Festive St Petersburg & Moscow - 1 Country - 2 Cities – 7 Days

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R 20 165

per person sharing
7 Days
- 8 Jan 18
# 1121
Tour Code.

Description
Walk in the footsteps of Peter the Great along the winter-white carpets of St. Petersburg and Moscow - a discovery of Russia's vibrant, modern culture, haunting history, grand palaces and the imposing Red Square, on this festive sojourn to two fairy-tale imperial cities.

Destinations
  • St Petersburg
  • Moscow
Day 1
Arrive St. Petersburg (3 Nights)
Welcome to the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Relax and unwind after your journey. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception and light dinner at your hotel. A short evening orientation drive will be the perfect introduction to this magical festive city. See some of the iconic sights in a winter wonderland setting.

Hotel: Crown Plaza Ligovsky / Domina Prestige - Welcome Reception

Day 2
St. Petersburg Sightseeing
Admire the landmarks of St. Petersburg during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the Tsar's Winter Palace; Nevsky Prospekt; St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Explore the Peter and Paul Fortress on your included visit.

Hotel: Crown Plaza Ligovsky / Domina Prestige - Buffet Breakfast

Day 3
Hermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg
Today enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist to see one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections. This world famous museum occupies five impressive buildings on the banks of the River Neva in the heart of St. Petersburg. Featuring over 3 million artefacts; the collection represents the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city. This evening consider a visit to a theatre to see a Russian Folklore show or relax at your hotel.

Hotel: Crown Plaza Ligovsky / Domina Prestige - Buffet Breakfast

Day 4
St. Petersburg – High-Speed Train – Moscow (3 Nights)
After a hearty Russian breakfast enjoy some free time before taking a high-speed train trip towards the Russian capital through scenic winter landscapes. Arrive later in Moscow; your home for the next three nights. An ancient city full of remarkable architecture and monuments to fallen heroes and victorious battles; Moscow is a cauldron of creativity and culture. Located on the Moskva River; the city is the country's political; economic; religious and financial hub.

Hotel: Marriott Tverskaya - Buffet Breakfast

Day 5
Moscow Christmas Markets
Moscow is magically transformed for the festive season with more than 400 dazzling light installations placed around the city for the Christmas Light festival; and the squares come alive with Christmas Market stalls offering traditional foods and gifts from a variety of European countries.
The iconic Red Square has stalls with festive Russian items and one of the many grand scale ice rinks that are installed in the city during the winter season. See St. Basil's Cathedral and visit the Kremlin during your guided sightseeing with a Local Specialist. Afterwards there is plenty of time to shop for festive souvenirs and explore the city on your own.

Hotel: Marriott Tverskaya - Buffet Breakfast

Day 6
Moscow
Today is a full day at leisure to explore the city further. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad; once known as Zagorsk. This city is today the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. This evening; join your fellow travellers to celebrate the Festive season at a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Marriott Tverskaya - Buffet Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 7
Depart Moscow
Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of a remarkable trip of discovery. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Hotel: Marriott Tverskaya - Buffet Breakfast

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# Additional Info Tour Date Rate
1 Price Per Person Sharing 13 / 18 December 2017 & 08 January 2018 R 20 165
2 Price Per Person Sharing 20 / 24 / 31 December 2017 R 21 090


Includes
• Return airport transfers
• 6 nights hotel accommodation
• 6 Breakfast daily
• 2 Dinners
• Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach
• Expert Travel Director
• All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
• Local Specialist
• Must-see sights with VIP entry and queue jump
• Unique Insider Experiences
• Optional Experiences
• Free time


General Information
Pay a R3000 per person deposit within 7 days of the booking with full payment due 24 August 2017. All discounts apply to the land portion of the trip price only.
The trip price does not include the costs of international flights (to/from the start or end the trip). and everything not mentioned.

Price is per person based on a lead in rate and subject to availability depending on the departure date.

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