4 Day Moscow Explorer

4 star Hotel, 4 day English Language Guaranteed Departure Small Group Tour of Moscow

The perfect solution for individuals to join a low cost, no hassle, guaranteed Moscow city tour. Join our well organized, guaranteed departure small group tour of around 10 – 15 pax, with arrival and departure transfers, plus comprehensive sightseeing package included, allowing enough free time to explore independently.

Our tours start on selected Fridays in 2020 (see dates below) and are guaranteed to run with a minimum of 2 passengers. Book your own flight/train to Moscow and we will do the rest. Moscow is the thriving heart of business with fabulous architecture reflecting Stalin’s influences, alongside historical churches. It offers designer shops, leafy parks, great restaurants and a wealth of art and culture.

The EXPLORER includes plenty of sightseeing for those who like to have pre-organised excursions to look forward to.

Russia Tours - Moscow City Tour

St Basils Cathedral on Red Square

Kremlin From the River

Lenin’s Mausoleum on Red Square

Itinerary

Day 1 (Friday)

Upon arrival in Moscow, you will be met by our driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel to check in for 3 nights.

4 star Novotel Moscow Centre Hotel* (or similar). Check in from 14.00 hrs. (You may leave your luggage if you arrive early)

Evening at leisure.

Day 2 (Saturday)

10.00 hrs: After breakfast, our English-speaking tour guide will meet you at reception for an orientation tour of the city using private transportation. You will see some of the famous landmarks and places to which you may return at your leisure. The tour sights include Red Square, the Kremlin, Sparrow Hills, Bolshoi Theatre, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Victory Park, Novodevichy Convent, the White House and the famous Moscow streets.

Free time is included for a short lunch break (lunch not included). In the city centre, you may see the changing of the guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and queue to see Lenin’s Mausoleum*
You will also visit the Muzeon Park of Arts (formerly Fallen Monuments Park), filled with iconic monument relics from the Soviet era. Our tour concludes at around 15.00hrs at the hotel or you may stay in the city and make your own way back to the hotel.

Highlights today. Muzeon Park of Arts, Changing of the Guard, Lenin’s Mausoleum*

Evening at leisure.

n.b.*Lenin’s Tomb may be closed without notice.

Day 3 (Sunday)

Day at leisure OR Optional tour (must be pre-booked and pre-paid): Moscow Kremlin, Armoury Chamber and Metro Station tour.

After breakfast, your guide will meet you in reception to take you to the most famous landmark of the city, the magnificent Kremlin. Within the territory is the fascinating Armoury Chamber- your guide will include a visit to this spectacular collection of costumes, silver and arms amongst a vast treasure trove of exhibits. Our tour continues to the Danilovsky food market, the oldest trading place in Moscow, where a vast range of food products are available.

It is also a great spot for lunch, with a diverse range of regional dishes available (not included).

The tour concludes with a visit to some of the spectacular underground metro stations of Moscow, known as the ‘Palaces of the People’ when they were first built. You will be amazed at the beautiful sculptures, bronzes, mosaics and crystal chandeliers. We return to the hotel (by metro) at around 16.00, or you may stay in the city for further exploration and make your own way back to the hotel.

Optional Highlights today: Kremlin, Armoury museum, Moscow Metro, Danilovsky Market

Evening at leisure.

Day 4 (Monday)

After breakfast at your hotel, check out by 12.00 am
OR Optional tour (must be pre-booked and pre-paid):Or Optional tour of the Bolshoi Theatre with breakfast at the Metropol Hotel
08.30 hrs: Check-out, leave your luggage in the left-luggage room*, and depart the hotel for the famous historic Metropol Hotel where you will enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast,  including champagne and caviar in the beautiful Metropol Restaurant. If you haven’t read it yet, you must read ‘A gentleman in Moscow’!

After breakfast, a short walk to the Bolshoi Theatre for a one-hour guided tour, including the recently restored 19th century interiors and a view of the main stage from the royal box. If you are lucky there may be scenery installation or even a rehearsal in progress. After some free time in the city centre, return to the hotel to collect your luggage and wait for your transfer or transfer to the airport or rail station directly, according to your onward plans and as agreed with your guide. * You may take your luggage in the vehicle, depending on your transfer arrangements.

Optional Highlights today: Champagne breakfast, Bolshoi theatre tour
Your departure transfer will be provided to the airport/station as required. Further services/programme extensions can
be provided upon request.

Departure Dates 2020

17 January 2020
14 February 2020
13 March 2020
27 March 2020
10 April 2020
24 April 2020
15 May 2020
05 June 2020
19 June 2020
26 June 2020
03 July 2020
24 July 2020
31 July 2020
14 August 2020
18 September 2020
25 September 2020
9 October 2020
23 October 2020
13 November 2020
11 December 2020
20 December 2020 (NB Sunday departure)

Moscow City Tour Price in Euros

All prices are per person and based on two persons sharing a twin room. Price is valid for all dates.

Moscow City Tour Price Includes

  • Accommodation* based on two persons sharing a twin room: 3 nights Moscow – 4 star Novotel Moscow Centre
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfers: arrival and departure in Moscow: Applies to international city airports and main rail stations – supplement for riverports and for transfers between 22.00 – 07.00 and on public holidays
  • Sightseeing programme with English speaking guide
  • Entrances: Moscow – Muzeon Park of Arts, Lenin’s Mausoleum
  • Visa support letter for duration of tour
  • 24-hour emergency contact

Not Included in Moscow City Tour Price

  • International Flights
  • Any meals, beverages, sightseeing entrance fees not specified in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (at discretion)
  • Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest
  • Extra personal costs incurred at the hotel
  • Extended visa support

Notes

  • Check in after 14.00 hours . Check out by 12.00 hours
  • Accommodation may be substituted with similar grade hotels
  • Tours and timings may vary according to local conditions and substitutions may be made if necessary
  • Visa support – is supplied for duration of tour only. Extension of visa support costs EUR 20 per person.
  • Russian Visa – you will need to obtain a tourist visa BEFORE you arrive in Russia
  • Important – remember to apply for your visa at least 1 month prior to travel
  • Please ask us if you wish to extend your stay in Russia