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The Snowball - 6 days - On The Go Tours
6 days

The Snowball - 6 days

From St Petersburg to Moscow
Tour Operator:
On The Go Tours
Max group size:
24
Age range:
18 to 70
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
3567
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US $945
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Highlights

  • 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

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You can request to book this tour, travelling only with people you know.

Itinerary

Start in St Petersburg and end in Moscow! With the In-depth Cultural tour The Snowball - 6 days, you have a 6 days tour package taking you 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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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: St Petersburg
  2. Day 2: St Petersburg
  3. Day 3: St Petersburg
  4. Day 4: Moscow
  5. Day 5: Moscow
  6. Day 6: Moscow
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
4 nights
Sleeper Train
1 night

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Good
    3.5
  • 4.7
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  • SD
    · January 12th, 2019
    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.
    Trip date: December 2018
  • M
    · January 4th, 2019
    The tours was amazing. It was short and jam packed with lots of optional tours to see more and learn more about Russia. I loved being able to visit both St. Petersburg as well as Moscow because I think that both cities are significant to learning about... Show more
    Trip date: January 2019
  • VA
    · January 3rd, 2019
    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... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
  • V
    · January 3rd, 2017
    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... Show more
    Trip date: January 2017

Dates & Availability

6 days
The Snowball - 6 days
From St Petersburg to Moscow
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

    • Are flights included?

      TourRadar specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour. A good website to search for great prices would be kayak.com and/or skyscanner.com

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

      Russian Ruble
      Russia

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      Visa

      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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before January 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after January 2nd, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. 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 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and On The Go Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "On The Go Tours" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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