Wonders of the Russian Revolution

From $2593
Product Number: LTWPS

From the exquisite palaces of the tsars in St Petersburg to legendary Red Square and the mighty Kremlin in Moscow. Take in the best of Russia’s biggest cities and visit beautiful and historic Novgorod, which straddles the Volkhov River, on this 9 day tour.

4* - 5* hotel accommodation
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Meals as per itinerary
Sightseeing as per itinerary
English speaking guided tour

Departure Dates

April 2021 - From $2593 pp

APR 12th, 19th

May 2021 - From $2728 pp

MAY 10th, 24th

June 2021 - From $2728 pp

JUN 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

July 2021 - From $2593 pp

JUL 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

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AUG 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

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SEP 13th, 20th, 27th

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OCT 4th

Tread in the footsteps of tsars and tsarinas,of artists, poets and musicians, whose great gifts to the romantic city of St. Petersburg you will have an opportunity to see during an orientation drive through Russia’s Imperial City after meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and light dinner.

HOTEL Sokos Vasilievsky

Explore the might of imperial Russia on a sightseeing tour with a ‘Local Specialist’. View the magnificent Tsar’s Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the statue of Peter the Great. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress on an included visit before we ‘Connect With Locals’, meeting some of the students of St. Petersburg’s Theatre for canapés and a stage performance. Learn how your visit will ‘Make a Difference’ to the theatrical education of St. Petersburg’s youth. Later, join a Small Group Sightseeing visit with a ‘Local Specialist’ to the Hermitage Museum. Consider a theatre visit to enjoy a fascinating Russian Folklore performance

The narrow lanes and grand boulevards of St. Petersburg are ours to explore today. Admire the ornate domes and colourful mosaics of the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and the gold-plated dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to the gardens and miracle of engineering reflected in the fountains of Peter the Great’s summer residence at Peterhof, designed to rival the opulence of Versailles

After a hearty breakfast, enjoy some time at leisure before boarding a train to the Russian capital, a fascinating mix of imperial history and modern sophistication. En route, contemplate the tumultuous and captivating history of an ancient city that oozes grandeur, and the indomitable spirit of the Russian nation which saw it send the first man to outer space. Straddling the Moskva  River, this city is the country’s political,economic, religious and financial hub -and your home for the next three nights.

HOTEL Hilton Leningradskaya

Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring Moscow your way or head to the ancient 14th-century town of Sergiev Posad on Russia’s Golden Ring route on an Optional Experience. Home to the beautiful blue and gold onion domes of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the town is the centre of Orthodox faith and Russia’s most important pilgrimage site. Visit the Troitse-Sergiieyeva Lavra, a working monastery which still operated during the atheist years of Communist rule. Then, return to Moscow for a guided sightseeing tour with your ‘Local Specialist’ which features the imposing walls of the Kremlin.

HOTEL Hilton Leningradskaya

Kickstart your morning soaking up the cafe culture of Moscow, before taking to its streets to learn about its triumphs and defeats. Consider visiting one of the city’s fascinating museums, explore the city’s extraordinary literary and artistic heritage or take an Optional Experience to the 14th century Sergiyev Posad, a place of pilgrimage and the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. This evening, we toast to the magic and magnificence of Mother Russia, joining our fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

HOTEL Hilton Leningradskaya

We close the door on our epic At Leisure holiday in two iconic Russian cities and say farewell to newfound friends.

Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Inclusions

  • 4/5* hotel accommodation
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Certain meals, as per the itinerary
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Admission fees as per itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Single supplement (490)
  • Travel Insurance (recommended)
  • Optional activities

Optional Activities & Fees

Optional experiences

Day 2: Venice Of The North Cruise And Champagne EUR46

Board a private boat to cruise through the canals and along the River Neva. You’ll sip champagne as your Local Specialist provides commentary about the city that has inspired artists for generations.

Day 3: Evening At The Ballet

There may be an opportunity to attend a ballet performance in the historic atmosphere of a Tsarist era theatre. Subject to availability of tickets and performance. Price will vary from €100-€130, depending on the venue and the Ballet Company.

Day 4,5,6: Other optional experiences available 

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Nov 2017 | Sydney NSW
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Jan 2018 | Orange NSW
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May 2019 | Brisbane Qld