Moscow: Day Tour to Sergiev Posad with Banya & Dinner12 Reviews
On this tour to Russia's Golden Circle, experience a multitude of activities, including a visit to a spectacular monastery, a Russian spa treatment and a traditional 3-course dinner.
- Visit the famous monastery in Sergiyev Posad
- Relax during a 3-hour banya treatment
- Enjoy a swim in the lake to unwind before dinner
- Taste Russian specialties during a 3-course dinner
DescriptionVisiting a banya is an integral part of Russian culture. Russians have come to these saunas to relax and unwind for more than 1,000 years. On this tour, you can discover a banya for yourself. The tour begins with a pick-up from VDNKh metro station in a classic Soviet van. Travel with your group members to Sergiyev Posad, where you will be taken to visit the famous Trinity Lavra of Saint Sergius monastery - known as the greatest and largest in Russia. Be in awe of its blue cupolas decorated with golden stars. Finally, stop at a traditional wooden banya by a beautiful lake and be guided through a 3-hour banya session and learn about this important part of Russian culture. Be treated to a Russian skin scrub treatment with a veniki - a kind of broom used in therapeutic practices. You have the option to dive into the lake after your treatment, then dry off before enjoying a wonderful 3-course dinner, full of local specialities.
IncludesTransport Experienced tour guide 1-hour visit to the Trinity Lavra of Saint Sergius monastery 3-hour banya experience by the lake Russian skin scrub 3-course dinner including non-alcoholic drinks Towels, flip-flops, essential oils Alcoholic drinks, however, these can be purchased on site for a reasonable price
- You must bring your swimming suit
- Dietary requirements can be catered for - please advise at the time of booking
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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