Historic Moscow: Full Day Tour

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N.B. If you have just a few spare hours being in Moscow or have to stay in office till 6 p.m., we recommend taking a Half Day (3-3,5 hrs) Moscow tour from as little as 39 USD per person!.. Please also mind that our Private tours can be conveniently combined with various Leisure options that CheapRussia proudly offers!..


59 USD / per person

appr. 8 hours.
We’ll pick you up from the hotel

Historic Moscow: Full Day Tour


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Your personal multilingual guide meets you at your Hotel (apartment) to accompany you to the center of Moscow.
You get out in the city center to stroll along Tverskaya street (the main business and shopping street in the city), Mokhovaya street past the original building of Moscow State University and beautiful Alexander garden, towards the Kremlin walls and the tomb of Unknown soldier.
You get inside Kremlin via the round Kutafya tower and have a comprehensive tour on its premises, including a visit to 3 major historic cathedrals: Assumption Cathedral (built in 1475-1479), Archangel Michael Cathedral (1505-1508) and Annunciation Cathedral (1484-89), as well as Ivan bell-tower (if available). Your guide lectures you on the history of Kremlin, its original buildings and its role in the history of Russia.
After registering your electronic tickets you take an audio-guide to get in the State Armory – one of the largest arms and jewel treasuries in Europe (optional).
After you get out of Kremlin, you visit Kazan Cathedral and have a panoramic guided tour of the Red Square, taking photos in front of Liberators’ monument, Resurrection Gate and History Museum. After that you can visit Lenin’s Mausoleum and the famous St Basil’s (Intercession) Cathedral just in front of you.
although our program is quite busy, we would never sacrifice with a high-quality meal. If you prefer haute cuisine, we will provide you with a short list of several great restaurants (all within TOP-100 of Tripadvisor Moscow rating) within walking distance from Kremlin, so that you make up your mind. However, if you prefer cheaper and faster alternatives, we also have plenty of other options, and for sure you are free to make your own choice.
Moscow underground named “a palace for the people” is truly considered the most beautiful in the world – you will have the chance to enjoy a few of its most prominent stations (Revolution Square, Kievskaya etc.).
after you get out of Moscow metro you get to the legendary Christ the Savior Cathedral built to commemorate the Russian soldiers and officers who died defending their homeland in the Patriotic war vs. Napoleon in 1812-1815. Hundreds of portraits and fascinating golden mosaics make the cathedral a real art masterpiece being the main cathedral of Russia and the principal venue of all religious celebrations nowadays.
after 18:00
after you finish exploring the Cathedral, your guide takes you either to your Hotel or to a restaurant/theatre/opera where you are going to further enjoy your evening (i.e.: either a private transfer, or by metro, depending on the area and traffic congestion).

NB: The specified timeframe is approximate, can be changed subject to guests' requests!

Refund policy
  • 100% Cancellation 7 or more days before start of the tour
  • 70% Cancellation from 6 to 3 days before start
  • 50% Cancellation less than 3 days in advance.
Best Price Guarantee

If you find similar private tour offered by lower price by any travel operator in Russia, we will compensate you the difference!

Certified Guides

Our guides are duly trained and educated having official “Guide-Interpreter” certificates issued by such reputable national training centers as NOU “LINGVIKA” and NOU “EXTREME”:

Legal guarantees

We are officially registered as an guiding company under Russian legislation. Before the start of each tour you would have an Tour program Contract and parties’ rights & obligations:


Low prices

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You can have the tour amended or expanded according to your personal preferences


Your guide focuses on your interests and the issues relating Russia to your home country.

High quality

We have travelled a lot around the world and we will NEVER offer you the services we would not like ourselves!


You can order your private tour both long before you come to Russia and when you are already in town

Different payment

including payment in cash and online without any hidden surcharges. Honesty is our best policy!..

The package includes

services of private guide (you are accompanied by your personal multilingual guide during the whole duration of the tour);
entry to: Moscow Kremlin museum complex, St Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin Mausoleum (if open), Christ the Savior Cathedral;
transport costs (Moscow metro tickets).

Optional expenses

lunch at a restaurant/cafe (average bill at a top-class restaurant is around 30-35 USD per person; caf? – about 10-15 USD);
visit to the State Armory museum with audio-guide – appr. 15 USD per person.
transfer to/from Hotel (other location) in a private vehicle – 10 USD one-way (for group of 1-4 person).

Our rates

1 adult  
130 USD
2 adults  
79 USD
3 adults  
59 USD
More than 4 adults  
subject to prior request
Children (6-12 years)  
free of charge
Children (12-18 years)  
-50 % discount

Reviews of this tour


    Hey, I never expected my Russian holidays to be so cool and moreover they were likely cheaper than getting to a beach in California!.. Moscow was splendid just before Christmas, also I didn’t expect the Russians to be so organized and industrious – the level of service I received can certainly make many American companies feel jealous.

    John, 33, Texas, USA


    I was a leader of a group of British students being in Russia on academic exchange. We enjoyed every single moment of our Moscow guided tour – besides Kremlin, Red Square and Bolshoi Theatre we saw many modern buildings, visited a few cafes and shopping centers. As our guide was also quite young and dynamic, we felt really comfortable.

    Mike, 21, UK


    Together with my wife we spent some 5 days in Moscow and 3 days in St Petersburg at the end of August and fulfilled our long-time dream. Our guided tour in Moscow was really comprehensive, after that with the help of our guide we also managed to visit Bolshoi theatre. Thanks for the amazing opportunities, we will certainly do our best to get back.

    Zhang, 36, China


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