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. 

Holiday Highlights

• 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
•  Enjoy the rivers and canals boat ride tour
• Visit Nevsky Prospekt the famous street of St Petersberg
• See the Palace Square , Church of the Resurrection 
• Visit Basil Island
• Lunch at the authentic Russian restaurant “Podvorye” 
• Visit the world-renowned Hermitage Museum
Optional Tours Moscow:  i)Famous Russian Circus  ii)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:  i)Russian ballet at Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, Alexandriinsky & Hermitage theatre.  ii)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

Russian Circus

From £84

From £81

From £66

Secret Bunker

From £91

From £87

From £75

Russian Ballet

From 122

From 119

From 104

Drawbridges boat tour (on adjoining basis)

From £95

From £92

From £77


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

Based on 6 people:
Departures from London Heathrow (LHR) and return to London Gatwick (LGW )
(Friday and Saturday)
(Blackout dates will apply due to events in Russia)

Travel Dates:
01 Dec 2020 – 30 Jun 2021

Email us your booking enquiry