Russia’s two greatest cities provide an ideal base from which to explore
the country’s rich and diverse cultural and historical heritage. Moscow is
now the epicentre of the ‘new Russia’, while St Petersburg is renowned for
its magnificent palaces, world-class museums, elegant canals and grand
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Morning flight from London to Moscow with
British Airways. Transfer to the Ararat Park Hyatt (Deluxe room) for 3 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Moscow. Explore the renowned
Red Square with St Basil’s Cathedral, GUM state
department store, Moscow State University,
Novodevichy Convent, the Cathedral of Christ the
Saviour and Gorky Park. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Full day at leisure or optional morning visit
to Sergiev Posad. Built around the Trinity
Monastery of St Sergius, it is one of Russia’s
most important religious and historical
landmarks. Afternoon optional tour to the
Tretyakov Gallery. (B)
Morning visit to the Kremlin, including
Cathedral Square and the Armoury Museum,
with its collection of imperial treasures and
Fabergé eggs. Take a late afternoon train to St
Petersburg (4 hours). On arrival, transfer to the Belmond Grand Hotel for 4 nights. (B)
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including
Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island, and the
entrances to the Church of the Saviour on Spilled
Blood and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Afternoon
at leisure to visit St Isaac’s Cathedral. (B)
Tour of the Hermitage. One of the largest and
oldest museums in the world, it has an unrivalled
collection of European masterpieces. (B)
Morning tour of Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin,
including the Amber Room. Afternoon visit to
Peterhof to view the exterior of Peter the Great’s
Summer Palace and gardens. (B)
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.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
You will be assisted with boarding the train in
Moscow and met on the platform on arrival in St
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
Departures in June
coincide with St Petersburg’s White Nights
festival, a month-long cultural celebration.
Opera or ballet performances in
Moscow or St Petersburg 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
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6780 or email email@example.com
Located in the centre of Moscow, the hotel Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow is a short walk from the Bolshoi Theatre and only a few minutes' walk from the Kremlin, Red Square and the Russian Parliament. The hotel rooms are designed in a contemporary style and all feature a bath and shower. Facilities in the hotel include a spa, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. There is a choice of three restaurants and two bars in this five star hotel...
The Grand Hotel Europe was the first 5-star hotel opened in the Soviet Union and dates back to 1824. Today, under the management of Belmond Hotels, it one of the world's great luxury hotels, occupying a prime location at the centre of the city's main attractions.
Features: 301 rooms & suites; 2 restaurants; 2 bar & restaurants; beauty salon; fitness centre; gift shops.
Room amenities: LCD television; DVD player; telephone; safe;...
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.
Extend your stay in St Petersburg to visit one of the many other museums and palaces, or re-visit the Hermitage Museum to view more of its extensive collection.
Stay an extra 2 nights at the Taleon Imperial Hotel. (B)
Full day at leisure to further explore the city. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London. (B)
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