Private Tour: Moscow Highlights & Holy Trinity St.Sergius Lavra (Sergiev Posad)

Tour for 4 days/3 nights, which includes a tour of Moscow with the study of the Kremlin and a tour of the Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra. In Moscow you will see the Victory park, the Sparrow Hills, the Novodevichy Convent, the Boulevard Ring, the Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theater, the Tverskaya Street, the St. Basil's Cathedral, the Red Square, the Armory Chamber and etc.

per adult from

$1,170

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Arrival & departure transfers
    • Tourist-class vehicle according to program
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary
    • Skip-the-line entrance
    • Visa support letter (*if needed)
    • Entry/Admission - Victory Park
    • Entry/Admission - Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)
    • Entry/Admission - Novodevichy Convent
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Red Square
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral Square
    • Entry/Admission - Armoury Chamber
    • Entry/Admission - The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities (recommended)

  • Day 1: Arrival in Moscow

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Moscow is the capital of Russia and the largest city in the country. This is a huge metropolis, which is the historical, political and spiritual heart of the Russian Federation.
    *We will arrange a transfer upon arrival at the hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Moscow with a walk in Red Square and the Kremlin

    Stop At: Victory Park, Bratyev Fonchenko st., 7, Moscow 121170 Russia
    Victory park is Russia's largest complex dedicated the WW2 victory. The park surrounds the WW2 museum and memorial obelisk, dedicated to the victory. The exciting part of the park is the unique outdoor exhibition of the military machinery, boats, airplanes etc.
    *Meeting with a guide and a driver in the lobby of your hotel at 9.00am.
    Duration: 30 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: Novodevichy Convent, Novodevichy Passage, 1, Moskva, Russia, 119435
    It's a very large monastery in the center of Moscow, founded in 1524 by Bazil 3rd, the father of Ivan the Terrible. The monastery is colorful and beautiful. There is a large cemetery next to it, where one can find the graves of Boris Eltsin and Raisa Gorbacheva.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Boulevard Ring, It Passes Through of Major Squares: Arbat, Pushkin, Trubnaya, Ends At Bolshoy Ustinsky Bridge, Moscow 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: 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: 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.

    *12.30 - 12.45pm - lunch at city café/restaurant (not incl.)
    Duration: 1 hour 30 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: 30 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: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cathedral Square, ul. Kreml, Moscow 101000 Russia
    Cathedral Square is the historical and architectural center of the Moscow Kremlin, on which 5 cathedrals and their permanent exhibitions are open.
    Duration: 30 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. The section of the bell broke off, all attempts to fix it were unsuccessful, so it was decided to put it on display as a memorial.
    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. It was originally intended for the military needs of Kremlin, but was never used in the battle, but was rather displayed to impress the visitors and it still does now.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Armoury Chamber, Dvortsovaya St., 1R, Moscow 103073 Russia
    The Armory of Moscow Kremlin isn’t just the collection of weapons. It’s a large museum with such relics as the Golden Cap (Russian official crown before Peter the Great), wedding dress of Catherine the Great, unique double throne chair for Peter the Great and his brother, weddings gifts of Ivan the Terrible and many others.
    *At 6.00pm you will return back to the hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Visit to the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra

    Stop At: The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, Sergiev Posad mkr, Sergiyev Posad 141300 Russia
    The Holy Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery was founded in 1345 by one of Russia's most venerated saint Sergius of Radonezh. For centuries it has been an important center of the political and religious life of Russia, and up to this day draws scores of pilgrims from all over the world.

    *Meeting with a guide and a driver in the lobby of your hotel at 10.00am.
    **At 4.00pm you will return back to the hotel.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Departure to home

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Moscow is the capital of Russia and the largest city in the country. This is a huge metropolis, which is the historical, political and spiritual heart of the Russian Federation.

    *Transfer from hotel to airport
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet upon arrival and transfer to the hotel.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 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

15

Organised by Uopera tours

Activity ID: V-224720P31

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