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Moscow to St Petersburg - Exodus Travels
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8 days

Moscow to St Petersburg

From Moscow to St Petersburg
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33248
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Highlights

  • Explore the most beautiful Moscow sights
  • Visit Novgorod Kremlin
  • See the famous restored Amber Room
  • Take an orientation tour of St Petersburg

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start in Moscow and end in St Petersburg! With the Discovery tour Moscow to St Petersburg, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Moscow, Russia and 3 other destinations in Russia. Moscow to St Petersburg includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Moscow.
  2. Day 2: Morning orientation tour including Red Square and Lenin’s Tomb. Free afternoon to explore St Basil's Cathedral or one of the many galleries.
  3. Day 3: Guided tour of the Kremlin grounds and Armoury Museum. Free afternoon for shopping or sightseeing. Overnight sleeper train to Novgorod.
  4. Day 4: Morning walking tour including visits to Novgorod Kremlin, St Sofia's Cathedral and Yaroslav's Court; optional afternoon to visit to the Museum of Wooden Architecture.
  5. Day 5: Transfer to Pushkin; visit Catherine Palace including the Amber Room. Free afternoon.
  6. Day 6: Early departure to St Petersburg to explore the historic city centre; free afternoon. Evening visit to the new Fabergé Museum.
  7. Day 7: Morning tour of the Hermitage. Free afternoon to see more of the sites of St Petersburg. Art lovers can choose to stay in the Hermitage.
  8. Day 8: End St Petersburg.
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  • Accommodation
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  • Meals
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    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
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  • FM
    · November 19th, 2019
    The tour was properly handled by Eugene and the guides he chose on specific tours( Moscow Kremlin, Hermitage). He was very attentive to people who walked slower and could not keep pace with the group. In short, he was very professional.
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 2
    · November 4th, 2019
    Everything about this tour was excellent! An amazing itinerary that really showed you all of the ins and outs of Russia's main sites. The breakfasts at some of the hotels were not to my liking though. I would say that although Novgorod was interesting... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • DD
    · September 19th, 2019
    Great trip and great experience!
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · September 23rd, 2013
    This was my first Exodus trip and was an excellent beginners experience. Great scenery, great group, great big laughs, plenty of self-time, and a lovely tour guide called Bob (not forgetting Yevgeny the bus driver). The Russian peeps themselves are not... Show more
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  • A
    · September 20th, 2013
    Russia surpassed my expectations! A packed week that showed the highlights of a country that is still a mystery to most.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Watching the miltary parade in Red Square with Saint Basil's changing colour as... Show more
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2013
    A ram soccer jammed packed week in an amazing country, with the most enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, Boris aka Bob! What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?This is a tough one but think the look on my face the first time I set eyes on... Show more
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  • A
    · August 29th, 2013
    beautiful churces , palaces , history  and a nice people , so the trip and good memories will be in our minds for some time . And we have tired legs .What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?There were many moments , but we will rememberÂ... Show more
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  • A
    · August 13th, 2013
    I enjoyed the trip and was glad I had done an organised tour (as none of the signs were in English and the Russian people are not openly friendly!) but the itiniery on the website is out of date and we didn't have the overnight train, the Metro tour or... Show more
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  • A
    · July 1st, 2013
    A great country to visit, difficult to navigate without speaking and reading Russian thefore a good guide is very helpful. The trip needs reorganising to make it a better experince, we missed out on a lot of highlights due to poor planning which I... Show more
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  • A
    · July 30th, 2012
    A really excellent, safe and stress free way to explore a country I have always wanted to visit! This trip was one of my favourite holidays... Our excellent guide, Evgeniya, made sure we saw and did as much as possible in the 7 days. Both Evgeniya and... Show more
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Moscow to St Petersburg
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • When and where does this tour end?

      The tour ends on Day 8 in St Petersburg. After breakfast at your departure accommodation, you're free to leave at any time.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour starts on Day 1, when you arrive in Moscow and transfer to your hotel. There are no planned activities for this day, however, after dinner, an evening walk to Red Square is highly recommended.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course we can! If you wish to arrange additional accommodation then please contact our customer support team once you have a confirmed booking.

    • What is the age range?

      The age range for this tour is 16 - 80-year-olds. Children under the age of 16 are not eligible to join this tour, and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. There is, however, no upper age limit restriction!

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      Those who prefer the privacy of their own room can select the single supplement option, the additional surcharge of which can be seen on the 'Book Now' page. This is not mandatory, however, and travellers who don't mind sharing can be roomed with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender for no additional cost.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price and you need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. Below is some information about the trip's accommodation:

      * All accommodation is based on twin‐share, with private facilities.
      * Wi‐Fi is now free in all hotels but is sometimes unreliable.
      * 2nd class compartments are used on the overnight sleeper train (4 berths) Linen is provided. Please note that there may be
      other passengers, not with Exodus, travelling in the compartment
      with you. 1st class compartments (2 berths) can be requested up
      to 4 weeks prior to departure.

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      You may be able to join a group transfer if your flight arrives at the appropriate times, however, outside of these times travellers would have to make their own way to the starting point. We can also arrange pre-booked transfers with Exodus for an additional cost. Please contact us to arrange this once you have a confirmed booking.

    • What is the maximum number of people on this tour?

      The maximum number on this tour is 16 and the minimum to run is 6.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Russian Ruble
      Russia
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
      Russia
      Type E
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      Type F
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    • Vaccines
      • 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 27th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 27th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. 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 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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