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One Day Moscow tour for 3 day visa free cruise passengers

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1 day (18,5 hours tour with 6 hours in Moscow)


Visa free Shore Excursion

Type of the tour

Private Tour

Tour category

min 2; max 10

Group Size


If you  have 3 days in St Petersburg or it’s your second time in Russia, take this walking tour in  Moscow.  You will get there  and back by a fast train  “Sapsan” (from St Petersburg center to Moscow center, which finally  much faster than by plane as Moscow airports are situated very far the  downtown ).You will manage to see a lot during 8 hours in Moscow. This tour will take you to Moscow metro which is a truly unique example of soviet architecture and history, Kremlin (the heart of Russia) inside visit with  Armoury Chamber and 3 famous old Russian Cathedrals where Russian Tsars were baptized, merried and buried , Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Red Square( which we are sure you saw many times on the screen of your TV when they spoke about Russia) with GUM, St Basil’s Church and Lenin’s Mausoleum ), walking tour of the city center (traffic jams in Moscow are crazy so walking tour is actually the best idea). You order your lunch by yourself, so you have a unique opportunity to try Russian cuisine.

Activity level:

Comfortable sedan ( 1-2 people ) ,Mercedes Viano ( 3-4 people ) , Mercedes Sprinter ( 5+ parties)  with a/c.

Local , experienced and licensed English- speaking  guide (this tour is available in Spanish, German, French, Italian , Portuguese, Chinese as well  but by slightly different price) .


  • Kremlin territory with 3 main Cathedrals
  • Armoury Chamber ( note please that it is not allowed to take pictures inside this museum)
  • Red Square tour
  • Moscow metro
  • Moscow center walking guided tour

5:45 am Meeting near your cruise ship  in the port; transfer to Moscow  railway terminal

06:40-10:47am To Moscow by “Sapsan” high speed train.

10:47am  Arrival to Moscow ; meeting with the guide at the exit of your carriage.

10:45-12:00 pm  – Tour of Moscow metro

12:30 – 13:30 pm  – Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm  – Kremlin grounds tour (territory including: Tsar Bell, Tras Cannon, Cathedral Square, Ivan the Great’s Bell Tower. Inside visit of  3 cathedrals)

2:30-4 pm  Armoury Chamber tour

4:00-5 pm Christ the Saviour Cathedral + Patriarch Bridge

5:00 pm  metro to Red Square

5:15-6:45 pm Red Square tour (you will see St Basil’s Cathedral (outside), Lenin’s Tomb (outside), GUM)

Walking tour of Moscow centre (Alexander’s gardens, Manezh square,  Bolshoi Theatre, Lubyanka)

6:45 -7:00 pm – Getting back to the Leningradskiy railway terminal .

7:20-11:30pm  Back to SPb by “Sapsan” train .

12:30am  Return to your ship.

Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Price Per Person US $ 360 280 250 205 185 170 164 155 145
  • Moscow guide services for 1day
  • Two transfers in St Petersburg
  • Baby car seats for children under 6 y.o.
  • Admittance fees to all museums in Moscow highlighted in orange and Moscow metro fare
  • All port fees and all local taxes in St Petersburg
  • Visa waiver for the shore excursions
  • The cost of lunch
  • The cost of high speed “Sapsan” return tickets

Activity's Location

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Do I need visa for shore excursions in St Petersburg?
According to the laws of Russian Federation cruise passengers, arriving to SPb for no more than 3 days, do not need visas (stamp in your passport which you get in Russian Embassy in your country) in their passports when accompanied by fully registered tour companies (like us; our register number is РТО 006852). The system is as such if you decide that you wish to have a tour with us we will ask you to provide us with your passport information. We will prepare for you so called tour tickets (visa substitutes) and submit your personal details to the port authorities on the eve of your ship's arrival thus you'll disembark.
Where do I meet my guide?
You will be met by our guide (holding the plaque with logo of the company) in the lobby of Marine Facade Port (not outside) - just follow the flow of other cruise passenger.
Where do we finish excursion day?
We will leave you directly near your ship.


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