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Transsiberian Railway Trip with stops in Krasnoyarsk and Ulan Ude

16 days / 15 nights

Transsiberian railway is the longest railway of the world, it stretches in 9289 km from Moscow to Vladivostok and in 8000 km from Moscow to Beijing. This railway joins main cities and regions of Siberia and Far East with the center of Russia. The road crosses 8 time zones and 6 climatic zones of Russia. During you trip you`ll discover the cities with rich history and you`ll enjoy exceptional landscapes.

Season all year round 2018
Dates any dates you prefer
Itinerary Moscow – Ekaterinburg – Krasnoyarsk – Irkutsk – Ulan Ude – Vladivostok
Number of people in a group from 2 persons


  1. Day 1 MOSCOW
    Arrival in Moscow.Meeting by local guide, transfer to the hotel Izmailovo Vega.
  2. Day 2 MOSCOW
    Breakfast. City tour of Moscow with visit to the Kremlin and its Cathedrals. You`ll start excursion at the Red Square to visit Moscow Kremlin, the mausoleum of Lenin, Saint Basil`s Cathedral, Annunciation Cathedral. Visit to the Novodevichy Convent and its cemetery - a remarkable example of XVI century`s architecture, it is one of the most beautiful Moscow Convent. There are graves of Gogol, Stanislavski, Bulgagov, Chekhov and other Russian celebrities at this cemetery. Return to the hotel. Free time.
  3. Day 3 MOSCOW – departure to EKATERINBURG
    Breakfast. Excursion to the Kolomenskoye village, an ancient and favourite residence of Russian Tsars and Princes. Peter the Great was born and spent his childhood here. Now it is a museum in the open air located in Podmoskovie (not far from Moscow). At the territory of this museum you`ll see the Ascension church of XVI century built in Russian style of old time, the Kazanskaya church of XVII century – a summer residence of Aleksey Romanov. Transfer to the railway station. We start ourTranssiberian Railroad Trip. 16.50 Departure by train n° 16 to Ekaterinburg in the compartment of 1 st or 2 d class (time on the road is 25,25 hours and distance is 1668 km).
    All day is in the train crossing nice landscapes: the deep forests of Western Russia, the mountains of the Ural, the Volga and Kama rivers. Meals are not included. 20.11 Arrival in Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), located at the center of the region, in the middle of Ural mountains which extended on 2000 km from the North to the South. Meeting by local guide and transfer to the hotel Guru(15 minutes by car from city center).
  5. Day 5 EKATERINBURG – departure to KRASNOYARSK
    Breakfast. City tour with visit to the central part of the city: wide embankments, buildings of XVII-XIX centuries, the Historical Square which was a place of city formation, Square of Russian Army and Square of Komsomol, Residence of the former president of Russia – B. Eltsin. Excursion to the border of Europe and Asia. If you arrive in Ekaterinburg you need to put one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. During excursion you`ll understand why this border was established in Ural mountains, you`ll enjoy beautiful landscapes of Ural nature, you`ll visit the Obelisk of Europe and Asia border at the gorge of the mountain Berezovaya. Return to the city, free time. Transfer to the railway station. 21.01 Departure by train n° 56 to Krasnoayrsk in the compartment of 1 st or 2 d class (time on the road is 32,49 hours and distance is 2287 km).
  6. Day 6 IN THE TRAIN
    All day is in the train. Meals are not included. You`ll pass over the region of Novosibirsk with its valleys, forests, small towns and villages.
    08.55 Arrival in Krasnoyarsk, very beautiful city of our Transiberian Railroad Trip. Meeting by local guide and transfer to the hotel Amaks City Hotel. Breakfast at hotel restaurant. City tour of Krasnoyarsk, a historical, cultural, scientific and industrial city. It is a very beautiful city located on the Yenissey river banks and crossed by Transsiberian Railroad. Historical center of the city takes the left bank. Right bank of the Yenissey river is industrial center which was developed after World War II. During city tour you`ll visit main streets: Lenin, Karl Marks, Mira avenue which are parallels towards each other and the Yenissey river. You`ll see many wooden ancient houses and modern building which coincide with city architecture, Chapel of St Praskeva Pyatnitsa, symbol of the city located on the hill of Mountain Karaulanya, Church of Krasnoyarsk, beautiful Krasnoyarsk fountains and bridges. Excursion to the National Parc Stolby near Krasnoyrask at the right bank of the Yenissey river.National park Stolby is famous by its landscapes. You`ll see here birches, rests of mountains formed because of thunderbolt, powerful cedars and beautiful Siberian flowers. Return to the hotel. Check in.
  8. Day 8 KRASNOYARSK – departure to IRKUTSK
    Breakfast Visit to the local Museum of Regional Studies to see exhibits which present the life of Siberia of the prehistoric years till our days, the collection of minerals, the stuffed animals and birds. Transfer to the railway station. 13.35 Departure by train to Irkutsk in the compartment of 1 st or 2 d class (time on the road is 17,34 hours and distance is 1088 km).
