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Russia Highlights - Intrepid Travel
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Vicky "This was a brilliant holiday. Our guide Yulia was fantastic and the balance of included stuff and free time was just right for us as we were a bit worried about travelling in group, but I'd really recommend it. Loved Moscow, and would suggest being there a day or two early to really explore the city. The hotels were fine, no frills, but you don't spend much time in them anyway so why pay more when..."
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7 reviews
Starts
Moscow
Destinations
+3
Ends
St Petersburg
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Highlights

  • Experience the grandeur of Moscow
  • Discover the beauty of ancient Suzdal
  • Study the grace of St Petersburg
  • Find the heart of enigmatic Russia
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Moscow and end in St Petersburg! With the in-depth cultural tour Russia Highlights, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Moscow to St Petersburg and through Moscow, Russia and 3 other destinations in Russia. Russia Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

7 Reviews

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  • JT
    Written on July 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic trip. Very glad we went to four cities
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  • CL
    Written on June 29, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    As expected, Intrepid has proven to be a reliable company with great organised tour. Great leader who knows Russia well.
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  • AB
    Written on October 16, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Russian Highlights was excellent. Our family loved the country and our guide Ira made it a stress-free holiday. The small number ensured that we had time to get know one another. Being in Jeff's guest-house enabled our group to get to know one another more quickly than if we stayed all the time in a hotel. Ira's lesson on Russian language was fun and educational. The traditional dinner at Lena's house was enjoyable and having tea with a local family showed the contrasts. The only negative was that some of the local guides were quite robotic in their presentation of information. No time for questions and it seemed that they had a script that had to be read and finished. This will not be our last visit to Russia.
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  • Russia Highlights reviewer 4
    Written on August 27, 2016
    3.5 - Good

    Strange itineray, a lot of Time wasted in transportation for visiting 2 countryside cities. For russian people could be interesting but for foreigners, less. Would i liked to discover more Moscow and the real urban life not just the Kremlin area. The leader was very nice, the problem is the itineray and the design of this trip.
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  • MK
    Written on April 30, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip took me from the hectic and utterly unique Moscow metropolis to the more refined St Petersburg, with several fascinating stops in between. I traveled during the summer, and the Russian countryside was brimming with flowers, street vendors were selling wild strawberries, and all the gold leafed onion domes of the churches were glowing in the sun. Our leader was super energetic and friendly, and taught us a bit of Russian. The overnight train journey was a real treat, whooshing through the dark forests of Russia while learning card games from locals was a night of a lifetime!
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  • VR
    Written on April 22, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    This was a brilliant holiday. Our guide Yulia was fantastic and the balance of included stuff and free time was just right for us as we were a bit worried about travelling in group, but I'd really recommend it. Loved Moscow, and would suggest being there a day or two early to really explore the city. The hotels were fine, no frills, but you don't spend much time in them anyway so why pay more when all you're doing is sleeping there. The overnight train was fun. Don't expect many people to know English which is why the group tour worked for us.
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  • Russia Highlights reviewer 7
    Written on July 20, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    I enjoyed my trip to Russia, but my experience has now been soured by recent events in Ukraine. I would recommend all tourists reconsider their desire to visit Russia at moment
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Moscow
  2. Day 2: Suzdal
  3. Day 3: Suzdal - Moscow
  4. Day 4: Moscow - Overnight Train
  5. Day 5: Novgorod
  6. Day 6: St Petersburg
  7. Day 7: St Petersburg
  8. Day 8: St Petersburg

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  • June 20, 2016

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    You will be responsible for getting your own Russian visa for this trip. It is best to contact your local embassy and get them to advise you about how you can get this visa.

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Vaccinations

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.

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Location
Moscow is the starting point and St Petersburg is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 August 2018 the full payment of $1,378 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1378 for Russia Highlights, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,038 km.
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • 191 km
  • Suzdal (Russia)
  • 191 km
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • 490 km
  • Novgorod (Russia)
  • 165 km
  • St Petersburg (Russia)

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