Vodka Shot - 6 Days

Explore the beautiful city of St Petersburg, including the exquisite Church on Spilled Blood, Peter & Paul Fortress and Nevsky Prospekt, Marvel at the dazzling array of art and exhibits in the world-famous Hermitage Museum, at the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Discover a lavish residence of the tsars on a day trip to Catherine Palace at Tsarkoe Selo (winter: mid-October to April) or Peterhof Palace and gardens (summer: May to mid-October), Take in the highlights of the capital on a walking tour, visiting Moscow's famous Red Square, home to the historic GUM Department Store, Lenin’s Mausoleum and spectacular St Basil’s Cathedral, Take a guided tour of the Moscow Kremlin, Russia’s political power house. Stroll around the grounds of this fortified complex, visit the Kremlin's cathedrals and see the mighty Tsar Bell

Destination: Russia

Travel Dates: From 2021-04-20 to 2022-10-25

Duration: 6 days

Departing From: 1, St Petersburg<br/>2, The Hermitage<br/>3, St Pete's sightseeing, Sleeper Train<br/>4, Moscow's Red Square<br/>5, The Kremlin<br/>6, Moscow


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  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches and a Welcome Dinner on day 1
    High speed train from St Petersburg - Moscow
    5 nights 4 star hotels
    Escorted by an English speaking Russian tour guide
    Specialist Russian guides at local sights
    Guided sightseeing - Moscow and St Petersburg
    Airport arrival transfer on day 1
    Moscow Metro travel card - 6 journeys
    All relevant transfers and transportation on tour

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Day 1, St Petersburg
Tuesday. Welcome to Russia. Arrival transfer from St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport to your hotel and check in. This evening meet at 7pm for an informative welcome meeting and dinner at the hotel with the rest of your group.
no breakfast, no lunch, 1 dinner included.
Day 2, St Petersburg
Today we take in the highlights of the beautiful city of St Petersburg. Travelling by bus we make our way along the famed Nevsky Prospekt, past the museum and university districts and a few stops will be made along the way to see the magnificent St Isaac's Cathedral and The Bronze Horseman. Then we explore the Peter and Paul Fortress and the ornate Peter and Paul Cathedral which houses the tombs of the Romanov monarchs. After a hearty lunch it's time for a guided tour of the incredible Hermitage Museum in the beautiful Winter Palace - which houses one of the biggest and best art collections on earth.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure and this evening consider an optional excursion to the ballet or perhaps a Cossack show. All optional excursions are subject to availability and minimum numbers - book and pay locally. At the Welcome Meeting on day 1 you will be given a list of available options to book.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.
Day 3, St Petersburg
St Petersburg - Moscow. St Petersburg is known as the City of Tsars and today we head out of the city to explore one of the tsars' lavish palaces. We visit Peterhof Palace and its beautiful gardens on the Gulf of Finland in the summer (May to mid October) and in the winter we visit Catherine Palace at Tsarskoe Selo (or Pavlosk Palace if Catherine Palace is closed). Often referred to as the 'Russian Versailles’, Peterhof is famous for its beautiful gardens which are a wonderland of greenery and flowers, sweeping vistas and ornate architectural decorations, with spectacular gold fountains. At Catherine's Palace it's the exterior and lavishly decorated interior that is the highlight and the famous Amber room is simply spectacular, bedecked in gold and amber.

Returning to the city centre we visit the beautiful Church On Spilled Blood and then there's free time to explore or shop for souvenirs before we board the 5pm high speed train to Moscow. Reaching the capital in just 4 hours, we transfer to our hotel for the night.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 4, Moscow
This morning we set out to explore Russia’s capital, taking the metro to legendary Red Square for the start of our walking tour. Here we will see Lenin’s Mausoleum, the ritzy and historic GUM department store and spectacular St Basil’s Cathedral. Then we visit mighty Kremlin, with a guided walk through the grounds to see numerous government buildings, gold-domed cathedrals and the Tsar Bell - the largest bell that never rang! Remainder of the day is at leisure. If open, you can pay your respects to the famous Russian Revolutionary at Lenin’s mausoleum.

During our stay in Moscow there will be the chance to join optional evening excursions, such as a traditional Cossack Show or a Moscow by Night coach tour and river cruise (book and pay locally).
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.
Day 5, Moscow
This morning those who have booked our optional Inside a Soviet Bunker add-on will head 65 metres underground for a guided tour of a Stalinist-era Soviet Bunker that up until recently was a top secret symbol of Soviet Power. The rest of the day is free to explore the capital. There are plenty of great galleries, museums, cafes, shops and bars all within walking distance in the city centre.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 6, Moscow
Sunday. Our tour comes to an end after breakfast and hotel check out.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

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