Overview of Best of Russia Tour

Well Nepal Travels offer you a unique opportunity to visit Russia's two largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg including   biggest ethnographic park and museum of Russia Etnomir in Kaluga city. This fascinating, tour will take you to the historic Russian capitals that have always played the most important part in the country's history. You will enjoy such landmarks as the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, the Winter Palace and the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg. 
Our amazing package includes a panoramic tour of the main highlights of each city to help you getoriented. 
In Moscow: have a look at the Moscow Kremlin with its beautiful cathedrals that store invaluable treasures including state regalia and ancient icons. The Kremlin's most known temple is the Uspensky Cathedral that features one of the largest collections of Russian icons in the world. 
In St.Petersburg: the guided tour of the Hermitage Museum will be one of the most fascinating experiences during your stay in St. Petersburg, because the Hermitage, with over 3 million exhibits, is one of the greatest museums in the world. And our exciting tour of Pushkin, formely known as TsarskoeSelo ("tsar's village"), includes visiting the famous Catherine Palace and Park. You will see the palatial rooms, opulent interiors of which will stir your imagination. A visit to the Amber Room, a real gem of art, is a must. 
Then, explore on your own, or take advantage of our specially-priced optional tours to see some of the most famous sights.

Itinerary of Best of Russia Tour

  • Day 1 : Fly Kathmandu to Moscow
Fly Kathmandu to Moscow with Overnight Flight via Dubai/Abhu Dhabi/Doha/ Istanbul or India depends on Flight fair & date.  
 
  • Day 2 : Moscow Arrival
You will be warmly greeted at Moscow Airport (Sheremetovo, Domodedovo or Vnukovo) and you will be escorted to hotel. After your formalities at hotel, you will be given short briefing on your accommodation and other facilities at hotel followed by a short briefing for tomorrow program.
Welcome Dinner in Russian Restaurant
Overnight at the Hotel in Moscow.  
 
  • Day 3 : Moscow City Tour
Moscow City Tour is a good chance to get acquainted with the largest city in Russia. During the city tour you will see all the major sights including the Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Novodevichiy Convent, Poklonnaya and Vorobievy Mountains, Tverskaya Street, BulvarnoyeKoltso (Boulevard Ring), and other attractions.
Moscow Metro and old Arbat Tour
The Arbat located between ArbatskieVorota Square and Smolenskaya Square is one of the most famous streets in Moscow. The Arbat is also one of the symbols of old Moscow, which was celebrated in poems, novels, songs and movies. Nowadays the Arbat is the name of the pedestrian street, but actually the Arbat is the whole district of Moscow that marked its 500th birthday in 1993. 
In the second part of the tour you will get aquainted with Moscow metro. 
Soon after the opening, the metro became the inseparable part of Moscow. Some stations are designed by outstanding Soviet architects. Among them was A. Shchusev, the author of the Mausoleum in Moscow. The grand stations looked like palaces. 
Nowadays Moscow metro takes the first place in functioning capacity in the world. The general length of the metro is over 265 kilometers, and since early morning till late night 170 stations function.
Overnight at the Hotel in Moscow.  
 
  • Day 4 : Visit to Ethno Mir park & Nepal House in Kaluga city

The park is located a 2-hour drive south-west of Moscow in Kaluzhskaya oblast and is a true find for all who are interested in Russian culture, folklore and traditions! The tour will take a full day and will be an exciting adventure with entertaining workshops, museums visit, animation, contests and much more.
Overnight at the Hotel in Kaluga

 
 
  • Day 5 : Return from Kaluga & Journey to Saint Petersburg by Bullet Train
Moscow – Saint Petersburg by Train  & City Tour of Saint Petersburg Overnight at Hotel in Saint Petersburg  
 
  • Day 6 : City Tour of Saint Petersburg
City Tour of Saint Petersburg
A relatively young city, St. Petersburg was founded in 1703, and has been playing key role in the history of Russia ever since. 
Our sightseeing tour will acquaint you with the main architectural and historical monuments of Saint Petersburg. You will take a ride along its main streets and prospects enjoying its splendid sights: numerous palaces and cathedrals, rivers and channels, bridges and parks… 
The guide will treat you to savory stories on the city’s background, present time’s morals & manners, renowned sights and less known curiosities. 
Even this fleeting encounter with this city won’t leave you indifferent, but if you are inclined to spend in St. Petersburg more than one day we will be glad to unveil more mysteries here and arrange individual sightseeing programme.
Hermitage and Winter Palace
One of the largest museums in the world, the State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the Neva River. It would take 15 years to see all the exhibits treasured in the Hermitage. We suggest you to admire the gems of the collection. 
In the course of the excursion you will be familiarized with masterpieces by outstanding artists from Italy, Spain, Holland, Flanders, France, England, Germany, and other Western European countries. On display there are works by such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Giorgione, Titian, Michelangelo, Francisco de Goya, Renoir, Picasso and many others. The lovers of the art of impressionists and postimpressionists will definitely enjoy works by Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, Van Gogh, Gauguin and other artists. 
We hope that you will remember your visit to the State Hermitage museum as one of the best experiences of your life.
Draw Bridges Night city tour
The bridges of St. Petersburg have become an integral part of the city. Those who walked along St. Petersburg embankments and admired the beauty of drawn bridges fall in love instantly with the individuality of Northern Venice. In the course of the excursion you will see the night transformation of the city panorama and amaze at how differently the city looks at twilight, illuminated lavishly but smartly. The most unforgettable spectacle are the famous draw bridges of the city center: the Palace Brigde, the Trinity Brigde, theLiteinyiBrigde. You are sure to get the brightest impressions of architectural harmony and poetry of St. Petersburg by night.
Overnight at the Hotel in Saint Petersburg.  
 
  • Day 7 : Saint Petersburg-Peterhof by Boat & Travel to Moscow by Bullet Train
Peterhof: Lower Park and Great Palace
We invite you to see one of the best known suburbs of St. Petersburg, Peterhof or Petrodvorets. This gem of Russian 18-19 century.
Your tour to St. Petersburg will not be complete is you miss this gem of world heritage.
Transfer to Train Station & Travel to Moscow & Overnight at Moscow
 
 
  • Day 8 : Morning Free then Fly to Kathmandu
Morning breakfast then transfer to Airport Fly to Kathmandu   
 
  • Day 9 : Kathmandu Arrival & End of Tour
Morning/Afternoon Arrival Kathmadnu & End of Tour  
 

Cost includes/excludes of Best of Russia Tour
INCLUDE
  • Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer by private A/C vehicle.
  • Train Station - Hotel - Train Station transfer by private A/C vehicle.
  •  Accommodation with breakfast st 3 star Standard Hotel. 
  • Welcome dinner on first evening in Moscow.
  •  Car/ Mini - van with a driver during Moscow travel.
  • Moscow - St. Petersburg - Moscow train ticket.
  • Kathmandu - Moscow - Kathmandu Flight Ticket ( Economy Class)
  • Visa Fees
  • Invitation for Visa
  • Bank Transfer Fees
  • Service charge & applicable taxes
  • Metro Tickets - If you choose walking tour.
  • Tour guide speaking your language (English, Russian, Nepali & Hindi)
  •  All entrance fees, tickets during your tour e.g. Kremlin and Cathedrals, Museum Ticket, Gallery, Ethno Mir etc.
Exclude
  • Lunch & Dinner.
  • Tipping for tour guide & Driver
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Bar Bills and other personal expenses. 
  • Other than those items mentioned in the inclusion 
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, political disturbances etc.


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  1. Trip Cost
    Rs 220000 PP 185000.00
  2. Trip Code
    WN -RUS -01



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