Classic Trans-Siberian Journey by Public Trains
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Classic Trans-Siberian Journey by Public Trains ( TTM13 )

The most epic journey of them all, the Classic Trans-Siberian is the ultimate rail tour, evoking a timeless sentiment of mystery and excitement spanning two continents, ten time zones, 87 towns, 16 rivers and some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. The atmosphere created by the passengers from all corners of the globe adds to a truly unique experience.
An all time favourite, and cultural and social adventure, this fascinating rail tour eastwards will provide you with a once in a life time experience. Sit back and enjoy thousands of kilometers passing by, observing ever-changing landscapes and views through the window of your train.

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The most epic journey of them all, the Classic Trans-Siberian is the ultimate rail tour, evoking a timeless sentiment of mystery and excitement spanning two continents, ten time zones, 87 towns, 16 rivers and some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. The atmosphere created by the passengers from all corners of the globe adds to a truly unique experience.

An all time favourite, and cultural and social adventure, this fascinating rail tour eastwards will provide you with a once in a life time experience. Sit back and enjoy thousands of kilometers passing by, observing ever-changing landscapes and views through the window of your train.

Moscow
Moscow
A truly iconic, global city, Moscow is the 860 year-old capital of Russia. There are dozens of reasons to come. Being one of the most breathtaking capitals in the world, Moscow has a wide range of cultural landmarks. We suggest exploring them all.
Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg
Founded in 1723 by Peter the Great, Yekaterinburg is the third largest Russian city and the capital of the Urals. The cultural and architectural influences of European and Asian civilisations come together in this fascinating and cosmopolitan landscape. The last Russian Emperor, Nicolas II Romanov and his family spent their last days here. On 19th July 1918 the whole family was executed by the Bolsheviks in the basement room of the Ipatiev’s estate. Nowadays there is the Cathedral On Spilt Blood which provides a powerful insight into the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.
Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk is situated in the south part of West Siberia, on the banks of Ob River. The city takes the third place by population in Russia after Moscow and St Petersburg. It's a center of Russian arts, science and literature. 14 most prestigiuos universities of the country are located here. In the heart of the city there is an architectural marvel -the largest opera house in the world.
Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk
Is this most beautiful city in Siberia? The writer Anton Chekhov thought so. Krasnoyarsk’s certainly wears winter well, with snow dusting its streets and blue-gold hues coloring the cityscape. See all the sights on a short tour and take in the stunning vista across the Yenisei River. Back on board, your Trans-Siberian tour continues on to Irkutsk.
Irkutsk
Irkutsk
Irkutsk, capital of South Baikal, is one of the largest Siberian cities and was a key stop for caravans from Buchara and even China. Today Irkutsk became a center of gold-mining production and is developing fast. In the city you can discover unique examples of Irkutsk architectural heritage, such as “White house”, which was first a palace of the merchants Sibiryakovs, then a residence of East Siberia governor-general.
Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
Few natural sights can surpass the beauty and grandeur of the Pearl of Siberia. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and holds 20% of the world’s freshwater. It stretches for 636 km longwise and 80 km widthwise. The Baikal’s maximum depth is 1,637 m. It is known as a "laboratory of biodiversity" as it is home to nearly 3,000 species of animals and plants, many of which are found nowhere else, such as a unique breed of freshwater seal.
Ulan-Ude
Ulan-Ude
The Buryat capital is one of Eastern Siberia’s most fascinating cities. From 1934 to 1980s it was a closed city due to its secret military plants - in fact, there are still mysterious blank spaces on city maps. Today it offers a variety of cultural hot spots, a chance to visit working Buddhist monasteries and sample a taste of the steppes.
Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park is arguably the most popular destination in Mongolia. Be awestuck by Turtle Rock, an amazing, unique natural rock formation, and take in the breathtaking surrounding alpine scenery.
Ulaanbataar
Ulaanbataar
Ulaanbataar is a Mongolia's economic, cultural and political center. Located on the bank of the Tuul River and surrounded by sacred mountains and pine forests on the North and grassy steppes on the South. Ulaanbaatar is a city of contrast where modern life comfortably blends with Mongolian traditional lifestyle.
Beijing
Beijing
Beijing guarantees its visitors an unforgettable adventure. Being the nation's political, economic and cultural center, and having its history stretching back 3 millennia, Beijing offers a myriad of cultural hot spots. It is truly a place where you can stand right on the crossroads of time.
*** The order of excursions may be subject to change. The supplier reserves the right to change the hotels on the tour as well as the trains, in case of timetable changes ***
Day 1
MOSCOW

