7 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

7 days in Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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1
Moscow
— 2 nights
2
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Neskuchny sad and Tomb of Unknown Soldier. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Walk in the Dark, walk around Sokolniki Park, see the interesting displays at Muzeon Art Park, and admire the masterpieces at Armoury Chamber.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow attractions planner.

Porbandar, India to Moscow is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Porbandar to Moscow. In October, Moscow is cooler than Porbandar - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sokolniki Park ©
Sokolniki Park
Neskuchny sad ©
Neskuchny sad
Tomb of Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of Unknown Soldier

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, see the interesting displays at Peterhof State Museum Preserve, thenstroll around Park And Gardens of Peterhof, and finally examine the collection at The Bath Block. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, stroll through Neva Embankments, steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Maze of Fear, and finally snap pictures at Anichkov Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg online tour planner.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Peterhof  State Museum Preserve ©
Peterhof State Museum Preserve
The Bath Block ©
The Bath Block

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