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13D12N Grand Trans Siberian Express : Ulaanbaatar to Moscow

13D12N Grand Trans Siberian Express : Ulaanbaatar to Moscow

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From: $35194 $7648 From: €7215 €6506 From: £6159 £5554 From: RM35194 RM31735 From: CAD10664 CAD9616 From: SGD11438 SGD10314 From: AUD11684 AUD10536 From: HKD66165 HKD59662
Ulaanbaatar

Let's go on a legendary Trans-Siberian Railway, one of the longest rail journey experience and set out on an epic train journey across one-third of the world. Explore remote areas of the world like Siberia, Lake Baikal and Mongolia. With choices of accommodation, forget about any hassle of packing and unpacking every day as your cabin is your “home on wheels” during the entire rail journey. There are restaurant cars on the train which serve breakfast, lunch and dinner as part of the full board service to all passengers with the local cuisine as the highlight of the menu. Also, there is Lounge and Lecture Area which is open to all passengers until late. Stops for land excursions at the most interesting places along the route are included every day, sightseeing tours with English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German or Chinese speaking guides (other languages on request). We also included overnights in international managed 4 stars hotels in order to provide you more time to explore places and enjoy a relaxed journey in some of the selected cities.

Cities to Visit: Ulaanbaatar – Ulan-Ude – Lake Baikal – Irkutsk – Krasnoyarsk – Novosibirsk – Yekaterinburg – Moscow
Language: English

Booking Period: from Now till December 31, 2021
Travel Period: from May 22, 2022 till September 4, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Moscow, most vibrant and fast developing metropolitan city of Europe
~ Kremlin and the Red Square
~ Yekaterinburg, capital of Ural Mountains
~ Siberia, a huge land of extreme dimensions
~ Boat cruise on Siberia’s mighty River Yenissei or River Ob
~ Private classical concert in a wooden manor in Irkutsk
~ Lake Baikal, deepest lake, and biggest freshwater reserve of the world
~ Amazing Mongolian steppes, yurts, and horses
~ Cultural show of Mongolian artists
~ Special Naadam show of Mongolian horse racing, wrestling, archery
What To Expect
The Grand Trans-Siberian Express allows you to experience the legendary routes of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Trans-Mongolian Railway on-board a private train. Some of the highlighted places you will visit is the amazing Lake Baikal, observing a private classical concert in the city of Irkutsk, experience a boat cruise on the magnificent Yenesei River. Get the chance to see the iconic Kremlin and Red Square along with a stopover in Moscow the European city with the most active And rapid growth.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

    Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. You will be met at Ulaanbaatar airport and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: ULAANBAATAR

    An unforgettable full day excursion will take you to the Terelj National Park which is famous for its nature. A stone formation called the “turtle” and the beautiful mountainous scenery will fascinate you. In the park area you will have the chance to meet a herder family inside their yurt. A Naadam show specially arranged for the participants of the Grand Trans-Siberian Express demonstrates 3 disciplines of the Mongolian National Naadam festival: Wrestling, Archery and Horseracing. In the evening you experience a traditional Mongolian Hot Pot dinner. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Clay Gilliland, CC BY 2.0 , via Flickr

  • Day 3: ULAANBAATAR

    During a sightseeing tour you will visit the famous Ghandan Monastery, the Bogd Khan Palace which used to be formerly the winter and sometimes also the summer palace of the Khan’s, as well as the Zaisan monument at a viewpoint high above the city. From there you will have an excellent view of the city which is surrounded by large areas of nomadic yurt settlements. In the afternoon you board your private train which will be your home for the trans-continental journey to Moscow. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: ULAN-UDE, RUSSIA

    In the night you reach the Mongolian border station Sukhbaatar and the Russian border station Naushki. The Mongolian and Russian immigration formalities will take place in the train. You may stay in your cabin and don’t have to leave the train. In the afternoon the Grand Trans-Siberian Express arrives at Ulan Ude. Your sightseeing excursion goes to one of the villages of Orthodox “Old Believers” still practising their live like people did it centuries ago. You will be hosted for a typical Russian homemade lunch. In Ulan Ude the Grand Trans-Siberian Express switches from the Trans Mongolian mainline to the traditional Trans-Siberian mainline on its way to Moscow. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: LAKE BAIKAL

