Russia Extension 5D/4N

Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 11: Helsinki ~ St. Petersburg, Russia
    On board an express train, the tour will proceed to St. Petersburg where a city tour will be conducted on arrival. Highlights of the visit include the Cathedral Square, the Church of Resurrection built to commemorate the assassination of Tsar Alexander II and the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest museums of the world. The Museum is composed of 5 historical buildings, the most pronounced of which is the Winter Palace. (B, L, D)
    Hotel : Sokos Hotel or similar

  • Day 12: St. Petersburg
    On board a hydrofoil (subject to the shipping company schedule), all will proceed to Petershof to visit the huge and breath-taking grand palace, built by Peter the Great 1709. Return to city to visit the Peter & Paul Fortress, the burial ground for Russian Tsars and the Cathedral Square. At the famous St Iassc Cathedral, and around the monument of Peter the Great, tour members will be at liberty to take photographs. An authentic Russian dinner and a show of folk dancing will end the day. (B, D)
    Hotel : Sokos Hotel or similar

  • Day 13: St. Petersburg ~ Moscow ~ Zagorsk ~ Moscow
    This morning you will fly to Moscow (flight included) and proceed to an ancient city, Zagorsk which was once a military fortress in the 12th century.  Today, it is a cathedral and a commercial city. This is followed by a tour to Trinity Monastery of St Sergius where a unique collection of invaluable art is embedded. (Breakfast Box, D)
    Hotel : Renaissance Hotel or similar

  • Day 14: Moscow
    Morning proceed to the Kremlin Palace, which is Russia’s political and economic center. Highlights of the afternoon tour include the Red Square, the Victory Park and the richly decorated metro. “Underground Palace” is a true and de facto description of the grandeur of the railway. In the evening enjoy a fascinating Circus and Acrobatic Show (An alternate arrangement will be made should this become unavailable).  (B, D)
    Hotel : Renaissance Hotel or similar

  • Day 15: Moscow ~ Home
    Enjoy breakfast in the hotel, and then we shall proceed to the airport for the homeward flight. (B)