Russia Private Cultural Tours

Take a private cultural tour of Russia with Advantour – from short tours in and around the historical cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Vladivostok, and many others, to longer cultural journeys around the Golden Ring, cruising the Volga River, and on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Russia’s Two Capitals Tour: Moscow and St. Petersburg

Russia’s Two Capitals: Moscow and St. Petersburg

Discover beautiful churches and monasteries, magnificent Imperial palaces, and impressive Soviet monuments on this 6-day tour of historic Moscow and elegant St. Petersburg.

Moscow, St. Petersburg

Details6 Days | All year round
from US$ 895 / person

In-depth St. Petersburg Tour

In-depth St. Petersburg Tour

On this in-depth St. Petersburg tour, take more time to discover St. Petersburg as you visit palaces, art museums, churches, and many other historical and cultural sights, before journeying beyond the city to the magnificent Peterhof and Catherine Palaces and the historical maritime city of Kronstadt.

St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt, Pushkin

Details6 Days | All year round
from US$ 670 / person

Highlights of Moscow Tour with Sergiev Posad

Highlights of Moscow Tour with Sergiev Posad

Discover the highlights of Russia’s historic capital city, Moscow, and the medieval “Golden Ring” city of Sergiev Posad on this 5-day Moscow tour.

Moscow, Sergiev Posad

Details5 Days | All year round
from US$ 653 / person

Two-week Trans-Siberian Railway Tour

Two-week Trans-Siberian Railway Tour

This Trans-Siberian Railway tour is an epic journey on Russia’s legendary route across the vast Siberian steppe to Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, and the stunning Lake Baikal.

Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Baikal, St. Petersburg

Details14 Days | All year round
from US$ 3,730 / person

Discover Moscow and Kazan Tour

Discover Moscow and Kazan Tour

This one-week Moscow and Kazan tour visits Russia’s national capital as well as a unique part of Russia, the vibrant republic of Tatarstan. Discover the historical, cultural, and scenic highlights of Moscow, Kazan, Bolgar, and Sviyazhsk Island!

Moscow, Kazan, Bolgar, Sviyazhsk Island

Details7 Days | All year round
from US$ 695 / person

Russia Historical Tour: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Golden Ring and Kazan

Russia Historical Tour: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Golden Ring and Kazan

Discover more of the largest country in the world on this 2-week Russia historical tour that explores the highlights of Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Golden Ring, and Tatarstan.

Moscow, Vladimir, Suzdal, Nizhny Novgorod, Gorodets, Kazan, Sviyazhsk, St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt, Pushkin, Pavlovsk

Details14 Days | All year round
from US$ 2,135 / person

Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Golden Ring Tour

Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Golden Ring Tour

Discover more of north-western Russia’s history and architecture with our 10-day Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Golden Ring tour package. Journey beyond Russia’s two most famous cities to explore historic Murom and the “Golden Ring” cities of Vladimir and Suzdal.

Moscow, Vladimir, Murom, Suzdal, St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Pushkin, Pavlovsk

Details10 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,467 / person

1-week Russia Tour Itinerary: Moscow and St. Petersburg with Veliky Novgorod and Valday

Moscow and St. Petersburg with Veliky Novgorod and Valday Tour

Discover Russian history, architecture, and culture on this 1-week tour of Moscow, St. Petersburg, the 1,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage city of Veliky Novgorod, and the scenic lakeside town of Valday. If you have only a week to explore the biggest country in the world, our 1-week Russia tour itinerary suits you best.

Moscow, Veliky Novgorod, Valday, St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt

Details8 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,115 / person

Russia Cultural Tour: Moscow and Ancient Towns of North-western Russia

Moscow and Ancient Towns of North-western Russia Tour

Discover ancient and modern Russia on this 1-week tour of the vibrant capital of Moscow, the ancient fortresses and monasteries of Pskov and Izborsk, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Veliky Novgorod, and the poet Alexander Pushkin’s family estate in Mikhailovskoye. Book Russia cultural tour to enhance your experience of amazing Russia.

Moscow, Pskov, Mikhailovskoye village, Izborsk, Veliky Novgorod

Details8 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,530 / person

Golden Ring, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan Tour from Moscow

Golden Ring, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan Tour from Moscow

Discover churches, fortresses, museums, and other historical sights on this 11-day Golden Ring, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kazan tour from Moscow. After exploring the national capital, visit the medieval “Golden Ring” cities of Vladimir and Suzdal, the capital of the unique Tatar Republic, Kazan, and many other fascinating places.

Moscow, Vladimir, Suzdal, Nizhny Novgorod, Gorodets, Kazan, Sviyazhsk Island

Details11 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,770 / person

Three Capitals Tour: Moscow, St.Petersburg and Kazan

Three Capitals: Moscow, St.Petersburg and Kazan

Discover Russia’s three capitals: St. Petersburg, the elegant northern capital; Moscow, the bustling centre of political power; and Kazan, the fascinating Tatar city considered to be Russia’s “third capital”.

