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The Soul of Russia with Kizhi Island
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Moscow
1night
Russiaru
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
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5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star hotel
  |  RU, Neglinnaya St, 4, Moscow, 109012
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
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2-day Golden Ring Extension
2-day Golden Ring Extension
Russian Visa Processing Service
Russian Visa Processing Service
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Arrival Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Moscow
8 h
Suzdal, Golden Ring
Suzdal, Golden Ring
Suzdal, Golden Ring
1night
Russiaru
Nikolaevsky Posad
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Nikolaevsky Posad
Nikolaevsky Posad
4-star hotel
  |  RU, ul. Lenina, 138, Suzdal, 601293
1 Semi Lux Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Semi Lux Double Room Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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Arrival transfer
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Departure transfer
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Suzdal, Golden Ring
6 h
Moscow
Moscow
5nights
Russiaru
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
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5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star hotel
  |  RU, Neglinnaya St, 4, Moscow, 109012
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
5nights
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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Morning
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Morning
Half Day Tour of Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway
Half Day Tour of Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway
Morning
Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Morning
Russian Cooking Class
Russian Cooking Class
Evening
Moscow by Night Tour with Radisson Boat Ride
Moscow by Night Tour with Radisson Boat Ride
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private City Transfer
Included
Rail
Moscow
4 h
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
5nights
Russiaru
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
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5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star hotel
  |  RU, Nevsky Prospect, 57, Saint Petersburg
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
5nights
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
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2 Guests
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Morning
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Morning
The Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory: Tour and Master Class
The Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory: Tour and Master Class
Morning
Half Day Private Walking Tour of the Hermitage and a Boat Ride
Half Day Private Walking Tour of the Hermitage and a Boat Ride
Morning
Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine's Palace and Park
Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine's Palace and Park
Morning
Full Day Trip to Peterhof with Entrances to the Lower Park and Bath Cottage
Full Day Trip to Peterhof with Entrances to the Lower Park and Bath Cottage
Afternoon
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Standard Class Hydrofoil Tickets
Standard Class Hydrofoil Tickets
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Rail
St. Petersburg
5 h
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
2nights
Russiaru
Piter Inn Hotel
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Piter Inn Hotel
Piter Inn Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  RU, Ploshchad' Gagarina, 1, Petrozavodsk, 185010
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
2nights
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
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Morning
Full Day Trip to Karelian Villages and Petrozavodsk City Tour
Full Day Trip to Karelian Villages and Petrozavodsk City Tour
Morning
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Summer
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Summer
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Rail
Petrozavodsk
5 h 30 min
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
1night
Russiaru
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
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5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star hotel
  |  RU, Nevsky Prospect, 57, Saint Petersburg
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable 5-star hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and 4-star hotels in Suzdal and Petrozavodsk;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrances fees to Sergiev Posad Lavra, Museum of Wooden Architecture, Dormition Cathedral, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin territory & Amber Chamber, Moscow subway, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum, Bath Cottage and Lower Park in Peterhof, Pushkin Park and Catherine's Palace, Open-air Museum of Kizhi;
  • 1st class tickets for Radisson boat ride on Moskva river;
  • Private boat ride in Saint-Petersburg;
  • Hydrofoil ride from Peterhof to Saint-Petersburg;
  • Business class high-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Regular class high-speed Lastochka train tickets between St. Petersburg and Petrozavodsk;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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Price per person
16 days
Trip Type
Private tour
Travelers
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The Soul of Russia with Kizhi Island
Private tour
us$ USD
Moscow
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
Included experiences
2-day Golden Ring Extension
2-day Golden Ring Extension
Explore the ancient kingdoms of the Golden Ring around Moscow. These cities are open-air museums that showcase the most important developments in Russia's ancient history and are often called the Vatican of the Russian Church. Together with the guide-driver, you have tours in Sergiev Posad, Suzdal and Vladimir. Overnight in Suzdal.
Russian Visa Processing Service
Russian Visa Processing Service
Sit back and relax while we will take care of your Russian visa. Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries.
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Arrival Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Moscow, Moscow
Car8 h / Private transfer with sightseeing program in Sergiev Posad.
Suzdal, Golden Ring, Suzdal hotel
Suzdal, Golden Ring
Suzdal, Golden Ring
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Nikolaevsky Posad
Nikolaevsky Posad
1 Semi Lux Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
No experiences included
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Suzdal, Golden Ring, Suzdal hotel
Car6 h / Private transfer to Moscow with sightseeing program in Vladimir.
Moscow, Moscow
Moscow
5nights
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
5-star Ararat Park Hyatt
1 Park Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
5nights
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
Included experiences
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Get ready for an unforgettable six hours of sightseeing with the top local guide in Moscow. Discover the best of the city from the iconic gems of the Red Square to the world-famous Fabergé eggs.
Half Day Tour of Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway
Half Day Tour of Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway
Explore the Fine Russian Art with a private tour of the country's treasure trove - Tretyakov Gallery, here you will discover some of the best masterpieces in art history. Later, board the most beautiful and efficient metro systems in the world.
Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Panoramic City Tour & Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Explore the best of Moscow with a private guide who cannot wait to share their excitement and knowledge with you today. Spend 4 hours learning about the top sights and history of the capital of the world's largest country.
