USD Brochure 2020 - Page 77

Arrive in St. Petersburg - former capital of Imperial Russia.
On arrival, after clearing immigration and baggage claim,
meet your local airport representative/driver outside the
arrival hall. Later proceed to your hotel. Tonight enjoy
dinner at an Indian Restaurant.
NOTE: Check in time at hotel is 15:00 hours.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
This morning we drive to Peterhof after breakfast. The
Peterhof Palace is a series of palaces and gardens located
in Petergof, Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the
orders of Peter the Great. These palaces and gardens
are sometimes referred to as the “Russian Versailles”.
The palace-ensemble along with the city centre is
recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the
Grand Palace and take a walk to see magnificent fountains
and cascades. After lunch, we visit The State Hermitage
Museum - a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg.
The secondlargest art museum in the world, it was founded
in 1764 when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an
impressive collection of paintings from the Berlin merchant
Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. It has been open to the public
since 1852. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, before going
for your Indian meal.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
Today after breakfast we take a guided tour to visit Peter
and Paul Fortress - the original citadel of St. Petersburg,
founded by Peter the Great. The first structure to be built
in St. Petersburg, and thus the birthplace of the city. It has
had a rich, hugely varied, and sometimes sinister history.
We then have a short photo stop at Church of the Saviour
on Spilled Blood and Statue of Peter the Great. In the
afternoon we enjoy a scenic ride on the Neva River.
See this beautiful imperial city and some of its most
famous historical sites along the banks of the Neva River.
Rest of the day is free for shopping or leisure activities
before we go for dinner.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
Price Includes
Check out and proceed to Moscow by the “superfast”
Sapsan Train. (In case of unavailability of the train,
we shall take a flight to Moscow). On arrival enjoy your
lunch at an Indian restaurant. Later proceed to The
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics i.e. Space Museum
of Moscow, dedic,ated to space exploration. The museum
contains a wide variety of Soviet and Russian space-related
exhibits and models which explore the history of flight,
astronomy and space exploration & technology.
The evening is free for you to enjoy.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
Today proceed on a guided tour of this marvellous city.
Your tour includes visit to the Kremlin Walls - The Moscow
Kremlin Wall is a defensive wall that surrounds the Moscow
Kremlin, recognisable by the characteristic notches and its
Kremlin towers. Within the walls we see the Tzar’s Bell,
Tzar’s Cannon (without Armoury Chamber) etc. Later
continue your city tour to see the Bolshoi Theatre from
outside and other important sites of the capital city.
Visit the Red Square - Being the most recognizable symbol
of Russia in the world. Among the main landmarks
standing on the Red Square are the famous colourful
St. Basil’s Cathedral built on the moat under the rule of
Ivan IV, the highest wall of the Kremlin with the Spasskaya
tower with the clock, State Historical Museum and of
course Lenin’s Mausoleum. Enjoy some free time at the
square. After lunch we take you on a short metro ride
tour. The Moscow Metro is also undoubtedly one of the
most beautiful. The brainchild of the tsars but finally put
into action by Stalin. Each metro station constructed and
decorated in its own unique way. In the evening enjoy
the Great Russian Circus.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
After breakfast check out and proceed to the airport for
your return flight.
NOTE: Check out time at hotel is 11:00 hours.
(Breakfast Lunch Dinner )
• Accommodation in 4* Hotels with buffet breakfast
• Meals as mentioned in the tour itinerary
• Super-fast - Sapsan Train from St. Petersburg to
Moscow (2nd class)
• Local English-speaking tour guide where ever applicable
• All entrances as specified in tour highlights
• Premium services of Star Tours tour representative or
an experienced local operator
• Tips & Service charges
Price Does Not Includes
• International airfare tickets
• Visa charges and insurance charges
• Anything not mentioned in the tour price
Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
For additional pre/post night accommodation the price
will be $ 150 per double room (excludes airport transfers).
Airport transfers one way to hotel or vice-versa will be
$ 50 per person (based on minimum 2 person)
Departure Dates & Prices
Apr - 08
$ 1030
$ 840
$ 1305
May - 05, 20
$ 1135
$ 925
$ 1435
Jun - 16
$ 1135
$ 925
$ 1435
Jul - 07, 21
$ 1095
$ 895
$ 1375
Aug - 26
$ 1095
$ 895
$ 1375
Sep - 15
$ 1050
$ 855
$ 1325
• Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room
• Child 2-11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults
• Infants 0-23 months price is $ 215 for a seat in coach only
• Max occupancy per room is 3 person
• $ 80 reduction will apply for 2nd child without a bed
NOTE: On occasions, due to large events, traffic and
availability of reservations, it may be necessary to
change the above itinerary. However all aspects of the
itinerary will be covered.
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