There is a reason why Moscow is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. In fact, there are many reasons to visit. Moscow has an amazing 1000 year long history. Being one of the most breathtaking capitals in the world, Moscow has a wide range of unique museums and cultural hot spots. Europe's biggest metropolis, it is becoming more cosmopolitan while still keeping a truly Russian character.
Prices are given in USD per person per tour (accommodation is not included).
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- Arrival and departure transfer with a local guide
- 3 full day tours with a local guide and a private tourist-class vehicle
- Entrance tickets to the museums: The Moscow Kremlin, The Armoury Chamber, Novodevichy Convent, Saint Basil's Cathedral, The State Tretyakov Gallery, The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (Sergiev Posad)
- Metro pass
- All local taxes; a private tourist-class vehicle; English/or German/or Spanish/or Italian/or French local Guide. Other languages are at extra fee.
The Moscow KremlinThe Moscow Kremlin is the oldest part of the city that includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with towers. The name "Kremlin" means "fortress inside a city". Moscow's fortified complex is located at the heart of the Russian capital. The Kremlin serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and is linked to all the most important historical and political events in Russia since the 13th century.
The Armoury ChamberThe Armoury Chamber is a unique museum displaying the treasures accumulated by the Russian rulers between the 12th century and the October Revolution of 1917. The museum houses various historical pieces of Russia's imperial past including golden carriages, armor, Tzar crowns, Patriarch clothes, Fabergé eggs and jewelry.
St. Basil’s CathedralEvery capital has a well-known landmark making it easily recognizable. In Moscow, such a landmark is the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil's Cathedral. Looking at the vivid colors of the church, can you believe that its original color scheme was white to match white stone of the Kremlin? During this tour, you will learn many amazing facts about history of St. Basil’s Cathedral.
The State Tretyakov GalleryThe State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the biggest collection of Russian art and a great museum you shouldn't miss while in Moscow. The gallery's 62 exhibit halls display thousands of artworks charting the development of Russian arts from the 10th century icons to the 20th century pre-impressionists.
Novodevichy ConventNovodevichy Convent (New Maiden Convent) is an important Moscow attraction and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Convent is linked to Russia's historic, cultural, and religious development. At different times, it was used as a prison, an orphanage, a hospital, a refuge site, a religious institution, and a museum. The convent is an example of the highest accomplishments of Russian architecture with rich interiors and a significant collection of paintings and artifacts.
Sergiev PosadSergiev Posad is the former religious capital of Russia. During the tour, you will visit a beautifully restored monastery and feel what smaller towns in Russia are like. The Trinity Lavra is one of Russia's most important religious centers founded in the mid-14th century. In 1993, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The picturesque monastery complex comprised of over 50 buildings is a true gem of Russian architecture.
Day 1: Arrive to MoscowWelcome to Moscow. On your arrival, Fremad Russia will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Take some rest and prepare for an exciting sightseeing tour of Moscow tomorrow!
Day 2: Novodevichy Convent & Red SquareEnjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Moscow. We will start with exploring Novodevichy Convent. In the afternoon, we will take you the heart of Russia: you will visit Red Square, The Moscow Kremlin and its famous Armoury Chamber, and St. Basil’s Cathedral.
Day 3: Tretyakov Gallery, Metro and ArbatStart your day with exploring The State Tretyakov Gallery, one of the biggest collection of Russian art. Then, take our guided tour of Moscow's Metro and see the most splendid underground subway in the world. Next spot is the Arbat, a pedestrian street about one kilometer long in the historical center of Moscow.
Day 4: Sergiev PosadWe will take you on a journey throughout the real Russian country side. Located in 60 km from Moscow, Sergiev Posad is the former religious capital of Russia. During the tour, you will visit a beautifully restored monastery and feel a vibe of smaller Russian towns.
Day 5: Leaving MoscowThis day marks the end of an unforgettable vacation to Moscow. Check out from your hotel by 12:00 pm. Fremad Russia will transfer you to the airport/railway station.