11 days in Russia Itinerary

11 days in Russia Itinerary

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11 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Veliky Novgorod
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Vyborg
— 1 night
3
St. Petersburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Kaliningrad
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Diveyevo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Suzdal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Rostov
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Visakhapatnam

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Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod ©
An ancient city thriving as a modern tourist destination, Veliky Novgorod rightly bills itself as the birthplace of Russia.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), admire the landmark architecture of St. George Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Perynskiy Skete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Yaroslav’s Courtyard, and finally see the interesting displays at Vitoslavlitsy Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Veliky Novgorod day trip tool .

Visakhapatnam, India to Veliky Novgorod is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Visakhapatnam to Veliky Novgorod is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vyborg.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Perynskiy Skete
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Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse ©
Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse
Yaroslav’s Courtyard ©
Yaroslav’s Courtyard
St. George Monastery ©
St. George Monastery

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Vyborg

Vyborg ©
Vyborg, a town and the administrative center of Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, lies on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Vyborg Bay, 130km to the northwest of St. On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Historical-Cultural Center Varyazhskiy Dvor, steep yourself in history at Vyborg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Church of St. Peter and Pavel, then take in the pleasant sights at Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral, and finally have fun at Norway Park Okunyovaya.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Vyborg driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Veliky Novgorod to Vyborg by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Vyborg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, admire the striking features of Pavlovsk Palace and Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, then steep yourself in history at Neva Embankments, then steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and finally contemplate the long history of The General Staff Building.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg tour planner .

You can drive from Vyborg to St. Petersburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Neva Embankments
Neva Embankments
Sobor Petra I Pavla ©
Sobor Petra I Pavla
Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve ©

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Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at B-413 Submarine Museum, then get curious at Museum of the World Ocean, then examine the collection at Amber Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Konigsberg Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad itinerary planner .

Fly from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad. June in Kaliningrad sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Diveyevo.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral
Amber Museum ©
Amber Museum

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Diveyevo

Diveyevo ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bell-tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Transfiguration Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kazan Spring, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spring of Saint Panteleimon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Skete.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kaliningrad to Diveyevo. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to Diveyevo due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Suzdal.

Things to do in Diveyevo

Historic Sites
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Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery ©
Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery
Cathedral of the Annunciation ©
Cathedral of the Annunciation
Trinity Cathedral ©
Trinity Cathedral

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Suzdal

Suzdal ©
One of Russia's oldest settlements, the small town of Suzdal boasts nearly a thousand years of history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsar Constantine Church, examine the collection at Spaso-Evfimiyev Monastery Museum Complex, see the interesting displays at The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery), see the interesting displays at Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life, then see the interesting displays at Suzdal Kremlin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of The Transfiguration. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Boris and Gleb, see the interesting displays at Vodonapornaya Bashnya Museum, get engrossed in the history at Golden Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Demetrius, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Suzdal attractions site .

Traveling by car from Diveyevo to Suzdal takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rostov.

Things to do in Suzdal

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vladimir, Church of The Transfiguration, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin
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Church of Boris and Gleb ©
Church of Boris and Gleb
Church of The Transfiguration ©
Church of The Transfiguration

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nights
Rostov

Rostov ©
Rostov is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Gate-Church of St John Divine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Evangelist, examine the collection at State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin, then see the interesting displays at Palaty, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Smolensk. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Varnitsky Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius, take an in-depth tour of Museum Rostovskoye Podvorye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Isidore, then pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of St Avraam, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Gregory the Theologian, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Virgin Hodegetria.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rostov vacation planner .

Drive from Suzdal to Rostov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Rostov can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rostov

Historic Sites Museums
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Gate-Church of St John Divine ©
Gate-Church of St John Divine
Church of St. John the Evangelist ©
Church of St. John the Evangelist
The Church of St Isidore ©
The Church of St Isidore

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