Silver Ring of Russia from Saint Petersburg

Silver Ring of Russia Tour will show you a region of Russia to the north-west of Russia, surrounding St Petersburg, that was once under the influence of the Novgorod Republic. On this tour to Russia, you will travel to St Petersburg and visit two of the most ancient and beautiful cities in the country - Novgorod Veliky and Pskov.

Unlike Golden Ring it is not so overcrowded by tourists, is more popular amongst Russian travelers, and therefore you will have more opportunities to fully enjoy the atmosphere of monasteries, white stoned kremlins, and quite life away from big cities.

Usually the Ring includes the following cities: Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, Izborsk, Pechory, Vologda, Ivan Gorod, Vyborg, Tikhvin, Mandrogi, and others.
Program 9 days/8 nights - Silver Ring of Russia
Arrival to Saint Petersburg. Meeting with the guide at the airport.
Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby.
City tour.
During the bus tour you will visit St. Isaac's Square, on which St. Isaac's Cathedral is located, the largest Orthodox church in St. Petersburg. Climb to a height of 43 meters above the ground, on the Colonnade. Two spiral staircases of 200 steps lead to the colonnade and from there a beautiful panorama of the city opens.
Lunch in the restaurant of the city.
After lunch, you will be able to see Russia in miniature.
You will visit the Museum of the Grand Layout of Russia, where the collective images of the regions of the Russian Federation are combined, and you will be able to see the places that you will get to know as part of this tour.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast in the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby.
Today we are to visit the port city on the Baltic, Vyborg.
Vyborg, founded in the Middle Ages by the Swedes, has been the only historical settlement in the Leningrad Region since 2010. You walk around the city, take a look at the Vyborg Castle and the Transfiguration Cathedral. After lunch, you can feel like a medieval Baltic Slav. Stroll through the historical — ethnographic museum under the open sky, recreated in full size, like a medieval fortress, Varyazhsky Dvor — Svargas. This is an Indo-European word, translated as "Sunny sky."
Return to St. Petersburg.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hall.
Today we are waiting for a trip to the city of Veliky Novgorod.
It is located 200 km from St. Petersburg, a trip to Veliky Novgorod will take approximately 3 hours. Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest and most famous cities in Russia — the birthplace of Russian statehood. Arriving in Novgorod, you will have lunch in the district of the city, then you will find an interesting tour of the city, which includes the Novgorod Kremlin, St. George Monastery, a museum of wooden architecture.
Accommodation at the hotel, dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hall.
Today we are waiting for a trip to the city of Pskov.
It is located 200 km from Veliky Novgorod, a trip to Pskov will take approximately 3 hours. Pskov — one of the oldest cities in Russia, first mentioned in the annals under the year 903. Pskov is an important tourist center of Russia. Monuments of ancient Pskov are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. After lunch you will see the city, visit the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Mirozhsky Monastery and the Historical Museum.
Accommodation at the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hall.
Today you will get to know the city of Pechora, the most western city of Russia, excluding the Kaliningrad region.
More than half a million pilgrims annually visit the town of Pechora in the Pskov Region to get in touch with their main shrine, the Pskov-Caves Holy Dormition Monastery.
Lunch in the restaurant of the city.
Return to Pskov.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hall.
The tour of the “Silver Necklace” ends with a return to St. Petersburg. The distance between Pskov and St. Petersburg is 300 km, approximately 4 hours.
Lunch lunch box.
Arrival in St. Petersburg, accommodation in the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby.
You have to get acquainted with one of the country estates, Gatchina.
The appearance of the palace and park ensemble in Gatchina dates back to the reign of Empress Catherine II. In 1765, the empress gave her favorite Grigory Orlov a luxurious gift: the Gatchina manor. The picturesque relief, spring lakes, connected by channels and small rivers, made it possible to create a unique landscape park, the center of which was a palace unique in its architecture.
Return to St. Petersburg. Free time, shopping, walk along Nevsky Prospect.
Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel, check out.
Transfer with a guide to the airport.

Accommodation: hotel 4****
Guaranteed service from 2 pax
Year-round tour
*with modification of some summer excursions to winter variant
What is included and not included in the tour?
Included services:
  • accommodation in hotels 4****. Hotel names TBA
  • catering per program (breakfast, lunch, dinner except for Day 1 (dinner only) and Day 9 (breakfast only)
  • transportation per program
  • excursion program with local English, French, German speaking guide

  • pre/post stay accommodation in Saint Petersburg or Moscow
  • domestic or international flights to/out Saint Petersburg
  • additional program service

* If restrictions are imposed on the entrance to museums for a certain number of people, we can serve group requests with the division of groups into smaller ones, with the predominant use of the same transport (or with a different number and capacity of transport), but with a large number of guides.
** Some museums or excursions can be excluded from the program if circumstances beyond the control of the tour operator require it (time constraints due to covid-19 / bans on the operation of facilities). At the same time, as far as possible, we will offer an alternative replacement.
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