Day-Trip from Moscow to St Petersburg by train with Hermitage & Catherine Palace

Day Trips & Excursions in Russia
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Tour description

Catch a fast train from Moscow to St Petersburg and enrich your trip to Russia by discovering its former capital. You will see the landmarks of our country - the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art collections in the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. See the most luxurious palace of Russia - Catherine's Palace and its famous Amber Room. The high-speed train tickets (2 ways), a round-trip transfer in Moscow and tour program in St Petersburg are included.

The program of the tour includes round-trip transfer from your Moscow hotel to the train station in the morning and return back to the hotel in the evening. Here is an approximate itinerary of your one-day trip to St Petersburg: 5:30 am - Pickup from the hotel, transfer to the train station 6:50-11:00 pm - High-speed train 'Sapsan' to St Petersburg 11:00-12:00 pm - Panoramic  City Tour with picture stops  12:00-1:00 pm - Time for lunch (own expense) 1:00-3:00 pm - Tour to the Hermitage Museum. You will see the interiors of the reception halls of the former Imperial residence (the Winter Palace) and discover the vast collections of European art. 3:00-3:45 pm - Transfer to the Tsars' Village (the city of Pushkin)4:00-5:30 pm - Excursion to Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room. Walk through the Golden Enfilade of the Palace and the Grand Dancing Hall decorated with 9 kilos of gold. After visiting the palace, take a short walk in Catherine's Park.5:30-6:30 pm - Return back to the city 6:30-7:00 pm - Transfer to the train station 7:15-11:15 pm - High-speed train to Moscow  11:15-12:00 am - Transfer from the train station to the Moscow hotel The order of the sightseeing may change depending on the train tickets availability, traffic and museum opening hours.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Professional local guide in St Petersburg
  • Round-trip transfer from the hotel to the train station and back to the hotel
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan in St Petersburg
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Welcome gifts, raincoats in case of rain
  • All admission fees per program
  • Round-trip TRAIN TICKETS
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Meals