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Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour provided by Moscow With Locals

Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour

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US$ 172.84
(Price varies by group size)
2 adults
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Important Information
  • Private tour with an English speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (any centrally located hotel)
  • Herbal tea with monastery pastries tasting
  • Transportation by business class car (4 doors sedan) or by minivan (for groups more that 4 people)
  • Gratuities (very much appreciated!)
  • Entrance fees to additional museum areas (if needed, normally not)
  • Matryoshka painting and Candles making master class fee (around 5 - 10 US dollars per person)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, dress accordingly
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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AuthorAlexandriaK wrote a review Sep 2019
9 contributions
A tour deserving more than a 2-year awaited review. I came to Moscow in May of 2017, (don’t be fooled by the September 2019 date listed), and it was my last stop from four months of travel. I was not in the least disappointed and I know you won’t be either. Hence my dedication
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from 114antonp, General Manager at Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour
Responded 17 Sep 2019
Wow! Thanks so much for sharing your memories, Alexandria! I was a pleasure to show you around the Russian countryside!
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alina_b2222 wrote a review Feb 2019
Toronto, Canada5 contributions3 helpful votes
Anton and Juliia took my partner and I on an amazing tour to Sergeev Posad, we saw beautiful churches and monasteries, ate delicious local food, and painted our own matryoshka dolls! The experience was definitely unforgettable. Anton and Juliia were very friendly and
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Date of experience: February 2019
Response from MoscowWithLocals, Guide at Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Alina, Kyle, thanks so much for having us on that day! Great to hear you guys enjoyed your time in the Russian countryside! We will remember the Canucks matryoshka doll forever!
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Sasan B wrote a review Jul 2018
Palo Alto, California4 contributions5 helpful votes
Anton built a custom schedule for me which involved some unique places such as a school children memorial site visit, Russian poet residence, followed by local pastry, and lunch in Sergiyev Posad, Russian doll painting and finishing up with visits to several churches and
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Date of experience: July 2018
Response from MoscowWithLocals, Guide at at Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour
Responded 9 Sep 2019
Thanks Sasan!
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Marius Downunder wrote a review Nov 2017
5 contributions4 helpful votes
Anton & Julia took me around on the most wonderful trip around. We got to spent time with other locals, spent time at places no other tourists would ever get to and all in comfort of a luxury car while driving. Loved spending my time with these two. I felt like being with
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Date of experience: August 2017
Response from Anton_Moscow01, Manager at Escape from the City: 9-Hour Golden Ring Private Tour
Responded 8 Feb 2020
Thanks, Marius! This was an amazing day with a lot of side-trips. Loved our day as well
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By: Moscow With Locals
Great day 😘 in Moscow
We booked a one day your and were able to change the itinerary as we wanted to visit WW2 memoreal. Our guide was ve
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Have used Anton 2 times now for different friends when they have visited Moscow.he is very knowledgeable, friendly,
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This is definitely a unique experience
After looking at all of the big cathedrals in Moscow and being rather overwhelmed this was a much more intimate and
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Sightseeing in Moscow over New Year’s
Anton was great, very friendly, knowledgeable about local history as well as general Russian history, and had good
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The whole day tour to Zvenigorod, the country side of Moscow, with Anton.
We organized that tour from Australia well ahead of time, planning to visit Zvenigorod with big group of extended f
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Loved this experience. Especially the hidden gems!
Anton brought us around places which we couldn't have done it alone. I went with the family, my husband and two dau
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It was a very interesting experience
This tour was the most exciting activity on our trip to Moscow. I would strongly recommend but climbing stairs was
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Tour was amazing
We had exceptional experience 45 meters deep underground. You really feel how it was to be in Soviet Union during t
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Unique Experience
Victor is our English speaking guide. It's a small group tour so you dont have to worry about being left out. He t
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WOW. We absolutely recommend this tour!
This is a tour for the senses and truly exceeded our expectations. There is an interesting balance of history, acce
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The Highlight of our trip
Elena, was very attentive and knowledgeable. She took us through the city as if she was a long lost friend. She mad
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Amazing and delicious
We had great time, Anton showed us around Moscow local food, it was jus awesome. Tasty and a lot of fun!!!
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Interesting and delicious
Had a tour and dinner inside the monastery with Moscow with Locals. It was a very interesting tour, a monk presente
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Moscow is marvelous
Good job, Anton! We were a group of friends from Japan and Anton did a great job, showing us Moscow. The metro is s
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Moscow by night is amazing!
It was a fantastic experience inside the Christian monastery. We were given a tour around (tanks Vladimir, thanks A
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Key Details
  • Moscow With Locals
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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