The Eurasian country of Russia is home to dense forests, many rivers and soaring mountains. It also has the largest freshwater lake in the world. Saint Petersburg, along with Moscow is one of the most visited cities of Russia. It has many canals and is sometimes called Venice in the North. Moscow, the country's capital, is teeming with ancient churches having shiny golden domes, historical monuments and art centers. This cultural city is also known for some of the world's best known performing arts troops and circuses.


    • Inclusions:

      • 03 Nights accommodation in Moscow at Selected hotel
      • 03 Nights accommodation in Saint Petersburg at Selected hotel
      • Daily Buffet Breakfast at the hotel 
      • Private car for 1-2 Pax / private minivan with driver for 3-6 Pax/ private minibus with driver for 8 Pax for transfers and sightseeing;
      • English-speaking professional licensed guide for sightseeing program and transfers;
      • All tours with entrance tickets as per itinerary;
      • 2nd Class express train ticket Moscow to St. Petersburg (one-way)
      • All tours with entrance tickets as per itinerary
      • Visa support (scan-copy)
      • Return Airport transfers and  tours on private basis

      Exclusions:

      • Flight Tickets 
      • Visa  & Overseas travel insurance
      • Entrance fees at tour sites and other optional tours (Unless it mentioned)
      • The package does not include any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, postage, mineral water, camera fees, food and drinks and other things not mentioned in our itinerary
      • Meals and services other than mentioned in the itinerary
      • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels

       
      Daily Itinerary:

      Day 1: Arrival in Moscow
      Arrival at Moscow airport. Meet the driver waiting for you at arrivals with a name placard.
      Transfer to the hotel by car/van.
      Early check in
      Rest of the day is free 
      Have a comfortable stay at your accommodation and take some time out to wander around the city to admire its beauty and soak in its culture.
      Overnight stay at hotel 

      Day 2: Moscow city tour
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      Later proceed for City tour of Moscow covering major city attractions  - Metro & Arbat street
      Return to the hotel, free time.
      Overnight stay at hotel 

      Day 3: Moscow
      Breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast, proceed for a half-day tour of Moscow, including Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) and the Kremlin, offers a comprehensive overview of the Russian capital’s top attractions. Ideal for visitors short on time, you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed Kremlin, the iconic riverside fortress home to four cathedrals, four palaces, and five squares. Plus, in Red Square, you’ll visit the colorful Kazan’s Cathedral, St. Basil’s Cathedral (Pokrovsky Sabor), Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the GUM.
      Evening transfer back to the hotel 
      Overnight stay at hotel 

      Day 4: Moscow – St. Petersburg by express train
      Breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to the Moscow Railway station for a high-speed train journey to Saint Petersburg. 
      Transfer to the hotel upon your arrival at the railway station in St Petersburg via a private vehicle.
      Arrival to St. Petersburg, 
      Meeting with the guide for transfer to the hotel & Check in 
      Have a relaxing night's stay at the hotel.
      Overnight stay at hotel 

      Day 5: St. Petersburg
      Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for a city tour of Saint Petersburg.
      Visit the St Isaac's Cathedral, Quay with Sphinxes, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Anichkov Bridge over the Fontanka River and the Smolny Convent that sits along River Neva.
      OPTIONAL Hermitage theatre visit or Russian Folk Show in Nikolaevsky Palace (Additional cost)
      Transfer back to the hotel 
      Overnight stay at hotel 

      Day 6: St. Petersburg
      Enjoy your breakfast 
      Today proceed to visit a tour around one of the World’s top art museums – the Hermitage
      After the tour, you shall be dropped for shopping or to the hotel as per your choice.
      Transfer back to the hotel 
      Overnight stay at hotel 
       
      Day 7: Departure
      Enjoy a tasty breakfast 
      After Breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport 3 hours before your return flight. 
      Fly back home with wonderful memories of your trip to Russia.


      FAQ on Russia:
      Best time to Visit Russia:  The best time to visit Russia is during summer June to August with its long, light evenings and balmy temperatures
      Official Language: Russian‎

      Time Zone:  (GMT+3) 

      Currency: Russian ruble


      Useful info: Visa Policy: 
      Russian visa is required for most countries of the world, except countries of South America and some countries in the Middle East and Asia. 
      Citizens of other countries are required to obtain a visa for entry into the territory of the Russian Federation.
      To apply for a Russian Tourist Visa, you will need the following documents:
      Original passport, valid for more than 6 months with at least 2 blank pages for your visa and entry/exit stamps.
      Application form.
      One passport-type photograph.
      Tourist visa support documents (hotel voucher and confirmation of tourist acceptance)
      Visa Support letter 
      Visa approvals are subject to the embassy's decision.
      Note: - We strongly recommend that you verify your visa requirement with the embassy before travel or   kindly contact our consultant team to get more information.

      Important Note:
      In case guests test positive on arrival, they need to follow the local quarantine procedure of the country. The cost would be paid by the guest directly. 
      Wearing masks is obligatory in all provinces with some charging a fine for not wearing one.
      Covid-19 regulations on entry & exit:
      Travelers should have a negative Covid test upon arrival in Russia.
      Before leaving Russia we can provide the pre-departure Covid testing in the medical center Helix for spl.
      Social distance , mask and gloves are mandatory to wear in public places
      Covid-19 regulations are subject to changes.
       
      Cancellation Policy 
      Prior to 45 days or more : 10% of the holiday cost is non-refundable + Full cancellation for non-refundable tickets
      44 and 31 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 25% of the holiday cost
      30 and 15 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 50% of the holiday cost
      14 and 11 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 75% of the holiday cost
      10 days prior to departure 100% of the total amount will be deducted.
      Actual booking amount to be collected in case of non-refundable components higher than the amounts mentioned above.


      Terms & Conditions
      Rates and itinerary are subject to change without any prior notice and subject to availability. Additional surcharges may be applicable.
      No refund on any unutilized services. Rates are not valid during the fair period, events and public holidays.
      Standard hotel check-in time is 1400/1500 Hrs and check-out time is 1100/1200 Hrs Local Time. It may vary based on destinations and availability. An early check-in or a late check-out is solely based on the discretion of the hotel.
      Bookings will be confirmed only upon receipt of full payment
      Prices are dynamic and based on offers running at the time of booking. Dusk Travel Tourism reserves the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any holiday package without any prior notice.
      In case the selected hotel is unavailable for booking, an alternate arrangement will be offered to the customer in another hotel of a similar category.
      The passengers must ensure on their own that they have a valid passport that remains valid for the necessary period according to the travelling destination immigration rules and arranged visas before travelling with this holiday package. Dusk Travel & Tourism is not responsible for the approval, rejection or the delay in Visa processing
      There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour
      Note: - Rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation. Passport & UAE Residence Visa must be Valid up to 6 Months from the date of travel. Visa approvals are subject to the embassy's decision.