17 days in Belarus, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

17 days in Belarus, Moscow & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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Drive to Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Fly to Minsk National Airport
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Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kamianiuki, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive
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Nesvizh, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Sheremetyevo International Airport
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
Train
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly to Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Drive to Angeles City

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Minsk, Belarus

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Visit Upper City and Holy Spirit Cathedral for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Museum Strana Mini. When in Minsk, make a side trip to see Dudutki Museum Complex in Ptich, approximately Ptich away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Trinity Hill, get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Minsk day trip tool.

Angeles City, Philippines to Minsk is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Angeles City in April; daily highs in Minsk reach 13°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kamianiuki.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

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Kamianiuki, Belarus

On the 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Manor of Santa Claus and then identify plant and animal life at Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kamianiuki trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Minsk to Kamianiuki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Kamianiuki, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Kamianiuki

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Nesvizh, Belarus

The birthplace of many renowned poets and authors like Yakub Kolas and Kumza Chorny, Nesvizh (referred to as a memorial city), celebrates a long and rich history in the arts.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the striking features of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk, pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nesvizh road trip site.

You can drive from Kamianiuki to Nesvizh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Moscow, Russia

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Moscow Kremlin and State Tretyakov Gallery. Step out of Moscow with an excursion to Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi--about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Kuznetsky Most Street, get engrossed in the history at Armoury Chamber, contemplate the long history of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Arbat (Stary Arbat).

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Explore your travel options from Nesvizh to Moscow with the Route module. In April in Moscow, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Eco Path and National Park Shhuchye Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, and walk around Catherine Palace and Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.