A New Russian Route

9 Nights / 10 Days | 1 Countries / 5 Cities

A New Russian Route

9 Nights / 10 Days - 1 Countries / 5 Cities

Saint Petersburg (2N)/Moscow (3N)/Nizhny Novgorod (1N)/Cheboksary (1N)/Kazan (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 1,39,300

Saint Petersburg (2N)/Moscow (3N)/Nizhny Novgorod (1N)/Cheboksary (1N)/Kazan (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • NOON

    Arrive at St. Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel for check in

  • EVENING

    Enjoy free time

  • day 2

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Panoramic visit of St. Petersburg with Peter and Paul Fortress across River Neva

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Excursion to Peterhof Palace

  • day 3

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Guided visit the Hermitage Museum

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Travel through the high- speed train 'Sapsan' to Moscow

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    City tour of Moscow with entrances to Kremlin and 2 main cathedrals

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit the Red Square, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure

  • day 5

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Viewpoint over Moscow

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Great Patriotic War Museum. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure

  • day 6

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Vladimir. Visit Cathedral of the Assumption with guide

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Stop at Gorokhovets and Kremlin wall. Continue to Nizhny Novgorod

  • day 7

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Nizhny Novgorod city tour. Cable car ride in Nizhny. Makarjevo Monastery

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Ferry on the river Volga. Continue to Cheboksary

  • day 8

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Yoshkar Ola. Visit Sviyazhsk island with guide

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Continue to Kazan

  • day 9

  • MORNING TO NOON

    City tour of Kazan. Visit the Kremlin and city center

  • NOON TO EVENING

    See the House of Lenin. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure

  • day 10

  • MORNING

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Day 1

| Saint Petersburg

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome to Europe.  Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts.  Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.

Day 2

| Saint Petersburg

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Panoramic visit of St. Petersburg including Peter and Paul Fortress. Excursion to Peterhof Palace. 

With a local guide we begin the panoramic visit of this beautiful city crossed by the Neva River and built on 40 islands. St Petersburg is the second most important city in Russia and capital of the Russian Empire. This imperial city reveals the history of the Russian tsars through its museums, palaces, and architectural wealth. The visit includes the Peter and Paul Fortress (entrance included), origin of the city. The city is surrounded by numerous palaces. We take an excursion, with a guide and tickets, to the PETERHOF PALACE. This UNESCO heritage of mankind known as the ¨Russian Versailles¨ with magnificent fountains and gardens was one of the residences of the Tzars.

Day 3

| Moscow

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Hermitage Museum. High speed train to Moscow. Today we have included the visit to the Hermitage Museum, with a guide, a fantastic art museum located in the building that was the Tsars’ Winter Palace. In the afternoon we take the “Sapsan”- the modern high- speed train, and in four hours we cover the nearly 800 km separating the two cities, arriving in MOSCOW and transferring to our hotel. 

Day 4

| Moscow

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: City tour of Moscow with entrances to Kremlin and its main cathedrals.

 We will start our day with an exciting visit to Russia’s huge capital city. This city unites past, present and future in a very unique way. We will visit the immense avenues, elegant shopping areas, the Red Square where Lenin’s Mausoleum is, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. We will also enter the Kremlin with a visit to two of its main cathedrals. We will try (not guaranteed) to coincide with the ceremonial military parade in Sobornaya Square. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Day 5

| Moscow

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Viewpoint over Moscow. Great Patriotic War Museum. 

 We will learn more about the history of Russia and its capital. We will pass by the university viewpoint, with its fantastic view over the city where newly married couples leave flowers (we could go to the viewpoint after Saturday’s visit instead of Sunday) and we will get to know (including entry) the Great Patriotic War Museum (World War II) that also shows us many aspects of the Soviet period. Free afternoon.

Day 6

| Nizhny Novgorod

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT: Cathedral in Vladimir. Lunch included. Forests, pretty scenery around the hills of Gorokhovets. Volga district. Dinner included. We leave Moscow early and travel towards VLADIMIR, here we visit with a local guide the majestic Cathedral of the Assumption (entrance included) that forms part of UNESCO’s World Heritage. We will then take time for lunch (included). We continue eastwards, stopping in the small town of GOROKHOVETS, its walled Kremlin, great views, 17th century monastery, and surroundings that seem to divert from time. We go on to NIZHNY NOVGOROD, the capital of the federal district of Volga, the fifth most populated city in Russia and the place where Maximo Gorki was born. We suggest strolling walk through its lively streets. Dinner at the hotel and accommodation. Dinner included.

Day 7

| Cheboksary

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Nizhny Novgorod city tour. Cable car in Nizhny, Makarjevo Monastery, Ferry on the river Volga. Lunch included. After breakfast we will visit Nizhny Novgorod with a local guide. The capital of the federal district of Volga is the fifth most populated city in Russia and the place where Maximo Gorki was born. We will stroll along the Banks of the Volga and see the monumental staircase going up to the Kremlin and the monument that tells the story of the victims of the Second World War. (entrance included). We will leave Nizhny on a cable car that flies over the Volga. Leaving the busy roads behind, we continue and encounter large plains, fir forests, lakes, and villages of wooden houses. MAKARIEVO shows us its great 15th century monastery on the banks of the Volga, a beautiful place virtually untouched by tourism. We cross the river Volga by ferry (a crossing of around 20 minutes, cargo ferries cross the river, in very limited conditions). Lunch included. We continue to CHEBOKSARY, the capital of the Republic of Chuvashia, a beautiful and tidy city on the banks of the Volga. Its population speaks Chuvashian, a language of Turkish origin. On arrival, enjoy a small folkloric show (if the group is under 12 people, this show is not given).

Day 8

| Kazan

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT: Lunch included. tour of Sviyazhsk. 

We leave for YOSKHAR-OLA, the capital of the Republic of Mari-El. Here the inhabitants, who lived in the forests for centuries, speak a very ancient language derived from Hungarian and Finnish. Its urban centre has been completely transformed in recent years; and is now one of incredible beauty. Here we will take our included lunch. We go on towards the Tartar Republic. We visit Sviyazhsk, an island on the river Volga; declared UNESCO World Heritage and inhabited in the times of Ivan the Terrible. We will take a walk with a local guide, among its churches and its ancient wooden dwellings. Continuing to KAZAN, and to the hotel. 

Day 9

| Kazan

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: city tour of Kazan.

A full day in KAZAN, the Tartar capital, and a city with just over a million inhabitants. Enjoy visiting with a local guide the Kremlin (entrance included) and the city centre in which the mosques rub shoulders with the Orthodox churches. We will also see the House of Lenin (only on the outside, as it is closed on Mondays), a pleasant early 20th-century traditional dacha. The afternoon is leisure time to explore independently. 

Day 10

| Kazan

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight. End of our services.   

Standard :

  •  St. Petersburg - Park Inn Pulkovskaya or Similar

    Moscow - Radisson Slavyanskaya or Similar

    Nizhny Novgorod - Courtyard Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center or Similar

    Cheboksary - Ibis Cheboksary Center or Similar

    Kazan - Marriott Courtyard Kazan or Similar

Inclusions

  • Return Economy Class airfare (estimated around INR 58,000) is included in the package cost and is subject to availability at time of confirmation
  • 9 nights accommodation in the given or similar hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Return airport transfers
  • Excursion: Visit to Peterhof Palace in S. Petersburg.
  • City tour in: St. Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan.
  • Ticket admission: Peter and Paul fortress, Peterhof Palace and Hermitage Museum in S. Petersburg, Kremlin and its Principal Cathedrals in Moscow, Great Patriotic War Museum in Moscow, Cathedral of the Assumption in Vladimir, Kremlin of Gorokhovets and Nizhny Novgorod, Makarjevo Monastery, For groups over 12, Folkloric show in Cheboksary, Sviyazhsk, Kremlin and the house of Lenin for groups over 12 of Kazan.
  • Ferry: river Volga.
  • Funicular: Nizhny Novgorod.
  • High Speed Train: St. Petersburg/ Moscow.
  • 5 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Makarjevo, Cheboksary, Yoshkar-Ola.
  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to the mentioned itinerary
  • Airfare, Visa

Note: Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and Children above 8 years should take Child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.
  • Insurance
  • Optional sightseeing & meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and Late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Inclusions

  • 9 nights accommodation in the given or similar hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Return airport transfers
  • Excursion: Visit to Peterhof Palace in S. Petersburg.
  • City tour in: St. Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan.
  • Ticket admission: Peter and Paul fortress, Peterhof Palace and Hermitage Museum in S. Petersburg, Kremlin and its Principal Cathedrals in Moscow, Great Patriotic War Museum in Moscow, Cathedral of the Assumption in Vladimir, Kremlin of Gorokhovets and Nizhny Novgorod, Makarjevo Monastery, For groups over 12, Folkloric show in Cheboksary, Sviyazhsk, Kremlin and the house of Lenin for groups over 12 of Kazan.
  • Ferry: river Volga.
  • Funicular: Nizhny Novgorod.
  • High Speed Train: St. Petersburg/ Moscow.
  • 5 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Makarjevo, Cheboksary, Yoshkar-Ola.
  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to the mentioned itinerary
  • Visa

Note: Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and Children above 8 years should take Child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.
  • Airfare and Insurance
  • Optional sightseeing & meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and Late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

Travelling to this largest country in the world will be one of a kind experience. This 10 day tour to Russia is full of gorgeous mountains, splendid deserts, impeccable monuments, golden white beaches, natural geysers, palaces, stunning churches and a lot more.

Russia has so much variety to offer and incredible things to do that makes this travel destination worth visiting.

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