Russian Getaway

Day 1
Arrivs into Moscow
Begin your 'Russian Getaway' Tour

Welcome to Moscow - the capital and the largest city of Russia. On arrival, you will be met by your Tour Manager / Local Representative outside the custom area, who will welcome you and take you to your hotel for check - in.
Overnight at the hotel in Moscow.

Day 2
Guided City Tour of Moscow
Visit to Kremlin
Metro Tour
Visit to Arbat Street

After a continental breakfast, we proceed on a guided city tour of Moscow. First, we visit the world famous Red Square. Next, we see Leo Tolstoy Street, Triumphal Arch, White House, Arbat Square, Boulevard Ring, Tverskaya Street and Manezh Square.
Later, we visit the Kremlin, the very heart of Russia. Specifically located and built on the confluence of the Moskva & Neglinnaya Rivers, this famous landmark of Russia has been a symbol of power of the state and now a home to the President. The highlight of our visit to the Kremlin will include the State Armory, Patriarch's Palace, Terem Palace and Cathedral Square, which houses many churches with exquisite golden domes. Next, see the stunning St. Basil's Cathedral. Its extravagant and coloured onion-shaped domes are a delightful array of swirling colours and redbrick towers. Also, see Ivan the Great Bell Tower and the Tsar Bell, the largest in the world with the 11 ton section that broke off. Then we take a ride on the famous Moscow Subway. The Metro stations of the Moscow Subway have often been called 'The People's Palaces', for their elegant designs, lavish and profuse use of marble, mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers.
Next, we vist Arbat street. Arbat street is a pedestrian street about one kilometer long in the historical centre of Moscow.
Overnight at the hotel in Moscow. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3
Visit to Sergiev Posad
Photo Stop at New Maiden Convent
Suggested Excursion: Famous Russian Circus

After a continental breakfast, we proceed on a tour of Sergiev Posad, a historic monastery town and an integral part of the Golden Ring. In Sergiev Posad you can find the most important thing that cannot be imitated - its aura. The architectural ensemble of the Trinity Monastery of St.Sergius looks majestic against the background of green patriarchal suburbs.
Next, we stop at New Maiden Convent. Located on the Moscow River, New Maiden's Convent is a peaceful retreat from the bustling city of Moscow. Evening is free to explorer the city on your own OR you can opt for famous Russian circus.
Overnight at the hotel in Moscow. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4
High-Speed Train to St. Petersburg
Evening Boat Cruise on Neva River

After a continental breakfast, we check out the hotel and proceed to the train station for our High Speed train to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival, we take you to enjoy cruise on Neva river. Explore enchanting St Petersburg by cruise along the River.The Neva is the only river flowing from Lake Ladoga.
Later, we check into the hotel and evening is free.
Overnight at the hotel in St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5
Visit to Hermitage Museum
Guided City Tour of St. Petersburg
Suggested Excursion: Famous Russian Folklore Show

After a continental breakfast, we proceed to visit the Hermitage Museum. The gigantic collection of nearly three million objects of the Hermitage Museum, ranked as one of the world's major museums.
Later, we take you on a guided city tour of St. Petersburg, known as 'Northern Venice'. We drive along the 'Great Perspective' famous today as Nevsky Prospect, lined with marble palaces of Russian royalty and aristocracy.
After dinner, the evening is free OR you have a chance to experience the history, spirit and traditions of Russia in one unforgettable evening at the Russian Folklore Show. Sit back and enjoy elaborate folkloric dances and listen to traditional music from Russia.
Overnight at the hotel in St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6
Visit to St. Isaac's Cathedral
Visit to The Peter and Paul Fortress

After a continental breakfast, we take you to visit Issac's Cathedral - the main church of the Russian Empire.
Later, we visit The Peter and Paul Fortress - the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706-1740.
Evening is free for shopping.
Overnight at the hotel in St. Petersburg. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7
Return home with wonderful memories

After a continental breakfast, today day is free to relax or to explore city on your own. Late evening, we drive to the airport for your flight back home. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your tour. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future. (Breakfast, Lunch)