10 days in Russia Itinerary

10 days in Russia Itinerary

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10 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Moscow
— Few hours
train + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Suzdal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rostov
— 1 night
+3
train + taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
4
Veliky Novgorod
— 1 day
train:  3​h
5
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Vyborg
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h
7
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: New Delhi

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Moscow

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.
For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Moscow trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Moscow is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Moscow at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Suzdal.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square

1
night
Suzdal

Suzdal ©
One of Russia's oldest settlements, the small town of Suzdal boasts nearly a thousand years of history.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Transfiguration Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, examine the collection at Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of The Nativity, and finally examine the collection at Suzdal Kremlin.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Suzdal trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Moscow to Suzdal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rostov.

Things to do in Suzdal

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Rostov

Rostov ©
Rostov is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gate-Church of St John Divine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Evangelist, then see the interesting displays at Palaty, and finally examine the collection at State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rostov road trip app .

Drive from Suzdal to Rostov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Rostov sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Veliky Novgorod.

Things to do in Rostov

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery ©
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
Palaty ©
Palaty

1
day
Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod ©
An ancient city thriving as a modern tourist destination, Veliky Novgorod rightly bills itself as the birthplace of Russia.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Millennium of Russia, see the interesting displays at Vitoslavlitsy Museum, admire the striking features of St. George Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Varlaam, then pause for some serene contemplation at Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets).

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Veliky Novgorod vacation builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from Rostov to Veliky Novgorod in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Church of St. Varlaam
Highlights from your plan
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) ©
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)
Vitoslavlitsy Museum ©
Vitoslavlitsy Museum
St. George Monastery ©
St. George Monastery

2
nights
St. Petersburg

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.
On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, then examine the collection at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Russian Museum, then take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, then admire the masterpieces at Peterhof Grand Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at The Bath Block.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Veliky Novgorod to St. Petersburg by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Vyborg.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

1
night
Vyborg

Vyborg ©
Vyborg, a town and the administrative center of Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, lies on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Vyborg Bay, 130km to the northwest of St. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historical-Cultural Center Varyazhskiy Dvor, stroll through Monrepos Park, Historical, Architectural and Natural Museum Preserve, then steep yourself in history at Vyborg Castle, then browse for treasures at Salon Torgils, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vyborg travel route planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Vyborg by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Vyborg

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan

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nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum, get curious at Museum of the World Ocean, then see the interesting displays at Amber Museum, then don't miss a visit to Fishing Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Konigsberg Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Beach Promenade, then look for gifts at Russian Amber Shop, then admire the striking features of Kirch Neuhausen, and finally meet the residents at Kaliningrad Zoo.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Kaliningrad day trip app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Vyborg to Kaliningrad in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Kaliningrad can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beach Promenade, Russian Amber Shop, Kirch Neuhausen
Highlights from your plan
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

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