12 Days
Duration
Russia
Destination
INCLUDED
  • NIGHTS / DAYS 9 Nights / 10 Days
  • DESTINATION/S Russia: Moscow and St Petersburg
  • FLIGHTS
    • Departure: Johannesburg to Moscow
    • Return: St Petersburg to Johannesburg
  • OTHER TRANSPORT Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned coach, with a driver as per the itinerary (max 10 hours per day)
  • One way Sapsan highspeed train journey from Moscow to St Petersburg
  • ACCOMMODATION – 4 Nights in Moscow at Azimut Moscow Olympic Hotel or similar
    • 5 Nights in St Petersburg at Azimut St Petersburg Hotel or similar
  • MEALS
    • Breakfast – 9
    • Lunch – 1
    • Dinner – 9
    • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • EXCURSIONS – Moscow city tour including Observation Hill
    • Stalin’s Bunker including lunch
    • Kremlin in Izmailovo
    • Kremlin Territory and Armoury Chamber
    • Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
    • Bunker Taganski – Cold War Museum
    • Tank Museum (Kubinka)
    • Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Cathedral of St Isaacs
    • Boat ride on St Petersburg Canals and Neva River
    • Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad
    • Tsars Winter Palace – Hermitage Museum
    • Kronstadt The Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas
    • The Summer Palace and Park of Catherine the Great
    • The Summer Palace and Park of Pavlovsk
    • The Summer Palace and Park in Peterhoff
    • Metro tour St Petersburg
    • ERARTA: Modern Art Museum and Gallery
  • ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS
    • TEAM Sports Backpack
    • AIG Travel Insurance
  • TEAM SPORTS REP. Full liaison between the group and TEAM Sports for the duration of the tour. (Services of a TEAM Sports representative to stay with the group throughout)
NOT INCLUDED
  • No visa needed for South African passport holders to Russia
  • Passport/Visa fees if required. Admission fees into sights of interest not included in the tour cost/ itinerary. Personal expenses such as tips for meals, gratuities, telephone calls, beverages, all meals not mentioned under inclusions and anything else of a personal nature. Any other services not mentioned.
1

Day 1

Assemble at OR Tambo International Airport for your international over-night flight to Moscow, Russia
2

Day 2

AFTERNOON

Arrive at Domodedovo International Airport where you will be met by your Russian tour guide

Transfer by coach to your accommodation (at Azimut Olympic Hotel *or similar) and check-in for a 4-night stay on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis

Remainder of afternoon at leisure to explore on foot.

Walk across to the road to the grocery store for some snacks

EVENING

Time to freshen up for dinner

Dinner in the hotel (included)

3

Day 3

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Enjoy sightseeing of Moscow city passing by the famous Red Square, Tverskaya Boulevard, Arbat, Vorobyovy Gori (highest point/view of Moscow), Moscow State University, Luzhniki Stadium, Bolshoi Theater, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Photo stops at some sites and stops which will include Vorobypvy (Sparrow) Hills Observation Platform, Stalin’s Bunker and Kremlin in Izmailovo

AFTERNOON

Lunch near Stalin’s Bunker (included)

Transfer to nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

EVENING

After dinner transfer back to accommodation

4

Day 4

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Today explore the Kremlin Territory and Armoury Chamber

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

Transfer by coach to Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Transfer to nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

EVENING

After dinner transfer back to hotel

5

Day 5

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Enjoy a tour of the Bunker Tagansky which is a Cold War Museum

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

After lunch explore the Tank Museum (Kubinka)

EVENING

Transfer to nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

Transfer back to hotel

6

Day 6

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation before checking out (included)

Check out and transfer to Moscow train station to board the Sapsan Highspeed train to St Petersburg

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

Upon arrival in St Petersburg, meet the coach driver and transfer to the hotel.

Check into Azimut St Petersburg Hotel or similar for the next 6 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis

Enjoy a leisurely walk to the nearby Spar for some snacks on foot

EVENING

Return to hotel to freshen up for dinner (included)

7

Day 7

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Explore St Petersburg and Peter and Paul Fortress followed by a view from the of the Cathedral of St Isaac’s

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

Transfer to the Neva River for your boat ride along the canals and River followed by a tour at the Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad.

EVENING

Transfer to a nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

Return to hotel

8

Day 8

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Guided tour of The Tsars Winter Palace – Hermitage State Museum followed by At Count Yusupov’s Palace

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

Transfer to Kronstadt The Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas

EVENING

Transfer to street food bar for dinner (included)

Return to hotel

9

Day 9

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Enjoy a tour of The Summer Palace and Park of Catherine’s the Great, Pushkin

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

After lunch enjoy a tour of The Summer Palace and Park of Pavlovsk

EVENING

Transfer to a nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

Return to dinner

10

Day 10

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Enjoy a tour of The Summer Palace and Park in Peterhoff

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

After lunch enjoy a metro tour of St Petersburg underground maze followed by ERARTA: The Modern Art Museum and Gallery

EVENING

Transfer to a nearby restaurant for dinner (included)

Return to hotel

11

Day 11

MORNING

Breakfast at hotel (included) before checking out

After breakfast check out of hotel and transfer to St Petersburg International Airport for your flight back home

EVENING

Overnight flight (On-board dinner and breakfast included)

12

Day 12

Arrive safely at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS ONLY A QUOTE AND NO SERVICES HAVE BEEN SECURED ON YOUR BEHALF.
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