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Festive Russia - Sundowners Overland
13 days

Festive Russia

From St Petersburg to Moscow
Tour Operator:
Sundowners Overland
Max group size:
Age range:
12 to 90
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US $2,760
13 days
5 places
Stay in
Sleeper Train
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  • Visit the home of Father Frost in remote Veliky Ustyug
  • See St. Petersburg’s architecture coated in snow
  • Enjoy ice skating the winter markets around the Kremlin


Start in St Petersburg and end in Moscow! With the discovery tour Festive Russia, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through St Petersburg, Russia and 4 other destinations in Russia. Festive Russia includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 : St. Petersburg
  2. Day 2 : St. Petersburg
  3. Day 3: To Vologda
  4. Day 4: Vologda
  5. Day 5: Vologda
  6. Day 6: Velikiy Ustug
  7. Day 7: Velikiy Ustug
  8. Day 8: To Yaroslavl
  9. Day 9: Yaroslavl
  10. Day 10: Yaroslavl to Moscow
  11. Day 11: Moscow
  12. Day 12: Moscow
  13. Day 13: Moscow
  14. Journey Summary
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

9 nights
Sleeper Train
3 nights

Reviews About This Operator

  • Julie
    September 11, 2019
    This was the trip of a lifetime! I could relax knowing that everything was organized and that our very capable tour leader had everything under control. St Petersburg was brilliant as was Moscow and it seemed that we had just enough time in each place.... Show more
  • ByronMcEwan
    September 01, 2019
    our trip across Russia on the transsiberian train was above my expectations for our tour guide Natalia a very passionate person about her homeland Russia. The trains themselves were great and all our local guides and hotel and ger accommodation were... Show more
  • RhysWilliams
    August 25, 2019
    We did the Moscow to Vladivostok route and enjoyed it. Just make sure you do your research online (E.g. You Tube has some great videos) and read all the information Sundowners give you. The 9288kms on a train can be hard but well worth it in the end.... Show more

Dates & Availability

13 days
Festive Russia
From St Petersburg to Moscow
No credit card fees
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  • Upcoming departures
  • December 2020
  • January 2021
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Good to Know

  • About the country



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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 11 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 11 May 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Sundowners Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 80 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Sundowners Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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