Moscow and St Petersburg Group Tours are made up of travelers from many different cities or countries who join together to experience a journey through Russia’s most iconic locations enjoying special group rates: discover the marvels of Russia and make new friends traveling for an affordable price! Guaranteed departures, the package holiday includes accommodation for 6 or 7 nights in Moscow and St Petersburg 4* hotels, and city sightseeing tours and visits with the support of an English-speaking guide. For detailed information on the tour’s itinerary, dates and prices please refer to the table below.
Classic 7 or 8 days group city break: Moscow and St Petersburg
Dates and Prices of the Moscow - St. Petersburg Tours
Prices per person, based on minimum 4 people sharing 2 double rooms
|MOSCOW - ST PETERSBURG TOURS||4 STARS HOTEL, FLIGHT NOT INCLUDED||MORE INFORMATION
|Dates||Double room BB||Sgl. Suppl.||Half board
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|10/04/20 - 16/04/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||100 €||Send request|
|24/04/20 - 30/04/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||100 €||Send request|
|01/05/20 - 07/05/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||100 €||Send request|
|15/05/20 - 21/05/20||860 €||400 €||160 €||150 €||Send request|
|White Nights 2020 (05/06/20 - 11/06/20) - GRR||900 €||420 €||160 €||150 €||Send request|
|10/07/20 - 16/07/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|24/07/20 - 30/07/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|31/07/20 - 06/08/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|07/08/20 - 13/08/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|14/08/20 - 20/08/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|21/08/20 - 27/08/20 - GRR||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|04/09/20 - 10/09/20||850 €||330 €||160 €||125 €||Send request|
|02/10/20 - 08/10/20||790 €||290 €||160 €||-||Send request|
|30/10/20 - 05/11/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||-||Send request|
|04/12/20 - 10/12/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||-||Send request|
|20/12/20 - 26/12/20||730 €||260 €||160 €||-||Send request|
|New Year 2021 (29/12/20 - 04/01/21)||760 €||260 €||130 €||-||Send request|
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* Additional day in St. Petersburg. The return date in this case is the day following the one indicated in the table. Single room: +60 € (15-21/5 and 05-11/6: +100 €). Half board: +25€.
Reduction for children in triple room: from 1 to 3 years 70%; from 3 to 11 years 30%
- Accommodation in Moscow: 4* hotel DBL/twin room BB, 3 nights
- Accommodation in St Petersburg: 4* hotel DBL/twin room BB, 3 nights
- High speed express train “Sapsan” one way from Moscow to St Petersburg (4 hours), 2nd class
- Transfers: Airport – hotel – train station – hotel - airport
- Moscow city tour including the Novodevichy Convent, visit to the Kremlin
- St Petersburg city tour including the Church of the Savior on Blood*, visit to the Hermitage
- Private English-speaking guide for all the included excursions per itinerary
- Visa support/tourist invitation
- Entry tickets: Moscow Kremlin, Novodevizy Monastery (or Danilov), Cathedral of the Saviour on the spilled blood*, Hermitage
*For the tours starting on June 5 and July 10, instead of the Cathedral of the Savior on Spilled Blood (access impossible due to the European Football Championship 2020), is planned the entrance to the Peter and Paul Fortress
Also included in the 8 day program:
- Guided tours in English, with entrances: Peter and Paul Fortress (for the tours starting on 5/6 and 10/7: Alexander Nevsky Lavra), St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Nicholas Cathedral
Not Included:- Half board: € 160 per person ifor 6 dinners (included on request). In New Year tour € 130 for 5 dinners (dinner of 31/12 is not included)
- Visa application service, consular fee, medical insurance
- International airfare (included on request)
- Optional tours and services
- Tips to the guides aren’t obligatory, but appreciated
- Ekaterina Palace and Pushkin Park + Peterhoff Fountain Park (Pavlovsk in winter): 110 euros
- Monastery of the Trinity of St. Sergius in Sergiev Posad + Arbat and Moscow metro stations: 90 euros
The order of the included excursions may change. Because of the unstable conditions of the EUR/RUB exchange rate, the price published on this website may be subject to changes.
DAY 1 Arrival in Moscow
On arrival at Moscow International Airport our driver will take you to your hotel: once arrived you will have time to settle in and explore the surroundings of the hotel. Coming out today as the political and preeminent economic centre of Russia, the city of Moscow was founded in 1147 by the prince Yuri Dolgurukiy. Visitors from all over the world travel to Moscow and take the chance to admire its astounding mix of architectural shapes and styles. Enjoy the atmosphere of the biggest metropolis in Europe and visit its main attraction: walk along the Old Arbat and take a break in the majestic Red Square to admire the breathtaking colours of the cupules of St Basil’s Cathedral and the imposing view of the Kremlin’s red walls and one-of-a-kind towers! In addition to the included tours, we offer various optional visits such as the excursion to the Trinty Lavra of San Sergius and the Old Arbat and Moscow Metro walking tour.
