July and August are the warmest months of the year. It is liked by most of the foreigner and even the local natives of Russia. And it is not that all are good in Russia, there are dampest months too. In rural area, Siberia and Russian Far East, the month of May and June are danger periods for biting insects. You will have to wait for the month of September to get everything clear.
In winter Russia is a place of full enjoyment. If you’re prepared, travel in this season, the snow makes everything white and beautiful. However it is recommended to avoid the tours Russia(http://www.visitrussia.org.uk/
Things to Remember while on trip to Russia
While leaving home ensure that you have kept Visa and passport
Keep phrasebook and mini-dictionary. It will help you to understand Russian language
Don’t forget to keep warm clothes and windproof clothes
Don’t travel in the areas of Caucasus as it can be dangerous
Your shoes should be thick-soled and comfortable in walking
If you are travelling in summer don’t forget to take insect repellent.
Some basic medicines and painkillers for any emergency
It is also suggested that you should book Hotels in Moscow(http://www.visitrussia.org.uk/
Festivals and Events in Russia
Russia is a country full with festivals. Check out from January to December every month has something exclusive for you. Let’s start with the month of January.
January is the month when orthodox Christian starts there festival from 7th January. It begins in midnight with church service. You are sure to enjoy the service.
February to April: The Men’s day is celebrated on 23rd Feb and is being celebrated since 1918. The Russian also celebrates Pancake week, celebrated in late February or early March. It is celebrated to mark the end of winter. Pancake symbolizes sun and people eats lot of pancake. Women’s day is celebrated on 8th March. A 16 days feast celebrated by Tibetan and Buddhist as New Year. It is followed by Easter.
May: 9th May is marked as the national holiday celebrating Great patriotic war. It is followed by graduates’ day celebrated on 25th May generally by students.
June: Glinka and Sadko festival celebrated in the first week of June. This month also sees late night dance festival and sports festival.
July and August: Elo and Belo-ozero festival performed at the lake side. These two months also sees festivals like Maitreya Buddha, Kamwa,Naadym and Syzran tomato festival.
November: 7th November mark the with National Reconciliation day followed by Ded Moroz’s birthday celebrated every year on 18th Nov
December: The month witness night festival and prestigious music events.
So these were the festivals of Russia. If you are planning to enjoy the event make a trip to Russia. visitrussia.org.uk will help you to make the trip easy and comfortable