Private Tour: Golden Ring Day Trip To Suzdal And Vladimir From Moscow
OverviewVisit Suzdal and Vladimir on a full-day trip to the Golden Ring from Moscow! Traveling with an expert private guide, discover the two towns that are, arguably, the most charming of the famous Golden Ring. On a tour of Vladimir, visit the Assumption Cathedral -- once Russias finest and then head to Suzdal for a walking tour along the Kremlin ramparts. See the magical-looking onion domes and golden spires that typify the town, and visit museums, too. The itinerary is flexible, so if theres something you want to see more or less of, simply let your private guide know.
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
Know More about this tourLeave your central Moscow hotel by luxury minibus, and then travel northeast out of the city to the visit the famous Golden Ring a series of charming, medieval fortified cities and towns. Built just after the death of the Grand Prince Vladimir, the towns of the Golden Ring attracted power and wealth from Moscow leading to the name the Golden Ring.
After traveling for roughly three hours, stop in your first Golden Ring town of the day: the historical settlement of Vladimir. Stretch your legs on a walking tour, hearing the history of the town once known as the capital of Rus. Head inside its star attraction, the regal-looking Assumption Cathedral (once Russias main cathedral), and admire treasures like Rublyovs The Last Judgement frescoes, and then stroll over to the equally enchanting Cathedral of St Dmitry. Its exterior walls are its main attraction adorned in incredible stone carvings.
Take a stroll around the town, admiring monuments like the Golden Gate, and then return to your coach for the short journey north to Suzdal. Stop for lunch (own expense) at a Russian restaurant called Traktir in the town, and then head out to explore Suzdal. Walk around the ramparts of Suzdals Kremlin, and hear little-known facts about the towns history and culture, learning how it was once a favorite town of the Soviet government.
Besides Suzdals fine architecture, the town boasts several world-class museums, too. Pay a visit to the open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture and Peasant Life to see wooden houses, barns, windmills and churches all built without using a single nail. Then, head inside the Museum of Crystal Glass to see a collection of Gus-Crystalnys glass designs. Learn about the craft of glass blowing the area, and admire exquisite Russian jewellery boxes.
After exploring Suzdal, learning all about its culture, history and architecture, return to your minibus for the journey back to Moscow. Your tour ends around 10pm in the evening back at the start point.
Inclusions for Private Tour: Golden Ring Day Trip To Suzdal And Vladimir From Moscow
- Transport by private vehicle
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
Exclusions for Private Tour: Golden Ring Day Trip To Suzdal And Vladimir From Moscow
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Pricing is based on 1 to 3 people sharing a car, or 4 to 6 people sharing a larger vehicle
Travel times: 3-4 hours to the Golden Ring and 4-5 hours back to Moscow
- 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.