St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt, Kazan, Sviyazhsk, Bolgar, Moscow

Details9 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,535 / person

Moscow: Christmas/New Year Evening Tour

Moscow: Christmas/New Year Evening Tour

Join us on this Moscow: Christmas/New Year Evening Tour to experience Russian Christmas and New Year traditions – admire the twinkling lights, immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere at Christmas markets, and enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise along the Moscow River.

Moscow

Details1 Day | 12 December – 13 January
from US$ 155 / person

Russian Ballet and Music: Moscow and St. Petersburg Backstage Theatre Tour

Moscow and St. Petersburg Backstage Theatre Tour

Fans of the performing arts will revel in this thematic tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg’s legendary theatres. From the Bolshoi to the Mariinsky and beyond, enjoy unique backstage theatre tours, see where famous Russian ballerinas and musicians have delighted their audiences, and attend stunning performances. Enjoy our Moscow and St. Petersburg Backstage Theatre Tour.

Moscow, St. Petersburg

Details7 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,220 / person

10-day Russia Tour: Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Three Ethnic Republics

Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Three Ethnic Republics Tour

Ideal for travellers interested in unique places and diverse cultures, this 10-day Russia tour not only visits the national capital of Moscow and the elegant northern city of St. Petersburg, but also three of Russia’s unique ethnic republics: Tatarstan, Mari El, and Chuvashia.

St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt, Kazan, Sviyazhsk, Yoshkar-Ola, Cheboksary, Moscow

Details10 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,730 / person

Best Golden Ring Cities Tour from Moscow (incl. Kostroma)

Best Golden Ring Cities Tour from Moscow (incl. Kostroma)

Discover best golden ring cities, Moscow, Kostroma, and the north-west Golden Ring on this 9-day tour. Explore the churches, cathedrals, kremlins, museums, and culture of the ancient cities of Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Rostov Veliky, and Pereslavl-Zalessky and the quaint towns of Myshkin and Uglich.

Moscow, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Myshkin, Uglich, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalessky

Details9 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,540 / person

Golden Ring Travel from Moscow (incl. Kostroma and Plyos)

Golden Ring Travel from Moscow (incl. Kostroma and Plyos)

The history, ancient architecture, and traditional culture of Russia’s famous “Golden Ring” travel – discover all this and more on our 9-day North-west Golden Ring Tour from Moscow.

Moscow, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl, Myshkin, Uglich, Kostroma, Plyos

Details9 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,740 / person

One-week Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

One-week Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

Journey into Russia’s history on this one-week Golden Ring tour from Moscow. Discover ancient fortresses, elaborate monasteries, traditional culture, and unique museums in the famous Golden Ring cities of Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, and Pereslalv-Zalessky and the smaller towns of Myshkin and Uglich.

Moscow, Yaroslavl, Myshkin, Uglich, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalessky

Details8 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,730 / person

Extended Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

Extended Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

Explore six of the eight principal Golden Ring cities on this 2-week extended tour from Moscow. Visit fortresses, monasteries, churches, museums, and many other impressive architectural and historical monuments.

Moscow, Rostov Veliky, Borisoglebsk, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl, Myshkin, Uglich, Kostroma, Plyos, Suzdal, Vladimir

Details13 Days | All year round
from US$ 2,685 / person

Two-week Golden Ring Tour inc. Moscow and St. Petersburg

Two-week Golden Ring Tour inc. Moscow and St. Petersburg

Our most extensive two-week Golden Ring tour, covering seven of the eight main cities on Russia’s legendary Golden Ring. Take a full 2 weeks to discover the history, architecture, and culture of these impressive medieval cities, as well as visiting atmospheric small towns and the unparalleled Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Moscow, Sergiev Posad, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rostov Veliky, Borisoglebsk, Yaroslavl, Myshkin, Uglich, Kostroma, Plyos, Suzdal, Kideksha, Vladimir, St. Petersburg

Details15 Days | All year round
from US$ 3,085 / person

North-west Golden Ring Tour from Moscow (including Borisoglebsk)

North-west Golden Ring Tour from Moscow (including Borisoglebsk)

Discover the history and culture of Russia’s legendary “Golden Ring” from Moscow and Rostov Veliky, with excursions to other Golden Ring cities, Borisoglebsk, and the quaint small towns of Myshkin and Uglich.

Moscow, Rostov Veliky, Borisoglebsk, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Myshkin, Uglich, Yaroslavl

Details8 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,740 / person

St. Petersburg and Karelia Tour

St. Petersburg and Karelia Tour

Discover Peter the Great’s elegant northern capital of St. Petersburg and the wooden churches, taiga forests, lakes, and unique Russian-Finnish culture of the Russian Republic of Karelia on this 9-day St. Petersburg and Karelia tour.

