Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow

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Explore the wonders of Russia on this bucket-list Moscow and St. Petersburg trip, taking in the Tsar's Winter Palace and the iconic domes of St. Basil's Cathedral. You'll pinch yourself as you explore the epic stage of St. Petersburg's Theatre and the heart of Red Square.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Full schedule

Highlights

    • Explore the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and Moscow with a Local Specialist
    • Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
    • View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg and Red Square and the Walls of the Kremlin in Moscow
    • Connect with Locals
    • Dive Into Culture
    • Make Travel Matter

What's this trip about?

    Explore the wonders of Russia on this bucket-list Moscow and St. Petersburg trip, taking in the Tsar's Winter Palace and the iconic domes of St. Basil's Cathedral. You'll pinch yourself as you explore the epic stage of St. Petersburg's Theatre and the heart of Red Square.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIntimate group - 12 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CitySt Petersburg
End CityMoscow

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Russia

Attractions

  • Moscow
  • St. Petersburg

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to St. Petersburg

Tread in the footsteps of tsars and tsarinas, of artists, poets and musicians, whose great gifts to the romantic city of St. Petersburg you will have an opportunity to see over the next few days. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and light dinner.

Day 2: The Hermitage and More in St. Petersburg

Explore the might of imperial Russia on a sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the magnificent Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress on an included visit before we Co...

Day 3: St. Petersburg Your Way

The narrow lanes and grand boulevards of St. Petersburg are ours to explore today. Admire the ornate domes and colourful mosaics of the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and the gold-plated dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Day 4: Journey By High-Speed Train to Moscow

After a hearty breakfast, enjoy some time at leisure before boarding a train to the Russian capital. En route, contemplate the tumultuous and captivating history of an ancient city that oozes grandeur, and the indomitable spirit of the Russian nation which saw it send...

Day 5: Explore Magnificent Moscow

Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring Moscow your way or head to the ancient 14th-century town of Sergiev Posad on Russia’s Golden Ring route on an Optional Experience. Home to the beautiful blue and gold onion domes of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the town is the ...

Day 6: Moscow Your Way

A leisurely start to your day could see you enjoying the kofe culture of Moscow with the locals. You could choose instead to join an Optional Experience inside the Kremlin and explore the golden-domed Cathedral of Christ the Saviour before taking a stroll along Arbat ...

Day 7: Farewell Russia

We close the door on our epic At Leisure holiday in two iconic Russian cities and say farewell to newfound friends. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

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Price per day$304
Last Updated: 7/19/2023

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At Trafalgar, we passionately believe in the power of travel to broaden the mind and build bridges between people. By sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks, the local people you wouldn’t otherwise meet, and the traditions you may not have experienced by yourself, we ensure that you get the ‘insider’ view, an authentic and enhanced experience you simply could not have had on your own.

It is this dedication to taking our guests beyond the obvious sights that has helped us grow over the past 65 years into one of the most trusted and successful international guided vacation/holiday companies in the world. From Europe to the United States, South America to South Africa, and with the recent addition of Asia, we pride ourselves on uncovering the hidden gems, cultural highlights and not-to-be-missed attractions of the places you visit. We’ll help you delve deep into the heart of each city and capture the true essence of each new destination.

We are committed to establishing lasting relationships with our guests by exceeding their expectations the first time and every time, through consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value.

We're proud to be the most globally awarded guided travel company. Every year, we win some of the most prestigious travel accolades around the world – from the Travel Globes to the Agents' Choice Awards. We've collected 46 major travel awards over the last five years alone, as well as the Gold Trusted Merchant Award from independent reviews provider Feefo.

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About the company:

As the world’s most awarded and loved travel company, Trafalgar unlocks the best of the world for every traveller. From the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals at private Be My Guest experiences, guests can be assured of a dream holiday without the stress of 'what ifs'. Committed to Make Travel Matter, Trafalgar aims to make a positive impact on locals, communities and wildlife visited, and the planet we call home. With tried and tested tours, created by local travel experts in destination and enjoyed by more than 5million happy guests, Trafalgar’s proud to be recognised by its Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award.

Trafalgar is part of the family-owned and run The Travel Corporation (TTC), driven by service for over one hundred years.

 

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Hilton Leningradskaya,
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Meals Included
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) All hotel tips, charges and local taxes Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted An expert Travel Director and professional Driver Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing All porterage and restaurant gratuities Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras High-speed train from St. Petersburg to Moscow Optional Experiences and free time
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