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Day 1: St Petersburg

Welcome to St Petersburg. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private car. Overnight in St Petersburg.

Day 2: St Petersburg

Today we have a full day sight seeing of St Petersburg. We will visit Peter and Paul's fortress then marvel traditional Russian-Byzantine St. Isaac's cathedral. After lunch we proceed to the Hermitage Museum. Overnight in St Petersburg.

Day 3: St Petersburg

Today we visit the Catherine Palce. The lavish Palace is adorned with a stunning peacock blue Baroque exterior and inside offers an insight into the privileged lives of Russia’s aristocracy. We will also visit Peterhof Palace.

Day 4: St Petersburg - Moscow

Today enjoy a half day sight seeing of the Yusupov Grand Palace a noble family famous for their involvement in the murder of Rasputin. Tonight you board an overnight train Grand Express, 1-class 2-berth compartment down to the capital of Moscow.

Day 5: Moscow

Welcome to Moscow. After your transfer to your hotel and early check in spend the morning at your lesiure. This evening take the metro into the Kremlin and enjoy a tour of the Territory, the Cathedrals and the Armoury. Overnight in Moscow.

Day 6: Moscow

Enjoy a guided tour today for about 6 hours with your guide. You enjoy a walking tour of Red Square and the mighty Kremlin today. Red Square is dominated by the spectacular and iconic St Basil’s Cathedral, with its brightly coloured turban shaped domes. Red Square is also the site of the historic and ritzy GUM department store and Lenin’s Mausoleum. Next to Red Square is Russia’s political power house - the Kremlin. Overnight in Moscow

Day 7: Moscow - Suzdal

Today we travel by car to Suzdal via Vladimir. En Route visit the Assumption catherdral, St Dmitrus catherdral and the Bogolubovo was founded on the spot where Andrei Bogolyubsky saw a miraculous vision of the Theotokos (the Virgin Mary) according to the Russian Orthodox Christians. Continue to the City of Suzdal where you will visit the Spasso-Evfimiev Monastery, Museum of Wooden Architecture, Kideksha which was destroyed during the Mongol invasion. Overnight in Pushkarskaya

Day 8: Suzdal - Moscow

Today we head back to Moscow, head into Stalin's underground Bunker. Head 65 meters underground to the Underground Cold War Museum - a Stalinist-era Soviet Bunker that up until recently was a top secret symbol of Soviet Power. Tonight spend your time at lesiure. Overnight in Moscow.

Day 9: Moscow

Today we bid you farewell as we transfer you to the aiport for your onward flight.

Russia Spotlight
Yuriev Monastery and Museum of Wooden Architecture

Novgorod

The ancient and provincial town of Novgorod is en route from St Petersburg to Moscow and a popular pit-stop. ...

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