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Trans-Siberian Vladivostok-Moscow

Trans-Siberian Vladivostok-Moscow

Purpose: Luxury, Adventure, Culture, History
No. of days: 14 days - 13 nights
First & Last Cities: Vladivostok, Moscow
Other cities: Khabarovsk, Ulan-Ude, Lake Baikal, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan
Starting cost: On request
This program may be operated for groups up to 18 passengers
 
The Trans-Siberian Railway is a legendary journey through Russia. Thanks to the chartered train "Imperial Russia", you benefit from all the magic of this circuit, while profiting from a comfort clearly superior to that of the regular trains. No need to transport your luggage at each stage, your train stops at the same time as you to allow you serene visits. On board, a French-speaking guide accompanies you throughout the duration of the circuit to appreciate even more the big and small moments of the trip.
 
Day 1: Vladivostok
On arrival at Vladivostok International Airport you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day fee. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. [D]
 
Day 2: Vladivostok
After breakfast, the city tour of Vladivostok including the main attraction: the panoramic view of the Tokarev lighthouse - at the entrance to the port of Vladivostok, on the Sea of ​​Japan. You will admire the ferry terminal and the train station. The central square with the Monument to the Combatants, the historic center of Vladivostok, Svetlanskaya avenue, the Arc de Triomphe built by Tsar Nicolas II, Korabelnaia Naberejnaia, the S-56 submarine museum, the funicular, "The Eagle's Nest '- hill forming the highest point in downtown Vladivostok, from where you have a breathtaking view of the bridge and the city. Marina and Vladivostok Fortress Museum. Visit to the Regional Museum, Orthodox Church. In the second part of the day you will cross the famous bridge to Ile Rousski. Ile Rousski is open for residents of the Primorye and for recent travelers. You have the chance to admire a large international business center, where major summits will take place, the Campus of the University of the Far East, which brings together 4 major universities of Vladivostok, and from where one has a breathtaking view of the banks of Primorie with hills, forests, picturesque coastal landscapes and bays. Last dinner in the city and transfer to the station and installation on the train "Imperial Russia". [B/L/D]
 
Day 3: Khabarovsk
Arrival in Khabarovsk. You will take advantage of its location on the banks of the Amour river. The city is lined with pretty buildings from the Tsarist era. In the first part of the day you will visit the Territorial Museum which is located in a beautiful red brick building from 1984. The museum offers an exhibition of above average quality on indigenous cultures. After lunch, take a ride on the boat with a folklore show. [B/L/D]
 
Day 4: Day on board
Relaxing day crossing the "Wild East" of Russia - the province that has always had its own rules. Nature scrolls past your window, you can enjoy the landscapes while sipping the tea prepared by your "provodnitsa". You live to the rhythm of this legendary train dreamed by Tsar Alexander III to link his empire from West to East. [B/L/D]
 
Day 5: Day on board
Day and night on the train to Lake Baikal. In the evening, our chefs offer their specialty "The Tsar's table". You will taste two essentials of Russian gastronomy. [B/L/D]
 
Day 6: Ulan-Ude
Arrival at Ulan-Ude, an important crossroads of exchanges between Russia, Mongolia and China. A city tour allows you to discover the capital of Buryatia, whose population presents a great ethnic and cultural diversity. Visit to religious centers: the Ivolginsky dastan, the Hodigitria cathedral and the Church of the Holy Trinity. You are then welcomed into a Buryat family. A small folk show is presented to you. Your hosts will explain how they prepare their traditional "Pozy" dish, how they lead their herds, set up or take down their yurts or portable round tents, wear their traditional clothes. Departure by train to Lake Baikal in the late evening. Overnight on the train. [B/L/D]
 
Day 7: Lake Baikal
Arrival at Port Baikal. You travel by boat to the small village of Listvyanka on the shores of Lake Baikal, the largest reservoir of fresh water in the world. If the weather permits, take advantage of this stage for a meal in the form of a rustic picnic in the Taiga on the shore. You will then appreciate the beauty of the site from the Tcherski Rock, observation terrace offering the most beautiful view of the southern part of the lake and the source of the Angara river, and discover the Lake Baikal museum, which presents the fauna and the flora of the region. After a short city tour of Listvyanka, visit the Irkutsk fish and craft market. Overnight on the train. [B/L/D]
 
