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Platinum Russia

Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

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.

Platinum Russia

11 days2 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
From
$6,998
Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews

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.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
5 days in the city
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer
Dinner
Dinner
Welcome to the glorious capital of Russia - Moscow! Your private driver and our representative meet you at the airport and transfer you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.
Day 2
Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery
City tour
Museum

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.

Day 3
Exploring the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber
City tour

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.

Day 4
Moscow Subway & Stalin's Bunker Tour
Museum
Following breakfast, you enjoy discovering 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.
Day 5
Sapsan Ride to Saint Petersburg
Free Day
Free day
Today upon check out from your hotel, meet your guide and driver and head for the railway station. There you board the modern high-speed Sapsan train that takes you to St. Petersburg in comfort and safety in just 4 hours.
Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel, Moscow
5

This 5-star hotel is part of the Hyatt family of hotels. Located near many of Moscow's metro stations and within five minutes walk to Tverskaya Street, the Ararat Park is yet another of Moscow's hotel gems.

train
Moscow
Saint Petersburg
3 hrs 30 min
Enjoy a fast connection between the Russian capitals in as little as 3.5 hours. The modern Sapsan bullet train is one of the most time-saving and high-comfort travel options with outstanding onboard amenities and comfortable seats.

Saint Petersburg

second destination
6 days in the city
6 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
St. Petersburg City Tour
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 St. Isaac's Cathedral and many other popular attractions.

Day 7
Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Diamond Room
Day tour

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.

Day 8
Trip to Peterhof
Day tour

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.

Day 9
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour

Following 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.

Day 10
Tour of the Faberge Museum and Boat Ride
Museum
Boat ride

After breakfast your guide takes you to one of the the most beautiful palaces in Saint Petersburg - the Shuvalov Palace located on the Fontanka River to show you the world's largest collection of works by Carl Faberge.

Day 11
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer

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.

Grand Hotel Europe, Saint Petersburg
5

The Nevsky Prospekt is home to some of the most beautiful sites in the world. The Kazan Cathedral, the elegant Stroganov Palace, dozens of 18th-century churches with varying degrees of extravagance - and the unsurpassed hotel wonder, the five-star Grand Hotel Europe.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at the luxurious 5-star hotels in Moscow and Saint Petersburg in upgraded rooms;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches, welcome drinks and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Guide assistance at the airports and train stations;
  • Porterage at the railway stations;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • First class high-speed train Sapsan tickets from Moscow to Saint Petersburg;
  • Entrance tickets in Moscow: to St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow subway, Tretyakov Gallery (Main Building), Kremlin Territory, Armoury Chamber, Stalin's Bunker;
  • Entrance Tickets in Saint Petersburg: Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaacs Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Faberge Museum, before hours entrance to Hermitage and General Staff Building, Diamond Room of the Hermitage, Pushkin Park, Catherine's Palace, Peterhof Park and Bath Cottage;
  • Private boat ride in Saint 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, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Exclusive day-by-day itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • Day trips to Peterhof & Pushkin
  • Stalin's Bunker 42 tour
  • Exploring the Diamond Room in the Hermitage Museum
  • Visiting the Faberge Museum & Tretyakov Gallery
  • Relaxing boat ride along St. Petersburg canals
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major sights on foot.
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