Russian Rendezvous
05 Nights / 06 Days
INR 60,300
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  • Overview

    Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, Moscow is the nation's cosmopolitan capital. It is Russia's major center of industry, science, and culture. The capital and largest city of Russia, Moscow has always played a central role in the country's history. The very founding site of the city, the Kremlin and Red Square are still at the heart of Moscow – historically, geographically and spiritually.  


    St Petersburg is one of the world's most beautiful cities, St. Petersburg has all the ingredients for an unforgettable travel experience: high art, lavish architecture, wild nightlife, an extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions that have inspired and nurtured some of the modern world's greatest literature, music, and visual art. From the mysterious twilight of the White Nights to world-beating opera and ballet productions on magical winter evenings, St. Petersburg charms and entices in every season.


    Day 1 : Moscow

    Arrival at Moscow airport. Transfer to your hotel in Moscow. Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

        


    Day 2 : Moscow

    After breakfast at the hotel depart for an excursion of the Moscow with stops at the most famous sights: Poklonnaya Hill, New Maiden Convent and Vorobievy Hills. Drive by Tverskaya Street, Manezhnaya square, Ohotny Riad, Bolshoy theatre, Lubianka square, Savior Cathedral, the Kremlin and Kropotkinskaya embankments etc. Overnight stay at hotel.

        


    Day 3 : Moscow – St. Petersburg

    After breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to train station to take Sapsan train to St. Petersburg (2nd class). Arrive in St. Petersburg and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

        


    Day 4 : St. Petersburg

    After breakfast at the hotel, Later in the morning, depart for an excursion of the city with stops at the most famous sights: spit of the Basil Island, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and Palace Square, Сhurch of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, the Aurora, and other. Drive by Nevsky prospect, the Neva embankments (no entrances). In the afternoon, depart for an excursion to the world's famous art museum Hermitage. Founded by Catherine the Great the museum occupies 5 buildings and has famous collection of Western-European Art that includes paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Rubens, Van Dyke, and more. The Hermitage is a part of Winter Palace. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

        


    Day 5 : St. Petersburg

    After breakfast at the hotel, Later in the morning depart for an excursion to Pushkin to visit Catherine's Palace with the famous Amber Room. Catherine's Palace was founded in 1718 as a summer residence of Russian empresses. It was reconstructed several times in the XVIII-XIX centuries and now we can see interiors in baroque, classical and rococo styles. During the World War II the palace was occupied and very badly damaged. Some rooms were restored quite recently. Among them is the famous Amber Room. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

        


    Day 6 : St. Petersburg - India

    After breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport by car/van. Board your flight back to India



  • Highlights :

    •   Moscow and Kremlin full day tour

    •   Sapnsan ticket from Moscow to St Petersburg

    •   St Petersburg city tour with Hermitage full day tour

    •   Sapnsan ticket from Moscow to St Petersburg

    •   Excursion to Pushkin



  • Price starting from INR 60,300 per person on twin sharing basis


    Tour Includes :

    •   Moscow airport to Moscow hotel transfer

    •   02 nights accommodation at Moscow with breakfast

    •   Moscow and Kremlin full day tour

    •   Transfer from Moscow hotel to train station

    •   Sapnsan ticket from Moscow to St Petersburg

    •   St Petersburg station to St Petersburg hotel transfer

    •   03 nights accommodation in St Petersburg with breakfast

    •   St Petersburg city tour with Hermitage full day tour


    Tour Excludes :

    •   Round trip airfare with taxes

    •   Visa and insurance

    •   9% service tax applicable on the total invoice

    •   Porterage, meals, which are not a part of the itinerary

    •   Any other item of personal nature (laundry, mini bar, telephone, etc)

    •   Any change in the rate of exchange of USD / EUR / GBP.



    Hotel Details

    Destination

    Hotel

    Category

    Moscow

    Hotel Izmailovo Beta or similar

    3 star hotel

    St Petersburg

    Hotel Bristol or similar

    3 star hotel




  • Payment Policy :

    •   20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour. This deposit is non-refundable

    •   75% of the total tour cost to be paid 08 weeks prior to arrival date

    •   100% of the total tour is required 45 days prior departure or within 24 hours of confirmation if travelling within 45 days from departure

    Cancellation Policy :

    •   10 weeks or more prior to arrival date: 25% deposit

    •   09 weeks prior to arrival date: 100% of the total tour cost

    •   Any cancellations must be made in writting


    Important Notice :

    Visas : Please ensure your passport is valid more than 6 months from the date of return for every country you are visiting. Please also ensure there is sufficient space in your passport to allow for all immigration procedures.

    Travel Insurance: The tour price does not include personal insurance. Travelers are highly recommended to purchase travel insurance upon commitment of the booking in case of force majeure. Travel insurance covers such costs as emergency and medical evacuation, hospital fees, property loss, etc which could possibly happen during the trip.



  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Religion in Russia?

    Russia is a multi-ethnic and multi-faith nation. Orthodox Christianity is Russia's largest religion with 75% of the population belonging to the Orthodox Christian denomination. Islam is professed by 5% of the population. Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism and Buddhism are professed by 1% of the population each.


    Russian Currency?

    Russian Ruble


    Russia Plug in?

    220V/50Hz


    Clothing for Russia?

    Light cotton T Shirts and trousers are recommended for the day. Evenings are cooler and a light jacket should be carried.


    Food in Russia?

    There are numerous dishes made of dough such as pies, cakes, rolls, blini, etc. as well as unleavened dough, including dumplings and homemade noodles. Being a country of Orthodox Christian religion which implies numerous fasts, Russian cuisine offers a great number of vegetarian dishes including mushrooms, pickles etc.  The Russian culinary palette is also rich in meat, poultry and fish dishes which are served on various  occasions.


    Nightlife in Moscow?

    Moscow's nightlife is energetic, showy and dynamic. When one great club or bar closes, another immediately opens in its wake. RBTH highlights the hottest spots in Russia's capital for going out, dancing and partying.


    Nightlife in St Petersburg?

    Saint Petersburg It was the first city in Russia to adopt the culture of clubbing, in recent years ' 80. Many fashion clubs, students bar, discos, music venues are there in the city. The Fidel is frequented mostly by tourists. A couple of great places to begin an assault on your liver are the Idiot and Cynic Bar. Both are cult favorites. For those who prefer something a bit more civilized, the James Cook tavern offers pub grub and caters to a somewhat older and wiser crowd and the Shamrock is the resident Irish Pub, frequented by ballerinas.