Russia 2017 – Pre-designed Private Travel
MOSCOW • ST. PETERSBURG
8 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $6,495 | BEGIN: Moscow END: St. Petersburg
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
Highlights & Inclusions
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursion by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
- Tour Red Square including a visit to St. Basil’s Cathedral after it is closed to the general public
- Visit the Kremlin and see the Fabergé eggs at the Armoury
- See the exquisite Diamond Fund exhibit
- Enjoy a performance at the Bolshoi or Mariinsky Theater
- Experience the Hermitage with an early morning entrance
- Business class seats on the high speed train to St. Petersburg
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Low Season (Oct-Apr)
Mid Season (Mud Jul - Sep)
High Season (Mid-May - Mid-July)
DAYS 1 – 3 • Moscow, RUSSIA---Ararat Park Hyatt HotelExperience the great landmarks of Moscow including the Kremlin, Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Rekindle the majesty and glamour as you explore the fabulous ancient cities of Russia. Upon arrival in Moscow, you will be met and transferred to your luxury hotel. Take a tour of the Red Square, and promenade at GUM State Stores. Visit the Kremlin, symbol of Russia, including 15th century cathedrals, bell-tower, and palaces. Tour the Armoury Museum and admire its famous Fabergé eggs. Enjoy the city and see it from Sparrow Hill and famous Arbat Street. Witness a performance at the world famous Bolshoi Theater, or a performance at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. Meals: B
DAYS 4 – 8 • St. Petersburg & Depart Home---Belmond Grand Hotel EuropeFounded by Peter the Great in 1703, visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world. At the center of the Neva Delta, visit Peter and Paul’s fortress with its landmark gold spire, where many of Russia’s pre-Revolutionary leaders are buried. Continue to the House of Peter I and the palace of Prince Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, a treasure trove of early 18th century Russian art. Enjoy a tour to The Hermitage, one of the world’s most prominent art museums. The museum visit will be scheduled before it opens to the public and includes a visit to the Treasure Gallery (Gold Room), which features a unique collection of jewelry designed by Russian, European, and Oriental artistans. Travel by hydrofoil to Peteroff (Peter’s Court), the sumptuous summer residence of former Russian Emperors, Tsar Village (Pushkin). This village is a unique ensemble of pavilions, beautiful lakes and gardens, and the wonderful Catherine’s Palace. Enjoy a tour of the newly opened Erarta Museum, the largest non-governmental contemporary museum in Russia. Visit the museum of the great Russian opera bass singer Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin with extensive displays devoted to Russian Opera from the late 19th century. The largest museum dedicated to a Communist Party leader in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), the Sergei Kirov Museum is a unique monument of the Stalin era. On Day 8 you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home or to your next destination. Meals: B
Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel • Moscow, RUSSIAUnparalleled sophistication and a prime center city location provide a perfect base for visiting the city. The 232 rooms come with state-of-the-art amenities and butler service; facilities include full fitness center, heated swimming pool and Spa, 3 restaurants and lounge.
Belmond Grand Hotel Europe • St. PetersburgThe Grand Hotel Europe has placed a role in the life of St. Petersburg for 140 years; a truly iconic hotel and architectural treasure. Accommodation is comprised of 265 rooms and suites; facilities include 5 restaurants and bars, health club, and spa.