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

Get to know Moscow on this 2- day exciting sightseeing tour. All Year around! Choose any time! This well-organized tour perfectly combines walking excursion around the Russian Capital as well as visiting State Tretyakov Gallery, Novodevichy Convent. The 1-st days is brilliantly finished with the wonderful Moscow river evening ship excursion. You can take a dinner or just a bottle of sparkling champagne for the additional payment. Every dish is being prepared just on the ship board and served fresh. The 2-nd day full of emotions finishes with the free-time in the evening Moscow. Now you can feel the pulsating rhythm of this wonderful glorious breathtaking city!
  • Excellent value for money
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Skip the line
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Lunch included
Type: Private Tour
Duration: 2 days

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Day 1: 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. 

Day 2: 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.

What's included

  • 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
Additional expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Additional info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • A dress code is required to enter Novodevichy Convent - no shorts and t-shirts
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Visa

Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.

Sights included in program

Moscow : The Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin, the beautiful and ancient ensemble stands high on the hill towering over the left bank of the Moskva river. The Kremlin has always been perceived as a symbol of power and might of the Russian state, the national idea expressed in stone. It is the oldest part of the city, its political, historic and cultural centre, and the seat of the country's highest bodies of power. The Kremlin contains unique specimens of Russian metal cas... Read more
Moscow : Red Square
The famous Red Square is located in the heart of Moscow. Of course, no trip to Russia would be complete without a visit to Red Square, perhaps Russia's most well known place, and possibly the most famous city square in the world. It is Russia’s most recognizable landmark and is usually tourists first stop in Moscow. It is surrounded by Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the State History Museum, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Kremlin. Visitors... Read more
Tverskaya Street is a central Moscow street as well as one of the oldest ones. According to certain historical data, Tverskaya Street already existed in the 12th century. Russian Monarchs entered Moscow through this street. It is hard to believe today but Moscow started where Tverskaya Street did. Moscow’s best buildings, hotels, and shops were built here. Tverskaya Street is one of Moscow’s most expensive trade streets. It is also a ... Read more
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is amazingly opulent, garishly grandiose and truly historic. The cathedral's sheer size and splendour guarantee its role as a lovely landmark. This gargantuan cathedral was completed in 1997 – just in time to celebrate Moscow's 850th birthday. The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour sits on the site of an earlier and similar church of the same name, built in the 19th century to commemorate Russia's victory ov... Read more
The Novodevichy Convent, one of Moscow's most beautiful cloisters, is nestled in the southwest of Moscow where the Moskva River bends to form what looks like a peninsula. It is an amazing architectural monument, and also the greatest of city's attractions, second only to the Kremlin. It is a peaceful retreat from the bustling Moscow. The Novodevichy Convent, built in the 16th and 17th centuries in the so-called Moscow Baroque style, was part of a... Read more
Moscow : Moscow Subway
Moscow's Metro stations together amount to the most beautiful public transport facility in the world. Visitors to Moscow should not miss taking a ride on this glorious underground rail system, and exploring the stations. Each one has its own distinct aesthetic identity, variously adorned with Realist artworks, chandeliers, ornate pillars and marble floors. Moscow's metro caters to two and half billion passenger rides per year, making it the secon... Read more
The Bolshoi Theatre is a symbol of Russia for all time. It is one of the leading ballet and opera companies in the world. It was awarded this honor due to the major contribution it made to the history of the Russian performing arts. This history is on-going and today Bolshoi Theatre artists continue to contribute to it many bright pages. The Bolshoi building, which for many years now has been regarded as one of Moscow's main sights, was opened on... Read more
The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and one of the greatest museums in the world. It possesses a unique collection of Russian art which includes masterpieces which span a period of a thousand years. The Gallery's collection consists entirely of Russian art and artists who have made а contribution to the history of Russian art or been closely connected with it. Nowadays it contains more than 170,000 works by Ru... Read more
Moscow : GUM
The GUM shopping mall is a landmark in Moscow's Red Square. It occupies the majority of the historic square's east side with a facade stretching the length of two and a half football fields. The Gum (pronounced as 'goom') department store was built over a hundred years ago and is a testament to the expertise of late nineteenth century Russian architecture. With the looks of a royal palace this mall is a fitting addition to the numerous gems surro... Read more
The name is first mentioned in 1480, when Ivan III settled many Novgorodians in the area.They built the church of St Sophia, modelled after St Sophia Cathedral in Novgorod, and called the area Lubyanka after the Lubyanitsy district of their native city. Read more
Manezhnaya is a large pedestrian open space in the Tverskoy District, at the heart of Moscow. It is bound by the Hotel Moskva to the east, the State Historical Museum and the Alexander Garden to the south, the Moscow Manege to the west, and the 18th-century headquarters of the Moscow State University to the north.The square forms a vital part of downtown Moscow, connecting Red Square (which sprawls behind the Iberian Gate immediately to the south... Read more
Lomonosov Moscow State University is a coeducational and public research university located in Moscow, Russia. It was founded on January 25, 1755 by Mikhail Lomonosov. MSU was renamed after Lomonosov in 1940 and was then known as Lomonosov University. It also houses the tallest educational building in the world. According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings, it is the highest-ranking Russian educational institution and is widely considered t... Read more
Moscow : Sparrow Hills
Sparrow Hills, formerly known as Lenin Hills between 1935 and 1999, is a hill on the right bank of the Moskva River and one of the highest points in Moscow, reaching a height of 220 m (720 ft), or 60–70 m (200–230 ft) above the river level. Read more
1/7th of the World : Russian Food
Russian Food is a collection of the different cooking traditions of the Russian people.  Read more
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