The unique Trans-Siberian journey from Moscow to Beijing on the Imperial Russia train combines the most fascinating destinations, private train setting with full board, and sense of adventure. Feel the imperial spirit of Russia's endless expanses, see the unique nature of Siberia, sound the depths of Lake Baikal, enjoy Mongolian hospitality and rich culture, get inspired by the legacy of China all in 15 unforgettable days.
City:
Moscow, Kazan, Irkutsk, Ulan Bator, Beijing
Duration:
15 days
Type:
Group rail tour
From:
$7,288
Next date:
Aug 19, 2018 - Sep 02, 2018 View all dates

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. Read more
Day 2
Moscow Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast you meet your guide and go on a full-day Moscow city tour. Read more
Day 3
Kazan City Tour
Today you arrive in Kazan - the beautiful capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and the center of Tatar culture in Russia.  Read more
Day 4
Ekaterinburg City Tour
In the morning your train arrives in the famous capital of Ural - Ekaterinburg. Read more
Day 5
Novosibirsk City Tour
Today you reach a region with great history and unique Siberian style and nature. Read more
Day 6
On Board the Train
You spend this day on board your luxurious Imperial Russia train. Read more
Day 7
Irkutsk City Tour
In the morning you arrive in Irkutsk, informally known as "Paris of Siberia" for its rich architecture and colorful live. Read more
Day 8
Stop at Lake Baikal
Today your train makes a stop at Lake Baikal that is the world's deepest freshwater lake known as the Pearl of Siberia.  Read more
Day 9
Ulan Ude City Tour
Today you arrive in Ulan Ude - the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia. Read more
Day 10
Arrival in Ulan Bator & Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
In the morning you arrive in the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, and have a short city tour that includes visits to Sukhbaatar square and Zaisan hill that pr Read more
Day 11
Ulan Bator City Tour
After breakfast at the camp you are transferred back to Ulan Bator and continue exploring this city in a company of your guide.  Read more
Day 12
Changing Trains in Erlian
Today you arrive in Erlian - the border town between Mongolia and China. Read more
Day 13
Beijing Sightseeing Tour
Today you arrive in the legendary capital of China - Beijing! Upon arrival you meet your guide and go on an amazing sightseeing tour around the most renowned Beijing landmarks. Read more
Day 14
Visit to the Great Wall of China & Summer Palace
Today you visit the real icon of the country - the Great Wall of China. Read more
Day 15
Departure from Beijing
This is the final day of your fantastic Imperial Russia train tour! Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. Read more

Price

$7,288
Deposit $1,458
1st Class Cabin
reverse
$12,280
Deposit $2,456
Deluxe Cabin
reverse
$7,288
Deposit $1,458
1st Class Cabin
reverse
$7,670
Deposit $1,534
1st Class+ Cabin
reverse
$10,880
Deposit $2,176
Business Class Cabin
reverse
$12,280
Deposit $2,456
Deluxe Cabin
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What's included

  • 1 night accommodation at Moscow hotel, 1 night in traditional Mongolian yurt and 2 nights at Beijing hotel;
  • 9 nights on board the Imperial Russia train;
  • Full Russian and Chinese visa processing service for US and Canadian citizens (Mongolian visa is not required). Full Russian and Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens (Chinese visas are upon request). Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Full board at selected local restaurants and on board the train;
  • Tea / coffee throughout the day;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides (tours in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages are possible upon request);
  • English Speaking Group Leader throughout the tour;
  • Entertainment program onboard, including lectures on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, geography and history of Russia;
  • Towels, bathrobe and slippers available onboard of the train;
  • Doctor on board;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, optional tours and services, gratuities and all personal expenses.

