Epic Trans-Siberian Journey | Moscow to Vladivostok

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Epic Trans-Siberian Journey, a 17-day rail adventure from SGD 4,879 per person
Trip prices DO NOT include international airfare & airport taxes.

Imagine trying to cover ground across Russia far west to far east – a crazy thought, huh? The solution: Get on the Trans-Siberian with us and watch this epic land glide by through the window of a comfortable train. After visiting the historic sights of Moscow, take the train through the Ural Mountains (and cross into Asia!) to Yekaterinburg, before heading to the heart of Siberia in Irkutsk and Lake Baikal. Learn about Buryat culture in Ulan Ude before heading to the coast in Vladivostok. The whole trip covers 9,300km (5,778 mi) and crosses seven time zones. Whether you go in the summer or winter, this trip is the definition of epic.

17 Nights
From SGD 4,879Per Person

Epic Trans-Siberian Journey

Arrive at any time. Want to experience St Petersburg? Book the St Petersburg Express, a four-day pre-tour package. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

Enjoy a guided tour of the Kremlin and Armoury. Spend a free afternoon visiting St Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, or exploring the fascinating Moscow metro.

Travel to Suzdal, one of the bucolic villages in the Golden Ring. Tour the Kremlin and visit a folk village museum. Opt to taste local mead (honey beer).

Enjoy a full day on the train crossing the Ural Mountains and the border between Europe and Asia. Arrive to Yekaterinburg in the evening.

Enjoy a full day on the train crossing the Ural Mountains and the border between Europe and Asia. Arrive to Yekaterinburg in the evening.

Explore the sights around Yekaterinburg, including the Church of All Saints and the Romanov Burial Site. Enjoy free time in this Soviet-style city before boarding the Trans-Siberian for Irkutsk.

Wake up to the rhythm of the Trans-Siberian Railway. Spend two full days travelling through the SIberian taiga forests. Make some new friends or catch up on your reading list.

Arrive in the morning to Irkutsk and drive to a small town on Lake Baikal, Listvyanka. Enjoy a homestay on the lake with the options to go for a boat ride (in summer), take a short hike, or enjoy a true Russian experience, a banya.

Meals included: Dinner

Spend one more day exploring the surrounding countryside of Lake Baikal wiith the options to go for a boat ride (in summer) or take a short hike.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Drive back to Irkutsk for a walking tour of the city including a visit to the fascinating Decembrists Museum where you'll learn about the revolution the city was built on. In the evening hop an overnight train to Ulan Ude.

Arrive at Ulan Ude, the city with the largest Buddhist population in Russia. Here, learn about the indigenous people, the Buryats, and how they survive in such a harsh environment. Enjoy a local Buryat lunch.

Exclusive Inclusions: Local Living Buryat Experience
Meals included: Lunch

Enjoy free time to explore Ulan Ude.

Board the last train of the trip very early and settle in for the 55-hour ride.

Watch the scenery go by, practice your newly acquired Russian skills, and relax to the rhythm of the train.

Arrive in the evening in time for an optional final dinner with the group to recount this truly epic journey.

Depart at any time.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style Rail
Get closer to the big cities, isolated communities, and stunning landscapes of the world's greatest destinations via train-based adventures on iconic rail routes like the Glacier Express, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and the Trans-Siberian.

Service Level Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, average 12

Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trip Cost

Price per person in SGD

  • $4,879 ~ Adult Twin

Inclusions

  • Local Living Buryat Experience, Ulan-Ude
  • Kremlin and Armoury guided tour (Moscow)
  • Suzdal tour
  • Orientation walk (Vladimir)
  • Trans-Ural Railway
  • Yekaterinburg city tour
  • Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Lake Baikal stay
  • Irkutsk walking tour
  • Decembrists Museum guided visit
  • Local meal suggestions and language support throughout
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Meals 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner; allow USD $670-875 for meals not included.
  • Transportation Train, private van, metro, taxis, walking
  • Staff & experts Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Accommodations Hotels (7 nights), guesthouse (2 nights), sleeper trains (7 nights).

Trip Dates

  • Sat, 12 May - Mon, 28 May, 2018 $4759
  • Sat, 16 Jun - Mon, 02 Jul $4391$4879
  • Sat, 14 Jul - Mon, 30 Jul $4879
  • Sat, 11 Aug - Mon, 27 Aug $4879
  • Sat, 15 Sep - Mon, 01 Oct $4879
  • Sat, 15 Dec - Mon, 31 Dec, 2018 $4579
  • Sat, 12 Jan - Mon, 28 Jan, 2019 $4579
  • Sat, 11 May - Mon, 27 May $4759
  • Sat, 15 Jun - Mon, 01 Jul $4879
  • Sat, 13 Jul - Mon, 29 Jul $4879
  • Sat, 10 Aug - Mon, 26 Aug $4879
  • Sat, 14 Sep - Mon, 30 Sep $4879
  • Sat, 14 Dec - Mon, 30 Dec, 2019 $4579

Trip Map

Trip map for Epic Trans-Siberian Journey

Trip map for Epic Trans-Siberian Journey