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GLORIOUS RUSSIA

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Places Covered
Moscow City Tour, Russian Circus, Moscow River Cruise, Red Square , Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow Metro, Kremlin Cathedrals, World War Museum in Poklonya Gora, Tretyakov Art Gallery, Saint Petersburg City Tour, Grand Palace in Peterhof, Peter & Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum, Nickolayvesky Palace and Traditional Russian Folk Show. Russian Ballet Dance-(optional).
Days
6 Nights 7 Days
Adult Rate
EURO 825 + Rs.75,000 ( Rs. 1,35,000/-)
Child Rate
Child Rate ( 07 years - 11 years) : EURO 550 + Rs.70,000 ( Rs. 1,10,000/-) Child Rate ( 02 years - 06 years) : EURO 415 + Rs.70,000 ( Rs. 1,00,000/-) Infant Rate ( 0 years – 02 years) : Rs. 50000/-
Next Package Dates
September- 25
CONTACT: +91 8138902308

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Moscow City Tour

Russian Circus Show

Moscow River Cruise

Red Square Tour

Visit Lenin Mausoleum

Moscow Metro Tour

Visit Kremlin With Cathedrals

World War Museum in Poklonya Gora

Entrance to Tretyakov Gallery

City Tour of Saint Petersburg

Entrance to Grand Palace in Peterhof

Entrance to Peter & Paul Fortress

Entrance to Hermitage Museum

Nickolayvesky Palace and Traditional Russian Folk Show

Russian Ballet Dance-(optional).

 

Day 01 SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
COCHIN – MOSCOW
Assemble at Kochi International Airport at 01.20 hrs. Check in starts at 01.40 hrs. After emigration and customs formalities Gulf Air Flight GF 271W depart to Bahrain at 04.20 hrs. Connect Gulf Air Flight GF 14W to Moscow at 09.00 hrs and arrive Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow at 15.00 hrs. Welcome to Moscow, Russia. Moscow is the capital and most populous city of the Russian Federation, with 12.2 million residents. According to Forbes 2013, Moscow has been ranked as the ninth most expensive city in the world. Upon arrival you will meet your airport assistant and transfer to hotel.

MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS SHOW Evening we take you to Moscow State Circus. It is used for a variety of circuses. Most commonly, it refers to one of the two circus in Moscow, the old circus, featuring animal acts and the new circus, featuring trapeze and acrobatics. The Russian Circus rose to world acclaim during the Soviet period, when acts from many Russian circuses united to tour the United States under the title, “The Moscow Circus”. During this time, the circus, which was already important became an even more prominent piece of culture, and a point of pride. Russian Circus traditions include clowning, juggling, acrobatics, contortion, and animal acts (especially bear acts, such as bears who juggle with their feet. Later enjoy a dinner and overnight stay in Moscow. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Cosmos or similar in Moscow.


Day 02 September 26, 2017
MOSCOW CITY TOUR
RED SQUARE AND ST. BASIL’S CATHEDRAL
Continental breakfast at the hotel. Meet with Guide at the hotel. Proceed to Kremlin. You will visit the famous Red Square, the city square in Moscow, Russia. The Moscow Kremlin is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west. It is the best known of the Kremlins (Russian citadels) and includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers. The complex serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation. The name Kremlin is often also used as a metonym to refer to the government of the Russian Federation in a similar sense to how the White House in United States. The tour will take you to Cathedral of Annunciation, The monument park for II world war, St. Nikolas Church, Leo Tolstoy Street, Pirogovskaya Street, St. Sofya Embankment, Manezh Square, Boulevard Ring, Tverskaya Street, Ambassadorial Campus, Minskaya Street, Victory Park, Triumphal Arch, the superb, newly-built high-tech pedestrian Bagration Bridge, the White House, New Arbat Street, Arbat Square, Zamoskvorechye, the monument dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Navy.
LENIN’S TOMB Later transfer to Red Square to visit Lenin's Mausoleum also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the center of Moscow, is a Mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Vladimir Lenin. His embalmed body has been on public display there since shortly after his death in 1924, with rare exceptions in wartime. (Subject to the availability). Joseph Stalin's embalmed body shared a spot next to Lenin's, from the time of his death in 1953 until October 31, 1961, when Stalin was removed as part of de-Stalinization and Khrushchev's Thaw, and buried in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis outside the walls of the Kremlin.
MOSCOW UNDERGROUND METRO After lunch you will transfer to Moscow underground Metro Tour. The Moscow Metro, the fourth-largest in the world and largest outside of Asia in terms of passenger numbers, and the busiest in Europe. It is recognized as one of the city's landmarks due to the rich architecture of its 200 stations. It was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. The Moscow Metro is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful. The brainchild of the tsars but finally put into action by Stalin, whose idea to make the city’s metro stations “palaces for the people” has translated into some truly spectacular, subterranean architectural gems. You will have an opportunity to travel in Moscow Underground Metro. MOSCOW RIVER CRUISE Evening we take you for Moscow River Cruise. It is the most exciting tours to have a boat ride on the Moskva River to see the city embankments and beauties! Enjoy the stunning view of Kremlin, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Peter the Great Statue, Novospassky monastery as well as numerous bridges and Moscow State University, parks, hotels, industrial constructions, art centers and many, many other interesting features of the city so different at every turn of the river. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Cosmos or similar in Moscow.


