Russian Capitals

DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL ST. PETERSBURG

Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Sonya**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional. Excursion to Zarskoe Selo,with the impressive Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room which is vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg's tri-centennial celebration. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.

DAY 3 (THURSDAY): ST. PETERSBURG

The morning is reserved for an optional excursion to Peterhof, anuncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch.

DAY 4 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW

The early morning is reserved for an optional guided shopping tour to fashion and souvenir boutiques on the Nevsky Prospect. Around noon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan high-speed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through
endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel  Holiday Inn Lesnaya**** or similar.

DAY 5 (SATURDAY): MOSCOW

Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes all
the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to one of the cathedrals. The evening offers an optional Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla.

DAY 6 (SUNDAY): MOSCOW 

The day offers an optional excursion to Novodevichy Convent, a 16th century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for an optional excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery with its outstanding collection of French impressionists. The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus.

DAY 7 (MONDAY): MOSCOW DEPARTURE

Optional transfer to the airport.

Including: 

  • 6 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 6 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • Entrance to Peter and Paul fortress in St.Petersburg and Moscow Metro
  • Service of English, German, Italian and Spanish  speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escorts on all tours
  • Service of Portuguese speaking tour escort on tours GCR08, GCR10,GRC14,GRC17 and GRC21
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivan throughout the itinerary
  • Sapsan Hihg-speed train St.Petersburg - Moscow OW (2nd class)
  • Porterage at hotels and railway stations

Optional:

  • Transfer airport to Hotel radisson Sonya: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7persons)
  • 4-hour excursion to Zarskoe Selo and visit to Catherine's Palace. EUR 70.00 p.p.
  • Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 50.00 p.p.
  • 4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: EUR 75.00 p.p.
  • 3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 p.p.
  • Russian Dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch: EUR 60.00 p.p.
  • 3-hour guided shopping tour: EUR 35.00 p.p.
  • 3-hour visit to Kremlin and visit to cathedral: EUR 60.00 p.p.
  • 4-hour excursion to Novodevichy Convent: EUR 55.00 p.p.
  • 3-hour Moscow by night tour and river cruise. EUR 50.00 p.p.
  • 3-hour visit to the Tretyakov  Gallery: EUR 45.00 p.p.
  • Visit to Old Russian Circus: EUR 70.00 p.p.
  • Transfer Hotel Holidays Inn Lesnaya to airport: EUR 80.00 for private car ( 1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Half board ( 6x3 course dinner with coffee/tea: EUR 180.00 p.p.

Package prices per person:

EUR 745.00 (double occupancy)
EUR 350.00 (single supplement)

Supplement for GRC06-GRC11

EUR 100.00 (double occupancy)

EUR 100.00 ( single occupancy)

 

RUSSIAN CAPITALS:  April-September 2015, 7 days/6 nights

Dates:

GRC01: 28.04-04.05.15
GRC04: 19.05-25.05.15
GRC05: 26.05-01.06.15
GRC06: 02.06-08.06.15
GRC07: 09.06-15.06.15
GRC08: 16.06-22.06.15
GRC09: 23.06-29.06.15
GRC10: 30.06-06.07.15
GRC11: 07.07-13.07.15
GRC12: 14.07-20.07.15

GRC13: 21.07-27.07.15
GRC14: 28.07-03.08.15
GRC15: 04.08-10.08.15
GRC16: 11.08-17.08.15
GRC17: 18.08-24.08.15
GRC18: 25.08-31.09.15
GRC19: 01.09-07.09.15
GRC20: 08.09-14.09.15
GRC21: 15.09-21.09.15
GRC22: 22.09-28.09.15

Neva view from Peter and Paul fortress
Neva view from Peter and Paul fortress
Ships on Neva
Ships on Neva
Night panorama
Night panorama
Church at Peter and Paul fortress
Church at Peter and Paul fortress
Church of Saviour on the Blood
Church of Saviour on the Blood
Open bridges
Open bridges
Palace Square
Palace Square
view on Peter and Paul fortress
view on Peter and Paul fortress
Rivers and canals of St.Petersburg
Rivers and canals of St.Petersburg
Canal view
Canal view


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