Day 1 – Tuesday
Transfer from the airport to the hotel
Arrival in Moscow. Our driver will meet you in the arrival sector with a Go Russia sign board.
Day 2 – Wednesday
Moscow City Tour by Car
Red Square, St. Basil`s & Lenin Mausoleum Guided Tour
Kremlin Grounds & the Armoury Guided Tour
Moscow Underground Guided Tour
Museum of the Cold War - Former Top Secret Command Centre
In the morning we will enjoy a guided walking tour around major cultural and historical points in Moscow. We will visit Lubyanka Square - the world-famous KGB centre of the Soviet epoch, Teatralnaya Square next to Bolshoi Theatre. Then we will continue our walk through the small central streets and lanes where every building has its own unique and interesting story. We will also visit the Red Square arguably one of the most famous squares in the world. Each building here is a legend: you will see brightly-domed St. Basil's cathedral, the world - renowned Lenin Mausoleum, expansive facade of the GUM department store, Kazan Cathedral and Kremlin towers. In the afternoon you will discover the interior of the Kremlin - the former residence of the Tsars and now the residence of the Russian president. Afterwards we invite you to visit the former top secret command centre of the Russian Armed Forces recently converted into museum of the Cold War period. During a short 45 minutes guided tour you will pass through the secret tunnels, see samples of communication equipment and fire arms, learn about the life and functioning of the secured post during the Soviet period. And before returning to our hotel we will explore one of the masterpieces of the Soviet era - Moscow Metro with its stations decorated with marble, mosaics, stained glass panels and bronze sculptures.
Day 3 – Thursday
Trip to Cosmonaut Training Centre - Star City
Star 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.
Day 4 – Friday
Full Day at the Airshow in Zhukovsky
After breakfast we go to the Zhukovsky airbase, the starting point for MAKS - one of the world’s most exceptional aerospace exhibitions and air shows. You will explore the exhibition of aircrafts and enjoy a breathtaking show performed by Russian and international pilots. Full day at the show with an English-speaking guide. Transfer back to the hotel in the evening.
Day 5 – Saturday
Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino Guided Tour
Guided 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.
Day 6 – Sunday
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
Transfer to the airport. Our driver will meet you with a Go Russia sign board at the hotel lobby.
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