A world of unusual wonders, Russia is the world’s largest nation that borders European and Asian countries as well as the Pacific and Arctic oceans. The vast nation also has the world's largest freshwater lake - the Baikal, and it's landscape ranges from the bitterly cold regions of the North to subtropical beaches. It takes a 7 days journey from Vladivostok to Moscow by Trans Siberian railway. The mighty Volga River, the Sopki of Kamchatka and the vast snow covered landscapes of Siberia make an amazing backdrop for the vast country's epic historical and amazing architectural aura.
While the capital Moscow displays the country's contrasts with the co-existence of the modern and the ancient, the beautiful city of St. Petersburg - The Venice of the North - offers an unforgettable travel experience : amazing art, lavish architecture, wild nightlife, and extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions. Experience the mysterious twilight of the White Nights in the summer and the wonderful opera and ballet shows in winter evenings. The Hermitage - one of the finest museums in Europe, is housed in the Winter Palace of Peter the Great. A host of small scenic towns dot the unusual landscape of this great nation.