Russia Highlights Overview

Taste mystery and intrigue on a revealing tour of Russia - from the cultural city of Moscow, through ancient Novgorod, and to the historic sights in St Petersburg.

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      USD $1,830
      CAD $1,885
      AUD $1,850
      EUR €1,270
      GBP £1,070
      NZD $2,060
      ZAR R18,520
      CHF FR1,540
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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
  • Have your breath taken by the beauty of Red Square
  • 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 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (6 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

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

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    318kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,830
    CAD $1,885
    AUD $1,850
    EUR €1,270
    GBP £1,070
    NZD $2,060
    ZAR R18,520
    CHF FR1,540
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $228
    CAD $235
    AUD $231
    EUR €158
    GBP £133
    NZD $257
    ZAR R2,315
    CHF FR192
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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
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,830
      CAD $1,885
      AUD $1,850
      EUR €1,270
      GBP £1,070
      NZD $2,060
      ZAR R18,520
      CHF FR1,540
      *
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    • Original
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