We had a wonderful trip! Russia sure has many beautiful places. We liked all that were on the itin.
The guides were good, especially the two on the Golden Triangle tour, as well as the guide in St. Petersburg who was very knowledgeable and very considerate for the group. We had a little trouble with the guide in Moscow, who was knowledgeable enough but didn't try to do much beyond what was on the list, no prior warnings about time allowed, where to meet up again, and sometimes we had to ask to make sure.
It was also unfortunate that the day we were to visit the Kremlin, it was the annual Moscow Day and the President was scheduled to appear there and so we were blocked off from the area and missed most of the site.
The hotels were generally good. Just one complaint: the hotel in Moscow was very nice and convenient but the bed was very lumpy and we had trouble sleeping.
Overall, we enjoyed the trip and we would recommend to others too.
Tours related to this review
COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Treat yourself to an outstanding experience of Moscow & St. Petersburg with our 5-star small group tour in Russia. An enhanced itinerary of our signature tour with luxury central hotels & extra tours
COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Unmatched in convenience and price, this 4+ star program takes you through main highlights of Russian capitals in our signature style: best guides, downtown hotels & seamless logistics
RUSSIAN VISAS Treat yourself to the award-winning program that includes the highlights of Scandinavian cities and fjords combined with Russia's two stunning capitals.
COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Traverse the main sights connected with the Russian October Revolution of 1917, see Lenin's secret apartment and hideaways, the Smolny Bolshevik headquarters and places holding the secrets of the exile of the Russian royal family
Travel to Moscow and St. Petersburg with our hallmark private tour to Russia and take advantage of the SPECIAL OFFER: pick one of our fixed dates and benefit from the exclusive hotel rates. Best accommodation, high-speed trains, private drivers and professional local guides at reduced rates - from Russia with love!
COMPLIMENTARY VISAS Follow the traces of the Russian Revolution while exploring Moscow and St. Petersburg sights in 9 days. Find out many secrets of the revolution leader, Lenin, and get an insight of the life of the Russian royal Romanov family.
- 1 of 2