The Golden Horde | 13-day Private tour to Russia
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The Golden Horde

Tour rating: 4.82 / 5, Based on 400 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

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.

The Golden Horde

13 days3 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
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$3,768
Tour rating: 4.82 / 5, Based on 400 Reviews

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.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

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

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.

Day 2
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
City tour

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.

Day 3
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
Museum
City 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.

Day 4
Panoramic City Tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you 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.

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.

plane
Moscow
Kazan
1 hr 35 min

Have a short plane connection from the Russian capital, Moscow, to the glorious gem of Tatarstan, Kazan. Your private drivers take you to the airport in Moscow and pick you up in the Kazan airport upon arrival.

Kazan

second destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Flight to Kazan
Transfer
Following breakfast, you check out and your driver takes you to the airport where you take a flight to Kazan. Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.
Day 6
Kazan Sightseeing Tour & Visit to the Kremlin
City tour
Tasting

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.

Day 7
Trip to Sviyazhsk and Chak-Chak Museum
Day tour
Tasting

Following breakfast, you explore the island of Sviyazhsk, stop at the Temple of All Religions. After lunch in a local restaurant, you proceed to the chak-chak museum.

Ramada Kazan City Centre, Kazan
4

The cozy hotel Ramada Kazan City Centre is located in the heart of Tatarstan capital, just a 5-minute walk from the central station. Hotel's guests can take advantage of bright air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, an indoor gym, and free parking as well as enjoy the international cuisine at the restaurant.

plane
Kazan
Saint Petersburg
2 hrs 5 min

Today you take a short plane connection from the capital of Tatarstan to Russia's northern capital, often called "Venice of the north". Your private drivers take you to the airport in Kazan and pick you up in the St. Petersburg airport upon arrival.

Saint Petersburg

third destination
6 days in the city
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Saint Petersburg
Transfer
Following breakfast, you check out and your driver takes you to the airport. You have a connecting flight to Saint Petersburg with a layover in Moscow. Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.
Day 9
Tour of the Hermitage Museum & the Savior on Spilled Blood
Museum
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk 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.

Day 10
St. Petersburg City Tour
City tour

Following 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 with your private driver.

Day 11
Trip to Peterhof
Day tour

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 private guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

Day 12
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head with your private driver to one of the gems of Russian palatial architecture - the brilliant Catherine's Palace which is located in Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) about an hour south from the center of St. Petersburg.

Day 13
Departure from St. Petersburg
Free Day
Free day

This is the final day of your trip. Following 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 hotels in Moscow, Kazan, 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;
  • Economy class flight tickets Moscow - Kazan and Kazan - Saint-Petersburg;
  • Unique cooking class in Kazan;
  • Entrance tickets to St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Kremlin and Armoury Chamber, Moscow Subway, Chak-chak museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Hermitage Museum, Peterhof park and Bath Cottage, Pushkin park and Catherine's Palace;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for 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, Kazan and St. Petersburg
  • Day tours to Sviyazhsk, Peterhof & Pushkin
  • Entertaining activities, including a cooking master class & chak-chak tasting
  • 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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