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Tsar's Gold Journey from Moscow to Vladivostok

16 days8 cities
Russia1 country
Tour rating: 4.99 / 5, Based on 15 Reviews
Branded Train Package to Russia

The Tsar's Gold Trans-Siberian is a top-notch train famous all around Russia. It provides high-quality comfort and services onboard, offers exciting activities and events. Take a chance to see the Russian being onboard a one-of-a-kind train!

16 days8 cities
Russia1 country
From
$10,290
Moscow, Russia
2
days
Russia

You can't say you've been in Russia if you haven't stopped in legendary Moscow, and even if you have just one day to spend there, there are a lot of things you can cross from your Russia travel bucket list.

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1
day
Welcome to Moscow

You are greeted at the airport by your friendly tour director and accompanied to your hotel. Our City of Lights tour shows you around the exquisitely illuminated Russian capital. You notice that Moscow is clearly on a par with Europe’s other great metropolitan cities such as Madrid and Paris. You stroll across the famous Red Square with your guide and take a short trip on the subway to view several of Moscow’s, particularly beautiful metro stations.

Dinner included

2
day
Moscow from Its Most Beautiful Side

In the morning, you take an exciting tour of Moscow, including the impressive Kremlin grounds and its magnificent cathedral from tsarist times. In the evening, you are welcomed aboard your private train. A relaxed get-together in the dining car offers the chance to meet your fellow travelers and learn more details about your private train. Overnight onboard.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

5-star Hotel
5

You have to agree, it's impossible to think of a perfect vacation without a top-notch hotel where you can relax after a long day of exploring the city. And there is no better place to unwind than a high-end 5-star hotel, providing flawless service, a wide choice of in-house facilities to take advantage of, and ample bedrooms, fitted with everything you might need for a great stay.

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Moscow
Kazan
13 hrs 50 min

Experience the authentic Russian train ride with Trans-Siberian Railway from the capital of Russia, Moscow, to the crown jewel of Tatarstan. There are 1st or 2nd coach classes for you to choose, as well as picturesque panoramas along the road to gaze at.

Kazan, Russia
1
day
Russia

Kazan, Russia

Known as the third capital of Russia, every year scenic Kazan draws thousands of people from all over the world, attracted to its cultural and historical significance and striking sights, including the majestic Kazan Kremlin.

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3
day
Kazan

In the morning, you arrive in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. You take a tour of the Kazan Kremlin (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), which has a wonderful panoramic view over the Volga River, where you learn about the turbulent history of the relationship between the Tatars, the Cossacks, and the Russians. Your train resumes its journey east in the evening. Overnight on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Tsar's Gold Train
5

Enjoy the best that fabulous Russia has to offer onboard a private top-notch train, the renowned Tsar's Gold. Providing comfort worthy of the world's best 5-star hotels, the train is a great example of what luxury travel should be like.

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Kazan
Ekaterinburg
14 hrs

Traveling from Russia's Tatarstan region to the city of Ekaterinburg is a perfect opportunity to experience Russian' way of life as you travel on a regular train. In addition, the outstanding changing landscapes await you in your Kazan - Ekaterinburg travel.

Ekaterinburg, Russia
1
day
Russia

Ekaterinburg, Russia

A bridge between Europe and Asia, lovely Ekaterinburg is one of the most significant Russian cities, boasting a rich cultural heritage and plenty of amazing sights to explore, including the world-famous Church of All Saints!

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4
day
Yekaterinburg

Your train stops around noon in Yekaterinburg, the historical capital of the Urals. The city is remembered as the place where the Russian tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in 1918. During a brief tour, you see the Church on Blood, built in 2003 in commemoration of that tragic historic event; and the city center, beautifully restored in 2009. Back on board, you continue on your journey through the vast steppes of Western Siberia. Overnight on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Tsar's Gold Train
5

Enjoy the best that fabulous Russia has to offer onboard a private top-notch train, the renowned Tsar's Gold. Providing comfort worthy of the world's best 5-star hotels, the train is a great example of what luxury travel should be like.

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Ekaterinburg
Novosibirsk
21 hrs

Make yourself comfortable and get ready for an unforgettabe journey along the Trans-Siberian route. Make sure not to sleep through the views!

Novosibirsk
1
day
Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia

If you are looking for a place that combines a metropolitan vibe, extensive cultural heritage, and breathtaking nature, and unique tourist attractions, you should consider putting Novosibirsk on your travel agenda.

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5
day
Novosibirsk

You arrive in Novosibirsk, the heart of Siberia, where you are welcomed in the traditional Russian way, with bread and salt. During a short city tour, you experience the most Soviet of all cities during your journey. You see the enormous Trans-Siberian Monument and the mighty Ob River. Overnight on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Tsar's Gold Train
5

Enjoy the best that fabulous Russia has to offer onboard a private top-notch train, the renowned Tsar's Gold. Providing comfort worthy of the world's best 5-star hotels, the train is a great example of what luxury travel should be like.

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Novosibirsk
Irkutsk
31 h
Irkutsk, Russia
1
day
Russia

Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk boasts an amazing location close to China and Mongolia, making it an interesting blend of cultures. The city played a major part in the country's history and is a "must-visit" place for those who want to experience genuine Russia.

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7
day
Irkutsk

Today, your train reaches Irkutsk, the capital of Eastern Siberia in tsarist times. During your city tour, you see, among other attractions, picturesque Siberian wooden houses and a memorial to Tsar Alexander III (the initiator of the Trans-Siberian Railroad), which was erected in 2003 where the Trans-Siberian Obelisk previously stood. After lunch, you take an excursion to a quaint open-air museum showcasing life and work in historical Siberia. Overnight: Hotel Irkutsk (or similar).

