Private Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 1-Day Moscow All Highlights Tour - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    For 3-day cruise passengers, who take this tour on the 2nd day, tour start time is 06:00 am, For 2-day cruise passengers, who take this tour on the 1st day, tour start time will be adjusted according .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Your guide will meet you right after passport control in the cruise terminal.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to the port
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


This 1-dayMoscow side-trip for cruise passengers is your excellent opportunity to get a taste of the Russian Capital in one day! Bookthis all-inclusive private package tour (except meals) and see as much as you can! Tour is suitable for all days of the week, except Thursday. If you are arriving on Thursday - please look for a separate Thursday Moscow Tour to fit your needs.


  • All-inclusive tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Your tour guide will meet you at the terminal of your ship, right after passport control. Make yourself comfortable in your private a/c Mercedes mini-bus.

  • For 3-day cruise passengers the tour takes place on the SECOND day in port.
6am Meet your guide and driver by the ship, transfer to the train station
7am - 11am Fast Sapsan Train to Moscow
11am Meet your Moscow guide at the train station. Start Moscow tours.
  • For 2-day cruise passengers the tour takes place on the FIRST day in port.
At 8am or as early as possible depending on the ship's docking time - transfer from the port to the train station/airport (the exact transportation option is selected by your tour operator depending on your travel dates and ship's arrival time). Take a fast Sapsan train/flight to Moscow and start your tours approximately at 12:30 pm.
A tour of the Kremlin (including Armory)
The Kremlin is the seat of the Russian President and a unique cultural museum complex compromising palaces, cathedrals and museums. Tour the grounds of the Kremlin and visit its cathedrals striking with architecture, ancient frescoes and icons: Assumption Cathedral where Russian tsars and  emperors were crowned; Archangel Cathedral - the burial vault of the Russian tsars until 18th centuries; and Annunciation Cathedral, a home church for the royalty. You will get to meet the 2 prominent Russian tsars in person: the Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon, the biggest in the world.
While touring the Kremlin we also visit Armory museum. The Armory museum is famous for the Tsar's regalia such as jewellery crowns, orbs and sceptres, clothing of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, royal carriages, collection of arms and armor, gifts to the Russian Tsars from various countries of the West and the East, and the illustrious collection of Faberge Easter eggs.
A Walk in the Historical Center of the city
Almost every building in the historical center of Moscow is associated with different events and celebrated personalities of the Russian history and culture. You will see and hear the stories of the most popular places of the city:
  - Red Square, the hub of Russia, with its fantastic "stone flower"- St. Basil Cathedral, one of the symbols of Moscow
  - Fancy Manezhnaya Square with the Zero Kilometer, a starting point for all Moscow roads
  - Alexanders Garden with the eternal flame, a WW2 memorial, where you might watch a change of guards
  - A walk along Arbat Street, a colorful promenade with numerous souvenir stalls, antique stores, cafes, street musicians and painters
7:45pm 11:30pm Take Fast Sapsan train back to St.Petersburg
11:30pm 12:20 am Transfer from the train station back to the ship.


  • Professional tour-guide/assistant/tour host to accompany you from St.Petersburg to Moscow (for your safety and to ensure Visa-Free laws are observed)
  • English, German, Spanish, Italian and French languages are available
  • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary in Moscow
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly for groups exceeding 6 passengers
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Round-trip transfer by air-conditioned minivan
  • Round-trip economy class Fast Sapsan Train (for 3-day cruise passengers)
  • One-way economy class flight (St.Petersburg to Moscow) and one-way economy class Fast Sapsan Train (Moscow to St Petersburg) for 2-day cruise passengers
  • A bottle of water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes
  • Visa-Free paperwork (blanket visa)


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Upgrade to Business Class or First Class (contact your tour provider for a quote)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The transportation option to Moscow and back to St Petersburg is selected by the supplier depending on travel dates and the ship's arrival time. We guarantee your safe and comfortable way of transportation in these cities.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not recommended for child aged 5 and under

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information : ship name, docking time, passport details

Passport name, number, date of birth and citizenship is required at time of booking for all participants

Not wheelchair accessible

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Moscow tour part is WALKING, no transportation is provided

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible