Private Winter Tour to Moscow, Murmansk & Saint Petersburg
Trip Overview

Winter Fairytale in Russia

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

Immerse into winter magic! This tour gives you the opportunity to see the scenic Russian winter. The program covers Moscow & Saint Petersburg and their most celebrated highlights. Splendid Murmansk is added between to see the beauty of the Russian north. If you're lucky, catch the Northern Lights, as well as see the Snow Village and Husky Park, meet the Saami people & enjoy a Russian troyka ride.

Winter Fairytale in Russia

12 days3 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
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$3,878
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews

Immerse into winter magic! This tour gives you the opportunity to see the scenic Russian winter. The program covers Moscow & Saint Petersburg and their most celebrated highlights. Splendid Murmansk is added between to see the beauty of the Russian north. If you're lucky, catch the Northern Lights, as well as see the Snow Village and Husky Park, meet the Saami people & enjoy a Russian troyka ride.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival
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.

Day 2
Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Kremlin
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful 8-hour city tour around the most outstanding Moscow landmarks.

Day 3
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
City tour
Museum

Explore one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Tretyakov Gallery. Also this day you are offered to enjoy the Moscow Subway.

 

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
Murmansk
2h 20 min

Make your way to northern Russia during an enjoyable five-hour flight to Murmansk onboard a comfortable plane.

Murmansk

second destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Russian Cooking Class & Flight to Murmansk
Transfer
Tasting
n the morning after breakfast you check out from your hotel and have an exclusive cooking class to get the real taste of Russia. After the tour you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Murmansk.
Day 5
Murmansk & Northern Lights Tour
City tour
Day tour

Following breakfast, meet your local guide to have a 4-hour city tour of Murmansk. Today you visit the memorial complex Alesha in honor of the defenders of the Soviet polar region during the Great Patriotic War.

Day 6
Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
Day tour

The unique Snow Derevnya Complex boasts a large territory that encompasses a snow labyrinth, beautiful snow and ice sculptures, as well as a visitor's center and a gift shop. You have about two hours to explore the village on your own.

Day 7
Husky Park & Saami Village Tour
Day tour

After breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and are transferred to the exciting Husky Park. Here you get to meet the beautiful blue-eyed dogs and learn about this breed.

4-star hotel
4

Stay at the remarkable centrally-located 4-star hotel that offers high-quality service and all amenities necessary for a nice vacation.

plane
Murmansk
Saint Petersburg
1h 55 min

After a short 2-hour flight you will see the beauties of the Northern capital of Russia.

Saint Petersburg

third destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to St. Petersburg
Transfer

Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out from your Murmansk hotel, your driver takes you to the airport for the flight to Russia's Northern Capital. Upon arrival, your driver meets takes you to your centrally located hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 9
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 outstanding attractions of St. Petersburg. During the tour you visit the gorgeous St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
Day 10
Trip to Pushkin, Troyka Ride & Russian Vodka Museum
Day tour
Tasting
After breakfast you meet your guide and driver who take you to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to Pushkin (Tsarskoe 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 11
Visit to the Hermitage Museum
Museum
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.
Day 12
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing tour! After breakfast your driver transfers 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 remarkable 4-star hotels in Moscow, Murmansk 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;
  • Cooking class with professional English-speaking chef;
  • Visits to Russian world-famous art museums (the Tretyakov Gallery and Hermitage);
  • Russian vodka tasting;
  • Russian troika ride;
  • Husky dog sledging;
  • 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, St. Petersburg and Murmansk
  • Entertaining activities, including a Russian cooking class, tasting in the Russian Vodka Museum, meeting the Saami people, visiting a Husky Park
  • Winter activities, including Northern Lights seeking, Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
  • 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.
  • Russian winters are very frosty, especially up north, so have suitable warm clothing.
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