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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    • WBSR
    • 4.69 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,256
      CAD $1,335
      AUD $1,237
      EUR €963
      GBP £828
      NZD $1,496
      ZAR R12,630
      CHF FR1,188
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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
  • Discover imperial treasures in the Kremlin
  • 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

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), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Boat, 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 home cooked dinner

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    328kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,256
    CAD $1,335
    AUD $1,237
    EUR €963
    GBP £828
    NZD $1,496
    ZAR R12,630
    CHF FR1,188
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $157
    CAD $166
    AUD $154
    EUR €120
    GBP £103
    NZD $187
    ZAR R1,578
    CHF FR148
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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 $1,256
      CAD $1,335
      AUD $1,237
      EUR €963
      GBP £828
      NZD $1,496
      ZAR R12,630
      CHF FR1,188
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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