THE NAADAM EASTBOUND 2020

Tour Type: Group TourSeason: June - JulyDuration: 27 daysGroup tour dates: 22 Jun 2020 - 18 Jul 2020Cities: St. Petersburg Moscow Nizhny Novgorod Kazan Ekaterinburg Krasnoyarsk Irkutsk/Lake Baikal Irkutsk Ulaanbaatar Hugnu Khan Mt. National Park Karakorum Hustai National Park Beijing Grade: ChallengingMind the daily trekking distances and carry-on bags. Previous trekking/hiking/camping experience is highly desirable. In case of medical emergency, evacuation options are limited by helicopters only.Rate from $6,214 USD per personSingle Supplement: $634 USD

Join the most eventful tour along the world-famous Trans-Siberian Railway route. During the travel you will see the most beautiful cultural sights of St. Petersburg and Moscow, discover central Russia, Lake Baikal and Siberia, attend the most fascinating national festival of Mongolia - Naadam, and spend several unforgettable days in the Mongolian unique natural parks. We customize tours on request.

  • Explore rich Russian history and culture, taste cuisine, see the best of Russia through years from Tsars to the Revolution, from USSR to present days

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RATE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ROOM: $0 USD
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Inclusions

Accommodation

  • Centrally located hand-picked hotels
  • 3 nights St. Petersburg, 3 nights Moscow, 1 night Nizhny Novgorod, 1 night in Kazan, 1 night Ekaterinburg, 1 night Krasnoyarsk, 3 nights Irkutsk/Lake Baikal, 2 nights Ulaanbaatar, 1 night Beijing
  • 3 nights in Ger Camp (Mongolia National Parks)
  • 7 nights on board

Meals

  • Full breakfast in the hotels
  • 3 lunches: Buryat lunch at Lake // Russian lunch in Taltsy // Tatar cooking master class
  • Full board in Mongolia
  • Group tour: welcome & farewell dinners

Transportation

  • Train 2nd class train compartment as per itinerary

  • Train tickets of the chosen category
  • Bullet train St. Petersburg to Moscow, second class, 4 hours ride. Please inquire about 1st class upgrade or flight options
  • From Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod // From Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan // From Kazan to Ekaterinburg // From Ekaterinburg to Krasnoyarsk // From Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk // From Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar // From Ulaanbaatar to Beijing
  • Meet and greet at every location
  • Return airport/train station transfers
  • Transportation on tours as per program in a comfortable a/c car/minivan/bus
  • Full metro/public transport passes in Moscow & St. Petersburg
  • Speed boat ride to Peterhof Palace

Sightseeing

  • St. Petersburg full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Winter Palace and the Hermitage, Isaac Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter & Paul Fortress and Cathedral
  • St. Petersburg day (5 hours) guided tour: Royal Palaces of Peterhof, Faberge Museum, boat ride in St. Petersburg
  • Moscow full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Moscow Kremlin, the Armory, the Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow metro tour, Novodevichy convent & Sparrow Hills
  • Moscow full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Tretyakov State Art Gallery, Moscow Palace of the Romanov Boyars, Kolomenskoe Estate
  • Gorodets full day (8 hours) guided tour with Russian craft master-class and Russian tea ceremony// Nizhny Novgorod day (6 hours) guided tour: the Kremlin, historic downtown
  • Kazan full day (8 hours) guided tour: Kazan Kremlin, Kazan Arena, Millennium Bridge, Tatar Sloboda, Mardzhani Mosque, Kaban Lake, Bogoroditsky Monastery, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Bauman Street, Freedom Square
  • Kazan day (6 hours) guided tour: Tatar Sloboda, Mardzhani Mosque, Kaban Lake, Bogoroditsky Monastery, National Museum
  • Ekaterinburg full day (8 hours) guided tour: Church of All Saints, Museum of minerals, the Ipatiev House, Europe-Asia border, Pyzhma military museum
  • Nevyansk and Kunara tours // Pottery master-class
  • Krasnoyarsk full day (8 hours) guided tour: Yenisei river boat cruise (Divnogorsk, Krasnoyarsk hydropower station, Stolby national reserve) // Krasnoyarsk half day (4 hours) city tour
  • Listvyanka full day (8 hours) guided tour: Baikal Museum of Limnology, Chersky Stone observation point, local souvenir market
  • Mongolia tour: Hugnu Khan Mt. National park // Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes // Karakorum // Ugii Lake // Hustai National Park

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Naadam Festival seats
  • Entrance tickets to all listed attractions
  • Chinese, Mongolian and Russian visa letters of invitation (required by the Embassies to grant you the visa) are provided free of charge

Your comfort counts

  • All meals + complimentary house wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board MS Volga Dream
  • Russian local sim card with data
  • Discovery Russia 24/7 English-speaking support line
  • Best places to stay, to eat, to go out and have fun - safe and secure with the Australian tour operator
  • Group tour is fully escorted by bilingual tour director
  • Group size 20 people maximum
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