Moscow by Night City Tour by CarMoscow combines the best of old and modern architecture. It is a city of long avenues and majestic squares, leafy boulevards, parks and gardens, new luxury housing, bridges, the granite embankments of Moscow River, and the unique cultural and historical sites. Discover Moscow by night with a guided city tour by car.
3 hours | £75 per person
Half Day Guided Tour to Sergiev Posad Monastery - the Heart of Russian Orthodox ReligionThe town located in the suburbs of Moscow grew up in the 15th century around one of the greatest Russian monasteries - the Holy Trinity – St. Sergius Lavra (Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra) established by St. Sergius of Radonezh. The town also claims to be the birthplace of the Russian nesting doll, or matryoshka. On our way to Sergiev Posad we will enjoy the charming Russian countryside as the highway runs through huge birch forests, hills, as well as past beautifully decorated country homes.
7 hours | £125 per person
Trip to Cosmonaut Training Centre - Star CityStar City is situated to the North-West of Moscow in a beautiful pine and birch forest. See the hall where real space vehicles are used to train astronauts, the hydro laboratory, in which future astronauts learn to live and work in conditions of weightlessness, and the largest centrifuge in the world. You will see unique equipment where cosmonauts train for flight, including the MIR simulator. All the crews on the Vostok and Voskhod missions and the various models of manned “Soyuz” spacecraft, as well as those who worked on the MIR orbiting station, were trained here.
6 hours | £195 per person
Tretiakov Gallery Guided TourA guided tour of the Tretiakov Gallery, the biggest collection of Russian fine art in the world. The core of the museum's collection was assembled in the middle of the nineteenth century by Pavel Tretiakov, a wealthy Moscow merchant whose passion for collecting included violins, birds, and milk cows as well as Russian art. The museum represents the whole history of Russian art from the ancient period until now. There are more than 130 000 unique examples of painting, sculpture and graphics, created throughout the centuries by talented Russian artists.
4 hours | £80 per person
Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino Guided TourGuided tour to the Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino - one of the world's largest aviation museums, and the largest for Russian aircraft. You will see the famous "Ilya Muromets", Soviet "Concorde" (Tupolev-144), Ivan Kozhedub’ s La-7 (during the WWII he brought down 62 German airplanes), Tupolev-95 Bomber (NATO classification - Bear), Tupolev-22Ì (Backfire) and other legendary aircraft... The museum also features collections of weapons, uniforms and air-related artwork.
6 hours | £125 per person
Day 1 – Saturday
Transfer from the airport to the hotel
Our driver will meet you in the arrival sector at the airport in Moscow with a Go Russia sign board from where you’ll transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 – Sunday
Moscow City Tour by Car
Red Square, St. Basil`s & Lenin Mausoleum Guided Tour
Central Museum of the Armed Forces of Russia Guided Tour
Today begins with a drive around some of Moscow’s beautiful streets to get your bearings. We’ll stop a few times so you can have a closer look at some of its better-known sights including the main Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (view from outside), and one of the oldest and loveliest convents in the city, the New Maiden's Convent (view from outside) with its fascinating cemetery. After we’ve taken in the panorama from one of our favourite vantage points overlooking the city, we’ll return to Red Square for a chance to examine the delightful 16th century St Basil’s Cathedral close up. While we’re there, we won’t let you miss Lenin’s Mausoleum or the huge GUM department store. Our final stop today is at the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of Russia. Our guided visit will reveal an extensive collection of banners of Soviet and Third Reich Army as well as the personal belongings of Soviet and Nazi leaders including General Zhukov and Adolf Hitler.
Day 3 – Monday
Kremlin Grounds & the Armoury Guided Tour
Moscow Metro Guided Tour
No visit to Moscow could be complete without seeing the Kremlin and today we take you behind its imposing walls to discover its beautiful interior. The Kremlin was once the residence of the Tsars and now the Russian president. Indeed, Cathedral Square still retains the aura of early Tsarist Russia, where the spirits of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, and the early Romanovs loom large. Its Armoury dates from the 16th century and, now a museum, has an almost overwhelming collection of treasures, with everything from Faberge eggs to antique weapons. Lastly, we’ll accompany you to the Moscow Underground. No ordinary metro system, its ornately decorated stations are resplendently adorned with marble, mosaics, stained glass and sculptures - if it weren’t for the frequent trains, you’d forget you were in a station at all.
