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EXPLORE RUSSIA


From USD 2270 * | from £ 1657.1*

per person sharing 15 pax

On this exciting tour, you’ll visit two main cities in Russia – the capital Moscow, with its stunning displays of Russian architecture, and Saint Petersburg, the beautiful port city on the Baltic Sea and home of the famed Winter Palace. Guests will also visit Murmansk, the largest city in the Polar Circle, where they will enjoy traditional Russian winter activities such as ice-fishing and snowmobiling, and where they will get a spectacular view of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).
 
The tour begins in March because it is still the beautiful winter season in Russia, without the bitter colds of November through February. This tour is perfect for families with children, adventurers, lovers of history and culture, and couples looking for a romantic getaway. This trip offers something for everyone!
 

 

Day 1:
- Arrival in Moscow – met by English-speaking guide at Airport
- Dinner at a restaurant, then check-in at hotel
 
Day 2:
- Sightseeing, including the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral in the Red Square, Moscow subway tour and free time for sightseeing around famous Arbat Street.
- Dinner includes a traditional Russian Folk Show, celebrating Russian dance and culture
 
Day 3: 
- Sightseeing, including Sparrow Hills, Stalin’s Skyscrapers, Gorky Park and more
- Visit to Izmailova Kremlin after lunch
 
Day 4:
- Travel to Murmansk in the morning, with lunch in Murmansk
- After lunch, ground transport (via bus and snowmobile!) to Lovozero Village – an amazing place to see the Northern Lights
 
Day 5:
- This day is spent in Lovozero Village enjoying ice-fishing, Russian BBQ and other cultural activities, with easy hikes in the evening to get the best views of the Northern Lights.
 
Day 6:
- Morning departure from Lovozero Village to Husky Village, where you will have the chance to play with beautiful Husky dogs and feed local reindeer, with a reindeer sleigh ride
- Returning to Lovozero Village after lunch, with evening and dinner at Lovozero Village
 
Day 7:
- Murmansk city sightseeing tour, including free time and lunch
- Travel to Saint Petersburg and hotel check-in
 
Day 8:
- Visit Hermitage and St. Isaac’s Cathedral
- Saint Petersburg sightseeing tour after lunch, including Peter & Paul Fortress
 
Day 9:
- Excursions to Catherine Palace, and traditional Russian lunch at Podvoriye 
- Free time in Nevsky Prospect
- Optional: Ballet performance by the Russian Ballet in Saint Petersburg. $108 US per ticket
 
Day 10: 
- Free time in Saint Petersburg
- Return Flight
 

 

Includes:

  • Accommodation as specified 
  • Transportation, admission fees and meals as specified
  • English speaking guide/assistant as specified
 

Excludes:

  • International airfares.
  • Airport taxes   
  • Optional activities                                                                               
 
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