Private Russia Tour | Luxury Moscow City Break | Firebird Tours ®

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Overview

Experience the best of Russia’s bustling metropolitan capital, glorious Moscow, and see its main highlights during an exclusive 4-day private tour. Explore the iconic Red Square and colorful St. Basil's Cathedral, get inside the Kremlin walls to visit famous Armoury Chamber and Cathedral Square. Marvel the best of Russian art in Tretyakov Gallery and taste local life on a tour of Moscow subway.
Tour type:
Private tour
Tour rating:
4.94 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 5-star centrally located hotel: 3 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private airport/railway station transfers
    Private drivers for day trips
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 1 guided walking city tour
    1 guided tour with private transportation
    5 guided visits to sights and museums
  • MEALS
  • 3 breakfasts

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

No meals included

Day 2
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow

This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin and the heart of Moscow - the Red Square.

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls such as the Cathedral Square and the Assumption and Annunciation cathedrals.

Then you visit the famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs.

After a short break for coffee, you take a walk through the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and explore the famous GUM department store.

After the tour, you walk back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional tour: Moskva River Boat Ride & Moscow by Night Tour

Breakfast is included

Day 3
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour

Following breakfast, you enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you have amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov.

After the tour of the Tretyakov Gallery, you see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and learn the story of its destruction and reconstruction.

Today you also have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the grand building of Moscow State University, the highest of seven Stalinist skyscrapers of Moscow.

After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included

 

Day 4
Departure from Moscow

This is the final day of your amazing Moscow tour. After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you've enjoyed the magnificent Russian capital and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included


Included

3 nights in centrally-located 5-star hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's included
  • Accommodation at a luxury 5 star hotel;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport and train station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All museum entrance fees;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, tips for guide and drivers.

Tour highlights
  • A fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your professional local guides and drivers;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Touch history in the red-walled Kremlin of Moscow and cobblestone Red Square with your experienced guide in the capital of Russia;
  • Trace the vital milestones in the history of Russian art by witnessing the masterpieces at the Tretyakov Gallery;
  • Mingle with the locals while touring the most iconic stations of the impressive Moscow subway;
What to Know
  • Usual tip size in restaurants is 10% of the check. Recommended tips for guides and drivers is $8-12 per day for a great level of service
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must
  • Russian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$1,881
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy
$2,038
Deposit $500
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$1,881
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy
$2,038
Deposit $500

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