Festive St Petersburg and Moscow Winter 2018/19

Tour Type: Christmas Spectacular
Brochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 1819

Walk in the footsteps of Peter the Great along the winter-white carpets of St. Petersburg and Moscow - a discovery of Russia's vibrant, modern culture, haunting history, grand palaces and the imposing Red Square, on this festive sojourn to two fairy-tale imperial cities.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in St. Petersburg and Moscow
  • View the Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg, Red Square and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
  • Visit the Hermitage Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and the Kremlin in Moscow
Dining Highlights
  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (317) 736-0528 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14014899

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1St. PetersburgArrive St. Petersburg (3 Nights): Imposing, stately, magnificent - St. Petersburg extends her warm welcome for a festive sojourn that will see you visit two imperial cities cloaked in a magical winter blanket. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and light dinner at your hotel before an enchanting introduction of the city during an orientation drive. Welcome Reception
Courtyard by Marriott Vasilievsky
Day 2St. PetersburgSt. Petersburg Sightseeing: Admire Peter the Great's inspiring vision that culminated in the creation of a majestic city to rival Europe's most magnificent capitals. Join your Local Specialist on a sightseeing tour that will take you past the Tsar's regal Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the grand avenue of Nevsky Prospekt. Included is a visit to the 18th century Peter and Paul Fortress. Buffet Breakfast
Day 3St. PetersburgHermitage Museum Visit and St. Petersburg: Catherine the Great's cherished collection of art takes centre stage today as we enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing visit to the Hermitage Museum with a Local Specialist. Navigate the spectacular corridors that house one of the world's largest and most valuable art collections representing the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Spend the rest of the day exploring the grand boulevards, golden spires and regal facades of this great city. Why not end your St. Petersburg visit in a colourful whirl of traditional dance at a Russian folklore show? Buffet Breakfast
Day 4MoscowSt. Petersburg - High-Speed Train - Moscow (3 Nights): Tuck into hearty Russian fare before embarking by high-speed train to Moscow, passing a wintery landscape of soaring church spires and small villages. The Russian capital wears its extraordinary triumphs and tumultuous history on its sleeve and we have an opportunity to explore both over the next few days. Follow the imposing red walls of the Kremlin and chilly banks of the Moskva River on this exploration of Russia's political, economic, religious and financial hub. Buffet Breakfast
Marriott Tverskaya
Day 5MoscowMoscow Christmas Markets: An enchanting winter wonderland awaits as we admire the more than 400 dazzling light installations that illuminate the city for its annual Christmas Light festival. Meander through bustling squares that come alive with Christmas Market stalls - smells of mulled wine, gingerbread and caviar-filled crepes fill the air while stalls spill over with an astounding array of handcrafted gifts. Join a Local Specialist on a sightseeing tour to see the vibrant facade of St. Basil's Cathedral and visit the Kremlin. Then there's plenty of time to stock up on festive souvenirs and explore one of the world's grandest cities on your own terms. Buffet Breakfast
Day 6MoscowMoscow: Moscow's fascinating history and culture are yours to explore today. Spend your full day at leisure discovering the victories and tragedies that have shaped this magnificent city, from the elegant frescoed metro stations to the sad graveyard of Fallen Monuments. Consider visiting one of the city's museums or take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad, the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. Our journey together is almost at its end as we join our travel companions for a Farewell Dinner.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 7Depart MoscowDepart Moscow: For now it's time to say a sad do svidaniya to two great Russian cities. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/12/2018$1,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/17/2018$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/19/2018$1,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/23/2018$1,850.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/30/2018$1,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/07/2019$1,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
Kremlin visit will take place on Day 6 instead of Day 5 on departures 23 December and 30 December 2018.

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