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Imperial Capitals


Discover the two imperial jewels of Russia! In Moscow, the spectacular Red Square and the immense Kremlin, the two incredible remnants of the former Soviet Empire, await you. In St. Petersburg, discover the artistic heritage of the Hermitage and the impressive fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul, the ancient pantheon of the Tsars.

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  • Departures from main U.S. airports. See instructions for booking
  • International flights U.S. - Moscow, Saint Petersburg - U.S.
  • Train from Moscow to Saint Petersburg in 2nd class.
  • 7 nights accomodation in Superior category hotels. * See hotels included
  • 7 breakfasts & 1 Lunch.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English speaking guide. See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Letter of invitation to process your visa. It is imperative that you passport details are correct. **

* For departures on 19th April, and 24th May the hotel in Moscow will be Park Inn Sadu 4*, Radisson Blu Belorusskaya 4* or Holiday Inn Lesnaya 4* and in Saint Petersburg the Azimut Hotel 4* or similar.

*For departures on the 31st of August the hotel in Moscow will be Radisson SAS Slavianskaya and in Saint Petersburg the Russ Hotel or similar.

* For departures on 12th September the hotel in Moscow will be Alfa Izmailovo Hotel and in Saint Petersburg the Admiralteiskaya or similar.

* For departures on 3rd August the Hotel in Moscow will be Alfa Izmailovo 4* and the hotel in St. Petersburg will be Grand Katerina 4* or similar

* For departures on September 28th, October 5th, October 12th and October 19th, hotels will be Alfa Izmailovo in Moscow and Grand Catherina in St. Petersburg.

* For departures on 1st and 15th October the hotel in Moscow will be Alfa Izmailovo Hotel or Vega Hotel 4* and in Saint Petersburg the Azimut Hotel or Hotel Saint Petersburg 4* or similar.

* For departures on the 16th November the hotel in Moscow will be the Radisson SAS Slavianskaya and in Saint Petersburg the Park Inn Nevsky or similar.

** As an individual, you can have your visa processed at any consulate of the Russian Embassy in the United States (which can be found in Washington, New York, San Francisco, Houston, and Seattle) as well as at the Russian Visa Center in the USA (

IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOUR PASSPORT DETAILS ARE CORRECT FOR THE LETTER OF INVITATION. The letter is necessary for making your visa application: IT IS NOT A VISA. If you have any questions please contact our Customer Service Team on +1 888-488-0592.

The visa application process requires an application form, a valid passport, one passport-sized photo, your trip confirmation from Exoticca, a Visa Support Letter (VSL) also provided by Exoticca, and a processing fee. If a revision is required after the VSL has been issued, there is a $50 per person Russia Visa Support Letter change fee that will be applied.

Visas services for the Embassy of the Russian Federation are managed by Invisa Logistics Services at their Visa Center, 1680 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.Tel. (202) 827-0895; Fax (202) 827-0896. All applicants must first complete an online Visa Application Form at and then either appear in person at the Visa Center ($33 fee in addition to the Consular visa fees) or submit their application via a visa service. Details at (Note - although the Russian embassy recommends multiple-entry visas for US citizens, it is not necessary).

A single-entry visa is sufficient for itineraries with one entrance into the Russian Federation. Visa processing can take as long as 4-6 weeks during which time your passport will be unavailable for other international trips.

It is mandatory to send a copy of the valid passports of all passengers to once you have made your reservation.

Not included:

Visa, drinks, entrances, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

Steps to follow
  • Entry requirements:
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity with 2 blank passport pages.
  • Visa*:
    A visa is required to enter the country. This is issued at the consulate before travel with a letter of invitation.
  • Currency:
    Russian Ruble.
  • Language:
  • Electricity:
    220 V. 2 pin European style plug..
  • Health:
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the U.S.
  • Time zone:
    UTC + 03:00.
  • Other useful information:
    Due to its size, Russia has great climatic variation however the predominant climate is continental.
  • Tourist Office website:
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with U.S. passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice

Flights are non-refundable and non-amendable. Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same category or a higher. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

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