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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Moscow with Aeroflot. Transfer to the Holiday Inn Lesnaya (or similar) for 2 nights. (N)Day 2: Moscow
Morning tour of Gorki Leninskiye, a museum complex in the estate where Vladimir Lenin lived until his death in 1924. Afternoon tour of Moscow. (B)Day 3: Moscow • Suzdal
Morning tour of the Kremlin grounds and armoury. Afternoon transfer to the train station for departure to Suzdal. On arrival in Suzdal, transfer to the Sokol Hotel. (B, D)Day 4: Suzdal • Vladimir • Bogolyubovo
Morning tour of Suzdal, including the Kremlin, the Cross-Vaulted Chamber, Cathedral of Nativity and the Spaso-Efimievsky monastery, famous for its delightful bell ringing. Conclude with a visit to the Museum of Wooden Architecture (summer departures) or the Gold Room (winter departures). Proceed by road to the town of Vladimir for a tour. Continue to the town of Bogolyubovo to view its outstanding medieval monuments. After dinner, transfer to the station for First Class rail travel overnight to St Petersburg in a two-berth compartment. (B, L, D)Day 5: St Petersburg
Arrive in St Petersburg and take a city tour. Afternoon visit to Peter and Paul Fortress. Continue to the Radisson Sonya Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. (B)Day 6: St Petersburg
Morning visit to the vast collection of artwork in the Hermitage museum. Your guide will ensure you see the best of the exhibits. (B)Day 7: Pushkin
Morning visit to the immense Catherine Palace in the town of Pushkin including the beautiful Amber Room. (B)Day 8: 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.Important information Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Locally escorted tour:
This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour guide.Non-exclusive tour:
This tour will have transfers and excursions shared with one or more other parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients. The maximum number of passengers per departure is 25. Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Intourist and its cancellation conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.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.
The Sokol Hotel is conveniently located in the historical area, on the central square, next to the Suzdal Kremlin at a bend of the river Kamenka. Following renovations in 2002 there are now 39 modern and well equipped guest-rooms with bathroom, telephone and television. The hotel also has a good galleried restaurant.
Opened in 2009, the Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg is a design hotel 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 numerous design references to Dostoyevsky. Features: 173 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar, fitness ...
The Holiday Inn Lesnaya is located close to Belorusskaya metro station, allowing easy access to central Moscow. The Kremlin and Red Square are a 15 minute journey away and Moscow's main shopping area is within walking distance of the hotel. This 12-storey modern hotel building has 300 rooms and suites equipped with high speed internet access, min bar, tea & coffee making facilities and satellite television. Other hotel facilities include a curency exchange, gym, bar and restaurant.
Low season from £1890 per person
High season from £2190 per person
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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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