30 days in Russia Itinerary

30 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Krasnoyarsk
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Listvyanka
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Vladivostok
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
5
Moscow
— 7 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
6
St. Petersburg
— 11 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

2
nights
Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk ©
Famed for its scenic location, Krasnoyarsk so impressed author Anton Chekhov that he considered it Siberia's most appealing city, describing it as a "picturesque, cultured town." A convenient pit stop for passengers making the trans-Siberian journey, the city serves as the country's major railway junction halfway between Moscow and Vladivostok.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Stolby National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Enisey River, thensee the interesting displays at Krasnoyarsk Regional Local Lore Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at Roev Ruchey Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Krasnoyarsk holiday builder site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Krasnoyarsk is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Krasnoyarsk is 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Listvyanka.

Things to do in Krasnoyarsk

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stolby National Park ©
Stolby National Park
Enisey River ©
Enisey River
Roev Ruchey Zoo ©
Roev Ruchey Zoo

1
night
Listvyanka

Listvyanka ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Baikal.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Listvyanka online route builder.

Fly from Krasnoyarsk to Listvyanka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krasnoyarsk to Listvyanka due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Listvyanka are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vladivostok.

Things to do in Listvyanka

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Baikal
Highlights from your plan
Lake Baikal ©
Lake Baikal

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Astafyev's Bay and Russian Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Nicholas Cathedral and Nikolai's Triumphal Arch/ Arch of Prince Nicholas. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Russky Bridge, don't miss a visit to Golden Bridge, get outside with City Embankment, and take in panoramic vistas at Eagle's Nest Mount.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vladivostok online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Listvyanka to Vladivostok takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Irkutsk Standard Time to Vladivostok Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Listvyanka in November; daily highs in Vladivostok reach 2°C and lows reach -7°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Things to do in Vladivostok

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Astafyev's Bay ©
Astafyev's Bay
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral

2
nights
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ©
On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Khalaktyrsky Beach and then don't miss a visit to Kamchatka Peninsula.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky road trip website.

You can fly from Vladivostok to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Vladivostok to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In November, daily temperatures in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kamchatka Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Kamchatka Peninsula ©
Kamchatka Peninsula

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Meshherskoye and Lake Beloye (Vologda Oblast). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at GUM and Gorbushkinskiy Market. Take a break from Moscow with a short trip to Church of The Holy Virgin in Dubrovitsy, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square, see the interesting displays at Bulgakov's House Museum-Theater, admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Moscow trip planner.

Fly from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Moscow in 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Moscow. Traveling from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of -3°C in Moscow. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

11
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nevsky Prospekt and Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykh. Do some cultural sightseeing at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, listen to music at Yusupov Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg holiday planner.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. November in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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