|We recommend that you spend at least two or three days in Moscow – just enough to see the most famous sights of the city. With our classic tour, accompanied by one of Moscow tour guides you'll explore the historic center and take a drive around the modern city; visit a world-famous Russian art gallery and visit a museum of royal treasures. A trip outside of the city to Sergiev Posad is a chance to see a famous monastery and also to experience the Russian countryside. Alternatively, you can choose a day trip to Bogdarnya Farm, to see a typical working Russian farm and enjoy nature that surrounds Moscow.
|The Trinity Cathedral in Sergiev Posad|
Itinerary - Moscow Day One
Moscow Metro Tour with many beautiful examples of Soviet realist art, most of the stations are little museums featuring sculptures and mosaics which celebrate the glories of the Soviet period.
Walking Tour of Moscow Center Including Tverskaya Street, the Bolshoi Theatre, the former KGB building, and Alexander's Gardens.
Red Square The sights here include the elaborate bright-domed beauty of Saint Basil's Cathedral, monument to Minin and Pozharsky, the world-famous Gum department store, and Lenin's tomb.
The Kremlin of Moscow An ancient city and citadel, the former residence of Russian tsars and Soviet rulers is still used today. We visit the three unique cathedrals built in the 15th and 16th centuries.
(Please note that a visit to the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund is not included in the tour price. It can be added upon request.)
Arbat Street An atmospheric pedestrian street in Moscow, it’s a place to listen to street music, to eat dinner and to buy a gift in one of its numerous shops.
|Panoramic view of the Kremlin|
Itinerary - Moscow Day Two
The Tretyakov Gallery With the largest collection of Russian art in the world, the gallery is a wonderful way of seeing the culture of Russia develop through its art.
Driving Tour Around Moscow Touring the city by car is an opportunity to see some of the most interesting places in Moscow. Over the course of three hours we will visit the Lover's Bridge, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Victory Park, and have a stop near the magnificent Novodevichy convent. The highlight of the tour is Moscow State University, a stunning example of Stalinist architecture, and Sparrow Hills, the highest point in the city for a panoramic view of Moscow.
|Manezh square, History museum, the Kremlin|
Sergiev Posad Located 70 kilometers north of Moscow, and is famous for being one of the ‘Golden Ring’ towns that surround the capital. It is one of the most important centers of the Orthodox religion and is still an important destination for pilgrims. Founded around 1345 by St. Sergius of Radonezh, the Trinity Monastery is like a collection of fairytale towers and buildings
Itinerary - Moscow Day Three
come to life.
*Price indicated is for an English-speaking guide. A price for a guide speaking other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German etc.) is available upon request.
(up to 5 pax)
||Kremlin admission fees, Metro card
||The Tretyakov gallery admission fees, 3 hour Car/minivan hire
||The monastery admission fees; 7 hour Car/minivan/minibus hire(110/130/160 Euro)
Alternatively, on day three you might wish to choose a Day trip to Bogdarnya,the Russian farm and agro-tourism complex located to the east of Moscow. Run by John and Nina Kopiski, it is a true escape from boisterous city life, and a place where one can enjoy beautiful scenery and countryside as well as a wide range of activities offered on location