RUSSIAN capitals

Rates per person in USD:

Land Arrangement Rates

 

Departs on Returns on Twin Sharing Single Occupancy
June 2, 2017 June 9, 2017 US$ 1194 US$ 1692
July 7, 2017 July 14, 2017 US$ 1194 US$ 1692
Aug 4, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 US$ 1194 US$ 1692
Sep 1, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 US$ 1194 US$ 1692
Oct 6, 2017 Oct 13, 2017 US$ 1194 US$ 1692

Inclusions:

    • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
    • Basic travel insurance
    • Breakfast buffet and porter service at hotel
    • Arrival and departure transfers
    • Excursion to Kolomenskoye in Moscow, guided visit to Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg
    • City tour in Moscow, Tver, Novgorod, Saint Petersburg
    • Ticket admission in Kremlin and its two main cathedrals in Moscow, Valday Monastery; Wooden Architecture Museum in Novgorod, Peter and Paul Fortress; Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg
    • Lunch in Tver and Novgorod, Dinner in Novgorod
    • Rome: The elegant Hotel Dei Borgia is a new hotel in the centre of Rome, equipped with the finest amenities and services, and a beautiful roof garden with panoramic views.

    EXPECTED HOTELS

    • Moscow: Crowne Plaza Hotel
    • Novgorod: Park Inn Veliky Novgorod
    • Saint Petersburg: Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden, Park In Nevsky, Holiday Inn Moscovskiye Vorota

Itinerary:

Russian Capitals

  • Day 1¬†Moscow

    Welcome. Trip to the hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of your circuit in the afternoon or you will find posters with information at the reception desk

  • Day 2 Moscow

    We will start our trip with an exciting visit to Russia's huge capital city. This unique past, present and future in a very unique way. We will go along their immense avenues, their elegant shopping areas, the Red Square where Lenin's Mausoleum is, Saint Basil's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour... We include a ticket to the Kremlin with a visit to two of its main cathedrals. We will try (not guaranteed) to coincide with the ceremonial military parade in Sobornaya Square. Free afternoon

  • Day 3 Moscow

    In order to admire Russia's soul, we include a morning tour of Kolomenskoye, an estate that formerly belonged to the tsars. We will attend a traditional Russian wedding ceremony there. On our way there, we will stop at Moscow university's lookout which has a fantastic vista of the city, a place where newlyweds leave flowers (the lookout may also be visited during Saturday's visit). Free afternoon

  • Day 4 Moscow - Klin - Tver - Valday - Novgorod

    We will get en route with a brief stop in Klin, where we will visit the house formerly inhabited by Tchaikovsky, the great composer. We will continue to Tver. This town on the bank of Volga River was the center of a small state that was Moscow's main rival. Brief visit and lunch included. We will resume our trip to Valday, a picturesque, small town on a lake's side. We will visit an old monastery on the island. We will continue to Novgorod. Dinner included

  • Day 5 Novgorod - Saint Petersburg

    We include a guided tour and tickets in Novgorod, an exciting city which was formerly one of Russia's most important cultural and political hubs. We will visit its Kremlin, its old market quarter, Yaroslave's Court. We will go to the city outskirts to visit the Wooden Architecture Museum, an outdoor museum of peasant houses and beautifully decorated wooden churches. Lunch included. We will continue to Saint Petersburg. As we enter the city, we will take a brief sightseeing tour of this city crossed by the Neva River and built on top of 40 islands. Arrival at hotel

  • Day 6 Saint Petersburg

    We include a morning guided tour (with tickets) of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the original place from which this city is sprawled. We will later go to the Hermitage Museum, a fantastic art museum located in the tsars' former Winter Palace. Free afternoon

  • Day 7 Saint Petersburg

    Russia's former capital in the tsarist period is surrounded by many palaces. On this day, we will include a guided tour and tickets of Peterhof Palace, known as the "Russian Versailles" located 30km from Saint Petersburg. This baroque style set of palaces, used to be the tsars' official residence and has some huge size and magnificent fountains and gardens declared by World Heritage by UNESCO. Return to Saint Petersburg. Free afternoon

    Day 8 Saint Petersburg

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport and end of services

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