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Classic Moscow

The Moscow classic tour is a captivating journey through art, architecture, history and contemporary culture.

Travellers of our Classic Moscow tour often find the city tantalisingly overwhelming. After all, this 860-year-old metropolis is the largest in Europe, its sheer size, sprawling history and its dynamic cultural and political life are a lot for the visitor to take in. The Classic Moscow tour is a captivating journey through art, architecture, history and contemporary culture – all the things that combine to make Moscow one of the world’s greatest cities.

Set your sights on glorious palaces, the iconic onion domes of St Basil’s Cathedral and the marble floors and mosaics of the metro stations. Take a trip back in time to the days of the USSR and uncover Moscow’s fascinating Soviet legacy. Discover the city’s artistic treasure troves and open your eyes to the ever-changing face of contemporary Moscow, a place where unbelievable extravagance and solemn tradition live side by side.

Arrival

Departure

Accomodation

Moscow

Moscow

3* hotel

Duration

Action rating

Group size

5 days / 4 nights

     

2 -10 people

Itinerary

DAY 1:Welcome to Russia!

Meet and greet your tour leader at Moscow Airport and transfer to your centrally located hotel. Take your time to relax or start to explore the capital on your own. As an option we invite you to explore the city from the boat on a 3h evening cruise along Moscva river.

DAY 2:Kremlin and Red Square

Today you'll meet you guide for a informative walking tour of Moscow’s city centre. We start from Kremlin and it's cathedrals. Will stroll along the Red Square, TSUM, Lenin's Mausoleum, iconic Saint Basil’s Cathedral and other sights.

DAY 3:Panoramic city tour

See what’s beneath the streets of Moscow on a tour of the underground Metro, before visiting Novodevichy Convent - one of the most beautiful sights in Moscow. Afterwards, we are heading to the the Sparrow Hills view point, which gives the best panorama of the city, Moskva River and a view of Moscow State University nearby.

DAY 4:Modern and contemporary art

Start your day from the Tretyakov State gallery of Russian fine arts, which hosts a collection of over 130,000 masterpieces, afterwards we are heading to the Balchug Island to enjoy the artsy-fartsy district of Moscow. As an option for this evening we invite you to enjoy a classic Russian ballet performance in the iconic Bolshoi Theatre.

DAY 5:Farewell hugs

It's time to say goodbye! Enjoy your free morning for last minute souvenirs or check the Izmailovo Estate with its Kremlin and Vernisazh Market, where you can buy very special and authentic souvenirs. Afterwards, you'll be transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule.

EXTRA:TOUR EXTENSIONS

To prolong the tour and enrich the experience, choose some of the extensions from the various choice of a day or multi day tours. Download the detailed itinerary for more info.

Inclusions

Accommodation

Centrally located 3*hotel (can be upgraded to 4 and 5* stars on request)

Meals

Breakfasts in the hotel

Transportation

Group airport arrival and departure transfers

All transportation on tour, according to the itinerary (car, metro)

Guides

Local English-speaking tour leader

Professional licenced guides for museums' tours

Activities and sights

All activities and sights indicated in the itinerary, except optional

Download the Detailed Itinerary for more information

Other

Russian visa support documents

*Russian visa can be arranged by 56th Parallel for an additional cost (for Australian citizens only). Apply for comprehensive visa service here.

Not included

Flights, travel insurance, visa, optional excursions, individual transfers, tips

Dates & Prices

DatesAvailabilityPriceSingle sup. 
Any dates
Private Tour
Available US $1,550 TBA Reserve

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