Excursions in Moscow

 Whilst in Moscow, why not enhance your visit with one or more of our sightseeing programmes.

 These are the benefits:

 Private tour for you and your companions only

  • English speaking professional guide
  • Private car or minibus with driver (not walking tours)
  • Prices are per person in USD and depend on the total number of people in your own party

Supplements for foreign language guides (other than English)
Supplements apply on local public holiday dates

 To book, please contact us with your requirements.  Email:  bticorus@btico.ru, tel/fax: +7 495 945 6143

 

Moscow Panoramic City Tour

Duration 3 hours
Description

If it is your first visit to Moscow or you are not familiar with the capital, this is an excellent way to see the exterior of famous buildings and places to which you may return at your leisure. You will get a true taste of Russia when you see Red Square, the Kremlin, Sparrow Hills, the Bolshoi Theatre, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Victory Park, Novodevichy Convent, the White House, famous Moscow streets and all the key sites of this amazing city.(No entrances included)

Please ask us for a quotation

Kremlin and Cathedrals

Duration 3 hours
Description

This three hour private tour starts at your hotel and provides the opportunity to visit the world famous Kremlin and its Cathedrals. See the vast Tsar's Bell, and the famous cathedrals in the heart of the Russian Federation. There are three main ancient Moscow cathedrals inside: Arhangelskiy (Archangel cathedral), Uspenskiy (Assumption cathedral), Blagoveshenskiy (Annunciation cathedral).

Closed on Thursdays

Open times 10:00 - 17:00

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Kremlin and Armoury

Duration 3 hours
Description

A Tour of the Kremlin, the traditional heart of this historic city and the former residence of Russian Tsars. We include a visit to the Armoury museum which containes thousands of treasures of Russian tzars. This is a unique collection of gold and silver items of the 12-19th centuries, Russian armoury, State regalia, thrones, carriages, historic coronation costumes and religious icons.

Closed on Thursdays

Open times 10:00 - 17:00

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Kremlin, Armoury and Diamond Fund

Duration 4 hours
Description

A fabulous tour of the Kremlin, the former residence of Russian Tsars and now the Presidential heart of Rissia, the Armoury museum (the treasury of Russian tsars with unique collection of gold and silver items of the 12-19th centuries, Russian arms, state regalia, thrones, carriages, historic coronation dresses) and the Diamond Fund (the unique collection of gold and platinum nuggets, diamonds from Siberia, as well as Crown Jewels of the 18-19th centuries).

Closed on Thursdays

Open times 10:00 - 17:00

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Moscow Panoramic City tour with Novodevichy Convent

Duration 4 hours
Description

Enjoy a full city tour including a visit to the Novodevichy Convent. Please note there is an additional entrance fee of 3 usd per person to visit the adjoining cemetery. (See above for descriptions)

Closed on Tuesdays and the first Monday of each month

Please ask us for a quotation.

 

Moscow Panoramic City tour with Novodevichy Convent, Kremlin and Armoury

Duration 8 hours
Description

Enjoy a full city tour, including the Kremlin and Armoury, plus Novodevichy Convent. Please note there is an additional entrance fee of 3 usd per person to visit the adjoining cemetery. (See above for descriptions)

Not available Tuesdays, Thursdays and the first Monday of each month

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Pushkin Fine Arts Museum

Duration 3 hours
Description

This 3 hour private tour starts and finishes at your hotel. Our guide and driver collect you for a private tour of the world renown Pushkin Museum, an extensive collection of art treasures from all over the world.

Closed on Mondays

Open times 10:00 - 18:00

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Tretyakov Art Gallery

Duration 3 hours
Description

Enjoy a tour of the Tretyakov Art Gallery in the company of an expert guide. This is the national museum of Russia founded in 1856 by Pyotr Tretyakov. The collection, with its 100,000 exhibits, includes 5,000 work of ancient Russian art and world famous paintings by Russian and Soviet artists, as well as sculptures and graphic art.There is now a dedicated exhibition of icons, including works by Rubleev, in a newly renovated wing.

