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Moscow & St Petersburg school trip, Russia

Russia has a very varied and interesting history as a political power. Learn about everything from tsars to communism, the Soviet-era, WWII, and everything in between.

  • Key stage 3 - 16+
  • Year round

Examine varied eras of history in Russia

Russia has a rich and expansive heritage rooted in history and politics. From Moscow’s well-known attractions such as the Kremlin and Red Square to St Petersburg’s architectural heritage, there are plenty of educational experiences to discover. Pupils will learn about medieval history, the Tsars, the Russian revolution, communism and the Soviet-era, WWII, the Cold War and Russia's place as a world superpower. Whatever your learning objectives are, our experienced travel experts will design an itinerary in line with your curriculum focus.

Just a few of the highlights of our school trips to Russia:

  • Red Square
  • Lenin's Mausoleum
  • Fallen Statues Park
  • Hermitage Museum
  • The Moscow Kremlin
  • Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.


Day 1

  • Depart
  • Arrive in Moscow
  • Evening walking tour

Day 2

  • Red Square & Lenin's Mausoleum
  • Tretyakov Gallery
  • Fallen Statues Park
  • Metro tour
  • Museum of Soviet Arcade Games
  • Overnight train to St Petersburg

Day 3

  • St Petersburg city tour
  • Cruiser Aurora
  • Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Church on Spilled Blood
  • Political History of Russia Museum

Day 4

  • Hermitage Museum
  • Smolny Institute
  • Folk show

Day 5

  • Yusupov Palace
  • Nevsky Prospekt
  • Depart St Petersburg
  • Arrive home

Our long haul school trips include:

  • A detailed itinerary with pre-booked excursions
  • Board and lodging  as specified in your itinerary
  • Return flights and overseas transfers
  • Approximately one free teacher place for every 10 students on the trip
  • 24-hour emergency back-up service
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Assistance with inspection visits
  • Most of our trips to Russia are escorted or include a daily guide

Extras to budget for:

  • School to airport transfers and meals en route (if required)
  • Visa charges and supplements for small parties, single rooms and additional adults
  • Local tourist taxes which can only be paid in cash to the hotel
  • Entrances other than those specified in your itinerary
  • Hotel damage deposits


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