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Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow

8 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive St. Petersburg (4 Nights)
Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception with a light dinner at your hotel. Then a short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magnificent city. (Welcome Reception)

Day 2 St. Petersburg Sightseeing and At Leisure
Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit. Later enjoy drinks and canapés at the St. Petersburg Theatre of Youth during your Be My Guest experience. (Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining)

Day 3 Hermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg At Leisure
Today enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist to see one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. The museum occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts, the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the stone age to the 20th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city. This evening, perhaps visit a theatre to see a Russian Folklore show. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 4 St. Petersburg At Leisure
Consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the fabulous gardens and spectacular fountains of Peter the Great's summer residence at Petrodvorets. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 5 St. Petersburg – High-Speed Train – Moscow (3 Nights)
After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a train trip towards the Russian capital. Arrive later in Moscow, your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles, Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River, the city is the country's political, economic, religious and financial hub, and home to the largest number of billionaires in the world. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 6 Moscow Sightseeing and At Leisure
Marvel at Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Walls during your guided sightseeing with a Local Specialist. Afterwards there is plenty of time to shop for souvenirs and explore the city on your own. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 7 Moscow At Leisure
Today is a full day at leisure to explore the city further. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad, the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. Tonight celebrate with your Travel Director and companions at a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant. (Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner)

Day 8 Depart Moscow
Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of a remarkable trip of discovery. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (Buffet Breakfast)
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All This Included
The Imperial twin cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg come together on this Russian rail adventure, combining art and antiquities and such attractions as the Hermitage Museum, Tsar's Winter Palace, Red Square and the Kremlin. Gain insight into Russia's transformation into a creative and opulent modern metropolis, home to the largest number of billionaires in the world.

DINING
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Highlights
THE TRAFALGAR DIFFERENCE
  • BE MY GUEST This is a unique opportunity to meet and chat with the locals over drinks and canapés at the Theatre of Youth in the centre of St. Petersburg. Enjoy a local tour and stage performances by the students in one of the beautiful theatre halls
  • HIDDEN TREASURES Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure
  • LOCAL SPECIALISTS For included sightseeing in St. Petersburg and Moscow
  • SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING Enjoy a guided tour of St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum with a group size of no more than 25 guests
  • JOIN TRAFALGAR Travel Today, Sustain Tomorrow The Theatre of Youth, St. Petersburg You'll learn about the theatre's work and see how funds contributed on your behalf are used to promote the theatrical education of St. Petersburg's youth.
SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
  • City tour in St. Petersburg and Moscow
  • View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great while in St. Petersburg. In Moscow view Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Walls of the Kremlin
  • Visit the Hermitage Museum for a sightseeing tour and the St. Peter and Paul Fortress
Accommodations
St. Petersburg: Sokos Vasilievsky
Moscow: Hilton Leningradskaya
Notes
  • Visas are required for this trip.
  • Please contact your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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