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Trans-Siberian Railway tour and Lake Baikal
Simple Trans-Siberian route for those wishing to experience the best of Russia and China in one railway adventure. The journey starts in the magnificent capital of Russia, Moscow, takes you to the pure unexplored beauty of Lake Baikal and finishes in the bustling city of Beijing. The journey of contrasts and different lifestyles will unlock the unique beauty and secrets of where the west meets east.
You can add more cities and excursions to your trip or spend more days in Moscow and Beijing.
- Tour Introduction
- Tour Itinerary
- Tour Accommodation
- Tour Departures and Prices
- What's included
- Booking Conditions
Welcome to Russia! Arrive in Moscow and enjoy your first day relaxing or exploring the city independently.
Your first day in the capital of Russia. After breakfast set off on your Moscow adventure. We recommend visiting the iconic Kremlin with its charming cathedrals, have a walk along the bustling Arbat Street and explore the Metro system. Want to make the day more memorable? Add one of our excursions to your trip! (B)
Today you will start your Tans-Siberian adventure. After breakfast meet your driver who will take you to the railway station to board your train. (B)
Enjoy the beauty of Russian nature, its small towns and rural villages from the window. You will pass Yaroslavl, the gem of the famous Golden Ring of Russia, Yekaterinburg, historical landmark on the map of Russia, the scenic Krasnoyarsk located on the Yenisei River and many more!
Welcome to Irkutsk, the highlight of Siberia on the Angara river. Check into the hotel and spend the evening at your leisure.
Today you will set off on a day-trip to the village Listvyanka known as the 'Baikal Riviera'. Enjoy the fresh air, untouched beauty of Lake Baikal and don’t forget your camera! (B)
Board the train early the morning to start your journey to China. Enjoy the changes of scenery behind the window while relaxing in your compartment.
Arrive in Beijing in the morning and check into the hotel. Today you have an opportunity to explore the heart of China. To make this day more memorable book a city tour to learn more about this lively city.
Check-out after breakfast and transfer to the airport. (B)
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.
Please note that the hotels can be changed to similar hotels of the same standard depending on availability.
|Departures 2018, weekly on Tuesday||Price per person from; based on 2 passengers travelling together|
- Departure transfers (vehicle and driver)
- Accommodation on B&B basis
- Meals as per programme
- Entry tickets as per program
- 2nd class train tickets (4-berth compartments)
- Full Russian visa support
Package Does Not Include:
- Return international flights (indirect or direct)
- Russian visa fees paid directly to the Consulate
- Travel insurance
- Regional add-ons
You can also add:
- Excursions in Moscow:
- More days in Moscow or China
- Trip to St Petersburg
Please note that a deposit is paid on this tour - please enquire at the booking stage. Please note that the hotels can be changed to similar hotels of the same standard depending on availability.