Begin your thrilling journey in Russia’s cosmopolitan capital, Moscow. Transfer to the Cosmos Hotel (or similar) and relax with an evening meal. (D)

Day 2
MOSCOW

Broaden your horizons with an introductory city tour of Moscow’s most famous sights including a visit to the mighty Red Square and the Novodevichy Convent, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon – free time. (B)

Day 3
DEPART MOSCOW

Today after breakfast at the hotel you will embarque on a tour to the Kremlin with a visit of a Cathedral and the Armoury. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Moscow Kremlin boasts magnificent gold-domed cathedrals, the gigantic Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell, the Grand Kremlin Palace and many other historic buildings. Visit one of the cathedrals to admire frescoes and icons created by old masters. Visit the Armoury Chamber, home to a rich collection of gold and silver articles, precious stones, and tsar’s crowns and other regalia. After the tour, transfer to railway station. Your Trans-Mongolian adventure begins with the departure for Irkutsk by train #02 at 13:20. (B)

Day 4-5
ON TRAIN

These days are spent relaxing aboard the train, enjoying the unique Trans-Siberian experience.

Day 6
IRKUTSK

Welcome to Irkutsk, the starting point of Lake Baikal expeditions! Your train arrives at 20:57. You are greeted by the driver at the train station and transferred to your hotel. You will spend 1 night in the 'Victory' hotel (or similar), located in the heart of Irkutsk.

Day 7
IRKUTSK

After breakfast, discover Irkutsk with a city tour then travel to the Listvyanka settlement and visit the Open Air Ethnographic Museum. You will spend the night in Legend of Baikal hotel (or similar) in Listvianka. (B, L)

Day 8
DEPART IRKUTSK

On the banks of stunning Lake Baikal, take a walking tour of Listvyanka, before spending the rest of the day at leisure. In the evening transfer for your train to Ulan Bator. Your Ulan Bator bound train #362 will depart at 22:10. (B)

Day 9
ON TRAIN

Enjoy landscape scenery from the train and share stories of your adventure so far with your fellow travellers.

Day 10
ULAN BATOR

After arriving in the capital city of Mongolia at 6:10, begin your journey to Terelj National Park, take in the scenery of Turtle Rock and discover the beauty of the vast steppe with an exciting horse riding excursion. Learn about ancient nomadic traditions, hospitality and way of life while having lunch with a local family. Continue your Mongolian adventure by sleeping in a traditional yurt. (B, L, D)

Day 11
ULAN BATOR

Embark on a panoramic city tour and view renowned sights such as the historic Gandan Monastery, Natural History Museum, Bogd Khan Winter Palace, Zaisan Hill and Sukhe Bator Square. Afterwards transfer to the Khabu Hotel. (B, L)

Day 12
DEPART ULAN BATOR

Enjoy sunrise this morning as you wake up early for breakfast. In the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the train #4 to Beijing. The train departs at 07:15. (B)

Day 13
BEIJING

After crossing many time zones and fascinating landscapes, you finally arrive in Beijing at 11:40 am! Transfer to 4* Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao to unpack and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 14
FLY BEIJING TO UK

As your epic adventure comes to an end transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel

4 crown
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Address

1 Chong Wen Men Xi Da Jie, 100004

Location

Novotel Beijing Xinqiao's is ideally located in city centre of Chongwenmen. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Wangfujing are just a short walk away. New World Shopping Mall is just across the street. Hotel offers free high speed WiFi broadband in all rooms and public areas. Access to web corner with Apple Mac computers. Unique to this hotel is the source of hot spring water supplied to its rooms and spa. Subway Line 2 & 5 are right in front of hotel and 30km to the airport.

