Russia 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 5 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Russia.
Kunstkamera Building
Map of Highlights of Russia's Two Capitals: St. Petersburg & Moscow - 5 Days
Highlights of Russia's Two Capitals: St. Petersburg & Moscow - 5 Days

This five-day tour of Russia’s two capitals will give you a taste of two most important cities in Russia. Tour the cultural and historic riches of St. Petersburg, which was the Russian capital for two centuries, including the legendary Hermitage Museum in the old Winter Palace of the Tsars. Then continue on to Moscow, the present capital and a less 'European', more 'Russian' place, home to some of Russia's most famous attractions, including Red Square, the Kremlin, and St. Basil's Cathedral.

The Domes of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
Luxury Highlights of Moscow and St. Petersburg - 5 Days

Get a crash course in Russia's multi-faceted identity and history on this tour of its two capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg. This highlights tour will take you to the places you've read about in the books, as well as those known only to locals. Tour the medieval fortress of the Kremlin, view world-famous art in the ornate halls of the Hermitage Museum, shop like a local at GUM and the Eliseevsky Supermarket, and more.

Moscow at Dusk
Highlights of Moscow - 5 Days

This trip to the Russian capital explores the best of Moscow, starting with a guided tour of Red Square, the Kremlin, and the metro stations. You'll then step out of the tourist zone to discover the city's medieval neighborhoods of Kitai Gorod and Krutitskoye Podvorye, viewing cathedrals and monuments from the as far back as the 16th century. End your trip with a day spent museum hopping, followed by an evening watching a ballet or opera at the world-famous Bolshoi Theater.

Smolny Cathedral, St. Petersburg
Highlights of St Petersburg - 5 Days

This trip through St Petersburg exposes the diverse stories and history of the city, with guided tours through its main squares and sites, as well as the Hermitage Museum, which is home to one of the world's most expansive collections of art. Discover the city's birthplace in the Peter and Paul Fortress, then explore the imperial mansions of the Tsars with visits to Catherine Palace and Alexander Palace. Enjoy a river cruise along the city's canals, channels, and rivers, then visit the grand buildings and gardens of Peterhof, known as the "Russian Versailles".

Catherine Palace in St Petersburg
Discover St Petersburg & Moscow - 5 Days

This trip takes you through the Russian capital cities, starting in St Petersburg with a guided tour of its main sites and cathedrals, including the Hermitage Museum, which is home to an expansive collection of world art. You'll enjoy a first-class cabin on the overnight to Moscow, then spend the next day touring the city's famous Red Square, the Kremlin Fortress, and the 90-year-old metro system. Learn about the history and culture of these two complex cities, both serving as capitals of the Russian Empire.

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