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More chances to explore Russia in 2014

17 December 2013

More chances to explore Russia in 2014

Cox & Kings has added more 2014 departure dates to a popular 8-day small group journey exploring Russia’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

Classic Russia visits Russia’s biggest sights from its two greatest cities, Moscow and St Petersburg, while staying in centrally located 4.5-star hotels from NZ$2861* per person twin share.

Twenty-nine departures are now available between March and November, including departures which coincide with St Petersburg’s White Nights festival - a month-long cultural celebration in June.

Enjoy sightseeing in Moscow taking in Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, the Kremlin including the Armoury Museum and more before boarding a train to St Petersburg to explore attractions such as Nevsky Prospekt, Peter and Paul Fortress and the Hermitage Museum.

You’ll also visit Catherine’s Palace at Pushkin including the Amber Room - regarded as one of Russia's truly great art treasures, and Peter the Great’s Summer Palace and gardens at Peterhof.

Seven night’s accommodation, breakfast daily, private arrival and departure transfers, an expert local tour manager, sightseeing and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary, and transport are included.

Classic Russia can also be undertaken as a luxury journey staying in 5-star accommodation, and as a private journey departing Fridays.

For bookings contact your local travel agent or Cox & Kings on 0800 269 263

*Price is per person based on twin share accommodation & subject to availability. Classic Russia Small Group Journey – Superior (8D/7N) is valid for sale until 21 Nov 14 and travel from 28 Mar to 21 Nov 14. The advertised price is valid for departures for 28 Mar, 11 & 25 Apr, 02 May, 04, 11, 18 & 25 Jul, 01, 08, 15, 22 & 29 Aug, 05, 12, 19 & 26 Sep 14. Single supplements are extra and applicable to travellers in single rooms. All airfares are excluded. Offer is subject to availability and may change without notice prior to reservation confirmation and due to currency fluctuations. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.


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