14 days in Russia Itinerary

14 days in Russia Itinerary

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14 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Sochi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Baksan Valley
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
5
Moscow
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Sochi

Sochi ©
Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
On the 16th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sochi Park. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at Iceberg Skating Palace, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khostinsky Tisosamshitovaya Grove, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and have fun at Fisht Olympic Stadium.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sochi trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Sochi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from New Delhi to Sochi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Sochi hover around 33°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Baksan Valley.

Things to do in Sochi

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Sochi Park ©
Sochi Park
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Room Escape Games

1
day
Baksan Valley

Baksan Valley ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hit the slopes at Mt. Elbrus.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Baksan Valley online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sochi to Baksan Valley takes 10.5 hours. Traveling from Sochi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Baksan Valley, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Baksan Valley

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Mt. Elbrus ©
Mt. Elbrus

3
nights
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
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, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, make a trip to Cruiser Aurora, explore the activities along Neva Embankments, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Baksan Valley to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Baksan Valley in July, things will get little chillier in St. Petersburg: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Yelagin Island ©
Yelagin Island
Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Verkhneye Lake, and then kick back and relax at Beach Promenade.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaliningrad trip planner .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Beach Promenade
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Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum

2
nights
Moscow

Moscow ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then have some family-friendly fun at FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), and then examine the collection at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip maker .

Fly from Kaliningrad to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kaliningrad to Moscow, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
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Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex ©
FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

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