Moscow Weekend 3 days/2 nights

Enjoy the best of what Moscow has to offer during this short Weekend getaway. You will be taken around in the most comfortable Business Class vehicle with a superb Top Class guide who will deliver the tour in perfect
English and you will explore much more than you would’ve ever accomplished on your own.
Highlights
 
  • Christ the Saviour Cathedral;
  • Red Square;
  • Kremlin;
  • Armoury;
  • St.Basil Cathedral;
  • Lenin's Mauseoleum;
  • GUM;
  • Arbat Street;
  • Moscow metro;
  • Izmailovo crafts market;
 
The best of Moscow
 
Day 1

Arrival to Moscow
Transfer to Hotel. (Airport Fast Track can be ordered separately upon request)
Evening at leasure


Day 2

10:00 Meet your guide and driver in the lobby of your hotel and start a city tour, that will give you a general idea of the Russian capital.

Walk past its old and new streets and squares, such as
  • Notorious Lubyanskaya Square with headquarters of the former KGB;
  • Theatre Square with the stunning Bolshoi Theatre;
  • Tverskaya street, the main street of the city, where we will visit Yeleseyevskiy Grocery Store- one of a kind-built as a palace and turned into a luxurious grocery store more than a hundred years ago;
  • Boulevard Ring with exquisite cozy 18-19th century mansions of Moscow Nobility;
  • Kutuzovskiy Avenue with the Triumphal Arch;
  • "Moscow city" complex - new growing business district of high rises.


Enjoy a panoramic drive along the embankment of the Moskva River and see a huge controversial statue to Peter the Great located right in the river; pass by the legendary Gorkiy Park and the White House, the seat of Russian government.

During the day you will also make several stops at the most picturesque places of the city, such as
  • Christ the Savior Cathedral the main church in Russia and a foot bridge next to it, offering some of the best views of the city;
  • Zamoskovorechye, an old neighborhood of Moscow with little churches and stately mansions, some interesting pieces of contemporary art and the most romantic city spot – Love bridge with Love trees;
  • Novodevichiy (New Maiden) Convent noted for its architectural beauty and historical significance (we will view the convent from outside) and visit the New Maiden Cemetery where the outstanding people of Russia have been buried for over a century;
  • the house-museum of Leo Tolstoy, where the great Russian writer lived for more then 20 years;
  • Victory Park, memorial complex dedicated to the WW2;
  • Sparrow Hills known for the main building of Moscow State University and the observation platform offering a fascinating view of the huge megalopolis.


You will finish the day with a visit to Izmailovo Craft and Flea Market, an open air wooden complex built in old Russian style, - the best place to get Russian gifts and souvenirs to take home.

Return to the hotel

Day 3

10:00 Start the day with a walk in the historical centre of the city with a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, St Basil Cathedral and shopping mall GUM.

Almost every building in the historical center of Moscow is associated with different events and celebrated personalities of the Russian history and culture. You will see and hear the stories of the most popular places of the city:
  • Red Square, the hub of Russia, with its fantastic "stone flower"- St. Basil Cathedral, one of the symbols of Moscow;
  • fancy Manezhnaya Square with the Zero Kilometer, a starting point for all Moscow roads;
  • Alexander's Garden with the eternal flame, a WW2 memorial, where you might watch a change of guards;


These are places that make Moscow one of the most beautiful cities of Russia.

Have a delicious lunch in one of the multiple downtown cafes or restaurants and continue the day with a tour of the Kremlin and Armoury museum.

The Kremlin used to be a fortress then the residence of the Russian tsars. After the Revolution of 1917 the USSR Government moved in it. Now it is the seat of the Russian President and a unique cultural museum complex compromising palaces, cathedrals and museums.

You will tour the grounds of the Kremlin and visit its cathedrals striking with architecture, ancient frescoes and icons: Assumption Cathedral where Russian tsars and emperors were crowned; Archangel Cathedral - the burial vault of the Russian tsars until 18th centuries; and Annunciation Cathedral, a home church for the royalty. You will get to meet the 2 prominent Russian tsars in person: the Tsar Bell and the sar Cannon, the biggest in the world.

Kremlin is sure to reveal you some mysteries of the Russian state and soul.: )

While touring the Kremlin you will also visit Armoury museum, famous for the Tsar's regalia such as jewelry crowns, orbs and scepters, clothing of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, royal carriages, collection of arms and armour, gifts to the Russian Tsars from various countries of the West and the East, and the illustrious collection of Faberge Easter eggs.

The tour continues with a walk along Arbat Street, a colorful promenade with numerous souvenir stalls, antique stores, cafes, street musicians and painters.

You will take Metro to go back to the hotel and have a short Metro tour on the way to see some of the most beautiful stations of world famous Moscow subway system.

Departure Transfer to the airport. (in the evening of this day/Morning of the next day/ or when required)
 
 
Included into the tour cost are
 
 
Not included
 
 
Total for the Moscow Weekend 3 days/2 nights: per person in USD
 
Prices may change without prior notice. Please contact us if your group is greater than 20 people.
 
Persons 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
USD $2 971 $1 526 $1 044 $803 $658 $562 $493 $441 $401 $369 $343 $321 $302 $286 $273 $260

* With 10% On-Line Booking Discount

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