12 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

12 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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1
Moscow
— 4 nights
2
St. Petersburg
— 6 nights

4
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), GUM, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like Saint Basil's Cathedral and Moscow Kremlin. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Moscow driving holiday planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Moscow is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in October, expect Moscow to be much colder, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

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

6
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Catherine Palace and Park, Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Nevsky Prospekt, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to The State Hermitage Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, and admire the striking features of Peter and Paul Fortress.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel route planning tool.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. October in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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

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