The Fascinating Russia

7 days/6 nights
First/Superior First Class

We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of Russia, a quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience Russia whilst staying at good first class hotels right in the heart of each city. Your tour start in St Petersburg with arrival transfer. The city of St. Petersburg is world wide well know for itt’s White Nights in May and June. You will also have time to visit fantastic museums and places both in St. Petersburg and Moscow.where the tour will end.

Day 1 Tuesday

Arrival in St. Petersburg, transfer to Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky or similar and overnight.
Day 2 Wednesday
St. Petersburg

Buffet breakfast. St. Petersburg is an amazing city. It’s imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.
Day 3 Thursday
St. Petersburg

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, the Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon you will have a visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti. Accommodation at Hotel.
Day 4 Friday

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The early morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg channel cruise. Around noon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan high-speed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the late afternoon we arrive to Moscow and check in at at Hotel Park Inn Sadu or similar.
Day 5 Saturday

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Moscow, the Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre and Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and we visit the Kremlin grounds and one of the cathedrals. In the afternoon, visit to the Moscow Metro including the historical stations on the Ring-Line and a guided stroll along the famous pedestrian Arbat Street. The evening offers an optional Moscow by night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla
Day 6 Sunday

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day offers an optional full day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, where we visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual heart of the Russian Orthodox Church. The whole Lavra has been beautifully restored for the 700-years celebrations of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh. The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus.
Day 7 Monday

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Moscow airport.

Rates in EUR:

1900 per person in triple (Please note that a triple room is a double room with extra bed. This bed can be a very simple bed or a sofa). 1900 per person in double. 500 single supplement.

Hotels included or similar
St. Petersburg Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky – first class hotel. Please note that hotel change may occur.
Moscow Hotel Park Inn Sadu - first class hotel. Please note that hotel change may occur Please note that hotel change may occur.
Departures: April 16, May 07, 14, 21, 28,
June 11, 18, 25
July 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
August 06, 13, 20, 27,
September 03, 10, 17, 24 October 01

Rates include:

  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • Touring by first class motor coach plus full time service of a professional Tour Escort.
  • Transfers in Russia as per program with driver.
  • Twin/dbl bed accommodation at first class hotels listed or similar.
  • Tour conducted in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Train Helsinki-St. Petersburg, 2nd class/economy.
  • Train tickets St. Petersburg- Moscow.
  • Luggage handling- only Russia - of one suitcase per person at hotels.
  • Dorothy Tours limits passenger luggage transportation to 1 piece of luggage of normal size (ie. max cm 60 x 80 x 35 or max inches 23,5 x 31,5 x 13,8) per person.

Important notice:

Overweight of luggage on flight will be paid by passenger. Overnight flight bags may also be carried but must remain in the passengers possession at all times. Dorothy Tours is not responsible or liable for loss, damage or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings. It is of the utmost importance that passengers have adequate travel insurance to cover last minute cancellations, medical emergencies, loss, damage and/or theft.
Please be aware that a visa is required for Russia. All passengers will have to apply for this visa at their nearest Russian Embassy. In order for Dorothy Tours to procure with the visa invitation letters we ask you to provide the following information immediately upon making a reservation: Full names (as in passport), gender of all passengers (male/female), nationality, passport number and dates of birth of each passenger. It is the passenger's final responsibility to ensure they have all necessary and adequate documents and permits to enter Russia.
Dorothy Tours reserves the right to make changes in the program and/or hotels if necessary, always keeping the same standard and category.