A Regal Tour of Russia

Russia, a dynamic country rich in contrast, culture and colour, stretching from eastern Europe to northern Asia. Explore the major cities of Moscow and St Petersburg, known for its political and cultural centres. Moscow is the Russian powerhouse, where ancient monasteries mix with Soviet-era tower blocks and modern skyscrapers, representing the many changes that the city has gone through over its long history.

St Petersburg, on the other hand, was founded just 300 years ago and is perhaps one of the most elegant cities in the world, with tranquil canals, magnificent palaces, world-class museums. Both cities have exceptional theatres which give outstanding ballet and opera performances. Come & feel the Russian opulence in this 8 days & 7 nights tour.

¿Qué está incluido?

• 4-night Accommodation

• Private transport (A/C MINIVAN 5-6 SEATS or similar)

• Breakfasts at the hotel

• English-speaking guide service

• All entry tickets/ excursions as per the respective program (city tour, Neva cruise
• Church on the Spilled Blood, Hermitage museum, Grand Market of Russia, ‘raise of the machines’ museum, Peterhoff, open-air amusement park (without tickets)
• MOSCOW
 3-night Accommodation

Duración

8 días

Cubierto de destino

Moscú y San Petersburgo

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Day 1: Moscow
Transport & Guide For Arrival Transfer
Arrival at Moscow. Our guide will meet you at arrival hall. Transfer to hotel for check in
(after 14:00). Free time for freshen up. Overnight in Moscow.

Day 2: Moscow
Transport & Guide From 10 TILL 18 HRS
Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Meeting with guide at the reception.
Proceed to Moscow City Tour all major monuments from outside - Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Museum, etc.
The city tour is a 3-hour tour of Moscow by bus. This is a half-day orientation tour that will take you around the city and cover Moscow’s landmarks. We will stop for approximately 10-20 minutes at some places.
Proceed to the Moscow Kremlin and Cathedrals, usually referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex that used to be the residence of Tzar family located at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River (to the south), Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square (to the east) and the Alexander Garden (to the west). It is the best known of Kremlins (Russian citadels) and includes four palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of Russia. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight
in Moscow.

Day 3: Moscow
Transport & Guide From 10 TILL 18 HRS
Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Meeting with guide at the reception.
Metro Tour: Famous for being the most beautiful metro system in the world, each metro station has
a story to tell. An entirely different design for each station, the Russian metro is a sight for sore eyes with the statues and chandeliers that line the ceilings! On the way, we will stop at various metro stations to learn about the history of each station and appreciate the marble floors, mosaic, and stain glass work that makes these metro stations so tasteful and elegant. While some stations look like palaces, others look like picture galleries.Walking on Arbaat street.
Visit to Moscvarium-the biggest oceanarium in Russia.
The center of oceanography and marine biology “Moskvarium” started working at VDNH: 80 aquariums, 8000 species of sea creatures from all over the world including 500 species of fishes, killer whales, three meter sharks, dolphins and Russian sturgeon. The aquariums show sea and freshwater fauna from the Lake Baikal to Galapagos islands, from the fjords od Iceland to Great Barrier Reef, from Greenland to Kamchatka. Over eight thousand animals and 500 species of fish from the smallest coral dweller to the three meter sharks and Russian sturgeon live in the
aquariums.
Free time for shopping. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Moscow.

Day 4: Moscow/St. Petersburg
Transport & Guide For Departure Transfer In Moscow
Transport & Guide For Arrival Transfer in St. Petersburg.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out.
Transfer to the railway station. 13:40 departure to St. Petersburg by high speed train SAPSAN.
17:40 arrival to St. Petersburg. Meeting with local guide beside the coach.
Transfer to the hotel for check in. Overnight in St. Petersburg.

