Private Trans-Siberian Railway Tour to Mongolia & Russia
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Tour rating: 4.68 / 5, Based on 367 Reviews
Private rail tour to Mongolia, Russia

Take in the adventure spirit of traveling along the world's longest railway! Start your journey from discovering the unique vibe of Mongolia, then board a comfortable train to continue to Irkutsk and the true gem of Siberia, gorgeous Lake Baikal. Passing Ekaterinburg, travel through the European part of Russia with a grand finale in unsurpassed Moscow.

Private Trans-Siberian Tour Reverse

14 days5 cities
MongoliaRussia2 countries
Private rail tour to Mongolia, Russia
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$4,196
Tour rating: 4.68 / 5, Based on 367 Reviews

Take in the adventure spirit of traveling along the world's longest railway! Start your journey from discovering the unique vibe of Mongolia, then board a comfortable train to continue to Irkutsk and the true gem of Siberia, gorgeous Lake Baikal. Passing Ekaterinburg, travel through the European part of Russia with a grand finale in unsurpassed Moscow.

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Day-By-Day

Ulan Bator

first destination
4 days in the city
2 nights in a great location hotel + 1 night at ger camp
Day 1
Arrival in Ulan Bator
Transfer

Welcome to the gorgeous capital of Mongolia - Ulan Bator! Your driver meets you at the airport or train station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

Day 2
Visiting the Gandan Monastery & Trip to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
Day tour

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel, meet your guide and explore the legendary Mongolian Buddhist Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator. In the afternoon you arrive to the camp and enjoy traditional lunch.

Day 3
Exploring the Genghis Khan Statue & Folk Show in Ulan Bator
Day tour
Show

Following breakfast at the ger camp, you meet your guide and depart to Ulan Bator. You stop at the banks of the Tuul River to see the iconic statue of Genghis Khan. In the evening you attend an amazing Mongolian folk show at the National Academic Drama Theatre.

Day 4
Ulan Bator Sightseeing Tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and go on an exciting walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator. After the tour your driver takes you to the train station.

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.

train
Ulan Bator
Irkutsk
22 hrs 40 min

Travel the Trans-Mongolian Railway, cross the Russian-Mongolian border and head to the marvel of Siberia, Lake Baikal. Enjoy the changing panoramas from Mongolian steppes to Russian countryside onboard a comfortable train.

Listvyanka Village

second destination
2 days in Listvyanka Village
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 5
Arrival in Irkutsk & Transfer to Listvyanka Village
Transfer

In the afternoon you arrive in Irkutsk. Upon arrival, you are transferred right to the Lake Baikal shore to check in to your hotel.

Day 6
Listvyanka Village Tour & Trip to Taltsy Village
Day tour

Following breakfast you check out, meet your guide and driver and enjoy a tour around Listvyanka Village. During the tour you visit the Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium that houses an interesting display of the unique flora and fauna of the lake.

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

third destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a hotel
Day 7
Irkutsk City Tour
City tour

After lunch you meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and have a guided tour around the most remarkable Irkutsk attractions. After the tour you are transferred to the train station.

Day 8
On Board the Train
Transfer

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

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
Ekaterinburg
2 days 4 hrs

Enjoy the adventurous ride along the Trans-Siberian railway. Spend a relaxing time onboard a regular Russian train, meet new people and get inspired by the beautiful scenery passing by your window.

Ekaterinburg

fourth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Arrival in Ekaterinburg
Transfer

In the evening you arrive in Ekaterinburg. Your private driver meets you at the station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

Day 10
Last Days of Russian Imperial Family Tour
City tour

After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour around the most remarkable Ekaterinburg landmarks. After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

Day 11
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 the final destination of your Trans-Siberian journey, Moscow.

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
Moscow
25 hrs 40 min

Set off on a picturesque ride from the capital of Ural, Ekaterinburg to stunning Moscow, traveling on a regular Russian train along the Trans-Siberian Railway. Take in the authentic spirit of Russia and admire the views of the Russian countryside.

Moscow

fifth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 12
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow
City tour

Early in the morning your train arrives in the legendary capital of Russia - Moscow. After lunch you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls.

Day 13
Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Ride
City tour
Museum

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver and enjoy a 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.

Day 14
Departure from Moscow
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.

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.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Ulan Bator, Listvyanka Village, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, and Moscow;
  • Overnight at a traditional Mongolian ger camp;
  • 1st or 2nd class tickets for Ulan-Bator - Irkutsk, Irkutsk - Ekaterinburg, Ekaterinburg - Moscow 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 Aryabal Temple and National Museum of Mongolia, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium, Ganina Yama, Kremlin territory & Amber Chamber, St. Basil's Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow subway;
  • Folk show in Ulan Bator;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

    NOTE: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

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

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble, 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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