Tradesco Tours - Escorted Tours
Moscow & St.Petersburg escorted
Moscow & St.Petersburg escorted

Daytime Private airport transfers in Moscow on day 1 and in St. Petersburg on day 6. Night transfer (pick-up (12pm-6:00am) extra charge will apply. Twin-bedded rooms in your selected, hotel taxes and service charges. Daily breakfast. (B) First class or second class train transportation Moscow St. Petersburg. Transfer to/from train stations in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Sightseeing in Moscow and St. Petersburg, entrance included when in bold letters.

  • 3 nights in Moscow, Russia
  • 3 nights in St. Petersburg, Russia

HOTELS IN MOSCOW
Deluxe Category
Hotel Marriott Grand
HOTELS IN ST. PETERSBURG
Radisson Royale or Courtyard by Marriott,
Center West Pushkin or similar


Meals: Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
Tours
: Extensive guided city tour in each city (Whisper technology enhanced touring)
Transportation
: Modern motor-coach or mini-bus, Standard class High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
Transfer
: Airport transfers included if arrival & departure is on the the scheduled days
* Professional Tour Director
* Luggage Handling
* Tax and Service Charge
Child under 12 as 3rd Person sharing: $ 1,603
Transfer on days other than scheduled: $ 51 per Person/one way
Third Person in same room: $ 1,681

Guaranteed tour departures in 2018:
April 27, May 4, 11, 25, July 20, 27, August 17, 31, Sept 7, 14, 28


Day by Day Itinerary

1. day

MOSCOW / RUSSIA

Upon arrival to Moscow, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is to relax or perhaps begin your independent discovery of the fabled capital of Russia. Tonight, a briefing by your Tour Director on the fascinating tour that awaits you, followed by a Welcome Dinner. (D)

2. day

MOSCOW / RUSSIA

Moscow, one of the largest cities in the world, is the symbolic heart and soul of the country. Your sightseeing tour begins at Red Square, dominated by colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory Museum, with its impressive collection of Tsarist, Russian, and foreign jewelry, armor, and other artifacts. Then walk by Moscow University. Continue with a drive along the wide boulevards and a stroll through GUM, Russia's largest department store. Continue, on the north bank of the River Moskva, passing by baroque Novodevichy convent; ending the tour at the popular Arbat shopping district, time to shop or enjoy lunch on your own. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

3. day

MOSCOW / RUSSIA

After breakfast,travel to former Zagorsk - founded in the 14th century and renowned as a center of ancient Russian art and architecture.Lunch at a popular restaurant. Optional tour by night of Moscow and its subway. (B,L)

4. day

ST. PETERSBURG / RUSSIA

Take the high speed train (4 hrs.) to St. Petersburg. Dinner and overnight in St. Petersburg, Radisson Royale or Courtyard by Marriott (B,D)

5. day

ST. PETERSBURG / RUSSIA

There are not many cities in the world that can match the grace of St. Petersburg. When Peter the Great founded the city in 1703, he hired Europe's best architects, craftsmen, and artists to build and decorate it. Spread over 100 islands and linked by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as the 'Venice of the North.' Today the main sites to be visited are Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument to Russian Emperor Peter the Great, the founder of the city, St. Isaac's Square with St. Isaac's Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral, Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars, and Nevsky Prospect. Visit also Peter and Paul Fortress; built in 1703 on a small island, it was meant to protect the city from enemy attacks. Peter and Paul Cathedral towers in the center of the fortress and is nowadays used as the burial place for Russian Emperors. Your evening is free or perhaps join an optional Evening Canal Cruise. (B)

6. day

ST. PETERSBURG / RUSSIA

This morning you'll make a highlight visit to the world-famous Hermitage, housing more than four million works of art. It ranks among one of the largest and oldest museums of the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Admire the world-famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, and French Impressionists. The Hermitage occupies five buildings, the largest is the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Emperors. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city on your own or perhaps you may choose to take an optional tour to visit Catherine Palace & Park in Pushkin or to Petrodvorets, Peterhof Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tonight join your fellow travelers in a farewell dinner. Perhaps conclude your touring with an optional Russian Folklore evening. (B, D)

7. day

Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

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