12 days in St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

12 days in St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

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1
St. Petersburg
— 7 nights
2
Moscow
— 2 nights

7
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.
The State Hermitage Museum and Grand Peterhof Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Cathedral for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, and take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg day trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to St. Petersburg, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in June, with highs in St. Petersburg at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's 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.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the striking features of Osobnyak Arseniya Morozova, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, thencontemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin, thensteep yourself in history at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of The Holy Virgin.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Moscow trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from St. Petersburg to Moscow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Church of The Holy Virgin
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Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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