  9. Day 9 IRKUTSK
    07.32Arrival in Irkutsk. Meeting by local guide and transfer to the hotel Viktoria. Breakfast at hotel restaurant and rest in your rooms. City tour of Irkutsk. More then 300 years Irkutsk is located at the south of lake Baikal and peoples living this city are proud of this situation. Irkutsk has a historical and cultural heritage. Because of its property Irkutsk is called Siberian Paris. About 600 thousands of inhabitants live in Irkutsk. It is an administrative, industrial, economic and scientific center with 10 thousands of enterprises, a branch of Scientific Academy, big chain of Institutes, Universities, libraries, historical, architectural, archaeological monuments, museums, theatres. During city tour you`ll see Kirov Square (main square of the city), Lenin monument, embankment of the Angara river, the only one river flows from lake Baikal, Znamensky Monastery, Lenin and Karl Marks main streets of Irkutsk where you`ll see many ancient wooden buildings with handmade decorations. Check in at the hotel. Excursion to the Decembirst`s museum, Volkonsky house to see things of Decembrists and learn about their life in Siberia. Return to the hotel.
  10. Day 10 BAIKAL lake – LISTVIANKA
    Breakfast. Full day excursion to Listvianka village, to the lake Baikal, the deepest lake of the world, situated 70 km from Irkutsk. On the road visit to the museum of wooden architecture Taltsy in the open air to learn about the life style of Siberian who lived in different epochs, you`ll visit also a real buryat ger in this museum. Arrival in Listvianka village, stop at the observation platform to see the famous Shaman Rock and listen to the beautiful legend about lake Baikal and his daughter – the Angara river. Lunch at local restaurant `Last Century` to taste lake Baikal fish – omul. After lunch excursion to the Baikal museum where exhibits reflect the history of the lake, its flora and fauna, geological structure and climate of Pribaikalie. Visit to the Mountain Chersky by chair lift where on the top you can admire the beautiful view to the south part of lake Baikal and source of Angara river. Walking tour at the village Krestovka with visit to the Saint Nicolas church. Return to Irkutsk. 22.10 Departure by train n° 362 to Ulan Ude in the compartment of 2 d class. We continue our Transsiberian Railroad Trip. (time on the road is 09,33 hours and distance is 456 km).
    06.34 Arrival in Ulan Ude. Meeting by local guide and transfer to the hotel Gesserto have a breakfast. City tour of Ulan Ude – a capital of Buryat Republic. Buryatia is a land with wild and virgin nature, you`ll see steppes and endless taiga, Buddhist temples of nomads and shamans. During city tour you`ll visit main streets and Squares of the City, Hodigitria Church, Ballet and Opera Theatre, Lenin monument made in the form of a head. It is the biggest head of Lenin in the world. Excursion to the village of Old Believers Tarbagatai, located 55 km from Ulan Ude. Lunch at the village (tasting some meals of buryat cuisine). Old Believers is an ethnic and religious group of protestants exiled in Siberia in XVIII century, they preserved their culture and religion till now. The cultural and ethnic diversity of Ulan - Ude and Buryatia makes this unique region very interesting for every traveler. Return to the hotel.
    Breakfast. Excursion to the Ivolginsky Datsan, located 25 km from Ulan Ude, it is a cultural buddhist center of Russia. You can go inside of Datsan to see the Statue of Buddha, the portrait of Dalai Lama, its throne, monks. You will see also the small Temple, the library of the buddhist manuscripts. Return to Ulan Ude. After excursion transfer to the railway station 14.52 Departure by train n° 08/02 to Vladivostok in the compartment of 1 st or 2 d class (time on the road is 62,29 hours and distance is 3650 km).
  13. Day 13 – Day 14 IN THE TRAIN
    All days in the train. Meals are not included. During this trip you`ll see different regions: Buryatia, region of Chita, Amoursky region, region of Khabarovsk.
  14. Day 15 VLADIVOSTOK
    06.17 Arrival in Vladivostok. Meeting by local guide and transfer to the hotel Primorye. After breakfast at the hotel restaurant city tour of Vladivostok, the biggest coastal city located on the hills. You`ll climb to the panoramic platform `Eagle`s nest`, the highest point of the city (214 m), you`ll visit main Square of the city, the monument to the sailors of the Commercial Fleet died during Great Patriotic War, Lutheran church of Saint Paul, submarine C 56, the street of the admiral Fokine with its nice fountains. Excursion to the Oceanarium to discover its collection of the fauna and the flora of the Pacific Ocean. Return to the hotel, check in.
  15. Day 16 Departure from VLADIVOSTOK
    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Our Transsiberian Railroad Trip is ended. Departure from Vladivostok.

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