Day 1 : Arrive In Moscow
Arrival at moscow airport, transfer to the hotel by car/van (no guide). Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own.
Day 2 : Moscow
After breakfast at hotel, depart for an excursion of the city with stops at the most famous sights: poklonnaya hill, new maiden convent, vorobievy hills. Drive by tverskaya street, manezhnaya square, ohotny riad, bolshoy theatre, lubianka square, savior cathedral, the kremlin and kropotkinskaya embankments etc (no entrances). Excursion to the kremlin: the heart of moscow. Visit cathedrals. The kremlin has always been the centre of political life. The tsars coronation ceremony took place in one of the cathedrals. All tsars before peter the great are buried there. Walk on red square. Van and guide: 10:00-18:00.
Day 3 : Moscow – St. Petersburg
After breakfast at the hotel, check – out and transfer to train station to take sapsan train to st. Petersburg or take a transfer to airport for a flight to st. Petersburg. Arrive in st. Petersburg, and transfer to the hotel (no guide). Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own.
Day 4 : St. Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. Later in the morning, depart for an excursion of the city with stops at the mostly famous sights: spit of the basil island, st. Isaacs cathedral, and palace square, сhurch of the saviour on the spilled blood, the aurora, and other. Drive by nevsky prospect, the neva embankments. (no entrances). In the afternoon, depart for an excursion to the worlds famous art museum hermitage. Founded by catherine the great the museum occupies 5 buildings and has among the other a famous collection of western-european art that includes paintings by leonardo da vinci, raphael, rembrandt, caravaggio, rubens, van dyke, and french impressionists. Winter palace is a part of the hermitage. Van and guide: 10:00-17:00.
Day 5 : St. Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. Later in the morning, depart for an excursion to pushkin to visit catherines palace with the famous amber room. Catherines palace was founded in 1718 as a summer residence of russian empresses. It was reconstructed several times in the xviii-xix centuries and now we can see interiors in baroque, classical and rococo styles. During the world war ii the palace was occupied and very badly damaged. Some rooms were restored quite recently. Among them is the famous amber room. Van and guide: 10:00-14:00.
Day 6 : Departure From Russia
After breakfast at the hotel, check – out and transfer to the airport by car/van (no guide). Board your flight back to india. Return home with happy memories!
|• Accommodation in moscow for 2 nts in weekend from fri-sun or sat-mon in dbl/twn with buffet breakfast in requested period.|
|• Accommodation in st.- petersburg for 3 nts in dbl/twn with buffet breakfast at following hotels:|
|• Private car for 2 pax / private minibus for 3-10 pax for transfers and excursions.|
|• English-speaking guide services for excursion program,|
|• Entrance fees.|
|• Visa support letter.|
|• All taxes|
|• Airway tickets.|
|• Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.|
|• Entry fees to monuments and places other than package included.|
|• Anything not mentioned in the package includes.|
|• Porter age at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine.|
|• All items of personal nature.|
|• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.|
|• Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation.|
|• Travel insurance, visa fees, lunches and dinners.|
|• Train ticket moscow-st.- petersburg on 3rd day.|
|• All departures are considered as guaranteed if min 2 Pax booked on the tour.|
|• The maximum number of passengers in each group is 16 Pax.|
|• Deadline for reservations on the tour is 21 days prior the arrival date.|