How does one start to visit a country as vast as Russia? Read on for 10 ideas, spanning from Europe to the Far-East.
1. A cruise on the wild side
Summer 2020 sees the inaugural expedition to the Russian Arctic National Park and the far-flung islands of Franz Josef Land for Arctic specialist Aurora Expeditions. Departing from Murmansk, the new ship Greg Mortimer will voyage across the Barents Sea for sightings of polar bears, whales, walruses and seals. Further cruise highlights include tundra walks to view the rich variety of birdlife including fulmars, kittiwakes and little auks.
Franz Josef Land Explorer from £8,950 for 14 nights including transfers and all meals on board. Excludes flights….