winter trans-siberian

Winter Trans-Siberian railway tour

UNFORGETTABLE TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY JOURNEY

You will travel by longest in the world railroad all the way from Moscow to Vladivostok 9,289 km (5,772 mi), 7 time zones, 16 days. You will get unique local experience of being in usual train with locals. We will stop at many cultural, historical and natural places of interest. Only interesting places to see, no boring stops

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Crossing Baikal lake

40 km by hovercraft

This is one of the most amazing parts of journey. We will departure directly from Listvyuanka village, where you will stay. Hovercraft will cross Baikal lake and arrive to Tankhoi village on the opposite shore. Trip will take about 2 hours, we will have stops, so you will have time to walk on ice and enjoy beautiful views of frozen Baikal.

Buddhist monastery

Ivolginsky Datsan, Ulan-Ude

Tibetan Buddhism and Orthodox Christianity are the most widespread religions in this region. Ivolginsky datsan is a monastery complex consisting of seven temples, a Buddhist University, priests’ houses. The Main Temple have a preserved body of the Khambo Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, who died in 1927 and is still sitting upright in the lotus position.

Siberian Tiger, Vladivostok

Safari Park (70 km from the city)

The Siberian tiger is also known as the Amur , Manchurian or Ussurian tiger inhabiting mainly in the Russian Far East. The Safari Park is a fenced plot of forest located in about 70 km from Vladivostok. It helps wounded and sick animals, releases recovering animals back into the wild. In Safari Park you have opportunity to see Siberian Tiger in their natural environment.

Husky dog sledding, snowmobile tour

In Tyumen and Baikal lake

You will have a Husky dog sledding ride in Tyumen and snowmobile tour on Baikal ice. Distance of snowmobile tour is about 30 km. On the way we may visit tunnels of Circum-Baikal Railway. Besides that we will go by cable car to viewpoint, visit local museums and have Russian baths (banya).

Unusual and noteworthy cities.

Kazan, Tyumen, Tobolsk, Ulan-Ude

It is vivid example of mixed cultures and religions on the big territory of Russia. You will see Kazan kremlin with beautiful mosque and chirch inside. Tobolsk is unique place, it is a historical capital of Siberia. There is the only white Kremlin in Siberia. Ulan-Ude is famous by it giant head of Lenin and Buddhist monastery.

You will try local food

Lunch in yurt

You will try local traditional food in every region. In Kazan (muslim region) you will try Tatar food, at Baikal and Ulan-Ude (Buddhist region) you will try Siberian and Buryat food, and of course we will have Russian (Slavic) traditional food.

During the trip we will stop here:

Moscow

Moscow

KAZAN

KAZAN

Tyumen

Tyumen

Tobolsk

Tobolsk

Irkutsk

Irkutsk

Baikal

Baikal

Ivolginsky Datsan

Ivolginsky Datsan

Ulan-Ude

Ulan-Ude

Vladivostok

Vladivostok

16 days

9,289 km (5,772 mi)

7 time zones

7 stops

Booking

Winter Trans-Siberian railway tour

Duration:
16 days
Group size:
5-25 people
Escorted:
English-speaking tour lider
Train:
Compartments for 4 people
Hotel:
3* twin/double rooms
Guides:
English-speaking guides

4500 USD

What is included in the price:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner including food in the train
  • Accomodation in hotels during stops in the cities
  • All transfers
  • Two additional nights in hotel: on the night before trip and at last day
  • Tickets to museums, Safari Park, horse ride etc.

What is not included:

  • Hotel upgrade to single room
  • Train upgrade to compartment for 2 people
January
4500 USD
February
4500 USD
March
4500 USD