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Winter Romance and New Year Fun In The Russian Capitals for Independent Travellers (CB-26)

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  • 26 December 2019
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  • Group size —   2-14 people
  • Season —   Winter
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Winter Romance and New Year Fun In The Russian Capitals for Independent Travellers (CB-26)

Come to Russia for New Year holidays and celebrate those fabulous days in St. Petersburg and Moscow at your own pace. We have arranged for you primary accommodation, all transfers, train travel between cities and the Russian visa. You are free to choose your own program and explore both cities as you prefer.

Day 1
St. Petersburg
Arrival Transfer to the Hotel
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Our driver will meet you in the arrival sector with a Go Russia sign board. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 2
St. Petersburg
Free day
Free day on your own to discover St. Petersburg for yourself with optional excursions available to book.
Day 3
St. Petersburg
Free day
Free day on your own to discover the city for yourself with optional excursions available to book.
Day 4
St. Petersburg
Departure to Moscow by Grand Express Luxurious Overnight Train
Transfer to the railway station. Our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board at the lobby of the hotel. For demanding travelers who prefer to travel in particular comfort, Russian railways now offer a luxury travel option to discover a style fit for a Tzar! The train features spacious sleeping compartments with toilets, showers, air-conditioning, wide sofas, LCD TV, DVD-players and WI-FI. “Grand Express” train also has standard 9 compartments carriages of 1st and 2nd class.
Day 5
Moscow
Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the Hotel
Arrival in Moscow. Our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board at the beginning of the platform. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 6
Moscow
Free day
Free day on your own to discover Moscow for yourself with optional excursions available to book.
Day 7
Moscow
Free day
Free day on your own to discover the city for yourself with optional excursions available to book.
Day 8
Moscow
Departure Transfer from the Hotel
Transfer to the airport. Our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board at the hotel lobby.

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All our hotels have been carefully selected and personally tested by Go Russia product development team. They have been chosen for their central location, available facilities, tastefully designed interiors, and friendly service and customers’ feedbacks. Please note all our hotels are recommended on Tripadvisor and have above average ratings. On all our city-break tours we also offer evening meals and early-check / late check-out option in hotels as well as extra nights.
Hotel Petro Palace St. Petersburg 4*
Petro Palace is a brand new, superior 4* hotel in St. Petersburg, established in 2005 which offers the best location and superb amenities. It occupies a building of historical and cultural significance, the former residence of Baron Von Schtaal. The hotel is renowned for its central location, just steps away from the major landmarks of the city: Hermitage and St. Isaac’s Cathedral. All standard rooms are designed in modern style and feature queen size, king-size or twin beds. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, internet, telephone, interactive and satellite TV, a safe and a mini bar. Swimming pool is free of charge: 07:00 – 11:00, outside these hours a fee applies.Learn more
Hotel Marriott Courtyard 4*
The Courtyard by the Marriott Moscow City Centre is a brand new full service property yet safe, tranquil and residential, located right in the heart of town between Tverskaya and Nikitskaya streets, surrounded by residential buildings and the Tchaikovsky Music Conservatory.  It is an ideal place to stay, whether you are on business or leisure, since the hotel is only 10 minutes walk from Kremlin, Red Square, City Hall, and the Old Arbat; all major Moscow business centers and several embassies are within easy reach.Learn more
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12/26/2019 - 01/02/2020 $945 $295 $85 book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in US Dollars. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the right-hand side column, section “Included”.
  2. Price “Excluding flight” does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights. Alternatively we can quote an airfare for you. We advise not to delay with booking your tour as airfares may go up.
  3. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
  4. “Train upgrade” supplement means an upgrade for a compartment for 2 people and refers to overnight trains only. Advisable to book if you prefer more privacy and comfort during your overnight train journeys. Read more about train upgrade.
We thrive on feedback! We are very happy to have served thousands of happy customers who travelled with us. Please browse our guestbook below, read our clients' feedback on Tripadvisor and also watch a short customer's interview sharing her travel experience with Go Russia. To respect our clients' privacy all names are encoded.
having Go Russia book hotels and train, oversea visa application and provide transfers was invaluable.
Gordon Bass
Please note all prices are per person based on a minimum of two people travelling together. Read more about prices for solo travellers.

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Moscow St. Petersburg
Moscow
Moscow City and Novodevichy Convent Tour by Car Start your discovery of Moscow with a guided city tour by car. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the Sparrow Hills observation platform, visit Poklonnaya Hills a monument in honour of a Russian victory in the Great War (World War II), see the famous Red Square and the Bolshoi (Big) theatre or explore modern Moscow’s busy streets and discover the rich history of this magnificent city. Visit one of the oldest convents in Russia, the Novodevichy Convent.

$100

per person
4 hours

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Moscow by Night City Tour by Car Moscow combines the best of old and modern architecture. It is a city of long avenues and majestic squares, leafy boulevards, parks and gardens, new luxury housing, bridges, the granite embankments of Moscow River, and the unique cultural and historical sites. Discover Moscow by night with a guided city tour by car.

$85

per person
3 hours

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Tretiakov Gallery Guided Tour A guided tour of the Tretiakov Gallery, the biggest collection of Russian fine art in the world. The core of the museum's collection was assembled in the middle of the nineteenth century by Pavel Tretiakov, a wealthy Moscow merchant whose passion for collecting included violins, birds, and milk cows as well as Russian art. The museum represents the whole history of Russian art from the ancient period until now. There are more than 130 000 unique examples of painting, sculpture and graphics, created throughout the centuries by talented Russian artists.

$75

per person
4 hours

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St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg City Tour & Guided Visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress After your guided city tour around St. Petersburg you will visit Peter & Paul’s Fortress. Built on the small Hare Island to secure Russia’s position on the River Neva delta and in order to protect the Neva lands, regained during the Northern War, from possible attacks by Swedish troops, the Peter and Paul Fortress did not actually see the actual combat until 25 October 1917. Recently this doughty fortress-cum-prison has had many of its buildings converted into museums and features a splendid cathedral containing the tombs of the Romanov monarchs.

$85

per person
4 hours

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Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace) Guided Tour A guided tour of the Hermitage, former residence of the Russian Tzars and one of best museums of the world. This stunning palace, an architectural masterpiece in itself, contains a collection over 3,000,000 works of art representing the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. The collection includes works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Titian, Raphael, French impressionists, sculptures and treasures icons, coins and Tsar’s jewellery. The Hermitage is an unforgettable place to visit.

$65

per person
4 hours

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Half day Guided Tour to Tsarskoe Selo (Catherine Palace & Amber Room) Guided visit to one of the major architectural treasures of the Royal St. Petersburg - settlement of Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) located 25km south of the city. This small town has two gigantic palaces, set amidst huge and beautiful parkland: the glorious Catherine Palace, a Baroque masterpiece by the Italian architecture Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and the Alexander Palace, where the last tsar family dwelt. We will visit the Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room. It features splendid interiors, designed by eminent architects Rastrelli, Cameron, Stasov and Monighetti.

$95

per person
5 hours

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Folk Show at Nikolaevsky Palace The folk show "Feel Yourself Russian" is comprised of the bright performances of St. Petersburg professional folk companies. During two hours of this dynamic colourful and picturesque show you will hear tuneful folk songs - romantic, and full of life, watch sparkling dances of different provinces of Russia, and learn that some items - such as saws, wooden spoons, and other traditional household appliances - can also be used as musical instruments! The national colour of the performance is enriched with the bright dresses made in accordance with Russian traditions.

$60

per person
2 hours

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Starts Ends St. Petersburg Moscow Departs Duration As per schedule 8 days
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