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

3-star Hotel
3

Enhance your rail adventure by staying in a cozy 3-star hotel, providing everything a traveler might ask for a nice stay. In the gallery, you can see several examples of the 3-star hotels that we offer to our clients.

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Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude
7 hrs 30 min

Marvel at the vast Lake Baikal as you cross the scenic Buryatia Region on your way from Irkutsk to Ulan-Ude. The Trans-Siberian train-journey boasts not only a comfortable cabin for you to relax at but some picturesque views through the window as well.

Ulan Ude, Russia
2
days
Russia

Ula-Ude is known to anyone interested in Russia travel as its one of the most fascinating places in East Siberia. Although located in Russia, it feels more like an Asian city but at the same time leaves no doubt about its Russian heritage.

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9
day
Ulan-Ude

After your private train’s arrival in Ulan-Ude, you experience the capital of the Russian Republic of Buryatia on a city tour. A visit to a colony of Old Believers makes you acquainted with their manners and customs. In the evening, you see a presentation of typical Buryatian artistic performances. Overnight: Hotel Geser.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

10
day
Monks and Yurts

An excursion brings you to Russia’s largest Buddhist monastery, Ivolginsky Datsan. Later, you feast on Buryatia’s national dish in a yurt. In the afternoon, you learn surprising details about the indigenous population of the Baikal region in the open-air Ethnographic Museum. Your private train continues east in the late evening. Overnight onboard.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

3-star Hotel
3

Enhance your rail adventure by staying in a cozy 3-star hotel, providing everything a traveler might ask for a nice stay. In the gallery, you can see several examples of the 3-star hotels that we offer to our clients.

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Ulan-Ude
Khabarovsk
2 days 8 hrs

Embark on a train ride taking you to the Russian Far East and gaze at some truly spectacular mountainous landscapes through the window of your train car. The journey to Khabarovsk will definitely leave a lasting imprression.

Khabarovsk, Russia
1
day
Russia

Khabarovsk, Russia

Famous for the scenic parks, beautiful artificial lakes and impressive historical sights, Khabarovsk is one of the most remarkable cities to visit during your Trans-Siberian journey, offering plenty of things to spice up your stay with.

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13
day
Khabarowsk on the Amur River

Your private train reaches Khabarovsk in mid-morning. City tour and visit to the promenade on the bluff of the Amur river where you can see as far as China. In the afternoon, you enjoy a little boat tour on the Amur river. Your train departs in the evening and your journey continues to the city of Vladivostok, the final destination of your journey on the Trans-Siberian. Overnight on board.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Tsar's Gold Train
5

Enjoy the best that fabulous Russia has to offer onboard a private top-notch train, the renowned Tsar's Gold. Providing comfort worthy of the world's best 5-star hotels, the train is a great example of what luxury travel should be like.

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Khabarovsk
Vladivostok
11 hrs 30 min

Board the train in Khabarovsk and start your scenic journey towards Vladivostok, the charming port city in the Russian Far East. Unwind and get some rest in the comfortable train car before continuing your extensive Russia tour.

Vladivostok, Russia
3
days
Russia

The treasure of Russia's Far East Region, glorious Vladivostok offers just as many amazing things to explore as renowned Moscow and Saint Petersburg, as well as something you can't find in any other Russian city.

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14
day
Vladivostok

In the morning, you arrive in Vladivostok, where a sightseeing tour shows you the city’s most notable attractions, among them the Submarine Museum and the photogenic train station with the monument that marks the end of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Free time in the afternoon. Our recommendations: a stroll in the Botanical Garden or a guided tour of the Fort of Alexander the Blessed. Overnight: Best Eastern Versailles.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

15
day
Dat At Leisure

After breakfast, you have the opportunity to explore the Pacific metropolis on your own. What about a visit to the museum of the Russian Pacific Fleet, to the KGB bunker, or to Vladivostok’s only dairy? In the afternoon, you enjoy a boat trip to the largest harbor of Russia’s the Far East. Overnight: Best Eastern Versailles.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

16
day
Departure

Your journey ends with the transfer to the airport after your breakfast at the hotel.

Breakfast included

3-star Hotel
3

Enhance your rail adventure by staying in a cozy 3-star hotel, providing everything a traveler might ask for a nice stay. In the gallery, you can see several examples of the 3-star hotels that we offer to our clients.

What's Included

  • Accommodation in remarkable hotels in Moscow (1 night), Irkutsk (1 night), Ulan-Ude (1 night), and Vladivostok (2 nights)
  • 10 nights on board the Tsar's Gold train;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Three meals daily on board the train;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • English Speaking Group Leader throughout the tour;
  • Entertainment program on board, including lectures on the Trans-Siberian Railway, regional geography, culture, and history of the countries along the route;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Comfort of travelling on a private train combined with a caring tour director, exciting lectures and entertainment onboard;
  • Private arrival and departure transfers;
  • "City of Lights" tour in Moscow showing the magnificent illumination of this Eurasian metropolis;
  • A taste of Russian hospitality during welcome 'Bread and Salt' ceremony in Novosibirsk - the capital of Siberia;
  • Grandeur and beauty of the famous lake Baikal, that you have a chance to witness and enjoy a picniс on its shores;
  • Insight into Mongolian culture during a performance of traditional folk arts;

What To Know

  • You should bring a few hundred dollars with you on the trip to pay for food as trains do not have ATM machines
  • Usual tip size in restaurants is 10% of the check. Recommended tips for guides and drivers is $8-12 per day for a great level of service
  • Eurasian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers