60 days in Russia Itinerary

60 days in Russia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Moscow
— 10 nights
2
Kazan
— 3 nights
3
Novosibirsk
— 3 nights
4
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
— 2 nights
5
Vladivostok
— 4 nights
6
Listvyanka
— 2 nights
7
Krasnoyarsk
— 4 nights
8
Manzherok
— 1 night
9
St. Petersburg
— 13 nights
10
Yaroslavl
— 4 nights
11
Nizhny Novgorod
— 4 nights
12
Yantarnyy
— 1 night
13
Esto-Sadok
— 6 nights

10
nights
Moscow

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.
Visiting Bird Park Vorobyi and Meshherskoye will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Yeliseyevskiy or Mall Columbus. Explore Moscow's surroundings by going to Church of The Holy Virgin (in Dubrovitsy) and Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery (in Zvenigorod). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Red Square, stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), explore the wide array of goods at GUM, and admire the striking features of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Moscow sightseeing planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Moscow is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cairo in May: high temperatures in Moscow hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Kazan.

Things to do in Moscow

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of The Holy Virgin, Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, Bird Park Vorobyi
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Bird Park Vorobyi ©
Bird Park Vorobyi
Yeliseyevskiy ©
Yeliseyevskiy

3
nights
Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, admire the striking features of Leaning Suyumbike Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kul Sharif Mosque, thendon't miss a visit to Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat), and finally admire the striking features of Agricultural Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul and then don't miss a visit to Islam Nury Mosque.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kazan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Kazan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Kazan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Novosibirsk.

Things to do in Kazan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat) ©
Bauman Street (Kazansky Arbat)
Kul Sharif Mosque ©
Kul Sharif Mosque
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

3
nights
Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk ©
Situated in Siberia's southwestern portion, Novosibirsk developed into a major urban center in the last decade of the 19th century, when it became a convenient pit stop for railway travelers making the epic trans-Siberian journey.
Novosibirsk is known for zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall Aura, catch a live event at Spartak Stadium, enjoy the sand and surf at Sun City, and appreciate the history behind Glory monument.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Novosibirsk trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kazan to Novosibirsk by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kazan to Novosibirsk. June in Novosibirsk sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Things to do in Novosibirsk

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Novosibirsk Zoo ©
Novosibirsk Zoo
Mall Aura ©
Mall Aura
Glory monument ©
Glory monument

2
nights
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ©
Take a break from the city and head to Kamchatka Peninsula and Avachinsky. Step out of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with an excursion to Paratunskiye Hot Spring in Paratunka--about 44 minutes away.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Novosibirsk to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky takes 9 hours. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Novosibirsk to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Novosibirsk in June: high temperatures in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vladivostok.

Things to do in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Paratunskiye Hot Spring, Kamchatka Peninsula
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Kamchatka Peninsula ©
Kamchatka Peninsula
Avachinsky ©
Avachinsky

4
nights
Vladivostok

Vladivostok ©
Often compared to San Francisco and Naples, the sprawling eastern city of Vladivostok serves as the largest Russian port on the Pacific Ocean.
Visiting Astafyev's Bay and Russian Island will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Russky Bridge, head off the coast to Popov Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Railroad Terminal.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vladivostok journey planning website.

You can fly from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Vladivostok in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Vladivostok is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in June, things will get a bit warmer in Vladivostok: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Listvyanka.

Things to do in Vladivostok

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Astafyev's Bay ©
Astafyev's Bay
Russian Island ©
Russian Island
Popov Island ©
Popov Island

2
nights
Listvyanka

Listvyanka ©
Discover how to plan a Listvyanka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Vladivostok to Listvyanka takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Vladivostok Standard Time (VLAT) to Irkutsk Standard Time (IRKT) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Vladivostok in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Listvyanka: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krasnoyarsk.

