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.
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Morning flight from London (regional connections available) to St Petersburg with British Airways. Transfer to Helvetia Deluxe Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island. Afternoon visit to the lavish Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin, including the renowned Amber Room. (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 fl y 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 CoxandKings.co.uk/solo-travellers.
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 in Moscow.
Opera or ballet performances in St Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Located close to Nevski Prospect, the Helvetia Suites Hotel is a modern 4-star property with a light classic decor. The 59 rooms include satelite television, a minibar and a safe. The hotel has an international restaurant and...
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...
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.
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