15 January 2010

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LTKY student trip to St Petersburg 11.-14.3.2010

Price includes:
Round-trip by a modern tourist bus Lappeenranta-St Petersburg-Lappeenranta
Hotel accommodation in the city center (double rooms, hotel Moscow****)
Guided tour of the Catherine's palace
Guided tour of the State Hermitage museum
Guided tour of the SS Peter and Pau fortress
Buffet breakfast on 3 mornings
Tour conductor and local group leader services
Information package +city maps
For extra cost:

The personal Russian visa fee and processing(in average 45 €)
Medical travel insurance 6 €/person.
*Not needed, if you have a valid travel insurance
Entrance fees to museums, other meals, guided activities offered during the trip.´

ITINERARY (4 days, 3 nights)

DAY 1 Thursday

08:00 Departure from the Lappeenranta Technical university

08:30------border formalitie, changing to the Moscow time, +1 h-------

11:00 A stop for shopping and money exchange right after the Russian border, 20 minutes.
15:00 Arrival in St Petesburg
16:00 Lodging, free time.
21:00 The Russian welcoming dinner party with a folk music show 25 €
23:00 End of the program, possibility for clubbing (Club Rossi's)

DAY 2 Friday
09:00 Breakfast. After breakfast a walk to the palace square (about 1 km)
10:00 Guided bus trip to the Catherine's palace

14:00 End of the guided tour. Departure to city.
15:00 Arrival back in the city center. Cathedral on the Spilled Blood (7 €)
Free time for dining, lots of restaurants nearby. Also the souvenir fair.
23:00 Special party program -> a limousine trip around the city 15 €/person. Includes Soviet champagne!
Duration 2 hrs. Finally to the night club "Revolution"

DAY 3 Saturday
09:00 Breakfast
10:00 Guided city tour by bus, incl. the Spit of the St Basil island, SS Peter and Paul fortress, The Smolnyj Convent, Aurora battleship.
13:00 Finishing the city-tour at the St Isaac's cathedral (7 €).
14:00 Free time in the city center. Museums are open until 17-18.00.

15:00 Guided tour of the State Hermitage museum (duration 2,5 hrs)
19:00 Possibility for ballet "DON QUIJOTE" in Mariinsky theatre. Tickets can be ordered through us, starting from 25 €
23:00 Clubbing.

DAY 4 Sunday
10:30 Check-out. All luggages in the bus. Guided bus trip to the Yusupov palace 20 € (duration 1,5 hrs)
07:30 Breakfast (until 10.00)
12:00 Check out and free time. You can leave your luggage in free storage room next to hotel reception
11:00 Optional program! The Yusupov palace and the murder o Rasputin tour (15 €, Duration about 1,5 h). Bus transportation.
Should you want to attend this program, you should check-out by 11.00 and take your luggage straight to the bus. After the tour the bus will return to the hotel.

15:00 Bus departure from the hotel Moscow to Lappeenranta.
19:00 Border formalities, DUTY FREE SHOPPING
21:00 (estimation) Arrival in Lappeenranta (Finnish time -1 h)