Luxury Russia Tours

Introduction to Russia
(6 Days)
Moscow, St. Petersburg

Moscow & St. Petersburg
(9 Days)
Moscow, St. Petersburg

Family Tour of Russia
(8 Days)
St. Petersburg, Moscow

Best of St. Petersburg
(6 Days)
St. Petersburg

Highlights of Russia
(11 Days)
Moscow, Sergiev Posad, St. Petersburg

Moscow & The Golden Ring
(7 Days)
Moscow, Sergiev Posad

Multi-country Tours

Journey Through Scandinavia & Russia
(16 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Moscow

Best of St. Petersburg

(6 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)

This luxurious private tour is the ideal introduction to the artwork, palaces, waterways and lifestyle of stunning St. Petersburg, Peter the Great's "window on the world." It includes unique activities such as special access to top cultural sites, visits to the best local markets, a private cruise on the canals of St. Petersburg, meals in evocative Old Russia settings and more.

During private cultural touring with your own guide and driver, gain special access to the Hermitage, one of the greatest museums in the world. Tour highlights of the city, such as the Peter & Paul Fortress, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Yusupov Palace, the Faberge Museum and the Russian Museum. Take a private excursion to Pushkin to tour the Catherine Palace, a Baroque confection of blue, white and gold, including the Amber workshop. During another excursion, visit Peterhof, home of Peter the Great's grand Summer Palace, whose pavilions and beautiful terraced water gardens overlook the Gulf of Finland. Also tour St. Petersburg's most interesting markets and top boutiques selling porcelain and beautiful Russian folk crafts. One evening, attend a performance at the world-renowned Mariinsky Theater.

Artisans of Leisure will also assist with advance dining reservations at the city's top restaurants.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive St. Petersburg
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 5 nights
Day 2 St. Petersburg
Full-day private touring, including private boat ride
Day 3 St. Petersburg & Pushkin
Full-day private excursion to Pushkin
Day 4 St. Petersburg
Full-day private touring and flexible shopping. Evening Mariinsky Theater performance
Day 5 St. Petersburg & Peterhof
Half-day privately guided excursion to Peterhof. Afternoon at leisure
Day 6 Depart St. Petersburg
Private airport transfer

St. Petersburg: Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace or Hotel Astoria

$7,980 Per person (double occupancy)


Russia was our 5th trip with Artisans of Leisure and it was wonderful, as always. We loved the hotel and activities that you arranged. Our guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and fantastic. Artisans of Leisure is A+++!
~ S.B., Tampa, FL

Russia was THE BEST! We were so immersed in the history it was unbelievable, the kids were fascinated, we all loved it. This was really one of our favorite trips ever.
~ P.R., Laguna Niguel, CA

Our Russia trip was fantastic! Absolutely sensational. Our guide was the most remarkable woman we have ever met…I can’t thank you enough for all that you did to arrange such a memorable trip.
~ S.S., Bondi, New South Wales, Australia


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