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Moscow & St. Petersburg

This tour combines Russia’s two principal cities with an overnight sleeper train journey. We can explore the country’s past from the 1917 Revolution through the Great Patriotic War and to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990

Here are more details of a sample tour as a starting point, but at Kipling Tours, we can customize any program just for you

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  • Day 1

    Departure from the US

    Today you depart on your flight to Russia. Flights can be arranged from your chosen departure airport.

  • Day 2

    Arrive in Moscow

    Today you arrive in the Russian capital of Moscow where your guide meets you on arrival and you transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, there may be an opportunity to walk through Red Square, past the Kremlin and St. Basils Cathedral.

  • Day 3

    Moscow and the Kremlin

    Today you explore the fascinating Kremlin Armoury, one of the oldest museums in Moscow. Its collection includes the Imperial Crown of Russia and ten Faberge Eggs. In the afternoon you can explore Red Square and see Lenin's Mausoleum. In the evening you transfer to the railway station for an overnight sleeper train to St. Petersburg.

  • Day 4

    St. Petersburg

    You arrive in St. Petersburg in the morning. Sights to see today include the Battleship Aurora which fired the first shots of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the Peter and Paul Fortress which was established by Peter the Great in 1703. In the afternoon we can take a cruise along the Neva River to see the sumptuous Peterhof Palace.

  • Day 5

    Hermitage Museum

    Today you visit the magnificent Hermitage Museum, one of the finest art galleries and museums in the World. Its collections include works from classical antiquity through to the modern art of Picasso. The afternoon is free for you explore St. Petersburg on your own. Perhaps walk down Nevsky Prospect and see St. Isaacs Cathedral.

  • Day 6

    The history of Leningrad

    Today you spend the morning on a fascinating tour which reveals the terrible hardships and suffering the city had to endure during its 900 day siege by Nazi forces during WW2. After lunch we can visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Tsars which was famously stormed by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution.

  • Day 7

    Free time in St. Petersburg

    You have free time today to explore St. Petersburg on your own

  • Day 8

    Fly Home

    Today you fly back home or continue your tour in Russia or Europe.

Prices start from

$2695 for an 8 day tour

Including a tour manager, all admissions and good quality hotels. Prices are based on East Coast departures. Contact us for a customized program and quote which includes flights from other departure cities.

includes flights

  • Novotel Moscow City

    Newly built modern 4 star hotel in the heart of Moscow's commercial centre

    A new modern four star property, the Novotel Moscow City hotel by is located in the very heart of Moscow City International Business Centre and in walking distance from a shopping mall. There are 2 metro stations close by, Mezhdunarodnaya and Vystavochnaya, giving easy access to the sights of the city.

  • Radisson Park Inn Pulkovskaya

    Large 4 star hotel in St. Petersburg

    The Park Inn Pulkovskaya is located in the south of the city, on magnificent Moskovskiy Prospekt. Apart from fast access to the airport, the hotel is also very convenient for trips to the famous Imperial estates at Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlovsk, and has excellent transport links for the city centre, with Moskovskaya Metro Station under ten minutes’ walk from the front door.

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