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Destination Tour Dates Duration Price Comments
United States TRANS SIBERIAN ORIENT EXPRESS (EASTBOUND) 07.11-07.22, 2014 11 days $5373 St.Petersburg – Moscow- Kazan – Ekaterinburg – Tobolsk – Omsk -Novosibirsk – Irkutsk – Lake Baikal – Irkutsk
THE DESCRIPTION OF TOUR
TRANS SIBERIAN ORIENT EXPRESS (EASTBOUND)

The unique way to experience the Trans-Siberian Railroad

Train description|Train formation

RATES FOR TRANS-SIBERIAN TRAIN – 2014

RATES:

7 930 EURO – VIP ( per person in a two- bedded compartment)

5 140 EURO – First class plus ( per person in a two – bedded compartment)

4 840 EURO – First class ( per person in a two – bedded compartment)

3 705 EURO – Standard (per person in a four – bedded compartment)

4 605 EURO – For three passengers in a four- bedded Standard compartment ( per person)

RATES INCLUDE:

1 night at St. Petersburg hotel

2 nights at Irkutsk hotel

Towels, bathrobe and slippers available onboard of the “Imperial Russia” train.

Excursions with local guides according to the program

Tea/coffee throughout the day

Full board

Pick-up at the airport , transfer to hotels and train stations, transfer to the airport ( St, Petersburg. Moscow, Irkutsk and Beijing, depending on Tour choice).

Services of the porter at the hotel and the railway station.

Brief informative lecture on the Trains- Siberian Railroad, geography and history of the country visited, Doctor on board.

English speaking group leader and tour managers.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:

Flight International and Domestic.

The cost of entry visas

All drinks ordered in the bar car.

Meals on the day of arrival, departure.

Tips and personal expenses.

Insurance.

CONDITIONS:
PAYMENT CONDITIONS:

  • 1 500 EURO - PER PERSON IN VIP COMPARTMENT, NON-REFUNDABLE
  • 900 EURO - PER PERSON IN CLASS PLUS COMPARTMENT, NON-REFUNDABLE
  • 900 EURO - PER PERSON IN FIRST CLASS COMPARTMENT, NON-REFUNDABLE
  • 500 EURO - PER PERSON IN STANDARD COMPARTMENT, NON-REFUNDABLE

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 60 DAYS – 50%
  • 30 DAYS – 100%

Trans Siberian Express 2014

Moscow – Lake Baikal (go east)

Day

Tour 1
(15 days/14 nights)

Time
(local)

City

Program

Accommodation

1

Sun

11.07

St.Petersburg

Arrival, accommodation, welcome dinner

St.Petersburg

2

Mon

12.07

19.00

St.Petersburg

City-tour with Peterhof

Train

3

Tue

13.07

08.30-16.00

Moscow

City-tour with Kremlin, Arbat Street

Train

4

Wed

14.07

09.00-15.00

Kazan

City-tour with Kazan Kremlin

Train

5

Thu

15.07

12.00-18.00

Yekaterinburg

City-tour

Train

6

Fri

16.07

Tobolsk

City tour Tobolsk Kremlin

Train

7

Sat

17.07

09.30-19.00

Omsk

City-tour with museum of Dostoevsky, Vrubel

Train

8

Sun

18.07

13.00

Novosibirsk

City – tour with Ballet, Opera House

Novosibirsk

9

Mon

19.07

08.30-16.00

Train

10

Tue

20.07

10.00

Irkutsk

City-tour with visdit the December House , Angara river.

Train

11

Wed

21.07

10.00-20.00

Baikal

Ferry trip to the Listvyanka village, Baikal museum

Irkutsk

12

Thu

22.07

10.00-20.00

Irkutsk and back home

Return home

Train

Trans Siberian Express 2014

St. Petersburg - Moscow – Kazan – Yekaterinburg – Tobolsk – Omsk - Novosibirsk – Irkutsk – Lake Baikal

Day 1 – St. Petersburg Arrival

Welcome to St,Petersburg. Your tour guide accompanies you airport to your hotel.

Day 2 - St. Petersburg

Visit ti tsar residence “ Peterhof”. Lunch. Grand City Tour including visit ti wonderful churches with the exquisite Smolny Cathedral , a master pries of Rastrelli’s baroque; and / or the shimmering mosaics and marble floor patterns at the Church of the Savior on Blood; and /or the ancient icon- painting and carved iconostases at the St. Sampson’s Cathedral, erected by Peter I in gratitude for the victorius Poltava battle ; and/ or the icons of golden mosaics and the columns of malachite and lapis lazuli in the grand St. Isaac’s Cathedral). Visit to State Hermitage. The collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artifacts of the world culture. Dinner. After dinner the train departure from St. Petersburg.

