The good thing about Trans Siberian Railway holidays is that it operates year round. Russian winter is as beautiful - and safe - time to travel as summer is, and autumn in Siberia is a as beautiful as spring at Volga river area can be. Once you check out from your train at any city for a sightseeing tour, you overnight in a hotel and catch the next train in a day or two - depending on your personal time table. This itinerary is set for those willing to dig deep into local life and discover secret spots of great cultural and historical heritage.
You cross half of Europe and most part of Asia onboard a comfortable and safe trains
Tours of tour interests with dedicated English -speaking guide on all the sightseeing tours
Accommodation in the cities 3*,4*,5* on request
Tour duration can be adjusted to fit your schedule
Operates year round
Russian visa support, local support line 24/7
Visit Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Lake Baikal - or any other places of your personal choice
Easy to combine with Mongolia train tour arriving in Beijing
Travel to Russia and explore it from West to East with one-of-a-kind Trans Siberian Railway Tour by Discovery Russia. Each of our Trans Siberian Tours can be amended to fix your preferred dates of travel. Travelling Trans Siberian, you will see cities, people, villages, famous sightseeing spots and hidden gems that only insiders can share. Arts and craft of Nizhny Novgorov, military tours and Romanov's Dynasty in Ekaterinburg, natural wonders of Perm,Krasnoyarsk and Lake Baikal, secrets of Mongolia and slendid Beijing...you can spend as much time at every location, as you want! Your itinerary is always a tailor-made one and works best for your interests and ideas about what you really want to see and do while crossing half of Europe and most part of Asia. This is undoubtebly one the best Russian trip and Trans Siberian Express is more than just a train journey. This is the world's most epic train tour, after all!
Day 1, Arrival in Moscow
Day 2, Discover Moscow
Day 3, Discover Moscow, part II
Day 4, Volga River, Central Russia
Day 5, Discovery Nizhnyi Novgorod
Day 6, Deep into real Russia and back to train
Day 7, Discover Kazan
Day 8, Day on train
Day 9, Discovery Ural Mountains
Day 10, Discovery Ekaterinburg
Day 11, On train
Day 12, On train
Day 13, Lake Baikal
Day 14, Lake Baikal
Day 15, Irkutsk and farewell
Please select the additional tour options (for the registered users these options will be added to their wish-list):
Stalin’s “DATCHA” and WWII museum
This was the place where Stalin lived for over twenty years, the place that saw many famous people and so many historic decisions made within these modest walls surrounded by a high, green fence. And the place where Stalin died. Visit to nearby Poklonnaya Hill which has a great open air military museum
Extra cost, pp: 196 USD
Be a pilot
FLY MOSCOW AEROGRAD KOLOMNA is Europe's largest dropzone specializing on skydiving and tandem skidiving. New and morern equipment as your disposal as well as over 10 years of experience and dedicated service. Endless views of vast Russian plains and clear blue skies are all yours.
Extra cost, pp: 344 USD
A great idea to surprise your party! If you are travelling as couple and have a date to celebrate, or just feeling blue - take a flight over Moscow on Cessnta-172S!
Extra cost, pp: 331 USD
If are looking for strenuous activities and adventurous vacations in the heart of nature then we have something to offer: add Angara River Kayaking day tour to your Baikal itinerary.
Extra cost, pp: 184 USD
Ride the famous T-55 or T-62 tank
If you are interested in the history of tanks, or simply want to know more about this world-famous Russian feature, just go on a test drive! We are sure that you will like the van.
Extra cost, pp: 1475 USD
Tandem paragliding flight
Extra cost, pp: 258 USD
Meet at greet at Moscow airport
Accommodation 3-4* hotels, central locations, sharing, with breakfast included
Train tickets 2nd class Nizhny Novgorod – Beijing
Train tickets Moscow –Nizhny Novgorod, bullet train
Dedicated private local English-speaking guides throughout the itinerary
Tickets to all listed attractions
All privately guided tours as specified
1 day use private van in Moscow on grand Moscow USSR tour
Full metro/public transport passes in Moscow.
Russian visa supporting documents
24/7 English-speaking support line in Russia
Meals as listed in itinerary
Transfers as per itinerary
There are different types of cabins in Russian trains. 1st class is 2-berth compartment, and 2nd class accommodate 4 persons with 2 lower and 2 upper decks. Russia, Mongolia and China in one great trip - a lifetime dream of many travelers, we welcome you onboard. You start in Moscow and end up in Beijing - or vice versa. Ready, set, go!