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Trans-Siberian Railway from St Petersburg to Vladivostok
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Trans-Siberian Railway from St Petersburg to Vladivostok

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Experience an unforgettable journey between St. Petersburg and Moscow with this Trans-Siberian Railway from St Petersburg to Vladivostok. Visit beautiful cities such as Ekaterinburg and Irkutsk, ending the journey in Vladivostok.

Trans-Siberian Railway through Russia
Vladivostok railway station
Views of Vladivostok
St. Saviour's Church, St. Petersburg
Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow
Red Square in Moscow
Views of Ekaterimburgo
Bunk beds in a Trans-Siberian train cabin
Trans-Siberian train across the steppe
Lake Baikal from Listvyanka
Trans-Siberian train compartment
Dining area on the Trans-Siberian train
Views of Irkutsk

Trans-Siberian Railway from St Petersburg to Vladivostok

Day 1: St. Petersburg

You'll be picked up from St. Petersburg airport and transferred to a centrally located hotel in St. Petersburg. Welcome to Russia!

Day 2: St. Petersburg

After breakfast at your hotel, we'll spend the morning on a full tour of St. Petersburg. We'll visit St. Peter and Paul's Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood. We'll also learn the secrets of the cruiser Aurora: the warship whose cannon announced the beginning of the Russian Revolution in 1917.

You'll have the rest of the day at leisure to wander on your own around beautiful St. Petersburg, the "Venice of the Baltic Sea".

Day 3: St. Petersburg

After breakfast, we'll pick you up from your hotel and drive to the Palace Square for a guided tour of the Hermitage Museum. Inside this beautiful building, the former winter residence of the Tsars, we'll see different masterpieces of outstanding artists such as Da Vinci, Raphael or Caravaggio.

You'll have the rest of the day free until late in the afternoon when we'll head to the St. Petersburg station to take the Grand Express: a comfortable night train that will take you to Moscow. The capital of Russia awaits you!

Day 4: Moscow

After picking you up at the station, we'll go on a panoramic tour of Moscow. On this route, we'll pass historic sites such as the KGB Headquarters and the Bolshoi Theatre. Afterwards, we'll go on a walking tour of the Red Square, where we'll appreciate the exterior architecture of St. Basil's and Kazan Cathedrals, Lenin's Mausoleum and the GUM Shopping Gallery.

In the afternoon, which you'll have at your leisure, you will have the opportunity to do some shopping or to explore the always fascinating Russian capital at your own pace.

Day 5: Moscow

We'll pick you up from your hotel and head to Red Square for a guided tour of the Kremlin, where we'll see the four cathedrals and the Armoury Museum. We'll then take the subway for a guided tour of the Moscow Metro and discover its most luxurious stations.

After spending the afternoon at leisure in Moscow, you'll be taken to the railway station where your journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway will begin. First destination? The beautiful city of Ekaterinburg.

Day 6: Moscow - Ekaterinburg

From Ekaterinburg station, where you'll arrive at around 9 pm, we'll take you to a hotel in the city centre so that you can rest from your journey.

Day 7: Ekaterinburg

After a comforting breakfast at your hotel, we'll pick you up for a panoramic tour of Ekaterinburg. We'll stop at the main gems of its historical heritage, including the Cathedral of the Spilled Blood. We'll also visit Ganina Yama, the place where the bodies of Tsar Nicholas II and his family were hidden.

The tour continues with a visit to the Memorial to the Victims of Stalin and the monolith marking the border between Asia and Europe. You'll have the rest of the day at leisure and in the late afternoon, we'll bring you to Ekaterinburg station to take the Trans-Siberian Railway to Irkutsk.

Days 8 and 9: Ekaterinburg - Irkutsk

During these days you'll cross Russia on board the Trans-Siberian Railway. The route between Ekaterinburg and Irkutsk runs through the Siberian steppe, a unique journey that will allow you to enjoy all the comforts of the train.

Day 10: Irkutsk - Listvyanka

At dawn, you'll arrive at Irkutsk station. From there we'll drive to a hotel in Listvyanka, a picturesque village on the shores of Baikal, the deepest lake in the world. The rest of the day is free for you to visit the Lake Baikal Museum or St. Nicholas Church on your own.

