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FAQs

Below are some questions we are asked often about tours, Russia, and the other things that we do.

What would you recommend as necessities to bring on a trip?

  • 2 Carry on Bags (1 small backpack & 1 computer bag)
  • To be carried in hand luggage:
  • Passport (2 copies of title page with photo)
  • Cash in new $100 bills – (
  • Any Personal Prescription Drugs
  • Lomotel for diarrhea
  • Donnatal for stomach cramps
  • One set of spare socks, underwear, shirt/T-shirt (in case of luggage lose)
  • 2 pieces of Luggage – 44 pounds or less
  • (One for their clothes and one for misc. equipment, etc)
  • Pack with Identification
  • Headache/cold medication: Advil, etc.
  • Outer Wear:
  • Shoe/boots with soles for cement floors and slippery streets/sidewalks
  • Warm hat (covering ears)
  • Warm gloves
  • Warm Jacket
  • Suggested for faster baggage check:
  • Pack and organize clothing in plastic bags.
  • Personal toiletries
  • Work Clothes that can be layered :
  • Warm socks (2-3)
  • Long sleeved t-shirts (2-3)
  • 1 set of long underwear
  • 1 wool sweater
  • 1 work pants (can be jeans)
  • Clothes – not for work
  • One nice but casual set of shirt & pants (Dockers, etc)
  • Socks, underwear and t-shirts for 2-3 days (washing in between)
  • Good book (when you wake up at 3 am)
  • Russian Visas
  • Flights, etc