Backpacking Budget Tour Multi Days Single City Tours The Ancient Capital


Price
$525 per person
Duration
5 Days 4 Nights
Destination
Moscow
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What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Moscow
Return Location
Moscow
Tour Start Date & Time
Everyday at 10:00
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • Current Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • First class or best available hotels in the area
  • Professionally guided tour
Price does not include
  • All meals included
  • Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Excess baggage charge
  • First Entrance fees
  • Increases in airfares or Government imposed taxes
  • International Air, unless expressly paid for
  • Meals, unless expressly states
  • Medical insurance and emergency insurance
  • Observation and participation in allowed activities
  • Other International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Porterage for a maximum of two bags per person
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • Visa arrangements

You can always additionally order

  • A private boat ride along the rivers and canals of Moscow City to see the city from a completely new perspective.
  • Moscow city museum.
  • Faberge egg museum.
  • Master class on making dishes of Russian cuisine.

What’s Included

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary.
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional preferred language speaking guides.
  • Tourist Visa Invitation.

Not Included

  • International flights.
  • Multiple arrival/departure transfers.
  • Other meals not mentioned in the program.
  • Optional excursions and services.
  • All personal expenses.
  • Special Request.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Supplement for right transfer (If the flight arrives & departs between 11:00 P.M and 06:00 A.M)
  • TOUR PLAN
TOUR PLAN

DAY 1

Arrive at the hotel

Meeting with the Guide in the airport of the city of Moscow
Transfer to the Hotel, Check in
City tour. Excursion in Zamoskvorechiyu. Zamoskvorechye – the historic district of old Moscow – a real open-air museum-reserve, one of the few districts in Moscow where the spirit of the old city has been preserved. You will learn how and why the Tretyakov Gallery appeared in Zamoskvorechye, as well as hear many other interesting facts from the history of Zamoskvorechye and, of course, admire the merchant houses and beautiful temples that have decorated this area since ancient times.
Optional (Choose One)
Excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery – Moscow Art Museum, founded in 1856 by merchant Pavel Tretyakov and having one of the largest and most significant collections of Russian art in the world. Here you will see the originals of pictures familiar from childhood, experience the greatness of Russian culture and enjoy the works of decorative and applied art of the 11th – early 20th century accompanied by the best guides. End of the program in the city center return to the hotel.

DAY 2

City tour – “Moscow is many-sided”.

Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
A sightseeing tour accompanied by a professional guide is a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the capital in all its beauty and diversity, enjoy the city landscapes, learn a lot of interesting historical facts, and fall in love with this city forever! You will drive along the famous embankments and streets of the historic city: the Boulevard and Garden Ring, Kutuzov Avenue, you will see the Bolshoi Theater and the Manege, Stalin’s skyscrapers, the Triumphal Arch, the golden domes of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the swan pond near the walls of the Novodevichy Monastery, Vorobyevy Gory, the Moscow State University building, the Luzhniki Stadium, modern Moscow City skyscrapers and much more. At the end of the excursion you will walk along the famous pavement of the Red Square,see the multi-colored domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, enjoy the splendor of the panorama of the ancient Kremlin from the Sofiyskaya Embankment of the Moscow River. Visiting the territory of the Moscow Kremlin (independent sightseeing). The entrance ticket provides an opportunity to see the Cathedral Square, the architectural ensemble of the Middle Ages: churches, Ivan the Great Bell Tower and outstanding works of Russian foundry art – the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell, as well as the unique interiors of the Assumption, Archangel and Blagoveshchensk cathedrals. The end of the tour in the city center.

DAY 3

Walking tour “Tsar’s residence – Kolomenskoye

Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Ascension of the Lord, the Nourishing Court, the House of Peter I, the Temple of John the Baptist and an excursion to the palace of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich with an inspection of the male half. Kolomenskoye – the former royal residence, a village near Moscow; now – the State Art Historical-Architectural and Natural-Landscape Museum-Reserve, located near the city center, on the picturesque bank of the Moscow River, covers an area of 390 hectares. Kolomenskoye is the “genealogy“ of ancient Moscow, one of the most ancient places of human habitation on the territory of a modern city: here are archaeological monuments testifying to the stay of people of the Stone Age. The history of the village of Kolomenskoye is connected with the events of medieval Russian history. Kolomna Palace, called by contemporaries the eighth wonder of the world – the front summer residence, a kind of “Moscow Kremlin“ in the era of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. Researchers consider the Palace the pinnacle of Russian wooden architecture. The exposition is located in 24 recreated interiors by the Sovereign Tsar’s Choir, the Empress Tsaritsa Choir and the Tsarevich Choir, the artistic image of each of them is based on the interaction of architecture and decoration with room functions: ceremonial halls for holding ceremonies, feasts and festivals, personal living rooms. The end of the tour at the hotel no later than 15:00

DAY 4

Excursion to the oldest film studio of the country “Mosfilm”

Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
Excursion to the oldest film studio of the country “Mosfilm” with a visit to the unique museum of the film studio, where collections of retro cars, decorations, interior items, attributes of the shooting process are presented. Inspection of some film studios. End of the program in the city center independent return to the hotel.

DAY 5

Excursion to the Moscow City Museum

Buffet Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to the Moscow City Museum. The museum-viewing Moscow-City is the only museum of high-rise construction in Moscow where you can see how the city grew up from the Ivan the Great Bell Tower to the Moscow-City skyscrapers. The interactive exposition is located on the 56th floor of the Empire Tower, from where a unique panorama of Moscow opens: the high-rise buildings of Moscow State University and the Foreign Ministry, the “golden brains” of the building of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Kremlin and Gorky Park. Look through the windows, eyes and learn about the secrets of the City, look at the towers in the section, pick up the phone and listen to the story of nostalgic Moscow, Andrei Makarevich, Gennady Khazanov, Ingeborgi Dapkunayte and other famous Muscovites, look at the Utopian architectural projects of Moscow. Museum-lookout is the best place to admire the sunset and the fantastic view of the night city that never sleeps. End of the program in the city center return to the hotel.

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Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia's symbolic center. It's home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum's comprehensive collection and St. Basil’s Cathedral, known for its colorful, onion-shaped domes.

Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate situated several kilometers to the southeast of the city center of Moscow, Russia, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna. The 390 hectare scenic area overlooks the steep banks of the Moskva River. It became a part of Moscow in the 1960.

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The Ancient Capital

Price
$525 per person
Duration
5 Days 4 Nights
Destination
Moscow

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