1 day
Tour category
Shore excursion
Tour type

Moscow is the capital of Russia and the chance to visit Moscow highlights and main museums should not be missed. Here you can become acquainted with the Russian icons and various Russian art movements. In spirit St. Petersburg is more European and Moscow is more old Russian. The combination of St. Petersburg and Moscow highlights in your 3-day stopover will show you different facets of our country.

If Moscow is the heart of Russia, then the Kremlin, without doubt, is the heart of Moscow. The most important sights in the Kremlin for both Russian and foreign visitors are the Cathedral of Assumption (where the Tsars were crowned), the Armoury and the Diamond Fund collection.

Renowned Red Square adjoins the Kremlin. The most striking sight in the square is St. Basil’s Cathedral. Take half an hour for an inside visit – inside Moscow churches are very different from St. Petersburg ones. Another famous sight in Red Square is the Lenin Mausoleum (not long ago in Soviet days it was a place of mass pilgrimage).

The favourite park in Moscow for foreigners is Gorky Park. Locals, however, recommend Sokolniki Park or the Alexander Gardens, running along the Kremlin walls on the northwest side.

A few blocks southwest from the Kremlin, along the Moskva River you will come to Moscow’s main orthdorx church – Christ the Saviour Cathedral. The bridge leading from the Kremlin to the cathedral is nicknames “the bridge of kisses” as brides and grooms often come here to kiss and put a traditional lock on the railing.

Oyr city sightseeing tour will take you to various parts of the capital, you will see the old downtown streets and squares (Tverskaya street, Lubyanka, Theatre Square) as well as modern business area Moscow-city. From Sparrow Hills on the outskirts of Moscow there’s an unforgettable panoramic view of the city. Moscow’s famous subway is a sight in its own right, our Moscow Highlights tour includes a part on the Metro(so popular with the visitors).

NUMBER OF PAX 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax




TOUR DURATION Full day Moscow tour with a round trip from St. Petersburg (by a high-speed Sapsan train) takes altogether 18 hours. It can be purchased separately or added to a 1-day or 2-day St. Petersburg shore excursion.
TOUR TYPE Private.
GROUP SIZE Private tour meant for small groups starting from 2 and up to 16 persons.
ACTIVITY LEVEL Active. The tour is not suitable for physically challenged customers.
TRANSPORTATION Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size, high-speed train Sapsan, Moscow metro.
TOUR GUIDE English-speaking local Moscow tour guide.
INSIDE VISITS  Kremlin territory and Cathedrals, Armoury Chamber, Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THE PRICE  Round trip tickets to high-speed train “Sapsan”, transfers to/from the train station in St. Petersburg, port access fees, visa-free arrangements.
IMPORTANT NOTICE The tour offered below is ideal for our guests visiting St. Petersburg by cruise ships docking for 3 days. The 1-day Moscow tour is to be allocated on the second day of stay in St. Petersburg.

The tour as described is not available on Thursdays (Kremlin museums’ day-off). If your tour falls on Thursday we’ll adjust the tour itinerary offering different activities and museums for you to consider.

The tour is not available on Thursdays.

Evening Program

Night Boat Trip

Collect memories of
2 hours
River Cruise

Russian Folk Show

Feel the drive
1 h 45 mins

Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg

Classical Russian ballet
starting from 2 hours

Day 1 - 05.45

Meeting at the port, transfer to the train station.

06.45 – 10.40

Travel by a high-speed train “Sapsan” to Moscow.


Arrive in Moscow, meet your guide at the train station.

10.40 - 14.30

Moscow sightseeing tour by car.

Historical landmarks: Sparrow Hills and Moscow state University, Novodevichy convent, Victory Park, Moskva-river, Lubyanka Square and former KGB quarters, Theatre square and Bolshoy Theatre and many more.

Inside visit to Christ the Saviour Cathedral.


14.30 - 15.00

 lunch/snack break (a la carte – not included).

15.00 – 17.30

Tour of the Kremlin territory, inside visit to the Kramlin cathedrals and the Armoury Chamber.

17.30 - 18.30

Walking tour of the Red Square.

Historical landmarks: Alexander garden and the Unknown Soldier memorial, St. Basil’s Cathedral, GUM, Lenin mausoleum, History museum.


18.30 - 19.00

Metro tour.


Arrival at the train station, board the train.

19.45 - 23.30

Travel by a high-speed train “Sapsan” to St. Petersburg.


Arrival in St. Petersburg, transfer to the ship.
Moscow highlights
Moscow city
the Moscow Kremlin

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