Day Trip To Troitse-Sergieva Lavra From Moscow

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Overview

Sergiev Posad is one of the oldest cities on the Golden Ring and a spiritual centre of Russia. It is home to the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra (also known as the Trinity Monastery of St Sergius) which is included on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

The Troitse-Sergieva Lavra is the largest Orthodox monastery in Russia which is directly subordinate to the patriarch. The almost seven century old monastery today has over 200 monks living there and consists of almost 50 structures dating from various times. Among them the most famous are:

  • Trinity Cathedral, Dormition Cathedral and the Bell tower
  • Going to one of the oldest cities on the Golden Ring of Russia.
  • Visiting a functioning Orthodox monastery which at the same time is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Seeing an authentic Russian provincial city.
Morning transfer from your hotel to Sergiev Posad, the driver will meet you at your hotel. You will travel via the Yaroslavsky Highway which leads to the unofficial capital of the Golden Ring - Yaroslavl. It should take about two hours to get there. Upon arrival in Sergiev Posad you will go on an excursion around the monastery led by a local guide. You will learn about the rich and fascinating history of the monastery and its founder and visit the main cathedrals and churches here. The excursion lasts for about an hour after which you will have two hours of free time to explore the city by yourself. You can try some real Russian cuisine in a restaurant next to the monastery or visit the city’s Toy Museum. At 14:00 you will depart for Moscow and at approximately 16:00 you will be back at your hotel.

Inclusions for Day Trip To Troitse-Sergieva Lavra From Moscow

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions for Day Trip To Troitse-Sergieva Lavra From Moscow

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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