- First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
- Breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 7 dinners
- Airport arrival and departure transfers
- Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
- High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
- Professional Tour Director throughout
- Luggage handling
- Whisper technology enhanced touring
- Service charges and hotel taxes
Stay at the following (or similar):
- Mariott Grand Hotel | Moscow (3 nights)
- Ambassador Hotel or Crowne Plaza Ligovsky | St. Petersburg (3 nights)
- Park Inn by Radisson Meriton | Tallinn (1 night)
- Radisson Blu Latvija | Riga (2 nights)
- Novotel Centre Hotel | Vilnius (2 nights)
- Mercure Warszawa Grand | Warsaw (2 nights)
Sightseeing Tours Included:
- St. Petersburg
*This tour is operated by our partner, Kompas Tours. While our Ireland & Britain guided vacations offer one inclusive price with no additional costs, this tour will offer additional sightseeing excursions or dining experiences that are sold separately while on tour to enhance your vacation experience.
Marriott Grand Hotel, Moscow
This hotel is located on Tverskaya Street in the heart of city center. It is near Red Square, the Kremlin and the Bolshoi Theatre and is known for impeccable service and event facilities. Spacious guest rooms offer wonderful amenities, including a safe, individual climate control and Wi-Fi Internet access. Two restaurants provide delightful international food. Between meals, enjoy a cocktail at the Lobby Bar or read your newspaper by the fountain. Stay fit in the exclusive Fitness Gym featuring state-of-the-art equipment, and unwind in the indoor pool and sauna.
Ambassador Hotel, St. Petersburg
The charming Ambassador Hotel is located in a prime shopping area of Saint Petersburg. The venue is built in classical architectural style and comprises 251 exquisite rooms. Guests will appreciate a prime location in the vicinity of Palace Square, adjacent to a palace, a museum and a theatre and a short drive from Coffee Museum. All rooms are fitted with cable TV, a microwave, coffee/tea making facilities, a cupboard and a sofa. Many rooms come with a panoramic view over the cathedral. Rooms are all with spacious bathrooms which provide a shower, a bidet and complimentary toiletries. The hotel offers a buffet breakfast daily. The garden restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy fine meals in a warm atmosphere. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Khochu Kharcho and Stolle Pie Shop are about 350 meters from the property. Guests can enjoy a hot tub and massage therapy with an extra charge. Steam baths, pedicure and manicure are also offered. Fitness classes and a gym are available.
Crowne Plaza Ligovsky, St. Petersburg
This hotel’s elegant rooms and suites come with free Wi-Fi and sofas. Upgraded suites feature marble bathrooms and chandeliers. A restaurant features European cuisine and a bar. Other amenities include a fitness room, ping pong and pool tables, a squash court and a business center.
Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Hotel, Tallinn
Located in the heart of the capital, this modern Tallinn hotel offers easy access to the Old Town and the Parliament of Estonia. The hotel is only a short distance from many city center attractions, including shopping, theaters, and restaurants, and only 10 minutes from Telliskivi Creative City with several small designer stores and studios, unique eating and drinking places, photo galleries, and a lot of street art. Chic and contemporary, the hotel welcomes you with 465 tastefully decorated rooms . You’ll enjoy convenient amenities such as flat-screen TVs, a safe and free wireless high-speed internet and full day usage of the gym and access to Aqua & Sauna center. Dine on-site at The restaurant, which serves a selection of grilled specialties, or relax at the pastry shop or in one of the two bars.
Radisson Blu Latvija Hotel, Riga
Located in the Old City district of Riga. 356 guest rooms boast thoughtful amenities like the Super Breakfast Buffet, Free high-speed, wireless Internet access and air conditioning. Most rooms also feature stunning views of the vistas of the Daugava River. Two restaurants and the lobby bar are perfect options for a quick, convenient bite to eat or a relaxing cocktail with colleagues. Panorama Restaurant boasts beautiful Daugava River views and delicious international cuisine. Other upscale offerings include an expansive in-house fitness center, soothing treatments at the spa and beauty salon, and indoor pool and sauna.
Novotel Centre Hotel, Vilnius
Settle in to 4-star city-centre comfort at Novotel Vilnius Centre hotel, a few minutes’ walk from the cathedral and the old town. Contemporary decor, light colours and lots of natural light make your room a tranquil haven. The lavish hot breakfast buffet in the sunny first-floor restaurant gets you fueled up for the day ahead. Hotel extras include free Wi-Fi, ergonomic work area, cable TV, Nespresso machine, plus naturally lit fitness centre & sauna.
Mercure Warszawa Grand, Warsaw
The 4-star Mercure Warszawa Grand Hotel is located in the heart of the city, near the main streets of Warsaw and close to the Old Town, the Palace of Culture and PGE National Stadium. This prestigious location is surrounded by ministries, embassies and the best fashion houses and restaurants. The hotel’s comfortable rooms, professional service and delicious cuisine make it the ideal place ideal for business and leisure guests. Winestone Restaurant offers wines from around the world as well as Polish and international dishes. Hotel services include Fitness Centre, Business Centre and 24 hour reception.
