Penang International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Assemble at airport or your departure flight the capital and largest city of Latvia – Riga.
Upon arrive, transfer to Jurmala for lunch at this pristine seaside resort before returning to Riga. Start the Riga city tour of Baltic’s largest city, by passing the Swedish Gate and view the imposing Powder Town nearby. Head towards the 13th century Riga Dome Cathedral and the Old Town Square to view the magnificently ornate House of Blackheads, Riga’s most iconic landmark. View the beautiful Statue of Liberty and the surrounding park with its water channels. Visit the beautiful medieval St. Peter Church before leaving the old town. Another landmark that you can’t miss is the majesic Riga Caste by the Daugava River. Overnight at Riga.
Proceed to the one of the Lithuania’s most awe-inspiring sight, the legendary Hill of Crosses. The sound from the thousands of crosses – which appear to grow on the hillock – tinkling in the breeze is wonderfully eerie. Entrance to Rundale Palace, a magnificent monument of Baroque and Rococo architecture. Enjoy a theatrical guided tour by an authentically dressed guide. Return back to Riga for overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to Tallinn. En-route stop by Parnu for and stroll this Old Town. Stop at the Maarja Magdaleena Guild for some art & craft souvenirs. Continue to Tallinn overnight.
Start the day at Kadriorg Palace, originally an imperial summer residence. You will have ample photography opportunities at the Floewer Garden within the palace grounds. Visit to the Old Town and the Town Hall. Next, visit the gothic St. Ola’s Church Tower and see the Tallinn Walls from the viewing platform on Toompea Hill. Short visit to Estonian Open Air Museum to discover the authentic and historical coastal village at your own leisure. Overnight at Tallinn.
Today leave for St. Petersburg, en-route stop at Narva for lunch. Continue towards to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival at St. Petersburg and check-in to the hotel. Rest after long road. In the evening relax and enjoy a cruise ride along the Neva River (Only available from May to September). Overnight at St. Petersburg.
After breakfast, visit Hermitage Museum & Winter Palace, the largest museum in Russia where you can see Ancient Greek & Roman sculptures, masterpieces of European painters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Rapheal, Titian, Veronese, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyke and others. Next visit the Palace Square and view the tall Alexander Column. Proceed to visit Grand Palace of Peterhof which is a masterpiece of architects and the favorite residence of Peter the Great (Include entrance to Fountain Park when available during summer). Tonight enjoy dinner at the Troyka Restaurant and be entertained by the fascinating Cultural Folklore Dancing Show. Overnight at St. Petersburg.
Morning visit St. Isaac’s, St Isaac’s Square and Monument of Nicholas I. View of Monument of Heroic Defenders of Leningrad, Nikolsky Cathedral, and Art Square and view Mikhailovsky Palace. Photo stop at the museum ship of Aurora Battle Cruiser, walking tour of Nevsky Prospect, the main avenue to see some of St. Petersburg’s most impressive building like the picturesquare Church of the Savior on a Splilled Blood. After lunch transfer to the railway station to take the High Speed SAPSAN Train to Moscow. Overnight at Moscow.
After breakfast proceed to the Red Square to see St. Basil’s Cathedral which is Moscow’s most celebrated landmark, The Kremlin, Spasskaya Bell Tower and the Lenin Mausoleum. Visit the elegant GUM Department Store and view Kazan Cathedral, National Historical Museum and Resurrection Gate. Tour in the Kremlin includes the visit to the Armory Museum the oldest and most prestigious museum that boasts a staggering collection of Tsarist artifacts, Russian and foreign jewellery and armour. Tonight. be entertained by the famous Circus Show. Overnight at Moscow.
In the morning, proceeds to the tour the famous Moscow Metro often called “The People’s Palaces because it is a work of art in itself with the extravagant decoration of its soviet era stations. Round up the trip at pedestrain at Arbat Street a true symbol of old Moscow and one of the most popular meeting and shopping spots. Transfer to airport for your departure flight back home.
Arrive home with sweet memories of Russia and Baltic