Day 11: Listvyanka - Irkutsk

After breakfast, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Listvyanka and drive to the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture. After visiting the exhibition we'll drive to Irkutsk for a panoramic tour of the "Paris of Siberia".

After a free afternoon in Irkutsk, we'll take you to the station to continue your journey by Trans-Siberian Railway to Vladivostok.

Days 12, 13 & 14: Irkutsk - Vladivostok

On these days, you'll enjoy three days on board the Trans-Siberian Railway. The route runs close to the border between China and Russia, on one of Asia's most iconic railway routes.

Day 15: Vladivostok

You'll arrive in Vladivostok at around 6 am. After picking you up at the station, we'll take you to a hotel in the city to rest. In the afternoon, we'll pick you up at your accommodation and embark on a tour of Vladivostok, visiting the Fortress Museum and the Catholic and Intersection churches.

After the last stop at the Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya pier, where we'll learn about the history of the military ships of World War II, we'll take you back to your hotel.

Day 16: Vladivostok

You'll have the day at leisure until we pick you up in time to take you to Vladivostok airport. 

Accommodation

The tour includes 8 nights' accommodation with breakfast in the following hotels:

  • St. Petersburg (2 nights): Nevsky Grand Hotel 3* or M-Hotel 3*
  • Moscow (2 nights): Moscow Ibis Bakhrushina Centre 3*
  • Ekaterinburg (1 night): Novotel Yekaterinburg Center 4*
  • Listvyanka (1 night): Listvyanka Mayak 4*
  • Vladivostok (2 nights): Hotel Azimut 4*

The nights that you do not sleep in the above hotels will be spent travelling by night train. On this means of transport, you'll have a 4-person compartment with two bunk beds. In addition, each train carriage has two toilets and hot water for making herbal teas, and you'll be provided with clean bed linen and cups.

When booking, you'll only need to indicate the type of room you want to sleep in at the hotels, as you'll always travel in 4-person compartments on the trains.

If you don't wish to share a train compartment with other people, you can pay a supplement. Please indicate this in the comments at the time of booking and we will send you a request to pay the supplement.

Guide in the cities

The guide service is only included in the cities, while on the train you'll travel on your own, enjoying the tour at your own pace.

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Price

Adults in double room Adults in single room Children between 10 and 15 years old Children between 5 and 9 years old Children under 5 years old
US$ 2,483
US$ 2,760
US$ 2,359
US$ 1,862
US$ 1,242
  • Adults in double room

    US$ 2,483
  • Adults in single room

    US$ 2,760
  • Children between 10 and 15 years old

    US$ 2,359
  • Children between 5 and 9 years old

    US$ 1,862
  • Children under 5 years old

    US$ 1,242

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Please check local restrictions before traveling.

Duration

16 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Pick up from St. Petersburg airport

Transfer to Vladivostok airport

8 nights' accommodation with breakfast in 3 and 4 star hotels

Tickets for the Grand Express train between St. Petersburg and Moscow

Tickets for the Trans

Siberian train between Moscow and St. Petersburg

Transfers by minibus

English speaking guide

Entrance fees

Visa assistance

Visa processing fees.

Not included

Meals and dinners

Travel insurance

Optional activities

When to book?

You can book up until 30 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Do I need a visa for this tour?

    A - You'll need to check with the consulates in your respective country to find out if you need a visa and what the formalities are. For citizens of Spain, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, our provider can arrange the visa on your behalf. In all other countries, you will have to apply for the visa on your own, but our provider will always provide you with the required official documents and review your visa application forms before you submit them to the consulate.

  • Q - Do I need travel insurance for this tour?

    A - Before leaving on your trip, you should take out insurance. Coverage should include emergency medical expenses, personal accident and repatriation. In addition, we recommend including luggage insurance, personal liability insurance and cancellation insurance.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 2,483
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

If you cancel 60 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 90%. If you cancel 45 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 75%. If you cancel 30 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel 15 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 25%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.