Russian Revolution | 9-day Russia Private Tour
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Russian Revolution

Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

Follow the traces of the Russian Revolution as you explore Moscow and St. Petersburg sights. In 9 days find out many secrets of the revolution leader, Lenin, explore his secret hideaways and even pay a visit to his mausoleum. Also take a sneak peak at the former Bolshevik headquarters, visit the legendary Aurora cruiser and get an insight of the life of the Russian royal Romanov family and their exile.

Russian Revolution

9 days2 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
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$2,917
Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews

Follow the traces of the Russian Revolution as you explore Moscow and St. Petersburg sights. In 9 days find out many secrets of the revolution leader, Lenin, explore his secret hideaways and even pay a visit to his mausoleum. Also take a sneak peak at the former Bolshevik headquarters, visit the legendary Aurora cruiser and get an insight of the life of the Russian royal Romanov family and their exile.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer

Welcome to the legendary 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.

Day 2
Revolutionary Moscow City Tour
City tour
Museum

After breakfast you go on a revolutionary city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks, including Red Square and Revolution Square, the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral, the famous GUM department store, the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior (if time allows) and Sparrow Hills.

Day 3
Visiting the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & Lenin's Mausoleum
City tour

Today you explore the most outstanding Moscow icon - the Kremlin, visit its famous Armoury Chamber and go inside the Lenin's Mausoleum, also known as as Lenin's Tomb.

Day 4
Trip to Gorky & Subway Ride
Day tour

In the morning after breakfast you check out from your hotel and together with your guide go on a tour of the house-museum Gorki, where you see the Gorki Leninskiye Estate, the old country mansion "Gorki" as well as Lenin's Study and Apartments at the Kremlin Museum.

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
4

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.

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
5 days in the city
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Exploring St. Petersburg Highlights & Boat Ride
City tour
Boat ride

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 (no entrances included), as well as the Finlyandsky Station.

Day 6
Visiting the Hermitage Museum & Cruiser Aurora
Museum

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum, where you visit the halls of the Winter Palace to explore the main collection of the Hermitage.

Day 7
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 8
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour

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.

Day 9
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.

Corinthia Hotel, St Petersburg
5

The luxury hotel Corinthia is located on Nevsky Prospect, in the very heart of St. Petersburg and offers elegant design coupled with high-quality service.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Economy class high-speed Sapsan train 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, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • Lenin's Mausoleum visit
  • Day trip to Gorki
  • Boat ride
  • Day trips to Peterhof & Pushkin
  • 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 Russian sights on foot.
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