DAY 2 Guided city tour of Moscow, visit to the Novodevizy (or Danilov) Monastery and the Kremlin Grounds
Breakfast at the hotel. City sightseeing tour with stops in Moscow’s top locations: the Red Square, the central square of Moscow and all Russia; the Bolshoy Theatre, one of the most celebrated and famous temples of classical ballet; Tverskaya Street and Moscow’s financial district, the buzzing heart of the city life; the Boulevard Ring; the panoramic point on the Sparrow Hills, next to the famous Moscow State University (Lomonosov University); the Novodevizy (or Danilov) Monastery. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit to the Kremlin (grounds and main cathedral). The Moscow Kremlin is a fortress located in the historic center of the city, on Borovickiy Hill. It is the oldest part of the city and one of the most important artistic and historical complexes in the country. Today the Kremlin is the seat of Russia’s national governmental institutions.
DAY 3 Optional Excursions: Sergiev Posad + Arbat Street and Moscow Metro
Breakfast at the hotel. On your third day in Moscow you will have the chance to either participate in various optional guided tours or to take on Russia’s big capital by yourself, enjoying a full free day in the city. Recommended optional guided tours: Excursion to Serghiev Posad (Trinty Lavra of San Sergius, monastery grounds and cathedrals), Old Arbat and Moscow Metro walking tour. The Trinty Lavra of San Sergius is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery is situated in the town of Sergiyev Posad, about 70 km to the north-east from Moscow by the road leading to Yaroslavl, and currently is home to over 300 monks. The complex is been listed as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO since 1993. The Arbat is one of the oldest street surviving in the contemporary Moscow, dating back to 15th century. In 17th and 18th century the street became the core of Moscow’s most prestigious living area, the Arbat District: in the following century the Old Arbat would become the residence of choice of the muscovite nobility and his entourage, including some of the city’s most famous artists and academics.
DAY 4 Departure to St Petersburg
Free time in the morning. Our guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and escort you to the train station. High-speed train to St Petersburg (Sapsan, 2nd class). Upon arrival, our driver will take you to the hotel. St Petersburg, once the opulent capital of the Tsarist Empire conceived and created by the Emperor Peter I the Great, is today regarded as Russia’s foremost cultural and artistic centre and is renowned for its architecture, his charming canals and monumental landmarks: Nevsky Prospekt, the Ostrovskij Square and the statue of Catherine II, the Church of the Saviour on Blood and the Kanzan and St Isaac Cathedrals, the Alexandrinsky Theatre, the Square of the Arts, the Admiralty, The Senate Square and the “Bronze Horseman”, the Field of Mars and the Summer Gardens.
DAY 5 Guided city tour of St Petersburg, visit to the Cathedral of the Saviour on the spilled blood and the Hermitage State Museum
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of St Petersburg with stops at the Church of the Savior on Blood (with entrance), which was erected on the place where the Tsar Alexander II of Russia had been killed, Art Square, which owes its name to the numerous museums and theaters in the vicinity, the cruiser Aurora, which is now a floating museum, Nevsky Prospekt, the Smolny Cathedral, built and designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and finally, the Field of Mars. You will also admire the Peter and Paul Fortress and St. Isaac's Cathedral from the outside. Visit to the Cathedral of the Savior on Spilled Blood*, which was erected on the site where Tsar Alexander II of Russia was killed. Visit of the State Hermitage, one of the most important art collections in the world; the building was originally a part of the imperial palace, the residence of the Romanov dynasty for 2 centuries until 1917, the year of the beginning of the October Revolution. Return to the hotel. *For the tours starting on June 5 and July 10, instead of the Cathedral of the Savior on Spilled Blood (access impossible due to the European Football Championship 2020), is planned the entrance to the Peter and Paul Fortress.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. Recommended optional excursions to the summer residences of the Tsars: Pushkin (Catherine’s Palace and the Amber room), Peterhof (with its beautiful park and fountains), Pavlovsk (palace and park of Paul I). The modern town of Pushkin, named after the most famous and recognized poet of Russian literature’s Golden Age, who here received his education and wrote his firsts verses, encompasses the grounds of the marvelous summer estate of Catherine I: visit the Baroque Palace and his awe-inspiring interiors, including the world famous Amber Room, and walk along the beautiful alleys of the Gardens à la française. The first Russian Emperor Peter I the Great decided to build on the shores of the Gulf of Finland a suburban residence of such majesty and opulence that could match the fabulous architectural achievements of the western monarchies. The palace complex of Peterhof, often regarded to as the “Russian Versailles”, is the result of such ambition: you will have the chance to admire the Great Palace (Exteriors), visit the gardens laid out with more than 150 monumental fountains and visit the interiors of the favorite, intimate corner of Peter I, the Monplaisir Palace.