    Today one of the top highlights of the tour with the Grand Trans-Siberian Express will amaze you for the rest of the day. In the morning the private train is running at low speed along the scenic Circum Baikal Railway line between Port Baikal and Sludyanka. A photo stop will be arranged at a small village where you can get off the train, put your feet into the clear and cold water of Lake Baikal and also – with some luck - visit the typical wooden houses of local people. A Baikal barbecue is also a part of the program. In the afternoon a boat takes you on a short cruise from Port Baikal to the small village of Listvyanka. A walk through the village shows you to St Nicholas church, a typical orthodox wooden build church beautiful renovated in the 1990’s. On a great Siberian lunch in a restaurant on the shore of the lake you can taste fresh fish from Lake Baikal. In the evening a one hour bus drive takes you from the Lake Baikal to your hotel in Irkutsk city. Accommodation in Irkutsk.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Sergey Gabdurakhmanov, CC BY 2.0 , via Flickr

  • Day 6: IRKUTSK

    Irkutsk is famous for its trade with Mongolia and China and used to be called “Paris of Siberia” because of its colourful life style during the time of the Tsars. You visit the old town with its large quarters still consisting of wooden houses only, before invited to the cultural highlight of the tour, a private classical concert in a Mansion of historical background. In the evening you re-join the private train. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: KRASNOYARSK

    Krasnoyarsk, like Yekaterinburg and Ulan-Ude used to be a “closed city” during Soviet times – closed to foreigners and also to most Soviet citizens at that time. It is located along the Yenissei River which is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: NOVOSIBIRSK

    A city sightseeing tour shows you some remarkable orthodox churches which have survived the Soviet period and see the famous Opera House which is the largest of Russia, situated in the centre of the city at Lenin Square. Worth to see is also the local food market which is famous all over Siberia for its wide range of products. In the afternoon, an excursion takes you out of the city into the Taiga. About 30 km out of the city you have the opportunity of visiting the largest open air railway museum of Russia, a collection of more than 60 showpieces of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as several historical passenger cars – a perfect insight into the development of the trains on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: YEKATERINBURG

    Today the train arrives in Yekaterinburg, capital of the Ural Mountains. The city was founded in 1723 by Czar Peter I as the center of metallurgical industry. By the 20th century it had become one of the largest and the most important financial, industrial and cultural centers of Russia. On your sightseeing tour you visit a place of remarkable importance for Russian history: the “Cathedral on The Blood” which was built at the place where Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918. An excursion into the Ural forests takes you to Ganina Yama, which today is considered by Russians as a “holy place”. Accommodation in Yekaterinburg.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Tanya Dedyukhina, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

  • Day 10: FULL DAY ON THE TRAIN

    Today you leave Ekaterinburg in the morning and enjoy a typical day on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Your private train passes through the Ural Mountains and an endless scenery of forests, lakes and small settlements. A day to relax, watch the landscape and listen to lectures about the country and its people. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11: MOSCOW

    Today the almost 6300 km long journey from Ulaanbaatar to Moscow terminates. In the afternoon you visit the Red Square and the Kremlin grounds. Accommodation in in Moscow.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12: MOSCOW

    A full-day sightseeing tour shows you the all the many highlights of Moscow: the Bolshoi Theatre, the GUM department store, the Red Square, Moscow River, the Sparrow Hills, Novodevitchy Monastry (outside visit). You will forget old stories about Moscow being grey and dark. It has become a vibrant city, comparable to Paris or Rome and full of life. Accommodation in Moscow.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13: DEPART MOSCOW

    Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. Airport transfers are provided to connect with your flight back home.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 6 nights accommodation on board the train
~ 6 nights accommodation on land. (Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg x 1 night each, Ulaanbaatar, Moscow x 2 nights)
~ Full board meals
~ Sightseeing & Transfers with English speaking guides
~ Daily shower facilities on board train (for categories Deluxe Silver and Deluxe Gold)
~ Shower facilities in hotel day rooms in Ulan-Ude, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk (for categories Standard Economy and Standard Plus)
~ Return airport transfer
~ COMPLIMENTARY travel insurance
~ COMPLIMENTARY Russia Visa application for Malaysian passport holder ONLY

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Gratuity. Recommeded US$180 per person

Booking Period: from Now till December 31, 2021
Travel Period: from May 22, 2022 till September 4, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Moscow, most vibrant and fast developing metropolitan city of Europe
~ Kremlin and the Red Square
~ Yekaterinburg, capital of Ural Mountains
~ Siberia, a huge land of extreme dimensions
~ Boat cruise on Siberia’s mighty River Yenissei or River Ob
~ Private classical concert in a wooden manor in Irkutsk
~ Lake Baikal, deepest lake, and biggest freshwater reserve of the world
~ Amazing Mongolian steppes, yurts, and horses
~ Cultural show of Mongolian artists
~ Special Naadam show of Mongolian horse racing, wrestling, archery
What To Expect
The Grand Trans-Siberian Express allows you to experience the legendary routes of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Trans-Mongolian Railway on-board a private train. Some of the highlighted places you will visit is the amazing Lake Baikal, observing a private classical concert in the city of Irkutsk, experience a boat cruise on the magnificent Yenesei River. Get the chance to see the iconic Kremlin and Red Square along with a stopover in Moscow the European city with the most active And rapid growth.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

    Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. You will be met at Ulaanbaatar airport and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: ULAANBAATAR

    An unforgettable full day excursion will take you to the Terelj National Park which is famous for its nature. A stone formation called the “turtle” and the beautiful mountainous scenery will fascinate you. In the park area you will have the chance to meet a herder family inside their yurt. A Naadam show specially arranged for the participants of the Grand Trans-Siberian Express demonstrates 3 disciplines of the Mongolian National Naadam festival: Wrestling, Archery and Horseracing. In the evening you experience a traditional Mongolian Hot Pot dinner. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Clay Gilliland, CC BY 2.0 , via Flickr

  • Day 3: ULAANBAATAR

    During a sightseeing tour you will visit the famous Ghandan Monastery, the Bogd Khan Palace which used to be formerly the winter and sometimes also the summer palace of the Khan’s, as well as the Zaisan monument at a viewpoint high above the city. From there you will have an excellent view of the city which is surrounded by large areas of nomadic yurt settlements. In the afternoon you board your private train which will be your home for the trans-continental journey to Moscow. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: ULAN-UDE, RUSSIA

    In the night you reach the Mongolian border station Sukhbaatar and the Russian border station Naushki. The Mongolian and Russian immigration formalities will take place in the train. You may stay in your cabin and don’t have to leave the train. In the afternoon the Grand Trans-Siberian Express arrives at Ulan Ude. Your sightseeing excursion goes to one of the villages of Orthodox “Old Believers” still practising their live like people did it centuries ago. You will be hosted for a typical Russian homemade lunch. In Ulan Ude the Grand Trans-Siberian Express switches from the Trans Mongolian mainline to the traditional Trans-Siberian mainline on its way to Moscow. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: LAKE BAIKAL

    Today one of the top highlights of the tour with the Grand Trans-Siberian Express will amaze you for the rest of the day. In the morning the private train is running at low speed along the scenic Circum Baikal Railway line between Port Baikal and Sludyanka. A photo stop will be arranged at a small village where you can get off the train, put your feet into the clear and cold water of Lake Baikal and also – with some luck - visit the typical wooden houses of local people. A Baikal barbecue is also a part of the program. In the afternoon a boat takes you on a short cruise from Port Baikal to the small village of Listvyanka. A walk through the village shows you to St Nicholas church, a typical orthodox wooden build church beautiful renovated in the 1990’s. On a great Siberian lunch in a restaurant on the shore of the lake you can taste fresh fish from Lake Baikal. In the evening a one hour bus drive takes you from the Lake Baikal to your hotel in Irkutsk city. Accommodation in Irkutsk.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Sergey Gabdurakhmanov, CC BY 2.0 , via Flickr

