28 days in Russia Itinerary

28 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Konni
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Kazan
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Nizhny Novgorod
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Moscow
— 9 nights
Train:  4 h
4
St. Petersburg
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  23 h
End: Konni

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.
Visit Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat) and Annunciation Cathedral for their historical value. Attractions like Kul Sharif Mosque and Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul make great kid-friendly stops. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 31st (Wed) at Riviera Aquapark. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Suyumbike Tower, see where the action happens at Kazan Arena Stadium, deepen your understanding at Kazan Federal University, and make a trip to Al-Marjani Mosque.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kazan route maker.

Konni, India to Kazan is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Konni to Kazan, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Konni in January, expect Kazan to be colder, temps between 16°F and 5°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Nizhny Novgorod.

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Riviera Aquapark ©
Riviera Aquapark
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

3
nights
Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod ©
Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Kremlin and Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street. Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God and Fedorovsky Embankment will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Limpopo Zoo, don't miss a visit to State Bank, and appreciate the history behind Chkalov Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nizhny Novgorod trip maker.

You can drive from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nizhny Novgorod when traveling from Kazan in February, with lows around 16°F. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moscow.

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Limpopo Zoo ©
Limpopo Zoo
The Kremlin ©
The Kremlin
Fedorovsky Embankment
Fedorovsky Embankment

9
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.
Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Moscow Kremlin are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Basil's Cathedral and Gostiny Dvor Arcade. Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy), Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye) and Kva-Kva Park (in Mytishchi). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Gorbushkinskiy Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Moscow are 28°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

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Church of The Holy Virgin, Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo, Kva-Kva Park
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

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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.
Visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Grand Peterhof Palace for their historical value. Head to Nevsky Prospekt and Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykhfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: enjoy some music at Yusupov Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, and examine the collection at Russian Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 30°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Nevsky Prospekt ©
Nevsky Prospekt
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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