7-Day Moscow and St Petersburg Private Tour

During this 7-day private tour you will visit the most popular places of interest of two Russian capitals - Red Square, Kremlin, St Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage museum and see other world famous sights. You will visit famous suburbs of Moscow and St Petersburg - Sergiev Posad and Peterhof.

per adult from

$1,915

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • English or German speaking guide
    • Accommodation - Hotels: DBL room (if 1 pax - SGL room); Hostels: bed in dormitory
    • arrival and departure transfers
    • entry tickets to the Moscow kremlin (grounds+1 cathedral)
    • entry tickets to Moscow metro (1 entry per pax)
    • visa support covering days of stay in Moscow and St Petersburg
    • entry tickets to the Trinity Sergius Lavra
    • entry tickets to Hermitage museum, St Peter and Paul fortress, Peterhof (Lower garden, Grand palace)
    • train tickets Moscow - St Petersburg (2nd class sitting carriage)
    What's excluded :
    • meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • insurance
    • international flights

  • Day 1: Arrival to Moscow

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Arrival in Moscow. You will be picked up at the airport or at the train station by our driver. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation since 14:00.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 2: Moscow city tour

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Our guide meets you at the reception desk of your hotel.

    3-hour Moscow city tour by car: Red Square (Cathedral of St. Basil, Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, History Museum building, Kremlin towers, Upper Trading Arcades (GUM), Lenin's tomb and necropolis), The Cathedral of Christ the Savior, New Maiden Convent, The Moscow State University campus and panorama platform on the Vorobiovy (Sparrow) Hills, Moscow boulevards, The Theater Square with the Bolshoi Theater and the Metropol hotel.

    Free time for lunch (to pay on spot).
    1-hour Kremlin grounds tour: Cathedral Sq. – breathtaking architectural ensemble of the 15th-17th cc. including visit of one of cathedrals (the Annunciation Cathedral where Moscow and Russian grand princes and tsars were baptized, the Assumption Cathedral where they were crowned or the Archangel Michael Cathedral where they were buried), Bell the Tsar and Cannon the Tsar – stunning examples of casting of the 16th c., Grand Kremlin Palace (residence of emperors and president’s gala reception quarters), the Senate, the Arsenal and the Palace of Congresses specially built in communist times for XXII Congress of CPSU (1961) which adopted new CPSU programme (plan of building communism by 1980).

    1-hour Moscow Metro tour. You will be acquainted with spectacular system of underground public transport with fantastic mosaics, statues, stained glass panels and chandeliers.
    Return to the hotel by metro.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 3: Moscow - Sergiev Posad

    Pass By: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    At 09:00 our guide meets you at the reception desk of your hotel. Transfer to Sergiev Posad (62 km).

    Stop At: Sergiyev Posad, Sergiyev Posad, Sergiyevo-Posadsky District, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia
    Arrival in Sergiev Posad. St. Sergius Holy Trinity Monastery grounds and churches tour. Architectural ensemble of the Monastery reflects all steps of the Russian architecture development. The Trinity Cathedral has an unique iconostasis by Andrei Rublev. The Dormition Cathedral is a sepulcher of the Russian patriarchs.
    Lunch at local restaurant is included.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 4: Moscow - St Petersburg

    Pass By: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Check-out. 11:40 Transfer to the Leningradsky railway station. 13:40 Departure for St. Petersburg by rapid train “Sapsan”.

    Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    17:40 Arrival in St. Petersburg, the Moskovsky railway station. Transfer without guide to the hotel (no transfer for guests accommodated at Best Western hotel as it is opposite the train station). Accommodation.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 5: St Petersburg

    Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Meeting with your guide at the lobby.

    St. Petersburg city tour: Nevsky Prospect, Neva's embankments, Rostral Columns, buildings of Hermitage museum, the Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul (entrance) located at the small island on the north bank of the Neva River – a place where history of the city began in 1703, Senate Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nicolay I statue, Peter I statue (Alexander Pushkin’s “Bronze Horseman”), Summer Garden, the Field of Mars, Resurrection Cathedral on the Spilt Blood built on the place where emperor Alexander II was killed by terrorists on 01.03.1881, Square of Arts, Palace Square with Alexander Column.

    Free time for dinner (to pay on spot).

    Hermitage museum tour. Hermitage is one of the largest fine arts museums in the world. Somebody calculated that if a visitor stops only for one minute in front of each exhibit it will take him over 9 years to see all items exhibited. Tour includes visit of the main building (former Winter Palace) and also the General Staff Building where collection of impressionists is exhibited

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 6: St Petersburg - Peterhof

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Meeting with your guide at the lobby. Transfer to Peterhof.

    Stop At: Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Peterhof tour: Lower Gardens, Grand Palace. Peterhof was designed to the request of Peter the Great to rival the Sun King and his Versailles. 300-acres park on the shore of Gulf of Finland , spectacular fountains, the Grand Palace crowing the hill above fountains and about 20 smaller places and pavilions represent “Russian Versailles” now.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at chosen hotel category

    Day 7: St Petersburg

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Check-in by 12:00. Transfer without guide to the airport.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our driver will meet you at the airport or at the train station with the sign indicating your name. Airports
    • Sheremetyevo Airport, Khimki 141400 Russia
    • Domodedovo Moscow Airport, Gorod Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast, Russia
    • Vnukovo International Airport, Vnukovo, Moscow Oblast, Russia
    • Zhukovsky International Airport, Ulitsa Narkomvod, 3, Zhukovskiy, Moskovskaya oblast', Russia, 140185
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Two capitals (5) 6/1/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Two capitals (4) 9/1/2020 - 1/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Two capitals (2) 7/13/2020 - 10/4/2020
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    10/5/2020 - 1/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Two capitals (1) 10/1/2020 - 1/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Two capitals (3) 10/1/2020 - 1/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Top Step Travel

Activity ID: V-222738P21

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