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The Green Lungs of Moscow Tours

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Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Tours for Those Interested in Nature Preserves, National Parks and Nature Photography

Day1
Visit the Losiny Ostrov (Elk Island) National Park and the water preservation area. Take a sightseeing excursion around Moscow.

Day2
Visit the forests and forest parks of Moscow and see typical plants found in the Moscow Region. See Serebryany Bor, Bezdonnoye Lake,Troitse- Lykovo, the Moskva River, a recreation area and city beaches.

Visit the Moscow Kreml in to see the Armoury or the Diamond Fund of Russia.

Day3
Visit the Oka Terrace Preserve to find out about its history, flora and fauna. Visit the Museum of Nature
and the Aurochs Reserve. Take part in nature photography.

Day4
Take an excursion to Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo to see an ancient Moscowe state with a pine park, ponds
and springs with crystal-clear potable water, and the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. Learn about the nature and history of the park.

The Darwin Museum was created in 1907. The exhibits of the museum are devoted to the theory of
Charles Darwin and biodiversity. Some of them describe the origin of humans and their relations with nature. The museum has unique collections of stuffed animals and birds, paintings and biological literature from the 16th - 19th centuries.

The Losiny Ostrov (Elk Island) National Park, the first national park in Russia, is located in northeastern Moscow and was created in 1983. Elk Island has a centuries-long history. Tsar Ivan IV often hunted there. The Island got its name in the mid-17th century, under Tsar Alexis, who often went hunting with hounds there.

The Oka Terrace Preserve is located 90 kilometres from Moscow, near the Oka River and close to the town of Serpukhov. The natural zones descend down to the Oka River as terraces, from fir and pine forests in the northern part to the unique (forth at latitude) steppe flora along the banks of the river. The preserve has many rare animals and plants, and its pride is a big herd of aurochs, which have been brought back from the brink of extinction.
If you wish, you can visit any preserve or national park in Russia.

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