12 Days Trans Siberian Railway Tour from All Russia Tours (Posted on Jun 17 2011)

12 Days Trans Siberian Railway Tour from All Russia Tours

TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY TOUR

Duration: 12 days/11 nights

ITINERARY:-

2 DAYS IN MOSCOW: SIGHTSEEING TOUR ROUND THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES OF MOSCOW — Includes the Red Square, Russian White House, the Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Victory Park with its fountains, Triumph Ark, Moscow State University located on Vorobyevi Hills — the highest point of the city, the Tverskaya street the most animated and saucy.  Excursion to the Moscow Kremlin and Kremlin Cathedrals — the historical center of Moscow. The Kremlin has always been perceived as a symbol of power and might of the Russian land. Each era of the Russian history left its architectural mark on the Kremlin.

moskova moscow

moskova moscow

2 DAYS IN EKATERINBURG: EKATERINBURG — The city was founded in 1721 by Peter the Great as a fort and a metallurgical factory. Its position has been chosen for the strategic proximity to the great mining operations of the Urals and Siberia. Ekaterinburg is also notable for being the hometown of Boris Eltsin.you’ll drive along the old streets which were built during the “Golden Age” by the Ekaterinburg’s merchants. You’ll also visit the monument of the founders of the city, Lenin’s square, the Christian temple, the place of execution of the last Russia tzar Nicolas II and his family as well as St. Elizaveta Chapel.

3 DAYS IN NOVOSIBIRSK: CITY TOUR AROUN NOVOSIBIRSK — The largest Siberian city in terms of both population and territory. It is located right in the middle of Russia, on the banks of the beautiful river Ob. The main feature of Novosibirsk is its virgin nature: ancient Salairsky mountain-ridge, Baraba plains and Kulunda steppe, taiga and sunny birch groves, thousands of rivers and huge lakes!

TRIP TO AKADEMGORODOK — The town of scientists. Novosibirsk State University, the House of Scientists, lots of research institutes and academies are located there. Here you will also visit Geology Museum and Museum of ancient trains in the open air.

2 DAYS IN IRKUTSKIRKUTSK CITY TOUR — There are about 700 monuments of history and culture in Irkutsk. The most interesting for the guests are the historical ensembles in its central part: Spasskaya Church, the Epiphany Cathedral, the Roman Catholic Church, the monument of the Siberian explorers, the Drama Theatre and etc.

TRAVEL TO LAKE BAIKAL — The Gem of Siberia with beautiful and unforgettable surroundings. En route you will see the Wooden Architecture Museum in the open air, a unique collection of historical, architectural and ethnographical monuments of the 17-18th centuries. One hour motorboat trip on Baikal Lake. You will be astonished by the color metamorphoses of the lake’s surface, the ever-changing play of water and sky, taiga, and cliffs.

circum baikal train

circum baikal train

2 DAYS IN ULAN-UDE: CITY TOUR AROUND ULAN-UDE — Like most Siberian cities, Ulan-Ude was founded during the 17th century. However, as the center of the Buddhist Buryat culture, it is unlike any of the other stops along the Trans-Siberian railway because of its architecture, history and city atmosphere.

EXCURSION TO IVOLGINSKIY DATSAN — A restored Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, located 25 miles from Ulan-Ude. Till 1995 the Datsan was the residence of Bandido Khambo Lama (the leader of the Buddhists in Russia). Now it serves as the center of Buddhism in Russia. Visit to Old-Believer’s Village. On this tour you will travel to Bolshoi Kunaley, a village 30 miles from Ulan Ude, where Semeiskiye live in their brightly painted and decorated with ornate carvings log houses.

For More Detail & Booking of Trans Siberian Railway Package

Visit: http://www.allrussiatours.com/trans-siberian/program.html


Posted by on Jun 17 2011. Filed under Europe, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Moscow, Russia, Siberia, St Petersburg.

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