Tour Code- THPL00035
Duration-04 Nights / 05 Days
Stay Plan-Moscow - St. Basil's Cathedral - Sparrow Hills
Advantages-Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure and return), stay & sightseeing, with only minor changes allowed
What could be more tempting than a vacation in the largest country in the world! Only in Russia, on its immense open spaces the exotic of all geographic areas - from the subtropical Black Sea to the severe beauty of Lake Baikal and the royal majesty the snow-covered boreal forest. What could be more interesting than to get acquainted with this beautiful country, which throughout the world have all been associated with wealth, power and majesty, and the phenomenon of the mysterious Russian soul, the winner country in world wars, the one which has endured all hardships with honor and pride.
What could be more exciting than to see the entire Russian exoticism - the highest mountains, the longest and affluent rivers, the green forests, the unique architecture, the ancient monasteries and gold-domed churches, visit traditional Russian cities, which have preserved their unique customs and traditions. What could surpass the feeling of warmth and hospitality of the nations inhabiting the vast territory of Russia.
Any Optional Tours.
Any Monument Entrance fees other than mentioned in the Plan.
Tips to Guides and Drivers.
Early Check in and Late Check Out.
Special, majestic, dazzlingly beautiful, a bit mysterious, and shining peculiar light ... In short, this is Moscow - the capital of Russia, 'the face' of the world’s major power, its most important political, scientific and cultural center. The city-state with unique character and destiny, the indestructible symbol of imperial power and grandeur, architectural open-air museum
This wonderful city is not only the decoration of the Golden Ring but also the sacred place for believers. It was there that St. Sergius of Radonezh, the Great Russian Miracle Worker, founded the temple. Prior to the monastery construction, the site was occupied by impenetrable forests. In 1337 the monk Sergius with his brother Stephen on Makovets Mountain. There, they built the church in the name of the Life-Giving Trinity. Today, Sergiev Posad is a small cozy town in Moscow suburbs. To see the famous Holy Trinity-Sergius Lavra thousands of tourists arrive from all over the world.
Red Square used to be a market square adjoining the merchants’ area in Kitay Gorod. It has always been a place where occupants of the Kremlin chose to congregate, celebrate and castigate for all the people to see. Back in the day, Red Square was the top spot for high-profile executions such as those of the Cossack rebel Stepan Razin in 1671 and the Streltsy (Peter the Great’s mutinous palace guard) in 1698.Nowadays Red Square is closed to traffic, which means the space is filled with tourists, bridal parties and businesspeople snapping photos and marvelling at their surroundings. The square empties out at night, but this is also when it is at its most atmospheric. The Kremlin towers and St Basil’s domes, illuminated by floodlights and set against the night sky, create a spectacular panorama (even better in person than on a postcard).
The famous city on Neva River, the brilliant St. Petersburg, is the place you fall in love at first sight. It has unique entrancing elegant look created by rigorous and yet luxurious architecture of classicism era. Magnificent palaces adorned with colonnades, majestic cathedrals, imposing fountains and parks, the richest museums, grandiose monuments, picturesque embankments, graceful bridges, straight as an arrow avenues, leading to the slender Admiralty needle; annually millions of tourists from all over the world visit the city to witness all this beauty with their own eyes.Today St. Petersburg is the second largest and important in Russia. It is often called the northern capital, which means it has nearly equal status with Moscow. In fact, St. Petersburg is the city of epithets: the «cultural capital» - the city of aristocracy and intelligentsia, educated people and the noble; «North Palmyra» - the name praising the beauty of the city; «Northern Venice» - a comparison with the famous European city on water ... St. Petersburg has everything to be praised by poets from all over the world.
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Arrival at Moscow airport. Custom control will take you about 1 hour. Our representative will meet you in the airport and escort you to the hotel.
14:30-15:30 Direct transfer to Indian restaurant for lunch.
16:00-18:00 Departure for the city orientation tour.
