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UK & Europe 6 - 16 Days Tours
Russian Highlights 6 Days
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St Petersburg 3Nts, Moscow 2Nts
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  • Imperial cities, somber Soviet landmarks and tranquil waterways await you when you embark on a tour of the vast nation of Russia.

     

    Day 01
    UK - St Petersburg
    Board your flight to St Petersburg. On arrival, clear immigration & customs and board the coach for transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
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    Day 02
    St Petersburg City tour - Pushkin – Catherine Palace - St Petersburg City tour - Cruise R. Neva
    Today we start with a trip to Pushkin. Step back to the days of Russia’s 18th-century Tsars on a tour of the Catherine Palace in Pushkin, formerly called Tsarskoe Selo. Travel from St Petersburg to the blue-and-white baroque palace, sometimes dubbed the Pushkin Palace. Ogle the gold and marble interiors, including Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, spectacularly coated in amber and mirrors and admire the lovely gardens. After lunch have a panoramic city tour of St Petersburg. Saint-Petersburg is a mecca for lovers of beauty and is the second largest and most beautiful city in Russia. The imperial city of golden spires, golden domes, pastel palaces and picturesque canals, with its arrow of straight avenues, leafy parks and lovely architecture, St Petersburg is as staggeringly impressive as New York or Paris. During the tour you will see all the main highlights of St. Petersburg: the Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty, Palace Square, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Naval Museum, St. Petersburg University, the Menshikov Palace, the Fine Arts Academy, the Bronze Horseman, Alexandrinsky Theatre, Smolny Cathedral, the monument to Catherine the Great, Fine Arts Square, the State Russian Museum, the Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood as well as numerous canals and rivers and beautiful bridges across them. Later, our guide will take you on a journey through time and explain the full story behind the city, the events that have left scars on the Russian faces, its optimistic and dramatic plans for the future, together with anecdotes about its strange, friendly and colourful inhabitants. Our guide will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have about this most fascinating of cities. Also included is a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress, and cruise on River Neva.
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    Day 03
    St Petersburg - Russian Folklore show
    After breakfast depart for the tour taking in Grand Palace and the lower park fountains. After lunch proceed to the Hermitage tour. One of the world's greatest repositories of art and antiquities. The Hermitage complex consists of five historic interconnected buildings, the largest and most impressive of which is the Winter Palace, which alone contains over 1,000 rooms, 1,700 doors, 1,900 windows, and 100 staircases. This vast palace, an imposing symbol of imperial might and prestige, was the official residence of the Romanov Tsars from 1762 until the revolution in 1917. In the evening, be ready to have a spectacular evening with Feel Yourself Russian folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace. Admiring the precious interiors of the Palace you’ll be able to listen famous Russian music, enjoy wonderful voices of singers and appreciate incredible skills of Russian folk ballet dancers. In the restaurant of the Palace you can feel yourself a real Tsar’s guest. At the end of the show have a late dinner. Overnight at hotel.
    [Y] Breakfast [Y] Indian Lunch [Y] Indian Dinner