21 days in Russia Itinerary

21 days in Russia Itinerary

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21 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Kazan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
St. Petersburg
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Kaliningrad
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Moscow
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Take a break from Kazan with a short trip to Arboretum Volga-Kama Biosphere Reserve in Raifa, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Kazan Kremlin, take a stroll through Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat), see the interesting displays at Konstantin Vasiliev Museum, and get your game on at Anticafe Baklazhan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kazan day trip site .

Bengaluru, India to Kazan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Kazan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in September; daily highs in Kazan reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kazan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Arboretum Volga-Kama Biosphere Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Slava Zaitsev's Art Gallery and Studio ©
Kazan Kremlin ©
Kazan Kremlin
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque

8
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, get your game on at Maze of Fear, admire the landmark architecture of Peterhof Grand Palace, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad).

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg attractions planner.

Fly from Kazan to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

3
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Change things up with a short trip to Beach Promenade in Yantarnyy (about 54 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Kurshskaya Kosa. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Savior, don't miss a visit to Fort XI Donhoff, and step aboard Research vessel "Vityaz".

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kaliningrad trip planner .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in October: highs in Kaliningrad hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Beach Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Christ the Savior ©
Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex (in Sharapovo) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, and admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Moscow online trip planner .

Fly from Kaliningrad to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kaliningrad in October; daily highs in Moscow reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Church of The Holy Virgin, FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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