meridian

Moscow

Individual and Group tours of Moscow and Environs

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Moscow Driving Tour
A one-day tour is a great opportunity to get an overview of the main historical sights which distinguish Moscow from other big cities and which make it unique. We’ll provide you with a condensed version of the history of Russia and its capital. We’ll advise you how to get around Moscow as easily as in your home town. At lunch time you can try Russian cuisine.

 

Tour Details
From 22$ per person
Start Time   9:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m.
Duration   6-8 hours
Group Size   16 people max, more on request
     
Price     220 USD per group not per person (1-2 people, car)
  290 USD per group not per person (3-8 people, minivan)
  350 USD per group not per person (8-16 people, minibus)
     
Airport Pick Up     100 USD (SVO, VKO)
  120 USD (DME)
  FREE (Leningradsky Railway Station)
     
Included    All transport
  Licensed Guide
     
Not Included     Meals
  Gratuities
  Tickets to the Kremlin
     
Important     Have to prepaid tickets 
  to the Kremlin in advance
  (1000 RUB per every tourist and 500 RUB per guide)
     
Tour Itinerary
As this tour will be completely private you’ll have some flexibility to modify the stops throughout the day. Just talk to your guide to see what is possible. The itinerary below is a sample and the order of stops will vary depending on the pickup location and each individual client.
1. Hotel pick up

We will collect you from your hotel in one of our comfortable vehicles at around 9am. Sit back, relax and just enjoy. Our licensed guide will worry about directions and parking spots.

 

2. Central streets and squares

We’ll drive around the Kremlin across the city centre and see the major tourist attractions: Tverskaya, the main thoroughfare, Theatre Square with the world-famous Bolshoi, Lubyanka Square with the KGB building, Stalinist high-rise buildings, medieval St. Barbara Street with its succession of churches

 

3. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Christ the Saviour Cathedral is the main Cathedral of the Russian Orthodox church, and near it the Patriarch’s Bridge with its excellent view of the Kremlin and the gigantic Peter the Great monument. If you want we will go inside cathedral to admire the interior of the biggest russian orthodox church.

 

4. Novodevichy convent

Novodevichiy Convent – the graceful hermitage. The elegant cloister and a favorite place of pilgrimage for Russian royalty with Novodevichiy cemetery – the burial place of Yeltsin, Khrushchev ,Chekhov and many other famous Soviets and Russians.

 

5. Sparrow Hills

The Sparrow Hills observation platform on the high bank of the Moscow River from which we can see the excellent cityscape with its Stalinist skyscrapers.; MGU (Moscow State University)

 

6. Victory park

Victory Park - the memorial complex of the Second World War

 

7. Red square

Red Square - the symbol of Russia, the festive, multicolored St. Basil’s Cathedral (it’s possible to go inside), the Lenin mausoleum (inside optional), GUM – the 19th century shopping mall.

 

8. Stop for a lunch

There is nice soviet canteen on Red square where you can try traditional russian food with old recepies and best quality. If you don't want stay in the que and try expensive restaurant food we have specially Bosco cafe for you.

 

9. Kremlin

The Kremlin - the medieval fortress and the sacred place. We’ll visit the cathedrals built in the 15 -16th centuries. The Kremlin was the residence of the tsars, soviet leaders and now houses the Presidential Office. Optional - the Diamond Fund Treasury.

 

10. Moscow Metro

Metro - we’ll have a look at several impressive Soviet-style stations

 

11. Return to hotel

On the conclusion of the tour we will head back to your hotel. We aim to return you at around 5 or 6 p.m.. If you'd prefer to be dropped of at a restaurant or bar to continue your evening in Moscow, please let us know.

 

 

 

Moscow Meridian
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