16 days in Russia Itinerary

16 days in Russia Itinerary

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St. Petersburg
— 10 nights
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Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
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Moscow
— 3 nights

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Nevsky Prospekt. Popular historic sites such as Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, explore the activities along Beach Laskovy, don't miss a visit to Sobor Petra I Pavla, and head off the coast to Yelagin Island.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, things will get colder in St. Petersburg: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©

Amber City

A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurshskaya Kosa. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Konigsberg Cathedral, examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, and then get outside with Beach Promenade.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaliningrad vacation planning app.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Kaliningrad: highs are around 7°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

3
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Moscow

Moscow ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Red Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then see the interesting displays at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Kuznetsky Most Street.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Moscow trip planner.

Fly from Kaliningrad to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Kaliningrad in November, expect Moscow to be a bit cooler, temps between 1°C and -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moscow

Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Lenin's Mausoleum ©
Lenin's Mausoleum

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