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Yekaterinburg Baikal Journey - 12 days

Take the Trans-Siberian all the way through from Moscow to Irkutsk ' the Paris of Siberia' and the stunning Lake Baikal, with a stopover in Yekaterinburg, gateway to the Ural Mountains.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Trans-Siberian Railway - views of Siberia and the Urals en route
Yekaterinburg - gateway to the Ural Mountains and last home of the Romanovs
The Europe/Asia borderline
Listvyanka & beautiful Lake Baikal - the world's deepest and oldest lake.
Moscow - Russia's sprawling capital. Red Square and whimsical St Basil's Cathedral
Route of Romanovs tour
Irkutsk - Siberia's capital
Lake Baikal

Included

8 breakfasts and 2 lunches
Airport arrival transfer & departure transfer to Moscow rail station (not platform)
2 nights 3 star hotel in Listvyanka by Lake Baikal
Train journey: Moscow - Yekaterinburg (2nd class, 4 berth mixed sex sleeper cabin)
Yekaterinburg city tour - Route of the Romanovs & Europe/Asia border tour
2 nights 3 star hotel in Moscow
2 nights 3 star hotel in Yekaterinburg
1 night 3 star hotel in Irkutsk
4 nights onboard the train
Moscow guided walk

Not Included

Flights and visas
Laundry, drinks and items of a personal nature
No meals aboard the train

Itinerary

Day 1

Moscow

Welcome to Moscow! You'll be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Moscow

Day 2

Red Square

This morning head to the legendary Red Square by Metro, for a guided walk, see the gold domed Kremlin, brightly coloured St Basils and the glitzy GUM department store. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Moscow  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Moscow at leisure

Moscow - Yekaterinburg. Today is at leisure for you spend how you please. Why not further explore Moscow and shop for souvenirs. This evening there is an included transfer to the train station for your first journey towards Yakateringburg.
Overnight: Train  |  Breakfast

Days 4-5

Aboard train

Yekaterinburg - On the evening of day 4 the train pulls in to Yekaterinburg. Transfer to your hotel. On day 5 after breakfast, take a city tour which visits the monastery that marks the site of the Romanov family’s execution in 1918 and Ganina Yama - a beautiful monastic complex built on the site where their bodies were discarded and later found. The tour also takes you to the Europe/Asia border where you can stand with a foot in each continent!
Overnight: Yekaterinburg  |  Breakfast x 1

Day 6

Yekaterinburg optional activity

Spend the day at leisure exploring Yekaterinburg or choose one of the optional activities. This evening relax at the hotel before transferring to the train station.
Overnight: Train  |  Breakfast

Days 7-8

Life aboard the train

Yekaterinburg - Irkutsk. Relax on board the train and enjoy the views as the train travels through Siberia en route to Irkutsk.
Overnight: Train

Days 9-10

Listvyanka & Lake Baikal

Irkutsk & Lake Baikal - Arrive Irkutsk and transfer to Listvyanka village. Offering striking views of Lake Baikal, Listvyanka is your base for the next two days. Experience a Siberian banya(sauna) and consider choosing one of the optional activities available.
Overnight: Listvyanka  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1

Day 11

Irkutsk

Listvyanka - Irkutsk. Shortly after midday transfer back to Irkutsk, stopping for lunch en route. Spend the remains of the day at leisure in Siberia's capital which lies at the crossroads of centuries old tea, silk and fur trade routes between Western Russia and China.
Overnight: Irkutsk   |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12

Irkutsk

Your Trans-siberian adventure ends after breakfast today.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

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Yekaterinburg Baikal Journey - 12 days
USD $3729
USD $829

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Moscow
Ends
Irkutsk
Departs
Fridays
Hotel Rating
3 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 8, Lunch: 2
Visiting
Countries
Updated
1st March 2017

Tour Bolt-ons

Enhance your trip with these amazing added extras and bolt-ons

USD $415 / Yekaterinburg
USD $575 / Yekaterinburg
USD $425 / Lake Baikal
USD $385 / Lake Baikal