New Year in The Russian Capitals

Start: St. Petersburg Finish: Moscow

Visiting: Saint Petersburg, Moscow


Duration: 7 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans

Tour Operator: Smart Travel

Group size: 1 - 8

Age range: 10-99

Tour operated in: English ,French ,German ,Spanish


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Tour Overview

Discover the nicest russian cities (St Petersburg and Moscow) during the winter time with our 8 days tour package In St. Petersburg, we will see: the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. In Moscow we will see the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre, the Square with Bolshoi Theatre, the Sparrow Hills with Moscow University, the Moscow metro and much more

Highlights

  • iconSt Petersburg the Church of the Bleeding Savior
  • icon Moscow the Moscow metro
  • iconSt Petersburg old town
  • iconMoscow the Sparrow Hills with Moscow Unviversity
  • iconMoscow the Tretyakov Gallery (optional)
  • iconSt Petersburg Zarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace (optional)
  • iconSt Petersburg the Winter Palace
  • iconMoscow the Novodevichy Convent (optional)
  • iconSt Peterburg the Peter and Paul Fortress (optional)
  • iconMoscow old town
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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Saint Petersburg

Location: Saint Petersburg

Accommodation: Hotel

Arrival to St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Ambassador**** or similar and check-in. Welcome meeting and optional welcome dinner at the hotel

icon Day 2 : Saint Petersburg

Location: Saint Petersburg

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. When the city is covered in snow it has a special romantic atmosphere. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations, after we continue to Pavlovsk and experience real Russian winter adventure in a troika ride.

icon Day 3 : Saint Petersburg

Location: Saint Petersburg

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Morning offers an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening we enjoy an optional entertaining and fabulous Russian New Year Gala at the hotel.

icon Day 4 : Saint Petersburg

Location: Saint Petersburg

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

The optional tour this morning offers a visit to a mass in the Orthodox Kazan Cathedral and a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress to see the Peter-and-Paul Cathedral, the pantheon of the Russian Czar from Peter the Great to Nicolas the 2nd. In the evening enjoy an optional farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov.

icon Day 5 : Saint Petersburg-Moscow

Location: Saint Petersburg

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Morning at leisure. Around noon, we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan high-speed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Mercure Arbat Moscow**** or similar.

icon Day 6 : Moscow

Location: Moscow

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon we propose an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to one of the cathedrals. The evening offers an optional excursion with an ice-breaker cruise on the Moscow River admiring illuminated Moscow by night.

icon Day 7 : Moscow

Location: Moscow

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Today we recommend an optional excursion to Novodevichy Convent, a 16th century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for an optional excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery with its outstanding collection of French impressionists. The evening offers an optional dinner at Restaurant on the 29th floor of one of the seven famous high-rises of Moscow.

icon Day 8 : Moscow

Location: Moscow

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and optional transfer to the airport.

What's Included

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

    7 x buffet breakfast

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    Accommodation

    4 x overnight at the centrally located Hotel in St. Petersburg and 3 x overnight at the centrally located Hotel in Moscow

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

    Free WI-FI if available at the hothel

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    3 hours St. Petersburg sightseeing tour

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    Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice

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    Train Tickets

    SAPSAN train tickets St. Petersburg-Moscow o.w. (2nd class)

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    Entrance Fees

    Moscow Metro

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    3 hours Moscow sightseeing tour with metro tour

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    Local Taxes

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    Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary

What's Not Included

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    Fully Guided

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    Drinks with Meals

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    Meals – Half Board

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    International Travel

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    Country Entry Visas

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Anything not specified under included

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    Game Drives on Safari

Optional Extras

  • Farewell dinner in Moscow

    Farewell dinner in Moscow: EUR 60.00 pp

  • 4 hours excursion to Novodevichy Convent

    4 hours excursion to Novodevichy Convent: EUR 55.00 pp

  • Welcome dinner at hotel

    Welcome dinner at hotel: EUR 40.00 pp

  • Farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov

    Farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov: EUR 50.00 pp

  • Fabulous New Year Gala at Hotel Ambassador

    Fabulous New Year Gala at Hotel Ambassador: EUR 260,00 pp

  • 3 hours visit to the Tretyakov Gallery

    3 hours visit to the Tretyakov Gallery: EUR 45.00 pp

  • Transfer from the airport to the Hotel in St Petersburg with private car (1-3 persons)

    Transfer from the airport to the Hotel in St Petersburg: EUR 70.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)

  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Moscow with private car (1-3 persons)

    Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Moscow: EUR 80.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)

  • Transfer from the airport to the Hotel in St Petersburg with private minivan (4-7 persons)

    Transfer from the airport to the Hotel in St Petersburg: EUR 70.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)

  • 6 hours visit to Zarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace and troika ride in Pavlovsk Palace parks

    6 hours visit to Zarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace and troika ride in Pavlovsk Palace parks: EUR 90.00 pp

  • 3 hours visit to Kazan Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress

    3 hours visit to Kazan Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress: EUR 45.00 pp

  • 3 hours excursion and cruise on the Moscow River

    3 hours excursion and cruise on the Moscow River: EUR 45.00 pp

  • 3 hours excursion to Kremlin and visit to a cathedral

    3 hours excursion to Kremlin and visit to a cathedral: EUR 50.00 pp

  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Moscow with private minivan (4-7 persons)

    Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Moscow: EUR 80.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)

  • 3 hours visit to the Hermitage Art Museum

    3 hours visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Low Deposit

    Smart Travel requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 45 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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