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Moscow & St. Petersburg

This tour combines Russia’s two principal cities with an overnight sleeper train journey. We can explore the country’s past from the 1917 Revolution through the Great Patriotic War and to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990

Here are more details of an example tour itinerary as a starting point, but at Kipling Tours, we can tailor-make any itinerary just for you.

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  • Day 1

    Fly to Moscow

    Today you fly to the Russian capital of Moscow where your guide meets you on arrival and you transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, there may be an opportunity to have a stroll through Red Square, past the Kremlin and St. Basils Cathedral.

  • Day 2

    Moscow and the Kremlin

    Today you explore the fascinating Kremlin Armoury, one of the oldest museums in Moscow. Its collection includes the Imperial Crown of Russia. In the afternoon you can explore Red Square and see Lenin's Mausoleum. In the early evening you transfer to the railway station for the train to St. Petersburg.

  • Day 3

    St. Petersburg

    Sights to see today include the Battleship Aurora which fired the first shots of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the Peter and Paul Fortress which was established by Peter the Great in 1703. In the afternoon we can take a hydrofoil along the Neva River to see the sumptuous Peterhof Palace.

  • Day 4

    Hermitage Museum

    Today you visit the magnificent Hermitage Museum, one of the finest art galleries and museums in the World. Its collections include works from classical antiquity through to French impressionism. The afternoon is free for you explore St. Petersburg on your own. Perhaps walk down Nevsky Prospect and see St. Isaacs Cathedral.

  • Day 5

    The Siege of Leningrad

    Today you spend the morning on a fascinating tour which reveals the terrible hardships and suffering the city had to endure during its 900 day siege by Nazi forces during WW2. After lunch you visit the Yusupov Palace where Rasputin was murdered.

  • Day 6

    Fly home

    You have free time today to explore St. Petersburg on your own before your flight back home.

Prices start from

£1095 for a 6 day tour

Half board basis based on flights with British Airways.  We include local guides, all admissions and all local transfers by private coach

includes flights

British Airways are our preferred option for flights.

  • Izmailovo Delta Hotel

    Modern 4 star hotel with convenient metro access to central Moscow

    The Izmailovo Delta is a modern four star property located a few minutes from Partisanskaya metro station which gives rapid access to the centre of the city. The hotel offers an extensive buffet breakfast, as well as dinner.

  • Radisson Park Inn Pulkovskaya

    Large 4 star hotel in St. Petersburg

    The Park Inn Pulkovskaya is located in the south of the city, on magnificent Moskovskiy Prospekt. Apart from fast access to the airport, the hotel is also very convenient for trips to the famous Imperial estates at Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlovsk, and has excellent transport links for the city centre, with Moskovskaya Metro Station under ten minutes’ walk from the front door.

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