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Taste mystery, intrigue, and luxury of the world's largest country

Russia is the biggest country in the world and is still a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma for most Western travelers. Browse our award-winning tours to Russia and experience the best of what this country has to offer from Moscow's Red Square and St. Petersburg's Hermitage to the beauty of Volga River and Trans-Siberian treasures like Lake Baikal.

Best Russia Package Tours by Firebird

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Private tour | Top Picks Classic

Treasures of Two Capitals
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9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Going to Russia is always an unforgettable experience to remember for years and years! Enjoy top sights of Moscow & St. Petersburg: from the beauty of the Red Square and the Kremlin to Peterhof Parks and Catherine's Palace, with our tailor-made private tour.

Private tour | Top Picks Classic

Private Tour of Moscow & St. Petersburg (5-star)
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9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Our private tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg is a dream come true: accommodation in select 5-star properties, sightseeing tours with professional local guides, private drivers, included visa processing, and all the must-sees in one trip.

Small group tour | Gold Top Picks

Two Russian Capitals
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Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 10, 2019

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Embark on a journey-of-a-lifetime with our very popular small group tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Prepare to witness and fall in love with the great culture, art and history of the country, visible on every corner of the magnificent cities.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 08, 2019

11 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Set off on an unforgettable small group tour and see the best of extraordinary Russia. Stay in the centrally located hotels, enjoy guided sightseeing tours, see the highlights of Moscow, St Petersburg, the Golden Ring, and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Private tour | Platinum

Platinum Russia
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11 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Prepare to savor your time during 5-star stays next to Kremlin and Nevsky. We have planned a perfect combination of expert touring and activities, so you can experience the best of Russia with local pro guides.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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7 days

1 city

1 country

Saint Petersburg

Meet Saint Petersburg, Russia's most beautiful city. Our private St. Petersburg tour shows you the very best of what the city has to offer with professional guides. Complimentary Russian visas and accommodation in best central 4-star hotels included.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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7 days

1 city

1 country

Saint Petersburg

Travel to St. Petersburg with our hallmark private tour with free Russian visas. Stay at best 5-star hotels, travel on high-speed trains, and enjoy the services of private drivers and professional local guides. From Russia with love!

5-star cruise | Gold

Volga Dream Gold Moscow - St. Petersburg
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5-star cruise  |  Nearest Date:
May 31, 2019

13 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Uglich | Yaroslavl | Kizhi Island | Saint Petersburg

Have the time of your life while discovering the best of Russia aboard the boutique MS Volga Dream. This premium river cruise has it all: best tours of Russia's major landmarks, uniques experiences, impeccable service.

5-star cruise | Platinum

Volga Dream Platinum Moscow - St. Petersburg
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5-star cruise  |  Nearest Date:
May 31, 2019

13 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Uglich | Yaroslavl | Kizhi Island | Saint Petersburg

Set off on an amazing journey on Volga River aboard the 5-star MS Volga Dream ship. Discover the authentic Russian culture by visiting quaint villages while traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg and enjoying the impeccable service.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 12, 2019

17 days

5 cities

2 countries

Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Irkutsk | Ulan Bator

Set off on an unforgettable journey in comfort of a private train car along Trans-Mongolian railway line. Cross 1/3 of the world on the legendary Trans-Mongolian railway in just 17 days: from mighty Moscow to glorious Kazan and Ekaterinburg. Absorb the beauty of Lake Baikal and explore the Buddhist and nomadic traditions of Mongolia.

Private rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
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23 days

7 cities

3 countries

Saint Petersburg | Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Irkutsk | Ulan Bator | Beijing

Start your exploration from royal St. Petersburg, continue to mighty Moscow, cross over Ural Mountains, visit Irkutsk, absorb the beauty of Lake Baikal. Next - Mongolia's Ulan Bator before crossing the Gobi Desert and arriving in the capital of oriental magic, Beijing.

