Russia Plus (Start Helsinki)

Tour Length
12 days
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Russia Plus (Start Helsinki)
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Tour Review

24 Jul 2011 - 04 Aug 2011

Really enjoyed the trip, amazing tour manager, Amazing countries, amazing crew :)
Belarus is a massive surprise and a place worth spending more time at. Going out is so easy there too, and busy even on a monday night.
A few of the optional excursions were not so good, but kinda best to go as it is easier than trying to find the group. The metro tour, you dont hear a thing, just see stuff, the artilerry museum in Moscow was quite dull too, and 30 euros to listen to someone play chopin for 45mins really isnt worth it (i did avoid this one)
Ballet is a recommendation!!
Losts of free and cheap alcohol, so be aware....

Review written Sep 2011

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What's Included

All of this & more, included as standard on your trip.


  • 11 nights accommodation: 11 nights in hotel upgrade
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
  • Overnight cruise
  • Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges


  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations


  • 11 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 1 Regional Dinner: Polish feast in Warsaw
  • 4 dinners


  • 4 World Heritage Sites visited
  • See the Sibelius Monument, the Olympic Stadium, Senate Square & the Church in the Rock
  • See the 'Church of the Rock'
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Me Time

  • Canal Cruise
  • Guided tour of Peter and Paul's Fortress
  • St. Petersburg dinner
  • Russian Ballet Performance
  • Russian Folklore Evening
  • Guided Tour of Siege of Leningrad Memorial
  • Guided tour of the Armoury Museum in the Kremlin
  • Statue Park
  • Moscow dinner
  • Circus Aquamarine
  • Contemporary History Museum (Revolution Museum)
  • Chopin piano recital
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On a budget?

  • The average cost per day for this tour is US$176
  • You only need a US$200 deposit to book and pay in full 45 days before you travel.
  • Pay in installments, with Contiki Easy Pay

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