From Vladivostok to Moscow by luxury train "Imperial Russia"

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From Vladivostok to Moscow by luxury train "Imperial Russia"
East to West route: Vladivostok — Khabarovsk — Ulan-Ude — Lake Baikal — Irkutsk — Novosibirsk — Yekaterinburg — Kazan — Moscow

Tour dates:   04.06.2019 - 17.06.2019
                      01.08.2019 - 14.08.2019

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  • Vladivostok
  • Khabarovsk
  • Ulan-Ude
  • Lake Baikal
  • Irkutsk
  • Novosibirsk
  • Yekaterinburg
  • Kazan

Vladivostok is Russia's largest far east port. The city played an essential role in the Russian-Japanese war in the early 20th century. One of the important must-dos of Vladivostok is a meal in a local restaurant with a variety of local seafood to try.

18 hours

Khabarovsk is one of Russia's largest far east cities, located on the banks of the mighty Amur river. It's famous for the larget tiger resort in Siberia. A cruise on the Amur river is one of the most exceptional experiences in Khabarovsk.

8 hours

Ulan-Ude is the capital of the Buryatian republic - the most significant Buddhist tribe of Russia. It's also home to Ivolginsky datsan, Russia's largest Buddhist temple. Another famous Ulan-Ude landmark is the world's most gigantic head of Lenin - a unique Soviet relique of town's main square.

8 hours

Lake Baikal doesn't look big, but it's incredibly deep, which makes it the world's largest freshwater reserve. The water is crystal clear so that you can see through deep below. Baikal has unique wildlife. Local fish has excellent taste; lots of it is sold in the local market in Listvyanka.

8 hours

Irkutsk is one of Siberia's oldest towns, founded in the 17th century. It's famous for its beautiful old wooden houses, decorated by the splendid carved wood ornaments. Irkutsk has spectacular old churches. It's very popular as a famous stop on the way to miraculous lake Baikal.

8 hours

Novosibirsk is the capital of Siberia. It's located on the banks of the Ob river - Siberia's largest waterway. It's a contemporary city, third largest in the country. Novosibirsk is a large industrial, scientific and political center of the region. One of Russia's largest hydropower plants is located just outside of the city.

8 hours

Yekaterinburg is a city at the feet of the Ural mountains where Russian West meets Russian East. The special obelisk marks the border. It is Russia's fourth largest city, proudly bearing the name of Peter the Great's wife Yekaterina (Catherine). Through the centuries, it has played an essential role in the history of the country and became the final home to the last Romanovs.

8 hours

Kazan is a beautiful ancient Russian town, located on the coast of the Volga river. It is said to be founded by the Tatars from the Golden Horde, and through the centuries, grew to become the unique merge of Christian and Muslim culture. The Kremlin of Kazan is a world heritage site. 

8 hours


11.03.2019 – 24.03.2019
04.06.2019 – 17.06.2019
01.08.2019 – 14.08.2019

Day 1:  Arrive in Vladivostok

Meet at airport and transfer to hotel.
Check -in & rest.
Day 2:   In Vladivostok. Departure to Khabarovsk
   Breakfast at hotel
After breakfasts start grand city tour of  Vladivostok: view point at Egersheld and Lighthouse at Egersheld cape, Eagle’s Nest Hill, Memorial Submarine S-56 Museum, Railway Station and Marine Station, historical center of Vladivostok, Svetlanskaya Street, Nikolai’s Triumphal Arch, Orthodox Church, the Museum of Primorsky Region, Tsesarevich Embankment, Sports Harbor and Fortress Museum 
Lunch in a sea food restaurant.
After lunch continue by visiting of Russky (Russian) Island. You’ll cross the two enormous bridges across the Golden Horn Bay and Eastern Bosporus Strait, the latter of which would be a largest cable-stayed bridge upon its completion. Russky Island is opened for Primorye capital’s residents and guests, the proximity to the city and convenient transportation turned it to one of the most popular recreation places. The island was significantly transformed after holding the APEC summit on its territory in autumn 2012. Now you have a chance to watch the large international business center, where summit’s main activities will take place, Far Eastern University’s campus, which has united Vladivostok’s four largest universities, view points from where you can see Primorye shores with fantastic hills, relict forests, beaches with picturesque coastal landscapes, azure bays. 
Dinner at a city restaurant.
After dinner transfer to rail st and boarding on the "Imperial Russia" train.
Departure from Vladivostok    
Day 3:  In Khabarovsk. Departure to Ulan-Ude
   Breakfast on board.
Arrive in Khabarovsk.
Upon arrival start sightseeing of the city including visit to the Local Lore Museum. 
Lunch in a city restaurant. 
River cruise by boat with a folk concert. 
Matryoshka-doll painting master class. 
Dinner in a city restaurant. 
Departure from Khabarovsk.
Day 4:  On train

Enjoy activities on board
Meals on board.
Day 5:  On train
Enjoy activities on board
Meals on board.
Day 6:   In Ulan-Ude. Departure to Lake Baikal

