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5 Days Culture tour itinerary for Moscow: Spend Winter Holidays In The Russian Capital

Moscow

Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Spend Winter Holidays in the Russian Capital

Red Square

Moscow-Russia

Prepare to spend your winter holidays in Moscow, the best time to feel the exciting and unforgettable spirit of Russia. During this magic time, see bright streets decorated with white snow and millions of lights.

DAY 01

Welcome to Moscow!

  • Meet English-speaking guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel. 

  • Transfers provided for all flights.

  • Check-in, and spend rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 02

Explore the city

  • After breakfast at hotel, prepare for Sightseeing bus city-tour.

  • During the tour, see the most outstanding Moscow sites. 

  • Square of three stations - railway Moscow gate, all the Stalinist skyscraper, Lubyanka Square and the building of the FSB, the Kremlin from all sides, and Marshy Square (outside). 

  • See the Temple of Christ the Savior (outside), Novodevichy Convent (outside), Sparrow mountain (outside), Mosfilm, Poklonnaya hill, the Arc de Triomphe, Business center "Moscow City" (outside), and Kutuzovsky Prospect.

  • House - the Russian government building in Moscow, Tverskaya street, and a monument to the founder of Moscow -Yuriyu Dolgoruky, Manege Square, and the Bolshoi Theatre.

  • Lunch at local restaurant.


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Walking tour. Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, Kremlin (Architectural ensemble and cathedrals) and the Alexander Garden.

  • The route will go through the heart of the Russian capital in the Red Square, Revolution Square, and the Alexander Garden. 

  • Attractions: Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the change of the guard of honor, Aleya cities - Heroes and Cities of Military Glory, Romanovsky obelisk monument to Patriarch Hermogenes, a monument to Alexander I, monument to Marshal Victory - GK Zhukov, Manezh Square, the Resurrection Gate, GUM and the Kazan Cathedral, the Spasskaya Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral (external inspection), and Vasilevsky descent. 

  • Just as the White House in Washington, the Kremlin in Moscow is the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation. 

  • If one looks at the Kremlin's plan, they will see that it is an irregular triangle with the area of 27.5 hectares. From the south of the Kremlin there is the Moskva River, in the northwest, there is Alexander Gardens, and in the east there is Red Square.

  • The present red walls and towers of the Kremlin were built in 1485-1516. The top the wall is decorated with the teeth in the form of a swallow's tail. 

  • On the outer side, the wall is smooth and the inner side of the wall is framed with arched recesses for reinforcement and facilitating the construction. In the Kremlin there are five palaces and four cathedrals.

  • Dinner at local restaurant.

  • Transfer to the hotel.


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DAY 03

The soul of Moscow

  • After breakfast, visit Tretyakov Gallery.

  • The State Tretyakov Gallery is an art gallery in Moscow, Russia, the foremost depository of Russian fine art in the world.

  • The gallery's history starts in 1856, when the Moscow merchant Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov acquired works by Russian artists of his day with the aim of creating a collection, which might later grow into a museum of national art.

  • In 1892, Tretyakov presented his already famous collection of approximately 2,000 works (1,362 paintings, 526 drawings, and 9 sculptures) to the Russian nation.

  • Lunch at local restaurant.

Downtown walking tour + Metro


  • Take a walk on the famous Arbat, enjoying the flavor of Russian cultural life and the best place to buy souvenirs. 

  • Walk through Zamoskvorechye.

  • Moscow metro is one of the most beautiful and one of the largest in the world. Each day, more than 7 billion passengers pass through its doors. During the excursion, see its most beautiful stations, built in the 1930-1950s, and learn curious facts about the history of Moscow Metro and its present significance.

  • Each station of the metro network is an art gallery. One can take wonderful pictures. Discover why Moscow subway is recognized as the most beautiful in the world.

  • "They used to have palaces for kings, we are going to build palaces for the people!" said one of the main architects of the Soviet subway.

  • Dinner at local restaurant.

  • Transfer to the hotel.


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DAY 04

Free day

  • Breakfast at hotel.

  • Free day. Excursions and other extra services can be done upon request.

DAY 05

Back home

  • Breakfast at hotel.

  • Check out.

  • Transfer to the airport.

  • 380 USD Per Adult
  • Hotel 4* accommodation in twin/DBL room with breakfasts.

  • Transportation per program.

  • English speaking guide.

  • Entrance tickets.

  • Lunches and dinners where noted.

  • Visa support documents.

Price excludes:

  • Flight cost.

  • Russian visa fee.

  • Insurance (1 USD per pax per day).

  • Tips for local guide and driver (optional).

  • All extra services.

  • Price is for group of 15-40 pax.

  • Tour company reserves the right to cancel the tour without cancellation fee if there will be more than 15 pax.

  • Fixed dates of arrival: 14 December, 2018 and 18 January, 2019 (shall be updated later).

Moscow

Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
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Type of Tour

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Departures
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