Experience the best of Russia's three capitals: the gorgeous landmarks of Moscow, the spectacular Kremlin of Kazan, the exquisite palaces of St. Petersburg and more during the 13-day private tour.

City:
Moscow, Kazan, Saint Petersburg
Duration:
13 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$5,485
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
Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Kremlin

Following breakfast you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and have a wonderful city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks.

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Day 3
Exploring the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go inside the Kremlin walls to visit its famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery.

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Day 4
Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery & Metro Ride

Today after breakfast explore the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery. Then visit one of the most interesting sites in Moscow hidden deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway.

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Day 5
Free Day in Moscow

Today after breakfast you have the day free to continue exploring Moscow on your own. In the evening you take an overnight train that takes you to Russia's third capital, Kazan.

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Day 6
Arrival to Kazan & City Tour

Following breakfast you enjoy a panoramic bus city tour around the attractions of Kazan. Lunch with a Tatar cuisine master class followed by a visit to the Kazan Kremlin.

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Day 7
Trip to Sviyazhsk & Visit of the Raifa Monastery

Following breakfast you explore the island of Sviyazhsk, stop at the Temple of All Religions. After lunch you are transferred to the Raifa Monastery. Evening flight to St. Petersburg.

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Day 8
Flight from Kazan to St. Petersburg

After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver in the hotel's lobby. You are accompanied to the airport for your Kazan - St. Petersburg flight. Upon arrival your driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel.

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Day 9
St. Petersburg 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.

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Day 10
Visit of the Hermitage Museum & Yusupov Palace

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. You then visit the refined Yusupov Palace.

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Day 11
Trip to Peterhof

After breakfast you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. Return to the city on a hydrofoil vessel.

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Day 12
Trip to Pushkin

After breakfast you head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

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Day 13
Departure from St. Petersburg

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

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Price

$5,485
Deposit $1,097
Private tour
Based on double occupancy

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 5-star hotels in Moscow, Kazan and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals as per itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US customers and visa support service (we issue invitations) for customers from all other countries;
  • First class tickets for an overnight train Moscow - Kazan;
  • Kazan - St. Petersburg flight (regular class);
  • Unique cooking class in Kazan;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international airfares, optional tours, other meals*, all personal expenses.

*NOTE: You can include lunches and dinners in your program. Contact your travel specialist for additional details.

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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: Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Kremlin

Following breakfast you meet your private 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, admire a beautiful facade of the famous GUM department store, see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior (if time allows) and enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills.

The evening is free to unwind in your hotel room or see the beautifully illuminated Moscow city center.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Exploring the Kremlin & Armoury Chamber

This day is dedicated to the exploration of the most outstanding Moscow icon - the Kremlin.

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go inside the Kremlin walls to visit its 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 Faberge eggs.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Visit to the Tretyakov Gallery & Metro Ride

After breakfast you, prepare for yet another colorful day in Russia's capital. Today after breakfast explore 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.

Then visit 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 is included.

Day 5: Free Day in Moscow

Today after breakfast you have the day free to continue exploring Moscow on your own. There's no program planned for today. You can do some shopping or take our carefully planned optional tour.

Optional tour: Trip to Sergiev Posad
In the morning your private guide and driver takes you to the ancient town of Sergiev Posad. It forms the core of the Golden Ring of Russia. Nearly untouched by the flows of Russia's turbulent history this town preserved a unique spirit of medieval Russ. After a guided tour you are transferred back to Moscow.

In the evening you are taken to the rail station where you board an overnight train that takes you to Russia's third capital, Kazan.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Arrival to Kazan & City Tour

In the morning your train arrives in Kazan - the beautiful capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and the center of Tatar culture in Russia.

Upon arrival your driver meets you at the station and takes you to the hotel for early check-in. You are then in for a small surprise. Your lunch program includes cooking classes and where you can learn how to cook some of Russia's traditional dishes yourself.

You then enjoy a panoramic bus city tour around the most prominent attractions of Kazan, including the Old Tatar Quarter, the Marjani Mosque, the scenic Kaban Lakes, the Millennium Park and Freedom Square and walk through the merchant district of "Kazan Arbat".

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 7: Trip to Sviyazhsk & Visit of the Raifa Monastery

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver who take you to the island of Sviyazhsk to enjoy its amazing architectural heritage. Along the way you have a stop at the famous Temple of All Religions - the unique complex that consists of several cupolas, minarets and spires representing the architecture of 12 major religions of the world.

Upon arrival at Sviyazhsk you enjoy a walking tour around its most treasured attractions, including the Dormition Monastery, the Monastery of John the Baptist and the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius.

You are then transferred to the nearby Raifa Monastery to explore its outstanding architectural complex, take a walk along its picturesque lake and enjoy an amazing atmosphere of solitude and tranquility.

After the tour your driver takes you back to your hotel in Kazan. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Flight from Kazan to St. Petersburg

After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver in the hotel's lobby. You are accompanied to the airport for your Kazan - St. Petersburg flight.

Upon arrival to the Venice of the North your driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9: St. Petersburg 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 Hermitage Museum, 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.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 10: Visit of the Hermitage Museum & Yusupov Palace

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum, that houses its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough in the halls of the Winter Palace.

They say that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage, it would have taken you three years to see the entire exhibition. But don't worry - you have an experienced guide, who will show you the best rooms and halls of the exhibit within several hours.

You then visit the refined Yusupov Palace - a place where Russian history took a dramatic curve.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 11: 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.

One of the highlights of the day is a unique hydrofoil vessel that takes you back to St. Petersburg from Peterhof.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 12: 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 the tour you return to your hotel in St. Petersburg and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 13: Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow - Kazan - St. Petersburg tour. After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips.

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation at remarkable 5-star hotels in Moscow, Kazan and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals as per itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US customers and visa support service (we issue invitations) for customers from all other countries;
  • First class tickets for an overnight train Moscow - Kazan;
  • Kazan - St. Petersburg flight (regular class);
  • Unique cooking class in Kazan;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international airfares, optional tours, other meals*, all personal expenses.

*NOTE: You can include lunches and dinners in your program. Contact your travel specialist for additional details.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

Sergiev Posad, Russia

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

Kazan All Religions Temple, Russia

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, the “3rd capital of Russia”, is a religious treasure trove with its own Kremlin and the Kul Sharif mosque.

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

The stunning Kul Sharif Mosque set in the Kazan Kremlin is the great symbol of both the city and the Republic of Tatarstan.

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.

Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

The mysterious and stunning Yusupov Palace stands on River Moyka's bank in the heart of St. Petersburg.

Peterhof, St. Petersburg

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

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

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. 

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Package type Price
Private tour
Based on double occupancy
$5,485
Deposit $1,097