15 days in Russia Itinerary

15 days in Russia Itinerary

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Irkutsk
— 1 night
2
Krasnoyarsk
— 2 nights
3
St. Petersburg
— 6 nights
4
Moscow
— 3 nights

1
night
Irkutsk

Irkutsk ©
The most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, Irkutsk gained fame as the cultural center of Decembrist exiles.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pribaikalskiy National Park. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Kaiskaya Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Skriper, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Kazan.

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Jaipur, India to Irkutsk is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Jaipur to Irkutsk due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jaipur in June, expect Irkutsk to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krasnoyarsk.

Things to do in Irkutsk

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Skriper, Church of Our Lady of Kazan
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Pribaikalskiy National Park ©
Pribaikalskiy National Park
Church of Our Lady of Kazan ©
Church of Our Lady of Kazan
Cape Skriper
Cape Skriper

2
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.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stolby National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museum-Reserve Shushenskoye and then explore the activities along Enisey River.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krasnoyarsk trip planner.

You can fly from Irkutsk to Krasnoyarsk in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Irkutsk to Krasnoyarsk due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krasnoyarsk

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum-Reserve Shushenskoye
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Stolby National Park ©
Stolby National Park
Enisey River ©
Enisey River

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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.
The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Russian Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, walk around Catherine Palace and Park, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg travel app.

You can fly from Krasnoyarsk to St. Petersburg in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Krasnoyarsk Standard Time (KRAT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral. Let the collections at Moscow Kremlin and Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts capture your imagination. Step out of Moscow to go to Dubrovitsy and see Church of The Holy Virgin, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Kremlin Walls and Towers.

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Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Moscow sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Church of The Holy Virgin
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Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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