Private Trans-Siberian Tour | 14-day rail tour to Russia
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Private Trans-Siberian Tour

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 367 Reviews
Private rail tour to Russia, Mongolia

Set off on a saturated two-week ride along the world's longest railway. Start your journey in the heart of Russia, unsurpassed Moscow, travel via Ekaterinburg, pass dense Siberian forests and gorgeous Lake Baikal, ending your trip in East Asia with a spicy Mongolian exploration. Plus, take advantage of staying at best hotels, immersing into the local life and culture with professional guides!

Private Trans-Siberian Tour

14 days5 cities
RussiaMongolia2 countries
Private rail tour to Russia, Mongolia
From
$4,196
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 367 Reviews

Set off on a saturated two-week ride along the world's longest railway. Start your journey in the heart of Russia, unsurpassed Moscow, travel via Ekaterinburg, pass dense Siberian forests and gorgeous Lake Baikal, ending your trip in East Asia with a spicy Mongolian exploration. Plus, take advantage of staying at best hotels, immersing into the local life and culture with professional guides!

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Transfer

Welcome to the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow! Upon arrival, your private driver transfers you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

Day 2
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
City tour

This day is dedicated to the exploration of one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin and the heart of Moscow - the Red Square.

Day 3
Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Ride
Museum
City tour

In the afternoon you check out from your hotel, meet your guide and enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery. After the tour of the Tretyakov gallery, you have a quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway.

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
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Located on a picturesque 18th-century street not far from the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square, this remarkable 4-star hotel offers a great combination of charm and quality.

train
Moscow
Ekaterinburg
25 hrs 40 min

Enjoy the authentic experience of traveling on a regular Russian train along the Trans-Siberian Railway from the capital city of Moscow to the gem of Ural, Ekaterinburg. Travel as the locals do in either a 1st or 2nd class train cabin and take in the views of the Russian countryside.

Ekaterinburg

second destination
2 days in the city
2 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Arrival in Ekaterinburg
Transfer

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fascinating scenery passing by your window. In the evening you arrive in Ekaterinburg.

Day 5
Last Days of Russian Imperial Family Tour in Ekaterinburg
City tour

After breakfast, your private guide takes you on a guided sightseeing tour around the most remarkable landmarks of the Ural Capital. Ekaterinburg.

Day 6
On Board the Train
Transfer

Today you check out from the hotel in Ekaterinburg very early in the morning. You are transferred to the railway station to board the train to Irkutsk to continue your Trans-Siberian journey.

Day 7
On Board the Train

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window.

Park Inn, Ekaterinburg
4

Park Inn is a vibrant hotel in Ekaterinburg that boasts central location and a variety of facilities for a perfect stay.

train
Ekaterinburg
Irkutsk
2 days 4 hrs
Set off on another leg of your Trans-Siberian adventure along the Siberia region. Spend your time with use, relax, read books, and meet new people as you travel on the regular Russian train.

Listvyanka Village

third destination
1 day on the shores of Lake Baikal
1 night in a great location hotel
Day 8
Listvyanka Village Tour & Baikal Museum
Day tour

In the morning you arrive in Irkutsk. Upon arrival, you are transferred right to the Lake Baikal shore and check in to your hotel. After some rest, you enjoy a guided tour around Listvyanka Village.

Anastasia Hotel, Listvyanka
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Set gracefully in a picturesque location near the gorgeous gem of Siberia, Lake Baikal, cozy Anastasia Hotel is a nice property to stay at.

car
Listvyanka Village
Irkutsk

Enjoy your short car ride with a trusted driver from the petite town, standing on the shores of Lake Baikal to the heart of Siberia, Irkutsk. Along the way, you enjoy the countryside views and pass numerous beautiful riverside areas.

Irkutsk

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Trip to Taltsy Village & Irkutsk City Tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal! Your guide and driver take you on a trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village. Afterward, your driver takes you then to Irkutsk for a guided tour around the most remarkable city's attractions.

Day 10
On Board the Train
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station where you board a train that takes you to the final destination of your Trans-Siberian tour - Ulan Bator.

Marriott Courtyard Irkutsk City Center, Irkutsk
4

The elegant hotel Marriott Courtyard is located in the city center of Irkutsk just near the embankment. Guests are welcome to stay in modern rooms equipped with modern facilities.

train
Irkutsk
Ulan Bator
22 hrs 40 min

Reboard your train for another leg of your route, heading to the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, with a change to the Trans-Mongolian Railway. Marvel at the changing panoramas from Lake Baikal and the Russian Buryatia Region to Mongolian steppes.

Ulan Bator

fifth destination
4 days in the city
2 nights in a great location hotel + 1 night at ger camp
Day 11
Visiting the Gandan Monastery & Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
Day tour

In the morning you arrive in the capital of Mongolia - Ulan Bator. Your guide meets you at the train station and takes you to your hotel to freshen up and have breakfast. Afterward, you have a ride at the camp and enjoy traditional lunch.

Day 12
Meeting a Nomadic Family & Exploring the Genghis Khan Statue
Day tour

Following breakfast at the ger camp, you meet your guide and start the day with a visit to a nomadic family to learn more about their culture, authentic lifestyle and traditions. 

Day 13
City Tour & Folk Show in Ulan Bator
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator.

Day 14
Departure from Ulan Bator
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Trans-Siberian train tour! Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel, Ulan Bator
5

The luxurious Best Western Premier boasts an amazing central location, just near the State Government House, Sukhbaatar Square and National Museum of Mongolian History. The property provides elegant air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms, 3 on-site restaurants, great spa and fitness facilities, and even a nightclub.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village and Ulan Bator;
  • Overnight at a traditional Mongolian ger camp;
  • 1st or 2nd class tickets for Moscow  - Ekaterinburg, Ekaterinburg - Irkutsk, and Irkutsk - Ulan Bator trains;
  • Full Russian 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. Visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Kremlin territory & Amber Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway, Ganina Yama, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium, Aryabal Temple and National Museum of Mongolia;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Folk show in Ulan Bator;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Note: Due to specific travel arrangements and train departure times depending on the schedules of Russian and Mongolian Railways, the itinerary may be subject to change.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, gratuities and all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village, and Ulan Bator
  • Baikal Exploration
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Rublein, in Mongolia - Mongolian tugrik. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Russian sights on foot.
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