For many years Russia has been a mystery for all the Westerners. Nowadays, with the help of tour guides from PrivateGuide the tourists have splendid opportunity to discover cultural and historic treasures, enjoy unspoiled nature and get acquainted with industrious, bright and hospitable people. Catherine the Great, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pushkin, Tchaikovsky, Nabokov – the list of the outstanding personalities who contributed to the rich cultural heritage of Russia are well-known all over the world.

Being geographically the biggest country in the world, Russia boasts world class museums, churches and other historic centers. The local guides offer you two variants of the excursions around the country. As for the land tours, they give the comers a wide choice of what to see and where to go. The second way is to join river cruises, which provide the tourists with ideal views of varied landscapes from icy tundra and sun-kissed beaches to birch or fir forests and snow-capped mountains. The world-known favorites, such as Moscow and St. Petersburg, attract the visitors by a great number of historical monuments and interesting places. Russian architecture is an attraction into itself and the cathedrals of Moscow in particular. The Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, Basil Cathedral, The Bolshoi Ballet, the State Hermitage Museum, the Winter Palace – are not all the sights the country has. Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in the world, is also worth visiting.

The local guides surely offer you to have Eastern Siberian vacation, while going to Irkutsk, or they take you to Yekaterinburg in order to explore the Urals mountain range. These destinations also propose the tourists the acquaintance with cultural treasures and historical monuments, great imperial cities and glittering cathedrals. You should try banya (local steam bath), taste Russian vodka and traditional caviar. Doubtless, Russia is a land of unbelievable riches and indescribable poverty. Visitors taking the opportunity to explore Russia will not be disappointed because of a great number of various attractions.

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