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Highlights of Russia
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Mixed Groups | Age range: 18-39

ST PETERSBURG,MOSCOW

Highlights of Russia

Discover the charms of Russia, from the vodka bars of St. Petersburg to the opulent treasures of the stars in Moscow.
Experience the history and highlights of Russia over 6 unforgettable days! Kick off your amazing Highlight of Russia tour with the culture-rich St Petersburg. Roam the displays of Hermitage Museum, the second biggest museum in the world and home to 3 million antiquities! Enjoy the dazzles and delights of this amazing city before traveling to the heart of Russia, Moscow. Explore the capital's churches, charming monuments and museums with countless pieces of incredible art. While you are there, don't forget to try some local delicacies!
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  • Duration
    6 Days
  • Starting From
    $758
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    Travel Talk
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Moscow : Just Like In The Movies
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Moscow : Just Like In The Movies
Rainbow-coloured domes. Vodka bars. The KGB. Moscow thrills and delights by turn.
Why are Russian churches so magical?! 
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Why are Russian churches so magical?! 
Russian cathedrals are a unique fusion of colours and design - truly a feast for the eyes
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Video Journal Of Russia

Come discover the charms of Russia on this exciting getaway.

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Itinerary

Day 1: St. Petersburg

Welcome to Russia! Keep your eyes peeled at St. Petersburg airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members. Afterwards, join the group for a walk and have an optional group dinner to mingle. Your tour leader can also recommend some local bars to enjoy a drink with your new travel buddies. Accommodation Oktiabrskaya Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Welcome Meeting Optional Activities Group Dinner 

  Hotel:  None

Day 2: St. Petersburg - City tour incl. the Hermitage

The amazing city of Saint Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 and was the capital of Imperial Russia. The city is beautifully built around a series of bridge-connected canals and rivers. Even the underground walls are an artwork! Start off the day with a tour of the breathtaking city. Drive along the main street, Nevsky Prospect, receive a solid introduction on this charming city as you pull up at the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Don't put away your cameras just yet! Next up, a guided visit to the world-famous treasure-filled Hermitage Museum. Accommodation Oktiabrskaya Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Guided St. Petersburg Tour & Hermitage Museum Optional Activities Group Dinner Meals Breakfast 

  Hotel:  None

Day 3: St. Petersburg (opt. Tsars Route tour)

Today you have a free day to explore this magnificent city on your own, make the best of it! You can take on some optional activities such as the Tsar's Route tour with lunch. The route visits to Peterhof Garden and Catherine Palace during summer months (May to October) or Pavlosk Palace and Catherine Palace in winter months (October to May). Later this evening, board the overnight sleeper train bound for Moscow and rest up. Overnight train in a sleeping cabin accommodation. Accommodation Sleeper cabin train Optional Activities Tsar's Route Folklore Show Meals Breakfast 

  Hotel:  None

Day 4: Moscow City Tour, Red Square

Time to embark on a city tour of Moscow. Launch a guided walk tour through Moscow’s heart, meeting the amazing Red Square and Kremlin Palace. Ask your local guide all your questions on the history, challenges and the culture of Russia. The city offers amazing galleries and museums and plenty of cafes, shops and bars. After the city tour you, if you're still hungry for more, you have the option to join a tour of the World War II Museum. The rest of the afternoon and evening is yours. You can roam the main shopping streets, try out local dishes or explore the fancy nightlife. Accommodation Izmailovo Delta Hotel or Moscow Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Sightseeing Kremlin Palace Moscow Metro Tour & Old Arbat's Walking Optional Activities Tretjakov Gallery World War II Museum Meals Breakfast 

  Hotel:  None

Day 5: Moscow, Kremlin Palace, St. Basil's, Arbat Street

Start off the day with a guided walk throughout the grounds of Kremlin and soak in mighty government buildings, gold-domed cathedrals and the Tsar bell. Stroll down the road to reach the stunning St Basil’s cathedral and the Red Square. Capture a mental picture to last forever, the multi-coloured domes create a breath-taking sight for all travellers. Continue down Arbat street; one of the oldest surviving streets of the capital and home to many historical Russian figures. Accommodation Izmailovo Delta Hotel or Moscow Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Sightseeing Moscow Red Square & St. Basil Cathedral Optional Activities Moscow By Night 

  Hotel:  None

Day 6: Moscow

Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel (11:00). Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk! Meals Breakfast 

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Accommodation: 4 star hotels and sleeper cabin train

 Meals: 4 breakfasts

 Transportation: Air-conditioned coach or mini-bus and train

 Airport Transfer(s): From St. Petersburg airport to the Travel Talk hotel (on day 1)

 Tour Guiding: Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

 Free Wi-Fi: Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

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