It's important to remember that what may be acceptable behaviour, dress and language in your own country, may not be appropriate in another. For well over 10 years, Express to Russia has helped thousands of travelers from all over the globe organize their Russian trips. Our company is a fully licensed corporation with over 20 years of experience in Russian Visa processing services. After lunch visit the Hermitage Museum, one of the largest art and cultural museums in the world. Combine Pavlovsk with Catherine Palace. Citizens of other nationalities should check with respective authorities before departure. Discover Russia on an escorted group tour covering the main or journey across the country on an epic adventure.
Samovar A metal apparatus used to make tea. Your tour of the Kremlin will also include a visit to the fascinating State Armory, the oldest museum in Russia. To learn more or donate, go to:. Lunch on own in St. The convent itself is a unique example of 16th— and 17th-century architecture.
Sarov Ever wonder where all those nasty Cold War nuclear leftovers ended up? This can be done when you check in at your hotel. This may speed up the replacement process should you lose your passport. Experience the grandeur of Red Square and the Russian White House. Each one of our tours explores the beauty, culture and historical significance of the Russian cities and towns that you will visit. Here you will also learn about interesting events taking place in Russia, lectures on Russian culture, Russian language lessons with native speakers and more. Take a troika ride a traditional Russian sleigh pulled by horses , admire the impressive ice sculptures, pick the fairest snowman of them all on Arbat Street or sample some tasty treats at this two-week event in December and January. Please note: Please note: You must validate your Russia visa within 72 hours of your arrival in each Russian city.
Entry requirements can change at any time, so it's important that you check for the latest information. Visas Most nationalities require a visa to enter Russia and conditions differ with respect to individual nationalities. Coastal cities are generally cooler with a wetter climate as, while inland regions tend to be dryer and can get quite hot in the summer. Peter and Paul Fortress and St. Russian sockets are designed to accept standard two-pin European plugs. See the avenue known as Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, Palace Square with the Winter Palace which was the main imperial residence under the Czars , the Hermitage, the Almiralty, St.
You can even be a cosmonaut for a day yourself, if you're willing to pay a price that is out of this world. Whatever your interest, our local hosts ease your way by making all arrangements for tours, theater, ballet, opera or circus tickets. Enjoy the extravagant baroque architecture of the city center, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Smolny Convent. After visiting the fortress, your tour continues to St. It's completely unique and built around your particular requirements from preferred accommodation to departure date.
Here, discover an important collection of FrenchImpressionism, as well as other major schools of Western Art dating from the Renaissance through the 20th century. Other languages are possible upon request. We also just launched our own Russian Travel, Culture and Literature Club on Facebook. Upon arrival begin a city sightseeing tour including views of the Peter and Paul Cathedral designed by the famous architect Rastrelli. A multi-adaptor with different plug configurations can be very useful. Its landscape ranges from expansive Arctic tundra to coniferous forests and mountainous ranges.
The guides were fantastic, very knowledgeable. After the museum, ride the amazing Moscow Metro where every station is an individual monument to Soviet art and design. Visit Novodevichy Convent or the exquisite palaces and churches of the Kremlin. Start at Golden Gates, the city gates built in 1164, from which you can see the two cathedrals built during the same period. Much of this art is European, imported by an admiring Russian aristocracy.
For additional information please contact your adventure specialist. Our goal is to help you develop a trip, include only what you want to see and offer our expertise. Led by the best guides in the country, these private tours will introduce you to a world of majestic history and culture. Entrance is included to the observation point at the base of the dome, known as the Colonnade, for a spectacular view of the city. During the trip, we were given a chance to choose some activities that we could do on our own.
Petersburg, will accompany your group. Today, this ancient heart of Russia is enjoying a renaissance of impressive proportions. Full payment is due 56 days prior to departure for all trip styles. Join us on Facebook If you are a Facebook user, we invite you to become a fan of our company on Facebook and read Russian news and travel stories. Horse riding for an hour optional , disassembling and building of a smaller Mongolian Yurt. To join our club, please follow. The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid Travel at time of booking.