19-Day Trans-Siberian Tour from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok

Many tours claim to be epic, but spanning eight time zones and over 6000 miles, this one truly is! On this 16 day tour, we’ll travel from St Petersburg east to Vladivostok by way of Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk and Lake Baikal.

You will become acquainted with the history of this huge country and will also enjoy the vast Siberian landscapes and see the deepest lake in the world at Baikal.

During 16 unforgettable days you will have a unique chance to see almost the whole of Russia from West to East.

per adult from

$3,486

NZD

Duration

16 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 15 nights
    • Russian visa service
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin
    • Entry/Admission - Armoury Chamber
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Metro
    • Entry/Admission - Ganina Yama Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Taltsy Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary. Can be provided on spot, fees apply

  • Day 1: Arrival in t. Petersburg. Transfer to the Hotel

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    We provide pick-up transfer from any airport, railway station, accommodation in St. Petersburg. Our driver will pick you up at the specified time, he will hold a sign-board.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel: Hotel Nevsky Grand 3* or similar.

    Day 2: St. Petersburg City Tour

    Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Panoramic city tour.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel: Hotel Nevsky Grand 3* or similar.

    Day 3: Hermitage Museum. Departure to Moscow

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Once you've taken a guided tour of the Hermitage, the Winter Palace the former residence of the Russian Tsars, you'll agree with us when we say it's one of best museums in the world. The architecturally splendid building houses a comprehensive collection of over three million works of art including those by Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael and the French Impressionists.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight train "Grand Express" featuring spacious sleeping compartments. Upgrade options available.

    Day 4: Exploring Moscow. Red Square, St. Basil’s, Lenin Mausoleum

    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Guided visit of the Red Square.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Visit to St. Basil's Cathedral.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia
    Visit to Lenin's Mausoleum.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Visit GUM department store.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia
    Panoramic city tour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vorobievy Hills, Vorobievy Hills, Moscow, Central Russia
    Visit to the observation platform for a panoramic view over the capital.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Novodevichye Cemetery, Luzhnetskiy dr., 2, Moscow 119048 Russia
    Visit to the Novodevichy Cemetery.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a central 3* hotel: Ibis Bakhrushina 3* or similar.

    Day 5: Kremlin & Armoury. Departure to Yekaterinburg

    Stop At: Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103132 Russia
    Once the residence of the Tsars and now the base for the Russian president, the Kremlin is a fascinating place to explore. You can almost feel the ghosts of Tsarist Russia in Cathedral Square. Inside the Armoury Museum, marvel at such treasures as Faberge's fabulously decorated eggs, the chalice of Yuri Dolgorukiy and weaponry dating back centuries.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Armoury Chamber, Dvortsovaya St., 1R, Moscow 103073 Russia
    Inside the Armoury Museum, marvel at such treasures as Faberge's fabulously decorated eggs, the chalice of Yuri Dolgorukiy and weaponry dating back centuries.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow Russia
    We'll head underground to explore some of Moscow's beautiful metro stations. Decorated with marble, mosaic, stained glass and bronze sculptures, you'll agree they're more like museums than part of a transit system.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 6: Arrival in Yekaterinburg. Transfer to the Hotel

    Pass By: Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Urals District
    Our driver will be waiting for you at the pick-up point ready to transfer you to your hotel. No activities are planned for the arrival day.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel: Novotel Yekaterinburg Center 4* or similar.

