RUSSIA

Exploring Russia and its history, culture and traditions is a fascinating family adventure. Discovering the world-class masterpieces of art, music and

architecture in Moscow and St. Petersburg is brought to life with hands-on activities curated to make sure your memories are as rich as this remarkable country.

Mother Russia will dazzle you.

 

Each of our itineraries has unique offerings allowing for cultural engagement and community give-back. Here are some of the things that will make your trip to Russia special.

Age Related Activities

Children Under 12

Faberge Egg painting Master class.

Matreshka doll nesting doll class

Faberge Museum Private Guided
  Tour, St.Petersburg

— Backstage tour of Moscow circus

Famous Peterhof Fountains

Magnificent Catherine’s Palace,

Russian pancakes & pie tasting

Visit the Museum of Cut Glass

Teen Itineraries

— Extreme quest game in the cold war bunkers.

Russian language class

Visit to Moscow Space Museum

Cold War Museum

Backstage tour of Moscow circus

Russian pancakes & pies tasting

Medieval armour shooting or ancient costume session (extension)

Adult Itineraries

— Behind-the-scenes of the world-famous Bolshoi Theatre.

— Russian Spa (banya) experience

— Russian honey wine tasting

— Home hosted lunch

Key Itinerary Content

Travelers will complete a trip planning questionnaire that will allow Global CommUnity, working with their travel advisor, to fully customize their trip according to their family interests.

 

7-Day Itinerary

•  Three nights in Moscow

• Four nights in St Petersburg

• Day in Peterhof

• Day in Pushkin

• Business class train ticket Moscow to St. Petersburg with concierge service

• Entrance fees to all museums

• Guided tours, private transportation

• Red Square

• State Armory

• Hermitage, Winter Palace

• The Fortress Cathedral

 

Transfers, private guided tours and breakfast daily, other meals as mentioned

Pricing is based on 4 passengers, double occupancy

Five Star pricing begins at  $3,910 per person

 

3-Day Extension
Sergiev - Posad - Suzal
Russia’s Golden Ring

These ancient towns, which also played a significant role in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church, preserve the memory of the most important and significant events in Russian history. The towns have been called “open-air museums” and feature unique monuments of Russian architecture of the 12th–18th centuries, including kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals, and churches. These towns are among the most picturesque in Russia
and prominently feature Russia’s onion domes.

• Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius

• Stay at historical hotel, "Russian Podvorie" wooden houses

• Horse and Carriage ride for children and teens

• Home visit

• Vladimir, home of Grand Price of Kiev

• Russian Frescoes and Museum of Cut Glass

 

Transfers, private guided tours and breakfast daily, other meals as mentioned

Pricing is based on 4 passengers, double occupancy

Prices starting at $1,391 per person

 

 

Ride the MCC –34 mile long urban-metro railway orbital line that encircles historical Moscow with a tour guide that will explain the rise and fall and restoration of urban development in Moscow. See the contrast between Moscow famous 19th century train stations and the modern technology of the MMC line.

 

The MCC rail line opened to passengers on September 10, 2016, the line officially follows the Little Ring of the Moscow Railway built in late 19th century. In three years the old railroad was fully reconstructed to meet the needs of the modern city and to take the pressure off of the traffic of the metro system.

CommUnity Impact

MCC –34  RAIL LINE

Preparing for Russia

— Children under 12 receive a new friend, Renata, who comes with a story book  telling what her life is like in Russia

— The whole family will receive recipes, books and movies preparing them for their trip to Russia.

— Russia is suitable for travelers of all ages.

— The best time to visit Moscow is April and May, when the temperature is in the 50s and 60s. The golden period is summer, when the city is warm and bustling. The shoulder seasons in the spring and early fall are good times to avoid the crowds. Fall experiences more rainfall and less sunlight. Winters are brutally cold, but this is when you'll get a true glimpse into the Moscow experience. Russian winters are not for the faint-hearted. "Long" is the best adjective for them. Some days the sun will be out for less than an hour. Also, snow will continue to fall well into March. Few people, aside from the residents, are able to cope with the freezing conditions.

— A visa and a valid passport and visa are required for entry into Russia.