Where to go and what to do in Russia.
Russia has glorious treasures encompassed in it which can entice any travel enthusiast to explore this wonderland. Russia’s historic culture, rich art, magnificent architecture and the fascinating monuments draw tourists from every nook and corner of the world. Out of all the places, Moscow and St Petersburg are two cities where the essence of Russia is portrayed the best. Traveling to these places in a small group of friends is the best way to explore the glory of these cities. Choose from any of the best small group tour in Russia mentioned below to have the most memorable time of your life.
- Treasures of Two Capitals
As the name suggests, this small group tour will take you to all the hidden treasures of Moscow and St Petersburg. You can witness the historic Kremlin which encapsulates the Armoury Chamber. Inside this chamber, you will get to explore some of the most magnificent crown jewels, weapons and arms which were forged by hand during the earlier times, royal sleighs, carriages and so many other art pieces which were used by some well-known rulers in the historic times.
The heart of Russia houses the famous Red Square, which houses several monumental structures. St Basil’s Cathedral is one such structure which must be visited if you are an art lover. Tretyakov Gallery is another place which every art enthusiast will fall in love with. The fine art of Russia is beautifully depicted in every piece of art displayed here.
In St Petersburg, do not forget to explore the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect and other such famous tourist destinations. If you want to give your eyes a treat, head to the Hermitage Museum which displays the talents of several well-known artists like Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci and El Greco, among several others.
- The Heart of Russia
Apart from the places mentioned above, this tour takes you to several other interesting parts of Moscow and St Petersburg which will leave you asking for more.
Several fascinating sites of Moscow are hidden well below the ground in the Moscow Subway. You can easily get to know more about the lifestyle of the localities here by visiting the Moscow Subway. The stations here are ornately decorated and the local food offered here will satisfy every gastronome’s taste buds. After this, you can head to Bunker 42 which is not very far from here. Here, you can see a dummy launch of the nuclear missile.
St Petersburg is known to house several long canals and rivers. Cruise through the waterways by booking a private boat ride for you and your friends. How does several fountains bouncing in different rhythms and styles sound to you? Well, if you like the sound of it you must head to the world-famous Bath Cottage where you can see 176 types of fountains flowing in a variety of interesting ways.
You can explore so much more on these small group tours from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. Pick a tour package which suits you and head to these places right away!