After the freeze of winter and before the soaring temperatures of summer, May is a pleasant time to visit Russia. Travel routes are accessible, and the climate is mild. Tourist numbers pick up, but fewer people come than later in the summer. Here are a few things to know about visiting Russia in May.
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Three great nations—Russia, Mongolia, and China—all in one trip, on this Trans-Siberian rail tour. Begin in golden-domed Moscow, visiting the highlights of the Red Square, the Kremlin, and Novodeivchiy Convent. After, stop at the major Russian city of Yekaterinburg and Lake Baikal, the world’s largest lake. Mongolia will greet you with its endless steppes and the Gobi Desert, finally ending in China with the legendary Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the Ming tombs.
This comprehensive tour of Russia’s two capital cities—Moscow and St. Petersburg—will bring you beyond the highlights to hidden gems known only to locals. Whether this is your first time in Russia or a repeat visit, you’ll be sure to find something new and exciting on this tour. Visit iconic sites like the Kremlin, Hermitage Museum, and Bolshoi Theater along the way.
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I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Dubai. We cam... · United Arab Emirates - Dec 3 - Dec 9, 2019
I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Dubai. We came to celebrate a friend's 40th and I pretty much cleared my bucket list with this trip. Pradeep was an amazing, patient and most gracious host. I really enjoyed riding ATVs in the desert and the cruise with the jet skis.
Everything was awesome! Pradeep is the best ... · United Arab Emirates - Dec 3 - Dec 9, 2019
Everything was awesome! Pradeep is the best host ever!!!
Awesome trip and Excellent Agent! · United Arab Emirates - Dec 3 - Dec 9, 2019
Pradeep was excellent! He was a joy to work with and really helped to bring my vision alive! I would be happy to work with him again! We had a great time! He was super friendly and very helpful!
Afternoon desert trip · United Arab Emirates - Mar 3 - Mar 3, 2019
I wanted to go out to desert and experience, however, due to medical issues was too nervous to do any of the advertised trips. Pradeep to the rescue! He assured us that he would arrange an excursion for only my partner and myself and that we could go at our own pace. We had a wonderful driver, making certain I was comfortable, yet seeing to it that we still had a lot of fun. Even went sandboarding. Food was quite good considering it was buffet for many people. I highly recommend this organization!
Jeep safari under the stars · United Arab Emirates - Jan 29 - Jan 29, 2019
Mohamid our guide was early which we appreciated and was a very nice person. On getting in the very back of the vehicle I put my hand on the back seat nearest the window and it collapsed and on the way it collapsed more.
Our guide stopped on the way to go in the Mosque and pray.
When we arrived at the place to let the tyres down for the sand dunes we were pestered to buy something from the shop. The people there then propped up the seat with breeze block bricks. One of our male party... read more
Abu Dhabi Photography · United Arab Emirates - Jan 9 - Jan 10, 2019
This was an wonderful immersion into the UAE! Pradeep was better than I could have wished for!
We initially began with email correspondence outlining/brainstorming various areas of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and beyond that centered around my photographic exploring. I would bounce locations off of Pradeep and he would also suggest places and things to do. He was always quick to reply despite the time difference and picked up on my interests swiftly!
We ended up creating a very solid itinerary over... read more