Extended Trans-Siberian Journey by Public Trains
Extended Trans-Siberian Journey by Public Trains

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Extended Trans-Siberian Journey by Public Trains ( ETS15 )

Travel by Trans-Siberian Railway is undoubtedly the most fascinating voyage of the world. The Trans-Siberian Railway is a 9,289 km rail-track connecting the European part of Russia with Siberia and Far East. By this indicator it’s the longest railway on the planet running across the two continents, Europe and Asia. There is a convenient rail connection with Mongolia and China, which offers options of combining Russia, Mongolia and China in one single tour. Travelers get a unique chance of travelling across Russia, with options to Mongolia and China.

The perfectly designed tour programme allows you to discover different national cultures, and learn more of the lifestyle of local people. Enjoy our guided excursions, breath-taking views of Siberia, Lake Baikal, and the Gobi Desert.

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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.
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.
Listvyanka
Listvyanka
Listvyanka village is located on the shore of Lake Baikal 65 km away from Irkutsk city. This village was founded in the18th century and got its name from larch trees growing on the nearest cape. At the end of the 1920s, a Limnologicalstation was founded here; later it became the Limnological Institute of the Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences. Its museum is already 10 years in existence and is visited annually by over 50,000 people. The exhibits acquaint visitorswith the history of studying and researching Lake Baikal, its fauna and its flora.
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.
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.
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.
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

Welcome to Moscow! You are greeted at the airport by your driver and accompanied to your hotel.You spend the night in hotel Cosmos (or similar). Enjoy a buffet dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2
MOSCOW

After breakfast at the hotel, you meet your guide at the reception desk for the panoramic city tourincluding visit to Novodevichy Convent, amagnificent architectural ensemble which boaststhe spectacular iconostasis at the Cathedral ofthe Virgin of Smolensk and a collection of uniqueartefacts in the convent museum. 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. 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. After the tour, transfer to railway station. Your Trans-Mongolian adventure begins with the departure for Yekaterinburg by train #16 at 16:50. (B)

Day 4
YEKATERINBURG

Today, you arrive in Yekaterinburg at 20:09. You will be transferred to your hotel for a good night rest. Check in the Grand Avenue hotel.

Day 5
YEKATERINBURG

After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet with a guide for city tour of Yekaterinburg, including such sights as Mineralogical Museum and the Obelisk “Europe-Asia Border”. (B)

Day 6
IRKUTSK

After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet with a guide for the fascinating tour “The Romanov Family”. Enjoy some free time at your hotel (late checkout is included) before being transferred to the railway station. Your Irkutsk bound train #70 will depart at 22:21. (B)

Day 7-8
ON TRAIN

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

Day 9
IRKUTSK

Welcome to Irkutsk, the starting point of Lake Baikal expeditions! Your train arrives early at 05:28 am. You are greeted by the driver at the train station. Enjoy an early breakfast in Irkutsk before transferring to the Listvyanka settlement with stopin Taltsy village for lunch and visit to open air Ethnographic museum. Check in to your hotel “Legend of Baikal” in Listvyanka. (B, L)

Day 10
LAKE BAIKAL

Today you wake up on shore of the Lake Baikal! Join in on a walking tour of Listvianka before the late transfer to Irkutsk railway station. Your Ulan Bator bound train #362 will depart at 22:10. (B)

Day 11
ON TRAIN

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

Day 12
ULAN BATOR

Today you will arrive in Mongolia. Your train will reach Ulaanbaatar at 06:10. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Terelj National Park where you will get a chance to explore the famous TurtleRock and visit a nomadic family. After a traditional lunch, immerse yourself in the Mongolian nomad's timeless way of life with a short horse riding experience and a hiking tour. The night is spent in a yurta, nomad’s conical hut camp. (B, L, D)

Day 13
ULAN BATOR

Today, after breakfast, transfer back to Ulaanbaatar. Get to know the city with an informativesightseeing tour; visitthe Gandan Monastery, National HistoryMuseum, Bogd Khan Winter Palace, Zaisan Hill,Sukhabaator square. Lunch today is included. The night will be spent at the 3*hotel “Khabu”. (B, L)

Day 14
DEPARTING 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 15
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 16
BEIJING

Your Trans Mongolian adventure comes to an end as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel

4 crown
Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel Beijing Novotel Xin Qiao Hotel

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
Grand Avenue Hotel

3 crown
Grand Avenue Hotel Grand Avenue Hotel Grand Avenue Hotel

Address

Prospekt Lenina 40, 620075 Yekaterinburg, Russia

Location

Grand Avenue is a modern 3-star hotel offering a variety of facilities, services, and views of the area. It is in Ekaterinburg’s business centre, nearby the Musical Comedy and Puppet Theatre.

In-room

Each room offers wire and Wi-Fi internet access, air conditioning, satellite TV, and showers with bathrobes, slippers, and hairdryers. Some rooms also have LCD TVs.

Leisure

Grand Avenue’s spa centre includes a Turkish steam bath, aromas therapy, a Finnish sauna, and a circulating water pool.

Other services

The hotel’s Case Restaurant and Bar serves drinks and International and Russian cuisine throughout the day. The Lobbby-Bar Jam serves a variety of drinks in a modern setting.
Hotel "Cosmos"

4 crown
Hotel "Cosmos" Hotel "Cosmos" Hotel "Cosmos"

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.
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.

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* Trains #70 and #362 – there are only 2nd class 4-berth compartments, clients traveling 1st class are provided with separate compartment for 2 people. There is no dining car in this train.


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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