Russian Cooking Class
Russian Cooking Class
Meet with your private driver and go on an exclusive cooking class to get the real taste of Russia. Today you get the real taste of Russia and upon arrival to the cooking school, you meet a professional English-speaking chef and go to a local market to buy fresh produce. Then during the cooking class, you learn the secrets of making perfect Russian borscht, learn to make traditional pelmeni dumplings and thin blini pancakes.
Moscow by Night Tour with Radisson Boat Ride
Moscow by Night Tour with Radisson Boat Ride
Your tour starts in the evening with a 2.5-hour boat ride along the Moskva river, during which you see the Russian capital from a completely different perspective and have an opportunity to enjoy dinner and drinks for extra fee with amazing views. Next you enjoy a wonderful panoramic city tour that offers a unique opportunity to see the shining of Kremlin towers, the illuminated St. Basil's Cathedral dominating Red Square, and the beautifully lit walls of the Novodevichy Convent, as well as the sparkle of the many streets and avenues of Moscow. See Moscow in absolutely different evening colors! Total tour duration: 5 hours. Guide and transfers are included.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private City Transfer
Included
Moscow, Leningradskiy station
Rail4 h / Business Сlass Seat
St. Petersburg, Moskovskiy station
St. Petersburg
5nights
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
5nights
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Get ready for a day filled with the most gorgeous sights of Saint Petersburg. Five hours with a private guide and driver will make you fall in love with the city's architectural marvels like the St.Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul's Fortress, and the unforgettable Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
The Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory: Tour and Master Class
The Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory: Tour and Master Class
The Imperial Porcelain Factory, founded in 1744 in Saint-Petersburg, is the first porcelain factory in Russia and the third oldest in Europe. The museum exhibition showcases porcelain pieces and art objects of the Imperial and Soviet times. Here you also take part in a workshop on porcelain painting under the guidance of experienced painters, after which you get to take home a hand-painted souvenir. The souvenir can be picked up 3 days after the master class, so we advise to schedule this activity for the first days of your stay in Saint-Petersburg.
Half Day Private Walking Tour of the Hermitage and a Boat Ride
Half Day Private Walking Tour of the Hermitage and a Boat Ride
Today you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the legendary Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage Museum houses its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough in the halls of the Winter Palace. You then cross the Palace square to enter the General Staff Building which houses Hermitage's superb collection of Modern European Art, primarily consisting of the world-famous French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. Have a short walk to start an amazing 1-hour private boat ride along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg to see the city from a completely new perspective.
Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine's Palace and Park
Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine's Palace and Park
Uncover the royal history of Catherine's Palace, situated in the breathtaking Pushkin. The lavish gardens and golden interiors will make you wish you were born in the 18th century.
Full Day Trip to Peterhof with Entrances to the Lower Park and Bath Cottage
Full Day Trip to Peterhof with Entrances to the Lower Park and Bath Cottage
Today with your private guide and driver you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. You explore the impressive Great Palace and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes. *Note: Bath cottage is open from May till mid-October with a day-off on Wednesday, from mid-October till May the cottage is open on Weekends.
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Join a private guided tour of Russian Vodka Museum and learn more about a significant part of Russia's culture and the favorite nation's distilled beverage. Enjoy the tour and get to know many fascinating facts about the history of vodka, anecdotes and traditions related to this drink. After the tour, you have a tasting of three different vodka shots accompanied by traditional Russian snacks.
Standard Class Hydrofoil Tickets
Standard Class Hydrofoil Tickets
Highlight your trip with a high-speed hydrofoil ride to the Lower Park of the Peterhof. *Note: The hydrofoil is weather-sensitive and unique transportation available from May 15th to October 5th.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
St. Petersburg, Ladozhskiy Station
Rail5 h / 2nd Class Seat
Petrozavodsk, Central Station
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
2nights
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Piter Inn Hotel
Piter Inn Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
2nights
Experiences
Schedule
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Full Day Trip to Karelian Villages and Petrozavodsk City Tour
Full Day Trip to Karelian Villages and Petrozavodsk City Tour
Meet your private guide and start a tour to Karelian Villages. The first stop on the route is village Manga with its small church of 19th century. Continue to Kinerma village where you meet a hostess for a welcoming tea ceremony with kalitki (Karelian traditional small pies) and varenye (whole-fruit preserve). One of the highlights of a day is a workshop of these pies with a hostess. You also have time to stroll along the village to observe the houses built in 18th and 19th century built in local traditions and enjoy the beauty of Karelian nature before return to Petrozavodsk. Upon arrival, you have lunch and then you have a tour of the city. Witness the circle square dating back to 18th century, governor's houses and walk along the picturesque embankment.
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Summer
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Summer
Embark on a trip with your guide and take a short ride by hydrofoil that takes you to the breathtaking miracle of wooden architecture - Kizhi Island. In the Open Air Museum Kizhi you explore its famous Pogost including the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses. After a short lunch stop, you visit a local carpentry restoration center. Following the tour you are taken back to Petrozavodsk. *Note: availability of water transportation is subject to weather conditions.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Petrozavodsk, Central Station
Rail5 h 30 min / 2nd Class Seat
St. Petersburg, Ladozhskiy Station
St. Petersburg
1night
Russiaru
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Tip: Selecting hotel
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5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
5-star Corinthia Nevsky Palace
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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No experiences included
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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