What is the best time to travel to Russia?

Planning a trip or a long stay in Russia than you must check the best timing to go there and plan accordingly. What is the best time to travel to Russia? This will depend on what you are looking for:
  • From May to September is a good time, since temperatures are warmer. The busiest months are July and August.
  • If you are looking for more tranquility, fewer tourists and still good weather, the end of spring and the beginning of autumn are also good times though the weather can be variable.
  • If you want to see the snow and the Russian winter, take the appropriate clothes to protect yourself from the cold.

Overview of Travel Seasons in Russia

The high season for traveling to Russia is May through October. This is the best time to tour Russia and admire its masterpieces like fountains of Peterhof, parks of Pushkin and quaint countryside of the Golden Ring. However, during summers main tourist routes are crowded and sometimes even impossible to access. So the best time to visit Russia is in inter-seasons like late spring and early fall. In addition, if you are brave enough, visiting Russia in winter can be just as rewarding if not more.

Average Cost of living in Russia

On average you will need USD 300 to 400 per month to live in Russia. Russia is 42.8% cheaper than the United Kingdom but the Cost of living in Russia is 54.45% higher than in India. Restaurants : Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant-7.85 $ Meal for 2 People-31.41 $ McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)-4.71 $ Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)-1.57 $ Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)-2.36 $ Cappuccino (regular)-1.89 $ Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)-0.78 $ Water (0.33 liter bottle)-0.47 $ Markets Milk (regular), (1 liter)-0.93 $ Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)-0.53 $ Rice (white), (1kg)-0.96 $ Eggs (regular) (12)-1.13 $ Local Cheese (1kg)-7.77 $ Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)-4.04 $ Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) -7.36 $ Apples (1kg)-1.36 $ 0.94-1.88 Banana (1kg)-1.03 $ Oranges (1kg)-1.31 $ Tomato (1kg)-1.96 $ Potato (1kg)-0.51 $ Onion (1kg) 0.47 $ Lettuce (1 head)-0.89 $ Water (1.5 liter bottle)-0.56 $ Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)-6.28 $ Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)-0.93 $ Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) -1.72 $ Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)-2.20 $ Transportation One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.39 $ Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.38 $ Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.57 $ Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.24 $ Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.71 $ Gasoline (1 liter) 0.70 $ Source: https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Russia&displayCurrency=USD , https://www.mylifeelsewhere.com/cost-of-living/russia/united-kingdom