Private Shore Excursion: Highlights of Moscow in 1 Day from St. Petersburg

Moscow tour for 1 day (8 hours) during a Shore Excursion from St. Petersburg. You will visit the Moscow Kremlin (and three cathedrals), Armoury chamber and the Moscow Metro (with a return trip to the train station), and also see the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the Sparrow Hills, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Boulevard Ring, the Tverskaya Street, the Arbat Street, the Manege Square, the Aleksandrovskiy Sad, the Red Square, the St. Basil's Cathedral, and etc.
The journey from Moscow to St. Petersburg and back will take about 10 hours.
The estimated time to start the tour is 5:30 in the morning (meeting at the ship), the end of the tour is around 11.45 in the evening (return to the ship). During the day you will have 1 free hour for lunch.

per adult from

$1,139

NZD

Duration

18 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Pick-up and drop-off in the port of St.Petersburg
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Return tickets for Sapsan high-speed train
    • A/C private car for Moscow city tour (2 hrs)
    • Entrance fee to Kremlin
    • Entrance fee to Armory Museum
    • Metro tour + tickets
    • Skip-the-line entrance
    • Tour ticket (also called a blanket visa)
    • Entry/Admission - Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)
    • Entry/Admission - Aleksandrovskiy Sad
    • Entry/Admission - Red Square
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin
    • Entry/Admission - Assumption Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky Sobor)
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Annunciation
    • Entry/Admission - Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon
    • Entry/Admission - Armoury Chamber
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities for guide/driver (optional)
    • Personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
    • Entry/Admission - Bolshoi Theatre
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - GUM
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia

    Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is a massive white church with the golden dome, built on the high hill by the Moscow river. The current church is the 1997 reconstruction of the old 1883 cathedral, turned down by the Bolsheviks after the revolution. The place was selected by Stalin as a location for the Congress palace, intended to be the tallest building in the world.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow 119270 Russia

    Sparrow (Vorobyovy) Hills is the 80 meter high bank of the Moscow river, located at the spectacular river band. It is popular for the best panorama of the city of Moscow, seen from the observation point there. You can see the contemporary towers of the Moscow city business district, Stalin's 7 sister skyscrapers, Novodevichiy convent complex, Luzhniki sport arena - the main stadium of Moscow 1980 Olympics, the red towers of Kremlin in the distance and many more. The hills are crowned by the impressive structure of Moscow University.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bolshoi Theatre, Teatralnaya Sq., 1, Moscow 125009 Russia

    Bolshoi means Big. And it is really one of the biggest theaters of Russia. It appeared here after the war with Napoleon on the spot of the first Moscow Theater. The best ballet and opera performances are shown here. The theater is large, so the performances are shown on the historical stage, the new stage (located on the same square), and the Beethoven concert hall, located in the main building.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Boulevard Ring, Boulevard Ring, Moscow, Central Russia

    The Boulevard Ring is the main city promenade, a continuous sequence of 10 boulevards and 13 squares encircling the historic city center. Being one of the traditional rings of Moscow, in reality the Boulevard Ring is not closed and has the shape of a horseshoe, starting and ending near the embankments of the Moscow River.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Tverskaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

    Moscow, and it’s a true historical gem of the Russian capital. The street starts from the main entrance gate to the Kremlin, continues past Pushkin Square, leads to Triumph Square and the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and then crosses the whole central district of Moscow.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arbat Street, Arbat St, Moskva, Russia

    Arbat is a pedestrian street in the heart of Moscow, full with the old city charm. Every house has its own history and life. It’s the place full of life and energy with the street bands, playing music, coffee shops, street artists, souvenir stalls, museums and unusual memorials. Arbat is a great place to enjoy your time, full with the old Moscow spirit and atmosphere.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Manege Square, Manege Sq, Moskva, Russia

    Manezhnaya (Manege) square is large square near the Alexander’s garden named after Manege – the large structure, currently used for exhibitions. The huge underground mall was constructed here in 1990th, so now it’s a great place for the easy walk or rest. There is a long fountain complex between the square and the garden, inspired by the characters of the Russian fairy tales.

