13 days in Russia Itinerary

13 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Moscow
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Kaliningrad
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
St. Petersburg
— 6 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Jakarta

4
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.
Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Moscow Kremlin and Kremlin Walls and Towers. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, explore the wide array of goods at GUM, brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, and admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow itinerary builder tool.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Moscow is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Jakarta to Moscow. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in November, with highs in Moscow at 1°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

1
night
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 5th (Sun), examine the collection at Amber Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Konigsberg Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kaliningrad journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Kaliningrad takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow to Kaliningrad, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in November; daily highs in Kaliningrad reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach Promenade
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B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral

6
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.
Head to Nevsky Prospekt and St.Peterburg House of Booksfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Palace Square. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kaliningrad to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kaliningrad in November: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Nevsky Prospekt ©
Nevsky Prospekt
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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