Day September 27, 2017
MOSCOW CITY TOUR
SPACE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS After breakfast meet the guide will meet you at the hotel. You will transfer to Space Museum or the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow, Russia, dedicated to space exploration. It is located within the base of the Monument to the Conquerors of Space in the north-east of the city. The museum contains a wide variety of Soviet and Russian space-related exhibits and models which explore the history of flight; astronomy; space
exploration; space technology; and space in the arts. According to the Russian tourist board, the museum's collection holds approximately 85,000 different items, primarily from the Soviet period, and receives approximately 300,000 visitors yearly.
WORLD WAR MUSEUM Later transfer to Poklonnaya Gora, the hill where Napoleon waited in vain to be given the keys to the city when his troops were surrounding Moscow in 1812 - the park is set in an area steeped in Russian military history. Poklonnaya Gora is, at 171.5 metres, one of the highest spots in Moscow. Here we visit World War Museum contains the Victory Park with many tanks and other vehicles used in the Second World War on display.
BULLET TRAIN JOURNEY
Evening the coach will transfer you to the train station in Moscow to take the Sapsan train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Sapsan is a Russian gauge high speed electric express train. The trains started regular service on the Moscow – Saint Petersburg Railway in December 2009, the new High-Speed Line would allow for speeds of up to 350 km/h or 217 mph. Arrival St. Petersburg. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Later transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya or similar in St. Petersburg.


Day 04 September 28, 2017
ST.PETERSBURG
GRAND PALACE, PETERHOF
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Meet with guide at hotel and transfer to Peterhof, one of the most prominent suburbs of Petersburg situated on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. Visit Grand Palace and Low Park. The Peterhof Palace is a series of palaces and gardens located in Petergof, Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. The most famous and popular visitor attractions, the Palace and Park at Peterhof are often referred to as "the Russian Versailles" like the Palace of Versailles in Paris. Inside, the Grand Palace is considerably more lavish.
Highlights include the richly gilded Ballroom and splendid white-and-turquoise Throne Room, which has a particularly fine parquet floor. The Drawing Room of the Imperial Suite is equally influenced by chinoiserie, with particularly fine silk wall hangings. The rest of the Imperial Suite, the royal family's private quarters, is furnished in grand 19th century style. Also of interest is Peter the Great's charmingly simple Oak Study, and the adjacent Crown Room, which was in fact the Imperial bedchamber. The spectacular parkland at Peterhof is remarkable for the sheer variety of styles encompassed in its layout and features. The Palace-ensemble along with the city center is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
HERMITAGE PALACE & MUSEUM After lunch we proceed to Hermitage to visit Hermitage Palace & Museum. Bloody Sunday or Red Sunday happened in Sunday, 22 January 1905 in front of Hermitage palace, when unarmed demonstrators led by Father Georgy Gapon were fired upon by soldiers of the Imperial Guard as they marched towards the Hermitage Palace to present a petition to the last Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. The massacre on Bloody Sunday was one of the key events which led to the Russian Revolution of 1917. Now it is the largest and oldest museums in the world, was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852. Its collections, comprise over three million items including the largest collection of paintings in the world. The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors. World famous masterpieces in the collection include Raphael's and Leonardo da Vinci's Madonna’s, paintings by Titian and Rembrandt, Mone, Renois, Picasso and Matisse. This winter palace is one of the buildings that make up the Hermitage, the fabulously rich treasure house of art whose collections are world renowned. The hermitage is the largest old tower clock of the Winter Palace, which is the remarkable achievement of clock master. A trip to the Hermitage Museum will be one of the highlights of your Russia tour and our guide provides an introduction to the collection, focusing on a selection of outstanding paintings, as well as to the beautiful state rooms of the Winter Palace.
NICOLAS PALACE & RUSSIAN FOLK SHOW
Evening we take you to Nicolas Palace. Nicholas Palace was one of several Palace in St Petersburg designed by Andreas Stackensneider (1802-65) for the children of Nicholas I of Russia. The palace of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaievich of Russia forms part of a sprawling complex incorporating a palatial church, a manage, and several
outbuildings separated from Labour Square by a cast-iron fence. Here in a cozy and nicely decorated Concert Hall of the Nickolayevsky Palace we will give you more than just an opportunity to see the Russian Folk Show performance. During the hours of this dynamic colorful and pictureous show, you will hear tuneful folk songs – romantic, and full of life, watch sparkling dances of different provinces of Russia, - and learn that some items – such as saws, wooden spoons, and other traditional household appliances, - can also be used as musical instruments! And – oh, miracle! – suddenly you will find yourself right on the stage dancing like a real Russian, playing folk games and enjoying yourself. Later transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya or similar in St. Petersburg.


