8 days in Russia Itinerary

8 days in Russia Itinerary

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8 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Moscow
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin and then admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip itinerary maker website.

New Delhi, India to Moscow is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Moscow, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in Moscow hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip app.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

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