Trans-Siberian Tour light package

Moscow - Irkutsk - Ulan-Bator - Beijing

Day 1: Moscow

Arrive in Moscow. Guided transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 2: Moscow (B)

Our half-day panoramic bus tour of Moscow gives you an overview of the most important sights in the city including: the University of Moscow, the Bolshoi Theater, and the Olympic Stadium. We continue on to the impressive Red Square where you値l see the St. Basil's Cathedral with its vividly painted onion domes, Lenin痴 Tomb, and the famous department store GUM. During the tour a special visit to the Park of Fallen Idols can be included, where you will see the unique collection of monuments from the Soviet period which were removed from their pedestals during the coup of 1991; monuments to Stalin, the KGB Chairman Dzerzhinsky and many other different sights. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3: Moscow (B)

Check-out from the hotel at noon. Guided transfer to the train station. Take a Trans-Siberian train towards the Asian part of Russia.

Days 4 - 6

You will spend Day 4, Day 5, and Day 6 on the train interacting with other fellow-travelers.

Day 7: Irkutsk/Listvyanka

Arrival in Irkutsk in the morning. Car transfer to the village situated only 60km away from Irkutsk - Listvyanka. Check-in to a guesthouse. Guided walk to a local biological museum that also has a set of aquariums. There is one with the only mammal representative, the Baikal Seal, in it. Walk up to a nearby view point. There you値l get a chance to take panoramic pictures of Baikal from above. Enjoy your visit to a local 19th century wooden St.Nicolas church and a local fish market where you値l see a great variety of fish and different ways of cooking it. Free time.Overnight.

Day 8: Listvyanka (B)

Free day in Listvyanka.

Day 9: Irkutsk (B)

Breakfast. Check-out from the guesthouse. Transfer to Irkutsk. Enjoy a 2-hour walking city tour. It starts at the historical part of the city: Epiphany Cathedral, the oldest stone-structure Church of our Saviour and the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, Polish Roman Catholic Church. The tour leads you through the Kirov Square and circus, taking you to the main street of Irkutsk, the Karl Marks Street. You値l walk along the street to get to the Angara river embankment. Right there, where the monument to Alexander III is, all young people gather, so you値l have a chance to see 鍍he youth culture of Irkutsk. Free time until the transfer to the train station in the evening. Departure from Irkutsk.

Day 10

You値l spend Day 10 on the train to Ulaan Baator enjoying the scenery along the railroad.

Day 11: Ulan-Bator/Ger camp (LD)

Arrival in Ulan-Bator in the morning. Transfer to the Hustain Nuruu (Pike Hustai) National Reserved area to take a look at the Przewalski wild horses reintroduced back into Mongolia. Dinner and overnight in the ger.

Day 12: Ulan-Bator (BL)

Transfer to Ulan-Bator and check-in to the hotel. On the sightseeing tour you'll go to the Gandan monastery-the center of Mongolian Buddhism, and join the monks for the morning prayer. After the monastery we will go to visit the National History Museum, which holds a permanent exhibition on the different civilizations that have inhabited the territory of Mongolia from prehistoric times to the present. We will walk a little in the city center to get to know the life of this modern city. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: Ulan-Bator (B)

Transfer to the railway station in the morning to catch the train to Beijing.

Day 14: Beijing (D)

Arrival in Beijing in the afternoon. Guided transfer from the railway station to the King's Joy hotel. City tour. Visit the biggest public square in the world, Tian誕nmen Square that conquers you with its grandeur at the first sight. Then you are leaded to Forbidden City. It is the imperial palace for 24 emperors during Ming and Qing Dynasties and the biggest ancient architecture complex in the world. You walk in the museum to see with your eyes, to touch with your hands and fell with your hearts. Dinner at local Chinese restaurant. Wangfujing Commercial street. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Beijing (B)

Breakfast. Check-out and transfer to the airport.

The trains suitable for this trip

Train № Leg First class price Second class price
70 Moscow Irkutsk n/a, only 2nd class compartment buy-out from 18000 RUR
362 Irkutsk Ulan-Bator n/a, only 2nd class compartment buy-out from 9000 RUR
24 Ulan-Bator Beijing from 20650 RUR from 12150 RUR

Note: The exact price might vary depending on the date of your journey due to the Trans-Siberian Railway schedule and fares.

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2017 tour price per person (excl. train tickets):

 pax 1 2 3 4 5 6
$ 2686 1705 1516 1433 1368 1151
2498 1586 1409 1332 1272 1071
 RUR   142350   90350   80300   75900   72500   61000 

Single supplement for the tour is 17000 RUR/person

The price includes:

  • 2 night twin accommodation at the Izmailovo Delta hotel 3* in Moscow
  • 2 night twin accommodation at the Nikolay's guesthouse in Listvyanka, ensuite room
  • 1 night twin accommodation at the Edelweiss hotel 3* in Ulan-Bator
  • 1 night twin accommodation at the ger camp in Mongolia
  • 1 night twin accommodation at the King Park View hotel 2* in Beijing
  • National park entrance fees
  • Museum tickets
  • Guided service as listed in the itinerary
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Visa invitation letter