Small group rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 12, 2019

19 days

7 cities

1 country

Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Irkutsk | Ulan-Ude | Khabarovsk | Vladivostok

Have an adventure of a lifetime on a tailor-made Trans-Siberian journey. Explore the top sights of Russia from one end to the other in a small group of 8 to 18 travelers. 1st-class accommodation on a private train car and at top-notch hotels, Russian visa-processing, tour leader services, as well as all the must-sees included.

Private rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
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17 days

5 cities

2 countries

Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Irkutsk | Ulan Bator

Start your journey along the Trans-Mongolian railway in stunning Moscow, then visit glorious Kazan to see the cradle of Tatar culture. Continue to Ekaterinburg, set right on the border of Europe and Asia. Absorb the beauty of Lake Baikal and vast wilderness of the Great Steppe, before you finally reach Ulan Bator.

Russia

Private tour | Platinum

Platinum Venice of the North
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7 days

1 city

1 country

Saint Petersburg

Embark on an incredible journey to Russia's northen capital - Saint Petersburg and see the best of the city with your fully customizable seven day tour. Explore the most beautiful Russian city and visit famous sights like the Hermitage Museum.

Private tour | Gold, Easy Pace

Luxury Moscow City Break
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4 days

1 city

1 country

Moscow

Experience the best of Russia’s bustling metropolitan capital, glorious Moscow, and see its main highlights during an exclusive 4-day private tour. Explore the iconic Red Square, go inside the Kremlin walls to its famous Armoury Chamber, and see the best of Russian art in Tretyakov Gallery.

Private tour | Heritage

UNESCO Tour
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13 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Yaroslavl | Kazan | Saint Petersburg

Catch authentic Russian spirit, setting off on a UNESCO tour and enjoying extensive sightseeing around the two gorgeous Russian capitals as well as exploring some hidden gems of such historic locations as Kazan, Veliky Novgorod and Vladimir.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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12 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg | Petrozavodsk | Kizhi Island | Murmansk

Discover the majestic Russian winter as you explore the brilliant Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the inspiring Karelia region and make your way up north to witness the dazzling Northern Lights. Experience a cooking class, vodka tasting, snowmobile riding, husky dog sledding, and meet the Saami people.

Volga River

Private tour | Classic

Definitive Treasures of Two Capitals
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11 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Cross Russia off your bucket list of "must" journeys of a lifetime with the ultimate private itinerary, built around your preferences. Enjoy all the unmissable sights with local pros, stay at best 5-star central hotels, private transfers, free visas, and plenty of free time to explore on your own.

Private tour | Classic, Heritage

Definitive Russia
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16 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg | Petrozavodsk | Kizhi Island

Get an in-depth exploration of Russia during the fully-customizable private tour with included Russian visas and best hotels that covers it all: ancient towns called "Russian Vatican", the gorgeous region of Karelia, Kizhi Island and traditional villages, as well as the unmissable sights of both capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Trans-Siberian

Private rail tour | Adventure

Trans-Siberian from Moscow to Lake Baikal
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10 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Irkutsk

Dreaming of going on a private Trans-Siberian adventure but are short on time? Enjoy the highlights of the famous railway with a real-deal authentic experience on Russian trains, explore Moscow and the Lake Baikal region with professional local pros. Stays at best hotels of your choice, airport transfers, and Russian visas included.

Private rail tour | Adventure

Classic Trans-Siberian
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15 days

4 cities

3 countries

Moscow | Irkutsk | Ulan Bator | Beijing

A classic three-country Trans-Siberian with the combination of trains and downtown hotels, carefully planned sightseeing, and flexible program.
Private rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
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20 days

9 cities

1 country

Moscow | Nizhny Novgorod | Perm | Ekaterinburg | Novosibirsk | Irkutsk | Ulan-Ude | Khabarovsk | Vladivostok

A perfect match for active travelers seeking to explore all Russia. Apart from visiting the mighty capital - Moscow, you get to see multi-sided and diverse Russia far and wide during your adventure. Cross Siberia, discover genuine Russian towns and reach Vladivostok!

