7 days in Russia Itinerary

7 days in Russia Itinerary

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7 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14​h
1
St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Moscow
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Bangkok

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.
You've added Catherine Palace and Park, Winter Palace of Peter I, St. Sampson Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, steep yourself in history at Catherine's Body, get a taste of the local shopping with Shop Hermitage, then contemplate the waterfront views at Neva Embankments, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip builder app .

Bangkok, Thailand to St. Petersburg is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bangkok to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get colder in St. Petersburg: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage 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.
You've added Izmailovsky Market, Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Moskovskiy Metropoliten, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to Kuznetsky Most Street and GUMfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, take a stroll through Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), hike along Park Novodevichi Prudy, and stop by Perlov Tea House.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow travel route builder site .

Getting from St. Petersburg to Moscow by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. April in Moscow sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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