Day 4 – Tuesday
Poklonnaya Hill and WWII Victory Park Guided Tour
Museum of the Cold War - Former Top Secret Command Centre
Transfer from the hotel to the railway station
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One of the highest spots in Moscow, Poklonnaya Hill commemorates Russian victory in the Great Patriotic War. Victory Park and the Square of Victors form part of an open air museum where you’ll find a fascinating collection of tanks and other vehicles used in the Second World War. From there, we’ll head for the Museum of the Cold War, Moscow’s newest museum. Visitors travel 65 metres underground via a high-speed lift to what was once a top secret military facility, the command centre of the Russian Armed Forces. During your guided tour you will pass through its secret tunnels, see samples of communication equipment and fire arms and find out how the place once functioned.
Later, you'll be met by our driver with a Go Russia sign board at the lobby of the hotel to transfer you to the train station. You can choose between an overnight and high-speed day train.
the high speed journey by Sapsan
takes around 4 hours. On arrival you’ll be met at the train station and driven to your hotel where you’ll check in.
for those opting for the overnight service, the rest of the afternoon in Moscow is free for you to continue sightseeing at your leisure. Later, you’ll be taken to the railway station to board the Grand Express train
Train: Moscow - St. Petersburg
Day 4 – Tuesday
Grand Express: Moscow - St. Petersburg
For demanding travellers who prefer to travel in particular comfort, Russian railways now offer a luxury travel option to discover a style fit for a Tzar! Indeed, the “Grand Express” is a real hotel on wheels that features spacious sleeping compartments with toilets, showers, air-conditioning, wide sofas (in luxury compartment categories), LCD TV, DVD-players and WI-FI. “Grand Express” train also has standard 9 compartments carriages of 2nd and 1st class. More details
Hotel Petro Palace 4*,
St.PetersburgPetro Palace is a brand new, superior 4* hotel in St. Petersburg, established in 2005 which offers the best location and superb amenities. It occupies a building of historical and cultural significance, the former residence of Baron Von Schtaal. The hotel is renowned for its central location, just steps away from the major landmarks of the city: Hermitage and St. Isaac’s Cathedral. All standard rooms are designed in modern style and feature queen size, king-size or twin beds. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, internet, telephone, interactive and satellite TV, a safe and a mini bar. Swimming pool is free of charge: 07:00 – 11:00, outside these hours a fee applies. M-Hotel 3*,
ST. PETERSBRUGLocated in the Golden Triangle District, the 3 star M-Hotel is convenient for many of St Petersburg’s attractions including being just a twenty minute walk from the Hermitage Museum. In addition, it is well connected to public transport; the nearest Metro station, Nevsky Prospect, is only a two minute walk away. The hotel’s rooms and suites are bright and airy, furnished in a comfortable fashion. WiFi is available throughout the hotel at no additional cost.
Hotel Nevsky Grand 3*,
St. PetersburgHotel Nevsky Hotel Grand is ideally located in the centre of St. Petersburg, and within easy walking distance of the famous landmarks of St. Petersburg - such as Hermitage; Kazan, St. Isaac's and Savior on Spilled Blood Cathedrals; Russian museum. The hotel features elegant interior and cozy homelike atmosphere. The hotel’s 135 guest rooms and 5 suites are designed in the modern style with a touch of antique, complimented by the technological amenities, including telephone, free WiFi, interactive satellite television, safe, air-conditioning system. There is a hall on every floor with soft drinks, coffee and tea, open 24 hours a day.
Draw Bridges Night Tour by CarLike Venice, St. Petersburg is spread across a lot of big and small islands and it's hard to walk more than a few hundred meters without crossing a bridge! St. Petersburg has the largest number of bridges of any city in the entire world. With a total of 539 bridges (315 in the historical centre alone), not even Venice, Stockholm or Amsterdam can beat the city’s total! And more than 20 of all bridges are drawbridges. The elegance of some bridges can be compared only to the beauty of the city architectural ensembles. The bridges of St. Petersburg have become an integral part of the city.
2 hours | £125 per person
Russian Museum Guided TourRussian museum features the largest collection of Russian art no other museum in the world can boast of. Over 400,000 exhibits reflect history of Russian fine art from the ancient icons to the 20th century avant-garde, presenting all the stages, schools and genres. The permanent exhibition of the State Russian Museum presents the works of Russian and Soviet artists and covers the period from the 11th century till nowadays. Along with paintings, the museum boasts unique collections of works of folk art, decorative and applied art, and numismatics.
