Discover the best of Russia on this vacation that focuses on the old and new capitals. Spend three overnights each in Moscow and St. Petersburg with a good balance of organized activities and free time to explore as you please. In Moscow, visit Red Square, the Kremlin, and one of its cathedrals, and take a short ride on the Metro to see the famous stations. Admire the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergiyev, a splendid architectural treasure featuring a 5-tiered bell tower. An overnight train ride transfers you to St. Petersburg, the magnificent city built by Peter the Great. See the city’s landmarks on a guided sightseeing tour, and enjoy a visit to the Hermitage Museum in the Winter Palace, a masterpiece of baroque architecture and home to a collection of precious paintings.

City Highlights

Individual headsetsInside visits and special features:Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.

Hotels

MOSCOW Holiday Inn Suschevsky (F)ST. PETERSBURG Sokos Olympic Garden (F)

Meals

Buffet breakfasts daily; 2 lunches; 2 dinners

Notes

NOTES:Security train regulations require clients’ passport information at time of booking.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

Transportation

Transportation: Overnight train Moscow-St. Petersburg in 4-berth, second-class couchette; see Dates & Prices for upgrade

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