Project Description

Highlights of Russia with Golden Ring

Moscow – St. Petersburg

7 nights – 8 days

Validity – 31 March 18

 

Day 1         Arrive in Moscow

Arrival at Moscow International 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 your hotel, depart for an excursion of the Moscow with stops at the most famous sights: Poklonnaya Hill, New Maiden Convent, and Vorobievy Hills.

Drive by Tverskaya Street, Manezhnaya square, Ohotny Riad, Bolshoy theatre, Lubianka square, Savior Cathedral, the Kremlin and Kropotkinskaya embankments etc.

Proceed for walking tour on Red Square.

Proceed for Old Arbat street walking tour followed by Moscow’s famous Metro tour.

(Car/van and guide 10-16:00)

Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 3         Moscow

Breakfast at your hotel.

After breakfast we take you for an excursion to the Kremlin: the heart of Moscow. Visit territory and 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.

Overnight at the hotel.

(Car/van and guide: 10:00-14:00)

 

Day 4         Moscow – Golden Ring cities of Sergiev Posad & Suzdal

Breakfast at your hotel.

After breakfast transfer to Sergiev Posad: visit UNESCO heritage site of Sergiev Posad with 14th century St. Trinity lavra (monastery) with its historical gems.

Proceed to authentic Russian town of Suzdal and visit Kremlin, old town, museum of wooden architecture, local markets, old 11-12th century churches & much more.

Transfer back to Moscow, arrival after 22:00.

Overnight at the hotel.

(Car/van and guide 08-22:00)

 

Day 5         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. Rest of the day is free at Leisure to explore on your own.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 6          St. Petersburg

Breakfast at the Hotel.

After breakfast we take you for a panoramic city tour of St. Petersburg with stops at the most famous sights: spit of the Basil Island, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and Palace Square, Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, the Aurora, and other. Drive by Nevsky prospect, the Neva embankments (no entrances).

In the afternoon, depart for an excursion to the world’s 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 more. The Hermitage is a part of Winter Palace.

Overnight at the hotel.

(Car/van and guide: 10:00-17:00)

 

Day 7          St. Petersburg

Breakfast at the Hotel.

After depart for an excursion to Pushkin to visit Catherine’s Palace with the famous Amber Room. Catherine’s 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.

Overnight at the hotel.

(Car/van and guide: 10:00-14:00)

 

Day 8          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!

 

Tour Price

Per person on twin sharing basis           USD 1,450

 

Tour Price Includes

  1. 4 nights’ accommodation at Izmailovo Beta Hotel or similar 3* in Moscow with buffet breakfast.
  2. 3 nights’ accommodation at Bristol hotel or similar3* in St.Petersburg with buffet breakfast.
  3. Return airport transfers from airport / railway station or vice versa in Moscow and St. Petersburg by private car.
  4. All sightseeing as per the itinerary on private basis with the service of English speaking guide
  5. Golden Ring day tour to Sergiev Posad & Suzdal with local lunch
  6. 2 nd class “Sapsan” express train ticket Moscow to St. Petersburg (one-way);

 

Tour Price does not include

  1. Flight tickets from India to Russia and between Moscow to St. Petersburg.
  2. Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  3. Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  4. Visa
  5. Tips and gratitude
  6. 5% GST.

 

Note:

  • Tour cost is based on the best available prices at the time of costing and are subject to available at the time of booking.
  • High Season Surcharge will be applied whenever applicable.

 

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