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Ulan-Bator to Moscow by "Imperial Russia" Train

12 days
11 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

$5,635.00 (FIRST CLASS - twin compartment)
$7,335.00 (FIRST CLASS - for single use)
$6,500.00 (FIRST CLASS PLUS - twin compartment)
$8,540.00 (FIRST CLASS PLUS - for single use)
$10,895.00 (VIP - twin compartment)
$17,080.00 (VIP - for single use)

Dates:

May 28, 2017 - Jun 08, 2017 

Ships & Cabins:

Hotels:

• Onboard the “Imperial Russia Train” 
• 1 night at Moscow hotel and 1 night at Vladivostok hotel 
• Towels, bathrobe and slippers available onboard of the “Imperial Russia” train.

Included:

• Sighseeing with local guides per program
• English Speaking Group Leader and Tour managers
• All transfers
• Tea/coffee throughout the day
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
• Excursions with local guides according to the program
• Luggage handling at the hotel and the railway station
• Brief informative lectures during the program
• Doctor on board
• Bathrobe, towel and slippers onboard

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Ulan Bator

  • Transfer to a hotel.
  • Accommodation in a standard room.

Day 2  : Ulan Bator

  • Transfer to Terelj National Park. Arrive to the Camp. Upon arrival to the camp some time will be given to settle yurt and freshen up prior to lunch.
  • Lunch at the yurt camp.
  • After lunch the excursion to the turtle rock and enjoy beautiful scenery of the surrounding area. Hiking tour to the top of overlooking hill to have a general view of the Terelj National Park.
  • You will visit a nomadic family and get introduced to the authentic lifestyle and culture of Mongolian nomads and try traditional dairy food. Horse riding for an hour (optional), disassembling and building of a smaller Mongolian Yurt.
  • Dinner.
  • You will meet the sunset in the wide steppe and observe night stars.
  • Accommodation in Yurts.

Day 3  : On board

  • Breakfast at the camp.
  • Transfer to Ulan Bator.
  • Visit Sukhabaatar square and Gandan monastery.
  • Lunch Mongolian BBQ.
  • Visit to the Museum of National History. Climb to the Zaisan hill for viewing the city of Ulan bator.
  • Folk show.
  • Welcome onboard of “Imperial Russia” train.
  • Welcome dinner.

Day 4  : Ulan-Ude

  • Arriving to Ulan-Ude.
  • Sightseeing tour of this unique city, a convenient location in both strategic and economics ways on the cross-roads of Russia with China and Mongolia.
  • Ethnic and cultural diversity of this area offers a unique understanding of its heritage of the world’s religions. Visit functional church and Ivolginsky Datsan.
  • You will be welcomed in a Buryat family. Excursion program, reception in a traditional Buryat Yurt and a folklore program. Hospitable Buryats will teach you how to cook the traditional Buryat dish pozy, how to play dice, use a bow, wear a traditional Buryat costume, assemble and disassemble a felt yurt.
  • Departing Ulan-Ude.
  • Dinner on board.

Day 5  : Baikal

  • Arrival in Port Baikal.
  • Ferry trip to the Listvyanka village, the closest one to Irkutsk of all the settlements on the shores of Lake Baikal.
  • 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.
  • Lunch in a restaurant.
  • Visit to Baikal Museum which displays the flora and fauna of the lake.
  • Listvyanka sightseeing
  • Visit to local fish and souvenir market.
  • Welcome back to the Imperial Russia Train.
  • Dinner in a form of a picnic

Day 6  : Irkutsk

  • Train arrives Irkutsk railway station.
  • 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.
  • Visit to the Ethnographical museum Taltsy which is located in a picturesque place on the right bank of the Angara River.
  • Free time at the “130 quarter” – “Irkutskaya Sloboda”, a quarter with reconstructed city buildings of the 19-20 c.
  • Dinner at a city restaurant.
  • Departure from Irkutsk.

Day 7  : On board

  • On board of “Imperial Russia” Train.
  • Enjoy activities on board.

Day 8  : Novosibirsk

  • Arrival in 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 streets,  Ob river esplanade.
  • Lunch.
  • City tour continued.
  • Departure from Novosibirsk.
  • Dinner on board.

Day 9  : 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.
  • Dinner on board.

Day 10  : Kazan

  • 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.
  • Departure from Kazan.
  • Dinner on board.

Day 11  : Moscow

  • Arriving in Moscow Railway Station.
  • You leave the Imperial Russia Train.
  • Visit to the Moscow Kremlin which is a symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art.
  • Lunch in a restaurant.
  • Walk along the Arbat Street. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Sightseeing tour of Moscow metro stations.
  • Dinner.
  • Check-in at the hotel.

Day 12  : Moscow

  • Transfer from hotel to airport.