Russia Solos Tour

**SAVE up to £150 per person – book by 18 May 2018**

From Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow to the imperial palaces of St Petersburg, this 7-day tour of Moscow and St Petersburg visits some of the best attractions that Russia has to offer. Both cities are renowned for their world-class museums and grand architecture, and each have left their own cultural legacies on the country.

  • Specific tour for singles
  • Twin / double rooms for single use
  • Stay in comfortable 4-star hotels in St Petersburg & Moscow
  • Visits to the Summer Palace at Pushkin & the Hermitage museum
  • Explore the imposing Kremlin with its armoury museum
  • Welcome & farewell group dinners
  • Small group size – maximum 26 people

Day 1: Fly to St Petersburg
Morning flight from London (regional connections available) to St Petersburg with British Airways. Transfer to Helvetia Deluxe Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2: St Petersburg • Pushkin
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island. Afternoon visit to the lavish Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin, including the renowned Amber Room. (B)

Day 3: St Petersburg
Morning visit to the world’s largest museum, the Hermitage. Founded by Catherine the Great and the former residence of the tsars, the museum now has an unrivalled collection of European and Russian masterpieces. Optional afternoon tour of the Fabergé Museum. (B)

Day 4: St Petersburg • Moscow
Morning at leisure or optional visit to Peterhof to view the exterior of Peter the Great’s summer palace and explore the gardens. Late afternoon train to Moscow (4 hours). On arrival, transfer to the Park Inn Sadu (or similar) for 3 nights. (B)

Day 5: Moscow
Morning tour of Moscow. View the magnificent Red Square with St Basil’s Cathedral, the Moscow State University and Novodevichy Convent. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 6: Moscow
Morning visit to the Kremlin, including Cathedral Square and the Armoury Museum with its collection of imperial crowns and carriages. Optional visit to the Arbat quarter, followed by a tour of selected Moscow metro stations – so-called underground palaces adorned with marble and chandeliers. Farewell dinner in the evening. (B, D)

Day 7: Fly to London
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fl y to London. (B)

Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information
Solo Travellers group tours
These small group tours have been specially created for solo travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard and at sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded travellers.

Locally escorted tour
This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour escort. You will be assisted with boarding the train in St Petersburg and met on the platform on arrival in Moscow.

Theatre
Opera or ballet performances in St Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked (subject to availability). Please contact us for details.

Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please contact us for further information.

**SAVE up to £150 per person – book by 18 May 2018**

Departure Dates and Costs per Person
24 Jul 2018- 30 Jul 2018: £1,645 £1,545
14 Aug 2018- 20 Aug 2018: £1,645 £1,4955
04 Sep 2018- 10 Sep 2018: £1,620 £1,495
11 Sep 2018- 17 Sep 2018: £1,620 £1,520
18 Sep 2018- 24 Sep 2018: £1,620 £1,520
02 Oct 2018- 08 Oct 2018 £1,580 £1,480