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Trans-Siberian Express Eastbound

Overview

The original Trans-Siberian experience! Our Trans-Siberian Express is the ultimate bucket-list journey for rail enthusiasts. Starting in Moscow, you will cross European Russia into Siberia, before ending your adventure at the pacific city of Vladivostok in the Russian Far East. If you are looking for a non-stop tour of the Trans-Siberian that allows you to immerse yourself in train life, then this is the one for you. As part of this 10-day experience you will travel on the world-renowned Trans-Siberian Railway, spending a day in Moscow before embarking on the train to Vladivostok.

  • All relevant Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian rail tickets

  • Transfers for all departures and arrivals at each city

  • A transfer with a personal guide to accompany you to the train on the start of your journey

  • Breakfast at all hotels, homestays and other accommodation

  • Russian Tourist Visa Invitation

Itinerary

Moscow

Russia’s official capital, Moscow, is the political and religious heart of the country. The city has the highest density of billionaires, is the world’s most populated inland city and boasts six out of Europe’s ten tallest buildings. It continues to be a major tourist destination in Europe growing year on year with famous attractions including Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, and the Kremlin.

Day 1

Arrival in Moscow

Welcome to Moscow! Your driver will meet you at your arrival point and take you to the 3* Hotel ready for check-in.

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Free Time

  • Souvenir Shopping

Day 2

Sightseeing tour of Moscow

After breakfast, you will be met bright and early by our expert guide who will provide an overview of your day in Moscow. You will then be taken on a half day tour by car where you will get to explore Moscow, including the famous Red Square with the Kremlin and St Basil’s Cathedral, the Alexander Garden and the Eternal Flame, Lenin’s mausoleum, the memorial to Soviet cosmonauts, and the famous artist’s quarter of Old Arbat.

  • Breakfast

  • City Tour by car

  • Red Square

  • Moscow Kremlin

  • St Basil’s Cathedral

  • Alexander Garden

  • Lenin’s mausoleum

  • Old Arbat

  • Free Time

Day 3

Your Trans-Siberian journey begins

You will have the majority of the day free, allowing you to relax and explore Moscow, or take an optional tour. You will check out of your hotel at 12 noon. After enjoying your free time, you will be met by your driver for a private transfer to Yaroslavsky railway station.

  • Free Time

  • Souvenir Shopping

  • Expert Guide

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Optional Extras

  • Transfer to Train

Travel to

Trans-Siberian

Stretching 5772 miles from Moscow to the naval port of Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East, the Trans-Siberian is Russia’s principal railway route. The original route was constructed in the 20th century and has since been expanded to include several new branches to Ulaanbaatar, Harbin, and Beijing, via the Trans-Mongolian and Trans-Manchurian railways.

Day 4

Departing Moscow for Vladivostok

Spend six spectacular days on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway!

  • Day on the Train

  • Night on the Train

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Scenic Surrounds

Travel to

Vladivostok

The administrative centre of Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok meaning ‘Rule in the East’ in Russian, is situated in the far east of Russia around Golden Horn Bay. The city is famous for its harbour location as the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet and being the final stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Tourists are attracted to its many military sites left over from the Russo-Japanese War and the beautiful Russky Island.

Day 10

Arrive in Vladivostok

Passing through rocky foothills to approach the Pacific coast, you will have an early morning arrival in Vladivostok where your transfer will take you to the airport or train station.

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

A hotel can be the make or break of any experience, and we understand that choosing the right hotel is important to our travellers. Check out our range of hotels ahead of time, and learn more about our standard 3-star options and the luxury 5-star upgrades that are available in the destinations you will be visiting.

Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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