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St. Petersburg & Moscow: 3-Day Russian Experience

This tour combines our most popular tour- the 2 Day Deluxe Tour with a tour in Moscow on the 2nd day in port, giving our guests opportunities for sightseeing and shopping and most importantly an all-inclusive and comprehensive glimpse at the largest cities in Russia: St. Petersburg and Moscow. In addition to seeing the big highlights in St. Petersburg, you will see the world-famous Red Square and Kremlin in Russia's capital Moscow*.

This is a very active tour and is not appropriate for anyone with mobility restrictions. For everyone's safety and comfort, wheel-chairs and walkers of any kind are not permitted on the shared, group option of this excursion. 

Activity level:
starting at $ 675 USD pp
(flat-rate max. group size 16)
DAY 1 | 08:30 - 17:00
Time Description
08:30 Meet and greet at the ship right after immigration, at the port.
08:30 : 10:30 City sightseeing tour with many photo stops, including a metro ride and a tour of the opulent metro stations.
10:30 : 11:00

A visit to Peter and Paul’s Fortress and Cathedral, the burial place of the Russian Emperors.

11:00 : 12:00 Drive to the Peterhof Summer Residence.​
12:00 : 13:00 Tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Upper Gardens, including photo opportunities of the breathtaking Grand Cascade and exterior of the Grand Palace.
13:00 : 14:00 Lunch at a local restaurant.
14:00 : 15:00 Drive to Tsars' Village (Tsarskoye Selo) at Pushkin.
15:00 : 16:00 An inside visit to Catherine's Palace with the famous Amber Room and a walk in the park.
16:00 : 17:00 Drive back to St. Petersburg.
17:00 Return to the ship.
Evening options
DAY 2 | 05:45 - 23:50
Time Description
05:45 Transfer from the ship to the train station in St. Petersburg

Transfer to Moscow by Sapsan high-speed train.


Arrival in Moscow. Meet your guide and driver.

11:00 : 14:00 City sightseeing tour covering major sights and photo stops at: Komsomolskaya Square, Lubyanka Square, Red Square, St.Basil’s Cathedral (Intercession Cathedral), Christ Our Savior Cathedral, Novodevichi Convent, Viewpoint on Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University, Poklonnaya Gora and Victory Park, The White House of Russian Parliament, New Arbat Street.
14:00 : 15:00 Lunch at a local restaurant (Georgian or Russian).
15:30 : 17:00

*Tour of the Kremlin Grounds

*On Thursdays, the Kremlin is closed to the public, so you will instead see St. Basil's Cathedral.

17:00 : 18:00

Free time in the Alexander Gardens near the Kremlin.

*On Thursdays, the Kremlin is closed to the public, so you will instead see St. Basil's Cathedral.

18:15 Drive to the train station.
19:45 High-speed train back to St. Petersburg.

Arrival in St. Petersburg, transfer to the ship.

23:50 Onboard the ship.
Evening options
DAY 3 | 09:00 - 16:00
Time Description
09:00 Meet at the ship.
09:00 : 10:00 City sightseeing tour with photo stops.
10:00 : 11:00 Excursion to the Fabergé Museum.
11:00 : 12:00 A visit to the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood.
12:00 : 13:00 Lunch at a local restaurant.
13:30 : 15:30

Visit and guided tour of the Hermitage Museum*.

*The exact entrance time can vary! Pre-booked time slots to minimize waiting are assigned solely by the management of the Hermitage Museum.

16:00 Return to the ship.

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Tour price includes the following services:

Tour price includes the following services in St. Petersburg:

  1. all port fees for three days and all local Russian taxes
  2. professional and personable English-speaking guide for three days
  3. A/C vehicle for three days with this timing
  4. admission tickets to all the museums shown on the itinerary
  5. Pre-booked entry time to the Hermitage museum
  6. photo passes for all museums per person except for Yusupov Palace (photo pass $ 6 US extra;video pass $ 12 US extra)
  7. subway ride
  8. one bottle of water per person per day, ponchos in case of rain
  9. audio head-sets for groups of 10 or more
  10. lunches
  11. canal boat ride in St. Petersburg

Tour price includes the following services in Moscow:
1. All local Russian taxes and port fees
2. All transfers in St. Petersburg and Moscow
3. Ticket to the “Sapsan” speed train (round trip) economy class.
Extra +230 USD per person for roundtrip business class upgrade.
4. A/C vehicle in Moscow for one day
5. Professional and personable private English-speaking guide in Moscow for one day
6. Entrance fees to the museums indicated on the itinerary
7. Lunch at a local place
8. One bottle of water


Tour price does not include the following services: Gratuities for the guide (10%) and driver (5%) to be given separately

Additional Notes:

This is a sample itinerary. Actual start/end times are coordinated with your ship's arrival/departure time and day of the week. The sequence will vary based on days of the week. 

Please note the visit to the Hermitage Winter Palace does not include the collection of impressionists and post-impressionists which moved to the General Staff building. It's available upon request on private tours at an extra fee of $10 USD per person. The visit takes 1.5 hours including standing in line to get into the museum.

This flat-rate group tour is only available to ships docking in St. Petersburg for exactly 3 days. We cannot change your day in Moscow, it's only the middle day.

We can accommodate dietary restrictions if informed at least 10 days in advance.

This tour is not available for groups with children under 6 y.o. as they are not allowed in the Fabergé Museum.