4 hours | £60 per person
Folk Show at Nikolaevsky PalaceThe folk show "Feel Yourself Russian" is comprised of the bright performances of St. Petersburg professional folk companies. During two hours of this dynamic colourful and picturesque show you will hear tuneful folk songs - romantic, and full of life, watch sparkling dances of different provinces of Russia, and learn that some items - such as saws, wooden spoons, and other traditional household appliances - can also be used as musical instruments! The national colour of the performance is enriched with the bright dresses made in accordance with Russian traditions.
2 hours | £55 per person
Half Day Guided Tour to Tsarskoe Selo (Catherine Palace & Amber Room)Guided visit to one of the major architectural treasures of the Royal St. Petersburg - settlement of Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) located 25km south of the city. This small town has two gigantic palaces, set amidst huge and beautiful parkland: the glorious Catherine Palace, a Baroque masterpiece by the Italian architecture Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and the Alexander Palace, where the last tsar family dwelt. We will visit the Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room. It features splendid interiors, designed by eminent architects Rastrelli, Cameron, Stasov and Monighetti.
5 hours | £110 per person
Yusupov Palace Guided TourOnce belonging to prince Yusupov noble family it is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg. Its expositions reflect refined luxury, splendour of high life, human relationships and the history of rich aristocratic family. During the tour you will see luxurious decorations of the interiors: murals, carvings, marble, mirrors, gilded chandelier, expensive silk clothes and refined furniture. The palace is also known for the murder of Grigory Rasputin who is believed as having influenced the later days of the Russian Tsar Nicholas II.
3 hours | £70 per person
St. Petersburg Boat Trip with an Audio-guideA new perspective on St. Petersburg can be gained from water-level and the boat trips visit some areas of the city that might not be reached on ground. The looming silhouettes of the bridges, the grandeur of the waterways, the granite embankments with their various piers and slipways, the 18th and 19th century palaces and parks on the banks of the Neva and the canals, architectural landmarks in the form of the domes and spires of churches and cathedrals, visible from a long way off - all this contributes to the unique appearance of the "Venice of the North". The boat trip is with a recorded audio-guide.
1 hour | £25 per person
Day 5 – Wednesday
Transfer from the railway station to the hotel
Breakfast in a café
St. Petersburg City Tour by Car
On arrival in St. Petersburg, our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board at the end of the platform and after breakfast in a local cafe you’ll transfer to the hotel. Later, we’ll take you on a city tour of what we think is one of the most graceful and elegant cities in the world, St Petersburg. Nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its extensive network of canals, you’ll visit all the major sights, including the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Church of Christ's Resurrection (The Saviour of the Blood). You will also see the ship whose cannon gave the signal, on the order of Lenin, for the beginning of the Great Social Revolution more than 90 years ago.
Day 6 – Thursday
Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace) Guided Tour
State Museum of the Defense and Blockade of Leningrad
Today we offer a programme based around two very different museums. They don’t come much more famous than the Winter Palace at the Hermitage, with its incredible collection of works of art including everything from Leonardo da Vinci to the French Impressionists. Alongside world-renowned paintings sit treasured icons, antique coins and exquisite jewellery which once belonged to the Tsar. The State Museum of the Defense and Blockade of Leningrad is tiny by comparison but its subject matter makes this compelling viewing. Dedicated to the city's historical siege and defence of Leningrad during the Second World War, moving displays show the famine-ravaged city and the heroic efforts made to somehow get food in from beyond the blockade. More than one million people died during the blockade. Their sacrifice and the extraordinary endurance of the survivors remains a source of both immense pride and profound sorrow.
Day 7 – Friday
Half Day Guided Tour to Petrodvorets (Palace, Fountain and Park Ensemble)
Museum of Political History of Russia Guided Tour
Today we head to the suburbs of St Petersburg to visit one of its most magnificent summer palaces, Petrodvorets, also known as the Peterhof. Founded by Emperor Peter the Great at the start of the 18th century it features a glorious park dotted with elegant fountains as well as the palace itself. We’ll move on to the Museum of Political History of Russia where our guided visit will uncover the story of the revolution. Created in 1919 by prominent figures in the Bolshevik Party members of the narodnik (populist) movement and representatives of the intelligentsia it was the first museum in the country to engage with historical and revolutionary issues. To this day it remains a fascinating collection and our tour will help you understand how modern Russia has evolved.
Day 8 – Saturday
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
When it’s time to transfer to the airport, our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board in the hotel lobby.
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