Best holidays in Moscow: Travel real Russia

Ice Cave tour

Arctiс 4x4 adventures

Road tripping from Moscow

to St. Petersburg

Why us?

• Our goal is to show you the real Russia, not just a beautiful picture for your Instagram

• We are a small family business! We do tours with a personal touch for the most affordable price

• With our many-days expeditions you may travel Russian arctic, amazing ice caves and tundra wilderness

• You can drive authentic UAZ military van looking like it is still 1965

• Our guides are knowledgeable and friendly locals never boring you with dates and names only...


Experience what others only dream about!

Our concept

Are you tired of bus tours with limited access and visibility? Do you find the boring guides who wander the million-times-beaten tracks spouting numerous confusing and insignificant facts about Yuri-who-is-that-guy-Dolgoruky? You have come to the right place! We are sick of such old-schooled Russian tours, too.

Our Modern and Upbeat Travel Agency was created to replace the paradigm of package tours as the best "value for money". We are a small family business; therefore, we do rare and extraordinary tours with a highly personal touch at the most affordable prices. Check us out… see for yourself! With us you will discover places bus tours can never reach at a pace to suit you. Whatever your age, mobility and interests we will provide a wonderful insight into our Moscow heritage. Make your Russian holidays unforgettable and...

Travel the real Russia!

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Moscow tours­­

1 USD ~ 55 RUB; 1 EUR ~ 70 RUB

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Minivan city tour<br></span>
Minivan city tour
Visit Moscow? A driving tour around the city is an opportunity to see the main Moscow attractions regardless of the weather. The route is flexible.

This tour is perfect for those who wants to make the most of their time in Moscow!

Duration: 4 hours

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Walking Moscow<br></span>
Walking Moscow
Experience the Russian capital walking through the very heart of the city with a local guide. During the tour you can choose the most interesting route:

>>> Must-see Moscow sites
>>> Back in USSR tour

>>> Metro and the city

Duration: 4 hours

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Vladimir &amp; Suzdal<br></span>
Vladimir & Suzdal

Visiting the countryside is a great opportunity to travel the real Russia and to see the common life of ordinary people.

Vladimir and Suzdal are small towns that are famous worldwide because of their great history and picturesque architecture with numerous UNESCO Heritage Sites.

Duration: 14-16 hours

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Adventure tour<br></span>
Adventure tour

“CrazyBu” is a very unique off-road Russian minivan that looks like it is still 1965. Driving it on typical Russian mud road will make you feel like a real Russian!

For a second part of our adventure, you will visit a network of underground limestone caves with an experienced caver guide.

Duration: 8-12 hours
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Many-days tours­­ from Moscow ­­

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Staritsa tour<br></span>
Staritsa tour

Staritsa is a 700 year old town standing on the bank of the Volga River. This is the REAL Russia!

During first day we will wander around the town, while exploring its abandoned churches, old mansions and a real monastery.

Next day we will enjoy an ecotour along the Volga river with its pine forests, clear waters and swift currents.. You may also visit underground caves, a husky nursery and try the “CrazyBu” van in an offroad experience!

Staritsa tour is a part of 5-days countryside package.

Duration: 2 days

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Russian dacha tour</span>
Russian dacha tour

A Dacha is a traditional Russian summer house for spending the weekends. It is, in many ways, the heritage of Soviet times when people had little money, so they had to grow their own vegetables and even raise some livestock. 

During first day we will walk around a small village to learn the stories of the people living their whole lives there. Next day we will visit "Archstoyanie", the biggest land-art and architecture open-air museum which is located amongst the beautiful sceneries of the "Yugra" national park.

Duration: 2 days

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Golden Ring tour<br></span>
Golden Ring tour

• Moscow and Golden Ring «must-see» sites

• Real life of the Russian provinces

• Evening activities: Russian bathhouse, cooking master class, vodka drinking master class, Sleeping train experience

During first days we will visit all must-see place in Moscow. The next 2-3 days we will see life in the typical Russian provinces visiting small towns of the famous Golden ring of Russia. You will also see a lot of rural Russia with its old houses and traditional villages.

