Highlights of Russia

Start: St Petersburg Finish: Moscow

Visiting: St Petersburg, Moscow


Duration: 5 Nights

Physical rating: Easy

Tour Operator: Travel Talk Tours

Group size: 25 - 30

Age range: 18-39 years


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Tour Overview

Experience the history and highlights of Russia over 6 unforgettable days! Kick off your amazing Highlight of Russia tour with the culture-rich St Petersburg.

Roam the displays of Hermitage Museum, the second biggest museum in the world and home to 3 million antiquities! Enjoy the dazzles and delights of this amazing city before traveling to the heart of Russia, Moscow.

Explore the capital's churches, charming monuments and museums with countless pieces of incredible art.

While you are there, don't forget to try some local delicacies!

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: St. Petersburg

Welcome to Russia! Keep your eyes peeled at St.

Petersburg airport for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel.

Freshen up and meet in the lobby around 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your guide and other tour members.

Afterwards, join the group for a walk and have an optional group dinner to mingle.

Your tour leader can also recommend some local bars to enjoy a drink with your new travel buddies.

Accommodation Oktiabrskaya Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Welcome Meeting Optional Activities Group Dinner

icon Day 2: St. Petersburg - City tour incl. the Hermitage

The amazing city of Saint Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 and was the capital of Imperial Russia.

The city is beautifully built around a series of bridge-connected canals and rivers.

Even the underground walls are an artwork! Start off the day with a tour of the breathtaking city.

Drive along the main street, Nevsky Prospect, receive a solid introduction on this charming city as you pull up at the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood.

Don't put away your cameras just yet! Next up, a guided visit to the world-famous treasure-filled Hermitage Museum.

Accommodation Oktiabrskaya Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Guided St.

Petersburg Tour & Hermitage Museum Optional Activities Group Dinner Meals Breakfast

icon Day 3: St. Petersburg (opt. Tsars Route tour)

Today you have a free day to explore this magnificent city on your own, make the best of it! You can take on some optional activities such as the Tsar's Route tour with lunch.

The route visits to Peterhof Garden and Catherine Palace during summer months (May to October) or Pavlosk Palace and Catherine Palace in winter months (October to May).

Later this evening, board the overnight sleeper train bound for Moscow and rest up.

Overnight train in a sleeping cabin accommodation.

Accommodation Sleeper cabin train Optional Activities Tsar's Route Folklore Show Meals Breakfast

icon Day 4: Moscow City Tour, Red Square

Time to embark on a city tour of Moscow.

Launch a guided walk tour through Moscow's heart, meeting the amazing Red Square and Kremlin Palace.

Ask your local guide all your questions on the history, challenges and the culture of Russia.

The city offers amazing galleries and museums and plenty of cafes, shops and bars.

After the city tour you, if you're still hungry for more, you have the option to join a tour of the World War II Museum.

The rest of the afternoon and evening is yours.

You can roam the main shopping streets, try out local dishes or explore the fancy nightlife.

Accommodation Izmailovo Delta Hotel or Moscow Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Sightseeing Kremlin Palace Optional Activities Tretjakov Gallery World War II Museum Meals Breakfast

icon Day 5: Moscow, Kremlin Palace, St. Basil's, Arbat Street

Start off the day with a guided walk throughout the grounds of Kremlin and soak in mighty government buildings, gold-domed cathedrals and the Tsar bell.

Stroll down the road to reach the stunning St Basil's cathedral and the Red Square.

Capture a mental picture to last forever, the multi-coloured domes create a breath-taking sight for all travellers.

Continue down Arbat street; one of the oldest surviving streets of the capital and home to many historical Russian figures.

Accommodation Izmailovo Delta Hotel or Moscow Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Sightseeing Red Square & St.

Basil Cathedral, Moscow Metro Tour & Old Arbat's Walking Optional Activities Moscow By Night

icon Day 6: Moscow

Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel (11:00).

Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk! Meals Breakfast

What's Included

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    Transportation

    Air-conditioned coach or mini-bus and train

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    Free Wi-Fi

    Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

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    Accommodation

    4 star hotels and sleeper cabin train

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    Tour Guiding

    Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

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    Airport Transfer(s)

    From St. Petersburg airport to the Travel Talk hotel (on day 1)

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    Meals

    4 breakfasts

Add Ons

Local Payment: £0

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Travel Talk Tours requires a deposit of 60 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 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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