Moscow – Novgorod – St. Petersburg Tour 2016 and 2017
Escorted tour for 8 days/7 nights
Moscow 2 nights , 1 night in Novgorod, 3nights in St. Petersburg and 1night on a sleeper train in first class cabin
Private Escorted tour at your own leisure.
Departure dates: Daily Program can be extended or modified
Start on any day you wish!!!
Day 1. Arrival Moscow on any day. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to recover from jet lag.
Day 2. After breakfast at the hotel embark on a panoramic tour of the city with the Kremlin grounds and the cathedral. Lunch at a typical Russian restaurant. Walking tour of Stary Arbat, Moscow’s oldest street and a popular tourist hangout.
Day 3. Breakfast at hotel. Full day Sergiev Posad tour. Visiting Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra monastery, one of the most beautiful Russian Orthodox monasteries in all of Russia, a fortress and monastery combined with it own museum. Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Moscow train station to depart to Novgorod the Great (2 beds compartments carriage) on an overnight train.
Day 4. Arrival to Novgorod a former city Sate from the Middle Ages near Lake Lagoda. it was the original capital of Russia until 885 ad a powerful seat governing surrounding lands. Transfer to hotel. breakfast, followed by a city sightseeing tour with the Kremlin and St. Sophia cathedral. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Novgorod.
Day 5. Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to St. Petersburg by coach or car. Arrival to St. Petersburg and transfer to the hotel followed by an afternoon city tour of the city of canals and palaces, often called: The Venice of the North”. Overnight.
Day 6. Breakfast at hotel, then depart on a tour to visit the world famous Hermitage museum followed by visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress and cathedral, burial place of the czars. Cruise by Neva river and canals. Evening free. Overnight in St. Petersburg.
Day 7. Breakfast at hotel. Full day to to nearby Pushkin to visit Katherine the Great’s magnificent palace with it world famous room of ambers and extensive parks. Lunch at local restaurant. return to St Petersburg, overnigth.
Day 8. Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airport. Extensions and extra tour can be added.
The price of the tour includes:
- Accommodation in the 3 , 4 or 5 Hotels in Moscow , Novgorod and St Petersburg (2nights Moscow , 1 night in Novgorod and 3 nights St Petersburg)
- Daily breakfast and lunches as per itinerary
- Arrival & departures transfers (private)
- English speaking guide for the sightseeing program and transfers
- Sightseeing as per above itinerary including all entrance fees
- 1 night in the overnight train Moscow-Novgorod, ticket in a 2-bed compartment
person in Euro ($ rate varies depending on the exchange
rate) based on the number of passengers traveling together
1 Jan – 28 Dec 2016 Prices in 2017 on request, inquire!
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* Child discount: (2-10 years old) sharing with 2 adults: 20% in 3 star hotels/ 25% in 4 star hotels and 50% in 5 star hotels
**During Xmas New Years, Special Holidays and fair periods surcharge may apply
Hotels in Moscow:
3star Standard category: Hotel Ismailovo
4star First class category: Hotel Cosmos
5star Deluxe category: Hotel Metropol
Hotels in Novgorod:
3 star Standard category: Hotel Inturist
4star First class and deluxe category: Hotel Beresta Palace (4star)
Hotels in St Petersburg:
3star Standard category: Hotel Morksoy Voksal
4star First Class category: Hotel Belveder Nevsky
5star Deluxe: Hotel Sokos Palace Bridge