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Moscow > Moscow Ultimate 3-Day Tour

Moscow Ultimate 3-Day Tour

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Moscow
| 3 days
Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Day Trips
Duration: 3 days
Highlights
Exclusive to Viator
Family friendly
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Multiple departure times and locations available
Step back in time on a history tour
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Description

Your knowledgeable guide will point out all the highlights of Moscow from 15th to 21st centuries. Set off on a historic Russian adventure on this 3-day Ultimate private tour.

Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour. Below is the suggested itinerary that can be modified based on your preferences.

Day 1 - Kremlin, Red Square, and Kitay Gorod

10 a.m. — Meeting at your hotel, taking metro if needed

10:30 a.m. — A brief walk around Kitay Gorod

11 a.m. — Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, Lenin Mausoleum

12 p.m. —  Changing guards in Alexander gardens

12:30 p.m. — Kremlin, Kremlin cathedrals, Tsar Cannon, Tsar Bell

1:30 p.m. — Lunch at Khorchma Ukranian restaurant

2:30 p.m. — Metro trip from Lenin's library to Kropotkinskaya, plus Christ the Savior Cathedral and taking photos on the Patriarch's Bridge. Muzeon Statues Park and visit to Tretyakov gallery (optional)

3:30 p.m. — Great walk from Museon to Sparrow hills metro station through the Gorky Park and Leisure gardens with a visit to open-air exhibition of soviet monuments in Museon, coffee break in Gorky Park. Or take a boat trip from Gorky Park to Sparrow Hills

5 p.m. — Back at the hotel

Day 2 - Zamoskvorechye area and Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

10 a.m. — Meeting at the hotel, taking metro if needed

10:30 a.m. — Walk along the New and the Old Arbat. Ministry of Foreign Affairs - one of Stalin Skyscrapers

11:30 a.m. — Zamoskvorechye historic walk, ancient churches, cathedrals, bell towers, and the original Tretyakov Gallery (optional)

12 p.m. — Lunch in a Siberian restaurant with original interior and authentic foods

1 p.m. — Metro tour of five most beautiful metro stations

1:30 p.m. — Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

2:30 p.m. — Palace of the Russian Tsar Alexey Romanov

3:30 p.m. — Historic walk in downtown Moscow, coffee break

5 p.m. — Back at the hotel

Day 3 - Modern Moscow

10 a.m.  — Meeting at the hotel, taking metro if needed

11 a.m. — VDNKh Soviet Park, Cosmonaut Museum (optional)

12:30 p.m. — Cultural walk from Mayakovskaya metro to Patriarch's ponds, then along Bronnaya street and Tverskoy boulevard to Pushkin Square. Lunch in casual Happiness Cafe

1:30 p.m. — Urban walk from Pushkin Square to Lubyanka through the Stoleshnikov and Kamergerski lanes, through Kuznetski bridge and Theatrical square. Seeing the Bolshoi theater, Kitay Gorod ancient wall, and Hotel Metropol

3 p.m. — Visiting Detskiy mir shopping centre with the observation deck on the top and Museum of Childhood

3:30 p.m. — Victory Park, Poklonnaya Hill, Obelisk, Triumphal Arch

5 p.m. — Back at the hotel

*Itinerary is subject to change

Inclusions
All taxes
Private walking tour
Friendly local guide
Multiple start times available
Customized itinerary
Flexibility during the tour
Iconic places for photoshoot
Hotel pick-up and optional drop-off by foot 
Expert local advice where to go and what to do after the tour
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)

Location

Meeting point
Your centrally located hotel

Reviews

Nov 2017

A terrific 3 days, certainly not the cheapest way to see Moscow but, the girls are great, very knowledgeable and helpful.

Oct 2017

5 out of 5. Love the tour guides. They are friendly, knowledgeable about the city and can adapt their agenda to yours to best suit your needs. Also learned a lot about the Russian culture simply by having a casual conversation with the guides over lunch. Don't waste your time venturing on your own. Trust the guides. They can save you a lot of time.

Sep 2017

Three different guides, each was fantastic, each gave a personalized tour of the Kremlin and went out of their way to make sure we saw the things we wanted to see. There was no wasted time and very little time in lines, it was a fantastic three days in the City and we came away with a great understanding of Russian history and Russia today. Well worth the very reasonable price!

Aug 2017

We had 3 excellent guides who spoke excellent English for 3 days. We visited many sights by way of underground trains and public bus which was a very good way to experience some part of Muscovite life and culture. The trains and bus are clean and on time. The people we met are courteous and friendly. We must have visited about 11 amazing underground stations, some of them look like part of a palace. We stayed at the National Hotel which is right opposite the Red Square and had the most amazing view when Russia celebrated its Victory Day on 9 May with military parades and fireworks. A note to remember, moving in and out of the area around the Red Square on 9 May is very restricted and you may not be able to get out of the hotel until the parade is over.
There are very good western restaurants around the city and there is a very good food court right under the Red Square.
This was the first time we visited Moscow and its an experience well worth doing again.

Jun 2017

You'll be able to see all of Moscow's sights with this private tour. We had a different guide each day and each one gave us interesting and detailed explanations of what we were seeing. All and all an excellent three days.

Feb 2017

The tour guide will take care for everything and will adjust any schedules which will make you feel comfortable and happy during the trip to Moscow. Highly recommended. You can write any demand for Alina and she will provide good advice for you. Highly recommend.

Oct 2016

For anyone traveling a very short time in Moscow. I highly recommend this tour. Kate, Victoria and Karina were all very knowledgeable tour guides. Warning- there are a lot of walking involve, make sure to wear very comfortable shoes!

Oct 2016

All three of my guides each day were wonderful!! They tailored my days to my interests and made sure I got to see everything I wanted to. Each of the guides were knowledgable about the city and the sites we saw. I highly recommend doing this tour.

Dec 2017

Walking about Moscow with English speaking local guides Julia, Kateya and Elena (3 days) turned out to be a great way to take in the sights and get to know the city on our first visit. They were professional and always on time. Their help during meals enabled us to enjoy some local cuisine.

Aug 2017

The guides Tania, Anna and Irene were very flexible in finalizing the tour program and have given good guidance. They were very knowledgeable regarding the history of Russia and were very punctual.

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