47 days in Russia, Minsk & Warsaw Itinerary

47 days in Russia, Minsk & Warsaw Itinerary

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Moscow, Russia
— 15 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 15 nights
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Minsk, Belarus
— 10 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
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Moscow, Russia

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sergiyev Posad (Trinity Cathedral, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, &more) and Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Red Square, walk around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Moscow Zoo, and browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to Moscow is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Moscow is a bit warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Red Square ©
World heritage site
Red Square
4.7

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, take an in-depth tour of Catherine Palace and Park, browse the exhibits of Peter and Paul Fortress, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
The State Hermitage Museum ©
Must see
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8

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Minsk, Belarus

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church of the Assumption (in Novy Svierzan), Bison on Route Brest - Minsk (in Brest) and Mir (Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, Mir Castle, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, and get outside with Trinity Hill.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Minsk online holiday planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Minsk in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Minsk

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Khatyn Memorial ©
Must see
Khatyn Memorial
4.9
Nesvizh Castle ©
World heritage site
Nesvizh Castle
4.6

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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, and get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip website.

You can fly from Minsk to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Old Town ©
Must see
Old Town
4.6
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

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