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ruMoscow, Russia

The capital of the largest country in the world sounds stately, doesn't it? Glorious Moscow, without a doubt, corresponds to this title. Being a renowned metropolis that hardly ever sleeps, vibrant Moscow is a real adventure waiting for you to happen! When getting to the Moscow city center you may find yourself overwhelmed by the dense concentration of exceptional landmarks every Russian citizen is proud of. The Red Square, framed by the jagged red-brick Kremlin Wall and crowned by the colorful domes of the iconic St. Basil Cathedral, is traditionally the best place to start your Moscow city tour, followed by visiting such marvels as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the treasure trove of Russian art, the Tretyakov Gallery. Even an ordinary subway ride in Moscow turns into an exciting journey as the Moscow Metro is considered one of the fanciest in the world! In any case, dazzling Moscow deserves hundreds of compliments or at least one visit to understand that they are true!...
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    Day 1. Welcome to Moscow 

    You are greeted at the airport by your friendly tour director and accompanied to your hotel. Our City of Lights tour shows you around the exquisitely illuminated Russian capital. You notice that Moscow is clearly on a par with Europe’s other great metropolitan cities such as Madrid and Paris. You stroll across the famous Red Square with your guide and take a short trip on the subway to view several of Moscow’s, particularly beautiful metro stations. (Dinner included)


    Day 2. Moscow from Its Most Beautiful Side 

    In the morning, you take an exciting tour of Moscow, including the impressive Kremlin grounds and its magnificent cathedral from tsarist times. In the evening, you are welcomed aboard your private train. A relaxed get-together in the dining car offers the chance to meet your fellow travelers and learn more details about your private train. Overnight onboard. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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    Intercontinental Moscow
    5-star hotel
    RU, Tverskaya St, 22, Moscow, Russia, 125009
    Intercontinental Moscow
    Deluxe Double
    Intercontinental Hotel is located in the heart of Moscow on Tverskaya Street, leading straight to the Kremlin. The hotel offers elegant interiors and well-equipped rooms.... show more
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Connection | Moscow - Kazan
Tsar's Gold Tourist Train
Central station
Moscow
12 h
Central station
Kazan
1day

ruKazan, Russia

Visiting Kazan? Make sure to spend at least few days learning more about Russia’s Tsarist past in the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan. Explore the top sights of Kazan, also known as the “Third Capital of Russia”, including the Kremlin of Kazan and the magnificent Kul Sharif Mosque - the largest Muslim place of worship. Discover Russian heritage and unique architectural marvels with a visit to Temple of All Religions, which after 25 years is still under construction....
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    Day 3. Kazan 

    In the morning, you arrive in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. You take a tour of the Kazan Kremlin (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), which has a wonderful panoramic view over the Volga River, where you learn about the turbulent history of the relationship between the Tatars, the Cossacks, and the Russians. Your train resumes its journey east in the evening. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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Connection | Kazan - Yekaterinburg
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Kazan
14 h
Central station
Yekaterinburg
1day

ruYekaterinburg, Russia

A bridge between Europe and Asia, incredible Yekaterinburg is one of the most significant and multifaceted Russian cities. Being the first major stop on the Trans-Siberian railway route, the city often becomes an insightful pause for many adventurers, taking the long train journey. Spending several days in this amazing city by Russia's Ural Mountains is a memorable experience as this Russian gem is packed with fantastic landmarks, waiting to be explored. For example, did you know that the great Russian Empire ended right there with the Romanovs dynasty's execution? On the spot where this tragic event took place, you can find the famous Church on the Blood, housing the museum of Tsar's family where you can see several original items, belonging to the Romanovs. Also, Yekaterinburg is the homeland of the oldest sculpture in the world, the Shigir Idol, the wood its made of is approximately 11500 years old making it twice as old as Giza's Great Pyramid. Another great place to put on your travel agenda is the renowned Europe-Asia Monument where you can literally stand with one leg in Europe and the other in Asia!...
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    Day 4. Yekaterinburg 

    Your train stops around noon in Yekaterinburg, the historical capital of the Urals. The city is remembered as the place where the Russian tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in 1918. During a brief tour, you see the Church on Blood, built in 2003 in commemoration of that tragic historic event; and the city center, beautifully restored in 2009. Back on board, you continue on your journey through the vast steppes of Western Siberia. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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Connection | Yekaterinburg - Novosibirsk
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Yekaterinburg
21 h
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Novosibirsk
1day

ruNovosibirsk, 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 5. Novosibirsk 

    You arrive in Novosibirsk, the heart of Siberia, where you are welcomed in the traditional Russian way, with bread and salt. During a short city tour, you experience the most Soviet of all cities during your journey. You see the enormous Trans-Siberian Monument and the mighty Ob River. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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Connection | Novosibirsk - Irkutsk
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Novosibirsk
31 h
Central station
Irkutsk
1night

ruIrkutsk, Russia

The city of great Russian explorers often referred to as the "Paris of Siberia", magnificent Irkutsk has long played an important role in the history of the whole country. Being among the most popular stops along the renowned Trans-Siberian Railway, Irkutsk is always glad to welcome travelers wishing to get a deeper insight into Russia's rich culture and natural diversity. But if you think that Irkutsk only serves as a gateway to the gorgeous Lake Baikal, you'll probably be pleasantly surprised by the extensive "must-see" list of things Irkutsk can offer. Any tour of Irkutsk provides an amazing chance to catch the charms of Russia of the past by examining the mesmerizing facades of the Epiphany Cathedral, enjoying fine examples of traditional Russian wooden architecture like the Volkonsky and Trubetskoy Houses, and digging into Irkutsk's history by visiting a couple of local museums. All in all, Irkutsk is an ideal place to take in the spirit of pristine Siberia!...
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    Day 7. Irkutsk 