St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt, Petrozavodsk, Kizhi, Kivach

Details9 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,215 / person

10 Day Moscow to St. Petersburg Tour via Tver, Lake Seliger, and Torzhok

10 Day Moscow to St. Petersburg Tour

Discover palaces, Orthodox churches, unique museums, and more of Russia’s history and culture on this journey from Moscow to St. Petersburg via the riverside city of Tver, the scenic Lake Seliger, and the ancient town of Torzhok.

Moscow, Tver, Lake Seliger, Torzhok, St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt

Details10 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,790 / person

One-week St. Petersburg Tour: Palaces and Vyborg

One-week St. Petersburg Tour

Book our one-week St. Petersburg tour to discover magnificent Russian Imperial palaces, the ancient city of Vyborg near the Russian-Finnish border, and other historical and cultural sights in and around Peter the Great’s elegant city of St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg, Vyborg, Lomonosov, Peterhof, Gatchina, Pushkin

Details8 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,015 / person

St. Petersburg in-depth: Palaces, Parks, and Pushkin

St. Petersburg in-depth: Palaces, Parks, and Pushkin

Discover imperial palaces, beautiful parks, Alexander Pushkin’s family estate, and many more historical and religious sights on this 12-day in-depth tour of St. Petersburg and its surroundings.

St. Petersburg, Vyborg, Lomonosov, Peterhof, Gatchina, Pushkin, Pskov, Izborsk, Mikhailovskoye village

Details12 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,590 / person

Nizhny Novgorod and the Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

Nizhny Novgorod and the Golden Ring Tour from Moscow

Discover the architecture and legends of medieval Russia as you visit the Golden Ring cities of Vladimir, Suzdal, and Sergiev Posad, the vibrant city of Nizhny Novgorod on the Volga River, and several smaller towns on this Nizhny Novgorod and Golden Ring tour from Moscow.

Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Semyonov, Gorodets, Gus-Khrustalny, Murom, Vladimir, Suzdal, Sergiev Posad

Details11 Days | All year round
from US$ 2,180 / person

History and Palaces of St. Petersburg and Veliky Novgorod Tour

History and Palaces of St. Petersburg and Veliky Novgorod Tour

Experience the elegance of St. Petersburg, its many magnificent palaces, and the surrounding historical cities of Veliky Novgorod, Valday, and Vyborg on this 11-day tour.

St. Petersburg, Vyborg, Lomonosov, Peterhof, Gatchina, Pushkin, Veliky Novgorod, Valday

Details11 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,170 / person

10-day Golden Ring History and Art Tour from Moscow

Golden Ring History and Art Tour from Moscow

Discover impressive historical and religious monuments in Moscow and the Golden Ring cities of Ivanovo, Suzdal, and Vladimir, while learning about traditional art and crafts such as Ivanovo chintz and Palekh lacquer painting on 10-day Golden Ring tour.

Moscow, Ivanovo, Plyos, Volgorechensk, Palekh, Shuya, Suzdal, Vladimir

Details10 Days | All year round
from US$ 2,190 / person

10-day Moscow to St. Petersburg Tour

10-day Moscow to St. Petersburg Tour

10-day Moscow to St. Petersburg tour is a journey through time encompassing Russia’s ancient, Imperial, Soviet, and modern history. Starting in the national capital of Moscow, explore the medieval “Golden Ring” city of Ivanovo and its fascinating surrounding towns, before ending in Peter the Great’s elegant masterpiece of St. Petersburg.

Moscow, Ivanovo, Plyos, Volgorechensk, Palekh, Shuya, St. Petersburg

Details10 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,760 / person

Volgograd and Elista Tour

Volgograd and Elista Tour

Experience the contrasts between Volgograd’s brutal military history and Kalmykia’s tranquil Buddhist culture on this 4-day tour of Volgograd and Elista. Discover the famous Battle of Stalingrad panoramas, one of the largest Buddhist temples in Europe, and much more.

Volgograd, Elista

Details4 Days | All year round

Moscow and Astrakhan Tour

Moscow and Astrakhan Tour

This 1-week Moscow and Astrakhan tour showcases the fascinating history and unique landscapes of south-western Russia. Highlights include visiting a Kazakh village, taking a boat trip on the Volga Delta, and admiring the historical monuments of Moscow and Astrakhan city.

Moscow, Astrakhan

Details7 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,505 / person

Moscow and Yekaterinburg Tour

Moscow and Yekaterinburg Tour

Discover Russia’s industrial and mining heritage in Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Urals, with Moscow and Yekaterinburg tour.

Moscow, Yekaterinburg

Details9 Days | All year round
from US$ 1,540 / person

4-day Kaliningrad Tour

4-day Kaliningrad Tour

Discover the unique mix of German, Soviet, and Russian history in the exclave of Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg) on this 4-day Kaliningrad tour. Admire the historical architecture and monuments and explore the unique UNESCO-listed Curonian Spit.

