08 am Meet your guide and driver, driving to Yasnaya Polyana
11 am - 1 pm Touring Yasnaya Polyana estate, visiting Leo Tolstoy house memorial museum and Kuzminsky Wing exhibition hall.
1.30 pm - 2.30 pm Lunch in a local cafe.
2.30 pm - 5.30 pm Driving back to Moscow
As an alternative, you can get to Tula by train and then take a taxi to the estate. It'll take you around 2 hours by train and 30 min by taxi. A convenient Lastochka train leaves Moscow at 8.47 am and arrives at Tula at 11 am. Return trains leave Tula at 16.45 or at 18.35, you can also find some later options.
A walking tour of Tula with a visit inside the Museum of Arms, which has a very interactive exhibition. Tula has been famous for weapons production since Peter the Great times. Here you can see a great collection of cold and firearms and learn about its history from ancient times to hi-tech guns. You might even hold some guns and rifles in a mock trench or try some Soviet military uniform
A hundred years ago Yasnaya Polana was a mecca for Russian cultural people. And today it is still a very popular place for everyone interested in the heritage of Leo Tolstoy. We also recommend you to visit Tolstoy's museum in Moscow during your Moscow tours.