During this excursion you will see the most interesting and picturesque landmarks of the city such as the Red Square and St.Basil’s Cathedral (monument of architecture of 16-th century) – the visiting card of the whole country, Lenin’s tomb, GUM – the oldest mall in the city, which was built in 19-th century, the Bolshoi Theatre – the oldest one in the city, The Alexander Garden, which was built by the order of tsar Alexander the 1-st in honor of expulsion of French army from Russia. You will also see the Christ the Savior Cathedral – the main and the biggest one in Russia. New Maiden convent which is located in the center of the city was a place of durance for many women from the royal family science 15-yh century. After the trip to the historical places of the city you will be proceed to see the modern sights of the city: Moscow City Business Center, Park of Victory, Moscow State University (MGU) and Sparrow hills observation platform where the picturesque view will be opened to your eyes, so you can take amazing shots of the city.
18:00-19:00 Check-in at the hotel.
19:00 Transfer to Indian restaurant for Dinner.
07:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 Meeting with our guide at the hotel’s lobby and transfer to Sergiev Posad - one of the oldest towns in Russia, which has very interesting history, which you will hear during the journey to the town. Distance which you have to cover is about 80 km. and will take not more than 1,5 hour.On arrival we will take you to the main sight of the town – Troitse Sergieva Lavra. It’s a largest male monastery of Russian orthodox and one of the oldest ones (was established in the beginning of 14-th century) Incide of the monastery you will find one of the oldest churches in the country and one of main and most powerful shrines of orthodox. Thousands of pilgrims come here from all the world every year.
13:00-14:00 Packed Indian lunch to be served .
14:00 15:00 Visit the museum of MATRYOSHKA – traditional Russian toy. It’s known that Sergiev Posad is a motherland of matryoshka. You will see different types of Russian traditional toys dated from 18-th century till our days.
15:00 16:00 Have some free time and enjoy the views of typical Russian town.
16:00 Departure to Moscow.
18:00 19:00 Transfer to Indian restaurant for Dinner.
19:30 Arrival at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 – 14:00 Excursion to the Kremlin and the Red square.
Visit the territory of the Kremlin – the heart of the country. It’s a place from which the city started to grow, so it’s the oldest part of the city. The Kremlin is not only historical architectural monument, but it’s also the residency of the president of the country, that’s why only the part of the territory of the Kremlin is open for tourists. Walk along Arbat street – one of the oldest streets which history counts about 500 years. You may have some souvenir shopping here.
14:00-15:00 Transfer to an Indian restaurant for Lunch .
15:00-18:00 Excursion to VDNKH – All Russian Exibition Center.
18:00-20:00 Transfer to an Indian restaurant for Gala dinner with belly dance.
20:30 Arrival at the hotel.
An early breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to the railway station.
7:45 AM Transfer to the railway station for superfast Sapsan train. The trip to Petersburg will take you 4 hours (08:35 – 12:25).
12:25 PM Arrival at Petersburg railway station. Meet with our representative and transfer to the local restaurant for Indian lunch.
See the most interesting and most beautiful places of the city with our skilled guide: Winter palace, monument for the Bronze Horseman, Mars Field, Neva river embankment and gorgeous cathedrals and churches which are almost the same age with the city.
Visit Peter and Paul Fortress. This fortress is like the Kremlin for Moscow – the place from which the city started growing, so you will visit the very heart of St.Petersburg. For many years the fortress was a burial place for the members of the royal family.
After visiting the fortress our guide will take you to some interesting places where you can take beautiful pictures and have some shopping.
May be changed to the next day. Depends on the time of arrival.
Transfer to an Indian Restaurant for dinner.
Check-in at the hotel. Time free for leisure.
Overnight at the hotel.
07:00-08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00-13:00 Departure for Peterhof - the residency of the tsar Peter the 1-st. The palace was built as a summer residency for the royal family. The parks which are surrounding the palace are so amazing that Peterhof was called the Northern Versailles and a Pearl of the North. You will see fabulous cascades of fountains which are examples of the highest art of the 18-th century’s engineering.
13:00-14:00 Departure to St.Petersburg.
14:00-15:00 Transfer to an Indian restaurant for lunch.
15:00 – 16:30 Visit one of the most famous museums in the world – the State Hermitage museum. It has the richest collection of art after Louvre. If you are an appreciator of art you can’t leave the city without visiting it, as the museum itself is worth visiting St.Petersburg. The building where the museum is - is called a Winter Palace which was a winter residency of royal familie since Peter the 1st.
18:00-20:00 Transfer to an Indian restaurant for Gala dinner with belly dance.
20:30 Arrival at the hotel. Time free for leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Moscow International Airport .
Check out and transfer to the airport for flight to Moscow to take onward flight to India.
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