Moscow

8D/7N Moscow and St. Petersburg

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

MOSCOW

  • Kremlin & Catherdrals
  • Victory Hill
  • Red Square
  • GUM
  • Arbat Street
  • Vorobievy Hill
  • Novodevichy Convent
  • Triumphal Arch
  • Moscow Metro Station
  • St. Basil’s Cathedral
  • Alexander Garden

ST. PETERSBURG

    • The Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Peter and Paul Cathedral
    • Nevsky Prospect
    • The Bronze Horseman
    • The Hermitage Museum
    • Kazan Cathedral
    • Church of the Spilled Blood
    • Winter Palace

PETERGOF

    • The Grand Palace
    • The Grand Cascade and Samson Fountain
    • The Lower Park (Nizhny Park)

PUSHKIN

  • Park Tsarskoye Selo
  • Catherine’s Palace
  • Amber Room

* Minimum 2 to go

* Daily departure

* Itinerary subject to changes or cancel accordingly to local situation

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN MOSCOW

Moscow River, Moscow

On arrival in Moscow you will be met by our friendly local representative who will escort you by car or mini bus to your hotel. After check-in you will great start for Panoramic City Tour, this tour is the best way to get acquainted with many of the city´s major highlights. Visit to Vorobyevi Hills where you will get an incredible view of the city from an observation point. Visit to Moscow State University which is an example of architecture from the time of Stalin and one of Russia’s leading schools of higher education, then on to Novodevichiy Convent, the Diplomatic Village, Victory Park, the Triumphal Arch, Kutuzovsky Prospect, the Arbat and much more.

DAY 2: MOSCOW
(Breakfast)

Morning start an excursion to the Moscow Kremlin and Kremlin Cathedrals (Please note that a visit to the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund is not included in the tour price. It can be added upon request for extra payment).

The Kremlin is a fascinating structure, at the same time it is an ancient tower, the city´s former military fortification, a palace, an armory, the sovereign treasury and the workplace of the Russian President. You will see several ancient cathedrals on its territory the most famous of which are the Assumption Cathedral, the Archangel’s Cathedral and the Annunciation Cathedral.

Red Square is just outside the Kremlin´s walls. While walking on Red Square you will admire the Mausoleum of Lenin, the clock on the Savior (Spasskaya) Tower – showing the most correct Moscow time, the History Museum, the beautiful Cathedral of the Intercession (the Church of St Basil the Blessed), Kazansky Cathedral and many other outstanding pieces of Russian architecture.

DAY 3: MOSCOW – ST. PETERSBURG
(Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Then start a tour of the Moscow Metro system and the Old Arbat street. The Moscow Metro is one of the largest and most grandly built metro systems in the world. The stations are all uniquely designed with decorative elements including mosaics, statues, marble floors, walls and staircases to name a few. Then tour will proceed to Old Arbat street, one of Moscow’s oldest streets. The guide will tell you about the street´s interesting history and view the street´s artisan culture. You will also have the opportunity to view and purchase souvenirs from the street´s many craftsmen.

Afternoon, depart for tour of the Tretyakovsky State Gallery. The world famous gallery contains works of Russian art from the 10th century up to the present. You will view exquisite Russian icons and paintings from the 18th and 19th century including works by Rublev, Kandinsky, Karavak, Vishnyakov, Nikitin, Antropov, Levitsky, Kiprensky, Tropinin, Fedotov, Repin and many others.

In evening transfer to the train station for overnight train to St. Petersburg.

DAY 4: ARRIVE IN ST. PETERSBURG
(Breakfast)

On arrival in St. Petersburg you will be met by our local friendly representative and transferred to hotel check-in. Then, proceed to Panoramic City Tour visit to Nevsky Prospect, St. Petersburg´s most famous and vibrant thoroughfare. There you will see some of the city´s most interesting architectural monuments including the Kazan Cathedral and the Winter Palace. Continues, proceed to Vasilevsky Island – the area of the city that Peter the Great originally planned to be the city center. Next, visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress – a symbol of St. Petersburg and also the oldest building in the city. Later, transfer back to your hotel for rest.

