Epic Moscow & St Petersburg tour with a high-speed train journey

Holiday Inn Lesnaya, Moscow & Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg, Russia

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Kremlin Grounds, Moscow

Church of the Holy Savior, St Petersburg

Cathedral of Saint-Sauveur, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow

Holiday Inn Moscow

Holiday Inn Moscow

Metro station, Moscow

Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

Holiday Inn Moscow

Holiday Inn Moscow

The Kremlin, Moscow

Palace Bridge, St Petersburg

Moskva River, Moscow

Russian dolls

Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg

Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg

Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg

Church of the Holy Savior, Saint Petersburg

Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg

Regal Russia tour: Moscow & Saint Petersburg

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with a three-night stay in a Standard room at Holiday Inn Moscow.

Then, you'll spend four nights in a Standard room at Radisson Sonya Hotel, St. Petersburg.

Breakfast is included throughout.

Please note that the hotels may be swapped for ones of a similar standard and location if it they are unavailable for your selected departure date. Please contact our supplier, Exoticca, for more information on the alternative hotels.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide:

- a tour of Moscow with a visit to Gorki Leninskie and lunch included
- a visit to the Moscow Kremlin

- a visit to the Tretyakov Gallery
- a city tour of St. Petersburg
- a visit to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg
- an excursion to Pushkin Gallery and Catalina Palace

Flights are included from your selected departure airport to Moscow, with return flights from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Luggage is not included. One piece of hand luggage per person is included, as per the airline terms and conditions.

Shared air-conditioned transfers and Sapsan bullet train transfers between Moscow and Saint Petersburg are included.

British passport-holders require a visa to enter Russia. For more information, and instructions on how to apply, visit http://ru.vfsglobal.co.uk/.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 44% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discount stated above was checked on 15/08/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

Explore magnificent Moscow and enchanting St Petersburg with this city-hop escape, including breakfast, excursions, intercity bullet train tickets and all travel

Day 1: UK - Moscow

Head to your UK departure airport for your flight to Moscow. On arrival, transfer to the hotel then start exploring this enthralling city on your own.

Day 2: Moscow


Kick-off your first day in Moscow with a visit to Gorki Leninskiye, a complex once used as a retreat for Muscovite Noblemen, and later used by Lenin. Enjoy lunch here, then explore the city’s historic centre, including the Red Square, before taking in the famous Seven Sisters, built by Stalin. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

Day 3: Moscow

Today you’ll discover the iconic Kremlin, from the majestic Arsenal to the Grand Palace, and the cathedrals with their gold-gilded domes. In the afternoon, visit the impressive Moscow metro stations, and vibrant Arbat Street. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Moscow - St Petersburg


Spend your morning wandering the Tretyakov Galley, then set off for St Petersburg in the afternoon. Your mode of transport? The incredible Sapsan Bullet Train, which will have you whizzing along at up to 250 kilometres an hour, reading St Petersburg (a nine-hour drive) in just four hours. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: St Petersburg

Spend your morning on a city tour, admiring the Baroque and Neo-classical architecture. Visit the Fortress of St Peter and St Paul, and the pantheon of the Russian Tsars, then spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: St Petersburg

A visit to the Winter Palace is on the cards today, one of St Petersburg’s most iconic buildings and former home of the Russian Tsars. Inside, you’ll have a chance to wander the Hermitage Museum, one of the most famous collections of art in the world, including masterpieces by Da Vinci and Rembrandt. Enjoy a free afternoon. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: St Petersburg

On your final day in Russia, embark on an excursion to Pushkin, just outside St Petersburg. You’ll gawk at the Catalina Palace, and its Amber Room. Enjoy another free afternoon. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: St Petersburg - UK

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home. (Meals: breakfast)

Good to know

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please note that the hotels may be swapped for ones of a similar standard and location if it they are unavailable for your selected departure date. Please contact our supplier, Exoticca, for more information on the alternative hotels.

British passport-holders require a visa to enter Russia. For more information, and instructions on how to apply, visit http://ru.vfsglobal.co.uk/.

Your outbound or inbound flight may be overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

For more information about this offer, or to make a booking by phone, please call 0203 695 967.
Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya (three nights)

Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya is situated just a few hundred metres from Belorusskaya metro station, which offers links to the Kremlin, St Basil's Cathedral and the Bolshoi Theatre. The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, and an in-house bakery affords the hotel the freshest of cakes and pastries.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, fitness centre, Wi-Fi


Radisson Sonya Hotel, St Petersburg (four nights)

Sitting just on the edge of the Old Town with views of the newer part of the city, this bohemian design hotel features a classically elegant facade and is themed around Dostoevsky’s Crime & Punishment. Expect characterful, atmospheric interiors, with paintings and artwork referencing this world-famous novel. The lobby reception desk appears suspended in air, supported by a row of upturned Russian dolls. The quirky Metamorfos restaurant also follows a literary theme.

Amenities: gym, steam rooms, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi
Radisson Sonya Hotel, 5/19, Liteyny Prospekt, St Petersburg, Northwestern, Russia, 191187 (your second destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Heathrow, Dublin, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Bristol to Moscow, returning from St. Petersburg, Russia, with British Airways, Finnair, Lufthansa, Brussels Air, KLM, Air Baltic and Air France (airlines subject to change).

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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