Russia Highlights

Russia Highlights information and booking

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$1377
$1620
  • Duration
    8
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    4

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Schedule Details

Departs from
Moscow
Accommodation
Guesthouse, Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Transportation
Bus, Metro, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Taxi

Highlights

Have your breath taken by the beauty of Red Square, Discover imperial treasures in the Kremlin, See Lenin in his eternal state, Explore medieval Russian capitals of the Golden Ring, Sip mead among sweeping meadows in Suzdal, Experience a millennium of history in Russia's oldest city , Be treated to a Russian tea party with a local family, Steam up in a traditional Russian bath house, Marvel at the opulence and efficiency of the Moscow metro, Learn to cook some classic cuisine with local friends in Suzdal

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Taste mystery and intrigue on a revealing tour of Russia - a land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades. Experience the grandeur of Moscow, the beauty of Russia's ancient capitals Suzdal and Novgorod, and the grace of St Petersburg. Visit the intricately detailed cathedrals, historic monuments, age-old treasures and romantic landscapes of this great nation, and find the heart of enigmatic Russia.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 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 3-4 Suzdal
Crumbling churches and charming wooden cottages line the narrow streets of Suzdal, one of the fascinating towns which make up Russia’s historic Golden Ring.
Day 5 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 6-8 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.