Day 05 September 29, 2017
ST.PETERSBURG TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet with guide at the hotel. St. Petersburg City Tour along its main streets and prospects enjoying its splendid sights: numerous palaces and cathedrals, rivers and channels, bridges and parks. St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a wonder on the banks of the Neva River near the Baltic Sea. The city is often called the "Venice of the North '. During the visit, we cross Nevsky prospect- the splendid main avenue with its elegant buildings Gostiniy Dvor (the famous shopping galleries), Zinger House, Stroganov Palace and imposing Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan. Then we cross the island Vasilievskiy- the old port, the university area, we see the golden dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral. ‘’St.Issac’s Cathedral’’ – a recognized all Russian Cultural centre, a multifunctional museum institutions created in vistors a sense of the special atmosphere of a modern museum. Then we turn to the miracle of the Summer Garden, stop at the Champ of Mars at the center of which stands the eternal flame and a breath taking view of the multi-coloured domes of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Entrance to the Savior on Spilled Blood. The Church of the Savior on Spilled is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg, Russia. This Church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded in March 1881.The church was built between 1883 and 1907. The construction was funded by the imperial family. The Church contains over 7500 square meters of mosaics- according to its restorers, more than any other church in the world. PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS Later we visit Peter and Paul Fortress. The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great. In the early 20th century, it was still used as a prison by the tsarist government. Today it has been adapted as the central and most important part of the State Museum of Saint Petersburg History. Evening the coach will transfer you to the train station to take the Sapsan train from St Petersburg to
Moscow. Arrive Moscow railway station and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Cosmos or similar in Moscow.


Day 06 September 30, 2017
MOSCOW – KOCHI
After buffet breakfast at hotel and free time for leisure. Later you will transfer to Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow to return back to home. Gulf Airways Flight GF 15W depart to Bahrain at 15.50 hrs. Arrive Bahrain International Airport 19.30hrs. Connect Gulf Airways Flight GF 270W to Kochi at 20.10 hrs


Day 07 October1, 2017
BAHRAIN - KOCHI
Arrive Kochi International Airport at 03.30 hrs with sweet memories of Fortune Tours’ Glorious Russia Tour.
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  • Return Air ticket & Russia Visa
  • Accommodation in Premium 3/4 Star hotels on twin/ Double share basis.
  • Buffet breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • AC Deluxe Coaches
  • 1 bottle drinking water per person per day
  • Tips to the Driver and Guide
  • Medical Insurance up to 70 yrs.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees, transfers as mentioned above
  • Tour Escorts from Fortune Tours
  • Service tax
  • Expenses of additional / optional tours.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, Porterage charges, food and drink not in the regular menu, mini bar, telephone calls etc.
  • Food and drink not forming the part of group Menus
  • Cost of Airport transfers of the guests and additional airport transfers if any
  • Any Increase in the fuel surcharge or any kind of taxes levied by the respective government or statutory bodies.
  • Extra stay pre/post tour.
  • Any extra expenses incurred for changing the route due to any unforeseen circumstances, forced majeure instances, natural calamities, political disturbances, flight delays, strikes etc.
  • Extra cost incurred due to illness, accident, hospitalization or any Individual unforeseen cost incurring incidence.
  • Any private transfers taken to move from one place to another instead of coach.
  • Any add-on sightseeing/ sightseeing done twice /activities along with transfers if done other than mentioned in the tour program.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in 'Your Tour Cost Includes Column'

NOTE:

