The Snowball - 6 days

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The Snowball - 6 days - On The Go Tours
The Snowball - 6 days - On The Go Tours
3 reviews
St Petersburg


  • Discover breathtaking St. Petersburg
  • Stroll along the Nevsky Prospect
  • Enjoy a visit to Hermitage Museum
  • Explore the streets of Moscow
  • See the famous Red Square
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start in St Petersburg and end in Moscow! With the discovery tour The Snowball - 6 days, you have a 6 day tour package taking you from St Petersburg to Moscow and through St Petersburg, Russia and Moscow. The Snowball - 6 days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • SD
    Written on January 12, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    The Snowball tour was a great way to experience both St Petersburg and Moscow, Russia in the thick of winter. Lots of snow, great sights, a fantastic experience. Anika our tour guide was excellent, very informative and kept us on track each day.

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  • VA
    Written on January 3, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was overall very good in terms of organization and our guide, Alina, was the best! I did feel a bit of an outsider, though, because nearly 80% of the participants (14 out of 18 people) were couples from Australia/New Zealand (I am Bulgarian... Read more

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  • V
    Written on January 3, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Very nice trip. Darya our guide is smiley, knowledgeable and very helpful. The hotel in St Petersburg is basic but very well located. Hotel in Moscow is a bit far from the center and is very modern but no charm. Lovely trip

    On The Go Tours commented on this review
    Dear Veronique, Thank you for your feedback on your recent tour to Russia. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences with us and particularly your comments about Darya. Please be assured that your comments have been passed onto our product team and the local team in Russia. We look forward to welcoming you onto a tour with us again in the future. Best regards, On The Go Tours
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: St Petersburg
  2. Day 2: The Hermitage
  3. Day 3: St Pete's Sightseeing
  4. Day 4: Red Square
  5. Day 5: The Kremlin
  6. Day 6: Goodbye Russia!

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What hotels do you use for the "The Snowball" Tour?

      The hotels listed below are ones which On The Go frequently use on this tour. Please note that On The Go reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

      - Asteria Hotel, St Petersburg
      - Izmailovo Gamma Delta , Moscow

    • Is visa included in the package?

      The visa is not included in the package, however you will get a Letter of Invitation in order to make the application for the Russian Visa.

    • What transport is to be used from St Peterburg to Moscow?

      The transport used from St Petersburg to Moscow is an overnight train, with 4 passengers per cabin. Usually these will be other members from your group, however depending on the group size it may be members of the public.

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    • Gerry6th November 2018
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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.
    Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    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.


    St Petersburg is the starting point and Moscow is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request On The Go Tours to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this On The Go Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 March 2019 the full payment of $947 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $947 for The Snowball - 6 days, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 633 km.
    • St Petersburg (Russia)
    • 633 km
    • Moscow (Russia)

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