In-room

Room Features
Audible smoke alarms in rooms
Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
Keycard-operated door locks
Sprinkler in room
220/240 V AC
Air Conditioning
Air conditioning
Bathroom doors 32 inches wide
Connecting rooms available
Data port in room
Emergency exit map
Express check in
Express check out
Free in-room mineral water
Free morning newspaper
Pulse air
Safe deposit box in room
Alarm clock
Automatic temperature control
Opening windows
Operator wake up call
Pay per view channel(s)
Phone with 2 handsets in room
Satellite/cable colour TV
Telephone in bathroom
Voicemail
Web TV
WIFI in your room
Work desk in all rooms
High speed transmission line
Coffee/tea making facilities
Emergency info in rooms
Iron at reception
Minibar (paying)
Security peephole
Smoke alarm in room
WIFI in the communal areas


Security Features
24 hour security staff
Annual safety inspections
Audible smoke alarms in rooms
Break glass emergency phone
Complies w. Htl Safety Act 1990
Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
Emerg. lighting at emerg. exits
Fire safety system
Keycard-operated door locks
Smoke extractors in car park
Smoke extractors in corridors
Smoke extractors in public areas
Sprinkler in room
Video camera at bldg entrance
Video surveillance in hallways
Compliant national safety regs
Compliant with Accor safety stds
Emergency info in rooms
Security peephole
Smoke alarm in public areas
Smoke alarm in room


Bathroom Features
Bathrobe
Bathtub
Shower
Telephone in bathroom


Room Service
Hot dishes
Cold snacks
Weekday hours : 24 Hours
Weekend hours : 24 Hours

Leisure

Fitness centre Spa and wellness centre Restaurant Bar
Hotel "Cosmos"

4 crown
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Address

150, Prospect Mira, Moscow, 129366, Russia

Location

Located in the North-East of Moscow on Prospect Mira, one of the city’s major thoroughfares, within 20 minutes’ drive to the historical city center, nearby VDNH Exhibition grounds, Sokolniki Exhibition Complex, Museum of Cosmonautics, Ostankino Estate Museum. Sheremetyevo International Airport — 35 km, Domodedovo International Airport — 55 km,Vnukovo International Airport — 40 km.

Accommodation

1777 guest rooms: 1389 Standard Twin Rooms 332 Renovated Rooms 45 Deluxe and Junior Suites 6 Apartments 5 Grand SuitesNon-smoking rooms available

In-room

Satellite TV, direct dial telephone with bathroom extension, Internet access, central air-conditioning.

Leisure

Kalinka Restaurant: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, folk show every evening Planet Cosmos Panoramic Restaurant: traditional Russian and European cuisine, panoramic view of Moscow from 99-meter height Terrasa Restaurant & Bar: Russian and European cuisine, wide assortment of beverages, business lunch Jintang Restaurant: Chinese cuisine, and Japanese sushi bar Starwort pub: Russian and European cuisine Sacvoyáge Café: wide choice of aperitifs, cocktails, wines, spirits, freshly brewed draught beer, European cuisine, traditional steaks Wiener Café.

Business facilities

Fully equipped Business Center 7fully renovated conference rooms with seat capacity 10 to 250pax 7 multifunctional banquet rooms seating 20 to 500pax Congress/Concert/Cinema Hall seating 1200 persons, modern audio, video and motion picture equipment, simultaneous translation Exhibition space 1,300 sq.m

Other services

Fitness Center: 240-sq.m indoor swimming pool, water slides, children’s pool, gym, saunas, solarium, aerobics, fitness bar Bowling, billiards, darts, karaoke, shows in the Concert Hall Solaris nightclub Jacques Dessange French Beauty Parlor 24-hour room service, currency exchange, bank office, safe deposit boxes at Reception Desk, express laundry & dry cleaning, travel tickets, excursions, theatre tickets, transfers, souvenir shops, medical assistance, pharmacy kiosks, ground and underground parking, security service.
Hotel "The Legend of Baikal"

2 crown
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Address

Irkutsk region, settlement Listvyanka,Istok Angary ulitsa, 11

Location

The Legend of Baikal hotel lies at one of Baikal's most scenic sights — at the Angara River affluence, opposite the legendary Shaman Rock, 64 kilometers away from Irkutsk city, in Listvyanka settlement. Combination of clean Lake Baikal air, pine tree fragrance and hotel premises filled with greenery creates a unique atmosphere of unity with nature, peace and relaxation.

