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yDiscover Moscow + St. Petersburg Private

8 days

A private journey for departure any day.

Private Journey Discoveries for our World Travelers

+ Discover the must-see sites of Moscow and St. Petersburg and then personalize your sightseeing... Our car, driver and guide are at your disposal for an afternoon in each city.
+ Behold the Imperial treasures of the Armory Museum on your private tour of the Kremlin.
+ The choice is yours: Journey in comfort to St. Petersburg by air or high-speed rail.
+ Enjoy private tours of the Hermitage, the Impressionist Gallery, Tsarskoye Selo and the Catherine Palace.
+ From May to September, thrill to the lavish display of the Grand Cascade at Peter the Great’s summer estate on the Gulf of Finland.
+ Includes 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites c

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Welcome to Moscow

We’ll meet you upon arrival and escort you to your choice of hotel.


Moscow Privately Guided

Discover the city’s architectural majesty including Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater, KGB Building, Novodevichy Convent and the view from the Sparrow Hills. Then enter within the Kremlin walls for a private tour including Cathedral Square and the Armory Museum. Meals B


Moscow as you wish

Your car, driver and guide are at your disposal this morning to explore as you wish. This is a singular opportunity to pursue your own passions with our Russian expert. You might visit the esteemed Tretyakov Gallery, delve into Tolstoy’s life at his former residence or tour the Kolomenskoye Estate. Meals B


Your choice – by rail or air to St. Petersburg

After a leisurely morning, you’ll be chauffeured to the airport or rail station for your included journey to St. Petersburg. You can choose a 90-minute nonstop flight or enjoy a bit of the Russian countryside as you travel by rail, a scenic 3 hour and 45-minute journey. Either way, you’ll be warmly greeted on arrival and escorted by private car to your choice of hotel in the heart of St. Petersburg. Meals B


St. Petersburg + The Peterhof

This morning’s private city tour takes you along the bustling Nevsky Prospekt to see St. Isaac’s Cathedral with its massive gilded dome and the colorful Church of the Spilled Blood. This afternoon, you’ll visit the splendid summer estate of Peter the Great with its gilded statues and landscaped grounds. From mid May to September, the grand cascades of The Peterhof are also on display. Meals B


The Hermitage

After a leisurely breakfast, your guide will take you on a private tour of the Hermitage, home to one of the world’s greatest art collections. After the Hermitage, we’ll visit the newlyopened Impressionist Gallery nearby. Meals B


Tsarskoye Selo + St. Petersburg as you wish

Travel to Pushkin for a privately guided tour of the resplendent Catherine Palace including the famed Amber Room, now restored to its former glory. This afternoon, your private car, driver and guide will be at your disposal to explore more of St. Petersburg as you wish. You might visit the fabulous Fabergé Egg Museum, tour the Yusupov Palace where Rasputin was assassinated, or enjoy a guided exploration of the city’s avant garde galleries and boutiques. Meals B


Depart St. Petersburg

You’ll be escorted to the airport today for your onward flight. Meals B

Extend Your Trip

Add on Helsinki & Tallinn

5-Day Post-Tour Extension for $1,599

With the high-speed Allegro Train making the trip from St. Petersburg in just 4 hours, Helsinki is the perfect add-on to your tour of Russia. Then voyage across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia and discover the medieval splendor of Tallinn! We include first class rail from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, 2-hour ferry crossing to Tallinn, all on-tour transportation and transfers, 4 nights hotel accommodations & in-depth escorted sightseeing.

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From St. Petersburg to Helsinki, Finland

You’ll be escorted to the station to the board the high-speed Allegro Train which makes the scenic journey from St. Petersburg to Helsinki in just four comfortable hours. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to the superior first class Hotel GLO Kluuvi. 


Discover Helsinki

The capital of Finland is very much a town of the sea, built along a series of peninsulas and islands along the Gulf of Finland. Streets meander around bays, bridges stretch to offshore islands, and ferries ply the urban waters. This morning after breakfast, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of this enchanting maritime city. You’ll see Senate Square, the imposing Lutheran Cathedral of Finland, the impressive Parliament Building, the Olympic Stadium, Sibelius Monument and more. Return to your hotel and enjoy the balance of your afternoon at leisure. Your hotel’s central location makes it easy to step out and explore this friendly city at your own pace. Meals B


Across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia

Transfer to the pier for a 2-hour ferry crossing across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia. Upon arrival in Tallinn, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the 5-star Savoy Boutique Hotel in the heart of this historic city.  The balance of this day is at leisure to enjoy as you wish.  Meals B


Exploring Tallinn

This historic maritime city, once a wealthy member of the Hanseatic League, is one of the most splendidly preserved medieval cities in all of Europe. Your expertly-guided city tour begins after breakfast in beautiful Kadriorg Park  with its tranquil Swan Pond and the opulent Catharine Palace, a Baroque gem built by Tsar Peter the Great as a tribute to his wife the Empress Catherine.  Continue through the city’s loveliest residential areas to the Pirita Marina and visit the impressive Forest Cemetery where many of Estonia’s favorite heroes are buried. You’ll also see the ruins of St. Brigitta’s Convent and the Maarjamae Palace on your way back into the historic city center.

Your walking tour of Old Town begins at Toompea Hill where the city was founded and showcases Tallinn’s fine Northern European Gothic architecture including the Cathedral and Dome Church. From Upper Town, you’ll have magnificent views over the medieval roofs and spires of the city. Spend some time in Town Hall Square… This is the heart of Old Town and its shops and cafes are always bustling with activity. Before returning to your hotel for a free afternoon, we’ve made special arrangements for you to visit the studio of a local glass artisan where you’ll have an opportunity to see her at work.  Meals B


Depart Estonia

Our tour services end this morning after breakfast.  Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons


Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package features a choice of fine city-center hotels, daily breakfast, chauffeured airport transfers and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide.


Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel with a choice of fine hotels, breakfast daily, sightseeing, and private car transfers


Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Take advantage of our Family & Friends offer and Save $100 per person anytime you book 4 or more people on the same A+R program.


Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you book and pay-in-full within 7 days of booking and prior to the final payment date listed in our published terms and conditions.

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