Kaliningrad

Details4 Days | All year round

5-day Kaliningrad Tour: “Baltic Gold”

5-day Kaliningrad Tour

Explore Kaliningrad, a fascinating blend of German, Soviet, and Russian history with impressive architecture, interesting monuments, and unique nature on this 5-day Kaliningrad tour.

Kaliningrad

Details5 Days | All year round

Murmansk in Summer Tour

Murmansk in Summer Tour

Discover Russia’s land of the midnight sun on this fascinating Arctic summer Murmansk tour.

Murmansk, Teriberka, Minkino, Loparskaya

Details3 Days | May - August

4-day Northern Lights in Murmansk Tour

Northern Lights in Murmansk Tour

Experience the breathtaking aurora borealis (“northern lights”), discover Murmansk’s fascinating history, photograph stunning Arctic scenery, and visit indigenous villages on this winter Northern lights in Murmansk tour of Murmansk, and the Kola Peninsula.

Murmansk, Khirovsk/Khibiny Mountains, Minkino, Loparskaya

Details4 Days | September - April

Kolomna Day Tour from Moscow: History and Culinary Delights

Moscow and Kolomna Day Tour

Experience provincial Russia on this day tour from Moscow to the medieval city of Kolomna. Discover the ancient kremlin, taste unique local delicacies, and more.

Moscow, Kolomna

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 190 / person

Cities of Siberia Tour: Novosibirsk and Tomsk

Novosibirsk and Tomsk Tour

Discover two of Siberia’s urban centres on this Novosibirsk and Tomsk tour. Highlights include admiring historical architecture and monuments, learning about the period of political repression, and visiting one of Russia’s main centres of science and technology.

Novosibirsk, Akademgorodok, Tomsk

Details6 Days | All year round

Novosibirsk Tour: Siberia’s Capital

5-day Novosibirsk Tour

Discover the history, monuments, and culture of Siberia’s vibrant capital, Novosibirsk, the historic merchant town of Kolyvan on this 5-day Novosibirsk tour.

Novosibirsk, Akademgorodok, Kolyvan

Details5 Days | All year round

Baikal Winter Magic Tour

Baikal Winter Magic Tour

Experience winter in stunning Siberia as you journey across the frozen Lake Baikal on an all-terrain vehicle, take a thrilling snowmobile trip through the Baikal taiga, and visit many more natural, cultural, and historical sights on this Baikal Winter Magic Tour.

Baikal, Irkutsk, Listvyanka, Ulan-Ude

Details6 Days | February to early-April

Lake Baikal Summer Tour

Lake Baikal Summer Tour

Highlights of this 1-week Lake Baikal Summer Tour include exploring the vibrant Siberian city of Irkutsk, relaxing on the shores of the legendary Lake Baikal in the village of Listvyanka, and taking a leisurely day trip on the Circumbaikal Railway, a unique and impressive feat of engineering, while surrounded by stunning scenery.

Irkutsk, Baikal, Listvyanka

Details5 Days | June - September

Tyumen and Tobolsk Tour

Tyumen and Tobolsk Tour

Explore the first Russian settlement in Siberia, Tyumen, and the former Siberian capital of Tobolsk. Discover ancient fortresses, beautiful wooden merchants’ mansions, and Orthodox monasteries, and much more on this 6-day Tyumen and Tobolsk Tour.

Tyumen, Tobolsk

Details6 Days | All year round

This Russian Crafts: Pavlovsky Posad, Likino-Dulyovo Tour

This Russian Crafts: Pavlovsky Posad, Likino-Dulyovo Tour

Discover two of Russia’s famous folk craft traditions – beautiful Pavloposad headscarves and delicate Dulevo porcelain – on this 1-day tour from Moscow to the provincial towns of Pavlovsky Posad and Likino-Dulyovo.

Pavlovsky Posad, Likino-Dulyovo

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 170 / person

1-week Tour to Krasnoyarsk from Moscow

Discover Krasnoyarsk Tour

Discover industrial history, Siberian life, and beautiful scenery on this 1-week tour to Krasnoyarsk from Moscow. Visit one of the best museums of Russian history and ethnography, explore the famous Stolby (Pillars) Nature Reserve, and see one of the world’s largest hydroelectric power stations.

Moscow, Krasnoyarsk

Details7 Days | May to September
from US$ 1,120 / person

One-day Pereslavl-Zalessky Tour from Moscow

One-day Pereslavl-Zalessky Tour from Moscow

A 1-day Pereslavl-Zalessky tour from Moscow to the ancient Golden Ring town of Pereslavl-Zalessky. Discover Orthodox churches, beautiful old buildings, unique museums, and traditional delicacies.

