Golden Ring City - trip to Sergiev Posad


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Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), German (basic), English (fluent)

Get the best russian experience

Hello my friends!
On this tour we are going to see the city Sergiev Posad, which is one of the Golden Ring cities of Russia. It will take us approximately 1, 5 hours from Moscow to get there. We will cover:
- Trinity Lavra ( World Heritage Site by UNESCO) one of Russia's most important religious centers, which is dating back to the 14th century. The ensemble of the monastery itself, comprising over 50 buildings and other structures, is a true gem of Russian architecture. Currently it is a home to over 300 monks and some 700 students.
- we will enjoy by the typical Russian nature in a small village (smith TYPICALLY RUSSIAN !!!!)
- optionally we can have a lunch at restaurant with russian food
- we will finish our tour by the observation platform of a city, which you will never forget!


The program is flexible and may be adjusted to your interests and preferences.

10:00 Hotel pick-up
10:30-12:00 Taking a communiter train to Sergiev - Posad
12:00-14:00 Tour of Trinity Lavra (inside)
14:00-14:30 Souvenir shopping
14:30-15:15 lunch break ( optional)
15:15-17:00 Getting back to Moscow by commuter train
17:00 Drop off at hotel or any place you wish

* I will plan the best possible tour that suits your needs, budget and expectations !

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: You hotel

End location: Your hotel or any place you wish

Duration: 7 hours


Communiter train, metro & walking

* I can customize a tour for you in case you have special requests or want private transportation included in the tour.

What’s Included

Me as your tour guide, friendly atmosphere and best places of Sergiev - Posad town!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Rub - Metro tickets
Tickets to Lavra

What’s Extra

Souvenirs, entrance fees, lunch, metro ( 50 RUB one ride) and train tickets (140 RUB one way)


* Dress code if you plan to visit churches: men are required to dress long pants, women long skirts or dresses and head scarf.
* Moscow Kremlin is closed on Thursdays

A Recent Review of this tour

Our story: Plan was for day @ Sergi Posad Monestary, 1 hr from Moscow. Victoria met us at hotel, we took metro to train station to find out express train cancelled. V used her phone to find a local train to take us half way. We transferred to a bus then found out it wasn't the right bus. Got right bus, transferred again half way to bigger bus and made it after 3.5 hrs. It was 1 of those days that was more about the journey than the destination. FUN! V was extremely resourceful and good humoured
Marcel Deschamps

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