Trip Overview

Treasures of Two Capitals

Tour rating: 4.5 / 5, Based on 57 Reviews
Small group tour to Russia

Get mesmerized by the charms of the two gorgeous Russian Capitals during the tailor-made small group tour itinerary. Traverse Russia with local pros, enjoying a saturated tour around top highlights of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, staying in hand-picked hotels and taking advantage of fast and easy connections.
 

Treasures of Two Capitals

9 days2 cities
Russia1 country
Small group tour to Russia
From
$2,598
Tour rating: 4.5 / 5, Based on 57 Reviews

Get mesmerized by the charms of the two gorgeous Russian Capitals during the tailor-made small group tour itinerary. Traverse Russia with local pros, enjoying a saturated tour around top highlights of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, staying in hand-picked hotels and taking advantage of fast and easy connections.
 

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 2
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you have a welcome meeting with your guide and the rest of the group. Today you go on a wonderful 6-hour walking tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks.

Day 3
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
Museum
Museum
City tour
City tour

This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Tretyakov Gallery. After taking the art therapy, you explore one of the most interesting sites in Moscow hidden deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway.

Day 4
Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and enjoy a panoramic Moscow city tour.

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
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Set in the middle of the impressive 18th-century street in central Moscow, the Courtyard by Marriott is an amazing property and one of the best places to stay during your Russian getaway.

train
Moscow
Saint Petersburg
3 hrs 30 min

Sit back, relax and enjoy a short train ride between two Treasure cities in Russia. The high-speed Sapsan train will provide the highest level of comfort and shortest travel duration.

Saint Petersburg

second destination
5 days in the city
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
St. Petersburg City Tour & Boat Ride
City tour
City tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, the St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood,

Day 6
Tour of the Hermitage Museum
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum, that houses its unique collection of world art.

Day 7
Trip to Peterhof
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

Day 8
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

Day 9
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg tour! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrances fees to St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin territory & Armoury Chamber, Moscow subway, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum & General Staff Building, Peterhof, Catherine's Palace;
  • Private boat ride in St-Petersburg;
  • Economy class high-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travellers;
  • Professional local guides;
  • Private arrival and departure transfers;
  • Get inspired by the red walls of Moscow Kremlin and the grandeur of the Red Square with your experienced guide;
  • Discover the treasure trove of Russian art - Tretyakov Gallery;
  • Marvel at the grandeur of the former residence of Russian tsars and the vast collection of finest art from all over the world on your tour of the Hermitage Museum;
  • Set off on a trip to the summer residence of Russsian Tsars, the Grand Palace in Peterhof.

What To Know

  • Russian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Usual tip size in restaurants is 10% of the check. Recommended tips for guides and drivers is $8-12 per day for a great level of service.
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