Code of the program: TST-MCK-SPB-D08
Arrival to Moscow.
Meeting with a guide. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation in 4* hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Metro-tour – visit one of the most beautiful subways in the world – "Underground palace".
Visit Kolomenskoye: This former residence of Russian grand princes and tsars has the feel of 16th and 17th century’s ancient Russian palace.
Transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast you will see Red Square, Alexandrov Garden, Tomb to the Unknown Soldier, Lenin's mausoleum, Saint Basil's Cathedral, GUM, monument to G.K. Zhukov, Historical museum, The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Excursion in Kremlin. The Moscow Kremlin is considered to be a symbol of the Russian statehood. The Kremlin hill became the main sightseeing of Moscow. The architectural ensemble “The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square” is included into the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site incorporates the Armoury Chamber and the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Square, consisting of the Assumption, Archangel and Annunciation cathedrals, the Patriarch's Palace with the Twelve Apostles' Church and the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex.
A walking tour along Arbat Street, free time (shopping).
After breakfast you will see Lenin Hills – one of the highest points in Moscow and MSU, the oldest and the most famous University in Russian Federation.
After lunch Sapsan (high-speed train) to St. Petersburg. Rest. Accommodation in the hotel.
Meeting guide at the railway station.
City sightseeing tour. Visit the center of St. Petersburg Square – the Palace Square, Alexander Column and Senate Square (for 10 minutes). The Peter and Paul Fortress, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect and other interesting places.
Visit Hermitage. The Hermitage is the second-largest art museum in the world. Today its collection has more than 3 million world's culture items: art and sculpture, archeological finds and unique mechanic stuff, coins, graphics and applied art.
Free time for shopping.
Countryside tour to Peterhof. One of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the palace and park at Peterhof are often referred to as "the Russian Versailles". Peterhof is perhaps most famous for its remarkable array of decorative fountains, including the incredibly impressive ensemble of the Grand Cascade.
Way back to the city.
Departure from St. Petersburg. Arrival to your homeland.