A Russian Tale of Two Cities

    Experience Moscow and St Petersburg in 5 days!

    • Duration

      5 Days

    • Total Destinations

      2

    • Attractions

      15

    • Pkg Id

      0000981

    Zip through the Russian countryside on a high-speed bullet train and fall in love in the gardens of the Peterhof. Relive the history of the country while glancing upon the imposing Kremlin from the iconic Red Square of Moscow. Experience the vibe and charm of Russia's political and cultural capital in this magnificent tour of 5 fun-filled days.

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    DAY 1
    Moscow

    • Arrival at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Russia
    • Transfer to the hotel
    • Free time to explore the city
    • Overnight stay at hotel

    DAY 2
    Moscow

    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Lenin's Tomb
    • St.Basil's Cathedral
    • Red Square
    • Sparrow Hills
    • Moscow StateUniversity
    • Victory park
    • Moscow Kremlin
    • Transfer back to the hotel
    • Overnight at the hotel

    DAY 3
    Moscow- St Petersburg

    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Transfer to Leningradskiy Vokzal Railway Station
    • High-speed Saspan to St Petersburg
    • Free time to explore the city
    • Overnight stay at hotel

    DAY 4
    St. Petersburg

    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • State Hermitage Museum
    • The Admiralty
    • St.Issac's Cathedral
    • Fine Arts Square
    • Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood
    • Smolny Cathedral
    • Bronze Horseman  
    • Hermitage Museum
    • Transfer to the hotel
    • Overnight stay at the hotel

    DAY 5
    St. Petersburg

    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Free time to explore the city
    • Check-out from the hotel
    • Transfer to Airport Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg, Russia

    Top Attractions of A Russian Tale of Two Cities Tour

    Experience Moscow and St Petersburg in 5 days!

    Lenins Mausoleum

    Lenin's Mausoleum, also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the centre of Moscow, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. His preserved body has been on public display there since shortly after his death in 1924, with rare exceptions in wartime. Lenin’s body has been placed in a glass sarcophagus, and thousands of visitors come here every day to to see it. You can experience this unique way of preserving body by visiting Lenin’s tomb on your Moscow Trip. Mausoleum or the tomb is open for visitors on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 1 PM

    St. Basils Cathedral

    The geometric domes and vivid tones of this 16th-century cathedral are almost garish up close but they perfectly complement the solid red brick of the Kremlin wall and the gray cobblestones of Red Square. The church was built to honor the victory over Mongol Tatars in 1555 and legend has it that Ivan the Terrible had its architects eyes poked out to keep him from making anything to rival Mo

    Red Square

    Red Square is a city square in Moscow. It is known as city square because Moscow’s major streets, which connect to Russia’s major highways, starts from the Red Square. Red square which lies in the heart of Moscow separates Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant quarter known as Kitai-gorod. Red Square has been a place for public gatherings, celebrations of festivals and even watching executions in the past. Apart from soaking in the history and atmosphere, there are plenty of things for the tourist to do in and around the Red Square.

    Sparrow Hills

    Sparrow Hills formerly known as Lenin Hills between 1935 and 1999 is a hill on the right bank of the Moskva River and one of the highest points in Moscow reaching a height of 80 m above the river level.

    Smolny Cathedral

    The Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful churches in Russia. Smolny Cathedral is a part of Smolny Convent or the Smolny Convent of the Resurrection which is located at the Ploschad Rastrelli on the Neva River Bank. This blue and white building is a brilliance and architectural master piece. This master piece is design work of Italian architect Franceso Bartolomeo Rastrelli. He designed and built the cathedral between 1748 and 1764. The church is 93.7 meters tall and there are also four churches around the cathedral. Currently Smolny Cathedral is used primarily as a concert hall. Needless to say it is one of must visit Tourist Places in St. Petersburg.

    Bronze Horseman

    The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg Russia. It has opened to the public on 7 August 1782. Commissioned by Catherine the Great it was created by the French sculptor tienne Maurice FalconetThe Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg Russia. It has opened to the public on 7 August 1782. Commissioned by Catherine the Great it was created by the French sculptor tienne Maurice Falconet. The name comes from an 1833 poem of the same name by Aleksander Pushkin which is widely considered one of the most significant works of Russian literature. The statue is now one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg.

    Saint Isaacs Cathedral

    St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg, is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city and is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint.

    Church of the Savior on Blood

    The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a former Russian Orthodox church in Saint Petersburg Russia which currently functions as a secular museum. The structure was constructed between 1883 and 1907. It is one of Saint Petersburgs major attractions.

    Hermitage Museum

    The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg Russia. The second-largest art museum in the world it was founded in 1764 when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. The museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding each year on 7 December Saint

    Kremlin Hill

    Kremlin Hill is one of the seven hills of Moscow. Altitude up to 145 m. The hill is situated in the city centre at the confluence of the Moscow River and Neglinnaya River. The Red Square and the upland part of the Kitai-gorod are located on the hill.

    Kazan Cathedral Moscow

    Kazan Cathedral Russian formally known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan is a Russian Orthodox church located on the northeast corner of Red Square in Moscow Russia. The current building is a reconstruction of the original church which was destroyed at the direction of then General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party o

    Included in A Russian Tale of Two Cities Tour

    Experience Moscow and St Petersburg in 5 days!

    • Visa support and processing charges at Embassy of Russia in New Delhi
    • 02 Nights Accommodation in Moscow on Twin Sharing Basis, 02 Nights Accommodation in St. Petersburg on Twin Sharing Basis
    • SIC (Seat in Coach)
    • Daily buffet breakfast in the hotel
    • English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Return Airport Transfers on Private basis
    • 02 Days Tours in Moscow as per given Tour Plan, 02 Days Tours in St. Petersburg as per given Tour Plan

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