In other cities, metro stations are simply a means to an end. In Moscow, however, stations serve as magnificent museums and are characterized by mosaics, extravagant architecture, and marble columns. See the best of the Moscow Metro on a private tour of either 10 or 15 stations (depending on tour length selected). Visit the capital’s oldest station, opened in 1935, see 76 bronze figures depicting Soviet heroes, and learn about Moscow’s turbulent history. Upgrade your tour to include a traditional Russian lunch and a visit to the Moscow Metro Museum.
Experience the vibrant architecture of Moscow during a tour of the Izmailovo Flea Market and the Izmailovo Kremlin. Brimming with museums, galleries, and regal palaces, the area is a colorful cultural hub that provides ample photo opportunities. Browse stalls selling Russian crafts, culinary specialties, and antiques, and admire the architecture of the Izmailovo Kremlin and the Tsar’s Palaces.
The Moscow metro is one of the most beautiful subways in the world and has more than 200 stations and a history full of secrets in its almost 85-year history. Our guide will take you to the top 10 stations in the Moscow Metro, and you will learn about each of them, along with other secrets and myths like the secret Metro-2 that was built by the KGB. We will visit stations like Kievskaya with its beautiful mosaics, Ploshad Revolutsi right below Red Square with 72 bronze statues, the fully renovated Mayakovskaya and many more. The metro underground is full of architectural and art treasures of bronze, marble, mosaic, and stained glass. Don't miss out.
Moscow is a huge city and so its metro that is one of the city's main attractions and masterpieces. Most often at first a lot of people do not feel comfortable alone in this huge transportation system, are afraid to get lost and are not able to truly appreciate its unique interior and architecture. Our personalized approach will allow you to feel at home inside Moscow metro, going through its history from the moment of its construction till the modern days. Your guides will tell you what are the hidden gems of every famous station, what their constructors wanted to say to us years ago and what is the modern development of Moscow metro. You will surely be impressed and gain the proper knowledge so that the next time you can navigate along the lines of this wonderful Underground on your own!
Admire the historical Russian city of Dimitrov, founded in the year 1154, on a hot air balloon ride with transport from Moscow. This private tour provides the chance to float through the air on a 60-minute balloon flight, looking down on the picturesque landscape outside Moscow. A glass of Champagne and a certificate are included to celebrate your adventure.
No, we are not kidding! We will bring you to ride a tank on an off-road training path, shoot Russian military weapons and fire off a bazooka. What’s more? We include an army field Russian lunch, with vodka, and a visit to the park patriot! Come get some good old Russian fun in a crazy 8-hour excursion full of surprises.
Art and culture enthusiasts will enjoy this day tour on the Golden Ring, from Moscow. You’ll visit a number of places that are important in the history, culture, arts, and literature of Russia. Try your hand at some traditional arts and crafts, enjoy a walking tour, sample Russian food, experience an Orthodox church service, and more. This tour packs a variety of interesting experiences into a single day.
An enlightened combo... Half partying and half sightseeing, Moscow by night onboard a Soviet van is the ideal excursion for people who are keen to discover the city while having fun!Onboard our Soviet van, you will find a minibar offering at your convenience cold water, Russian beers and Soviet champagne. Caviar toasts (on request) will also accompany you along the way. Choose your favorite Russian song on the speaker and let's go!For the next 3 hours, you'll drive around the illuminated capital, discovering no less than 12 key sights. The van will stop 5 times for your guide to reveal the history and secrets of the major spots.Finally, we’ll drop you off at your hotel or in a bar/club to dance till sunrise.
Experience Moscow's 'other Kremlin' with a visit to the colorful Izmailovo Kremlin. Located in a historical part of the city, Izmailovo Kremlin is known for its embracement of Russian heritage as well as an open-air market where you can find Russian-made crafts, including iconic Matreshka (Matryoshka) nesting dolls. Enjoy an opportunity to paint one of your own with a hands-on art lesson and walk away with a truly unique souvenir. This exciting cultural tour includes convenient round-trip hotel transport.
The Moscow Metro system is full of art, but there are hundreds of stations. Eliminate the risk of getting lost in the vast network, or missing the most important stations. On this handy private tour you’ll be taken to the most interesting and impressive art and architectural examples, and learn all about their history and cultural significance from your local guide.
Learn about Russian cuisine by cooking it for yourself during this cooking class and market tour in Moscow. You’ll learn to make Russian classics from a skilled cook, and then sit down to enjoy the three-course meal that you prepared afterwards. This tour is suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced foodies, as many of the dishes, ingredients, and techniques used are specific to Russian cuisine.
