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Route: - Moscow - Irkutsk - Listvyanka village - Vladivostok - Trans-Siberian RR
Code:RWR-003
Duration:9+ nights
Date:year around
Discounts:%3 (2 people);
%5 (3 people);
%7 (4 people);
Difficulty:Not applicable
Cost:1 600 USD
express train
standard srvs
1st class wagon
2-berth cabin
per person

1 050 USD
express train
standard srvs
2nd class wagon
4-berth cabin
per person

750 USD
express train
3rd class wagon
6-berth cabin
per person


250 USD
food services
brkfst and lunch
1st & 2nd class
train time only
cabin delivery


Listed prices are tentative. Train fares fluctuate daily

Vladivostok Train Station

Shaman Rock on Lake Baikal

  Custom: Classic Trans-Siberian RR (3 stops)

Trans-Sib

  • BY PUBLIC TRAINS:

    Traveling by public trains is fun. You can travel any time. You have a decent choice to meet your budget and comfort preferences. You will meet real people, socialize, experience culture first hand. Public trains, wagons & cabins vary in classes, service quality and cost. NOTE that the prices you see on your left are for travel by "express" trains in cabins with standard services (no meals). If you wish to travel in different class or make more stops, please inquire.

  • HIGHLIGHTS:

    This trip is a true classic train adventure with stops in Moscow, Irkutsk and Vladivostok. It highlights 3 major geographical and cultural parts of Russia: European Russia, Siberia, and the Russian Far East. We recommend to stay at least 2 nights in Moscow and 1 night in Vladivostok. There is plenty to do in both cities. Check Diamond Fund of Russia in Moscow, Moscow Circus, Bolshoi Theater, Tretyakov Gallery, take a day tour into the country to see Russias Golden Ring towns, or take a speed train to St. Petersburg for a day or two. In Vladivostok, make sure to visit the Golden Horn Bay to see the Pacific Fleet of Russia or take a day trip to see Siberian Tiger refuge. The stop at Irkutsk city will give you a break from a long train ride, but most important, it will show you that Siberia is not just about cold and exile. Irkutsk city is one of the oldest cities in Siberia with great history and cultural presence. And of course, the Lake Baikal!!! We recommend staying at least 2 nights here. The closest lake point from the city is Listvyanka village (70km). Spending a night in Listvyanka is a great way to experience the Lake and Siberia's countryside. Stay in cute B&B or hotels.

  • TRAVEL ITINERARY (EASTBOUND / WESTBOUND)


    Leg #1: Moscow < - > Irkutsk
    Distance: ~ 5150km / 3200mi
    Departure: 1-2 trains per day, Early and Late PM
    Travel time: 4 days/3 nights; ~70-80 hours
    Arrival: Morning & Afternoons

    Leg #2: Irkutsk < - > Vladivostok
    Distance: ~ 4100km / 2 547mi
    Departure: 1-2 trains per day, early AM and late PM
    Travel time: 4 days/3 nights; ~ 70 hours
    Arrival: early AM and late PM

    Included:
    -Train Fares, express train, standard srvs (no meals), one way;
    -Bedding for 1st class passengers;
    -Train tickets delivery upon arrival in each city;
    -Sokol Orientation Guide;

    Not included:
    -Accommodations;
    -Sightseeing Tours/excursions;
    -Snacks/Meals/Drinks;
    -Train Bedding (2nd and 3rd class);
    -Arrival/Departure/Transit Transfers;
    -Russian Visa and Registration;
    -Fees for over sized/weight luggage;
    -Travel/Health Insurance;

    Special tour-related note:
    Public Trains, Wagons, Cabins
    Virtual Tour of the #1 Rossiya train
    Travelers Impressions
    Photo Tour by Claudine and Leo Granbichler
    Moscow-Vladivostok: virtual journey on Google Maps

    Related Tours:
    Build Your Rail Tour
    Custom: Classic Trans-Siberian RR (4 stops)
    Custom: Classic Trans-Siberian RR (5 stops)
    Custom: Russia-Mongolia-China RR (3 stops)
    Custom: Russia-Mongolia-China RR (7 stops)
    Custom: Trans-Siberia-BAM RR (6 stops)
    Deluxe: Trans-Mongolian Express (14-16 days)
    Irkutsk the City
    Meeting Lake Baikal
    Moscow the City
    Welcome to Vladivostok - Day Tour

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