ULAANBATAAR TO MOSCOW
Ulaanbaatar - Ulan Ude - Lake Baikal - Irkutsk - Krasnoyarsk -
Novosibirsk - Yekaterinburg - Moscow
Itinerary - 24 May-04 Jun 2020 / 06 Sept-17 Sept 2020
Day 1 Arrival - Ulaanbaatar
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. You will be met at Ulaanbaatar airport and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation in Ulaanbataar (Hotel).
Day 2 Ulaanbaatar
A full day sightseeing tour bring you to the Tereli National Park. 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 Horse racing. Experience a traditional Mongolian Hot Pot dinner in evening. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar (Hotel).
Day 3 Ulaanbaatar
Sightseeing tour to the famous Ghandan Monastery, the central Sukhabaatar Square.In the afternoon your private train will be your home for the trans-continental journey to Moscow. Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian
Day 4 Ulan Ude
Reach the Mongolian border station Sukhabaatar and Russian border station Naushki. The Mongolian & Russian immigration formalities will take place in the train. Your sightseeing excursion goes to one of the villages of Orthodox "Old Believers". 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 to Moscow. Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express
Day 5 Lake Baikal
One of the top highlights of the tour with the Grand Trans-Siberian Express will amaze you for the rest of the day. A photo stop will be arranged at a small village. Visit the typical wooden houses of local people. In the evening a one hour bus drive takes you from Lake Baikal to your hotel in Irkutsk city. Accommodation in Irkutsk.
Day 6 Irkutsk
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 palace of historical background. Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.
Day 7 Krasnoyarsk
A sightseeing tour shows you several viewpoints and the main shopping street which is fascinating as the local mayor decided to decorate it with palm trees in summertime – in the middle of Siberia! Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.
Day 8 Novosibirsk
Morning City Sightseeing tour. Excursion to taiga, the "Real Siberian Forest". 30 km out of the city. You have the opportunity of visiting the largest open air railway museum of Russia. Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.
Day 9 Yekaterinburg
Sightseeing tour to the "Cathedral on the Blood". Excursion into the Ural forests takes you to Ganina Yama. Accommodation in Yekaterinburg.
Day 10 Full-Day on the train
Leave Yekaterinburg in the morning and enjoy a typical day on the Trans-Siberian Railway. 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 the people. Accommodation on board the Grand Trans-Siberian Express.
Day 11 Moscow
Visit the Red Square and the Kremlin grounds. The sightseeing tour shows you all the many highlights of Moscow. The sightseeing tour shows you all the many highlights of Moscow: the Bolshoi Theater, the GUM department store, the Red Square, Moscow River, the Sparrow Hills, Novodevitchy Monastry. Accommodation in Moscow (Hotel)
Day 12 Moscow & Departure
Airport transfers are provided by our service team to connect with your flight back home.