Private Escorted Tour for 8 days/ 7 nights
Moscow 2 nights, Novgorod 1 night, St. Petersburg 3 nights
& 1 night in a 1st Class Cabin on a Sleeper Train
Departure dates: Daily Program (can be extended)
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 Ladoga. 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 Petergof to visit the Grand Palace and lower park with cascading fountains. Lunch at local restaurant. return to St Petersburg, overnight.
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 Moscow, Novgorod and 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, 1st class 2-bed compartment
|Hotels/Categories||2019 Price Per Person in Euro|
|Standard – 3 star||1259||POR||1019||1283||815||1103|
|First Class – 4 star||1378||POR||1163||1547||959||1319|
|Deluxe – 5 star||1991||POR||1736||2515||1547||2398|
* (US$ rate varies depending on the exchange rate)
* Child discount: (2-10 years old) sharing with 2 adults: 20%
Hotels in Moscow:
3 star Standard: Hotel Maxima Zarya
4 star First Class: Hotel Aerostar
5 star Deluxe: Hotel National
Hotels in Novgorod:
3 star Standard: Hotel Intourist
4 star First class: Hotel Park Inn
Hotels in St Petersburg:
3 star Standard: Hotel St. Petersburg
4 star First Class: Hotel Belveder Nevsky
5 star Deluxe: Hotel Sokos Palace Bridge