MP Travel

The Northern Lights and
Two Russian Capitals
$1390+air tickets

English guided tour, 9 days /7 nights

2 nights Moscow + 2 nights Murmansk + 3 nights St Petersburg

Every Sunday from September until April.

Day 1.
Departure from New York, JFK airport (or your USA city).
Overnight flight to Moscow, SVO airport.

Day 2.
Arrival to Moscow
Meeting with English speaking guide
Transfer to the hotel and free time for leisure.
Explore Russian capital during the City Tour of Moscow. Visit Red Square, lined by Moscow's landmark buildings. At one end rises the onion-shaped domes of St. Basil's Cathedral(outside), in front of the Kremlin stands Lenin's Mausoleum, while on the opposite side, the grand GUM department store offers a variety of glamorous goods. We will drive along the main streets and explore the main Moscow sights. You will get acquainted with the history of the capital and can see the city from different angles.
Overnight in Moscow
Transport & guide: transfer airport – hotel

Breakfast at the hotel & Meeting with guide at the lobby.
Visit Kremlin Territory and Cathedral. The Moscow Kremlin is a stone chronicle of Russia. As in antiquity, today history is made here. The architectural ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin includes monuments of different centuries. Here you will see the palaces of Russian sovereigns, emperors, hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as the residence of the President of Russia.
Zaryadye Park is a new symbol of Moscow
You can take beautiful pictures and selfies in "Zaryadye" on one of the best viewing platforms in the city – the River Overlook, which opens a picturesque view to the Kremlin, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the towers of Moscow city, high-rise on Kotelnicheskaya embankment, the Moscow River and the Park itself.
We will visit the Sparrow Hills - the largest observation platform in Moscow and see the magnificent building of Moscow University.
A cable car across the Moscow Rive. Such a picturesque place!
The first Moscow cable car is 720 meters long. A cable car connecting the Luzhniki Olympic Complex with the Vorobyov Embankment, and ‘Vorobyovy Gory’ at the observation deck on Sparrow Hills. There are 35 covered gondolas with eight seats each. The gondolas were designed by Porsche Design Studio. The gondolas have an excellent view of the city and the Moskva River. The drive takes about 10 minutes one way.
Moscow Radisson Cruise (duration 2,5 hrs.)
Back to the hotel
Overnight in Moscow
Meal Plan: breakfast
Transport & guide: 10 00 – 19 00

Breakfast at the hotel and check out
Transfer to the airport
Arrival to Murmansk & meeting with guide
Transfer to the hotel and check in
21 00 – 00 00 Hunting for the Northern Lights in the evening
Overnight in Murmansk
Meal Plan: FB
Transport & guide: 11 00 – 02 00

Breakfast at the hotel & Meeting with guide
08 30 Departure to Saami Village
10 30 – 13 30 Visiting Saami Village with lunch and Reindeer feeding and sledge ride
15 30 Back to the city
15 30 – 17 30 Snowmobile ride, Husky dogs sledding
17 30 Sightseeing tour
Have a quick look at Murmansk with one of our professional guides. You will visit Alesha monument (the highest one in Russia after Motherland monument). You will know rich history of Murmansk city, drive to the historical places of the Second World War. You will also visit “Murmansk selfie” place or obelisk with Murmansk city’s coordinates.
Photo stop Icebreaker Lenin
19 00 Dinner (3 courses) local
21 00 – 00 00 Hunting for the Northern Lights in the evening
Overnight in Murmansk
Meal Plan: FB

Breakfast at the hotel & check out
Transfer to the airport
Arrival to St Petersburg
During a sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg, we will get a great opportunity to get acquainted with the historical center of the city in a short time, to see the most famous squares of the city: St. Isaac's Square, Palace Square, Senate Square, etc. We will pass along Nevsky Prospect and other central streets, admire the unique architectural ensembles and monuments (Palace Bridge, Hermitage, Kazan Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood), see the beautiful Neva with a view of the Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Peter and Paul Fortress, see the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, The Bronze Horseman, Kunstkamera and much more.
Visit vodka museum + testing of 3 types of vodka
Check in the hotel
Overnight in St Petersburg
Meal Plan: breakfast
Transport & guide: 10 00 –19 00

