Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Moscow, where you will be met by our local guide and transferred to your hotel for a two- night stay. D

Day 2 – Moscow

Your taste of Russia begins with an included, guided sightseeing tour of the principal sights and attractions of the city, including Red Square, the Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Later, you will have time at leisure to explore. Take a journey on the beautiful metro system, where many of the stations are decorated with chandeliers, ornate mosaics and fine marble. B,D

Day 3 - Free Time or Kremlin and Armoury

Join our fantastic, optional visit, first to the Kremlin, once the former residence of the Russian Tsars, but today, Russia’s political nerve centre. This mesmerising complex of towers, domed cathedrals and palaces offers an intriguing insight into Russia’s turbulent history. We continue on to the Moscow Armoury, the treasury of the Russian Tsars, boasting a unique collection of state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dresses of the 16th to 19th centuries and ten of the world-famous Fabergé eggs. We leave Moscow on the high-speed train to St. Petersburg, then transfer to our hotel for a four-night stay. B,D

Day 4 - St. Petersburg

Enjoy our included, guided sightseeing tour, which will introduce you to the famous landmarks, history and culture of this outstanding city. We will see the magnificent Decembrist’s Square; the Winter Palace, inspired by the Palace of Versailles; St. Issac’s Cathedral, an enormous structure that can accommodate 13,000 people; and the Peter and Paul Fortress, which became a notorious prison for revolutionaries. B,D

Day 5 - Free Time or the State Hermitage Museum

A day at leisure for you to explore the many other beautiful and historic sights of St. Petersburg. You will have the opportunity to join an optional visit to the remarkable State Hermitage Museum. Made up of six majestic buildings, including the Winter Palace, the Little and Large Hermitage buildings and the Hermitage Theatre, the museum holds one of the finest ensembles of art, tsarist jewels and treasures in the world. B,D

Day 6 - Petrodvorets

Join our optional excursion to the magnificent imperial palace of Petrodvorets, dramatically placed on the Gulf of Finland. Explore the beautiful 2,500-acre landscaped gardens, with their intricate fountain. Admire the spectacular Baroque and Rococo interiors, whilst our expert guide will take you through the history of Petrodvorets. B,D

Day 7

Transfer to St. Petersburg Railway Station for the return journey by train to Moscow. Upon arrival in Moscow, we transfer to our hotel for an overnight stay. B,D 

Day 8

Transfer to Moscow airport for the return flight to the U.K. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Important note: The Russian Embassy now require all Visa Applicants to personally visit London, Manchester or Edinburgh to submit a visa application and have biometric fingerprint data collected. You will be required to pay for your Russian Visa by cash, debit or credit card, cheques are not accepted. The Consular fee is currently £101.40 per person. There is also a fee to have your passports returned by mail (£13.80 per person). We will send detailed instructions of how to apply for your Visas approximately 16 weeks before departure. Please do not apply for your visas before we send this information. Please note: Consular, processing and postage fees are subject to change.

Visa is required prior to travelling. Please call for more details. Please note the optional excursions must be pre-booked at least four weeks before departure.

Departure Dates and Prices 2022/2023 - Tour Ref K8RMS

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates Prices
9 September 2022
8 September 2023
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement from £399; flight supplements where applicable; visa application fee. See itinerary for visa requirements.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Leger Holidays
Highlights of Moscow and St Petersburg

Fly and Tour by Air and Rail 8 Days

Prices from only £1549

This fly/tour from Leger Holidays spends time in the extraordinary city of Moscow before taking you on a high-speed train to St. Petersburg where you can discover the famous landsmarks, history and culture of this out-standing city. 

To book this exciting Highlights of Moscow and St Petersburg tour with Leger Holidays call them direct on  01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

What's included

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Return flight to Moscow with one checked in suitcase
  • Airport transfers in Russia
  • Return rail journey from Moscow to St. Petersburg in second-class seats

See itinerary for included and optional excursions


Return flights to Moscow are available from London Heathrow and Manchester (indirect). We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.

Your Hotels

You will stay for three nights at the Holiday Inn Suschevsky in Moscow or Holiday Inn Express Paveletskaya. In St. Petersburg, you will stay for four nights at the Hotel Dostoevsky or Hotel Azimut.

Due to demand, we may use other hotels of a similar standard. Your exact hotel details will be provided with your travel documents.


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