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The Trans-Siberian Express | Vladivostok - Baikal - Moscow
Small group tour
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17 days
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Vladivostok
Vladivostok
1night
Russiaru
Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
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Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
5-star hotel
  |  Semenovskaya, 29, Vladivostok, Russia, 690091
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
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Half Day City Tour with Submarine Visit
Half Day City Tour with Submarine Visit
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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Rail
Vladivostok
11 h 30 min
Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk
1night
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Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
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Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  Ulitsa Istomina, 64, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680000
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
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Half Day Private Tour with Transport
Half Day Private Tour with Transport
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Arrival transfer
Not included
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Included
Rail
Khabarovsk
2 d 6 h
Ulan Ude
Ulan Ude
Ulan Ude
2nights
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Sagaan Morin Hotel
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Sagaan Morin Hotel
Sagaan Morin Hotel
4-star hotel
  |  25 Gagarina Street, Ulan-Ude, Russia, 670034
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
2nights
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
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Full Day Ivolginsky Buddhist Monastery & Ulan Ude Tour
Full Day Ivolginsky Buddhist Monastery & Ulan Ude Tour
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Rail
Ulan Ude
8 h
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
1day
Russiaru
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
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Car
Irkutsk
1 h
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
1night
Russiaru
Anastasia Hotel
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Anastasia Hotel
Anastasia Hotel
3-star hotel
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
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Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Private Baikal Cruise
Private Baikal Cruise
Lunch in Listvyanka
Lunch in Listvyanka
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Car
Listvyanka
1 h
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
1night
Russiaru
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
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Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
4-star hotel
  |  Chkalov Street 15, Irkutsk, Russia, 64025
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1night
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
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Half Day Private Guided Tour
Half Day Private Guided Tour
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
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Irkutsk
2 d 2 h
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
2nights
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Four Elements Ekaterinburg
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Four Elements Ekaterinburg
Four Elements Ekaterinburg
4-star hotel
  |  RU, Lenin Avenue, 9А, Yekaterinburg, 620014
1 Standard Double Breakfast Included
2nights
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City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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Yekaterinburg
1 d 2 h
Moscow
Moscow
2nights
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Marriott Courtyard Moscow
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Marriott Courtyard Moscow
Marriott Courtyard Moscow
4-star hotel
  |  RU, Voznesenskiy Pereulok, 7, Moscow, 125009
1 Standard Double
2nights
1 Standard Double
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Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Ulan-Ude, Listvyanka Village, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg, and Moscow;
  • 1st class train tickets on all legs of the trip;
  • Private train car provided exclusively for our small group tour from Vladivostok to Moscow;
  • Local experienced tour leader accompanying the group from Vladivostok to Moscow;
  • Minimum group size: 8 travelers; Maximum group size 17 travelers;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Memorial Submarine S-56 Museum, Ivolginsky Datsan, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium, Taltsy Musem, Ganina Yama, Church on Blood, Boris Yeltsin Center, Kremlin territory & Armoury Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway;
  • 3-hour Lake Baikal cruise;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note: 

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you. 

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

3. Departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 8 travelers. If a particular departure will not gather the minimum number of participants, the closest alternative departure dates or program will be offered. Confirmation of departure will be issued 4 months prior to the tour start date

4. Due to specific travel arrangements and train departure times depending on the schedules of Russian and Mongolian Railways, the itinerary may be subject to change.

5. Single travelers rate covers transfers and hotel accommodations for single occupancy. Please let us know if you would prefer to have single supplement for train cabin as well.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.

