MOSCOW & ST. PETERSBURG
Itinerary (subject to change)
flight from Frankfurt to Moscow with Lufthansa (08:05 - 12:15). Welcome by our local guide, bus transfer and first sightseeing of Moscow before we check in to our booked 4 star hotel.
2nd - 3rd day:
sightseeing tour of Moscow. We will see the Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Kremlin Walls, Lenin’s Tomb, GUM, the convent of the Nativity of the Virgin Tverskaya Boulevard, Cathedral of the Savior. We will visit the Kremlin with one of the Cathedrals. We will take a stroll into the old city quater Arbat. You will ride on the Moscow subway, with a guided tour to see the most beautiful stations. We will visit the Tretyakov Gallery with the most famous collection of Russian arts, including the “Trinity” by Andrei Rubljov and the Vladimir’s “Mother of God”. In the morning of the 3rd day we will check out and continue with our sightseeing program before we depart for the train station. Trainride with the speed train Sapsan from Moscow to St.Petersburg. Evening arrival in St.Petersburg. Transfer, hotel check in and dinner.
4th - 5th day:
We start with a sightseeing tour of St.Petersburg. We see the Stock Exchange, the University, the Winter Palace, the Nevsky Prospekt, the Cathedral of Kazan, the department store Gostinny Dvor, the statue of Peter the First and the Cathedral of St. Isaac. We will visit the Fortress of Peter-Paul with the Peter-Paul Cathedral, where most of the Russian Czars are buried. In a small chapel Nikolaj II and members of his family are buried. In the afternoon we visit the Heremitage with its art collection from all of Europe. We will join an excursion to Peterhof, the former Summer-residence of the Czars. There we visit the Great Palace with the beautiful gardens and fountains.
early morning check out and transfer to the airport and return flight to Frankfurt (05:55-07:50).
Tour price includes :
International flights: Frankfurt-Moscow /Lufthansa: St.Petersburg-Frankfurt with Lufthansa, all security taxes, speed train Sapsan from Moscow to St.Petersburg, 5 x overnights in 4 star Hotels with 4 x breakfast and 5 x dinner, English speaking local tour guides in Moscow and St.Petersburg, all transfers and sightseeing with modern busses in Moscow and St.Petersburg, entrance fees for Tretyakow Gallery, the Kremlin, Peter-Paul Fortress, the Heremitage, Moscow subway tour (tickets), Interra Reisen tour escort.
single room supplement:
€ 325,-- for 5 nights.
supplementary costs :
Visa fee per person appr. € 250 per person, drinks during meals, any fuel surcharges levied after tour booking are the responsibility of the traveler. Tickets for circus, ballet, folklore shows, etc. can be booked in Russia direct. Personal expenses.
On request (please call Interra Reisen)
Up to 96 days prior to departure, € 300 per person will be charged; 96-65 days prior to departure, 30% of the tour price will be charged. 64-22 days prior to departure, 60% of the tour price will be charged; 21 -15 days prior to departure , 75% of the tour price will be charged; 14-7 days prior to departure, 85% of the tour price will be charged; 6-3 days prior to departure, 95% of the tour price will be charged; from 2 days until departure, 100% of the tour price will be charged! No refund for no shows!
Travel Insurance :
please see travel insurance USAA on our website
Documents for a Russian Tourist Visa (only for US citizens stationed and living in Germany):
Blue U.S. tourist passport, valid at least 6 months after departure date. SOFA stamp required. Visa forms will be issued after booking and need to be returned properly filled out (printed) and signed, with 1 passport size pictures (biometric) no later than the 31st of July 20. Military and civilian personnel must check with CBPO or CPO for clearance status.
€ 300,-- per person by booking with credit card (Visa, American Express or Mastercard) or money transfer.
rest payment will be charged to your credit card 2 months prior departure