RUSSIA with LOVE

RUSSIA with LOVE
RATES: $3288 per pax

TRAVEL DATES:

November 22-30, 2019

January 23-February 1, 2020

February 6-15, 2020

March 12-21, 2020

March 19-28, 2020

March 26 – April 4, 2020

INCLUSIONS:

  • All International and Domestic (Russia) Flights
  • 2 Nights Moscow
  • 2 Nights St. Petersburg
  • 3 Nights Murmansk
  • Full board meals (upgraded)
  • 4-star Hotel Accommodations daily Breakfast
  • Full Jam-packed tours (MUST SEE)
  • All Entrances, All Tours, Paid Activities

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Visa (Regular P8000 (15days) | Expedite P12,000 (7days))
  • Insurance Valid for Russia
  • Tipping $10/pax/day

ITINERARY:

DAY 1
Arrival at Moscow CA180 22Nov MNL-PEK 0620 – 1100 | CA 909 22Nov PEK-SVO 1345 – 1700
17:10 Arrival at MOW
18:00 Transfer to hotel
20:00 Russian dinner at the restaurant
22:00 Check-in at the hotel 4*
DAY 2:
Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
8:00 Panoramic Tour ( Red Square, Alexandrovskiy garden with the tomb of the Unknown soldiers, Catherine the Great Grotto, the Kremlin walls, GUM Department Store, St. Basil’s Cathedral (outside), Lenin’s Mausoleum (outside)
9:00 The ceremony of changing the guards
9:30 metro tour (entrance)
10:45 Kremlin (entrance)
12:30 Russian lunch at the restaurant
15:00 Vernisazh market with souvenirs
16:00 Vodka museum (entrance) with vodka tasting and some snacks
17:00 Russian dinner at the restaurant
18:00 illuminated Moscow +Arbat Street walking
22:00 transfer back to the hotel
DAY 3
5:40 breakfast in lunch boxes
6:00 Transfer to the APT
9:40 SU 1324 SVO-MMK (tickets are not included)
12:10 arrival in Murmansk
13:00 Transfer to Eco Home Hotel or Olenya
14:00 Lunch
15:00 City tour: Alesha monument (20 min), Five Corners Square (15 min) – the northernmost McDonalds, ice sculptures if available, first nuclear-powered icebreaker Lenin museum outside (10min)
18:00 Petty shopping for fruit, additional stuff\clothing (e.g. warm underwear), Forum shopping centre
19:00 transfer to the hotel
20:00 Dinner at the hotel
Watching Northern Lights (subject to weather conditions)
5:40 breakfast in lunch boxes
DAY 4
8:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
8:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
9:00 Selection of warm clothes and boots Deposit 100 USD per pax
10:20 Transfer for fishing
11:00 Ice-fishing (snowmobiling in a sledge through the scenic forest, arrival at the lake fishing spot. Making ice-holes and fishing for perch).
13:00 Transfer back to the hotel
14:00 Lunch
15:00 Sauna/Banya
18:00 Russian dinner at the restaurant
20:00 Russian folk dancing
DAY 5
8:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
9:30 Checking out
10:00 Transfer to Husky Park
Arctic Husky Park, located close to the capital of the Russian Lapland Lovozero, yes, sounds like LOVE ozero, highlights Siberian husky dogsledding, snowmobile safari as well as visiting reindeer in the wild. There guests will learn about the amazing traditions of people of the North whose lifestyle centres around reindeer husbandry.
WINTER ACTIVITIES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IF THERE IS ENOUGH SNOW
12:00 Arrival in Husky Park
Upon arrival guests will be offered to travel through the winter forest for 3 km in snowmobile sleds or on the bus (if there is not enough snow) to reach the Husky Park itself
12:30 Welcome in the Choom (traditional circular doomed dwelling of nomadic Saami people)
Traditional lunch
13:30 Putting on felt robes, traditional northern overall dress, short briefing
13:40 Husky sledding, meeting huskies (playing and taking photos), snowmobiling in a sledge, visiting reenacted Ethnic Saami settlement where such activities as reindeer feeding, riding in the sleigh towed by gorgeous reindeer are offered, visiting souvenir shop with a possibility of sending postcards stamped Husky Park. In case of insufficient snow instead of winter activities, activities such as demonstration of Husky dogs’ training session, saami games, fortune-telling with runic symbols.
16:30 Transfer to Northern Lights Picnic Terrace or Eco Home
18:00 BBQ DINNER
21:00 Transfer to Azimut hotel
DAY 6
7:30 Breakfast at the hotel
check-out
8:30 transfer to the APT
11:25 flight SU 6342 MMK-LED (tickets are not included)
13:10 arrival in St Petersburg
14:30 transfer to Pushkin
NO LUNCH
15:00 Catherine Palace in Pushkin with Amber room (entrance)
17:00 dinner at the restaurant Podvorye with Folk Animation, Vodka and Wine (if the group is more than 20 pax)
18:30 transfer to the hotel
20:00 Check-in at the hotel 4*
DAY 7
Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 Dvortsovaya Square with Alexander Pillar, Dvortsovaya Embankment
10:30 Hermitage (entrance)
13:00 Russian\International lunch at the restaurant
14:30 Peter and Paul Fortress (entrance)
16:00 St. Isaac’s Cathedral (entrance)
18:00 Russian/International dinner
19:00 Nevsky Street walking, Spilled Blood Cathedral (outside)
20:00 transfer back to the hotel
DAY 8
Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
8:30 transfer to the APT
11:25 CA 910 29Nov SVO – PEK 1855 – 0720 + 1
12:40 arrival in Moscow
18:55 flight CA 910 SVO-PEK
DAY 9
CA179 20NOV PEK – MNL 1900 – 2340
Layover before Arrival in Manila

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • Deposit non-refundable $1,200
  • Full payment upon release of visa
  • Tour itinerary may change depending on the ground situation
  • Minimum of 30 passengers
  • The Travel Agent has the right to cancel or Reschedule the tour if group fall below otherwise a supplement will be applied

Penalties apply for any CANCELLATION, AMMENDMENT requested by the PASSENGER

VISA REQUIREMENTS: (Visa is almost guaranteed!)

  • Original Valid Passport
  • One passport-sized photo
  • All other requirements will be provided by the tour operator