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Moscow to St Petersburg

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Excellent
11 reviews
Starts
Moscow
+2 Destinations
Northwestern Russia
Ends
St Petersburg
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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
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in Moscow and end in St Petersburg! With the discovery tour Moscow to St Petersburg, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Moscow to St Petersburg and 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.

11 Reviews

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 1
    Written on September 23, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 what... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 2
    Written on September 20, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 3
    Written on September 18, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 St... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 4
    Written on August 29, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    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 remember theÂ... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 5
    Written on August 13, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    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 the... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 6
    Written on July 1, 2013
    2.0 - Rather poor

    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 don't... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 7
    Written on July 30, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 local... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 8
    Written on June 27, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Once more Exodus strikes an outstanding balance between an organised trip (all the potential hassles are taken care of so you can concentrate on enjoying yourself) and independent travelling (nothing feels 'packaged' or sanitised). This is an excellent... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 9
    Written on May 31, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A well planned trip with a good balance of seeing the key historical sites in Russia. More opportunity for the guide to support the group in identifying places not to be missed whilst in Russia.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Moscow, my... Read more

  • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 10
    Written on May 29, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was my first Exodus trip and I loved every minute of it! The sights were jaw-dropping, our tour guide Anya was superb and I couldn't have asked for a better group of people to share the experience with.What was the most inspirational moment of your... Read more

Itinerary

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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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    • 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.

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    Typhoid
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    Recommended for Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
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    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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    Location
    Moscow is the starting point and St Petersburg is the endpoint.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 January 2019 the full payment of $1,099 is necessary.
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    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 $1099 for Moscow to St Petersburg, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 656 km.
    • Moscow (Russia)
    • 490 km
    • Novgorod (Russia)
    • 141 km
    • Pushkin (Russia)
    • 24 km
    • St Petersburg (Russia)

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