Two Russian Capitals

Description

This 3-day tour includes the highlights of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

The first day we visit the most picturesque sights of Saint Petersburg. We will go to Peterhof, which is called Russian Versailles, by a hydrofoil boat that will allow to enjoy marine views of the Gulf of Finland. We will explore the Grand Peterhof palace where you will see genius restoration of all interior elements. Before entering the Grand Peterhof Palace we will explore the Upper Park which was originally laid by Peter I.

After seeing the Grand Peterhof Palace and the Upper we will have a tour around Low Park which is called Russian Versailles, is one of Russia's most famous and picturesque tourist attractions.

After stunning fountains and interiors of Big Palace we will discover magnificent interiors of the Hermitage and the world famous painting.

The first day also includes visits to the most beautiful cathedrals of Saint Petersburg- St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Church on the Spilled Blood.

St. Isaac’s Cathedral is a museum. This is fourth largest cupola cathedral in the world. You will fascinated not only by the exterior but also the interior.

The Church on the Spilled Blood will amaze you by 7700 square meters of mosaics that you will see inside. The Church on the Spilled Blood or The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ (the official name of the site) was built on the place where Alexander II was assassinated.

Second day starts around 6 a.m. We will go to Moscow Railway Station. It takes approximately 4 hours to get to Moscow by a fast train. The day in Moscow includes a tour to the Kremlin and the Armoury Chamber. After visiting the Kremlin you will discover Saint Basil’s Cathedral and the most picturesque sights of Moscow.

After the intensive excursion program you will be accompanied to the fast train back to Saint Petersburg. The 3rd day we will visit Catherine Palace where you will be amazed by the Amber Room that was fully restored after WWII. The last point in this intensive program is a boat trip along rivers and canals that will allow to enjoy all sights from water.

Prices

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What's included

  • Guide service for the whole tour
  • Transport by modern, air conditioned vehicle for the whole tour
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the to the museums of Saint Petersburg and Moscow, fast track to Moscow and back to Saint Petersburg
  • Photo permission at all sites
  • Bottled water (1 bottle per person)
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Maps of the city

What's not included

  • Meals (lunch costs about 15 USD)
  • Souvenirs. Both can be paid by credit card

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