11 days in Moscow, Sochi & St. Petersburg Itinerary

11 days in Moscow, Sochi & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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Moscow
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Sochi
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St. Petersburg
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Moscow

— 3 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Red Square, walk around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), browse the range of quality goods at GUM, and explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

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Mumbai, India to Moscow is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Moscow at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sochi.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Sochi

— 2 nights

Russia's Summer Capital

Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Sochi is known for winter sports, parks, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, get in on the family fun at Sochi Park, stroll around Olimpiyskiy Park Adler, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum Park.

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Traveling by flight from Moscow to Sochi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Moscow in October, plan for much warmer days in Sochi, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Sochi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks

St. Petersburg

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, and browse the exhibits of Kazan Cathedral.

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You can fly from Sochi to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Sochi in October, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in St. Petersburg: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites