Russia Private Cultural Tours

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.


Russia’s Two Capitals Tour: 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
6 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
6 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
5 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
4 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
17 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Discover Moscow and Kazan

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
7 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
14 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
10 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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
8 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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
8 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
11 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Three Capitals Tour: 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
9 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Oldest Cities of Russia 1, Tours in Russia

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

Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk
7 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Oldest Cities of Russia 2, Tours of Russia

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

Moscow, Vladimir, Suzdal, Nijnii Novgorod, Kazan, Ryazan
9 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Moscow - Saint-Petersburg Tour, Tours in Russia

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
6 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

Russian Diamonds Tour, Tours in Russia

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
7 Days | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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
15 Days | Summer | Reviews (0)

Volga Cruise 2, Tours in Russia

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
20 Days | Summer | Reviews (0)

Volga Cruise 3, Tours in Russia

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
24 Days | Summer | Reviews (0)

Tour: Listvyanka

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

Museum of Baikal, Shaman Rock, St.Nicolas Church
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

Circum-Baikal Railway 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) by car or by public transport

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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

Other Surroundings: Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlosk 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: Guided Tour into 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Kazan: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Kazan: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Yekaterinburg: History and Modern Times

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

Bridges, Yekaterinburg circus, regional museum
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Vladivostok: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Vladivostok: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Vladivostok: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour: Acquaintance with Krasnoyarsk

One day tour in Krasnoyarsk - Acquaintance with Krasnoyarsk: Mira street - St Paraskevi of Iconium Chappel -The "St Nicolas" steamship - Local History Museum.

Mira street, St Paraskevi of Iconium Chappel, "St Nicolas" steamship, Local History Museum
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Krasnoyarsk: “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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
1 Day | Summer | Reviews (0)

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
1 Day | Summer | Reviews (0)

Rivers and Canals: Boat Trip along St. Petersburg Rivers and Canals 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.
1 Day | Summer | Reviews (0)

Rivers and Canals: Night Boat Trip along St. Petersburg’s Rvers 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
1 Day | Summer | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Novosibirsk: Kazan Kremlin - 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Novosibirsk:The Akademgorodok

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

Akademgorodok, “Intercession of the Theotokos” Church, Ob River
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Kunstkamera Museum

City tour by car in St Petersburg: The Kunstkamera museum

The Kunstkamera museum
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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

Alexander Nevsky Lavra
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

City tour by car in St Petersburg: State Hermitage.

State Hermitage
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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”
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Alexandrov: from Alexandrov to 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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: St. Isaac

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

St. Isaac's Cathedral
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

Other Surroundings: Gatchina

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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

One-day Tour in Petrozavodsk: Peter’s Creation

One day tour in Petrozavodsk: Onezhskoye Lake - Besov-nos - Solomennoye village.

Onezhskoye Lake, Besov-nos, Solomennoye village
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

City Tour by Car in St Petersburg: The Yusupov Palace

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

Yusupov Palace
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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

Peter & Paul's Fortress
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

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

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

Mikhailovsky castle
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)

Other Surroundings: Pavlovsk by Car or by Public Transport

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
1 Day | All year round | Reviews (0)