Epic Trans-Siberian Railroad
Set out for a journey of a lifetime. Fully escorted small groups and custom private tours. Eastbound and Westbound, year round. Experience the world's longest train ride, start planning your Trans-Siberian railway holiday now. Safe, secure and reliable. Choose from over 40 set small group departures or take a private tour.
Trans-Siberian Express holiday package is an amazing way to see cities, people, villages, famous sightseeing spots & hidden gem. Arts and crafts of Nizhny Novgorod, military tours and Romanov's Dynasty history in Yekaterinburg, natural wonders of Perm, Krasnoyarsk and Lake Baikal, secrets of Mongolia and splendid Beijing. From Beijing to Moscow by train - what a great trip to partake! Choose from our fully escorted small group tours, or request a custom private tour. We guarantee free travel planner, best places to visit in Russia, hand-picked hotels, best value packages, great local guides. Group tours are 20 people maximum.
Trans-Siberian: How to Plan and Book
Start at Russia’s cultural capital, Saint Petersburg, where you will enjoy famous palaces, museums and some amazing architecture; enjoy the cosmopolitan vibe of Moscow; make a stopover at the border between Europe and Asia, the city of Yekaterinburg; take a dip in the crystal clear waters of Russia’s natural treasure, Baikal Lake; explore the real Russia on the way, and finish your journey in Vladivostok. It works the other way round too for travellers arriving by ferry or plane from Japan on their way from Sydney, Melbourne, New York or Toronto to Paris, London or Hong Kong. Trans-Mongolian Express route starts (or ends) in Beijing, China or in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and includes Mongolia exploration.
Trans-Siberian Railway Cost
Choosing your perfect Trans-Siberian railroad package may seem tricky at first. Here is some useful information about the two main options we suggest. You may travel privately or choose one of our Russia escorted tour package and combine your Trans-Siberian experience with our best tours to Russia.
1) You may take one of special luxury cruising trains, palaces on the wheels. Those have just a few scheduled big group departures per year. These are express sleeper trains that make only brief stops at the cities en route, and you stay aboard all the nights. On these tourist trains, you travel with a group of 120-150 other international travelers, taking tours to Russian from USA, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore or UK. Prices start from 5150 EUR/6950 AUD/6000 USD for a 2-berth compartment. Many people think this is the only way to travel 1st class, however hop on/hop off trains also have
2) There are daily Russian trains, when you travel from one station to another by changing trains. Here, you will have a choice between 1st class (2 berths) or 2nd class (4 berths) compartments. A solo traveler can buy out the entire compartment to travel privately. Please note WC and shower is shared, there are 2 WC and 2 showers in each carriage of the 1st class. There is no shower but only WC in the 2nd class. This is a real, authentic and historical way to travel the Trans-Siberian Express. It will make your holidays to Russia truly unique and unforgettable. Choosing this option, you have the flexibility and freedom to choose your dates of travel and enjoy your own, custom-made itinerary, focusing on your interests. You are also welcome to choose one of our ready-made Trans-Siberian train tours and join our small groups. We at Discovery Russia are always happy to provide recommendations to help you choose or design a brand new itinerary. English-speaking guides and tours are available at every location you will be visiting.
How much do our Trans-Siberian packages cost? Well, that largely depends on you. Trans-Siberian Express train route has many options including Trans-Mongolian route from Beijing to Moscow bypassing beautiful Mongolia and stunning Gobi desert. You may choose 3* or 5* hotels, first class compartment for two people, or take a hard sleeper; you may choose ten stops or no stops on the way; and you may travel for as long as your Russian visa is valid.
Contact your Discovery Russia Travel Expert now to find out about our sample itineraries and our upcoming group tours; or to tailor your Trans-Siberian railway trip. Your itinerary can include everything you really want to see, or you may travel without any specific plan in mind.
Creating your own Trans-Siberian/Trans-Mongolian journey, we blend cities, villages, Russia adventure tours and cultural sightseeing with our experienced English-speaking guides, to provide you the best guided tours of Russia, Mongolia and China. Travel to Russia to visit the most fascinating places beyond Red Square and St. Basil's cathedral Tailor-made holidays, group tours, cultural, leisure and adventure travel to Russia. Talk to the destination experts now to start planning your Trans-Siberian railway tour and vacation package. Small group and private Trans Siberian Express train tours.