23 days in Russia Itinerary

23 days in Russia Itinerary

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Rostov
— 2 nights
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Arkhangelsk
— 3 nights
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Naryan-Mar
— 2 nights
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Veliky Novgorod
— 4 nights
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Pskov
— 4 nights
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St. Petersburg
— 3 nights
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Yakutsk
— 3 nights

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Rostov

Rostov ©
Rostov is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. On the 13th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Resurrection of Christ.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rostov route app.

Singapore, Singapore to Rostov is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In June, Rostov is colder than Singapore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Arkhangelsk.

Things to do in Rostov

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Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery ©
Yakovlevsky Savior Monastery
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin ©
State Museum Preserve Rostov Kremlin
Church of St. John the Evangelist ©
Church of St. John the Evangelist

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Arkhangelsk

Arkhangelsk ©
Arkhangelsk, also known in English as Archangel and Archangelsk, is a city and the administrative center of Arkhangelsk Oblast, in the north of European Russia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum and Church in Honor of St. Nicholas. Venture out of the city with trips to Severodvinsk (Church in Honor of Vladinir Icon of Our Lady & The Memorable Sign to Richard Chensleru). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, appreciate the history behind Kozma Prutkov Statue, don't miss a visit to Monument to General Kuznetsov, and explore the world behind art at E. Plotnikova's Estate Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Arkhangelsk day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Rostov to Arkhangelsk in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rostov in June; daily highs in Arkhangelsk reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Naryan-Mar.

Things to do in Arkhangelsk

Side Trip

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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
British Tank Mark V ©
British Tank Mark V

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Naryan-Mar

Naryan-Mar
Naryan-Mar is a sea and river port town and the administrative center of Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia. On the 19th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Pustozersk Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Epiphany Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Feat of Deer-Transport Battalion Participants During Great Patriotic War, then don't miss a visit to Monument to Participants of Local Wars and Armed Conflicts, and finally don't miss a visit to Building of Nenets Autonomous Okrug Administration.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naryan-Mar route planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arkhangelsk to Naryan-Mar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Veliky Novgorod.

Things to do in Naryan-Mar

Museums · Historic Sites
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Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod ©
An ancient city thriving as a modern tourist destination, Veliky Novgorod rightly bills itself as the birthplace of Russia.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Sophia Cathedral and Kremlin Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Veliky Novgorod: Staraya Russa (Church of George Victorious, Dostoyevskiy Statue, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Savior's Transfiguration on Ilin Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tserkov' Spasa na Nereditse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets), and appreciate the history behind Millennium of Russia.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Veliky Novgorod trip planner.

Drive from Naryan-Mar to Veliky Novgorod in 37 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pskov.

Things to do in Veliky Novgorod

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Church of George Victorious ©
Church of George Victorious
St. Sophia Cathedral ©
St. Sophia Cathedral

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Pskov

Pskov ©
Pskov is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about 20km east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River. Explore hidden gems such as Izborsk Fortress and Memorial Estate of Mussorgsky M. P.. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pskov: Ostrov Museum of Local Lore (in Ostrov), The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery (in Pechory) and Izborsk State Museum Preserve (in Izborsk). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Pamyatnik "Dva Kapitana", make a trip to Pskov Kreml/ Krom, and pause for some serene contemplation at Anastasia's Church.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pskov trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Veliky Novgorod to Pskov takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pskov, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Pskov

Side Trips

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The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery ©
Izborsk Fortress ©
Izborsk Fortress
Izborsk State Museum Preserve ©
Izborsk State Museum Preserve

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyon of River Lava and Road of Life. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, admire the striking features of Catherine Palace and Park, and get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Pskov to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yakutsk.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Yakutsk

Yakutsk ©
Yakutsk is the capital city of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450km south of the Arctic Circle. Step off the beaten path and head to Lenskiy Pillars/ Lenskie Stolby and Archy House, Center of Spiritual Culture. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Treasury of The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Exhibition, see the interesting displays at Mammoth Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Gradoyakutskiy Saint Nicholas Church, and head outdoors with Kangalasskiy Cape.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yakutsk planning site.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Yakutsk in 12.5 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Yakutsk, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Yakutsk can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yakutsk

Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Mammoth Museum ©
Mammoth Museum

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