I invite you to one of the great journeys of modern times and discover Russia on Tran-Siberian Train. You will visit different rich Moscow, see the moscs and kremlin in istanbul of Russia - Kasan, cross the boarder between Asia and Europ in Yekaterinburg, hike along siberian taiga forest and amazing rock formations in Krasnoyarsk, discower wooden arcitecture of Irkutsk and deepest and wonder oldest lake in the world Baikal!
Visit Moscow, Kasan, Ekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk
See the deepest and oldes lake in the world - Lake Baikal, take the train along the coast, visit Olkhon Island in the heart of the lake
Spend several nihts and days in the russian train
You will see a lot: You will drive over 5000 km across Russia and visit Moscow, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Lake Baikal. You will see many sights and feel the real Russia and its diversity!
Diverse journey: The interesting program in each city, combination of bus and walking excursions. On Lake Baikal trip to Olkhon Island and along the coast on the famous old Baikal Railway. Tour guide in German during the whole trip.
Get to know the locals: During the train ride, you can observe the life of the people. And during dinner in Tatar and Russian families, you can communicate with the locals.
Evening Moscow walk along Arbat Street.
Spend a day visiting, Red Square with famous St Basil's Cathedral, exploring the fascinating Moscow metro.
In the evening we will take the train to Kazan.
See the Istanbul of Russia. Kazan Kremlin is one of the most beautiful in Russia, see the mosques and well preserved historical center.
Dinner at the Tatar family.
Enjoy a full day on the train crossing the Ural Mountains and the border between Europe and Asia. Arrive in Yekaterinburg in the evening.
Explore the sights around Yekaterinburg, including the Church of All Saints and the Romanov Burial Site.
Visit Krasnoyarsk at great river Yenisey. Hike to Stolby Wilderness area with famous rock formations, or go to one of the biggest hydroelectric dams in Russia.
Dinner at the Russian family.
After arriving we will take the bus and head to the biggest Island of the deepest lake in the world - Olkhon. Arriving at lake Baikal in 4 hours you will have some free time and walk to the famous Burkhan cape – the most secret place for shamanists of northern Asia.
Discover the island by Russian off-road bus UAZ. You will see steps and forests, rocks covered with red lichens, and lake with views of the mountains.
Early departure from the island and lunch at the Buryat restaurant. The Buryats are nomadic Mongolian relative tribes leaving for centuries around lake Baikal. Try some local food.
After arriving back in the town and exploring churches and wooden architecture of Irkutsk that is older than St. Petersburg.
Departure to Listvyanka and visit Talci museum. Here you can see the collection of original wooden houses some of which are more than 300 years old. Visit Baikal museum with aquariums and see the endemic fish and freshwater seal - nerpa.
Taking the train on the old part of Transsiberian railroad which was excluded from the main stream. From the one side, you will enjoy views of Lake Baikal and the Mountains on the other side of the lake, the other side will be mountains and picturesque valleys and small villages. On the stops, we will visit some tunnels, viaducts, and galleries which were constructed by Italian engineers over 100 years ago.
Returning to Irkutsk.
Take the plane back to Moscow and from where you can fly almost in any country. Or continue exploring the Transsiberian railroad by visiting Ulan-Ude, Chabarovsk and Vladivostok.
Price: from 2550 Euros
Price depends on group size and itinerary.
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There are direct flights to Moscow via Istanbul, Sharjah, Erevan, Baku, Antalya, Tashkent and Bishkek airports, etc.
On the train: accommodation in compartments for 4 people. You may share the compartment with locals. There is storage space for luggage above the door and under the bed. Toilets and washing facilities are available at each end of the car.
In the hotel: mid-range hotels. All rooms with bath or shower/toilet.
This trip can be customized for you. Other dates are possible on request. The tour price depends on the group size, duration and period of travel.
"Throughout the trip, we were always very pleasantly surprised by the hospitality and friendliness of the people living there. "
"We could write a lot more, but we would like to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU and a big PRAISE to our guide Dmitry for everything he prepared for us."