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Golden Ring and Trinity Lavra Private Day Trip from Moscow

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24000 ₽
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9 h
Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
English
Enjoy a full day private tour (for you only) departing from your Moscow hotel to the Golden Ring town of Sergiev Posad. On your way уou will visit sights including the famous Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius Monastery, Chernigov Skit (monks retreat) and its undgergound cave church as well as Matryoshka painting masterclass and Abramtsevo estate (XIX century retreat for Russian writers and painters) Learn about Russian history, culture and enjoy gorgeous countryside landscapes

* Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel early morning, at 7:00 a.m. and then set off for a full day countryside trip. Drive approximately 60 miles (100 km) towards the town of Sergiev Posad, one of the Golden Ring towns. First, visit a famous Russian Orthodox retreat temple called Chernigov Skete (if you book on SUnday, we will have a chance to visit early morning church service).

* In Skete wу will research an underground church, digged by monks in 19 century and will refresh ourselves with local herbs tea and fresh pastries.

* After that wу will continue to St Sergius Monastery. Enjoy a walking tour, visit 16th century temples, look at famous paintings of Andrey Rublyov and learn about Russian history. Along the way, you will have a chance to try a famous Russian Summer drink, called kvas (if your trip is during the summertime) with famous Russian pastries called pirozhki. Take a break for lunch in a nice cafe where you will have a chance to try dishes from Russian or soviet cuisine.

* And you will have a chacne to do something creative with your hands. Wу will have a master class of Matryoshka painting or church candle making from real wax.

* The final stop of the day is a Abramtsevo estate, a 19th century retreat for Russian writers and painters, a gorgeous place to learn about the russophile movement and relax before transferring back to Moscow. You will be dropped off at your hotel between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the conclusion of your tour. Feel free to ask questions and your guide will share some useful information and suggestions on what to do and to see best in Moscow.

It will be a gorgeous day!!!

24000 ₽
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Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
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Golden Ring and Trinity Lavra Private Day Trip from Moscow
24000 ₽
per group
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

• Private car tour with a guide, a lot of walking included
• Kvas tasting (traditional Russian Summer drink)
• Entrance fee to the Abramtsevo estate
• Photos of you, taken by your guide
• Drinking water
• Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas only)

What is not included

• Private car tour with a guide
• Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas only)
• Underground Church tour at Chernigov Skit
• Matryoshka painting or Filimonov toy or Candle making master class
• Fresh Pastries with herbs tea tasting
• Kvas tasting (traditional Russian Summer drink)
• Entrance fee to the Abramtsevo estate
• Drinking water
• Photos of you, taken by your guide

Activity schedule

DAILY 7:00-17:00

What places will you see

• St Sergius Monastery
• Chernigov Skete (monks retreat)
• Matryoshka painting masterclass
• holy water springs
• estate Abramtsevo

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 11 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

Pickup from your hotel (inside MKAD)

How long your tour will be
9 h
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