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Wonders of St Petersburg and Moscow summer 2017

Start:
St Petersburg
Includes:
St Petersburg, Winter Palace, Saint Isaacs Cathedral, Peter the Great Statue, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum, River Neva, Peterhof Palace, Moscow, Red Square, Saint Basils Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin
Duration:
8 days
Departs:
19 August, 2017
Tour Type:
At Leisure

The Imperial twin cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg come together on this Russian rail adventure, combining art and antiquities and such attractions as the Hermitage Museum, Tsar's Winter Palace, Red Square and the Kremlin. Gain insight into Russia's transformation into a creative and opulent modern metropolis, home to the largest number of billionaires in the world.

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All prices are quoted in Australian dollars on a per person basis unless stated otherwise. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Prices may vary until full payment is received, please ask your consultant for details. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking. Conditions apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

Day 1
(1 day)
Arrive St. Petersburg (4 Nights)
Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception with a light dinner at your hotel. Then a short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magnificent city.Welcome Reception
Day 2
(1 day)
St. Petersburg Sightseeing and At Leisure
Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit. Later enjoy drinks and canapés at the St. Petersburg Theatre of Youth during your Be My Guest experience.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 3
(1 day)
Hermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg At Leisure
Today enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist to see one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. The museum occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts, the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the stone age to the 20th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city. This evening, perhaps visit a theatre to see a Russian Folklore show.Buffet Breakfast
Day 4
(1 day)
St. Petersburg At Leisure
Consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the fabulous gardens and spectacular fountains of Peter the Great's summer residence at Peterhof.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5
(1 day)
St. Petersburg – High-Speed Train – Moscow (3 Nights)
After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a train trip towards the Russian capital. Arrive later in Moscow, your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles, Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River, the city is the country's political, economic, religious and financial hub. Buffet Breakfast
Day 6
(1 day)
Moscow Sightseeing and At Leisure
Marvel at Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Walls during your guided sightseeing with a Local Specialist. Afterwards there is plenty of time to shop for souvenirs and explore the city on your own.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7
(1 day)
Moscow At Leisure
Today is a full day at leisure to explore the city further. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad, the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. This evening, join your fellow travellers to celebrate the end of your holiday at a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 8
(1 day)
Depart Moscow
Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of a remarkable trip of discovery. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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