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Russia Northern Lights
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12 days
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Moscow
2nights
Russiaru
4-star Marriott Courtyard
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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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4-star Marriott Courtyard
4-star Marriott Courtyard
4-star hotel
  |  RU, Voznesenskiy Pereulok, 7, Moscow, 125009
1 Standard Double
2nights
1 Standard Double
1 Room
2 Guests
Breakfast included
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Morning
Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
Russian Visa Processing Service
Russian Visa Processing Service
Morning
Russian Cooking Class
Russian Cooking Class
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Rail
Moscow
4 h
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
3nights
Russiaru
Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
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Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
5-star hotel
  |  Nevsky Prospect, 57, St.Petersburg , RUSSIA, Russia
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
3nights
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
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Morning
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
Morning
Half Day Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum
Half Day Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum
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
Afternoon
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Afternoon
Russian Afternoon Tea Ceremony with Guide
Russian Afternoon Tea Ceremony with Guide
Afternoon
Troika Ride in the Scenic Park
Troika Ride in the Scenic Park
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Rail
St. Petersburg
5 h
Sortavala
Sortavala
Sortavala
1night
Russiaru
Dacha Wintera
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Dacha Wintera
Dacha Wintera
5-star hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Sortavala
8 h
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
1night
Russiaru
Piter Inn Hotel
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Piter Inn Hotel
Piter Inn Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  Ploshchad' Gagarina, 1, Petrozavodsk, Russia, 185010
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
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Morning
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Winter
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Winter
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Rail
Petrozavodsk
18 h 30 min
Murmansk
Murmansk
Murmansk
3nights
Russiaru
Azimut Hotel
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Azimut Hotel
Azimut Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  RU, пр. Ленина, д. 82, Мурманск, 183038
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
3nights
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
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Morning
Half Day Guided City Tour
Half Day Guided City Tour
Evening
Half Day Private Aurora Hunting Tour
Half Day Private Aurora Hunting Tour
Morning
Full Day Tour to Saami Village and Husky Park
Full Day Tour to Saami Village and Husky Park
Morning
Full Day Trip to Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
Full Day Trip to Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
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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 4-star hotels in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sortavala, Petrozavodsk and Murmansk;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals as per itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Economy class high-speed Sapsan train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg;
  • Business class high-speed train tickets St. Petersburg - Sortavala;
  • Roundtrip hovercraft tickets Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk;
  • 1st class tickets for the Arctica train Petrozavodsk - Murmansk;
  • 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
12 days
Trip Type
Private tour
Travelers
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Russia Northern Lights
Private tour
us$ USD
Moscow
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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4-star Marriott Courtyard
4-star Marriott Courtyard
1 Standard Double
1 Room
2 Guests
Breakfast included
2nights
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
Discover the treasures of the fascinating Russian capital during the 8-hour tour with a local guide. Find out the secrets of world-famous Fabergé jewels and what's behind the tall walls of Kremlin.
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.
Russian Cooking Class
Russian Cooking Class
Get the real taste of Russia! With 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, how to make traditional pelmeni dumplings and thin blini pancakes.
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Moscow, Leningradskiy station
Rail4 h / Standard Class Seat
St. Petersburg, Moskovskiy station
St. Petersburg
3nights
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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Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
1 Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
3nights
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.
Half Day Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum
Half Day Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum
Experience the grandeur of Saint Petersburg's Winter Palace, as you explore the second biggest art museum in the world - the State Hermitage Museum. Your private guide tells you about the most famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt and others.
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.
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Russian Vodka Museum and Vodka Tasting
Join a private guided tour of the Russian Vodka Museum and learn more about a significant part of Russia's culture and the beloved nation's distilled beverage. Get acquainted with fascinating facts about the history of vodka, anecdotes, and traditions related to this drink. After the tour, enjoy a tasting of three different vodka shots accompanied by traditional Russian snacks.
Russian Afternoon Tea Ceremony with Guide
Russian Afternoon Tea Ceremony with Guide
Together with a private guide, you get to discover one of the Russian traditions. Today you enjoy crepes with sauces, traditional pirozhki, cake, tea or coffee, caviar, champagne, and much more during an unforgettable upscale Russian afternoon tea experience. Savor the best of Russian cuisine during a sophisticated afternoon.
Troika Ride in the Scenic Park
Troika Ride in the Scenic Park
Enhance your day trip to Pushkin with a traditional Russian amusement - a famous Russian troika ride. In about 20 minutes you drive through the scenic tsar's park built by Tsar Paul I. *Note: this service is available only in combination with a day trip to Pushkin.
