One-day Escorted Tour to Moscow from St Petersburg by Train

Day Trips & Excursions in Russia
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Tour description

Take this chance to see the capital of Russian during this one-day trip from St Petersburg. Meet a company representative in the morning, catch a high-speed train to Moscow to explore the capital of Russia. In Moscow, you will have a city tour, walk on the Red Square, lunch and explore Kremlin and its cathedrals with a local guide. Enjoy some spare time for picture taking, shopping and a coffee stop before you take the train back to St Petersburg. Throughout the duration of the day-trip to Moscow you will be escorted by the company representative, from meeting at the hotel in the morning until returning back in the evening.

You will meet the tour leader in the hotel lobby and head to the train station to take a high-speed train called Sapsan to Moscow. The journey will take you about 3,5-4 hours. Having spent all day in the city center of Moscow accompanied by your personal tour leader and a local guide, you will catch a train back to St Petersburg and return to the cruise ship. An approximate itinerary of your one-day trip to Moscow: 6:00 am - Meeting in the port, transfer to the train station 6:50-11:00 pm - High-speed train to Moscow 11:00-12:00 pm - Free time on the Red Square, shopping 12:00-1:00 pm - Lunch in a local restaurant (not included) 1:00-3:00 pm - Tour of the Kremlin grounds and the Cathedrals 3:00-6:00 pm - City tour with photo stops  6:00-6:30 pm - Break for coffee and snacks 6:30-7:00 pm - Metro tour on the way to the train station 7:30-11:30 pm - High-speed train to St Petersburg 11:30-12:00 am - Transfer to the cruise ship The order of the sightseeing may change depending on traffic and museum opening hours. On Thursday, the Kremlin is closed and the visit will be replaced with a tour of the Tretyakov Gallery.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Tour leader accompanying your party during the Moscow trip
  • Professional local guide in Moscow
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan/minibus in Moscow during the city tour
  • Welcome gifts, raincoats in case of rain
  • All admission fees as per program

What's not included

  • Meals