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Creme-de-la-creme edition of our signature Moscow - St. Petersburg tour. Experience Russian capitals like a tsar staying at top-notch luxury hotels in the heart of the city. Our best local guides will be taking you on exciting sightseeing tours to Russia's most exquisite venues. This itinerary offers the ultimate luxury experience of Moscow & St. Petersburg.
City:
Moscow, Saint Petersburg
Duration:
9 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$6,298
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. In the evening you enjoy Welcome dinner at a city restaurant.

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Day 2
Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery

Following breakfast you meet your guide and have a wonderful city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks. After lunch at a city restaurant you enjoy a guided tour to the Tretyakov Gallery.

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Day 3
Visit to the Kremlin

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and explore one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin. You go inside the Kremlin walls to visit it's famous Armoury Chamber.

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Day 4
Visit to the Christ the Savior Cathedral & Novodevichy Cemetery

Today you enjoy a guided tour of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. After lunch at a city restaurant you are transferred to the train station where you board a high-speed Sapsan train that takes you to St. Petersburg.

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Day 5
St. Petersburg City Tour & Visit to the Faberge Museum

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 St. Isaac's Cathedral and many other popular attractions.

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Day 6
Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Diamond Room

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum before the opening hours to enjoy its masterpieces in peace, visit the halls of the Winter Palace and the Diamond Room.

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Day 7
Trip to Pushkin

After breakfast you head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

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Day 8
Trip to Peterhof

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

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Day 9
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.

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Price

$6,298
Deposit $1,260
Private tour
Based on double occupancy

What's included

Russian visa

Russian visa

No-line admission to Russian sights

No-line admission

Remarkable downtown hotels

Downtown hotels

Award-winning service

Top-notch service

 
  • Accommodation at the best luxurious 5-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Standard Deluxe Rooms);
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches in the form of tasting experience according to the itinerary; 
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Museum entrance fees and special no-line admission;
  • First class high-speed train Sapsan tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

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 or start exploring the amazing city center on your own. In the evening you enjoy Welcome dinner at a city restaurant where you meet your fellow travelers and discuss the tour program with your guide.

Dinner is included.

Day 2: Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have a wonderful city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks. During the tour you take a walk at the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills.

After lunch at a city restaurant you enjoy a guided tour to the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you spend several amazing hours viewing the brightest gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel and Viktor Vasnetsov.

Later you explore one of the most interesting sites in Moscow hidden deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway. You have a quick subway ride to taste local life and enjoy the splendid decorations of its stations.

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

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 3: Visit to the Kremlin

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and explore one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin. You go inside the Kremlin walls to visit it's famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs.

After a short lunch break you proceed to the Grand Kremlin Palace - the ceremonial residence of the Russian president and the former home of Russian tsars and emperors. You have the unique chance to explore the lavishly decorated halls of the palace, learn interesting facts and stories about this place and feel the atmosphere of luxury, in which great Russian rulers lived and worked.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Visit to the Christ the Savior Cathedral & Novodevichy Cemetery

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and enjoy a guided tour of one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world - the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. During the tour you explore the unique decoration of the Cathedral’s interiors and enjoy fantastic city views from the 40 meter high observation platform.

Then you proceed to the Novodevichy Cemetery that is considered one of Moscow’s most prestigious resting places. Many famous Russian political leaders, actors, scientists, poets and musicians are buried there, including Mstislav Rostropovich, Mikhail Bulgakov, Anton Chekhov, Vladimir Mayakovsky and Boris Yeltsin. The cemetery has a park-like ambiance, dotted with small chapels and beautiful monuments, that makes you feel like strolling in the park of sculptures.

After lunch at a city restaurant you are transferred to the train station where you board a 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 and takes you to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 5: St. Petersburg City Tour & Visit to the Faberge Museum

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 St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Nevsky Prospect and many other popular attractions (no entrances included).

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, and explore the world's largest collection of Faberge works at the Faberge Museum.

After lunch at a city restaurant you enjoy a private boat ride along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg to see the city from a completely new perspective.

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

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 6: Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Diamond Room

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum before the opening hours to enjoy its masterpieces in peace and comfort without many people around.

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, as well as the famous Diamond Room that contains the unique collection of priceless gems belonging to the Romanov family.

You also go inside the General Staff Building to admire the 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 7: Trip to Pushkin

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

During the tour you walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

After lunch at a local restaurant you return to your hotel in St. Petersburg and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 8: Trip to Peterhof

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes.

The highlight of the tour is a unique hydrofoil ride back to St. Petersburg. In the evening you enjoy Farewell dinner in a company of your guide and fellow travelers.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

Day 9: 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 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.

Russian visa

Russian visa

No-line admission to Russian sights

No-line admission

Remarkable downtown hotels

Downtown hotels

Award-winning service

Top-notch service

 
  • Accommodation at the best luxurious 5-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Standard Deluxe Rooms);
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches in the form of tasting experience according to the itinerary; 
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Museum entrance fees and special no-line admission;
  • First class high-speed train Sapsan tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

Red Square, Moscow

Moscow, Russia

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

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.

Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow

Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow, Russia

One of the highest points in Moscow and one of its most breathtaking places - the Sparrow Hills.

The State 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.

The Kremlin, Moscow

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

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

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia

History and luxury is revealed inside the Kremlin as the Armoury Chamber displays treasures like Faberge Eggs.

The Grand Palace in Kremlin, Moscow

The Grand Palace in Kremlin, Moscow, Russia


The Grand Palace in Kremlin is the historical and luxurious treasure of the Red Square.

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.

Novodevichiy Convent, Moscow

Novodevichiy Convent, Moscow, Russia

Moscow's most well-known cloister with golden domes, untouched since the 17th century.

St. Petersburg drawbridges on white nights

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Often called "The Venice of the North", St. Petersburg is the crown jewel of world capitals and a city of canals and palaces.

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.

Church of the 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.

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress and its bell-tower symbolize the might and power of Russia.

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.

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg, Russia

Catherine's Palace aka Tsarskoye Selo is the luxury summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. 

Peterhof, St. Petersburg

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
Private tour
Based on double occupancy
$6,298
Deposit $1,260