Moscow, Pereslavl-Zalessky

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 205 / person

1-day Historical Traditions of Tula: Samovar, Gingerbread, and Weapons tour from Moscow

One-day Tula Tour from Moscow

Discover Tula’s historical architecture and longstanding traditions associated with samovar, gingerbread, and weapons on this 1-day Tula tour from Moscow.

Tula Kremlin, Assumption Cathedral, Epiphany Cathedral, Gingerbread Museum, Museum of Samovars, Museum of Weapons

Details1 Day | All year round

Historical Tour of Mozhaysk and Borodino from Moscow

Historical Tour of Mozhaysk and Borodino from Moscow

Discover Russian history in the ancient town of Mozhaysk and the nearby village of Borodino in this historical tour of Mozhaysk and Borodino from Moscow. See Mozhaysk’s ancient kremlin, beautiful churches, and 600-year-old Luzhetsky Monastery, before visiting the famous Borodino Field, the location of the deadliest battle of the Napoleonic Wars.

Moscow, Mozhaysk, Borodino

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 220 / person

New Year

New Year's Eve in Moscow Tour

Celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Russian style in the national capital, Moscow with New Year's Eve in Moscow Tour! Visit the open-air fair to enjoy the festive atmosphere, try traditional dishes, and buy uniquely Russian souvenirs. Admire impressive ice sculptures, elegant seasonal decorations, and historical buildings lit with twinkling lights.

Moscow

Details1 Day | 31 December - 1 January
from US$ 195 / person

Ancient Monasteries of the Moscow Region Tour to Zvenigorod and Istra

Zvenigorod and Istra Tour

Visit two of the Moscow region’s most impressive monasteries: Savvino-Storozhesky and the so-called “Russian Palestine” of New Jerusalem. In addition, discover the beautiful architecture and rich histories of two provincial towns with our Zvenigorod and Istra Tour.

Zvenigorod, Istra

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 175 / person

Moscow Suburbs: Klin Tour

Klin Tour

Visit the charming riverside town of Klin, once the home of the famous Russian composer, Tchaikovsky. Enjoy a day out of Moscow wandering the streets of this ancient town, visiting the Tchaikovsky Museum-Reserve, and learning about local traditions of making Christmas decorations with our Klin Tour.

Klin

Details1 Day | Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only due to museum closures
from US$ 140 / person

One-day Discover Dmitrov Tour from Moscow

One-day Discover Dmitrov Tour from Moscow

Discover the provincial town of Dmitrov—famous for its royal, trading, and military history—on this 1-day tour from Moscow. Highlights include a scenic boat trip and visits to the Dmitrov Kremlin, Assumption Cathedral, and Borisoglebsk Monastery.

Moscow, Dmitrov

Details1 Day | May - October
from US$ 220 / person

6-day Ula-Ude and Baikal Summer Tour

6-day Ula-Ude and Baikal Summer Tour

This 6-day Ula-Ude and Baikal Summer Tour offers a mix of nature, history, and local culture. Highlights include a boat trip on the legendary lake, a visit to the Ivolginsky Datsan (Buddhist monastery), and an introduction to the traditional lifestyle of the indigenous Buryat people.

Ulan-Ude, Gremyachinsk village

Details6 Days | June - September

8-day Gastronomy and Culture of North Ossetia, Kalmykia and Astrakhan Tour

8-day Gastronomy and Culture of North Ossetia, Kalmykia and Astrakhan Tour

Experience the culture of Russia through its food! Try traditional delicacies, participate in culinary master classes, and discover the historical, architectural, and scenic highlights of this fascinating, yet less-visited, part of Russia with North Ossetia, Kalmykia and Astrakhan Tour.

Vladikavkaz, Pyatigorsk, Elista, Astrakhan

Details8 Days | April - September

6-day Experience Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Tour

6-day Experience Sakhalin Tour

Discover impressive coastal scenery, unique nature, delicious seafood, and Russian-Japanese history on this 6-day tour of Russia’s largest island, Sakhalin.

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Details6 Days | May – October

4-day Experience Khabarovsk Tour

4-day Experience Khabarovsk Tour

Experience Khabarovsk, the largest city in Russia’s unique Far East region. Discover a fascinating indigenous culture, a unique ecosystem, and a vibrant history.

Khabarovsk

Details4 Days | May - September

7-day Khabarovsk and Vladivostok Tour

7-day Khabarovsk and Vladivostok Tour

Based around the city of Khabarovsk and the legendary Vladivostok, enjoy this diverse 7-day Khabarovsk and Vladivostok tour: Vibrant Cities of the Russian Far East that showcases the nature, military and political history, indigenous culture, and gastronomy of Russia’s unique Far East region.

Khabarovsk, Vladivostok

Details7 Days | May - September

Russia’s “Holy Land”: Tour to the New Jerusalem Monastery

Tour to the New Jerusalem Monastery

Discover the “Holy Land” without leaving Russia on our 1-day tour to the New Jerusalem Monastery in Istra. Discover the picturesque river scenery, the impressive Cathedral of the Resurrection, and other recreated biblical places such as the Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane.

