Duration : 9 Nights/10 Days

Inclusions: Description : Most popular tourist destinations in Russia are Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the current and the former capitals of the country and great cultural centers, recognized as World Cities. The Russian Federation is the largest of the 21 republics that make up the Commonwealth of Independent States. It occupies most of eastern Europe and north Asia, stretching from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caucasus in the south. It is bordered by Norway and Finland in the northwest; Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania in the west; Georgia and Azerbaijan in the southwest; and Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, and North Korea along the southern border.

Itinerary :
Day 1 :Arrive at Moscow
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 : Moscow
Morning guided city sightseeing tour including Tverskaya Street, panoramic views of the Kremlin, observation platform on Sparrow Hills and other famous sights. Afternoon visit to Christ the Saviour’s Cathedral followed by a walking tour of Red Square where you will see St.Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the GUM department store.

Day 3 : Moscow
Morning walking guided tour of the Kremlin grounds and the Armoury Museum, housing the treasures of the Russian tsars including Faberge jewellery. Afternoon at leisure for independent shopping in Arbat Street.

Day 4 : Moscow
Full day excursion to Sergiev Posad, one of Russia’s most important religious and historical landmarks and a place of spiritual pilgrimage. Departure for St.Petersburg by an overnight train (2nd class tickets).

Day 5 : St. Petersburg
Upon arrival guided city sightseeing tour including Nevsky Prospect, the Square of Fine Arts, Peter and Paul Fortress, St.Isaac’s Square and other famous sights. Lunch independent in the city centre. Afternoon guided tour of St.Isaac’s Cathedral and Our Saviour’s Church on the Spilt Blood, both famous for their opulent interior decoration and mosaics. Transfer to the hotel and check in.

Day 6 : St. Petersburg
Morning guided tour of the Hermitage, one the world’s largest art museums. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 7 : St. Petersburg
Morning excursion to Tsar’s Village (the town of Pushkin) with a guided visit to Catherine’s Palace where you will see the 8th wonder of the world, the Amber Room.
Tsar’s Village: Tsarskoye Selo is a former Russian residence of the imperial family and visiting nobility, located 26 kilometres (16 mi) south from the center of St. Petersburg. It is now part of the town of Pushkin and of the World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments.

Day 8 : St. Petersburg
Morning guided tour of Yusupov Palace, one of the most charming private palaces in Europe, where Rasputin was murdered. Afternoon at leisure.
Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg: On a quiet stretch of the Moika River stands a long yellow building, which was once the residence of the wealthy and respected Yusupov family and which saw one of the most dramatic episodes in Russia's history - the murder of Grigory Rasputin.

Day 9 : St. Petersburg
Morning excursion to Peterhof Palace, St.Petersburg with a guided tour of the Royal Bath House and Kitchen and the Lower Park. Afternoon at leisure.
The Peterhof Palace - St.Petersburg: The Peterhof Palace is one of the most marvelous former royal residences in the St Petersburg suburbs. It is situated 18 miles from St. Petersburg. Peterhof is so famous due to its parks, magnificent sculptures and fountains, and, of course, the Great Palace surrounded with smaller palaces. The series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great and are sometimes referred as the "Russian Versailles". The palace-ensemble along with the city center is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 10 : St. Petersburg - Departure
Day free for own activities till get dropped at the airport.

Meals on Tour : 10 Days/9 Night
Day 1 : Dinner.
Day 2 - 9 : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 10 : Breakfast.

Extra Topping :
Tea / coffee on day one, en-route to hotel.
Tea/ Coffee/ Soft Drink at Casela Bird Park.

Our Speciality :
Caring Tour Manager throughout the tour.
Buffet Lunch at Safari World.
Lunch Coupons at Disney Land, Russia.

Reporting & Dropping for Joining & Leaving :
Day 1 :At the Airport/Hotel/Sightseeing place. (Please re-confirm with our tour consultant 10 days prior to the tour)
Day 10 :Tour concludes at the Hotel/ Airport- as per scheduled group flight.