Russia is a country that spans eleven time zones. Within this vast expanse lie the largest freshwater lake in the world, the Baikal, rivers and forests teeming with fish and wildlife, awe inspiring volcanoes, and towering mountains. Russia is the largest country on earth, with enormous tracts of land, great natural and cultural heritage waiting to be discovered.
For most westerners, Russia is associated with its most «European» cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg. This is the heartland of Russia, and these great and ancient cities often become the focus for most international guests.
|Two Capitals: Moscow and Saint Petersburg|
Two capitals of Russia — The great Moscow, a giant city with a population of more than 10 million people, the symbol of modern Russia and The North Capital — charming, elegant and enchantment St. Petersburg. Both of these cities are full of priceless cultural heritage. The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow are breathtaking world famous sights. Professional guides will help to get acquainted with two biggest cities of Russia and learn more about the country.
The "Golden Ring" is a famous tourist way through the most beautiful Russian cities visiting several of them. The towns’ churches, monasteries, fortresses (kremlins) are incredibly picturesque, and the museums represent the most superb examples of early Russian craft-work. Whole history of Russia is presented in wood and stone. The most visited places are Sergiev Posad
, but Kostroma
, Rostov Veliky
are attractive and charming in their own ways.
|Majestic weekend in Saint Petersburg|
For a completely different holiday, you can visit one of the most famous cities in the world, St. Petersburg. You will enjoy the State Hermitage Museum, one of the largest museums in the world.
|Weekend in Moscow|
Tied for time? We offer you an opportunity to see Moscow during the weekend. Our three day package includes a walking-tour around the Kremlin (with visiting all of the Kremlin cathedrals). You will have time to buy Russian souvenirs and familiarise yourself with city life. Make your weekend unforgettable discovering the beauty of Russian capital!
We offer a selection of tours to Russian cities. One of the most fascinating experiences can be a week-long tour to Moscow, the capital of Russia. During the tour you will visit the Kremlin grounds and Red Square, the seat of power since 1156, and famous cathedrals and museums. Russian cathedrals and metro, architectural masterpieces and innumerable Moscow art treasures won’t leave you indifferent.
St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, after Moscow. Specially built as an imperial capital ad exemplum of great European cities, St. Petersburg has a unique ambience that is found nowhere else. It is still referred to as the cultural or "Northern" capital of Russia. During the tour you will discover historical St. Petersburg with its marvelous architecture, famous museums and picturesque suburbs. Such gems of Russian architecture as the Admiralty and St. Isaac Cathedral are located in St. Petersburg. You will have the opportunity to see the famous Winter Palace, Palace Square and the Hermitage.
| ||KIZHI NECKLACE TOUR (5 days)|
Karelia is a region in the Russian Northwest. Its capital, the city of Petrozavodsk, is located 400 km away from St. Petersburg and 300 km away from the Russian-Finnish border (Vartsilja-Niirala cross border station). Among numerous cultural sights of the area, Kizhi is the most famous. The unique ensemble of wooden churches, chapels and traditional houses is situated there. The region has vast areas covered with forests, thousands rivers and lakes, including the biggest European lakes Ladoga and Onega, two National Parks and several Nature Reserves.