Day 8: Irkutsk
Arrival in Irkutsk in the morning. During a city tour with your local guide to admire, among other things, the Decembrist Museum, the house of Europe also called "the lace house", representative of the houses decorated with wooden sculptures which make Irkutsk famous, as well as the most beautiful streets of the old districts like the Bolchaya Prospektnaya, today called Karl Marx street. After lunch in a restaurant in the city, you set off for a visit to the "Taltsy" ethnographic museum, on the picturesque banks of the Angara river (about 22 miles). Back in Irkutsk, you will have free time in Quartier 130 - "Irkutskaya Sloboda". This area is a replica of houses dating from the 19th and early 20th century. Dinner in town, then departure from Irkutsk. [B/L/D]
 
Day 9: Day on board
Relaxing day on the train. You enjoy the magnificent landscapes: birch forests, typical villages and organized activities on board. [B/L/D]
 
Day 10: Novosibirsk
Arrival in the morning in Novosibirsk, the heart of Siberia. During the city tour, you will discover this typically Soviet city bordered by the Ob, and in particular its railway museum, its Opera and its old districts. Departure in the early afternoon. [B/L/D]
 
Day 11: Yekaterinburg
Your train arrives in Yekaterinburg at the end of the morning. The City Tour is dedicated to the "Last Days of the Last of the Russian Tsars" since it was in Yekaterinburg that Nicholas II and his family were murdered in 1918. Visit to the Cathedral of Redemption which commemorates the murder of the Tsar and his family and the monastery built where the bodies were found. After lunch, you will discover the obelisk which indicates the border between the two continents of Europe and Asia. Departure of the train. Overnight on the train. [B/L/D]
 
Day 12: Kazan
In the morning, you reach Kazan, the capital of the Tatars, located on the banks of the Volga. During a city tour, you will discover the old town and the Kremlin (a generic Russian term for a fortress seat of power). Then you attend a folklore show called "Tugan Avalim" ("the native village") which tells of a Tatar epic. Lunch allows you to discover regional cuisine. Continuation of the train journey in the evening. [B/L/D]
 
Day 13: Moscow
You reach Moscow at the end of the morning and you leave your train "Imperial Russia". During the city tour of Moscow, you discover its Kremlin, you enter what is called the "territory" of the Kremlin, seat of power in Russia for centuries and visit some of the sumptuous cathedrals it shelters. Walk along the famous Arbat Street, visit the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and several impressive metro stations. Installation at the hotel. Dinner at the restaurant and night at the hotel. [B/L/D]
 
Day 14: Moscow
After breakfast you may have some time to relax. At the appointed time you’ll be met and transferred to Moscow airport to board your connecting flight back home. Lunch included, depending on your departure time. [B/L]
 
[B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch | [D = Dinner | [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 



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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Train journey Moscow-Vladivostok in a class of your choice*
  • 13 nights’ accommodation
    • On board 11 nights
    • Moscow 1 night
    • Vladivostok 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • 13 lunches
    • 13 dinners
    • Tea, coffee, water during meals
  • Tour of Vladivostok
  • Sightseeing of Khabarovsk
  • Boat tours on Lake Baikal and Khabarovsk
  • Ulan-Ude and its religions
  • Tour of Listvyanka & Lake Baikal
  • Visit of Irkutsk
  • Tour of Novosibirsk
  • Visit of Yekaterinburg
  • Tour of Kazan
  • Moscow sightseeing
  • English-speaking tour escort
  • Local guides
  • Local transportation
  • Entrance fees visits mentioned
  • One bottle of water per day per person
  • Bathrobes in your cabin
  • Towels and sheets, changed every 3 days
  • Luggage service in all stations
  • Doctor on board
  • Showers (depending on your compartment category)
Not included in tour
  • International airfares
  • Any taxes related to airfares or airports
  • Extensions in Moscow or Vladivostok
  • Meals not mentioned under inclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any item not mentioned as “Included”

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Deluxe
Vladivostok Hostel Kolizei na Narodnom 4
Moscow Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow 5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing
On request.
These programs can be customized for individuals and groups only for stays in Moscow and Vladivostok. Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
  • Airfare
We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares
  • Program
You may add or remove;
    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
  • Quotation
Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.
 
Tour Code: RU06MOW20VT

Options

The train itinerary cannot be changed. However, you may add extra days in. Moscow or Vladivostok and combine this itinerary with another tour.


Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.

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Operation dates:

Departure End
22 May '21 4 June '21
19 July '21 1 August '21
Dates may change without previous notice
*Available Classes:
  • First Class
  • First Class Plus
  • Business
  • VIP