Moscow 2-day walking tour

$307 / €257

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See Moscow’s top attractions packed in an extensive and exciting two-day tour! Experience local life, customs, culture and cuisine, and tour like locals with your private guide. This well-organized tour perfectly combines walking excursion in Moscow downtown as well as visiting the State Tretyakov Art Gallery and the unique Kolomenskoye Estate with wooden summer palace of the Russian tsars.

Key highlights:

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  • Private two-day tour of Moscow with our experienced guide
  • See Red Square and visit St Basil Cathedral, GUM and Lenin’s Tomb (not always open, check on the spot)
  • Discover the medieval Kremlin and its beautiful cathedrals
  • Explore the old town of Moscow
  • Stroll along Arbat – busy pedestrian street cobbled with gift shops and cafes
  • Visit 16th century Kolomenskoye Estate and the Tsar’s wooden Palace
  • Explore Moscow by metro, see some of the most fabulous stations and pavilions
  • See grandiose collection of Russian art in the famous Tretyakov Art Gallery
  • Enjoy cozy atmosphere of Zamoskvorechye – the area beyond Moskva river, where rich Russian merchants and art collectors used to live in XIX century

Itinerary:

Day 1

10 am – Hotel pick-up

10.30 am – St Basil Cathedral, Red Square, GUM, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Nikolskaya Street, the Bolshoi Theatre, Manege Square, Alexander’s Garden, the Ruined Grotto, Eternal Flame to the Unknown Soldier

12.00 am – The Kremlin grounds, the Kremlin towers, the Tsar Cannon, the Tsar Bell, the Kremlin Cathedrals: the Dormision Cathedral, the Annunciation Cathedral, the Archangel Michael Cathedral and the Cathedral of Twelve Apostles in the Patriarch’s Palace – for guided tour advanced booking is required

1.30 pm – Lunch (traditional Russian or any other cuisine) – optional

2.30 pm – Walk around Moscow’s old town: Tverskaya Street, Kamergersky Lane, Bolshaya Dmitrovka, Kuznetsky Most, Petrovka Street, Stoleshnikov Lane. Stroll along Tverskoy and Nikitsky boulevards packed with XIX century mansions, theaters and museums

4.00 pm – Enjoy vibrant Arbat street, take pictures, buy souvenirs

5.00 pm – Drop-off at your hotel or destination of your choice

Day 2

10.00 am – Hotel pick-up

10.30 am – Kolomenskoye Estate with its churches of 16-17th centuries and the wooden Palace of Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich (the father of Peter the Great)

1.00 pm – Lunch (traditional Russian or any other cuisine) – optional

2.00 pm – the Tretyakov Art Gallery – the greatest collection of Russian paintings

3.30 pm – Discover Zamoskvorechye district with its old churches, fashionable cafes and contemporary art studios.

4.30 pm – Visit the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral – the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Enjoy one of the best views of the Kremlin from the Patriarch’s bridge and take impressive pictures of Moscow’s panorama.

5.00 pm – Drop-off at your hotel or destination of your choice

What makes it different:

  • You can adjust the itinerary according to your wish: we offer ideas & you choose what you want. We will meet you at your hotel with your personalized itinerary.
  • Your tour will be a lot of fun, not a history lesson.
  • You may ask your guide any question which interests you about people, ways and traditions.
  • We can invite you to a Moscow family home. Check out “Eat with locals” page on our website.