From Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow to the imperial palaces of St Petersburg, join a group of like-minded solo travellers on a 7-day tour visiting some of the best attractions that Russia has to offer. Both cities are renowned for their world-class museums and grand architecture, and each have left behind their own cultural legacies.
View more climate information & imperial units
Morning flight from London (regional
connections available) to St Petersburg with
British Airways. Transfer to the Radisson Sonya
(or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including
Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island.
Afternoon visit to Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin,
including the renowned Amber Room.
This opulent palace is considered one of the
finest in Europe. (B)
Morning visit to the world’s largest museum, the
Hermitage. Founded by Catherine the Great and
the former residence of the tsars, the museum
now has an unrivalled collection of European
and Russian masterpieces. Optional afternoon
tour of the Fabergé Museum. (B)
Morning at leisure or optional visit to Peterhof
to view the exterior of Peter the Great’s
Summer Palace and explore the gardens. Late
afternoon train to Moscow (4 hours). On arrival,
transfer to the Park Inn Sadu (or similar) for
3 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Moscow. View the magnificent
Red Square with St Basil’s Cathedral, the
Moscow State University and Novodevichy
Convent. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Morning visit to the Kremlin, including Cathedral
Square and the Armoury Museum with its
collection of imperial crowns and carriages.
Optional visit to the Arbat quarter, followed
by a tour of selected Moscow metro stations
– so-called underground palaces adorned with
marble and chandeliers. Farewell dinner in the
evening. (B, D)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the
airport and fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group tours have been specially created for solo
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
travellers. View the complete collection at
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort. You
will be assisted with boarding the train in
St Petersburg and met on the platform on arrival
This tour is based in 4-star
Opera or ballet performances in
St Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked.
Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
Pre- and post-tour extensions are
available in Moscow and St Petersburg, and
include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or
Ideally located in the south of Moscow, the Park Inn Sadu Moscow is a Superior category property, which offers comfortable accommodation coupled with modern amenities. The well-appointed guestrooms and suites feature soft pastel colours and modern furniture.
Features: 118 rooms, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, air...
Opened in 2009, the Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg is a design hotel with 173 rooms over 7 floors. The hotel was styled by Swedish design company, Stylt Trampoli AB to reflect the fiction of Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Upon entering the hotel's lobby, you will feel you are entering Dostoyevsky's own studio. Book shelves on one side contain no less than 80 copies of Crime & Punishment in different editions and languages, mixed with piles of manuscript paper. Each of the guest room doors feature a plaque with a quotation from his novels in Russian and English, while the writing desks are contemporary replicas of Dostoyevsky's own desk. The carpets in the room corridors are patterned with further text from the books, while the walls feature photos from specific landmarks in St. Petersburg named in the novels. Guests can dine at the Metamorfos restaurant, which contains numerou...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
HOR2017: 6 Nights
Created 300 years ago by Peter the Great as his "window on the West" St Petersburg is a...
Moscow is a city of contrasts where ancient monasteries and ultra-modern monoliths stand side by side, epitomising the changes...