Day trip from Moscow to Sorochany Ski resort and Dmitrov medieval town

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow
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  • 8 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

You have finally got to the Winter Paradise with plenty of snow in Moscow and want to go skiing or just have some great country-side experience? Then this tour is a great choice for you. You will be able to see the ancient town of Dmitrov (appr. 65 km from Moscow) with its beautiful Kremlin and churches and then head to the best Ski resort in close proximity to Moscow. Apart from skiing you can do toboggan (sledge) activities that are especially great for children or just have a nice winter walk in the forest next to the best ski slopes in Moscow area, enjoying great views and taking winter drinks at a local bar. Lovely experience!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gorkiy Park, Gorkiy Park, Moscow, Central Russia

We pick up travellers from their hotel (apartment) in Moscow (within Moscow Circular Autoroute - MKAD)

Stop At: Dmitrov, Dmitrov, Dmitrovsky District, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia

The town of Dmitrov is located app. 65 km from Moscow (1 - 1,5 hrs drive). It is a very ancient town founded by Prince Yuriy Dolgorukiy (George 'The Long-Armed' who is also the founder of Moscow) in 1154. The small town has many well preserved historical sites dating back to centuries ago.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Museum-Reserve Dmitrov Kremlin, Zagorskaya St., 17, Dmitrov 141800 Russia

It used to be the fortres and citadel of Dmitrov founded in 1154. The nature-reserve museum "Dmitrov Kremlin" now consists of 3 departments: the department of History and Art, which is famous for the unique collections of works decorative and applied art of the XVI-XIX centures; Historical and Military Museum where you can see the Battle Diorama, it is the only one in Moscow Region; the museum and Exhibition Complex "Russian World". The local artists and craftsmen show their works in it. You can enter the museum at your own expense

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of the Assumption, Istoricheskaya Sq., 11, Dmitrov Russia

The Assumption Cathedral was built in the early 16th century and is located on the territory of the Dmitrov Kremlin. The cathedral is located in a very scenic place surrounded by trees, remanining earth fortifications and old trees. You can also enjoy lovely views from the top of that hill!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Boris and Gleb Monastery, Minina St., 3, Dmitrov Russia

The Boris and Gleb Monastery is located to the east of the Kremlin. The first mention of this monastery is found in chronicles dating back to the 14th-century. The monastery is dominated by the Saints Boris and Gleb Cathedral, consecrated to two martyr princes killed in the 11th century. Built in 1537, this four-pillar and two-altar cathedral features three apses and one dome (the other one has not survived). Over the centuries, the cathedral has undergone multiple reconstructions and modifications. The side chapels, the porch and the tent-roofed belfry were added to it at different times.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Yakhroma, Yakhroma, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia

You drive from Dmitrov to nearby Yakhroma where Channel of Moscow passes - the big artificial channel connecting Moscow river to Volga (the longest river in Europe). The channel was built by Soviet prison force in early 1930-s and is really impressive. You will make a stop to have a look at its big flood-gate that does not get frozen even in winter.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ilinskoye, Ilinskoye, Krasnogorsky District, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia

You make a short stop at Ilyinskoye village to see a typical Russian village (just around 50 inhabitants!) with an old church dating back to XIX century.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sorochany, 68, Kurovo, Moskovskaya oblast', Russia, 141850

You get to Sorochany Ski resort - the largest aplpine ski resort in close proximity to Moscow. There are ski pists of up to 1,5 km, absolute height up to 225 m. A number of modern ski lifts will transport you to the top at a high speed. In addition to alpine ski you can enjoy the following activities: cross-country ski, forest walks, toboggan / sleigh (including those for kids), a number of restuarants. Ski equipment rental, instructors are also available

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia

You start your drive back to Moscow after sun-set, we drop you off back at your hotel or at another location upon your choice

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Private driver (speaks basic English, not a tour guide)
  • Detailed route scheme with information package on all sites (in paper or electronic format)
  • All Fees and Taxes

Exclusions
  • Ski / snowboarding equipment rental (from 25 USD per person)
  • Lunch
  • Services of ski instructors
  • Museum entry fees in Dmitrov (if wanted)
  • Ski-passes (from 2 USD per each lift)
  • Entry/Admission - Museum-Reserve Dmitrov Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Assumption
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels & apartments within Moscow Circular Autoroute (MKAD)


Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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