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Vladivostok, Russia

The city also called “Russia’s San Francisco” is located around the Golden Horn Bay and will need three days of your time to really unravel its beauty. Once you are there, make sure to see the top sights of the city, starting with the Vladivostok Railway Station, where the famous Trans-Siberian railroad terminates. Then make your way to the Memorial Submarine S-56 Museum and don’t miss a chance to visit the Arseniev Museum, where you would discover all there is to know about the flora and fauna of the region. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to Vladivostok - one of the most significant Russian ports located on the western shores of the Sea of Japan! Your driver meets you at the airport, port or station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free so you can relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the charming city center on your own.

    Day 2: Vladivostok City Tour
    Following breakfast at the hotel you have morning at leisure. After lunch you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and enjoy an exciting sightseeing tour around the most interesting city attractions.

    You first explore the Eagle's Nest observation point to get a magnificent bird’s-eye view over the city and Golden Horn Bay.

    You then drive across the Russky Bridge, the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, to reach Russky Island. An integral part of the Vladivostok's history, the island attracts numerous tourists with charming Primorye nature, dozens of picturesque bays, majestic coastal rocks and a number of unique military fortifications. While being on the island, you have a great chance to visit one of them - «Novosiltsevskaya battery» fortification. Beautiful panoramic view of the bridge opens from there.

    You continue with visiting Submarine S-56 which successfully fought against a fascist’s fleet during WWII. You end the tour with exploring the Vladivostok Railway Station that is the terminus of the Trans-Siberian railroad.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have some free time. In the evening you are transferred to the railway station.

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    Lotte Hotel Vladivostok
    5-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    This remarkable 5-star hotel is located the very center of Vladivostok within a walking distance from the Korabelnaya Embankment which overlooks the Russky Island. It features spacious air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, two restaurants serving European and Korean cuisine, a Sky Bar located on the 12th floor, and a luxurious spa-center with a large swimming pool, a sauna, and a gym. ...
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    • Russian Visa Processing Service
    • Half Day City Tour with Submarine Visit
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Vladivostok - Khabarovsk
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train and start your journey through Eurasia.
Central Station
Vladivostok, Russia
11 h 30 min
Central Station
Khabarovsk, Russia
1night

Khabarovsk, Russia

Spend at least a couple of days in the second largest cities in Far East Russia. The city is situated on the confluence of two majestic rivers - Amur and the Ussuri, only 19 miles from the country’s border with China. Explore the city of parks, beaches, classic architecture by paying a visit to Khabarovsk Regional museum, which covers both cultural history and fauna of the city and surrounding areas. Make sure to pass by the famous Lenin Square. Don’t miss a chance to see fascinating Transfiguration Cathedral too! ...
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    Day 3: Khabarovsk City Tour
    In the morning your train arrives in Khabarovsk. 

    Upon arrival you meet your private guide and driver and set off on a wonderful sightseeing tour of Khabarovsk. You start sightseeing from the Monument to Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, a Russian general, statesman and diplomat. Continue to Amur Cliff which offers exciting views on the Amur River and hills. The river had a special historical significance as a route much used by the Russians when exploring and opening up eastern Russia. Nowadays it forms a part of the Chinese–Russian border.

    You then make a riverside walk along picturesque Nevelsky Embankment, witness the Spaso-Transfiguration Cathedral, the third tallest church in Russia, and see the eternal flame memorial.

    Finally you ride across Khabarovsk Bridge. The railway bridge over the Amur River is the longest, at 1.6 km (5,250 ft), on the Trans Siberian Railway. The bridge, as well as Muravyov-Amursky Monument, is famous for being depicted on a 5000-ruble banknote.

    After the tour you are transferred to your hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 4: Departure
    In the morning you check out from the hotel and have transfer to the station.

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    Khabarovsk City Boutique Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Located close to the picturesque embankment of the River Amur, the Boutique Hotel offers its guests comfortable accommodation, impeccable service and warm friendly atmosphere. It features 50 air-conditioned rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV and tea / coffee making facilities, an on-site restaurant serving European cuisine, a lounge bar, and a variety of recreational facilities, including massage treatment and a beauty salon. ...
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    • Half Day Private Tour with Transport
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Connection | Khabarovsk - Ulan Ude
1st Class Sleeper
At the train station you board a train running to Ulan Ude. You spend the rest of the day and the next two days onboard enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window.
Central Station
Khabarovsk, Russia
2 d 6 h
Central Station
Ulan Ude, Russia
1night

