RUSSIA – AN UNTOLD STORY

RUSSIA – AN UNTOLD STORY

RUSSIA – AN UNTOLD STORY

Overview

Daily Schedule

  • MOSCOW
  • Arrive at Moscow airport
  • Transfer to hotel and Check in
  • Walk about the city
  • Walk about the city
  • MOSCOW
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Visit the Kremlin Territory & its Cathedrals, which is the famous landmark of Russia and has been a symbol of power of the state and now a home to the President.
  • City Tour with stops on the major city sights - Red Square including the stunning St. Basil's Cathedral (from outside) famous for it’s extravagant and coloured onion shaped domes, a delightful array of swirling colours and redbrick towers, GUM - the State Department Store, Russia’s most famous shopping mall, Lenin’s Mausoleum, State historical museum, Kazan Cathedral etc.
  • Overnight at hotel.

  • MOSCOW
  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed for Moscow Metro Tour. Take a unique chance to see the most inspiring metro stations of Stalin's era: Revolution Square, Komsomolskaya, Novoslobodskaya, and Mayakovskaya! Our professional guide will orient you through the crazy labyrinth of the stations and transfers.
  • Shopping at Arbat Street- famous souvenir shopping street
  • Proceed for world famous Russian Circus (Optional).
  • Overnight at hotel.

  • ST. PETERSBURG
  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to train station for Sapsan train to St. Petersburg
  • Arrive St. Petersburg and check into hotel
  • Time for shopping
  • Later proceed for Neva River Cruise. This is the signature tradition of the White Nights: watching the spectacle of the massive Neva River bridges heaving apart to let through boat traffic.
  • Overnight at the hotel
  • ST. PETERSBURG
  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to the pier for Hydrofoil to Peterhof. The best way to visit Peterhof is to take a hydrofoil across the Gulf of Finland to the jetty at the end of the Marine Canal.
  • Arrive at Peterhof Palace and start the tour. Visit the Upper and the Lower Parks, Grand Cascade and the Grand Palace.
  • Ballet performance in Mariinsky Theatre – Stars Of The White Nights. “The Stars of the White Nights 2017" International Ballet and Opera Festival is the main event of the year at the World famous Mariinsky Ballet and Opera theatre (Optonal)
  • Overnight at the hotel.
  • ST. PETERSBURG
  • Early breakfast at hotel
  • Visit to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. It is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg. With its exuberant onion domes and almost gaudy mosaics, this extraordinary building just off Nevsky Prospekt was constructed in the early 20th century on the site of the 1881 assassination of Czar Alexander II. Used by the Soviets to store potatoes during the Second World War siege of the city by Nazi forces, the church was finally reopened to the public in 1997.
  • Also visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral – the main Church of the Russian Empire. The gold domed, 19th-century St Isaac’s Cathedral is one of St Petersburg’s most famous landmarks and offers wonderful views of the city from its gilded viewing platform. Statues of the apostles stand guard at the top of St Isaac’s, while its vast doors are decorated with biblical scenes.
  • Visit to the Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage is one of the largest museums in the world and it houses a huge collection of Western European Art, Oriental Art, Applied Art, Ancient Roman, Greek and Egyptian Art. The collection of the Hermitage consists of three million articles. The museum occupies 6 buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. Some say, if you wanted to see everything in this museum and stand in front of each object for a minute, it would take you about 6 months!
  • ​Overnight at the hotel.

  • ST. PETERSBURG
  • Early breakfast at hotel
  • Check out at leisure and time on your own
  • Transfer to the airport for your return flight

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