For those looking for a more adventurous Christmas and New Year vacation, our Trans Mongolian Winter Express is a great option to discover China, Mongolia and Russia at once. In just 15 days, you will travel from Beijing to Moscow- and don't forget, it works the other way too! All our tours include accommodation when in the cities, train tickets, transfers, guided sightseeing tours. Discovery Russia's friendly and experienced guides will be with you at every location. We customize tours on request.
The good thing about hop on/hop off Trans Siberian/Mongolian Railway holidays is that it operates year round. 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. This itinerary is set for those willing to dig deeper into local life and discover secret spots of great cultural and historical heritage. Epic and world-famous, the Trans Mongolian railway holiday is the ultimate adventure. At the same time, it is secure and reliable way to discover 2 continents and 3 amazing countries at once. We customize tours on request.
Winter is a fairy tale time for Lake Baikal. The ice of the frozen Lake Baikal is unique and absolutely see-through and when you are walking on it you can see a few metres down. From February Lake Baikal becomes the largest ice-skating ring in the world. Winter is the right time to feel the power of world's largest and deepest freshwater lake, time when it's unrivaled beauty is most amazing. Meet real Siberian winter, explore indigenous cultures and enjoy true Siberian hospitality.
Irkutsk was founded in the middle of the XVIIth century. The town is famous for its wooden houses and wooden lace perfectly preserved. Also, it is a gate to Lake Baikal—the largest and deepest fresh water lake in the world,. Baikal contains 20% of our planet’s fresh waters! This tour combines classic Baikal adventures and a trip deep into taiga, to hide away in a very remote and isolated manor, accessible only by a 4X4 or a helicopter. Russian bears inhabit the area in abundance and you will have a guaranteed and safe bear viewing in the wilderness.
During this extraordinary journey to very special, unique places you will get to know the beautiful, largest freshwater lake in the world , Baikal, and the mighty Altai Mountains, old Irkutsk town and scientific center of Russia, Novosibirsk. You will ride by the famous Trans-Siberian train, you will see Siberian countryside and you will definitely enjoy the hospitality of Siberian people!
This is a great option to visit and experience the heart of Siberia, Lake Baikal. It’s your opportunity to invest in our common future, and unite our efforts to protect the fragile environment. Lake Baikal Volunteers construct a system of eco-trails around the deepest and oldest lake in the world to allow visitors to enjoy all the beauty of this place without making any harm to the nature.