Private tour: Highlights of Central Moscow with Kremlin, Metro and River Cruise

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Russia, Russia, Moscow
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  • 9 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Combine an exciting city overview tour in the heart of Moscow, having a chance to see its famous attractions like St. Basil's Cathedral, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Novodevichy (New Maiden) Convent, Christ The Savior Cathedral, Red Square and Kremlin walls and towers and other sightseeing - with visit to Kremlin grounds as well as with Moscow River Scenic cruise.
The tour is a perfect introduction for first-time visitors, giving a unique chance to enjoy the rich city sightseeing with a tour of Moscow Kremlin to admire its monumental cathedrals, numerous palaces, the largest cannon and bell in the world and of course centuries of Russian history. Your one day Moscow tour will not be complete without the short tour of famous Moscow Metro, as well as the magnificent river cruise on the Moskva River - the best way to enjoy Moscow's beautiful views from the water and witness the beauty of Moscow’s highlights at dusk on the cruise.

• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance

Itinerary
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Stop At: Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103132 Russia

Meet your guide and start your day with visiting Kremlin. Discover the treasures that lie in wait for you behind the walls of Moscow‟s most famous landmark: the almighty Kremlin! Home to a myriad of the city‟s most exquisite cathedrals and monuments, as well as the official residence of President Putin himself, the Kremlin remains a political landmark in Russia and is visited by thousands of tourists every year.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Manezh Square, Near Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

Then proceed for a sightseeing tour around central Moscow - one of the most magnificent Russian cities. Admire the Manezhnaya square.
Manezh Square is located near the Kremlin and the Alexander Garden. The name of the area comes from building an arena, built in 1817 in honor of the fifth anniversary of Russia's victory in the Patriotic War of 1812.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Near Kremlin, Moscow 119072 Russia

The first public park in Moscow, Alexander Garden sits along the Kremlin’s western wall. The garden is famous for its architectural monuments, incredibly beautiful flowerbeds and history. It commemorates Russian victories and those that died in war of 1812 with Napoleon and in both World Wars. Highlighted by Kremlin Kutafya Tower is the eternal flame memorial (in memory of the fallen heroes in World War II 1941-1945) and the big fountain with horse sculptures. They were created by popular Moscow architect Zereteli. In hot weather the fountain becomes a water attraction for teenagers.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

Red Square - the most famous square in Moscow, architectural and historical monument, which, together with the Kremlin is a symbol of the Russian capital. In 1990, the complex of the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square were included in the list of world cultural composition Heritage by UNESCO.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia

Then use Vasilievsky Descent to be close to St. Basil's Cathedral and many more.
St. Basil's Cathedral is not only the main temple of the Red Square, but also a symbol of all Russia. It was built in 1555–1561 by order of Ivan the Terrible in honor of the capture of the Kazan Khanate. The storming of Kazan began on October 1, 1552, on the Feast of the Protection of the Mother of God, therefore the “official” name of the temple is the Church of the Protection of the Mother of God.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow Russia

After lunch (optional), descend underground to see Moscow's elaborately designed metro system. Carrying 7 million passengers a day, the Moscow Metro is one of the most extensive in the world; it is famous for the social-realist art that decorates many of its stations.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Berth Ukraine, р., Moskva, Russia, 121248

After the metro tour is finished, the guide will bring you to the ship pier. Here you say goodbye to your guide. Take a seat on the open-air upper deck, or settle into one of the window-side seats in the fully-heated lower saloon area and enjoy a Scenic River Cruise. Starting at the Ukraina Hotel Pier, this incredible cruise will allow you to take in many of Moscow’s best riverside sights in comfort while learning all about them with the onboard audio guide (own expense). The boat will take you past more than one of the famous Seven Sisters, famous government buildings such as the Moscow Mayors Office and the Kremlin, and some of Moscow’s most important religious buildings, such as Cathedral of Christ the Savior, etc. Why tire yourself out, when you can sit back, relax, and enjoy Moscow from the back of the nicest cruise the Moskva River has to offer! (*Due to constructional features, speed performance and equipment the boats designed to easily pass through the ice and provide comfort for passengers even in the harshest of Russian winters: complete with all-weather panoramic windows, climate control and strengthened boat's hull). Take photos of such incomparable views of the embankment as your cruise boat slips away from the pier and out onto the calm waters of the Moskva river. *On board, you can enjoy the ship's restaurant (own expense). You'll have a wide choice of food, soft and strong drinks. A kids menu is also available.

You tour finishes at the pier of the river cruise ship. Make your own way to your hotel. To take a taxi (own expense), you can use the pier reception or use international companies like Uber or Gett.
Finally, you can have a rest at your hotel, dreaming about visiting beautiful Moscow again.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request
  • Entrance fee to Kremlin Grounds
  • Skip-the-Line admission to Kremlin Grounds
  • Guided Metro Tour
  • Metro fare
  • Tickets to the Sightseeing River Cruise
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Berth Ukraine

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (the tour concludes at the pier)
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Alexander Garden, Moscow, Russia, 119072


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

9 hours

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

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