Taste the crème of the top by visiting Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The greatest museums, monuments and other tourist highlights are located in this tour of Russian capitals. Start discovering Russia from Moscow and continue with vibrant and expressive St. Petersburg for unique experiences. Splendid “Northern Venice” pretended to be the most beautiful European town; Saint-Petersburg has been the capital of the Russian empire for more than two hundred years, until it moved back to Moscow in 1918. Explore the difference between acting and former capitals of Russia by own comparing of clubs, shops, city sights and way of life.
Arrival to Moscow, guided transfer to hotel and check-in, dinner at hotel.
Moscow city sightseeing tour including Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Theatre Square, along Moscow river embankment to Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University, panoramic view, and Novodevichy Convent, Lunch and shopping on Arbat Street or visit to Kremlin including visit to cathedrals.
Breakfast, leisure on your own or full day excursion to Sergiev Posad (Zagorsk), visit to the Trinity Convent with the Trinity Cathedral. Lunch at Restaurant “Russky Dvorik”, return to Moscow. After dinner, transfer to the railway station, departure with overnight train “Express” bound for St. Petersburg in mid-night.
Arrival in St. Petersburg, transfer to hotel and breakfast. Take a nap and start your St. Petersburg sightseeing tour before noon, including Palace Square with winter Palace, Admiralty, St. Isaac’s square and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospekt, Kazan Cathedral and Church of the Bleeding Savior. Shopping on Nevsky or visit to Hermitage Art Museum.
Continued sightseeing tour with Neva River Embankment, Cruiser “Aurora”, Smolny Cathedral, Nevsky Convent. Visit to the Peter-Paul Fortress with the Peter-Paul Cathedral in the afternoon.
Breakfast and leisure on your own in morning or excursion to Peterhof, visit to the Grand Palace and the Parks. Lunch at Restaurant “Orangerie”, return to St. Petersburg in late afternoon.
Breakfast, guided transfer to airport, end of your vibrant tour in Russia.