Moscow, Istra

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 160 / person

Oldest Cities of Russia 1, Tours in Russia

Oldest Cities of Russia 1 - Western Cities

Interesting tour through the oldest cities of Russia: Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk. Personalized and group tours of Russia from Advantour.

Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk

Details7 Days | All year round

Oldest Cities of Russia 2, Tours of Russia

Oldest Cities of Russia 2 - Eastern Cities

Interesting tour through the oldest cities of Russia: Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk.

Moscow, Vladimir, Suzdal, Nijnii Novgorod, Kazan, Ryazan

Details9 Days | All year round

Moscow - Saint-Petersburg Tour, Tours in Russia

Moscow - Saint-Petersburg Tour

Interesting tour from Moscow to Saint-Petersburg. Visit Kremlin, Arbat, Hermitage, Peterhof and other historical monuments and interesting places of Moscow and Peterburg with Advantour.

Moscow, Saint-Petersburg

Details6 Days | All year round

Russian Diamonds Tour, Tours in Russia

Russian Diamonds Tour

Russian Diamonds Tour - Moscow, Yakutsk, Mirny. Russia holds first place in the world for volume of diamond production. This tour will guide you the biggest diamond pipe in the world – Mir.

Moscow, Yakutsk, Mirny

Details7 Days | All year round

Volga Cruise 1 (Moscow-Astrakhan), Tours in Russia

Volga Cruise 1 (Moscow-Astrakhan)

Volga Cruise 1 with the following cities on route: Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Nijnii Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan. Amazing tour from Advantour Travel Agency.

Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Nijnii Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan

Details15 Days | Summer

Volga Cruise 2, Tours in Russia

Volga Cruise 2 (Moscow - Astrakhan - Moscow)

Volga Cruise 2 with the following cities on route: Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ples, Nijnii Novgorod, Cheboksary, Kazan, Tolyatti, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan.

Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ples, Nijnii Novgorod, Cheboksary, Kazan, Tolyatti, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan

Details20 Days | Summer

Volga Cruise 3, Tours in Russia

Volga Cruise 3 (Moscow - Astrakhan - Rostov-na-Donu - Moscow)

Volga Cruise 3. Route: Moscow - Astrakhan -Rostov-on-Don - Moscow. Interesting travel from Advantour Travel Agency.

Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Nijnii Novgorod, Cheboksary, Kazan, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan, Rostov-na-Donu

Details24 Days | Summer

Listvyanka Tour

Listvyanka Tour

Visit the Siberian village of Listvyanka within walking or bus tour.

Museum of Baikal, Shaman Rock, St.Nicolas Church

Details1 Day | All year round

Meet the Shaman - One-day Tour to Siberia

Meet the Shaman - One-day Tour to Siberia

During this tour you will learn the Buryat traditions, culture, folklore and shamanistic rituals. Also, you can visit the ethnographic museum, describing the history of the Buryat people.

Ust-Orda

Details1 Day | All year round

Circum-Baikal Railway Tour

Circum-Baikal Express Tour

Circum-Baikal Railway tour is a day trip by train along the route: Irkutsk - Sludyanka station - Port Baikal. You will see the longest tunnel on the railway, the old water tower and ferry on the Baikal Lake.

Irkutsk, Baikal, Listvyanka

Details1 Day | All year round

Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) Tour by car or by public transport

Tsarskoe Selo - Pushkin Tour

This guided tour (by car/bus or by public transport) will introduce you to the former imperial summer residence Tsarskoe Selo. During the tour you will enjoy Catherine’s Palace, a Baroque building, considered one of the world’s architectural masterpieces, and the royal church with its gilded cupolas.

Tsarskoe Selo

Details1 Day | All year round

Other Surroundings: Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlosk Tour by Car or by Public Transport

Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlosk Tour by Car or by Public Transport

This is a combined guided tour (by car/bus or by public transport) that will show you around both Catherine’s and Paul’s Palaces (in Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk) and the parks of each residence.

Царское село, Павловск

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One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: Guided Tour into History

One-day Tour - Guided Tour into Yekaterinburg History

One day tour in Yekaterinburg: Guided tour into history. Historical city center of Yekaterinburg - The Museum of stone-cutting and jeweller's art - The Iset River.

Drama Theatre, Rastarguev-Haritonov estate, museum of stone-cutting and jeweller's art

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One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: Gold-rush

One-day Tour - Gold-rush

One day tour in Yekaterinburg: Gold-rush. Denezhkin-Kamen nature resort - historical center of Yekaterinburg - Demidov Museum of iron casting.

