From Moscow to St Petersburg
- Round trip
- 6 or 7 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Explore the best of Russia on a double-city trip. Incl. hotels, breakfast, train from Moscow to St Petersburg, 3 guided tours & return flights!
Discover the best of Russian culture, history and architecture on a fantastic city trip to Moscow and St Petersburg. Spend three nights in the Russian capital and admire the iconic, colourful domes of St Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square before heading underground to explore the people's palace: the Moscow Metro. Board your high-speed train to St Petersburg on day 4, and get ready to experience an entirely new version of Russian metropolis, from the imposing Hermitage Museum to the Peterhof Palace. With breakfast, four-star hotels, all transport and three private guided excursions included, the hardest decision you'll have to make is when to go!
- 3 nights in Moscow, 3 nights in St. Petersburg
- 3 x private guided tours; City walk in Moscow; Moscow metro system; Saint Petersburg city tour
- Private return airport transfer
- Train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
- Private transport between train stations and hotels
- Flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Moscow and from Saint Petersburg to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester
Day 1-3: Moscow
Welcome to Moscow - the magnificent capital of Russia. Touching down at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in the city, where the rest of the day is yours to explore as you wish! Take the opportunity to dive into Russian cuisine and culture. The cl...
Day 4-6: St Petersburg
After breakfast on day 4, you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the train station where you will board the high-speed train to your next destination: St Petersburg. The Russian railway system is one of the largest in the world and is a safe, comfortable and easy way to see the best ...
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Guided walk at the Kremlin complex (day 3) •
Want to gain a deeper insight into the Kremlin? On this tour, you will explore the ancient palaces and magnificent cathedrals of the Kremlin with an English-speaking guide. Stroll along the Red Square to admire the charming Kazan Cathedral, the famous Ruby Stars at the Kremlin Towers, the Lenin Mausoleum and the colourful Vasily Cathedral. The trip lasts 3 hours.
• Guided visit to the Hermitage (day 5 or 6) •
Visit the world's third-largest art museum and roam the impressive art collection featuring works by masters such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Tizian and Rafael. Travel back in time as you move through the various buildings, including the magnificent Winter Palace, the official residence of the Russian tsars until 1917. The trip lasts 3 hours and includes a guide and entrance fees.
• Excursion to Peterhof's Palace (day 6) •
On this excursion, you will admire the impressive architectural styles and fantastic fountains of Peterhof's Palace in St Petersburg. Peterhof is a UNESCO's World Heritage Site and has played an important role in Russian history for over 200 years. The trip lasts 3 hours and includes a guide and transport.
• The roofs of Petersburg (day 5 or 6) •
Feel the romantic atmosphere of Saint Petersburg from the city's rooftops on this unique tour in St Petersburg. Enjoy unbeatable views of the city from a bird's-eye view. The trip lasts 1 hour and includes a guide. Remember to wear comfortable shoes!
- Visa costs
- Tips for guide/driver
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
You will take the train to St Petersburg on day 4 of your journey from Moscow-Leningradsky train station. You will receive the final tickets and departure times along with your travel documents
Maximum 3 persons and 1 infant up to 2 years old.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 10 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
The third-person discount is based on the departure date and duration of the trip. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest
Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Russia. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.
For travel in Russia, a visa is required. Travellers need to apply for a visa with the Russian Embassy and processing time is up to 20 business days. For up to date information, visit the official gov.uk website.
All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Russia include Diphtheria; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.
The national currency of Russia is the Russian ruble (RUB).
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.
You will receive all information regarding the return airport transfer in Moscow and St Petersburg with your travel documents.