8 days in Russia Itinerary

8 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Moscow
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Pune

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and then make a trip to Red Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, then admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, and then contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moscow road trip planning site.

Pune, India to Moscow is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

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

5
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, admire the natural beauty at Park And Gardens of Peterhof, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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