Moscow & St. Petersburg

No. of Days : 6 days

Tour Code : RUS

Day 1:
Arrive in St. Petersburg - former capital of Imperial Russia. On arrival, after clearing immigration and baggage claim, meet your local airport representative/driver outside the arrival hall. Later proceed to your hotel. Tonight enjoy dinner at an Indian Restaurant.
Note:Check in time at hotel is 15:00 hours.

Day 2:
This morning we drive to Peterhof after breakfast. The Peterhof Palace is a series of palaces and gardens located in Petergof, Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. These palaces and gardens are sometimes referred to as the “Russian Versailles”. The palace-ensemble along with the city centre is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the Grand Palace and take a walk to see magnificent fountains and cascades. After lunch, we visit The State Hermitage Museum - a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg. The second largest art museum in the world, it was founded in 1764 when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. It has been open to the public since 1852. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, before going for your Indian meal.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:
Today after breakfast we take a guided tour to visit Peter and Paul Fortress - the original citadel of St. Petersburg, founded by Peter the Great. The first structure to be built in St. Petersburg, and thus the birthplace of the city. It has had a rich, hugely varied, and sometimes sinister history. We then have a short photo stop at Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and Statue of Peter the Great. In the afternoon we enjoy a scenic ride on the Neva River. See this beautiful imperial city and some of its most famous historical sites along the banks of the Neva River. Rest of the day is free for shopping or leisure activities before we go for dinner.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:
Check out and proceed to Moscow by the “superfast” Sapsan Train. (In case of unavailability of the train, we shall take a flight to Moscow). On arrival enjoy your lunch at an Indian restaurant. Later proceed to The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics i.e. Space Museum of Moscow, dedicated to space exploration. The museum contains a wide variety of Soviet and Russian space-related exhibits and models which explore the history of flight, astronomy and space exploration & technology. The evening is free for you to enjoy..
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:
Today proceed on a guided tour of this marvellous city. Your tour includes visit to the Kremlin Walls - The Moscow Kremlin Wall is a defensive wall that surrounds the Moscow Kremlin, recognisable by the characteristic notches and its Kremlin towers. Within the walls we see the Tzar’s Bell, Tzar’s Cannon (without Armoury Chamber) etc. Later continue your city tour to see the Bolshoi Theatre from outside and other important sites of the capital city. Visit the Red Square - Being the most recognizable symbol of Russia in the world. Among the main landmarks standing on the Red Square are the famous colourful St. Basil’s Cathedral built on the moat under the rule of Ivan IV, the highest wall of the Kremlin with the Spasskaya tower with the clock, State Historical Museum and of course Lenin’s Mausoleum. Enjoy some free time at the square. After lunch we take you on a short metro ride tour. The Moscow Metro is also undoubtedly one of the most beautiful. The brainchild of the tsars but finally put into action by Stalin. Each metro station constructed and decorated in its own unique way. In the evening enjoy the Great Russian Circus.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

Day 6:
After breakfast check out and proceed to the airport for your return flight.
Note:Check out time at hotel is 11:00 hours.

The Star Difference

  • Extensive sightseeing covered.
  • Super-fast train experience between St. Petersburg to Moscow.
  • Tips and service charges included.
  • Drop off at 3 different airport in Moscow (DME/SVO/VKO).
  • Early Bird Offer
  • Book 10 weeks in advance and get £40 OFF per adult and child.
  • Book 08 weeks in advance and get £25 OFF per adult and child.

  • Tour Highlights
  • Peterhof with entrance
  • Hermitage Museum with entrance
  • Peter and Paul Fortress with entrance
  • Neva River boat ride with entrance
  • Super Fast - Sapsan Train (2nd class) with entrance
  • Space Museum with entrance
  • City Tour with Kremlin Walls with entrance
  • Visit to Red Square
  • Moscow Metro tour with entrance
  • Great Russian Circus with entrance
  • Price Includes
  • Accommodation in 4* Hotels with buffet breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the tour itinerary
  • Super-fast - Sapsan Train from St. Petersburg to Moscow (2nd class)
  • Local English-speaking tour guide where ever applicable
  • All entrances as specified in tour highlights
  • Premium services of Star Tours tour representative or an experienced local operator
  • Tips & Service charges
  • Price Does Not Include
  • International airfare tickets
  • Visa charges and insurance charges
  • Anything not mentioned in the tour price
  • Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
    For additional pre/post night accommodation the price will be £ 110 per double room (excludes airport transfers). Airport transfers one way to hotel or vice-versa will be £ 35 per person (based on minimum 2 person)

    Departure Dates & Prices
    Apr – 08 £760 £620 £965
    May – 05, 20 £840 £685 £1060
    Jun – 16 £840 £685 £1060
    Jul – 07, 21 £810 £660 £1015
    Aug – 26 £810 £660 £1015
    Sep – 15 £775 £630 £980
  • Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room.
  • Child 2-11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults.
  • Infants 0-23 months price is £ 150 for a seat in coach only.
  • Max occupancy per room is 3 person.
  • £ 60 reduction will apply for 2nd child without a bed.
  • Note:On occasions, due to large events, traffic and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.