T662 Tourcode :RUS_MOS_PET_7

Group Tour: Moscow and St. Petersburg 
Moscow - St. Petersburg

7 days / 6 nights
Visit the 2 pearls of Russia! Visit Palaces, museums, Orthodox Cathedrals, the Fountains of Peterhof, the Vodka Museum, enjoy a cruise on the Moscow River and a Russian folklore show. 
Day 1Moscow
Arrival to Moscow. Meeting with the English speaking guide and transfer to the hotel. Check-in, dinner and overnight. 
Day 2Moscow
After breakfast you will start your full day city tour. You will visit the Kremlin, the historical centre of the city and the heart of Moscow. On the Kremlin grounds you can see the Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon, the Annunciation (Blagoveschensky), the Arkhangel (Arkhalgelsky)and the Assumption (Voznesensky) Cathedrals and the Church of the Twelve Apostles – wonderful monuments of Russian church architecture with unique richly decorated interiors. Visit the Lenin Mausoleum where the Lenin's Body is embalmed and preserved, the Kremlin Complex Alexander Garden, the Bolshoi Theatre etc. Enter the St. Basil's cathedral, two more cathedrals at the Red Square, the Upper trading arcades, the Manish ploshad and the underground market. After lunch visit to Vorobyevi Hills also called the Sparrow hills, which is situated in the right bank of the Moskova river and it is one of the highest points in Moscow with an altitude up to 220 m. Pass by the Moscow State University, the Gagarin Square, the Triumphal Arch, the Kutuzovsky Prospect, the Big Stone Bridge, the Peter I Square, the Moscow River Bridge, the Russian State Library, the Borovitskaya Tower, the World War II Memorial Victory Park as well as the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, destroyed by the communists and restored only a few years ago. Visit the Victory Park and entry to the 2nd World War Museum. Walk through the old Arbat Street. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3Moscow
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning walking tour to the Vodka Museum and the White Kremlin. In the museum exposition you can see the first distillation unit, by means of which burning wine was produced in the 15th century. After lunch you will enjoy a boat ride, a great way to see many of the city's most interesting sights. Transfer by high-speed train to St.Petersburg. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4Saint Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will visit The Hermitage Museum, one of the world`s most magnificent repositories with almost 3 million pieces of art, such as Raphael's and Leonardo da Vinci's Madonnas, paintings by Titian and Rembrandt, Monet, Renoir, Picasso and Matisse. Lunch and free time for shopping. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5Saint Petersburg
After breakfast you will start your guided city tour. During the visit you will see the main highlights of Saint- Petersburg such as the Winter Palace, the Kazan Cathedral, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Bronze Horseman, the Smolny Cathedral, the State Russian Museum. After lunch you will discover the famous Nevskij Prospekt with the church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the St.Isaac's cathedral and so on. In the evening you will enjoy the charming part of the tour – a Russian Folk Show at Nikolaevsky Palace with Cocktail Party. The evening begins in the Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant where you will discover traditional Russian dance and music. You will relish fresh fruit, canapés with red caviar, cheese, Russian vodka, champagne, red wine, mineral water, juice and soft drinks. Dinner. Overnight in Saint Petersburg.
Day 6Saint Petersburg
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Peterhof - one of the most prominent suburbs of Petersburg situated on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The Grand Palace and the charming Lower Park with countless fountains produce an unforgettable impression. One of the largest fountains is the
Samson Fountain, located in the centre of the Great Grotto. In addition to Peterhof`s grand fountains, you will come across numerous “trick” fountains, designed to shower unwary passersby. Visit the Magnificent Grand Summer Palace, lavishly decorated with the two white pavilions with gilded cupolas. (Lunch / Dinner). Overnight in Saint Petersburg.
Day 7Saint Petersburg - Moscow
After breakfast take a last minute watch of the magnificient city and proceed to the airport. Departure.

ISCRA reserves the right to change the scheduled excursions or modify the itinerary. ISCRA booking office will confirm the services at booking. 

ID: T662, Tourcode :RUS_MOS_PET_7


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