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  • Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

History-packed Moscow and St. Petersburg

  • Round trip
  • Russia
New trip
price from £ 1,079.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Discover Moscow and St. Petersburg including breakfast, train ride between the two cities, transfer, 3 city tours and flights.

Are you looking for a unique vacation full of cultural highlights and extravagant architecture? Then this double city trip to the metropolises of Moscow and St. Petersburg is just right for you! You'll travel to dynamic Moscow first and then take the bullet train to St. Petersburg. Breakfast, fascinating city tours, train tickets and flights are all included and allow you a comfortable stay where you don't have to think about anything - except what you want to see next. Discover the special mixture of Soviet history and modern elements of the two cities. Experience unforgettable moments in Moscow and St. Petersburg!

Included
  • Round trip Russia:

  • 3 nights in Moscow

  • 4 nights in St. Petersburg

  • Breakfast

  • Private city tour of Moscow including Red Square, Zaryadye and Metro Tour (Day 2)

  • Private city tour through Moscow including Sparrow Hills, Bolshoi Theater Square, Zaryadye Landscape Park, Novadevichy Monastery and Cathedral of Christ the Savior (day 3)

  • Private city tour of St. Petersburg including Palace Square and Kazan Cathedral, Faberge Museum, Metro tour and visit to the old local market (Day 5)

  • Train ride between Moscow and St. Petersburg

  • Transfer train station - hotels

  • Transfer airport - hotels

  • Flight from to Moscow and from Saint Petersburg to

We know plans can change. Our Flexible holidays let you rearrange your trip!

Choose from any alternative available dates. Includes refundable options. T&C's apply!

Day 1-3: Diverse Moscow

Welcome to Moscow - the Russian capital, and a very special place. After landing, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your leisure. Mingle with the locals and start looking for traditional Russian dishes. We definitely rec… Read more

Novotel Moscow Centre  or similar

Day 4-7: By train to St. Petersburg

Think the best of your trip is over? Not at all! On day 4, you'll be taken to the train station after breakfast and take a high-speed train to St. Petersburg. The Russian rail system is one of the largest in the world and is a safe and comfortable way to travel. You will cover a little over … Read more

Гостиница Амбассадор  or similar

Day 1-3: Diverse Moscow

Welcome to Moscow - the Russian capital, and a very special place. After landing, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your leisure. Mingle with the locals and start looking for traditional Russian dishes. We definitely rec… Read more

Moscow Marriott Hotel Novy Arbat  or similar

Day 4-7: By train to St. Petersburg

Think the best of your trip is over? Not at all! On day 4, you'll be taken to the train station after breakfast and take a high-speed train to St. Petersburg. The Russian rail system is one of the largest in the world and is a safe and comfortable way to travel. You will cover a little over … Read more

SO/ Sofitel Saint Petersburg  or similar
Optional excursions

If you want to make your trip even more memorable, you can upgrade it with the following optional excursions. All optional excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process.

• Moscow Kremlin and Cathedrals (Day 2, approx. 2 hours) • Take a closer look at the Moscow Kremlin as you and your guide discover the ancient palaces and beautiful cathedrals with their extravagant and gold-adorned domes. Stroll across Red Square to admire the famous Kremlin stars on the Kremlin towers, the legendary Lenin Mausoleum, and the colourful St. Basil's Cathedral. Incl. Entry and guide

• Armoury chamber (day 2, approx. 1 hour) • The Armoury of the Moscow Kremlin is a world-famous Royal Treasury and one of the oldest museums in Russia. The armoury collection developed over several centuries and is based on the precious objects that had been kept for centuries in the treasury of the tsars and in the anteroom of the patriarch. You will also find 10 of the world famous Fabergé eggs here. Incl. Entry and guide

• Viewing platform on the 89th floor and ice cream tasting (day 3, approx. 1 hour) • The Moscow City Tower is the highest viewing platform in Europe. This tour gives you the chance to take in the beauty of Moscow from the 89th floor while enjoying a delicious ice cream tasting. Please note: admission and guide are not included on this excursion.

• Boat tour on the Neva (day 4/5/6/7/8, approx. 1 hour) • On this boat tour, you can admire St. Petersburg from the water. Lean back and enjoy the unique cityscape that is guaranteed to stay in your thoughts for a long time. Incl. Entry and guide

• Peter and Paul Fortress with cathedral (day 5, approx. 1 hour) • The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, founded by Peter the Great in 1703. It served as a prison for political criminals between the first half of the 17th and early 1920s. The fortress is the oldest architectural monument in St. Petersburg and embodies the rich history of the city. Incl. Entry, guide and transfer

• Guided tour of Petersburg Palace including palace gardens (day 6, approx. 4 hours) • This excursion takes you south of St. Petersburg to admire the architectural styles and impressive fountains of Peterhof Palace and its palace gardens. The Peterhof is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has played an important role in Russian history for over 200 years. Incl. Entry, guide and transfer

• Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (day 6, approx. 3 hours) • Visit the third largest art museum in the world and experience the impressive art collection with works by masters such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Titian and Raphael. Travel back in time as you walk through the museum's various buildings, including the Winter Palace, which was the main residence of the Russian tsars until 1917. Incl. Entry and guide

• Catherine Palace and Park (day 7, approx. 3 hours) • Catherine Palace was originally built for Catherine, the wife of Peter the Great, founder of St. Petersburg. The palace is an amazing piece of Rococo architecture that you can explore with a guide on this excursion. Incl. Entry, guide and transfer

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Payment

If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

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Conditions

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.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2021

Price changes

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.

COVID-19 info

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.

Occupancy

Maximum of 3 adults per room

Children's discount

One child can receive a discount based on 2 full-paying adults per room. The discount depends on the selected travel time and duration. Complete your booking process to see the final price. Children up to the age of 1 pay a reduced fare and are not entitled to a seat and, depending on the airline, are not entitled to checked baggage.

Infant bed

Unfortunately not available

Pets

Unfortunately it is not possible to bring pets.

Flight times

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.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Vaccinations

No compulsory vaccinations are required for direct entry from the UK. For the latest medical prevention and advice on travel, please ask your GP or find out more on the Internet at the WHO or the GOV.UK website.

Entry requirements

All British citizens must have a passport to enter. This must be valid for at least six months after the departure date.

Visa

British citizens need a visa to enter and leave the country as well as in transit.
The visa must be applied for and obtained from the relevant Russian embassy before entering the country.
For more information, please visit the GOV.UK website. An electronic visa will be available from 01/01/2021.

Currency

The Russian ruble (RUB) is the national currency in Russia.

Group travel

This is an individual trip and you will not be travelling with a group. Transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Transfer airport - hotel

Your driver will pick you up at Moscow airport and take you to your hotel. You will receive further information with your travel documents.

Train ride Moscow - St. Petersburg

From Moscow-Leningradsky take the train to St. Petersburg. You will receive the tickets 5 days before the train journey or they will be given to you by your guide on the 2nd day of the journey.

Similar accommodation

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.