12th Aug – 19th Aug
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Upon arrival at St Petersburg airport, you are warmly welcomed by our English speaking guide and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at hotel
After breakfast at 10am sharp Proceed to visit to Peterhof.
11:30 Visit to Grand Palace along with park and fountains. It’s the fountain capital of the world and the oldest summer residence of the Russian tsars built on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Excursion around the Low Park with survey of the fountain cascades. There are more than 100 fountains decorated with bronze and gilded or marble sculptures. (Fixed Time).
19:00 Russian Folk Show at Nicholas Palace – Show “Feel yourself Russian” in the Nicholas Palace 1.50 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
11:30 Meeting with guide at reception. You will have free time free time for shopping (guide & transport will be at your disposal) 16:30-17:00 After proceed to PUSHKIN The part of the town of Pushkin is Tsarskoye Selo, or the Tsar`s village. It was the home of the imperial family from the days of Peter the Great until the time of the last tsar, Nicolas II. It is a fascinating monument of world architectural and gardening art during the 18th and 19th centuries. Here you can enjoy a beautiful English-style park, unrestrained by the geometrical formality of the “Russian Versailles.” The center of the ensemble is the Catherine Palace, containing exquisite objects d`art, including world-famous Amber Room.
18:20 visit to CATHERINE PALACE (FIXED TIME).
Back to the city & Transfer to hotel – Free time at leisure.
23:00 Meeting with guide at reception.
23:30 MIDNIGHT BOAT TRIP WITH BRIDGES OPENING.
St Petersburg Rivers and Canals Cruise will enable you to relax, admire beautiful views of the Northern capital of Russia, take wonderful pictures and knowthe history of many buildings and streets here. The most popular tours take place on Moika River, Fontanka River, and Griboyedov channel. 02:00 Transfer to Hotel – Overnight at hotel.
10:00 Meeting with guide at reception.
Proceed to PANORAMIC CITY TOUR: This is a 3 hour orientation tour that will take you around the city and to the famous stops and buildings of St. Petersburg. Each stop will be approximately 10-25 minutes, allowing you enough time to take pictures or learn more about the monuments.
The city tour will cover the main street located in the heart of the city: Nevsky avenue; along with the Bronze Horseman: a monument of Emperor Peter I, who opened the window to Europe for Russia. Peter and Paul’s fortress, Blood of the Savior Cathedral and the majestic Isaac Cathedral will also be covered in the tour. We will cross the Palace Bridge, Mars Field and Hermitage Museum among others. Back to the hotel – Free time at leisure.
4:30pm Visit to Celebrated Hermitage Museum.
Overnight at hotel.
12:00 check out from the hotel.
13:00 Meeting with guide at reception & transfer to railway station.
15:00 Departure from St. Petersburg by Sapsan #769, coach 02 (Business Class ticket).
18:45 Arrival in Moscow & Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
10:00 Meeting with guide at reception – Proceed to KREMLIN
10:45 visit to KREMLIN & CATHEDRALS (FIXED TIME)
Situated in the very heart of Moscow, KREMLIN has always been known as a symbol of power and might of the vast Russian lands, the Russian princes and emperors all have been crowned and buried there.
15:00 KOLOMENSKOYE PALACE TOUR
Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate situated several kilometers to the southeast of the city center of Moscow.
Tsar Alexis I in the 17th century constructed a new great wooden palace, famed for its’ fanciful, fairytale roofs. Foreigners referred to it as ‘an Eighth Wonder of the World’. Although basically only a summer palace, it was the favorite residence of Tsar Alexis I.
19:00 Enjoy CIRCUS PERFORMANCE at Nikulin Circus. “Bravo!” Show (2.5 hrs)
The Nikulin Circus is one of the oldest in Russia, and the traditional home of the world-famous Moscow State Circus. The most famous artists shared this circus arena. There are always new attractions and shows here and all acts are normally connected by a particular theme or narrative thread. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After Breakfast 10:00 Meeting with guide at reception
Proceed to MOSCOW CITY TOUR- all major monuments from outside: Moscow University, Ostankino Tower, Seven Sisters, Peters Statue, New Maiden Convent, The White House of the Russian Federation, Moscow’s boulevards, Sparrow Hills etc
The city tour is a 3-hour tour of Moscow by private sprinter. This is a half-day orientation tour that will take you around the city and cover Moscow’s landmarks. We will stop for approximately 10-20 minutes at some places.
Proceed to METRO TOUR
Famous for being the most beautiful metro system in the world, each metro station has a story to tell. An entirely different design for each station, the Russian metro is a sight for sore eyes with the statues and chandeliers that line the ceilings! On the way, we will stop at various metro stations to learn about the history of each station and appreciate the marble floors, mosaic, and stain glass work that makes these metro stations so tasteful and elegant. While some stations look like palaces, others look like picture galleries. Free time for shopping at Arbaat Street – Overnight at hotel
After breakfast transfer to Moscow international airport for your international flight to back home
End of Tour