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Sample Itinerary - REF RUSSIA 493

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Day 1: Moscow

Welcome to Russia! On arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the evening is at your own leisure.

Day 2: Moscow

This morning we enjoy a city tour viewing Red Square, Lenin's Tomb ( if open), St Basil Cathedral, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Sparrow Hills View, the Park of the Fallen heroes and the New Maiden Convent. This afternoon we continue our exploration of the city with a guided tour of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Art. The evening is at your own leisure.

Day 3: Moscow

This morning we explore the mighty Kremlin, its territory and cathedrals before taking a guided walk through the never ending Armoury and breathtaking Diamond Fund (no guide required). This afternoon we explore the 'Palace of the People' on a short guided tour of the Metro before heading to Arbat for a shopping tour.

Day 4: Moscow

Today we take a full day sightseeing with a guide and driver to Kolomeskoye Estate - an open-air museum of history before exploring the Tretyakov Gallery- boasting the worlds largest collection of Russian Art.

Day 5: Moscow

Today is a free day to explore at your own pace.

Day 6: Moscow - Suzdal

This morning we depart Moscow and travle to Sergiev Psad where we explore trinity Lavra of St Sergius before enjoying lunch at a local resturant. After lunch we continue our exploration of the Golden Ring To Suzdal. Overnight - Sudzal Inn

Day 7: Suzdal - Moscow

Today we tour Sudzal taking in the Kremlin, Faviour Monastery of St Euthymius and the Wooden Architechture Museum before lunch at a local restaurant and and continuing to Vladmir where we tour the Assumption Cathedral and Golden Gates. This evening we return to Moscow.

Day 8: Moscow - St Petersburg

This morning we say goodbye to Moscow with a transfer to the train station where we board the High Speed Sapsan train to St Petersburg. On arrival in St Petersburg you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel

Day 9: St Petersburg

Today we take a morning city tour of St Petes including Peter and Paul Fortress, St Basil;s Cathedral ( inside) and the Church on Spilled Blood. (Outside). This afternoon we tour the endless Hermitage. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel

Day 10: St Petersburg

Today another full day sightseeing with a driver and local guide. This time we explore the Menshikov Palace in the morning followed by the Russian Museum ( Mikhailozsky Palace) in the afternoon. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel

Day 11: St Petersburg

This morning we drive to Peterhof Grand Palace and park with over 250 water fountains and not a single pump in use! We then return to St Petersburg by means of a Hydrofoil across the Gulf of Finland. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel

Day 12: St Petersburg

Today on our last day of sightseeing in St Petesburg we travel to Pushkin to tour Catherine's Palace and Parks before enjoying lunch at Podvorye Resturant and then touring Pavlovsk Palace and Park. The evening is at your leisure. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel

Days 13-16: St Petersburg

Today we take a day tour out of the city to Novgorod- Russia's oldest town. We tour the inner Kremlin and the Cathedral of St Sophia before exploring Yaroslav yard. This afternoon we return to St Petersburg where we spend the next 2 days at leisure until Thursday when you will be collected at the hotel and transferred to the airport for your departing flight. Overnight- Nevsky Grant Hotel until 23/10

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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last updated - 22 Nov 2014 6:34 AM