DAY 5: ST. PETERSBURG
(Breakfast)

Palace Square, St. Petersburg

Depart to the town of Pushkin (formerly Tsarskoye Selo) after breakfast. The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian emperors. It is a fascinating monument of the world´s architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XIX centuries. The center of Tsarskoye Selo is Catherine´s Palace, containing exquisite decorative objects, furniture, Russian and Western-European paintings, unique collections of porcelain, amber, arms and decorative bronze sculptures. The Palace also contains the Amber Room – a truly unique work of craftsmanship – a room made entirely of amber. The room was looted by the Nazi’s during WWII but luckily most of its pieces were recovered.

In the evening, enjoy a ballet or opera performance at the Mariinsky Theater – one of the world´s greatest musical companies (optional). Or attend one of Russia´s premier folk shows, “Feel yourself Russian!” The show is performed by the best folk company in the city. During the intermission, delicious Russian appetizers will be served (optional).

DAY 6: ST. PETERSBURG
(Breakfast)

After breakfast depart for one of the greatest and largest art museums in the world – the Hermitage. The museum consists of five historical buildings including the Winter Palace – the residence of the Russian Tsars. The museum contains over 3 million pieces of art with dates ranging from high antiquity to the present day.

DAY 7: ST. PETERSBURG – PETERGOF
(Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel Visit to Peterhof. Peterhof (Petrodvorets) is a jewel of Russian art – a town of parks, palaces and fountains. In the past, it was used as an exquisite summer residence by the Russian Tsars. Visit the Grand Palace – the largest and the most famous palace of the residence which was often used for gala receptions.

Next, proceed to the Lower Park (Nizhny Park) which is a genuine masterpiece of landscape design The park is adorned with more than 150 fountains and 4 monumental cascades.

*Boat cruise along the Neva River or canals (optional).

DAY 8: DEPART FROM PETERSBURG
(Breakfast)

Free at leisure till transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Tour Prices (in SGD, per person):

Prices in SGD per
person
Total number of travellers
2 3-4 5-6 single supplement
Low

Nov 1 – Dec 24

Jan 3 – Mar 31

3 stars light 1688 1578 1358 540
3 stars full 2968 2608 2078 540
4 stars light 2118 1988 1748 670
4 stars full 3548 3138 2548 670
5 stars light 2768 2638 2378 910
5 stars full 4178 3768 3168 910
Shoulder

Apr 1 – Apr 30

Oct 1 – Oct 31

3 stars light 1768 1658 1438 590
3 stars full 3058 2688 2158 590
4 stars light 2278 2158 1898 720
4 stars full 3728 3308 2718 720
5 stars light 2898 2758 2488 990
5 stars full 4308 3898 3288 990
High

May 1 – Sep 30

Dec 25 – Jan 2

3 stars light 2078 1958 1728 810
3 stars full 3388 3018 2468 810
4 stars light 2528 2398 2148 1000
4 stars full 3988 3568 2968 1000
5 stars light 3268 3128 2848 1170
5 stars full 4698 4278 3668 1170

INCLUDE:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Moscow
  • 4 nights accommodation in St. Petersburg
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private land transportation to museums and for excursions
  • English speaking guide service
  • Tickets to all museums
  • One-way night train from Moscow to St. Petersburg (2nd class, 4-berth compartment)

Tour summary

FULL Tour includes:

  • City Tour in Moscow
  • Visit to the Moscow Kremlin, Red Square and the Kremlin Cathedrals
  • Tour of the Moscow Metro and the Old Arbat
  • Visit to the Tretyakovsky State Gallery
  • St. Petersburg City Tour with visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Excursion to the Imperial suburb of Pushkin and the Catherine Palace
  • Visit to the Hermitage, visit to the Imperial suburb of Peterhof

LIGHT Tour includes:

  • City Tour in Moscow
  • Complete City Tour in Saint Petersburg with visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress

Remarks:

  • Rates are subject to change with/without notice
Hotel Information St. Petersburg Moscow
3 Star Kristoff Hotel or M hotel or similar Arbat House or Maxima Panorama or similar
4 Star Golden Triangle or Petro Place or similar Aquamarine or Katerina City or similar
5 Star Corinthia t. Petersburg or Domina Prestige St. Petersburg or similar Metropol or National A luxury Collection Hotel or similar

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