Tour of Russia with Airfare

8-Day Tour of Russia with Airfare from Gate 1 Travel

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8-Day Tour of Russia

Explore the Kremlin, see the Volga River, and walk the streets of St. Petersburg on this 8-day tour of Russia. You’ll have guided city tours, some leisure time, and a few optional side trips, all designed to immerse you in Russian history and culture. Optional tours include a nighttime visit to the Red Square and a tour of Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg. See the tour itinerary and other information here.

The tour includes:


The trip kicks off with two nights in Moscow. After a leisurely first day, you’ll take a tour spotlighting some of the city’s most iconic attractions, including Red Square and the Kremlin.

  • St. Basil’s Cathedral: This 16th-century stunner encompasses nine domed chapels and offers breathtaking views of the Moskva River from the highest floors.
  • Kremlin Armory: Houses thousands of relics from Orthodox churches and former tsars, including carriages, textiles, gold, and weapons
  • The Arbat: Among the oldest streets in Moscow, this pedestrian thoroughfare is lined with historical buildings and homes once inhabited by artists and writers including Leo Tolstoy and Alexander Pushkin.<p>


After a brief stop in Tver for a city tour and some postcard-worthy views of the Volga River, you’ll journey on to Novgorod.

  • St. Sophia Cathedral: At one of Russia’s oldest cathedrals, you can see Our Lady of the Sign, an icon of the Virgin Mary long considered to be the protector of Novgorod.
  • Yaroslav’s Court: What remains of a palace once belonging to Yaroslav the Wise, who ruled over Novgorod around the turn of the 10th century<p>

St. Petersburg

  • Peter and Paul Fortress: An ornate military base set along the Neva River
  • The Hermitage: Built to house the art collection of Catherine the Great, it has become one of the world’s top museums, with masterpieces by van Gogh, Michelangelo, Picasso, and many more.<p>

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
The supplemental fee is subject to departure date and availability at the time of booking. For information regarding a specific departure date, please call (800) 682-3333 to speak with a Gate 1 Travel Reservation Specialist.<p>

2. Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
Gate 1 Travel is unable to accommodate extensions for this deal.<p>

3. How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
The dates available are listed on each option.<p>

4. What happens if I buy the Groupon and my travel dates are not available?
You can either choose another date or be refunded by Groupon. We suggest calling Gate 1 Travel to redeem your vouchers as soon as possible so that you do not run into this problem.<p>

5. Does my child need a Groupon, and can they stay in my room?
Contact Gate 1 Travel directly for child fares at 1-800-682-3333.<p>

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What You Get

  • Starting at $1999, 8-day/6-night tour of Russia with airfare
  • 9 options available, including departures in April, May, June, July, August, and September 2014 from NYC (gateways based on availability).
  • Click here to see all options and departure dates.

Note: All options priced per person and valid for a Travel with a Friend package (two Groupons required), or pay an additional $500 fee to travel solo. Read about package structures here.

Policies and Fees

For all options, book by: 11/12/13

  • Cancellation policy & fees: $300 fee to cancel. 91-day cancellation notice required or fee of 50% Groupon price; 31-day or fee up to 90% Groupon price; 2-day or fee up to Groupon price. Airfare nonrefundable once booked.
  • Taxes: Tax included
  • Additional fees: Any associated visa/passport fees not included

  • Airfare priced per person and based on double occupancy

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

The Fine Print

  • Book by 11/12/13 or promo value expires
  • 1/person, +3 as gifts
  • 1/visit
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • Alt departure dates/gateways may be available for additional fee
  • $300 fee to cancel
  • 91-day cancellation notice required or fee of 50% Groupon price; 31-day or fee up to 90% Groupon price; 2-day or fee up to Groupon price
  • Airfare nonrefundable once booked
  • Must be 18+ to check in, 8+ to travel
  • Credit card required at booking
  • Tax included
  • $500 fee to travel solo
  • Visas not included
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, and motorized scooters may not be taken aboard motorcoaches.

Getting There

  • By plane: includes round-trip airfare from New York

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
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