Imperial Splendors of Russia

Aug. 5 – 14, 2020

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Level 2
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AHI Travel
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Tour Description 

  • Experience the opulence of the age of czars on this eight-night adventure through Moscow and St. Petersburg.
  • In Moscow, stride across Red Square, wonder at St. Basil’s swirling domes and discover the city’s beautiful Metro stations.
  • Inside the Kremlin walls, glimpse gilded crowns, carriages and Faberge eggs.
  • Visit Baroque Novodevichy Convent and its cemetery, the resting place of notables including Chekov and Khrushchev.
  • Then, travel by high-speed rail to St. Petersburg, Russia’s cultured “window to Europe,” and stroll among the city’s canals and lavish cathedrals.
  • Visit Peterhof, the palace of Peter the Great, and Catherine Palace, the splendid summer home of the Romanovs.
  • Watch dancers warm up at the Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet School, and view the masterworks at the famed State Hermitage Museum.
  • Along the way, local experts share the secrets of Russia’s culture and heritage.
  • Enjoy a country lunch and vodka tasting, an extensive meal plan featuring wine with dinner and first-class accommodations.