Russia 2020

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The package (price per person):

Moscow + St.Petersburg + Scandinavia – 09.07.2020 – 21.07.2020

34pax – USD 1900 per person

The package price includes:

  • TWN/DBL accommodation incl. breakfast, VAT and registration fee
  • all entrances as per program
  • transportation by 45/49-seater 
  • Private English-speaking Guide’s assistance
  • High speed train tickets Moscow-St Petersburg-Moscow (Business Class)
  • Lunches and dinners in restaurants as per program in Moscow and St.Petersburg

The price doesn’t include:

  • Single accommodation supplement 113,5 USD per night
  • Supplementary for porterage at the hotels
  • Supplementary for mineral water – USD 2 per bottle per person
  • Supplementary for Traditional Russian game Gorodki (a group up to 40 pax), USD 790 per game per group
  • Supplementary for Folk Show for the lunch at TarasBulba restaurant in Moscow – USD 132 per show per group
  • Supplementary for Check-in at the hotel by Mr Putin, Lenin or Stalin actor with a vodka bottle, Soviet-like passport cover or Russian fur hat in return for a guest’s passport (Moscow) – USD 264 per actor + USD 15 per passport cover per person
  • Supplementary for Matryoshka Check-in at the hotel – USD 32 per person per Matryoshka doll
  • Supplementary for Bread & Salt Welcome Ceremony in the hotel upon arrival – USD 965 per 2 Russian Ladies in traditional costumes with 2 loaves of bread & an ensemble of balalaika, accordion and dombra players

The itinerary (in brief):

DAY 1 – Thursday 09.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service (Coach 45-seater)
  • Arrival to Moscow (according to Emirates flight arriving at 13:50, TBA)
  • Meet & greet by the guide
  • 16.00 Arrival to the hotel for check-in and fresh up
  • Optional: Unique group check-in at the hotel by Mr Putin, Lenin or Stalin actor with a vodka bottle, Soviet-like passport cover or Russian fur hat in return for a guest’s passport!
  • Optional: Matryoshka Check-in at the hotel
  • Optional: Bread & Salt Welcome Ceremony in the hotel upon arrival
  • 18.00-20.00 Dinner at Russian Zhiguli restaurant
  • Take a rest in a cozy hotel after a long flight
  • 20.00-21.00 Return to the hotel

DAY 2 – Friday 10.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service (Coach 45-seater)
  • Earphones for the tour
  • 9.00-12.00 Start from city sightseeing tour including visit to Red Square with St Basil’s Cathedral where a lady in Russian National outfit will treat you with Russian pies! Visit GUM, walk around Christ the Savior Cathedral, climb the Sparrow Hills
  • Visit to the tallest Orthodox Church in the world – Christ the Saviour Cathedral
  • 12.30-14.30 Russian lunch at Petrovich
  • 15.00-17.30 Visit to worldwide famous Kremlin Territory and the Armory Chamber – time of the visit and local guide’s assistancce tbc!
  • 18.00-20.00 Casual dinner at KolbasniyTsekh – a restaurant with its own sausage shop
  • 20.00-21.00 Return to the hotel

DAY 3 – Saturday 11.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service (Coach 45-seater)
  • Earphones for the tour
  • 9.30-12.00 City Sightseeing Moscow including visit to the Sparrow Hills and Novodevichiy Convent (outside)
  • 13.00-14.30 Ukranian lunch at KorchmaTarasBulba with optional local folk show
  • 15.00-19.00 Shopping at Moscow department stores / time at leisure /come back to the hotel
  • 20.00-22.30 Special dinner at Radisson Boat – observe the beauty of Moscow night lights while enjoying the exquisite dinner
  • 20.00-21.00 Return to the hotel

DAY 4 – Sunday 12.07.2020

  • Check out from the hotel
  • 8.00 Transfer to the railway station
  • 9.18-13.25 Sapsan High Speed Train for a connection between Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • Transportation & Guide’s Service in St.Petersburg
  • 14.00-15.00 Lunch at Russian Vodka Room №1
  • 15.30-18.00 Visit to Hermitage Museum – must see of St Petersburg!
  • 18.30-20.00 Dinner at wonderful Stroganoff Steak House
  • 20.00-21.00 Check in at the hotel. Well-earned rest at the cozy hotel/walk at leisure in the city centre

DAY 5 – Monday 13.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service in St.Petersburg
  • Earphones for the tour
  • 9.30-13.00 City tour with the visit to Peter & Paul Fortress, Bronze Horse Man
  • Option: Optional: Continue with a Traditional Russian game Gorodki!
  • 13.30-15.00 Lunch in the city center at Legran restaurant
  • 15.30-16.30 Private Canal Boat Ride along the canals of St.Petersburg
  • 17.00-18.00 Continue to explore the city by visiting such part of the city as Smolny Cathedral and its surroundings
  • 18.30-20.30 Dinner at Russian Sadko with optional singing waiters performance
  • 20.30-21.30 Return to the hotel

DAY 6 – Tuesday 14.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service in St.Petersburg
  • Earphones for the tour
  • 10.30-12.30 Peterhof: visit the legendary summer residence of Russian Tsars (time of entrance tbc)
  • 13.30-14.30 Nice lunch at Giulietta on return to city center
  • 14.30-18.00 Time at leisure in the city center or hotel
  • 18.30-20.30 Russian style farewell dinner at Russian Petrusha
  • 20.30-21.30 Return to the hotel

DAY 7 – Wednesday 15.07.2020

  • Transportation & Guide’s Service in St.Petersburg
  • Check out from the hotel
  • Earphones for the tour
  • 10.00-13.00 Catherine’s Palace & Park TsarskoeSelo (Pushkin)
  • 13.30-15.30 Authentic Russian lunch in Russian Podvorye with folklore performance!


Hotels:

MOSCOW: NOVOTEL MOSCOW CITY 4*

Novotel Moscow City is a luxurious 4-star hotel conveniently located only 6.8km (4.3mi) from the centre of Moscow. Local tourist attractions such as Bagration Bridge, Expocenter Krasnaya Presnya and Triumphal Arch are not far from the hotel. Also easily within reach are Europe Square, Moscow White House (Bely Dom) and Pushkin House Museum on Arbat. There are 360 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

ST. PETERSBURG: PARK INN NEVSKY 4*

The hotel is conveniently located in the city center in a minute walk from the main railways station and  within walking distance of popular tourist and historical sites.The hotel offers 269 hotel rooms and suites with amenities like Free Wireless High-speed Internet access. Guests enjoy on-site features such as a popular Paulaner Bar and Restaurant with authentic Bavarian cuisine and live music, a fitness centre and two contemporary conference rooms spanning 26 m2 and 39 m2 for 6 to 25 guests.

Check-in 14:00, check-out 12:00.

Twin rooms available: 70