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From the imperial palaces of St Petersburg to Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow, 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 direct from London (regional connections available) to St Petersburg. Transfer to the Ambassador Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including
Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island.
Afternoon visit to Catherine 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
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.
Pre- and post-tour extensions are available
in Moscow and St Petersburg, and include
2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or
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.
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 here.
This itinerary 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 to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
HOR2020: 6 Nights