15 days in Russia Itinerary

15 days in Russia Itinerary

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15 days in Russia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
St. Petersburg
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Kaliningrad
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Moscow
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

7
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island, examine the collection at Russian Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg attractions planner .

Singapore, Singapore to St. Petersburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to St. Petersburg, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Kaliningrad.

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
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

2
nights
Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
On the 24th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Kurshskaya Kosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort XI Donhoff and then see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaliningrad journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Kaliningrad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Kaliningrad can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Historic Sites
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Fort XI Donhoff ©
Fort XI Donhoff

5
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.
Take a break from Moscow with a short trip to FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex in Sharapovo, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Red Square, admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moscow trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kaliningrad to Moscow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Moscow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

FREEZONE Aerodynamic Complex
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Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

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