Ulan Ude, Russia

Spend at least three days in the fascinating commercial and industrial center of Eastern Siberia and the capital of Republic of Buryatia. The wonderful city has a distinct Asian vibe and has a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing. Start exploring the city with a visit to the Ulan-Ude Ethnographic Museum, where you can see over 11,000 exhibitions in the outdoor arena. Then make your way to Odigitrievsky Cathedral - a truly one-of-a-kind sight!...
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    Day 6: Enjoying Ulan Ude
    Upon arrival, your guide meets you at the railway station and takes you on a sightseeing tour around the most interesting landmarks of the city and its environs. During the tour you walk along Lenin Street abundant in former merchant houses, explore Soviet Square with the world’s largest head statue of Lenin, and admire the beautiful Odigitria Cathedral. You also enjoy the view from Rinpoche Bagsha Datsan rising high above the city (if time and weather conditions allow).

    After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

    Day 7: Ivolginsky Monastery and Departure
    Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel, meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and head for Ivolginsky Buddhist monastery complex, considered as the center of Buddhism in Russia. Located 40 km from Ulan Ude in the picturesque valley of the Ivolga River, the complex is home to the Buddhist institute Dashi Choinkhorlin, translated from Tibetan as “the land of happy learning”. Here monks, the future lamas, study oriental and Tibetan culture, medicine, Old Mongolian and Tibetan languages and philosophy of Buddhism. During the tour you make a sacred circle (“goroo”) around the territory, enter the temples, see the altar with many golden statues of Buddha, Buddhist stupas, Buddhist books, tankas and even the sacred Bodhi tree.

    Upon return to Ulan Ude, you have some time for lunch before you are transferred to the train station. 

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    Sagaan Morin Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Sagaan Morin is a new hotel that was built in 2009. The 16-storey Sagaan Morin Hotel is one of the tallest buildings in the city and meets all standards for the hotels of the international level and is able to accommodate up to 150 guests. Offering indoor swimming pools, free wired internet, and a 24-hour reception desk, this 4-star hotel is centrally located in Ulan-Ude. The Sagaan Morin Hotel offers fantastic views of the city....
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    • Half Day City Tour with Transport
    • Half Day Tour to Ivolginsky Monastery
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Connection | Ulan Ude - Irkutsk
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train and continue your journey.
Central station
Ulan Ude, Russia
8 h
Central station
Irkutsk, Russia
1night

Irkutsk, Russia

Discover another must-see of Russia - the Paris of Siberia - Irkutsk. After visiting Lake Baikal, spend at least couple days in the Russian heritage city, full of wooden houses with typical decorative carvings on the walls and window frames, the large city built earlier than other biggest cities in Russia. Make sure to see the real landmarks of the city - Volkonsky and Trubetskoy Houses, where the largest salons and social gatherings took place in the 19th century. Another important sights you should stop by are Irkutsk Philharmonic Orchestra and Sukachev Art Museum - one of the largest art galleries east of the Ural Mountains. ...
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    Day 7: Arrival in Irkutsk 
    Late in the evening your train arrives in Irkutsk. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight. 

    Day 8: Irkutsk City Tour 
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel, meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and have a guided tour around the most remarkable city's 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 - Sign 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 right to Lake Baikal shore .

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    Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Centrally located within walking distance of the Kirov square, Angara river and the historic Drama theater, this modern and stylish 4-star hotel has everything for fruitful work and comfortable rest. It offers elegant air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities and fridges, free Wi-Fi in public areas, five conference halls and a Grand Courtyard Ballroom, a gym, a bar offering a wide range of snacks and drinks, and an on-site restaurant serving American-style breakfast buffet and Russian-Siberian and international cuisine for lunches and dinners. ...
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    • Half Day Private Guided Tour
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Connection | Irkutsk - Listvyanka
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Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Irkutsk, Russia
1 h
Listvyanka Hotel
Listvyanka, Russia
2nights

Listvyanka, Russia

Are you dream to see the Lake Baikal? Listvyanka is located in one of the most picturesque places on Earth - the shores surrounding Lake Baikal. The village is truly remarkable with its wooden architecture, visible in all type of buildings from cabins, stores to even churches. The small village doesn’t lack in terms of tourist attractions, make sure to see the Baikal Limnological Museum with exposition dedicated to the lake and its history, flora, fauna and all other aspects regarding the largest freshwater lake in the world. Don’t miss a chance to see the marvelous St. Nicholay Church. ...
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    Day 8: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you check in to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the surroundings on your own. 

    Day 9: Listvyanka Village Tour & Baikal Museum
    After breakfast you enjoy a guided tour around Listvyanka Village. 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.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Please, note: chair-lift is not available on Monday

    Day 10: Trip to Taltsy Village & Departure
    Following breakfast  you check out, meet your guide and driver and 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 say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal! You are transferred to Irkutsk.

