Taste of Russia

 

 

7 Days Escorted Tour from $1920 Land Only






2 Nights Moscow, 1 Night Novgorod, 3 Nights St. Petersburg


Day 1, Sat: 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, sun: 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 it's subway. (B)
day 3, monday moscow / tver/ Novgorod
After breakfast, depart for Tver, an ancient trading port nestled on the banks of the Volga River. The city offers fascinating treasures, including Putevoy Dvorets, built for Catherine II as a resting place on her journeys from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Enjoy a short sightseeing of this remarkable city. End the day in historic Novgorod, founded almost twelve centuries ago. (B,L,D)
day 4, tue: novgorod / St. Petersburg
This morning, your sightseeing tour of Novgorod starts at the Kremlin with a visit to St. Sophia Cathedral. Cross the river via a pedestrian bridge to visit the Yaroslav Court. This afternoon, trael north to St. Petersburg, the former capital of the Romanov Czars. Upon arrival enjoy your your sightseeing tour of the city starting with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress, quarter of the City museum and its' cathedral, housing the crypt of the Russian emperor. Next, visit St. Isaac's Cathedral. (B,D)
day 5, wed: St. petersburg
In 1703, Peter the Great founded the city of St. Petersburg. He hired Europe's best architects, craftsmen and artists to built and decorate this graceful city. Spread over 100 islands linked by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as"Venice of the North". This morning, your sightseeing tour feature highlight is the world-famous Hermitage Museum , which houses many treasures from the Czarist era. This afternoon your day is free to explore this historical and and art-rich city. (B)
day 6, thu: st. Petersburg
Your day is at leisure. An optional tour to vist Petrovorets, Peter the Great's Summer Palace, will be available. This evening take part in optional tour featuring a folkloric performance. (B)
day 7, Fri: St. Petersburg
After breakfast, you will be transfered to the airport. (B)

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