Amazing Russia

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Explore Russia’s two greatest cities which provide an ideal base to explore the country’s diverse and rich cultural and historical heritage. Moscow; the epicentre of the ‘new Russia’ contrasts with St Petersburg which is renowned for its wonderful palaces, world-class museums, beautiful elegant canals and grand architecture.
  • 4/5-star hotels throughout
  • Comprehensive tour programme
  • Visit the Summer Palace at Pushkin and the fountains of Peterhof
  • Explore the Kremlin in Moscow and the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
  • Small group size – maximum 26 people

Day 1: Fly to Moscow
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Moscow with British Airways. Transfer to the Lotte Hotel Moscow for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Moscow
Morning tour including Red Square including St Basil’s Cathedral, GUM state department store, Moscow State University, Novodevichy Convent, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and Gorky Park. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 3: Moscow
Full day at leisure or optional morning visit to Sergiev Posad. Built around the Trinity Monastery of St Sergius, it is one of Russia’s most important religious and historical landmarks. Afternoon optional tour to the Tretyakov Gallery. (B)

Day 4: Moscow • St Petersburg
Morning visit to the Kremlin, including Cathedral Square and the Armoury Museum with its collection of imperial treasures and Fabergé eggs. Take a late afternoon train to St Petersburg (4 hours). On arrival, transfer to the Taleon Imperial Hotel for 4 nights. (B)

Day 5: St Petersburg
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including the main shopping street of Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island, and the entrances to the Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Afternoon at leisure to visit St Isaac’s Cathedral. (B)

Day 6: St Petersburg
Tour of the Hermitage. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it has an unrivalled collection of European masterpieces. (B)

Day 7: Pushkin • St Petersburg
Morning tour of Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin, including the Amber Room. Afternoon visit to Peterhof to view the exterior of Peter the Great’s summer palace and gardens. (B)

Day 8: 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
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 Moscow and met on the platform on arrival in St Petersburg.

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

Single Person Supplement
A single person supplement is offered from £350

Optional excursions:
A selection of extensions are available to this group tour, or if taking a private journey we can tailor your trip to your needs. Please ask for details.

*** SPECIAL OFFER*** Save up to £170 per person on specific dates, if booked before 31 January 2020

Departure dates & prices per person
17 Mar 2020: £1565
03 Apr 2020: £1565 £1395
10 Apr 2020: £1565
17 Apr 2020: £1565 £1465
24 Apr 2020: £1565
01 May 2020: £1655
08 May 2020: £1655 £1495
15 May 2020: £1655
22 May 2020: £1655 £1495
29 May 2020: £1655 £1555
05 Jun 2020: £1655 £1525
03 Jul 2020: £1655
10 Jul 2020: £1655
17 Jul 2020: £1655 £1525
24 Jul 2020: £1655 £1555
31 Jul 2020: £1655
07 Aug 2020: £1655 £1555
14 Aug 2020: £1655
21 Aug 2020: £1655 £1545
28 Aug 2020: £1695
04 Sep 2020: £1655 £1545
11 Sep 2020: £1655
18 Sep 2020: £1655 £1555
25 Sep 2020: £1655
02 Oct 2020: £1545 £1445
09 Oct 2020: £1545
16 Oct 2020: £1545
23 Oct 2020: £1545
06 Nov 2020: £1545 £1445
20 Dec 2020: £1655
27 Dec 2020: £1655