One-day Private Shore Excursion to Moscow from St Petersburg

Shore Excursions in Russia
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Tour description

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 port in the morning until returning back in the evening.

A company representative will be waiting for you in the cruise terminal right after the passport control. You will be transferred from the cruise port 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. Here is an approximate itinerary of your one-day trip: 7:00-7:30 am - Meeting in the port, transfer to the train station 8:00-12:00 pm - High-speed train to Moscow 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 3:00-4:00 pm - Free time on the Red Square, shopping 4:00-7:00 pm - City tour with photo stops 7:30-11:30 pm - High-speed train to St Petersburg 11:30-12:00 am - Transfer to the cruise ship The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with cruise ship's schedule. 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.  Please note, at the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free.

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
  • Port 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 per program

What's not included

  • Meals