Russia Travel Guide

Russia, as we all know, is the largest country in the world. It has an authentic culture, strong history, and holds excellent power across the globe. Due to its extreme climatic conditions, the country is not favourable for travellers in its sincerest form. However, if you are brave enough to look past these extreme conditions, then Russia truly is a masterpiece and one of its kind.  

Things to Do in Russia

  • Head to the capital city of Russia, Moscow. It is full of ancient architecture and art galleries. You can also enjoy a snack at outdoor cafes.

  • Enjoy a magical evening at Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

  • Go on a thrilling adventure at Red Valley. You can enjoy a playful skiing experience here with a scenic backdrop that will make you fall in love with the place.

  • Plan a trip to St. Petersburg that is home to some beautiful architecture.

Russia Travel Information

Having general knowledge regarding the place you are planning to visit is essential. Here’s some general travel information that may come in handy during your trip to Russia.

  • Language Spoken: Russian

  • Capital: Moscow

  • Currency: Russian Ruble

  • Population: Estimated to be at 145.87 million by the end of 2019

  • Weather Specifications:

Spring/Summer: May to September (Lows: 14 °C; Highs: 18 °C)

Winters: November to March (Lows: -11 °C; Highs: -5 °C)

  • Best Time To Visit: Between July and August

  • Cuisine/Delicacies:


Sweet and sour cabbage

Solyanka soup



Russia Visa Requirements

You will need a tourist visa when taking a trip to Russia. The tourist visa is valid for up to 30 days and can be issued for single or double entry in the country. Visa registration can be done online using various online visa services.

The Russia visa requirements are as follows-

  • Passport

  • Two copies of the Russian visa application form

  • Passport size photo

  • For people travelling through a tour: a letter from the tour company with a confirmed itinerary

  • For individual travellers: confirmed accommodation details from authorised Russian travel company or hotel

Things to Keep In Mind

Here’s a list of things to remember when planning a trip to Russia

  • Russians are not good with English, so keep a phrasebook handy

  • If travelling alone, research on public transport before your land in Russia

  • Winters are freezing all across the country. So, dress appropriately

  • Do not drink the tap water and respect local cultures and customs

  • Appropriate Russia travel insurance with adequate medical coverage

Travel Insurance Details

When travelling to a place abroad, anything can happen anytime and anywhere. Unfortunate life events can leave you stressed and can drain your savings. With a comprehensive Russia travel insurance plan, rest assured that you are financially covered from such unforeseen eventualities during your trip.

If you are a student planning to move to Russia to pursue your higher studies, you should consider buying a student travel insurance plan. This will help you keep your passport and laptop financially covered. Also, your stay at the Moscow State University or the Saint Petersburg University will be safe while you study.

With us at Bajaj Markets, browse through a wide range of health plans and choose one that best suits your travel needs.

Benefits of Buying Bajaj Allianz Travel Insurance at Bajaj Markets

You can purchase travel insurance at Bajaj Markets online within a few minutes. Here are a few benefits of buying Bajaj Allianz travel insurance with us 

  • Stay Extension:

A comprehensive travel insurance allows you to extend your stay in a Chinese hotel in case of an unforeseen emergency, thus avoiding unnecessary additional costs.

  • No Medical Test:

Buying a travel insurance plan online with Bajaj Markets will mean that policyholders need not go through a rigorous medical checkup (up to a particular age), resulting in saving of time.

  • Cashless Facility:

Another great benefit of a Bajaj Allianz travel insurance is the option of cashless facility. In case you get admitted to a hospital due to a medical emergency, the insurance provider pays the bill itself without you having first to pay the same and then wait for reimbursement.

Why Should I Choose Bajaj Allianz Travel Insurance Available On Bajaj Markets?

Besides a wide travel insurance cover, Bajaj Markets offers several convenient benefits such as: 

  • Quick Online Application

  • Hassle-free claim settlement

  • More than 10,000 network hospitals around the globe

  • 24/7 on-call support

How to Apply For Russia Travel Insurance?

At Bajaj Markets, applying for travel insurance is a simple and quick process. Follow these five simple steps to apply for a Russia travel insurance with us online: 

  • Choose your destination as Russia

  • Select the travel dates

  • Enter coverage

  • Fill the form and complete payment

What is The Travel Insurance Claim Process?

Filing travel insurance claim with Bajaj Markets is a quick and convenient process. Follow these simple steps to register a claim with us:

  • Register your claim online at Bajaj Markets

  • Upload relevant claim documents online

  • Your claim will be assessed

  • If approved, the claim amount will be directly reimbursed to your account

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