31 days in Russia Itinerary

31 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fes
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
2
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Vladivostok
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Listvyanka
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Krasnoyarsk
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
6
Esto-Sadok
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
7
Moscow
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
8
St. Petersburg
— 11 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Fes

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Church of Ascension will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at B-413 Submarine Museum and German Brakhert's House Museum. Take a break from Kaliningrad with a short trip to Beach Promenade in Yantarnyy, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Konigsberg Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kaliningrad Zoo, steep yourself in history at Fort #5 King Fredric-Wilhelm the Third, and pause for some photo ops at Immanuel Kant's Grave.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad travel app.

Fes, Morocco to Kaliningrad is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Fes to Kaliningrad, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fes in July, plan for cooler days in Kaliningrad, with highs around 27°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

German Brakhert's House Museum, Church of Ascension, Beach Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Cathedral of Christ the Savior ©
Cathedral of Christ the Savior

1
night
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Khalaktyrsky Beach, don't miss a visit to Kamchatka Peninsula, and then explore the activities along Avachinsky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Paratunskiye Hot Spring.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky trip maker.

Getting from Kaliningrad to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky by flight takes about 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Kaliningrad to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kaliningrad in July; daily highs in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vladivostok.

Things to do in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Paratunskiye Hot Spring, Kamchatka Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Kamchatka Peninsula ©
Kamchatka Peninsula
Avachinsky ©
Avachinsky

3
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.
On the 7th (Sat), get outside with Astafyev's Bay. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Nikolai's Triumphal Arch/ Arch of Prince Nicholas, thensnap pictures at Golden Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Russky Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Vladivostok trip planner.

You can fly from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Vladivostok in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski Standard Time (PETT) to Vladivostok Standard Time (VLAT) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in July: high temperatures in Vladivostok hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Listvyanka.

Things to do in Vladivostok

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

1
night
Listvyanka

Listvyanka ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Baikal.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Listvyanka journey planning tool.

You can fly from Vladivostok to Listvyanka in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Vladivostok Standard Time to Irkutsk Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Listvyanka when traveling from Vladivostok in July, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krasnoyarsk.

Things to do in Listvyanka

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Baikal
Highlights from your plan
Lake Baikal ©
Lake Baikal

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 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Stolby National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roev Ruchey Zoo, thensee the interesting displays at Krasnoyarsk Regional Local Lore Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Enisey River.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Krasnoyarsk driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Listvyanka to Krasnoyarsk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Irkutsk Standard Time (IRKT) to Krasnoyarsk Standard Time (KRAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Esto-Sadok.

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

2
nights
Esto-Sadok

Esto-Sadok ©
Few may have heard of it outside of Russia, but Esto-Sadok is a popular ski resort with links to Sochi.
On the 12th (Thu), get outside with RusSki Gorki Jumping Center. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Sliding Center Sanki and then hit the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Esto-Sadok trip planner.

Fly from Krasnoyarsk to Esto-Sadok in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Krasnoyarsk to Esto-Sadok due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Esto-Sadok

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Sliding Center Sanki ©
Sliding Center Sanki
RusSki Gorki Jumping Center ©
RusSki Gorki Jumping Center

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Red Square and Moscow Kremlin. Museum-lovers will get to explore State Tretyakov Gallery and Armoury Chamber. When in Moscow, make a side trip to see Church of The Holy Virgin in Dubrovitsy, approximately Dubrovitsy away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, kick back and relax at Lake Beloye (Vologda Oblast), and explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip maker.

Fly from Esto-Sadok to Moscow in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for 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.
Shop till you drop at Nevsky Prospekt and Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykh. Get outdoors at Kronshtadt City Beach and Golden Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, examine the collection at The Bath Block, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Peterhof Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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