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Russia Unlimited
08 Nights / 09 Days

Moscow (2N) – St. Petersburg (3N) – Aurora Village Murmansk (3N)

Inclusions:

  • Internal Airfare

  • Russia Visa

  • Overseas Travel Insurance

  • 05 nights accommodation 4-star properties in Moscow and St. Petersburg City Centre

  • 03 nights accommodation in Comfort Igloo by the lake

  • Daily breakfast

  • 03 Local Dinners at Murmansk

  • 03 Local Lunches at Murmansk

  • PVT transfers: Moscow Airport – Moscow Hotel – Moscow Station || St. Petersburg  Station – St. Petersburg Hotel – St. Petersburg Airport || Murmansk Airport  - Aurora Village – Murmansk Airport

  • All sightseeing on PVT basis with English-speaking guide

  • High-speed Sapsan Train (2nd Class): Moscow – St. Petersburg

  • Moscow Sightseeing: Moscow City Tour with Metro Guided Tour + Kremlin and St. Basil Cathedral guided tour

  • St. Petersburg Sightseeing: St. Petersburg Guided City Tour + Kazan Cathedral + guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress  + Guided Tour of Hermitage Museum + Visit to the Cathedral of Spilled Blood + Skip the line guided tour of the Faberge Museum

  • Full Day excursion of Teriberka – Edge of the world

  • Full Day Saami Village with Reindeer Ride + Husky Farm and sledge ride (weather dependent)

  • 01 Aurora Hunting Experience by Night



Exclusions:

  • Return International Airfare

  • Meals other than specified

  • Tips and porterage

  • Snow boots / Jackets

  • Cost for Sauna

  • Snowmobile ride

  • Departure PCR Test (if applicable)

  • 5% GST

  • 5% TCS


Note:

  • ROE Calculated @ USD 1 = INR 74

  • Internal fares considered on 30.09.2021

  • Full and final payment will be collected at the ROE prevailing on the date  of final payment

  • Meals in Aurora Village has fixed menu

  • 01 igloo at the Aurora village can accommodate 4 passengers, if you are a family and open to staying in 1 igloo, we can arrange for reduced rates

  • The given rates are not valid for peak season travels, i.e., 20th Dec – 5th Jan, 24th Jan – 24th Feb. Peak season surcharges are applicable.

  • Aurora Borealis is seen at its best in January and February

  • The temperature at the Arctic is expected to drop to -15 degrees during January and February

  • Rate is based on a minimum of 4-passengers travelling together

  • For couple rates or join-in group rates, leave your enquiry


Optional Costs:

  • Russian Ballet @ USD 145 per person

  • Russian Circus @ USD 85 per person

  • Additional Lunches / Dinners @ USD 25 per person per meal with transfer to Indian restaurant

  • Additional Lunch/ Dinner Coupon @ USD 15 per person per meal (no transfers)

  • Guaranteed Early check-in @ USD 55 per person



Day Wise Travel Plan:


Day 1: Arrival at Moscow

Upon arrival you will be received by “Bohemian Love Trails” representative in Russia. After meet and greet, proceed to your hotel . The day is at leisure. Check-in @1400 hours.

Lunch and Dinner (on own)

Overnight stay in Moscow.


Day 2: Moscow City Tour (B)

After breakfast, proceed on a full day City Tour of Moscow. Tour will cover all the major significant places of the Russian capital. We will visit also Sparrow hills andPark Zaradye with sky bridge (Kremlin view). As you pass the Kremlin, visit the establishment along with cathedrals. Kremlin tour with Cathedrals You will visit the inner territory of the Kremlin, Assumption Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Archangel and St. Basil’s Cathedral. Next, you'll continue on to the Ivanovo area, the proverbial, Senate Palace, the famous Tsar Cannon.

Lunch (on own)

Later in the afternoon we proceed on to the Metro Tour of Russia. Moscow Metro plays a very important role in the life of Moscovites, and still is the main transport artery of the city. It is a monument of culture, architecture, a tour of the underground transport network will reveal secrets, a secret underground city.

We will go to hotel by Metro

Dinner (on own)

Overnight stay at Moscow.


Day 3: Moscow – St. Petersburg (B)


Today morning check-out after breakfast and take your transfer to the Moscow Central Train Station (Leningradsky). You will get on a high-speed Sapsan Train. After a 4-hours train ride, arrival at St. Petersburg. You will be picked up and transferred to your hotel near the Nevsky Prospect. Check-in to your hotel and rest day at leisure to explore the picturesque heritage city of St. Petersburg.

Lunch and dinner (on own)

Overnight stay at St. Petersburg.


Day 4: Peterhof Palace  + Faberge Museum (B)

Today after breakfast proceed to experience the treasures of St. Petersburg at Peterhof Palace and later at Faberge Museum.

Peterhof Park and Palace – Once Peter the Great visited Versailles - the country residence of the French king Louis XIV. He liked it very much: a magnificent palace, a huge formal garden, pavilions, gazebos, sculptures. But most of all liked the Emperor Versailles fountains. So He decided to build not the same, but a better palace at home with parks and fountains. Within two years of founding of the Northern capital, he began to build his dream palace on the southern shore of the Gulf in a place called Peterhof. However, the most surprising thing in the fountains of Peterhof is not just their numbers or beauty, it is the way they work. It does not use water pumps or any electrical aids. The water is carried to the fountains by gravity.

Faberge Museum - The museum famous for the 9 jeweled Easter Eggs of King Peter.

Return to hotel in the evening and rest.