Denezhkin-Kamen nature resort, historical center of Yekaterinburg

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One-day Tour in Kazan: Kazan Kremlin – The Raifsky Nature Resort

One-day Tour - Kazan Kremlin – The Raifsky Nature Resort

One day tour in Kazan: Kazan Kremlin – The Raifsky Nature Resort. Kazan Kremlin - Fortress- Museums - The Raifsky Nature Resort.

Kazan Kremlin, Raifsky Nature Reserve

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One-day Tour in Kazan: Kazan Kremlin - Blue Lake

One-day Tour - Kazan Kremlin: Blue Lake

One-day tour in Kazan - Kazan Kremlin - a blue Lake: Kazan Kremlin-Petropavlovsky Cathedral-the Blue Lake.

Kazan Kremlin, Blue Lake

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One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: History and Modern Times

One-day Tour - The History and Modern Times of Yekaterinburg

One day tour in Yekaterinburg: history and modern times. Historic center - modern sights - regional museum.

Bridges, Yekaterinburg circus, regional museum

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One-day Tour in Vladivostok: The Russian Gates to the Pacific Ocean

One-day Tour - The Russian Gates to the Pacific Ocean

One day tour in Vladivostok - The Russian Gates to the Pacific Ocean: Vladivostok Fortress - Vladivostok main landmarks - Sailing in a motor-launch.

Vladivostok

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One-day Tour in Vladivostok: The Pearl of the Russian Far East

One-day Tour - the Pearl of the Russian Far East

One day tour in Vladivostok - The pearl of the Russian Far East -Botanical Garden - Oceanarium - Dolphinarium - Island museum.

Botanical Garden, Oceanarium, Dolphinarium, Island museum

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One-day Tour in Vladivostok: Russian Far East

One-day Tour - Russian Far East

One day tour in Vladivostok - Russian Far East: Zolotoy Rog (or “Golden Horn”) Bay - Hanka Lake - Hanka Nature Reserve.

Zolotoy Rog, Hanka Lake

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One-day Tour: Acquaintance with Krasnoyarsk

One-day Tour - Acquaintance with Krasnoyarsk

One day tour in Krasnoyarsk - Acquaintance with Krasnoyarsk: Mira street - Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel -The "St Nicolas" steamship - Local History Museum.

Mira street, Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel, "St Nicolas" steamship, Local History Museum

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One-day Tour in Krasnoyarsk: “Czar Fish’s” Homeland

One-day Tour - “Czar Fish’s” Homeland

One day tour in Krasnoyarsk - “Czar Fish’s” homeland: Krasnoyarsk Dam - The “Czar Fish” viewpoint - estate memorial of Victor Astafiev.

Krasnoyarsk Dam, The “Czar Fish” viewpoint, estate memorial of Victor Astafiev

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Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals 1

Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals 1

If you are lucky enough to be in St. Petersburg during summertime, do not miss the opportunity and take one of our boat trips around the city’s rivers and numerous canals.

St. Petersburg

Details1 Day | Summer

Tour: Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals 2

Tour: Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals 2

During this trip on a public river tram (but with individual guide) along rivers: Neva, Fontanka, Moika, etc. and some of the numerous canals - you will be shown around the city from the water.

Neva, Fontanka, Moika

Details1 Day | Summer

Rivers and Canals: Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals with Drink Reception and Folk Performance

Boat Trip with Drink Reception and Folk Performance

During this trip on a comfortable boat (reserved individually for you) along rivers: Neva, Fontanka, Moika, etc. and some of the numerous canals - you will be shown around the city from the water and the guide will tell you about the history and architecture details of the places you will pass.

Neva, Fontanka, Moika, etc.

Details1 Day | Summer

Rivers and Canals: Night Boat Trip along St. Petersburg’s Rvers and Canals

Night Boat Trip along St. Petersburg’s Rivers and Canals

If you are lucky enough to be in St. Petersburg during summertime, do not miss the opportunity and see its famous White Nights from the water!

Neva

Details1 Day | Summer

One-day Tour in Novosibirsk: Kazan Kremlin - The History and Modern Times of Novosibirsk

One-day Tour - The History and Modern Times of Novosibirsk

One day tour in Novosibirsk: Main landmarks of the city - Novosibirsk Akademgorodok - Siberian Botanical Gardens.

Main landmarks of the city, Novosibirsk Akademgorodok, Siberian Botanical Gardens

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One-day Tour in Novosibirsk:The Akademgorodok

One-day Tour - The Akademgorodok

One day tour in Novosibirsk: Akademgorodok - “Intercession of the Theotokos” Church - Ob River.

Akademgorodok, “Intercession of the Theotokos” Church, Ob River

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: Peter the Great Sights

City Tour by Car - Peter the Great Sights

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Summer Palace - Peter-and-Paul Fortress - Menshikov Palace.

Summer Palace, Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Menshikov Palace

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: Three Cathedrals of St. Petersburg

City Tour by Car - Three Cathedrals of St. Petersburg

City tour by car in St Petersburg: St. Isaac’s Cathedral - The Savior on the Spilled Blood Church - The Alexander Nevsky Lavra.

