The program of the tour includes
round-trip transfer from your Moscow hotel to the train station in the morning and return back to the hotel in the evening.
Here is an approximate itinerary of your one-day trip to St Petersburg:
5:30 am - Pickup from the hotel, transfer to the train station
6:50-11:00 pm -
High-speed train 'Sapsan' to St Petersburg
11:00-12:00 pm -
City Tour with picture stops
12:00-1:00 pm - Time for lunch (own expense)
1:00-3:00 pm - Tour to
the Hermitage Museum. You will see the interiors of the reception halls of the former Imperial residence (the Winter Palace) and discover the vast collections of European art.
3:00-3:45 pm - Transfer to the Tsars' Village (the city of Pushkin)
4:00-5:30 pm -
Excursion to Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room. Walk through the Golden Enfilade of the Palace and the Grand Dancing Hall decorated with 9 kilos of gold. After visiting the palace, take a short walk in Catherine's Park.
5:30-6:30 pm - Return back to the city
6:30-7:00 pm - Transfer to the train station
7:15-11:15 pm -
High-speed train to Moscow
11:15-12:00 am - Transfer from the train station to the Moscow hotel
The order of the sightseeing may change depending on the train tickets availability, traffic and museum opening hours.