Russia Highlights Overview

    • 8
    • WBSR
    • 4.69 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,466
      CAD $1,559
      AUD $1,445
      EUR €1,126
      GBP £969
      NZD $1,746
      ZAR R14,743
      CHF FR1,389
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Russia Highlights.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover mystique, tradition and flair between Moscow and St Petersburg

Taste mystery and intrigue on a revealing tour of Russia - a land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades. Experience the grandeur of Moscow, the beauty of Russia's ancient capitals Suzdal and Novgorod, and the grace of St Petersburg. Visit the intricately detailed cathedrals, historic monuments, age-old treasures and romantic landscapes of this great nation, and find the heart of enigmatic Russia.

  • Be treated to a Russian tea party with a local family
  • Experience a millennium of history in Russia's oldest city
  • Explore medieval Russian capitals of the Golden Ring
  • Learn to cook some classic cuisine with local friends in Suzdal
  • Marvel at the opulence and efficiency of the Moscow metro
  • See Lenin in his eternal state
  • Sip mead among sweeping meadows in Suzdal
  • Steam up in a traditional Russian bath house

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Moscow, Russia
  • Finish:

    St Petersburg, Russia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (1 nt), Hotel (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Metro, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Moscow - Kremlin & Armoury guided tour, Moscow - Lenin's Mausoleum, Novgorod - Public Banya, Novgorod - Walking Tour & Kremlin, St Petersburg - Boat tour, St Petersburg - Tea party with local family, Suzdal - Guided walking tour, Suzdal - Traditional cooking class

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    328kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,466
    CAD $1,559
    AUD $1,445
    EUR €1,126
    GBP £969
    NZD $1,746
    ZAR R14,743
    CHF FR1,389
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $183
    CAD $194
    AUD $180
    EUR €140
    GBP £121
    NZD $218
    ZAR R1,842
    CHF FR173
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Days 1-2 Moscow

Whether it's awe-inspiring history, iconic architecture, edgy creative centres or stylish bars and cafes, Moscow delivers on so many levels with a surprise around every corner.

Days 3-4 Suzdal

Crumbling churches and charming wooden cottages line the narrow streets of Suzdal, one of the fascinating towns which make up Russia’s historic Golden Ring.

Day 5 Novgorod

Often referred to as the cradle of modern Russian civilisation, Novgorod is packed with well-preserved architectural gems and historic monuments recalling its medieval glories.

Days 6-8 St Petersburg

Simply bursting with intriguing sights and culture, get ready to be wowed by St Petersburg - it's opulent, sophisticated, historic and drop-dead gorgeous.
    • 8
    • WBSR
    • 4.69 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,466
      CAD $1,559
      AUD $1,445
      EUR €1,126
      GBP £969
      NZD $1,746
      ZAR R14,743
      CHF FR1,389
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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