Moscow - Saint-Petersburg 7 days/6 nights

Day 1.

Meeting at the terminal.

City sightseeing  tour, when you will see: The Red Square - is  the heart and soul of Russia. Red Square is rich in symbols of Russia's turbulent and intriguing past, Kremlin- Russia's historical and political centre combines sumptuous architecture with a fascinating history that spans nearly nine centuries of religious and secular power, monument to the Unknown Soldier, Alexander Garden, Moscow River, Arbat and  Gorky Street, monument to the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, the State University, the Bolshoi Theatre, Victory Park - located on and around the Poklonnaya Gora - the hill where Napoleon waited in vain to be given the keys to the city when his troops were surrounding Moscow in 1812 - the park is set in an area steeped in Russian military history, Sparrow Hills, the Triumphal Arch, Tverskaya Street.

 Transfer to the hotel. 

Day 2.

Breakfast

Visit the museum-reserve Tsaritsyno. The palace complex created as a suburb residence of the Empress Catherine II. It was designed and built by the architect Vasily Bazhenov.

Day 3.

Breakfast. Check-out. Shopping. Visit Novodevichy cemetery. The Novodevichy Cemetery is a small site that is considered one of the most attractive spots on Moskovsky Prospekt. Of course, it is not as remarkable as its namesake in Moscow, but there is still plenty to see here, namely the graves of numerous distinguished statesmen, military leaders, writers, poets, scholars, artists and entertainers.

Dinner in the restaurant.

In the evening transfer to the railway  station. Departure to St. Petersburg by night train.

Day 4.

Arrival in St. Petersburg.

Excursion  around St.Petersburg center on a bus (City sightseeing tour): you will see the Peter and Paul Fortress – the first fortification on the Neva River banks, which was a prison in tsarist time. In the centre of it there is a Cathedral, where members of the imperial family and their relatives were buried beginning from Peter the Great.

The Spit of St. Basil’s Island: Navy museum, Rostral columns, Academy of Sciences, Kunstkammer – the museum of Curiosities, created  by Peter 1, State University, Menshikov Palace – belonged to  the first general governor of St. Petersburg, close friend of Peter the Great, the Academy of Fine Arts. Palace Square in the centre of which there is Alexander’s column,  the Hermitage museum, one of its building is the Winter Palace,  Arch of the General Staff. Also you will see the Admiralty, Decembrists’ Square, in the middle of it there is a monument to Peter the Great the Bronze Horseman, St.Isaac’s Cathedral. Now we are in the main street of the city Nevsky prospect, the Cathedral of Our Mother of Kazan, Cathedral on the Spilled Blood, cruiser Aurora, the Summer Garden the first regular Park of St. Petersburg, founded by Peter I.  Summer Palace of Peter the 1, Smolny Cathedral and Smolny Institute, Russia's first educational establishment for women, where now is located the city government. We will see the rivers, canals and draw bridges of our city.

Dinner at the restaurant.

Transfer to the hotel.

Day 5.

Breakfast.

Country bus excursion to the Petergof with visiting the Peterhof Grand Palace, The Marly Palace, The Mon Plaisir Palace and walk in the Fountains Park (only summer). Peterhof, rightfully called "Russian Versailles" was the main summer residence of Tsars.  You will see the Grand Palace built in Baroque style and so famous Park ensemble with its 150 fountains decorated with splendid gilded statues, as well as the amazing “play of water” which will surprise you during your promenade.

Dinner at the restaurant. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 6.

Breakfast. Shopping.

Bus excursion to the Tsarskoye Selo with visiting the Catherine Palace and the Amber room. Catherine's Palace, one of the most beautiful residences of Russian Tsars is world famous for its Amber room that is fully covered with Baltic Amber. The beautiful architecture of the palace finds its reflection in the neighboring park, where you can walk along the birches and firs, lakes and ponds, streams, bridges, sculptures, pavilions.

Dinner. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 7.

Breakfast. 

Transfer to the railway station / airport. End of the tour.