10 days in Moscow, St. Petersburg & Almaty Itinerary

10 days in Moscow, St. Petersburg & Almaty Itinerary

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1
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
3
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 1 night

3
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Red Square, examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Moscow trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Moscow is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in August, with highs in Moscow at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the views from Anichkov Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, thensteep yourself in history at Palace Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

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Take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Almaty.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

1
night
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll around Kok-Tobe Hill, stroll through Big Almaty Lake, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Almaty online trip maker.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Almaty in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Almaty, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in September, expect Almaty to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

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