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Best of Moscow Guided Tour (CB-31)

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Best of Moscow Guided Tour (CB-31)

This is a short 5 days introductory tour to Moscow visiting the major landmarks of the Russian capital included on UNESCO Heritage list – Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Kremlin, Armoury and former tsars’ residence Kolomenskoye.

Day 1
Saturday - Moscow
Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the Hotel
Our driver will be waiting for you in arrivals at the airport holding a Go Russia sign board ready to transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2
Sunday - Moscow
Moscow City Tour. Red Square, St. Basil’s, Lenin Mausoleum
Where else could we begin than in Red Square? You'll be able to see first-hand the brightly colored domes of the sixteenth century St Basil's Cathedral and get up close and personal with Lenin's embalmed body in his Mausoleum, located at the foot of the Kremlin wall. No visit to Moscow would be complete without the chance to shop at the nearby GUM department store. Other highlights today include learning about the tragic history of the main Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (view from outside), the New Maiden's Convent (view from outside) with its fascinating cemetery and a stop near Moscow State University for a panoramic view over the capital.
Day 3
Monday - Moscow
Kremlin & Armoury. Moscow Metro
Today we stay in Moscow to delve deeper into its fascinating history, beginning with a guided tour of the Kremlin's grounds and cathedrals. The Kremlin was once the home of the Tsars and is now the residence of the Russian president. You'll visit the Armoury Museum, crammed full of weaponry, armor and even some of Faberge's famous eggs. Afterwards, we'll head underground to explore some of Moscow's beautiful metro stations. Decorated with marble, mosaic, stained glass and bronze sculptures, you'll agree they're more like museums than part of a transit system.
Day 4
Tuesday - Moscow
Kolomenskoe – UNESCO Heritage Site
Included in today's program is a visit just to the former Royal estate of Kolomenskoe. It dates from the fifteenth century and was the place where Peter the Great spent his childhood and Russian princes spent their summers. It's your first chance to see some of the old tent-roofed wooden churches for which Russia is well-known. You'll also see the Church of the Ascension, built in 1532 by the Moscow Grand Prince Vasily III in order to thank God for the birth of his son and heir to the throne, who later became Ivan the Terrible. 
Day 5
Wednesday - Moscow
Departure for the Airport
Our driver will be waiting in the hotel lobby to transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

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Hotel Ibis Paveletskaya Moscow 3*
The newly built and recently opened Ibis Moscow Paveletskaya Hotel is located in the heart of Moscow business district within walking distance to Paveletskaya underground station from where you can reach the famous Moscow landmarks (Kremlin, Red Square, Bolshoy Theatre) just in 5 minutes. There are 147 spacious air-conditioned rooms in the hotel. Modern and inviting, the new ibis rooms have everything you need: a comfortable bathroom, modern decor, hardwood floor, queen-size bed with duvet, Internet, and a flat-screen TV with the best international channels.Learn more
Hotel Katerina City Moscow 4*
Katerina City is located in the picturesque district of the Russian capital, on the bank of the Moscow River, just two metro stations to the Red Square. A wide range of facilities makes the guests' stay comfortable and pleasant and modern European architecture and fresh interiors in a Scandinavian style combined with the home-like atmosphere make this hotel a perfect holiday retreat. The hotel rooms feature elegant and modern design, comfortable furniture and superb amenities. Your accommodation also includes free drinking water and tea / coffee making facilities. Sauna and fitness center are free of charge: 07:00 – 23:00.Learn more
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03/30/2019 - 04/03/2019 $845 $125 $245 book now
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03/30/2019 - 04/03/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
04/06/2019 - 04/10/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
04/13/2019 - 04/17/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
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06/29/2019 - 07/03/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
07/06/2019 - 07/10/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
07/13/2019 - 07/17/2019 $895 $125 $245 book now
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Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in US Dollars. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the right-hand side column, section “Included”.
  2. Price “Excluding flight” does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights. Alternatively we can quote an airfare for you. We advise not to delay with booking your tour as airfares may go up.
  3. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
  4. Solo supplement is payable in the unlikely event when you are the only person on the tour. It will be refunded if other people join the same tour.
  5. “Train upgrade” supplement means an upgrade for a compartment for 2 people and refers to overnight trains only. Advisable to book if you prefer more privacy and comfort during your overnight train journeys. Read more about train upgrade.
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Everything that you said you would do was carried out as per the itinerary. The guides and transfer drivers were excellent and on time.
Mark Owen
Every aspect of the tour was professionally handled.
Leo Hart
We felt the guides were very well informed and gave plenty of information
Peter Perry
Guides were friendly & personable. A joy to spend time with them.
John Moore
The whole experience was positive from beginning to end, we were able to tailor exactly what we wished for from your standard product options and your consultants solved the travel arrangements, visas and accommodation needs without any stress for us. Everything exceeded our expectations.
Andy Brandon
I cannot express enough how impressed I was with everything. The trip itself was incredible and Russia was all I hoped it would be and so much more. It has made me keen to return to continue to discover more about your fascinating, incredible and beautiful country and I will only be booking through Go Russia.
Conrad Mendez
Great guides and very smooth arrangements.
Leslie Davis
Size of group was just right. Liked guided tour finishing mid afternoon leaving time for own visits.
Aaron Larson
From the excellent communication before we travelled to the faultless travel arrangements whilst we were away we were very impressed with Go Russia. We loved Russia and will definitely recommend Go Russia to our friends.
Margaret Robbins
We like the small group size. Knowledge and communication skills of guides was excellent. Very efficiently organised from start to finish - booking, obtaining visa, transfers.
Linda Rodriguez
Please note all prices are per person based on a minimum of two people travelling together. Read more about prices for solo travellers.

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