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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.
    [X] Breakfast [X] Indian Lunch [Y] Indian Dinner
    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.
    [Y] Breakfast [Y] Indian Lunch [Y] Indian Dinner
    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

    Day 04
    St Petersburg - Moscow
    Today checkout from the hotel and proceed for a time to shopping. This afternoon you depart by train for Moscow. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel, check in freshen up and depart for dinner. After dinner enjoy a tour of the famous Moscow underground stations. Return to the hotel for overnight.
    [Y] Breakfast [Y] Packed Lunch [Y] Indian Dinner
    Day 05
    Moscow City tour
    This morning enjoy a full city tour of Moscow. One of the largest cities in the world, with its population of 15 million people, this city has always loved to make an impression on its visitors with the old Red Square, the Kremlin and Bolshoi theatre. Furthermore, it now also boasts the largest sports arena, the tallest building and the largest residential complex in Europe, the largest museum, and the largest Orthodox Church dome in the world. Enjoy the impressive panoramic views of the old town from different locations throughout the tour. Finish the tour at Vorobiev Hills, the highest point of Moscow with fascinating views of the city and various photo stops including Bolshoi theatre, Gorky Park, Borodino Panorama, Victory Par etc. Later we stop at Red Square to see the amazing St Basil’s cathedral. After lunch you visit the Kremlin, the small city in the centre of Moscow, once the residence of Czars and Patriarchs, contains Russia's main cathedrals, Assumption Cathedral, Archangel's Cathedral and Resurrection Cathedral. The Patriarch's Palace is a Museum of Seventeenth-century Life and Applied Art, displaying ecclesiastical regalia, period furniture, gold and silver ware from Russia and Western Europe. The palace was begun in 1640 and it incorporates the Church of the Twelve Apostles, which was the private place of worship for the patriarchs. Take in a the Nikulin Russian Circus at completing your experience of Russia (optional). Overnight at hotel.
    [Y] Breakfast [Y] Indian Lunch [Y] Indian Dinner
    Day 06
    Moscow - UK
    Today you have free time for some last-minute shopping. Depending on the flight timing you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
    [Y] Breakfast [X] Indian Lunch [X] Indian Dinner
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    Departures

     

    2020 Tour Departures

    Ex. London

    Departure Date
    15 Jul 2020
    Arrival Date
    20 Jul 2020
    Available
    Per Person Cost on Twin Sharing basis
    (With Flight From UK) USD 1931 ,
    (Without Flight) USD 1487
    (With Flight From UK) Adult USD 28 Child USD 28

    (Without Flight) Adult USD 28 Child USD 28

    Passengers
    Rates
    With Flight From UK Without Flight
    USD USD
    Sharing
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Twin Room
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Double Room
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Triple Room
    Child 2-11YRS
    1570 1195
    1st Child(with Bed) when 2 adults paying
    Child 2-11YRS
    1528 1153
    2nd Child(without Bed) when 2 adults paying
    Infant 0-23 Months
    417 278
    Infant
    Per Adult
    2278 1834
    Single Room
    Departure Date
    05 Aug 2020
    Arrival Date
    10 Aug 2020
    Available
    Per Person Cost on Twin Sharing basis
    (With Flight From UK) USD 1931 ,
    (Without Flight) USD 1487
    (With Flight From UK) Adult USD 28 Child USD 28

    (Without Flight) Adult USD 28 Child USD 28

    Passengers
    Rates
    With Flight From UK Without Flight
    USD USD
    Sharing
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Twin Room
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Double Room
    Per Adult
    1931 1487
    Triple Room
    Child 2-11YRS
    1570 1195