Breakfast on board.
Arrival in Ulan-Ude.
Upon arrival start sightseeing tour of Ulan-Ude with inside visit to Ivolginsky Datsan. 
Lunch with folk show in a traditional Buryat yurt. 
The folk show includes: cooking-class of traditional Buryat dish pozy, master-class of playing dice, archery, wear a traditional Buryat costume, assembly / disassembly a felt yurt. 
Departure from Ulan-Ude. 
Dinner on board.
Day 7:   Lake Baikal. Departure to Irkutsk

Breakfast on board
Arrival in Port Baikal station. 
Then continue by ferry boat to Listvyanka village.
Start today's tour from Chersky Stone observation where opens a beautiful view on the southern part of the lake and the source of the Angara River. 
Lunch at a city restaurant.
After lunch take a visit to the Baikal Museum where presented flora and fauna of the lake.
Walking tour along the narrow streets of the village concludes by visiting of local fish and souvenir market. 
Return to Port Baikal station. 
Picnic-dinner on one of m of a picnic on the shore of the lake. 
Day 8:    In Irkutsk. Departure to Novosibirsk

Breakfast on board.
Arrival in Irkutsk. 
Upon arrival start city tour of historical city center of Irkutsk including the Decembrists’ Museum and the "Wooden Lace House" also known as "House of Europe", the most beautiful and amazing streets of the city called Paris of Siberia. 
Lunch at a city restaurant. 
Continue today's tour by visit to the Taltsy Museum of Architecture and Ethnography which is located on the right bank of the Angara River. 
Explore by your own the 130th Quarter - Irkutskaya Sloboda where were reconstructed city buildings of the XIX-XX cc. 
Dinner at a city restaurant. 
Departure from Irkutsk.
Day 9:    On train

Enjoy activities on board
Meals on board.
Day 10:  In Novosibirsk. Departure to Yekaterinburg

Breakfast on board. 
Arrival in Novosibirsk. 
Lunch at city restaurant.
This afternoon we visit the Railway Museum, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, old-line streets and Ob River esplanade. 
Today's city tour concludes by return to the train.
Dinner on board. 
Departre from Novosibirsk
Day 11:  In Yekaterinburg. Departure to Kazan

Breakfast on board.
Arrive in Yekaterinburg. 
Upon arrival start city tour dedicated to the last days of last Russian tsar. Visit to the Church on Blood in Honor of All Saints built to commemorate a tragic historical event.
Lunch at city restaurant. 
After lunch continue the tour by visiting of geographical boundary of two continents: Europe and Asia. 
Departure from Yekaterinburg. 
Dinner on board.
Day 12:  In Kazan. Departure to Moscow

Breakfast on board. 
Arrive in Kazan (the city located on the picturesque banks of Volga river).
Upon arrival start panoramic city tour Kazan. Visit to the "Old Town" with it's eye-catching atmosphere.
Get enjoyed by Tatar epic folklore show "Tugan Avalim".
Continue city tour by visiting to Kazan Kremlin (Qul-Sharif Mosque, the Annunciation Cathedral and ether).
Lunch with a master class will reveal some secrets of Tartar cuisine.
Departure from Kazan.
Dinner on board.
Day 13:  In Moscow

Breakfast on board.
Arrival in Moscow and leave the Imperial Russia Train.
Upon arrival start city tour around Moscow including visit to the Moscow Kremlin.
Lunch at city restaurant.
After lunch walk along the Arbat Street, then visit to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
In the end of tour visit to number of Moscow metro stations.
Dinner at a city restaurant.
Transfer to the hotel. Check -in & rest.
Day 14:  Trip concludes

Breakfast at hotel
Transfer airport / departure home
Book this tour
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  • 11 nights onboard the "Imperial Russia" train (½ of 2-bedded state room);
  • 1 night at Vladivostok hotel and 1 night at Moscow hotel (½ of standard double/twin room);
  • meals: full board (Days 2-13) + tea/coffee on board throughout the day;
  • onboard supply with towels, bathrobe and slippers at "Imperial Russia" train;
  • sightseeing according to program with local guides (available in English, German, French and Spanish; other languages are possible upon request);
  • arrival / departure transfers (airport-/rail st.- htl. and v.v.);
  • porterage service (at hotels  & railway stations);
  • en-route brief lectures on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, geography and history of the country visited;
  • on board staff: doctor; English speaking group leader, tour managers.
  • International & domestic flights;
  • meals on Day 1 and Day 14;
  • all drinks ordered in the bar car;
  • Russian visa (*to be arranged by passengers prior to departure as earlier as possible);
  • tailor made sightseeing (customized day-tours are available for each place of stop through Russia upon request);
  • tips and personal expenses; 
  • medical insurance (every passenger is oblighed to have a personal insurance for the whole duration of the tour);
  • vaccination (consult your doctor or medical center for specific health advice due to visit of different countries in terms of this tour).
NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.

Payment and cancellation conditions
1. Non-refundable prepayments payable 5 days upon receipt of the confirmation of the tour:
    $ 1800 per person in Business Class and VIP compartment;
    $ 1080 per person in First Class and First Class Plus compartment;
2. Full payment due to be made 60 days prior to departure.
3. After cancellation of a confirmed reservation 60 days prior to departure of the tour 50 % of the cost will be non-refundable.
4. After cancellation of a confirmed reservation 30 days prior to departure of the tour 100 % of the cost of the tour will be non-refundable.

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