St Petersburg to Budapest

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Departs from
St Petersburg
Guesthouse, Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Moscow - Lenin's Mausoleum
Bus, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Taxi, Train
Important Notes
DFAT Foreign travel advice for Ukraine remains at Do Not Travel (Level 4) for Crimea, Donetsk & Luhansk regions in the South and East of the country. Intrepid does not include these regions on our itineraries. Advice for Ukraine overall remains at Reconsider Your Need to Travel (Level 3) and at this time our itineraries are continuing as planned. We travel overland from Russia to Ukraine by train through the North East of the country which is currently considered stable and safe to travel. Russia overall remains at Exercise a High Degree of Caution (Level 2). We will continue to monitor foreign travel advice should the current situation change.


Cruise St Petersburg's network of waterways, Spend time reliving the past in Russia's oldest city of Novgorod, Explore the treasures inside Moscow's Kremlin, Pay a sobering visit to the Chernobyl Museum, Experience Ukrainian hospitality at a charming homestay, Cycle the cosmopolitan streets of Budapest , Indulge in a local feast after a cooking class in Kolomiya, Hike through the meadows and meet the shepherds in a mountain village

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Join us on a journey to unravel the vibrant history of this fascinating European region. Discover the splendours of St Petersburg and the iconic Kremlin in Moscow city, as well as ancient Novgorod - the birthplace of Russian history and religion. Travel onwards through Ukraine by train and continue on to Kyiv, elegantly situated along the glorious Dnipro River. Take time out to explore the majestic Carpathian Mountains before crossing stunning countryside to arrive in romantic and cosmopolitan Budapest.


Days 1-2 St Petersburg
Simply bursting with intriguing sights and culture, get ready to be wowed by St Petersburg - it's opulent, sophisticated, historic and drop-dead gorgeous.
Days 3-4 Novgorod
Often referred to as the cradle of modern Russian civilisation, Novgorod is packed with well-preserved architectural gems and historic monuments recalling its medieval glories.
Days 5-7 Moscow
Whether it's awe-inspiring history, iconic architecture, edgy creative centres or stylish bars and cafes, Moscow delivers on so many levels with a surprise around every corner.
Days 8-10 Kiev
Kyiv is Ukraine's capital and cultural heart - grand theatres, fascinating museums, cobbled streets and beautiful parks await in the 'Mother of Slavic Cities'.
Days 11-12 Carpathian Mountains
A popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the Carpathian Mountains are one of the most beautiful natural areas in Eastern Europe.
Days 13-14 Lviv
Sitting at the crossroads of Central Europe, the influence of many empires and religions is evident in Lviv's elegant architecture and many places of worship.
Days 15-16 Budapest
Budapest's grand architecture and boulevards evoke a time gone by, while glamorous stores and glitzy restaurants make this one of Europe's truly great cities.