Embark on a captivating journey through Russia’s rich history and culture with RTC1.
Day 1 Moscow
Arrival to Moscow
Transfer to the hotel
Day 2 Moscow
Visit to Red Square and Moscow Kremlin, a Fortress of Splendor
Witness the heart of Moscow as you stroll through the iconic Red Square, surrounded by landmarks like St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Mausoleum.
Step inside the magnificent cathedrals within the Kremlin walls, including the breathtaking Assumption Cathedral and the ornate Archangel’s Cathedral.
Visit the Cosmonaut Museum: Journey to the Stars
Uncover the awe-inspiring achievements of Russian space exploration, from the first manned mission to Yuri Gagarin to the groundbreaking work in the International Space Station.
Get up close to authentic spacesuits and spacecraft, gaining a unique perspective on the challenges faced by astronauts during their cosmic adventures.
Delve into the history of the Mir Space Station, a symbol of international cooperation and a testament to the remarkable capabilities of humanity in space.
Day 3 Moscow – Sergiev Posad – Moscow
Excursion to Sergiev Posad
Troitse-Sergieva Lavra Monastery
Visit the spiritual heart of Russian Orthodoxy at the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with beautiful churches and holy relics.
Indulge in the delicious flavours of Sergiev Posad, sampling traditional Russian dishes, such as borscht, blini, and pelmeni.
In the afternoon continue back to Moscow and enjoy city tour with photo stops, including Red Square, Zaryadye, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Vorobiovy Gory and other main places of interest.
Day 4 Moscow – St. Petersburg
Departure from Moscow to St. Petersburg by Sapsan.
Arrival to St. Petersburg
Day 5 St. Petersburg
After breakfast, the sightseeing city tour with photo stops. You will see Nevsky Prospect, Admiralty, Kazan Cathedral, Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, Anichkov Bridge and other attractions of Saint-Petersburg.
Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral, a Symbol of St. Petersburg
Explore the stunning Peter and Paul Cathedral, the final resting place of Russian emperors, and marvel at its soaring spire.
Ascend the fortress walls for panoramic views of the Neva River and the picturesque cityscape of St. Petersburg.
Day 6 St. Petersburg
After breakfast the visit to the Hermitage: Treasure Trove of Art
Discover one of the world’s largest and most renowned art museums, housing over three million artworks, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Michelangelo, and Van Gogh.
After lunch visit the Peterhof Garden & Grand Peterhof Palace, the “Russian Versailles”.
Stroll through the meticulously manicured Lower Gardens, adorned with stunning flower beds and charming pavilions.
Step into the lavish world of Russian royalty as you explore the luxurious interiors of the Grand Palace, adorned with priceless artwork and intricate designs.
Day 7 St. Petersburg
Transfer to airport to take flight home
The touroperator reserves the right to change the sequence of excursions and visits to objects.