Duration: 4-7 days

<span style="font-weight: bold;">From Moscow to St. Petersburg<br></span>
From Moscow to St. Petersburg

• Road-tripping from Moscow through the real countryside

• Ecotour along the Volga River with visiting limestone quarries

• One day in a traditional Russian village

There is a great difference between Moscow, St. Petersburg, and all other Russia... The concept of this tour is to show you the real Russia with numerous small towns, pristine nature, abandoned churches and the life of people...

Duration: 5 days

Join us: 14 - 18 May 2018

Expeditions and Adventure tours

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Ice cave tour<br></span>
Ice cave tour

Every year we travel across Russia to see the natural wonders of Pinega Ice caves. This place is located about 1200 km from Moscow to the north, only 200 km from the White Sea. Despite the unspoiled natural landscapes and the beauty of the ice caves, this place is off the beaten tracks even for Russians. Amazing places for all kind of ecotourism!

Besides that you will see a lot of traditional Russian village and visit the unique museum of wooden architecture!It's a real Russian countryside "off the beaten" tracks.

Duration: 10 days

<span style="font-weight: bold;">4x4 Arctic adventure tour</span>
4x4 Arctic adventure tour

Next year we will travel across Russia driving two fully equipped 4x4 jeeps to explore the Russian Northland and Arctic. We will be in the middle of nowhere during two cold weeks in order to experience Russian North and all it has to offer.

Our tour is a true adventure. We don't want to set any rigid schedule, we just want to be road tripping, actually off-road tripping... We want to absorb the pristine nature, experience the hardened life of the local people and become hypnotized from Northern Lights!

Duration: 2 weeks

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Tundra wilderness <br></span>
Tundra wilderness

An adventure tour in the Rybachy Peninsula, the northernmost part of continental European Russia.

Be ready for a lot of off-roading, camping, fishing and hiking. We will see a waterfall, cross a lot of rivers, enjoy open spaces of arctic tundra, observe ancient post-glacial cliffs and look at whales in the Arctic ocean! We will also visit abandoned military bases and see traces of WWII.

Duration: 15 days

<span style="font-weight: bold;">Custom adventure<br></span>
Custom adventure
Moscow and St. Petersburg? Karelia and its crystal lakes? Golden Ring and old churches? Tracking and caving in Caucasus mountains?

You can try any route with CrazyBu! We like challenges, so we can plan and organize many unique trips!

Make the most of your Russian holidays and... Travel Real Russia!

About "CrazyBu" minivan

Our «CrazyBu» van is an original and authentic Russian military UAZ-452 van, built in 2010. Initially, this vehicle was designed in 1950s as a support vehicle for military forces. Now it‘s still being produced, just as it was sixty years ago… And, surprisingly, it looks almost like it did in 1965!

The UAZ-452 looks very similar to a VW transporter, but there is also huge difference: VW was designed in Germany, the country of perfect and numerous paved highways. Our «CrazyBu» van was designed to survive in Russian countryside. It is a Land Cruiser 40 at the back of its mind – sturdy axles, a heavy frame, stout under drive and robustness in every way. Do you really need to build highways if you produce such vans?

Combined with four-wheel drive, it was born to endure any off-road condition! Nine men can be comfortably seated inside this van – and nine men can push it out of any mire! Unfortunately, the design engineer considerably upgraded the engine: now it cannot use any liquid as a fuel except Au-92 :)

UAZ jeep in Golden Ring tour
Who is behind "Travel Real Russia"?

Hello! My name is Tony Terentev, I'm the owner of the «Travel Real Russia» company! If you want one of the driving tours, I would definitely be your guide!

I studied medicine in te Moscow Medical Academy. I am a licensed physician and doctor with 6 years’ of experience. Nevertheless, one day I decided to change my way of life and start doing what I really want to do – travelling, meeting new people and broadening my view and horizons!

I know a lot about bustling Moscow, its secret places and their stories. Even more I know about Russian countryside, where epochal monuments neighbor with abandoned churches and desolated villages showing you severe traces of 20th century.

Do you want to explore one of the most complex, confounding and contradictory countries? You came to the right place. Make the most of your Russian holidays!

Join us and let's... Travel the real Russia!

Travel Real Russian top-manager