Enjoy the snow season in one of the most famous winter wonderlands in the world, Russia.
See the majestic St Petersburg in all of its magnificent glory, then travel to the vibrant capital, Moscow. Experience Russia of Leo Tolstoy's novels & celebrate New Year as Russians do. Moscow and St Petersburg will dazzle you with their stunning architecture & heritage as well as the huge Christmas markets, all under the guidance of our expert local tour guides.
Enjoy incredible winter adventures on the Trans-Siberian Railway and explore Russia from Moscow to the Pacific Ocean, Vladivostok. This itinerary is a fascinating hop on/hop off train journey that includes the most significant Russian cities, the best sights, wonders of nature, friendly people and lots of special winter activities! We customize tours on request.
Hunt & watch Northern Lights in action on your journey to the Arctic Circle. Drive the only road leading to the Arctic Ocean, try husky sledding and feed deer like Saami. Then, get to know two great cities, Moscow and St Petersburg and visit all the major highlights of both Russia's capitals, past and present. Only one Christmas departure!
Winter Trans-Siberian train journey is quintessentially Russia of Leo Tolstoy's novel, with its captivating endless snowy scenery, vodka tasting, troika ride and so much more on your way from St Petersburg to Vladivostok. Explore rich Russian culture, meet new people, celebrate New Year in Russia and enjoy winter!
Winter MagicTour Type:
group or private
View full info: Save (PDF)Season: December - FebruaryCities:
Rostov the Great
Duration: 11 daysGrade: EasyThis tour fits any age and fitness levelRate: from $2,348 USD per person
Winter is one of the best times to visit Russia. At this time of year, all of Russia becomes festive and full of activity, the streets and parks turn into wonderlands of snow and frost with families out and about strolling and taking in the beautiful nature. Book Winter Magic Tour to discover all beauty of Moscow, St. Petersburg and ancient Golden Ring. And of course, take your chance to celebrate New Year in Russia! We customize tours on request.
This 8-day tour of Russia will lead you to the country’s two largest and most fascinating cities, St. Petersburg and Moscow, plus to the thrilling wonder of nature, the Northern Lights. Hermitage and Blinis, palaces of Kremlin and husky dogs sledding, Arctic Ocean, Red Square and elegance of St Basil's Cathedral... we have assembled easy-to-go yet fully-packed itinerary to embrace major sights, rich history and spectacle of nature. Tour may start/end either in Moscow or St Petersburg for your convenience.
Incredible Russia opens up its unexpected sides once you dare for a real winter adventure. Look over the bleak and unending snow-capped peaks of Russia's most isolated wilderness from the cozy comfort of a fast travelling train. The infinity of snow covered spaces of the world 's largest country, the warmth and hospitality of the locals, a rich cultural and entertainment program will make your Trans-Siberian railway holidays truly unforgettable. Celebrate Christmas and New Year in Russia! This is hop on/hop off train tour.
Enjoy Russian winter or make your Christmas truly magical. Explore majestic St Petersburg and vibrant Moscow in spectacular winter glory, then hunt for the Northern Lights at the North of Russia. Real Russian White Christmas, that's an incredible journey!
Christmas in KareliaTour Type:
group or private
Season: November - MarchCities:
Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk
Talvi Ukko Residence
Duration: 4 daysGrade: EasyThis tour fits any age and fitness levelRate: from $887 USD per person
Every day of this 4-day tour is fulll of impressions, emotions and activities. Set off for a fascinating snow trip through the mysterious land, through endless expanses of lakes and the majestic taiga. Ride snowmobiles and try husky dogs sleigh, sail to Kizhi by a hoverboat, see wooden Karelian villages and taste local cuisine. We customize tours on request
Imperial WinterTour Type:
Season: December - FebruaryCities:
Rostov the Great
Duration: 13 daysGrade: EasyThis tour fits any age and fitness levelRate: from $2,854 USD per person
Highlights of Russia: St Petersburg and Veliky Novgorod, Moscow and the iconic historical small satellite towns of the Golden Ring. See a good part of the world's largest country covered with snow and ice - it feels like stepping into the most famous Russian novels. Set out for a hassle-free trip to enjoy magnificent Russia and take part in exciting winter-only activities! We customize tours on request.
This special Trans Siberian Winter tour takes you from Vladivostok to St Petersburg in 17 days. Make your Xmas wishes at the frozen shores of Lake Baikal, explore the unique Kungur Ice Cave, taste Tatar national cuisine in Kazan. Celebrate New Year at Red Square in Moscow, ride Troyka in Suzdal and see cultural treasures of Hermitage once you reach St Petersburg.
New Year Magic ExpressTour Type:
Season: December - JanuaryCities:
Suzdal & Vladimir
Duration: 13 daysGrade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Rate: from $2,180 USD per person
Legendary Trans-Siberian on Christmas and New Year, how does that sound? Our journey will take you deep into Russia's white winter wilderness - and some of the best pubs and bars in the country, of course. Before joining festive crowds in European part of Russia for New Year at the Red Square, we will enjoy the vast expanses of Siberia and glittering Baikal. And there's more along the way with your fellow Youth travelers! Welcome aboard the greatest train journey in the world!
Real Winter. Real Russia. Visit Oymyakon, the coldest permanently inhabited locales on Earth, when Yakutsk itself is the coldest major city in the world. More records? Verkhoyansk holds the Guinness world record for the greatest temperature range on Earth. Indigenous cultures, homestay and once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits!