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The Best of Moscow in 2 days with 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch with Vodka and Evening River Cruise

Moscow
| 2 days

Overview

At a glance
Category: Day Trips
Duration: 2 days
Highlights
Excellent value for money
Romantic experience, perfect for couples
Skip the line
Tour is wheelchair accessible
Lunch included
Description
1-st Day:
09-00 - Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and take your car to start your City sightseeing tour.
09-00 -12-00 - During this 3-hours private tour you will see Triumph Square, Tverskaya street, Bolshoi theatre and Maly theatre, Lubyanka Square, Ilyinsky Square (a monument to Cyril and Methodius), Varvarka street, Vasilevsky descent and Kremlin embankment, Christ the Savior Cathedral (stop to make photos), Art Museum, Sparrow Hills (stop to make photos), Moscow State University of Lomonosov, Poklonnaya Hill (stop to make photos).
12-00 - 13-30 - Walking excursion - Manezh Square, Red Square (Walls of Kremlin - the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, Lenin's Mausoleum), GUM (the largest and oldest supermarket of Moscow). Your walking tour will lead you to the Restaurant of Traditional Russian Cousine. Here you say "good bye" to your guide. 
13-30 - 15-00 - 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch with one of the best Russian Vodkas. Centrally located just near the Bolshoi theatre perfect restaurant named to the honour of the Russian Tsar. Wide variety of best Russian dishes like Borsch (cabbage soup) with garlic pampushka and sour cream, "Kievskaya Catlet" (Chicken a-la Kiev with tomato sauce) served with rice and vegetables, Roast beef with mushrooms in a pot, Salad Olivier (cucumber, green apple and green pea with mayonnaise), Cutlet Pozharsky with cheese sauce, Siberian Pelmeni and one of the best Russian Vodkas (1 shot per person). After the lunch you have a free time to walk around the city or go strictly to your hotel (own way) to be prepared for the Moscow river boat trip . 
19-00 - Meeting with the driver at the hotel lobby. Driver leads you to the Moscow river pier and now you start your Moscow river boat trip (no excursion) with dinner on board. It's time to admire lights of evening Moscow and it's reflection in the river waters. The ship departs at 20-00 and arrives back to the same place by 22-30.
After the ship comes back - you can get a taxi or metro to reach your hotel place. 

2-nd Day:
9-30 Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and start your Moscow Subway excursion. Stop on Sportivnaya metro station, where Novodevichy Convent is located. 
11-00-13-30 - Excursion around Novodevichy Convent. 

After the excursion is finished now your free time starts. If you are hungry - you can ask your professional guide for the advise of where to have a good meal not far from Novodevichy. Or he can also help you to get a taxi to the city centre if you want to. In the time of Moscow siege it's walls saw Poles and Germans, archers squads and band of robbers. And Novodevichy has been destroyed. But in the period of being Queen Sofia in the end of 1600s the Convent has been complitely reinstated and now still amazing by the tremendous beauty of it's decoration and variaty of forms.
Inclusions
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Hotel pickup by private air-conditioned coach
Entrance fees
3-course traditional Russian Lunch with 1 shot of Best Russian Vodka
Professional art historian guide
Gratuities (optional)
Hotel drop-off
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
DVD (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Location

Meeting point
Your hotel/hostel lobby in Moscow