New Year in St. Petersburg & Moscow Extension

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New Year in
St. Petersburg

December 2017 – January 2018

5 days/4 nights

Dates:

GNS01: 29.12.-02.01.18.

NEW YEAR IN ST. PETERSBURG

DAY 1 : Arrival St. Petersburg

Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Ambassador**** check-in, welcome meeting, optional welcome dinner at the hotel .

DAY 2: St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. When the city is covered in snow it has a special romantic atmosphere. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum.

DAY 3: St. Petersburg

The morning is offered optional half day tour to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations, after we continue to Pavlovsk and experience real Russian winter adventure in a troika ride. In the evening we enjoy an optional fabulous Russian New Year Gala at the hotel.

DAY 4: St. Petersburg

The optional tour this morning offers a visit to a mass in the Orthodox Kazan Cathedral and a visit to the Peter-and-Paul Fortress to see the Peter-and-Paul Cathedral, the pantheon of the Russian czar from Peter the Great to Nicolas the 2nd .In the evening enjoy an optional farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov.

DAY 5: St. Petersburg

Optional transfer to the airport.

Package prices per person:

EUR 395.00 (double occupancy)
EUR 165.00 (single supplement)

Including:

  • 4 overnights at centrally located Hotel Ambassador*****
  • 4 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised welcome package
  • 3 hour St. Petersburg sightseeing tour
  • Service of English and German speaking local guide
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking local guide
  • Service of French speaking local guide
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Portage at hotel
  • Service and VAT

Optional:

  • Transfer airport to Hotel Ambassador: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Welcome dinner at hotel: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 3-hour visit to Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
  • 6-hour visit to Zarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace and troika ride in Pavlovsk Palace parks: EUR 90.00 pp
  • 3-hour guided shopping tour on Nevsky Prospect: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 3-hour visit to Kazan Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress: EUR 45.00 pp
  • Farwell dinner at Restaurant Demidov EUR 50.00 pp
  • Transfer Hotel Ambsasador to airport: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Extra night: EUR 85.00 single room/night BB and EUR 105.00 double room/night BB

New Year Gala:

  • New Year Gala at Hotel Ambassador: EUR 250.00 pp

MOSCOW EXTENSION

Moscow Extension

January 2018

4 days/3 nights

Dates:

GNS01: 02.01.-05.01.18

DAY 1 : St. Petersburg – Moscow

Around noon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan high-speed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Marriott Tverskaya**** or similar.

DAY 2: Moscow

Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to one of the cathedrals. The evening offers an optional excursion with an ice-breaker cruise on the Moscow River admiring illuminated Moscow by night.

DAY 3: Moscow

The day offers an optional excursion to Novodevichy Convent, a 16th century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for an optional excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery with its outstanding collection of French impressionists. The evening offers an optional dinner at Restaurant GlavPiv Torg – a unique interior in Soviet “ministry style”, located opposite KGB buiding.

DAY 4: Moscow

Optional transfer to the airport.

Package prices per person:

EUR 420.00 (double occupancy)
EUR 90.00 (single supplement)

Including:

  • 3 overnights at centrally located Hotel Marriott Tverskaya****
  • 3 x buffet breakfast
  • 3 hour Moscow sightseeing tour with metro tour
  • Service of English and German speaking local guide, including arrival assistance in railway station
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking local guide, including arrival assistance in railway station
  • Service of Portuguese and French speaking local guide , including arrival assistance in railway station
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans for arrival transfer and city tour
  • SAPSAN train tickets St. Petersburg-Moscow o.w. (2nd class)
  • Portage at hotel and railway station
  • Service and VAT

Optional:

  • 3-hour excursion to Kremlin and visit to a cathedral: EUR 50.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion and cruise on the Moscow River: EUR 45.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Novodevichy Convent: EUR 55.00 pp
  • 3-hour visit to the Tretyakov Gallery: EUR 45.00 pp
  • Farewell dinner at Restaurant GlavPivTorg: EUR 60.00 pp
  • Transfer Hotel Marriott Tverskaya**** to airport: EUR 80.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)