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    Anastasia Hotel
    3-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Perched right on the shore of the vast Lake Baikal by the promenade, the charming Anastasia Hotel in Nikola village is the perfect place to enjoy authentic Russia and Siberia....
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    • Half Day Tour of Listvyanka
    • Half Day Trip to Taltsy Village
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Connection | Listvyanka - Irkutsk
Private Transfer Sedan
Listvyanka Hotel
Listvyanka, Russia
1 h
Irkutsk Hotel / Station
Irkutsk, Russia
1day

Irkutsk, Russia

Discover another must-see of Russia - the Paris of Siberia - Irkutsk. After visiting Lake Baikal, spend at least couple days in the Russian heritage city, full of wooden houses with typical decorative carvings on the walls and window frames, the large city built earlier than other biggest cities in Russia. Make sure to see the real landmarks of the city - Volkonsky and Trubetskoy Houses, where the largest salons and social gatherings took place in the 19th century. Another important sights you should stop by are Irkutsk Philharmonic Orchestra and Sukachev Art Museum - one of the largest art galleries east of the Ural Mountains. ...
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    You arrive to Irkutsk railway station.

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Connection | Irkutsk - Krasnoyarsk
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train running to Krasnoyarsk. You spend this night on board the train.
Central Station
Irkutsk, Russia
18 h
Central Station
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
1night

Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Spend at least three days in the city which is also an important junction on the Tran-Siberian Railroad. Krasnoyarsk is surrounded by mountains from the south and west, making it the most beautiful city in Siberia. During your time here make sure to visit Stolby Nature Sanctuary, famous for its natural beauty and opportunity to spot some wild animals. Then make your way to Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel for an amazing view of the city. Don’t miss a chance to visit Krasnoyarsk Cultural-Historical Museum complex, known for the wide display of modern art pieces. ...
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    Day 11: Krasnoyarsk City Tour
    In the morning you arrive in Krasnoyarsk, the largest economic, industrial and educational center of Central and Eastern Siberia. Your driver meets you at the train station and takes you to your centrally located hotel for early check-in.

    After having some rest and time for lunch, you enjoy a guided sightseeing tour around the most famous city landmarks. You start exploration with Mira Square with a monument to Сommander Rezanov on it, take a walk along the old city streets and visit the Praskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel situated on the top of Karaulnaya Mountain. The chapel is considered a symbol of the city, and one of its buildings decorates 10-rouble banknote. 

    You then head for Tsar Fish observation point located near Sliznevo village. The statue of a sturgeon commemorates one of the most significant storybook of a famous Russian author V. Astafyev. From the high of 300-metres (984 ft) Sliznevsky Byk cliff you are able to enjoy the breathtaking view on Yenisey river landscape.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

    Day 12: Free Morning & Departure
    This morning is free for you to continue discovering Krasnoyarsk on your own. In the afternoon you are transferred to station.

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    SOFT Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Opened in 2013, this modern 4-star hotel is set in the heart of the city within a walking distance from the Yenisei embankment and the Opera and Ballet Theater. It offers 25 comfortable rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV and air-conditioning, an on-site restaurant, bar, excellent conference facilities and free private parking, not to mention fabulous breakfast!...
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    • Half Day Private Tour with Transport
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Krasnoyarsk - Novosibirsk
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train that takes you to Novosibirsk.
Central Station
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
13 h
Central Station
Novosibirsk, Russia
1night

Novosibirsk, Russia

Spend at least a couple days deep in the heart of Siberia and discover another great city in Russia. Novosibirsk is a modern spot and one of Russia’s fastest growing cities, so there is plenty to see and do. You can start exploring the place by visiting the Pervomayskiy Skver - a small park situated in the heart of Novosibirsk where you can often see street musicians perform and feel the cozy atmosphere of the city. Make sure to also visit Novosibirsk Museum where you can learn more about the history of Russia and Siberia. Don’t miss a chance to visit the museum for Railway Technology for a fascinating look into trains....
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    Day 12: Arrival
    Today you reach a region with great history and unique Siberian style and nature, as your train arrives in Novosibirsk - a city that proves that Siberia may be distant, but is certainly not desolate.

    Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the evening is at your leisure.

    Day 13: Novosibirsk City Tour
    Following breakfast you check out and prepare for a guided tour around the most interesting attractions of Novosibirsk. Together with your private guide you explore the central Lenin Square, the Opera and Ballet Theater, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Ob River embankment.

