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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.
Morning flight direct from London (regional connections available) to St Petersburg. Transfer to the Ambassador Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. Welcome dinner. (D)Day 2: St Petersburg • Pushkin
Morning tour of St Petersburg, including Nevsky Prospekt and Vasilievsky island. Afternoon visit to Catherine Palace at Pushkin, including the renowned Amber Room. (B)Day 3: St Petersburg
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)Day 4: St Petersburg • Moscow
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)Day 5: Moscow
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)Day 6: Moscow
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)Day 7: Fly to London
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Extensions
Pre- and post-tour extensions are available in Moscow and St Petersburg, and include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or departure transfers.Important information Locally escorted tour:
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.Theatre:
Opera or ballet performances in St Petersburg or Moscow can be pre-booked. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Solo Travellers
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.Private & tailor-made travel
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 enquire online.
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.
An architectural gem from the 19th century, the building which houses the Ambassador Hotel has been recently restored to its original glory. Its rooms are simply decorated, spacious and bright. The hotel is situated in a convenient location, only a short walk from St Isaac's Square, St Nicholas Cathedral and Nevsky Prospect. The hotel's restaurants are notable for their refined style and the excellent standard of cuisine. Features: 37 rooms, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, safe, minibar, hairdryer.
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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