Classic Russia & Ukraine Itinerary

Delve into a world of majesty and intrigue, from the opulent former palaces of St Peterburg to the cobbled streets of Kyiv, on a journey through Russia and the Ukraine.

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    • WBKM
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,380
      CAD $4,665
      AUD $4,845
      EUR €3,370
      GBP £2,900
      NZD $5,745
      ZAR R44,100
      CHF FR4,155
    • Comfort
Blue domes, Moscow

Russian tea

Red square, Moscow

Days 1-3 St Petersburg

Take in the sights and spectacles of one of Europe’s most aesthetically astounding and historically vibrant cities. Explore the alleys and canals of this ‘Venice of the East’ destination. Visit its splendid palaces and cathedrals, or hit up the shops, museums and markets.
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Day 4 Petrodvorets/Pushkin

Cruise across the Gulf of Finland for a guided tour of the grand and stately Petrodvorets – Peter the Great’s humble summer abode.
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Days 5-6 Moscow

Head out to Russia’s most famous landmark – St Basil’s Cathedral in the Red Square. Venture inside to learn about its construction, or take advantage of plentiful photo opportunities from a distance. Enter the Kremlin grounds and be dazzled by the ornaments on display in the Armoury Museum.
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Day 7 Sergiev Posad

Indulge in some time-honoured Russian pampering – a thorough soak and steam followed by some hearty regional cuisine.
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Day 8 Abramtsevo/Overnight train

Walk the grounds and halls of Abramtsevo Estate, where Gogol and Turgenev penned some of their masterpieces and Repin dipped his brush. Bunk down in first-class comfort for the overnight train ride into Ukraine.
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Day 9 Petrushivka

Get to know Cossack culture in the village of Petrushivka. Break bread and cultural barriers over dinner with a local Ukrainian family.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 10-12 Kyiv

Take a guided walk through Kyiv's cultural heart and witness the splendour of its grand theatres, fascinating museums, cobbled streets and beautiful parks.
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