Trains details

Imperial Russia Train
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A high-comfort Imperial Russia train with specially trained crew and comfortable cabins will ensure your trip goes smooth and exciting sightseeing programs along the way will enrich your overall experience.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow
Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free so you can relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the charming city center on your own. No meals included.
Day 2: Moscow Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast you meet your guide and go on a full-day Moscow city tour. During the tour you take a walk through the famous merchant area of Arbat Street, see the famous Cathedral of Christ the Savior and go underground to explore the outstanding work of the Soviet architecture - the Moscow Metro. Later you go inside one of the most outstanding Moscow icons and the symbol of Russian power - the Kremlin.  In the evening you are transferred to the railway station to board your luxurious Imperial Russia train and start your voyage across Eurasia.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 3: Kazan City Tour
Today you arrive in Kazan - the beautiful capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and the center of Tatar culture in Russia.  Upon arrival you enjoy a grand city tour Old Kazan, which includes a visit to the white-walled Kazan Kremlin where you will see the famous Kul-Sherif Mosque and the old Peter and Paul Cathedral, a folk program Tugan Avalim and a traditional lunch with a master class revealing the secret of Tartar сuisine.   After the tour you return on board your train and continue traveling.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 4: Ekaterinburg City Tour
In the morning your train arrives in the famous capital of Ural - Ekaterinburg. Upon arrival you have a guided city tour dedicated to the last days of the Russian Imperial Family. You visit the Church on Blood built on the site of the notorious Ipatiev House where the last Russian Emperor and his family were assassinated. After lunch you visit the memorial built at the boundary of Europe and Asia. In the evening you return on board your train and continue traveling. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 5: Novosibirsk City Tour
Today you reach a region with great history and unique Siberian style and nature. Your train arrives in Novosibirsk - a city that proves that Siberia may be distant, but is certainly not desolate.  During your city tour you see the Ballet and Opera Theater, stroll along the ancient streets of Novosibirsk and enjoy the great views of the Ob River.  The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Open Air Railway Museum where you see the most remarkable steam locomotives and historic passenger cars, which represent the development of the Trans-Siberian Railway.  After the tour you return on board your train and continue traveling.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 6: On Board the Train
You spend this day on board your luxurious Imperial Russia train. Enjoy fantastic sceneries passing by your window, a diverse entertainment program, gourmet dining and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 7: Irkutsk City Tour
In the morning you arrive in Irkutsk, informally known as "Paris of Siberia" for its rich architecture and colorful live. During your sightseeing tour you visit the Decembrists' House, see the House of Europe also known as the "wooden lace" house, and take a walk along Karl Marx Street that is the most beautiful street in Irkutsk.  After lunch you take a trip to the nearby Taltsy village to visit its famous Museum of Wooden Architecture and Ethnography. Upon returning to Irkutsk you have some free time at Sloboda - a beautiful city quarter with reconstructed 19-20th century buildings. In the evening you return on board your train and continue traveling.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 8: Stop at Lake Baikal
Today your train makes a stop at Lake Baikal that is the world's deepest freshwater lake known as the Pearl of Siberia.  You start exploring Baikal from a ferry trip to Listvyanka village. During the sightseeing tour you enjoy magnificent views of the lake and the Angara River from the Chersky Stone observation platform, visit the Baikal Limnological Museum that has an interesting display of the unique flora and fauna of the lake, and do some shopping at the local fish and souvenir market. In the evening you have a traditional picnic on the shore of Lake Baikal. Later you return on board your train and continue traveling.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 9: Ulan Ude City Tour
Today you arrive in Ulan Ude - the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia. Upon arrival you meet your guide and enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour around the most famous city attractions, including several impressive functional churches - the Ivolginsky Datsan, the Odigitria Cathedral and the Holy Trinity Church. Later you enjoy a warm reception in a traditional Buryat yurt by a Buryat family complemented with a folk program. You have a great opportunity to learn how to cook popular Buryat dishes, shoot with a bow, wear a traditional Buryat costume and assemble a yurt. In the evening you return on board your train and continue traveling. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 10: Arrival in Ulan Bator & Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
In the morning you arrive in the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, and have a short city tour that includes visits to Sukhbaatar square and Zaisan hill that provides the best views over the city. Later you are transferred to the yurt camp located in Gorkhi-Terelji National Park. After lunch you visit the famous rock "The Turtle" and get aсquainted with a nomadic family to learn more about their culture, lifestyle and traditions.
Optional activity: one-hour horse riding.
Overnight in a traditional Mongolian yurt. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 11: Ulan Bator City Tour
After breakfast at the camp you are transferred back to Ulan Bator and continue exploring this city in a company of your guide.  During the sightseeing tour you visit the legendary Gandan Monastery, the Mongolian Natural History Museum and the former winter residence of the Khans - the Bogd Khan Museum. Your day finishes with an amazing Mongolian folk show.  In the evening you return on board your train and continue traveling.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 12: Changing Trains in Erlian
Today you arrive in Erlian - the border town between Mongolia and China. Here you say farewell to your luxurious Imperial Russia train and board a traditional Chinese train that takes you to Beijing. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 13: Beijing Sightseeing Tour
Today you arrive in the legendary capital of China - Beijing! Upon arrival you meet your guide and go on an amazing sightseeing tour around the most renowned Beijing landmarks. You start with a visit to the legendary Tiananmen Square, where the mausoleum of Mao Zedong, the National Museum of China, the House of People's Meetings and the monument to the National Heroes are located. Then you proceed to the most breathtaking part of Beijing - the Forbidden City. After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in. In the evening you enjoy dinner with traditional Beijing duck at one of the downtown restaurants. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 14: Visit to the Great Wall of China & Summer Palace
Today you visit the real icon of the country - the Great Wall of China. After exploring this majestic man-made miracle of world's architecture you proceed to the fantastic ensemble of lakes, gardens and imperial buildings - the Summer Palace.  The rest of the day is free. Overnight in your hotel in Beijing. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Day 15: Departure from Beijing
This is the final day of your fantastic Imperial Russia train tour! Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips! Breakfast is included.
  • 1 night accommodation at Moscow hotel, 1 night in traditional Mongolian yurt and 2 nights at Beijing hotel;
  • 9 nights on board the Imperial Russia train;
  • Full Russian and Chinese visa processing service for US and Canadian citizens (Mongolian visa is not required). Full Russian and Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens (Chinese visas are upon request). Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Full board at selected local restaurants and on board the train;
  • Tea / coffee throughout the day;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides (tours in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages are possible upon request);
  • English Speaking Group Leader throughout the tour;
  • Entertainment program onboard, including lectures on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, geography and history of Russia;
  • Towels, bathrobe and slippers available onboard of the train;
  • Doctor on board;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, optional tours and services, gratuities and all personal expenses.