Day 3 – Moscow

Arriving in Moscow Railway Station. Grand City Tour. Lunch. Visit to the Moscow Kremlin which is a symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural complex in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art. Walk along the Arbat Street. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Sightseeing tour of Moscow metro station. Welcome to the “Imperial Russia” Train. Depart from Moscow

Arriving in Kazan Railway Station. Grand City Tour “Old Kazan”. The Tartar capital is situated on the picturesque banks of the Volga. Within folklore program “Tugan Avalim” you will enjoy Tartar epic. Kazan sightseeing (Kremlin). Lunch including a master class revealing the secret of Tartar Cuisine. Depart from Kazan.

Day 4 – Kazan

Arriving to Kazan Railway Station. Gran City Tour “Old Kazan”. The Tartar capital is situated on the picturesque banks of the Volga. Within folklore program “Tugan Avalim” you will enjoy Tartar epic. Kazan sightseeing ( Kremlin). Lunch including a master class revealing secret of Tartar Cuisine. Departure from Kazan.

Day 5 - Yekaterinburg

Train arrives in Yekaterinburg railway station. City tour dedicated to the Last Days of Last Russian Tsar. As part of the excursion you will see the Church on Blood erected to commemorate a tragic historical event, the orthodox monastery with temples that are considered to be pearls of Russian construction. Lunch. You will visit the memorial built at the boundary of two continents ( the Europe and Asia).Departure from Yekaterinburg.

Day 6 – Tobolsk

Arriving in Tobolsk, a part of Russian heartland. Tobolsk history is closely related to the destiny ofRomanov’s royal family. In August, 1917 the family of the resigned Russian emperor was sent to Tobolsk. City tour including a visit to the obelisk to the conqueror of Siberia. Visit to Tobolsk Kremlin, a 17 th century fortress, the Chamber Museum of Nicolas II. Lunch. Visit to Svyato- Znamensky friary, originally a tartar town was situated here, afterwards it was transformed into Russian village.

Day 7 – Omsk

You arrive in Omsk where you will be welcomed in the Russian manner with bread and salt. Guided City Tour. Omsk is the city of Cossacks. At the same time it was the headquarter of foreign assets. In the course of the your you will visit “Siberien Chicago”, museums of Dostoevsky , Vrubel. Lunch. Tour to the first Siberien Fruit Garden and Achair monastery. Departure from Omsk.

Day 8 - Novosibirsk

The next stop on Trans Siberian thoroughfare is Novosibirsk. You will reach a region with great history and unique Siberian architectural monuments and nature. Sightseeing tour: Railway museum , Ballet and Opera House, ancient street, Ob river esplanade. Lunch. City tour continued. Departure from Novosibirsk.

Day 9 - on board

When the tourists are aboard the train they will be able to admire the magnificent nature of Russian Siberia, they will have the unique opportunity to learn the Russian language and songs, to take part in different competitions with small funny prizes and to listen to some interesting and informative lectures about our life, history, culture and traditions.

Day 10 - Irkutsk

Arrival in Irkutsk, one of the oldest Siberian cities that is situated in the Eastern Siberia on a picturesque bank of the Angara River. Irkutsk was founded as a small settlement in 1661 and soon got the status of a city. At the end of the 17th century Irkutsk turned into the most important transit point on trade routes from Russia to China and Mongolia. Meeting with local guide.

Tour to the historical city center including a visit to the Decembrist House, the “ wooden lace” house, also called the “House of Europe”, the most beautiful and amazing streets of the city- Bolshaya Prospektnaya, today – Karl Marx street. Lunch at a city restaurant. Free time at the “130 quarter” – “Irkutskaya Sloboda”, a quarter with reconstructed city building of the 19-20c. Visit to the Ethnographical museum Taltsy which is located in a picturesque place on the right bank of the Angara River. Dinner at a city restaurant. Departure from Irkutsk.

Day 11 - Lake Baikal

Train arrives Port Baikal. You will leave the “ Imperial Russian “ Train. Ferry trip to the Listvyanka village , the closest one to Irkutsk of all the settlements on the shores of Lake Baikal. Lunch on the form of a picnic. Platform observation, Chersky Stone observation point with beautiful view on the southern part of the lake and the source of the Angara River is one of the most favorite places for tourists and photographers. Visit to Baikal Museum which displays the flora and fauna of the lake. Listvyanka sightseeing. Visit to local fish and souvenir market. Transfer to Irkutsk. Accommodation in hotel. You start your return home.

Day 12 – Irkutsk and back home