Lunch and dinner (on own)

Overnight stay at St. Petersburg.

Day 5: St. Petersburg City Tour (B)


After breakfast proceed for a full day tour of St. Petersburg.

Saint-Petersburg City tour. In 2017 St. Petersburg was awarded third time the World Travel Awards prize as the leading tourist destination in World.St. Petersburg is a unique mixture of architectural styles, the city has retained the authentic monuments of architecture since its founding. Kazan Cathedral visit.

Kazan Cathedral- Traveling through Europe, imperator Pavel Petrovich, was struck by the beauty and harmony of the Cathedral of St. Peter's in Rome and the square in front of it, surrounded by colonnades. In 1799, when he came back to Russian Capital, St-Petersburg, he announced a competition to design the cathedral, which would replace the dilapidated church of the Nativity of the Virgin (popularly known as Kazan), built earlier on the same place. The church houses one of the most important relics of Russia - the miraculous icon of Our Lady of Kazan.

Peter and Paul Fortress - the historical kernel of St. Petersburg, military engineering and architectural monument.  From this place the city began its construction in 1701.

Free time for lunch (on own)

Hermitage - It is one of the largest art museums in the world, with its exhibits placed in more than 350 rooms.

The State Hermitage Museum - one of the greatest assets of the Russian Federation is not only the most important museum in St. Petersburg, but also one of the largest art museums in the world. Hermitage consists of six historic buildings located along the banks of the Neva river. The heart of the Hermitage is the Winter Palace (the former residence of the kings).

Cathedral on the Spilled Blood(official name Church of the Resurrection) began to build in 1883 on the very spot where the bomb was blast in March 1, 1881. Ignatius Grinevitsky was mortally wounded Tsar Alexander II. The day after this tragic event was erected a wooden chapel, but from different provinces of the donations for the monument began to arrive in large numbers, and it was decided to build a temple. It was build within 24 years old, from 1883 to 1907. Since the building was erected on the banks of the Canal Griboyedov, architects abandoned the use of piles and a concrete base built over the entire area to prevent water has passed under the building.


Return to hotel and rest.


Lunch and dinner (on own)

Overnight stay at St. Petersburg.


Day 6:  St. Petersburg – Murmansk – Aurora Village (B,L,D)

Today, check-out from your hotel after breakfast and you will be transferred to the airport for flight to Murmansk.


Murmansk Region is the northernmost region of the European part of Russia, mostly located beyond the Arctic Circle. Murmansk is a gateway to the Arctic, where in winter there is a lot of pure snow, eternal twilight and Northern lights, a lot of clean rivers and lakes, untouched wild nature Meet saami local people in the Arctic and learn more about their unique culture , communicate with Husky dogs and reindeers by sleds riding and also watch a such amazing phenomenas as the Polar night in winter and the Polar day in summer.

Upon arrival at Murmansk, you will be transferred to the Aurora Village for a special experience of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). 


Aurora Village is a unique eco-hotel on the shore of “Kanentyavr” Lake, built specifically for comfortable observation of the Northern Lights, taking into account regional weather patterns.


On the territory of the complex there are 10 domed igloos, inside of which there are 4 beds, as well as a private bathroom with hot and cold water. Each igloo is composed of 30% glass, which allows you to observe the radiance without leaving the igloo. Hot tea, pleasant company nearby and a bewitching dance in the sky - what could be better?


Be one of those lucky persons who will see the Northern Lights in real live!


Enjoy Lunch upon arrival (fixed menu options)

Day at leisure at the Aurora Village. Dinner (fixed menu option).

Enjoy the Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your igloo


Overnight at the Aurora Village.



Day 7:  Arctic Circle Tour – Teriberka + Aurora Hunting (B,L,D)


After breakfast, let's go to an unique place to the End of the Earth in Teriberka village, which is located on the coast of the Arctic Ocean, and learn the history of this place, enjoy the unique nature and northern landscapes that have repeatedly inspired eminent filmmakers, photographers and artists. The tour includes: transport services; accompaniment by a guide,  beach and old ship, Graveyard of abandoned ships, Dragon Eggs beach, Battery Waterfall and lunch (local meal). Today you have a chance of observing Arctic Fox in the wild.


Return to hotel by evening and proceed for dinner.


Later at night proceed for an Aurora Hunting Tour. Travel to the countryside without city lights and admire the amazing northern lights, a unique natural phenomenon. It is not for nothing that many legends are associated with the incredible dance of flashes. Our experienced guides will help you find the best place and take quality photos as a souvenir. The tour includes: transport services, accompaniment by a guide, professional photography, and  hot tea and snacks.


Overnight at Aurora Village.


Day 8: Saami Village and Husky Farm + Aurora Hunting (B,L,D)


Today after a sumptuous breakfast, we proceed for a day visit to the local Saami village and spend a day their way. Spend a day visiting the local Sami people and learn about their culture and way of life. Then visit cute husky dogs, where they will tell the story of the dog breed and ride in a sled with a breeze. Tour Includes: transport services, accompaniment by a guide, visiting the animals of the village, Sami games, an alley of sacred idols (you will need 6 yellow coins), sleigh rides in a reindeer sleigh, riding a banana behind a snowmobile, photo in national costumes, delicious lunch and traditional tea, sleigh rides with huskies.


Return to hotel and enjoy a hot dinner and rest time at leisure  to enjoy the northern lights from the comfort of your igloo.



Day 9: Departure (B)


After breakfast check-out  and transfer to airport for flight back home.