Epic and world famous, the Trans-Siberian is an ultimate railway adventure! Start at the Russia’s cultural capital Saint Petersburg where you will enjoy the famous palaces, museums and amazing architecture, enjoy the cosmopolitan vibe of Moscow, make a stopover at on the borderline between Europe and Asia – city of Ekaterinburg, dip into crystal clear waters of Russia’s natural treasure, Baikal lake, and finish your journey in Vladivostok.
THIS TOURS RUNS VICE VERSA (westbound from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg
Travel from Europe to the Pacific Ocean, discover endless Siberia
Accommodation in centrally located hotels with breakfast incuded
Train tickets, guided sightseeing tours and transfers are included in your travel package
Meet and greet services at every city (airport/train station)
On request: vary duration of your journey, train tickets and hotels class
Best places to stay, to eat, to go out and have fun - safe and secure with the Australian tour operator, that specializes in Russia
Local SIM card with data is provided
Russian visa letter of invitation (required by the Ministry of Tourism to grant you a Russian visa) is provided free of charge
2 continents, 2 countries, 4 weeks. The Trans Siberian train tour is a trip not to miss! You are not bounded by this itinerary, there is always a way to extend your stay in Russia.
Day 1, Arrive in St Petersburg
Day 2, Discover St Petersburg
Day 3, Royal Peterhof
Day 4, Discover St Petersburg, Part II
Day 5, Train to Moscow
Day 6, The Glory of Moscow Kremlin
Day 7, Explore Moscow
Day 8-9, Train to Ekaterinburg
10, Back in times
Day 11, Discover Ekaterinburg
Day 14, Lake Baikal
Day 15, Baikal trek
Day 16, Explore Baikal
Day 17, Irkutsk
Day 18-20 on board
Day 21, Vladivostok
Day 22, Departure
Please select the additional tour options (for the registered users these options will be added to their wish-list):
If are looking for strenuous activities and adventurous vacations in the heart of nature then we have something to offer: add Angara River Kayaking day tour to your Baikal itinerary.
Extra cost, pp: US$ 181
Ride the famous T-55 tank
If you are interested in the history of tanks, or simply want to know more about this world-famous Russian tank, currently still on dute in some countries, just go on a test drive! We are sure that you will like the van.
Extra cost, pp: US$ 1451
Bunker-42 Nuclear Forces Center
Visit the command post of Long-range air force (Strategic nuclear forces of Soviet Union), a town down under, 65 meters below the gound level right in the heart of Moscow! See the table where the Cuban missileCrisis was resolved and classifed Russian military equipment: No photos in restricted areas!
Extra cost, pp: US$ 54
Visit top art museums of Russian capital
Cultural Day in Moscow: visit Tretyakov State Art Gallery, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, ride Moscow metro, visit Cathedral of Chirst the Saviour all in one day, full of Russian impressions (guided tour). End the day at famous Arbat street and discover Russia from inside.
Extra cost, pp: US$ 161
Explore Urals behind Ekaterinburg
Day tour to Nevyansk, the first town-plant on the Ural, full of mysteries and legends. Continue to Byngi, an old Old Believer settlement keeps the ancient traditions. Finally, Nizhnye Tavolgi is famous for its folk craft and art of the manufacture of ceramic murals. You can make your own Russian potter here!
Extra cost, pp: US$ 322
Before opening hours private visit to the Hermitage
Feel like a member of Imperial Family of that times. Only you - and the magnificent Hermitage...Private guidance around one of the world's most acclaimed museums, the the palace is a brilliant example of the synthesis of architecture and decorative plastic art. Rate is valid for a group of 2 people.
Extra cost, pp: US$ 161
Accommodation as per itinerary, central locations, sharing, with breakfast included
Meet at greet at the airport of Saint Petersburg
Train tickets: Sapsan bullet train from St. Petersburg to Moscow (first class), slow train Moscow – Ekaterinburg (1 class), Ekaterinburg – Irkutsk (2nd class), Irkutsk – Vladivostok – (1st class).
Pick up/drop off at the stations
All private guided tours as per itinerary with English-speaking guide and entrance tickets
Ekaterinburg/and around tours as specified with private van
Full metro/public transport passes in Moscow and St Petersburg
Russian visa supporting documents
Discovery Russia 24/7 support line in Russia
International flights, lunch and dinners not mentioned in the itinerary, extras of personal nature, extra tours and activities are not included