On the Go - Route of the Romanovs 9 night tour from R31 990 pps - land only


R31,990 pps

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The Experience

Follow in the footsteps of Russia's last ruling aristocrats - the Romanovs. Starting in St Petersburg - the city of the Tsars, head down to Russia's mighty capital city - Moscow and then ride the Trans-Siberian railway to Yekaterinburg, crossing the Ural Mountains, bound for Siberia.

What's Included

Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
Eight nights’ accommodation at 3-4 star hotels throughout
Overnight Trans-Serbian train from Moscow to Yekaterinburg in 4-berth sleeper cabin including bed linen (upgrade to 2-berth cabin available upon request at time of booking)
Eight breakfasts, three lunches and two dinners (including a welcome dinner on day 1)
Escorted by an English-speaking Russian tour guide on days 1 – 6
All relevant transfers and transportation on tour
Guided sightseeing in St Petersburg, Moscow and Yekaterinburg
Moscow Metro travel card (6 journeys)

* Tour highlights:
- Learn about the last days of the Romanovs in Yekaterinburg, visiting the sites where Tsar Nicolas II and his family were assassinated and buried
- Experience the Trans-Siberian railway on an overnight train journey from Moscow to Yekaterinburg
- Marvel at the dazzling array of art and exhibits in the world-famous Hermitage Museum, at the Winter Palace in St Petersburg
- Take in the highlights of the capital on a walking tour, visiting Moscow's famous Red Square, home to the historic GUM Department Store, Lenin’s Mausoleum and spectacular St Basil's Cathedral
- Straddle two continents at the famous obelisk Europe/Asia border marker in Yekaterinburg
- Explore the beautiful city of St Petersburg, including the exquisite Church on Spilled Blood, Peter & Paul Fortress and Nevsky Prospekt
- Discover a lavish residence of the tsars on a day trip to Catherine Palace at Tsarkoe Selo (winter: mid-October to April) or Peterhof Palace and gardens (summer: May to mid-October)
- Take a guided tour of the Moscow Kremlin, Russia’s political power house. Stroll around the grounds of this fortified complex, visit the Kremlin's cathedrals and see the mighty Tsar Bell

** Excludes flights, transfers not mentioned, visas, travel insurance, meals and drinks not specified, tips (allow 3-5USD per day, per person), entrance fees (70-80USD paid in local currency), and anything of a personal nature not mentioned above. All tours and services are subject to a minimum number of visitors, weather conditions, force majeure or other unforeseen circumstances. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please contact us for flights


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