  • The advance payment will be Rs. 50,000/- per passenger.
  • Price quoted are based as per the rate of exchange of Euro = INR 73
  • A person below 11 years is considered as child and above 11 years as an adult.
  • Check in at Hotel is at 1400 hrs. and check out is at 1200 hrs.
  • The tour price is subject to increase without prior notice if this rate changes substantially prior to departure.
  • Visa fee and flight ticket (onward & return) will be non -refundable.
  • The company reserves the right to postpone or cancel any of the tours advertised, without assigning any reason. In that case, money paid by the tour participant will be fully refunded but no compensation claim will be entertained.
  • A nonrefundable deposit of Rs.10,000/- will be applicable, which will be adjusted along with the final payment.
  • Due to certain unavoidable circumstances, the Company reserves the right to change / modify / vary and alter the tour itinerary if it becomes necessary. In such changes, compensations or claiming of refunds by the guests will not be entertained by the Company for limitation and also for the non- availability of certain services with entry tickets, restaurants, sightseeing shopping etc. even though included in tour itinerary.
  • For Single passenger, without family, you will share a room either on twin or triple sharing basis (Roll away bed) depending on the booking. If we do not have a single person like you, then you will have to take the single supplement with an additional cost.
  • The tariff of the tour quoted is calculated as per the rates prevailing at the time of quoting it. The Company reserves the right to change the tariff in the event of modification / alteration / change / variation in the said rates before the date of departure.
  • Tour tariff is based on departure from Cochin, unless specifically mentioned. Tourists boarding flights at places other than Cochin have to pay the entire airfare difference and bear and pay any other additional expenses including airport transfers, hotel stay etc. on that account.
  • Tour cost is based on minimum 30 passengers travelling together in the group. If there is a drastic fall in the number, then the offered meal plan, vehicle and other services may change accordingly.
  • Company takes care to select hotels and book the same on behalf of tourists at convenient locations subject to availability. In case of non-availability of rooms in same hotel, Company has the right to split the accommodation in different hotels. Hotel accommodation is generally provided on Twin sharing basis in standard rooms and the third bed is often a roll-away mattress put in a twin bedded room. Air-conditioning, central heating and other facilities are provided by the hotels depending upon various factors including weather / climatic conditions, local systems, tour type, etc.
  • As a Travel House / Tour Operators, the company does not have any control over Airlines, Coach Companies, Shipping Companies, Hotels, Local Transport or any other facilities, provided by the third parties. The company is not responsible for the delays or deficiencies in the services provided by outside agencies. Also please note that the company does not have any control on schedules of opening and closing timings of the tourist attractions.
  • In computerized reservation system of Airlines seats once reserved cannot be changed. Tour participants will have to travel by the same seat provided by Airline.
  • The guests are requested to collect Air tickets, Visas and other travel documents from the respective offices of Fortune Destination Management, only after making the full payment, from where they have booked their tour. No tickets will be sent by courier.
  • Any damage caused to the hotel rooms or coach during your stay shall be payable by the passengers. Fortune Destination Management India Pvt Ltd will not be held responsibility for the same.
  • There are no refunds for any services, i.e. meals, sightseeing's, flight delay or cancellation of flight etc. not utilized on the tour.
  • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, natural calamity, delay, breakdown or irregularity that may occur in carrying out the tour arrangement. (Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause, whatsoever, and all such losses or expenses must be borne by the passengers).
  • 50% of the Tour Cost is required to secure confirmed booking of your tour and full payment is to be settled 14 days before commencement of tour.
  • Any disputes arising in respect of the tour shall be subject to Ernakulum Jurisdiction.
  • Visa granting is a sole discretion of the concern Embassy or Consulate. Visa fees and other Expenses such as hotel booking advance, and issued ticket rates are not refundable if visa is rejected. Personal interview at the concern consulate if required, candidate has to go for the interview at their own cost

Booking Terms and Conditions

Reservation

Reservation could be made through mail, Fax or Phone clearly stating the services required. We take the undertaking process of these reservations and duly confirm the arrangements.

Bank Details:

Account Name

Bank

Branch

Account No.

IFSC Code

Fortune Destination Management India Pvt. Ltd

ICICI

Kochi Branch

001005010769

ICIC0000010

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of 50% of the tour cost will be applicable for the passengers canceling before 15 days of departure and 100 % of the tour cost will be levied as the cancellation charge for the cancellations within 15 days prior to the departure.

Period of Cancellation

Cancellation Charges

15 Days before departure

50% of the Tour Cost

Within 14 days prior to departure

100 % of the Tour Cost

Adult Rate : EURO 825 + Rs.75,000 ( Rs. 1,35,000/-) Single Supplement Cost : EURO 950 + Rs.75,000 ( Rs. 1,45,000/-) Child Rate ( 07 years - 11 years) : EURO 550 + Rs.75,000 ( Rs. 1,10,000/-) Child Rate ( 02 years - 06 years) : EURO 375 + Rs.75,000 ( Rs. 1,00,000/-) Infant Rate ( 0 years – 02 years) : Rs. 50000/-