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Autumn in Russia

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Russia, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well.

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  • St Basil's, Moscow

    Moscow, St Petersburg & the Golden Ring tour

    • Explore the Kremlin and Armoury complex and see Russia's Fabergé Eggs.

    • Explore the art of the Hermitage State Museum.

    • Take a hydrofoil into the Gulf of Finland to visit Peter the Great’s palace.

    • Explore the palace of Catherine the Great at Tsarskoe Selo, home to the Amber Room.

    10 days from £2,995pp

  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Trans Siberian journey — Beijing to Moscow

    China, Mongolia and Russia
    • Stand atop the magnificent Great Wall of China.

    • Spend the night in traditional nomadic accommodation in Mongolia.

    • Hunt for wild horses out on the Mongolian steppe.

    • Visit the world's deepest fresh water lake.

    • Visit the Kremlin in mighty Moscow.

    16 days from £4,565pp

  • Elouda, Crete

    Discover Crete

    • Explore the former leper colony of Spinalonga by private boat.

    • Go back in time, cooking over a hearth and painting as the Minoans once did.

    • Walk around the Palace of Knossos with a private guide on a tour of the former Minoan capital.

    • Hike along Samaria Gorge, one of the longest gorges in Europe.

    8 days from £4,995pp

  • Tsars Gold Private Train

    A private Trans-Siberian journey — Beijing to Moscow

    China, Russia and Mongolia
    • Explore Beijing's highlights, including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Tiananmen Square.

    • Witness Mongolian nomadic life and enjoy a traditional Mongolian music performance.

    • Cross the vast expanses of Siberia.

    • Soak up the scenery of Lake Baikal.

    • Visit the Kremlin and learn about Moscow's history on a guided evening tour of the city.

    18 days from £7,400pp

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