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Imperial Splendors of Russia

Sept. 7–16, 2021

Tour Operator: AHI Travel


Activity Level: Moderate

To be added to our Advance Interest list for this tour, please call us at 206-685-9276 or email us at uwaatour@uw.edu. Tour Brochure coming soon!

Explore the grand capitals of the czars—Moscow and St. Petersburg—on this eight-night adventure in Russia. Cross Red Square to St. Basil’s iconic domes and admire Fabergé eggs and other treasures inside the Kremlin walls. See the stately opulence of Peterhof and Catherine Palace and cruise the canals of St. Petersburg, the “Venice of the North.”

Highlights:

  • Admire Russia’s cultural treasures, from folk songs and handmade collectibles to priceless masterpieces.
  • Stand in awe in historic, monumental Red Square.
  • Escape the crowds with early access to the must-see Hermitage Museum.
  • Take a guided walk in Novodevichy Cemetery, the resting place of notables including Chekov and Khrushchev.
  • Feel the mist from the fountains as you stroll the grand promenades of Peter the Great’s opulent palace.
  • Be dazzled by the Russian baroque Catherine Palace and the mystery of the Amber Room.
  • Take in sweeping vistas on the Sapsan, the high-speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
  • Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Throughout your journey, local experts share insights about Russia’s culture and heritage.
  • Enjoy a country lunch and vodka tasting.
  • Places of Interest: Moscow, St. Petersburg

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

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