- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 2 Hrs
Departure Time :
10am unless otherwise specified in the Special Requirements box
Departure Details :
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide can also meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or a point of interest
Return Details :
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
Soak up the festive cheer on the main square of Russia on this private 2-hour tour. Enjoy the unique Journey to Christmas on Red square and go ice-skating on the prominent GUM ice-rink with your friendly local guide. After skating, browse vibrant Christmas stalls and fairy-tale looking chalets. Ask your guide to take pictures or videos of you while skating to get memorable shots/films.
Get Russian souvenirs and gifts at the adjacent Christmas and New Year markets and finish your beautiful tour at a cozy coffee shop in Gum department store warming up with a glass of delicious eggnog, cocoa, artisan coffee or herbal tea (at your choice).
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This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Red square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central Russia
Meet your private guide in the hotel lobby at 10am and make your way to the Red square. Timing is flexible:
Take in the sights and spirit of Christmas and New Year holidays in Moscow and have one hour ice-skating session. The ice rink accommodates up to 450 people and the beginning and the end of the session are accompanied with the beating of the clock on the Kremlins Spasskaya tower.
Duration: 2 hours
Pass By: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow, Central Russia
Take in the views of Kremlin walls and towers from outside
Pass By: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Central Russia
See elegantly embellished monumental Kremlin walls, take a look at the Lenins mausoleum..
Pass By: Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow, Central Russia
Feast your eyes at the colorful domes of St. Basils Cathedral, the Mausoleum and admire the decor of GUM, high-end department store lit up with the twinkling lights and flamboyant garlands. Feel the incredible mlange of different historical epochs from the Middle Ages to present times and do not forget to snap astonishing pictures.
Stop At: Moscow State Exhibition Hall New Manege, Moscow, Central Russia
After fun at the skating rink, continue to the Christmas market located nearby. You will be guided through the market and you will hear interesting facts about most popular Russian souvenirs. Stock up on the handcrafted gifts and world-known Russian souvenirs like folk costumes, Matryoshka dolls and gingerbread cookies and much more.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Gum department store, Moscow, Central Russia
Afterwards, venture to the luxury GUM shopping mall. Immerse yourself in the fantastic world of the books of Jules Verne and eye up to balloons, blimps and zeppelins with a huge gift baskets floating throughout the store. Amble through fashionable Christmas tree gallery and get impressed by its unique and sometimes quirky decorations (the decoration can be changed).
Step back in time and learn how New Year was celebrated in the USSR about 60 years ago taking a glance at the New Year collection of honored artist Alexander Oleshko exhibition featuring old postcards, cotton Santa Clauses, porcelain Snow Maidens and black and white photographs and installations depicting interiors of the apartments of those years.
Finish the tour with a glass of eggnog, cacao, fragrant coffee or refreshing hot tea.
Duration: 30 minutes
Free hot Christmas drink at your choice
Skating experience on Red Square
Friendly local guide
Multiple start times available
Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
Iconic places for photo shoot
Flexible customizable itinerary
Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
Meeting in the hotel lobby
Coffee and/or Tea
Entry/Admission - Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
Private walking tour with the use of metro
Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate