The Best of Russia 7 Days

Prepare to be enchanted by Russia’s old world beauty.  You will spend 7-day travelling through Moscow and St Petersburg where you will discover historic palaces, ancient streets and stunning cathedrals.  As well as exploring this vast land, you will also see Russia from a unique perspective with a boat ride that crosses many rivers and canals.  This package includes breakfast, accommodation, sightseeing transfers and dinner at Indian restaurants. 

Validity May 2017 Jun 2017 July, August 2017 Sep 2017
  Price (Per Person) Price (Per Person) Price (Per Person) Price (Per Person)
2 Passengers-based on double sharing from £2045 from £2235 from £2125 from £2130
4 Passengers-based on double sharing from £1750 from £1945 from £1840 from £1830
6 Passengers-based on double sharing from £1570 from £1765 from £1665 from £1650
8 Passengers-based on double sharing from £1480 from £1675 from £1580 from £1565
10 Passengers-based on double sharing from £1430 from £1620 from £1530 from £1510
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT from £440 from £475 from £455 from £440

 

Holiday Highlights

Enjoy boat trip on Moskva river
Tour the symbol of Soviet power The Kremlin 
Visit the world famous Red Square
Explore the spectacular St Basil’s Cathedral
Travel on the high-speed intercity Sapsan train
Visit Yusupov Palace on Moika river
Enjoy the rivers and canals boat ride tour
Visit Nevsky Prospekt the famous street of St Petersberg
See the Palace Square 
Visit Basil Island
See Church of the Resurrection 
Lunch at the authentic Russian restaurant “Podvorye” 
Visit the world-renowned Hermitage Museum
Enjoy a folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace 

Optional Tours: 

 
Moscow: 
Famous Russian Circus 
Visit to underground Secret bunker-42 Museum of Cold War: Step back in time when you visit the historical museum complex. Discover how it was once the control center of the strategic air forces of the Red Army of Stalin during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. There will be a chance to see special effects that imitate a nuclear bomb explosion. During the fascinating trip, you will also discover how the facility was meant to serve as the communications headquarters in the event of a nuclear attack. As such, the building was just a shell, serving as an entryway to the 7000-sq-m space 60m underground. Now in private hands, the site has been converted into a museum dedicated to the Cold War. During your trip, you will also learn how staff worked and lived at that period of time and see the amazing architecture of the legendary museum. This fascinating tour will make you realize how easily World War III could have started. 
 
St Petersburg: 
Russian ballet at Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, Alexandriinsky & Hermitage theatre. 
Drawbridges night boat tour – See St Petersburg from a new perspective on this delightful cruise. This is a great opportunity to watch bridges rising their wings. You will travel along St Petersburg’s illuminated canals and Neva River at midnight and see the city’s glittering drawbridges raise on this 1.5-hour boat trip. All you have to do is to settle into the comfortable sightseeing boat and glide along the romantic canals - passing Peter and Paul Fortress, and Vasilyevsky Island. Feel free to listen to the onboard commentary or simply watch the reflections of St Petersburg’s landmarks twinkling on the water.

Optional Tours COST in GBP/ per person       
  2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax
Russian Circus From £85 From £71 From £61 From £54
Secret Bunker From £109 From £81 From £68 From £62
Russian Ballet  From £156 From £129 From £121 From £115
Drawbridges boat tour (on adjoining basis) From £96 From £65 From £53 From £46

 

What's Included

Return international flights in economy class
2 nights hotel accommodation in Moscow at 4* hotel  
4 nights hotel accommodation in St Petersburg at 4* hotel
Daily Breakfast
Entrance tickets as per itinerary 
Private English-speaking guide (for all transfers & tours)
Private standard car or minicoach (for all transfers & tours)
1 lunch at local restaurant “Podvorye”
6 dinners at Indian restaurants
One way  bullet train ticket “Sapsan” from Moscow to St Petersburg in 2nd class (seating)
Visa support letter (scan copy)
 

What's not included:
 

Porterage (airport/railway station/hotel)
Tips to guide & driver

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.
 
Prices are per person based on twin share and are subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Call us to book or for details. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

 

Total from
£1,430.00

Based on:
Departures from London Heathrow (LHR)
(Friday and Saturday)

Travel Dates:
May - September 2017



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