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Best of Moscow Guided Tour (CB-31)

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Best of Moscow Guided Tour (CB-31)

This is a short 5 days introductory tour to Moscow visiting the major landmarks of the Russian capital included on UNESCO Heritage list – Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Kremlin, Armoury and former tsars’ residence Kolomenskoye.


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Day 1
Saturday - Moscow
Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the Hotel
Our driver will be waiting for you in arrivals at the airport holding a Go Russia sign board ready to transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2
Sunday - Moscow
Moscow City Tour. Red Square, St. Basil’s, Lenin Mausoleum
Where else could we begin than in Red Square? You'll be able to see first-hand the brightly coloured domes of the sixteenth century St Basil's Cathedral and get up close and personal with Lenin's embalmed body in his Mausoleum, located at the foot of the Kremlin wall. No visit to Moscow would be complete without the chance to shop at the nearby GUM department store. Other highlights today include learning about the tragic history of the main Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (view from outside), the New Maiden's Convent (view from outside) with its fascinating cemetery and a stop near Moscow State University for a panoramic view over the capital.
Day 3
Monday - Moscow
Kremlin & Armoury. Moscow Metro
Today we stay in Moscow to delve deeper into its fascinating history, beginning with a guided tour of the Kremlin's grounds and cathedrals. The Kremlin was once the home of the Tsars and is now the residence of the Russian president. You'll visit the Armoury Museum, crammed full of weaponry, armour and even some of Faberge's famous eggs. Afterwards, we'll head underground to explore some of Moscow's beautiful metro stations. Decorated with marble, mosaic, stained glass and bronze sculptures, you'll agree they're more like museums than part of a transit system.
Day 4
Tuesday - Moscow
Kolomenskoe – UNESCO Heritage Site
Included in today's programme is a visit just to the former Royal estate of Kolomenskoe. It dates from the fifteenth century and was the place where Peter the Great spent his childhood and Russian princes spent their summers. It's your first chance to see some of the old tent-roofed wooden churches for which Russia is well-known. You'll also see the Church of the Ascension, built in 1532 by the Moscow Grand Prince Vasily III in order to thank God for the birth of his son and heir to the throne, who later became Ivan the Terrible. 
Day 5
Wednesday - Moscow
Departure for the Airport
Our driver will be waiting in the hotel lobby to transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

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Hotel Marriott Courtyard 4* (from 2020)
The Courtyard by the Marriott Moscow City Centre is a brand new full service property yet safe, tranquil and residential, located right in the heart of town between Tverskaya and Nikitskaya streets, surrounded by residential buildings and the Tchaikovsky Music Conservatory.  It is an ideal place to stay, whether you are on business or leisure, since the hotel is only 10 minutes walk from Kremlin, Red Square, City Hall, and the Old Arbat; all major Moscow business centres and several embassies are within easy reach.Learn more
Hotel Katerina City Moscow 4*
Katerina City is located in the picturesque district of the Russian capital, on the bank of the Moscow River, just two metro stations to the Red Square. A wide range of facilities makes the guests' stay comfortable and pleasant and modern European architecture and fresh interiors in a Scandinavian style combined with the home-like atmosphere make this hotel a perfect holiday retreat. The hotel rooms feature elegant and modern design, comfortable furniture and superb amenities. Your accommodation also includes free drinking water and tea / coffee making facilities. Sauna and fitness centre are free of charge: 07:00 – 23:00.Learn more
Moscow Ibis Centre Bakhrushina Hotel 3*
Part of the Ibis collection, the Moscow Centre Bakhrushina Hotel is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a value hotel with facilities you can trust. Situated within the meander of the Moskva River, it’s centrally located a half hour stroll from Red Square or the Kremlin and within easy reach of the Paveletskaya metro station.Learn more
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31/08/2019 - 04/09/2019 £695 £995 £95 £195 book now
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31/08/2019 - 04/09/2019 £725 £1,025 £95 £195 book now
14/09/2019 - 18/09/2019 £725 £1,025 £95 £195 book now
21/09/2019 - 25/09/2019 £725 £1,025 £95 £195 book now
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10/10/2020 - 14/10/2020 £795 £1,095 £145 £255 book now
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07/11/2020 - 11/11/2020 £795 £1,095 £145 £255 book now
21/11/2020 - 25/11/2020 £795 £1,095 £145 £255 book now
05/12/2020 - 09/12/2020 £795 £1,095 £145 £255 book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in British Pounds. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the right-hand side column, section “Included”.
  2. Price “Including flight” is subject to airfare availability and will be reconfirmed upon your booking. We advise not to delay with booking your tour as airfares may go up.
  3. Price “Excluding flight” does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights.
  4. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
  5. Solo supplement is payable in the unlikely event when you are the only person on the tour. It will be refunded if other people join the same tour.
  6. “Train upgrade” supplement means an upgrade for a compartment for 2 people and refers to overnight trains only. Advisable to book if you prefer more privacy and comfort during your overnight train journeys. Read more about train upgrade.
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Lucy West
Well organised, good itinerary, excellent and friendly tour guides.
Lydia Gill
We thought your tour was well put together. Everything ran smoothly. We have recommended it to others. The tour guide in moscow was excellent. The van drivers were excellent too.
Freya Wade
Everything that you said you would do was carried out as per the itinerary. The guides and transfer drivers were excellent and on time.
Mark Owen
Every aspect of the tour was professionally handled.
Leo Hart
We felt the guides were very well informed and gave plenty of information
Peter Perry
Guides were friendly & personable. A joy to spend time with them.
John Moore
The whole experience was positive from beginning to end, we were able to tailor exactly what we wished for from your standard product options and your consultants solved the travel arrangements, visas and accommodation needs without any stress for us. Everything exceeded our expectations.
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