OCT 27 - NOV 02 , NOV 03 - NOV 09 , NOV 10 - NOV 16 , NOV 17 - NOV 23
Manila - Beijing -Moscow
+ Depart Manila via Air China at 0630 and arrive at 1655 the same day in Moscow. Meeting with the Guide and proceed to the restaurant for a dinner. Check in to hotel.
+ After breakfast, A walking tour of the Kremlin grounds and visit to the Armoury. The Moscow Kremlin is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and boasts such architectural marvels as gold-domed cathedrals, the gigantic Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell, the Grand Kremlin Palace, and other historic monuments. Visit to one of the cathedrals to admire frescoes and icons created by old masters. Visit to the Armoury Chamber (time of visit to be specified by the guide) to marvel at a unique collection of gold and silver articles, diamonds, the tsar crowns and regalia. In the Afternoon. Tour of the Moscow Metro, the most beautiful underground transport network distinguished for artistic decorations of stations. A walking tour of Arbat, the downtown pedestrian street full of souvenir shops, street performers, restaurants, cafes and bars.
B Moscow - St. Petersburg
+ After breakfast, check out of hotel with luggage. Tour of the Tretyakov Gallery, the largest repository of Russian paintings and icons based on the 19th c. private collection of Pavel Tretyakov, a wealthy Moscow merchant. Transfer to the railway station. Train Moscow-St Petersburg 2nd Class, departure time: 16:30. Arrival in St. Petersburg at 20:25. Guided transfer to the hotel.
B St. Petersburg
+ After breakfast, a 3 hour tour of St. Petersburg with photo stops including the main city thoroughfare Nevsky Prospect, architectural masterpieces of the Admiralty, Kazan Cathedral, Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, Anchikov Bridge and other highlights of the city. No entrances included.
In the afternoon. A 1,5h visit to Peter and Paul Fortress, the birth place of the new capital set up by Peter the Great. Walk around the Fortress grounds and admire the numerous historic buildings, the cannon with over a 150-year long tradition of firing at noon, the Trubetskoy Bastion, where rebellious poets, writers and other prominent personalities were incarcerated in imperial Russia. Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Cathedral, the burial grounds of Russian emperors.
B St. Petersburg
+ After breakfast meet your guide for a 2,5 hour visit of Hermitage. The world-renowned museum is home to an enormous collection of masterpieces by great masters, and fascinating Scythian gold articles. Your guide will ensure you see the best.
In the afternoon, a guided tour to Pushkin 25 km St. Petersburg. Formerly known as Tsarskoye Selo, the town of Pushkin is famous for the majestic Catherine Palace. Visit the Grand Hall decorated with gilded wood carvings and mirrors; the Dining Room with magnificent porcelain dinner services and other palace interiors. Admire the gorgeous Amber Room faced with natural amber of different colours, and hear the story of its re-creation.
B St. Petersburg - Moscow - Beijing
+ After breakfast, checkout and transfer to airport for your flight to Manila
Beijing - Manila
+ Arrival in Manila
✓ Return economy class Manila-Beijing-Moscow SVO airfare on Air China ✓ Economy class St. Petersburg-Moscow SVO ticket on Aeroflot or another Russian domestic airline ✓ Airline taxes except the Philippine Travel Tax ✓ 2N 4* twin sharing accommodation in Moscow: Holiday Inn Lesnaya, Novotel Moscow Centre, or similar ✓ 3N 4* twin sharing accommodation in St. Petersburg: Park Inn Nevsky, Sokos Palace Bridge, or similar ✓ Daily buffet breakfast in Moscow and St. Petersburg ✓ Transfers on arrival and departure in Moscow and in St. -Petersburg without guide ✓ Moscow – St. Petersburg train 2nd class ✓ English speaking guide on excursions ✓ Excursions as per programme
✓ Requires full payment, which will be refunded if visa is refused. ✓ 50% cancellation fee will be applied to any cancellations made from the time of payment up to four weeks before departure ✓ 75% cancellation fee will be applied to cancellations made between 15 and 27 days prior to departurePayment will be forefeited for cancellations made 14 days prior to departure NOTES ✓ Airfare quoted is based on Air China economy “L” class. No blockings are held. Should L class not be available at the time of purchase, an alternative date and/or an upsell will be offered. ✓ The St. Petersburg-Moscow ticket on Aeroflot is pegged at a budget of USD 100 and effort will be undertaken to secure seats on the flight with the most convenient connection to the Moscow-Beijing flight of Air China. Should the Aeroflot flight with the most convenient connection be beyond the budget set, an upsell and/or an alternative schedule will be offered to the passengers. ✓ Approval is currently being secured for a Business Class upgrade surcharge
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✓ Lunch and dinner ✓ Gratuities ✓ Porterage ✓ Other Personal Expenses ✓ Visa Processing Fee: Regular Processing: P7,500 Rush Visa Processing: P9,500