13 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

13 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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1
Moscow
— 1 night
2
St. Petersburg
— 10 nights

1
night
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.
Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): browse the range of quality goods at GUM, don't miss a visit to Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Red Square. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Na Kashirke, head outdoors with Park Novodevichi Prudy, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Moscow road trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Moscow is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Moscow to be colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
GUM ©
GUM
Park Novodevichi Prudy ©
Park Novodevichi Prudy

10
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.
You've added Winter Palace of Peter I, The Shadow Museum, Bolshoi St Petersburg State Circus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like The State Hermitage Museum and Divo Ostrov. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Catherine Palace and Park. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online itinerary planner.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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