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Price per person
17 days
Trip Type
Small group tour
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The Trans-Siberian Express | Vladivostok - Baikal - Moscow
Small group tour
us$ USD
Vladivostok
Vladivostok
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Half Day City Tour with Submarine Visit
Half Day City Tour with Submarine Visit
Professional English-speaking guide, transportation and entrance tickets to Submarine C-56 Museum.
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Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Vladivostok, Central Station
Rail11 h 30 min / 1st Class Sleeper
Khabarovsk, Central Station
Khabarovsk
Khabarovsk
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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Half Day Private Tour with Transport
Half Day Private Tour with Transport
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Khabarovsk, Central Station
Rail2 d 6 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Ulan Ude, Central Station
Ulan Ude
Ulan Ude
2nights
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Sagaan Morin Hotel
Sagaan Morin Hotel
1 Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
2nights
Experiences
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Included experiences
Full Day Ivolginsky Buddhist Monastery & Ulan Ude Tour
Full Day Ivolginsky Buddhist Monastery & Ulan Ude Tour
Professional English-speaking guide, transportation and entrance to Ivolginsky Buddhist Monastery.
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Ulan Ude, Central station
Rail8 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Irkutsk, Central station
Irkutsk
1day
Russiaru
Experiences
Schedule
Browse collections
No experiences included
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Irkutsk, Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Car1 h / Private Transfer Minivan
Listvyanka, Listvyanka Hotel
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
By default, we include our most recommended hotel in the program, but you can explore more hotel options by clicking the "Change hotel" button above. To help you choose and to save you time, we have preselected the best hotels in every category based on location, quality of service, room sizes, and overall value for the money.
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Anastasia Hotel
Anastasia Hotel
1 Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
Experiences
Schedule
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Included experiences
Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
During the tour you visit the Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium that houses an interesting display of the unique flora and fauna of the lake. Then you take a chair-lift to the nearby viewpoint to take some magnificent panoramic pictures of Baikal, view the Chersky Rock and visit the 19th century wooden St. Nicolas church and spend some time at a local fish market where you see a great variety of fish and different ways of cooking it. Please note: chair-lift is not available on Monday
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
Today you take a day trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village. This reconstructed Siberian village consists of a number of buildings that were threatened with flooding when the Irkutsk Dam was constructed on the Angara River. All the buildings at the Taltsy museum were rescued from the rising waters and brought here to serve as models of Irkutsk regional architecture. After the tour you return to your hotel.
Private Baikal Cruise
Private Baikal Cruise
Enjoy the calm waters of Baikal and feel the power of the world’s deepest lake. Cruise duration 3 hours.
Lunch in Listvyanka
Lunch in Listvyanka
Big windows overlooking Baikal and unique interior in maritime style make you feel like sailing on a big ship while you enjoy authentic Russian & Siberian meals.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Listvyanka, Listvyanka Hotel
Car1 h / Private Transfer Minivan
Irkutsk, Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Irkutsk
1night
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
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Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
1 Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
1night
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Half Day Private Guided Tour
Half Day Private Guided Tour
Today you embark on a guided tour around the most remarkable Irkutsk attractions. You first walk along Angara River embankment - the most popular meeting place among the locals - to an eternal flame and the monument to explorer Yakov Pohabov, the founder of the city. You proceed to the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, the beautiful Polish Roman Church, located in the historical part of Irkutsk. You are then driven to one of the main monasteries in Siberia - Sigh Monastery also known as the Znamensky Monastery. You also explore the Kazan Church, which with its Byzantine style decorations looks like a fairy tower, and Block 130, the historical zone with many colorful wooden houses and buildings constructed in the 17th century. After the tour you are transferred to your hotel.
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Arrival transfer
Not included
Departure transfer
Not included
Irkutsk, Central station
Rail2 d 2 h / 1st Сlass Sleeper
Yekaterinburg, Central station
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
2nights
Russiaru
Tip: Selecting hotel
Tip: Selecting hotel
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Four Elements Ekaterinburg
Four Elements Ekaterinburg
1 Standard Double Breakfast Included
1 Room
2 Guests
2nights
Experiences
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City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
City Tour & Last Days of Russian Imperial Family
After breakfast, you meet your guide and driver and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour around the most remarkable city landmarks. During the tour, you take a walk through the historical city center, visit Ural Craftsman Lane where you can buy some traditional hand-made souvenirs, see the magnificent architectural ensemble of the Rastorguev - Haritonov’s House. Take a trip to the famous Europe-Asia monument where you can happily experience being at two places at once putting one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. The second part of your tour is dedicated to the last days of the Russian Imperial Family. You visit the Church on Blood built on the site of the notorious Ipatiev House, where the Bolsheviks executed the last Russian Emperor, Nicolas II, and his family in 1918. The last stop for today is the first burial place of the tsar’s family - the Monastery Complex “Ganina Yama” that now consists of seven chapels - one for each member of the royal family. After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Departure Private Transfer Minivan
Included
Yekaterinburg, Central station
Rail1 d 2 h / 1st Class Sleeper
Moscow, Yarolsavskiy station
Moscow
2nights
Russiaru
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Marriott Courtyard Moscow
Marriott Courtyard Moscow
1 Standard Double
1 Room
2 Guests
Breakfast included
2nights
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Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Walking Tour of the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
Enjoy to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls such as the Cathedral Square and the Assumption and Annunciation cathedrals. Then you visit the famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs. After a short break for coffee you take a walk through the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and explore the famous GUM department store.
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
Tretyakov Gallery, Subway Ride & Panoramic Tour
In the afternoon you meet your guide and enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you have amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov. After the tour of the Tretyakov gallery, you have a quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway, which is known to be one of the most beautiful and efficient metro systems in the world. Then you see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and learn the story of its destruction and reconstruction. Today you also have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the grand building of Moscow State University, the highest of seven Stalinist skyscrapers of Moscow.
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Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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