19 days in Russia Itinerary

19 days in Russia Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Moscow
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
2
St. Petersburg
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Veliky Novgorod
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
4
Rostov
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Suzdal
— 2 nights
Taxi + Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Moscow
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Kremlin Walls and Towers, thenadmire the striking features of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, thenexamine the collection at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, and finally examine the collection at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve. On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at Cubiculum, admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, thenwander the streets of Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Moscow trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Moscow is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. In November, Moscow is colder than Hyderabad - with highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve ©
Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve
Kremlin Walls and Towers ©
Kremlin Walls and Towers

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Kazan Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Nevsky Prospekt. Step out of St. Petersburg with an excursion to Koshkino Park in Vsevolozhsk--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Russian Museum, browse the exhibits of Peter and Paul Fortress, explore the activities along Neva Embankments, and make a trip to Palace Square.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Veliky Novgorod.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Koshkino Park
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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

3
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 26th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Dostoevsky Memorial House Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Vitoslavlitsy Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Veliky Novgorod road trip app.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Veliky Novgorod in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Rostov.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Dostoevsky Memorial House Museum
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Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) ©
Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets)
Vitoslavlitsy Museum ©
Vitoslavlitsy Museum
Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse ©
Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse

3
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Isidore. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lukova Sloboda, examine the collection at Uglich Kremlin, and then examine the collection at Museum-Gallery of Dolls of Olga Pavlycheva.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rostov route planner.

Getting from Veliky Novgorod to Rostov by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November in Rostov, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Suzdal.

Things to do in Rostov

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Uglich
Highlights from your plan
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin
Uglich Kremlin ©
Uglich Kremlin
Palaty ©
Palaty

2
nights
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 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at Suzdal Kremlin, see the interesting displays at Museum of Wooden Architecture, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Transfiguration Cathedral, thenlook for gifts at Dymov Ceramics, and finally see the interesting displays at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at History Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Suzdal trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Rostov to Suzdal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Suzdal

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Vladimir, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, St. George's Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral
Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex ©

2
nights
Moscow

Moscow ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armoury Chamber and Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa). Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Waterfall Gremiachy in Sergiyev Posad (about 1h 30 min away). See even more of Moscow: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Unknown Soldier, steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, and browse the range of quality goods at GUM.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moscow tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Suzdal to Moscow by combination of taxi and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Waterfall Gremiachy
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Armoury Chamber ©
Armoury Chamber
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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