HIGHLIGHTS OF RUSSIA
8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

 

Morning over the Moscow Kremlin in the sun

You will be impressed by the beauty of these 2 wonderful cities. Moscow, founded in 1147 located on the banks of the Moskova followed Saint Petersburg, founded in 1703, located on the Neva’s delta. One is, imposing and majestic whereas the other is charming and gracious. This tour is specifically designed for travelers who wish to travel in a unique and private way.

 

INCLUSIONS

    • Private arrival and departure transfer to the airport
    • Day train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in economy class
    • English speaking local guides for during the visit mentioned
    • 8 meals: 7 breakfasts and one lunch
    • Accommodation for 7 nights at 4* hotels
    • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
    • Russian Invitation letter
    • Not included:  Flights – Russian visa (approx. $126 – subject to change – please refer to your travel agent) – Gratuities to hotel personnel, guides and drivers – Optional visits and excursions – Beverage 
    • NOTES
      • We can book tickets for the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow or the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.
      • This program can be upgraded to 5-star properties with supplement.
      •  English speaking participants constitute this group

       

      Rates  starting from, per person, double occupancy, in Canadian dollars

       land only   2022

      Guaranteed departure if minimum 2 participants 

       The below rates are  based per person if 2 participants

      From price **
      If more than 2 participants travelling together , the price will be reduced. Based on double occ 
      November, 5,12,13,19,20,26,27 $1799
      December, 3,4,10,11,17,18 $1799
      December . 23,24,26,27,29,30,  January 1,2 $1929
      January, 7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29 $1799
      February, 4,5,11,12,18,19,25,26 $1799
      March , 4,5,11,12,18,19,25,26 $1799
      April, 1,2,8,9,16,22,23 $1799
      May, 6,7,14 $2199
      May 20,27,28 $2199
      June 3,4,17,18,24,25, July 2 $2199
      July 8,9,15 $2149
      July 16,22,29,30 $2149
      August 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 $2149
      Sept 2,3,9,10 $2149
      Sept 16,17,23,24,30, Oct 1st $2149
      Oct 7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29 $1989
      REDUCTION IF TRAVELLING 4 persons together in double occupancy                                                                                                                                                                    REDUCTION of        -$450
      Supplement for single occupancy if minimum 2 people only $330 to $650 according to dates and seasons

      PROMO

      Travel with family and friends and get more discounts!

       

       

      HOTELS OR SIMILAR
      Moscow Novotel Moscow Centre OR Park Inn Sadu 4*  (or similar)  4*
      Saint Petersburg Holiday Inn Express 4* or Holiday Inn Theatre Square  4*  or similar

       

      Conditions :  No deposit      Final Payment  :  50 days prior to arrival 

       

      **Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.

NOTES AND RESTRICTIONS 

Please pay attention to preliminary blackout dates in St. Petersburg:

April 10-13, 2022 – Arctic Forum

May 15-18, 2022 – World Conference on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue

May 26-29, 2022 – The Champions League final

Economic forum – dates to be advised later (next year it might be in the beginning of June as well as in the end of June because of Champions League in the end of May)

October 23-27, 2022 – World Energy Congress

 

On the dates of official events, prices and availability are on request only.

We kindly draw your attention to the fact that if the dates of your stay coincide with the dates of the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg 2022, the hotels might cancel your booking or change the rates and the cancellation conditions of already confirmed booking.

 

 

 

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DAY 1 MOSCOW


Upon arrival, private transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Accommodation: Moscow for 3 nights
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DAY 2 MOSCOW


Breakfast. Departure at 9:30 for the excursion to Gorki Leninskie, 10 km south of Moscow city. You will discover the Museum and the House. Stop for lunch. This afternoon you will enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing tour
(no entrance) of the Russian Capital. During this tour you will see the famous Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, recognizable with its 10 colorful onion-shaped domes (outside view), an ancient KGB Building, the
Olympic stadium and the building of the Moscow State University. (B/L)
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DAY 3 MOSCOW


Breakfast. Tour of Moscow Kremlin grounds and Armory (time of visit to be specified by the guide). After some Time at leisure, stop for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, visit Moscow Metro (subway) which is
considered an art gallery. We will end the day with a stroll on Arbat Street, the famous pedestrian street. (B)
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DAY 4 MOSCOW - ST. PETERSBURG


Breakfast. At 10 AM we check out of hotel with luggage. Before heading to the train station we will have the guided visit of Tretiakov Art Gallery and then transfer to the railway station to take the train to St. Petersburg economy class ticket – possibility to upgrade ($) ). Departure at approx. 15:30 and Arrival at approx. 19:20 in St. Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel . (B)
Accommodation: St. Petersburg for 4 nights
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DAY 5 ST. PETERSBURG


Breakfast. Departure at 10 AM for a sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg (no entrance included), you will discover a city of beautiful baroque palaces, picturesque canals, splendid avenues and elaborate cathedrals. Then a guided visit of Peter and Paul Fortress where the city was founded and where the Tsar Tombs are exposed. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city on your own. (B)

Note : In October and April  day 5 and 6 can be reversed

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DAY 6 ST. PETERSBURG


Breakfast. Morning guided visit of the Hermitage Museum, the winter palace of the Royal Family and one of the biggest museums of the world. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
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DAY 7 ST. PETERSBURG


Breakfast. Departure at 9:30 AM. From January to April and from October to December excursion to Pushkin (Catherine Palace) From May to September visit to Petrodvoretz one way by hydrofoil (Grand Palace and Gardens) Summer Palace of Catherine and its gardens. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Note excursions may change : From January to April and from October to December excursion to Pushkin (Catherine Palace)

((From May to September visit to Petrodvoretz one way by hydrofoil (Grand Palace and Gardens) Summer Palace of Catherine and its gardens)).

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DAY 8 ST. PETERSBURG


Breakfast. Private transfer to the airport. (B)