    You are then invited to a particular place that surely enriches your Trans-Siberian experience - the Novosibirsk Open-Air Museum of Railway Technology. The museum is located nearly 30 minutes ride from the city, right next to the local train station where constantly going thains seem to make the museum "come alive". During the tour you explore an amazing collection of trains and engines covering different historical periods. For example, you see the Tsarsky vagon - the one Tsar Nikolay II used to travel in. Some cars are possible to climb aboard!

    Please, note: the Museum is closed on Mondays

    After the tour you have free time. In the evening you are transferred to Novosibirsk railway station to continue your journey.

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    Double Tree by Hilton
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The first international hotel is located in a quiet part of the city center, close to the main commercial and shopping areas and is only a short walk from the city center, metro and bus stations. All of the accommodations in this contemporary Russian hotel benefit from a large range of pampering guest amenities, including LCD TVs, luxurious Sweet Dreams bedding and high-speed internet access. At the hotel, they offer creative catering and banquet facilities, the latest audio/visual equipment, a business center and a professional staff eager to ensure guest next event is a success....
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    • City Tour tour with Railway Museum
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Novosibirsk - Yekaterinburg
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train running to Novosibirsk. You spend this night on board the train.
Central Station
Novosibirsk, Russia
20 h
Central Station
Yekaterinburg, Russia
1night

Yekaterinburg, Russia

Visiting Yekaterinburg? Allow yourself three days to thoroughly explore the fourth-largest city in Russia, also known as the “window to Assia”. The wonderful city is packed with must-see attractions, starting with the Church on Blood - a memorial for Russian emperor Nicholas II and his family to the striking architectural ensemble of the Rastorguev - Haritonov’s House. During your time in the city ensure to pay a visit to the renowned Europe-Asia monument where you can experience being at two places at once. Put one foot in Europe and the other in Asia - visit Yekaterinburg!...
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    Day 14: Arrival in Yekaterinburg & City Tour
    In the afternoon you arrive in the capital of Ural - Yekaterinburg. 

    Your guide and driver meet you at the train station and take you on a 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 and admire Sevastyanov House - the symbol of the city. 

    You also visit the Church on Blood built on the site of the notorious Ipatiev House, where the last Russian Emperor, Nicolas II, and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918.

    The day is crowned with is a visit to the famous observation platform of Vysotsky hotel - one of the tallest buildings in Yekaterinburg, where you enjoy the panorama of the city from the bird's-eye view.

    Note: you may choose to visit Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center instead of Vysotsky observation platform and explore the museum dedicated to the first Russian president and contemporary history of Russia (please confirm with your destination specialist at the time of booking).
    The museum is closed on Monday.

    After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the evening free. 


    Day 15: Last Days of Russian Imperial Family Tour
    Exploring Yekaterinburg and Surroundings 
    After breakfast you check-out from the hotel, meet your guide and continue the exploration of Yekaterinburg.

    You first 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.

    You then learn more about the last days of the Russian Imperial Family by visiting 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 are transferred to the train station. 

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    Four Elements Ekaterinburg
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The modern 4-star hotel in Ekaterinburg is located right at the heart of the city, within a walking distance from the Pond and Opera. Guests are welcome to dine at the on-site restaurant, serving some delicious Russian dishes alongside everyone's top choices from international cuisine. Great comfort and refreshing beverages can be found in the lobby bar too....
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    • Last Days of Russian Imperial Family Tour
    • Half Day Private Walking Tour
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Connection | Yekaterinburg - Perm
1st Class Sleeper
You board a train and continue your journey to Perm.
Central Station
Yekaterinburg, Russia
5 h 30 min
Central Station
Perm, Russia
1night

Perm, Russia

Spend at least three days in the major Trans-Siberian rail junction, situated close to the Ural Mountains on the banks of the Kama River. Start exploring the unique city by visiting the Perm Zoo, where you can see the rare snow leopards and Amur tigers. Then make your way to Perm State Art Gallery and explore the wooden sculptures and bronzes. Don’t miss the chance to see Perm Gates and enjoy a rollercoaster ride in the Park Gorkogo....
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    Day 15: Arrival to Perm & Free Evening
    Welcome to Perm - a major rail junction connecting Siberia and the Far East with the European part of the country.

    Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to relax in your cozy room or explore the city center on your own.

    Day 16: Exploring Kungur Ice Caves
    Following breakfast, you have morning at leisure. Later you check out and prepare for an exciting day trip to explore the Kungur ice caves, located in the outskirts of Perm. Known since time immemorial, the caves encompass the remains of ancient settlements dating back to VII-IX centuries.

    Upon arrival to Kungur you have a brief city tour around the major sites of the area. Your tour then continues to the mysterious and ancient Kungur ice caves located in the Ice Mountain.

