Russia – a forgotten but growing European giant waiting to be discovered by you! Not only is Russia the largest country in the world, it is also steeped in unique history that sets it apart from the rest of the world in so many ways. Explore this vast enigma in our 8-day package taking you on a special journey from Moscow to St. Petersburg.Contact an Agent Subscribe for Deals and New Packages
Start as you wish to continue, they say – and so your transfer from Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport to your hotel of choice takes a detour to Vorobyovy Hills Observation Platform, the highest point in Moscow, for a quick vodka stop served with traditional Russian pickles.You’ll be staying at Hotel National a Luxury Collection Hotel Moscow – surrounded by opulence. Your time here in the country’s capital will be culturally exciting, allowing you to choose from activities such as the Sanduny Banya (a Russian bath house), shopping at the epic GUM Department Store, vodka tasting at the Russian Vodka History Museum, and visits to the Christ the Saviour Cathedral, the historic Moscow Kremlin, and the Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre to meet a cosmonaut.
Moscow: Hotel National
While optional additions at the cosmonautics centre include a Zero Gravity Flight and a MIG-29/31 flight in a fighter jet, the next day you will jet set via the Sapsan high-speed train to your next destination. The second leg of your Russian escape takes you to the grand port city of St. Petersburg, where you can will be based either at the 5-star Hotel Astoria. Over the next three days, enjoy all that the bustling seaside city is famous for, from the Canals to the energetic main thoroughfare known as the Nevsky Prospect, and visit monuments, museums and distinctively Russian restaurants that will remain in your memory for a lifetime.
St Petersburg: The Astoria
- Accommodation in 5* hotels (4 nights Moscow, 3 nights St. Petersburg) with breakfast
- Private luxury transfers in each destination
- Personal guide in each destination
- Excursions of your choice
- High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
- Flights and taxes to Moscow and return from St. Petersburg
- Visas (if applicable)
- Lunches, dinners and drinks
- All items of a personal nature (e.g. gifts, mini bar etc.)
- Travel Insurance
- Covid Testing where applicable