    Today, your train reaches Irkutsk, the capital of Eastern Siberia in tsarist times. During your city tour, you see, among other attractions, picturesque Siberian wooden houses and a memorial to Tsar Alexander III (the initiator of the Trans-Siberian Railroad), which was erected in 2003 where the Trans-Siberian Obelisk previously stood. After lunch, you take an excursion to a quaint open-air museum showcasing life and work in historical Siberia. Overnight: Hotel Irkutsk (or similar). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)


    Day 8. Listvyanka Village 

    A bus takes you to Listvyanka, a Siberian village on the shores of Lake Baikal, the world’s largest reservoir of freshwater.

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    Irkutsk Hotel
    3-star hotel
    RU, Gagarina Boulevard 44, Irkutsk, 664055
    Irkutsk Hotel
    Standard Double
    Choose Irkutsk Hotel for your travel to Russia. Thanks to its central location on the River Angara banks, you can enjoy all the main highlights and essential landmarks just in a few minutes of a pleasant walk from the property. All rooms are well-equipped with the facilities needed for your comfort: carpet floors, private bathroom, hairdryer, a mini-fridge, and a phone. During your free time, visit the SPA center.... show more
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Connection | Irkutsk - Listvyanka
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Irkutsk, Russia
1 h 19 min
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Listvyanka, Russia
1day

ruListvyanka, 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: Lake Baikal 

    From the village, a boat brings you across the lake’s deep waters to Port Baikal, where your private train is waiting. You then travel for several hours directly alongside Lake Baikal, on the original route of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Your train stops at a particularly scenic spot, for you to truly enjoy the majestic calm of this unique natural wonder. Dinner is served as a picnic on the shores of Lake Baikal, weather permitting. Overnights onboard. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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Connection | Listvyanka - Ulan Ude
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Listvyanka
8 h
Central station
Ulan Ude
1night

ruUlan 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 9: Ulan-Ude

    After your private train’s arrival in Ulan-Ude, you experience the capital of the Russian Republic of Buryatia on a city tour. A visit to a colony of Old Believers makes you acquainted with their manners and customs. In the evening, you see a presentation of typical Buryatian artistic performances. Overnight: Hotel Geser. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)


    Day 10. Monks and Yurts 

    An excursion brings you to Russia’s largest Buddhist monastery, Ivolginsky Datsan. Later, you feast on Buryatia’s national dish in a yurt. In the afternoon, you learn surprising details about the indigenous population of the Baikal region in the open-air Ethnographic Museum. Your private train continues east in the late evening. Overnight onboard. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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    3-star hotel
    RU, Ulitsa Ranzhurova, 11, Ulan Ude
    Hotel Geser
    Standard Double
    Enjoy a pleasant stay at the 3-star Geser Hotel during your time in Ulan Ude. The hotel is set in a peaceful historic center of the city. Nearby you can easily find restaurants, cafes, pubs, malls, and a cinema. The hotel features a top-notch restaurant, karaoke, and a terrace where you can enjoy your meal. The rooms in the hotel are all equipped with modern amenities such as an air conditioner, TV, refrigerator, kettle, and phone. The Geser hotel is located far from city noise and surrounded by a flourishing garden. The hotel provides a comfortable stay and guarantees to make your trip a pleasant journey.... show more
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Connection | Ulan Ude - Khabarovsk
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Ulan Ude
54 h
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Khabarovsk
1day

ruKhabarovsk, 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 13. Khabarowsk on the Amur River 

    Your private train reaches Khabarovsk in mid-morning. City tour and visit to the promenade on the bluff of the Amur river where you can see as far as China. In the afternoon, you enjoy a little boat tour on the Amur river. Your train departs in the evening and your journey continues to the city of Vladivostok, the final destination of your journey on the Trans-Siberian. Overnight on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

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Connection | Khabarovsk - Vladivostok
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Khabarovsk
12 h
Central station
Vladivostok
2nights

ruVladivostok, 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 14. Vladivostok 

    In the morning, you arrive in Vladivostok, where a sightseeing tour shows you the city’s most notable attractions, among them the Submarine Museum and the photogenic train station with the monument that marks the end of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Free time in the afternoon. Our recommendations: a stroll in the Botanical Garden or a guided tour of the Fort of Alexander the Blessed. Overnight: Best Eastern Versailles. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)


    Day 15. Vladivostok 

    After breakfast, you have the opportunity to explore the Pacific metropolis on your own. What about a visit to the museum of the Russian Pacific Fleet, to the KGB bunker, or to Vladivostok’s only dairy? In the afternoon, you enjoy a boat trip to the largest harbor of Russia’s the Far East. Overnight: Best Eastern Versailles. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included) 


    Day 16. Farewell, Russia! 

    Your journey ends with the transfer to the airport after your breakfast at the hotel. (Breakfast included)

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    3-star hotel
    RU, Svetlanskaya St, 10, Vladivostok
    Hotel Best Eastern Versailles
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    Choose the marvellous 3-star Versailles Hotel, located in the heart of the city near Amur Bay. The oldest hotel in Vladivostok has everything to make your stay comfortable. Inside the hotel, you will find: guarded parking, air conditioning, an ironing room, baggage storage room, WiFi, on-site restaurant and many more great facilities. Enjoy an elegant design, impeccable service, and fully-equipped spacious rooms.... show more
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  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
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  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
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Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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