  • Day 6: IRKUTSK

    Irkutsk is famous for its trade with Mongolia and China and used to be called “Paris of Siberia” because of its colourful life style during the time of the Tsars. You visit the old town with its large quarters still consisting of wooden houses only, before invited to the cultural highlight of the tour, a private classical concert in a Mansion of historical background. In the evening you re-join the private train. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: KRASNOYARSK

    Krasnoyarsk, like Yekaterinburg and Ulan-Ude used to be a “closed city” during Soviet times – closed to foreigners and also to most Soviet citizens at that time. It is located along the Yenissei River which is the greatest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: NOVOSIBIRSK

    A city sightseeing tour shows you some remarkable orthodox churches which have survived the Soviet period and see the famous Opera House which is the largest of Russia, situated in the centre of the city at Lenin Square. Worth to see is also the local food market which is famous all over Siberia for its wide range of products. In the afternoon, an excursion takes you out of the city into the Taiga. About 30 km out of the city you have the opportunity of visiting the largest open air railway museum of Russia, a collection of more than 60 showpieces of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as several historical passenger cars – a perfect insight into the development of the trains on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: YEKATERINBURG

    Today the train arrives in Yekaterinburg, capital of the Ural Mountains. The city was founded in 1723 by Czar Peter I as the center of metallurgical industry. By the 20th century it had become one of the largest and the most important financial, industrial and cultural centers of Russia. On your sightseeing tour you visit a place of remarkable importance for Russian history: the “Cathedral on The Blood” which was built at the place where Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918. An excursion into the Ural forests takes you to Ganina Yama, which today is considered by Russians as a “holy place”. Accommodation in Yekaterinburg.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Tanya Dedyukhina, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

  • Day 10: FULL DAY ON THE TRAIN

    Today you leave Ekaterinburg in the morning and enjoy a typical day on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Your private train passes through the Ural Mountains and an endless scenery of forests, lakes and small settlements. A day to relax, watch the landscape and listen to lectures about the country and its people. Accommodation onboard the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11: MOSCOW

    Today the almost 6300 km long journey from Ulaanbaatar to Moscow terminates. In the afternoon you visit the Red Square and the Kremlin grounds. Accommodation in in Moscow.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12: MOSCOW

    A full-day sightseeing tour shows you the all the many highlights of Moscow: the Bolshoi Theatre, the GUM department store, the Red Square, Moscow River, the Sparrow Hills, Novodevitchy Monastry (outside visit). You will forget old stories about Moscow being grey and dark. It has become a vibrant city, comparable to Paris or Rome and full of life. Accommodation in Moscow.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13: DEPART MOSCOW

    Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. Airport transfers are provided to connect with your flight back home.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 6 nights accommodation on board the train
~ 6 nights accommodation on land. (Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg x 1 night each, Ulaanbaatar, Moscow x 2 nights)
~ Full board meals
~ Sightseeing & Transfers with English speaking guides
~ Daily shower facilities on board train (for categories Deluxe Silver and Deluxe Gold)
~ Shower facilities in hotel day rooms in Ulan-Ude, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk (for categories Standard Economy and Standard Plus)
~ Return airport transfer
~ COMPLIMENTARY travel insurance
~ COMPLIMENTARY Russia Visa application for Malaysian passport holder ONLY

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Gratuity. Recommeded US$180 per person
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~ RM4,000 per person (for category Standard Economy & Standard Plus) or RM8,000 per person (for category Deluxe Silver & Deluxe Gold) must be received within 7 days of booking which is refundable up until 120 days prior to departure.
~ Balance payment must be made 60 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 60 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.