St Petersburg and Moscow Combo - 7 Days / 6 Nights

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RUSSIA: Get the creme of the top by visiting Moscow and Saint-Petersburg! The greatest museums, monuments and other tourist highlights are located in these two main Russian cities. Start discovering Russia from vibrant and expressive Moscow and continue with Saint-Petersburg, splendid Northern Venice pretended to be the most beautiful European town. Saint-Petersburg has been the capital of the Russian empire for more than two hundred years, until it moved back to Moscow in 1918. Explore the difference between acting and former capitals of Russia by own comparing of clubs, shops, city sights and way of life.
Itinerary
  • Day 1
    • Flight: Johannesburg (JNB) to Rome (FCO)
  • Day 2
    • Flight: Rome (FCO) to St. Petersburg (LED)
    • Overnight Excursion: St Petersburg and Moscow Combo - 7 Days/ 6 Nights
  • Day 3-7
    • Overnight Excursion: St Petersburg and Moscow Combo - 7 Days/ 6 Nights
  • Day 8
    • Flight: Moscow (SVO) to Rome (FCO)
    • Flight: Rome (FCO) to Johannesburg (JNB)
Full Itinerary

St Petersburg and Moscow Combo - 7 Days/ 6 Nights

DAY 1: TUESDAY
On arrival in St Petersburg you will be met at the airport by a representative and you will be transferred to your hotel where accommodation has been confirmed in a standard room on a bed and breakfast basis for three nights.On check-in you will be handed a document pack containing your metro cards, ticket for the Hermitage Museum as well as your train ticket to Moscow and your Moscow City pass and Moscow Metro tickets. Details regarding transfers times and meeting points will also be given to you in this documen pack. Please ask for it if it not handed to you.
3 Days in St Petersburg: You are free to explore St Petersburg in your own time and at your own pace. You have 10 metro tickets per person for travelling around St Petersburg as well as an Entrance ticket to the Hermitage Museum (entry ticket to the Main Museum Complex, the General Staff Building, Winter Palace of Peter the Great, Menshikov Palace and the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory. (The hotel reception/concierge desk will be happy to give you advice on how to use the metro tickets and can also provide you with a map of the city.)

DAY 4: FRIDAY
You will be collected from your hotel at the time confirmed to you in your documentation and transferred to the station in time to board your Sapsan Train to Moscow. Your second class, one way ticket from St Petersburg to Moscow will be included in the documentation you receive on day one. Details of the departure time will be given to you in your documentation.
On arrival in Moscow you will be met by a representative standing near to your carriage holding a sign with your name. You will be transferred to your hotel where you will be accommodated in a standard room on a bed and breakfast basis for three nights.
3 Days in Moscow: You are free to explore Moscow in your own time and at your own pace using the 20 Moscow Metro Tickets per person included in your package (the hotel reception/concierge desk will be happy to give you advice on how to use the metro tickets and can also provide you with a map of the city.) Your package also includes a 3 Day Moscow CityPass which includes entrance tickets to Moscow museums, city bus tour, walking tour and river cruise and provides discounts at restaurants and cafes, city tours and other benefits at entertainment spots of Moscow.
To get discounts and benefits at Moscow CityPass partner venues please present Moscow CityPass card.
Moscow CityPass card provides the single visit to all of the program's museums and tours. The card is valid for 3 consecutive days from authorization date. The authorization is the first use of the card at one of the partner venues of Moscow CityPass. The package includes the travel guide, city map, free entrance to museums, to the bus and walking excursions, as well as the river cruise and Pokrovsky Cathedral Fast Track.

It also it gives discounts, and privileges in restaurants, cafes, in bike and car rental points. In some cases to get discount you will need to present a special tear-off coupon* that can be found inside the Moscow CityPass Entertainment guide. Moscow CityPass entertainment guide contains useful information about the city, its attractions and tips for tourists. Please do not tear off the coupons - the staff of museums and partner venues will do that for you. Please note: When you visit Pokrovsky Cathedral: it is possible to jump the queue on the opposite side from the main entrance, through the tour Desk.

DAY 7: MONDAY
You will be collected from your hotel and the time confirmed to you in your documentation and transferred to the airport for your flight.
Terms & Conditions

High Season airfare supplement apply.
Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE.

Exclusions

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.


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