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Moscow to St Petersburg - Exodus Travels
8 days

Moscow to St Petersburg

From Moscow to St Petersburg
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
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Places You’ll See

  • Moscow
    Moscow
  • Novgorod
    Novgorod
  • St Petersburg
    St Petersburg
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Highlights

Highlights

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

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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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
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  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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    Customer Reviews

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    • Moscow to St Petersburg reviewer 1
      November 04, 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
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    • DD
      September 19, 2019
      Great trip and great experience!
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      Trip date: August 2019
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    • A
      September 23, 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 20, 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 18, 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 29, 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 13, 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 01, 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 30, 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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    • A
      June 27, 2012
      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... Show more
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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.

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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.

        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.
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