    Please, note: average temperature inside the cave is +5C. Ice crystals can be seen at the entrance and exit from the cave any time of the year. The best time to see the crystals is from February to June.

    The caves represent a system of labyrinths and are famous for their unique grottos. There are about 70 underground lakes of different sizes in the caves, exact number depending on the time of year. During your tour exploration you pass the large excursion ring traveling 1300 meters underground.

    After the tour you return to Perm where you board a train to Nizniy Novgorod.

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    New Star Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Set in a modern nine-story building right in the city center beside the beautiful Gorky Park, this 4-star hotel provides everything for your comfortable stay: 68 soundproofed guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and flat-screen TV, an elegant restaurant serving European cuisine, a 24-hour lobby bar, a modern fitness center and massage treatment. ...
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    • Full Day Exploring Kungur Ice Caves
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Connection | Perm - Nizniy Novgorod
1st Class Sleeper
You board the train and continue your journey to Nizhny Novgorod. You spend the rest of the day and the night onboard the train.
Central Station
Perm, Russia
15 h
Central Station
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
1night

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Visiting Nizhny Novgorod? The third largest city in Russia is often overlooked by tourists as they choose to go to St. Petersburg and Moscow instead, but if you choose to see this Russian gem, spend at least two days to really get to know Nizhny Novgorod. Make sure to see the medieval fortress - Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin, then make your way to another big tourist attraction - Limpopo - a zoo, which is rated as the best one in Russia. The State Art Museum is another important landmark of the city and displays the masterpieces from various periods of Russian and European art....
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    Day 17: Nizhny Novgorod City Tour
    Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head for hotel for check-in and some rest.

    Later the same day you meet your private guide and driver and go on a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most famous attractions of Nizhny Novgorod. During the tour you stroll through a pedestrian Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street, see the beautiful Stroganovskaya Church, explore the ancient Annunciation Cathedral, enjoy fantastic city views from the Volga slope and visit the famous Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin.

    After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight. The rest of the day is free.

    Day 18: Departure
    Today you check out from the hotel, and your driver transfers you to the station.

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    Marriott Courtyard Nizhniy Novgorod
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel is located in the historical heart of the city close to Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. Your room features include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, hairdryer, free toiletries and of course, free WiFi. Guests are welcome to try seasonal selections and signature cocktails served in the Lobby Bar “Center 46”. ...
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    • Half Day Private Tour with Transport
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Connection | Nizhniy Novgorod - Moscow
1st Class Seat
Central station
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
4 h
Kurskiy station
Moscow, Russia
2nights

Moscow, Russia

Traveling to the capital of Russia? Make sure to leave extra time to really see all of the world-famous sights of Moscow, starting with St. Basil's Cathedral and Bolshoi Theater, to GUM - State Department Store, that once boasted 1200 different stores and continues to astonish travelers with its size, elegance, and opulent architecture. When visiting Moscow, make sure to pop up to Kremlin and see the remarkable red brick building that is the principal symbol of Russia....
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    Day 18: Arrival
    Welcome to the gorgeous capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the train station you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free so you can relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the charming city center on your own.

    Day 19: Moscow City Tour & Visit to the Kremlin
    This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin and the heart of Moscow - the Red Square.

    Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk 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 break for lunch you have a wonderful city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks. During the tour you take a walk at the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral, see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills.

    After the tour you are transferred to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. 

    Day 20: Departure
    This is the final day of your amazing Trans-Siberian train tour! 

    Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

    Please, note: you can extend your trip to Saint Petersburg. Contact your travel specialist for more information.

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    Marriott Courtyard Moscow
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel located on a charming 18th-century street is less than 10 minutes from the best sights of Moscow. You can relax after busy sightseeing day in the on-site fitness center and spa salon followed by dinner at your choice of the hotel's restaurants including Terraneo, the Russo-American Flat Iron Bar, and Roadhouse. Your beautifully decored room is fitted with air-conditioning system, flat-screen satellite TV, free WiFi and spacious bed. Grab a coffee at the Lobby Cafe on your way to explore the beautiful Moscow!...
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Vladivostok, Ulan Ude, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • 1st or 2nd class train tickets on all legs of the trip;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation 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, Railway Museum, Ganina Yama, Kungur Caves, Kremlin territory & Armoury Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • 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. Due to specific travel arrangements and train departure times depending on the schedules of Russian Railways, the itinerary may be subject to change.

4. For the 1st class package: if we are not able to get 1st class train tickets, a whole 2nd class compartment (4 berths for 2 people's use) will be booked instead.

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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