TRANS SIBERIAN RAILWAY JOURNEYS
TRANS MONGOLIAN RAILWAY JOURNEYS
TRANS MANCHURIAN RAILWAY JOURNEYS
BAM TRANS SIBERIAN RAILWAY JOURNEYS
The following journeys operate from either Vladivostok
or Beijing to St Petersburg and the reverse.
East to West or West to East.
We have four styles of travel:
|Independent / Weekly departure|
|Set Departure Date Independent|
Departure Date Guided
option 20 only
|Private Deluxe Guided Trans Siberian Railway|
|Private Deluxe Guided Silk Road Route Railway|
Independent / Weekly departure: Designed to depart any week and includes the bare minimum of transport and budget accommodation, with arrival transfer and visa requirements. The minimum required to obtain legal visa.
Set Departure Date Independent:
Same inclusions as above, but targeting set dates so that you maximise the
chance of being with fellow travelers. It also means you can team up for any
extra sightseeing you decide to take along the route. Some dates (Christmas and
Easter periods) are designed to allow you to be able to sample these
important times for the Russian people. Other dates (Autumn) are set so that you
are there at the best possible time for the seasonal uniqueness.
Private Train fully Guided: A big step up to the most luxuries train available in Russia. Set dates and a private train dedicated to the group.
The Great Railway itself
The Trans Siberian Railroad, or
the Great Siberian Way (its historical name) connects European Russia with
Siberia and the Russian Far East. The term Trans Siberian not only denotes the
true route (Moscow to Valdivostok), but has become the generic term for the
other two routes – Trans Mongolian, Trans Manchurian and the BAM route. During
this grand rail journey you can pass through eight time zones, 14 provinces of
Russia, 3 regions, 2 republics and one autonomous region of the Russian
Federation. You can also cross 16 of the largest Eurasian rivers: