8 days in Kuwait City, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

8 days in Kuwait City, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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8 days in Kuwait City, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h
2
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
train:  4​h
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
On the 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sheikh Mubarak Kiosk, then shop like a local with Souk Al-Mubarakiya, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Kuwait Towers.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuwait City tour itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airport is Kuwait International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Kuwait City can reach 55°C, while at night they dip to 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kuwait City

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Souk Al-Mubarakiya ©
Souk Al-Mubarakiya
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque
Kuwait Towers ©
Kuwait Towers

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Lenin's Mausoleum, then explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers, and finally explore the world behind art at The State Tretyakov Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Moscow vacation maker tool .

Fly from Kuwait City to Moscow in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in July: high temperatures in Moscow hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

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Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, browse the exhibits of Catherine Palace and Park, contemplate the long history of Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planner.

You can fly from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

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