City Trips and Tours
The world’s largest country offers it all, from historic cities and idyllic countryside to artistic riches, epic train rides and vodka-fuelled nightlife. Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. Moscow is well known for its architecture, particularly its historic buildings such as Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Russian architectural style with a richly decorated and multicolored façade.
St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. It was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, having been founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, subject of the city’s iconic “Bronze Horseman” statue. St. Petersburg is a mecca of historical, cultural, and architectural landmarks.
On arrival at Moscow Airport you will meet and transferred to your hotel.
Check In at the hotel
Overnight in Moscow.
CITY TOUR OF MOSCOW “HEART OF RUSSIA”
Cover the significant places of the Russian capital – Visit Sparrow Hills with observation point (photo stop), Moscow University (outside), visit the Temple of Christ the Savior (photo stop), (we will visit inside if it is not shut), a unique river and majestic monument to Peter the Great (outside), you will walk along Red Square (photo stop), visit Gum Mall (inside), and then pass through the historic Alexander Garden and will click a photo with the background of St.Basil Cathedral on the Red Square.
Moscow Metro plays a very important role in the life of Moscovites, and still is the main transport artery of the city. It is a monument of culture, architecture, a tour of the underground transport network will reveal secrets, a secret underground city. All Metro stations, that you see in the tour is a UNESCO heritage and each of them built in a unique style.
We will reach the hotel by Metro, looking at different stations on the way
Later Take an optional visit to the Moscow Kremlin and its Cathedral: This stronghold is situated on a hill that is 40 meters high. Originally in the XII century the Kremlin was made of wood and rebuilt in stone much later. It is surrounded with a 2 km wall with 20 beautiful towers.
Overnight in Moscow
Today after breakfast check out of the hotel and transfer to Moscow station for your superfast train to St, Petersburg fast
Train to St-Petersburg (4 Hrs)
On arrive St. Petersburg you will be transferred to your hotel, Check In at the hotel
Overnight in St. Petersburg.
CITY TOUR OF “ST-PETERSBURG – NORTHERN CAPITAL OF RUSSIA
In 2017 St. Petersburg was awarded third time the World Travel Awards prize as the leading tourist destination in World. It was built by Peter the Great in 1703. St. Petersburg is a unique mixture of architectural styles, the city has retained the authentic monuments of architecture since its founding. Today all the historical center of St. Petersburg with 5 sq km is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo stops Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Winter Palace, the Admiralty, St. Isaac’s Square and St. Isaac Cathedral, Cruiser Aurora, Spit of Vasilyevsky Island. Kazan Cathedral we will visit inside in the end of the tour. If the time will allow: Art’s Square, the Bronze Horseman (Monument to Peter the Great), Church on the Spilled Blood.
Later Visit Kazan Cathedral (Entrance) Kazan Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in Saint Petersburg. It was built in 1801-1811 by the architect Andrey Voronikhin by order of Emperor Paul I who wanted the cathedral to resemble St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. The cathedral is the monument to the glory of Russian arms.
Later you can Opt for entrance to Hermitage museum – is one of the largest art museums in the world, with its exhibits placed in more than 350 rooms. A special place is occupied by the staterooms of the Palace
Overnight in St. Petersburg.
The day is free to explore the city on your own or take an optional of Peterhof park and the Neva Boat cruise
Explore the city of St. Petersburg through its most popular river Neva Ride a boat to the Grand Palace and gardens of Peterhof, St Petersburg’s amazing imperial estate and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a cruise down the Neva River and explore the royal grounds with your knowledgeable guide, learning about the elaborate 18th-century fountains, sculptures and palaces commissioned by Tsar Peter the Great
Overnight in St. Pertersburg.
After Breakfast, Transfer to Pulkovo Airport your flight back home.