunch at local restaurant.
DAY 8 – Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport or to the railway station.
Moscow at night
If you want a romantic trip, Moscow at night is right choice. Rush daily routine of Moscow transfers into festive and magic night capital. Lights at night and games of light and dark create mystic atmosphere which overwhelmingly attracts your attention. Red square puts on its best suit, Victory park becomes unrecognizable, and from Sparrow’s hills there is magnificent view on Moscow which reminds of a valley with different lights.
River Cruises Along the Moscow River
The excursion by boat in Moscow has become an unavoidable adventure while visiting Moscow.Travelling along river Moscow gives you opportunity to avoid Moscow’s rush and in short time aqcuiant with historical and cultural centre of Russian capital and totally enjoy in picturesque scenery.
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts represents one of the biggest collections of acts of foreign artists in Russia. Sculptures, painting, graphic, decorative art subjects represent different art directions, periods and countries. It would be hard to make a list of all master pieces. In short: world art history.
The excursion that will enrich you with totally different experience than tour of capital of 21st century. The traces of key historical events and step back from worldly way of life make this place one of the most beautiful and most interesting centres of Moscow history and culture. The building of monastery itself is fascinating beautiful – reflection of red-white baroque lace visible in lake creates unforgetable experience which you will not forget easily.
Petersburg at night
The look on Petersburg at night is something which we mustn’t miss. Hundred years old town-museum building, historical squares, bridges, flashing of river Neva, view to the coast and canal surrounded by magnificent castles and monuments in half dark will take us into fairytale world.
The folk show “Feel yourself russian!”, Nikolaevsky Palace
Enjoy this unique opportunity of getting acquainted with the history and cultural traditions of Russia! Classical quartet is playing lovely melodies of the XVIII th century, two stunning ladies in crinolines and a handsome gentleman in a wig (ballet trio “Reverence”) are welcoming guests at the Gala stairs of the Palace. How nice to be a guest of the Grand Duke! The folk show itself is represented with 3 professional folk groups: “Peters Quartet” vocal quartet. Classical performance of folk songs, lyrical romances and Russian Orthodox hymns. “Maidan” is a Cossack song-and-dance group which skillfully reproduces on stage Cossack songs and dances in their original form. And the «Stars of St.Petersburg» is a dance group. Its repertoire covers lyrical dances of the Russian North, fiering dances of the Cossacks from the Don and Voronezh, dancing miniatures of the Urals and Siberia with their subtle humor. In the break guests are offered some fruit, canapes with red caviar, ham, Russian style Salami, cheese, vodka, champagne, red wine, mineral water, juice, beverages.