    Day 7: Ganina Yama & Cathedral on the Blood. Europe-Asia Border. Departure to Siberia

    Stop At: Ganina Yama Monastery, Ganina Yama Tract, Yekaterinburg 624090 Russia
    Our guided sightseeing programme in Yekaterinburg includes a moving visit to the Memorial Cathedral on the Blood in the name of all Saints, which was built on the site of the execution of the last Russian Tsar Nikolay II and his family. From there, we'll take you to Ganina Pit, an orthodox monastery where the imperial remains were initially interred and to seven wooden churches in the heart of a centuries-old pine forest
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Obelisk on the Border Between Europe and Asia, Moskovskiy trakt 17 km, 2, Yekaterinburg Russia
    Finally we make an excursion to an obelisk marking the boundary between Europe and Asia where traditionally tourists drink champagne. En route, we pause at the memorial honouring the victims of Stalin’s repressions of the 1930s to 1950s.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 8: Onboard

    Pass By: Siberian District, Siberian District
    Onboard. We continue our train journey.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 9: Onboard

    Pass By: Siberian District, Siberian District
    Onboard. We continue our train journey.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 10: Arrival in Irkutsk. Transfer to Listvyanka village and Lake Baikal

    Stop At: Lake Baikal, Lake Baikal, Siberian District
    Our train will take three days to cross Siberia as far as Irkutsk. A guide will meet you with a sign board upon your arrival and take you to Listvyanka (approx. 70 km away). There, you’ll enjoy free time in this charming village where you can choose to visit the St. Nicolas Russian Orthodox Church or the Baikal Lake Museum, where you will learn Siberian traditions, history, flora and fauna of the deepest freshwater lake in the world. Instead, perhaps take a boat trip out on the lake.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel: Hotel Mayak 4* or similar.

    Day 11: Wooden Architecture Museum in Taltsy. Exploring Irkutsk

    Stop At: Taltsy Museum, Baykalsky highway 47km, Taltsy 664518 Russia
    Our guide will meet you at your Listvyanka accommodation and return to Irkutsk where we shall take a city tour. Irkutsk is often referred to as the Paris of Siberia on account of its elegant boulevards, but Paris can’t compete with its quirky wooden log cottages with their fretwork designs which you’ll also see in the city. Before we arrive, we make a stop to visit the open air Wooden Architecture Museum in Taltsy, situated in a picturesque forest on the bank of the river Angara. This museum has a large collection of original wooden houses equipped with old-style furniture and domestic utensils, and “wooden tents” belonging to the various ethnic groups which inhabited this region.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Irkutsk, Irkutsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    Panoramic city tour. Back in Irkutsk, known as the Paris of Siberia, we enjoy a guided city tour which will reveal the rustic but beautiful timber cottages with their wooden fretwork.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3* hotel: Hotel Angara 3* or similar.

    Day 12: Departure to Vladivostok

    Pass By: Siberian District, Siberian District
    Our driver will meet you at your accommodation with a sign board with your names and take you to the railway station to pick up your comfortable train to Vladivostok.It’s a three day trip, so settle back and enjoy the ride.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 13: Onboard

    Pass By: Siberian District, Siberian District
    Onboard. We continue our train journey.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 14: Onboard

    Pass By: Far Eastern District, Far Eastern District
    Onboard. We continue our train journey.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people). Upgrade options available.

    Day 15: Arrival in Vladivostok. Exploring Vladivostok

    Stop At: Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern District
    Our driver will meet you at the carriage with a sign board with your names and transfer you to your accommodation. Later, when we’ve freshened up, we’ll take a city tour of this interesting city, encompassing the City Fortress, the Intercession Church and the Catholic church. In the KorabelnayaNaberezhnaya (the Warship Embankment) visitors can get acquainted with the history of the Russian Fleet, including the period of the Second World War and visit a Soviet C-56 submarine.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4* hotel: Hotel Azimut Vladivostok 4* or similar.

    Day 16: Departure for the Airport

    Pass By: Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern District
    Today marks the end of your tour. Our driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby ready to transfer you to the airport or any other departure point. No activities are planned for the departure day.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pick-up transfer from any airport, railway station, accommodation in St. Petersburg. Our driver will pick you up at the specified time, he will hold a sign-board.Airports
    • Pulkovo Airport, Pulkovskoe sh., д. 41, лит. ЗИ, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196140
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/30/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Please note some walking is required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We operate only small groups.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Go Russia Travel Company

Activity ID: V-269522P12

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