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Bestselling tour to Russia's Two Capitals TC7TM
8 days, 7 nights from £310 exl flights
Bucket list journey to Moscow and St Petersburg
Develop an understanding and appreciation of the two capitals of Russia which would remain impossible without experiencing them in person. Embrace Moscow for its intriguing history and spectacular architecture and St Petersburg for its sparkling waterways and unrivalled elegance. The enigmatic capital, Moscow, and its younger sibling, the graceful St Petersburg, are without doubt two of Russia’s greatest possessions.
Our most popular tour is now available on a tailor made basis! With hotels, train tickets, airport and train station transfers as well as full Russian visa support already included, you can design your own package by simply adding a few exciting excursions!
- Introduction to your journey
- Your Itinerary
- Departures and Prices
- What's Included
- Booking Conditions
MOSCOW • ST PETERSBURG
TWO CAPITALS TAILOR MADE TOUR
|DAY 1, FLY TO MOSCOW|
On arrival in Russia’s capital you will be met by our driver and transferred to your hotel. Relax or begin your adventure with independent exploration.
|DAY 2, MOSCOW|
After breakfast at the hotel, you can choose to book an optional excursions or start independet exploration. We recomend a trip to Gorki Leninskie. In Lenin’s later years, he and his family spent time at the 1830s Murozov manor house, set on lovely wooded grounds, 32km southeast of the capital. Designed by Fyodor Shekhtel, it now houses a Lenin museum, where you can see a re-creation of Lenin’s Kremlin office, as well as his vintage Rolls-Royce – one of only 15 such automobiles in the world.
|DAY 3, MOSCOW|
Today you can add the visit to the mighty Moscow Kremlin grounds, a true political landmark. Make sure to add a visit to the Armoury where you can find the largest collection of Fabergé eggs in the world and 9 halls of unique treasures and thousands of exhibits.
|DAY 4, MOSCOW - ST PETERSBURG|
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and be ready with your luggage. You still have some time before the train departure, so why not visit the world-famous Tretyakov Art Gallery - the magnificent collection of paintings of Russian and foreign artists.
|DAY 5, ST PETERSBURG|
Get your bearings on a morning stroll around the city or book a city tour and explore the best of Russia’s former capital. Make sure to pop in to the Peter and Paul Fortress and uncover its intriguing history.
|DAY 6, ST PETERSBURG|
|Today you can choose to visit the Treasury of the world culture - the Hermitage. Stand back and surround yourself with one of the world’s largest art collections and view masterpieces from all time greats including Da Vinci, Monet and Michelangelo. An experience not to be missed!|
|DAY 7, ST PETERSBURG|
Today you could make your way out of St Petersburg for a while and take an optional out of town excursion to the picturesque village of Pushkin to admire the golden domes and the Amber Room of Catherine’s Palace.
|DAY 8, ST PETERSBURG|
|Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to the airport for your flight home as you wave goodbye to Russia, until next time!|
Please note that ths is a tailor made tour; we reserve the right to change hotels to similar hotels of the same standard.
Two Capitals Tailor Made Tour Departures and Prices
* Prices are per person, based on the best availble room in a hotel. Please contact us to confirm price and availability.
*Two Capitals Tailor Made Tour is available with departures on a Friday May to December.
Prices from: per person sharing the room
|DEPARTURE 2018, 3 nights Moscow, 4 nights St Petersburg||Cosmos and Nevsky Breeze||Vega and Gogol||Budapest and Sokos Vasilievsky||Novotel Center and Radisson Sonya||Peter 1st and Corinthia||National and Grand Europe|
Included in the price:
- Arrival and departure airport and train station transfers
- Accommodation at the chosen hotels on bed and breakfast basis
- High speed train tickets in 2-class compartments from Moscow to St Petersburg
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Full Russian visa support
Excluded from the price:
- Tickets to Moscow Metro
- Excursions (please visit our Excursions section to prebook tours)
- Russian visa fees paid directly to the Consulate
- Travel insurance
- International flight tickets (please contat us for competitive flight options)
Please note that a deposit is paid on this tour - please enquire at the booking stage