29 days in Russia Itinerary

29 days in Russia Itinerary

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St. Petersburg
— 9 nights
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Olkhon
— 4 nights
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Vladivostok
— 5 nights
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Moscow
— 8 nights

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The State Hermitage Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, view the masterpieces at Center of the Mikhail Chemyakin, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Petersburg Artists' Union Exhibition Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip builder website.

Accra, Ghana to St. Petersburg is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Moscow Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Accra in January; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach -5°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Olkhon.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens

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Olkhon

Olkhon ©
Olkhon is known for outdoors, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Cape Sagan-Khushun and head outdoors with Hoboy Cape.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Olkhon trip tool.

Explore your travel options from St. Petersburg to Olkhon with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Olkhon is 5 hours. You will leave for Vladivostok on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Olkhon

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hoboy Cape ©
Hoboy Cape
Cape Sagan-Khushun ©
Cape Sagan-Khushun

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Vladivostok

Vladivostok ©
Often compared to San Francisco and Naples, the sprawling eastern city of Vladivostok serves as the largest Russian port on the Pacific Ocean.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Primorye State Art Gallery and Museum of Frontier Troops. We've included these beaches for you: Astafyev's Bay and Tikhaya bay. The adventure continues: stop by Amber Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Amur Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the views from Russky Bridge.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vladivostok trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olkhon to Vladivostok. Traveling from Olkhon to Vladivostok, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February in Vladivostok, expect temperatures between -4°C during the day and -19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Vladivostok

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Park Land of the Leopard ©
National Park Land of the Leopard
Astafyev's Bay ©
Astafyev's Bay
USSR Market ©
USSR Market

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Moscow

Moscow ©

Third Rome

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.
Get some cultural insight at Red Square and State Tretyakov Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kournikova Gallery and Gallery Na Shabolovke. Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy), Museum-Reserve A. S. Pushkina (in Bolshiye Vyazemy) and The Bison Breeding Centre (in Danki). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin, shop like a local with Zurab Tseretelli's Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Armoury Chamber, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moscow online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vladivostok to Moscow takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Vladivostok to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vladivostok in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Moscow, with lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

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