T662 Tourcode :RUS_MOS_PET_7

MOSCOW & SAINT PETERSBURG - 7 DAYS  
Moscow and St. Petersburg

Visit the 2 pearls of Russia!

Palaces, museums, Orthodox Cathedrals, the Armoury Chamber, the Fountains of Peterhof, the Vodka Museum, the Moscow Circus, a Cruise on the Moscow River, a Russian folklore show.

7 days/ 6 nights
Day 1MOSCOW
Arrival to Moscow
Meeting with English speaking guide,Transfer to the hotel,Check in ,Overnight in Moscow    (you have written here - no dinner)  
Day 2MOSCOW
Breakfast at the hotel. City Tour FD: Red Square and visit to the St. Basil's Cathedral (inside), built by Ivan the Terrible in the 15th Century. Do the Excursion to Lenin Mausoleum Kremlin – a historical centre of the city, and the heart of Moscow. On the Kremlin grounds you can see the Tsar Belland, the Tsar Cannon, Annunciation(Blagoveschensky), Arkhangel (Arkhalgelsky)and Assumption (Voznesensky) Cathedrals and the Church of the Twelve Apostles – wonderful monuments of Russian church architecture with unique richly decorated interiors. Visit the Lenin Mausoleum where the Lenin's Body is embalmed and preserved, Moscow Kremlin Complex Alexander Garden, Bolshoi Theatre etc. Enter the St. Basils cathedral, two more cathedrals at Red Square, Upper trading arcades, Manish ploshad and underground market. Lunch. After lunch visit Vorobyevi Hills also called Sparrow hills, which is situated in the right bank of the Moskova river and one of the highest points in Moscow with an altitude of up to 220 m. Pass by the Moscow State University, Gagarin Square, Triumphal Arch, Kutuzovsky Prospect, Big Stone Bridge, Peter I Square, Moscow River Bridge, Russian Sate Library, Borovitskaya Tower, World War II Memorial Victory Park as well as the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, destroyed by the communists and restored only a few years ago. Visit Victory Park, Entry to 2nd World War Museum. Walk through the old Arbat Street – one. Dinner. Overnight in Moscow.
Day 3MOSCOW
Breakfast at the hotel. Today Morning we do the walking tour to Vodka Museum and White Kremlin. In addition there are presents and souvenirs, horse riding, feeding tame pigeons and lots of other amusements for every guest. Later visit the Vodka History Museum which has setteled down in Kremlin in Izmailvo not by chance, but because Moscow became the orgin of Russian Vodka in XV century. In the museum exposition you can see the first distillation unit, by means of which burning wine was produced in the XVth century.
Lunch.
Evening Enjoy the Moscow River Cruise. The boats which travel the Moscow River are a great way to see many of the city's most interesting sights, while enjoying a relaxing ride.
Transfer by train to St.Petesburg. Transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner. Overnight in Saint Petersburg.
Day 4SAINT PETERSBURG
Breakfast at the hotel.
The Hermitage Museum is one of the world`s most magnificent repositories with almost 3 million pieces of art. World famous masterpieces in the collection include Raphael's and Leonardo da Vinci's Madonnas, paintings by Titian and Rembrandt, Mone, Renois, Picasso and Matisse. This winter palace is one of the buildings that make up the Hermitage, the fabulously rich treasure house of art whose collections are world renowned. The hermitage is the largest old tower clock of the Winter Palace, which is the remarkable achievement of clock master.
Lunch and free time for shopping and leisure on your own.
Dinner. Overnight in Saint Petersburg.
Day 5SAINT PETERSBURG
Breakfast at the hotel.
City Sightseeing tour will include visit to Peter and Paul Fortress (outside). The majestic architectural ensembles of Saint-Petersburg stretching along the banks of the wide and deep Neva. During the tour you will see the main highlights of Saint- Petersburg such as the Winter Palace, Kazan Cathedral, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Bronze Horseman, Smolny Cathedral, the State Russian Museum, as well as numerous canals and rivers and beautiful bridges across them. Excursion through Nevsky Prospect.
The church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Issac’s cathedral, the Mariinsky Theater, The Hermitage, the Winter Palace, the Palace Square, the spit of Vasilievskiy Island, The Bronze Horseman Statue, Peter’s Log Cabin, Cruiser Aurora Smolny Palace, The Nevsky Prospect, the Square of Arts and More.
After lunch rwe take you to the charming part of the tour – A Russian Folk Show at Nikolaevsky Palace with Cocktail Party. The evening begins in the Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant where you will discover traditional Russian dance and music during an elegant reception. The show starts with the dance group "Reverance", the beautiful ladies in their crinolines and the elegant cavalier, accompanied by the "Peters Quartet", a vocal quartet performing classical folk songs, lyrical romances and Russian Orthodox hymns. It is followed by a Cossack song and dance company "Maidan", formed in 1992 by the honored artist V. Drachev. T. Inthe intermission, refreshments will be served. Enjoy a buffet table of fruit, canapés with red caviar, ham, Russian-style Salami, cheeses, Russian vodka, champagne, red wine, mineral water, juice and soft drinks. During the interval, classical quartet will perform alongside with the dancers in crinolines.
Dinner.
Overnight in Saint Petersburg
Day 6SAINT PETERSBURG
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today we will enjoy the romantic Tour to Peterhof - one of the most prominent suburbs of Petersburg situated on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. Grand Palace and charming Lower Park with countless fountains produce an unforgettable impression. One of the largest fountains is the
Samson Fountain, in the centre of the Great Grotto. In addition to Peterhof`s grand fountains, you will come across numerous “trick” fountains, designed to shower unwary passersby. Visit Magnificent grand summer palace, lavishly decorated with the two white pavilions with gilded cupolas. (Lunch / Dinner). Overnight in Saint Petersburg.
Day 7SAINT PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
After breakfast take a last minute watch of the magnificient city and proceed to the airport to catch the internal flight to Moscow and later board the flight back home.

Price will be soon updated
The price includes:

- transport in tour

- English-speaking guides according to the program

- all entrance tickets

- ticket for the cruise on the Moscow river

- the train Moscow-St Petersburg (Sapsan).

- Accommodation in hotels 4*, centrally located.

- Meals: Breakfast in hotels (buffet), lunch and dinner - in restaurants, buffet, water included.  
The price does not include:

- flight St. Petersburg - Moscow (the price depends on dates)

- the water - bus (2 euros/bottle)
Group size – 25 pax/ 30 pax/ 35 pax/ 40 pax/ 45 pax
Hotel - 4 star
Meal plan : All inclusive
Travel period : March to October – 2017

Attention! Meals included in local or European restaurants (water included).
If the power to organize in the restaurants with the Indian cuisine - in this case, the cost of the tour increases by + 160 euros per person.

NB.  Minimum rate for SAPSAN train and Circus is available in tour cost in case your company provides us with the pax List with Passport Numbers not less than 30-35 days before departure date.

 

ID: T662, Tourcode :RUS_MOS_PET_7


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