Dream of going on a private Trans-Siberian adventure but are short on time? Enjoy the highlights of the famous railway on authentic Russian trains, see the top unmissable sights of Moscow and Siberia with best guides. Russian visas, airport transfers, and best hotels included in the package.

City:
Moscow, Irkutsk
Duration:
10 days
Type:
Private rail tour
From:
$2,661
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Moscow
Welcome to the gorgeous 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
Exploring the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber & the Heart of Moscow

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.

Read more
Day 3
Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Ride
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. Read more
Day 4
On Board the Train
You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world. Read more
Day 5
On Board the Train
You spend this day on board your train enjoying the fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world. Read more
Day 6
On Board the Train
You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world. Read more
Day 7
Listvyanka Village Tour & Baikal Museum
Early in the morning, you arrive in Irkutsk, informally known as "Paris of Siberia" for its rich architecture and colorful life. Upon arrival, you are transferred right to the Lake Baikal shore and check in to your hotel. Read more
Day 8
Trip to Taltsy Village
After breakfast, you take a day trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village. This reconstructed Siberian village consists of a number of buildings that were threatened with flooding when the Irkutsk Dam was constructed. Read more
Day 9
Irkutsk City Tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal! Your driver takes you to Irkutsk for a guided tour around the most remarkable city's attractions.

Read more
Day 10
Departure
This is the final day of your Russia tour! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who takes you to the airport for your flight back home. Read more

Price

$2,771
Deposit $555
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (1st class)
$2,441
Deposit $500
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (2nd class)
$2,991
Deposit $599
1st class package
$2,661
Deposit $533
2nd class package

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Moscow, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village;
  • 1st or 2nd class tickets for Moscow - Irkutsk;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, 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, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

Note: If we are not able to get 1st class train tickets, a whole 2nd class compartment (4 berths for 2 people's use) will be booked instead.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to the gorgeous 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. 

Optional pre-tour extension available: Begin your journey with an exploration of the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg. Contact your travel specialist for details.

No meals included.

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

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.

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the Kremlin territory where you have a chance to explore the gems hidden behind the Kremlin walls such as the Cathedral Square and the Assumption and Annunciation cathedrals.

Then you visit the famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs.

After a short break for coffee, you take a walk through the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and explore the famous GUM department store.

After the tour, you walk back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.​

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Visiting the Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Ride

This morning is free for you to continue exploring the magnificent Moscow city center on your own. 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, where you have amazing time viewing the gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov.

After the tour of the Tretyakov Gallery, you have a quick subway ride to explore the most beautiful stations of Moscow Subway, which is known to be one of the most beautiful and efficient metro systems in the world. Then you see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and learn the story of its destruction and reconstruction.

Today you also have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the grand building of Moscow State University, the highest of seven Stalinist skyscrapers of Moscow.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Late in the evening, you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station where you board your train and start your amazing journey across Eurasia!​

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: On Board the Train

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world.

One meal on board the train is included.

Day 5: On Board the Train

You spend this day on board your train enjoying the fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world.

No meals included.

Day 6: On Board the Train

You spend this day on board your train enjoying fantastic scenery passing by your window and a company of your fellow travelers from all over the world.

No meals included.

Day 7: Listvyanka Village Tour & Baikal Museum

Early in the morning, you arrive in Irkutsk, informally known as "Paris of Siberia" for its rich architecture and colorful life. Upon arrival, you are transferred right to the Lake Baikal shore and check in to your hotel.

After a 2-hour rest, you enjoy a guided 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.

Then you take a chair-lift to the nearby viewpoint to take some magnificent panoramic pictures of Baikal, view the Chersky Rock and visit the 19th century wooden St. Nicolas church and spend some time at a local fish market where you see a great variety of fish and different ways of cooking it.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Trip to Taltsy Village

After breakfast, you take a day trip to the open-air museum of wooden architecture located in Taltsy Village.

This reconstructed Siberian village consists of a number of buildings that were threatened with flooding when the Irkutsk Dam was constructed on the Angara River. All the buildings at the Taltsy museum were rescued from the rising waters and brought here to serve as models of Irkutsk regional architecture.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9: Irkutsk City Tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal! Your driver takes you to Irkutsk for a guided tour around the most remarkable city's attractions.

You first walk along Angara River embankment - the most popular meeting place among the locals - to an eternal flame and the monument to explorer Yakov Pohabov, the founder of the city. You proceed to the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, the beautiful Polish Roman Church, located in the historical part of Irkutsk

You are then driven to one of the main monasteries in Siberia  - Sigh Monastery is also known as the Znamensky Monastery. You also explore the Kazan Church, which with its Byzantine-style decorations looks like a fairy tower, and Block 130, the historical zone with many colorful wooden houses and buildings constructed in the 17th century.

After the tour, you are transferred to centrally located hotel, and the rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own.

Breakfast is included.

Day 10: Departure

This is the final day of your Russia tour! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you've enjoyed Russia and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips.

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Moscow, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village;
  • 1st or 2nd class tickets for Moscow - Irkutsk;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, 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, Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium;
  • Ride on a chair-lift to the Baikal viewpoint;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

Note: If we are not able to get 1st class train tickets, a whole 2nd class compartment (4 berths for 2 people's use) will be booked instead.

Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

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

Red Square, Moscow

Red Square, Moscow, Russia

Being the most recognizable symbol of Russia in the world, Red Square is an absolute must see when in Moscow. 

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

St. Basil’s Cathedral is Moscow’s most famous artistic work of architecture set in the romantic Red Square.

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.

Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow, Russia Gallery

Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow, Russia

One of the highest points in Moscow and one of its most breathtaking places - the Sparrow Hills.

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

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

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia Gallery

The Armoury Chamber, Moscow, Russia

History and luxury is revealed inside the Kremlin as the Armoury Chamber displays treasures like Faberge Eggs.

Moscow Metro, Russia

Moscow Subway, Russia

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

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Over 1000 years of Russia's finest art from Rublev to Shishkin, over 170 000 exhibits of religious and modern art.

Siberia, Russia

Siberia, Russia

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

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.

Taltsy Village, Russia

Taltsy Village, Russia

Taltsy Village's elaborate wooden architecture takes you back centuries in time.

Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk, Russia

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

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Incredibly satisfied! Highly recommend this company! All beautify organized, done kindly and on time, great cities, rich culture, nice people, great food, in one sentence: exceeded my highest expectations.

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I thoroughly enjoyed my tour, from Moscow, to Beijing & Datong. Everything went smoothly. I returned recently to the U.S. I have been writing "thank you" emails to the guides at the different stops.

For reasons I cannot fully articulate, I fell in love with Russia

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Linda and I enjoyed our Grand Deluxe Trans Siberian Tour

This is just a note to say how much Linda and I enjoyed our Grand Deluxe Trans Siberian Tour Rail adventure ...

The Wenz brothers wish to thank the staff at Travel All Russia for organizing their Trans Siberian adventure

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Tsars Gold Beijing Moscow June 2016

The trip went smoothly. The only glitch was our luggage lost for about a day and half before they found it and...
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (1st class)
$2,771
Deposit $555
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (2nd class)
$2,441
Deposit $500
1st class package
$2,991
Deposit $599
2nd class package
$2,661
Deposit $533