    Duration: 35 minutes

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

    The garden is named after the Russian emperor Alexander the 1st. It appeared when Moscow was rebuilt after the war with Napoleon. The garden is located on the place of the Neglinka river, currently hidden underground, which protected the fort’s walls. The most important memorial of the garden is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the eternal flame – Russia’s most important WW2 memorial.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

    Red in Old Russian also stands for beautiful. So this name marks the beauty of the square, rather than the color of the Kremlin walls or the Soviet history. The Red square is beautiful by day or by night framed by the GUM building and the tall Kremlin wall.

    Duration: 35 minutes

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

    Beautiful and ornate St. Basils is what you think is Russia. Dating to the times of Ivan the Terrible, this church is a true decoration of the Red square, which creates the unique Russian feel there. Unlike the similar church in St. Petersburg, St. Basil’s inside is a network of the small chapels, each dedicated to the different saint or holiday. Please note the church has numerous stairs with high steps.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia

    GUM is a large mall, located on the Red Square. The current building appeared in the end of 19th century. You can find special ice-cream stalls or the traditional Soviet sparkling water kiosks inside. The galleries of GUM are always decorated according to the season. You can find brands like Prada, Chanel, Gucci etc. inside.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103132 Russia

    Kremlin began as an ancient fortress, which became the historical and cultural center of the country and the office of the president of Russia. A large part of the Kremlin grounds is open for the tourists. The main attractions are the old cathedrals, where Russian tsars from Ivan the Terrible to Nicholas 2nd were crowned (1 cathedral inside visit), as well as Russia’s largest bell and cannon.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Assumption Cathedral, Dvortsovaya, 1B, Moscow 103073 Russia

    The Cathedral of the Assumption is the oldest church in the Kremlin and also the most important: the seat of the Russian Orthodox Church was transferred here from Vladimir in 1326, making it the centre of the state of Muscovy, and Muscovy the most powerful of the Russian principalities.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky Sobor), Borovitskaya ulitsa Kremlin, Moscow Russia

    The Archangel Michael, a suitably war-like heavenly figure, was chosen as the patron saint of the rulers of Muscovy in the 14th Century. The Cathedral that bears his name was erected between 1505 and 1508 - the culmination of a grandiose building project begun by Ivan the Great to reflect the growing power of the state, and provide a fitting resting place for Russian Royalty.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedral of the Annunciation, Borovitskaya Ulitsa , Ivanovskaya Ploshchad Kremlin, Moscow 103073 Russia

    On the crest of Borovitsky Hill, at the south end of Sobornaya Ploshad (Cathedral Square), stands the Cathedral of the Annunciation. The present building dates from 1484, when Ivan III (the Great), the great Muscovite empire-builder, ordered a new cathedral on the site. It was completed in 1489 by Krivtsov and Mishkin, masons from Pskov, who blended Greek and Russian styles in their design.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, ul. Kreml, Moscow 101000 Russia

    Tsar Bell is the largest bell in the world. It weighs 202 tons (445 000 pounds). The bell was created for the bell tower of Kremlin, but was damaged in fire 2 years later.
    Tsar Cannon is the largest cannon in Russia and it can shoot the largest cannon balls (890 mm) in the world. It's listed in the Guinness book of records. The cannon was created in 1586 in Moscow.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Armoury Chamber, Dvortsovaya St., 1R, Moscow 103073 Russia

    The Armoury Chamber, a treasure house, is a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace's complex. The museum collections were based on the precious items that had been preserved for centuries in the tsars' treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry. Some of the exhibits were made in the Kremlin workshops, others were accepted as ambassadorial gifts.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet your St Petersburg guide and driver by the ship. Then transfer to Moscow on the Sapsan fast train, where the Moscow guide and driver will be waiting.Ports
    • Morskoy Vokzal, Ploshchad' Morskoy Slavy, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Leningradskaya oblast', Russia, 199106
    Departure Time :
    5:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Uopera tours

Activity ID: V-224720P72

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