IRCTC offers six-day Russia tour for Rs 90,000

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering a 5 night-six day tour package covering Russia starting from Rs 97,100. IRCTC’s tour, titled Charming Russia, is set to depart on June 1. The package includes night stay of 03 nights at Saint Petersburg and 02 nights in Moscow.

The package allows the tourists to visit Palace Square, Winter Palace, Peter and Paul Fortress, Petroff Palace in Saint Petersburg. Along with this the tourists will also get a chance to visit and enjoy the world famous Moscow Circus, sightseeing of Lenin’s Tomb, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, and enjoy the bullet train – SAPSAN ride from Saint Petersburg to Moscow. The tour also features a gala night with Belly Dance.

The flight will take off from Mumbai at 9.55 am and arrive at Moscow at 1.20 pm. On Day 1, the travellers will be taken to visit the Russian circus in the evening. Lenin’s Tomb (outside), St. Basil’s Cathedral (outside), Red Square, Sparrow hills, Moscow State University and Victory park will be covered on the second day. On day 3, the team will visit State Hermitage Museum (inside), the Admiralty (outside), St. Isaac’s Cathedral (outside), Fine Arts Square, Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood, Smolny Cathedral and Bronze Horseman. Fourth day is marked exclusively for visiting Petroff Palace. On Day 5, the team will fly back to Moscow, followed by a city tour and a cultural night.