1 day in Moscow with a friendly guide


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), English (advanced)

A bit of history, a bit of architecture and a lot of FUN ;)

*Customizable tour!
On this tour we'll do main sights combined with some off-the-beaten-path places, the choice depends on your preferences.

Red Square, GUM, Lenin's Mausoleum, Kazan Cathedral
Fabulous Red Square and Alexander Garden is the focal point and a traveller's fantasy stop. Definitely got to be visited during the evening, when it is incredibly lit up!

St. Basil's Cathedral
Truly iconic sight on Red Square shaped as a huge flamed bonfire. This beauty is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Cultural, political and historical centre of whole country. Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, the largest cannon and the largest bell on the planet.

Manege Square, Alexander Garden, Tverskaya street, Eliseev Emporium, Bolshoi Theater, Kitay Gorod Wall.

Kitay Gorod, Zamoskvorechye and historical downtown of Moscow
This area is a must for a walk - you will see and feel the spirit of ancient Moscow. History, mystery, architecture, shopping and good food in a cosy restaurant with Russian interior.

+ Moscow Metro tour


Leaving hotel
- must-see attractions
- some local gems
Lunch somewhere in between
Buying souvenirs (optional, if time is left)
Getting back to the hotel or drop-off at any place you wish

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel

End location: Your hotel

Duration: 7 hours


Walking + metro
If you prefer a driving tour, I can customize the itinerary and cost for you depending on the number of people in your group (or if you're a solo traveler)

What’s Included

Me as your tour guide, interpreter and local friend
Customized itinerary
Authentic experience
Friendly atmosphere
Iconic places for photoshoot
Flexibility on the tour, no rush
Insight into a local life and what's on in Moscow
Expert local advice where to go and what to do after the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 rubles - Depends on what places you want to visit and whether you want to go inside the Kremlin and Armory
Armory - 700 rubles per person
Kremlin - 500 rubles per person
lunch - 300-1000 rubles per person

What’s Extra

Lunch, entrance fees


* Dress code if you plan to visit churches: no shorts for men, as for women - only long skirts or dresses, long sleeves and head scarf

A Recent Review of this tour

Great guide. Very friendly and likes to talk. Not only about subject of the tour but life in general in Russia. Thanks Alina for this wonderful tour of the subway system...
Stephan Gagne

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