Private tours in Moscow by "IWIR"
Quality of your travel experience

From Moscow for Moscow
with official licence

Off the beaten
tourist track

NO mass tourism

Customised tour 

Over 15 years

Private tours in Moscow by IWIR - Quality of your travel experience

Welcome to Moscow! One day you will also be able to say: “I have been in Russia“ and very important for me would be to hear you say: “It was inspiring, exciting and incredibly interesting!“ 

Let me introduce myself: My name is Julia. I am a German and English speaking guide in my hometown, Moscow, with the licences required for private tours in the city's museums. You can book here a private City tour, a Kremlin tour as well as your private Moscow travel program. Although since 2009 I've been working as the managing director of my own Travel Agency IWIR (abbreviation of a catchy English name "I was in Russia" and German name "Ich war in Russland") organizing various thematic trips to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Kaliningrad, the Golden Ring of Russia and Trans Siberian Railroad, I still love to be a guide and often do guiding myself.

As a preface I would like to quote a well-known Russian writer, Nikolai Gogol. In correspondence with his friends in 1845, he wrote: 

"Once you should make a journey through Russia. You knew the country as it was ten years ago but that is no longer sufficient. For ten years in Russia it happens always more than in any other country for half a century. ...“

I find these words have the same actuality today as 175 years ago and Moscow with its pulsating life is a perfect example. 

Where else, if not in gold-domed Moscow, can one possibly meet so much fascinating Russian history, architecture, culture and customs? Where else, if not in this fashion Mecca, a city of millionaires, can one encounter traces of Tsars, revolutionaries, Saints and oligarchs at once?

On this website you have the exclusive opportunity of making the acquaintance of this, your private guide, to discuss your CUSTOMISED journey before actually travelling to Moscow. Be it as an individual Moscow tours or in a group, as a senior journey, family or incentive travel, you can plan your individual program, book hotel and transfer and look behind the scenes. Send me an email or fill in the form here and let me design the perfect journey for you to Russia.

Best regards from Moscow,

Julia Onichtchenko,
German and English speaking guide, 
Managing director IWIR Travel-Project.  


Email:, mobil: +7 916 854-17-29

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Julia Onichtchenko,
German and English speaking guide, 
Managing director IWIR Travel-Project

26-1-21 Sokolovo-Mescherskaja, 
Moscow, 125466, Russia.
(Reg.Num. 311774632600351)