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Imperial Russia Trans-Siberian Route

Imperial Russia Trans-Siberian

Moscow to Vladivostok


Moscow – Kazan – Yekaterinburg – Novosibirsk – Irkutsk – Lake Baikal – Ulan Ude – Vladivostok

Tour dates: 23 JULY - 06 AUGUST 2016

Tour Description

  • July 23 - Moscow
  • Welcome to Moscow. Transfer from airport to a hotel
  • Accommodation in a standard room

  • July 24 - Moscow
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Grand City Tour
  • Lunch
  • Visit to the Moscow Kremlin which is a symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art
  • Walk along the Arbat Street. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Sightseeing tour of Moscow metro stations.
  • Dinner
  • Welcome to the «Imperial Russia» Train
  • Depart Moscow

  • July 25 - Kazan
  • Breakfast on board
  • Arriving to Kazan Railway Station
  • Grand City Tour «Old Kazan». The Tartar capital is situated on the picturesque banks of the Volga.
  • Within folklore program “Tugan Avalim” you will enjoy Tartar epic.
  • Kazan sightseeing (Kremlin)
  • Lunch including a master class revealing the secret of Tartar Cuisine
  • Depart Kazan
  • Dinner on board

  • July 26 - Yekaterinburg
  • Breakfast on board
  • Train arrives in Yekaterinburg railway station
  • City Tour dedicated to the Last Days of Last Russian Tsar. As part of the excursion you will see the Church on Blood erected to commemorate a tragic historical event, the orthodox monastery with temples that are considered to be pearls of Russian construction
  • Lunch
  • You will visit the memorial built at the boundary of two continents (the Europe and Asia)
  • Depart Ekaterinburg
  • Dinner on board

  • July 27 - Novosibirsk
  • Breakfast on board
  • Train arrives in Novosibirsk
  • Lunch
  • You will reach a region with great history and unique Siberian architectural monuments and nature.
  • Sightseeing tour: Railway museum, Ballet and Opera House, ancient streets, Ob river esplanade
  • City tour continued
  • Dinner
  • Depart Novosibirsk

  • July 28 - On board Imperial Russia
  • Enjoy activities on board
  • Meals on board

  • July 29 - Irkutsk
  • Breakfast on board
  • Train arrives at Irkutsk railway station
  • Tour to the historical city center including a visit to the Decembrist House, the “wooden lace” house, also called the “House of Europe”, the most beautiful and amazing streets of the city – Bolshaya Prospektnaya, today – Karl Marx street.
  • Lunch at a city restaurant
  • Visit to the Ethnographic museum Taltsy which is located in a picturesque place on the right bank of the Angara river
  • Free time at the “130 quarter” – “Irkutskaya Sloboda”, a quarter with reconstructed city buildings of the 19-20 c.
  • Dinner in a restaurant
  • Depart Irkutsk

  • July 30 - Baikal
  • Breakfast on board
  • Arrival in port Baikal
  • Boat to Listvyanka
  • Platform observation, Chersky Stone observation point with beautiful view on the southern part of the lake and the source of the Angara River is one of the most favorite places for tourists and photographers.
  • Visit to Baikal Museum which displays the flora and fauna of the lake.
  • Listvyanka sightseeing
  • Lunch
  • Visit to local fish and souvenir market.
  • Return to port Baikal
  • Dinner in the form of a picnic on the shore of the lake

  • July 31 - Ulan-Ude
  • Breakfast on board
  • Arriving to Ulan-Ude
  • Ethnic and cultural diversity of this area offers a unique understanding of its heritage of the world's religions. Visit functional churches: Ivolginsky Datsan, Odigitria Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church. You will be welcomed in a Buryat family. Excursion program, reception in a traditional Buryat Yurt and a folklore program. Hospitable Buryats will teach you how to cook the traditional Buryat dish pozy, how to play dice, use a bow, wear a traditional Buryat costume, assemble and disassemble a felt yurt.
  • Sightseeing tour of this unique city, a convenient location in both strategic and economics ways on the cross-roads of Russia with China and Mongolia.
  • Depart Ulan-Ude
  • Dinner on board

  • August 1 - 3 On Board

  • August 4 - Vladivostok
  • Arrival in Vladivostok
  • Transfer to a hotel
  • Dinner in a restaurant

  • August 5 - Vladivostok
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • City tour around Vladivostok including main attractions of the city: view point at Egersheld and Lighthouse at Egersheld cape, Railway station and Marine station, Central square with the Monument to Fighters, Historical Center of Vladivostok, Svetlanskaya Street, Nikolai Triumph Arch, Korabelnaya Nabereznaya, C-56 submarine museum, Nabereznaya of Tsesarevicha, Funicular, View point “Orlinoe Gnezdo", Sports Harbor and visiting Fortress museum. Visit to the Regional lore museum, Orthodox Church
  • Lunch in a sea food restaurant
  • Excursion to Russky Island by car. You’ll cross the two enormous bridges across the Golden Horn Bay and Eastern Bosporus strait, the latter of which would be a largest cable-stayed bridge upon its completion. Russky Island is opened for Primorye capital's residents and guests, the proximity to the city and convenient transportation turned it to one of the most popular recreation places. The island was significantly transformed after holding the APEC Summit on its territory in autumn 2012. Now you have a chance to watch the large international business center, where summit's main activities will take place, Far Eastern University's campus, which has united Vladivostok's four largest universities, view points from where you can see Primorye shores with fantastic hills, relict forests, beaches with picturesque coastal landscapes, azure bays.
  • Dinner in a restaurant

  • August 6 - Vladivotsok
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • End of trip, transfer to from Hotel to the Airport

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