During the tour, we will see one of the most significant and famous cities in Russian history - Sergiev Posad.  It is named for the biggest and the most powerful monastery with huge towers and strong medieval walls, which is located in its center. This monastery used to be a central object of several major moments and events of the history. Here is what we will see:

троице-сергиева лавра ворота

Troice-Sergieva lavra: the brilliant of the city. Powerfull stoned walls and towers, several magnificent cathedrals, religious monuments and shrines are all located here. It is one of the most popular places to visit in the whole country

chernigovskiy-skit

Beautiful and ancient Chernigovskiy Skit. One of the places, where the monks still live and work from its very beginning. There is also an underground church here, which is open for visiting. It is recommended to take a guided tour with a local monk

kupel

Dip in freezing water of monastery's bath, which is called Kupel. This is one of the things, which will help to feel you like Russian

vodopad-gremyachiy-klyuch

By request, we can also visit small but beautiful local waterfalls, which are located out of the city

muzey-sergiev-posad

There is also a very interesting place in Sergiev Posad - the nuseum of peasant life. It is shown there how people lived centuries ago. This museum is free and welcomes everybody

Price

210$ for the whole tour

Capacity

3 people (possibly with kids)

Groups of bigger amount are also possible but should be discussed

Schedule

Possible departure from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.;

Possible arrival back from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The tour contains

  • Transportation from Moscow: from the hotel or another the appropriate place and back, - by new comfortable car;
  • Moving inside the city by car;
  • City excursion, which contains all major sights, a story about city's and monastery's history. The church attendant can conduct the excursion in the monastery;
  • Visiting Chernigovskiy Skit, excursion to the underground church with the monks;
  • By request: dip in monastery's freezing bath and visiting the museum of peasant life;
  • Towels for everyone, who wants to dip;
  • Water;
  • Small souvenir;
  • Lunch with Russian cuisine, souvenirs, fair visiting, barbeque, sauna and much more by request (a cost should be discussed).

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