Russia, Moscow & St. Petersburg

Private tour | Classic

Wonders of Russia
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13 days

3 cities

1 country

Moscow | Irkutsk | Saint Petersburg

Discover the most sought-after gems of Russia and enjoy the best of Moscow, Irkutsk, St. Petersburg and the outstanding Pearl of Siberia - Lake Baikal.

Trans-Siberian, Mongolia

Group Rail Tour | Platinum

Golden Eagle Journey
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Group Rail Tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 05, 2019

15 days

8 cities

2 countries

Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Novosibirsk | Irkutsk | Ulan-Ude | Ulan Bator | Vladivostok

The Golden Eagle is a one-of-a-kind luxury train - a glamorous throwback to the golden age of steam engines on the Trans-Siberian railway route. Overwhelming Moscow, unique Russian towns, magnificent Lake Baikal and the city of Vladivostok all combined with special onboard entertainment, exceptional service and unique cultual experiences.

Trans-Siberian, Mongolia, China

Small group rail tour | Gold

Tsar's Gold Trans-Siberian
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Small group rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 04, 2019

16 days

8 cities

3 countries

Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Novosibirsk | Irkutsk | Ulan-Ude | Ulan Bator | Beijing

The Tsar's Gold Trans-Siberian rail-tour focuses on your experience and comfort, providing every opportunity for enjoying your journey of a lifetime. Explore Russian towns to get an insight of real Russia, experience genuine Mongolia and finally discover the best of Chinese heritage in and around Beijing.

Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia

Private tour | Classic, Top Picks

Discover Scandinavia and Russian Capitals with this small group tour
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16 days

8 cities

5 countries

Copenhagen | Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Stockholm | Helsinki | Saint Petersburg | Moscow

There is hardly any other journey in the world that can match to a level of cultural diversity and impressions! Explore Natural wonders of Norway and Scandinavia and finish your journey in the heart of Russia.
Real Travelers' Reviews of Russia
Patricia Verbovszky

There was a surprise at every corner!

Traveled to Russia
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Published, Aug 16, 2018 Read more
Lori Heyer

We had the most wonderful time in Russia

Traveled to Russia
5
Published, Aug 15, 2018 Read more
Susan Meidl

We appreciate everyone’s kindness and hospitality in Russia

Traveled to Russia
5
Published, Aug 15, 2018 Read more
Marcy Schwartz

We felt as though we were in very good hands all the way

Traveled to Italy
5
Published, Aug 17, 2018 Read more
Why Travel to Russia

Best Time to Travel to Russia. Is it Winter?

Traveling to Russia is always a trip to remember. But choosing a specific season can sometimes be a real challenge as each time of the year will show

Tour of the Grand Hotel Europe in Saint Petersburg

Today with the help of our charismatic rep Vera, we are taking you on a tour of one of the most luxurious hotels in Saint Petersburg - the Grand

Symbols of Russia I Matryoshka Doll

If you have been to Russia, we can guarantee you brought this unique symbol of the nation home. The famous wooden nesting doll - Matryoshka is very

A Sneak Peak of MS Rostropovich | Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg

Discovering Russia during a cruise is one adventure to remember, as apart from time spent on land, touring the two Russian capitals and their main

Visiting Russian Vodka Museum in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, the second-largest city in Russia, is the cultural capital of the country, safeguarding the art and history of the nation within

What to Taste on Your Tour to Russia

National cuisine, especially its signature dishes, can often tell the story of the country as well as the historic museums and other landmarks. Even

Russian Christmas and New Year Celebration Customs

So far we've taught you a few things about Russia, from the place where Dostoevsky liked to stay in Saint Petersburg and locate the main characters

Inspired by Russia. Real's Client's Poem from a Russian Cruise

Russia is inspiring indeed: insightful architecture and history that can take you breath away, vast expanses of stunning tranquil nature and culture

The Most Interesting Sights of Russia
St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

Catherine Palace

Catherine Palace (Tsarskoye Selo)

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Red Square, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Kremlin, Moscow

The Kremlin, Moscow, Russia