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Troika Ride and a Snack by the Campfire

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07.03.2021
Winter offers us a chance to get a truly Russian experience and take a traditional troika ride. Why not get out of town, enjoy enchanting winter landscape and dash through the snow on a colorful sleigh pulled by three horses?

Troika is a traditional harness driving combination using a team of three horses abreast and pulling a sleigh or a carriage. The history of Russian troika goes back to the 17-18th century. At full speed a troika could reach 45–50 kilometres per hour which seemed extremely fast at that time.  It was initially intended for speedy postal delivery but later it became popular among upper classes.  Thus troika rides became common during religious celebrations and festivities  including weddings.

Not many locals have ever tried troika rides now but isn’t it fun to go back in times and experience old Russian amusement?

Tour itinerary:
10.30 am Depart from Moscow. While in a bus you'll get a chance to learn some curious facts about the tradition of troika rides. 
12.00 – 13.00 Troika riding. Each sled can accommodate 4-6 pax and we allot 30 min for each  troika ride
13.00 – 14.00 Frying sausages by the fire and tea from the samovar
14.00 – 15.30 Driving back to Moscow
 
Please be aware that  to book the tour  you need to sign up in advance
 
Tour cost (based on group of 8 + people)

Adults - 7300 Rub per person

Included:
Transportation
Guide-chaprone-interpreter
30 min ride on troika-led sleigh
Snack by the campfire (sausages, tea, some sweets)


The video is made by Dustin Taylor. 

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