If you want to realize how vast Russia really is you must travel along the Great Siberian Way which is nowadays more known as Trans Siberian Railroad, running across the country from east to west. Trans-Siberian journey is an excellent chance to have a look at the world's greatest railway connecting West and East: from Moscow over the Urals to the deepest freshwater lake Baikal and up to the Far East. Siberian part of the railroad was constructed in late 19th early 20th centuries and turned out to be one of the most important industrial projects of that time. The length of the railroad from Moscow to Vladivostok is 9302 km (5780 miles) which makes it the longest railroad in the world. Besides the road is passing through 7 time zones and the whole train journey is a bit over 7 days.
There is a great variety of possible tours along this road, and there are a lot of Siberian cities really worth visiting.
Apart from various tailor-made group tours, we offer different service for small private groups and individuals along the route: buy train tickets from one place to another, book hotels, transfers, guides. We will be happy to provide you with all the necessary information on the places you will be visiting and help you to choose the most interesting stops.
Below we offer one of the most exciting trips with stops at the prominent and remote parts of Russia and experience unique history and culture of Siberia.
Main highlights of the trip
- The world's oldest and most epic train journey
- The Russian capital – Moscow and its Kremlin, Red Square, Tretyakov gallery
- Ekaterinburg – the most significant cultural and scientific centre of Ural; the symbolic border between Europe and Asia
- Lake Baikal, the "pearl of Siberia", the world's deepest lake offering breathtaking views
- Intricate wooden carvings of Irkutsk houses
- The oriental atmosphere of Ulan-Ude and the main Buddist centre in Russia – Ivolginsky Datsan
- Vladivostok – the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet