St. Petersburg & Moscow - 8 Days

Moscow and Saint Petersburg eight days trip visit the magnificent city of Saint Petersburg and the metropolis of Moscow. The package is designed with a rail adventure combining art and antiquities with such attraction as the Hermitage Museum, Red Square, Winter Palace, Peterhof Park, Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevsky prospect and City tours in Saint Petersburg. Similarly, we will visit the soul of Moscow and the main observation platform of the city Sparrow Hills, Metro Tour, Arbat Street and Izmailovo Kremlin in Moscow. Gain insights into Russia’s transformation over the centuries and enjoy the highlights of Moscow and Saint Petersburg as a holiday package to Russia.

Day 1
ARRIVAL IN ST. PETERSBURG

Arrival at Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Meet and greet by our representative at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Saint Petersburg. Check-in and overnight in the hotel.

Accommodation: Bed

Day 2
ST. PETERSBURG FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING

Have your breakfast at the hotel then we will drive to the city. During the tour, you will be taken to the most precious monuments of the city’s rich history and original architecture carefully preserved as the world’s cultural heritage. You will be able to hear amazing stories and to take fine pictures of the main architectural and historical sites like Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Vasilievsky Island, St. Isaac Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Senate Square and the Palace Square. The 3-hour sightseeing tour will allow you to get a brief but bright impression of Saint Petersburg.

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS

Peter and Paul Fortress is the place of birth of Saint Petersburg, here began the foundation of this beautiful city. Today it is home to several museums, which exhibit to everyone the splendid history of Saint-Petersburg’s foundation and growth. Here you may visit main museums like the Peter and Paul cathedral – the tallest building in the city center and the burial place of members of the Imperial family – the Grand Ducan Mausoleum, the Boathouse, the Artillery Armory, the Mint, Engineering and Commandant’s house, guardhouse and many others. The fortress also used to be a political prison as you may see during a visit to its casemates, in the XIX in became the main political prison of Russia.

After Lunch, we will process to the “NEVSKY PROSPECT WALKING TOUR”. Nevsky prospect has always been the main street of the city, it remembers many important historical events. On both sides the street is surrounded by architectural masterpieces, keeping their own unique history. During this tour, you will see the treasures of Saint Petersburg – Anichkov bridge decorated with sculptures, Catherine’s garden and monument in front of the Alexandrinsky theatre, Eliseevy Merchants’ Shop, Church of the Savior on Blood, Kazan Cathedral, Royal square with Hermitage, Admiralty, St. Isaac’s Cathedral at the left side, and much more. On the way, you will meet street musicians, artists, actors, and even clowns, which will let you feel the unique creative atmosphere of the city. Even Russian Emperors liked to take a walk along Nevsky prospect – today you will follow their steps! After then, we drive to the hotel and overnight in St. Petersburg.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3
PETERHOF, CRUISE BY NEVA RIVER & CANALS

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will explorer Nami Island and Petite France. Nami Island is Korea’s most globally recognized tourist destination and cultural brand welcoming over 3.3 million guests annually. Combining a refreshingly beautiful natural setting only 63 kilometers from Korea’s capital of Located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, 34 kilometers from St.Petersburg, spectacular Peterhof attracts thousands of tourists with its parks, palaces and, mainly, fountains. Among the suburban parks, Peterhof is probably the most famous for its fountains and is thus frequently compared to Versailles. ‘The Samson’ of the Grand Cascade is the most powerful and magnificent one and thus has been made a symbol of the park. As a former residence of the Emperors, Peterhof is also the home of several palaces with the Grand Palace as its main landmark.

It had been destroyed by the Nazis and then carefully restored as to exhibit the splendor of the Royal way of life. You will see the halls, brightly decorated with gold, marble, and numerous mirrors. The beauty of Peterhof, its marvellous fountains and palaces has left nobody indifferent, and you will probably be no exception. Have the lunch break

After the lunch, we will process for a must-do activity in St. Petersburg “CRUISE BY NEVA RIVER AND CANALS ”. Saint-Petersburg is aptly called “North Venice”: a boat tour on its rivers and canals is an absolute must-do there. Breath-taking views from the water and bridges over the city architecture are really worth seeing. During this tour, you will see all the main points of interest of Saint-Petersburg from water and hear the stories about its most famous bridges such as Anichkov bridge and Bridge with Golden Gryphons. You will travel along the canals and see such jewels of the city as St. Isaac Cathedral, The Church of our Saviour on the Spilled Blood and other places than will mesmerize you and make your visit to the city unforgettable.

After then, we will transfer to the hotel and overnight.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4
HERMITAGE. WINTER PALACE

Have your breakfast at your hotel. After then, our team will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to explorer “HERMITAGE. WINTER PALACE (MAIN COLLECTION)”. It is hard to imagine a trip to Saint Petersburg without visiting one of the most famous museums worldwide – the State Hermitage. Its priceless collection occupies 5 historical buildings of which the Winter Palace – the former residence of the Russian Royal family – is the most remarkable. Its rooms, decorated with marble and gold provide a fine background for the treasures of the Hermitage. You might be surprised to know that the collection of this unique museum contains over 3 million exhibits including the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael and other famous artists; however, the collections of the Egyptian, Oriental, and Ancient Greek art should not be missed as well. You will be literally overwhelmed by the beauty of the museum and will never forget this magnificent and legendary place.

Have your lunch and if you wish you can continue for the optional tour “CHURCH OF THE SAVIOR ON BLOOD” at additional cost. Else, we will drive you to the hotel and overnight.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5
ST. PETERSBURG—MOSCOW BY TRAIN

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel. After then, you will check out from the hotel and our team will transfer you to the train station in St. Petersburg. Then ride the “Sapsan Train in 2nd Class” to Moscow. Once you arrive at the Moscow Railway station, our team will pick you up and transfer to the hotel in Moscow. Check-in and overnight in Moscow Hotel.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 6
MOSCOW CITY SIGHSTEEING TOURS

Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation and represents a unique set of old architecture masterpieces and modern high-tech buildings. If you want to know more about the history of the Russian capital, you need to take this City tour! In only a few hours, you will have a glimpse of its main landmarks, such as the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Victory Park, the White House, the Arbat, Cathedral Christ-the-Saviour, the observation platform of Sparrow hills, Lomonosov University and much more! It is an interesting and efficient introduction to Europe’s biggest city.

Have your lunch break on your own. Remaining day enjoy on your own.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7
RED SQUARE WALKING TOUR, KREMLIN, AND ALEXANDER GARDEN

Have your breakfast at your hotel. After then, our team will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the most famous Red Square. Even if you have seen this place and its landmarks dozens of times, it will be a breath-taking experience to see it in real life. During the walking tour, you will have the time to take pictures of this 73,000 square meters brick-paved square surrounded by the Kremlin Walls, Lenin’s Tomb, St Basil’s Cathedral, Resurrection gate, GUM superstore, and the Russian State Historical Museum. Turn to the left, and find yourself in one of the oldest urban public parks in Moscow – Alexander Garden. It keeps a lot of valuable architectural monuments: Kutafia tower of the Kremlin, Italian grotto, an obelisk to the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, as well as sculptures, fountains, and mosaics based on popular fairy tales. The guide will tell you about the numerous important historical events, which took place on the Red square and bring you all around it to discover from different points of view.

After then we will process to Kremlin (TERRITORY AND CATHEDRALS), visit one of the most well-known sights of Moscow – the Kremlin with its red brick walls and 20 towers holding their own unique history. Since its first construction in 1156 as a wooden fortress by the order of Grand Duke Yuri Dolgoruky, it has been rebuilt several times. The current appearance was formed in 1495 by the best architects of Russia and Italy. Today Kremlin is the residence of Russian President and the main symbol of the country, revered by all of its citizens.

Lastly, we will visit the Alexander Garden, founded in 1812, Alexander Garden is one of the oldest urban public parks in Moscow. It lies along the Kremlin’s western wall and consists of three separate gardens: Upper, Middle, and Lower Garden. There are a lot of valuable architectural monuments in the gardens: Kutafia tower of the Kremlin, Italian grotto, an obelisk to the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, as well as sculptures, fountains, and mosaics based on popular fairy tales. The biggest essential sight is the tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the entrance to Red Square. Don’t miss a guard change ceremony which takes place in front of the eternal flame every hour. Then have your lunch and remaining day for the free relaxation

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8
MOSCOW—DEPARTURE

Have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Our team will transfer you to Moscow airport to fly out to your home country or next destination.

Accommodation: Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 4 Night 3 Star European Standard Hotel Accommodation in Moscow.
  • 3 Night 3 Star European Standard Hotel Accommodation in St. Petersburg.
  • Daily buffet Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Sapsan Train Saint Petersburg - Moscow (2nd class)
  • Arrival and Departure Transfer in Moscow Airport & Train station.
  • Arrival and Departure Transfer in St. Petersburg Train station.
  • English-speaking guide services as per the program.
  • Meals as per the program.
  • Entrance fee as per the program.
  • Visa support letter scanned for the Russian Embassy

Exclusions

  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Russian visa fees.
  • Meals and beverages except mentioned.
  • Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, room Services, phone calls etc.
  • Tips to driver, camera fee (still/ Video ) any portage at airport.
  • Supplement charge for high season period mainly on July—August or during the Christmas or New Year.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.

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St. Petersburg & Moscow
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Trip Facts

  • 8 Days
  • 3 Star Hotel Double / Twin Sharing bases
  • Breakfast
  • 15 - 20 Persons
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Tourist Coach, Van and Train
  • Everland Theme Park, City of Jeonju, Nami Island and Petite France, and Seoul
  • St. Petersburg - Pulkovo Airport (LED)
  • Group Join

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