Baikal-Amur Magistral (BAM)

Tour Type: group or private Season: All year roundView full info: Save (PDF)Duration: 15 daysGroup tour dates: 25 Sep 2019 - 09 Oct 2019Cities: Vladivostok Khabarovsk Komsomolsk-on-Amur Tynda Severobaikalsk Lake Baikal Irkutsk Grade: EasyTour suitable for any age and level of fitness.Rate from $2,803 USD per person

The Baikal–Amur Mainline traverses Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East. Due to the severe terrain, weather, length and cost BAM had been described as "the construction project of the century". This journey is a great chance to learn more about the controversial history of USSR. In the words of Winston Churchill, Russia has always been ‘a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. The Far East is someting far and beyond that this definition.

  • Culture, history, cuisine, people and nature - this is all-in-one adventure

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from Vladivostok to Khabarovsk by train fare first class economy

from Khabarovsk to Komsomolsk-on-Amur by train fare first class economy

from Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Tynda by train fare first class economy

from Tynda to Severobaikalsk by train fare first class economy

from Severobaikalsk to Lake Baikal by train fare first class economy

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Inclusions

Accommodation

  • Centrally located hand-picked hotels
  • 3 nights Vladivostok // 1 night Komsomolsk-on-Amur with early check-in // 1 night Severobaikalsk // 3 nights Lake Baikal/Irkutsk
  • 5 nights on board

Meals

  • Full breakfast in the hotels
  • 2 lunches: Buryat lunch at Lake Baikal // Russian lunch in Taltsy
  • The Far Eastern wines degustation on the real Russian winery

Transportation

  • Train 2nd class train compartment as per itinerary

  • from Vladivostok to Khabarovsk by train fare economy

  • from Khabarovsk to Komsomolsk-on-Amur by train fare economy

  • from Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Tynda by train fare economy

  • from Tynda to Severobaikalsk by train fare economy

  • from Severobaikalsk to Lake Baikal by train fare economy

  • Meet & greet at every location
  • Return airport/train station transfers
  • Transportation on tours as per program in a comfortable a/c car/minivan/bus
  • Superior trains on the route

Sightseeing

  • Vladivostok full day (8 hours) guided tour: harbour, Submarine S-56, Golden Bridge, viewpoint Eagle’s Nest, Vokzalnaya Square, the monument of the Trans-Siberian Railway, Vladivostok fortress museum
  • Khabarovsk full day (8 hours) guided tour: Far Eastern Railway museum, Stone Turtle Memorial, Amur Embankment, Second World War Eternal Flame Memorial, Lenin Square, a walk in Northern Park visiting Serafim Sarovsky Cathedral
  • Komsomolsk-on-Amur full day (8 hours) guided tour: the local museum, First City Builders’ Monument, Memorial Complex – “Eternal Flame” – Cathedral, GULAG monument, Gagarin Monument, Lenin Square with Lenin monument & more
  • Tynda half day day (6 hours) guided tour: Moskovskiy railway station, Legendary Road Labourer Monument (Steam Locomotive ЕА-3246), “Molotkastiy & Serpastiy” Monument, BAM 25th Anniversary Monument, BAM History Museum, Troizkiy Cathedral
  • Severobaikalsk half day (4 hours) guided tour: Visit of Museum of BAM construction, the Railroad Station Building, Steam Locomotive -П36-0098 Monument, Pioneers’ Tent Monument
  • Irkutsk half day (4 hours) guided tour: St. Epiphany Cathedral, Kirov Square, historical downtown
  • Taltsy Open Air Siberian Museum with Matryoshka painting master class and interactive program Tea in Russia & Great Tea Way with tea degustation // Lake Baikal cruise
  • Listvyanka full day (8 hours) guided tour: Baikal Museum of Limnology, Chersky Stone observation point, local souvenir market

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Entrance tickets to all listed attractions
  • Russian visa letter of invitation (required by the Ministry of Tourism to grant you a Russian visa) is provided free of charge

Your comfort counts

  • Discovery Russia 24/7 English-speaking support line
  • Russian local sim card with data
  • Dedicated local English-speaking guide in all places as per program
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  • Group tour is fully escorted by bilingual tour director
  • Group size 20 people maximum. All our group departures are guaranteed.
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