Breakfast at the hotel
Visit The Hermitage Museum which is housed in the Winter Palace (and some other buildings), the main residence of the Russian imperial family. Magnificently located on the bank of the Neva River. The Hermitage Museum is the largest art gallery in Russia and one of the largest and most respected art museums in the world, with 2.7 million exhibits from Ancient Egypt to early 20th century Europe. It includes works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, unique collections of Rembrandt, Rubens, French Impressionists (Renoir, Cezanne, Manet, Monet, Pissarro), plus Van Gogh, Matisse, Gaugin and sculptures by Rodin.
Visit Pushkin city. Catherine Palace and Park.
The small town of Pushkin, located in 30 km, south of St. Petersburg, was named in honor of the greatest Russian poet. Formerly called Tsarskoye Selo, or "Village of the Tsars". It is one of the most beautiful imperial residences, Catherine's Palace, whose name is dedicated to the wife of Peter the Great, Catherine I. It was a favorite place of Catherine II the Great, with its incomparable Amber Room, entirely covered with Baltic Amber.
Back to the city.
Overnight in St Petersburg
Meal Plan: breakfast
Transport & guide: 10 00 – 19 00

Breakfast at the hotel
Free day or optional tours. Faberge museum or Usupov Palace.
Overnight in St Petersburg
Meal plan: breakfast
Transport & guide: NO

Breakfast at the hotel / check out at 12 00
Meeting with guide at the lobby
Transfer to the airport
Meal plan: breakfast.
Departure from St. Petersburg, LED airport, to New York, JFK (or your USA city).

The program includes:
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Moscow includes breakfast, hotel 4*;
- 3 nights’ accommodation in St Petersburg includes breakfast, hotel 4*;
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Murmansk includes breakfast, hotel 4*;
- English speaking guide during the program and transfers.
- Tours and excursions with general admission according to the itinerary
- A\c tourist class Coach Service as per itinerary.
- All transfers
- Visa support
- two bottles of water per pax per day
- Headphones
- VACCINATED DRIVER in sanitized coach with air-condition during the program
- VACCINATED English speaking guide during the program and arrival transfers
- Sanitizers, masks
*Important: the order of the excursion days in the program can be changed.

The program doesn’t include:
- Visa documents delivery
- Personal spending
- Luggage handling
- Domestic flight Moscow – Murmansk, Murmansk – St Petersburg (about $110)
-PCR tests for museums and back flight - (about $100)

Hotel 4 stars
Hotel SPb: Holiday inn Mosckovskie vorota 4*
Hotel Moscow: Novotel city center hotel 4*
Hotel Murmansk: Azimut hotel Murmansk 4*

DBL / TWIN PP: $1390 + air tickets*
Single Supplement: +$370 additional
* air tickets price from New York, JFK to Moscow, SVO
& back from St. Petersburg, LED to New York, JFK or your city.

Please note:
* All timings are subject to local traffic conditions.
* Currency fluctuations of more than 3% or changes in local government taxes may result in price changes.
* Prices are not applicable on fair dates. We reserve the right to apply supplements or confirm hotels outside the affected city or in alternative cities should the tour include cities affected by a trade fair.
* Rates are per person based on twin share/double
* Parking permits, City permits and tolls are quoted at rates applicable at the time of our offer. These rates may be increase d by local councils at any time without notice. As this is out of active travel's control, we reserve the right to add a surcharge for any additional costs if necessary.
* As per EUR regulations, drivers are not permitted to keep engines running while the coach is parked. Air conditioning will therefore only run when the group is on board.
* All meals for driver are included in the package price
* Drivers are permitted to work a maximum of 12 hours AND TO DRIVE A MAXIMUM OF 9 HOURS per day including the time that the coach is parked. Additional driver's hours are not permitted.
* No reservations have been made at this stage and all hotels/services are subject to availability at the time of
* Where triple rooms are required and hotels are unable to provide a triple room or an extra bed in a twin room, a twin and a single will be provided and you will need to cover any additional costs incurred.

Please note that this is just a price offer and we have not made any reservations for the group

The schedule of program can be changed

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