Accommodation

The hotel’s comfortable rooms are designed to meet the needs of a wide range of visitors. Room categories include: Standard SGL and DBL Standard + Studio Deluxe Suite for men Suite for women All rooms are decorated in a stylish noble manner and equipped with everything necessary to provide comfortable and unforgettable stay.

Leisure

The Legend of Baikal has a magnificent 80-seat panoramic restaurant. On its menu, you will find diverse snacks, cold and hot dishes. No Baikal Shoreline Restaurants’ cuisine could be imagined without the famous fish delicatessen: omul, whitefish, grayling. Stuffed chicken and piglets, grilled meat and fish; and, last but not least, whole lamb on a spit. You simply must try all this! Cozy atmosphere, stylish and harmonious interior, extraordinary attention to each client will turn a usual meal into spectacular event. An open-air Barbeque-Bar on a summer terrace is great pastime giving pleasure to every guest with its novelty and having a snack in the open air. The hotel's Sauna, Banya and billiard hills are also at your disposal.

Business facilities

Legend of Baikal hotel offers the hall with 40 comfortable seats and a panoramic view of lake Baikal, for those who come here for business. All the equipment can be provided on request.

Other services

Guided tours; Transfer; Ordering plane and railroad tickets; Internet access; Business center services; Laundry; Room-service.
Hotel Victoria

3 crown
Hotel Victoria Hotel Victoria Hotel Victoria Hotel Victoria

Address

664003, Irkutsk,1 Bogdana Khmelnitskogo ulitsa.

Accommodation

The hotel offers 30 rooms of different categories. All rooms are nicely furnished and disregarding of the category have everything necessary to provide comfortable and safe stay. There are: Standard Standard rooms 1 category Studio

In-room

Air conditioner
TV and mini-bar
Telephone
Free Wi-Fi

Leisure

Restaurant 'Victoria' Restaurant specializes in Russian and Italian cuisine. Posh interior, attentive personnel and a very good choice of dishes gained the restaurant a reputation of one of the best in town.

Business facilities

There is a business center in the hotel (copy machine, printer, fax are at guests disposal).

Other services

Transfer
Taxi
Parking
Air / Rail tickets

Ulaanbataar Khabu Hotel

3 crown
Ulaanbataar Khabu Hotel Ulaanbataar Khabu Hotel

Address

Khoroo No. 1 | Zamchdiin 48A, Ulaanbaatar 210535, Mongolia

Public trains

Carriages are made up of second class 4 berth compartments, each with 2 lower (65x185 cm) in size and 2 upper berths.

First class, 2 berth compartments do not have the upper berths but are exactly the same size. A reading light, clean bed linen and a small towel are provided. Two lavatories are available to use in both sides of the carriage.

Trains have a restaurant car where you can purchase meals and drinks.

Hotels

Please note that our local partners reserve the right to change hotels to similar hotels of the same standard.

 

DEPARTURE
2017

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Package Includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers (vehicle and driver)
  • Twin hotel accommodation on B&B basis
  • Meals as per program
  • English-speaking guide on excursions
  • Guided tours by private vehicle as per program
  • 2nd class train tickets (4-berth compartments) Moscow – Irkutsk – Ulan-Bator – Beijing
  • Full Russian visa support

Package Does Not Include:

  • Return international flights from London (indirect or direct)
  • Russian visa fees paid directly to the Consulate
  • Travel insurance
  • Regional add-ons
Please note that a deposit is paid on this tour - please enquire at the booking stage These are guaranteed departure tours operated in conjunction with our Russian partners and are not exclusive to IntoRussia clients. They operate with a minimum of 2 persons. Please note that our local partners reserve the right to change hotels to similar hotels of the same standard and change the order of excursions.

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