K982 – Best of Russia, Baltic States & Warsaw 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 1: arrive Moscow, Friday
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight, you’re your Toru Director and gather with your traveling companions for a Welcome Dinner.
Day 2: in Moscow, Saturday
Moscow, one of the largest cities in the world, is the symbolic heart and soul of the country. Your sightseeing tour begins at Red Square, dominated by colorful St. Basil’s Cathedral and by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory Museum, with its impressive collection of Tsarist, Russian, and foreign jewelry, armor, and other artifacts. Then walk by Moscow University. Continue with a drive along the wide boulevards and a stroll through GUM, Russia’s largest department store. Continue, on the north bank of the River Moskva, passing by baroque Novodevichy convent; ending the tour at the popular Arbat shopping district, time to shop or enjoy lunch on your own. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 3: in Moscow Sunday
Today we travel 75 km North of Moscow, to a small town of Sergiev Posad, former Zagorsk – founded in the 14th century and renowned as a center of ancient Russian art and architecture. For centuries it served as a place of pilgrimage and the religious capital of Russia. Within the old walled city admire the fairy-tale golden and blue domes of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, one of the most beautiful of all monasteries. After lunch at a popular restaurant, return to Moscow, the rest of the day at leisure. This evening take an Optional tour Moscow by night & Subway, to see the metro stations which Stalin called “Palaces for the People.”
Day 4: Moscow to St. Petersburg, Monday
Time at leisure in Moscow, before transfer to railway station for our four hours high speed Sapsan train ride to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival at the St. Petersburg train station, transfer to your hotel. Dinner at hotel. Join for an optional Russian Folklore evening.
Day 5: in St. Petersburg, Tuesday
There are not many cities in the world that can match the grace of St. Petersburg. When Peter the Great founded the city in 1703, he hired Europe’s best architects, craftsmen, and artists to build and decorate it. Spread over 100 islands and linked by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as the “Venice of the North.” Today the main sites to be visited on the tour are Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument to Russian Emperor Peter the Great, the founder of the city, St. Isaac’s Square with St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral, Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars, and Nevsky Prospect. Granite embankments of the Neva River. Visit to Peter and Paul Fortress, Built in 1703 on a small island it was meant to protect the city from enemy attacks; and the first construction of St. Petersburg. Visit Peter and Paul Cathedral, which towers in the center of the fortress served as the burial place for Russian Emperors from Peter I. It is a museum nowadays. Your evening is free or join an optional Evening Canal Cruise.
Day 6: in St. Petersburg, Wednesday
This morning you’ll make a highlight visit to the world-famous Hermitage, housing more than four million works of art. It ranks among one of the largest and oldest museums of the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Admire the world-famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, and French Impressionists. The Hermitage occupies five buildings, the largest is the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Emperors. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city on your own or perhaps you may choose to take an optional tour to visit Catherine Palace & Park in Pushkin or to Petrodvorets, Peterhof Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tonight, enjoy dinner.
Day 7: to Tallinn, Thursday
Today journey will take us to Estonia, where your first stop is Narva, set just across the border with Russia. Continue to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital, situated on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland.
Day 8: Tallinn to Riga, Friday
On a walking tour of Tallinn’s Upper and Lower Old Town, visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Next, visit Toompea Castle and see the 14th-century gothic Town Hall. Later, travel to Riga, the capital of Latvia.
Day 9: in Riga, Saturday
See Riga Castle on the banks of the Daugava River, the magnificent Dome Cathedral, St. Jacobs Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Parliament building, Liberty Monument, and the district of Art Nouveau houses on a morning sightseeing tour. The rest of the day is free to explore more, shop, or maybe sample Latvian crepes.
Day 10: to Vilnius, Sunday
Depart this morning for Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The balance of the day is at leisure to begin exploring the city with its interesting architecture, do some shopping, or go for a walk through the city.
Day 11: In Vilnius, Monday
Vilnius is located on the confluence of the Neris and Velnele Rivers. In Old Vilnius, visit baroque St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church and striking St. Anne’s Church. View Vilnius University, dating back to 1570, famous Gediminas’ Tower and Vilnius Castle. The afternoon is free to continue exploring, or you may want to join an optional excursion to the peaceful town of Trakai, beautifully set on three lakes.
Day 12: to Warsaw, Tuesday
Drive across the landscapes of Lithuania on your way to the border with Poland. Then take in the Polish countryside, cities, and towns as you head to Warsaw, arriving at the day’s end.
(B, L, D)
Day 13: in Warsaw, Wednesday
The 700-year-old capital of Poland has been called the “Phoenix City” because it rose again after being destroyed during World War II. A tour here starts with a drive along the majestic Royal Route from Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Then on to see the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Finally, on a walking tour, see the Old Town, Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free to meander through a park, shop, relax, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon Chopin concert.
Day 14: Depart Warsaw, Thursday
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
B: Breakfast; D: Dinner
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