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About the Destinations: The Moscow tour in Russia will take travellers on a wonderful journey through some of Moscow’s most well-known streets and areas. Along the way, one will also be able to visit landmarks and places of interest like Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow State University, the Sparrow Hills as well as Theatre and Pushkin squares, Boulevard Ring, The Armoury and the Tsar Bell. These iconic landmarks speak volumes of the rich and varied history of the city and the country of Russia. The well-informed guide will articulately guide you through each stop with informed snippets and anecdotes. The city of Moscow will come alive on this tour, giving you a ton of memories to take home.
Duration of the Tour: 5N/6D
Meal Types: Breakfast only throughout the tour
Activities: Sightseeing and leisure activities
Maximum Altitude: Most activities are centred in and the city limits with little exposure to high altitude areas or mountain ranges.
Temperature Range: -10 to 23 degrees Celsius
Arrive in Moscow; start of the tour
Today is the first day of your Great Moscow Tour, so upon arriving in Moscow, get a transfer to the hotel. Checking-in into the hotel, spend the day relaxing and visiting local places in and around the hotel.
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow State University, Several other Landmarks
Today, after breakfast, visit some of the iconic landmarks of Moscow. The list includes Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, monument to Peter I, Moscow State University, Hill of Respectful Salutation, Sparrow Hills, New Arbat, Tverskaja Streets, Theatre, Pushkin Squares and Boulevard Ring.
Catch a scenic view of the Kremlin from the Sifiyskaya embankment and the New Maiden Nunnery. Spend some time at the Old Arbat Street, where one can find sidewalk artists, cafes and shops. Enjoy some free time to explore the historical Red Square. Proceed to St. Basil’s Cathedral which is an enduring symbol in Moscow. Also, a visit to Tretyakov Gallery will expose tourists to the best Russian art collection in the world.
The Armory and other historical places in the Kremlin
Waking up today morning, visit The Armoury, which is a treasury museum. Some parts of this museum houses artefacts and other historical pieces of interest like gowns and thrones, gold and silver items created by Russian and European jewellers as well as the armour worn by knights.
In addition to all these, you will also get the opportunity to visit Cathedral Square, Assumption, Archangel’s and Holy Annunciation Cathedrals in addition to the Tsar Cannon, the Tsar Bell, Alexander garden and take a ride on the Moscow metro train.
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
Today, you will be visiting the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, which was destroyed in 1931, and was converted and used as a swimming pool for close to 35 years. Also visit Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts which is among the largest museums in the world and houses a large collection of famous antiques and Renaissance masterpieces. Spend the rest of the day exploring other places in the city.
New Maiden Nunnery, New Maiden Cemetery
Today will be the last day of the great Moscow tour. On this day, you will be visiting the New Maiden Nunnery, a convent known for housing sacred relics while also serving as a safe house for exiled girls who come from noble households if they get pregnant out of wed lock. Also visit New Maiden Cemetery, the burial ground for a number of powerful Russian and Soviet politicians, World War II heroes, musicians, authors and actors. Spend the rest of the day indulging in some personal sightseeing.
Tour Ends Here
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed towards availing an airport transfer to your respective destination.
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