History in Kolomna by Retro train
Description of the tour
Wellcome to the ancient Russian toun Kolomna where the history of 16-th century realy alive!
Moscow – Kolomna – Moscow
Kolomna is a very ancient city. It was founded in 1140-1160. In 16-th centaury Kolomna became the most rich and famous city after Moscow in Moscow Principality. Ivan the Terrible disposed his troops for seizure of Kazan Principality in Kolomna.
In this tour You can see historical places in heritage transport and take a dive into the olden times. You will enjoy magnificent views opening from your window on route.
Dates of trip: 15 April, 21 and 27 May, 3 and 25 June, 24 September, 22 October, 19 November, 24 December 2017
Days of the tour
- Day 1
Moscow – Kolomna – Moscow
8:30 am – meeting with a guide in KAZANSKIY railway station under the train schedule screen.
9:00 аm – departure to Kolomna by retro steam train.
11:16 pm – arrive in Golutvin and change for the bus. Transfer to Kolomna. Sightseeing Kolomna: Walking around Kolomna Kremlin wall, keeping from 16-th century. Kolomna Kremlin is one of the biggest and powerful fortresses of those time, was build 1525—1531 during the rule of Vasiliy the 3-rd. At those time, Moscow Principality has already annexed Novgorod Republic and Pskov and aspire to strengthen it’s South Borders in war with Tartars – Kazan and Crimea Principalities.
Visiting the exposition of old Russian arms, old war outfits situated in Granovitaya Tower. You can hold or try on the plate armours and have master-class of fighting and archery and bowing from the Kremlin’s wall. Visiting Maryinskaya Tower and Marina Mnishek’s room.
Lunch in a local cafe and free time.
Transfer to Golutvin railway station.
19:40 pm – departure to Moscow by retro steam train.
21:55 pm – arrive in Kazanskiy railway station of Moscow.
The price includes:
• Standard class seat on the train.
• Lunch in a caffe (soft drink included).
• Excursions in Russian.
• Entrance tickets.
• Transfer Golutvin-Kolomna-Golutvin.
The price not includes:
• All servises and fees not included in the cost
Note: The company has the right to change the itinerary keeping the same quantity and quality of services. Train schedule is a subject to change. The information about the exact time for train schedule will be sent to you 1–2 days before departure.
Waterproof clothes and walking boots are preferable.
IMPORTANT. The tour is performed in Russian.
Translator services are not included in the price and can be booked for 1 500 rubles per hour. In case you have your own translator the surcharge for his trip is 3 500 rubles.