9 or 12 days

Moscow, St. Petersburg, with extension to Tallinn, Helsinki

No longer shrouded behind the Iron Curtain, Russia is yours to discover. Visit the Kremlin, which once contained all of Moscow inside its 15th-century walls, and stand in the middle of iconic Red Square. Board a train for St. Petersburg, former capital of the Russian empire, and visit the Winter Palace (residence of Catherine the Great) and the magnificent Hermitage Museum.

Day 1: Fly overnight to Russia

Day 2: Moscow

Meet your Tour Director at the airport

Day 3: Moscow

Take a guided tour of Moscow
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Kremlin
  • Square of Cathedrals
  • Red Square
  • St. Basil’s Cathedral

Day 4: Moscow

Enjoy a free day in Moscow

Day 5: Moscow • St. Petersburg

Enjoy a free day in Moscow
Board a night train to St. Petersburg

Day 6: St. Petersburg

Arrive in St. Petersburg
Take a guided tour of St. Petersburg
Visit the Winter Palace
Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress

Day 7: St. Peterburg

Take a walking tour of St. Petersburg
With your tour director you will see:

  • Nevsky Prospekt
  • Alexander Pushkin Monument

Visit the St. Petersburg History Museum

Day 8: St. Petersburg

Enjoy a free day in St. Petersburg

Day 9: Depart for home

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Day 9: St. Petersburg • Tallinn

Travel from St.Petersburg to Tallinn
Take a guided tour of Tallinn

Day 10: Helsinki

Take a ferry to Tallinn
Take a walking tour of Helsinki
With your tour director you will see:

  • Government House
  • Helsinki University
  • Uspenski Cathedral

Day 11: Helsinki

Take a guided tour of Helsinki
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Parliament

Visit Temppeliaukio Church

Day 12: Depart for Home