Closed on Mondays

Open times 10:00 - 19:30

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Sergiev Posad (Zagorsk)

Duration 6 hours
Description

 An enlightening tour of the home of the Russian Orthodox Church, the residence of the Patriarch of All Russia, and a working monastery, with the Theological Academy. Its architectural ensemble of the 15-19th centuries represents all stages in the development of Russian architecture. The museum boasts a rich collection of icons of the 15-17th centuries, rare examples of folk art and Russian national costumes. This is a 2 hour drive from Moscow (75km). This site is also the home of the Russian toy making industry. (Please note the churches are closed to the public at weekends.)

Closed on Mondays and the last Wednesday of the month.

Open times 10:00 - 16:40

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Novodevichy Convent

Duration 3 hours
Description

The 'New Maidens' Convent is now a Museum in a beautiful setting by a lake outside the centre of Moscow. This is one of the finest examples of 16-19th century architecture, located on the territory of a former convent for ladies of noble birth. The convent is connected with many major events in Russian history, such as the Coronation of Boris Godunov, the fight over the Russian throne between Peter the Great and his troublesome sister Princess Sophia and the events of the War of 1812. To include a visit to the adjoining cemetery, please add 3 usd per person the tour price.

Closed every Tuesday and first Monday of each month

Open times 10:00 - 17:00

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Moscow Metro Tour and Christ the Saviour Cathedral

Duration 3 hours
Description

No one should visit Moscow without travelling on the world famous Metro and viewing some of the highly impressive stations, built as the Palaces of the People. Travel by metro to the Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Here, tourists can experience unforgettable views over the city from a 46 metre high observation platform. In 1839 original construction commenced on a cathedral to commemorate the victory of the Russian army over Napoleon's troops. Its construction was financed by private donations from the Russian people and it was finished 44 years later. History has repeated itself, as this cathedral was recently rebuilt to virtually the same specifications, using much publicly donated funding following its destruction by Stalin in the 1930s.

Open times 10:00 - 18:00

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Arbat (Shopping)

Duration 3 hours
Description

Arbat is a pedestrian shopping area and one of Moscow's most famous streets, it is also an art market, complete with instant portrait painters, soapbox poets, jugglers and buskers. Your guide will collect you from your hotel and take you to the Arbat area of Moscow. You may if you wish be left to shop alone at the end the tour.

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Vladimir and Suzdal

Duration 13 hours
Description

Tour the famous Golden Ring in one day. You will need to be prepared for a long day of travelling (more than 12 hours!) and a cultural overload, - visiting historic churches, kremlins and museums of early Russian art, architecture and history! Vladimir was founded in 1108 and is dominated by the Assumption Cathedral and the Golden Gate. Suzdal, situated 35 Km North of Vladimir, is 'architecturally protected' and you will feel you have slipped back in time when visiting the Kremlin, the nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, the Monastery of the Deposition of the Holy Robe and other historic treasures.

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Kuskovo Estate

Duration 3 hours
Description

The unique monument of the 18th century, Kuskovo Estate, located in Perovsky district of Moscow, used to be the summer residence of Count Pyotr Sheremetyev and his wife Varvara Cherkassova. In 1743 their joint proprty amounted to 1200 villages and 200,000 serfs. The architectural ensemble of the estate had been formed by the middle of the 18th century, just 12 km East of Moscow. The main woooden house overlooks the lake, where Sheremetyev used to stage mock sea battles for the enteratinment of Moscow's elite. The building also includes a small theatre where his favourite serfs would perform. One of the most interesting constructions at Kuskovo is the Grotto, constructed in 1755-1761 under supervision of F. Argunov. The stone baroque-style pavilion is richly decorated with sculptures in the niches, adornments on the pediments, and lions' masks above the windows. There are further buildings to visit in the grounds, making this a truly fascinating place to visit.

Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and the last Wednesday of each month

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Our special offers:

We offer guaranteed rooms for the period

from 02 till 06 June 2008 in the following hotels in Moscow:

Ohotnik

Art-Hotel

The following exhibitions are holding in Moscow during this period:

BW-Show – 2008 International Exhibition "Bottling and Bottled Waters" (Crocus Expo), CityPipe – 2008 3rd International Exhibition "Piping Systems for Municipal Infrastructure (Crocus Expo), NO-DIG – 2008 26th International Exhibition and Conference on Trenchless Technologies (Crocus Expo) EcwaTech – 2008 The 8th International Trade Fair and Congress "Water: Ecology and Technology" (Crocus Expo)                               

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