St. Isaac’s Cathedral, The Savior on the Spilled Blood Church, The Alexander Nevsky Lavra

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One-day Tour in St Petersburg: City Tour by Car

One-day Tour in St Petersburg: City Tour by Car

One day tour in St Petersburg: City center of Saint Petersburg - The Palace Square - St. Bazil’s Island Point - Peter and Paul Fortress - The Summer Gardens - The Field of Mars.

City center of Saint Petersburg, the Palace Square, St. Bazil’s Island Point, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Summer Gardens, the Field of Mars

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Kunstkamera Museum

City Tour by Car - The Kunstkamera Museum

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Kunstkamera museum

The Kunstkamera museum

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: Alexander Nevsky Lavra (additional excursion)

City Tour by Car - Alexander Nevsky Lavra (additional excursion)

City tour by car in St Petersburg: Alexander Nevsky Lavra.

Alexander Nevsky Lavra

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Church of the Saviour on the spilled blood (additional excursion)

City Tour by Car - The Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood (additional excursion)

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood.

Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: State Hermitage (additional excursion)

City Tour by Car - State Hermitage (additional excursion)

City tour by car in St Petersburg: State Hermitage.

State Hermitage

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One day Kizhi tour from Petrozavodsk

One day Kizhi tour from Petrozavodsk

One day tour in Petrozavodsk: Boating to the Kizhi Island - Open-air museum “The Kizhi pogost”.

Kizhi Island, Open-air museum “The Kizhi pogost”

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One-day Tour in Alexandrov: from Alexandrov to Pokrov

One-day Tour - Alexandrov - Pokrov

One day tour in Alexandrov: Pokrovskaya Church - Alexandrov Arts Museum - Stone Museum - Pokrov - Museum of Chocolate - Presentation of Mary Cloister.

Pokrovskaya Church, Alexandrov Arts Museum, Stone Museum, Pokrov, Museum of Chocolate, Presentation of Mary Cloister

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: St. Isaac

City Tour by Car - St. Isaac's Cathedral (additional excursion)

City Tour by Car - St. Isaac's Cathedral (additional excursion).

St. Isaac's Cathedral

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Other Surroundings: Gatchina Tour

Gatchina Tour

During this tour we offer you to visit the beautiful town Gatchina which is situated about 45 kilometers away from St. Petersburg. You will have a guided tour of the palace which was built as a lonesome castle and has nothing in common with other royal country residences.

Gatchina

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Yusupov Palace

City Tour by Car - The Yusupov Palace

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Yusupov Palace with Rasputin’s murder.

Yusupov Palace

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Peter & Paul

City Tour by Car - The Peter & Paul's Fortress (additional excursion)

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Peter & Paul's Fortress

Peter & Paul's Fortress

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City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: Mikhailovsky (engineering) Castle

City Tour by Car - Mikhailovsky (engineering) Castle

City tour by car in St Petersburg: Mikhailovsky castle - Chambers of Paul I

Mikhailovsky castle

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Other Surroundings: Pavlovsk Tour by Car or by Public Transport

Pavlovsk by Car or by Public Transport Tour

This guided tour (by car/bus) will introduce you to the former summer residence of the Russian imperator Paul I with its superb park ensemble, one of the largest in Europe.

Pavlovsk

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Highlights of St. Petersburg Tour

Highlights of St. Petersburg Tour

Explore Russia’s elegant northern capital on this 4-day highlights of St. Petersburg tour. Discover the city’s architecture and history as you visit palaces, canals, and churches, and take an excursion to the magnificent Peterhof Palace and fascinating Kronstadt.

St. Petersburg, Peterhof, Kronstadt

Details4 Days | All year round
from US$ 427 / person

Russia, a vast country of about 150 million people representing over 160 nationalities, offers an opportunity to discover a unique, rich, diverse culture developed over thousands of years. Take one of our private cultural tours of Russia to experience how Russian people live today among the historical monuments of the capital, Moscow, in the Imperial city of St. Petersburg, and in the ancient “open-air museums” of the Golden Ring. See how geography has shaped the lives of people living along Europe’s longest river, the Volga; around one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes, Lake Baikal; and on the Siberian steppe.

Discover Russia’s diverse and fascinating cultures through visits to some of the country’s 18 cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and its historical and ethnographic museums, ancient kremlins, beautiful Russian Orthodox churches, and Shaman villages. Observe the daily lives of Russian people and learn about their arts and crafts, cuisine, religious traditions, cultural festivals, and economic activities.

From one-day private tours in and around historical cities, to epic cultural journeys of several weeks along the Trans-Siberian Railway or the Volga River, check out below our wide range of suggested itineraries for private Russia cultural tours – or request a tailor-made tour to experience the highlights of Russian culture and history in your own way.