2-Day Tour in Moscow With a Friendly Guide

Moscow local life. Old and Modern.
(5 hours each day)
from $287



  • Get to know the giant Moscow.
  • Learn the most fascinating facts and stories about our city.
  • Find out why Moscow is so different from the rest of the world.
  • Savour delicacies from different Russia regions in a traditional restaurant.
  • Peek inside Cold War museum.
  • Climb up the tallest Ostankino Tower in Moscow.
  • Soak in the Enchanting Beauty of the Palaces of Russian Tsars.

2-Day Tour Itinerary:

This Moscow in 2 days tour gives you a quick glance at some of the most interesting Moscow sights, the metro, the people, the streets, and the local Russian life.

Get a glimpse of what Moscow is about and how it is so different from the rest of the world.

Discover and experience historical landmarks as well as places that are popular among locals. This Moscow two day tour will give you an idea of how Muscovites live, what they do, and where they go.

Climb up the tallest Ostankino Tower in Moscow before sunrise and watch the dawn. This is the tallest point in Moscow that offers an enlightening experience.

Experience the excitement of taking a (luxurious) river cruise.

Must-see in Moscow:

  1. The Kremlin.
  2. Red Square.
  3. Kolomenskoe Park.
  4. Tsarino Parks.
  5. Tretyakov Gallery.
  6. Metro in Moscow.
  7. Novodevichiy Monastery/Cemetery.
  8. Observation Platform on Sparrow Hills.
  9. Victory Park.
  10. Museum of the Great Patriotic War.
  11. 1812 Museum.
  12. Museum of Modern Art.
  13. State Historical Museum.
  14. Museum of Moscow.
  15. Museums of Contemporary History.
  16. Arbat street.
  17. Gorky Park.
  18. Sculpture Park.
  19. Izmailovo Flea Market.
  20. Kitay Gorod (Historical Old Town).
  21. Stalin skyscrapers.

Sample Itinerary: 

Day 1 in Moscow

10.00 am Pick up at the port or hotel

11.00 Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, GUM

12.00 Armoury

1.00 Kremlin cathedrals

1.45 Lunch in Korchma Mokhovaya (Ukrainian  traditional cuisine)

2.45 Alexander Garden

3.00 Going back to the hotel or your guide will leave you at any centrally-located place you wish


Possible options for extension of the tour:

3.00 Coffee in the O2 bar for iconic views of the Kremlin and the City

3.30 Tverskaya Street, Kamergersky Lane, Bolshaya Dmitrovka, Kuznetsky Most Street, Petrovka Street, Stoleshnikov Lane

4.00 pm Drop off at your hotel or Viking ship (by metro or taxi)

4.00 Eliseev Store, metro to Teatralnaya Square

4.40 Bolshoi and Maly Theatres, Lubyanka (+ view  point on the roof of the Children’s World Store) and Myasnitskaya Streets

5.15 Tea House in Myasnitskaya Street, Chistoprudny Boulevard, Pokrovka Street (tea at Tziferblat anti-café, very popular among young locals)

6.30 Gorky Park, Muzeon, Ostozhenka Street (Moscow’s Golden mile, fine examples of Moscow Moderne)

7.00 pm Drop off at Gorky Park or getting back to the hotel

Day 2 in Moscow

10.00 am Pick up at the port or hotel

10.45 Kolomeskoye Park with its exhibitions and the architectural ensemble of the 16-17th centuries

12.15 Arbat street, a meal in Varenichnaya (Russian cuisine) or Genazvale (Georgian cuisine)

2.00 Nikitsky boulevard and Bolshaya Nikitskaya streets (the church where Alexander Pushkin got married), Malaya Nikitskaya and Spridonovka streets (Moscow Moderne), Tverskoy boulevard, Malaya and Bolshaya Bronnaya Streets + Patriarch Ponds (Mikhail Bulgakov’s places)

3.00 Going back to the hotel or your guide will leave you at any centrally-located place you wish


Possible options for extension of the tour:

4.00 Coffee break at Marivanna,  with an interior of a Soviet-time apartment

4.30 Metro tour

5.00 Christ the Savior’s Cathedral

5.30 Patriarch Bridge with panoramic views of Kremlin

6.00 Red October artistic cluster, Prechistenka Street (one of the oldest in Moscow, a mix of architecture from the 17th to the 20th century, Leo Tolstoy’s places)

7.00 pm Drop off at a local cafe/bar or getting back to the hotel


NO commission
NO prepayment
Payment in cash at the beginning of the tour.
Extra costs (per person):

Entrance fees

(Kremlin - 500 rubles, Armory - 700 rubles, Diamond Fund - 700 rubles)


(150-1500 rub, depending on your preferences)

Activity Level: moderate
Maximum travelers: 10
Meet up & End location: lobby of your hotel
Start time: any time
Extra hours: If you are having a good time and want your Moscow in 2 days tour last a little bit longer, you are welcome to do that. Please note: You will be charged 20 USD per an extra hour.
Tipping suggestions: If you feel like you had a good experience, your guide would appreciate a tip. It's not mandatory. It's your decision whether you want to give your guide a tip.

What you get:

  • + A friend in Moscow.
  • + Private & customized tour.
  • + An exciting pastime, not just boring history lessons.
  • + An authentic experience of local life.
  • + Flexibility during the tour: changes can be made at any time to suit individual preferences.
  • + Amazing deals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the very best cafes & restaurants. Discounts on weekdays (Mon-Fri).
  • + A photo session amongst spectacular Moscow scenery that can be treasured for a lifetime.
  • + Good value for souvenirs, taxis, and hotels.
  • + Expert advice on what to do, where to go, and how to make the most of your time in Moscow.

*This Moscow tour can be modified to meet your preferences.