Travel style

Culture, adventure, party

Guide services

Tour leader services and professional local guides

Transport type

Ferry + Night train

Group size

Max. 48 persons per group

Tourist visa

Visa-free cruise
 
 
 

Highlights

  • Experience both Moscow and St. Petersburg visa free
  • Visit the Red Square and the Kremlin
  • Spend two nights in a comfortable and nostalgic Russian night train
  • Discover St Petersburg and the Hermitage museum

What is included

Roundtrip transportation from your booked departure point to St.Petersburg and Moscow

2 nights accommodation in 4-person economy-class cabin with private bathroom on the ferry from/to St.Petersburg

2 nights accommodation in 4-person economy class cabin on the train St.Petersburg-Moscow-St.Petersburg.

Guided tour of St Petersburg of the SS Peter and Paul fortress 

Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum

(included for travellers with student card only)

Guided tour of Moscow and the Red Square

Services of the tour guide during the whole stay in St Petersburg and Moscow

2 breakfast in Russia included

For extra cost

Optional guided excursions and activities

Travel insurance

Any meals not listed as included

 

Accommodation

 
  • Accommodation 2 nights in ferry B4 cabin with private bathroom (towels and bedlinen included)

  • Accommodation 2 nights in train cabin for 4 people (towels and bedlinen included). 2 Shared bathrooms in the carriage (WC and sink available. Shower not available in the train).

Sample itinerary

This is a preliminary itinerary. The order of the activities may change in the final itinerary. You will receive the final itinerary 2-3 days prior to the trip by email.

DAY 1

15:30 Meeting at Helsinki West Terminal 1 (Länsisatama 1).
Timetravels will give out boarding cards at the service desk on the ground floor, behind the stairs on the left. 
17:00 Check-in closes.
19:00 M/S Princess Anastasia departs from Helsinki
21:30 Nightclub folk and variety show "Columbus" bar (7th deck, until 23.00) FREE ENTRANCE
22:30 Nightclub on the 7th deck.

DAY 2

7:00 Breakfast in the restaurant (8th deck, 7:00-09.00, extra cost).
9:00 Arrival in St Petersburg. Debarking from the ferry. Passport control. 
11:00 Guided city tour (Peter & Paul fortress, The Spit of the St Basil Island, etc.)  
16:00 Free-time
18:00 Departure to
For departures from 26.03.20 to 15.04.2020
     Night River and Canals Cruise

For departures from 16.04.2020 to 15.05.2020
     Traditional Russian Evening – Show and Dinner

21:00 Departure from the city center to the train station.
22:50 Night train departure to Moscow (estimated)

DAY 3

07:00 Arrival in Moscow. All the luggage to the bus or locker. Breakfast in the restaurant
09:00 Guided city tour of Moscow, visit of the Red Square, Sparrow Hills, Lenin Mausoleum
14:00 KREMLIN GROUNDS AND CATHEDRALS. Student cards will have to be shown at the entrance! Guided tour 1 – 1,5 hour.
16:30 Historical Museum. Notice that the tour will be organized for the group not less than 10 ppl.
19:30 Subway Tour. During the tour, you will see the most spectacular stations with the guide. Duration app. 1 – 1,5 hours.  
22:50 Night train departure to St Petersburg. (estimated)

DAY 4

07:00 Arrival in St Petersburg. All the luggage to the bus. Breakfast in the restaurant
09:30 Departure to Hermitage Museum.
Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (FREE for students/ extra cost for adults*). Duration apx. 2 hours.
14:00 Cathedrals of St Petersburg tour. The overall duration of the program – 2,5 hours.
17:30 Bus departure from The Palace Square to harbor
18:00 Passport control and boarding
19:00 M/S Princess Anastasia departs to Helsinki. Same cruise program as on the 1st day

DAY 5

07:00 Arrival in Helsinki. Debarking, Finnish customs and passport control.
End of the tour.
Timetravels reserves the right to changes in the itinerary.

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