Make pottery and Russian bread with your family during this craft class. Fun for all ages, the experience takes place at the Izmailovo Kremlin where you’ll get an overview of the stately fortress and its history. Then, you’ll make your own clay toys or pots to keep as souvenirs, browse the flea market, and visit the Bread Museum to make kolach (a fruit- or cheese-filled pastry) among other baked treats.
Chocolate lovers do not want to miss a tour dedicated to chocolate in Moscow. You'll walk through the old town, listening to commentary about the capital as you stop at chocolate shops and boutiques to sample sweets. Learn about one of Russia's top chocolate makers, and end with a cup of hot chocolate or mocha at a cozy coffee shop. There is also the option to include a visit to the Museum of Chocolate and Cocoa History.
Moscow has some of the most well-decorated metro stations in the world but visitors don't always know which are the best to see. This guided tour takes you to the city's most opulent stations, decorated in styles ranging from neoclassicism to art deco and featuring chandeliers and frescoes, and also provides a history of (and guidance on how to use) the Moscow metro system.
This tour will show you the beauty of Moscow at night. Many of the streets, buildings, and monuments of the city are lit up beautifully at night, and your local guide will show you some of the best spots. Avoid getting lost at night with a guide. You’ll have the chance to take attractive photos and get a feel for the atmosphere of the city at night, once Muscovites are relaxed and having fun.
A visit to a food market is a great way to get to know a local culture but, alone, it can be tricky to know what to buy. On this private tour your guide will help you select fresh, seasonal produce and then teach you how to use them as you prepare three traditional Russian dishes in a hands-on cooking class.
The picturesque town of Zvenigorod lies along the Moskva River, just over an hour from Moscow. On this tour, leave the city for a day in the Russian countryside, explore the medieval center of Zvenigorod, and visit the Savino-Storozhevsky Monastery. Along the way, experience Russian culture as you sample traditional ‘Kvass’ and pastries; take part in a Russian tea ceremony; and enjoy a delicious lunch (own expense) of typical Russian cuisine.
For a different view of Moscow, take a tour of its rooftops. Your local guide will take you to safe rooftop viewing spots in the most picturesque parts of the city. They are great places to take photos, get away from other tourists, and learn about the historic architecture of Moscow. This tour is ideal for travelers who want to try something a bit different from the usual sightseeing tour.
We will skip away from noisy touristic streets and walk through silent yards, lanes and alleys. We will picture street art, warm up in cafes that none knows about, shop in local designer stores, see Moscow the way it used to look before wars, revolutions and so on ... We will see Moscow the way that even some locals don'tAlso, everything in this walk can be customized depending on what do you want to see, feel, snap or eat :)
Learn to make traditional Italian pizza while in Moscow during this hands-on cooking class. Prepare a sourdough pizza alongside a guide, going through every step from stretching the dough to adding toppings to baking it to perfection. This small-group class is limited to just 10 people or fewer for a personalized experience.
Discover Russian cuisine and learn how to cook traditional dishes such as cabbage soup (known as shchi) and olivier salad (which typically includes potatoes, eggs, carrots, pickles, onions, peas, and a mayonnaise-based dressing) in a local home in Moscow during this half-day lesson. Following class, sit down and enjoy your freshly prepared lunch.
Partake in a truly immersive cultural experience with a traditional Russian cooking class held in a private home. Set out from central Moscow for an apartment in the city's Odintsovo district, where you'll learn to make meat-filled blinis—thin Russian pancakes—topped with red caviar alongside a professional chef and your local host. Then it's time to sit down and savor the fruits of your labor in this friendly and comfortable setting.
We invite you on a tour of the history of the Soviet era. We’ll show you the way the country lived behind the iron curtain. The stroll with our experienced guide will take you along the most beautiful streets and side-streets of Soviet Moscow. You’ll also have a chance to taste authentic Soviet ice-cream and the tour will end with the traditional Soviet lunch.
★ The charm of a distinctive culture that will remain in your heart forever...★ The Russians respect their cultural traditions and are happy to share them with each guest. After all, according to Russian tradition, the guest is offered the best. We have therefore prepared for you a most moving day, a true celebration of life. A traditional fair in the fairy tale of the Kremlin awaits you, master class on Russian cooking and an incredible show of professional ballet folklore....★ THE RUSSIAN TRADITIONAL DAY TOUR in Moscow is an atypical excursion to the sights, it is an immersion in all cultural aspects: folk art, food, music and dancing of the peoples of Russia. Suitable for every person of any age, on any day of stay in Russia....★ NOTES: Folk show “Kostroma” held from June 15 to September 15...★ ATTENTION: This tour is for individual groups.The cost of the tour per person depends on how many people are in your group....★ COMFORT: ★★★★☆