||0870 757 9233
||Small Manchester-based operator specialising in the Baltic states also operates tours to St. Petersburg in Russia.
|Country of Tourism
||020 7099 2090
||These are the guys who do all the extreme and special interest tours in Russia from cosmonaut training, MIG flights and military adventures to hunting & fishing and cultural tours.
|Couture Travel Company, The
||0845 603 9815
||Luxury holiday operator offering hotel & resort-based tailor-made holidays worldwide.
|Cox & Kings
||020 7873 5000
||Short breaks, tailor-made travel and escorted group travel to a selection of destinations in Russia from St Petersburg to Kamchatka. Cox & Kings claim to be the world's longest established travel company at over 250 years old (in 2008).
||0871 895 0075
||City breaks to St Petersburg.
||0800 088 6002
|| 6, 8 and 10-day small group adventure tours in Russia using good quality mid-range accommodation and transportation. Encounter enable their guests to see and learn about local cultures, and historic sites, while enjoying adventurous activities along the way.
||020 8956 2756
||Small group 'Grand Tours' encompassing Moscow, St Petersburg, the 'Golden Ring' and the Trans Siberian Express, and tailor-made travel.
||0870 333 4001
||Explore, in their 'Worldwide' programme, have multi-country tours (eg trans Siberian) passing through Russia, and a St Petersburg & Moscow winter tour. They also have an exploratory small group Volcanoes & Bears tour to the Kamchatka peninsula in their 'Beyond' programme
||020 8681 3612
||Tours for independent travellers and groups throughout Russia.
||020 7727 4100
||The best known operator to Russia. They've been doing it since 1929 and they still handle a quarter of all visitors to Russia. They cover everything from city breaks to Moscow & St Petersburg, the traditional 'Golden Ring' tours, rivers tours, eco-tours, music & arts tours, trans-Siberia, and even space tours to Star City & the Cosmonaut museum in Moscow.
||0870 112 3333
||Short breaks specialist has city breaks to Moscow & St Petersburg
|On The Go Tours
||020 7371 1113
||Escorted group tours from four to fourteen days, featuring Moscow, St Petersburg, Novgorod, Pskov, Pechory and Yekaterinburg. They also have tailormade options, a selection of bolt-on adventures, xmas & New Years tours and a Trans-Siberian trip.
||020 100 7370
||Award-winning Russia specialist travel agency. Especially strong on rail travel in Russia. (Mark Smith recomends them as a source for Trans-Siberia train tickets.
|Russia Experience, The
||020 8566 8846
||Rail travel across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express.
|Russia House, The
||020 7403 9922
||Longstanding specialist travel agency/operator to Russia and former Soviet countries.
||0870 366 7959
||Specialises in Russian (and Ukrainian) river cruises, but also offers tailormade itineries and land tours.
||020 7383 5353
||Scotts are a specialist travel agency to Russia and the independent states of the former Soviet Union organising flights visas & accommodation for business & leisure travellers. (This listing used to say "Don't be put off by their website" - which was horrible! - but they just [Jan 06] unveiled a new one. Way to go guys! Ed.)
||Tailor-made tours to Moscow, St Petersburg, the 'Golden Ring', on the Siberian Express and to Kamchatka.
||0844 318 8132
|| A programme of escorted tours by coach & air.
||020 8099 8852
||Small group adventure tour specialist with guided tours in Russia. They also do special tours at Christmas, New Year and Easter.
||Eastern European specialist operator offering tailor-made holidays and city breaks. They have three 'styles': Culture & Cuisine concentrates on detailed cultural & historical tours, fine restaurants and luxury hotels; Perfect Blend combines sightseeing, authentic restaurants and good standard accommodation; Party Animals... well, is for party animals! who want to try the new Eastern European club scene.