Shore excursion for St Petersburg cruise ship passengers: Moscow panoramic tour
When your cruise ship docks in the port of St Petersburg make benefit of your visa-free stay in Russia. Maximize your time on a full-day shore excursion to Moscow, the country’s magic capital.
Visit Red Square, the heart of Russia, admire the History Museum, the Kremlin walls and the famous multicoloured onion domes of St Basil’s Cathedral. Red Square is also where the Lenin Mausoleum still located, a curious relic of the Soviet Union. Visit the Kremlin – the red brick ancient citadel of the city and the seat of the President. Moscow panoramic city tour takes in the best sights and attractions of the Russian capital. See famous landmarks such as the Bolshoi theatre, the historic merchants’ district Kitai-gorod, the golden-domed Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the headquarters of the notorious KGB, pause in front of the University to view a landmark Stalin-era skyscraper, the Novodevichy Convent which inspired Tchaikovsky’s ‘Swan Lake’ and stop at the top of the Sparrow Hills’ for a superb view over the city
- Private tour of Moscow from St Petersburg with round trip by fast train
- Your will be escorted between the port to the train station in St Petersburg
- Moscow guide meets you up at the train and sees you off to the train
- Panoramic tour of Moscow on a vehicle Red Square and the Kremlin visit
- Visa waiver handling
- Lunch arranged (extra cost)
Example itinerary (approximate and subject to change according to train schedule):
05:00-05:15 – meet the guide at the St. Petersburg cruise port terminal
05:15-05:45 – transfer to RWS.
07:00-11:05 – fast train ‘Sapsan’ to Moscow (Economy Class, upgrade to 1st class upon request).
11:35-13:30 – the Kremlin tour including visit inside the Cathedral of Assumption, the Annunciation and Archangel Michael cathedrals , view the giant bronze Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, see outside Great Kremlin Palace (visit to the Armoury is not included).
13:30-14:30 – lunch break in Red Square area (own expense)
14:30-15:00 – walk in Red Square and Alexander Garden with WWII memorial flames.
15:00-17:00 – panoramic Moscow sightseeing tour in a comfortable car/ minivan.
18:45-22:40 – take Sapsan fast train to St Petersburg.
00:00 – onboard the cruise ship.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Not wheelchair accessible
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Tour is only possible for cruise or ferry passengers that are docked in St Petersburg for more than one day, due to the long duration of the excursion
Cruise and ferry passengers do not need a Russian visa to take part in this tour, and will be issued with visa-free tickets after booking
Land travelers will require the applicable Russian visas for their stay in Russia Refunds will not be issued if a tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship Passport name, number, date of birth and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Tour does not operate on Thursdays, due to the Kremlin being closed
At time of booking, please choose the appropriate option, based on the number of people traveling, in addition please also select the correct number of adult travelers from the dropdown menu accordingly.