Imperial Russia Train
4

A high-comfort Imperial Russia train with specially trained crew and comfortable cabins will ensure your trip goes smooth and exciting sightseeing programs along the way will enrich your overall experience.

Red Square, Moscow

Moscow, Russia

Moscow is unlike any other city on Earth, it is diverse and vibrant, an adventure waiting to happen!

Christ the Savior, Moscow

Christ the Savior, Moscow, Russia

See the 344-feet Cathedral of Christ the Savior - the tallest Orthodox church in the world.

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow Subway, Russia

Moscow Metro is like a whole underground city that holds the world's largest collection of Stalinist Art.

The Kremlin, Moscow

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

The symbol of Moscow and entire Russia, the Kremlin is often described as the 8th Wonder of the World.

Kazan All Religions Temple, Russia

Kazan, Russia

Kazan, the “3rd capital of Russia”, is a religious treasure trove with its own Kremlin and the Kul Sharif mosque.

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

Kul Sharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

The stunning Kul Sharif Mosque set in the Kazan Kremlin is the great symbol of both the city and the Republic of Tatarstan.

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Ekaterinburg, Russia

Ekaterinburg is a key-city to endless and rich Siberia and “a window overlooking Asia”.

Siberia, Russia

Siberia, Russia

Explore Siberia - the largest geographical region of Russia that covers almost all North Asia.

Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk - the former residence of exiled artists and nobles is a real architectural and cultural treat.

Lake Baikal, Russia

Splendid Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest lake in the world with crystal-clear transparent water.

Listvyanka Village, Russia

Listvyanka Village, Russia

Tucked beneath the rolling wooded hills that surround Lake Baikal, Listvyanka is a culturally rich and relaxing place.

Ulan Ude, Russia

Ulan Ude - a fully Russian city deep in Siberia, established on trade routes between Russia, China and Mongolia.

Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Deep in the shops and neighborhoods of Ulan Bator lie the tales of ex-nomads and a city steeped in struggle and beauty.

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Trek up to the glacial waters, relax in the hot springs and get a good nights sleep in a yurt deep in the heart of Mongolia.

Gandan Monastery, Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Translated as the "Great Place of Complete Joy," the Gandan Monastery is a Tibetan monastery with numerous monks.

Beijing, China

Beijing is wonderful mix of China's numerous cultures and historical periods and a one-of-a-kind capital.

Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Beijing’s Forbidden City is the perfectly preserved royal residence of 24 Chinese emperors.

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China, Beijing, China

The Great Wall of China is the longest wall on Earth and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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