Don't miss your chance to explore Russia's beautiful capitals and the ancient towns of the Golden Ring with our carefully prepared value package. The program includes everything you need to get acquainted with the country: from centrally located 4-star accommodation and private transfers to our best and trusted guides who will accompany you to all the must-sees.

City:
Moscow, Suzdal, Sergiev Posad, Saint Petersburg
Duration:
10 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$3,200
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the glorious capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

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Day 2
Tour to the Trinity Lavra in Sergiev Posad
Following early breakfast and check-out, your private guide-driver picks you up at the hotel in Moscow and takes you to Sergiev Posad known as "Russian Vatican" for its magnificent blue and golden cupolas scattered all around the town. Read more
Day 3
Tour of Suzdal & Vladimir and Return to Moscow
After breakfast meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Suzdal known as a city-museum of the Golden Ring. Suzdal boasts its large number of preserved historical monuments of ancient Russian art and architecture. Read more
Day 4
Exploring the Kremlin & the Heart of Moscow

This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin and the heart of Moscow - the Red Square. Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory.

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Day 5
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the nearby subway station to take a short ride on the Moscow Subway and feel the taste of local life. Shortly you arrive at the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery.

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Day 6
Moscow Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and enjoy a panoramic Moscow city tour. Today you have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

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Day 7
St. Petersburg City Tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, the Hermitage Museum, the St. Isaac's Cathedral.

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Day 8
Tour of the Hermitage Museum

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum to see its unique collection of world art. After a short break for coffee, you explore the Palace Square, have a tour of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

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Day 9
Trip to Peterhof

It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

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Day 10
Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg tour. After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you've enjoyed both magnificent Russian capitals.

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Price

$2,950
Deposit $590
Friends trip (4+ travelers)
$3,200
Deposit $640
Two travelers: double occupancy

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow, Suzdal and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrances fees to Sergiev Posad Lavra, Museum of Wooden Architecture, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin territory, Moscow subway, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum & General Staff Building, Grand Palace in Peterhof;
  • Regular class high-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Visa support service (Russian visa invitation);
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, Russian visas, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the glorious capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

No meals included.

Day 2: Tour to the Trinity Lavra in Sergiev Posad

Following early breakfast and check-out, your private guide-driver picks you up at the hotel in Moscow and takes you to Sergiev Posad known as "Russian Vatican" for its magnificent blue and golden cupolas scattered all around the town.

Upon arrival, you enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour around the most cherished treasures of Sergiev Posad. The highlight of the day is a tour lead by a churchman in the spiritual center of Russian Orthodoxy - the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius.

After a lunch break, your guide takes you to a cozy town Suzdal, and after check-in, you have a free evening to enjoy the atmosphere of provincial Russia.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Tour of Suzdal & Vladimir and Return to Moscow

After breakfast meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Suzdal known as a city-museum of the Golden Ring. Suzdal boasts its large number of preserved historical monuments of ancient Russian art and architecture.

During the tour, you visit UNESCO World Heritage Site - the brilliant architectural complex of the Kremlin. Continue your trip to the Museum of Wooden Architecture which is an example of classical ancient Russia.

After a lunch break, you are taken to Vladimir to witness unique architectural creations. During your tour around this town, you go inside the Dormition Cathedral that preserves the world famous frescoes of Andrei Rublev dating back to the 15th century. Together with your guide you explore the architectural complex of the Cathedral of St. Dimitriy (exterior) and walk along a central pedestrian street full of galleries, artists, and local souvenirs. Once the tour is over your driver takes you to Moscow hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Exploring the Kremlin & the Heart of Moscow

This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin and the heart of Moscow - the Red Square.

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls such as the Cathedral Square and the Assumption and Annunciation cathedrals.

After a short break for coffee, you take a walk through the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and explore the famous GUM department store.

After the tour, you walk back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the nearby subway station to take a short ride on the Moscow Subway and feel the taste of local life.

Shortly you arrive at the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you have amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov.

Then you have another quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway, which is known to be one of the most beautiful and efficient metro systems in the world. After the tour, you walk back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Moscow Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and enjoy a panoramic Moscow city tour. Today you have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the grand building of Moscow State University, the highest of seven Stalinist skyscrapers of Moscow.

Today you also see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and learn the story of its destruction and reconstruction.

After the tour, you are transferred to the train station where you board the modern high-speed Sapsan train that takes you to St. Petersburg in comfort and safety in just 4 hours.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station platform and takes you to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7: St. Petersburg City Tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, the Hermitage Museum, Nevsky Prospect, and many other popular attractions.

One of the places you enter today is the St. Isaac's Cathedral, which dominates the St. Petersburg skyline and opens outstanding city views, it's lush interiors and golden dome are very impressive.

Next on your list is an entrance to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, you have a tour of the beautiful and recognizable church which stands where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. You then walk to the Arts Square and explore its beautiful ensemble including the Mikhailovsky Palace and the Mikhailovsky Theater.

During the tour you also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Tour of the Hermitage Museum

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum to see its unique collection of world art.

During the tour, you visit the halls of the Winter Palace to explore the main collection of the Hermitage, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough.

You then cross the Palace square to enter the General Staff Building which houses Hermitage's superb collection of Modern European Art, primarily consisting of the world-famous French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9: Trip to Peterhof

It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

During the tour, you visit the famous Grand Palace. You get to enjoy the gorgeous interiors of the palace and learn more about its history and Imperial exhibits.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 10: Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - St. Petersburg and Golden Ring tour. After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you've enjoyed both magnificent Russian capitals and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow, Suzdal and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrances fees to Sergiev Posad Lavra, Museum of Wooden Architecture, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin territory, Moscow subway, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum & General Staff Building, Grand Palace in Peterhof;
  • Regular class high-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Visa support service (Russian visa invitation);
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, Russian visas, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Renewed Standard Room at Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow Exterior
Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
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Located on a picturesque 18th-century street not far from the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square, this remarkable 4-star hotel offers a great combination of charm and quality.

Marriott Courtyard Vasilievsky, St. Petersburg
Marriott Courtyard Vasilievsky, St. Petersburg
Marriott Courtyard Vasilievsky, St. Petersburg
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Located across the bridge from the heart of St. Petersburg, the Palace Square, the 4-star Marriott Courtyard is a great value option offering signature Marriott features, as well as top-notch service and high quality throughout.

Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

Moscow is unlike any other city on Earth, it is diverse and vibrant, an adventure waiting to happen!

Sergiev Posad, Russia

Named after Saint Sergey Radonezhsky, Sergiev Posad features the Trinity Lavra - a monument of old Russian architecture.

Suzdal, Russia

Suzdal is often referred to as Golden Ring's city-museum for its abundance of historical monuments.

Red Square, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Being the most recognizable symbol of Russia in the world, Red Square is an absolute must see when in Moscow. 

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

St. Basil’s Cathedral is Moscow’s most famous artistic work of architecture set in the romantic Red Square.

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

The symbol of Moscow and entire Russia, the Kremlin is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World.

GUM, Moscow, Russia Gallery

GUM, Moscow, Russia

The famous GUM is a large department store in the Kitai-gorod part of Moscow facing Red Square.

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Over 1000 years of Russia's finest art from Rublev to Shishkin, over 170 000 exhibits of religious and modern art.

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow Subway, Russia

Moscow Metro is like a whole underground city that holds the world's largest collection of Stalinist Art.

Christ the Savior, Moscow

Christ the Savior, Moscow, Russia

See the 344-feet Cathedral of Christ the Savior - the tallest Orthodox church in the world.

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia

The most iconic golden dome of Russia and a landmark of over 150 years of St. Petersburg history.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is the home to the largest collection of paintings in the world.

Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Savior on Spilled Blood stands out in the St. Petersburg skyline with its 5 unique colorful onion-domes.

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Often called "the Russian Versailles", Peterhof Palace and park complex is a luxurious beauty of Imperial Russia.

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Package type Price
Friends trip (4+ travelers)
$2,950
Deposit $590
Two travelers: double occupancy
$3,200
Deposit $640