UNESCO Tour | 13-day Private tour to Russia
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UNESCO Tour

Tour rating: 4.8 / 5, Based on 400 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

Set off on an outstanding 13-day tour dedicated to Russia's top UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore the designated cultural sites from Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square, to the Kazan Kremlin and the Historic Center of Saint Petersburg. Plus get an insight of unique UNESCO Sites like the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad, medieval monuments of Veliky Novgorod and more!

UNESCO Tour

13 days5 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
From
$4,200
Tour rating: 4.8 / 5, Based on 400 Reviews

Set off on an outstanding 13-day tour dedicated to Russia's top UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore the designated cultural sites from Moscow's Kremlin and Red Square, to the Kazan Kremlin and the Historic Center of Saint Petersburg. Plus get an insight of unique UNESCO Sites like the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad, medieval monuments of Veliky Novgorod and more!

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer

Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day free.

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.

car
Moscow
Suzdal
3 hrs 20 min
Enjoy your short car ride with a trusted driver from the Russian capital, Moscow, to the heart of the Golden Ring. Along the way, you enjoy the countryside views and pass numerous small towns and rural areas.

Suzdal

second destination
2 days in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 2
Visiting Vladimir & Bogolyubovo
Day tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel. Your private driver picks you up at your hotel in Moscow and takes you to Vladimir to witness unique architectural creations.

Day 3
Touring Suzdal & Kostroma
Day tour

Today you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Suzdal which boasts its large number of preserved historical monuments of ancient Russian art and architecture.

Nikolaevsky Posad, Suzdal
4

Nikolaevsky Posad is an elegant tourist complex, located in Suzdal and offering top-notch service and luxury accommodation with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, mini-bars and private bathrooms with hairdryers. The Art hotel also provides an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and sauna.

car
Suzdal
Yaroslavl
3 hrs

Have an enjoyable car ride with a trusted driver along the Russian countryside, taking you to the highlights of the Golden Ring towns and passing and many of the region's breathtaking areas.

Yaroslavl

third destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Exploring Yaroslavl & Sergiev Posad
City tour

Today after breakfast you explore one of the oldest Russian cities - Yaroslavl.

Ring Premier Hotel, Yaroslavl
4

Providing an exceptional atmosphere of comfort, the Ring Premier Hotel boasts a perfect location near the historic center of Yaroslavl and offers a range of top-notch services and facilities.

car
Yaroslavl
Moscow
4 hrs 10 min

This car ride with a trusted driver takes you to the Russian capital, Moscow, from the heart of the Golden Ring. Along the way, you enjoy the countryside views and pass numerous small towns and rural areas.

Moscow

fourth destination
2 days in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
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 6
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
Museum
City tour

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery.

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
Kazan
13 hrs 50 min

Enjoy the authentic experience of traveling on a regular Russian train along the Trans-Siberian Railway from the capital of Moscow to the gem of Tatarstan. Travel as the locals do in either a 1st or 2nd class train cabin and take in the views of the Russian countryside.

Kazan

fifth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Kazan Sightseeing Tour & Tatar Cooking Master Class
City tour
Tasting

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

Day 8
Day Tour to Bolgar
Day tour

Today after breakfast you meet your guide and driver to go on a day trip. Together you head to the outskirts of Kazan to see the outstanding Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex located in the Spassky District.

Day 9
Flight to St. Petersburg
Transfer
Free Day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet your driver, who takes you to the Kazan airport for your flight to St. Petersburg.

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 10 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

sixth destination
4 days in the city
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Tour of the Hermitage Museum & Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Museum
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the legendary Hermitage Museum. Then have a tour of the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Day 11
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 12
Day Trip to Veliky Novgorod
Day tour

Following breakfast, you meet your driver in the hotel lobby and make your way to Veliky Novgorod which is sometimes called "the Birthplace of Russia".

Day 13
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing tour of Russia's UNESCO treasures. After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

Marriott Courtyard Vasilievsky, St. Petersburg
4

Located across the bridge from the heart of St. Petersburg, the Palace Square, the 4-star Marriott Courtyard is a great value option offering signature Marriott features, as well as top-notch service and high quality throughout.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow, Suzdal, Yaroslavl, Kazan and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Cooking master class in Kazan;
  • 1st class train tickets Moscow - Kazan;
  • Economy class flight tickets from Kazan - 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, the Golden Ring towns, Kazan, St. Petersburg
  • Exciting Tatar Cooking Master Class
  • 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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