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“Monino Tour - Fantastic!!!”

Three Whales - Day Tours
Ranked #9 of 331 Tours in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We specialize in historical, WWII eastern front compaign and sightseeing group and private tours by our minivans, on foot and by bikes. We consolidate travelers together for all of our one day tours so you can see more with the same budget. We offer set days for multiple days group trips to allow you to meet other travelers interested in the same topic and enjoy group rates. Please, check our website for one day trip dates which had been already selected by other travelers and set days for longer tours. Feel free to send us an e-mail and start your own consolidated tour on the day convenient for you. Travel Agency Three Whales is a Moscow based tour operator (established in 1995). The agency is fully licensed and can help with visa support formalities, hotel booking and any other tour arrangments. We organized one of a kind WWII battlefield tours which include Stalingrad, Kursk, Moscow, Leningrad, must see tours of Moscow - Saint-Petersburg - Golden Ring and day trips in Moscow, Vladimir, Suzdal, Sergiev-Posad, Tank museum in Kubinka, Military Air Force museum in Monino, Leo Tolstoy residence in Yasnaya Polyana, Anton Chekhov's residence in Melikhovo, Lenin's country house in Gorky, Stalin's bunker in Izmailovo and many, many other places of interest. We would be happy to help you customize any of our tours to your needs.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Myself and 3 colleagues made the trip to the Monino Air Museum this week with Oleg Alexandrov and Three Whales Travel. This was my second trip to Monino with Oleg in the past 2 years! Oleg is punctual, friendly, accomodating, a safe driver, and a fluent English speaker! His transportation is reliable, clean, and safe. He does a great job translating the Info presented by the Russian Museum Volunteers to the group. Monino Air Museum is a must see if you are visiting Moscow and Oleg is the tour guide to use! I look forward to my next trip to Monino with Oleg and Three Whales Travel!! Thank you!!!

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"oleg alexandrov"
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"tank museum"
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"military history"
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"battlefield tour"
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"day trip"
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"battle field"
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"who speaks perfect english"
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"interesting information"
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"extensive knowledge"
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"booked this tour"
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"english speaking guide"
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"perfect guide"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"excellent tour"
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"russian life"
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"st petersburg"
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Did a military history tour in Moscow, Stalingrad and Kursk with 14 others July 3-13 2013 with Oleg as our guide. He was energetic, thoughtful, considerate and very well-organized. The trip was carefully planned and (with the exception of the Cosmos Hotel) the places for food and lodging were very nice. His patience in handling a diverse and inquisitive group was stellar. His expertise and enthusiasm was superb, across battlefields, memorials, museums and cathedrals. One of the highlights of the trip was a visit to the Kubinka tank museum which (if you visit their website) is a bureaucratic challenge for foreigners. Oleg is open and gregarious and his English is impeccable. He showed remarkable interpreting skills when we visited some Soviet veterans. This is the go-to guy for your trip to Russia!

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Oleg is an excellent guide.He arranged the tour with 2 other people to keep the cost down.He was on time.He speaks a very good english.It was a fantastic tour in Rostov.Oleg took the time for to make a tour boat on the lake,The view of the monastery from the lake is amazing.He stopped for me at Sergei Possad for a picture.I recommand the Company and Oleg,Thank you Oleg.

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

I went with Oleg and Three Whales with my son to Kubinka tank museum. Oleg arranged so we could go with another group to keep the cost down(btw: a group of very friendly americans). A great trip with a knowledgeable guide that was fluent in english - which is not to be taken for granted in Russia.

Thank you, Oleg and Three Whales.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

A horrendous traffic jam due to roadworks made a 3.5 hour trip to Vladimir and Suzdal a 6 hour experience I wouldn't want to repeat. However, the meal at the farm and the company was a treat and Suzdal is worth a visit. Oleg kept his cool throughout and was informative and accommodating. The trip back was a breeze.

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