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Back in the USSR - 7 days

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Back in the USSR - 7 days - On The Go Tours
Back in the USSR - 7 days - On The Go Tours
Starts
Moscow
+2 Destinations
Northwestern Russia
Ends
St Petersburg
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Highlights

  • Roam Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral
  • Step behind the walls of the Kremlin
  • Indulge in the Winter Palace’s art collection
  • Spend a night at the Russian Ballet
  • Stroll the iconic Church on Spilled Blood
Age range
28 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
28
Transportation
Local Transport
Travel style
Discovery
Start in Moscow and end in St Petersburg! With the discovery tour Back in the USSR - 7 days, you have a 7 day tour package taking you from Moscow to St Petersburg and through Moscow, Russia and 2 other destinations in Russia. Back in the USSR - 7 days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Moscow
  2. Day 2: Red Square & The Kremlin
  3. Day 3: Inside a Soviet Bunker
  4. Day 4: St Pete's City tour & Church on Spilled Blood
  5. Day 5: Fountains of Peterhof or Catherine Palace
  6. Day 6: Hermitage Tour & Soviet era Communal Apartment tour
  7. Day 7: St Petersburg

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Questions & Answers

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

    • July 22, 2017

      What hotels do you use for the "Back in the USSR" 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.

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

    • June 17, 2016

      I am wondering how long it will take to receive a invitation visa to Russia. Also I am wondering if there will be an english tour guide for the 2nd July Trip- it doesn't specify on the brochure- I am also wondering how many people will be on the 2nd July Tour.

      After you make payment for this booking they can get you an invitation letter in 48 hours.

      The 2nd July is a guaranteed departure and there are other 4 people booked on it. The tour leader is english speaking, that is right.

      Since we are so close to the departure this booking would be on request, this means that the tour operator will need to contact their hotel suppliers and local offices to check that it is possible for you to join the tour - this will require full payment.

      In order to request your confirmed space on this tour, we will process your payment and send your request to On the Go Tours. Please note this request can take between 2 - 3 working days to receive an answer due to time differences and elements outside of the operator's control. If your place is available, you'll be booked and confirmed on the tour, if space is not available, then we will issue a full refund.

      Please note that once the request has been sent, should you choose to cancel, regular terms and conditions for cancellation will apply (ie: 100% loss of payment within 30 days to departure).

      I can also add the they have a 20% off on this departure date and you can get a twin share room for AU$1719.20 per person. If you are travelling solo and prefer to have your own room you can add a single supplement (not mandatory) for AU$829.00

    • June 1, 2016

      I am wondering how long it will take to receive an invitation visa to Russia.

      The tour operator confirmed that after you make payment for this booking they can get you an invitation letter in 48 hours.

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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.

    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Moscow is the starting point and St Petersburg 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.
    Deposit
    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 August 2018 the full payment of $1,435 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 $1435 for Back in the USSR - 7 days, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for On The Go Tours : Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 683 km.
    • Moscow (Russia)
    • 633 km
    • St Petersburg (Russia)
    • 25 km
    • Peterhof (Russia)
    • 25 km
    • St Petersburg (Russia)

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