Moscow Break - 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Moscow Break (5 Days and 4 Nights)
Tour Operation: Fixed dates January - December.
Tour Highlights: Red Square, Kremlin, Armoury Chamber, Tretyakov Gallery, Gorki Leninskiye.
Day 1, Moscow
Arrival transfer by car. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 2, Moscow
After breakfast meet your guide at the hotel's reception desk. Visit the Tretyakov Gallery, the largest repository of Russian paintings and icons, donated by Pavel Tretyakov to the "Russian nation" a century ago. The guide will take you to the Moscow metro, the most beautiful underground transport network distinguished for the unique artistic decoration of stations. Take a walking tour of Arbat, a downtown pedestrian street with a great number of souvenir shops, street performers, restaurants, cafes and bars.
Day 3, Moscow
After breakfast meet your guide at the hotel's reception desk. Take a guided excursion to Gorki Leninskyesome 10 km off Moscow to visit a museum complex dedicated to Vladimir Lenin, leader of the first Soviet state. A nice 18th century estate was Lenin's last home place before he died in 1924. On the estate grounds visit a fascinating exposition of Russian suburban life of the 19th-20th centuries. Lunch included. In the afternoon take a three-hour Moscow city sightseeing tour with photo stops, including Red Square, Kremlin, Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Vorobiovy Gory (Sparrow Hills) and other major landmarks. No entrances included.
Day 4, Moscow
A walking tour of Moscow Kremlin grounds and the Armoury (time of visit to be specified by the guide).
Surrounded by monumental red-brick walls and towers, the Kremlin is included in the UNESCO
World Heritage List as a unique architectural ensemble. Marvel at gold-domed cathedrals, the gigantic Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell, both stunning examples of old Russian casting. View the majestic Grand Kremlin Palace, the former imperial residence in Moscow, historic buildings the Senate and the Arsenal. Visit a Kremlin cathedral to admire frescoes and icons created by old masters. Visit the Armoury Chamber and admire a collection of gold and silver articles, precious stones, tsar's crowns and other regalia. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 5, Moscow
End of tour. Departure transfer.