Russia and Ukraine: A taste of old Russia (2 Weeks)
Day 1-5 Kiev
Visit a city where the past is still treasured. The Ukrainian capital boasts a smattering of exquisite churches including the delightful St Michael’s Monastery with its powder blue walls and gleaming gold domes, reached by funicular from the Dnieper River. Across town and equally compelling is the Monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra with its well-preserved belltower.
Transfers to Moscow 10h27m3h30m13h28m
Day 6-10 Moscow
Explore vibrant, cosmopolitan Moscow, Russia’s capital city and commercial hub. Begin with iconic Red Square, where you’ll find the colourful onion domes of St Basil’s Cathedral opposite Lenin’s mausoleum. The Kremlin will reveal its secrets when you pass within its walls to discover ancient churches and the fascinating Armoury Museum.
Transfers to St Petersburg 9h21m1h15m3h46m