Taste of Russia



7 Days Escorted Tour from $1630 Land Only

3 Nights Moscow, 3 Nights St. Petersburg

Day 1, FRI : Moscow
Upon arival in Moscow, you will be met and tranferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Welcome dinner this evening. (D)
Day 2, SAT : Moscow
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world. Today, your sightseeing begins in Red Square, dominated by St. Basil’s Cathedral and by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory Museum; proceed to see the Moscow University and the popular Arbat shopping district. Continue with a drive along the wide boulevards and then stroll through GUM, Russia’s largest department store. The rest of your day is at leisure. We suggest to take part in an optional tour by night of Moscow and its’ subway. (B)
Day 3, SUN: Moscow / Sergiev Posad
Today, after breakfast, you will travel to a small town of Sergiev Posad, former Zagorsk, founded in the 14th century and renowned as a center of ancient Russian art and architecture. Within the old walled city admire the fairy-tale golden and blue domes of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, one of the most beautiful monasteries. After lunch at a popular restaurant return to Moscow. Rest of the day at leisure. (B,L)
Day 4, MON : Moscow / St. Petersburg
Free time in Moscow before leaving for St. Petersburg by high speed train. Arrival in St. Petersburg, the former capital of the Romanov Czars, after a four hour ride. You will be transferred to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel. (B,D)
Day 5, TUE: St. Petersburg
There are not many cities in the world that can match the grace of St. Petersburg. In 1703 Peter the Great founded the city. He hired Europe’s best architects, craftsmen and artists to build and decorate this graceful city. Spread over 100 islands and linked by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as the “Venice of the North.” Today’s tour includes the Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument of the Emperor Peter the Great, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Peter and Paul Fortress, built in 1703 to protect the city from enemy attacks and the Peter and Paul Cathedral which served as the burial place for Russian Emperors. Your evening is free or join an optional Russian folklore show or an evening canal cruise (B)
Day 6, WED : St. Petersburg
This morning, your sightseeing tour features the world-famous Hermitage Museum. It was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and houses more than four million works of art. The Hermitage occupies five buildings, the largest is the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Emperors. The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight join a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 7, THU: St. Petersburg
After breakfast, you will be transfered to the airport. (B)

3-night hotel accommodations in Moscow.
3-night hotel accommodations in St. Petersburg
Breakfast daily throughout the tour
1 lunch and 3 dinners as per itinerary
Sightseeing tour of Moscow.
High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg including the world-famous Hermitage museum.
Professional Tour Director throughout.
Professional Tour Director throughout.
Headsets for included sightseeing tours
All transfers as per itinerary.
Luggage handling in hotels ofone piece per person
Hotel room taxes and service charges
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.

Taste of Russia   starts in Moscow on select Saturdays.
Homeric Tours will offer competitive airfares from USA in conjunction with your tour request
Land Only  (Double)   Single Prices
Moscow Marriot Grand(Sup. First Class)
St. Petersburg Holiday Inn Moskovkye Vorota
APR 29, 2016 $1,630
MAY 13, 27, 2016 $1,630
JUN 17, 2016 $1,630
JUL 1, 22, 2016 $1,630
AUG 19, 2016 $1,630
SEP 9, 16, 30, 2016 $1,630

Land Only  (Single) Land Only Prices
Moscow Marriot Grand(Sup. First Class)
St. Petersburg Holiday Inn Moskovkye Vorota
APR 29, 2016 $2,369
MAY 13, 27, 2016 $2,369
JUN 17, 2016 $2,369
JUL 1, 22, 2016 $2,369
AUG 19, 2016 $2,369
SEP 9, 16, 30, 2016 $2,369

- Hotels featured above may be substituted according to the availability.
- Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
- Land-Only prices are per person based on double/triple occupancy.
- Package prices do not include international air travel