Russia Extension 5 Days

Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/27/2017-10/31/2017 $1600.00   $1600.00 $300.00
Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/27/2017-10/31/2017 $1600.00   $1600.00 $300.00

Day 1 | Helsinki - St. Petersburg, Russia  B,L,D

A short morning flight takes us from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, a splendid city founded by the Peter the Great in 18C, with many golden-domed churches, world-renowned museums, historic palaces, numerous canals and islands. After lunch, a detailed tour shows us the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral*. Later in the day, you may want to participate in the optional Neva River Cruise.

Optional Tour: St. Petersburg Neva River Cruise with Guide,

Day 2 | St. Petersburg  B,L,D

This morning, a hydrofoil ride* takes us to Peterhof Palace*. Situated on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, this was the summer retreat of Peter the Great. The most impressive feature of the place is perhaps the Grand Cascades, many magnificent fountains with hosts of golden mythical figures. Later, we visit one of the greatest museums in the world, the Hermitage*. Tonight, if available, you may want to see a fantastic performance of the world-renowned Russian Ballet.

Optional Tour: An Evening of Russian Ballet,

Day 3 | St. Petersburg - Moscow  B,L,D

Board a morning train to Moscow. Our city tour includes visits to the Armory Chamber* and the Kremlin*, a massive, red-walled city within a city, residence of Tsars and then Russian presidents. Beside Kremlin is the world famous Red Square, originally a market place, later, the May Day Parade Ground of USSR soldiers and military hardware. Nearby, is St. Basil's Cathedral*, with its many colorful onion domes. Also, enjoy the view of Moscow University. Tonight, why not join the optional tour of the world famous Russian National Dance Show "Kostroma" in the Concert Hall of Cosmos Hotel?

Optional Tour: Russian National Dance Show "Kostroma" ,

Day 4 | Moscow  B,L,D

Continue our city tour of Moscow with a visit to the Exhibition of Economic Achievements*, the best-known tourist attraction before the breakup of the USSR. Now it is the showcase of private entrepreneurship. After lunch, a visit to the pride of every Muscovite, the clean and efficient city subway*, will be scheduled.

Optional Tour: Moscow River Cruise with Guide ,

Day 5 | Moscow - Helsinki, Finland - USA  B

Transfer to the airport for our homebound flight via Helsinki.

Features

  • Minimum 15 passengers required.

  • Three meals daily in Russia.

  • Prices include airfare and taxes/fees. Valid ONLY if purchased as extension package after the “Scandinavia & Fjords 12 Days” Land & Air Package Tour. To purchase “Russia 5 Days Tour” only, please call Peony Tours for pricing.

  • Entrance fees included: 
    St. Petersburg - St. Isaacs Cathedrals, Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace. 
    Moscow - Kremlin & Cathedrals, St. Basil's Cathedral, Armory Chamber, The Metro, The Exhibition of Economic Achievements.

City Day Optional Tour Price
St. Petersburg D1 St. Petersburg Neva River Cruise with Guide $35.00
St. Petersburg D2 An Evening of Russian Ballet $130.00
Moscow D3 Russian National Dance Show "Kostroma" $80.00
Moscow D4 Moscow River Cruise with Guide $35.00