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
St. Petersburg, Finlyandsky rail station
Rail5 h / Business Class Seat
Sortavala, Sortavala rail station
Sortavala
Sortavala
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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Dacha Wintera
Dacha Wintera
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
No experiences included
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure transfer
Not included
Sortavala, Sortavala hotel
Car8 h / Private Transfer Sedan & Ruskeala Tour
Petrozavodsk, Petrozavodsk hotel
Petrozavodsk
Petrozavodsk
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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Piter Inn Hotel
Piter Inn Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Winter
Full Day Trip to Kizhi Island in Winter
Together with your guide, you walk to the pier along the embankment to board a hovercraft that takes you to the breathtaking miracle of wooden architecture - Kizhi Island. The duration of your transfer is about 1.5 hour. Upon arrival, you have a tour of the Open Air Museum Kizhi. During your walking tour, you explore its famous settlement - Pogost including the dazzling 22-domed Transfiguration Church built without a single nail, beautiful windmills and ancient Russian wooden houses. After a tea tasting, you visit a local carpentry restoration center. In the afternoon after the tour, you depart back to Petrozavodsk on a hovercraft. *Note: *Note: availability of water transportation is subject to weather conditions. Hovercraft for the winter period is scheduled from January 15 to April 1st. The minimum number of participants 2.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Petrozavodsk, Petrozavodsk rail station
Rail18 h 30 min / 1st Class Sleeper Ticket
Murmansk, Murmansk rail station
Murmansk
Murmansk
3nights
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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Azimut Hotel
Azimut Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
3nights
Experiences
Schedule
Included experiences
Half Day Guided City Tour
Half Day Guided City Tour
Meet your private guide and explore the city on a 3-hour walking tour. Together you visit the memorial complex Alesha honoring defenders of the Soviet polar region during the Great Patriotic War. You get to rise to the observation platform, opening incredible views of the Murmansk city center. Then you continue to the monument "Zhduschey" connected with the life in the Russian extreme north. Also, you visit the memorial complex dedicated to the tragic events that took place on the Kursk Submarine, see the Spas on Water church and the lighthouse. A definite highlight is a 1-hour guided visit to the famous Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker. *Note: a visit to the Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker is unavailable on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Half Day Private Aurora Hunting Tour
Half Day Private Aurora Hunting Tour
In the evening, you are in for an overwhelming and unforgettable activity as you are going Northern Lights seeking**. Tonight you see fantastic winter landscapes accompanied with magnificent views of the Northern Lights - this is a trip you will remember for years to come! You return to the hotel at about 2 a.m. *Note: Depending on the weather conditions, the Northern Lights seeking tour can be rescheduled for the next day with a higher possibility of witnessing the Aurora Borealis. In order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your driver license with you. Winter clothes are not included in this trip and are available for rent if required.
Full Day Tour to Saami Village and Husky Park
Full Day Tour to Saami Village and Husky Park
Meet your guide-driver in the hotel lobby and start an exciting tour to Husky Park and Saami Village. Meet the beautiful blue-eyed dogs and learn about this breed. Then enjoy the beauty of winter nature behind a bunch of wagging tails during an exciting Husky dog ride. Your dog sledding distance is of about 1.5 km, taking in the beauty of the winter forest. Following a traditional lunch, you are taken to the territory of the Saami settlement to meet the locals. During the tour, you get to learn about the daily life and history of the Saami people and visit the enchanted alleys idols of 4 elements - fire, earth, water, air and 5 enchanted idols of love, happiness, luck, fate, and health. You also go reindeer sledding, play traditional Saami games and take pictures in the national clothing of the Saami people.
Full Day Trip to Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
Full Day Trip to Snow Village & Snowmobile Tour
Meet your guide and start a tour to the Snow Village. Located at the foot of the Khibiny Mountains, the unique Snow Derevnya Complex boasts a large territory that encompasses a snow labyrinth, beautiful snow, and ice sculptures, as well as a visitor's center and a gift shop. You have about two hours to explore the village on your own. As a highlight of the day you are invited to go on a snowmobile tour. In about 1.5 hours you travel about 25 km along the glacier valley of Kukisvum to the Kukisvumchorr Path that connects the South and North parts of Khibiny. The tour ends at the Serdtsevidnoye Lake, from where one can get a good view onto the Kuniyok River valley. On your way back you do a speed circle on the thick ice of Maly Vudyavr lake. *Note: Snow Village is available from December 23d. In order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your driver license with you.
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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