Things to do in Listvyanka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lake Baikal
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Lake Baikal ©
Lake Baikal

4
nights
Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk ©
Famed for its scenic location, Krasnoyarsk so impressed author Anton Chekhov that he considered it Siberia's most appealing city, describing it as a "picturesque, cultured town." A convenient pit stop for passengers making the trans-Siberian journey, the city serves as the country's major railway junction halfway between Moscow and Vladivostok.
Get in touch with nature at Stolby National Park and Tatyshev Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Tsar-Fish Statue (in Ovsyanka) and Sputnik (in Divnogorsk). The adventure continues: trek along Cave Karaulnaya, see where the action happens at Lokomotiv, explore the activities along Enisey River, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Cathedral of the Transfiguration.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Krasnoyarsk online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Listvyanka to Krasnoyarsk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Irkutsk Standard Time (IRKT) to Krasnoyarsk Standard Time (KRAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Manzherok.

Things to do in Krasnoyarsk

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tsar-Fish Statue, Sputnik
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Stolby National Park ©
Stolby National Park
Cave Karaulnaya ©
Cave Karaulnaya
Tatyshev Island ©
Tatyshev Island

1
night
Manzherok

Manzherok
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Altai Mountains.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manzherok trip planner.

Drive from Krasnoyarsk to Manzherok in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Krasnoyarsk to Manzherok is minus 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Manzherok

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Altai Mountains
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13
nights
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.
Head to Nevsky Prospekt and St.Peterburg House of Booksfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Eco Path and Sergiyevskiy Park. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, view the masterpieces at Tretyakov's Gallery, stop by Magazin Kuptsov Yeliseyevykh, and step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Manzherok to St. Petersburg with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yaroslavl.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks Nature Museums
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Nevsky Prospekt ©
Nevsky Prospekt
Yusupov Palace ©
Yusupov Palace

4
nights
Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl ©
A World Heritage Site boasting hundreds of architectural monuments, Yaroslavl sits on the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers and is renowned for its historical town center.
Explore Yaroslavl's surroundings by going to State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin (in Rostov) and Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm (in Sumarokovo). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent, get to know the resident critters at Yaroslavl Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Elijah the Prophet, and admire the local landmark of Strelka Fountains.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yaroslavl online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Yaroslavl by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Nizhny Novgorod.

Things to do in Yaroslavl

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin, Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
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State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin
Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent ©
Vvedenskiy Tolga Convent
Yaroslavl Embankment ©
Yaroslavl Embankment

4
nights
Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod ©
Founded eight centuries ago at the confluence of the Volga and the Oka rivers, Nizhny Novgorod boasts over 600 historical, cultural, and architectural monuments.
Nizhny Novgorod is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of The Kremlin, appreciate the history behind Chkalov Monument, admire the landmark architecture of State Bank, and make a trip to Bolshaia Pokrovskaia Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nizhny Novgorod route planner.

Traveling by car from Yaroslavl to Nizhny Novgorod takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Nizhny Novgorod can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yantarnyy.

Things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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The Kremlin ©
The Kremlin
Limpopo Zoo ©
Limpopo Zoo
Fedorovsky Embankment
Fedorovsky Embankment

1
night
Yantarnyy

Yantarnyy ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Promenade.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yantarnyy planning site.

Explore your travel options from Nizhny Novgorod to Yantarnyy with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Nizhny Novgorod to Yantarnyy is minus 1 hour. In July in Yantarnyy, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Esto-Sadok.

Things to do in Yantarnyy

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade

6
nights
Esto-Sadok

Esto-Sadok ©
Few may have heard of it outside of Russia, but Esto-Sadok is a popular ski resort with links to Sochi.
Get outdoors at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort and Agura Waterfalls. Change things up with these side-trips from Esto-Sadok: Soloniki Beach (in Soloniki) and Sochi (Sochi National Park, Adler Dolphinarium, &more). The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster, fly down the slopes at Sliding Center Sanki, and make a trip to Krasnaya Polyana Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Esto-Sadok journey app.

Explore your travel options from Yantarnyy to Esto-Sadok with the Route module. Traveling from Yantarnyy to Esto-Sadok, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Esto-Sadok

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sochi
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:
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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster ©
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster
Sochi National Park ©
Sochi National Park

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