Day 5: St. Petersburg
Transport & Guide From 10 TILL 18 HRS
Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Meeting with guide at reception.
Panoramic City Tour. This tour is a great start to your trip and the best way to get acquainted with all the city´s major highlights. Our professional guide will take you down Nevsky Prospect, St. Petersburg´s most famous and vibrant thoroughfare. There you will see some of the city´s most interesting architectural monuments including the Kazan Cathedral and the Winter Palace. You will then proceed to Vasilievsky Island. The tour will include a photo stop beside the St. Isaac´s Cathedral, the fourth highest cathedral in the world with a splendid interior and whose cupola holds over 100 kg of gold.
A boat trip is an essential part of any sightseeing holiday to St. Petersburg. Enjoy 1-hour Neva river cruise
During the fascinating Canal cruise through the rivers and canals, you will pass under numerous bridges with intricate wrought-iron railings, admire the exteriors of the many former noble mansions and palaces and feel the atmosphere of the old Petersburg.
After a visit to Church on the Spilled Blood. This marvelous Russian-style church was built on the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated in March 1881. The church has an outstanding and varied collection of mosaic icons (the more than 7500 sq. meters of mosaics). Several icons were completed in the traditions of academic painting, modernist style and Byzantine icon painting.
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in St. Petersburg.

Day 6: St. Petersburg
Transport & Guide From 10 TILL 18 HRS
Breakfast at the hotel. 10:00 Meeting with guide at reception.
Proceed to the Peterhoff. It’s the fountain capital of the world and the oldest summer residence of the Russian tsars built on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Excursion around the Low Park with survey of the fountain cascades. There are more than 100 fountains decorated with bronze and gilded or marble sculptures. Back to the city.
Visit to the celebrated HERMITAGE MUSEUM, one of the most important museums in the world. It houses a fabulous collection of nearly three million works of applied art, archaeological finds, coins, graphic art and paintings in six different buildings. Proceed to visit to Peterhoff and Grand Palace along with park and fountains. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in St. Petersburg.

Day 7: St. Petersburg
Transport & Guide From 10 TILL 18 HRS
Breakfast at the hotel. 10:00 Meeting with guide at reception.
Proceed to “Rise of the machines” art museum. It is worth visiting for adults as well as for children! The art space is dedicated to the concept of robotic past, present and future.
In the museum, there are many different robotic stylish images and artefacts: the amazing WALL-E, the powerful and violent Predator and Alien, figures of fantasy animals, steel dragons, eternally alive Terminator, characters from Star Wars, biomechanics monsters, Spider-Man, Transformers, numerous copies of world-known vehicles including Ghost Rider bike, exclusive cars and much more!
One of the main conception of the museum is that every exhibit or it’s part once was the real working mechanism or a machine! Recycling – is not only a process and method for recreating reality, but also a style of thinking that allows to see fantastic in simple. Departure to The Grand Maket of Russia. It is one of the newest and the most popular museums in St Petersburg. It is 800 m2 model that represents typical features of different regions of the country. One would expect to see miniature models of the most beautiful buildings of Russia.
The Grand Maket of Russia is executed in great details – you can see hundreds of nail-size figures of people that are occupied with different duties from road construction to careless sunbathing. Visitors can even rent a binoculars to fully appreciate the details.
Visit to open-air amusement park. Divo-Ostrov is a child’s dream with an island of wonders full of entertainment every day. The park is well equipped and creates a unique world for adults and children. Divo-Ostrov is comparable to leading European and American amusement parks in terms of technical equipment. In addition to more extreme rides, families can find electric car racing, a Ferris wheel, various merry-go-rounds, and a large playground with a soft ground-covering. ( all tickets shall be bought on the spot). Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in St. Petersburg.

Day 8: St. Petersburg
Transport & Guide For Departure Transfer
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out.
Transfer to the airport.
Departure
• The above package is only an offer and not a confirmation. We shall proceed with your booking only after we receive your confirmation, advance and on availability of hotels mentioned.
• Your accommodation is selected as per your preference and budget.
• We do not have any hidden charges.
• Any extra bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner or extra adult or kid above 5 years which is not included in the package have to be paid directly by guest, as per hotel policy.
• Many different activities are available and can be offered upon request.
• Package needs to be confirmed with full payment.
• Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and the hotel may charge extra for the same.
• The above rates are just quote. Hotels may change at the time of booking, if non available.
• Special honeymoon packages can also be arranged upon request.
• Package can be altered to shorten or extend as per requirement.
• Terms & Conditions apply. For more information, contact Trip Alfresco.
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