MOSCOW & ST PETERSBURG, 7 DAYS

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MOSCOW & ST PETERSBURG, 7 DAYS
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MOSCOW & ST PETERSBURG, 7 DAYS

DAY 1 Arrival to Moscow.

Arrival to Moscow.

Check in to the hotel (4*).

 

DAY 2 Moscow Hop On Hop Off Bus.                                       

Breakfast at the hotel.

¨   Hop On Hop OffBus

Today you will have a tour around the most beautiful Moscow sights with colourful Hop On Hop Off Bus which circulates around the city center, stopping at 13 designated points and learn the history of the our city from the audio commentary, available in 8 languages.

The bus tour starts at Moscow’s renowned Red Square which is a home to the 16th-Century St. Basil's Cathedral, you can admire the world famous Kremlin, the historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, which overlooks the Moskva River.

Travel over Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, a concrete arch structure which spans the Moscow River and connects the Red Square and Bolshaya Ordynka Street of Zamoskvorechye. You can absorb the history of Balchug street, one of the oldest Moscow streets outside of the Kremlin walls. Moreover you will admire the unmistakable red brick factory of Red October which is situated on Bolotny Island in the middle of the Moscow River and has become an architectural icon.

You can see the Udarnik Movie Theater as well, a monument to Russian constructivism, the only cinema in Russia with a telescopic opening roof, which has been never actually operated.

You will also enjoy the beautiful Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world.

 

DAY 3 Moscow City Tour. Kremlin.

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

¨   Tour to the Kremlin & theArmoury Museum

Today you will visit a heart of Russia – Moscow Kremlin, with its beautiful cathedrals, armories, palaces and have a chance to visit the Armoury Museum, with its collection of imperial treasures and Faberge eggs.

¨    Okhotny Ryad Shopping Center

After The kremlin tour you can go for a shopping in the Okhotny Ryad Shopping Center.

There is no need to go somewhere else around the city center; everything you need to buy is here: you can buy cheap clothes, souvenirs, food, etc. 

In the evening you can drink a cup of traditional Russian tea in many homelike cafés.

¨     The Bolshoi Theatre

There is a great opportunity to visit the world famous Bolshoi Theatre, where you can enjoy the best Russian ballet and opera.

 

DAY 4 Moscow – St Petersburg.

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will take a High-speed train “Sapsan” to St. Petersburg.

¨ The State Tretyakov Gallery

Before your travel to St. Petersburg you will have a chance to visit The State Tretyakov Gallery and enjoy the splendid Russian art.

¨   The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Or Take the tour to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts which is the largest museum of European art in Moscow.

¨    The Novodevichy Convent

Visiting the Novodevichy Convent, probably the best-known cloister of Moscow, is a good chance for you. Unlike other Moscow cloisters, it has remained virtually intact since the 17th-century.

¨   Three Station Square

You will admire Komsomolskaya Square - one of the busiest squares in Moscow, noted for its impressive blend of revivalist Tsarist and Stalinist architecture. It is often referred to informally as Three Station Square or simply Three Stations thanks to three ornate rail termini situated there: Leningradsky, Yaroslavsky, and Kazansky.

Afterwards you will enjoy comfortable High-speed train “Sapsan” to St. Petersburg.

Check in to the hotel (4*).

 

DAY 5 St Petersburg Hop On Hop Off Bus

Breakfast at the hotel.

¨     Hop On Hop Off Bus

The first day of your stay in St. Petersburg you will have a tour around the most famous St. Petersburg’ sights with Hop On Hop Off Bus. City Sightseeing tour will show you many impressive buildings, statues, parks and canals that gives this city its uniqueness. Also you can visit The St. Isaac Cathedral - one of St. Petersburg’s most famous landmarks offering wonderful views of the city from its gilded viewing platform and The Savior of the Blood - the place where  mortally wounding the tsar Alexander II.

¨  The Peter and Paul Fortress

You can also enjoy visiting the Peter and Paul Fortress - the burial place of all Russian tsars from Peter I to Nicholas II, with the exception of Peter II and Ivan VI.

¨   The Bronze Horseman

Take a picture with famous Bronze Horseman and buy Russian souvenirs in many attractive shops situated around this place.

 

DAY 6 Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace).

Breakfast at the hotel.

¨    Hermitage Museum

Today you will visit the magnificent Hermitage - one of the largest museums in the world, which compounds of the greatest number of pieces of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Matisse, Picasso and others.

¨   The Eliseevsky Store, the Nevsky prospect

In the evening, you can drink a cup of coffee with a delicious cake in the Eliseevsky Store and have a walk along the Nevsky prospect.

¨    The Mariinsky Theatre

You will visit the world famous Mariinsky Theatre, where you can take pleasure of watching of the best Russian ballet and opera.

 

DAY 7 Flight home.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Check out.

Flight home from Pulkovo airport.

 

 

Included

  • Accommodation in 4**** hotel.
  • Breakfast at a hotel.
  • Train travel (High-speed train “Sapsan”, 2nd class).
    • Hop on Hop off Bus tours in Moscow and St Petersburg.
  • Entry tickets to:

The Kremlin.

The Hermitage.

The St. Isaac Cathedral.

The Savior of the Blood.

 

Price per person: 870

Price per person with personal guide: 1 620

 

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