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Russia Plus (12 Days) - Contiki
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Russia Plus (12 Days)

From Helsinki to Warsaw
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US $2,425
+ $270 Food Fund Russia Plus Start Helsinki
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  • Eat traditional food with the locals whilst in Moscow
  • Listen to a beautiful Chopin Concert in Warsaw
  • Watch and enjoy a traditional Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg


Start in Helsinki and end in Warsaw! With the discovery tour Russia Plus (12 Days), you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Helsinki, Finland and 6 other destinations in Europe. Russia Plus (12 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: Arrive Helsinki
  2. Day 2: Helsinki to St. Petersburg
  3. Day 3: St. Petersburg
  4. Day 4: St. Petersburg
  5. Day 5: St. Petersburg to Novgorod
  6. Day 6: Novgorod to Moscow via Klin
  7. Day 7: Moscow
  8. Day 8: Moscow
  9. Day 9: Moscow to Minsk
  10. Day 10: Minsk to Warsaw via Brest
  11. Day 11: Warsaw
  12. Day 12: Depart Warsaw
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

11 nights

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  • S
    · December 25, 2018
    My trip was amazing. I went almost 10 years ago and it is still my favorite trip ever. My guide was awful but the group was great. We saw so much. We started in Copenhagen and finished there. The meals were great. We stayed in fun places all through... Show more
    Trip date: June 2014
  • JG
    · July 01, 2017
    The trip exceeded all expectations!!! Greg not only made the trip extremely fun, he also is a wealth of knowledge, and I took a lot out of every country we visited.
    Trip date: June 2017
  • SH
    · June 27, 2017
    I've never done a tour like this before and was a bit hesitant about the experience, but Greg put me at ease from the start. The Russia plus tour is full of unavoidable change but Greg made sure the natural volatility of the region affected our tour... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • AM
    · June 24, 2017
    Just wanted to say a huge thank you to our tour guide Greg! Of course many know that Russia and its history make it seem like a scary country to visit and I'll admit I was nervous at first but with Greg's knowledge and reassurance I was able to enjoy... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2017
  • J
    · June 24, 2017
    I've never been on a contiki, I've never really done the whole oversea trip before and after meeting Greg in Finland Helsinki straight away I was like this is going to be a good trip. I did the russia plus contiki, started in Helsinki went through... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • CJ
    · June 24, 2017
    An excellent trip from start to finish, starting in Stockholm, working our way through to the unexpectedly beautiful city of Helsinki; to the majesty and grandeur of St Petersburg; the quaint Novgorod; the bustling (often terrifying) metropolis of... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • KJ
    · May 11, 2016
    The trip was incredible! So many awesome places on the schedule. Great group of people, fantastic driver Joao and our guide Ebony was amazing! She was so knowledgeable and organized, while also being a ton of fun. I would definitely take a tour with her... Show more
    Trip date: July 2015

Dates & Availability

12 days
Russia Plus (12 Days)
From Helsinki to Warsaw
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    The food fund covers the included meals listed in the what's included section. On these tours you will have food prepared by on-site chefs or your onboard cook. Some meals may also be at local restaurants.

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Good to Know

  • About the countries


    Russia and Belarus

    Plugs & Adapters

    Finland, Russia, Belarus and Poland


    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.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Finland, Russia, Belarus and Poland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Russia and Belarus. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Russia, Belarus and Poland. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Russia and Belarus. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Russia, Belarus and Poland. 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.
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