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Private Tour: Moscow City Tour and Scenic River Cruise

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2 reviews
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Moscow
| 6 hours
Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours
Duration: 6 hours
Highlights
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Hotel pickup included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Instant Confirmation
Special Offer
Description
11:00 am - Meet your guide and driver at the hotel’s lobby and start your sightseeing tour around one of the most magnificent Russian cities – it’s capital Moscow. Start your excursion from Manezhnaya square (Kutafya Tower of Kremlin). Through the Alexander Garden directly to the Red Square. Then use Vasilievsky Descent to be close to St. Basil's Cathedral. The driver will pick you up on Vasilievsky Descent, then moves to Kremlin Embankment and Prechistenskaya Embankment. Then you pass the famous House-on-Embankment and stop near Christ the Savior Cathedral. Then you cross Bulvarnoye Ring and Sadovoye Ring and move to Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent.

Then you go to the direction of Moscow State Grand University, then near Mosfilm movie studio and along the Kutuzovsky prospect. You have a stop near Poklonnaya Hill in Victory Park and Triumphal Arch built in honour of the Russian’s Army’s victory in the Patriotic War 1812 year. Continue the Kutuzovsky prospect admiring beautiful Moskva-city view. Then follow to the New Arbat street and leave your car to have a walk along the Old Arbat street.

About 2:30 pm the driver will picks you up and leads you to the ship pier. Take a seat on the open-air upper deck, or settle into one of the window-side seats in the fully-heated lower saloon area and enjoy a 2.5 hours Scenic River Cruise. The boat leaves the pier at 3:00 pm.
Take a photos of such incomparable views of the embankment - the White House where the Russian Government is located, as your cruise boat slips away from the pier and out onto the calm waters of the Moskva river. Then pass Novodevichy Convent which has been founded by Grand Duke Vasily III in the year 1524. It's walls and towers are well-known all over the world as the real sign of Russian Orthodoxy. Have your camera ready and see the St Vasili Blazhenny Cathedral and the famous Kremlin walls and towers, magnificent Pokrovsky Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

You tour finished at the pier near the hotel "Ukraine". Make your own way to your hotel/hostel. To take a taxi (own expense), you can use the pier reception or use international companies like Uber or Gett.

Finally you can have a rest at your hotel, dreaming about visiting beautiful Moscow again.
Inclusions
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Hotel pickup
Private sightseeing tour
Sightseeing 2.5-hours cruise
Transport by private air-conditioned coach
Professional private guide
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)
Hotel drop-off

Location

Meeting point
Your hotel/hostel lobby
Please contact the local tour operator directly after booking to confirm your exact pick up location

Reviews

Sherri J,
Oct 2017

We loved our guide and this tour!! Amazing!! We had such a great time touring the city of Moscow with our own private guide and driver. Made things so easy!! At the end she took us to where we got on the scenic river cruise which was also fabulous...Had the most delicious lunch and drinks!! Really fabulous....I highly recommend this tour!

yhough,
Nov 2016

This boat ride was nice. But for the price lunch should be included.