Moscow Adventure: start understanding Russia!
February 9-14, 2020Moscow, Russia
We invite you to join the trip to Moscow! Dive in the vibes of one of the most chaotic and vibrant cities – Moscow! This is the trip for people who are tired of regular tourism. This is not just a regular trip to Moscow! This is an experience! You will experience true Russia! You will live in a Russian house; you will meet Russian people. You will learn a lot about Russians! Why Russians never smile (or do they)? Does vodka really play a crucial role in social life? Come and find out!
This is the trip for people who value their time and want to experience a lot within a short period of time! The trip includes visits to the most interesting historical places of Moscow, explanations about Russian culture and society. After this trip, you will start understanding Russia and Russians better!
Russia is not just Putin, bears and vodka! It is much more! Come and discover what Russia really is! See the unique architecture with huge buildings and wide streets. Learn about the rich history of Russia with Mongols, tsars, emperors and learn about today! Forget for a moment what you have heard about Russia from the media! Let us surprise you and show how open-hearted Russian can be!
The visit will include meeting with local people who will share the information about various aspects of life in Russia and visits to the most interesting historical places in Moscow. What we try to reach is to give a broad view of Russia during this trip. We will show you various sides of Moscow and the life in Russia and will leave on you making the conclusions. We believe you might have particular stereotypes before coming to Russia. We do not aim to proof or disproof those stereotypes. We want to show you actual Russia and let you draw an opinion!
Despite whatever you have heard about Russia Moscow is a truly beautiful and amazing city! Let us show you the magic of the city and we are sure you will receive strong emotions and have an unforgettable experience!
Experience one of the largest cities in the world and have an unforgettable time! Observe the diversity of Moscow and start understanding a Russian soul!
We offer the standard programs that can be adjusted upon the requests of the participants of the trip.
You will be always accompanied by a guide who will share the information about the places you visit as well as provide a lot of other information.
The program includes information about the places to be visited. Additional activities – meetings with locals, trying local food, vodka workshop (upon request) will be provided as well.
There are no activities planned for that day. But if you arrive early during the day – you are welcome to spend a day discovering the city. Probably we will be able to provide you with a guide who can accompany you to the city. Or you can choose to relax and spend the day at home – it’s up to you!
Morning – Lecture about Russia and Russian culture
You will learn about the culture of the country. We will try to answer the questions about why Russian never smile and why vodka plays such a significant role in Russian society.
Afternoon – you will visit the park Kolomenskoe to see the buildings in traditional Russian style and learn more about Russian history.
You will visit Red Square, Mausoleum, Kremlin. After the tour, you will visit huge shopping centres next to Kremlin – GUM and Okhotniy Ryad.
Boat trip (if the weather permits) – standard route includes Kremlin / Christ the Savior Cathedral / Monument to Peter I / Government House / Moscow City Hall / Main building of Moscow State University / “Luzhniki” / Sparrow Hills / Park of Culture and Rest / Novodevichy Convent / Gorky Park
You will visit Tretyakov Gallery – the largest gallery in Moscow and a number of other places in the city centre – Arbat, multiple churches incl the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
You will visit VDNKh – the place to feel Soviet Culture.
Then you will be invited to visit the Pushkin Museum – one of the richest museums of Russia.
If you leave in the evening – we can provide you with a guide who will be happy to spend a day with you discovering the parts of Moscow that you still want to visit.
The fee for the course is €490. The fee includes:
- The program of the course (including all necessary study materials)
- The accommodation (in the comfortable training centre in Moscow)
- Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee-breaks)
- Visa invitation (which you will need to bring to the Russian Consulate in order to apply for a visa)
Air tickets are not included in the price.