Two Capitals of Russia, Moscow and Saint Petersburg

8 days / 7 nights

Saint Basil Cathedral Moscow

Saint Basil Cathedral Moscow

Day 1  Moscow

Arrival, transfer to the hotel, check in.
Overnight in Moscow.

Day 2  Moscow

We will go on a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city, go along all the main streets and squares, makephoto stops at the most outstanding monuments of the city: the Red Square, Bolshoy Theatre, St. Basil Cathedral, the building of Lyubyanka, the location of the former KGB, etc. We will admire the exterior of the famous NovodevichiyConvent, go inside the famous Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the highest functioning orthodox cathedral in the world. Then we will go on a fascinating trip down to Moscow Metro that is considered to be among the most beautiful metros in the world. We will continue our tour by walking along Arbat, one of the oldest streets of the city that remains to be the cultural and tourist centre of the capital.
Overnight in Moscow.

Day 3  Moscow

This morning we will visit the historical and political centre of Moscow – the Kremlin.

Moscow Underground

Moscow Undergrou

During an unforgettable walk around the impressing territory of the Kremlin, the ancient citadel of Moscow we will visit one of the Cathedrals, admire the Palace of the President, the Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon.
Overnight in Moscow.

Day 4  Moscow -Saint Petersburg

A transfer to the train station is scheduled according to the departure of the train, we will take a high speed train Sapsan to Saint Petersburg – the cultural capital of Russia.
Arrival. Transfer to the hotel, check in.
Overnight in Saint Petersburg.

 Day 5  Saint Petersburg

In the morning we will go on an panoramic city tour of St. Petersburg, the city which is called ¨Venice of the North¨ for its numerous rivers and canals that divide Saint Petersburg into beautiful islands. We will stop in St. Isaac’s square to observe the impressive exterior of St. Isaac’s Cathedral; in the Field of Mars that has a formidable view of the Church of Our Saviour on Spilt Blood; the Spit of

Palace Square St Petersburg Russia

Palace Square St Petersburg Russia

Vasilievsky Island and the magnificent panorama of the Peter and Paul fortress, the Winter Palace and the river Neva, we will continue our tour and go inside St. Nicholas Cathedral. Afterwards, we will go to the Peter and Paul Fortress, the historical nucleus of the city. In the conclusion of the day full of new facts and impressions we recommend you to take a leisurely boat tour along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg to enjoy the beauty of the city from the water.
Overnight in Saint Petersburg.

Day 6  Saint Petersburg

We will dedicate this morning to a visit to the State Hermitage museum that has one of the largest picture collections in the world. We will be able to admire the treasures of the Hermitage that include works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Tiziano, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Rembrandt, such famous impressionists as Monet, Manet, Van Gogh, Cezanne etc. Just like all our tours this tour is presented by a fully qualified English speaking guide. After the tour you will have some free time to examining the museum collection or to take a walk around the city centre on your own.
Overnight in Saint Petersburg.

Day 7 – Saint Petersburg

Package tour ¨The suburbs of Saint Petersburg¨.

(Optional) We recommend you to dedicate this day to the suburbs of Saint Petersburg and go to the majestic summer residences of Russian Emperors: Pushkin (TsarskoeSelo) and Peterhof. In the morning we will go to the town of Pushkin to visit the enormous Catherine Palace with its famous ¨Golden Suite of rooms¨ including the unique Amber Room. Afterwards, we will move to another suburb of Saint Petersburg – the town of Petrodvorets – to see the old residence of Peter the Great – Peterhof. We will walk along the parks of Peterhof, contemplate the majestic water cascades, elegant gardens adorned with classical statues on the coast of the Gulf of Finland.
Overnight in Saint Petersburg.

Day 8  Saint Petersburg

Summer Palace St Petersburg Russia

Summer Palace St Petersburg Russia

Your transfer to the airport is scheduled according to the departure of the plane.

Price per package: from 1200.00 GBP per person for a private tour

Package price includes: accommodation in double/twin sharing room, breakfasts, transport according to the programme, English speaking driver- guide, admission fees for sightseeing spots listed in itinerary, taxes.

Price does not include: international flights, personal travel insurance, optional tips, visa fee (if required), meals not mentioned in itinerary, drinks/other personal expenses.
• Single supplement upon the request.
• Deposit of 20% will be required at the time of confirmation.

Send us your enquiry to info@journeyboutique.com or call to +44(0) 1534758983 and we will be back with the offer within 24 hours, which can, to a degree, be adjusted to suit your budget.

*Prices quoted are subject to change and the services offered subject to availability.

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