The Soul of Siberia | 13-day Private tour to Russia
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The Soul of Siberia

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

Explore the most incredible places in Russia! Discover the best of Moscow, including the treasure trove of fine art - the Tretyakov Gallery, the Red Square, and the Kremlin. Experience genuine Russia as you explore Irkutsk nearby Listvyanka Village, Taltsy Museum, and the outstanding Pearl of Siberia - Lake Baikal. As a grand finale set off to the Venice if the North, St. Petersburg and take in the beauty of the Hermitage, Peterhof, Catherine's Palace.

The Soul of Siberia

13 days4 cities
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
From
$4,498
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 399 Reviews

Explore the most incredible places in Russia! Discover the best of Moscow, including the treasure trove of fine art - the Tretyakov Gallery, the Red Square, and the Kremlin. Experience genuine Russia as you explore Irkutsk nearby Listvyanka Village, Taltsy Museum, and the outstanding Pearl of Siberia - Lake Baikal. As a grand finale set off to the Venice if the North, St. Petersburg and take in the beauty of the Hermitage, Peterhof, Catherine's Palace.

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Day-By-Day

Moscow

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

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.

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
Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
Museum
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the nearby subway station to take a short ride on the Moscow Subway and feel the taste of local life.

Day 4
Panoramic City Tour & Flight to Irkutsk
City tour

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and enjoy a panoramic Moscow city tour. Today you have a chance to enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills and see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center, Moscow
4

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
Irkutsk
3 d 12 hrs

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

Irkutsk

second destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Irkutsk City Tour
City tour

Early in the morning, you arrive in Irkutsk, informally known as "Paris of Siberia" for its rich architecture and colorful life.  Upon arrival, your private driver takes you to the hotel where you have some time to rest after the overnight flight. 

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.

car
Irkutsk
Listvyanka Village
1 hr 15 min

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

Listvyanka Village

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Listvyanka Village Tour & Baikal Museum
City tour
Museum

Following breakfast you check out and meet your driver who takes you right to the Lake Baikal shore. Upon arrival you enjoy a guided tour around Listvyanka. During the tour you visit the Baikal Limnological Museum and Aquarium.

Day 7
Trip to Taltsy Village
Day tour

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.

Anastasia Hotel, Listvyanka
3

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

plane
Irkutsk
Saint Petersburg
6 hrs 35 min
Take a plane from the heart of Siberia to Russia's northern capital, often called "Venice of the north". Your private drivers take you to the airport in Irkutsk and pick you up in the St. Petersburg airport upon arrival.

Saint Petersburg

fourth destination
6 days in the city
5 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Saint Petersburg
Transfer
After breakfast you check out from your hotel and say "Good-bye" to Lake Baikal! Your driver takes you to Irkutsk for your flight to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival your driver transfers you to your centrally-located hotel for check-in.
Day 9
Tour of the Hermitage Museum & the Savior on Spilled Blood
Museum

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the legendary Hermitage Museum along the Nevsky Prospect and admire the Kazan Cathedral and the Admiralty building along the way.

Day 10
St. Petersburg City Tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg with your private driver.

Day 11
Trip to Peterhof
Day tour

It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your private guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

Day 12
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head with your private driver to one of the gems of Russian palatial architecture - the brilliant Catherine's Palace which is located in Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) about an hour south from the center of St. Petersburg.

Day 13
Departure from St. Petersburg
Transfer

This is the final day of your trip. Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

Corinthia Hotel, St Petersburg
5

The luxury hotel Corinthia is located on Nevsky Prospect, in the very heart of St. Petersburg and offers elegant design coupled with high-quality service.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Moscow, Irkutsk, Listvyanka Village and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals as per itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Economy class flight tickets Moscow - Irkutsk and Irkutsk - Saint-Petersburg;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Moscow, Irkutsk and St. Petersburg
  • Time spent by Lake Baikal
  • Visit to the traditional Russian Listvyanka Village
  • Included Russian visa processing

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. 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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