22 days in Russia Itinerary

22 days in Russia Itinerary

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Moscow
— 6 nights
2
St. Petersburg
— 7 nights
3
Stavropol
— 3 nights
4
Sochi
— 5 nights

6
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.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Red Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and look for gifts at Perlov Tea House.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow road trip website.

Lucknow, India to Moscow is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Lucknow to Moscow. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Lucknow in December, with highs in Moscow at -1°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

7
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stavropol.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 7:
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

3
nights
Stavropol

Stavropol ©
Stavropol is a city and the administrative center of Stavropol Krai, Russia. Stavropol is known for parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Dormition of the Mother of God Temple, get a new perspective on nature at Prozritelev and Prave Stavropol State Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, and view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Landscapes of the Honored Artist of Russia P. M. Grechishkin.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stavropol journey maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from St. Petersburg to Stavropol. Traveling from St. Petersburg in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Stavropol: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sochi.

Things to do in Stavropol

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
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St. Andrew's Cathedral ©
St. Andrew's Cathedral
Stavropol Regional Museum of The Fine Arts ©
Parshin Art Gallery ©
Parshin Art Gallery

5
nights
Sochi

Sochi ©
Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Sochi is known for parks, winter sports, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, have fun at Iceberg Skating Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy, and walk around Olimpiyskiy Park Adler.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sochi trip maker.

Drive from Stavropol to Sochi in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Stavropol in January, expect Sochi to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sochi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster ©
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler ©
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler

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