Northern Capitals & Russia

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Wine tasting tour
  • Food tour
  • City sightseeing
  • Cruise
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Berlin, Germany
  • Ends Warsaw, Poland
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Berlin: You Local Expert provides a tour of this vibrant city. Drive along the Ku'Damm, passing the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and through Tiergarten to the Reichstag building. See the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House and visit Alexanderplatz.
  • Gedser: Cross the Baltic Sea from Germany to Denmark.
  • Copenhagen: Make the most of the long summer nights at the glittering Tivoli Gardens, the worldfamous entertainment park, full of fantasy, fun and charm.
  • Copenhagen: With a Local Expert, witness the regal interior of Christiansborg Palace, with its stunning tapestries, furnishings and decor.
The "Northern Capitals & Russia" trip starts in Berlin and ends in Warsaw. The "Northern Capitals & Russia" trip is a city sightseeing tour that takes 18 days. You will travel through Copenhagen, Stockholm, Warsaw and 7 other destinations visiting Lithuania, Sweden and 6 more countries. This is a guided group tour. The trip includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Experience the city of Berlin from both sides of the now crumbling wall, as your Local Expert guides you through the history of this once divided city, and the stories behind Berlin icons like the Brandenburg Gate, the Tiergarten and the Reichstag. Across the North Sea in Denmark, explore the enchanting Tivoli Gardens and absorb the opulence contained within Christiansborg Palace—the historic seat of Danish power. Journeying onwards into Finland, the famed and fashionable Helsinki food market is home to an abundance of aromatic stalls, serving up local delicacies, like smoked reindeer and licorice. In mother Russia, St Petersburg sparkles before a high-speed hydrofoil carries you over the Baltic waves to the glorious grounds of Peter the Great’s summer residence—the Petrodvorets Gardens.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1: Welcome to Berlin
  • Day 2: The Spirit of Berlin Relaxed Start
  • Day 3: Across the Sea to Copenhagen
  • Day 4: Wonderful Copenhagen
  • Day 5: To Stockholm, City of Islands
  • Day 6: Stockholm and a Baltic Cruise
  • Day 7: Fashionable Helsinki Relaxed Start
  • Day 8: St. Petersburg
  • Day 9: The Gardens of Petrodvorets
  • Day 10: High-Speed Train to Moscow Relaxed Start
  • Day 11: Moscow, a Russian Revelation Relaxed Start
  • Day 12: Moscow at Leisure Relaxed Start
  • Day 13: Minsk, the Supreme Soviet City
  • Day 14: Minsk Sightseeing and Vilnius Relaxed Start
  • Day 15: Vilnius and the Castle of Trakai
  • Day 16: Rejuvenated Warsaw
  • Day 17: Exploring Warsaw Relaxed Start
  • Day 18: Depart Warsaw
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Berlin: Savour the warm atmosphere of your delicious Welcome Dinner at Kreuzberger Himmel. This popular local restaurant actively supports refugees’ integration into German society, including providing apprenticeships.
  • Warsaw: The Polish capital is currently enjoying a culinary renaissance - find out what the buzz is all about during your end-of-tour Celebration Dinner with wine at a favourite restaurant.
  • Dining Summary: 17 Breakfast (B), and 8 Dinner with Wine (DW)
Accommodation
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
Transport
  • Complimentary transfers from Berlin Tegel Airport are available at scheduled times, on arrival day. Complimentary transfers to Moscow's Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports are available at scheduled times, on departure day. If your flights are outside these times or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way.
  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
Guide
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • Vilnius: Your Travel Director offers you a varied selection of charming restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening, a culinary experience not to be missed.
  • Vilnius: Your Travel Director offers you a varied selection of charming restaurants on your Dine-Around Evening, a culinary experience not to be missed.
Others
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • One-way Sapsan train journey from St Petersburg to Moscow is included.
  • Cruise in high-class cabins with sea views.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Moscow: Join your Local Expert to take a stroll through the popular Zaryadye Park end enjoy great views of your surroundings.
  • Moscow: Visit one of Moscow's ornate metro stations, referred to by Stalin as 'Palaces for the People'.
  • : Our Well-Being Directors take a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met (available on tours with 20 or more guests).
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • Helsinki: Wander through the aromatic stalls of a traditional food market with your Local Expert and sample local produce, like liquorice or smoked reindeer.
  • Vilnius: Visit Užupis, a quirky neighborhood of Vilnius, with a local artist. Learn how a small community of artists created this self-proclaimed republic in order to revitalize post-communist Vilnius.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Berlin and from Warsaw are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Northern Capitals & Russia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Northern Capitals & Russia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 November 2021, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Northern Capitals & Russia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Northern Capitals & Russia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour will operate in smaller group sizes and uniquely configured coaches with fewer seats to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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