Breakfast in hotel. For those who have purchased the 7-day tour, meet the driver and transfer to the airport, for the return flight. For those who have purchased the 8-day tour, on this additional day there are excursions to the Cathedral of St. Isaac, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and the Peter and Paul Fortress (construction was started in 1703 by the architect Domenico Trezzini), including entrance fees to the churches. For the tours starting on 5/6 and 10/7, a visit to the Alexander Nevsky monastery will be conducted instead of the Cathedral of the Peter and Paul Fortress. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8 Transfer to the airport of St. Petersburg and departure with a flight
Breakfast in hotel. After the check-out our driver will meet you in the lobby and take you to the airport. Departure from St Petersburg. End of our services. End of an exciting journey through Russia’s most iconic locations. Moscow, with the Red Square, the grandeur of the Kremlin, the charm of St. Basil's Cathedral, and its world-famous domes. St. Petersburg, with the intellectual charm of the Hermitage museum, that keeps countless masterpieces, and the beautiful mosaic church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
Fully customizable tours
Low cost winter tour Moscow and Saint Petersburg
By popular demand, we offer low-cost travel packages for the autumn and winter periods, with the departures every Friday between October and March (except for a couple of weeks on the New Year's period, and the dates that match the classic tour). There is also a Christmas tour between December 20th and 26th, for the same price. In addition to the stay in a central 3/4 star hotel with breakfast, the package also includes transfers from and to the airport, a visa for Russia including medical insurance and consular fees. In this period it is also possible to find low-cost flights, with prices between 150 and 200 euros, taxes included. We can book a flight from any airport and with any airline company, or if you prefer you can also proceed independently. The package does not include excursions, but you can add them and customize the trip according to your needs.
|Dates of the tour||3 star hotels||4 star hotels||MORE INFORMATION|
|11/10/19 -17/10/19||499||620||Send request|
|18/10/19 -24/10/19||499||620||Send request|
|25/10/19 -31/10/19||499||620||Send request|
|08/11/19 -14/11/19||499||620||Send request|
|15/11/19 -21/11/19||499||620||Send request|
|22/11/19 -28/11/19||499||620||Send request|
|29/11/19 -05/12/19||499||620||Send request|
|13/12/19 -19/12/19||499||620||Send request|
|20/12/19 -26/12/19||499||620||Send request|
|10/01/20 -16/01/20||499||620||Send request|
|17/01/20 -23/01/20||499||620||Send request|
|24/01/20 -30/01/20||499||620||Send request|
|31/01/20 -06/02/20||499||620||Send request|
|07/02/20 -13/02/20||499||620||Send request|
|14/02/20 -20/02/20||499||620||Send request|
|21/02/20 -27/02/20||499||620||Send request|
|28/02/20 -05/03/20||499||620||Send request|
|06/03/20 -12/03/20||499||620||Send request|
|13/03/20 -19/03/20||499||620||Send request|
|20/03/20 -26/03/20||499||620||Send request|
Prices are in euros per person in a double room, including breakfast. The single supplement is quoted on request. Departure is every Friday, with return on the following Thursday, first departure is on 11/10/19, last departure is on 20/03/20, every week excluding the New Year period and the dates that match the classic tour. On request we can add more days, excursions, half board, air flight.
Included in the price:
- Stay in a double standard room for 3 nights in Moscow, with breakfast included, in a 3 or 4-star hotel (Pushkin 3 * or Arbat House 4 *, or similar)
- Stay in a double standard room for 3 nights in St. Petersburg, with breakfast, in a 3 or 4-star hotel (Moyka, 5 3 * or Golden Triangle 4 *, or similar)
- Ticket for the Moscow-St. Petersburg fast train Sapsan, 2nd class (daytime)
- Daytime private transfers: from and to the airport, to and from the railway station
- Visa support/tourist invitation
- Air flight (from 150 euros)
- Visa application service, consular fee, medical insurance
- Excursions (to be quoted on request)
- Supplement for night transfers (if the flight arrives / departs between 11.00pm and 6.00am)