Tour of Russia and its writers

Cultural travel Moscow and St. Petersburg between literature and art


Travel Program

Day 1     Moscow

Arrival in Moscow and transfer to the hotel, check-in and overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 2     Moscow

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to visiting the city. Visit to the Maksim Gorky House Museum, a masterpiece of Liberty style architecture - an Italian version of Art Nouveau. Free afternoon or possibility to visit the famous Tretyakov Art Gallery or the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts (visits to be requested and confirmed before departure). Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 3    Moscow - St. Petersburg

Breakfast in the hotel. Free morning. Transfer to the train station and departure by fast train to St. Petersburg (about 4 hours). Arrival in St. Petersburg and transfer to the hotel, check-in and overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 4    St. Petersburg

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to visiting the city and the famous Hermitage Museum - among the largest and most famous museums in the world. Visit to the collection of Impressionist Painters located in an adjacent historic building. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 5    St. Petersburg

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to visiting the city in the footsteps of the writers who made Russian literature famous: Feodor Dostoevsky, Vladimir Nabokov, Lev Tolstoy. The visit ends with the Dostoevsky House Museum - the writer's last apartment containing original documents and photographs of his life and work. 

 

Day 6    St. Petersburg

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport. 


For a quote, send us a message at: info@incoming-russia.eu

It will be necessary to indicate the exact dates of the tour, the number of participants and the accommodation in the hotel rooms.

 

We do not publish the prices of this tour as they are subject to change based on: the chosen hotel (3-4-5 stars), the number of participants (minimum 2 people), the period of visit and the type of car for transfers (standard, business, mini-van).

 

Included:

→  2 nights in Moscow;

→  3 nights in St. Petersburg;

→  Breakfast at the hotel;

→  Transfers to and from airports and to and from stations carried out by private car / minivan;

→  Fast day train Moscow / St. Petersburg;

→  All excursions and scheduled visits made with a local professional English-speaking guide;

→  Admissions, if any, during the excursions;

→  Visa support (a standard «tourist voucher» issued by the authorized Russian host travel agency)

→  Our 24-hour telephone assistance in English, carried out by our office in Moscow.

 

Possible modifications of the tour:

It is possible to extend the number of nights in each of the 2 cities. 


Important notes

→  Minimum number of participants is 2 people; 

→  The tour can be done throughout the year;

→  The guides in English are limited in number, therefore requests must be made well in advance

 

Visa

→  2020: While some countries have bilateral agreements in place to allow visa-free travel to Russia for their citizens, most foreign nationals are still required to have an Entry Visa.  You will need to complete the application for a visa through a visa center or consulate in your home country and we will provide support in terms of the required standard "tourist voucher" issued by the authorized Russian host travel agency. Please read the information on the Russian entry visa requirements here.

 →  2021: The Russian government has announced its plans to implement simplified Electronic Visas for Russia starting Jan. 1, 2021. Foreign citizens of 53 countries will be able to obtain a 16-day, single-entry tourist visa online. 

Caution: The Russian Parliament has yet to approve the law that would put into effect the Electronic Visa program of 2021. While it is likely to pass, the hearing on the law is expected soon, therefore please contact us at info@incoming-russia.eu to clarify the current status.

 

General information

For information on the tourist services offered and in general on Russia, as well as on the general conditions related to the booking procedure, payments and cancellations, please review our web page with the utmost attention: click here to read.