Glimpse of Russia – 4N/5D

Moscow - St. Petersburg

Duration Price Per Person Destinations Covered
4 Nights / 5 Days Starting INR 38,750*
Min. 4 Adults required
Moscow-St. Petersburg
4 Nights / 5 Days Starting INR 46,700*
Min. 2 Adults required
Moscow-St. Petersburg

 

Tentative Day-wise itinerary
Day 1:             Arrival in Moscow

Arrival at Moscow airport. Meet the driver waiting for you at arrivals with name placard.
Transfer to the hotel by car/van.

Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore the city on your own.

Day 2:            Moscow city tour with Zaradye Park in Afternoon

Go on a virtual tour in Moscow and look at the beautiful places of the country from a bird’s eye view.

Your pick up from hotel will start for this half day city tour providing an excellent introduction to Moscow’s neighborhoods, its famous buildings, and top monuments. Get an impressive view of the Kremlin from the Sophiiskaya Embankment, see Lubyanka Square and Tverskaya Street, view the white and gold Christ the Savior Cathedral, see Victory Park, take in parts of Red Square including the colorful onion-shaped domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Lenin Mausoleum and more.

Then tourist will walk in Zaradya Park-a modern place for recreation, entertainment and education created by an international team of architects, engineers, landscape designers and other experts. Here the concepts of nature and technology, education and entertainment, history and modernity are united and complement each other.

In Zaradya Park you’ll go on a virtual tour in Russia and look at the beautiful places of Moscow from a bird’s eye view. The platform of the flying cinema will drift you by Victory Park on Poklonnaya Hill, the memorial to the Great Patriotic War; over the Triumphal Arch, commemorating the 1812 Patriotic War, Krymsky Bridge, the first major suspension bridge in Moscow; the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the most important cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church, and other Moscow landmarks.

Return to the hotel at your own after you get free as vehicle will left after drop at Zaradye park.

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 3:            Moscow – St. Petersburg by express train “Sapsan”

Check out and have a transfer to the train station to take “Sapsan” train to St. Petersburg (2nd class).

Arrive in St. Petersburg, meet your guide for transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own.

Day 4:           St. Petersburg City tour and Peter & Paul’s Fortress

Step back in time to the era of the tsars with this intriguing visit the Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg. This grandiose symbol of Peter the Great’s rule was built by him on an island to protect his new imperial capital, St Petersburg, and to project his power, both military and spiritual. See the stunning cathedral, the Grand Ducal Mausoleum and much, much more.

Enter the fortress through the imposing triumphal gate crowned by the twin-headed eagle that was the coast of arms of the tsars. Behold the breathtaking baroque Cathedral of Peter and Paul with its seemingly neverending 123 metre-long golden spire topped by an angel. Since 1998, the cathedral has been the final resting place of the family of Tsar Nicholas II, who were murdered during the Russian Civil War. The small but beautiful boathouse beside it is completely dwarfed by the cathedral. This pavilion, which was built to store Peter the Great’s dinghy, is a brilliant example of the transition from baroque to neo-classical architecture.

Also within the fortress is the mint, which still produces coins and medals, and the cells of the prison. Explore this dungeon and find out about the appalling conditions prisoners such as Trotsky, Dostoyevsky, Gorky and even Peter the Great’s own son, Alexei, endured. Don’t miss out on the midday cannon salute from the Naryshkin Bastion (which marks the changing of the guard ceremony every Saturday in summer) then see if you can spot the resident walruses in the river below the fortress walls.

Day 5:          Departure from Russia

Check out and transfer to the airport by car/van/minibus (no guide). Board your flight & return home with happy memories!

Tour Details

Package Inclusions:

  • 4 Nights accommodation in 3 Star hotel
  • Daily breakfast at Hotel
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Peter & Paul’s Fortress entrance included
  • All other entrances not included
  • 2nd Class Sapsan train ticket for Intra city travel
  • All sightseeing on Private with Professional English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • All applicable Airport/station transfers on Private- non guided
  • Visa Support Letter – Scanned copy

**Hotels can be upgraded with applicable supplement cost

**Indian meals can be arranged on request

Package Exclusions:

  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  • Air fare
  • Compulsory Tipping of USD 4 Per Person Per Day
  • Bus station transfer not included
  • Visa Cost
  • Travel Insurance
  • PCR Test Charges
  • TCS as applicable

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