Grand Tour of Russia
Vacation in St. Petersburg
Classical Elegance Russia
Days : 7 | Nights : 6Moscow , Russia
Russia is a bundle of amazing surprises that never runs short of attractions to enthrall its tourists. Check out the Moscow tour packages and embark upon your journey. Moscow Tours will take you to places where you can taste the real essence of Russian life. You will find the enriched fabric of the city being woven into its magnificent architecture and its artistic tradition that has drawn visitors from around the globe. Enjoy your escapade at Moscow Kremlin, Lenin's Mausoleum, Kremlin Armoury, State Historical Museum, Sparrow Hills, Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, etc which are some of the best attractions of Moscow.
On your Saint Petersburg holidays, you cannot afford to miss the Church of Spilled Blood, which is one of the most exquisite churches of Russia. The church is noted for its five doomed roofs embellished with gilded green trims in a fashion that is unique to itself. The church was built in the memory of Tsar Alexander II. Then head to Nevsky Prospekt which is where the heart of the city dwells. The place is a throbbing street lined up with many cafes, bars, and restaurants. It remains a sprawling space where you will see hundreds of people spending a leisurely time. The Hermitage which is a top-notch art restoration facility and the Mariinsky Theatre which was named so after the wife of Alexander II, are two best places for the avid spectators of art, ballet, and opera.
Day 01: Arrival Moscow
Upon arrival in Moscow, you are provided assistance of local English speaking guide. Private transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: In Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the private city tour of a vibrant capital of Russia, visit historic Red Square where important, turning point events have taken place. Visit the colorful onion-shaped domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral. This afternoon is a walking tour of Moscow city center and metro. Moscow metro was constructed in 30-s of the XX c. old stations look like underground palaces. Soviets did not save money on the design of the stations, the metro was a symbol of Soviet People’s achievements. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Moscow – Saint Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. This day is dedicated to the Moscow Kremlin. You guide will show you the territory with the Tsar Bell, Tsar Cannon, and one of the most important Russian Orthodox cathedrals. Private transfer to the railway station for the high-speed train to St. Petersburg. You will be met in St. Petersburg by the local English speaking guide. Private transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: St. Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we invite you to join us for the bus city tour, the guide will get you acquitted of the history of St. Petersburg and help you orientate in town. St. Petersburg is often called «Venice of the North» for its numerous rivers and canals that divide the city into beautiful islands. We will make several photos stops, one will be on St. Isaac’s square near magnificent St. Isaac’s Cathedral; the other in the Field of Mars that has an unrivalled view of the Church of our saviour on Spilt Blood; then at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island to enjoy the splendid panorama of the Peter and Paul fortress, the Winter Palace and the river Neva etc. Afterward, we will visit Peter and Paul Fortress, the cradle of the city. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: St. Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will take you to the majestic summer residences of Russian emperors: Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) and Peterhof. In the morning we will go to the town of Pushkin to see the enormous Catherine Palace with its famous «Golden suite of rooms», including the unique Amber Room. Afterward, we will move to another suburb of Saint Petersburg — the town of Petrodvorets — to see the old residence of Peter the Great — Peterhof. We will walk along the parks of Peterhof, contemplate the majestic water cascades, elegant gardens adorned with classical statues. Our way back to St. Petersburg will be on a hydrofoil. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: St. Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we invite you to the world-renowned Hermitage museum. The complex consists of 5 building, which contains the stunning collection of European art. In the afternoon we will explore the city from the water. The best way to see the city and understand its soul is from the water, everything here is about rivers and canals. Return back to Saint Petersburg on the hydrofoil. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport to board your homebound flight.
Days : 7 | Nights : 6