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Explore Moscow, St. Petersburg and Russia's Golden Ring

We begin this trip in the megacity of Moscow, travel by train to St. Petersburg and discover Russia's Golden Ring: the historic cities of Sergiev Posad, Vladimir and Suzdal. The Golden Ring shows you another side to Russia, away from its main bustling cities, where you can experience the rolling countryside and see classic Russian architecture in some of its oldest towns. We'll see the Red Square and Kremlin in Moscow as well as the majestic Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and visit the extravagant Peterhof Palace with its golden statues and cascading fountains.

Tour Highlights

  • Moscow - See the city's main sights including the Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral
  • Kremlin - Visit the historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow
  • The Golden Ring - Discover the fascinating Trinity Monastery of Saint Sergius, Zagorsk and Suzdal, one of Russia's oldest towns
  • St. Petersburg - Explore this fascinating city and visit the world famous Hermitage Museum
  • Peterhof Palace - Discover the exquisite palace and gardens including its fountains and opulent decor


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    Join trip in Moscow

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    Orientation tour of Moscow including the Red Square

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    Excursion to the Kremlin with the chance to visit the Armoury

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    See St. Sergius Trinity Monastery and Vladimir; arrive in Dvoriki

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    Visit the historic town of Suzdal en route to Rostov Veliky

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    Tour of Yaroslav; overnight train to St. Petersburg

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    Orientation tour of St. Petersburg

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    Visit to the Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum

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    Excursion to the Peterhof Palace and Gardens

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    Trip ends in St. Petersburg

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Treasures Of The Tsars
Included meals 8 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat
8 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Overnight Train
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18