11 days in Russia Itinerary

11 days in Russia Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Veliky Novgorod
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
2
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Kaliningrad
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Moscow
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod ©
An ancient city thriving as a modern tourist destination, Veliky Novgorod rightly bills itself as the birthplace of Russia.
On the 4th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of St. Sophia Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Transfiguration, thenadmire the striking features of Church of the Savior's Transfiguration on Ilin Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Philip the Apostle and St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Millennium of Russia, enjoy the sand and surf at Kremlevskiy Beach, thenexamine the collection at Vitoslavlitsy Museum, and finally admire the striking features of St. George Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Veliky Novgorod trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Veliky Novgorod is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Veliky Novgorod, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) ©
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)
Vitoslavlitsy Museum ©
Vitoslavlitsy Museum
St. George Monastery ©
St. George Monastery

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Neva Embankments and Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Peter and Paul Fortress, make a trip to Nevsky Prospekt, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

Before you visit St. Petersburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Veliky Novgorod to St. Petersburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

1
night
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Konigsberg Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Amber Museum, and then examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad holiday planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Kaliningrad are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach Promenade
Highlights from your plan
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, thensteep yourself in history at Red Square, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Meshherskoye, and then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Moscow trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Kaliningrad to Moscow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to Moscow. In July, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

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

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